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The social mediation of learning in multiethnic schools: Introduction

Guida de Abreu, Ed Elbers
2005 European Journal of Psychology of Education  
role of peers and teachers in the appropriation of cultural tools by minority students, and (3) the mediating role of social representations in the shaping of students' identities at school.  ...  Processes of mediation have a vital place in the required developments.  ...  In the second article in this section, Anna Chronaki further shows the close interrelationship between appropriation of mathematical tools and development of school identities within the dominant culture  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03173207 fatcat:4mdiabxexrehllgicauz5xvdny

Connecting Mathematical Reasoning and Language Arts Skills: The Case of Common Core State Standards

Zuhal Yilmaz, Zeynep Ozen Topal
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Results of the study indicate that language art standards emphasize the importance of using the tools such as communication, multiple representation and understanding in mathematical reasoning.  ...  As a result, in this study through content analyses of Common Core State Standards-English Language Arts (CCSS-ELA) we aim to identify potential contribution of the targeted objectives and skills mentioned  ...  Also they serve for active mathematics learning in the classroom that incorporates mathematical classroom discourse (Smith & Stein, 2012) , appropriate feedback, usage of multiple representations (Izsak  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.829 fatcat:67c724r3yje7fdytlcp3p5miaa

Social Media Tools for Informal Language Learning: A Comprehensive Theoretical Framework

Che Wan Ida Rahimah Bt. Che Wan Ibrahim
2018 Asian Social Science  
experiences in informal English as a Second Language learning via social media at residential college of Malaysian universities.  ...  This article offers a conceptual framework for social media applications that provides efficient support for a daily informal language learning experience.  ...  In the next section, the writer proposes on the theoretical appropriateness for Malaysian learners' practical application of emerging social media tools in their informal English as a second language learning  ... 
doi:10.5539/ass.v14n4p46 fatcat:ab23hj2p45dmfokn7dy3mtcsqq

HOMO SEMIOTICUS IN SCIENCE CLASSROOM: HOW FUTURE'S SCIENCE TEACHERS FACILITATE MEANING-MAKING OF SCIENCE CONCEPTS AS CITIZENS OF DIGITAL AGE?

M. Davut Gül, Zekai Ayık, Bayram Coştu
2019 Zenodo  
In science education, many researchers demonstrated that design of science texts has a great role in meaning-making of communicated scientific knowledge.  ...  Results of this study demonstrated that there is a big gap between pedagogical concerns and meaning-making facilities in the practices of pre-service science teachers during a science instruction.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors of this study announce that there is no conflict of interest in the context of all phases of this study. About the Author(s) Gül, M.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3547844 fatcat:bvekljrckbe37kb3v4zqaygb7u

Using JFLAP to interact with theorems in automata theory

Eric Gramond, Susan H. Rodger
1999 The proceedings of the thirtieth SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education - SIGCSE '99  
Recently, we have enhanced JFLAP to allow one to study the proofs of several theorems that focus on conversions of languages, from one form to another, such as converting an NFA to a DFA and then to a  ...  JFLAP is a tool for designing and running nondeterministic versions of finite automata, pushdown automata, and Turing machines.  ...  Acknowledgement JFLAP is a project that began in 1990 as NPDA and later FLAP and would not be possible without the work of many students including Dan Caugherty, Mark Losacco, Madga Procopiuc, and Tavi  ... 
doi:10.1145/299649.299800 dblp:conf/sigcse/GramondR99 fatcat:mu24d42pijcgles7x7xihuxa34

Using JFLAP to interact with theorems in automata theory

Eric Gramond, Susan H. Rodger
1999 ACM SIGCSE Bulletin  
Recently, we have enhanced JFLAP to allow one to study the proofs of several theorems that focus on conversions of languages, from one form to another, such as converting an NFA to a DFA and then to a  ...  JFLAP is a tool for designing and running nondeterministic versions of finite automata, pushdown automata, and Turing machines.  ...  Acknowledgement JFLAP is a project that began in 1990 as NPDA and later FLAP and would not be possible without the work of many students including Dan Caugherty, Mark Losacco, Madga Procopiuc, and Tavi  ... 
doi:10.1145/384266.299800 fatcat:n4wvy5ohgzb5zjmebzyfhzqa74

Gesture, meaning-making, and embodiment: Second language learning in an elementary classroom

Alessandro (Alex) Rosborough
2014 Pedagogický Časopis  
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the mediational role of gesture and body movement/positioning between a teacher and an English language learner in a second-grade classroom.  ...  Combining a Gibsonian (1979) ecological perspective with Vygotskian (1978, 1986) sociocultural theory provides a way to view the role of embodiment in the social practice of second language learning (van  ...  in their second language classroom.  ... 
doi:10.2478/jped-2014-0011 fatcat:kt6zqxb44ravtgx65fnxqcoyle

Learning scientific concepts through material and social activities: Conversational analysis meets conceptual change

