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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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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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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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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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Collie, Rebecca J.; Bostwick, Keiko C. P.; Martin, Andrew J. – Educational Psychology, 2020
We examined the role of gender in teachers' perceived autonomy support (PAS), relatedness with students, workplace buoyancy, and organizational commitment. With 276 Australian secondary school teachers, structural equation modelling showed predominant similarities across gender in associations between PAS, relatedness, buoyancy, and commitment.…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Secondary School Teachers, Professional Autonomy, Teacher Attitudes
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Birnbaum, Lisa; Schüller, Elisabeth M.; Kröner, Stephan – Educational Psychology, 2020
While leisure writing may help children to acquire writing skills, it can also be considered as an inherently valuable cultural activity. This study explores how children's beliefs may explain to what extent children are inclined to leisure writing and if there are any gender differences. Building on preliminary scale development work, we analysed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Writing Attitudes
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Yang, Fuyi; Tu, Menglu – Educational Psychology, 2020
The present investigation linked grade, gender, and maths achievement to homework management strategies using data from 305 Chinese students in grades 7, 8, and 9. These strategies included arranging the environment, managing time, handling distraction, monitoring motivation, and controlling potentially interfering emotion. A three-way MANOVA…
Descriptors: Self Management, Homework, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries
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Englert, Chris; Seiler, Roland – Educational Psychology, 2020
Previous research has repeatedly shown that anxiety can impair academic as well as sports-related performance. Most research in this field has been conducted under artificial laboratory conditions, which is why the aim of the present study was to test the assumption that higher levels of anxiety would impair subsequent sports performance in a real…
Descriptors: Competition, Gender Differences, Team Sports, Testing
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Froiland, John Mark; Davison, Mark L. – Educational Psychology, 2020
Social perception is important because it can affect the way intelligence is expressed during social interactions at school, home, and work. This study (N = 800) of adolescents and adults (age range = 16-91) examined which specific aspects of intelligence are associated with social perception (a composite of affect labelling, linking prosody to…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Intelligence, Short Term Memory, Visual Perception
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Elphinstone, B.; Whitehead, R.; Tinker, S. P.; Bates, G. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research has indicated that nonattachment mediates the relationship between mindfulness and the ability to be adaptable. Additionally, adaptability has been associated with increased academic engagement and subsequently, higher grades. The current study combined these findings into a single model. In an undergraduate sample (N = 725), the…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Metacognition, Grades (Scholastic), Learner Engagement
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Núñez-Peña, Maria Isabel; Bono, Roser – Educational Psychology, 2019
Students' academic achievement in courses with a high mathematical content can be affected by their levels of trait, math and test anxiety. In this study, 180 university students were assessed on these types of anxiety and the relationships between them and students' performance were evaluated. Higher levels of math anxiety were related to a low…
Descriptors: Low Achievement, Mathematics Anxiety, College Students, Test Anxiety
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Wong, Tracy K. Y.; Konishi, Chiaki; Tao, Lydia – Educational Psychology, 2019
Guided by the school climate and social-emotional learning literature, this study explored math self-concept in relation to student-teacher relationships and students' sense of school belonging while accounting for sex differences. Participants included two random subsamples (Ns = 532; 558) of 15-year-old Canadian students who participated in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Educational Environment, Self Concept
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Zhang, Jing; Paulhus, Delroy L.; Ziegler, Matthias – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research on Western college samples has identified a number of personality traits associated with scholastic cheating. Based on these findings, we suggest a model integrating personality predictors of cheating. However, it remains unclear whether the proposed model can be generalised to the Chinese culture, which has different norms and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Personality Traits, Predictor Variables
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