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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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Çekirdekci, Sitki – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2020
The aim of this study is to reveal the perceptions of fourth-grade primary students about "mathematics lesson" through metaphors and to investigate whether main categories identified regarding the common characteristics of the metaphors differed by gender. A qualitative research design was employed in the study. The study was carried out…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
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Ben-Tov, Shoshana; Romi, Shlomo – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between parents' involvement related to their alertness of what happens in school and their identification with school and their children's attitudes toward school, social adjustment, self-efficacy and academic achievements. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaires were answered…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Educational Attitudes
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Mulat, Mekonnen; Lehtomäki, Elina; Savolainen, Hannu – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
This study was done to examine the transition of deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) and hearing students from the first cycle (Grade 4) to the second cycle (Grade 5) of primary education in Ethiopia. Academic achievement and self-concept were measured longitudinally with 103 DHH and hearing students. Participants were selected from three different…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Concept, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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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
Mullis, Ina V. S., Ed.; Martin, Michael O., Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2019
Conducted every five years, Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) assesses international trends in the reading comprehension of young students in their fourth year of schooling--an important transition point in children's development as readers. PIRLS was designed to complement the International Association for the Evaluation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Grade 4, International Assessment
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Bergbauer, Annika; van Staden, Surette – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study identifies factors predicting reading literacy achievement among Grade 4 students in South Africa by utilizing Vygotsky's social interaction theory. The study draws on the preProgress in International Reading Literacy Study (prePIRLS) 2011 data, which places South African Grade 4 students' results below the international centre point of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Achievement, Literacy, Grade 4
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Mazzone, Angela; Camodeca, Marina; Salmivalli, Christina – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
We analyzed developmental changes in outsider behavior, testing whether the likelihood that it turns into bullying or defending over time depends on the individual proneness to feel shame or guilt. Participants were 155 preadolescents (72 boys and 83 girls; [X-bar][subscript age] at T1 = 10.74 years). Bullying, defending, and outsider behaviors…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Bullying, Anxiety, Regression (Statistics)
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Palaigeorgiou, George; Pouloulis, Christos – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Ubiquitous music is a relatively new research area which seeks ways to involve novices in music learning, playing and improvisation. Despite the ambitious goals, ubiquitous music is still unknown territory in schools. In this study, we have tried to identify whether ubiquitous music environments can enable novice music students to participate in…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Fairy Tales, Teaching Methods
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Rutkowski, David – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2018
In this article I advocate for a new discussion in the field of international large-scale assessments; one that calls for a reexamination of international large-scale assessments (ILSAs) and their use. Expanding on the high-quality work in this special issue I focus on three inherent limitations to international large-scale assessments noted by…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Reading Achievement
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Kyriakides, Leonidas; Georgiou, Maria P.; Creemers, Bert P. M.; Panayiotou, Anastasia; Reynolds, David – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2018
This paper investigates the impact of national policies for improving teaching and the school learning environment (SLE) on student achievement. In each participating country (i.e., Belgium/Flanders, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Ireland, and Slovenia), a sample of at least 50 schools was drawn and tests in mathematics and science were administered to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Academic Achievement
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Pakarinen, Eija; Silinskas, Gintautas; Hamre, Bridget K.; Metsäpelto, Riitta-Leena; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
This study investigated the cross-lagged associations between teacher-student relationships and problem behaviors in a sample of 440 Finnish students (half of them identified as being at risk of reading difficulties). The degree to which these associations were moderated by a child's gender, academic performance, risk for reading difficulties,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Behavior Problems, Teacher Student Relationship, Early Adolescents
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Sahin, Melek Gülsah; Öztürk, Nagihan Boztunç – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
In this study, it is aimed to examine the effect of classroom assessment on science and mathematics achievements. For this purpose, hierarchical linear modeling (HLM) is performed using variables of like learning science/maths, engage teaching in science/maths, confidence in science/maths, and home resources for learning variables at the student…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Grade 4, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests
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Abu, Nese Kutlu; Gökdere, Murat – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine whether the Grid Model practices affect students' motivation for self-regulation. In the study, quasi-experimental research design with pre-test/post-test control group was used. This study was conducted with a total of 74 students from 4th grade students in different primary schools in Amasya. Motivated…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Student Motivation, Science Curriculum, Self Management
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Zarrella, Immacolata; Lonigro, Antonia; Perrella, Raffaella; Caviglia, Giorgio; Laghi, Fiorenzo – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
The present research explored the relation between socio-cognitive skills, as Theory of Mind and affective empathy, social behaviour, attachment style and scholastic success in children, aged from 8 to 11 years (N = 159; 90 females, 69 males; M[subscript age] = 9,60; DS = 0.78). Several assessment tools were administered to children on mentalizing…
Descriptors: Social Behavior, Empathy, Child Development, Academic Achievement
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