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Chamandar, Fatemeh; Jabbari, Susan; Poorghorban, Maryam; Sarvestani, Maryam Shafiei; Amini, Sahar – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
Research has highlighted the role of working memory and inhibition on the performance of pupils in mathematics. This study was an attempt to look into the relationship between executive function including working memory capacity and inhibition on the one hand and mathematical abilities on the other. 30 primary school students were selected from…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Comparative Analysis, Short Term Memory, Inhibition
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Hamurcu, Hülya – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
In the present study, the science course curricula of 1992, 2001, 2005, 2013 and 2017 taught at the primary school level in Turkey have been examined comparatively in terms of four main elements (Target, Content, Educational Status, and Measurement and Evaluation). The reason for investigating the science curriculum at five key years was to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Science, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Development
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Hareket, Erdem; Gülhan, Meryem – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
This research was performed with the purpose of comparative investigation of perceptions which are related to child rights of the prospective primary school teachers' and pre-school teachers'. The research was designed properly to qualitative research approach. This research was performed with 80 the prospective primary school teachers and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Childrens Rights, Elementary Education
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Nicholas, Maria; McKenzie, Sophie; Wells, Muriel A. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
When integrated within a holistic literacy program, phonics applications can be used in classrooms to facilitate students' self-directed learning of letter-sound knowledge; but are they designed to allow for such a purpose? With most phonics software applications making heavy use of image cues, this project has more specifically investigated…
Descriptors: Phonics, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Students
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Agaliotis, Ioannis; Teli, Afroditi – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
The effectiveness of two instructional interventions was investigated in the context of teaching Arithmetic Combinations (ACs) of multiplication and division to students with Learning Disabilities (LD) or Mild Intellectual Disability (MID). The intervention for the control group (LD = 20, MID = 10) was based on principles of effective instruction,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Disabilities, Mild Intellectual Disability
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Thai, Liong; Yasin, Mohd. Hanafi Mohd – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Deaf students face problems in mastering multiplication facts. This study aims to identify the effectiveness of Magic Finger Teaching Method (MFTM) and students' perception towards MFTM. The research employs a quasi experimental with non-equivalent pre-test and post-test control group design. Pre-test, post-test and questionnaires were used. As…
Descriptors: Deafness, Multiplication, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Günay, Rafet; Aslan, Dolgun – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
This purpose of this study is to determine how the perceptions of teaching personnel members were conceptualized through use of metaphorical images with regard to the multicultural teacher. In this study, a phenomenological design, a type of qualitative research design was used. A total of 323 teaching personnel members employed at 71 educational…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Characteristics
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Yang, Der-Ching; Lai, M. L. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
The key purpose of this study was how we taught the use of benchmark strategy when comparing fraction for fifth-graders in Taiwan. 26 fifth graders from a public elementary in south Taiwan were selected to join this study. Results of this case study showed that students had a much progress on the use of benchmark strategy when comparing fraction…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Benchmarking, Teaching Methods
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Damber, Ulla – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
Literacy acquisition by using computers and computer tablets is rapidly gaining ground in Swedish classrooms. This article explores the hypothesis that computer-writing vitalizes the learning of literacy, in comparison with approaches using books and pencils. The results of two separate studies in two different settings where prewriting and…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Skill Development, Hypothesis Testing, Computer Uses in Education