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Zhang, Haiyan; Yin, Jianjun; Wang, Liusheng – Educational Studies, 2019
This study explored K-3 elementary schools teachers' perceptions towards impacts of Common Core State Standards on early childhood education. A total of 54 teachers completed a questionnaire in which they were asked to rate the 9 questions related to their background, and then the extent to which they agree with 20 statements. The results showed…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Kuijpers, J. M.; Houtveen, A. A. M.; van de Grift, W. J. C. M. – Educational Studies, 2019
At a time when much attention is being paid to teachers' effectiveness, there is little regard for the effectiveness of their professional support. Although professional development facilitators are frequently involved in school improvement projects, little is known about the interventions they should carry out and the effectiveness of these…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Educational Improvement, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Effectiveness
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Gil, Alfonso J.; Antelm-Lanzat, Ana María; Cacheiro-González, María Luz; Pérez-Navío, Eufrasio – Educational Studies, 2019
The phenomenon of school dropout is perceived as a process that is caused by a variety of factors. Through a questionnaire, teachers in different academic functions (teaching and management) are surveyed to study their perception of school dropout factors at the secondary education level. Factors related to the student, school, family and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, School Administration, Secondary School Teachers
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Greenwood, Richard – Educational Studies, 2019
Pupil involvement in planning is one way in which teachers listen to the "pupil voice". This paper focuses on pupil involvement in planning class topics using KWL grids. The opinions of teachers, teacher education students and primary school pupils in Northern Ireland were sought on this using questionnaires and interviews. The vast…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Teaching Methods, Opinions, Teacher Attitudes
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Tarabini, Aina; Curran, Marta; Montes, Alejandro; Parcerisa, Lluís – Educational Studies, 2019
There is growing evidence that school engagement, or more specifically disengagement, is a key indicator for predicting Early School Leaving. The aim of this article is to explore the impact of secondary schools in student (dis)engagement and subsequent opportunities to succeed in school. Drawing on data from a qualitative study in five secondary…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Persistence, Foreign Countries, School Holding Power
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Berger, Jean-Louis; Lê Van, Kim – Educational Studies, 2019
Research on teachers' professional identity integrates many constructs that are treated independently in most cases. This study described the associations between components of teacher professional identity and their association with teachers' general pedagogical beliefs. Secondary teachers (n = 236) completed a survey about several components of…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Beliefs, Self Efficacy, Teacher Motivation
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Tiwari, Ashwini – Educational Studies, 2019
This study examines Indian teachers' perceptions of corporal punishment (CP), the reasons why CP still persists despite a ban, and the ways in which CP controversy reflects on social climate of the schools. Drawing from literature on custodial views of pupil control and systems theories, this qualitative study primarily uses observations and…
Descriptors: Punishment, Discipline Policy, Teacher Attitudes, Classroom Techniques
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Johnston, Olivia; Wildy, Helen – Educational Studies, 2018
Streaming in secondary schools is not beneficial for improving student outcomes of education with vast amounts of educational research indicating that it does not improve academic results and increases inequity. Yet teachers often prefer working in streamed classes, and research shows that teachers mediate the effects of streaming on students.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Ülkü, M. Ali; Karkowski, Andrea M.; Lahm, Terry D. – Educational Studies, 2018
Undergraduate Research (UR) provides deeper experiential learning opportunities for students while increasing their self-efficacy, academic success and motivation to pursue graduate studies. Many real-world problems require an integrated solution and collaboration across different disciplines; therefore, it is important that students develop…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Teacher Student Relationship
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Morrissette, Victoria; Jesme, Shannon; Hunter, Cheryl – Educational Studies, 2018
Gendered stereotypes persist in American classrooms despite efforts to create equitable learning environments. Within this qualitative study, we examined both teachers' and administrators' perceptions of gender in the classroom and present the data of the continued gender bias among some educators in their own words. The data showed teachers and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Gender Bias
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Yan, Zi – Educational Studies, 2018
This study examined the relationship between teachers' beliefs regarding self-regulated learning (SRL), together with key demographic variables, including gender, school sector and teaching experience, and their SRL instruction. A survey investigating teachers' beliefs and instructional practices regarding SRL was administered to 873 Hong Kong…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Educational Practices, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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Day, Indira N. Z.; van Blankenstein, F. M.; Westenberg, P. Michiel; Admiraal, W. F. – Educational Studies, 2018
Universities introduce intermediate assessment because it is understood to have positive effects on student behaviour and achievement. Yet, how intermediate assessment is perceived might be conditional for its success. The current study investigates both teachers' and students' perceptions of intermediate assessment. Teachers and students were…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Hargreaves, Eleanore; Elhawary, Dalia; Mahgoub, Mohamed – Educational Studies, 2018
This paper makes a sociological exploration of the enforcement of strong boundaries between "pure" (disciplinary) and "applied" (common-sense) knowledge in primary school English classrooms. This article is innovative in its focus on how pupils describe and evaluate their own experiences. It addressed the research question:…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Van Gasse, Roos; Vanhoof, Jan; Van Petegem, Peter – Educational Studies, 2018
The contribution of data use in schools has been proven via visible changes in policy and practice in schools (instrumental effects), changes in practitioners learning or cognition (conceptual effects) and changes in opinions or attitudes regarding teaching or policy-making (symbolic effects). Nevertheless, limited research is available on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Human-Vogel, Salomé; Morkel, Jorina – Educational Studies, 2017
In the present study, we examine the personal belief in a just world (PBJW) for teachers and learners in predominantly Afrikaans-speaking South African schools, and the relationship between teachers' PBJW and their perception of problem behaviour in the classroom. The study is informed by national debates of school violence in South African…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Grade 4
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