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Sunde, Pernille B.; Sunde, Peter; Sayers, Judy – Educational Psychology, 2020
Strategy use in single-digit addition is an indicator of young children's numeracy comprehension. We investigated Danish primary students' use of strategies in single-digit addition with interview-based assessment of how they solved 36 specific single-digit addition problems, categorised as either 'error', 'counting', 'direct retrieval' or…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Numeracy, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Nevo, Einat; Vaknin-Nusbaum, Vered – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study examined changes in reading motivation and reading achievement among Hebrew-speaking first graders following an intervention program designed to increase intrinsic reading motivation. The program was delivered by the class teacher and focused on choosing relevant reading materials, providing choices for reading and encouraging social…
Descriptors: Reading Motivation, Reading Achievement, Semitic Languages, Prediction
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Gao, Tao; Zhao, Junfeng; Li, Xiaoming; Mao, Yuchen; Chen, Qiong; Harrison, Sayward E. – Educational Psychology, 2020
The current study examined the effects of a silent rapid reading skills training intervention on the reading rate and reading achievement of primary school students in China in order to determine the efficacy of the intervention and explore potential gender differences. A total of 108 Chinese primary school students were randomly assigned by the…
Descriptors: Reading Rate, Achievement Gap, Chinese, Intervention
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McGeown, Sarah P.; Warhurst, Amy – Educational Psychology, 2020
Gender stereotypes associate mathematics and sciences with boys, whereas reading and writing are typically associated with girls. This study investigated sex differences in primary school children's motivation (confidence and value) across four academic subjects (maths, science, reading and writing) and examined how their identification with…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Sexual Identity, Elementary School Students, Self Esteem
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Jensen, Maria Therese; Solheim, Oddny Judith – Educational Psychology, 2020
In previous studies on classroom emotional climate (CEC), factors related to teacher's working conditions have rarely been included. Thus, in the current study, we examined associations between supervisory support, teacher burnout and CEC, and whether pupil teacher ratio (PTR) moderated this association, applying a randomised-control trial design.…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Classroom Environment, Teacher Student Ratio, Teaching Conditions
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Wah, Francesca; Sim, Tick Ngee – Educational Psychology, 2020
Effects of reward pedagogy (competitive, cooperative, individualistic, cooperative-competitive, and cooperative-individualistic) on spelling scores and prosocial behavior in Singapore students were examined alongside its interplay with ability level. A total of 1005 Primary 3 and 4 students were randomly assigned to one of the five reward…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rewards, Spelling, Scores
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Yan, Zi; Brown, Gavin T. L.; Lee, John Chi-Kin; Qiu, Xue-Lan – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study explores factors that predict students' self-assessment intentions and practices using a framework based on the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB). A total of 1425 Hong Kong students (Primary 4 to Secondary 3) participated in this study. Students' intentions and practices pertaining to self-assessment and the predictors of their…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Behavior Theories, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Rodríguez-Negro, Josune; Yanci, Javier – Educational Psychology, 2020
The aim of this study was to examine the effects of two different instructional models (i.e. direct instructional model (DIM) and tactical games model (TGM)) with primary education students. Perceived exertion, affective valence, physical activity (PA) level, instruction time, active learning time, and relation of instruction/active learning time…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Education, Games, Physical Activity Level
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Hong, Wei; Zhen, Rui; Liu, Ru-De; Wang, Ming-Te; Ding, Yi; Wang, Jia – Educational Psychology, 2020
Student engagement, consisting of behavioural, cognitive, and emotional components, has been proven to influence both academic success and psychological well-being. To examine the linkages among the three aspects of academic engagement, a sample of 789 Chinese primary school students (47% girls; 39% 3rd graders, 31% 4th graders, 30% 5th graders)…
Descriptors: Correlation, Learner Engagement, Elementary School Students, Grade 3
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Gonzálvez, Carolina; Inglés, Cándido J.; Fernández-Sogorb, Aitana; Sanmartín, Ricardo; Vicent, María; García-Fernández, José M. – Educational Psychology, 2020
Anxiety is a common mental health factor associated with school refusal behaviour. This study aims to identify different school refusal behaviour profiles and to determine whether or not these profiles differ from each other based on three anxiety dimensions (Anticipatory Anxiety, School-based performance anxiety and Generalized Anxiety).…
Descriptors: Attendance, Anxiety, Correlation, Children
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Kotaman, Hüseyin; Aslan, Mustafa – Educational Psychology, 2020
The purpose of this study is to examine the motivation type preferences of students in kindergartens and second, fourth, sixth, and eighth grades and the underlying reasons thereof after successfully completing a mathematics task. The students in the study solved an easy mathematics question. After they solved the problem, they were presented with…
Descriptors: Preferences, Student Attitudes, Motivation Techniques, Student Motivation
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Wu, Huey-Min – Educational Psychology, 2019
Based on a cognitive diagnostic model, an online individualised tutor program was developed in this study. An experiment was conducted in practical educational settings exploring the effectiveness of the online individualised tutor remedial program based on the diagnostic reports of the cognitive diagnostic model. The methodology of this study was…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Shih, Shu-Chuan; Kuo, Bor-Chen; Lee, Shu-Juan – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study established an online game-based assessment to explore third and fourth graders' performance of computational estimation in addition and subtraction. Students' computational estimation strategies could be automatically recorded and classified in this assessment, and the Higher-Order DINA model was used as a measurement model in order to…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Computation
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Yang, Xiujie; Chung, Kevin Kien Hoa; McBride, Catherine – Educational Psychology, 2019
One hundred sixty-five Hong Kong Chinese children were administered measures of early mathematics, visual-spatial skills, and executive functioning (working memory, inhibition, shifting, updating) once in kindergarten (mean age = 62.80 months, SD = 3.74) and again in first grade (mean age = 77.25 months, SD = 4.60). In kindergarten, visual-spatial…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Visual Perception, Mathematics Instruction, Longitudinal Studies
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Liu, Ying; Sang, Biao; Liu, Junsheng; Gong, Shaoying; Ding, Xuechen – Educational Psychology, 2019
The goal of this study was to evaluate a complex multiple mediation model linking parental support, homework self-efficacy, emotion regulation strategies (i.e. cognitive reappraisal and expressive suppression), and homework emotions among Chinese children. Participants were 832 fourth and fifth grade students attending public primary schools in…
Descriptors: Homework, Parent Participation, Psychological Patterns, Self Efficacy
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