This study compares mathematics textbooks and accompanying exercises from Germany, Japan, and the United States. Two grade-9 mathematics texts from both Germany and the United States are investigated in addition to one Japanese text. The textbooks are compared using a number of characteristics: size, weight, organizational structure, page length and certain formatting measures.
Home schooling is usually referred to as both the oldest and newest way of education, and as the number of home school students is growing, a collaboration is beginning to develop with their nearby school systems. A number of states are providing many different educational assets to these learners which might include engagement in extracurricular activities, classroom instruction, or online learning options. This exploratory case study is built to better understand a parent’s option to home school within the social and institutional framework available to them.
Worldwide economy is changing, as knowledge becomes the real key source of growth. Knowledge is getting more vital, and so is higher education. Offering access to higher education irrespective of a family’s socioeconomic position has become a primary concern in several nations. Bourdieu’s cultural capital theory posits that cultural capital is the property that middle and upper class families transmit to their kids.
This study was designed to gather information regarding the writing practices of primary grade teachers across the United States. Surveys were sent to a random sample of 300 first, second, and third grade teachers (100 at each grade level) asking them a
There is evidence that the most widely accepted theories and models of judgment, decision making and reasoning are inadequate because they do not accurately describe what people do or are able to do when making decisions… Contents Chapter I: Introduction Research on
This study: (1) examined whether multiracial young adults reported lower levels of well-being relative to their White and monoracial minority peers and whether these outcomes were moderated by college attendance or racial identification; and (2) investigated factors… Contents Chapter 1 – Introduction
Fraternities, sororities, military organizations, athletic groups, and marching bands commonly are associated with hazing activities. Although such organizations have been linked to hazing activities, the fact that there is no common definition of hazing has hindered any real effort to challenge and
This is a study of care in the lives of six women elementary school teachers. It expands and challenges some of the dominant constructs of care found in the literature that often underplay the dynamic of context, gendered identity and power in
Tools for teaching and learning – A study of how some teachers of English and History perceive the role of different educational materials with regard to their own teaching and pupils’ learning The main purpose of this qualitative study is to investigate
In the field of reading comprehension, student-generated questions have been investigated within instructional contexts for elementary, middle school, high school, and college students. Although findings from instructional studies reveal that student-generated questions have an impact on reading comprehension… Contents Chapter I: Introduction