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Wilhelmsen, Terese; Sørensen, Marit – European Physical Education Review, 2019
In this hermeneutic phenomenological study, we describe the physical education (PE)-related home-school collaboration as experienced by parents of children with disabilities. We further explore which conditions parents experienced as either promoting or inhibiting the collaborative relationship and how they became involved in school activities to…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Parent School Relationship, Parent Participation, Elementary School Students
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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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Messiou, Kyriaki – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
Despite the progress that has been made over the 25 years since the Salamanca Statement, there is still room for improvements in order that schools can be developed that include all students. Drawing on a programme of research carried out over a period of 20 years in various European countries, this paper argues that children and young people…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Inclusion, Children, Childrens Rights
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Rassouli, Aman; Osam, Necdet – SAGE Open, 2019
After four decades of anti-intrusion policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) against the English language, the time has come to evaluate their success rates and to study the status of this language in Iran. This study has thus investigated the status of the English language in Iran on two levels: one concerning the state's policies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Government Publications
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Burns, Matthew K.; Young, Helen – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Skills is a web-based assessment system published by Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA). The test publishers purport that MAP Skills provides information about essential K-8 building blocks in Language Usage, Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, and Vocabulary to quickly assess student progress toward…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Language Skills, Mathematics Skills, Reading Comprehension
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Gustafsson, Marja-Liisa; Laaksonen, Camilla; Salanterä, Sanna; Löyttyniemi, Eliisa; Aromaa, Minna – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
Daytime sleepiness and different symptoms are common problems affecting health and well-being of schoolchildren. This population-based cohort study included 568 children who were followed from ages 10 to 15 years. Daytime sleepiness, headache, abdominal pain, and psychological symptoms (depression, irritability or bad temper, nervousness, anxiety,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Health, Well Being
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Hastings, Lindsay J.; Sunderman, Hannah M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
The current study examined and explained the relationship between generativity and socially responsible leadership using an explanatory sequential mixed methods design. The first, quantitative phase examined the predictive relationship between generativity and socially responsible leadership among 82 college student leaders who mentor at a…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Social Responsibility, Mentors, Correlation
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Boveda, Mildred; Aronson, Brittany A. – Remedial and Special Education, 2019
Intersectional competence captures educators' awareness of how sociocultural markers of difference simultaneously intersect within the P-12 school context. This article presents findings from a larger mixed-methods sequential exploratory study that established, in part, the theoretical and qualitative basis for validating the Intersectional…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Professional Identity, Preschool Children
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Heyeres, Marion; McCalman, Janya; Langham, Erika; Bainbridge, Roxanne; Redman-MacLaren, Michelle; Britton, Amelia; Rutherford, Katrina; Tsey, Komla – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2019
In meeting the social and emotional learning (SEL) needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, the capacities of school staff are critical. There is very limited evidence for relevant capacity development initiatives. This evaluation reports a multicomponent SEL training intervention delivered to staff of an Australian education…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Student Welfare, Indigenous Populations, Boarding Schools
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Di Blasi, F. D.; Buono, S.; Cantagallo, C.; Di Filippo, G.; Zoccolotti, P. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2019
Background: Students with intellectual disabilities (IDs) have various learning difficulties and are at risk for school failure. Large inter-individual differences are described for reading, but it is unclear how these vary as a function of grade. The aim of this study was to examine various reading fluency, accuracy and comprehension parameters…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Children, Mild Intellectual Disability, Elementary School Students
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Charteris, Jennifer; Smardon, Dianne – Teaching Education, 2019
Schooling territories are bounded spaces where policies, bodies, practices, and discourses meet and collide. It is well documented in assessment literature that students who are active decision-makers understand their learning processes and have the necessary wherewithal to access support across schooling spaces. These spaces are co-produced…
Descriptors: Principals, Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Formative Evaluation
Marshall, Julia – Teachers College Press, 2019
With lots of examples and color images, this resource is both a foundational text and a practical guidebook for bringing contemporary art into elementary and middle school classrooms as a way to make learning joyful and meaningful for all learners. Marshall shows how asking questions and posing problems spark curiosity and encourage learners to…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Visual Arts, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Alred, Ashley R.; Doherty, Jennifer H.; Hartley, Laurel M.; Harris, Cornelia B.; Dauer, Jenny M. – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
An understanding of biological variation is important for understanding ecological interactions, ecosystem function, and species' response to environmental change. Biological variation is essential to species survival because natural selection acts upon the phenotypic variation within a population: the more varied the population's genetic…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Knowledge Level, Scientific Concepts
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Cera Guy, Jade N. M. T.; Williams, Jessica M.; Shore, Bruce M. – Roeper Review, 2019
A convenience sample of 13 students aged 9-16 years participated in this exploratory phenomenological study of what high- and otherwise-achieving students' expected they would experience when engaging in classroom group work. From questionnaire and interview data, students generally expected small group sizes, were divided about who forms groups,…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Academically Gifted, Expectation, Student Attitudes
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Sun, Sumin; Schweizer, Karl; Ren, Xuezhu – Journal of Cognition and Development, 2019
This study examined whether there is a developmental difference in the emergence of an item-position effect in intelligence testing. The item-position effect describes the dependency of the item's characteristics on the positions of the items and is explained by learning. Data on fluid intelligence measured by Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Test Items, Difficulty Level, Short Term Memory
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