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Alghazo, Yazan; Al-Wadi, Hasan – International Education Studies, 2019
Difficulties faced in learning a specific mathematical vocabulary are amplified through incomplete English knowledge among students who English Language Learners (ELLs). Therefore, the present study aims to investigate the relationship between English language anxiety and the mathematical achievement of EFL/ESL students who are using EMI. Mixed…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, English Language Learners, Anxiety
Pearson, Donna; Sawyer, Jennifer; Park, Travis; Santamaria, Laura; van der Mandele, Elizabeth; Keene, Barrett; Taylor, Marissa – National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, 2010
The National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) has undertaken three scientifically based research studies in an effort to determine whether the integration of career and technical education (CTE) courses with academic content can increase student achievement. These include the Math-in-CTE study, completed in 2005 (also…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Vocational Education
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Uyangor, Sevinc Mert; Ece, Denizhan Karaca – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2010
This study aims to determine the attitudes of prospective teachers of Secondary Mathematics Education toward Instructional Technologies and Material Development (ITMD) Course. The participants of this descriptive research include 44 students, who take ITMD Course at Department of Secondary Mathematics at Necatibey Faculty of Education in Balikesir…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Material Development, Secondary School Mathematics, Student Teacher Attitudes
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (NJ1), 2007
Like many sectors in society, the teacher preparation community is working to address challenges the nation faces in relation to global competitiveness. This document highlights institutions around the country that are preparing tomorrow's teachers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Well-known shortages of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Science Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Education
National Math and Science Initiative, 2011
The U.S. arm of technology giant Siemens Corp. recently reported it has 3,000 jobs open because of the dearth of skilled workers. More than half of those open jobs require science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills. A recent study by ManpowerGroup found that a record 52 percent of U.S. employers have difficulty filling critical…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Academic Achievement, College Graduates, Majors (Students)
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Chirwa, Grames; Naidoo, Devika – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2014
The Ministry of Education in Malawi introduced a life skills education program with the intention to empower children with appropriate information and skills to deal with social and health problems affecting the nation, including the fight against HIV infections. This study investigated factors affecting the teaching of the life skills education…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Principals
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Aktulun, Özgün Uyanik; Kiziltepe, Gözde Inal – World Journal of Education, 2018
A mixed-methods research design was employed to investigate the impact of use of learning centers to support language and academic skills of children aged 61-72 months. The sample of quantitative data of the study consisted of 70 children (35 in the experimental group and 35 in the control group). In the quantitative dimension of the study, data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Learning Centers (Classroom)
Merseth, Katherine K. – 1983
This presentation describes the problem of teacher shortages in mathematics and science, providing a brief overview and some background for subsequent discussions of possible activities, solutions, and strategies. Five views that shape the problem definition are first given: (1) individual teachers do make a difference; (2) to be effective,…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, Science Education
Gardner, Eileen – 1983
High schools throughout the United States are turning out graduates who are deficient in mathematics and science education. The field of education has come to be staffed by less competent teachers, as more qualified and more able individuals have been lured away to higher paying professions. The result of this has been the impairment of American…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education
Evans, Carlton; And Others – 1973
This document is one of a series of eight Teacher Education Modules developed by Adams State College Teacher Corps Program. As a result of completion of this module, which is itself a cluster of nine mathematics learning modules, the elementary education student will: a) gain a knowledge and understanding of the concept of elementary school…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Modules
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Davis, Tomeka M. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2013
Market models of education reform predict that the growth of charter schools will infuse competition into the public school sector, forcing traditional public schools to improve the practices they engage in to educate students. Some scholars have criticized these models, arguing that competition from charter schools is unlikely to produce…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Competition, Academic Achievement, School Choice
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Su, Hui Fang Huang; Ricci, Frederick A.; Mnatsakanian, Mamikon – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
A teacher that emphasizes reasoning, logic and validity gives their students access to mathematics as an effective way of practicing critical thinking. All students have the ability to enhance and expand their critical thinking when learning mathematics. Students can develop this ability when confronting mathematical problems, identifying possible…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Critical Thinking, Metacognition
Koirala, Hari P. – 2002
In the last two decades, mathematics teachers have shown a great deal of interest in how students learn mathematics through journal writing. I have also used journals in mathematics classes for the last five years. Based on the analysis of more than 1800 journal entries written by approximately 200 students in the last five years, I conclude that…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
Stahlhut, Richard G. – 1992
This study was conducted to find out how well mathematics majors at the University of Northern Iowa were prepared in the foundations of effective teaching practices and how well they performed during the student teaching experience. Data were gathered from mathematics student teachers (N=22) who were observed, interviewed, and asked to keep daily…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness
Goldhaber, Dan; Theobald, Roddy – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research, 2010
Over 2000 teachers in the state of Washington received reduction-in-force (RIF) notices in the past two years. The authors link data on these RIF notices to a unique dataset that includes student, teacher, school, and district variables to determine the factors that predict the likelihood of a teacher receiving a RIF notice. They find a teacher's…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Job Layoff, Teacher Competencies, Predictor Variables
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