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Akaygun, Sevil; Adadan, Emine – Education 3-13, 2021
This quasi-experimental study explored the impact of inquiry-based instruction on students' conceptions of climate change and their perceptions of science learning environment. A total of 68 senior primary school students participated into the study. Data sources included Questionnaire on Global Climate Change and Constructivist Learning…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Preadolescents, Grade 6
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Kyttälä, Minna; Sinkkonen, Hanna-Maija; Kõiv, Kristi – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2021
This study explores the level of congruency between students' ratings of their own emotional and behavioral strengths and difficulties, and their teachers' ratings of these factors, when compared amongst two neighboring countries, Estonia and Finland. Secondly, it investigates the level of agreement between sixth grade students' ratings and their…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 6, Preadolescents
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Sedawi, Wisam; Ben Zvi Assaraf, Orit; Reiss, Michael J. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2021
Culturally adapted tools for measuring connectedness to nature are important, since attitudes and perceptions toward nature cannot be universalized. They are influenced by a wide range of factors, like individuals' experience in their home environment, safety concerns and a variety of other sociocultural factors. The purpose of this paper is to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Resources, Cultural Influences, Cultural Relevance
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Ahmad, Jamilah; Siew, Nyet Moi – Journal of Baltic Science Education, 2021
There are limited research studies about the development of questionnaire to assess the level of primary school students' curiosity towards STEM education. In this research, curiosity towards STEM Education Questionnaire (CQ-STEM) instrument was developed based on Berlyne's Theory of Curiosity. CQ-STEM consisted of 10 items measuring the two…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, STEM Education, Questionnaires, Elementary School Students
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Lan, Xiaoyu; Scrimin, Sara; Moscardino, Ughetta – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2020
The present study used a sample of Chinese rural-to-urban migrants in early adolescence to examine whether emotional awareness (EA) moderated the expected association between status-based discrimination and emotional-behavioral problems and whether patterns of associations differed across informants (self-report vs. teacher-report). A total of 169…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Correlation, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems
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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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Liu, Ruixue; Wang, Lei; Lei, Jing; Wang, Qiu; Ren, Youqun – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2020
The increased availability and development of immersive technologies have given students growing opportunities to engage in different educational subjects. However, there is a lack of empirical research exploring the educational influence of using Immersive Virtual Reality (IVR) in science classrooms. To address this gap, this study developed a…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Electronic Learning, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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Ioannou, Kalia; Iordanou, Kalypso – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
The present study explores possible relations between students' epistemic perspective, learning strategies and text comprehension. In Study 1, 79 sixth graders completed paper-and-pencil instruments to measure their epistemic perspective and learning strategies. Students' epistemic perspective was assessed using a scenario-based instrument, the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Epistemology, Student Attitudes, Learning Strategies
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Goagoses, Naska; Itenge, Helvi; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Koglin, Ute – Journal of Classroom Interaction, 2020
Achievement goal orientations and self-regulated learning have become central constructs in education research, with both contributing significantly towards students' academic success. However, very little research has focused on students' social achievement goals, that is their social reasons for wanting to do well in school. The aim of the…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Mastery Learning, Self Management, 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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Madison, Ed; Anderson, Ross; Bousselot, Tracy – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2019
Becoming a proficient writer is a core competency for effective communication and central to college and career readiness for learners. Despite broad adoption of more rigorous standards and a push to incorporate writing across the curriculum, the majority of U.S. students across different grade levels fall short of grade-level expectations in…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Middle School Students, Grade 6, Writing Skills
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Renshaw, Tyler L. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
This brief report presents an analog test of the relative classification validity of three cutoff values (CVs; 16, 18, and 20) derived from responses to the self-report version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: Total Difficulties Scale. Results from Bayesian t-tests, using several school-specific subjective well-being indicators as…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Child Behavior, Screening Tests, Questionnaires
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Twyford, Jennifer M.; Buckley, Lara; Moffa, Kathryn; Dowdy, Erin – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) self-report form is a brief 25-item measure that assesses the psychological adjustment of youth. Although widely utilized as a screening tool, a lack of consistent psychometric evidence undermines the SDQ's utility as a sound diagnostic tool for all youth. This study focused on examining the…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Hispanic American Students, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior
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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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