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Carla Paredes; Adrienne Barnes-Story; Stephanie Zuilkowski; Bodunrin Akinrinmade – Global Education Review, 2023
In this study, we examine the association between attending a Non-Formal Learning Center (NLFC) in Sokoto and Bauchi states for at least nine months and reading outcomes for out-of-school children (OOSC) who are mainstreamed into formal schooling by grade 4 (P4). We use Hierarchical Linear Modeling with data from 1,116 pupil Early Grade Reading…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Foreign Countries, Reading Achievement, Reading Ability
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Lindenberg, Anni; Henderson, Kathryn I.; Durán, Leah – Global Education Review, 2016
This study used ethnographic methods to understand factors influencing the implementation of an educational intervention combining short math content videos with teacher trainings and mentorship in high-poverty primary schools in Nicaragua with implications for rural school reform. Educators in rural schools in Latin American face serious…
Descriptors: Mentors, Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Intervention
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Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Loera Varela, Armando; Hepworth, Katelyn Ann – Global Education Review, 2014
Beyond common associated factors, such as teacher characteristics and socioeconomic background of students, little is known about how student achievement relates to differences in the pedagogical approaches used in Latin American classrooms. This paper highlights the main findings from a qualitative study on cross-country differences in teaching…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Video Technology
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Brusca-Vega, Rita; Alexander, Jan; Kamin, Colleen – Global Education Review, 2014
Collaborative professional development of science and special educators leads to improved access and inclusion of students with disabilities. Yet, despite poor science achievement of students with disabilities, their increasing presence in general education science classrooms, and research that demonstrates effective teaching strategies for…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Collaboration, Science Teachers, Special Education Teachers
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Tzohar-Rozen, Meirav; Kramarski, Bracha – Global Education Review, 2014
Mathematical problem solving is one of the most valuable aspects of mathematics education. It is also the most difficult for elementary-school students (Verschaffel, Greer, & De Corte, 2000). Students experience cognitive and metacognitive difficulties in this area and develop negative emotions and poor motivation, which hamper their efforts…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Metacognition, Student Motivation, Psychological Patterns