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Adams, Jonathon; Chin, Tan Ying; Tan, Poh Hiang – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
This paper was part of a larger study to examine one primary and one secondary teacher's classroom. The study analysed the classroom discourse to describe the types of interaction and illustrate how the teachers used talk moves to mediate talk for learning science around visual representations (VRs). The study employed ethnographic approaches to…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Classroom Communication
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Tytler, Russell; Ferguson, Joseph; White, Peta – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
Increasingly, learning in science and mathematics is considered in terms of induction into the multimodal language practices of the disciplinary community. A strong strand of research in this tradition has involved students being challenged to invent multimodal language forms, and their ideas refined through structured guidance. Often, however,…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Inquiry, Teaching Methods
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Nielsen, Wendy; Turney, Annette; Georgiou, Helen; Jones, Pauline – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
A "digital explanation" is a science learning task where learners explain science content to non-expert others, in this case, the learners are primary preservice teachers [PST] in a science methods class. In the task, PST are assigned a prompt based on science content from the New South Wales K-6 syllabus and generate or source multiple…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education
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Yeo, Jennifer; Wong, Wai Lit; Tan, Daniel K. C.; Ong, Yann Shiou; Delserieys Pedregosa, Alice – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
Science teachers often use visual images to help students visualise the abstract concepts of science. Yet, they may not support students in making sense of these visual representations, wrongly assuming that the students can intuitively do it on their own. Pre- and in-service teacher professional development programmes also seldom explicitly teach…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Concept Formation, Teaching Methods
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Cheng, Maurice M. W.; Danielsson, Kristina; Lin, Angel M. Y. – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
This paper examines the roles of multimodality and thematic patterns in the teaching of the particle model of matter. Although the particle model is a fundamental topic in science education, there is no consensus on (1) whether or not the model should be introduced in early grades and (2) how to introduce the model to students for the very first…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Learning Modalities, Grade 3
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Soysal, Yilmaz – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
This study presents an in-depth exploration of the types of discursive functions of teacher questioning and the potential cognitive correspondences embedded in the questioning. The participants were a science teacher and his class of 26 sixth-grade students who were engaged in an immersion science inquiry activity. The major data source was a…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Questioning Techniques
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Ioannou, Kalia; Iordanou, Kalypso – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
The present study explores possible relations between students' epistemic perspective, learning strategies and text comprehension. In Study 1, 79 sixth graders completed paper-and-pencil instruments to measure their epistemic perspective and learning strategies. Students' epistemic perspective was assessed using a scenario-based instrument, the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Epistemology, Student Attitudes, Learning Strategies
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Heikonen, Lauri; Pietarinen, Janne; Toom, Auli; Soini, Tiina; Pyhältö, Kirsi – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
Teacher education needs to facilitate the development of student teachers' capacity for active and skilful learning in classroom interaction, referred to as sense of professional agency in the classroom. It consists of motivation to learn, self-efficacy beliefs about learning, and strategies promoting one's own and pupils' learning in the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Student Empowerment, Preservice Teacher Education, Learning Motivation
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Abdul Kader, Hajera Bibi – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
In many Singapore schools, there are large class sizes comprising about thirty to forty students in each class. In such large classes, the opportunities for interactions between teachers and their students and among students can be limited, especially when teacher-centred, didactic teaching practices are adopted. This small-scale research project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Blended Learning, Homework
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Järvenoja, Hanna; Malmberg, Jonna; Järvelä, Sanna; Näykki, Piia; Kontturi, Heikki – Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
This study explores fluctuation in students' emotional state and motivational goals during a learning project that requires self-regulation. The research asks the following questions: (1) How do students' emotional state and motivational goal fluctuate between the gStudy learning sessions during a two-month project? (2) How do students with…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Student Motivation, Student Projects, Elementary School Students
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Tham, Rachel; Walker, Zachary; Tan, Shi Hui Desiree; Low, Li Tong; Annabel Chen, Shen-Hsing – Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
Translating Neuroscience to education involves providing accurate and simplified information about neuroscience to teachers. The aim of this research was to understand if providing translated abstracts from neuroscientific articles helped teachers understand content more thoroughly. Surveys, experimental manipulation, and focus group discussions…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Documentation
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Higgins, Joanna; Eden, Raewyn – Learning: Research and Practice, 2018
Mindfulness practices are increasingly used in classrooms to enhance the well-being dimensions of learning environments. New Zealand policy documents draw on a bicultural perspective that promotes a holistic framing of well-being. This paper will consider the transformative possibilities of a mindfulness-based breathing intervention in two New…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Relaxation Training, Attention Control, Well Being
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Tay, Lee Yong; Melwani, Mohamed; Ong, Jemuel Liangyu; Ng, Ken Renjie – Learning: Research and Practice, 2017
This case study presents how teachers from an elementary school in Singapore design learning for their students, leveraging on the use of information and communications technology (ICT). The school in this case study is one of the eight future schools in Singapore under the FutureSchools@Singapore programme. The school provides one-to-one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Instructional Design, Information Technology
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Pietarinen, Janne; Pyhältö, Kirsi; Soini, Tiina – Learning: Research and Practice, 2016
The study aims to gain a better understanding of the complexity of teacher learning by exploring the elements of teachers' sense of professional agency in the two primary contexts of teachers' work: the professional community and the classroom. Moreover, the relationship with agentic learning in these contexts is studied. A total of 2310 primary…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Individual Power, Professional Autonomy
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Lee, Shu-Shing; Hung, David – Learning: Research and Practice, 2016
This paper addresses how twenty-first century learning cultures can be enabled and spread in the Singapore school system by enacting curricular innovations and developing teachers' capacity for adaptivity. We appropriate understandings of adaptivity, including adaptive expertise, and contextualize it to the Singapore school system at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Adjustment (to Environment), Expertise