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Marengo, Davide; Jungert, Tomas; Iotti, Nathalie O.; Settanni, Michele; Thornberg, Robert; Longobardi, Claudio – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study investigated the links between students' behavioral problems, student--teacher conflict, and students' involvement in bully, victim, and bully/victim roles in adolescence. The role of student-teacher conflict as moderator of the association between students' behavioral problems and their involvement in each bullying role was examined.…
Descriptors: Conflict, Teacher Student Relationship, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Toluk-Ucar, Zulbiye; Bozkus, Figen – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate how prospective elementary school mathematics teachers and elementary school students' ability to distinguish proportional situations from nonproportional situations differ or are alike. Participants of the study were 319 prospective primary and middle school teachers and 320 elementary school students…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary Education
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Etkin, Rebecca G.; Bowker, Julie C. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2018
For the first time, we investigate associations between overprotective behavior within the context of adolescent friendships and psychosocial outcomes. Young adolescents participating in two studies (Ns = 270 and 179; 49% boys) completed self-report measures of psychological functioning, social problems (also assessed with peer nominations), and…
Descriptors: Friendship, Antisocial Behavior, Early Adolescents, Social Problems
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Paige, David D.; Smith, Grant S. – Education Sciences, 2018
Academic vocabulary is the specialized language used to communicate within academic settings. The Coxhead (2000) taxonomy is one such list that identifies 570 headwords representing academic vocabulary. Researchers have hypothesized that students possessing greater fluent reading skills are more likely to benefit from exposure to vocabulary due to…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Academic Discourse, Vocabulary Development, Grade 6
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Joshi, Ela; Doan, Sy; Springer, Matthew G. – AERA Open, 2018
Our work aims to substantiate and extend earlier findings on the effects of student-teacher race matching on academic achievement using longitudinal data for students in Grades 3 through 8 in Tennessee. We examine heterogenous effects not only by racial subgroup and student preparedness, as explored in prior literature, but also by levels of…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Sarikaya, Bunyamin – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2018
The aim of this study is to examine the critical visual reading skills of secondary school students (5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade) in terms of different variables (gender and grade level). Study sample consisted of 400 students of 4 schools located in the city center of Mus. A screening model was used in the research. Data were collected using the…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Reading Instruction, Critical Reading, Visual Literacy
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Akkaya Yilmaz, Mavi; Karakus, Ufuk – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The objective of this research is to examine the effectiveness of teaching the 6th grade (12-13 years old) social studies lessons' unit "Our Country's Resources" by place based teaching method on student achievement. This research was conducted in 2013-2014 academic year for six weeks in a public secondary school in Milas. In this…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Social Studies, Place Based Education, Program Effectiveness
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Inel, Yusuf – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The goal of this research is to reveal out the effect of the activities prepared based on the 4MAT teaching method on the academic achievement of the students, with respect to the unit, "The Journey of Democracy", included in social studies curriculum for 6th-graders. In accordance with this goal, the research was conducted using the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Social Studies
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Ðurišic, Maša – Research in Pedagogy, 2018
Numerous studies have confirmed the connection between the family climate and various forms of externalizing behaviour problems, such as aggressive and violent behaviour, vandalism, skipping school and running away from home, substance abuse and others. Therefore, it is of particular importance to point out those risk factors, that according to…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Family Influence, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior
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Kizkapan, Oktay; Bektas, Oktay; Saylan Kimizigu, Asli – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine elementary school students' level of self-regulation skills-goal setting and to develop strategies to achieve these goals. Survey method is used in the study with the participants of 368 students. The study was conducted at two elementary schools in Incesu and Kocasinan provinces of Kayseri and students…
Descriptors: Self Control, Elementary School Students, Goal Orientation, Foreign Countries
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Bayaga, Anass; Bossé, Michael J. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This study begins by connecting semantic elaboration with conceptual understanding and syntactic elaboration with procedural understanding in the context of fractions. Through case studies and discourse analysis, the work and communication of students in fourth through sixth grade is analyzed to determine the extent of their semantic and syntactic…
Descriptors: Semantics, Fractions, Mathematical Concepts, Case Studies
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Bossé, Michael J.; Bayaga, Anass; Fountain, Catherine; Lynch-Davis, Kathleen; Preston, Ron; Adu-Gyamfi, Kwaku – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This study applies the Mathematics Acquisition Framework (MAF) (Bossé, Ringler, Bayaga, Fountain, & Young, 2018) to investigate fifth- through seventh-grade students' comprehension of fractions and decimals and examines how students build understanding of mathematical principles and concepts regarding fractions and decimals. Based on case…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Harlow, Danielle B.; Dwyer, Hilary A.; Hansen, Alexandria K.; Iveland, Ashley O.; Franklin, Diana M. – Cognition and Instruction, 2018
This article integrates an ecological approach and design-based research in computer science education research by following the simultaneous development of a computer programming environment and curriculum for elementary school age children over 2-1/2 years. We studied the alignment of the affordances provided by the programming environment and…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Elementary School Students, Programming, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Frazier, Denise K. – Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative research was to examine how a service learning literacy course impacted preservice teacher perceptions of intermediate-aged high-ability children in a mid-high poverty school, and how the educators in the partnering school viewed the experience. Pre- and post-experience responses from preservice teachers and…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Preservice Teacher Education, Literacy Education, High Achievement
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Tekin-Dede, Ayse; Bukova-Güzel, Esra – The Mathematics Educator, 2018
The purpose of this study was to introduce a rubric named "Rubric for the Assessment of Modeling Skills" for assessing cognitive modeling skills and explaining the rubric's development process. The dimensions of the rubric are understanding the problem, simplifying, mathematizing, working mathematically, interpreting and validating.…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 6, Grade 11
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