CLASSROOM ACTION RESEARCH: An Introduction. QUALITY CONTROL SUB DIRECTORATE APRIL 2007. CLASSROOM ACTION RESEARCH (CAR):. is a systematic way for teachers to discover what works best in their own classroom situation , thus allowing informed decisions about teaching (Mettetal, 2002).
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is a systematic way for teachers to discover what works best in their own classroom situation, thus allowing informed decisions about teaching (Mettetal, 2002)
typically involves small-scale investigative projects in the teacher’s own classroom (Richards and Lockhart , 1996).
is an activity that connects the ‘doing’ of teaching with the ‘questioning’ of research that can be united if teachers are to become contributors who shape educational policy and define effective classroom practice (Freeman, 1998)
We want to solve the puzzle (problems) encountered in our classes
We don’t want to be burned-out teachers (PD)
We want to give more to our students (customers)
We want to achieve success and feel the achievement
INQUIRY / PROBLEMS
PREMILIMINARY DATA COLLECTION
ACTION / INTERVENTION
(R. Allwright, 1993)
JOURNALS / DIARIES
SURVEYS / QUESTIONNAIRE
INTERVIEWS / DISCUSSIONS