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Salihu, Linda; Räsänen, Pekka – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The present study examined the development of mathematics skills of Kosovar primary school children in terms of their gender, living area, socio-economic status, and achievement level. A special emphasis was placed on longitudinal investigations of the development of mathematics skills in children with learning difficulties in mathematics over a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Skills, Elementary School Students, Gender Differences
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Al Shabibi, Amal A.; Alkharusi, Hussain – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This study aimed to investigate differences in the mathematical problem-solving and metacognitive skills of the fifth-grade students in Oman as a function of gender and level of academic achievement. The participants were 90 grade five students randomly selected from one educational governorate in the Sultanate of Oman. They were evenly divided…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Metacognition, Intelligence Tests
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Wong, Terry Tin-Yau; Ho, Connie Suk-Han – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Arithmetic word-problem solving is an important component of elementary mathematics curricula that links school mathematics to real-life problem solving. The present 3-year longitudinal study examined children's arithmetic word-problem solving through understanding its 2 component processes: number-sentence construction and computation. Chinese…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Word Problems (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Correlation
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Kumari, Vijaya S. N.; Umashree, D. K. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2017
Anthropocentrism and ecocentrism are two ways of understanding an extension of ethics to nature. In an anthropocentric ethic, nature deserves moral consideration because how nature is treated affects humans. In an ecocentric ethic, nature deserves moral consideration because nature has intrinsic value. Ecocentrism focuses on the biotic community…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Lecture Method, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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Bosma, Tirza; Stevenson, Claire E.; Resing, Wilma C. M. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
In this paper we investigated the contribution of a dynamic testing procedure, including multiple graduated prompts protocols, in identifying differences in need for instruction of second grade children (N = 120) with arithmetic difficulties. The training was adaptive and prompts were provided according to one of six protocols, each focusing on a…
Descriptors: Prompting, Grade 2, Arithmetic, Problem Solving