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Sander, Wolfgang – Global Education Review, 2019
This article is based on a theoretical study about the concept of Bildung in world society. The concept of "Bildung" (in German) refers to a special dimension of education. It focuses on personal development and self-education and is not utilitarian. The study, which investigated different traditions of thinking about education in the…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Individual Development, Independent Study, Educational Theories
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Rentzou, Konstantina; Gol-Guven, Mine; Koumarianou, Alexia; Cabi, Nehir – Global Education Review, 2019
Although European fatherhood is "in the process of reconstruction and transformation" (O'Brien 2004, as cited in Lero, Ashbourne and Whitehead 2006, p. 5) and there is a need to create a clear picture about paternal involvement, few studies have explored perceptions of actual father involvement as well as the factors predicting and…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Fathers, Mothers, Parent Attitudes
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Lopez, Sheila; McWhirter, Anna Cecilia; Rosencrans, Margaret; Giuliani, Nicole R.; McIntyre, Laura Lee – Global Education Review, 2019
Children with developmental delays (DD) pose unique caregiving challenges, given their developmental problems and risks for behavior problems (Baker, McIntyre, Blacher, Crnic, Edelbrock, & Low, 2003). Most of the studies involving caregivers of children with DD have highlighted the role of mothers, with very few studies focusing specifically…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Developmental Delays, At Risk Persons
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Rohrmann, Tim – Global Education Review, 2019
The relevance of men in the lives of children is nowadays widely accepted. This overview paper discusses the links between debates on father involvement in the family and strategies for more male professionals in ECEC by focusing on what role male EC workers can have for the involvement of fathers in the work of ECEC centres and pre-schools. Based…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Caregiver Role, Males, Preschool Teachers
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Basil, Pambas Tandika; Ndijuye, Laurent Gabriel – Global Education Review, 2019
There has been an increased interest among researchers and policy makers on fathers' involvement and its implications for children's wellbeing and learning. Existing empirical evidences from developed countries have documented fathers' essential role that it successfully improves children's development and learning. However, there is dearth of…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parenting Styles, Young Children, Child Rearing
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Piper, Benjamin; Sitabkhan, Yasmin; Nderu, Evangeline – Global Education Review, 2018
Given the dearth of research on early numeracy interventions in low- and middle-income countries, this paper presents the instructional methodology and impact results of the Tayari program. Tayari is a preprimary intervention in Kenya (2014-2019) that prepares children aged four and five for entry into primary school by providing materials for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Numeracy, Mathematics Skills
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Ayieko, Rachel Angela – Global Education Review, 2018
The article provides a report on the comparison of Opportunities to Learn algebra and eighth grade students' algebra achievement in three countries: Botswana, Singapore and the United States. The study used student and teacher data from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (2011 and 2015). By using a multilevel regression…
Descriptors: Correlation, Algebra, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education
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Swai, Calvin Zakaria; Glanfield, Florence – Global Education Review, 2018
This paper explores the perspectives of mathematics teacher leaders (MTLs) on teacher-led professional learning (TLPL). Shaped by notions of symbolic interactionism, the study employed a multisite case study design. Empirical data were collected through in-depth interviews. The study revealed the practice of TLPL influential in facilitating…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction
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Perry, Lindsey – Global Education Review, 2018
As the global development community shifts its focus from improving access to education to improving learning and instruction, the need for instruments that accurately measure student achievement in mathematics and meet technical standards is increasing. This paper explores the importance of collecting high-quality validity evidence that aligns…
Descriptors: Mathematics Tests, Test Validity, Spatial Ability, Foreign Countries
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Van, Leap; Mao, Sokalyan; Cnudde, Veerle – Global Education Review, 2018
Despite adequate facilities and several education reforms, most Cambodian teacher trainers fail to provide sufficient content knowledge and student-centered pedagogy. Many also lack the skills to diagnose preservice teachers' misconceptions and to propose adequate solutions. Dictating lessons with little feedback or applied activities or having…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Number Concepts, Preservice Teachers
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Shivraj, Pooja; Geller, Leanne Ketterlin; Basaraba, Deni; Geller, Josh; Hatfield, Cassandra; Näslund-Hadley, Emma – Global Education Review, 2018
Research indicates that parental involvement in children's education is positively related to academic achievement in mathematics; however, there are few studies on the role of parental involvement in the context of developing countries. The purpose of this paper is to document the iterative development using design-based research (DBR) of a…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Material Development, Culturally Relevant Education, Parent Child Relationship
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Srikantaiah, Deepa; Eichhorn, Melinda; Khan, Masarrat – Global Education Review, 2018
According to the United Nations Human Development Report (2016), poor, marginalized, and vulnerable groups still face substantial barriers to access post-secondary education and employment. These marginalized and vulnerable groups include women, girls, indigenous peoples, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, migrants and refugees, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Mathematics Achievement, Resilience (Psychology)
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Savard, Annie; Cyr, Stéphane – Global Education Review, 2018
Supporting the professional development of teachers to enhance mathematics learning is an important consideration of global education initiatives. However, designing and implementing professional development depends on the structures in place in different contexts. For instance, some structures involve different roles played by the different…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Pilot Projects, Competency Based Education
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Ketterlin-Geller, Leanne R.; Perry, Lindsey; Platas, Linda M.; Sitbakhan, Yasmin – Global Education Review, 2018
Test scoring procedures should align with the intended uses and interpretations of test results. In this paper, we examine three test scoring procedures for an operational assessment of early numeracy, the Early Grade Mathematics Assessment (EGMA). The EGMA is an assessment that tests young children's foundational mathematics knowledge and has…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Scoring, Test Use, Mathematics Tests
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Sitabkhan, Yasmin; Platas, Linda M.; Ketterlin-Geller, Leanne R. – Global Education Review, 2018
This paper explores an innovative assessment framework for measuring children's formal and informal mathematical knowledge. Many existing standardized measures, such as the Early Grade Mathematics Assessment, measure children's performance in early primary grade skills that have been identified by researchers and policy makers as foundational and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Mathematical Logic
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