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Gere, Anne Ruggles; Limlamai, Naitnaphit; Wilson, Emily; MacDougall Saylor, Kate; Pugh, Raymond – Written Communication, 2019
This systematic review of 46 published articles investigates the constructs employed and the meanings assigned to writing in writing-to-learn assignments given to students in science courses. Using components of assignments associated with the greatest learning gains--meaning making, clear expectations, interactive writing processes, and…
Descriptors: Writing Assignments, Science Instruction, Metacognition, Writing Processes
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Kupers, Elisa; Lehmann-Wermser, Andreas; McPherson, Gary; van Geert, Paul – Review of Educational Research, 2019
Within education, the importance of creativity is recognized as an essential 21st-century skill. Based on this premise, the first aim of this article is to provide a theoretical integration through the development of a framework based on the principles of complex dynamic systems theory, which describes and explains children's creativity. This…
Descriptors: Children, Creativity, Child Development, Student Development
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Arslan Ozer, Derya; Karatas, Zeynep; Ergun, Ozge Ruken – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: Textbooks can directly or indirectly affect gender stereotypes. In this study, text characters and pictures of textbooks were examined to find out how the messages were given about gender. This study examined text characters and the pictures in the primary school Turkish textbooks respectively in terms of Bem's Sex-Role Inventory and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Role, Elementary School Students, Grade 1
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Roesslein, Rachel I.; Codding, Robin S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Understanding fractions has been a pervasively difficult skill for struggling math learners, yet it is essential for success in secondary level mathematics skills. The present systematic review examined the evidence base of fraction interventions for elementary level students identified as struggling math learners. Twelve studies met inclusion…
Descriptors: Fractions, Intervention, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics
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Jeynes, William H. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
An extensive meta-analysis, including 52 studies, was undertaken on the relationship between character education and student achievement and behavioral outcomes. Additional analyses were done to determine whether the effects of character education differed by student grade level, locale, race, and so on. The results indicated that character…
Descriptors: Values Education, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Student Improvement
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Sutton, Bronwyn M.; Webster, Amanda A.; Westerveld, Marleen F. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Initiating and responding to peers are social communication behaviors which are challenging for students with autism. We reviewed intervention studies set in mainstream elementary schools, which targeted these behaviors and reported on intervention outcomes as well as the resources required for their implementation. A total of 22 studies met the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Skills
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Nuske, Heather Joy; McGhee Hassrick, Elizabeth; Bronstein, Briana; Hauptman, Lindsay; Aponte, Courtney; Levato, Lynne; Stahmer, Aubyn; Mandell, David S.; Mundy, Peter; Kasari, Connie; Smith, Tristram – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Transitioning to a new school is often challenging for students with autism spectrum disorder. Few studies have examined the transition needs of students with autism spectrum disorder or the benefits of specific supports. This review synthesizes research findings on the "difficulties" that school transitions pose for students with autism…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Student Adjustment, Transitional Programs
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Ross, Kelsey M.; Joseph, Laurice M. – Preventing School Failure, 2019
Word boxes (also referred to as Elkonin or sound boxes) are used to teach basic literacy skills to children. However, there has not been a review of studies reporting on the effects of word boxes on students' reading achievement. The purpose of this review was to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the effects of word boxes on students' reading…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Reading Achievement, Databases
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Namkung, Jessica M.; Peng, Peng; Lin, Xin – Review of Educational Research, 2019
The purpose of this meta-analysis was to examine the relation between mathematics anxiety (MA) and mathematics performance among school-aged students, and to identify potential moderators and underlying mechanisms of such relation, including grade level, temporal relations, difficulty of mathematical tasks, dimensions of MA measures, effects on…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Mathematics Anxiety, Correlation, Mathematics Achievement
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Dai, Chia-Liang – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Children from disadvantaged backgrounds are more apt to experience lower availability of nutritious foods, lack opportunities to exercise, and lack access to recreational facilities, and thus, are more likely to be obese and at greater risk for developing chronic diseases. We review school health education programs' impact on physical…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Physical Activity Level, Health Behavior
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Stevens, Elizabeth A.; Park, Sunyoung; Vaughn, Sharon – Remedial and Special Education, 2019
This systematic review examines the effects of summarizing and main idea interventions on the reading comprehension outcomes of struggling readers in Grades 3 through 12. A comprehensive search identified 30 studies published in peer-reviewed journals between 1978 and 2016. Studies included struggling reader participants in Grades 3 through 12;…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Expository Writing
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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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Chae, Soojung; Park, Eun-Young; Shin, Mikyung – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
This article presents the results of a meta-analysis of the effects of school-based interventions for improving disability awareness and attitudes towards disability of students without disabilities in Kindergarten through secondary school grades in the Republic of Korea (South Korea). A total of 20 studies published between 2001 and 2017 were…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Intervention, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Educational Environment
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Ewe, Linda Plantin – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
This systematic review integrates the existing literature regarding relationships that students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have with their teachers, in mainstream inclusive primary, secondary and high school settings. Theoretical approaches and methodical choices were considered in understanding the literature and…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teacher Student Relationship, Attachment Behavior
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Alabas, Ramazan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
Environmental education has been given in various primary school courses in Turkey, predominantly in Life Sciences, Social Sciences, and Science courses. This study, while focusing on the relationship between environment and child education, aims to decipher the roots of environmental education in Turkey. In order to accomplish this task at hand,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Environmental Education, Content Analysis, Textbooks
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