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Ennis, Robin Parks; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Flemming, Sarah Cole – Exceptionality, 2021
Teachers may benefit from using classroom-delivered, low-intensity strategies to increase engagement of students at-risk for emotional and behavioral disorders and academic failure in the general education classroom. This project focused on empowering teachers to be involved in every step of the research process: screening, planning, data…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Learner Engagement, Student Behavior, At Risk Students
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Ives, Samantha T.; Parsons, Seth A.; Parsons, Allison Ward; Robertson, Dana A.; Daoud, Nisreen; Young, Chase; Polk, Lisa – Reading Psychology, 2020
This study examines the psychometric properties of a reading motivation measure with a sample of upper elementary students in the United States (n = 195). The research explores upper elementary students' motivation to read, the amount/frequency of their reading in general, and their preferences for different text genres. Factor analyses support…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Motivation, Reading Motivation, Literary Genres
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Low, Sabina; Smolkowski, Keith; Cook, Clayton; Desfosses, Danielle – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examined the impact of a commonly adopted elementary universal social-emotional learning program, Second Step, on student social-emotional and academic outcomes following 2 years of implementation. The cluster-randomized wait-list control trial included 61 schools, 321 teachers, and 8,941 early elementary students across 2 states, with…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Rytioja, Marleene; Lappalainen, Kristiina; Savolainen, Hannu – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
Many behavioural and emotional characteristics are associated with children's peer relationships. The purpose of this study is to examine behavioural and emotional strengths of sociometrically popular, rejected, controversial, neglected, and average children. 773 third-grade children (51% girls) are assessed with a sociometric questionnaire and…
Descriptors: Peer Acceptance, Rejection (Psychology), Peer Relationship, Elementary School Students
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Colmar, Susan; Liem, Gregory Arief D.; Connor, Julie; Martin, Andrew J. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Academic buoyancy is a construct relevant to the schooling lives of students, defining how they overcome or 'bounce back' from everyday academic adversity. The present study was correlational in design and examined academic buoyancy in 191 upper primary-aged students, focusing on its association with reading and mathematics performance, and the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Mathematics Instruction
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Thomas-Sunesson, Danielle; Hakuta, Kenji; Bialystok, Ellen – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
Past studies examining the cognitive function of bilingual school-aged children have pointed to enhancements in areas of executive control relative to age-matched monolingual children. The majority of these studies has tested children from a middle-class background and compared performance of bilinguals as a discrete group against monolinguals.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Executive Function, Bilingualism, Hispanic Americans
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Grunér, Sofia; Östberg, Per; Hedenius, Martina – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2018
The purpose of this study was (i) to investigate if the compensatory effect of text-to-speech (TTS) technology on reading comprehension and reading rate in schoolchildren with reading disability is influenced by problems with inattention and hyperactivity and (ii) to examine whether a potentially moderating effect of such symptoms differ between…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Assistive Technology, Reading Rate, Reading Difficulties
Hargis, Connie Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative, descriptive case study was to explore how principals, teachers, and instructional specialists (in small rural communities) perceive the influence of principal leadership style on teacher capacity, motivation, and setting, and the subsequent influence on student achievement in northern Arizona. The study sample was…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Academic Achievement, Semi Structured Interviews
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Käsper, Maile; Uibu, Krista; Mikk, Jaan – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Primary school students have difficulties with text comprehension, and therefore support from teachers via proper language teaching strategies is needed. The aim of the study was to determine the impact of language teaching strategies on students' reading outcomes and reading interest. In the current paper, two reading outcomes--vocabulary…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Teaching Methods, Grade 3, Reading Interests
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Özgur, Sami – Educational Research and Reviews, 2018
The aim of this study is to find out young Turkish students' opinions about living thing concept in detail and to investigate the criteria used by the students to define this concept. The study sample consisted of randomly selected 140 students studying at the 3rd, 4th and 5th grades in four different primary and middle schools located in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Qualitative Research, Student Attitudes
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Kvande, Marianne Nilsen; Belsky, Jay; Wichstrøm, Lars – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
Children from some demographic groups disproportionately receive special education (SE) services. Due to methodological shortcoming in existing work, it remains unclear whether this is due to real differences in academic needs or cultural selection/bias. Hence, in a community sample of 1250 Norwegian children, we examined the role of third grade…
Descriptors: Special Education, Student Placement, Disproportionate Representation, Foreign Countries
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Gangl, Melanie; Moll, Kristina; Jones, Manon W.; Banfi, Chiara; Schulte-Körne, Gerd; Landerl, Karin – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2018
Dyslexia in consistent orthographies like German is characterized by dysfluent reading, which is often assumed to result from failure to build up an orthographic lexicon and overreliance on decoding. However, earlier evidence indicates effects of lexical processing at least in some German dyslexic readers. We investigated variations in reading…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, German, Grade 3, Grade 4
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Kurdi, Vanessa; Archambault, Isabelle – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
This study examined the influence of student-teacher relationships on children's anxiety and its differential association according to children's sex and academic achievement. The sample included 350 third- and fourth-grade students and their elementary school teachers. Results of multiple regression analysis indicated that student-teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Anxiety, Gender Differences, Academic Achievement
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Suviste, Reelika; Palu, Anu; Kikas, Eve; Kiuru, Noona – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
This study examined the extent to which teaching practices and teaching experience predict mathematics skills of children's in the third through fifth grade by focusing on three cognitive components: (1) knowing facts and procedures, (2) applying this knowledge and (3) using reasoning. This study was longitudinal. The data was collected from 1,810…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Salami, Fatemeh; Ashayeri, Hassan; Estaki, Mahnaz; Farzad, Valiollah; Entezar, Roya Koochak – International Education Studies, 2017
The aim of the present study is to examine the effectiveness of combination therapy based on executive function and sensory integration child-centered on ADHD. For this purpose, from among all first, second and third grade primary school students in Shiraz, 40 children were selected. The selected students were randomly assigned in two groups of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
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