NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
No Child Left Behind Act 200152
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Does not meet standards1
Showing 1 to 15 of 177 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Can, Cansu; Kutluca Canbulat, Ayse Nur – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: This study aimed to identify the effect of using reflective diaries in 4th grade Turkish classes on bilingual students' academic achievement and writing skills. Research Methods: A one-group pretest-posttest design was employed with a study group of 4th graders identified according to convenience sampling method. Data were collected by…
Descriptors: Reflection, Turkish, Bilingual Students, Academic Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lashley, Lidon – SAGE Open, 2017
This study was undertaken to determine the effects of computer-aided instruction on mathematics performance of pupils at the Grade 4 level in Region 5. This focus was due to the trend of poor performances in mathematics at the National Grade 4 assessments for the past 5 years. Four intact Grade 4 classes in two primary schools were used in this…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Polat, Nihat; Zarecky-Hodge, Ashley; Schreiber, James B. – Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Utilizing the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) data, this study examined (1) how fourth and eighth-grade ELLs' mathematics and reading scores on national tests compared to their non-ELL peers' scores over the testing period between 2003 and 2011, and (2) if gender and ethnicity contributed to variation in the growth patterns…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Grade 4, Grade 8, Mathematics Tests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Li, Yanyan; Huang, Zhinan; Jiang, Menglu; Chang, Ting-Wen – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
Incorporating scientific fundamentals via engineering through a design-based methodology has proven to be highly effective for STEM education. Engineering design can be instantiated for learning as they involve mental and physical stimulation and develop practical skills especially in solving problems. Lego bricks, as a set of toys based on design…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Elementary School Science
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wilson, Joshua; Olinghouse, Natalie G.; Andrada, Gilbert N. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2014
The current study examines data from students in grades 4-8 who participated in a statewide computer-based benchmark writing assessment that featured automated essay scoring and automated feedback. We examined whether the use of automated feedback was associated with gains in writing quality across revisions to an essay, and with transfer effects…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Writing Ability, Feedback (Response), Computer Mediated Communication
Özek, Umut – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), 2014
In this paper, we present a closer look at the student achievement trends in the District of Columbia between 2006-07 and 2012-13. We have three main conclusions. First, we find that overall, math scores in the District have improved. The improvements in reading scores during this time frame, however, were primarily limited to the first year after…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Trends, Urban Schools, Achievement Gains
Woody, Andrea L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of a Web-based mathematics program, Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) Stanford Math, on mathematics achievement of fourth- through eighth-grade students in a metropolitan school district. Few studies have researched a Web-based mathematics program that provides an individualized,…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
Sahin, Ayfer – Online Submission, 2013
Aim of this study is to determine the effect of narrative and informative text types on Reading Comprehension levels of Primary Education 4th and 5th grade students. Application was fulfilled in 2011-2012 academic year with 134 students in a primary education school in Province Kirsehir. Reading comprehension tests prepared according to text types…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Grade 5, Gender Differences, Grade 4
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
As part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in reading, students are asked to demonstrate their understanding of words as used in literary and informational texts. This focus on students' understanding of word meaning highlights the importance of vocabulary in reading comprehension. This report provides an overview of…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Reading Skills, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension
Mullis, Ina V.S.; Martin, Michael O.; Foy, Pierre; Drucker, Kathleen T. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2012
PIRLS is an international assessment of reading comprehension at the fourth grade that has been conducted every five years since 2001. In 2011, nationally representative samples of students in 49 countries participated in PIRLS and prePIRLS. Forty-five countries assessed fourth grade students, and some countries participated in one or more of the…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Grade 4, International Studies
Roan, Clayton – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study compared mathematics achievement in Illinois elementary schools using the "Everyday Math" and "Saxon Math" curricula. The Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) was used as the measure of student achievement. Multiple correlation analyses showed that the type of curriculum used was a significant predictor of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Mathematics, Comparative Analysis, State Standards
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wu, Xiaoying; Anderson, Richard C.; Nguyen-Jahiel, Kim; Miller, Brian – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Fourth- and fifth-grade students' motivation and engagement during classroom discussions were investigated in 2 studies. Study 1 examined students' moment-by-moment engagement during collaborative peer-managed small-group discussions in comparison to conventional teacher-managed whole-class discussions. Study 2 evaluated the long term effects of…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Grade 5, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement
Duffy, Colleen – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a computer-based intervention and a procedural facilitator on the performance of fourth and fifth grade students with deficits in mathematics. Specifically, the study compared the effectiveness of two conditions: (1) a control condition consisting of traditional classroom instruction…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Intervention, Mathematics Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
The Nation's Report Card[TM] informs the public about the academic achievement of elementary and secondary students in the United States. Report cards communicate the findings of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the largest continuing and nationally representative assessment of what the nation's students know and can do.…
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Mathematics Achievement, Reading Achievement, Science Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
This report presents results of the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in reading at grades 4 and 8. Nationally representative samples of 213,100 fourth-graders and 168,200 eighth-graders participated in the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in reading. At each grade, students responded to questions…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Gap, African American Students, American Indians
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  12