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Aliyev, Ramin; Gengec, Hilal – Journal of Education, 2019
To investigate the effects of resilience and cyberbullying on students' self-esteem, predictive correlational design was employed as a method of investigation. Data were collected from 580 ninth-grade students at Anatolian High Schools. Findings of the study demonstrated that as the resilience level increases, self-esteem level increases. Also, as…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Resilience (Psychology), Self Esteem
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Brasfield, Michelle Welch; Lancaster, Chloe; Xu, Y. Jade – Journal of Education, 2019
Teacher stress and burnout have been associated with professional dissatisfaction and elevated rates of attrition. Knowledge has emerged to indicate that wellness may relieve professional stress that can precede burnout and departure from the profession; however, more research is needed to substantiate this relationship. The current study examined…
Descriptors: Wellness, Stress Variables, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence
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Msonde, Sydney Enock; Msonde, Charles Enock – Journal of Education, 2019
Although learner-centered instruction (LCI) is at the heart of many curriculum innovations in the world, its implementation has generally lacked the kind prominence it deserves. The current study explores how learning study can develop teachers' professional capabilities to practice LCI. Using interviews, lesson preparatory meetings, teachers'…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Foreign Countries, Instructional Innovation, Faculty Development
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Arnold, Bryan P. – Journal of Education, 2019
Teachers often desire meaningful classroom discussions, but frequently shy away from introducing controversial topics. An instructional activity "Where Do You Stand?" was developed and used regularly with the goal of engaging students in discussion around politicized and divisive issues. Over 3 years of use in a secondary social studies…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Social Studies, Multiple Intelligences, Political Attitudes
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Smith, Darrick; Yeh, Christine J. – Journal of Education, 2019
We explore the dynamics of nurturing, caring, and enabling in a social justice school and how a problematic context of educational enabling can develop when notions of nurturing are not balanced with consistent disciplinary consequences. In-depth interviews were conducted with eight school staff, teachers, and a student at a social justice urban…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Caring, Discipline, Urban Schools
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Yolak, Betül Betina; Kiziltepe, Zeynep; Seggie, Fatma Nevra – Journal of Education, 2019
This qualitative study investigates the impact of nonformal education, namely remedial courses, on students' lives and the ways in which it contributes to their academic and social development. The study was conducted via semi-structured interviews with 40 participants (12 students, 12 parents, and 16 teachers and administrators). The findings…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Administrator Attitudes
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Eltanahy, Marwa; Forawi, Sufian – Journal of Education, 2019
Inquiry-based learning (IBL) represents the student-centered approach that focuses on encouraging learners to scientifically construct new knowledge. The study aimed to explain science teachers' and students' perceptions about applying IBL in a private school in Dubai. Furthermore, to explore the degree to which the science textbook of Grade 8…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Middle School Students
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Abreh, Might Kojo; Owusu, Kofi Acheaw; Amedahe, Francis Kodzo – Journal of Education, 2018
The trends in students' performance in science and mathematics at secondary school level were examined within a decade-long interval in Ghana. Using West African Examinations Council (WAEC) data from approximately 20% of schools countrywide, it was observed that the results did not provide a definitive pattern. Factors such as teachers' inability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Standardized Tests
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Hollier, David R. – Journal of Education, 2018
The successes of the Finnish approach in teacher preparation and related school practices and policies are discussed. A narrative literature review methodology is used to determine the key policy underpinnings, program designs and methods, and other essential elements related to teacher preparation in various countries. An international…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
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Rimbey, Michelle; Kucan, Linda – Journal of Education, 2018
This investigation examined how middle school teachers implemented Word Generation, a cross-content vocabulary intervention and how the program affected student learning of academic vocabulary words. Participants included four content area teachers and their sixth-grade students. Students received vocabulary instruction in their social studies,…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Vocabulary Development, Intervention, Middle School Teachers
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Kalluri, Nikita S.; Knopov, Anita; Kue, Ricky – Journal of Education, 2018
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) survival rates have been shown to be lower than cardiac arrest survival rates occurring in the hospital setting. Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can significantly improve survival. PumpStart, a community service-learning program developed by medical students, was formed to increase education on…
Descriptors: Service Learning, First Aid, High School Students, Hospitals
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Ilter, Ilhan – Journal of Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of the context clue instruction program to infer meaning from context as a way to enhance reading comprehension. Participants were fifth-grade middle school students (four boys) who were at a frustration reading level (initial comprehension score range = 40%-48%) at their grade level. In…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Middle School Students, Inferences, Reading Comprehension
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DeBay, Dennis J. – Journal of Education, 2017
The introduction of real-world, meaningful tasks in mathematics classrooms promises to create opportunities for enhancing students' learning through active engagement with mathematical ideas; however, researchers have given little consideration to the contexts in which urban high-school students live. The case study of three students reported in…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Urban Schools, Case Studies, Social Justice
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Pavlak, Christina M.; Hodgson-Drysdale, Tracy – Journal of Education, 2017
The writing achievement of English learners (ELs) is often lower than that of other subgroups (Fry, 2007, 2008). To address this gap, a partnership was formed between university faculty and doctoral students and educators at an urban PK-8 school with a majority EL population. Using Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) as a guide, the team…
Descriptors: Grade 6, English Language Learners, Language Arts, Writing Achievement
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Richter, Elizabeth – Journal of Education, 2016
In this article an elementary literacy specialist reflects on the use of multigenre, multimodal texts to support the teaching of poetry. She explores the synergy between poetry and related informational, visual, and auditory texts to afford deeper insights into the poem and the poet, in this instance, the poem, "The Negro Speaks of…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Poetry, Poets, Middle School Students
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