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Sideridis, Georgios D.; Antoniou, Faye; Stamovlasis, Dimitrios; Morgan, Paul L. – Behavioral Disorders, 2013
We evaluated the relationship between victimization and academic achievement from a nonlinear perspective using a cusp catastrophe model. Participants were 62 students with identified learning disabilities (LD) using statewide criteria in Greece. Students participated in a 2-year cohort-sequential design. Reading assessments involved measures of…
Descriptors: Victims, Bullying, Correlation, Reading Achievement
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Caldwell, Brian J. – Victorian Journal of Music Education, 2013
This paper was delivered as a response to a presentation by Jan Kronberg MLC, Chair of the Education and Training Committee, Parliament of Victoria that published a report of the "Inquiry into the Extent, Benefits and Potential of Music Education in Victorian Schools." Her presentation and this response were part of a forum conducted by…
Descriptors: Resistance (Psychology), Music, Music Education, Achievement Tests
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Merchie, Emmelien; Van Keer, Hilde – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2013
From the age of 11-13, children start to spend increasingly more time on learning from texts. The need arises to support them in dealing with this text information and engaging them in self-regulated learning (SRL). This study is embedded within the cognitive component of SRL and focuses on mind mapping as a promising organizational learning…
Descriptors: Cognitive Mapping, Grade 5, Grade 6, Middle School Students
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Ulker, Riza – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
This study reveals that Turkish kindergarten through 8th Grade (K-8) students draw nature pictures in a certain way; range of mountains in the background, a sun, a couple of clouds, a river rising from the mountains. There are similarities in the K-8 students' nature drawings in the way these nature items are organized on a drawing paper. We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Art, Freehand Drawing, Physical Environment
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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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Bailey, Erin L.; van der Zwan, Rick; Phelan, Thomas W.; Brooks, Anna – Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 2012
This study served as a pilot evaluation of the efficacy of the 1-2-3 Magic Program (Phelan, 2003) as a brief parenting intervention for families with a school-aged child. Nine Australian families assigned to either a wait-listed control group (n = 4) or to one that received immediate intervention (n = 5), participated in a randomized controlled…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Intervention, Parent Education, Child Rearing
Gürbüz, Ramazan; Birgin, Osman; Çatlioglu, Hakan – Online Submission, 2012
The aim of the paper is to compare and evaluate the probability-related misconceptions of pupils at different education levels. A cross-sectional/age study was thus conducted with 540 pupils in 5th-8th grades. An instrument, comprising six questions on the concepts of compound events, probability of an event and probability comparisons, was used.…
Descriptors: Probability, Misconceptions, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Nyoni, Tsitsi; Nyoni, Mika – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2012
The research looks at the phenomenon of composite classes as experienced by the Murezi community. To gather the required data and to have an in-depth understanding of the Murezi school experience, the case study was employed and the questionnaire, interview and on-site observations were employed as data gathering instruments. The three were used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Age Grouping, Case Studies, Questionnaires
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Ali, Asma Amanat; Reid, Norman – European Journal of Educational Research, 2012
Mathematics is well known as a subject area where there can be problems in terms of understanding as well as retaining positive attitudes. In a large study involving 813 school students (ages approximately 10-12) drawn from two different school systems in Pakistan, the effect of limited working memory capacity on performance in mathematics was…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Preadolescents, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Alkharusi, Hussain; Aldhafri, Said; Alnabhani, Hilal; Alkalbani, Muna – Journal of Education and Learning, 2012
Educational assessment can be a powerful tool in enhancing classroom instruction and student performance. Yet, its effectiveness relies on the beliefs and knowledge of those who apply it on a daily classroom basis. This study explored attitudes, competence, knowledge, and practices of teachers about educational assessment. Participants were 165…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Grade 5
Xu, Wenbin; Stephens, Max; Zhang, Qinqiong – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2012
This study investigates how 217 students in Years 5, 6 and 7 from three schools in Nanjing, China, link number and algebra (called relational thinking in this study). It categorizes their performances in terms of five levels, and uses these levels to create profiles of algebraic thinking across Years 5, 6, and 7. The study examines the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
Gonsalves, Susan – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2011
Identifying a community problem or need and helping to solve it via student-led initiatives is at the heart of service learning. Elson Nash, associate director for program management at Learn and Serve America, a grant program of the Corporation for National and Community Service and USA Freedom Corps, calls service learning "the glue that…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Spanish, Second Language Learning, Migrant Workers
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Vlachopoulos, Symeon P.; Katartzi, Ermioni S.; Kontou, Maria G. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2011
The present study reported on the modification of the Basic Psychological Needs in Exercise Scale (Vlachopoulos & Michailidou, 2006) to assess students' psychological need fulfillment in elementary school, middle school, and high school compulsory physical education classes. Data were collected from 817 5th and 6th grade students, 862 middle…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Psychological Needs, Physical Education, Elementary School Students
Sartorius, Tara Cady – Arts & Activities, 2011
When artists are inspired to travel in Europe to study art and history of the Western world, Italy is a good place to start. With its ancient architecture, rich cultural heritage, and superb works of art, Italy has been the quintessential center of Western art history for centuries. It was the good fortune of Alabama-based artist and teacher…
Descriptors: Art History, Foreign Countries, Artists, Freehand Drawing
Dakos, Sofia Marangos – Arts & Activities, 2011
After reading "Three Cups of Tea" by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin, this author was excited to introduce the story to her art-club students in grades five through seven, and to incorporate the message into an art lesson. She was inspired to use the story because it causes students to become globally aware of other people and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Activities, Studio Art, Grade 5
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