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Horzum, Tugba; Arikan, Ahmet – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
This study investigated the concept images of blind students about the polygon concept. For this purpose, four open-ended questions were asked to five blind middle school students. During the interviews, geometric shapes were presented with raised-line materials and blind students were given opportunities to construct geometric shapes with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Blindness, Students with Disabilities
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Konur, Kader Birinci – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effects of chemistry activities applied in summer science camp on secondary school students. Action research was used in the study as the method. The sample of the study consists of 48 7th grade students who study at elementary school in Çayeli district of Rize province, in Turkey. Each week 24 students…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Camps, Science Instruction, Science Activities
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Kutlu, Ömer; Kartal, Seval Kula – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The term of 21st century skills has become a key concept in the field of education. It has attracted researchers' attentions and included in some of the cognitive taxonomies used in the fields of curriculum development and educational assessment. In the 21st century, the teaching curriculum and instruction have started to transform in a way…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Academic Achievement, Thinking Skills
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Çetin, Münevver; Gül, Feride Öksüz; Erol, Ismail – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
Migrations caused by wars and economic depression have become one of the most important problems of Turkey. Considering multicultural structure of the country and the migration wave from Syria, it is aimed to find out how school psychological counselors perceive difference, how they cope with conflicts and how they perceive themselves with respect…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Foreign Countries, Counselor Attitudes, Cultural Differences
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Al-Hilawani, Yasser A. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
The relationship between metacognition in real life situations and study skills and habits was examined using a sample of college students. Results showed no significant relationship between these two variables nor was there a significant relationship between study skills and reaction time as measured on the metacognitive test. However, there was…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Study Skills, Study Habits, Cognitive Tests
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Akman, Özkan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
In today's knowledge society, constant changes and developments in the information and communication technologies has affected all areas as well as educational systems. In order to comply with these changes and developments, teachers need to develop a proficiency in using the technology in a sufficient manner. Although the number of research…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Social Studies, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Memis, Esra Kabatas – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the university-level application of an Argument-Based Inquiry Approach, as compared to the traditional laboratory teaching method, on the ability of students to learn about optics and to demonstrate critical thinking. In this quasi-experimental study, pretest-posttest scores and CCDTI were…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Optics
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Ulusoy, Mustafa – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2015
This study aimed to investigate teacher candidates' retrospective and prospective evaluations about the classroom teacher education program, self, and the teaching profession. Observations, interviews, focus group interviews, and surveys were used to collect data from the 240 subjects. Teacher candidates believed that the teaching profession is…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Teaching (Occupation), Observation
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Hussein, Jeylan Wolyie – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
The paper emerged out of my own and my colleagues' growing discontent with the traditional, ill-organized and unproductive way of evaluating the one-month-teaching practice of student teachers of English Language Teaching (ELT) at Haramaya University. It advances the argument that student teacher evaluation systems should be restructured to…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Student Teachers, Mentors, Student Teacher Evaluation