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Granger, Ellen M.; Bevis, Todd H.; Southerland, Sherry A.; Saka, Yavuz; Ke, Fengfeng – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
This research examines factors influencing elementary science teacher learning as they participate in professional development with and enactment of educative curricula in comparison with learning following limited professional development and enactment of traditional curricula. Using a randomized cluster design (125 teachers and 2,694 students in…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Science, Science Teachers
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Chesnutt, Katherine; Gail Jones, M.; Corin, Elysa N.; Hite, Rebecca; Childers, Gina; Perez, Mariana P.; Cayton, Emily; Ennes, Megan – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
This study examined the relationship between students' (N = 229) concepts of size and scale and students' achievement in science and mathematics over a 3-year period. Size and scale are considered one of the big ideas in science that permeates disparate science and mathematics content areas, yet little is known about the relationship between…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Correlation, Science Instruction
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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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Wang, Elaine Lin; Matsumura, Lindsay Clare – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
Writing analytically about text is a valued skill reflected in current academic standards. The quality of text-based writing opportunities in U.S. elementary schools, however, is generally weak, with variation in the rigor of the writing tasks teachers assign. Previous research suggests that teachers' beliefs about instruction significantly…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Writing (Composition), Elementary School Teachers, Grade 4
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Buzick, Heather M. – Educational Assessment, 2019
Using two states' grades 3 through 8 state assessment databases, this study documents the extent to which students were assigned testing accommodations for ELA or mathematics in only one of two consecutive years. The percentage of students with disabilities who were assigned accommodations in the current year only or in the prior year only in a…
Descriptors: Testing Accommodations, Measurement, Academic Achievement, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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Ukrainetz, Teresa A. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2019
Purpose: This preliminary study investigated an intervention procedure employing 2 types of note-taking and oral practice to improve expository reporting skills. Procedure: Forty-four 4th to 6th graders with language-related learning disabilities from 9 schools were assigned to treatment or control conditions that were balanced for grade, oral…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Notetaking, Oral Language, Drills (Practice)
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Crawford, Lindy; Quebec Fuentes, Sarah; Huscroft-D'Angelo, Jacqueline; Higgins, Kristina N. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2019
Meaningful inclusion of quantitative reasoning into mathematics instruction requires meaningful ways to evaluate it. Few formative assessments exist to evaluate the strategies students use when reasoning mathematically. The Framework for Evaluating Quantitative Reasoning Strategies presented in this article provides teachers with categories for…
Descriptors: Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Logic, Student Evaluation
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Geres-Smith, Rhonda; Mercer, Sterett H.; Archambault, Catherine; Bartfai, Jamie M. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Self-regulated strategy development (SRSD) has extensive evidence of improving student writing; however, few studies have investigated the relative importance of specific self-regulation components in SRSD. Twelve students in Grades 5 to 7 were assigned to one of two, 5-week SRSD conditions for persuasive writing that differed in instruction on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), Writing Strategies
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Binfet, John-Tyler; Passmore, Holli-Anne – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
The aim of this exploratory study was to examine fourth to eighth graders' conceptualizations of kindness at school (i.e., their definition of kindness, an example of an act of kindness they have done, who they see as the most salient adult agent of kindness, and which location they deem that kindness happens most). To date, kindness research has…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Altruism, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Connell, Nadine M.; Schell-Busey, Natalie M.; Hernandez, Richard – Youth & Society, 2019
Each year, an estimated 30% of school children experience bullying by their classmates. While research has explored the prevalence of bullying, the causes of bullying, and the consequences of bullying, less attention has been focused on understanding how students define bullying experiences. Utilizing a school-based sample of students ranging from…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Murrah-Hanson, Laurie; Kelley, Brittani; Cantwell, Jennifer; Cheney, Jeremy – Journal of Extension, 2019
Georgia 4-H has been partnering with public schools for over 100 years to provide youth development programming for elementary, middle, and high schools. In 2013, a new state accountability system required the addition of career exploration lessons in elementary schools. Georgia 4-H staff and faculty developed a career curriculum taught by county…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Extension Education, School Community Programs, Public Schools
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Rivenbark, Joshua G.; Copeland, William E.; Davisson, Erin K.; Gassman-Pines, Anna; Hoyle, Rick H.; Piontak, Joy R.; Russell, Michael A.; Skinner, Ann T.; Odgers, Candice L. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Adolescents in the United States live amid high levels of concentrated poverty and increasing income inequality. Poverty is robustly linked to adolescents' mental health problems; however, less is known about how perceptions of their social status and exposure to local area income inequality relate to mental health. Participants consisted of a…
Descriptors: Social Status, Mental Health, Early Adolescents, Evidence
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White, Kyli; McCoy, Leah P. – Networks: An Online Journal for Teacher Research, 2019
Games-based learning involves instruction with realistic game experiences (Cicchino, 2015). This action research study explored game-based learning as fifth grade mathematics students completed a brief unit on ordered pairs utilizing game-based lessons. Attitude and achievement data were collected mainly by surveys, content tests, student…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction
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Matic, Ljerka Jukic – REDIMAT - Journal of Research in Mathematics Education, 2019
Various curriculum resources have emerged over the last decades, but the textbook still remains the most used teaching and learning resource in mathematics classrooms. In this paper, we use a case study to analyse the teaching practice of one mathematics teacher. The aim of the study is to examine how the mathematics teacher interacts with the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Ketterlin-Geller, Leanne R.; Shivraj, Pooja; Basaraba, Deni; Yovanoff, Paul – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2019
Diagnostic assessments are intended to support teachers' instructional decision making by providing instructionally relevant information. In this article, we propose that using cognitive theories of learning to design diagnostic assessments can provide teachers with two diagnostic outcomes: (a) the location of a student's thinking within the…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Learning Theories, Test Construction, Learning Processes
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