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Hobbs, Renee – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
When students have the freedom to use digital media to create, communicate and disseminate messages, transgression occurs. In this paper, I situate in-school youth production in the context of pedagogical theories of participatory culture, art education, and digital and media literacy education. Using interviews with four experienced high school…
Descriptors: Creativity, Freedom, Teacher Student Relationship, Mass Media
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Bozkus, Kivanç; Bayrak, Coskun – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
In this study, it is aimed to provide professional development of teachers by improving their classroom teaching based on dynamic professional development approach. The research was conducted as experimental action research. In the first step of the action research, interview technique was used to determine the opinions of teachers and school…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Improvement
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Merç, Ati; Ersoy, Ali – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of Google Earth (GE) application in acquiring spatial perception ability in the fourth-grade social studies course. The research was carried out in a fourth grade of a primary school in the Demirci district of Manisa Province in the year 2015-2016 using embedded experimental design. During…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Spatial Ability, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
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Um, Su Jung – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
This qualitative case study aims to understand teaching experiences of a recent graduate of a social justice-oriented program in the U.S. It examines what dilemma(s) the teacher reports and how she copes with them. In-depth interviews and document collections are used as the means of data construction. Thematic and dialogic/performance analysis…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Attitudes, Coping, Teacher Competencies
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Calvert, Hannah G.; Wenner, Julianne A.; Turner, Lindsey – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Classroom-based physical activity (CBPA) can significantly benefit students' health and educational outcomes, but many teachers do not utilize CBPA. This study examined teachers' perceptions about the value and impact of several approaches to support CBPA implementation, and teachers' weekly self-reported CBPA use. Interviews were conducted with…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Health Promotion
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Hart, Kathy E. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Few educational qualitative studies have been done in Cambodia, a country held hostage by the murderous Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Still struggling to recover from these atrocities, Cambodia looks to education to aid in its redevelopment. This ethnographically-informed case study seeks to understand the beliefs and practices of today's teachers.…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Rural Areas
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Park, Yongnam – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate elementary PE specialist teachers' assessments of safety risk factors in PE class, risk management, and difficulties in risk management. Five elementary PE specialist teachers who had at least five years of teaching experience participated in this study. Data were collected from non-participant class…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Safety Education, Observation
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Lubniewski, Kathryn L.; McArthur, Carol L.; Harriott, Wendy – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The use of iPads and apps has become common in K-12 inclusive classrooms. Special education teachers frequently use this tool to support instruction. Data from electronic surveys were used to determine criteria that teachers identified as important for choosing apps for classroom use. Using this information, the authors developed an App Checklist…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Software Evaluation, Check Lists, Teaching Methods
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Choi, Jinyoung – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
This study explores how teachers implemented an assessment reform in South Korea, with an analysis of different aspects of the reform. Using a mixed method design, this study reveals that the relation between policy and practice depends upon the nature of the changes that reform policies propose. Teachers' implementation varies in terms of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Educational Change
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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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Mujkanovic, Elvira; Mujkanovic, Edin; Pasalic, Arnela; Biscevic, Inga; Memisevic, Haris – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) attend regular education schools and special education schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Regardless of the setting, it is important to provide early, high quality, programs to children with ASD. High quality educational support must encompass evidence-based programs for these children. The goal of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Karaman, Pinar; Sahin, Çavus – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to adapt Teachers' Conceptions and Practices of Formative Assessment Scale (TCPFS) based on the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) into Turkish culture and apply the TPB to examine teachers' intentions and behaviors regarding formative assessment. After examining linguistic validity of the scale, Turkish scale was…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Structural Equation Models, Behavior Theories
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Nurlu, Özge – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
Gender has become a focus of mathematics education research. While some research show that there are no differences between boys and girls, numerous research studies have indicated that boys have outperformed girls. It is suggested that gender stereotypes, such as expecting girls to show less achievement in mathematics compared to boys, have an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Mathematics, Test Construction
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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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Koç, Ebru Melek – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
This study presents a critical diagnosis of in-service teacher-training activities offered to English-language teachers in Turkey and aims to investigate whether those teachers are satisfied with the activities. Thirty-two English-language teachers participated in this study. Data were collected from 32 elementary-school teachers of English as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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