Roy D. Pea
1993 Educational Psychologist  
The number of analyses of cognitive activity situated in a material and social world has increased.  ...  A sociocultural framework informed by studies of conversation analysis is described, in which meaning negotiation and appropriation are identified as mechanisms for achieving such conceptual change.  ...  I am indebted to Lucy Suchman for her provocative discussions at that session of the ubiquity of learning in activity.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15326985ep2803_6 fatcat:qub52ss6eve7dd7ogxoalaylqm

Supporting Teachers in Orchestrating CSCL Classrooms [chapter]

Yannis A. Dimitriadis
2011 Research on e-Learning and ICT in Education  
Teachers face numerous problems in orchestrating technology-enhanced classrooms, especially when dealing with complex pedagogies such as collaborative learning.  ...  Some illustrating examples are drawn from the GSIC/EMIC research work in the past decade, as well as other initiatives in the quest for appropriate mediating artefacts that may support the complex life  ...  Special thanks to the teachers and students of the "Ana de Austria" primary school at Cigales, Spain, as well all other participants in the workshops and courses at University of Valladolid, Spain and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-1083-6_6 fatcat:is5ftkwm7nfvpczkkozqi5d2sy

Teaching English Language through Literature

Nabin Chandra Marasini
2019 NUTA Journal  
This paper seeks to examine the importance of literature in the English language classroom and looks at the effect of its use.  ...  The growing trend of learning English in Nepal has increased its significance as well. The uses of literature in the classroom explore the interesting uses of words, phrases and sounds in contexts.  ...  Langer further describes the traditional second language classroom in which literature is absent.  ... 
doi:10.3126/nutaj.v6i1-2.23225 fatcat:c72ajavr5bgdhki2klzl4x7fgu

A lab course of computer organization

J. Real, J. Sahuquillo, A. Pont, L. Lemus, A. Robles
2002 Proceedings of the 2002 workshop on Computer architecture education Held in conjunction with the 29th International Symposium on Computer Architecture - WCAE '02  
The main reason is usually the lack of appropriate tools to do it.  ...  The last one is the most appropriate for our students, since this is the common way of describing circuits in the classroom as well.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1275462.1275491 dblp:conf/wcae/RealSPLR02 fatcat:dnrf6tfbafdmbhqptntr7ghfcm

A Review on the Application of Blog, Blogger, Widget and Hypertext to Develop a Web-Based Instructional Tool

Boon Yih Mah, Suzana Ab Rahim
2019 JELTIM (Journal of English Language Teaching Innovations and Materials)  
The integration of technology and media into Malaysian English as a Second Language (ESL) classrooms has altered the methods in English Language Teaching (ELT).  ...  In response to the impact of technology in ELT, the needs of a supplementary instructional platform, and the limitations of the learning management system (LMS) in fostering second language (L2) writing  ...  Therefore, to maximise the pedagogical potentials of the Internet as well as to facilitate language and cognitive developments, blog is the most appropriate web 2.0 tool to be developed as the instructional  ... 
doi:10.26418/jeltim.v1i2.31505 fatcat:df3yikhan5fqvedhzcdklhkh2y

Development of a Child's Semiotic Activity with the Help of Psychological Tools: A Vygotsky's Cultural-Historical Perspective

Jensamut Saengpun, Maitree Inprasitha
2012 Psychology  
The result showed that the learning and instructional materials and drawing schematic diagrams and students' language use are psychological tools that play a crucial role in development of first grade  ...  This study focuses on investigate how first grade students construct signs and symbols in solving addition problems with the help of psychological tools in a mathematics classroom taught by open approach  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the Office of the Higher Education Commission, Thailand for supporting by grant fund under the program Strategic Scholarships for Frontier Research Network for the  ... 
doi:10.4236/psych.2012.35060 fatcat:yersjvh43vfxph4j5uwazrlzoq

Developing Pragmatic Competence in a Foreign Language

Yined Tello Rueda
2011 Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal  
This article presents a theoretical discussion about the inclusion of explicit pragmatic instruction as a facilitative tool to develop pragmatic competence in a foreign language.  ...  who face the necessity of helping learners develop pragmatic skills in the target language.  ...  of socialization and a communication tool; and second, that classroom organization is teacher-fronted.  ... 
doi:10.14483/22487085.177 fatcat:2qwd2x4zbvfcxjxc4wc5x6pl3a

Science Journals in the Preschool Classroom

Kimberly Brenneman, Ines F. Louro
2008 Early Childhood Education Journal  
We believe that science journals can be used in the preschool classroom as tools for supporting and assessing children's learning of science-and literacy-relevant content and procedures.  ...  Finally, the role of journals in assessment is discussed.  ...  The authors thank Rochel Gelman, Stacey Langroth, and Irena Nayfeld for providing helpful comments on drafts of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10643-008-0258-z fatcat:yzzyoux3kjgcnd5cb54spnprpa
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