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Mensan, Tracy; Osman, Kamisah; Majid, Nazatul Aini Abdul – Science Education International, 2020
Computational thinking (CT) is increasingly acknowledged as an essential skill to solve problems interdisciplinary. This paper describes the development and validation of the unplugged activity of CT in science (ACTS) module, which is specifically designed to integrate CT. The present study was conducted in five phases: Phase I was composed of…
Descriptors: Learning Modules, Elementary School Science, Scientific Concepts, Content Validity
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Almekhlafi, Abdurrahman Ghaleb – Science Education International, 2020
The design and creation of digital interactive content for teaching and learning are gaining increasing importance. As this technology advances, the need to cope with everyday demands necessitates teachers and content developers to accommodate their students in this aspect. Interactive digital content provides opportunities for students to study…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Models, Curriculum Development, Instructional Materials
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Sexton, Steven S. – Science Education International, 2020
In 2017, a change to the national curriculum of New Zealand required primary teachers to implement a new component into the Technology area of The New Zealand Curriculum. This was to be fully implemented by the start of the 2020 school year. However, unless this was a personal area of ability, no primary teacher in New Zealand has been trained or…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, National Curriculum, Elementary School Teachers, Technology Education
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Chongo, Samri; Osman, Kamisah; Nayan, Nazrul Anuar – Science Education International, 2020
Computational thinking (CT) is often associated with computer science and mathematics in general. However, the involvement of computer science according to gender is seen to be imbalanced. Therefore, this study aimed to identify the level of students' CT skills by gender and their relationship to achievement in mathematics. The study employed…
Descriptors: Computation, Thinking Skills, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Students
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Lapawi, Noraini; Husnin, Hazrati – Science Education International, 2020
Computational thinking (CT) is a problem-solving process and argued to be one of the more important skills for the 21st century. This study aimed to identify the effectiveness of the Science Module on achievement in science subjects. A quasi-experimental research design was used that involved 67 students in the first form in secondary schools…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving, Secondary School Students
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Lekhu, Motshidisi; Matoti, Sheila – Science Education International, 2020
This non-experimental exploratory survey examined pre-service science teachers' self-efficacy beliefs and professional identity as influenced by their secondary school years learning experiences. A convenience sample of 60 undergraduate science student teachers participated in this study. An open-ended questionnaire on secondary school science…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Secondary School Science, Science Education
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Chowdhury, T. B. M.; Holbrook, Jack; Rannikmäe, Miia – Science Education International, 2020
This article sought to give an overview of different interpretations and characterizations of socioscientific issues (SSIs) by identifying single entities that could form components of SSI and give examples of where single entities were combined to involve SSI in enhancing scientific literacy. Through a narrative literature review, the article…
Descriptors: Science and Society, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Scientific Literacy, Citizenship Responsibility
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Ong, Eng Tek; Luo, Xingkai; Yuan, Jing; Yingprayoon, Janchai – Science Education International, 2020
This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of a professional development program on the use of a STEM-based 5E Inquiry Learning Model in enhancing the learning of STEM-based Inquiry Learning Model among 78 in- and pre-service science teachers. The topic electric circuit was used as the context of the study. Given the aim and the exploratory…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Program Effectiveness, STEM Education, Active Learning
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Jia, Chaochao; Yang, Tao; Qian, Yu; Wu, Xinye – Science Education International, 2020
In this study, we explored the gender differences in science achievement, interest, creativity, and so on, using a national representative sample from the National Assessment of Education Quality (NAEQ). NAEQ assessed the Grade-4 (n = 112,314) and Grade-8 (n = 74,808) students' scientific literacy of Mainland China in 2017. The findings indicated…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Science Achievement, Student Interests, Habit Formation
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Sanchez, Joje Mar P.; Ponce, Michael A. – Science Education International, 2020
The study aimed to determine the extent of associations of physics, mathematics, and between physics and mathematics based on the results of the 2007, 2011, and 2015 Trends in Mathematics and Science Survey achievement tests. Utilizing educational data mining and correlational data analysis (significance set at [alpha] = 0.05), this study's…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education
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Yerdelen, Sündüs; Sungur, Semra – Science Education International, 2020
This study aimed to determine the extent of pre-service science teachers' (PTS) process and materialistic understanding of sound concept and the role of their task value beliefs in their scientific conception of sound. With this aim, the Sound Concept Inventory Instrument (SCII) was translated and adapted to Turkish. The SCII was administered to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Scientific Concepts, Concept Formation
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Skoumios, Michael; Balia, Constantinia – Science Education International, 2020
The research that studies the development of the structure of primary school students' written arguments on science issues is particularly limited. The present paper aimed to study the effect of a teaching intervention for electric circuits on the structure of primary school students' written arguments. Instructional material was developed based…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Written Language, Persuasive Discourse, Elementary School Science
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Hasanah, Uswatun – Science Education International, 2020
This study aimed to examine the impact of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) instruction on strengthening the reasoning skills of Indonesian high school students. The 63 participants from senior high school were divided into two groups: STEM group and Traditional group. The STEM group received STEM instruction with an…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Instruction, High School Students, Thinking Skills
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Yalcin, Fatma Aggul; Yalcin, Mehmet – Science Education International, 2020
The purpose of this study was to determine Turkish primary teacher candidates' conceptual understandings of gases. In this study, a survey approach was used. The sample consisted of 240 primary teacher candidates. As the data collection tool, a questionnaire of six questions consisting of three open-ended and three multiple choice was used. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Goes, Luciane Fernandes; Chen, Xiaoge; Nogueira, Keysy Solange Costa; Fernandez, Carmen; Eilks, Ingo – Science Education International, 2020
The objective of this study was to analyze visual representations of redox reactions and related content in four Brazilian secondary school chemistry textbooks. The study aimed to identify which representations were used and to evaluate how these representations were linked to one another and to the main text. Data were analyzed regarding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Textbooks
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