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Kikas, Eve; Tang, Xin – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
This study examined relations between child-reported teacher emotional support, teaching practices, and children's task-persistent learning behaviour. The study was carried out in Estonia, where a students' first teacher advances with his/her students and teaches all primary subjects in the first 3 years of schooling. In total, 660 sixth-grade…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Persistence, Student Behavior, Elementary School Students
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Soodla, Piret; Jõgi, Anna-Liisa; Kikas, Eve – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
The study examined the relationships between teachers' metacognitive knowledge of reading strategies and their students' metacognitive knowledge and reading comprehension. The study was carried out among language art teachers (N = 34) and their students (N = 534) in the last year of primary school (ninth grade) in Estonia. Multilevel modeling was…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Metacognition, Reading Strategies, Correlation
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Ots, Aivar – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
This study focuses on third grade pupils' (9 to 10 years old) ability to predict their performance in a given task and on the correspondence between the accuracy and adequacy of the predictions on the one hand, and the academic achievement on the other. The study involved 713 pupils from 29 Estonian schools. The pupils' performance predictions…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students, Recognition (Achievement), Prediction
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Tulviste, Tiia; Gutman, Piret – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2003
The main purpose of this study was to shed some light on the effect of socialization context (home vs. orphanage) on gender-specific value acquisition. With this aim value preferences and collectivistic attitudes of institution-reared and home-reared teenagers (14-20 yrs.) were compared. Teenagers from ordinary homes were found to score high on…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Values, Group Behavior, Adolescents
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Tulviste, Tiia; Kants, Luule – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2001
Examines the conversational styles and value preferences of Estonian mothers living in Estonia and Sweden. Adolescents and their mothers were videotaped in their homes during mealtime. States that there are differences in conversational styles, explaining that mothers in Estonia are more concerned with controlling the behavior of adolescents. (CMK)
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents, Communication (Thought Transfer), Educational Research
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Tulviste, Peeter – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1994
Asserts that two conflicting versions of history were taught to Estonian children during Soviet rule. Maintains that, although the official version was taught at school, the unofficial one was discovered by each child with the help of parents or other adults. (CFR)
Descriptors: Communism, Deception, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups