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Frischemeier, Daniel – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2020
Since many decisions in politics, economics, and social sciences are based on statistics, statistical literacy is a key component for an active citizen. Statistical skills and statistical reasoning can already be enhanced in primary school. Therefore, not only in Germany, statistics is an element of the primary-school curriculum, which usually…
Descriptors: Statistics, Elementary School Mathematics, Class Activities, Mathematics Skills
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Gaston, Joseph P.; Havard, Byron – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine how Collaborative Video Production (CVP) influences students' perceived learning, content interest, and school interest. The theoretical framework is based on the Four Phase Interest Model developed by Renninger and Hidi (2016). The sample consisted of 242 students and 13 teachers representing grades 2…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Interests, Video Technology, Cooperative Learning
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Sheridan, V.; Landy, David; Stout, Vanessa – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
This article investigates how development education campaigns affect schoolchildren's understanding of both global and domestic poverty, through examining the 2012 Lenten campaign by the Irish agency, Trócaire. It analyses Trócaire campaign material as well as its reception by schoolchildren, aged 10-12. We found the material contained…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stereotypes, Poverty, Blacks
Holland, Amy L. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Students around the United States continue to struggle in areas of literacy. The problem addressed by this study is that fourth-grade students in the United States are scoring below proficiency in reading levels including areas of comprehension and reading fluency (Leon, 2015). The purpose of the mixed method study was to examine fourth-grade…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Student Motivation, Grade 4, Reading Fluency
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Merç, Ati; Ersoy, Ali – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of Google Earth (GE) application in acquiring spatial perception ability in the fourth-grade social studies course. The research was carried out in a fourth grade of a primary school in the Demirci district of Manisa Province in the year 2015-2016 using embedded experimental design. During…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Spatial Ability, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
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Kokkonen, Juha; Yli-Piipari, Sami; Kokkonen, Marja; Quay, John – European Physical Education Review, 2019
This study investigated the effectiveness of a creative physical education (CPE) intervention on students' perceptions of motivational climate in physical education (PE), leisure-time physical activity (PA) motivation, and overall PA. A sample of 382 fourth to sixth grade students (M[subscript age] = 10.87[0.93]) from two elementary schools were…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Intervention, Elementary School Students, Leisure Time
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Inal, Murat; Korkmaz, Özgen – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
In this study, the effect of blended learning environment using DynED on student achievement and attitudes towards English course was determined as the aim of this research. Quasi-experimental design with pretest-posttest control group which is defined as a two-factor mixed design was used. Study group of this research consisted of 40 -- 4th grade…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Tas, Halil; Kiroglu, Kasim – Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 2019
The aim of this study is to define the effect of Mesnevî Supported Values Education on the attitudes of 4th grade students in primary school towards the values such as Hospitality, Philanthropy, Patriotism, Giving Importance to the Family Unity and Tolerance. The experimental method including pretest and posttest experimental and control groups…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Pretests Posttests
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Kanoksilapatham, Budsaba; Suranakkharin, Todsapon – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2019
Purpose: This study aimed to explore the effects of task-based language teaching (TBLT) with a tour guide simulation as a focused activity on young Thai learners' English speaking skills and their attitudes towards the instruction. Methodology: Based on a three-phase framework (i.e., pre-task, during-task, and post-task), TBLT was implemented with…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Tavernise, Assunta; Bertacchini, Francesca; Pantano, Pietro; Bilotta, Eleonora – Research on Education and Media, 2019
In this work, a Storytelling FabLab has been designed for the realization of virtual performances on a Shakesperian play in an elementary school. In this FabLab, many elements have been digitally manipulated: text, audio files, virtual actors on a 3D stage, and 3D Greek masks. Learning of contents and motivation have been assessed and compared to…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Elementary School Students, Student Motivation, Computer Uses in Education
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Çoruhlu, Tülay Senel; Nas, Sibel Er – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of project-based learning environments on 4th class students' conceptual understanding of recycling. The case study method was used in this study. The effects of project-supported learning environments on students' conceptual understanding were investigated. The sample group of the study…
Descriptors: Recycling, Concept Formation, Environmental Education, Student Projects
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Karali, Yalçin; Aydemir, Hasan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2018
In the axis of basic skills and values, students' enjoyment of mathematics lesson and the realization of learning by taking a certain distance depend on the appreciation of the effort of the individual. Cooperative learning provides this requirement with a great deal of reward and success. Success increases individual's self-confidence and making…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes
Pangatungan, Marlyn – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Existing research studies had analyzed the perceptions of read-aloud accommodations (RAAs) on both students with learning impairment and students without learning impairment at the elementary level; however, the results were mixed. RAAs had been recommended as an aid to help eliminate difficulties faced by students with learning impairments mainly…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Aloud to Others, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Grade 4
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Ulu Kalin, Özlem – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Student workbook is an education material including components that support learning, help ensuring knowledge and ability to students in line with the acquisitions stated in teaching programs. Students have different learning styles and necessities. Their needs should be satisfied by benefiting from some additional materials in order to make their…
Descriptors: Workbooks, Social Studies, Elementary School Students, Computer Uses in Education
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Al-Rabaani, Ahmed Hamed; Al-AAmri, Intisar Hamed – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2017
The study aimed at investigating the effect of using cartoons on developing grade four students' awareness of water issues. It also aimed at examining their attitudes towards using cartoons in social studies lessons. An experimental design was used with pre-posttest. The experimental group consisted of (33) male and female students while the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cartoons, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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