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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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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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Akerson, Valarie L.; Carter, Ingrid; Pongsanon, Khemmawadee; Nargund-Joshi, Vanashri – Science & Education, 2019
Our goal in this article is to provide research-based strategies for embedding Nature of Science (NOS) into science instruction at the elementary level. We thus intend to aid researchers, professional developers, and teachers in noting that not only is it important and possible to teach NOS at the elementary levels, but also that elementary…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Principles, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Science
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Reynolds, Ruth; MacQueen, Suzanne; Ferguson-Patrick, Kate – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
Twenty-first-century teaching prepares students for a globalized existence. The long-established goal of schooling to prepare a responsible citizenry who strive for the benefit of the community must now be extended, assisting students to become global citizens, equipped to deal with global issues. This article investigates how civics and…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Richter, Mechthild; Popa-Roch, Maria; Clément, Céline – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
The transition from primary to secondary school is a sensitive phase in the life of a child, especially within vulnerable groups such as children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD characteristics, such as the refusal to change or social interaction difficulties, present challenges to the transition not only for the students themselves, but…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Individualized Education Programs, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Weil, Lisa Wisman; Schuele, C. Melanie – EBP Briefs (Evidence-based Practice Briefs), 2019
Clinical Question: Do preschool or young elementary school children (ages 4-8 years) with language impairment who receive complex syntax intervention show improvements in syntax relative to a comparison intervention or control condition? Method: Systematic Review. Study Sources: ERIC, Education Source, PsycINFO, Web of Science, ComDisDome. Search…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Speech Language Pathology, Speech Impairments, Language Impairments
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Wildsmith-Cromarty, Rosemary; Balfour, Robert J. – Language Teaching, 2019
South Africa's history of segregation and the privileging of English and Afrikaans as the only languages of teaching and learning beyond primary schooling, make the post-apartheid period a complex one, especially in light of the Constitutional commitment to multilingualism in the 11 official languages. Research on literacy and language teaching…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Davidson, Fiona; Rusak, Benjamin; Chambers, Christine; Corkum, Penny – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
The purpose of this narrative review was to synthesize the existing literature on the impact of sleep on daytime functioning in both typically developing (TD) children and children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Correlational studies in children suggest that insufficient sleep and impaired daytime functioning are…
Descriptors: Sleep, Child Health, Mental Health, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Mulet, Julie; van de Leemput, Cécile; Amadieu, Franck – Educational Psychology Review, 2019
There is growing interest in the use of tablets in classrooms, and educational policies from different countries promote their integration. Previous literature reviews were conducted on the effects of the use of tablets in learning. There is, however, a strong need to understand how students perceive the use of tablets for learning as these…
Descriptors: Computer Attitudes, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Computer Uses in Education
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Rüschenpöhler, Lilith; Markic, Silvija – Studies in Science Education, 2019
This article gives an overview of the current state of science and technology self-concept research. Following a defined selection process, we analysed 74 peer-reviewed journal articles published from 1998 to 2017, which are indexed in the ERIC database and that deal with science and technology self-concepts (STSC) of school children and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Children, Adolescents, Minority Group Students
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Same, Michelle R.; Guarino, Nicole I; Pardo, Max; Benson, Deaweh; Fagan, Kyle; Lindsay, Jim – Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2018
REL Midwest conducted a systematic review of research on interventions that may improve academic outcomes for Black students. The review entailed a search for studies that provide evidence at Tier I (strong evidence), Tier II (moderate evidence), or Tier III (promising evidence) according to the Every Student Succeeds Act, and explicitly mention…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Intervention, African American Students, Outcomes of Education
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