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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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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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Kurt-Birel, Gamze; Deniz, Sule; Önel, Fatih – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
This study investigated the geometry knowledge of in-service primary school teachers through measuring both their content knowledge (CK) and pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) using a descriptive and qualitative approach. The participants of the study were 23 primary school teachers who work in public schools with teaching experience that ranges…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Knowledge Level, Geometry, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Silbir, Lokman; Cosar, Asiye Mevhibe; Kartal, Yasemin; Altun, Taner; Atasoy, Murat; Özçamkan-Ayaz, Gülsen – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
This study examined the development process of graphic symbol-based animations for enhancing literacy skills of deaf or hard of hearing students (D/HH). Participants of the study consisted of two teachers and seven students studying in the third and fourth grade in a primary school for hard of hearing. As a result of the studies conducted…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Animation, Visual Aids
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Bay, Döndü Neslihan – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2020
This study aimed to determine preschool teachers' self-efficacy belief levels and their classroom management skills and to examine the relationship existing between them. The research, which was designed according to the correlational survey model, was conducted on 274 preschool teachers. Descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Self Efficacy, Classroom Techniques, Correlation
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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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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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Um, Su Jung – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
This qualitative case study aims to understand teaching experiences of a recent graduate of a social justice-oriented program in the U.S. It examines what dilemma(s) the teacher reports and how she copes with them. In-depth interviews and document collections are used as the means of data construction. Thematic and dialogic/performance analysis…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Attitudes, Coping, Teacher Competencies
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Calvert, Hannah G.; Wenner, Julianne A.; Turner, Lindsey – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Classroom-based physical activity (CBPA) can significantly benefit students' health and educational outcomes, but many teachers do not utilize CBPA. This study examined teachers' perceptions about the value and impact of several approaches to support CBPA implementation, and teachers' weekly self-reported CBPA use. Interviews were conducted with…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Health Promotion
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Hobbs, Renee – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
When students have the freedom to use digital media to create, communicate and disseminate messages, transgression occurs. In this paper, I situate in-school youth production in the context of pedagogical theories of participatory culture, art education, and digital and media literacy education. Using interviews with four experienced high school…
Descriptors: Creativity, Freedom, Teacher Student Relationship, Mass Media
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Bozkus, Kivanç; Bayrak, Coskun – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
In this study, it is aimed to provide professional development of teachers by improving their classroom teaching based on dynamic professional development approach. The research was conducted as experimental action research. In the first step of the action research, interview technique was used to determine the opinions of teachers and school…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Improvement
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Merç, Ati; Ersoy, Ali – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of Google Earth (GE) application in acquiring spatial perception ability in the fourth-grade social studies course. The research was carried out in a fourth grade of a primary school in the Demirci district of Manisa Province in the year 2015-2016 using embedded experimental design. During…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Spatial Ability, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
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Hart, Kathy E. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Few educational qualitative studies have been done in Cambodia, a country held hostage by the murderous Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Still struggling to recover from these atrocities, Cambodia looks to education to aid in its redevelopment. This ethnographically-informed case study seeks to understand the beliefs and practices of today's teachers.…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Rural Areas
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Park, Yongnam – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate elementary PE specialist teachers' assessments of safety risk factors in PE class, risk management, and difficulties in risk management. Five elementary PE specialist teachers who had at least five years of teaching experience participated in this study. Data were collected from non-participant class…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Safety Education, Observation
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Lubniewski, Kathryn L.; McArthur, Carol L.; Harriott, Wendy – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The use of iPads and apps has become common in K-12 inclusive classrooms. Special education teachers frequently use this tool to support instruction. Data from electronic surveys were used to determine criteria that teachers identified as important for choosing apps for classroom use. Using this information, the authors developed an App Checklist…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Software Evaluation, Check Lists, Teaching Methods
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