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Earnest, Darrell; Gonzales, Alicia C.; Plant, Anna M. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2017
Time is an area of measurement that is difficult for children. This interview study addresses the question: What are children's solution approaches to position the hands of an analog clock? To explore this, we investigated problem solving when using a clock manipulative with mechanically linked hands. We compare overall success rates among…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Time, Visual Aids, Elementary School Students
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Sullivan, Amanda; Bers, Marina Umaschi – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2016
Prior work demonstrates the importance of introducing young children to programming and engineering content before gender stereotypes are fully developed and ingrained in later years. However, very little research on gender and early childhood technology interventions exist. This pilot study looks at N = 45 children in kindergarten through second…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
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Corwyn, Robert F.; Bradley, Robert H. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2016
Relations between paternal autonomy support and four aspects of adolescent social competence and responsibility at age 16 were examined using data from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development. With controls on maternal autonomy support, significant relations were observed between paternal autonomy support and three of the four…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Fathers, Sons, Personal Autonomy
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Young, John W.; King, Teresa C.; Hauck, Maurice Cogan; Ginsburgh, Mitchell; Kotloff, Lauren; Cabrera, Julio; Cavalie, Carlos – ETS Research Report Series, 2014
This article describes two research studies conducted on the linguistic modification of test items from K-12 content assessments. In the first study, 120 linguistically modified test items in mathematics and science taken by fourth and sixth graders were found to have a wide range of outcomes for English language learners (ELLs) and non-ELLs, with…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Test Items, Mathematics Tests, Science Tests