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Hayran, Zeynel – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
In this study, it was searched for the extent to which proverbs and idioms were included in the children's books that were taught to elementary school students. Children's books which are taught at the stage of children's vocabulary enriched rapidly and significantly, present the vocabulary of the mother tongue and its universe of meaning to a…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Books, Native Language, Vocabulary Development
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Dalgarno, Nancy; Colgan, Lynda – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2007
This paper reports on the needs identified as important to 27 novice elementary mathematics teachers and examines how Connect-ME, an online mathematics community, provides these supports. Qualitative data were collected using two focus groups and 16 telephone interviews. Findings validate the need for alternative teacher professional development…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Focus Groups, Mathematics Teachers, Elementary Education
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Guler, Nilufer, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Teaching English language learners has long presented challenges for teachers tasked with bringing these students to a level of language comprehension comparable to that of native speakers. These challenges and issues can lead to difficulty comprehending core academic topics for those learning the English language. "Optimizing Elementary…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Elementary School Students, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
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Angell, Ann V. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 1991
Reviews theory and research on the relationship between classroom climate and citizenship outcomes in elementary settings. Compares democratic learning environments described by three studies. Suggests that free expression, peer interaction in cooperative activities, respect for diverse viewpoints, and student participation in decision making…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Classroom Environment, Cooperative Learning, Democracy
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Slavin, Robert E. – Elementary School Journal, 1987
States that the combination of group rewards (based on group members' individual learning) and peer interaction on learning tasks is necessary to produce learning gains characteristic of effective cooperative learning methods. Discusses research on group contingencies and cooperative learning in the elementary school classroom.(NH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavioral Science Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Moraes, Euzi Rodrigues – 1986
Based on the hypothesis that the low academic achievement of Brazilian children attending government schools was directly related to a discrepancy between the children's working-class dialect and the school's dialect which is closer to upper class speech, a study was undertaken in literacy classes in one private and one public school where the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Communication, Educational Status Comparison, Elementary Education
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Putnam, Joanne; And Others – Journal of Social Psychology, 1996
Explores the effects of 417 regular education students' acceptance of 41 learning disabled classmates. Participants were upper elementary students enrolled in either cooperative or competitive learning classes. After eight months positive changes in peer ratings among the students occurred more frequently in the cooperative learning classes. (MJP)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Education, Humanistic Education
McArdle, Fiona, Comp.; Teare, Robert, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2016
This regional dossier aims at providing a concise description of and basic statistics on minority language education in a specific region of Europe--the Isle of Man. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Elementary Education
Gross, Manfred, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Romansh, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Romance Languages, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Preschool Education
Robertson, Boyd, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2018
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Gàidhlig, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indo European Languages, Language Minorities, Preschool Education
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Johnson, David W.; And Others – Journal of Social Psychology, 1993
Reports on a study of 34 high-ability fifth-grade students randomly assigned to individual- or cooperative-learning conditions. Finds that achievement was higher on recall and higher order reasoning measures and that the students demonstrated higher academic self-esteem and greater cohesion in the cooperative condition. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academically Gifted, Cooperative Learning, Educational Strategies
Huber, Ulrike, Comp.; Mathà, Helmuth, Comp.; Taschler, Herbert, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, German in South Tyrol, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools,…
Descriptors: German, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Elementary Education
Cortés, Juan Pablo Martínez, Comp.; Martín, Santiago J. Paricio, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Aragonese, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Romance Languages, Language Minorities, Geographic Regions
Denham, Susanne A.; Ji, Peter; Hamre, Bridget – Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, 2010
This compendium, a deliverable for "Assessments for Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning with Preschool/Elementary-School Children," focuses on tools to assess the social and emotional learning (SEL) of preschool and elementary school students (i.e., five- to ten-year-olds), along with aspects of the contexts in which they learn and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Hall, Kathy; Collins, Janet; Benjamin, Shereen; Nind, Melanie; Sheehy, Kieron – British Educational Research Journal, 2004
Adopting a sociocultural theoretical framework and based on ethnographic data from two primary schools, this article seeks to answer the question: what meanings about inclusion and exclusion are encoded in school and classroom practices? It documents the (inclusionary and) exclusionary pedagogic processes that influence learning and children's…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Inclusive Schools, Student Evaluation
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