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Jaeger, Elizabeth L. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
In the early 1960s, researchers began to conduct content analyses of core reading programmes/basal readers. Although these researchers often adopted a critical perspective, and examined the ideological underpinnings of the texts, they failed to make an explicit connection between ideologies and reader access to the text. The study described here…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Reading Programs, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
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Van Steenbrugge, H.; Valcke, M.; Desoete, A. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2013
The debate on the differential effects of mathematics textbook series is a recurrent topic in the research literature. Research results remain inconclusive, pointing to a lack of evidence to decide on the relevance of the selection by schools of a mathematics textbook series. Studies also point to difficulties in comparing textbooks. Recently, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Mathematics Instruction, Textbook Content
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Drent, Marjolein; Meelissen, Martina R. M.; van der Kleij, Fabienne M. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2013
Worldwide, the interest of policy-makers in participating in studies from the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), such as Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) has been growing rapidly over the past two decades. These studies offer the opportunity to relate the teaching and…
Descriptors: International Programs, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement, Data Analysis
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Fang, Yanping – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2010
This study examines the mediating role of homework in the daily practice of a middle-school mathematics teacher and her colleagues in Shanghai. It aims to explore how a system of homework activities mediates and engenders a cultural pedagogy characterized by transforming errors into resources for teaching and learning. The transformation itself…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Homework, Learning Processes, Geometric Concepts
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Rutkowski, Leslie; Rutkowski, David – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2010
In addition to collecting achievement data, international large-scale assessment programmes gather auxiliary information from students and schools regarding the context of teaching and learning. In an effort to clarify some of the opacity surrounding international large-scale assessment programmes and the potential problems associated with less…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Data Collection, Questionnaires, Academic Achievement
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Ross, Vicki – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2004
This paper explores one school's implementation of a locally developed curriculum reform known as "Math-Science Investigations". At one level, it offers an account of a reform told from the perspective of a classroom teacher and her 3rd- and 4th-graders. At another level, it reconstructs their experience to explore the understandings of the…
Descriptors: Investigations, Figurative Language, Exhibits, Educational Change
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Ross, Vicki – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2003
This study, part of a narrative classroom inquiry into the teaching and learning of mathematics in a Canadian elementary classroom, emerges from the three years I was a participant-observer in Janine O'Neil's 3rd/4th-grade classroom at Bay Street Community School. Drawing on the curriculum commonplaces of teacher, social milieu, subject matter,…
Descriptors: Community Schools, Language Skills, Play, Drug Use