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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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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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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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Hass, Michael R. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Interviewing clients about their strengths is an important part of developing a complete understanding of their lives and has several advantages over simply focusing on problems and pathology. Prerequisites for skillfully interviewing for strengths include the communication skills that emerge from a stance of not knowing, developing a vocabulary…
Descriptors: Interviews, Questioning Techniques, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques
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Hlásná, Pavla; Klímová, Blanka; Poulová, Petra – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The aim of this research study is to explore the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in classes at the first stage of primary schools, specifically in the Czech Republic. Firstly, the authors discuss the current state of this research issue, and secondly, they describe their own research which should clarify how, why and how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Information Technology, Elementary School Students
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Ulu, Mustafa – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
This study aims to identify errors made by primary school students when modelling word problems and to eliminate those errors through scaffolding. A 10-question problem-solving achievement test was used in the research. The qualitative and quantitative designs were utilized together. The study group of the quantitative design comprises 248…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Error Patterns, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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Wedin, Åsa; Wessman, Anneli – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
In this article, language policy is analysed in relation to multilingual practices in primary school through an understanding of the policy on different levels--as management, perception and practice. The article is based on longitudinal ethnographic action research that was conducted parallel to local school development. Here we draw on material…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Educational Policy, Second Language Learning, Power Structure
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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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Ilter, Ilhan – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of "RAP" [RAP is a three-step strategy: Read-Ask-Put], a paraphrasing cognitive strategy training, associated with a self-regulatory model, on the development of reading comprehension among fourth-grade students. All participants were selected on the basis of initial reading…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Reading Strategies
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Foran, Christine A.; Mannion, Cynthia; Rutherford, Gayle – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The aim of our study was to explore the perceptions of elementary teachers who routinely prioritized physical activity in their classrooms. Researchers are reporting improved student academic test results following physical activity sessions, however, classroom teachers are challenged in balancing curricular and other expectations. Hence, teachers…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Physical Activities, Teacher Attitudes, Interviews
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Kiziltoprak, Ayhan; Köse, Nilüfer Yavuzsoy – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the development of relational thinking skill, which is an important component of the transition from arithmetic to algebra, of 5th grade students. In the study, the qualitative research method of teaching experiment was used. The research data were collected from six secondary school 5th grade students…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Algebra, Arithmetic, Grade 5
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Alila, Sanna; Määttä, Kaarina; Uusiautti, Satu – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
Supervision is a multidimensional concept and phenomenon. In this study, the advantages of supervision and its development in inclusive teacherhood was studied. Inclusive teacherhood means a teacher's professional development and the school culture's change toward participatory school for all students. The study analyzed the views of supervisors…
Descriptors: Supervision, Professional Development, Focus Groups, Interviews
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Ari, Ercan; Kizilaslan Tunçer, Berfu; Demir, Mehmet Kaan – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
Behavioural teaching programmes that had long been used in Turkey began changing in 2005. In a significant development, new programmes based on constructivism have come to the fore. The adaptation of teachers in this transitional process and their internalization of this new approach have been of utmost importance for the success of the programme.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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La Porte, Angela Maria – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
The aim of this participant observation was to understand the efficacy of a modified International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program for fourth-graders at a public school with a large percentage of language and socioeconomically disadvantaged students. Data collection over a five-month period concentrated on teaching interactions including…
Descriptors: Participant Observation, Advanced Placement Programs, Grade 4, Elementary Education
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Roll-Pettersson, Lise; Olsson, Ingrid; Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
The present study examined proximal and distal barriers and supports within the Swedish service system that may affect implementation of early and intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) for children with autism. A case study approach with roots in ethnography was chosen to explore this issue. Two preschools exemplifying "high quality…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Barriers, Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers
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