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Cowan, Nelson; AuBuchon, Angela M.; Gilchrist, Amanda L.; Blume, Christopher L.; Boone, Alexander P.; Saults, J. Scott – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Younger children have more difficulty in sharing attention between two concurrent tasks than do older participants, but in addition to this developmental change, we documented changes in the nature of attention sharing. We studied children 6-8 and 10-14 years old and college students (in all, 104 women and 76 men; 3% Hispanic, 3% Black or African…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Individual Development, Children, Preadolescents
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Facon, Bruno; Magis, David; Courbois, Yannick – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2021
The aim of this study was to examine the developmental trajectories of comprehension of relational concepts among 557 participants with intellectual disability (ID) of undifferentiated etiology (M age = 12.20 years, SD = 3.18) and 557 typically developing (TD) participants (M age = 4.57 years, SD = 0.80). Logistic regression analyses, with…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Preadolescents, Early Adolescents, Comprehension
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Schneller, Andrew J.; Harrison, Laura M.; Adelman, Julia; Post, Shannon – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2021
This mixed methods case study research evaluates the outcomes of a place-based experiential environmental education curriculum that incorporated environmental art and muralism to teach fifth to sixth graders about the Hudson River Watershed, environmental issues, and ecosystem recovery. Students showed a statistically significant improvement at…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Environmental Education, Place Based Education, Outdoor Education
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Pesout, Ondra; Nietfeld, John – Journal of Experimental Education, 2021
Metacognitive monitoring skills are crucial for middle school students to improve academic performance and promote self-regulation. The current study examined the effect of social interaction on metacognitive monitoring training assessed by calibration accuracy measures and performance on comprehension items. Sixth-grade students (N = 84) assigned…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Competition, Metacognition, Middle School Students
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Aziza, Mela – Qualitative Research in Education, 2021
This research aims to analyse a teacher's questioning activity using oral open-ended questions in the mathematics classroom in three phases: the teacher asks open-ended mathematics questions orally, students answer the questions, and the teacher responds to the answers. This research involved a mathematics teacher and twenty-three year 7 students…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Skills
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Harris, Danielle; Lowrie, Tom; Logan, Tracy; Hegarty, Mary – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
Background: The role of gender in both spatial and mathematics performance has been extensively studied separately, with a male advantage often found in spatial tasks and mathematics from adolescence. Spatial reasoning is consistently linked to mathematics proficiency, yet despite this, little research has investigated the role of spatial…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Problem Solving, Mathematics Achievement, Number Concepts
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Rice Aberth, Jessica; Werfel, Krystal L. – Deafness & Education International, 2021
Objectives: The two-fold purpose of this feasibility study was to determine if (a) self-regulated strategy development intervention would improve the writing skills of a child who uses cochlear implants and (b) if self-regulated strategy development intervention would improve the reading comprehension skills of a child who uses cochlear implants.…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Writing Skills, Assistive Technology, Deafness
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Morais, Jorge E.; Forte, Pedro; Silva, Antonio J.; Barbosa, Tiago M.; Marinho, Daniel A. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2021
Purpose: The aims of this study were to classify, identify and follow-up young swimmers' performance and its biomechanical determinants during two competitive seasons (in seven different moments of assessment--M), and analyze the individual variations of each swimmer. Method: Thirty young swimmers (14 boys: 12.70 ± 0.63 years-old; 16 girls:…
Descriptors: Aquatic Sports, Performance, Biomechanics, Reliability
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Akan, Yunus – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2021
The study aimed to examine the effect of the "Violence Reduction Psychoeducation Program (VRPP) for Students 11-18 Years Old" on the anger, violence, and aggression levels of students. "Quasiexperimental Designs with Pre-test and Post-test Control Group" were used in the study. The sample of the study consisted of 114 students…
Descriptors: Violence, Aggression, Psychological Patterns, Student Behavior
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Ozdowska, Anne; Wyeth, Peta; Carrington, Suzanne; Ashburner, Jill – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2021
Children on the autism spectrum (AS) often struggle with writing tasks at school. They commonly experience difficulty with two key aspects of writing: the skills required for handwriting (fine motor and perceptual) and the conceptual and language skills required for written composition. Specialist intervention to assist with written expression is,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
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Bartha-Doering, Lisa; Kollndorfer, Kathrin; Schwartz, Ernst; Fischmeister, Florian Ph.S.; Alexopoulos, Johanna; Langs, Georg; Prayer, Daniela; Kasprian, Gregor; Seidl, Rainer – Developmental Science, 2021
The specific role of the corpus callosum (CC) in language network organization remains unclear, two contrasting models have been proposed: inhibition of homotopic areas allowing for independent functioning of the hemispheres versus integration of information from both hemispheres. This study aimed to add to this discussion with the first…
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Inhibition, Children, Preadolescents
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Palmis, Sarah; Velay, Jean-Luc; Habib, Michel; Anton, Jean-Luc; Nazarian, Bruno; Sein, Julien; Longcamp, Marieke – Developmental Science, 2021
While the brain network supporting handwriting has previously been defined in adults, its organization in children has never been investigated. We compared the handwriting network of 23 adults and 42 children (8- to 11-year-old). Participants were instructed to write the alphabet, the days of the week, and to draw loops while being scanned. The…
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Handwriting, Children, Preadolescents
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Hernández-Martín, Azucena; Martín-del-Pozo, Marta; Iglesias-Rodríguez, Ana – Education and Information Technologies, 2021
This article presents part of the results of a study devoted to the assessment of Spanish pre-adolescents' digital competences between the ages of 11 and 13. It is based on the implementation of a validated digital competences test designed to cover the five digital competence areas included in the European Digital Competence Framework called…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preadolescents, Safety, Social Media
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Breitwieser, Jasmin; Brod, Garvin – Child Development, 2021
This study examined age-related differences in the effectiveness of two generative learning strategies (GLSs). Twenty-five children aged 9-11 and 25 university students aged 17-29 performed a facts learning task in which they had to generate either a prediction or an example before seeing the correct result. We found a significant Age × Learning…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Preadolescents, Young Adults, College Students
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Telford, Rohan M.; Olive, Lisa S.; Keegan, Richard J.; Keegan, Sarah; Barnett, Lisa M.; Telford, Richard D. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2021
Background: Health organisations such as the United Nations continue to place an expectation on school physical education (PE) programmes and wider school strategies to ensure students develop physical literacy and receive the well-established benefits of meeting physical activity guidelines. Barriers to meet this expectation such as lack of…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Physical Education, Physical Activity Level, Psychomotor Skills
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