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Torppa, Minna; Niemi, Pekka; Vasalampi, Kati; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Tolvanen, Asko; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija – Child Development, 2020
This study examines associations between leisure reading and reading skills in data of 2,525 students followed from age 7 to 16. As a step further from traditional cross-lagged analysis, a random intercept cross-lagged panel model was used to identify within-person associations of leisure reading (books, magazines, newspapers, and digital…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Recreational Reading, Reading Skills, Correlation
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Ghanaat Pisheh, Etrat AlZahra; NejatyJahromy, Yaser; Gargari, Rahim Badri; Hashemi, Touraj; Fathi-Azar, Eskandar – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
The effect of the implementation of student response systems (SRSs) in teaching on the critical thinking (CT) of young students was investigated. The study benefited from a quasi-experimental design and a pretest/posttest set-up. Subjects consisted of 156 K-8 students in Tehran during 2016-2017, selected through a multistage cluster sampling, and…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Elementary Education
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Tataroglu, Eylem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
Turkey's Ministry of National Education aims to identify and develop valuable characteristics to prepare the nation's young for their professional life as adults. The Ministry has been conducting an extensive and comprehensive review of the educational system since the beginning of 2000. Educational system was implemented in time for the 2012/2013…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Visual Arts, National Curriculum
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Weiser, Beverly; Buss, Carolyn; Sheils, Ashley Parker; Gallegos, Elisa; Murray, L. Robin – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
While qualitative research has shown great benefits for teachers who receive coaching, there is a paucity of experimental research examining students' academic outcomes after their teachers received ongoing support from a knowledgeable and experienced coach. Thus, a quasi-experimental design investigated the literacy outcomes of 452 students…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Special Education, Coaching (Performance), Educational Technology
Kuhfeld, Megan – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
It has been common knowledge for decades that poor and working-class students tend to experience "summer learning loss," a drop in performance between spring and fall that serves to widen the gap between students. However, new research shows that the reality of summer learning loss is more complex. Megan Kuhfeld draws on data from the…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Achievement Gains, Academic Achievement, Reading Achievement
Houston Independent School District, 2018
Each year, the Houston Independent School District (HISD) offers a summer education program designed to assist students with a variety of instructional needs. Centrally coordinated summer school programs in 2017 included accelerated instruction for State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) re-testers;…
Descriptors: Summer Schools, Acceleration (Education), Repetition, Required Courses
Houston Independent School District, 2018
Each year, the Houston Independent School District (HISD) offers a summer education program designed to assist students with a variety of instructional needs. Centrally coordinated summer school programs in 2018 included accelerated instruction for State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) re-testers;…
Descriptors: Summer Schools, Acceleration (Education), Repetition, Required Courses
Randel, Bruce – Online Submission, 2018
Century Analytics, Inc. conducted a rigorous evaluation of Edmentum's Exact Path to estimate the impact of Exact Path use on student achievement in mathematics in kindergarten through Grade 8. Exact Path is an online educational tool designed to support individualized student instruction. This study's quasi-experimental design (QED), analyses, and…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Alonzo, Julie; Anderson, Daniel – Behavioral Research and Teaching, 2018
In response to a request for additional analyses, in particular reporting confidence intervals around the results, we re-analyzed the data from prior studies. This supplementary report presents the results of the additional analyses addressing classification accuracy, reliability, and criterion-related validity evidence. For ease of reference, we…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Computation, Statistical Analysis, Classification
Alonzo, Julie; Anderson, Daniel – Behavioral Research and Teaching, 2018
In response to a request for additional analyses, in particular reporting confidence intervals around the results, we re-analyzed the data from prior studies. This supplementary report presents the results of the additional analyses addressing classification accuracy, reliability, and criterion-related validity evidence. For ease of reference, we…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Computation, Statistical Analysis, Accuracy
Nese, Joseph F. T.; Anderson, Daniel; Irvin, P. Shawn; Alonzo, Julie – Behavioral Research and Teaching, 2018
This in-brief technical report documents the results from two different analytic approaches for examining the reliability of the slope for easyCBM® math measures in Grades K-8. Results varied by grade, assessment measure, and the analytic approach. Results patterns are discussed.
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Response to Intervention, Elementary School Students, Mathematics Achievement
Nese, Joseph F. T.; Anderson, Daniel; Irvin, P. Shawn; Alonzo, Julie – Behavioral Research and Teaching, 2018
This in-brief technical report documents the results from two different analytic approaches for examining the reliability of the slope for easyCBM® reading measures in Grades K-8. Results varied by grade, assessment measure, and the analytic approach. Results patterns are discussed.
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Response to Intervention, Kindergarten, Grade 1
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Pereira, Nielsen; Bakhiet, Salaheldin Farah; Gentry, Marcia; Balhmar, Tahani Abdulrahman; Hakami, Sultan Mohammed – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2017
This study examined the psychometric properties and measurement invariance of the Arabic version of "My Class Activities" (MCA), an instrument designed to measure students' perceptions of interest, challenge, choice, and enjoyment in classrooms. Scores of 3,516 Sudanese students in Grades 2 to 8 were used. Confirmatory factor analysis…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Factor Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Gifted
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Watt, Helen M. G.; Carmichael, Colin; Callingham, Rosemary – School Psychology International, 2017
The Best Practice in Mathematics Education project was funded by the Australian Office of the Chief Scientist, to examine promotion of students' learning, engagement and aspirations in this core learning domain. We draw upon cross-sectional survey data from 551 students in grades three to nine to examine how students' mathematics engagement…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Mathematics Education, Best Practices, Foreign Countries
Burns, Dion; Bae, Soung; Snyder, Jon D. – Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, 2017
Part of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) research series titled "Teachers' Time: Collaborating for Learning, Teaching, and Leading," this case study looks at the Santa Monica Alternative School House (SMASH), a K-8 public school in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD). It is a school of…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Time Management, Cooperative Learning, Time Factors (Learning)
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