Investigating Validity and Reliability and Factor Analysis of Webster's Wisdom Questionnaire in Iran

Fariborz Dortaj; Rasool Kornoghabi; Michel Ferrari; Faezeh Jahan; Shermin Esmaeili

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2018, Pages 7-19

  Webster's Wisdom Questionnaire is a well-known self-assessment scale, which can cover a wide range of future wisdom studies. This research was conducted with the aim to examine the questionnaire psychometrics (reliability, validity, and factor analysis) and to evaluate the relationship between wisdom, ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Teaching Critical Thinking Skills on Students’ Academic Achievement in Mathematics and Science: A Study in Timss Framework

Mohammad Sharifi; Jalil Fathabadi; Abdolazim Karimi; Masoud Sharifi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2018, Pages 21-30

  The present study, conducted in Timss 2007 framework, aimed to examine the effectiveness of teachingcritical thinking on students’ academic achievement in mathematics and science. Research design was Quasi-experimental. Research sample (With available sampling method) included two classes of third ...  Read More

Effectiveness of Early Educational Interventions on Self-Regulation Skills in Preschool Children

Somaye Jamali Paghale; Moluk Khademi Ashkzari; Mahnaz Akhavan Tafti; Ahmad Abedi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2018, Pages 31-41

  The aim of the current research was to investigate the effectiveness of early educational interventions on the self-regulation skills of preschool children. Statistical population was the Preschool children of Isfahan kindergarten aged 6 to 7 during 2017-2018.The sample consisted of 30 Preschool children ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Working Memory Training on Reading Difficulties among Students with Reading Disorder

Sajedeh Sharifi; Saeed Rezaei

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2018, Pages 43-54

  The present study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of working memory training on reading difficulties of students with reading disorder.  The design of this study was experimental with a pretest-posttest design and a control group. The statistical population consisted of all elementary school ...  Read More

Principles of Open School Design Based on Emotional Intelligence Model and Enhancing Learning

Hosna Shams Dolatabadi; Nilufar Malek; Farhang Mozafar; Bahram Sedghpour

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2018, Pages 55-67

  Considering the effects of open school spaces on students, the aim of the study was to provide guidelines for designing school open spaces to enhance the level of emotional intelligence and learning in primary school children. This can be done through increasing the level of motivation and providing ...  Read More

Application of Conceptual Change Model in Teaching Basic Concepts of Physics and Correcting Misconceptions

Maryam Asgari; Fatemeh Ahmadi; Roshan Ahmadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2018, Pages 69-83

  This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of the conceptual change model (CCM) on learning the basic concepts of Electrostatics. CCM is an active teaching method that puts emphasis on children's preconception. The underlying principles of CCM are derived from constructivist theory. The growing ...  Read More

Predictors of Vocabulary Achievement: Testing a Model of Life Syllabus and Web-Based Language Teaching

Mustapha Hajebi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2018, Pages 85-96

  This research was done to investigate the effect of life syllabus and web-based language learning on the vocabulary improvement of the study participants and to seek the attitudes of the learners on the use of web-based approach in language class based on life syllabus. Michigan test (version1997) was ...  Read More