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Venitz, Laura; Perels, Franziska – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The early promotion of self-regulated learning (SRL) has aroused increased interest since it has been highlighted as the key competence for lifelong learning (E.U. Council, 2002). To meet the demand for early support, an intervention for kindergarten teachers to foster SRL in five to sixyear-old children was developed (Venitz & Perels, 2018).…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten, Intervention
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Jacob, Lisa; Dörrenbächer, Sandra; Perels, Franziska – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Self-regulatory abilities have been shown to be closely linked to academic success. There are a variety of measurement tools to assess self-regulated learning in pupils and students. Crucially, preschool age marks a sensible period for the maturation of self-regulated learning (SRL) and related abilities such as executive-control functions (EF).…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Self Control, Test Construction, Kindergarten
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Yilmaz, Zuhal – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
Children start to develop number sense even well before they start the school. Developing number sense serves as an intermediate tool for learning conventional mathematics taught in schools. This number sense has three key areas: number knowledge, counting and arithmetic operations. As a result, the aim of this study was to examine aged related…
Descriptors: Numbers, Young Children, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
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Miramontez, Shane K. H.; Schwartz, Ilene S. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of adult-directed physical activities conducted during circle time on the on-task behavior of students during a journal-writing activity held immediately after circle. The participants of the study were three male students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who attended a full day inclusive…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Student Behavior, Time on Task
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Orbay, Keziban; Develi, Mehmet Hikmet – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2015
This study aimed to investigate the informal cognitive structures regarding "point" and "straight line"--two basic and undefined terms of geometry--in children registered in preschool--the previous step before in-class formal education process. The study was conducted with the participation of 50 children enrolled in nursery,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Preschool Children, Geometry
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Berridge, Gina; Thomas, Jeff – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2013
Quality incorporation of children's literature has long been supported to help students learn. The purpose of this study was to examine the 79 fiction selections of our state's sponsored reading list for grades K-2. The list was examined for original publication date, selections recognized as award winners, sex of authors, sex of protagonist, race…
Descriptors: Validity, Reading Lists, Childrens Literature, Primary Education
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Guo, Juan; Zhang, XiangKui; Wang, Yong; Xeromeritou, Aphrodite – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2011
The researchers studied humour among Chinese and Greek preschool children in relation to cognitive development. The sample included 55 Chinese children and 50 Greek children ages 4½ to 5½ years. Results showed that both Chinese and Greek children's humour recognition were significantly and positively correlated to their cognitive development, but…
Descriptors: Humor, Young Children, Preschool Children, Foreign Countries
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Harwood, Debra; Bosacki, Sandra; Borcsok, Kristina – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
The paper analyzed children's perceptions of teasing within their real world peer relationships through participants' drawings and accompanying narratives. The case study research was approached from an ethic of listening to children to discover and uncover children's perceptions and experiences with the phenomenon of peer teasing. Fifteen…
Descriptors: Bullying, Peer Relationship, Student Behavior, Elementary School Students