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Setiawan, Danang Wahyu; Suharno; Triyanto – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2019
The research aims to know the effect of Active Learning on the concept of mastery of sains learning by fifth grade students at primary school. The method that is used in this research is a quasi-experimental research. The aspect being measured in this research was comparing two learning groups. Experiment group was exposed to Active Learning Model…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Experimental Groups
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Losinski, Mickey; Ennis, Robin Parks; Sanders, Sara; Wiseman, Nicole – Exceptional Children, 2019
In the current study we examined the effect of a self-regulated strategy development intervention on the fraction calculations of students with or at risk for disabilities using a multiple-baseline-across-sites, single-case design. Specifically, the intervention package addressed the following skills: adding and subtracting fractions with unlike…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Strategies
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Brass, Nicole; McKellar, Sarah E.; North, Elizabeth A.; Ryan, Allison M. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
This study examined group differences by grade (fifth graders in elementary school and sixth graders in middle school) and gender in academic (behavioral and emotional engagement, academic self-concept, and worry) and socio-emotional adjustment (self-esteem, social satisfaction, social self-concept, and worry). Self-report data were collected from…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Grade 5, Grade 6, Elementary School Students
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Vicente, Marta Martínez; Riveiro, José Manuel Suárez; Barroso, Carlos Valiente – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Executive functions involve cognitive and metacognitive abilities that make up a sophisticated system that monitors and reviews conduct involved in decision-making. These functions are critical for carrying out tasks and adaptive behavior. Among its components are inhibitory and attentional control, planning, self-regulation and…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Hiebert, Elfrieda H.; Scott, Judith A.; Castaneda, Ruben; Spichtig, Alexandra – Education Sciences, 2019
The two studies reported on in this paper examine the features of words that distinguish students' performances on vocabulary assessments as a means of understanding what contributes to the ease or difficulty of vocabulary knowledge. The two studies differ in the type of assessment, the types of words that were studied, and the grade levels and…
Descriptors: Difficulty Level, English Language Learners, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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López, Miriam Romero; Fernández, Montserrat López; Martínez, María Carmen Pichardo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The huge impact of technology in the last few decades, and the ample development of information and communication technologies (ICT) has established them as an essential characteristic of today's society. This vertiginous advance, and the quantity and diversity of changes in knowledge that are being generated, are inducing important…
Descriptors: Neurology, Physiology, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Tang, Shifang; Wang, Zhuoying; Min, Yue – Education Sciences, 2019
This study focuses on comparing the growth trajectory of border and non-border school districts regarding their fifth-grade students' performance on a standardized reading test. Using a growth hierarchical linear model, we investigated the effect of time, school location, and their interaction on students' reading performance through the State of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Districts, High Stakes Tests, Reading Tests
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Whitlock, Annie McMahon – Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 2019
In this paper, I describe the implementation of a project-based economics unit in a fifth-grade classroom in Michigan, titled One Hen. One Hen is a curricular unit designed to teach students about social entrepreneurship as a way for students to learn economic concepts while developing their own civic efficacy by engaging in a project where they…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Elementary School Students, Economics Education
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Truckenmiller, Adrea J.; Park, Jiyoon; Dabo, Arfang; Wu Newton, Yi-Chieh – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2019
Academic language, which is characterized by the words and structure of the language of schooling, is an important teachable component of academic achievement. When compared to other strong predictors of academic achievement (e.g., decoding, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension), academic language is not as well understood or explicitly taught in…
Descriptors: Academic Language, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Price, Jamie; Govett, Aimee; Davis, Misty; Ivester, Robyn; Howard, Teresa; Messimer, Lisa – Teaching Science, 2019
Project-based learning (PBL) is centred on a challenging, yet meaningful, driving question and culminates in a product that students create or do to showcase their learning to a public audience. Other essential elements of a true PBL experience include: sustained inquiry, authentic tasks, opportunities for students to make decisions about their…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Integrated Activities, Units of Study
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Smith, Caroline; Fitzallen, Noleine; Watson, Jane; Wright, Suzie – Teaching Science, 2019
STEM education is becoming more common in schools and provides a range of exciting real-world contexts in which students can engage. However, a gap in most approaches to STEM remains the collection and use of data that can be used concurrently to develop statistical literacy and science literacy. This paper describes a STEM activity carried out…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Li, Jui-Teng; Tong, Fuhui – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
In this study, we examined the effects of E-flashcards and paper flashcards on Chinese vocabulary learning and learning attitudes among students learning Chinese as a foreign language. One hundred fourth and fifth grade English-speaking students participated in two groups, E-flashcards (n = 50) and paper flashcards (n = 50), to learn 20 new…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Instructional Materials, Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning
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Cho, Eunsoo; Toste, Jessica R.; Lee, Minhye; Ju, Unhee – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
Reading for understanding is a challenging task for many upper elementary struggling readers, and their attitudes toward such challenges can make a difference in their subsequent engagement and reading achievement. Mindset and achievement goals provide a useful explanatory framework for understanding struggling readers' engagement and reading…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Reading Comprehension, Elementary School Students, Reading Attitudes
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Troyer, Margaret; Kim, James S.; Hale, Elizabeth; Wantchekon, Kristia A.; Armstrong, Catherine – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
Children's motivation to read is a strong predictor of their reading comprehension. However, some recent research has suggested that the relationship between reading motivation and reading comprehension may be mediated through the amount that students read. This study attempts a conceptual replication of several existing models that explore the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Lottero-Perdue, Pamela S.; Lachapelle, Cathy P. – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2019
The aim of this study was to assess evidence for the validity of General Mindset (GM) and Engineering Mindset (EM) surveys that we developed for fifth-grade students (ages 10-11). In both surveys, we used six items to measure student mindset to determine if it was more fixed (presuming intelligence is fixed and failure is a sign that one is not…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Student Attitudes, Intelligence
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