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Bear, George G.; Harris, Angela; Saraiva de Macedo Lisboa, Carolina; Holst, Bruna – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
Differences in self-reported perceptions of cognitive-behavioral and emotional engagement between students who were continuously promoted, retained once, or retained multiple times were examined in this study of 199 students, grades 5-9, in Brazil. Retained students reported significantly less cognitive-behavioral engagement than their promoted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade Repetition, Educational Environment, Elementary School Students
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Intercultural Education, 2018
This paper focuses on schools in the inner city of the Lisbon metropolitan area and a suburban neighbourhood located in the municipality of Sintra, where second generation Brazilian and Cape Verdean students adhere to different meanings of diversity and intercultural dialogue. Their experiences and interpretations were examined more closely…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Metropolitan Areas, Suburbs
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Rindermann, Heiner; Ceci, Stephen J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
In 19 (sub)samples from seven countries (United States, Austria, Germany, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Vietnam, Brazil), we analyzed the impact of parental education compared with wealth on the cognitive ability of children (aged 4-22 years, total N = 15,297). The background of their families ranged from poor indigenous remote villagers to academic…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Educational Attainment, Parent Child Relationship, Intelligence
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Bartoszeck, Amauri B.; Vandrovieski, Waldinéia; Tratch, Vanessa; Czelusniak, Franciane; Tunnicliffe, Sue Dale – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Children have a basic knowledge of birds that they observe during their everyday life either in their garden, other gardens, round the house, walking in the local area or in the yard on school gardens. A total of 515 children, aged 3 to 16 (249 girls and 266 boys) enrolled in southern Brazilian public preschools, primary school and secondary…
Descriptors: Animals, Elementary School Students, Preschool Children, Secondary School Students
Pearson, 2018
Pearson sought to explore whether the students in schools in Brazil using the NAME learning system (an integrated program that encompasses a school's whole educational environment) demonstrate higher achievement in Portuguese and math, compared to those not exposed to NAME, as measured by national achievement assessments. This Research Report…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Portuguese, Foreign Countries, Educational History