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Chalmers, Kerry A.; Freeman, Emily E. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Low working memory (WM) capacity has been linked to poor academic performance and problem behavior. Availability of easy-to-administer screening tests would facilitate early detection of WM deficits. This study investigated the psychometric properties of the Working Memory Power Test for Children (WMPT) in 170 Australian schoolchildren (8½-11…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Academic Achievement, Behavior Problems, Correlation
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Inon, Magen – Ethics and Education, 2019
Research shows that various pharmaceuticals can offer modest cognition enhancing effects for healthy individuals. These finding have caused some academics to support liberal use of pharmacological cognitive enhancement (PCE) in schools and universities. This approach partially arises from arguments implying there is little moral justification for…
Descriptors: Pharmacology, Drug Use, Cognitive Ability, Moral Values
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Prewett, Sara L.; Bergin, David A.; Huang, Francis L. – School Psychology International, 2019
This study investigated 336 fifth- and sixth-grade middle school students' relationships with their ten mathematics teachers. Authors used a five-step hierarchical multiple linear regression to examine teacher and student factors related to students' quality of relationships with their teachers. Analyses revealed that teachers' student…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Middle School Teachers
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Begeny, John C. – School Psychology International, 2019
Scholarship in school psychology has continued to document the need and importance of contextually relevant intervention and prevention research, but this type of research remains relatively scarce. Also problematic, this type of research is even more limited in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) compared to high-income countries. This…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Grade 3
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Poulou, Maria S.; Reddy, Linda A.; Dudek, Christopher M. – School Psychology International, 2019
Teachers' perceptions of self-efficacy are one of the few individual characteristics that predict teacher practice. There is limited research linking teachers' perceptions of self-efficacy and actual classroom practices. The study examined teacher' perceptions of self-efficacy and actual instructional and behavior management practices using the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes
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Martínez-Adrián, María; Gallardo-del-Puerto, Francisco; Basterrechea, María – Language Teaching Research, 2019
The use of communication strategies (CSs) in oral and written second language (L2) production has been widely investigated (e.g. Muñoz, 2007). As for content and language integrated learning (CLIL) settings, learners seem to resort to the first language (L1) less often than in traditional foreign language instruction (e.g. Celaya & Ruiz de…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Communication Strategies, English (Second Language)
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Castro, Connie J.; Viezel, Kathleen; Dumont, Ron; Guiney, Meaghan – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
This study examined recent technological developments in cognitive assessment and how these developments impact children's test behavior. The study consisted of two groups: one tested with an iPad and another tested with the standard paper and pencil format of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-IV). Independent groups t tests…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Children, Cognitive Ability, Child Behavior
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Rowe, Ellen W.; Curby, Timothy W.; Kim, Helyn – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
This study examined the variance in teacher ratings attributable to teacher, occasion, and child on the original Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC). Teachers rated approximately 1,100 girls (52%) and boys (48%) at four public elementary schools over 3 years. About half of the students were rated twice and about a seventh 3 times.…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Student Behavior, Elementary School Students
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Contreras-Soto, Amanda; Véliz-Campos, Mauricio; Véliz, Leonardo – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Language tests are widely used in education as the primary mode of assessing students' learning. These, however, more often than not, generate high levels of anxiety in students, which, in turn, obscures the observed learning behaviours. The present study aimed to determine whether or not 6th graders' levels of test anxiety could be reduced…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Second Language Learning, Portfolios (Background Materials), Writing (Composition)
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Aktulun, Özgün Uyanik – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The objective of this study is to perform a validity and reliability examination of Number Sense Screener (NSS) by applying it to Turkish children aged 72-83 months. The universe of this general survey model study was constituted by 72-83-month old children showing normal development and studying at primary schools under the authority of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Screening Tests
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Çetin, Münevver; Halisdemir, Meral – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine the school administrators and Generation Z's perspectives towards each other. The conflict between school administrators and the emerging generation has always been a hot-debate research topic, and it is undeniable that each generation with new defining characteristics make this subject to be worthwhile to…
Descriptors: Age Groups, Administrators, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Papanthymou, Anastasia; Darra, Maria – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The present study is a literature review of 37 empirical studies from Greece and internationally of the last decade and aims at investigating the contribution of learner self-assessment to: a. enhancement of learning motivation, b. improvement of academic performance/learning, c. development of self-regulating learning and d. raise of self-esteem.…
Descriptors: Instruction, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Physical Education, Self Esteem
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Washington, Ernest; Zandvakili, Elham – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The Emotional Climate Scale (ECS) was used to study the emotional responses of minority and majority elementary school students to different settings within their schools. The ECS applies a 7 point Likert scale to assess the emotions of anger, sadness, anxiety, loneliness, calmness, excitement, happiness, and hope in the school settings of the…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Emotional Response, Elementary School Students, Psychological Patterns
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Burdina, Gulnara M.; Krapotkina, Irina E.; Nasyrova, Liliya G. – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
When new advanced technologies showed up in the market, teacher's role in distance learning step further in its path to change. Teachers often fail to find what their purpose of acting among technologies is and what the method for teaching elementary school students online would be right. Considering student's need in communication with a teacher…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Elementary School Students, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship
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Adiputra, Sofwan; Mujiyati; Hendrowati, Tri Yuni – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Inclusive education requires the support of parents of children with disabilities and parents of normal children so that can be carried out well. However, there are often misunderstandings about parents about this. The purpose of this study is to be able to classify parents' perceptions about the application of inclusive education in schools.…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Inclusion, Socioeconomic Status, Elementary School Students
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