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Erbey, Rachel; McLaughlin, T. F.; Derby, K. Mark; Everson, Mary – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to measure the effects of reading racetrack and flashcards when teaching phonics, sight words, and addition facts. The participants for the sight word and phonics portion of this study were two seven-year-old boys in the second grade. Both participants were diagnosed with a learning disability. The third participant…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Phonics
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Meyer, Bonnie J. F.; Ray, Melissa N. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2011
In this review of the literature we examine empirical studies designed to teach the structure strategy to increase reading comprehension of expository texts. First, we review the research that has served as a foundation for many of the studies examining the effects of text structure instruction. Text structures generally can be grouped into six…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension, Intervention, Text Structure
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McNamara, Danielle S.; Ozuru, Yasuhiro; Floyd, Randy G. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2011
We examined young readers' comprehension as a function of text genre (narrative, science), text cohesion (high, low), and readers' abilities (reading decoding skills and world knowledge). The overarching purpose of this study was to contribute to our understanding of the "fourth grade slump". Children in grade 4 read four texts,…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Decoding (Reading), Word Recognition
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Kunzman, Robert – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
This article considers the relationship between homeschooling and religious fundamentalism by focusing on their intersection in the philosophies and practices of conservative Christian homeschoolers in the United States. Homeschooling provides an ideal educational setting to support several core fundamentalist principles: resistance to…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Christianity, Political Attitudes, Beliefs
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Spiegler, Thomas – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
Parents' motives for home education are one of the most researched topics within home education research. The focus of this article is on the question of the degree to which the results regarding these motives are influenced and shaped by the applied methods and the social context. The empirical basis is a meta-analysis of twelve research…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Motivation, Parent Attitudes, Social Environment
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Aydeniz, Mehmet; Brown, Clara Lee – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
This study explored the impact of a reflective teaching method on pre-service elementary teachers' conceptual understanding of the lunar phases, reasons for seasons, and simple electric circuits. Data were collected from 40 pre-service elementary teachers about their conceptual understanding of the lunar phases, reasons for seasons and day…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Concept Teaching, Fundamental Concepts, Preservice Teacher Education
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Caldarella, Paul; Gomm, Robert Jeff; Shatzer, Ryan H.; Wall, D. Gary – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
While research has been conducted concerning the effects of school-based mentoring on at risk students, limited work has focused on the volunteer mentors. This study examined the motivations of adult volunteers and the benefits of their participation in a six-month, school-based mentoring program. A total of 31 volunteers completed adapted…
Descriptors: Mentors, Volunteers, Motivation, At Risk Students
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Bas, Gökhan; Beyhan, Ömer – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
The aim of the research was to investigate the effects of multiple intelligences supported project-based learning and traditional foreign language-teaching environment on students' achievement and their attitude towards English lesson. The research was carried out in 2009-2010 education-instruction year in Karatli Sehit Sahin Yilmaz Elementary…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Student Projects, Active Learning, Academic Achievement
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Kisoglu, Mustafa; Gürbüz, Hasan; Erkol, Mehmet; Akar, Muhammed Said; Akilli, Mustafa – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
The fundamental factor of environmental education is teachers who are well-informed about environmental issues. This research aimed to determine prospective Turkish elementary science teachers' knowledge level about causes, consequences and reducing of the greenhouse effect and to investigate the effect of gender, information source and membership…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Science Instruction, Science Teachers
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Žoldošová, Kristína; Matejovicová, Iveta – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
The article is aimed at a partial problem of science process skills development--the evaluation of educational outcomes. In comparison to evaluation of obtained knowledge, the skills development is not so easy to be objectively evaluated. The article provides a proposal of an evaluation tool and describes the first results of its research…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Science Process Skills, Science Instruction, Elementary School Science
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Jackson, Glenda; Allan, Sonia – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
Home education provides valuable educational and developmental opportunities for children. An examination of Australia's research indicates many best educational practices, including more informed mediation, contextualised learning, and opportunities to exercise autonomy. Key features include learning embedded in communities and program…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Rights, Fundamental Concepts, Educational Research
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Katz, Laurie; Inan, Hatice Zeynep; Tyson, Cynthia; Dixson, Adrienne; Kang, Hyun-Young – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
This article describes early childhood educators' responses to a professional development series aimed at helping them to understand and incorporate early learning standards for social studies. While the primary aim of the professional development was to focus on the social studies content standards, the secondary aim was to introduce early…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Faculty Development, Early Childhood Education, Academic Standards
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Chareka, Ottilia – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
Young Canadian boys and girls aged nine to eleven were asked to consider their personal futures, the future of their community and the future of the world. Mixed methods were employed for data collection and analysis. Responses were compared with those given by children in eight countries and the discussion focused on the importance prior…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Young Children, Mixed Methods Research, World Views
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Coskun, Eyyup; Alkan, Murat – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
A radical educational reform occurred in Turkey in 2005; and curriculum of primary education courses was renewed. New curriculum was prepared based on constructivist approach. In this scope, curriculum of Turkish course was also renewed. This study aims at evaluating applications and opinions of teachers and students about learning and teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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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
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