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Parr, Judy M.; Gadd, Murray – Teaching and Learning Research Initiative, 2018
Writing is a demanding, multidimensional process that is, cognitively and socially, highly complex. Success in writing is vital to success in education and in the workforce. Writing is increasingly used to demonstrate learning through schooling and has the potential to contribute toward understanding and learning in the content areas. The project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Havik, Trude – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2017
This study investigated bullying victims' perceptions of their teachers' support and monitoring when controlling for level of mental health problems, peer relationships, gender, and grade level. Given the nested structure of the data, multilevel analyses were employed to examine these associations. The quality of classroom interaction is highly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Victims, Student Attitudes
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Coplan, Robert J.; Liu, Junsheng; Cao, Jian; Chen, Xinyin; Li, Dan – School Psychology Quarterly, 2017
Although childhood shyness has been associated with school-adjustment difficulties in contemporary research in China, the conceptual mechanisms that may underlie these relations remain underinvestigated. The goal of this study was to examine a complex theoretical model that explicates the roles of both peer preference and teacher-child…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Student Adjustment, Foreign Countries, Teacher Influence
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Lloyd, Rebecca – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2015
Background: Physical Education (PE) programmes are expanding to include alternative activities yet what is missing is a conceptual model that facilitates how the learning process may be understood and assessed beyond the dominant sport-technique paradigm. Purpose: The purpose of this article was to feature the emergence of a Function-to-Flow (F2F)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Learning Processes
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Hein, Sascha; Tan, Mei; Aljughaiman, Abdullah; Grigorenko, Elena L. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
This study utilized multilevel modeling to examine the student characteristics (gender and age) and school factors (private vs. public school, urban vs. rural school, socioeconomic status, curricular organization, resources, activities, and equipment) associated with individual and between-school differences in the verbal, numerical, and figural…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Institutional Characteristics, Gender Differences, Age Differences
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 2013
With just a few materials, building a paper model of the International Space Station (ISS) can become an excellent group, troop, or class project. This publication contains a brief overview of the ISS, its parts, the science that occurs on board, instructions, and extensions for an interdisciplinary technology experience. Discover more about the…
Descriptors: Space Sciences, Space Exploration, Science Instruction, Simulation
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Frenzel, Anne C.; Pekrun, Reinhard; Dicke, Anna-Lena; Goetz, Thomas – Developmental Psychology, 2012
Research has shown that the average values for academic interest decrease during adolescence. Looking beyond such quantitative decline, we explored qualitative change of interest in the domain of mathematics across adolescence. Study 1 was based on a longitudinal data set (annual assessments from Grade 5 to Grade 9; N = 3,193). Latent variable…
Descriptors: Interests, Mathematics, Adolescents, Longitudinal Studies
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Wen, Yun; Looi, Chee-Kit; Chen, Wenli – Educational Technology & Society, 2012
This paper proposes the identification and use of principle-based pedagogical patterns to help teachers to translate design principles into actionable teaching activities, and to scaffold student learning with sufficient flexibility and creativity. A set of pedagogical patterns for networked Second language (L2) learning, categorized and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
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Keeling, Sally – Journal of Rural Studies, 2012
Within studies of ageing, rurality and family relations, the prevalent "point of view" is based on the perspectives of adults, particularly older people themselves. However, taking seriously the reciprocal nature of kinship relations also challenges researchers to find ways to explore younger people's views and experiences of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Grandparents, Grandchildren
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Iflazoglu, Ayten; Hong, Eunsook – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2012
Whether students' motivation, organizational approaches, physical needs, and environmental and interpersonal preferences during the homework process predict homework achievement and attitudes toward homework was examined in 1,776 Turkish students in Grades 5 through 8. The Homework Motivation and Preference Questionnaire was utilized to assess…
Descriptors: Homework, Motivation, Grade 5, Family Environment
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Lester, Leanne; Cross, Donna; Shaw, Therese; Dooley, Julian – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2012
This study aimed to investigate the causal pathways and factors associated with being involved in bullying behaviour as a bully-victim using longitudinal data from students aged 11-14 years over the transition time from primary to secondary school. Examination of bully-victim pathways suggest a critical time to intervene is prior to transition…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Bullying, Early Adolescents, Victims
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Salzer, Christine; Trautwein, Ulrich; Ludtke, Oliver; Stamm, Margrit – Learning and Instruction, 2012
Little is known about the association of classroom characteristics with adolescent truancy. A critical question is whether high achievement standards, high workload, and fast pace protect against or increase adolescent truancy. In this study, self-reports from 3491 Swiss grade 7, grade 8 and grade 9 students in 202 classes were used to predict…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Truancy, High Achievement, Grade 9
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Bahou, Lena – Educational Action Research, 2012
Questions about the nature and extent of students' active involvement and influence within schools and the wider community prompted this author to investigate ways in which student voice, as one important manifestation of active participation, was translated into action through a "students as researchers" activity. A three-phase…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Research Methodology, Research Skills
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Randler, Christoph; Hummel, Eberhard; Glaser-Zikuda, Michaela; Vollmer, Christian; Bogner, Franz X.; Mayring, Philipp – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2011
Research has shown that emotions play a significant role in the learning process and academic achievement. However, the fact that measurement of emotions during or after instruction usually requires written responses on lengthy research instruments has been given as a reason why researchers have tended to avoid research on this topic in…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Elementary Secondary Education, Test Validity, Motivation
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Pibal, Florian; Cesnik, Hermann S. – Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 2011
When administering tests across grades, vertical scaling is often employed to place scores from different tests on a common overall scale so that test-takers' progress can be tracked. In order to be able to link the results across grades, however, common items are needed that are included in both test forms. In the literature there seems to be no…
Descriptors: Scaling, Test Items, Equated Scores, Reading Tests
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