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Uzun, Yasemin – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
The level and rate of learning the mother tongue of individuals whose mother tongue is different from the language of the society they live is not the same compared to people who learn their mother tongue in their homeland. Turkish people who live in abroad, have to study more in order to learn Turkish compared to people in Turkey. The language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Turkish, Native Language Instruction, Language Usage
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Dirlik, Ezgi Mor – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
Item response theory (IRT) has so many advantages than its precedent Classical Test Theory (CTT) such as non-changing item parameters, ability parameter estimations free from the items. However, in order to get these advantages, some assumptions should be met and they are; unidimensionality, normality and local independence. However, it is not…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Nonparametric Statistics, Item Response Theory, Models
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Merey, Zihni – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to compare the level of allocation of human rights education issues in social studies textbooks in Turkey and the United States. For this aim, six social studies textbooks from both countries were examined. Textbooks were analyzed in terms of their level of "human rights education issues," in accordance with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Social Studies, Textbooks
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Garte, Rebecca – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
This paper provides a historical analysis of the past century of progressive education, within the general socio-political context of schooling within the US. The purpose of this review is to create a social, historical and philosophical context for understanding the current narrative of progressive education that exists in educational policy…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational History, Educational Practices, Philosophy
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Ozdemir, Burhanettin – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to equate Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) mathematics subtest scores obtained from TIMSS 2011 to scores obtained from TIMSS 2007 form with different nonlinear observed score equating methods under Non-Equivalent Anchor Test (NEAT) design where common items are used to link two or more test…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
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Yalcin, Seher; Demirtasli, Rahime Nükhet; Dibek, Munevver Ilgun; Yavuz, Hatice Cigdem – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
This study investigated effect of student- and school-level variables on mathematics achievement of fourth- and eighth-grade students using the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2011 data of Turkey. The common variables addressed in student and school questionnaires were compared. Due to nested structure of the TIMSS…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Characteristics, Student Characteristics, Elementary Secondary Education
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Magalas, Laura; Ryan, Thomas G. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
The Young Writers Program (YWP) is the latest writing workshop to be developed for the classroom. It challenges students to choose a topic and write a novel-length piece based on that topic, without worrying about spelling or grammar. While the foundation of this philosophy is solid, the support and structure of the Young Writers Program website…
Descriptors: Laboratories, Writing (Composition), Web Sites, Novels
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Sabanci, Ali; Sahin, Ahmet; Sönmez, Melek Alev; Yilmaz, Ozan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the correlation between school administrators' communication skills and school culture. This research was conducted as a survey using a descriptive method in order to ascertain the views of school managers and teachers about the correlation between school managers' communication skills and school culture in…
Descriptors: School Culture, Educational Administration, Administrator Characteristics, Communication Skills
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Ay, Yusuf; Karadag, Engin; Acat, M. Bahaddin – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
The aim of the study is to analyze Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) integration of Turkish teachers using various variables within the context of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK). These variables were indicated as the gender of teachers, the implementation status of FATIH project at their schools, school types…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Technology Integration, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Gialamas, Stefanos; Pelonis, Peggy; Medeiros, Steven – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
A school that holds as a central belief that knowledge is individually and socially constructed by learners who are active observers of the world, active questioners, agile problem posers and critical and creative problem solvers must evolve leadership models and organizational patterns that mirror this model of genuine and meaningful learning as…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Models, Progressive Education, Creative Thinking
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Sanacore, Joseph; Piro, Joseph – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
In the United States, children are in front of the "screen" about six hours a day, and because schools are a microcosm of society, educators need to incorporate more screen-oriented activities into the literacy program. Transmediation, based in social semiotics, promotes collaborative conversations, which nurture positive translations…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Computer Uses in Education, Semiotics, Brain
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Uygun, Selcuk – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
Teaching is a professional job that requires expertise. The characteristics of the professionals can affect the quality of the profession. One of these characteristics is gender. In this study, the gender-related role of teaching profession in Turkey is examined. The analysis in a historical perspective of gender distributions of students who have…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Gender Differences, Teacher Characteristics, Foreign Countries
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Gross, Steven Jay; Shapiro, Joan Poliner – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
Facing repressive accountability regimes and high-stakes testing in the US and beyond, university and practitioner educators around the world decided to take action. Inspired by the democratic administration movement of the 1930's and 1940's and current scholarship in ethics, we started a movement called the New DEEL (Democratic Ethical…
Descriptors: Accountability, High Stakes Tests, Ethics, Instructional Leadership
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Jorgensen, C. Gregg – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
By considering ethics and morals from a vantage point in which personal and political beliefs become part of our national debate, students could form the habit of political discussion in much the same way that representatives of social and political groups prepare and respond on a daily basis to an ever inquiring media. I will explore several…
Descriptors: Ethics, Moral Issues, Moral Values, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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Feinberg, Walter – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This paper examines the progressive understanding of art advanced by Albert Barnes, and asks how the educational vision for his large collection of art might be preserved as it has now moves from its location in the idyllic suburban setting in Merion, PA to the hustle and bustle of central Philadelphia. I submit that the vision will be endangered…
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Museums, Geographic Location, Change
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