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Madeleine Mejia – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2024
This qualitative study investigated the influence of Metawriting, or "writing about writing," on fifth-grade students' knowledge of writing and proficiency in composing informative essays. Using a Think-TalkWrite model, students explored their existing writing knowledge and experiences, analyzed their essays using genre-specific tools,…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Process Approach (Writing), Writing Instruction, Metacognition
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Kaygisiz, Ismail; Senel, Emine Aysin – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2023
Educators have long emphasized the importance of relating mathematics to everyday life situations. During the primary school years, mathematical modeling activities play an important role in this regard. Through a mathematical modeling activity prepared in accordance with the length and area measurement learning outcomes in the primary school…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Competence, Elementary School Students, Mathematics Activities
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Polat, Hatice; Özkaya, Merve – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2023
This study aims to examine the effect of problem posing-based active learning activities on students' problem-posing skills and problem-solving achievement. To this aim, an experimental design with pre-test post-test control group was employed. The participants consisted of two groups of sixth graders, one experimental group (N=23) and one control…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Active Learning, Fractions, Mathematics Education
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Broley, Laura; Buteau, Chantal; Sardella, Jessica – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2023
The importance of computational thinking skills in mathematics has been recognized in educational research for a long time. More recently, this recognition has materialized in formal international recommendations (e.g., by PISA's 2022 Mathematics Framework) and in national or provincial curricular reforms (e.g., in France, Sweden, and Canada) that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education
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Akar, Cüneyt; Uluçinar, Ufuk – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2023
This study aims to develop an instrument that measures democratic attitudes levels in primary school students in third and fourth grades. This study involved 591 students (302 for exploratory factor analysis, 289 for confirmatory factor analysis) enrolled in the 3rd and 4th grades. A literature review was conducted to prepare the scale items, and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 4, Democratic Values
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Thobela, Nomvuyo M.; Sekao, Rantopo David; Ogbonnaya, Ugorji I. – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2023
This paper draws from a broad study that explored mathematics teachers' engagement with textbooks within the Lesson Study context. In the current paper, we report on teachers' use of mathematics textbook activities to inform their instructional decisions during collaborative lesson planning of numeric and geometric patterns. The study took place…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Textbooks, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Yetisensoy, Okan; Rapoport, Anatoli – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2023
The increasing role of artificial intelligence (AI) in daily life has led to the emergence of numerous skill sets associated with AI. AI literacy, which is becoming an important citizenship competence, has become a skill that has gained importance in recent years. It is thought that the aim of social studies to prepare students as active citizens…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Multiple Literacies, Social Studies, Relationship
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Zeycan Kama; Mine Isiksal Bostan; Zelha Tunç Pekkan – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2023
This study investigates sixth-grade Turkish students' pattern-generalization approaches among arithmetical generalization, algebraic generalization, and naïve induction. A qualitative case study design was employed. The data was collected from four sixth-grade students through the Pattern Questionnaire (PQ) and individual interviews based on the…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Generalization, Rote Learning, Algebra
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Erdem Özcan, Gamze; Uyanik, Gökhan – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2022
This paper employed a quasi-experimental design with pretest-posttest control group to investigate the effects of the predict-observe-explain (POE) strategy on fourth grade students' academic achievement, attitudes towards science, and retention. Participants of the study were consisted of 60 students. Experimental (n=30) and control groups (n=30)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Student Attitudes, Pretests Posttests
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Güven Akdeniz, Dilsad; Yakici Topbas, Esra Selcen; Argün, Ziya – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2022
The aim in the current study is to examine the conceptualizations of zero in arithmetic operations among students with learning disabilities (LD) and no learning disabilities (N-LD). The similarities and differences in the understandings of students with LD and N-LD of zero in arithmetical operations will be discussed. The study is a multiple case…
Descriptors: Mathematical Concepts, Arithmetic, Students with Disabilities, Learning Disabilities
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Sari, Mehmet Hayri; Keser, Hilal – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2021
This qualitative study aims at evaluating the online teaching experiences of classroom teachers during the New Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) period in terms of the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK). The interviews were conducted with 17 classroom teachers within the scope of the current research. The data were collected via…
Descriptors: Online Courses, COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Technology
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Özkan, Yesim Özer; Güvendir, Meltem Acar – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2021
Large scale assessment is conducted at different class levels for various purposes such as identifying student success in education, observing the impacts of educational reforms on student achievement, assessment, selection, and placement. It is expected that these tests and their items are used in education do not display different traits with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Bias, Student Evaluation, Test Items
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Coskunserçe, Ozan – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2021
In studies on the use of robotic in science education, students are generally expected to design and program robots in specially designed robotic laboratories and during extracurricular activities. Although researchers claim that the student-centered approach and active student participation is more effective, teachers generally have to apply…
Descriptors: Robotics, Programming, Science Instruction, Science Process Skills
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Shah, Rajendra Kumar – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2019
The major aim of the present study is to address the question do we have any alternative of deficit model of teaching learning? For this purpose, teachers of social studies teachers were interviewed and teaching learning practices of social studies has been evaluated. The researcher adopts the theoretical underpinnings of socio-cultural approach…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Social Studies, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Ibrahim Bastug; Kagan Kircaburun – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2017
In recent years, the number of students who have chosen computer science related undergraduate departments has decreased rapidly. Moreover, students who prefer computer science and programming departments appear to be unsuccessful in programming classes due to the complexity and frustrating difficulties of programming learning. One of the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Programming, Computer Science Education, Middle School Students