Category: Primary & Secondary Education


Barriers to Girls’ Education at the Elementary Level in India

Gender inequality in India has remained a subject of considerable interest among the researchers. With about one-third population comprising of the youth, India has tried to improve access and quality of education to reap benefits of this demographic dividend. Despite its sustained efforts, studies have found that girls in India still face disadvantage in access


Increasing Reproduction of Territorial and Social Inequalities in Public Education in Hungary: Causes, Components, Practices and Mechanisms

In the lecture, I examine the development and reproduction of socio-spatial inequalities through the system of education, learning and training. I consciously approach phenomena from a “bottom-up” perspective as they become perceived by people and their communities getting in contact with educational institutions. In this vein, in my analysis spatial representations of the world economy,


Stand Alone Worksheets for Basic Mathematical Computation Skills Development

The recent National Achievement Test (NAT) results proved the mathematics performance of Filipino learners fall below the DepEd’s 75% MPS target. Additionally, international assessments including TIMSS and PISA revealed similar poor results of Filipino students in math. This study developed “Stand Alone Worksheets” (SAW) to address least mastered computation skills; it revealed the developed Grade


Relationship Between STEM Attitude and Empowerment: A Descriptive Study in Costa Rican Girls

This study aimed to examine the correlation between empowerment perception and STEM attitudes in young girls from a Costa Rican high school. 327 young people aged 11 to 18 years from “Colegio de Señoritas”. The sample included only girls, from different ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, living in different parts of the urban area in San


Embedding Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Design and Technology Subject Through Value-based Approach

As the world evolves in technology and rapid development, education remains the optimal mechanism to instill moral values and virtues amongst society, specifically in early education. This paper explores from Malaysian Education perspectives, particularly on teacher’s pedagogical approaches in embedding Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), the element comprises of environment, social, and economy as the


Comparing Indigeneous and Non Indigeneous Drawings: A Lesson Learnt

The study explores the use of language in elementary indigenous students from bilingual communities through the systematic analysis of their drawings. The article aims to observe whether bilingual students when asked to draw certain culture-key elements determine or not the use of a specific language spontaneously. Two hundred twenty-five indigenous girls and boys from five


Who’s Who in High School Computer Science Textbooks in Taiwan

The scientists mentioned in a computer science textbook represent the significance of their contribution to the field. By learning about the life of the scientists and the societal and cultural background at the time, students learn not only science knowledge but also how science interacts with human life. This study examines how computer scientists presented


The Effects of Questioning Strategy on Young Girl Students in Web Quest Activity

Promoting science learning and science performance of girl students has been an important issue. The study explored the effects of questioning strategy on young girl students in a webquest activity. A quasi-experimental design was adopted on 46 fifth-grade girl students. These students participated in a mixed-gender group activity aided by questioning strategy with detail question


Today’s Choices for Selecting a School: Private, Public, Charter, or Homeschool

Today, “equity” and “a quality education” are is at the forefront of education conversations. Local and national efforts are increasing to meet individual students where they are and provide relevant support to overcome obstacles preventing them from a fair chance at an education in a public school. Three years ago, gender was one of the


Science Program in Selected Public Elementary Schools: A Formative Evaluation

The implementation of the K to 12 curriculum in the Philippines started in 2012. While the program began with Grade 1 and Grade 7 students, the succeeding levels were introduced as these students get promoted to the next grade levels in the following school year. During the school year 2011-12, Republic Act 10157 or the


Professional Development, Instructional Practices and Academic Performance of Mathematics Students, Muang District Elementary Schools, Suratthani, Thailand

This study purported to investigate the professional development (PD), instructional practices (IP) of the teachers and their relationships to the academic performance of grades five and six students in Mathematics of Muang District Elementary Schools, Suratthani, Thailand. Descriptive statistical analysis such as mean, standard deviation and inferential statistics such as correlation, t-test and analysis of


Improving Mathematics Vocabulary Learning in the Foundation Phase

Mathematics is more than numbers. Students should be able to understand and use academic vocabulary to think about and discuss mathematical situations. However, vocabulary learning within the mathematical contexts could be very complex and challenging to students, especially for English Learners. The purpose of this study aims to present a review and synthesize literature regarding the


An Assessment on the Level of Research Competencies of Grade 12-Senior High School Students in a Parochial School

Research is one of the important academic endeavors included in the new K-12 curriculum for the senior high school. Possessing certain level of competency in this academic endeavor will help an individual to take part in the initiative of any institution to create knowledge and contribute significantly in the progress of the nation. The researcher wanted


Pictogramming Workshop (Learning Programming Concepts with Pictogram Contents Creation)

We have been developing content creation environment using human pictogram, called “Pictogramming.” This application can be accessed freely (web site URI: and application URI: Pictogramming is coined from two words, “pictogram” and “programming”. Pictograms are widely used in various fields such as counseling, safety, and facilities. Thus, the pictogram has been researched in


Financial Literacy at the Lower Secondary Schools in the Czech Republic

Importance of financial literacy among the population is permanently increasing. The number of financial products on the market is growing, and the age at which people start to use these products is decreasing. This is also related to the negative impacts of insufficient financial literacy in this area – rising household indebtedness, the high number


Modified Lab Rotation Model: A Blended e-Learning Approach to Improve Student’s Conceptual Understanding of English Verb Tense and Aspect

In language Education, verb tense and aspect is one of the most difficult lessons in elementary grade. For the past three years, S.Y. 2015- 2016,2016-2017 and 2017-2018, English verb tense and aspect is consistently included in the least mastered skills topic in Grade Five English. This study aimed at investigating the use of Modified Lab


Cognitive and Informative Level of Knowledge about Puberty in Primary School Pupils in Sweden

Knowledge is a summary of the acquired information gained in the learning process. It expresses pupils´awareness. Cognitive and informative level of knowledge about puberty represents the grade of instruction and formulates the amount and quality of information or knowledge. Puberty culminates in reproductive capacity achievement. Puberty can be described as a major hormonal process of


Keeping Tabs on Reading: Comparing Reading Comprehension Scores of E-Text Readers and Physical Text Readers in Senior High School

Technology plays a powerful role in the field of education (South, 2017), and with digital integration inside the classroom, scholars debated in the use of these e-texts since issues regarding reading comprehension surfaced as researchers tried to tackle new forms of digital learning (Moran et al., 2008). This research aims to compare the pre and


Implementation of K to 12 Science Program of Public Elementary Schools: Teachers’ Pedagogical Practices and Problems Encountered in Teaching Science

The study aimed at conducting formative evaluation of the implementation of K to 12 Science Program of public elementary schools in Santo Tomas District, Isabela, The Philippines for the first semester, school year 2017-2018. Specifically, the study aimed to determine teachers’ pedagogical practices and common problems encountered by teachers and administrators. The respondents of the


Visual Basic Coding in Power Point-Based Lessons in Grade 6 Mathematics

There is no doubt that education and the learning process has changed since the introduction of computers such as PowerPoint-Based Lessons. It includes pedagogical approaches like interactive learning, inquiry-based approach, discovery learning and contextualized-localized learning that promotes student-centered activities and lessons, teacher-assisted instructions and appreciation of the locale by-products, livelihood, academic-occupational relevance, and individuality. Mixed


Tough Situation of Teachers in Information Technology in Japanese Junior and Senior High Schools

Japan played a major economic growth after the World War II, which could be realized with high industrial skill because of engineering education such as mechanical engineering and electrical engineering. However, in recent years, everyone agrees that the importance of information technology is rapidly increasing, while the industrial technology is also inevitable. Currently in Japan,