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Wathne, Unni; Brodahl, Cornelia – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2019
This article is the second paper in a series of papers on studies focusing on teaching mathematical reasoning-and-proving in elementary mathematics classroom. Participants are in-service teachers enrolled in a continuing university education program in mathematics. Results from the first paper suggested the method of imaginary dialogues to have…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Mathematical Logic, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics
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Ask, Anne Selvik; Valand, Ida Ulrikke; Aarek, Ingebjørg – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2019
The University of Agder has organized five courses in entrepreneurship (2012-2017) for teachers in primary and secondary school. Emphasis has been on student-active teaching methods, and each participant developed an action plan for entrepreneurship in their schools. The aim of this research was to investigate what happened to the action plans:…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Planning
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Suematsu, Hiroki; Tsujino, Kemma – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
As difficult situations around educational management increase, related research needs to be reflected upon. In this research, the actual nature of the school management process is examined by questioning "How is a headteacher able to impact and effect the school?" and "What kind of relationships are there among various people who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, School Administration, Social Change
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Brodahl, Cornelia; Wathne, Unni – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore in-service teachers' first experiences with imaginary dialogues -- a form of mathematical writing where students are introduced to a written and unfinished dialogue between two imaginary persons discussing a mathematical problem. Students are supposed to continue working with the problem and to…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Persuasive Discourse, Mathematical Logic, Imagination
Pepple, Tamunosisi Furo; Ogologo, Gift A. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
This study investigated how the Niger Delta crisis affected students' access to educational resources, attitude to schooling, and academic achievement in basic science. An ex post facto design was used for the study. Participants included 400 students and 16 principals from 16 secondary schools drawn from four local government areas of Rivers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Educational Attitudes, Science Achievement
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Chan, Jackie W. W.; Tam, Vicky C.; Li, Sandy S.; Pow, Jacky – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
This paper describes the development of a coding guide that was used to evaluate the use of information and communications technologies (ICT) in student assignments. Instrument design and pilot-testing was conducted in a Hong Kong Chinese primary government-subsidised school (I-School) with a school-based e-learning project. The design of the…
Descriptors: Coding, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Assignments
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Amusan, Mosunmola A. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
Researchers have opined that pedagogical skill of the teacher is a powerful force. This study investigated variables that are required to cultivate effective pedagogical skills for teaching basic science and technology (BST) in Ogun State Primary Schools in Nigeria. A survey research design was adopted. A total of 148 teachers across the state…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teaching Skills, Inservice Teacher Education, Predictor Variables
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Ajitoni, Sunday Olukayode; Gbadamosi, Tolulope Victoria – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
The environmental issues we face as individuals and as a society are pervasive and ingrained in our cultural ways of being so that we can no longer look to science and technology to solve these problems alone. Instead, educators have been charged with providing students with environmental education through community-based service learning and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Knowledge Level, School Location, Community Education