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Abahusain, Wedad A. – Education, 2016
This study aims at highlighting the reasons behind the variation of the level of the parents' satisfaction with the services provided by the resources rooms to their children with learning disabilities in Saudi Arabia. The study sample consisted of 283 parents of female students. The instrument of data collection was a questionnaire consisting of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Learning Disabilities, Intervention
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Wiest, Dudley J.; Wong, Eugene H.; Minero, Laura P.; Pumaccahua, Tessy T. – Education, 2014
Working memory has been well documented as a significant predictor of academic outcomes (e.g., reading and math achievement as well as general life outcomes). The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of computerized cognitive training to improve both working memory and encoding abilities in a school setting. Thirty students…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Short Term Memory, Intervention, Parochial Schools
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Al-Srour, Nadia Hayel; Al-Ali, Safa Mohammad – Education, 2013
The aim of this study is to explore the level of self-concept among primary school students according to gender and academic achievement variables in Amman. A random sample was chosen from fourth, fifth and sixth grades in private schools in Amman city. The sample of the study consisted of (365) male and female students, (177) males and (188)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Elementary School Students, Gender Differences
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Akengin, Hamza; Suer, Sevgi – Education, 2013
In education, terms and concepts are extremely important in terms of description of a variety of facts and events. Concepts are considered the building stones of knowledge. Concepts are important in teaching Social Studies that aims to provide the basic citizenship skills, and in teaching the subjects contained within the Social Studies course.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Concept Formation, Action Research
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Iseri, Kamil – Education, 2010
Texts are stated to have an important role in Turkish language education relevant to the goals stated in the Primary Schools Turkish Lesson Teaching Program and Guide (2006), and in the formation and improvement of the individual's reading culture. The aim of the study is to determine the comprehensibility levels of the texts in the Turkish…
Descriptors: Sentences, Grade 6, Foreign Countries, Turkish
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Durmuscelebi, Mustafa – Education, 2010
The aim of this study is to evaluate the new Turkish education program that has been being implemented since 2005 gradually in light of teacher suggestions. The study has been done in scanning model. In this study which has been conducted with the purpose of evaluating the newly prepared Turkish education programs, the program has been tried to be…
Descriptors: Teacher Surveys, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Akinoglu, Orhan – Education, 2008
Aim of the study is to assess the project works and application processes in science education of 6th, 7th and 8th grades in primary education upon teachers' perspectives. The research was fulfilled upon the descriptive survey model to collect data. Participants of the research were 90 teachers, having project management experience in science…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Science Projects, Student Projects