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de Waal, Elna; Pienaar, Anita E. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Motor proficiency and socioeconomic status are considered critical role players in setting children on an early trajectory of academic failure or success. To determine longitudinal influences of motor proficiency (MP) and socioeconomic status (SES) on academic achievement of primary school learners, a mediating model was constructed and tested…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Socioeconomic Status, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Ulusoy, Mustafa – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
The goals of this formative experiment were threefold: (a) to teach the story/visual elements and characteristics of picturebooks to pre-service teachers (PSTs) from the classroom teacher education department and to help them use these elements with elementary school students, (b) to enable the PSTs to create original self-published picturebooks…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Grade 3, Grade 4, Picture Books
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Naidoo, Jayaluxmi; Hajaree, Shamilla – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2021
Background: Within the ambit of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the use of technology-based tools within teaching and learning is advancing rapidly at education institutions globally, including the teaching and learning of mathematics. Learners and teachers have challenges with teaching and learning fractions in mathematics. A learner's…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Grade 5, Video Technology
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Ubah, Ifunanya J.A. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2021
Background: Many teachers for different reasons recognise the teaching of fraction as a challenge. This research explored the teaching of fraction in Grade 5 by three experienced teachers (Ben, Greg and Will) in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of different approaches to the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 5, Elementary School Teachers
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Lovemore, Tarryn S.; Robertson, Sally-Ann; Graven, Mellony – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2021
Background: Mathematics education is a significant issue in the South African context. Learners' achievement levels are markedly low as suggested by both national and international studies. The teaching and learning of fractions in particular have been identified as challenging. Aim: The aim of this article is to share some of the outcomes derived…
Descriptors: Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Nemiro, Jill E. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2021
Educators now recognize the importance of providing students early on with practice to build necessary 21st-century work-related skills, such as collaboration. School robotics programs are increasingly being used to meet the goals of STEM standards-based content assessment and the development of collaboration skills. However, limited…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Problem Based Learning, Teamwork, Group Dynamics
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Dunn, Michael William; Miller, Darcy; Stair, Mari; Welsh-Griffin, Heather – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2021
Many children find writing to be a challenge. This exploratory case study included four students with a learning disability who had writing goals/objectives in their individual education program. The students participated in a larger project in which they learned and practiced writing with an iPad art app. Planning a text with digital art offered…
Descriptors: Children, Learning Disabilities, Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Students
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McClure, Donald R. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2021
In recent decades, Ireland has experienced an increase in diversity due to immigration. The purpose of this study is to explore how three Irish-born primary-grade children of Nigerian immigrants in Ireland, one girl and two boys in the 5th and 6th grades, describe experiences of racism and perceive being Irish in a predominantly White, but…
Descriptors: Childrens Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Catholic Schools, Grade 5
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Lilly, Elizabeth; Fields, Charla – Childhood Education, 2014
Writing and photography are composition processes that help develop children's linguistic and visual competencies, respectively. Using photography in teaching writing has been found to enhance students' literacy skills by naturally invoking their interest and motivation, and eventually strengthening the reading-writing relationship. Children can…
Descriptors: Photography, Writing Instruction, Grade 4, Student Motivation
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Vernucci, Santiago; Galli, Juan Ignacio; Andrés, María Laura; Zamora, Eliana Vanesa; Richards, María Marta; Canet-Juric, Lorena; Burin, Débora Inés – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2020
The present study analyzes the psychometric properties of a Spanish-adapted version of the Working Memory Rating Scale (WMRS). This instrument allows teachers to perform a screening of children with possible working memory (WM) difficulties, putting them at risk of academic underachievement. A sample of children age 8.5 to 12.33 years old was…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Screening Tests, Children, Psychometrics
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Burnett-Louw, Cora – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2020
Background: In view of global health concerns about high levels of inactivity and related disease patterns of citizens, Physical Education and Health (PEH) has become an educational priority in many countries, including South Africa. Aim: The research aimed to explore and capture the effects of a multistakeholder physical education (PE) initiative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Childrens Rights, Child Health
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Simweleba, Never H.; Serpell, Robert – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2020
Background: Parental involvement is one of the important factors in pupils' academic achievement. Aim: The study sought to assess whether an intervention to enhance the interaction of parents with Grade 4 learners (aged 10-15 years) in homework would improve the learners performance in Chitonga and Mathematics. Setting: This study was conducted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Parent Participation, Rural Schools
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Govender, Radhamoney; Hugo, Anna J. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2020
Background: South African primary school learners have participated in several national and international literacy (reading and writing) studies that measure learners' achievement in different grades and at different intervals. Numerous scholars have analysed the results of these assessments. We extended their analyses by investigating the grade…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Elementary Schools, Literacy Education
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Zee, Marjolein; Koomen, Helma – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2020
This short-term longitudinal study explored the unique role of proximal classroom factors (teachers' student-specific self-efficacy, autonomy-supportive behaviors, and student-teacher relationships) in students' emotional and behavioral engagement, and the moderating role of grade level. Participants were 472 students and 63 teachers (grades 4-6).…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Stone, Brian – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2020
Scientific inquiry is an often misunderstood concept in many elementary classrooms. On the inquiry spectrum, teacher-directed (TD) scientific inquiry is prevalent in schools. From a critical and social constructivism framework, TD inquiry programs affect students' original/unhindered questions, called primal inquiry (PI), and processes in science…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Inquiry, Elementary School Science, Grade 4
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