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Paisner-Roffman, Heidi – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Changes in policy and practice that originated with the 2004 Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ([IDEA], US Department of Education) created systems that exposed students to earlier and more consistent research-based intervention (Fuchs & Vaughn, 2012) thereby reducing the rate and increasing the mean age of…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis
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Hyde, Brendan – Religious Education, 2008
Empirical research exploring the spiritual lives of young children in Australia is a field in which scholarship is beginning to emerge. This article reports on one particular finding that emerged from an Australian study seeking to identify some characteristics of children's spirituality in Catholic primary schools. The characteristic has been…
Descriptors: Religion, Foreign Countries, Religious Factors, Religious Education
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Kasanen, Kati; Raty, Hannu; Eklund, Anna-Leena – Educational Research, 2009
Purpose: This study set out to investigate pupils' evaluations of their academic abilities in different school subjects and their ratings of their potential for improving their performance in those school subjects. Sample: Twenty-eight pupils from the third grade (approximately age nine) and 30 pupils from the sixth grade (approximately age 12) in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Grade 3
Morrison, Faith Andrea – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore whether William Deming's 8 Step Model would increase reading achievement in 3rd grade students. The study investigated how well the process based plan-do-check-act model when used as a treatment with fidelity, coupled with the principal as instructional leader would result in success in the age of federal…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Elementary Schools, Grade 3, Instructional Leadership
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Cavell, Timothy A.; Elledge, L. Christian; Malcolm, Kenya T.; Faith, Melissa A.; Hughes, Jan N. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2009
We used data from a randomized clinical trial to examine the degree to which relationship quality predicted outcomes for aggressive children in two different mentoring programs. Data were available for 145 aggressive children in Grades 2 and 3. Children were blocked by school and randomly assigned to PrimeTime (n = 75) or Lunch Buddy (n = 70)…
Descriptors: Mentors, Grade 2, Aggression, Peer Relationship