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Talebpour, Laleh M.; Busk, Patricia L.; Heimlich, Joe E.; Ardoin, Nicole M. – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Children's connection to nature increasingly is of interest in education, psychology, urban planning, and other related fields. Research findings emphasize the central importance of early connections due to resulting benefits for environmental awareness, knowledge, social-emotional learning, health, and wellbeing. To more clearly conceptualize the…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Resident Camp Programs
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Aslan, Serkan; Aybek, Birsel – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2020
This research aims to explore the effectiveness of interdisciplinary education program based on multicultural education on the tolerance value, attitude and critical thinking skills of the fourth grade primary school students. Single group pre-posttest design has been used in the study. The research has been carried out with 30 fourth-grade…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Critical Thinking, Program Effectiveness
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Lambert, Rachel; Sugita, Trisha; Yeh, Cathery; Hunt, Jessica H.; Brophy, Shayne – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
The Common Core State Standards articulate expectations for student participation in mathematical reasoning, sense making, and discussion. Yet little to no research explores the participation of students with autism in these practices. Drawing on neurodiversity and situated sociocultural theory, this article offers a case study of the mathematics…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Student Participation, Mathematics Instruction
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Zakharov, Wei; Strobel, Johannes; Diefes-Dux, Heidi A. – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2020
This study investigates the impact of an elementary engineering education teacher professional development program on student learning. The results show a significant increase in students' knowledge in science from pre- to post-test as well as in engineering design from grade two to grade four. Further, the study uses multilevel modeling to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Engineering Education, Faculty Development, Social Capital
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Wang, Huan; Zhao, Qiran; Boswell, Matthew; Rozelle, Scott – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: Childhood malnutrition is commonplace among poor rural communities in China. In 2012, China launched its first nationwide school-feeding program (SFP) to address this problem. This study examines the prevalence of malnutrition before and after the SFP and identifies possible reasons for the trends observed. Methods: Ordinary least…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nutrition, Rural Schools, Elementary School Students
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Hyde, Eric T.; Gazmararian, Julie A.; Barrett-Williams, Shannon L.; Kay, Christi M. – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: Most youth in the United States do not meet the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity (PA). The school environment offers an opportunity to engage students in PA. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a comprehensive school-based physical activity program on student PA across student-level and school-level…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities, Health Promotion, Program Effectiveness
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Tirado-Morueta, Ramón; Berlanga-Fernández, Inmaculada; Vales-Villamarín, Helena; Guzmán Franco, Mª Dolores; Duarte-Hueros, Ana; Aguaded-Gómez, José Ignacio – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
The number of one-to-one mobile programs in elementary schools as a resource to substitute the textbook has become popular worldwide. However, findings of studies that seek to enable understanding of how the daily use of these mobile devices affects student's engagement in the classroom are heterogeneous. The authors utilized and adapted a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Children, Learner Engagement, Handheld Devices
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Naser, Shereen C.; Verlenden, Jorge; Arora, Prerna G.; Nastasi, Bonnie; Braun, Lindsay; Smith, Rokeishia – School Psychology International, 2020
A key part of promoting social justice as school psychologists is infusing practice with actions that breakdown systems of inequity and incorporate systems of inclusion. The current manuscript provides a description of applying social justice as a framework in universal programming through child rights education. Additionally, the manuscript…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Social Justice, Program Development, Program Content
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Flores-Bascuñana, Míriam; Diago, Pascual D.; Villena-Taranilla, Rafael; Yáñez, Dionisio F. – Education Sciences, 2020
Nowadays, Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the emerging technologies with a greater impact in the Education field. Research has proved that AR-based activities improve the teaching and learning processes. Also, the use of this type of technology in classroom facilitates the understanding of contents from different areas as Arts, Mathematics or…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Elementary School Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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"Fraction Face-Off!" is a supplemental math program designed to support fourth-grade students who need assistance solving fraction problems. Teachers use program materials with individual students or small groups to promote understanding of the magnitude of fractions, to compare two fractions, to put three fractions in order, and to…
Descriptors: Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 4, Elementary School Mathematics
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"Fraction Face-Off!" is a supplemental math program designed to support fourth-grade students who need assistance solving fraction problems. Teachers use program materials with individual students or small groups to promote understanding of the magnitude of fractions, to compare two fractions, to put three fractions in order, and to…
Descriptors: Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 4, Elementary School Mathematics
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"Fraction Face-Off!" is a supplemental math program designed to support fourth-grade students who need assistance solving fraction problems. Teachers use program materials with individual students or small groups to promote understanding of the magnitude of fractions, to compare two fractions, to put three fractions in order, and to…
Descriptors: Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 4, Elementary School Mathematics
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Muschkin, Clara G.; Ladd, Helen F.; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Bai, Yu – Educational Policy, 2020
Based on growing evidence of the long-term benefits of enriched early childhood experiences, we evaluate the potential for addressing gender disparities in elementary school through early care and education programs. Specifically, we explore the community-wide effects of two statewide initiatives in North Carolina on gender differences in academic…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 4
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Bruhn, Allison L.; Rila, Ashley; Mahatmya, Duhita; Estrapala, Sara; Hendrix, Nicole – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2020
Data-based individualization (DBI) is a systematic process used to guide teachers in making decisions related to students' responsiveness to intervention. Whereas this process has been used extensively with academic interventions, far less is known about DBI used within the context of behavioral interventions. In this study, elementary general and…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Intervention, Behavior Modification
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Lee, Carole K.; Williams, Patricia Hrusa – Journal of Service-Learning in Higher Education, 2020
Forty-one pre-service elementary teachers (PSETs) enrolled in a science methods course participated in a service-learning project on energy and sustainability. The goal was to help PSETs and elementary students to understand concepts regarding energy, energy saving, and sustainability through an oncampus Family Energy Day event for 65 elementary…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Elementary School Students, Children, Service Learning
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