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Shayer, Michael – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
This article addresses the problem of "education for all," and offers a research proposal that replaces procedural learning by a learning practice whereby all are engaged. Although educational research since 1990 of dialogical learning (DL) and collaborative learning (CL) have shown that it is possible to promote the learning practices…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Sociocultural Patterns, Science Instruction, Dialogs (Language)
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Kechichian Khanji, Anna; Simoës-Perlant, Aurélie; Duvignau, Karine – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
The development of executive functions (EF) in bilingual children with a specific learning disorder (SLD) is a growing area of research interest. Our objective is to study the development of EF in Lebanese children with typical development (TD) and presenting SLD, in the primary grades (Grades 2, 3, and 4). Ninety TD and ninety SLD children, in…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Bilingual Students, Learning Disabilities, Elementary School Students
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Memisevic, Haris; Cehic, Irma – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a large-scale assessment of 15-year-old students' achievements in three broad areas: Reading, science, and mathematics. PISA results are widely used in discussions on various educational aspects, such as educational policy, quality of education, and teaching methods. Although PISA started…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Khatin-Zadeh, Omid – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
This article discusses the role of the three components of executive functions (EF) in geometric understanding. Discussing several examples of geometry problems, this article shows how EF are actively employed to solve geometry problems. Inhibition as the first component of EF helps the individual to suppress contextually irrelevant information.…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Geometry, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving
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Bunt, Byron John; Grosser, Mary; van Tonder, Deon – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
In this article, a methodology for utilizing eight Thinking Maps that are linked to a cognitive taxonomy will be explored. Firstly, the various taxonomies focusing on cognitive processes will be elaborated upon, namely Bloom's Taxonomy as well as Barret's Taxonomy that is used in the education system. Following this, the article will explore the…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Thinking Skills, Taxonomy, Cognitive Processes
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Sharif-Rasslan, Amal; Tabajah-Awawdy, Jehan – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
This qualitative study aimed to examine: (1) the manner in which kindergarten children and first graders make sense of the term "area" regarding optimization problems; (2) how this manner is manifested in their decision-making and "STEAM" (science, technology, engineering, art and math) skills; and (3) how kindergarten children…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Young Children, Grade 1, Concept Formation
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Wright, Daniel B.; Wolff, Sarah M. – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
How much people believe that they understand information, so-called metacomprehension, is important for education. This ability to discriminate between well-learned versus not well-learned information is important to allow the student to decide which areas need further understanding. Feedback can affect metacomprehension and is important for…
Descriptors: Adults, Feedback (Response), Scores, Metacognition
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Tobing, Andrew P. L. – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
One major view as to the mechanism underlying metaphor interpretation is that it is based on relational-structure consistency (a.k.a. analogy) between target and vehicle. This entails a possibility of varying levels of stringency of analogical processing by individuals. This can be viewed as metaphor literacy. The study, involving 77 Indonesian…
Descriptors: Literacy, Figurative Language, Indonesian, Undergraduate Students
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Figueiredo, Sandra; Martins, Margarida Alves – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
In order to assess the accuracy and validity of proficiency diagnostic tests in Second Language (L2), specifically regarding the linguistic (orthographic, semantic, syntactic, lexical) and cognitive (verbal reasoning, lexical decision) components for the immigrant population in Portugal, a study of cut-off points of 6 tests was conducted. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency, Portuguese
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Desoete, Annemie; Praet, Magda – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
Adaptive serious mathematical games in kindergarten were used to investigate whether kindergarteners could grasp mathematics topics. A pretest-posttest-follow up design with two conditions. (Condition 1 educational kindergarten games on the computer, focusing on counting and comparison, Condition 2 educational kindergarten games on the computer,…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Kindergarten, Young Children, Mathematical Concepts
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Kagan Keskin, Hasan; Karadag, Özay; Serdar Köksal, Mustafa – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN) and reading skills in distinguishing gifted students from their non-gifted peers. A total of 260 third grade students participated in the study. Of these students, 144 were gifted, while the others were not. As the data collection tools, personal information…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Gifted, Control Groups
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Miller, Tyler M.; Srimaneerungroj, Natcha – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
The testing effect occurs when a person's memory performance is enhanced by previous tests. The current studies examined the performance effects of a classroom testing procedure on high and low performing students and their transfer of learning. Hypotheses: We predicted testing in the classroom would lead to a testing effect and transfer of…
Descriptors: Testing, Transfer of Training, High Achievement, Low Achievement
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Poortaheri, Forough; Yazdi, Seyed Amir Amin; Kareshki, Hosein; Rahimi, Mehdi – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2022
This study was conducted with the aim to design a parenting training program based on cognitive-emotional mediation and evaluating the effectiveness of this program on increasing mothers' literacy of interaction and children's cognitive modifiability in the field of metacognition and theory of mind. The curriculum was designed with a combination…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Mothers, Parent Education, Metacognition
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Reuter, Timo; Weber, Anke Maria; Flottmann, Julia; Leuchter, Miriam – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2021
Planning and conducting experiments require the application of the control of variables strategy (CVS). Research indicates that older children can learn the CVS by engaging in guided-inquiry activities. It has not been studied yet whether this is also the case for children as young as 6- to 7-years. 145 children aged 6-7 years participated in a…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Physics, Science Instruction, Grade 1
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Shechter, Taly; Eden, Sigal; Spektor-Levy, Ornit – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2021
The objective of this study was to examine in what ways and to what extent preschoolers (5-6 years of age) manifest early Engineering Habits of Mind (EHoM) while engaging in an open-ended problem-solving construction task. The study comprised 228 children (120 boys and 108 girls). The study implemented a quantitative approach. The main research…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Thinking Skills, Engineering, Problem Solving
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