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Alegre, Francisco; Moliner, Lidón; Maroto, Ana; Lorenzo-Valentin, Gil – SAGE Open, 2020
Peer tutoring in Mathematics has reported academic benefits across many educational levels, from Preschool to Higher Education. However, recent literature reviews and meta-analysis state that students experience higher gains in Primary or Elementary Education (ages 7-12 years) than in secondary education or middle school and high school (ages…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Peer Teaching, Program Effectiveness, Mathematics Achievement
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Coskun, Kerem; Kara, Cihan – SAGE Open, 2020
The present research aims to develop a theory on teacher-student interaction in the first year of primary school period. The present research was designed in grounded theory research which is one of the qualitative research traditions. A total of 18 primary school children started the first year of primary school. Data were collected through…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 1
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Santos, Fernando; Bean, Corliss; Azevedo, Nuno; Cardoso, António; Pereira, Paulo; Cruz, Hugo – SAGE Open, 2020
The purpose of this article is to provide insight on a partnership between Matosinhos City Hall that coordinates educational programs including physical education and the School of Higher Education of Porto. For the past 2 years, the institutions have worked together to develop a local curriculum for physical education teachers to foster life…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Skill Development, Transfer of Training, Aquatic Sports
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Beyazit, Utku; Yurdakul, Yesim; Ayhan, Aynur Bütün – SAGE Open, 2020
The aim of this study was to adapt the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire--Child Form (TEIQue-CF) into Turkish and to examine the psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the form. The participants of the study consisted of 208 children between the ages of 8 and 12 who were recruited from a primary and a secondary school in…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Correlation
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Chen, Hongyan; Zeng, Qingdan; Peng, Zhengmei – SAGE Open, 2020
This study focuses on "circle time," an innovative technique to promote classroom organization in primary schools across Germany and the rest of the world. Unlike previous research which primarily emphasizes on the functional and instrumental dimensions of circle time, the current study examines the non-cognitive aspects that emerged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Techniques, Heterogeneous Grouping, Teaching Methods
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Rassouli, Aman; Osam, Necdet – SAGE Open, 2019
After four decades of anti-intrusion policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) against the English language, the time has come to evaluate their success rates and to study the status of this language in Iran. This study has thus investigated the status of the English language in Iran on two levels: one concerning the state's policies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Government Publications
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Poston, David I.; Vandenkieboom, Kathryn K. – SAGE Open, 2019
The study compares the standardized test performance of "chess kids" versus their peers. The comparison of score gains to non-chess peers (same grade and same academic percentile) attempts to eliminate the chicken-and-egg issue that often muddles this topic, that is, does chess make kids smarter or do smart kids simply prefer chess. The…
Descriptors: Games, Standardized Tests, Scores, Achievement Gains
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Majoko, Tawanda – SAGE Open, 2019
Since Zimbabwe adopted inclusion in 1994 in alignment with the world, the number of children with disabilities educated in regular schools has significantly increased. Teachers experience diverse challenges when including children with disabilities in physical education (PE) in regular classrooms. This qualitative study carried out individual…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Students, Physical Education
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Chen, Ming-Hsiu Mia – SAGE Open, 2019
This research focuses on elementary pupils' attitudes toward gender roles and the learning results from using two types of teaching materials, multimedia animation and a role-play transcript, based on the biographies of women in science, technology, and medicine. We selected two fifth-grade classes for the experiment, which was conducted during…
Descriptors: Biographies, Females, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
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Di Dio, Cinzia; Isernia, Sara; Ceolaro, Chiara; Marchetti, Antonella; Massaro, Davide – SAGE Open, 2018
The study of social cognition involves the attribution of states of mind to humans, as well as, quite recently, to nonhuman creatures, like God. Some studies support the role of social cognition in religious beliefs, whereas others ascribe religious beliefs to an ontological knowledge bias. The present study compares these distinct approaches in…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Social Cognition, Religion, Beliefs
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Yaumi, Muhammad; Sirate, Sitti Fatimah Sangkala; Patak, Andi Anto – SAGE Open, 2018
This study was designed to promote teachers' understanding of the learner-centered approach through training the multiple intelligences-based instructions, improve teachers' performance in designing learner-oriented instruction, and improve teachers' performance in implementing instruction. This study used proactive action research involving 126…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multiple Intelligences, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Teachers
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Moen, Kjersti Mordal; Westlie, Knut; Skille, Eivind Åsrum – SAGE Open, 2018
With a survey of physical education (PE) among a national representative sample of fifth to tenth grade students (N = 3,226) in Norway, we investigated how students experience the changing room situation in relation to PE classes. Most students find the changing room situation unproblematic, while some report problems. A majority (59.6%) of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Recreational Facilities, Student Experience
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Isik, Ulviye; Tahir, Omaima El; Meeter, Martijn; Heymans, Martijn W.; Jansma, Elise P.; Croiset, Gerda; Kusurkar, Rashmi A. – SAGE Open, 2018
The aim of this study to create a comprehensive overview of factors that may influence motivation of ethnic minority students from their own perspective. A systematic review was conducted in PubMed, ERIC, and PsycINFO to find studies in which the motivation of ethnic minority students was studied. The articles reviewed were qualitatively…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Minority Group Students, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Nyarko, Kingsley; Kugbey, Nuworza; Kofi, Collins Courage; Cole, Yaa Adubea; Adentwi, Kobina Impraim – SAGE Open, 2018
There have been several issues about the reading skills and abilities of children in Ghana, and how reading proficiency might influence the academic performance of children. In view of the above, this study examined the influence of reading proficiency on the academic performance of lower primary school children in Accra. Using a cross-sectional…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reading Tests, Standardized Tests
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Jay, Tim; Rose, Jo; Simmons, Ben – SAGE Open, 2018
This article focuses on parents' experiences and practices supporting children's mathematics learning. We employ a conceptual framework that makes a distinction between school-centered and parent-centered approaches to parental involvement in children's learning. We review literature showing that aspects of both school-centered and parent-centered…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, Mathematics Education
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