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Cheung, Peggy – European Physical Education Review, 2019
School-based physical activity (PA), including activity during physical education (PE) lessons and after-school hours, is a possible opportunity for increasing children's daily PA. The purposes of this study were (a) to compare children's school-based PA levels during PE lessons and after-school hours and (b) to examine whether there is a…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Education, Child Health, Health Behavior
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Kong, Siu Cheung – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
The study looked into how school partnership generates benefit. It aimed to identify the structures of partnership among collaborating schools and to examine elements that can contribute to sustainable e-Learning development. Six cluster project cases were purposefully selected from an e-Learning pilot scheme in Hong Kong to investigate how school…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Sustainable Development, Partnerships in Education, Educational Cooperation
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Wong, Yu Ka – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
This study examines the development of the reading comprehension of young learners of Chinese as a second language (CSL) in Hong Kong, with reference to the Simple View of Reading model. The model postulates that reading comprehension is a product of decoding and linguistic comprehension. A sample of 121 ethnic minority senior primary students was…
Descriptors: Role, Decoding (Reading), Chinese, Second Language Learning
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Huang, Hong; Tse, Shek-kam; Chu, Samuel Kai-Wah; Xiao, Xiao-yun; Lam, Joseph Wai-ip; Ng, Rex Hung-Wai; Hui, Sau-Yan – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2019
Introduction: This study examines the impact of the availability of reading resources in the school, the classroom, the home and the social environment on the reading proficiency of Grade Four primary school students in Hong Kong. Method: Data about the reading performance of Hong Kong students in the 2011 Progress in International Reading…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Reading Materials, Reading Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Ghasemi, Ehsan; Burley, Hansel; Safadel, Parviz – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2019
Women's underrepresentation in mathematics-related careers continues to concern policymakers, economists, and educators. This study addressed the issue by examining data from two international databases, namely IEA's "Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 2015," and the World Economic Forum's "Global Gender Gap…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Tao, Si Si; Lau, Eva Yi Hung; Yiu, Hau Ming – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This study investigates mothers' expectations of and experiences with parental involvement during the transition to primary school. The participants were 20 mothers of children attending 10 kindergartens in Hong Kong. Individual interviews were conducted 3 months before and 3 months after their children entered their primary schools. As they had…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Adjustment, Expectation, Mothers
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Wong, Yi-Lee; Kwan, Paula – Journal of School Choice, 2019
This article refers to the case of the Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) in Hong Kong to engage empirically in a debate over school choice. Based on a survey of 910 parents of primary school-leavers on their considerations in making school choices for their children, our analysis shows that DSS schools as an educational option are essentially exclusive…
Descriptors: School Choice, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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Huang, Jing; Chen, Gaowei – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study investigated the associations among reading strategy instruction, student motivational factors (i.e., attitudes toward reading, reading self-concept, and motivation to read), gender, and reading achievement. The analyses were conducted using the Hong Kong sample (students at Level 1, n = 3,875 and teachers at Level 2, n = 133) from the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Reading Strategies, Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction
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Huang, Shenghua; Yin, Hongbiao; Lv, Lijie – Educational Psychology, 2019
Teacher well-being is a critical factor affecting job performance and thus, significant for enhancing quality teaching. Based on the job demands-resources model, this study examines the mediating effects of teachers' self-monitoring and self-efficacy on the relationships between the emotional job demands of teaching and trust in colleagues and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Well Being, Teaching Conditions
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Yang, Der-Ching; Sianturi, Iwan Andi J. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
When solving a mathematical problem, students who do not have sufficient conceptual understanding may perform poorly and exhibit misconceptions. This study was aimed to examine students' conceptual understanding and significant misconceptions when solving number sense-related problems. An online three-tier diagnostic test was administered to 125…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Diagnostic Tests, Misconceptions, Problem Solving
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So, Winnie Wing Mui; Chen, Yu; Wan, Zhi Hong – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
Multimedia-supported e-learning is considered useful as it can offer an enjoyable independent learning experience to learners. However, the effectiveness of e-learning for self-regulated science learning is still inconclusive. This study aimed to explore primary school students' perceptions and experiences of self-regulated science learning in a…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Electronic Learning, Independent Study, Elementary School Students
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Yang, Xiujie; Chung, Kevin Kien Hoa; McBride, Catherine – Educational Psychology, 2019
One hundred sixty-five Hong Kong Chinese children were administered measures of early mathematics, visual-spatial skills, and executive functioning (working memory, inhibition, shifting, updating) once in kindergarten (mean age = 62.80 months, SD = 3.74) and again in first grade (mean age = 77.25 months, SD = 4.60). In kindergarten, visual-spatial…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Visual Perception, Mathematics Instruction, Longitudinal Studies
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Chen, Junjun – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Background: Research into teacher emotion has attracted increasing attention in the last two decades. The relevance of teacher emotion in education has been highlighted. However, evidence of how teacher emotions impact their teaching approaches is rather limited. Aims: This study investigated the relationship between two self-report instruments --…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Emotional Response, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Williams, Melanie; Tang, Kok-Sing; Won, Mihye – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
This paper reports on a multimodal teaching approach delivered to grade 5 elementary students in a bilingual school in Hong Kong, as part of a larger research study aimed at supporting English Language Learners (ELLs) in science class. As language demands of reading, writing and talking science place additional challenges on ELLs, there is much…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multisensory Learning, Learning Modalities, Grade 5
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Xu, Zhengye; Liu, Duo – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
In the present study, 151 third-grade Hong Kong children participated in two expression-picture matching experiments (a relation priming paradigm). In this paradigm, an unambiguous prime was first presented, followed by an ambiguous target that could be interpreted with either of two relations (i.e., Descriptor and Possessor). Children were asked…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Pictorial Stimuli
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