Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1956

Table of Content: 10 February; 8(3)

February 2013

The relationships between students’ attitudes towards social studies and their perceptions of democracy

  Social studies is one of the foundation subjects that takes place in curricula of 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grades. This subject aims to train good citizens. The concept of democracy is an essential topic for the students to comprehend so as to achieve this aim through this subject. Therefore, it is aimed, in this study, to determine the relationship between students’ attitudes towards social studies...

Author(s): Sabahattin Ciftci

February 2013

Project based learning in multi-grade class

  The purpose of this study is to evaluate project based learning in multi-grade classes. This study, based on a student-centered learning approach, aims to analyze students’ and parents’ interpretations. The study was done in a primary village school belonging to the Centre of Batman, already adapting multi-grade classes in their education system, in 2011 to 2012 academic years. The study was...

Author(s): Sabahattin Çiftçi and AyÅŸe Aysun Baykan

February 2013

An examination of preschool prospective teachers’ subject matter knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge on basic geometric shapes in Turkey

  The purpose of this study is to examine preschool preservice teachers’ subject matter knowledge (SMK) and pedagogical content knowledge (PCK)  of  basic geometric shapes. The study employed case study method in order to investigate preschool preservice teachers’ SMK and PCK on geometric shapes in actual classroom environment and to describe the situation in-depth. The study group was...

Author(s): Berna CANTÜRK-GÜNHAN and Duygu ÇETÄ°NGÖZ

February 2013

Examination of the messages preschool teachers use against undesirable behaviors of children

  The purpose of this study was to examine, through in-class observations, the messages preschool teachers use against children's undesirable behaviors, in order to warn the children and remove negative behaviors. The study group consisted of six preschool teachers. The messages used by preschool teachers against undesirable behaviors of children were observed with the "unstructured and...

Author(s): Kezban Tepeli

February 2013

Student teachers’ perceptions about their education supervisors’ role

Since the supervisor’s behavior influences the productivity of the group, it may also affect the level of fulfillment of the organization’s goals. It is an undeniable fact that education supervisors assume outstanding roles in the healthy functioning of the education system and in determining whether the goals set have been attained or not. Just as teachers are important in the success of students in...

Author(s): Atila YILDIRIM