International Journal of Secondary Education

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014

  • The New Professionalism and the Shift to Team Teaching

    Cecilia Borges, Maurice Tardif

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 27-33
    Received: 6 March 2014
    Accepted: 11 April 2014
    Published: 20 April 2014
    Abstract: The objective of this paper is to propose a number of new directions for analysis and reflection in the emerging research field of collective teacher work. This paper is organized in two parts: the first situates the issue of collaborative work as part of the reforms and changes that have taken place in the teaching profession since the 1980s; the ... Show More
  • How Children Construct Literacy: Piagetian Perspective

    Ferhat Ensar

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 34-39
    Received: 10 April 2014
    Accepted: 20 April 2014
    Published: 30 April 2014
    Abstract: For centuries, educators have assumed that children acquire knowledge by internalizing it form the environment. It was not until the 1970’s that the researchers begun to study about the nature of children’s reading and writing systems. Psychologist wondered how children come to understand what literacy is, what functions children believed literacy ... Show More
  • Analysis of Variance for Parental Demographic Variables to Students’ Total Attitudes toward Secondary Education Science Teaching and Learning

    Ephias Gudyanga

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 40-47
    Received: 9 March 2014
    Accepted: 7 May 2014
    Published: 10 May 2014
    Abstract: In this study, analysis of variance for parental demographic nt variables to students’ total attitudes toward science teaching and learning was carried out. A survey was carried out on a randomly selected 243 participants in the secondary school section (12-16 year age group). The Likert type questionnaire was used to collect data which was subject... Show More