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Eratay, Emine – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of the direct instruction method in teaching young individuals with intellectual disability marbling and stone painting, which are considered among leisure-skills. A multiple probe design, one of the single-subject research methods, was utilized in this research. A total of three students, consisting…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Leisure Education, Painting (Visual Arts)
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Gupta, Abha; Lee, Guang-Lea – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
A mixed methods study is used to investigate the effectiveness of a professional development program intended to enhance teacher knowledge and student learning so as to systematically improve student achievement in elementary literacy. In this study, a large urban school district partnered with a local university to provide intervention in a Title…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, Elementary School Teachers, Program Effectiveness
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Lykesasa, Georgios; Giossos, Ioannis; Chatzopoulos, Dimitrios; Koutsouba, Maria; Douka, Stella; Nikolaki, Eugenia – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of four warm-up protocols on agility, strength, static and dynamic flexibility in primary school students. The participants were forty-four students of a primary school (19 boys and 25 girls) and the mean age of the children was 11.7±0.47. All of them executed, in four different days, one of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Exercise, Muscular Strength, Physical Fitness
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Szczygiel, Monika – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
Although interest in math anxiety in young children has recently increased, the results of previous studies on math anxiety correlates are inconsistent. The article presents the results of two studies conducted among early school-age learners (6-11 years) where the Math Anxiety Questionnaire for Children (MAQC) was used. The results indicate that…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Test Anxiety, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Students
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Stapp, Alicia Cooper; Lambert, Ashley Berry – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
With rising pressure and an increase in expected academic performance in schools across the United States, students are experiencing higher levels of stress than ever before. To address this issue, the present study examined the impact of mindfulness-based yoga interventions on fifth-grade students' perceived anxiety and stress levels through a…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Relaxation Training, Metacognition, Intervention
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Özkubat, Ufuk; Karabulut, Alpaslan; Özmen, Emine Rüya – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
Being a cognitive strategy instruction model called 'Solve It!' involves cognitive and metacognitive elements. The model was developed by Montague (1992) as one of the process-based teaching strategies. The purpose of 'Solve It!' strategy is to teach the following seven cognitive strategy steps: read, paraphrase, visualize, hypothesize, predict,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Cognitive Processes, Special Needs Students
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Patiño, John Fredy; Calixto, Andrés Leonardo; Chiappe, Andrés; Almenarez, Fanny Teresa – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
The development of writing skills is recognized as a mandatory process for initial education and the foundation of all essential learning. Writing skills are crucial to children's socialization and interaction with their environment as they grow. The development of writing skills has been linked to a complex set of key factors, but is not yet…
Descriptors: Motor Development, Technology Integration, Writing Skills, Skill Development
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Flora, Stephen; Rach, Julia; Brown, Kristopher – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
The current study describes the use of a procedure called the "potty party", an all-day toilet training method using basic learning principles of "errorless" discrimination with 3 children with incontinence diagnosed with autism. At the start of treatment days, each participant was greeted and prompted to request the bathroom.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Autism, Toilet Training, Positive Reinforcement
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Colognesi, Stéphane; Piret, Clémence; Demorsy, Simon; Barbier, Elise – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
In this contribution, we attempt to answer two research questions: (1) What effects do metacognitive questions have on students' writing skills? and (2) How do students respond to metacognitive questions? To answer these questions, we conducted an experiment with 43 students who were 11 to 12 years old. They were engaged in writing in a particular…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Metacognition, Preadolescents, Book Reviews
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Amani, Malahat; Gandomani, Rogayeh Asadi; Nesayan, Abas – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
The first grade is the cornerstone of the student's education in school. Achievements at this grade wield huge influence on a child's interest and development of a positive attitude towards education and learning environment. The purpose of this study is to investigate the academic factors of first grade retention in primary schools in North…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Young Children, Grade Repetition
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Timur, Serkan; Yalçinkaya-Önder, Eylem; Timur, Betül; Özes, Belemir – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of astronomy activities in science education with preschool children through semi-structured interviews. The interviews were conducted with the children before and after the implementation of the activities. Five activities about astronomy were conducted for five weeks in practice. A total…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Science Instruction, Science Activities, Preschool Education
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Keown, Stacey; Carroll, Rob; Raisor, Jill M. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
Students often arrive at school not ready to learn due to stress and trauma. In order to thrive in school, students need to know that within the school is an intentional, multi-layered system of caring. This manuscript details strategies at the individual, classroom, and school level. Having targeted strategies to assist students is essential in…
Descriptors: Caring, School Culture, Stress Variables, Trauma
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Calp, Sükran – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
It is very important for students and teachers to have a positive learning environment. The school that is an institution for educating children should be a peaceful and happy environment. There are principles such as love, respect, honesty, courage, empathy and kindness in the peaceful and happy schools. This study examined the concept of a…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Teksan, Keziban; Yilmaz-Alkan, Zeynep – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
This study aimed to determine the effects of nursery rhymes, entertaining and prominent products of Turkish folk literature, on improving reading fluency of fourth-grade primary school students. The sample consisted of 44 fourth graders, attending a public primary school in Vakfikebir County of Trabzon province (Turkey) in the 2015-2016 academic…
Descriptors: Nursery Rhymes, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods, Grade 4
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Masadis, Gregory; Filippou, Filippos; Kouli, Olga; Gargalianos, Dimitris; Rokka, Stella; Bebetsos, Evangelos; Derri, Vasiliki; Damianidou, Sofia; Koupani, Aikaterini; Samara, Eleni; Siarenou, Dafni; Filippou, Dafni-Anastasia – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to carry out a preliminary validation of "Motivational Climate in Physical Education Scale" in Greek educational context and specifically in relation to elementary school students. The participants of the research were 184 (101 male and 83 female) students of grades 5th and 6th from four elementary schools, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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