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Simonds, Vanessa W.; Kim, Frances L.; LaVeaux, Deborah; Pickett, Velma; Milakovich, Jessica; Cummins, Jason – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Background: American Indian communities in the United States experience considerable health inequities, including increased exposure to environmental contaminants. Consequently, community members of the Apsáalooke (Crow) Nation identified the lack of water-related environmental knowledge among children as an area of concern. Aim: The purpose of…
Descriptors: Public Health, Tribes, American Indians, Children
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Liu, I-Fang; Ko, Hwa-Wei – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
Online reading requires a hybrid of reading and information and communication technology (ICT)-related skills. The purpose of this study was to explore the role of paper-based reading skills and ICT-related skills in online reading and to identify the effects of age on learning online reading. ICT-related skills that investigated in this study…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Technological Literacy, Printed Materials, Reading Skills
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Reed, Deborah K.; Cummings, Kelli D.; Schaper, Andrew; Lynn, Devon; Biancarosa, Gina – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
Informal reading inventories (IRI) and curriculum-based measures of reading (CBM-R) have continued importance in instructional planning, but raters have exhibited difficulty in accurately identifying students' miscues. To identify and tabulate scorers' mismarkings, this study employed examiners and raters who scored 15,051 words from 108 passage…
Descriptors: Accuracy, Miscue Analysis, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Rahayuningsih, Sri; Sa'dijah, Cholis; Sukoriyanto; Abadyo – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
Pirie & Kieren (1994b) states that conceptual understanding in human beings is divided into eight levels. This qualitative and descriptive research study aims to identify the layers of conceptual understanding of fractions through three representations, namely of circles, rectangles, and number lines. The subjects of this research are three…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Fractions, Elementary School Students
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Turner, Kristina – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
One-to-one learning refers to an instructional environment where all students have their own personal computer and relevant software available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This qualitative phenomenological study was conducted with 11 Year Six classroom teachers who were conducting one-to-one learning programs. Through this study's analysis…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Self Determination, Affordances, Foreign Countries
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Opitz, S. T.; Neumann, K.; Bernholt, S.; Harms, U. – Research in Science Education, 2019
Energy is considered both as a disciplinary core idea and as a concept cutting across science disciplines. Most previous approaches studied progressing energy understanding in specific disciplinary contexts, while disregarding the relation of understanding across them. Hence, this study provides a systematic analysis of cross-disciplinary energy…
Descriptors: Energy, Scientific Concepts, Biology, Chemistry
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Hossain, Saira; O'Neill, Sue C.; Strnadová, Iva – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
School satisfaction is the reflection of students' comprehensive evaluation of their school experience. This study reports the level of school satisfaction among students in Grades 6 and 8 in Bangladesh to perceive and the factors that might contribute to it using a cross-sectional research design. A 61-item survey questionnaire was utilized to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Satisfaction, Secondary School Students, Grade 6
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Uiterwijk-Luijk, Lisette; Krüger, Meta; Volman, Monique – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Inquiry-based working contributes to teacher professionalization and educational improvements. This article presents the key findings of a qualitative case study carried out in three primary schools in the Netherlands. That study focused on the inquiry-based working of school boards, school leaders and teachers, with the goal of better…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Boards of Education, Educational Improvement
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Çelik, Ebru Yilmazel; Yüce, Zeynep – International Education Studies, 2019
Cleanliness, hygiene and personal hygiene habits have an extremely important place in maintaining and developing an individual's physical and spiritual health. In contrast, it has been observed that research on student behaviour for cleaning and hygiene applications has been limited in the literature. In this case, "What are the cleaning and…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Hygiene, Habit Formation, Student Behavior
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Beckman, Alexandra; Mason, Benjamin A.; Wills, Howard P.; Garrison-Kane, Linda; Huffman, Jonathan – Education and Treatment of Children, 2019
Self-monitoring (SM) is a behavioral intervention with a long history of successful implementation for students with autism spectrum disorder. Despite the development of sophisticated software applications, they are rarely incorporated into data collection procedures for SM interventions. The current study evaluated an SM application, goal…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Behavior Modification, Academic Achievement
Bishop, Penny A.; Downes, John M.; Farber, Katy – Harvard Education Press, 2019
"Personalized Learning in the Middle Grades" shows how teachers in grades 5--8 can leverage the use of personalized learning plans (PLPs) to increase student agency and engagement, helping youth to establish learning goals aligned with their interests and assess their own learning--particularly around essential skills that cut across…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Legutko, Robert S. – Online Submission, 2019
This study employed a quantitative experimental correlational (action research) design utilizing Pearson's r correlation coefficient to determine whether or not there was a statistically significant relationship between students' socioeconomic status and having a diagnosed disability at one economically disadvantaged public, rural, co-educational…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Students with Disabilities, Rural Schools, Middle Schools
Gallagher, H. Alix; Gong, Angela; Hough, Heather J.; Kennedy, Kate; Allbright, Taylor; Daramola, Eupha Jeanne – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2019
California's shift towards continuous improvement in education makes understanding how districts and schools can learn to improve a more pressing question than ever. The CORE Improvement Community (CIC), a network of California school districts engaged in learning about improvement together, is an important testing ground to learn about what this…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, School Districts, Mathematics Achievement, African American Students
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Koc Akran, Sevda; Gurbuzturk, Oguz – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2019
This study mainly aims to determine the effect of layered curriculum on problem solving skills of students in science and technology course. The study group of the research is the 6th grade students of an elementary school in the center of Malatya. The mixed method, which includes quantitative and qualitative research patterns, was used. In the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Elementary School Students, Grade 6
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Kisfalusi, Dorottya; Janky, Béla; Takács, Károly – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
This study aims at disentangling the effects of status generalization and social identity processes on ability perceptions among early adolescents. Double standards theory predicts that people use different standards for making inferences about others' abilities based on social status. Social identity processes, however, imply that people evaluate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Gender Differences, Ethnicity
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