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Kayan, Adil; Aydin, Ibrahim Seçkin – World Journal of Education, 2020
Discussions on how grammar should be taught have continued for decades. Previous studies have reported that today's students called as Generation Z have shown negative attitudes toward grammar teaching with traditional methods and techniques, and that their academic achievements have failed to meet expectations. Not using methods and techniques…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Games, Computer Games
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Gurbuz, M. Cagri; Ozdemir, M. Emin – World Journal of Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to examine 6th-grade students' mathematical abstraction processes related to the concept of variable by using the teaching experiment method and to reveal their learning trajectories in the context of the RBC+C model. A teaching experiment was administered to a class of 29 middle school students for 3 weeks. Observations,…
Descriptors: Mathematical Concepts, Grade 6, Middle School Students, Algebra
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Gonzalez, Emir; McCraney, Michelle; Panesar-Aguilar, Sunddip; Cale, Chri – World Journal of Education, 2020
Middle school reading scores throughout the state of California have been predominantly less than average in recent years. A school located within this region has struggled to raise reading scores. An unknown problem existed that stemmed from the implementation of the school's reading program. The purpose of this investigation was to (a) determine…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Reading Programs, Reading Achievement, Program Implementation
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Ozkan, Gulbin; Turan, Hatice; Topsakal, Unsal Umdu – World Journal of Education, 2020
In this study, it is aimed to investigate the effects of learning 6th-grade students on the resultant force with active participation, using physical activity and applying four outdoor learning activities to their views on science. In this study, a case study, which is one of the qualitative research methods, was used to examine the students'…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Outdoor Education
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Lindt, Suzanne; Gupta, Dittika – World Journal of Education, 2020
The current research sought to examine the impact of a week-long mathematics camp on motivation and self-efficacy beliefs of participating middle school students. Middle school students participated in a one-week mathematics camp on a college campus, where they worked on authentic mathematics activities that were applied to real world concepts.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Middle School Students, Student Motivation, Self Efficacy
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Ekinci, Nurullah Emir; Yalcin, Ilimdar; Ayhan, Cihan – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine the loneliness levels of students at the middle school level and their digital game addictions in terms of various variables. The study group consisted of 404 volunteer students in 5th-8th grade in Kutahya, Turkey. As data collection tools, "Digital Game Addiction Scale", developed by Lemmens et al.…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Middle School Students, Foreign Countries, Computer Games
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Osmanoglu, Devrim Erginsoy – World Journal of Education, 2019
Abuse refers to any form of physical, emotional, sexual and economic maltreatment that actually damages the child's health, life, development and / or dignity. The prevention of abuse will be possible through the recognition of abuse and abuser by the child and strengthening of the "active strategies" used by the child to act against…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Coping, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Köse, Akif – World Journal of Education, 2019
This research aims to explore the relationship between career decision regret, job satisfaction and life satisfaction as well as determining whether career decision regret significantly predicts job satisfaction and life satisfaction. Having a descriptive research design, the research has employed relational survey model. The population of the…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Job Satisfaction, Life Satisfaction, Predictor Variables
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Bütün, Mesut – World Journal of Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to reveal the challenges and advantages of the implementation of the lesson study model in Turkish middle schools. This study was a case study and the participants of the study was 11 middle school mathematics teachers in three different school in a city at central Anatolia region of Turkey. Three lesson study cycles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Communities of Practice, Faculty Development
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Meral, Sert Agir – World Journal of Education, 2019
Examining attitudes of students towards learning, their academic achievements and internet addictions is the main focus of this study. With the institution permission obtained from the Provincial Directorate of National Education of Istanbul Governorship dated: 21.04.2016 and No: 59090411-20-E.4519158, a descriptive study in relational screening…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Almahasnih, Abderraheem Fadhil Salamn – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this research was to investigate the phenomenon of bullying and the dangerous effects on victims and the security of school environment, and to understand the psycho-social dimensions, through recognizing the degree of contribution of embodying the social values, feeling inferiority and strength of inner feeling of bullies who try to…
Descriptors: Bullying, Case Studies, Grade 9, Grade 10
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Jung, Kiho; Otaka, Yuki – World Journal of Education, 2019
As a case study of the introduction of efficient and effective teaching materials and methods that enhance students' technological literacy in different areas despite the relative lack of classroom hours devoted to technology education in Japanese junior high schools, a front-loaded horn speaker system was proposed as a component of multipurpose…
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Instructional Materials, Junior High School Students, Technology Education
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Chen, Li Ju – World Journal of Education, 2014
This research explored the factors of the adaptation for the children with disabilities studying in inclusive junior high schools. The subjects were recruited from the Special Needs Education Longitudinal Study of Taiwan. The result of the Confirmatory Factor Analyses reflects that there are two, three and five observed variables included in the…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Junior High School Students, Foreign Countries, Disabilities
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Obomanu, B. J.; Akporehwe, J. N. – World Journal of Education, 2012
Our study investigated the effect of utilizing home related science activities on student's performance in some basic science concepts. The concepts considered were heart energy, ecology and mixtures. The sample consisted of two hundred and forty (240) basic junior secondary two (BJSS11) students drawn from a population of five thousand and…
Descriptors: Science Activities, Science Instruction, Academic Achievement, Pretests Posttests