International Journal of Elementary Education

Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017

  • Improving the Attitude of Pre-service Elementary School Teachers Towards Teaching Physics

    Nina Abramzon, Stefanie Saccoman, Barbara Hoeling

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 16-23
    Received: 9 June 2017
    Accepted: 21 June 2017
    Published: 1 August 2017
    Abstract: The dislike that many elementary school teachers have for teaching physics is a well-known problem that adversely affects science education at all higher levels. This study aims at evaluating an approach to change this negative attitude by demonstrating the relevance of science teaching to the students in the SCI 210 course, “Physics for future ele... Show More
  • The Impact of Decentralized Fiscal Funds on Primary Schooling in Kenya

    Sagire Lucas

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 24-31
    Received: 27 June 2017
    Accepted: 17 July 2017
    Published: 11 August 2017
    Abstract: Improved standards of living for citizens is what any government strives to achieve. In doing this, governments use different methods. Governments improve welfare of its citizens through provision of public goods or utilities from which citizens derive utility. Many governments have set up various fiscal funds to that end. This study investigated t... Show More