The Impact of an Educational Program Based on Brain-Based Learning in Improving the Skills of Creative Thinking and Achievement in Social and National Education in Jordan

Majed K. Al-Khawaldeh, Mohammad I. Qattawi

Abstract


This study aimed to investigate the impact of an educational program based on brain-based learning in improving the creative thinking and academic achievement in the social studies and civics education among the third basic grade students in Jordan. The researcher adopted the semi-experimental method, and the study sample consisted of 50 third grade students of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab basic public school for Boys. The sample was purposive sample and then was assigned randomly into two the experimental and control groups. The experimental group which was provided the developed study unit consisted of 25 students, and similarly, the control group, which was presented the regular method. The study results showed statistically significant differences (=.05) in creative thinking skills: fluency, flexibility and authenticity, as well as academic achievement in the social studies and civic education among the third-graders in favor of the experimental group. The difference may be attributed to the brain-based education program.

 


Keywords


Impact of education, creative thinking, achievement, social and national education.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24200/jeps.vol9iss3pp502-522

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