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Ben-Tov, Shoshana; Romi, Shlomo – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between parents' involvement related to their alertness of what happens in school and their identification with school and their children's attitudes toward school, social adjustment, self-efficacy and academic achievements. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaires were answered…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Educational Attitudes
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Koivuhovi, Satu; Vainikainen, Mari-Pauliina; Kalalahti, Mira; Niemivirta, Markku – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study examined changes in pupils' agency beliefs and control expectancy from grade four to grade six, and whether they were associated with studying in a class with a special emphasis on a subject as compared to studying in a class without emphasis. After controlling for the effects of mother's education, prior school achievement, and gender,…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Elementary School Students
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Toksoy, Selnur; Acar, Filiz Evran – Education Sciences, 2019
The aim of this study is to investigate the influence of teacher expectancy improvement strategies on student achievements and attitudes in English courses. We investigated the existing situation, and have presented a method that can provide the educational processes necessary to bring about the required changes. For this reason, the…
Descriptors: Teacher Influence, Educational Improvement, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Attitudes
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Mofield, Emily; Parker Peters, Megan – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
The current study compared differences between mindset beliefs about intelligence (fixed vs. growth), dimensions of perfectionism (Concern Over Mistakes, Doubt of Action, Personal Standards, Organization), and achievement attitudes among gifted underachievers (n = 15) and gifted achievers (n = 169) in Grades 6 to 8 and examined the relationship…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Personality Traits, Academically Gifted, High Achievement
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Inec, Zekeriya Fatih; Akpinar, Erdal – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The aim of this research is to produce a teaching material (Bilge Seyyah), which can be used in social studies course, and determine its effect on learning. Bilge Seyyah is a geo-media application, which is created with ADDIE instructional design model. The Bilge Seyyah was developed with new technologies such as the latest software languages and…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Grade 6, Web Based Instruction, Instructional Materials
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Edwards, Oliver W. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2018
Increasing numbers of children raised by grandparents are students in schools. Their substitute family structure and precursors to the emergence of this family structure have implications for the children's school performance. Research suggests teachers view these children as at risk for difficult school functioning. The aforementioned judgment is…
Descriptors: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Grandchildren, Family Structure, Stereotypes
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Klapp, Alli – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
The purpose of the study was to investigate if academic and social self-concept and motivation to improve in academic school subjects mediated the negative effect of summative assessment (grades) for low-ability students' achievement in compulsory school. In two previous studies, summative assessment (grading) was found to have a differentiating…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Self Concept, Longitudinal Studies, Quasiexperimental Design
Mofield, Emily L.; Parker Peters, Megan – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2018
The study compared mindset beliefs, perfectionism, and achievement attitudes among gifted, advanced, and typical students in Grades 6 to 8 (N = 416) and explored the relationship between these variables. Welch's "F" tests revealed no statistically significant difference in growth or fixed mindset beliefs about intelligence among groups.…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Psychological Patterns