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Avramidis, Elias; Avgeri, Georgia; Strogilos, Vasilis – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
The study addresses the social participation of integrated students with special educational needs (SEN) in upper primary regular classes in Greece alongside their perceptions of best friend quality. Social participation was defined as consisting of four key dimensions: students' acceptance by classmates, friendships, social self-perceptions, and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Friendship, Peer Relationship, Inclusion
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Kallitsoglou, Angeliki – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
It is unknown whether children with conduct problems (CP) and poor reading (PR) skills exhibit more profound executive function impairments than children with CP only and whether such impairments are explained by coexisting PR. Executive functions were compared in four groups of 7- to 8-year-old children: 26 CP only, 35 PR only, 27 CP-PR, and 31…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Behavior Problems, Reading Difficulties, Children
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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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Fokides, Emmanuel; Mastrokoukou, Aikaterini – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2018
The paper presents the results from a study which examined whether tablets together with a mobile application with augmented reality features can help students to better understand the functions of the respiratory and the circulatory system. The target group was 75 sixth-grade primary school students, divided into three groups. The first group was…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Human Body, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
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Kokkinos, Constantinos M.; Kipritsi, Eirini – Educational Psychology, 2018
The present study examined possible interactive links between empathy (cognitive and affective), moral disengagement (MD) and various bullying forms using a mediation model in 301 Greek early adolescents (10-12 years old). Results indicated that both dimensions of empathy were significantly negatively correlated, whereas MD was positively…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Empathy, Preadolescents, Early Adolescents
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Georgios, Lykesas; Ioannis, Giosos; Olga, Theocharidou; Dimitris, Chatzopoulos; Maria, Koutsouba – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Physical exercise is acknowledged to play a highly significant role in human health and life quality. The concept "Quality of Life" (QoL) refers to many parameters, including the individual's physical condition, psychological status, level of independence, social relationships and interaction with the environment. Participating in dance…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Elementary School Students, Physical Health, Mental Health
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Kaldi, Stavroula; Govaris, Christos; Filippatou, Diamanto – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The present study explores Greek primary school teachers' perceptions and views on pupil diversity in the classroom environment. A large-scale survey was carried out in order to examine teachers' perceptions about pupil diversity and to identify personal and/or educational characteristics that can influence or predict these perceptions. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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Emvalotis, Anastassios; Koutsianou, Athina – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2018
Background: A growing interest in student's perceptions of scientists has been identified in the literature, relying on the argument that stereotypical perceptions of scientists may affect student attitudes towards science and their willingness to pursue a science-related career. Thus, over the past 30 years, many studies have investigated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Scientists
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Kourmousi, Ntina; Markogiannakis, Georgios; Tzavara, Chara; Kounenou, Kalliope; Mandrikas, Achilleas; Christopoulou, Efstathia; Koutras, Vasilios – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Significant research has been conducted on skills' enhancement school programs, since their importance has been well established. The presented study evaluates "Steps for life", a Greek, universal, annual, teacher-taught programme, designed to improve personal and social skills in young elementary students by the use of questions,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skill Development, Student Empowerment, Elementary School Students
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Mastrothanais, Konstantinos; Kalianou, Maria; Katsifi, Spiridoula; Zouganali, Anna – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
In the current research, the use of students' metacognitive strategies with and without special learning difficulties was studied as well as any differentiation of this use because of class or gender. The tool which was used was Junior Metacognitive Awareness Inventory, Version B (Jr. MAI) of Sperling et al. (2002) and is based on Brown's…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Learning Problems, Gender Differences
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Mourgela, Vasiliki; Pacurar, Ecaterina – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
This work, situated in the Greek sociocultural context, attempts to analyze the time spent by primary school students on digital and traditional extracurricular activities and the impact of these activities on the educational outcome. The first objective was to determine, by means of a quantitative survey, if the children as "digital…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Extracurricular Activities, Technological Literacy
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Mouratidou, Katerina; Barkoukis, Vassilis – Physical Educator, 2018
Gender biases have often been observed in physical education (PE) classes, as many teachers adopt a male-biased perspective in teaching and learning. This might affect their evaluation of students' behavior and may lead students to accept and reproduce gender biases in other social contexts. The aim of this study was to examine whether PE teachers…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Gender Bias, Foreign Countries
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Protopapas, Athanassios; Katopodi, Katerina; Altani, Angeliki; Georgiou, George K. – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2018
Word list reading fluency is theoretically expected to depend on single word reading speed. Yet the correlation between the two diminishes with increasing fluency, while fluency remains strongly correlated to serial digit naming. We hypothesized that multi-element sequence processing is an important component of fluency. We used confirmatory…
Descriptors: Word Recognition, Reading Fluency, Reading Processes, Word Lists
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Ioannou, Panagiotis; Rodiou, Evdoxia; Iliou, Theodoros – Research in Pedagogy, 2017
The purpose of the present study was to compare the effects of two different teaching methods on students' comprehension in Mathematics: pictures with concurrent narration versus pictures with on-screen text, during teaching triangles, a lesson in Mathematics. Forty primary school children (boys and girls) selected to participate in this study.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Visual Aids, Narration, Elementary School Mathematics
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Stokas, Dimitrios; Strezou, Elena; Malandrakis, George; Papadopoulou, Penelope – Environmental Education Research, 2017
In the present study, we explore aspects of Greek primary school children's representations about the urban environment through the use of drawings and their relation to sustainability. For that purpose, 104 children, aged 9-12 (4th and 6th grades), were asked to make two drawings of their town: one as it is now and another as they would like it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Urban Areas, Freehand Drawing
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