Aim and Scope
The Italian Journal of Educational Research, promoted by the Italian Society of Educational Research, is devoted to Methodologies of Educational Research and Evaluation Research in Education. Research fields refer to: curriculum development, teacher training, school education, higher education and vocational education and training, instructional management and design, educational technology and e-learning, subject teaching, inclusive education, lifelong learning methodologies, competences evaluation and certification, docimology, students assessment, school evaluation. teacher appraisal, system evaluation and quality. The journal serves the interest of researchers, educators, trainers and teachers, and publishes original empirical research works, case studies, systematic and critical reviews, along with editorials and brief reports, covering recent developments in the field. The journal aims are to share the scientific and methodological culture, to encourage debate and to stimulate new research.

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The referees committee includes well-respected Italian and foreign researchers. The referral process is under the responsability of the Journal’s Editor in Chief and Co-Editor.

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2017: Special Number

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Table of Contents


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Editorial Staff 1-8


Teaching of writing to 6° and 7° grade students PDF (Italiano)
Alessia Barbagli, Pietro Lucisano, Patrizia Sposetti 9-26
A phenomenological approach to superconductivity and the learning processes of students PDF (Italiano)
Marisa Michelini, Alberto Stefanel 27-42
Strategic skills, time perspective and narrative dimension in educational guidance PDF (Italiano)
Massimo Margottini, Concetta La Rocca, Francesca Rossi 43-62
Knowledge of the body and disciplinary knowledge. The proposal from the pedagogy of the body in a research with primary school teachers PDF (Italiano)
Nicoletta Ferri, Ivano Gamelli 63-74
Language invention in primary school: teaching of Italian in a Montessori experience PDF (Italiano)
Chiara Bonazzoli, Francesca Gastaldi, Federico Gobbo 75-88
Education for citizenship through the teaching of history: improvement strategies for the center, teacher and curriculum PDF (Italiano)
Nicolás De-Alba-Fernández, Elisa Navarro-Medina 89-98
Inclusive practices with music in lower secondary school: a Design Based Research PDF (Italiano)
Lucia Chiappetta Cajola, Amalia Lavinia Rizzo, Marianna Traversetti 99-114
Enhance the logical-linguistic and logical-mathematical problem solving skills in middle secondary school. Adaptation and validation of the short version of “Creative Personality Test” (TCD-As) in Italy PDF (Italiano)
Giovanni Moretti, Valeria Biasi, Arianna Giuliani, Arianna Morini 115-128
A research conceptual laboratory on electrical transport in metals. Results and implications for education PDF (Italiano)
Giuseppe Fera, Marisa Michelini 129-140
Active learning geography for “primary education” PDF (Italiano)
Betti Simone, Francesca Fratini 141-150
The scientific explanation: historical-epistemological aspects and didactic implications. The example of Chemistry PDF (Italiano)
Aldo Stella, Giovanni Villani 151-164
Use of head-mounted display technology to support teaching through virtual learning environments in non-formal contexts PDF (Italiano)
Giuseppe De Simone, Stefano Di Tore, Sara Maffei, Maurizio Sibilio, Michele Domenico Todino 165-176
Optical spectroscopy for freshmen and secondary-school students PDF (Italiano)
Daniele Buongiorno, Marisa Michelini 177-190
An Inquiry-Based Approach to a Pedagogical Laboratory for Primary School Teacher Education PDF (Italiano)
Claudio Fazio, Onofrio R. Battaglia, Giuliana Croce, Dominique Persano-Adorno, Benedetto Di Paola 191-208
Cultural anthropology and disciplinary knowledge: a laboratory experience PDF (Italiano)
Floriana Falcinelli, Paola Falteri, Francesca Pascolini 209-222
Reflections about the curriculum of the Italian language in the primary and middle school level PDF (Italiano)
Maila Pentucci, Laura Fedeli, Teresa Magnaterra, Patrizia Magnoler, Marilisa Gentili, Francesca Munafò, Maria Grazia Taffi, Pier Giuseppe Rossi 223-240
Learning by the intersection between design disciplines, teaching methods and technologies PDF (Italiano)
Marina De Rossi, Cinzia Ferranti 241-254
Dialogue between Mathematics Education and Education: problems and synergies PDF (Italiano)
Eleonora Faggiano, Michele Giuliano Fiorentino, Antonella Montone, Michele Pertichino, Pier Giuseppe Rossi 255-272
The study of GMO between scholarly knowledge and knowledge to be taught An analysis of the didactic transposition process in a agro-ecological university course PDF (Italiano)
Stefano Bocchi, Elisabetta Nigris, Franco Passalacqua 273-292
Discursive practices and teaching mediation to support learning in Mathematics and Italian in primary school from Fenix Program PDF (Italiano)
Daniela Maccario 293-308
The Brain-based Model and the Habits of Mind to enhance future teachers’ linguistic-communicative competence PDF (Italiano)
Giuseppa Cappuccio, Giuseppa Compagno 309-324
The eTwinners teachers’ professional profile: a Competence Balance sheet to support teachers professional development valuing and planning PDF (Italiano)
Letizia Cinganotto, Margherita Di Stasio, Patrizia Garista, Giuseppina Rita Mangione, Laura Messini, Maria Chiara Pettenati 325-342
Innovation in Italian language teaching: from teachers’ training contents to classroom practices PDF (Italiano)
Loredana Camizzi, Francesco Perrone 343-366
Character education, children’s literature and digital lifestyles. An initial training path for teachers PDF (Italiano)
Alessandra La Marca, Leonarda Longo, Elif Gülbay 367-384
Geo-history curriculum structuring: a path between research and teacher training PDF (Italiano)
Patrizia Magnoler, Maila Pentucci 385-400
How to capture teacher professional vision. A coding scheme PDF (Italiano)
Giovanni Bonaiuti, Rossella Santagata, Giuliano Vivanet 401-418

ISSN: 2038-9744