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Inon, Magen – Ethics and Education, 2019
Research shows that various pharmaceuticals can offer modest cognition enhancing effects for healthy individuals. These finding have caused some academics to support liberal use of pharmacological cognitive enhancement (PCE) in schools and universities. This approach partially arises from arguments implying there is little moral justification for…
Descriptors: Pharmacology, Drug Use, Cognitive Ability, Moral Values
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Borovay, Lindsay A.; Shore, Bruce M.; Caccese, Christina; Yang, Ethan; Hua, Olivia – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2019
Beyond cognitive outcomes, inquiry instruction can have positive general and differentiated affective outcomes. In this exploratory study, teacher-nominated high- to low-average achievers in Grades 5 through 9 (N = 272, mean age 11.7 years), in classrooms exhibiting rare, occasional, and frequent inquiry qualities, were assessed on…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, High Achievement
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Groves, Emily A.; Austin, Jennifer L. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2019
The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a classroom management system that employs an interdependent group contingency, whereby students work as a team to win the game. Although previous anecdotal data have suggested that this arrangement may promote prosocial behavior, teachers may have concerns about its fairness and potential to evoke negative peer…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Student Behavior, Peer Influence, Classroom Techniques
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Turner, Kristina; Pale, Maryanne – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
In recent years many policy and curriculum reforms aimed at improving Australian students' literacy and numeracy levels have been introduced into schools and in initial teacher education. Despite this, the Australian National Assessment Plan, Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) data indicates that there has been little or no improvement in Australian…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Scores, National Competency Tests
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Kapoor, Dip – Educational Action Research, 2019
Dalit (the 'downtrodden') students continue to experience caste-based discrimination, humiliation and dehumanization; illegal practices that are being reproduced in the school system in the state of Odisha, India. Based on a research study organized by the Center for Research and Development Solidarity, an adivasi (original dweller/Scheduled…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Social Discrimination, Tribes, Indians
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Meiser, Susanne; Esser, Günter – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
To provide further insight into stress generation patterns in boys and girls around puberty, this study investigated longitudinal reciprocal relations between depressive symptoms, dysfunctional attitudes, and stress generation, the process by which individuals contribute to the occurrence of stress in interpersonal contexts (e.g., problematic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stress Variables, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Soland, James; Kuhfeld, Megan; Wolk, Emily; Bi, Sharon – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2019
Social-emotional learning (SEL) is gaining prominence in education practice and policy. Research shows that SEL can be improved by short-term, targeted interventions and longer-term strategies to improve school contextual factors. However, little is known about how much of the variance in SEL constructs is stable over time versus specific to a…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Intervention, Educational Environment
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Colás-Bravo, Pilar; Conde-Jiménez, Jesús; Reyes-de-Cózar, Salvador – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
Many Nowadays, digital teaching competence transcends the individual training of teachers in ICT. The European framework DigCompEdu, highlights that teachers must train students in the application of digital technologies in a critical and responsible way, in terms of information, communication, content generation, well-being and problem solving.…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Technological Literacy, Compulsory Education, Foreign Countries
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Ab Kadir, M. Akshir – Journal of Education Policy, 2019
This paper examines the implementation of Singapore's landmark policy, 'Thinking Schools, learning Nation' (TSLN), in developing 'thinking students' through the prism of student voice. In the context of twenty-first century education and the growing importance of student voice in education, this paper argues that the time might be right to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Critical Thinking
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Chen, Wei-Ru; Chen, Li-Ming – Educational Studies, 2019
The current scales for self-blame are not suitable for school bullying scenarios and most lack validity. This study used a self-developed scale to measure bullied victims' tendency to self-blame and further examined whether victims and bully/victims exhibited different tendencies toward self-blame under both bullied and generalized scenarios. The…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools
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Baverstock, Alison; Steinitz, Jackie; Morris, Julie; Fenwick, Catherine – Education 3-13, 2019
Coombe Boys' School in New Malden worked with Kingston University to establish a 'Big Read', a scheme of pre-arrival shared-reading for boys transitioning from local primary schools into year 7 of the Coombe Boys' secondary school. A novel was chosen for shared-reading, and all arriving pupils were given a copy at their Induction Day (at the end…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Males
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Yavuz, Olcay; Parzych, Jennifer; Generali, Margaret – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This quantitative correlational study was designed to investigate whether the core and enrichment college readiness program needs within high-poverty urban schools significantly varied with respect to grade level and stakeholder perceptions. Statistically significant differences were discovered in parent, student, and faculty perceptions in core…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Program Effectiveness, Poverty
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Summers, Ryan; Abd-El-Khalick, Fouad – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
The present study examined students' attitudes toward science and associated constructs, based on the theories of reasoned action and planned behavior, and explored relationships between individual and school-related variables common to the research literature. Responses from 1,291 students in Grades 5 through 10 were collected using the 30-item…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Scientific Attitudes
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Mazana, Mzomwe Yahya; Montero, Calkin Suero; Casmir, Respickius Olifage – International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2019
Students' learning of and performance in mathematics is affected by a number of factors, including students' attitude towards the subject, teachers instructional practices, and school environment. This study was conducted to investigate students' attitudes towards learning mathematics in Tanzania. It also sought to ascertain reasons for the liking…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Arslan, Mehmet Metin – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2019
The main objective of this research is to determine the perception of elementary school students on school security by means of metaphors. In order to achieve this objective, the participants were asked to write down their metaphor on the "school security". Raw data obtained by completing sentences such as "I think the school…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, School Security, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes
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