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Yaman, Ismail – Online Submission, 2018
English holds a lingua franca status all around the world today and foreign language education in most countries is primarily based on English. As a result of this high popularity of English language, primary school students now take English course as of Grade 2 in state schools in Turkey. Furthermore, private schools mostly offer English course…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Freehand Drawing
Schoen, Robert C.; LaVenia, Mark; Tazaz, Amanda M. – Online Submission, 2018
Mathematics teacher professional-development (PD) programs based on Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) have been developed and implemented with tens of thousands of elementary mathematics teachers worldwide since the 1980s. Starting with a focus on addition and subtraction on whole numbers in the first CGI PD program, the content of these…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Faculty Development, Grade 3, Grade 4
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Ergen, Yusuf; Batmaz, Onur – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of the present study is to determine the viewpoints of primary school teachers on difficulties experienced by 3rd and 4th-grade primary school students in reading comprehension. The study was planned in Phenomenology Design, which is one of the Qualitative Research Methods. The study group consisted of 25 primary school teachers…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Grade 3, Grade 4, Teacher Attitudes
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Olkun, Sinan; Altun, Arif; Gocer Sahin, Sakine; Kaya, Galip – Online Submission, 2016
This study reports the psychometric properties of a Basic Number Processing Test (BNPT), which was developed in order to determine elementary school students at risk for Mathematical learning disorder. A total of 478 primary school students were selected from 12 different public schools with an attempt to get a representative sample. The…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Screening Tests, Elementary School Students, Learning Disabilities
Borman, Geoffrey D.; Park, So Jung; Min, Sookweon – Online Submission, 2015
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of Achieve3000, a differentiated online literacy curriculum, on students' scores on the California State Test (CST). In the 2011-12 school year, 1,957 students in Chula Vista began using Achieve3000's solutions in 3rd through 8th grade. Using a form of propensity score matching called Inverse…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Program Effectiveness, Quasiexperimental Design, Elementary School Students
Schoen, Robert C.; Anderson, Daniel; Riddell, Claire M.; Bauduin, Charity – Online Submission, 2018
This report provides a description of the development process, field testing, and psychometric properties of the fall 2015 grades 3-5 Elementary Mathematics Student Assessment (EMSA), a student mathematics test designed to be administered in a whole-group setting to students in grades 3, 4, and 5. The test was administered to 2,614 participating…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 3, Grade 4
Kovacevic, Tatjana; Opic, Siniša – Online Submission, 2013
The aim of this research was to examine the impact of using traditional games with the purpose of decreasing violent behavior among pupils in elementary schools as well as improving their mutual relationships. The research was conducted among second-, third- and fourth-graders in elementary schools in Karlovac (a total of 232 pupils). In order to…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Violence, Prevention, Intervention
Kingston, Skylar T.; Medlin, Richard G. – Online Submission, 2005
The purpose of the present study was to compare empathy, altruism, moral reasoning, and prosocial behavior in home schooled children and children attending public schools, and to assess attitudes toward religion and values in their parents. Homeschooling parents were more concerned with teaching their children their values and religious beliefs,…
Descriptors: Empathy, Altruism, Moral Development, Home Schooling