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Özgur, Sami – Educational Research and Reviews, 2018
The aim of this study is to find out young Turkish students' opinions about living thing concept in detail and to investigate the criteria used by the students to define this concept. The study sample consisted of randomly selected 140 students studying at the 3rd, 4th and 5th grades in four different primary and middle schools located in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Qualitative Research, Student Attitudes
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Knapp, Andrea; Landers, Racheal; Liang, Senfeng; Jefferson, Vetrece – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2017
The researchers in this study investigated the impact of mathematics-focused parental involvement on Kindergarten to Grade 8 children and parents as well as factors prompting that impact. Qualitative analysis consisting of parent, child, and teacher interviews and 3-year quantitative testing showed significant improvements in students' mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Parent Participation, Teaching Methods, Elementary Secondary Education
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Özbek, Ahmet Bilal; Girli, Alev – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of a tablet computer-aided intervention program for improving reading fluency. It also investigates the opinions of students and parents about this intervention by using skill- and performance-based techniques, which have been investigated qualitatively. Three students with a learning…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Tsai, Pei-Shan; Chai, Ching Sing; Hong, Huang-Yao; Koh, Joyce Hwee Ling – Interactive Learning Environments, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationships among students' conceptions of knowledge building, approaches to knowledge building, knowledge-building behaviors and learning outcomes. A total of 48 primary school students (from grades 3 and 4) who had experienced knowledge-building activities participated in the present study. After…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 4, Student Attitudes
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Güven, Sevim – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Main purpose of the study is to determine how television is perceived by primary school students by means of metaphors and statements in figures. Being designed as a qualitative study, this study was handled in phenomenology patter and axis. The study was conducted with participation of 57 students continuing their education in 3rd and 4th grade…
Descriptors: Television, Elementary School Students, Figurative Language, Student Attitudes
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Karademir, Ersin – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
In this research, it is aimed to identify the scientific creativity of gifted students through project-based activities. In accordance with this purpose, a study has been carried out with 13 gifted students studying in third and fifth grade. In the study, students have been informed about the project development stages and they have been asked…
Descriptors: Gifted, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 5
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Gomez-Arizaga, Maria P.; Bahar, A. Kadir; Maker, C. June; Zimmerman, Robert; Pease, Randal – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
In this qualitative study the researchers explored children's perceptions of their participation in a science class in which an elementary science curriculum, the Full Option Science System (FOSS), was combined with an innovative teaching model, Real Engagement in Active Problem Solving (REAPS). The children were capable of articulating views…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Science Instruction, Qualitative Research, Elementary School Students
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Lee, Young Ju – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This study aims to explore the nature of the identities constructed by EFL learners through picture-book read-alouds and the possible relationship between these identities and their literacy learning. Eight Korean students were encouraged to connect with stories through picture-book workshops. Before and after the picture-book read-alouds, tests…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Self Concept, Reading Comprehension, Picture Books
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Cheep-Aranai, Rin; Wasanasomsithi, Punchalee – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2016
Learner-centeredness is a consistent theme in the field of education. Yet, the perspectives of young learners are still barely considered. Lightbown and Spada (2013) have pointed out that even though young children have not developed cognitive maturity and the metalinguistic awareness of adolescents or adults, they learn a language without any…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Play, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
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Arikan, Elif Esra; Unal, Hasan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The aim of this study is to investigate the metaphors images of gifted students about mathematics. The sample of the study consists of 82 gifted students, which are 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 graders, from Istanbul. Data were collected by asking students to complete the sentence: "Mathematics is as …, because…". In the study content analysis was…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Figurative Language, Student Attitudes, Grade 2
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Demir, Metin – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2015
The current study investigated which dimensions of scientific process are capitalized on by elementary school third graders to explain the concept of science at conceptual level. The study was conducted by using "Basic Qualitative Research", one of the qualitative research approaches with the participation of 225 elementary school third…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Scientific Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Grade 3
Garcia, Jessica Heather – ProQuest LLC, 2014
All children deserve equitable effective educational experiences. The purpose of this study was to investigate and describe factors contributing to the success of two effective, low-income, non-magnet elementary schools in Georgia, in a county where the majority of schools were failing. In addition to contributing to the body of existing knowledge…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes
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Meeks, Bryce T.; Martinez, James; Pienta, Rachel S. – International Journal of Instruction, 2014
The purpose of this research study was to determine if the Edmark Reading Program increased reading fluency, attitudes, and engagement in third-grade students with disabilities (N = 7). Student fluency was measured using estimated oral reading fluency determined by the STAR reading assessment. A statistically significant difference was found…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Grade 3, Reading Programs, Student Attitudes
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Orosco, Michael J. – Exceptionality, 2014
Word problems for English language learners (ELLs) at risk for math disabilities are challenging in terms of the constant need to develop precise math language and comprehension knowledge. As a result of this, ELLs may not only need math support but also reading and linguistic support. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Hispanic American Students, Grade 3, Elementary School Students
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Özsoy, Sibel; Ahi, Berat – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The purpose of the present study is to investigate first level of elementary school students' perceptions of the future state of the environment through the pictures they draw. The participants of the study are 131 first-grade students, 127 second-grade students, 160 third-grade students, 188 fourth-grade students, and 222 fifth-grade students,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Environmental Education, Grade 1
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