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Dincel, Betul Keray – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
This research aims to examine the metaphors on the concepts of reading and listening of the secondary school students and is based on phenomenology. 390 randomly selected secondary school students participated in this study in the 2016-2017 academic year in Turkey. The study includes all the grades (5, 6, 7, & 8th) at the secondary school…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Reading, Reading Comprehension, Secondary School Students
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Scott-Webber, Lennie; Konyndyk, Roger; Denison, Marilyn – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
New evidence builds upon the Student Engagement IndexTM and Teacher Engagement IndexTM research (Scott-Webber, Konyndyk, & French, 2019; Scott-Webber, Konyndyk, French, & French, 2018; Scott-Webber, Konyndyk, French, Lembke, & Kinney, 2017) determining post-occupancy answers to, "Can we demonstrate that the design of the built…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Physical Environment, School Buildings, Educational Facilities Design
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Davis, Lauren Dotson – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
This paper discusses a longitudinal study of North Carolina middle level student proficiency levels on standardized assessments since the shift to the Common Core curriculum. Student poverty and its impact on student achievement the focus of this paper, and this study analyzes long-term proficiency trends and while delving into inequity…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Socioeconomic Status, Achievement Gap, Poverty
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Junpeng, Putcharee; Krotha, Jenrop; Chanayota, Kanokphon; Tang, KeowNgang; Wilson, Mark – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
This research aims to construct and validate progress maps of digital technology for diagnosing the multidimensional mathematical proficiency (MP) in Number and Algebra for Grade 7 students utilizing the Construct Modeling Approach. Researchers employed four building blocks as follows. Firstly, researchers developed the progress maps as an…
Descriptors: Progress Monitoring, Educational Diagnosis, Mathematics Skills, Algebra
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Okpareke, Alicia Wyche; Salisbury, Christine L. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
This study deepens the field's understanding about factors that contribute to positive social engagement between students without disabilities and their peers with mild disabilities in general education classrooms. A sample of 68 seventh grade students with and without disabilities was drawn from general education classrooms in a suburban, Midwest…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Social Action, Special Education, Disabilities
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Teuscher, Selina; Makarova, Elena – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
Research on school dropout suggests that the decision to drop out of school is not a sudden or immediate one, but rather the result of a long-term process of withdrawal from school. While school engagement and truancy are among the most prominent constructs to be associated as precursors of school dropout, the relationship between these two…
Descriptors: Dropouts, At Risk Students, Learner Engagement, Student School Relationship
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Tunaboylu, Ceren; Demir, Ergül – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of using the interactive whiteboard in mathematics teaching process on the 7th-grade students' achievement. This study was conducted as experimental design. Experimental and control groups were composed of 58 7th-grade students from one school in the 2015-2016 educational year in Ankara. As a…
Descriptors: Interactive Video, Bulletin Boards, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Dibek, Munevver Ilgun; Yavuz, Hatice C.; Tavsancil, Ezel; Yalcin, Seher – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The purpose of the present study was twofold: first to adapt the Relationship and Motivation (REMO) scale addressing role of peers and teachers in students' motivations into Turkish culture, and second to determine whether there were any differences between girls and boys regarding the scores obtained from this scale. To achieve these aims, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Relationship, Student Motivation, Factor Analysis
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Aldig, Ebru; Arseven, Ayla – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
This study aims to examine teacher's opinions on the contribution of learning outcomes for listening defined in the Ministry of National Education's Turkish course curriculum for the 6th, 7th and 8th grades to the development of creative thinking skills. Mixed methods research design was adopted in the study. As the quantitative part of the study,…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Listening Skills, Creative Thinking, Thinking Skills
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Tekin-Sitrava, Reyhan – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
This study investigates middle school students' concept images of algebraic concepts which are term, constant term, variable, and coefficient. Also, the study aimed to explore their performances in defining these concepts correctly. A phenomenological method was used to support methodological perspective and to reveal the findings of the study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Grade 7, Concept Formation
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Yilmaz, Aynur; Esenturk, Oguz Kaan; Demir, Gonul Tekkursun; Ilhan, Ekrem Levent – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
It is to determine the perception of the gifted students who participate to "Science and Art Center" about "Physical Education Course" and "Physical Education Teachers" via metaphors. The working group of the research consists of 48 students who participate Science and Art Center in 2014-2015 school years. Among the…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Figurative Language, Student Attitudes, Physical Education Teachers
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Kontas, Hakki – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of manipulatives (concrete learning materials) both on the academic achievement of secondary school students in mathematics and on their attitudes towards mathematics. Pretest-posttest control group experimental model, which is one of the quasi-experimental research designs, was used in the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Manipulative Materials, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Students
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Lee, Seungah – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
This paper examines student attitudes towards school and learning among students in Qatar's public schools. Drawing upon student surveys administered to 1091 grade 7 and 8 students in 11 independent preparatory schools, the paper observes patterns of attitudes and behavior towards learning, school, and future aspirations. Findings show that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Al Husni, Noha M.; El Rouadi, Naim – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Interdisciplinary curriculum supports cognitive development through well planned lessons at early age. This article focuses on a specific experimental study done in 2010 on Grade 7 learners in a Lebanese private school to aid them in empowering their skills and competencies to solve a real life problem. The objective of this experimental study is…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Cognitive Development, Grade 7, Private Schools
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Baraké, Farah; El-Rouadi, Naim; Musharrafieh, Juhaina – Journal of Education and Learning, 2015
This article sheds light and reflects on how students in grades seven and eight read and understand implicit data when solving a story problem. Problem solving experiences help in adding up to the child's mathematical knowledge and promote a higher level of critical thinking abilities. Seventh and eighth grade students were selected from two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Middle School Students, Grade 7
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