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Torppa, Minna; Vasalampi, Kati; Eklund, Kenneth; Sulkunen, Sari; Niemi, Pekka – Educational Psychology, 2020
This paper examined if difficulty in reading comprehension (PISA) is distinct from difficulty in reading fluency and if the distinct types of reading difficulties are differently associated with learning motivation, school burnout, and school enjoyment. The participants were 1324 Finnish ninth graders. Findings suggested that difficulties in…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Difficulty Level, Reading Fluency, Learning Motivation
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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly; Zavelevsky, Erez – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2020
This study aims to explore the different appearances of parental interactions based on principal, teacher, and student reports of the 8th grade Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 2011 assessments in Israel and how the appearances of parental interactions relate to math achievements. We conducted a multilevel SEM on 147…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Birgin, Osman; Uzun, Kübra; Mazman Akar, Sacide Güzin – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
The purpose of this study is to investigate the perceived information and communication technologies (ICT) proficiency of Turkish mathematics teachers in teaching. This study was conducted using descriptive survey method. The study group consisted of 242 mathematics teachers working at middle (5th-8th grade) and high schools (9th-12th grade) in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technological Literacy, Mathematics Teachers, Middle School Teachers
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Alshawareb, Iyad Jerias; Alnasraween, Mo'en Salman – International Education Studies, 2020
The aim of this study was to identify the level of cyberbullying through the means of social media among the students of the basic stage in the Directorate of Education of the University District, the sample of the study consisted of 388 students from the seventh and tenth grades. To achieve the objectives of the study, a questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Media
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Acar, Ömer – Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 2020
Science achievement gap between fifth, sixth, and eighth grades and boys and girls in low and high performing schools were under investigation in the present study. In accordance with this purpose, three schools were selected to represent high performing schools and two schools were selected to represent low achieving schools for their performance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Program Divisions, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Vilia, Paulo; Candeias, Adelinda A. – International Journal of Science Education, 2020
The importance of attitudes and other variables of the affective domain in education is acknowledged for a long time. In this study, we used an attitude questionnaire to survey 498 Portuguese 9th-grade students to determine the predictive ability of the attitudes towards the discipline of Physics-chemistry on school achievement. Possible gender…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Student Attitudes, Factor Structure, High School Students
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Pratama, Ahmad R.; Scarlatos, Lori L. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2020
This article offers insights into the ownership and use of mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) among Indonesian middle and high school students. The study is based on primary data collected from a survey of 1,157 students at two middle schools and two high schools from two different regions in Indonesia. Data analysis includes multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Ownership, Computer Use
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Lauermann, Fani; Meißner, Anja; Steinmayr, Ricarda – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
Students' intelligence and self-concept of ability are critical predictors of school achievement. However, studies focusing on the relative importance of both achievement predictors have produced mixed results. To clarify these inconsistencies, the present study investigated whether the relative predictive power of students' intelligence and…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Self Concept, German, Mathematics Tests
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Yeboah, Douglas – Issues in Educational Research, 2020
This study surveyed teachers' perceptions of corporal punishment and the ban on caning in basic and high school sectors of Ghana's education system. It also investigated whether there were gender differences in teachers' views about the ban on caning in Ghanaian schools. Data were collected using a five point Likert-style questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Punishment, High School Teachers
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Otani, Midori – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2020
This study investigates the associations between parental involvement and academic achievement across three criteria: school level (elementary and middle school), gender (male and female) and subject (mathematics and science). Additionally, it examines whether students' attitudes towards a subject and their academic aspirations mediate this…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Coelho, Vítor Alexandre; Sousa, Vanda – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2020
The Bullying and Cyberbullying Behaviors Questionnaire--Short Form (BCBQ-SF) allows students to report their victimization and bullying behaviors. The questionnaire was completed by 1,003 middle school students (6th-9th grade; M[subscript age] = 12.78, SD = 1.43). Factor analyses supported an integrated two-factor structure with acceptable…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Questionnaires, Factor Structure
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Erdogan, Fatma – Participatory Educational Research, 2020
The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship between critical thinking skills and reflective thinking skills of prospective middle school mathematics teachers. In addition, it was aimed to examine critical thinking skills and reflective thinking skills of prospective middle school mathematics teachers with regard to some variables…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Fung, Dennis – International Journal of Science Education, 2020
This paper reports the findings of a quasi-experimental study that investigated the impacts of effective group work on Hong Kong science classrooms. One hundred and fifty-two Secondary 2 (or Grade 8) students from two schools participated in a teaching intervention (comprising 16 lessons) in which they studied the topic 'Making Use of Electricity'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Social Differences, Cooperative Learning
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Güngör, Alper; Helvaci, Mehmet Akif – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2020
The aim of this research is to put forth the relationship between the emotion management proficiencies of the managers and the motivation level of the teachers. In this study, the opinions of school administrators on the emotion management behavior and the motivation level of the teachers have been examined. It was determined whether or not the…
Descriptors: Administrators, Teacher Motivation, Emotional Response, Elementary School Teachers
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Cohen, Susie M.; Chang, Mido – Educational Studies, 2020
This study investigated the predictive effects of science self-efficacy, value in learning science, science attitudes, gender, and race on science achievement, among United States middle school students utilising Trends in International Math and Science Study 2011 data. A series of preliminary analyses using several descriptive statistics,…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Self Efficacy, Scientific Attitudes, Middle School Students
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