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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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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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Incikabi, Lütfi; Ayanoglu, Perihan; Uysal, Ramazan – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
This study aimed to reveal the conceptual and operational conceptions of sixth-grade students in the process of division. The focus of the study included the strategies used in the division process, the students' understanding of the division algorithm, and their ability to interpret the remainder in a real-life context. Being qualitative in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Grade 6, Mathematics Skills
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Çalikoglu, Burcu Seher – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to broaden theoretical meaning of challenge and attain a place for its practical use in schools. Based on the purpose, a theoretical construct was developed to explain four types of challenge-oriented behavior: (a) creators, (b) choosers, (c) maintainers and (d) avoiders. 634 fifth-, sixth- and seventh-grade students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Grade 7, Student Behavior
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Sügümlü, Üzeyir; Mutlu, Hasan Hüseyin; Çinpolat, Enes – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between the writing motivation levels and written expression skills among secondary school students. The study was carried out using the correlational research model of the quantitative research methods. The study group for this study consisted of 230 students attending three different…
Descriptors: Correlation, Writing Skills, Student Motivation, Writing Evaluation
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Bayaga, Anass; Bossé, Michael J. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This study begins by connecting semantic elaboration with conceptual understanding and syntactic elaboration with procedural understanding in the context of fractions. Through case studies and discourse analysis, the work and communication of students in fourth through sixth grade is analyzed to determine the extent of their semantic and syntactic…
Descriptors: Semantics, Fractions, Mathematical Concepts, Case Studies
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Bossé, Michael J.; Bayaga, Anass; Fountain, Catherine; Lynch-Davis, Kathleen; Preston, Ron; Adu-Gyamfi, Kwaku – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This study applies the Mathematics Acquisition Framework (MAF) (Bossé, Ringler, Bayaga, Fountain, & Young, 2018) to investigate fifth- through seventh-grade students' comprehension of fractions and decimals and examines how students build understanding of mathematical principles and concepts regarding fractions and decimals. Based on case…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Gurbuzturk, Oguz – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this research is to investigate the attitudes of elementary education students towards the use of Smart Board (SB) in lessons. The study is based on the associational survey model from quantitative research methods. The study was conducted on students attending at 4th to 8th grades of three schools, both primary and secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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Kara, Fatma; Incikabi, Lutfi – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The current study aims to show the transition skills of sixth grade students between the representations (numerical, model, number line and verbal) given in addition-subtraction operations in fractions and to analyse the ability of the students to construct each representation type. In this research, case study method was used in terms of the…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Foreign Countries, Mathematical Concepts, Addition
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Park, Yongnam; Moon, Jongho – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
As part of the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program, we investigated how early morning physical activity affects elementary school students' physical fitness and sociality. Seventy-five boys in 6th grade of one elementary school located in G Metropolitan City, Korea comprised the experimental group that participated in early morning…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Physical Activities, Elementary School Students, Physical Fitness
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Kim, Sooyeon; Lee, Kyunghwa – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to develop and validate self-directed learning ability test (SDLAT) for elementary school students considering the theoretical consistency. A total of 507 students of 5th and 6th-grade elementary students in Seoul, Korea were participated in this research. The collected data were analyzed using SPSS WIN 23.0 and AMOS…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6, Foreign Countries
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Aliustaoglu, Feyza; Tuna, Abdulkadir; Biber, Abdullah Çagri – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine the misconceptions of 6th-grade secondary school students in terms of part-whole relation in fractions, representation of fractions on the number line, comparison of fractions and operations in fractions. The sample of this study is composed of 104 students who are being educated in 6th-grade of five…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Misconceptions, Mathematical Concepts, Secondary School Students