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Koretz, Daniel; Jennings, Jennifer L.; Ng, Hui Leng; Yu, Carol; Braslow, David; Langi, Meredith – Educational Assessment, 2016
Test-based accountability often produces score inflation. Most studies have evaluated inflation by comparing trends on a high-stakes test and a lower stakes audit test. However, Koretz and Beguin (2010) noted weaknesses of audit tests and suggested self-monitoring assessments (SMAs), which incorporate audit items into high-stakes tests. This…
Descriptors: Audits (Verification), Scores, Grade Inflation, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Mowrey, Sascha C.; Farran, Dale C. – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2016
The middle grades are a critical transition period in students' mathematics trajectories, as students move from arithmetic to the more complex and abstract concepts of algebra. Teachers' and parents' judgments of students' math abilities in these years are important to instructional planning and decision making for teachers, and can advise parents…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Academic Achievement, Parent Attitudes, Middle School Teachers
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LaRusso, Maria D.; Donovan, Suzanne; Snow, Catherine – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2016
This mixed-method study examined the implementation and the challenges to implementation for participants in randomized controlled trials of two school-based programs for early adolescents: the Tier One Word Generation (WG) program, and the Tier Two Strategic Adolescent Reading Intervention (STARI). Levels of implementation for WG and STARI varied…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Program Implementation, Randomized Controlled Trials, Early Adolescents
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Bishara, Saied – Cogent Education, 2016
In this research, we considered the different impact two methods of teaching had on pupils' ability to solve complex math problems. The methods considered were: self-regulated study and traditional teaching. We also examined the pedagogical consequences the differences made among the population of pupils with learning disabilities in special…
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Disabilities, Special Education
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Mahuro, G. M.; Hungi, N. – Cogent Education, 2016
Educational research has linked parental participation in children's schooling with a wide range of children's academic outcomes. Parental involvement involves time and resource commitment towards children's academic performance. This paper extracts data from a cross-sectional survey involving 2,669 grade six students attending public and private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Grade 6
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Yidizli, Hülya; Saban, Ahmet – Cogent Education, 2016
This study examined the effect of self-regulated learning on sixth-grade Turkish students' mathematics achievements and motivational beliefs. Both quantitative and qualitative research methods were used in the study. Participants included sixth-grade students attending at TOKI 125. Year Middle School in Nevsehir (Turkey) during the 2014-2015…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Beliefs, Student Motivation
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Long, Deanna; Szabo, Susan – Cogent Education, 2016
This quasi-experimental mixed methods study examined the use of e-readers during guided reading instruction and its impact on 5th grade students' reading motivation, attitude toward reading, and reading comprehension. For 10 weeks, 19 students received guided reading instruction by means of the traditional paper/text format, while 16 students…
Descriptors: Reading Motivation, Reading Comprehension, Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning
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Gürbüz, Ramazan; Erdem, Emrullah – Cogent Education, 2016
Mental computation and mathematical reasoning are two intertwined top-level mental activities. In deciding which strategy to use when doing mental computing, mathematical reasoning is essential. From this reciprocal influence, the current study aims at examining the relationship between mental computation and mathematical reasoning. The study was…
Descriptors: Mathematical Logic, Thinking Skills, Mathematical Aptitude, Mental Computation
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Usher, Wayne; Keegan, Richard; Edwards, Allan – Cogent Education, 2016
Australian youth (5-17) are exhibiting the most alarming statistics surrounding poor physical activity (PA) levels and increasing correlating chronic disease trends (i.e. obesity). With schools well positioned to address such concerns, this study aimed to determine the type, frequency and intensity levels of PA being undertaken by children during…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Physical Education Teachers
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van Wyk, Jacolynn; Mostert, Maria Louise – Cogent Education, 2016
This study investigated the effect of mother tongue instruction and gender on second language acquisition using a causal-comparative quantitative research design. The two distinguishing groups compared were (i) learners that were taught in their mother tongue (Afrikaans) and (ii) learners that were not taught in their mother tongue but in English,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, Gender Differences, Second Language Learning
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Buelow, Stephanie – Reading Horizons, 2016
This critical participatory action research study sought to understand what happens when students' interest and experiences with popular culture are integrated into a standards-based sixth grade English language arts curriculum. Multiple data sources were analyzed using the theoretical concept of third space. Findings showed that (a) a democratic,…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Academic Discourse, Literacy Education, Literacy
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Jaeger, Elizabeth – Reading Horizons, 2016
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were adopted by most states by 2010. Yet, many teachers still lack confidence in their ability to integrate these standards into their classroom instruction and this uncertainty undermines their effectiveness. This article presents findings from a study of a fourth grade literacy curriculum informed by the…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Grade 4, Literacy, Reading Instruction
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Davis, Joshua; Lampley, James H.; Foley, Virginia – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the TVAAS growth score given by the Tennessee Department of Education and the overall Tennessee Educator Assessment Model (TEAM) observation rating for teachers in grades 3 through 8. The participating county public school system for this study is located in Northeast Tennessee.…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Districts, Elementary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers
Sakai, Kyohei; Shiota, Shingo – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
This paper explores the use of gamification in math lessons for children in order to highlight the relationship between math education and its application to society. In school education, there is an existing problem about how to relate concepts learned in math to everyday life. One of the reasons for this problem is that it is difficult for…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Games, Grade 6
Singleton, Sondra Shively – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of microblogging as an authentic real-world technology in a middle school classroom in response to the 2010 Department of Education's call to provide students with more relevant digital experiences. The non-equivalent control group, pretest-posttest design study was used to determine if…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Middle School Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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