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Cuenca-Carlino, Yojanna; Gozur, Marielena; Jozwik, Sara; Krissinger, Emma – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2018
Nine 2nd- and 3rd-grade English learners with and without disabilities received instruction on opinion essays using the self-regulated strategy development (SRSD) model of instruction. A special education teacher/researcher implemented the intervention with high fidelity 5 days a week for 25 min per session. We used a single-subject multiple-probe…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Metacognition, Essays, Writing Strategies
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Pereira, Nielsen; Bakhiet, Salaheldin Farah; Gentry, Marcia; Balhmar, Tahani Abdulrahman; Hakami, Sultan Mohammed – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2017
This study examined the psychometric properties and measurement invariance of the Arabic version of "My Class Activities" (MCA), an instrument designed to measure students' perceptions of interest, challenge, choice, and enjoyment in classrooms. Scores of 3,516 Sudanese students in Grades 2 to 8 were used. Confirmatory factor analysis…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Factor Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Gifted
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Ocal, Mehmet Fatih – Higher Education Studies, 2017
Integrating the properties of computer algebra systems and dynamic geometry environments, Geogebra became an effective and powerful tool for teaching and learning mathematics. One of the reasons that teachers use Geogebra in mathematics classrooms is to make students learn mathematics meaningfully and conceptually. From this perspective, the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Shahbari, Juhaina Awawdeh – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2017
The study investigates the mathematical and the pedagogical content knowledge among in-service and pre-service first- and second-grade mathematics teachers. The sample of 300 subjects consisted of 150 first- and second-grade in-service teachers and 150 pre-service teachers studying in a college of education, 75 of whom were first-year students and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Teachers
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Beserra, Vagner; Nussbaum, Miguel; Grass, Antonio – Interactive Learning Environments, 2017
When using educational video games, particularly drill-and-practice video games, there are several ways of providing an answer to a quiz. The majority of paper-based options can be classified as being either multiple-choice or constructed-response. Therefore, in the process of creating an educational drill-and-practice video game, one fundamental…
Descriptors: Multiple Choice Tests, Drills (Practice), Educational Games, Video Games
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Madden, Nancy A.; Slavin, Robert E. – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2017
This article reports on 2 experiments in inner-city Baltimore evaluating a computer-assisted tutoring approach, Tutoring With Alphie (TWA), in which 1 paraprofessional can work with up to 6 children at a time. In Study 1, we randomly assigned 14 schools to receive TWA or to continue with whatever approaches they were currently using. Each…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Tutoring, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Aber, J. Lawrence; Torrente, Catalina; Starkey, Leighann; Johnston, Brian; Seidman, Edward; Halpin, Peter; Shivshanker, Anjuli; Weisenhorn, Nina; Annan, Jeannie; Wolf, Sharon – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2017
This article examines the effects of one year of exposure to "Learning to Read in a Healing Classroom" (LRHC) on the reading and math skills of second- to fourth-grade children in the low-income and conflict-affected Democratic Republic of the Congo. LRHC consists of two primary components: teacher resource materials that infuse…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
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Arizmendi, Genesis D.; Alt, Mary; Gray, Shelley; Hogan, Tiffany P.; Green, Samuel; Cowan, Nelson – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine differences in performance between monolingual and Spanish-English bilingual second graders (aged 7-9 years old) on executive function tasks assessing inhibition, shifting, and updating to contribute more evidence to the ongoing debate about a potential bilingual executive function advantage.…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Monolingualism, Spanish, English
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Redcay, Jessica D.; Preston, Sean M. – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2016
Purpose: This study aims to examine the differences in second grade students' reading fluency and comprehension scores when using varying levels of teacher-guided iPad® app instruction to determine effective reading practices. Design/methodology/approach: This study reports the results of the quasi-experimental pre-post study by providing…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Elementary School Students, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension
Düsmez, Ihsan; Barut, Yasar – Online Submission, 2016
The research is an experimental study which has experimental and control groups, and based on pre-test, post-test, monitoring test model. Research group consists of second and third grade students of Primary School Education and Psychological Counseling undergraduate programmes in Giresun University Faculty of Educational Sciences. The research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychotherapy, Time Management, Prevention
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Khasu, Denis S.; Williams, Thomas O., Jr. – Journal of International Education Research, 2016
In this brief article, the reliability of scores for the Draw-A-Person Intellectual Ability Test for Children, Adolescents, and Adults (DAP: IQ; Reynolds & Hickman, 2004) was examined through several analyses with a sample of 147 children from rural Malawi, Africa using a Chichewa translation of instructions. Cronbach alpha coefficients for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scores, Reliability, Freehand Drawing
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Smith, Katherine; Bergman, Ethan A.; Englund, Tim; Ogan, Dana; Barbee, Mary – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2016
Purpose/Objectives: This study investigates the effect of meal component changes by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) on school lunch quality and consumption in elementary school students, grade 2-5 before and after the HHFKA guidelines were implemented in July 2012 using the Healthy Eating Index. Methods: In Spring 2012, before…
Descriptors: Child Health, Food, Nutrition, Hunger
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Pishghadamn, Reza; Abbasnejad, Hannaheh – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
Given the deficiencies of readability formulae as reliable tools for measuring text readability in educational settings, this study aims to offer a new measure to improve the current methods of testing the readability levels of texts through the incorporation of the newly-developed concept of emotioncy. To this end, a group of 221 students were…
Descriptors: Readability, Readability Formulas, Psychological Patterns, Emotional Response
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Sarouni, Ali Sedigh; Jenaabadi, Hossein; Pourghaz, Abdulwahab – International Education Studies, 2016
The present study aimed to examine the relationship of mental pressure with optimism and academic achievement motivation among second grade second period male high school students. This study followed a descriptive-correlational method. The sample included 200 second grade second period male high school students in Sooran. Data collection tools in…
Descriptors: Correlation, Males, Academic Achievement, Positive Attitudes
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Driessen, Geert; Agirdag, Orhan; Merry, Michael S. – Educational Review, 2016
Notwithstanding dramatically low levels of professed religiosity in Western Europe, the religious school sector continues to thrive. One explanation for this paradox is that nowadays parents choose religious schools primarily for their higher academic reputation. Empirical evidence for this presumed denominational advantage is mixed. We examine…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Religion, Religious Factors, Academic Achievement
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