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Polat, Hüseyin – World Journal of Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the Life Sciences course decision-making skill of the 3rd grade primary school students as evaluated by the parents. The study was conducted in screening model. The participants of the study were the parents (41 mothers and 26 fathers) of the students (32 girls, 35 boys) who study in the center of the…
Descriptors: Decision Making Skills, Biological Sciences, Parent Surveys, Screening Tests
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Mellizo, Jennifer M. – World Journal of Education, 2018
As our world continues to evolve into an increasingly diverse, interconnected, and interdependent global society, it is becoming more important for tomorrow's citizens (today's early adolescent students) to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions they will need to understand and communicate with individuals who come from many diverse…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Citizenship Education, Comparative Analysis, Elementary School Students
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Vukušic, Anita Mandaric – World Journal of Education, 2018
Parental competence is closely related to various factors, which can directly or indirectly influence parental behaviour. One of these factors is the level of education, and more recent research show that the parents' choice of profession can be favourable for the development of certain parental skills and experience of parental competence. The…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Parenting Skills, Parent Background, Minimum Competency Testing
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Dove, Meghan K.; Zorotovich, Jennifer; Gregg, Katy – World Journal of Education, 2018
Family involvement in a child's education is a complex system that extends beyond the presence of partnerships between families, schools, and the community (Epstein, 2011). By measuring families' feelings of connectedness and membership to the school community, this study explores families' motivations for participating in their child's learning…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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Rodríguez, Ana Carolina Reyes; Noriega, José Angel Vera; Cuervo, Angel Alberto Valdés – World Journal of Education, 2017
Research in recent years indicates that schools, and in particular teaching practices, play an essential role in preventing bullying. This study's aim is to investigate the direct and indirect relationships between permissive and direct intervention teacher practices, school support and bullying. In a non-probabilistic way, 386 (58.1%) boys and…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Bullying, Intervention, Teacher Role
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Karasu, H. Pelin – World Journal of Education, 2017
Support services provide an essential role for hearing-impaired students attending public schools, in terms of improving their language and academic skills. In this study, the writing skills of hearing-impaired students enrolled in public schools were evaluated, and the relationship between the writing scores, audiological variables and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Skills, Hearing Impairments, Academic Support Services
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Najmuldeen, Hanan A. – World Journal of Education, 2017
The present study aims to evaluate the impact of educational games-based iPad applications on the development of social studies achievement and learning retention. Sample consisted of (48) sixth grade primary students in Jeddah. The author adopted Quasi-experimental design of the experimental and control groups. She also provided the teacher a…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Handheld Devices, Academic Achievement, Social Studies
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Türk, Cumhur; Demir, Esra – World Journal of Education, 2016
The purpose of this study is to examine the changes in prospective pre-school teachers' attitudes towards astronomy in terms of their grades. The study was conducted with 205 prospective teachers (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th graders) studying in the education faculty of a university in Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. Astronomy Attitude Scale (AAS) was…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Student Attitudes, Astronomy
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Asad, Khaled; Tibi, Moanis; Raiyn, Jamal – World Journal of Education, 2016
New generations are using and playing with mobile and computer applications extensively. These applications are the outcomes of programming work that involves skills, such as computational and algorithmic thinking. Learning programming is not easy for students children. In recent years, academic institutions like the Massachusetts Institute of…
Descriptors: Programming, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Visual Aids
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Adekunle, D. Taylor; Christiana, O. Ogbogu – World Journal of Education, 2016
The study assessed the School Feeding Programme of public elementary school pupils in Osun State, Nigeria. It was done with a view to determine its effects on school enrolment, retention, and academic performance of the pupils. It also elicited the challenges encountered in the implementation of the programme. The study adopted the survey research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Public Schools, Food
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Vukic, Violeta Valjan; Zrilic, Smiljana – World Journal of Education, 2016
The school, with its activities as an upbringing and educational institute, influences all segments of a pupil's effective development. Besides teaching as its basic activity, the school should take over part of the care and responsibility for the pupil's free time and "use" it for "prolonged" upbringing activity. Today…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Extracurricular Activities, Elementary School Students, Student Development
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Elnaby, Nagafa Rezk Abd Elgleel Abd; Abdelnaby, Fadya Rezk Abdelgalil – World Journal of Education, 2016
The study aimed at investigating the efficacy of a counseling program on developing the nutritional awareness of pupils with learning disabilities at the elementary stage in Najran, KSA. The sample consisted of (20) pupils distributed equally to two groups, experimental and control. The scale of Khalil (2003) for the economic, social, and cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Counseling, Elementary School Students, Nutrition Instruction
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Zeng, Howard Z.; Cynarski, Wojciech J.; Baatz, Shannon; Park, Shawn J. – World Journal of Education, 2015
This study explored what reasons/factors can truly motivate athletes/students to continually participate in taekwondo practices and competitions in New York City (NYC). Participants were 85 taekwondo athletes/students (51 Boys, 34 Girls; age range 10-22 years) from seven taekwondo schools/clubs in NYC. Data collection was done by the Adapted…
Descriptors: Athletes, Student Motivation, Athletics, Questionnaires
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Inan, Mehmet; Dervent, Fatih; Özden, Bülent; Arslantas, Bülent – World Journal of Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine students' responses to the digital and the active version of Angry Birds™ according to students' mathematics grades. The relational screening model was used to reveal the relationship between the students' responses and their math grades. The participants were 26 elementary and secondary school students…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction
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Okurut, Jeje Moses – World Journal of Education, 2015
This study employed a difference-in-differences analysis technique to estimate the average treatment effect of automatic promotion on students' cognitive learning outcomes in Uganda's primary education. Regression results indicate a positive policy effect on learning achievements in literacy and numeracy at primary three (P3) and primary six (P6).…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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