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Kiwanuka, Henry Nsubuga; Van Damme, Jan; Van Den Noortgate, Wim; Anumendem, Dickson Nkafu; Vanlaar, Gudrun; Reynolds, Chandra; Namusisi, Speranza – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2017
This study investigated the effects of student and classroom characteristics on math self-confidence, perceived usefulness, and enjoyment of mathematics as multiple outcomes. A sample of 7th-grade students from 78 classes of 49 schools was studied. The data were collected using, among other instruments, an attitude questionnaire. The results of…
Descriptors: Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Grade 7, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries
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Sheldrake, Richard – International Journal of Science Education, 2016
Understanding students' intentions to study science at upper-secondary school, at university, and to follow science careers continues as a central concern for international science education. Prior research has highlighted that students' science confidence has been associated with their intentions to study science further, although…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Education, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Science
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Graham, Linda J.; Van Bergen, Penny; Sweller, Naomi – Journal of Education Policy, 2015
This paper contributes to conversations about school, post-compulsory and further education policy by reporting findings from a three-year study with disaffected students who have been referred to special "behaviour"schools. Contrary to popular opinion, our research finds that these "ignorant yobs" do value education and know…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Nontraditional Education, Student Behavior
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Hillman, Susan J.; Bloodsworth, Kylie H.; Tilburg, Charles E.; Zeeman, Stephan I.; List, Henrietta E. – International Journal of Science Education, 2014
This study was launched from a National Science Foundation GK-12 grant in which graduate fellows in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are placed in classrooms to engage K-12 students in STEM activities. The investigation explored whether the STEM Fellows' presence impacted the K-12 students' stereotypical image of a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Graduate Students
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Arens, A. Katrin; Yeung, Alexander Seeshing; Craven, Rhonda G.; Watermann, Rainer; Hasselhorn, Marcus – International Journal of Educational Research, 2013
The often observed decline in students' self-perceptions across transition to secondary school after grade 6 is often attributed to students' entry to puberty. This study aims to examine whether lowered self-perceptions can be observed after transition in Germany which occurs after grade 4 and thus takes place before puberty. Fifth graders (N =…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Puberty, Self Esteem
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Tan, Tracy; Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This study examined the effect of journal writing on mathematics achievement in high-ability students in Singapore. It assessed both the cognitive benefits of journal writing (as evidenced through gains in math test scores) and the socio-affective benefits of journal writing (as demonstrated in their personal reflections) as the students learned…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Journal Writing, Mathematics Achievement, Academically Gifted
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Wiener, Judith; Malone, Molly; Varma, Angela; Markel, Clarisa; Biondic, Daniella; Tannock, Rosemary; Humphries, Tom – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2012
This study investigated the perceptions of children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) of their ADHD symptoms in terms of the positive illusory bias (PIB), their attributions for their problem behaviors, and their beliefs about whether their problem behaviors and disorder are stigmatizing. Participants were 152 9- to 14-year-old…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, School Psychologists, Children, Adolescents
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Lu, Jingyan; Deng, Liping – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
This study seeks to design and facilitate active reading among secondary school students with an online annotation tool--Diigo. Two classes of different academic performance levels were recruited to examine their annotation behavior and perceptions of Diigo. We wanted to determine whether the two classes differed in how they used Diigo; how they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Software, Computer Software Evaluation, Web Based Instruction
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Hyndman, Brendon; Telford, Amanda; Finch, Caroline F.; Benson, Amanda C. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2012
Non-curricular avenues such as active play during school breaks have been established as a major source for children's physical and cognitive development, yet there is little information for teachers on the influences affecting primary and secondary school students' non-curricular physical activity. During this study focus groups and drawing were…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Focus Groups, Physical Environment
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Van Houtte, Mieke; Van Maele, Dimitri – Teachers College Record, 2012
Background: Since the late 1960s, research has demonstrated repeatedly that students in lower tracks achieve less as they develop an antischool culture to overcome the status deprivation resulting from being in a lower track. In quantitative large-scale research, this antischool culture is usually assessed using poor academic attitudes or study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Educational Environment, Grade Point Average
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Inman, Sally; Mc Cormack, Pip; Walker, Sarah – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
This article discusses some preliminary findings of the English part of a European Commission Fundamental Rights and Citizenship funded project "Children's Voices" (2011-2013) concerned with exploring and understanding children and young people's experiences of interethnic conflict and violence in primary and secondary schools. This is a…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, Conflict, Foreign Countries
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Chee, Yam San; Tan, Kim Chwee Daniel – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2012
Traditional modes of chemistry education in schools focus on imparting chemistry knowledge to students via instruction. Consequently, students often acquire the mistaken understanding that scientific knowledge comprises a fixed body of "proven" facts. They fail to comprehend that the construction of scientific understanding is a human…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Computer Games, Computer Simulation
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Topping, Keith – Improving Schools, 2011
Transition from primary to secondary school is an important but neglected topic. For this review, 88 studies were selected from 325 possible studies, as including substantive data related to transition. The teacher's perspective and the child's perspective were very different, the former principally concerned with attainment and the latter…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Teacher Attitudes, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis
Simsek, Ali – Online Submission, 2011
This study examined the relationship between computer anxiety and computer self-efficacy of students and teachers in elementary and secondary schools. The sample included a total of 845 subjects from two private school systems in Turkey. The Oetting's Computer Anxiety Scale was used to measure computer anxiety whereas the Murphy's Computer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Attitudes, Correlation
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Mettas, Alexandros; Norman, Eddie – Design and Technology Education, 2011
This paper discusses the establishment of a framework for researching children's decision-making skills in design and technology education through taking a grounded theory approach. Three data sources were used: (1) analysis of available literature; (2) curriculum analysis and interviews with teachers concerning their practice in relation to their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Education, Design, Grounded Theory
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