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Harris, Michelle A.; Wetzel, Eunike; Robins, Richard W.; Donnellan, M. Brent; Trzesniewski, Kali H. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
The current study investigated the development of global and domain (academic, physical, same-sex peer relationship, opposite-sex peer relationship) self-esteem from age 10 to 16 in a sample of Mexican-origin adolescents. Participants' (N = 674) responses on the Self-Description Questionnaire (SDQ; Marsh, 2005) II-S showed moderate rank-order…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Mexican Americans, Peer Relationship, Questionnaires
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Niehaus, Kate; Adelson, Jill L. – American Educational Research Journal, 2014
This study examined the relationships among school support, parental school involvement, and academic and social-emotional outcomes for children who are English language learners (ELLs). The sample included 1,020 third-grade ELLs who participated in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS-K). Results from structural equation modeling showed…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, English Language Learners, Social Development, Emotional Development
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lisahunter; Abbott, Rebecca; Macdonald, Doune; Ziviani, Jennifer; Cuskelly, Monica – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2014
This study assessed the feasibility and impact of introducing a programme of an additional 30 minutes per day of moderate physical activity within curriculum time on learning and readiness to learn in a large elementary school in south-east Queensland, Australia. The programme, Active Kids Active Minds (AKAM), involved Year 5 students (n = 107),…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Doumen, Sarah; Buyse, Evelien; Colpin, Hilde; Verschueren, Karine – Infant and Child Development, 2011
High levels of teacher-child conflict have repeatedly been found to amplify children's aggressive behaviour. Up to now, however, research on possible mechanisms explaining this link is largely lacking. The current study aimed to test whether children's self-esteem is an intervening mechanism. Participants were 139 children (70 boys, M age = 6.18…
Descriptors: Conflict, Grade 1, Teacher Student Relationship, Aggression
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Shin, Jihae – Contributions to Music Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine how I Am A Dreamer Musician Program (IDMP) affected academic self-concept and self-esteem of middle school students in low-income communities. During the seven weeks of the weekly music workshops, students participated in different musical activities including playing percussion instruments, singing,…
Descriptors: Workshops, Music Education, Self Concept, Self Esteem
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Collins, Dave; Martindale, Russell; Button, Angela; Sowerby, Katie – European Physical Education Review, 2010
Physical education and sport are often critically evaluated for the potential impact they can have on the development of children, both from the perspective of health and the development of sporting talent. Reflecting these two important goals, this paper presents an evaluation of the efficacy of an evidence-based, educational and inclusive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Extracurricular Activities, Physical Activities
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Sclater, Jennifer; Sicoly, Fiore; Abrami, Philip C.; Wade, C. Anne – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2006
The current investigation was an exploration of the first year of a multi-year project designed to provide every Grade 3 to Grade 11 student throughout an English school board in Quebec with a laptop computer. Data were collected from 403 elementary and 270 secondary students from the experimental school board and also from 330 students in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Laptop Computers, Access to Computers, Computer Uses in Education
Marsh, Herbert W.; And Others – 1990
The purposes of the present investigation are to evaluate a new, adaptive procedure for assessing multiple dimensions of self-concept for children younger than 8 years and to examine related theoretical issues. The multidimensional, hierarchical structure of self-concept is well established for older children, but there is a paucity of research…
Descriptors: Child Development, Comparative Testing, Factor Structure, Foreign Countries
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Marsh, Herbert W.; And Others – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1991
A new adaptive procedure for assessing multiple dimensions of self-concept for children younger than 8 years was studied with a sample of 501 children from kindergarten through grade 2. Use of the Self-Description Questionnaire with young children was supported by factor analysis. Practical and theoretical implications are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, Age Differences, Elementary School Students, Evaluation Methods