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Aziza, Mela – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Questioning has an important role in teaching mathematics. There is current research about questioning, especially related to class discussion and students' responses. Some researchers suggest teachers pose any kind of questions in mathematics classroom regarding problem solving and mathematical creativity. This research focused on a teacher's…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Responses
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Pekince, Pelin; Avci, Neslihan – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The present study was conducted to determine the thoughts of children, whose lives are governed by decisions taken by adults, on the right to self-determination. The study was conducted as a generic qualitative research, a qualitative research design. The study group included 16 children. The data were collected with semi-structured interviews…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Semi Structured Interviews, Fairy Tales, Decision Making
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Yanik, Betül; Yasar, Mustafa – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the features of the peer culture that a group of preschoolers created in their classroom in the province of Kahramanmaras, Turkey. An ethnographic approach was adopted in this study to obtain an in-depth understanding of children's peer interactions. The data were collected through variety of data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Peer Relationship, Preschool Children
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Asikcan, Mehmet; Pilten, Gulhiz; Kuralbayeva, Aliya – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of the study is to define the reading comprehension strategies considered by pre-service classroom teachers to be applicable in the classroom and their practical designs related to these strategies in terms of selecting text appropriate strategy, and full and correct use of the strategies in reading process (pre-reading,…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Preservice Teachers, Educational Environment
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Sulak, Süleyman Erkam – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Primary school holds an important place in the acquisition of writing skills. Writing attitudes and habits of teachers are influential in writing education provided by primary school teachers during this period. This study aims to examine the writing habits of primary school teachers. To this end, writing habits of teachers were investigated in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Writing Skills, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Toptas, Veli; Gözel, Emine – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The main purpose of this research is to reveal the parents' perceptions of the concept of "mathematics" through metaphors. This research, which is followed by the qualitative research paradigm, is designed with a phenomenology design. This study is consists of 64 parents whose children are primary school students in a public school in…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Figurative Language
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Kourmousi, Ntina; Markogiannakis, Georgios; Tzavara, Chara; Kounenou, Kalliope; Mandrikas, Achilleas; Christopoulou, Efstathia; Koutras, Vasilios – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Significant research has been conducted on skills' enhancement school programs, since their importance has been well established. The presented study evaluates "Steps for life", a Greek, universal, annual, teacher-taught programme, designed to improve personal and social skills in young elementary students by the use of questions,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skill Development, Student Empowerment, Elementary School Students
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Martone, Andrea; Reagan, Dianna; Reed, Gayle – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to understand the use of interim assessment data to inform mathematics instruction. A qualitative case study methodology was used to analyze the use of interim assessment data in a suburban elementary school. Data sources included interviews with three teachers at varying levels of their profession and the principal;…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Case Studies, Elementary School Mathematics, Qualitative Research
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Çalik, Temel; Tabak, Hasan; Tabak, Burcu Yavuz – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine the ways primary education administrators solve events of violence as a problem. To this end, sample cases of violence were derived from the school violence news appearing on media organs in the last four years. They were categorized based on the type of violence. Data were collected via a semi-structured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Violence, Administrator Behavior, Semi Structured Interviews
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Özyildirim Gümüs, Feride; Sahiner, Yeter – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The aim of the study was to determine whether pre-service elementary mathematics teachers could write and use mathematical definitions. For this reason, the question sheet containing two questions, was given to 76 pre-service teachers in a public university who was taking general mathematics course. Qualitative research method was used during data…
Descriptors: Investigations, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Mathematics
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Mette, Ian M.; Anderson, Jason; Nieuwenhuizen, Lisa; Range, Bret G.; Hvidston, David J.; Doty, Jon – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The purpose of this research was to explore how principals in eight high-functioning elementary schools in one American school district balanced teacher supervision and evaluation in their role as an instructional leader. Using the theoretical framework of "wicked problems," to unpack the circular used to problematize teacher supervision…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Teacher Supervision, Teacher Evaluation
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Özdemir, Ertugrul – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
Comic strips on newspapers, magazines and Internet are one of the most accessible materials that may be used in science classroom as instructional tool. However, it is sometimes difficult to find and adapt appropriate comic strips useful for instructional purposes, because most of them are irrelevant. The purpose of this study is to develop and…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction, Acoustics
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Kaskaya, Alper; Calp, Sükran; Kuru, Oguzhan – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
Decision making is one of the most important life skills. While making correct, timely, accurate and appropriate decisions lead to positive changes in one's life, making incorrect decisions may have a negative impact. It is an important issue to examine what the 4th grade students in primary school have about the decision-making ability to be…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Socioeconomic Status
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Pilten, Pusat; Pilten, Gülhiz; Divrik, Ramazan; Divrik, Fatma – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The purpose of the research is to evaluate the games prepared by pre-service classroom teachers within the scope of "Mathematics Teaching 1" and "Mathematics Teaching 2" courses, which are included in the undergraduate classroom teaching programs in Turkey, and to make predictions on the game design skills of pre-service…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Design, Preservice Teachers, Educational Games
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Toptas, Veli; Karaca, Elif Tugçe – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The aim of this study was to determine pre-service elementary school teachers' capabilities of deciding the viewpoint and perspective in geometrical drawing. The study examined geometrical drawings the participants did on isometric paper. This is a case study, a qualitative study method, and the study data were analyzed using written documents.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Geometric Concepts, Freehand Drawing
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