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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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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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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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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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Atalay, Nurhan; Boyaci, S. Dilek Belet – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The objective of the present study is to determine the effect of the process of designing a slowmation (SMA) on the development of 21st century skills of "learning and innovation" in 4th grade science class "Light and Sound" and "Planet Earth" units. Study group included 44 students attending 4th grade in two private…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, 21st Century Skills, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Design
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Özbey, Saide; Köycegiz, Mehlika – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
This study was carried out in order to determine the effects of Social Skills Training Program applied to 16 children between 48 and 60 months old children's motivation levels. The social skills program included behaviors such as cooperation, social interaction, empathy, sharing, and management of feelings and social maladaptation. A personal…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Empathy, Interpersonal Competence, Program Effectiveness
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Anilan, Hüseyin; Kiliç, Zeynep; Demir, Zülfiye Melis – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
One of the lessons that contribute to the education of individuals who have national and cultural values as well as universal values such as tolerant, virtuous, healthy, honesty, responsibility, scientific, love and respect is Life Studies course on primary schools. Life Studies course is one of the courses taught by students in primary schools…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Social Values, Prosocial Behavior
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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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Meriläinen, Merja; Piispanen, Maarika – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Success in an increasingly globalized world sets requirements for versatile communication skills and understanding about other cultures. One of the keys to success is versatile language skills, on which the European Commission spoke out as early as in 1995, recommending that every European citizen should learn two foreign languages in addition to…
Descriptors: Language Skills, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Bossé, Michael J.; Bayaga, Anass; Fountain, Catherine; Young, Erica Slate; DeMarte, Ashley – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Previous theoretical research has revealed conceptual similarities among a number of mathematical learning theories and theories regarding language acquisition. This intersection of ideas led to a novel framework defining four stages of mathematical learning: Receiving, Replicating, Negotiating Meaning, and Producing. Through qualitative research…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Language Acquisition, Mathematics Skills
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Tüzün, Hakan; Bilgiç, Hatice Gökçe; Elçi, Sevil Yasar – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Three-dimensional Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs) are being increasingly used in many areas, and they are becoming more and more integrated with learning and teaching. MUVEs can be used in learning and teaching to facilitate student learning and collaboration. This study identified the effects of MUVEs on collaborative learning and social…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Interpersonal Relationship
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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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McQuillan, Jeffrey Lawrence – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Several researchers have advocated explicit instruction of vocabulary in order to help students improve their reading comprehension, especially low-achieving readers who need to "catch-up" to their age peers. Very few studies, however, have attempted to compare the time efficiency of direct instruction to its alternatives. In this…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development, Recreational Reading, Reading Comprehension
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Grünke, Matthias – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Many children with different kinds of learning problems struggle with reading. To help them combat their challenges, easy-to-implement interventions are needed. Reading racetracks have proven to be effective tools to increase sight word fluency in students with disabilities. The purpose of this single-case study was to evaluate this technique, for…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Sight Method, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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