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Jauregi, Kristi; Melchor-Couto, Sabela – Research-publishing.net, 2018
The TeCoLa project promotes telecollaboration to foster meaningful foreign language learning particularly in secondary schools throughout Europe. In 2018, a number of pilot experiences are being conducted. This paper focusses on one of these pilot experiences, where learners from a Dutch secondary school and a Spanish primary school…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish, Secondary School Students
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Robbers, Eric; Donche, Vincent; De Maeyer, Sven; Van Petegem, Peter – Research Papers in Education, 2018
Research shows that learning conceptions are susceptible to change during possible critical transitions in students' school careers: such as the transition from primary to secondary education and the transition from secondary to higher education. This study aims to determine whether students' learning conceptions developed during the four years of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Longitudinal Studies, Change
Filges, Trine; Sonne-Schmidt, Christoffer Scavenius; Nielsen, Bjørn Christian Viinholt – Campbell Collaboration, 2018
Increasing class size is one of the key variables that policy makers can use to control spending on education. But the consensus among many education researchers is that smaller classes are effective in improving student achievement. This view has led to a policy of class size reductions in a number of US states, the UK, and the Netherlands. This…
Descriptors: Class Size, Small Classes, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Haakma, Ineke; Janssen, Marleen; Minnaert, Alexander – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Research on Self-Determination Theory has shown that teachers' need-supportive behaviour is associated with student motivation and engagement. The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of an intervention aimed at increasing the motivation of students with congenital and acquired deafblindness by enhancing teachers' need-supportive…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Student Motivation, Deaf Blind, Foreign Countries
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Taal, Margot; Ekels, Elles; van der Valk, Cindel; van der Molen, Maurits – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2017
The current study presents a review of intervention studies conducted in the Low Countries (i.e., The Netherlands and Flanders) focusing on social-emotional behaviors in the school. The primary purpose of this review was to assess whether studies included an operational definition of the intervention under study and reported data on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Social Behavior, Affective Behavior
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Nelissen, Jo M. C. – Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
From the 1930s onwards, the problem of the transition from primary to secondary school has been a source of discussion and contradiction in the Netherlands. For many years it has been disputed whether this transition problem should be conceived as a problem of selection (testing) or as an educational problem (reforming the instruction and…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Cognitive Processes
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van den Bos, Esther; van Duijvenvoorde, Anna C. K.; Westenberg, P. Michiel – Developmental Psychology, 2016
Adolescents become increasingly sensitive to social evaluation. Some previous studies have related this change to pubertal development. The present longitudinal study examined the role of sociocognitive development. We investigated whether or not the transition to recursive thinking, the ability to think about (others') thoughts, would be…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Social Development, Cognitive Development, Longitudinal Studies
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Flach, Nanke; Timmermans, Anneke; Korpershoek, Hanke – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
This study investigates the relationship between the design of written music and the number of mistakes dyslexic and non-dyslexic children make in reading music is investigated in this study. Previous research shows that children with dyslexia experience difficulties with reading music, especially discerning pitch. Common mistakes of dyslexic…
Descriptors: Music, Readability, Dyslexia, Children
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Hoogland, Kees; Pepin, Birgit – Adults Learning Mathematics, 2016
Word problems are often used to assess numeracy, despite the growing number of reports on difficulties students encounter with this genre of mathematical problems. These reports contend that a large number of difficulties are influenced by the way the problems are presented, that is, with verbal representations of the problem situations. These…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Numeracy, Word Problems (Mathematics), Adults
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Bartels, Rob; Onstenk, Jeroen; Veugelers, Wiel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Philosophy for Democracy is a research project that aims to examine whether and how Philosophy with Children contributes to the development of democratic skills and attitudes. In the Netherlands, as in almost all Western countries, Philosophy with Children is linked with the movement for citizenship education. This article reports the research on…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Philosophy
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de Groot, Barry J. A.; van den Bos, Kees P.; Minnaert, Alexander E. M. G.; van der Meulen, Bieuwe F. – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2015
In this study word reading (WR) fluency was used to dichotomously classify 1,598 Dutch children at different cutoffs, indicating (very) poor or (very) good reading performance. Analysis of variance and receiver operating characteristics were used to investigate the effects of rapid automatized naming (RAN) and phonemic awareness (PA) in predicting…
Descriptors: Phonological Awareness, Reading Processes, Reading Difficulties, Learning Disabilities
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van Durme, Kim; Braet, Caroline; Goossens, Lien – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2015
The present study investigated whether associations exist between attachment dimensions toward mother and different forms of eating pathology (EP) in a group of early adolescent boys and girls, and whether these associations were mediated by maladaptive emotion regulation (ER) strategies. Developmentally appropriate self-report questionnaires were…
Descriptors: Correlation, Security (Psychology), Self Control, Questionnaires
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van den Berg, Yvonne H. M.; Burk, William J.; Cillessen, Antonius H. N. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2015
The purpose of this study was to identify and validate subtypes of peer status by integrating preference and popularity into a single framework. Person-oriented analyses were performed among 3,630 children and adolescents of different cohorts in primary and secondary education. In the young age groups (Grade 3/4 to Grade 7), three clusters were…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Preferences, Social Influences, Children
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Heers, Marieke; Ghysels, Joris; Groot, Wim; van den Brink, Henriëtte Maassen – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2015
Community schools are becoming increasingly popular. They aim to enhance children's educational performance by offering extended educational and social services. As community schools mainly focus on disadvantaged children, this study evaluates the effects of community schooling on the educational outcomes of these pupils. We focus on care pupils…
Descriptors: Community Schools, School Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education, Disadvantaged Youth
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Huijgen, Tom; Holthuis, Paul – Teaching History, 2015
One of the challenges facing students who want to make sense of a source or an interpretation of the past is the need to place it in its context. Various research studies have shown that students tend instead to approach sources and interpretations with a form of "presentism" resulting in a number of misconceptions and misunderstandings.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, History Instruction, Misconceptions, Models
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