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MATHEMATICS AND A SOLAR ROASTER IN HIGH SCHOOL
(Commission Internationale pour l'Etude et l'Amélioration de l'Enseignement des Mathématiques, 2013-01-16)
The impact of college admissions policies on the academic effort of high school students
This paper empirically evaluates the effects of college admissions policies on high school students’ academic effort. I build a rank-order tournament model where high school students decide their level of effort and ...
Reading-challenged fourth formers' perspectives on schooling
(School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine, 2009)
This study sought to reveal the perspectives on schooling of two fourth-form students who read below their chronological age and who were enrolled in a senior comprehensive school on the "East-West Corridor" in Trinidad ...
A INTERDISCIPLINARIDADE ENTRE AS CIÊNCIAS E A EDUCAÇÃO FÍSICA NA VISÃO DE ALUNOS DO ENSINO FUNDAMENTAL E MÉDIO
(Universidade Federal de Santa MariaBRCiências BiológicasUFSMPrograma de Pós-Graduação em Educação em Ciências: Química da Vida e Saúde, 2009-08-13)
Education is passing through a transformation that transcends the classroom and searches to keep up with globalization. The era of information and integration between knowledge is being lived. Isolated learning has no value ...
Foreign students as a tool for promoting intercultural learning at high school: a case study in Argentina
(Common Ground Publishing, 2013-06)
In the present paper we focus on the attitudes that Argentinean high school teachers have towards the educational benefits of foreign students in the classroom. In this regard, we have carried out a survey in a Rosario ...
Interactive simulations to physics teaching: a case study in brazilian high school
This paper presents the results of a study that investigated the use of simulators to improve physics teaching. The study population consisted of eight classes totaling 205 second year high school students from Brazilian ...
What are upper primary school students' perceptions of science? The Trinidad and Tobago context
(School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine, 2012)
In this study, 840 9- to 12-year-old upper primary students from schools across Trinidad and Tobago were surveyed to determine their perceptions of science, and to explore their views about the likeability of science. It ...