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de Jong, Romi; van Tartwijk, Jan; Wubbels, Theo; Veldman, Ietje; Verloop, Nico – Educational Studies, 2013
Teacher discipline strategies are well documented when it comes to its effects on students and the working climate in the classroom. Although it is commonly acknowledged that for student teachers classroom management is a major concern, student teachers' use of discipline strategies is largely unknown. In this paper, we examine student teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Discipline, Educational Environment
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De Bruyn, Eddy H – Educational Studies, 2005
The present study was designed to investigate the relationships between role strains following the transition to secondary school and academic achievement. Academic engagement was hypothesized to mediate between role strain and achievement. The sample consisted of 749 students in their first year of secondary school. Four types of role strain were…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Teacher Role, Academic Achievement, Parent Role
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Veenman, Simon; Kenter, Brenda; Post, Kiki – Educational Studies, 2000
Examines teachers' use of and students' reactions to cooperative learning, and the quality of the group cooperation from a sample of Dutch primary schools. Reports that students' social skills, on-task behavior, and self-esteem improved, while students reported a positive attitude toward cooperative learning. Includes references. (CMK)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Veenman, Simon; And Others – Educational Studies, 1985
Results showed hardly any differences in time-on-task behavior between third and fourth grade pupils in mixed age single age mathematics and language arts classes in the Netherlands. Students in mixed age classes spent more time working individually. The ability level of the students had little impact on time-on-task behavior. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Comparative Education, Educational Research, Grade 3
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Veenman, Simon; And Others – Educational Studies, 1989
Describes and assesses the effectiveness of a staff development program for Dutch teachers in mixed-age classes as it relates to areas of classroom management, instruction, and pupils' on-task behavior. Results of the quasi-experimental, treatment-control group investigation showed that the training program was an effective staff development tool.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education