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Prather, Richard – Developmental Science, 2021
Children's knowledge of arithmetic principles is a key aspect of early mathematics knowledge. Knowledge of arithmetic principles predicts how children approach solving arithmetic problems and the likelihood of their success. Prior work has begun to address how children might learn arithmetic principles in a classroom setting. Understanding of…
Descriptors: Attention, Number Concepts, Arithmetic, Children
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Azevedo, Maria Manuel; Saraiva, Elisa; Baltazar, Fátima – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2022
Facing recent threats of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), an educational strategy was designed and applied to middle school students in order to reinforce related knowledge and behaviors. A group of 65 middle school students (14-18 years old) developed several designed online curricular activities. After the intervention, students answered a…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Knowledge Level, COVID-19
Chang, Benjamin – Online Submission, 2018
In an effort to address some of the issues of justice and equity within Hong Kong, this chapter looks at developments with curriculum and pedagogy in the SAR with an emphasis on the years after the 'handover' of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom (UK) to mainland China in 1997. Not meant to be an exhaustive study, this chapter focuses on specific…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Change, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Taverna, Andrea S.; Padilla, Migdalia I.; Baiocchi, María C.; Peralta, Olga A. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
Although there is wide evidence on young children's category learning, questions concerning how cognitive mechanisms and social mediation work collaboratively in this process remain sparse. Here, we study the impact of pedagogy in young children's categorization of novel artifacts. A before-and-after micro-genetic study compared 58 3-year-old…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Learning Processes, Cues, Logical Thinking
Peralta Community Coll. District, Oakland, CA. Office of Research, Planning and Development. – 1983
An analysis of spring 1983 retention rates and grade distributions within the Peralta Community College District (PCCD) revealed: (1) College of Alameda had the highest successful retention rate in the PCCD, defined as the total of all students who completed the term with a grade of A, B, C, D, or CR (credit); (2) the PCCD's successful retention…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Community Colleges, Dropout Rate, Educational Trends
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van Lier, Pol A. C.; Muthen, Bengt O.; van der Sar, Ria M.; Crijnens, Alfons A. M. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2004
A population-based, randomized universal classroom intervention trial for the prevention of disruptive behavior (i.e., attention-deficit/hyperactivity problems, oppositional defiant problems, and conduct problems) is described. Impact on developmental trajectories in young elementary schoolchildren was studied. Three trajectories were identified…
Descriptors: Intervention, Hyperactivity, Behavior Problems, Elementary Education
Sonora Univ. (Mexico), Dept. of Letters and Linguistics. – 1994
Papers in these volumes were presented at a Mexican conference on linguistics. Most papers are in Spanish; the English translations of the titles include the following: "Directions in Contemporary Semantics" (L. Lara); "Regular Accentuation in Spanish" (C. Braithwaite); "Syntactic Order in Sonoran" (D. Brown); "Speech Datives or Interest/Not of…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Ethnology
Ministry of Education and Culture, Jerusalem (Israel). – 1978
This journal, published in Israel, contains articles of interest to teachers of English as a second language, particularly those in Hebrew-English situations. This issue contains the following articles: (1) "Thirty Years of Israel -- in the English Class," by A. Sotto and L. Marnin; (2) "English in Grade Four," by E. Gelber;…
Descriptors: Acting, Bilingual Education, Class Activities, Educational Games
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Fargason, Crayton A., Jr.; Peralta-Carcelen, Myriam C.; Fountain, Kathleen E.; Amaya, Michelle I.; Centor, Robert – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 1997
Assesses how an educational intervention describing uncertainty in child sexual-abuse assessments affects estimates of sexual abuse probability by non-physician child-abuse professionals (CAPs). Results, based on evaluations of 89 CAPs after the intervention, indicate they undervalued medical-exam findings and had difficulty adjusting for medical…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Abuse, Examiners, Intervention