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Tas, Halil; Minaz, Muhammet Baki – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
This study seeks to determine the impact of biography-based values education on 4th grade elementary school students' attitudes towards tolerance value. Within the study, an experimental method with pre-test and post-test control group was used to find out the difference between attitudes towards tolerance value adopted by the students of the…
Descriptors: Biographies, Values Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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Senel, Mustafa; Bagçeci, Birsen – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
This research was conducted in the fourth grade of a private primary school in the province of Gaziantep in the 2018-2019 academic year to provide students with creative thinking skills. This study was carried out as a qualitative case study. 23 students participated in the program. With a two-month study, students were given 23 journal writing…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Thinking Skills, Journal Writing, Student Journals
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Bozkur, Eyüp – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
Values are concepts that influence and direct individuals' behaviors. Because values directly influence society's structure, values education also takes an important place. Both children's games and values education have a structure that can diversify values education and make it entertaining during learning. In this study, it was aimed to reveal…
Descriptors: Values Education, Educational Games, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Games
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Imece, Seda; Cansever, Belgin Arslan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to investigate whether there is a relationship between empathy tendency skills and problem solving skills of 10 year old Turkish primary school students. At the same time, it is aimed to find out whether these students' empathy level and problem solving ability differ according to the student's gender, number of siblings,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Empathy, Problem Solving
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Ulu, Hacer – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
In this research, creative writing of 4th grade students in terms of children's gender, attendance of a keeping a diary, mother's educational background, father's educational background and the number of books read were examined. The sample of this study consisted of 4th grade students. It was drawn from 6 primary schools in the city of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Creative Writing, Writing Skills
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Aslan, Serkan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
This research aims to explore the relationship between critical thinking skills and democratic attitudes of 4th class primary school students. The research used a relational screening model, which is one of the screening models. The sample consisted of 221 4th class students who were selected by the simple random sampling method. The study has…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Democratic Values, Grade 4
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Aslan, Serkan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between the tendency to tolerance and helpfulness behavior in 4th grade primary school students. Relational screening model was used in the study. Simple random sampling method was used in the study. 265 students from the 4th grade of the primary school students have participated to the…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Helping Relationship, Student Behavior
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Akhan, Nadire Emel; Altikulaç, Ali – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
This study aims to discover how social studies teachers' personal and professional values can be improved by having a basis in Mevlana's global messages "love-respect-tolerance" in terms of "Personal and Professional Values-Professional Development", which is the first component of general efficacies of teaching profession. The…
Descriptors: Values Education, Drama, Social Studies, Elementary School Teachers
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Ersoy, Arife Figen – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
The purpose of this study is to examine Social Studies textbooks in terms of national and global citizenship. The research was carried out using qualitative research methodologies. Interpretive thematic analysis was used to examine the social studies textbooks from 4th grade through 8th grade. The analyses showed that the Social Studies textbooks…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Textbooks, Foreign Countries, Citizenship
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Usman, Lantana M. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
In Canadian public primary schools, newcomer West African refugees like other ethnic immigrant students are a visible minority group, often referred as Linguistic and Culturally Different (LCD) students. In the province of British Columbia, newcomer immigrant students are subjected to a battery of tests, as soon as they enroll in the primary…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Ethnography, Communication Disorders, Foreign Countries
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Dodge, Arnold – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2009
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 requires public schools in the United States to test students in grades 3-8. The author argues that this mandate has been supported by the public, in part, because of the "availability heuristic," a phenomenon which occurs when people assess the probability of an event by the ease with which instances…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Federal Legislation, Testing, Standardized Tests