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Hakvoort, Ilse; Larsson, Kristoffer; Lundström, Agneta – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Scholars in the field of conflict resolution in schools theoretically argued that minor distractions and disturbances are conflicts. In the present study, we refer to them as emerging conflicts. The study has been carried out within the phenomenographic research tradition and used semi-structured interviews. We addressed the professionals -- the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Boysen, Mikkel Snorre Wilms; Jansen, Lena Højgaard; Knage, Mathilde – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Within both society and education, economic and social entrepreneurship is considered to be of great importance. However, there appear to exist different and contradictory principles regarding the essence of this entrepreneurship. On the one hand, entrepreneurship is associated with economical concepts like competition, individual achievement and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning
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Sandberg, Gunilla; Norling, Martina – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The aim of this study is to gain a deeper understanding of teachers' perspectives on promoting reading and writing for pupils with various linguistic backgrounds in grade 1. Focus group interviews were conducted with 17 teachers who work in preschool classes and in grade 1. The teachers' perspectives on reading and writing can be characterised as…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Saloviita, Timo – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Positive teacher attitudes are essential for success when children with special educational needs (SEN) are placed into mainstream classrooms. The present study surveyed teachers' attitudes towards inclusion by using a large national sample and Teachers' Attitudes towards Inclusion Scale (TAIS). A total of 1,764 Finnish basic-school teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Mainstreaming
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Jølle, Lennart; Skar, Gustaf B. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This paper reports findings from a project called "The National Panel of Raters" (NPR) that took place within a writing test programme in Norway (2010-2016). A recent research project found individual differences between the raters in the NPR. This paper reports results from an explorative follow up-study where 63 NPR members were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Validity, Scoring, Program Descriptions
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Zambrana, Imac Maria; Ogden, Terje; Zachrisson, Henrik Daae – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Low academic achievements are predicted by early disadvantages. Because achievement gaps typically escalate with age, early efforts to prevent future academic disadvantages are called for. The current study examines whether exposure to structured pre-academic activities in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) play a compensatory role for the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Academic Achievement, Preschool Children
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Hofverberg, Anders; Winberg, Mikael – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Achievement goal theory is one of the most widespread motivation models within education research. Strong empirical support exists for the trichotomous model, comprising mastery-approach, performance-approach, and performance-avoidance goals. However, research also indicates problems with model transferability between contexts. In this study,…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Mastery Learning
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Pennanen, Matti; Heikkinen, Hannu L. T.; Tynjälä, Päivi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This study investigated participants' conceptions of the ideal mentor and mentee in the Finnish model of peer-group mentoring (PGM). Existing mentoring research emphasises dyadic practices, yet there is a lack of investigation of participants' roles in group mentoring. The main concepts of this inquiry were "dispositions"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mentors, Peer Relationship, Personality Traits
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Vehkakoski, Tanja M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This study offers detailed observational analyses of how teachers use optimism as an instructional resource when responding to students' failure expectation displays in classroom situations. The results were based on video-recordings of 25 lessons in two Finnish part-time special education settings, analysed by means of applied conversation…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Negative Attitudes, Discourse Analysis, Positive Attitudes
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Prøitz, Tine S.; Nordin, Andreas – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Discursively learning outcomes have been embedded within an education-policy context characterised by a shift from teaching to learning. In the dominant education policy discourse, learning outcomes have come to play an important role in education whose emphasis is more on product than process, which by its critics have been characterised as…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Educational Policy, Learning Processes, Educational Philosophy
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Lorentzen, Marte – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This article studies differences in teachers' and teacher specialists' perspectives of a newly introduced teacher specialist role in Norway. It is known that the emergence of specialised teachers challenges the egalitarian norms of the profession. However, there is a lack of insight into teachers' perspectives of these roles and the nuances of…
Descriptors: Specialists, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Role, Role Perception
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Rasmussen, Lene-Mari Potulski; Patras, Joshua; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Adolfsen, Frode; Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Holen, Solveig; Sund, Anne Mari; Martinussen, Monica – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Research on implementation of school-based transdiagnostic interventions, conducted by personnel from the municipal services is limited. We investigated facilitators and barriers regarding implementation of EMOTION, an intervention targeting symptoms of anxiety and depression in children 8-12 years. Trained health- and childcare professionals…
Descriptors: Intervention, Barriers, Positive Attitudes, Program Implementation
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Bjerke, Annette Hessen; Solomon, Yvette – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Two major concerns in mathematics teacher education are the role of subject matter knowledge and the development of self-efficacy in pre-service teachers. This article brings these issues together in an exploration of the interaction between pre-service teachers' perceptions of their subject matter knowledge and their accounts of university and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Paulsrud, David; Wermke, Wieland – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This article presents the results from a survey investigating 708 Swedish and 1583 Finnish teachers' perceived autonomy with a focus on the teachers' perceptions of who makes the most important decisions in school. Teacher autonomy is seen as exercised at different levels; by teachers individually in the classroom or by teachers as a collective in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Decision Making, Professional Autonomy, Teacher Attitudes
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Sterner, Görel; Wolff, Ulrika; Helenius, Ola – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The outcomes of a longitudinal randomized number sense intervention including pre-, post- and follow-up tests are reported. The intervention was conducted in Grade 0 when children were six years old. Using Concrete-Representational-Abstract principles, a structured explicit 10-week program focusing on numbers and collective reasoning about…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Longitudinal Studies, Comparative Analysis, Thinking Skills
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