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van Veen, Carmen; Schott, Nadja; Lander, Natalie; Tietjens, Maike; Hinkley, Trina; Dreiskämper, Dennis; Holfelder, Benjamin; Utesch, Till; Barnett, Lisa M. – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2020
Children's positive perceived motor competence (PMC) provides motivation for physical activity. Theoretically young children (<8 years) have inflated PMC but as children cognitively develop, perceptions are hypothesized to decrease. This study investigated strength of PMC association over time, whether any change was negative (i.e. PMC…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Elementary School Students, Cultural Differences, Gender Differences
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Schiefer, Julia; Golle, Jessika; Tibus, Maike; Oschatz, Kerstin – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2019
Scientific reasoning abilities are already developing in elementary-school-aged children and enable them to understand the world around them. The goal of the current study was to develop a new instrument for 8- to 10-year-old children in Grades 3 and 4 to measure their understanding of the steps of the "scientific inquiry cycle" (SIC).…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Science, Science Process Skills, Inquiry
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Hebbecker, Karin; Förster, Natalie; Souvignier, Elmar – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2019
Research on reading achievement and reading motivation has rarely addressed the question if and how they affect each other over time. In our study, we investigate the reciprocal effects between reading achievement and both intrinsic and extrinsic reading motivation during elementary school. We measured reading achievement and intrinsic and…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Reading Motivation, Incentives, Foreign Countries
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Magro, Sophia W.; Utesch, Till; Dreiskämper, Dennis; Wagner, Jenny – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Though it is well-established that self-esteem develops from childhood well into old age, little is known about the processes that influence this change, especially among young populations. This international, cross-sequential study examined the development of self-esteem in 1599 second-graders (Age M[subscript T1] = 7.99, SD[subscript T1] = 0.52…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Child Development, Grade 2, Elementary School Students
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Weidinger, Anne F.; Steinmayr, Ricarda; Spinath, Birgit – Developmental Psychology, 2019
In line with the reciprocal internal/external frame of reference model (RI/E model), it is well-established that secondary school students generate domain-specific ability self-concepts by comparing their own performance in a domain socially (i.e., with others' performance in this domain) and dimensionally (i.e., with their own performance in…
Descriptors: Ability, Self Concept, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students
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Oesterlen, Eva; Seitz-Stein, Katja – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
In contrast to classical phonological span tasks, which require verbal recall, those used in self-reliant, group-administrable working memory measurement contain a visuospatial response format. As a consequence, these tasks involve recoding, executive, and visual search requirements in addition to encoding and storage processes. To examine…
Descriptors: Children, Adults, Phonology, Short Term Memory
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Ehm, Jan-Henning; Hasselhorn, Marcus; Schmiedek, Florian – Developmental Psychology, 2019
The association between academic self-concept and achievement is assumed to be reciprocal. Typically, the association is analyzed by variants of the classical cross-lagged panel model. Results with more recently developed methodological approaches, for example, the random intercept cross-lagged panel model, its continuous-time implementation, and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Self Concept, Elementary School Students, Children
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Raddatz, Julia; Kuhn, Jörg-Tobias; Holling, Heinz; Moll, Kristina; Dobel, Christian – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2017
The aim of the present study was to investigate the cognitive profiles of primary school children (age 82-133 months) on a battery of basic number processing and calculation tasks. The sample consisted of four groups matched for age and IQ: arithmetic disorder only (AD; n = 20), reading disorder only (RD; n = 40), a comorbid group (n = 27), and an…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Reading Difficulties, Numbers, Computation
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Weidinger, Anne F.; Steinmayr, Ricarda; Spinath, Birgit – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: It is often argued that the negative development of intrinsic motivation in elementary school strongly depends on the presence of school grades because grades represent extrinsic consequences and achievement feedback that are supposed to influence intrinsically motivated behaviour. However, only a few studies have tested this…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Elementary School Students, Longitudinal Studies, Correlation
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Osterhaus, Christopher; Koerber, Susanne; Sodian, Beate – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Do social cognition and epistemological understanding promote elementary school children's experimentation skills? To investigate this question, 402 children (ages 8, 9, and 10) in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades were assessed for their experimentation skills, social cognition (advanced theory of mind [AToM]), epistemological understanding (understanding…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Social Cognition, Epistemology, Science Process Skills
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Herzog, Moritz; Ehlert, Antje; Fritz, Annemarie – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2017
Although the general development of mathematical abilities in primary school has been the focus of many researchers, the development of place value understanding has rarely been investigated to date. This is possibly due to the lack of conceptual approaches and empirical studies related to this topic. To fill this gap, a theory-driven and…
Descriptors: Models, Number Concepts, Foreign Countries, Grade 2
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Nusser, Lena; Weinert, Sabine – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2017
If children fail to understand test instructions, measurements of their competence may be unfair and invalid. This is especially relevant for students with special educational needs (SEN) because they face greater challenges in comprehending instructions. Two interventions were designed to facilitate the comprehension of test requirements by…
Descriptors: Test Wiseness, Special Needs Students, At Risk Students, Intervention
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Dirk, Judith; Schmiedek, Florian – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Children experience good and bad days in their performance. Although this phenomenon is well-known to teachers, parents, and students it has not been investigated empirically. We examined whether children's working memory performance varies systematically from day to day and to which extent fluctuations at faster timescales (i.e., occasions,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Short Term Memory, Grade 3, Grade 4
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Schwab, Susanne; Huber, Christian; Gebhardt, Markus – Educational Psychology, 2016
We investigated the influence of teacher feedback on the social acceptance of peers with intellectual disabilities and peers without disabilities. A computer task was administered to 601 students in grades 3 and 4. Twenty-six per cent of the students attend an inclusive school; the others are in regular schools without students with special…
Descriptors: Peer Acceptance, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, Grade 3
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Arens, A. Katrin; Morin, Alexandre J. S. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2016
This study is a substantive-methodological synergy in which exploratory structural equation modeling is applied to investigate the factor structure of multidimensional self-concept instruments. On the basis of a sample of German students (N = 1958) who completed the Self-Description Questionnaire I and the Self-Perception Profile for Children, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept Measures, Structural Equation Models, Factor Structure
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