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Jabbari, Ali Akbar; Achard-Bayle, Guy; Ablali, Driss – Cogent Education, 2018
This study attempts to tease apart the effect of dominant languages of communication on the acquisition of syntactic properties of L3 French in order to test the current L3 generative theories. Three groups of bilinguals took part in this study: L1 Persian/L2 English, with French as the dominant language of communication, L1 Persian/L2 English,…
Descriptors: French, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Native Language
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Cutucache, Christine; Boham, Taylor; Luhr, Jamie; Sommers, Amie; Stevenson, Nikolaus; Sointu, Erkko; Mäkitalo-Siegl, Kati; Kärkkäinen, Sirpa; Valtonen, Teemu; Grandgenett, Neal; Tapprich, William – Cogent Education, 2018
Afterschool interventions in STEM are linked to learning gains during the school day. These opportunities engage and excite students about STEM concepts since they observe a more hands-on, project-oriented approach. Often these opportunities for afterschool interventions are infrequent in nature and leave gaps for students in their maturation and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Intervention, After School Programs, Middle School Students
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Bati, Kaan; Yetisir, Mehmet Ikbal; Çaliskan, Ilke; Günes, Gökhan; Gül Saçan, Esma – Cogent Education, 2018
The aim of this research was to develop a STEAM-based program for teaching middle school students the concept of time to enhance their computational thinking skills. The proposed Time Teaching Program (TTP) consists of modules and activities on the definition of time, historical development of time measurement tools, universal time measurement…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Teaching Methods, Computation
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Williamson, Gary L. – Cogent Education, 2018
Individual growth curves yield insights about growth that are not available from any other methodology; and developmental scales based on conjoint measurement models provide unique interpretive advantages for investigations of academic growth. The advantages are apparent when: (1) 15 consecutive statewide reading growth curves are annotated with…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Psychometrics, Educational Innovation
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Altin, Mehmet; Saracaloglu, Asuman Seda – Cogent Education, 2018
This research examines the effect of reading comprehension instruction enriched with cultural materials on seventh graders' vocabulary knowledge and attitudes towards English lessons. The study group comprised two 7th grade classes at a socio-economic middle-level public school in Aydin Province in the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Middle School Students, Grade 7
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Rhew, Emily; Piro, Jody S.; Goolkasian, Pauline; Cosentino, Patricia – Cogent Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a growth mindset intervention would improve adolescent special education students' self-efficacy and motivation. The sample included sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students receiving learning disability services in the area of reading. The study was quasi-experimental in design which included…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, Urban Schools
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Vlachou, Maria A. – Cogent Education, 2018
This study aims to examine the classroom assessment practices of five science teachers, alongside the teachers' own perspectives of them, within the rather poorly investigated Greek educational system. In Greece, student assessment at the level of middle education is based only on teacher-led assessment and not on external exams, as the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Teachers, Middle School Students, Science Instruction
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Rahimi, Mehrak; Yadollahi, Samaneh – Cogent Education, 2017
The present study investigated the effects of offline vs. online digital storytelling on the development of EFL learners' literacy skills (reading and writing). Forty-two lower intermediate language learners participated in the study as the experimental (n = 21) and control groups (n = 21). The Reading-Writing section of the Key English Test was…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Statistical Analysis, Control Groups, Experimental Groups
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Wright-Maley, Cory – Cogent Education, 2016
The theoretical justification for enactivist approaches to learning is just beginning to emerge, and remains largely theoretical. Enactivism conceptualized as play brings us closer to the heart of the question about how play-based social studies might look. Recent research in simulations and games--forms of play--help to reveal some of the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Play, Middle School Teachers, Teaching Experience
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Bishara, Saied – Cogent Education, 2016
This research study investigates the ability of students to tackle the solving of unique mathematical problems in the domain of numerical series, verbal and formal, and its influence on the motivation of junior high students with learning disabilities in the Arab sector. Two instruments were used to collect the data: mathematical series were…
Descriptors: Creativity, Problem Solving, Mathematics Education, Junior High School Students
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Salerno, April S.; Heny, Natasha A. – Cogent Education, 2016
Though teacher educators nationwide are considering ways to provide urban placements for pre-service teachers (PSTs), little research has examined how PSTs experience placements in schools operated by charter management organizations (CMOs). This study considers CMOs--which often hold particular instructional and classroom management…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, English Teachers, Discourse Analysis, Qualitative Research
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Guler, Mustafa; Gursoy, Kadir; Guven, Bulent – Cogent Education, 2016
Understanding and interpreting biased data, decision-making in accordance with the data, and critically evaluating situations involving data are among the fundamental skills necessary in the modern world. To develop these required skills, emphasis on statistical literacy in school mathematics has been gradually increased in recent years. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Grade 8, Data Interpretation
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Elliott, Ross-Jordon S.; Batiste, Oliver; Hitto, Imran; Walker, Bridget; Leary, Linda D. – Cogent Education, 2016
Objective: The goals of this study are to evaluate the effectiveness of the curriculum for youth athletes and determine long-term retention in those who have previously participated. Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: Middle schools. Participants: 887 male and female sixth- through eighth-grade Physical Education students, ranging from…
Descriptors: Health Education, Athletics, Head Injuries, Safety Education
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Alnefaie, Sultan Klaib – Cogent Education, 2016
Teachers' participation in curriculum development is an area of research that has not been given adequate attention in the context of Saudi Arabia. This critical exploratory study investigated the issue of teachers' marginalisation in the curriculum development process with the aim of problematising power relations in Saudi Arabia's education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Role, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language)
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Bellibas, Mehmet Sukru; Gumus, Emine – Cogent Education, 2016
Professional development for teachers has been a substantial issue in contemporary educational research and policy. Yet, opportunities for professional development activities have been very limited in Turkey. In this study, we examined Turkish teachers' involvement in professional development activities by comparing their participation with the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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