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Accardo, Amy L.; Finnegan, Elizabeth G. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Students with autism spectrum disorder have been found to experience difficulty with reading comprehension despite intact decoding and word recognition. This identified need for targeted reading comprehension remediation results in a need for teachers to utilize research-based practices and to individualize instruction for students with autism…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction
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Giannopoulou, Ioanna; Pasalari, Evdokia; Korkoliakou, Panagiota; Douzenis, Athanasios – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
A recent special education legislation reform in Greece puts emphasis on the inclusion of pupils with special educational needs into mainstream schools. The purpose of the present study was to investigate knowledge of ASD among 67 mainstream nursery and primary classroom teachers, and evaluate the effectiveness of a half-day ASD awareness seminar…
Descriptors: Autism, Consciousness Raising, Foreign Countries, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Quast, Erin – Reading Teacher, 2019
How might literature be shared with students for transformative purposes? Literature has the power to shape students' worldviews through the exploration of diverse human experiences, but how students engage with diverse characters is important to reaching transformative goals. The author identified teachers' pedagogical moves within a preschool…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Transformative Learning, World Views, Gender Differences
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Freeman, Niecea D.; Townsend, Dianna; Templeton, Shane – Reading Teacher, 2019
The authors detail word-learning strategies from a small-scale early reading intervention for first graders (N = 3) focused on Greek and Latin roots in science-based informational texts. Educators can provide explicit instruction to support student awareness of word structures in content-specific vocabulary, and this instruction can be adapted to…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Morphemes, Morphology (Languages)
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Erickson, Joy Dangora; Wharton-McDonald, Ruth – Reading Teacher, 2019
The authors emphasize the importance of cultivating autonomous motivation for literacy in early childhood by supporting students' basic psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness while building foundational skills. Additionally, the authors highlight four key findings specific to early childhood (pre-K-2) literacy development:…
Descriptors: Reading Motivation, Emergent Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Psychological Needs
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Concannon-Gibney, Tara – Reading Teacher, 2019
Poetry has often been described as the neglected genre despite its potential to engage and motivate students of all abilities in reading and writing. Indeed, poetry provides an excellent forum for the development of literacy skills and strategies in a meaningful context. The author describes how a teacher implemented a poetry genre study in a…
Descriptors: Poetry, Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
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Ünlüer, Esra; Zembat, Rengin – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
This study aims to identify the effectiveness of the Aesthetic Education Program on aesthetic judgment development of the five year old children. The pre-test and post-test control group experimental design was applied throughout the study. The group matching technique was employed in constitution of the study groups. Participants of the study…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Aesthetics, Young Children, Kindergarten
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Vandermaas-Peeler, Maureen; Dean, Caroline; Biehl, Maja Sbahi; Mellman, Anna – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2019
Two studies were conducted in the US and Denmark to examine parents' beliefs about the importance of play and nature experiences for early childhood development. Thirty parents in the US and 19 parents in Denmark completed semi-structured interviews with quantitative and qualitative elements. Although families in both contexts highly valued…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Young Children, Play
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Juhasz, Barbara J.; Yap, Melvin J.; Raoul, Akila; Kaye, Micaela – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2019
Word frequency is an important predictor of lexical-decision task performance. The current study further examined the role of this variable by exploring the influence of frequency trajectory. Frequency trajectory is measured by how often a word occurs in childhood relative to adulthood. Past research on the role of this variable in word…
Descriptors: Word Frequency, Predictor Variables, Grade 1, College Students
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Botzum, Krystalyn; Sparks, Kelly; Smothers, Moriah – Science and Children, 2019
While curriculum designed as project-based learning is not suitable for use with every science standard, this methodology can be used when teaching concepts that naturally contain some flexibility. With small adaptations, teachers can implement these practices into the classroom regardless of the grade level. This article provides a detailed…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Projects, Scientific Concepts
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Masters, Heidi; Hilgendorf, Chelsey; Stundahl, Lisa; Gresl, Megan; Jentsch, Amber – Science and Children, 2019
To support elementary school students in finding a solution to an engineering problem, the authors developed a series of five lessons using the 5E Instructional Model (Bybee 2014). The lessons align with the "Next Generation Science Standards" and the "Common Core State Standards" and integrate the teaching and learning of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Grade 2, Elementary School Students
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Ismail, Sadiq Abdulwahed Ahmed; Jarrah, Adeeb Mohamed – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The issue of preparing qualified and motivated teachers equipped with all the essential pedagogical and content knowledge and language proficiency has recently become a top priority in many countries, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The main aim of the present study is to investigate the impact of teaching practice on pre-service…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Language Proficiency
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Tezer, Murat; Kan, Sebnem Guldal; Bas, Cizem – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The aim of this research is to investigate multi-dimensional self-efficacy beliefs of prospective teachers towards creative drama activities in terms of various variables. The study group consists of 288 prospective teachers attending preschool education and classroom teaching degree undergraduate programs of a private university located in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Student Attitudes
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Collie, Rebecca J.; Martin, Andrew J.; Nassar, Natasha; Roberts, Christine L. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Relatively little attention has been given to understanding different social and emotional behavior (SEB) profiles among students and their links to important educational outcomes. We applied latent profile analysis to identify SEB profiles among kindergarten students based on five SEBs: cooperative, socially responsible, helpful, anxious, and…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Profiles, Student Behavior, Social Behavior
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Purwadi, I. Made Ari; Sudiarta, I. Gusti Putu; Suparta, I. Nengah – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This study aimed at: (1) determining whether the Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract (CPA) strategy has a positive effect on students' mathematical conceptual understanding (MCU) and students' mathematical representation (MR) on fractions; (2) describing how CPA strategy can improve students' MCU and students' MR on fractions. This research used a mixed…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Concept Formation, Pictorial Stimuli
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