Book 1

The Family Effect on Academic Performance in School. A Case Study of selected Schools in Kabale District

The Family Effect on Academic Performance in School. A Case Study of selected Schools in Kabale District

GRIN Verlag. 2017

Academic Paper from the year 2017 in the subject Education - Educational Tests & Measurements, Atlantic International University (Education Foundations), course: Education Management, language: English, abstract: The study was carried out in selected schools of Kabale district to determine the effect of family background on the academic performance of students in secondary schools. Both random and purposive sampling techniques were used to select respondents. Primary data was collected using...

Preparing for Life in a Digital Age

Preparing for Life in a Digital Age

Springer. 2014

Ability to use information and communication technologies (ICT) is an imperative for effective participation in today’s digital age. Schools worldwide are responding to the need to provide young people with that ability. But how effective are they in this regard? The IEA International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) responded to this question by studying the extent to which young people have developed computer and information literacy (CIL), which is defined as the ability to...

Nationality Vs Ethnicity in Education

Nationality Vs Ethnicity in Education

Nationality and Ethnicity in an Israeli School: A Case Study of Jewish-Arab Studentsexplores the intersection of ethnicity, nationality, and social structure which is experienced through schooling and its effects on the performance of disadvantaged students. The book sheds light on the ramifications of the multi-layered ethnic-class identities and explores the role of nationality in the reproduction of a depoliticized ethnic hierarchy in school and society. It offers an ethnographic case...

PISA Learning for Tomorrow's World First Results from PISA 2003

PISA Learning for Tomorrow's World First Results from PISA 2003

OECD Publishing. 2004

This report presents the first internationally comparable results to OECD's 2003 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Survey of the educational performance of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science in 25 OECD countries.

Teaching with Poverty in Mind

Teaching with Poverty in Mind

ASCD. 2010

In Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About It, veteran educator and brain expert Eric Jensen takes an unflinching look at how poverty hurts children, families, and communities across the United States and demonstrates how schools can improve the academic achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students. Jensen argues that although chronic exposure to poverty can result in detrimental changes to the brain, the...