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Hwang, NaYoung; Reyes, Marcela; Eccles, Jacquelynne S. – Youth & Society, 2019
Existing research on theories of intelligence shows that students with growth mindsets tend to outperform those with fixed mindsets in mathematics. We used nationally representative data to address two related questions in the general population: (a) Are there subgroup differences in the endorsement of a fixed mindset? (b) Does the negative…
Descriptors: World Views, Racial Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Minority Group Students
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Lindfors, Maria; Winberg, Mikael; Bodin, Madelen – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Research on how epistemic beliefs influence students' learning in different contexts is ambiguous. Given this, we have examined the relationships between students' scientific epistemic beliefs, their problem solving, and solutions in a constructionist computer-simulation in classical mechanics. The problem-solving process and performance of 19…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Beliefs, Student Attitudes, Problem Solving
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Slaby, Scot; Benedict, Jordan – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2019
This paper explores students' engagement in reading poems, examining data on their self-perceptions of their confidence and competence in reading poems before, during, and after using the "I Notice" methodology as adapted from The Academy of American Poets' unit plan, "Noticing Poetry" (Slaby, 2017). The data was collected over…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Poetry, Data Analysis, Poets
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Sengul, Ozden; Zhang, Xiaoyun; Leroux, Audrey J. – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2019
By using multi-level modeling, this study explores the impact of students' perception of the quality of the teacher-student relationship and family structure on student achievement after controlling for socioeconomic status (SES), school urbanicity, and school control. The data from 750 schools and 17,000 10th grade students were analyzed. Family…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Academic Achievement, Teacher Attitudes, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
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Almahasnih, Abderraheem Fadhil Salamn – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this research was to investigate the phenomenon of bullying and the dangerous effects on victims and the security of school environment, and to understand the psycho-social dimensions, through recognizing the degree of contribution of embodying the social values, feeling inferiority and strength of inner feeling of bullies who try to…
Descriptors: Bullying, Case Studies, Grade 9, Grade 10
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Lentillon-Kaestner, Vanessa; Roure, Cédric – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: A student's choice to engage in a learning task is highly related to the student's environmental stimuli and his or her perception of interest. From this perspective, the construct of situational interest (SI) has been used to interpret students' motivation in task engagement. SI is assumed to be transitory, environmentally activated,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Coeducation, Single Sex Classes, Student Participation
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Griffiths, Amy-Jane; Izumi, Jared T.; Alsip, James; Furlong, Michael J.; Morrison, Gale M. – Preventing School Failure, 2019
This research examined the risk and protective factors of responders and nonresponders to a schoolwide implementation of positive behavioral interventions and supports (SW-PBIS) within an alternative school. Students completed self-perception measures of individual, school, community, and home systems. Multivariate analysis of variance indicated a…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, At Risk Students, Nontraditional Education, Delinquency
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Faour, Malak Abou; Ayoubi, Zalpha – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
This study investigated the effect of using (VL) on grade 10 students' conceptual understanding of the direct current electric circuit and their attitudes towards physics. The research used a quantitative experimental approach. The sample of the study was formed of 50 students of the tenth grade, aged 14 to 16 years old, of an official secondary…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Physics, Grade 10, Control Groups
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Bachtiar, Suhaedir; Zubaidah, Siti; Corebima, Aloysius Duran; Indriwati, Sri Endah – Issues in Educational Research, 2018
This research aimed to investigate the spiritual and social attitudes of students with different academic abilities towards four educational models: problem based learning (PBL); numbered heads together (NHT); integrated PBL and NHT; and multi-strategies model. This quasi-experimental investigation employed a pretest-posttest non-equivalent…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Quasiexperimental Design, Pretests Posttests
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Clerkin, Aidan – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study identifies student characteristics that predict participation in Transition Year, an optional developmental year (Grade 10) offered midway through secondary education in Ireland. One thousand eighty five students (51% female; mean age = 15.4 years) completed a questionnaire in Grade 9, providing information on demographic, attitudinal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 10, Secondary School Students, Grade 9
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Russell, S. Garnett – Harvard Educational Review, 2018
While there has been a rise in human rights education at the global level, little attention has been paid to how it is integrated into schools in the United States. Drawing on qualitative and quantitative data collected in two diverse high schools across an academic year, S. Garnett Russell investigates the extent to which human rights education…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, High School Students, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes
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Griffith, Jason J. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
This article features student perspectives on the role of personal writing in English class. Key findings and quotations are shared from two in-depth interviews with students who wrote exceptional personal essays as part of a narrative nonfiction unit in a 10th grade English class. Participants reported that writing personally generated more…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Writing (Composition), Grade 10, High School Students
Pearsall, Sarah J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There are severe gaps in reading achievement among students based on ability, race, and income levels. As a result, many high school students with reading difficulties, particularly those who are minorities and living in poverty, are not able to read with the same level of skill as their peers, which can affect their chances of success later in…
Descriptors: English, Language Arts, Self Efficacy, Charter Schools
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Alivernini, Fabio; Manganelli, Sara; Lucidi, Fabio – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
This study examines the factor structures of Personal and Classroom Achievement Goals and the relationships between them. Multilevel structural equation modeling was used to examine data from a sample of 3,544 Italian 10th-grade students (184 classrooms) who completed the Patterns of Adaptive Learning Scales (PALS). Findings about the factor…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Mastery Learning, Immigrants
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Kidron, Ivy – International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 2018
Research study on students' conceptions of irrational numbers before entering university is of importance in order that the construction of the real number field introduced at the university level will have the desired effect. The aim of the present study is to analyze the way students approach the question of the existence of irrational numbers.…
Descriptors: Mathematical Concepts, Numbers, Grade 10, Grade 11
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