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Cross, Donna; Lester, Leanne; Pearce, Natasha; Barnes, Amy; Beatty, Shelley – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Parents can significantly affect children's peer relationships, including their involvement in bullying. The authors developed and evaluated ways to enhance parents' knowledge, self-efficacy, attitudes, and skills related to parent-child communication about bullying. The 3-year Friendly Schools Friendly Families whole-school intervention included…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Peer Relationship, Parent Role
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Hoogland, Kees; Pepin, Birgit – Adults Learning Mathematics, 2016
Word problems are often used to assess numeracy, despite the growing number of reports on difficulties students encounter with this genre of mathematical problems. These reports contend that a large number of difficulties are influenced by the way the problems are presented, that is, with verbal representations of the problem situations. These…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Numeracy, Word Problems (Mathematics), Adults
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Beltekin, Nurettin – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Problem Statement: Historically, Turkey is an immigrant country. It has experienced various migration waves from Asia, Awrupa and Africa. Recently, Turkey has confronted a huge wave of migration. Turkey tries to meet many needs besides the educational needs of refugees, but there is not enough study on refugees in the field of educational sciences…
Descriptors: Refugees, Educational Attainment, Standards, Access to Education
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Husain, Fatima; Jabin, Nico; Haywood, Sarah; Kasim, Adetayo; Paylor, Jonathan – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
The Parent Academy was a series of classes for pupils' parents, designed to improve the English and mathematics attainment of pupils in Years 3 to 6 in English primary schools. Parents were offered the opportunity to participate in 12 Parent Academy classes, 6 on English and 6 on mathematics, delivered fortnightly by tutors with teaching…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Elementary School Students, English Instruction, Mathematics Instruction
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Tracey, Louise; Chambers, Bette; Bywater, Tracey; Elliott, Louise – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
The SPOKES (Supporting Parents on Kids Education in Schools) programme is a ten-week intervention for parents designed to help struggling readers in Year 1. The programme teaches parents strategies to support their children's reading such as listening to children read, pausing to let them work out words, and praising them when they concentrate and…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Parents as Teachers, Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties
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Haider, Hilde; Eichler, Alexandra; Hansen, Sonja; Vaterrodt, Bianca; Gaschler, Robert; Frensch, Peter A. – Frontline Learning Research, 2014
One crucial issue in mathematics development is how children come to spontaneously apply arithmetical principles (e.g. commutativity). According to expertise research, well-integrated conceptual and procedural knowledge is required. Here, we report a method composed of two independent tasks that assessed in an unobtrusive manner the spontaneous…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 2, Grade 3
Louissaint, Guirlene – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a parent-training program on parenting practices and children's misconduct in a predominately low performing school in the Northeastern region of the United States. The study included 26 parents of children in kindergarten through third grade. The participants were predominately African…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Parenting Styles, Behavior Problems, Parent Child Relationship
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Kabasakal, Zekavet – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Problem Statement: Studies carried out in recent years both in Turkey and abroad indicate that child and teenage violence has increased and become widespread. Annually, 91.1% of deaths due to violence in the world occur in low and middle-income countries. Family life is an important element in understanding violent behavior as it relates to family…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Education, Psychological Patterns, Behavior Problems
Mathis Hill, Mattie Darlene – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Over several years, second grade parents have expressed concerns about not understanding the curriculum in the area of phonetic coding. The purpose of this study was to give second grade parents the skills they lacked in understanding phonetic coding so they could better help their children with homework and thus see if a significant difference in…
Descriptors: Literacy, Reading Instruction, Parents, Parent Education