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Alegre, Francisco; Moliner, Lidón; Maroto, Ana; Lorenzo-Valentin, Gil – SAGE Open, 2020
Peer tutoring in Mathematics has reported academic benefits across many educational levels, from Preschool to Higher Education. However, recent literature reviews and meta-analysis state that students experience higher gains in Primary or Elementary Education (ages 7-12 years) than in secondary education or middle school and high school (ages…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Peer Teaching, Program Effectiveness, Mathematics Achievement
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Al-Bogami, Basmah; Elyas, Tariq – SAGE Open, 2020
The use of iPad and other handheld devices in classrooms is spreading. Their use can empower learners and expose them to a plethora of resources. Yet, when it comes to learning a foreign language, reasonably little has been done to empirically ascertain the influence of iPad apps on facilitating language learning as well as engaging language…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Burešová, Iva; Jelínek, Martin; Dosedlová, Jaroslava; Klimusová, Helena – SAGE Open, 2020
In line with the current psychological approach to health in general, mental health is perceived not only as the absence of psychopathological disorders, but also the presence of well-being. The study contributes to the identification of possible sources affecting mental health in adolescence. This cross-sectional study focuses on the role of…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Predictor Variables, Personality Traits, Positive Attitudes
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Chen, Yi-Mei – SAGE Open, 2020
Communicative approaches have been a dominant paradigm in foreign/second language teaching since the 1980s. However, they are not widely accepted by teachers in many English as a Foreign Language (EFL) contexts. The current study adopted an action research approach to study classroom practice in a Taiwanese EFL secondary school, to identify and…
Descriptors: Action Research, English (Second Language), English Teachers, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Keskin, Yusuf; Keskin, Sevgi Coskun; Yüceer, Deniz – SAGE Open, 2020
In Turkey today, one of the most frequently mentioned issues in the media is the influx of refugees, mostly from Syria. While most refugees are attempting to reach Europe by crossing through Turkey illegally, some consider Turkey an asylum center. This study used a phenomenological approach and qualitative experiment to determine how the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Media Effects, Refugees, Grade 7
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Yuan, Zhenjie; Li, Xia – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability and construct validity of the Ethnic Identity, National Identity, and Perception of Social Mobility Scale in China. The data for this study were collected in 2014 and 2016, from one middle school in China. The school deployed a Chinese ethnic minority education policy, aimed at cultivating…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Social Mobility, Self Concept, Factor Structure
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Etherington, Matthew – SAGE Open, 2019
This narrative inquiry explores how Finnish schoolteachers perceived the emotion of pride as a feature of teaching and learning. The study consists of face-to-face interviews with Finnish schoolteachers between 30 and 62 years of age. The results reveal perceptions of teaching and learning that are shaped by a culture of social equality, modesty,…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Personal Narratives, Foreign Countries, Norms
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Moore, Brooke; Boardman, Alison G.; Smith, Clara; Ferrell, Amy – SAGE Open, 2019
Research indicates the benefits of collaborative learning for supporting academic literacy in content classrooms, especially for diverse and exceptional students such as students with learning disabilities or English learners (ELs) who can become disengaged in content classrooms if they struggle to access complex, content-related texts. Drawing…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Cooperative Learning, Middle School Students, Grade 7
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Aksu, Zeki; Kul, Ümit – SAGE Open, 2019
Teaching efficacy, teaching anxiety, and teaching knowledge are crucial factors in effective teaching. This study investigated the mediating role of mathematics teaching efficacy (MTE) in the relationship between pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) and mathematics teaching anxiety (MTA) for pre-service mathematics teachers. The participants were…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Teachers, Self Efficacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Gamlem, Siv M. – SAGE Open, 2019
The aim of the study is to map patterns of teaching quality through interactions in Mathematics lessons in lower secondary school classrooms. The sample is 10 ninth-grade classrooms in Norway (pupils' age, 14-15 years). Reciprocal linkages between teaching through interactions in Mathematic lessons and pupils' results on a standardized National…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Mathematics Education, Grade 9
Wood, Carla; Wofford, Mary Claire; Hassinger, Abby – SAGE Open, 2018
Aims of the current study were to explore teachers' background, beliefs, attitudes, and sense of self-efficacy, as well as instructional supports and innovative practices in response to cultural and linguistic diversity in classrooms serving Spanish-English speaking children of migrant workers. A total of 22 teachers participated in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Innovation, Migrant Workers, Cultural Differences
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Martin, Leisa A.; Lauzon, Glenn P.; Benus, Matthew J.; Livas, Pete, Jr. – SAGE Open, 2017
The study evaluated 60 middle school students and 191 high school students on their willingness to recite or not recite the Pledge and their rationale. Overall, 60% of the middle school students and 68.6% of the high school students chose not to recite the loyalty oath. For the European Americans students, the most common rationale among the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Political Socialization, Patriotism
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Martin, Leisa A. – SAGE Open, 2017
Junior Achievement is an international nonprofit organization that is committed to improving the life of elementary, middle, and high school students by helping them understand the relevance of personal finance, economics, and entrepreneurship in the local and global marketplace. It is a potential resource for teacher education programs that seek…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Team Teaching, Partnerships in Education
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Albino, Gabriel – SAGE Open, 2017
This study was an attempt to assess how learners of English as a foreign language (EFL) improved their speaking fluency in a task-based language teaching (TBLT) approach used with ninth-grade learners at PUNIV-Cazenga, a high school in Luanda. In a case study design that used picture-description tasks, learners' speeches were audio recorded before…
Descriptors: Language Fluency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Boakye, Cecilia; Ampiah, Joseph Ghartey – SAGE Open, 2017
We explored the challenges that five newly qualified teachers (NQTs) faced in the teaching and learning situation and how they addressed their challenges. The teachers taught integrated science at the Junior High School (JHS; ages 12-15 years). Data were collected through observation, interview, and content analysis. We used the inductive and…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Junior High Schools
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