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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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Wassenburg, Stephanie I.; de Koning, Björn B.; Bos, Lisanne T.; van der Schoot, Menno – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study investigated whether presenting a picture before reading can encourage situation-model construction. We compared two conditions (n = 30) which differed in whether a picture of the initial situation described in a narrative text was presented before reading (i.e. pictorial-support condition) or not (i.e. no-picture condition).…
Descriptors: Pictorial Stimuli, Reading Comprehension, Eye Movements, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Solhaug, Trond; Kristensen, Niels Nørgaard – Educational Psychology, 2020
The pluralisation of European societies has produced national and cultural diversification, increasing the need for communication and understanding to support recognition, equality, justice, self-determination and identification with others. This paper responds to the social and political challenges accompanying immigration by focusing on gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Cultural Awareness, Secondary School Students
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Torppa, Minna; Vasalampi, Kati; Eklund, Kenneth; Sulkunen, Sari; Niemi, Pekka – Educational Psychology, 2020
This paper examined if difficulty in reading comprehension (PISA) is distinct from difficulty in reading fluency and if the distinct types of reading difficulties are differently associated with learning motivation, school burnout, and school enjoyment. The participants were 1324 Finnish ninth graders. Findings suggested that difficulties in…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Difficulty Level, Reading Fluency, Learning Motivation
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Knowles, Ryan T. – Educational Psychology, 2020
This quantitative study tests the relationship between ideological classroom composition and perceptions of open classroom climate. Using data from the 2016 International Education Association's International Civic and Citizenship Study, the study uses latent class analysis and multilevel regression modelling across five countries. First, latent…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Ideology, Student Attitudes, Socioeconomic Status
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Van Droogenbroeck, Filip; Spruyt, Bram – Educational Psychology, 2020
Research on civic education, for the most part, investigates the alleged outcomes of deliberate civic education programs. Remarkably, few types of research have investigated how the outcomes of group process (e.g. based on religion) in schools, and more specifically, the pressure to conform to in-group norms, relate to civic educational goals…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Religious Cultural Groups, Religion, Muslims
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Zhu, Jinxin; Chiu, Ming Ming – Educational Psychology, 2020
Although native family students often learn more than immigrant family students in school (e.g. civics), scholars have not systematically demonstrated the mechanisms through which native family students outperform immigrant family students. The "Opportunity-Propensity" framework guides this study. We examine the link between students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Civics, Citizenship Education
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Deimel, Daniel; Hoskins, Bryony; Abs, Hermann J. – Educational Psychology, 2020
Both direct and indirect influences have been assumed to impact the transmission of political orientations within families. A lower socioeconomic status is related to lower intended political participation of adolescents. Within this context, schools play a crucial role in political socialisation, as citizenship education is assumed to either…
Descriptors: School Role, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Socialization
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Carrasco, Diego; Banerjee, Robin; Treviño, Ernesto; Villalobos, Cristóbal – Educational Psychology, 2020
The endorsement of anti-corruption norms is a normative assumption in legal systems with freedom of information acts, where citizens are expected to act as monitors of the public service. Tolerance of corruption counteracts this assumption. We studied tolerance of corruption among 8th graders from Latin-American samples of the International Civic…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Grade 8, Socioeconomic Status, Authoritarianism
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Chen, Fu; Cui, Ying – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study used the data from the 2015 OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) to examine the relationship between perceived teacher unfairness and science achievement with a three-level hierarchical linear model (HLM) as the analytic approach. Data of 188,104 students from 4895 schools in 52 countries and economies were used…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Correlation, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests
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Urhahne, Detlef; Zhu, Chunjie; Wagner, Marlene – Educational Psychology, 2020
The teacher echo refers to teachers' almost verbatim repetition of student responses and can be used to provide implicit feedback about students' achievement or understanding. Echoing student answers is a controversial strategy of classroom discourse, as some critics see it as a bad habit and consequently deny its use in the classroom. The aim of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Repetition, Feedback (Response), Preservice Teachers
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Han, Jiying; Yin, Hongbiao; Wang, Junju; Zhang, Jing – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study aims at testing the application of the job demands-resources model on university teachers in mainland China. It investigates the relationship between the job characteristics of university teaching and teachers' well-being. Based on the analyses of a sample of 2,758 university teachers, the results of structural equation modelling…
Descriptors: Faculty Workload, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Attitudes, Job Satisfaction
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