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Bojczyk, Kathryn E.; Haverback, Heather Rogers; Pae, Hye K.; Hairston, Marcy; Haring, Christa D. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the relations between parents' home literacy practices and the literacy skills of young children at risk for reading difficulties. Participants included 198 kindergarten and first-grade students and their parents. Children were enrolled in two Title I schools in an urban setting. Parents completed the…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Emergent Literacy, Cultural Capital
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Özdemir, Muhammet; Kaptan, Fitnat – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this research is to analyze the learning styles of pre-service primary school teachers by various variables. The universe of the research is composed of 2136 pre-service primary school teachers study in freshman (first year) and senior (fourth year) classes of Faculty of Education School Teaching department in Gazi University,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Students, Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals)
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Kablan, Zeynel – Educational Psychology, 2016
The current study investigates the influence of manipulatives used in combination with traditional approaches to mathematics education and how varying amounts of time spent on manipulative use influence student achievement across different learning styles. Three learning environments were created that incorporated varying proportions of…
Descriptors: Manipulative Materials, Mathematics Achievement, Cognitive Style, Mathematics Instruction
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Aydin, Bünyamin – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
The aim of this research is to determine eighth grade students' learning styles and attitudes toward math class and to show the relationship between their learning styles and attitudes toward math class. Sample of the research consists of 100 eighth grade students having education in a school in the Central Anatolia of our country. As data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Grade 8, Cognitive Style
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Schuh, Kathy L.; Kuo, Yi-Lung; Knupp, Tawnya L. – Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 2014
This study describes student perceptions of potential elaborative or generative learning strategies called student knowledge links. This construct was assessed using the Student Knowledge Linking Instrument-Perceptions (SKLIP), a new learning inventory to measure late-elementary student perceptions of the creation of student knowledge links. After…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Measures (Individuals), Prior Learning
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Kablan, Zeynel; Kaya, Sibel – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Problem Statement: The interest in raising levels of achievement in math and science has led to a focus on investigating the factors that shape achievement in these subjects. Understanding how different learning styles might influence science achievement may guide educators in their efforts to raise achievement. This study is an attempt to examine…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Grade 8, Science Tests, Statistical Analysis
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Boström, Lena – International Education Studies, 2012
Students' individual learning strategies have been identified as important skills in order to succeed in school as well as important for lifelong learning. The Swedish steering documents are permeated by an epistemological and a methodological variation based on the individual student's learning. Learning how to learn has been identified by the EU…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Cognitive Style, Preferences
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Cavas, Bulent – Science Education International, 2010
It is commonly believed that learning styles are not really concerned with "what" learners learn, but rather "how" they prefer to learn and it is also an important factor for students' academic achievement and attitudes. The purpose of this study was to investigate the learning styles of pre-service teachers enrolled at…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Teacher Education Programs, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Peker, Murat; Mirasyedioglu, Seref – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2008
The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences of pre-service elementary school teachers' attitudes towards mathematics according to their learning styles. Two hundreds eighty one pre-service elementary school teachers were involved in this study. The researchers employed two types of instruments, Learning Style Inventory and Scale…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Measures (Individuals), Elementary School Teachers
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Sharp, John G.; Bowker, Rob; Byrne, Jenny – Research Papers in Education, 2008
Developments within education, psychology and the neurosciences have shed a great deal of light on how we learn while, at the same time, confirming for us all that learning is a profoundly complex process and far from understood. Against this background, and in this position article, we consider the recent rise in interest in the concept of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Visual Perception
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Slack, Nicola; Norwich, Brahm – Educational Research, 2007
Background: Psychology and educational theory has a long tradition of research into learning styles. However, the current educational policy and practice interest in learning styles in the UK has resulted in concepts and practices being adopted with little rigorous empirical evaluation. Purpose: This small-scale, experimental study aimed to test…
Descriptors: Reliability, Validity, Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals)
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Uzuntiryaki, Esen; Bilgin, Ibrahim; Geban, Omer – Hacettepe University Journal of Education, 2004
Individual differences play an essential role in teaching and learning. Students differ in their learning styles which indicate the way they learn. The purpose of this study was to determine pre-service teachers' learning style preferences and investigate whether there was a significant difference between males and females in their learning…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Cognitive Style, Multivariate Analysis, Gender Differences