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Squire, Annie; Clark, Sarah K. – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2020
The population of emerging bilinguals (EBs) is rapidly growing across the United States leaving many teachers wondering how best to teach these students to read and write effectively in English. Concurrently, and as a result of the Common Core State Standards, elementary school students are required to produce more sophisticated writing than ever…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Bilingualism, English (Second Language)
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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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Näkk, Anne-Mai; Timoštšuk, Inge – Education 3-13, 2019
The current study was part of a larger project which examined teachers' classroom practices and relationships with students' learning engagement in primary-school education in Estonia. The focus was the role of autonomy supportive and structured teaching on learning engagement. Two primary-school teachers and their 46 students were selected for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Techniques, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Skinner, Abbe; Louie, Nicole; Baldinger, Evra M. – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2019
One of the most important jobs mathematics teachers have is supporting students and helping them to develop confidence in their own capabilities as mathematical thinkers. Children who do not believe in themselves are unlikely to share their ideas, persevere through challenges, or take risks that lead to new insights. Yet many students have no…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship
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Huang, Jing; Chen, Gaowei – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study investigated the associations among reading strategy instruction, student motivational factors (i.e., attitudes toward reading, reading self-concept, and motivation to read), gender, and reading achievement. The analyses were conducted using the Hong Kong sample (students at Level 1, n = 3,875 and teachers at Level 2, n = 133) from the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Reading Strategies, Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction
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Genç, Murat – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to discover the views of teacher candidates on the use of Slowmation in education. Fifty-one students from the Primary School Teaching Program took part in the study. An explanatory approach to the combined method, which enables both quantitative and qualitative research, was used in the study. In order to collect the…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Alexander, Curby; Knezek, Gerald; Christensen, Rhonda; Tyler-Wood, Tandra – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2019
Declining academic achievement across U.S. schools, particularly in mathematics and science, has prompted several initiatives to increase the quality of teaching in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The National Science Foundation initiated the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program in…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, STEM Education, Teaching Methods
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Tas, Halil; Minaz, Muhammet Baki – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
This study seeks to determine the impact of biography-based values education on 4th grade elementary school students' attitudes towards tolerance value. Within the study, an experimental method with pre-test and post-test control group was used to find out the difference between attitudes towards tolerance value adopted by the students of the…
Descriptors: Biographies, Values Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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Atalay, Nurhan; Boyaci, S. Dilek Belet – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The objective of the present study is to determine the effect of the process of designing a slowmation (SMA) on the development of 21st century skills of "learning and innovation" in 4th grade science class "Light and Sound" and "Planet Earth" units. Study group included 44 students attending 4th grade in two private…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, 21st Century Skills, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Design
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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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Fried, Daniel B.; Tinio, Pablo P. L.; Hughes, Azuri; Paneque, Diana – European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
Studying nature from the atomic and molecular perspective gives students access to modern scientific paradigms and could improve achievement and motivation towards science learning. A visual and tactile approach to chemistry can form the foundation for a child-friendly but high-level chemistry curriculum and could be a powerful tool to invigorate…
Descriptors: Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Molecular Structure, Student Motivation
Hoover, Jennifer Lauren – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Some approaches to teaching mathematics have led to decreased student motivation. Gamification is an application of game elements within nongame settings. While gamification may increase motivation in other contexts, its effective use in digital mathematics instruction to motivate elementary students is undetermined. Based on the constructs of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Game Based Learning
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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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Gosset, Michael; Silverman, Stephen – Physical Educator, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of the physical education curricular approach used in teaching upper elementary school students on students' attitude toward physical education. An Approach Guide was developed to assist in categorizing school approaches as skill-themes (ST) or multiactivity (MA). Twenty schools meeting…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Physical Education, Curriculum, Student Attitudes
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Yilmaz-Özcan, Nazile; Tabak, Sanem – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Argumentation-based learning is important for individuals to gain a place in social life, to adapt themselves to social life, to solve the problems they encounter and to use critical and scientific approaches. At this point, it is considered that students should be supported to solve problems efficiently, to establish a cause-effect relationship…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement
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