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Cheung, Peggy – European Physical Education Review, 2019
School-based physical activity (PA), including activity during physical education (PE) lessons and after-school hours, is a possible opportunity for increasing children's daily PA. The purposes of this study were (a) to compare children's school-based PA levels during PE lessons and after-school hours and (b) to examine whether there is a…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Education, Child Health, Health Behavior
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Williams, Melanie; Tang, Kok-Sing; Won, Mihye – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
This paper reports on a multimodal teaching approach delivered to grade 5 elementary students in a bilingual school in Hong Kong, as part of a larger research study aimed at supporting English Language Learners (ELLs) in science class. As language demands of reading, writing and talking science place additional challenges on ELLs, there is much…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multisensory Learning, Learning Modalities, Grade 5
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Xu, Zhengye; Liu, Duo – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
In the present study, 151 third-grade Hong Kong children participated in two expression-picture matching experiments (a relation priming paradigm). In this paradigm, an unambiguous prime was first presented, followed by an ambiguous target that could be interpreted with either of two relations (i.e., Descriptor and Possessor). Children were asked…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Pictorial Stimuli
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Lau, Chung-yim – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
Through the participation of local communities in the arts, Community-Based Arts Education (CBAE) raises awareness of ecology and the environment, and also facilitates the search for and establishment of a socio-cultural identity. It provides students with specific forms of experiential learning involving out-of-classroom experiences. Since 2003…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Community Education, Educational Practices
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Chow, Bonnie Wing-Yin – Educational Psychology, 2019
The present study investigated the children's capabilities of utilizing analytic strategies in Chinese character learning using an associative pseudocharacter learning paradigm. The participants were 54 Chinese primary school children (26 second graders and 28 fifth graders) who completed a pseudocharacter learning task that was followed by a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Task Analysis, Generalization, Orthographic Symbols
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Li, Jian-Bin; Lau, Eva Yi Hung – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: This study examined the contribution of teacher-student conflict at kindergarten to the child's school adjustment in primary school using a Hong Kong sample. It investigated self-regulation as a mediator and parents' positive relations with others as a moderator in that transition. At Time 1 (T1), kindergarten teachers reported…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship, Conflict
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Huang, Jing; Chen, Gaowei – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study investigated the associations among reading strategy instruction, student motivational factors (i.e., attitudes toward reading, reading self-concept, and motivation to read), gender, and reading achievement. The analyses were conducted using the Hong Kong sample (students at Level 1, n = 3,875 and teachers at Level 2, n = 133) from the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Reading Strategies, Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction
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Wong, Mei-Yee – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
The human development (HD) model for religious education (RE) emphasises how students benefit from studying religion. However, detailed teaching practices for 'learning from religion' are not fully understood. In this article, lesson observations, school documents and interview data were collected from two Christian primary schools in Hong Kong…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Educational Practices, Role of Education, Classroom Techniques
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Fong, Cathy Yui-Chi; Ho, Connie Suk Han – First Language, 2019
Prior research on reading difficulties has mainly focused on word decoding problems. However, there exists another group of children -- poor comprehenders (PCs) -- who have normal word decoding abilities but difficulties in reading comprehension. Less is known about PCs especially in non-alphabetic languages such as Chinese. This study identified…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Reading Difficulties, Decoding (Reading), Psycholinguistics
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Lee, Joonyoung; Zhang, Tao – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2019
The major purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review on adventure education or adventure-based learning in physical education (PE) between 1976 and 2018 in order to examine the effects of adventure education on students' learning outcomes in PE such as physical and psychological outcomes. The secondary purpose was to explore PE…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Outcomes of Education, Physical Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Snow, Eric; Rutstein, Daisy; Basu, Satabdi; Bienkowski, Marie; Everson, Howard T. – International Journal of Testing, 2019
Computational thinking is a core skill in computer science that has become a focus of instruction in primary and secondary education worldwide. Since 2010, researchers have leveraged Evidence-Centered Design (ECD) methods to develop measures of students' Computational Thinking (CT) practices. This article describes how ECD was used to develop CT…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Test Construction, Computation, Cognitive Tests
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Yang, Xiujie; Chung, Kevin Kien Hoa; McBride, Catherine – Educational Psychology, 2019
One hundred sixty-five Hong Kong Chinese children were administered measures of early mathematics, visual-spatial skills, and executive functioning (working memory, inhibition, shifting, updating) once in kindergarten (mean age = 62.80 months, SD = 3.74) and again in first grade (mean age = 77.25 months, SD = 4.60). In kindergarten, visual-spatial…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Visual Perception, Mathematics Instruction, Longitudinal Studies
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So, Winnie Wing Mui; Chow, Stephen Cheuk Fai – Education 3-13, 2019
This paper aims to examine teachers' use of strategies and approaches in integrating Plastic Resources Education (PRE) into primary school life in order to overcome the challenges encountered during implementation to promote environmentally friendly practices. Case studies with eight Hong Kong teachers from PRE-participating primary schools were…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary School Students, Case Studies, Learning Processes
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Lee, John Chi Kin; Wan, Zhi Hong; Hui, Sammy King Fai; Ko, Po Yuk – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Self-regulated learning has been one of the important areas in educational research. The authors adopted structural equation modeling to explore and compare the impacts of three aspects of self-regulatory climate (i.e., academic emphasis, teacher trust, and student trust) on three features of self-regulated learning (i.e., self-efficacy, intrinsic…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Structural Equation Models, Comparative Analysis, Self Efficacy
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Deng, Qinli; Choi, William; Tong, Xiuli – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
This study examined the roles of first-language (L1) Chinese and second-language (L2) English phonological skills in English and Chinese reading comprehension, respectively, and their association with reading comprehension difficulties among Hong Kong Chinese-English bilingual children. We tested 258 second graders on nonverbal intelligence,…
Descriptors: Native Language, Second Language Learning, Reading Comprehension, English (Second Language)
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