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Wasserberg, Martin J. – Journal of Negro Education, 2017
This study uses a theoretical framework rooted in stereotype threat theory to investigate the perceptions and experiences of high-achieving African American students at an urban elementary school that had implemented a test-centered curriculum. The investigation utilized data from six focus group interviews conducted with a purposefully selected…
Descriptors: High Achievement, African American Students, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes
Mullis, Ina V. S.; Martin, Michael O.; Foy, Pierre; Hooper, Martin – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2017
PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) was inaugurated in 2001 as a follow-up to International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement's 1991 Reading Literacy Study. Conducted every five years, PIRLS assesses the reading achievement of young students in their fourth year of schooling--an important transition…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Grade 4, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
Mullis, Ina V. S., Ed.; Martin, Michael O., Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2017
The "TIMSS 2019 Assessment Frameworks" provides the foundation for the four international assessments that comprise the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA's) TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) 2019: TIMSS Mathematics--Fourth Grade, TIMSS Mathematics--Eighth Grade, TIMSS…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
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Epstein, Shira Eve; Lipschultz, Jessica – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2017
School segregation and inequity are deep-rooted realities in U.S. society. Despite historical efforts at integration, too many schools are de facto segregated, and those serving mostly students of color are routinely under-resourced when compared to those servicing mostly white students. Teachers and students can struggle to talk about this…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Racial Attitudes, Grade 4
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Thijs, Jochem; Verkuyten, Maykel – Child Development, 2016
This research examined the process and conditions of social projection of biased ethnic attitudes to classmates in two samples of Grades 4-6 children (n = 342, M[subscript age] = 10.75, SD = 0.98; 49% girls; and n = 525, M[subscript age] = 10.49 years, SD = 0.96; 51% girls). Children reported on the ethnic group norm in their classroom and on…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Wilkins, Julia; Howe, Kathryn; Seiloff, Maddie; Rowan, Shelly; Lilly, Elizabeth – British Journal of Special Education, 2016
The portrayal of characters in children's literature can be a very powerful influence on young children. Teachers have a responsibility to expose children to characters of all types, including those with disabilities. The goal of this study was to explore how third and fourth grade students responded to characters with disabilities in children's…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities
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Hutchison, Amy C.; Woodward, Lindsay; Colwell, Jamie – Reading Research Quarterly, 2016
The online reading, writing, and communication practices of students have been of significant interest to literacy researchers and teachers throughout the last several years, as insights into what students are currently doing in and outside of school can inform what they can be expected to know and be able to do in digital environments. Yet,…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Elementary School Students, Reading Instruction, Grade 4
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Tichenor, Mercedes; Welsh, Alyssa; Corcoran, Carol; Piechura, Kathy; Heins, Elizabeth – Education, 2016
By the time girls are second graders, they may be exhibiting negative attitudes toward math (Cvencek, Meltzoff, & Greenwald, 2011). McFarland, Benson and McFarland (2011) examined girls' math achievement in single-gender and mixed-gender classrooms and suggest that single-gendered formats can help females. In this study, we compare the math…
Descriptors: Single Sex Classes, Females, Mathematics Instruction, Coeducation
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Jaeger, Elizabeth L. – Literacy, 2016
Educational standards documents worldwide include reading and writing of evidence-based argument as a major focus. In order to help students craft arguments that will be considered seriously by those with the power to make changes that affect them, educators need to cultivate within students their sociological imagination--that is, an…
Descriptors: Sociology, Imagination, Academic Standards, Evidence Based Practice
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O'Neill, James M.; Clark, Jeffrey K.; Jones, James A. – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: In elementary grades, comprehensive health education curricula have demonstrated effectiveness in addressing singular health issues. The Michigan Model for Health (MMH) was implemented and evaluated to determine its impact on nutrition, physical fitness, and safety knowledge and skills. Methods: Schools (N = 52) were randomly assigned…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Health Promotion, Physical Fitness, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Wang, Pei-Yu; Yang, Hui-Chun – Interactive Learning Environments, 2016
This study examined the impact of e-book interactivity design on the learning of Chinese characters by fourth graders (10-year-old children). This study was guided by two main questions: (1) Are there any differences in achievements (Chinese character writing, lexical comprehension, and lexical usage) between groups of young learners who read…
Descriptors: Chinese, Orthographic Symbols, Written Language, Pretests Posttests
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Schwab, Susanne; Huber, Christian; Gebhardt, Markus – Educational Psychology, 2016
We investigated the influence of teacher feedback on the social acceptance of peers with intellectual disabilities and peers without disabilities. A computer task was administered to 601 students in grades 3 and 4. Twenty-six per cent of the students attend an inclusive school; the others are in regular schools without students with special…
Descriptors: Peer Acceptance, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, Grade 3
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Kocaarslan, Mustafa – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
This study aimed to establish the possible relationships between reading comprehension competence, reading attitude and the vividness of mental imagery among Turkish fourth-grade students. Participants were fourth grade students, selected using convenience sampling from two different public schools (n=103) in Bartin, Turkey. The research was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Reading Comprehension, Reading Attitudes
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Gündüz, Gülten Feryal; Selvi, Kiymet – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The purpose of this study is to develop "Self-Directed Learning Preparation Skills Scale" for primary school students. Data were gathered according to the principles of descriptive research method. In order to develop this scale, draft items were developed through review of literature, interviews done with teachers, parents and students…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Interviews, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Obergriesser, Stefanie; Stoeger, Heidrun – High Ability Studies, 2016
Research on the relationships between students' achievement emotions and their (self-regulated) learning behavior is growing. However, little is known about the relationships between students' learning preferences and achievement emotions and the extent to which these influence learning strategies. In this study we, first, looked at the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Student Attitudes, Preferences, Emotional Response
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