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Aydin, Utkun – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Students' test anxiety is known to have significant influences on essential academic outcomes, and given the increased testing of school-aged children gender differences also appear in dimensions of test anxiety: thoughts, off-task behaviors, and autonomic reactions. This study examined: (i) whether there was a pattern of correlations existing…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Elementary School Students, Gender Differences, Correlation
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Aslan, Serkan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This research aims to examine the current situation of multicultural education in elementary schools. Therefore, the views of the classroom teachers on multicultural education have been examined and multicultural education activities have been observed in the classes. Having a case study research method which is considered as one of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Bahar, Mustafa; Asil, Mustafa; Rubie-Davies, Christine M. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Among school psycho-social factors with considerable effect on student outcomes are both school and classroom climate. Because how students perceive the classroom climate strongly predicts achievement, measuring classroom climate gains importance and the need for testing the existing results across cultures persists. In this study, we assessed the…
Descriptors: Error of Measurement, Climate, Change, Factor Analysis
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Nasirci, Hasan; Sadik, Fatma – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study is to examine democracy perception of classroom teachers via metaphor analysis. Study group for research is formed of 253 classroom teachers. "Democracy Metaphors Questionnaire" (DMQ) has been used in collecting data. Content analysis has been used on analysis of qualitative data of research and descriptive…
Descriptors: Democracy, Democratic Values, Figurative Language, Elementary School Teachers
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Forgasz, Helen; Markovits, Zvia – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Gender differences in mathematics learning outcomes are still evident in many countries participating in large scale international testing, as well as in national testing in Israel, the context in which the study reported here was conducted. The participants were 281 students from three Israeli elementary schools and were in grades 4 and 6. The…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Education
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Toprak, Mustafa; Karakus, Mehmet – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this work is to adapt the existing Moral Competency Index (MCI) developed by Lennick and Kiel in a sample of teachers. The validated Turkish version of MCI is based on the item pool of the original MCI with a slight adaptation of the items to fit the context of educational leadership. The translated form was administered to 773…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Moral Values, Test Construction, Test Validity
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Bartoszeck, Amauri B.; Vandrovieski, Waldinéia; Tratch, Vanessa; Czelusniak, Franciane; Tunnicliffe, Sue Dale – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Children have a basic knowledge of birds that they observe during their everyday life either in their garden, other gardens, round the house, walking in the local area or in the yard on school gardens. A total of 515 children, aged 3 to 16 (249 girls and 266 boys) enrolled in southern Brazilian public preschools, primary school and secondary…
Descriptors: Animals, Elementary School Students, Preschool Children, Secondary School Students
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Aydin, Utkun – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The study investigated differences in students' reported overall test anxiety before, during, or after test taking among two school-levels and gender. Differences among three test anxiety components (thoughts, off-task behaviors, and autonomic reactions) were also examined. Participants were 725 primary (349 females, 376 males) and 375 middle (180…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Gender Differences, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Cetin, Ali; Balta, Nuri – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This qualitative study was designed to introduce STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) activities to preservice science teachers and identify their views about STEM materials. In this context, a competition was organized with 42 preservice science teachers (13 male- 29 female) who took Instructional Technologies and Material…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, STEM Education
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Ahi, Berat; Alisinanoglu, Fatma – European Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The purpose of the research is to evaluate pre-­service preschool teachers' knowledge about environment by analyzing their drawings about it. 70 first grade, 99 second grade, 56 third grade and 44 fourth grade, with a total of 269 students have been evaluated in this research. This qualitative research was made with social structuralism vision.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Concept Teaching, Knowledge Level
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Konan, Necdet – European Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The aim of the present study is to identify primary school principals' self-monitoring skills. The study adopted the general survey model and its population comprised primary school principals serving in the city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, while 292 of these constituted the sample. Self-Monitoring Scale was used as the data collection instrument. In…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Principals, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Foreign Countries