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Alt, Dorit – Learning Environments Research, 2018
This study was aimed at detecting the most frequently-used teaching and assessment activities in secondary school science classes, identifying links between these variables, and revealing possible challenges in these processes. To this end, data were gathered from 155 secondary school science teachers in 56 Israeli public schools and 380 grade…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Teachers, Science Teachers
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Magen-Nagar, Noga; Steinberger, Pnina – Learning Environments Research, 2017
An innovative learning environment is the current outcome of the constructivist approach, the essence of which is co-construction of knowledge in an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) environment. We examined how Israeli students perceived 10 characteristics of their classroom learning environment--student cohesiveness, teacher…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Educational Innovation, Elementary School Students
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Hugerat, Muhamad – Learning Environments Research, 2016
This study involved 458 ninth-grade students from two different Arab middle schools in Israel. Half of the students learned science using project-based learning strategies and the other half learned using traditional methods (non-project-based). The classes were heterogeneous regarding their achievements in the sciences. The adapted questionnaire…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Active Learning, Student Projects, Learning Strategies
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Shaby, Neta; Ben-Zvi Assaraf, Orit; Tishler, Chagit E. – Learning Environments Research, 2016
Today, science is a major part of Western culture. One advantage of informal learning environments is that they are (potentially) open to a wide range of populations with varying levels of interest and knowledge. Because of their informal nature, documenting learning has proven challenging. Studies that assess learning in museums, therefore, must…
Descriptors: Science Teaching Centers, Museums, Teacher Attitudes, Informal Education
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Dkeidek, Iyad; Mamlok-Naaman, Rachel; Hofstein, Avi – Learning Environments Research, 2012
An inquiry-oriented laboratory in chemistry was integrated into the chemistry curriculum in Jewish high schools in Israel, and after a short period was also implemented in Arab sector. In this study, we investigated the effect of culture on the perceptions of laboratory classroom learning environments by comparing the perceptions of Arab and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Inquiry, Curriculum Implementation
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Zedan, Raed – Learning Environments Research, 2010
The focus of this study was the classroom climate for Grades 4, 5 and 6 students during mathematics classes in elementary schools in the Arab sector in Israel. The study included 3,786 Arab students. The use of a questionnaire indicated that five major factors related to classroom climate were Satisfaction and Enjoyment, Teacher-Student…
Descriptors: Arabs, Foreign Countries, Grade 4, Classroom Environment
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Doppelt, Yaron – Learning Environments Research, 2006
During recent decades, educational research has dealt with the contribution of the learning environment to the accomplishment of educational goals, such as improvement of academic achievement and motivation. In this research, an intervention program was implemented into the learning environment of science-technology classes at the junior high…
Descriptors: Intervention, Student Attitudes, Educational Research, Workshops
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Doppelt, Yaron – Learning Environments Research, 2004
Science and technology are connected to each other and are mutually inspiring. The science-technology curriculum for junior-high school in Israel suggests that teachers integrate these subjects. In addition, this curriculum calls for infusing thinking competencies into the learning subjects and for implementing alternatives in assessment methods…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Intervention, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires