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Hansson, Åse; Gustafsson, Jan-Eric – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The aim was to investigate the effects of school mobility on achievement in compulsory school in Sweden for children in out-of-home care (OHC) and not in OHC (NOHC). Register data on background variables from four birth cohorts in the cohort-sequential longitudinal project ETF was relied upon, along with student performance on a test of cognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Mobility, Academic Achievement, Foster Care
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Makransky, Guido; Wandall, Jakob; Madsen, Simon Ryberg; Hood, Michelle; Creed, Peter – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Abundant research has pointed to the importance of non-cognitive skills for success in life. This paper describes the development and validation of the "UiL", designed to measure 19 non-cognitive skills that have been identified as being important for school children in Denmark. First, we describe the development of the scales, and then…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Daily Living Skills, Skill Development
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Havik, Trude; Westergård, Elsa – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The current study examined the associations between students' perceptions of classroom interactions and students' emotional and behavioral engagement. Given the nested structure of the data, multilevel analyses were employed to examine these associations. A total of 1769 Norwegian fifth to tenth graders from 100 classes and 10 schools participated…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Interaction, Classroom Environment, Emotional Response
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Xu, Lihua – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The relationship between teaching and learning is a most central issue in education research, but it is yet to be fully understood. Variation Theory provides an explanatory account for teaching and learning and offers a specific view on what it means to learn: to discriminate and to discern critical aspects of the object of learning. This paper…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Correlation, Case Studies
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Rogne, Wenke M.; Gamlem, Siv M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
A think-aloud study investigated 7th graders' (N = 30) information processing and seeking of feedback while reading four multiple partly contradictory texts. An extreme-case analysis shows that a highly-skilled reader uses deeper strategies, such as elaboration, evaluation, and paraphrasing of less contradictory information, than a less-skilled…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Protocol Analysis, Self Management, Grade 7
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Nyman, Rimma; Kilhamn, Cecilia – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The aim of this study is to investigate student engagement from the point of view of the teacher, by focusing on teacher's didactical strategies used to engage students during algebra introduction. Eight teachers in grade 6 and 7 participated in a focus-group interview study. The findings are based on episodes of student engagement in algebra and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Learner Engagement
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Schwab, Susanne; Hessels, Marco G. P. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
This study focuses on the goal orientation of students with and without special education needs (SEN) in inclusive schools. Participants were 186 students (110 boys; 76 girls) from Grade 7 (mean age = 13.83). Of these, 93 were diagnosed as having SEN, while the other 93 were mainstream students matched on IQ. Students without SEN scored…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Special Education, Educational Needs
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Ryve, Andreas; Larsson, Maria; Nilsson, Per – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Balancing content and students' participation in the mathematics classroom is an area of both practical and theoretical interest. In this article we relate and contribute to these two interests by analyzing classroom data from an intervention project aiming at teaching mathematics through problem solving. The study shows that several aspects such…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Problem Solving
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Drugli, May Britt; Hjemdal, Odin – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
The validity of the Student-Teacher Relationship Scale (STRS) was examined in a national sample of 863 Norwegian schoolchildren in grades 1-7 (aged 6-13). The original factor structure of the STRS was tested by confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). The CFA results did not support the original three-factor structure of the STRS. Subsequent CFA of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Rating Scales, Elementary School Students
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Nygren, Karina; Janlert, Urban; Nygren, Lennart – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
This paper aimed at examining the barriers to and facilitators of disseminating and utilizing the results of a local Swedish school survey. Interviews with 21 school district managers/principals were performed. Results showed that dissemination and utilization of local survey data appeared as two interrelated processes. With those processes,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Universities, Information Dissemination, Interviews
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Rimkute, Laura; Hirvonen, Riikka; Tolvanen, Asko; Aunola, Kaisa; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The present study examined the extent to which mothers' and fathers' expectations for their offspring's future education, their level of education, and adolescents' academic achievement predict adolescents' educational expectations. To investigate this, 230 adolescents were examined twice while they were in comprehensive school (in the 7th and 9th…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Adolescents, Parent Role, Grade 7
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Raty, Hannu; Ruokolainen, Suvi; Kasanen, Kati – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The study set out to explore parents' experiences of their child's upper primary schooling. Academically and vocationally educated mothers and fathers (N = 326) were prompted to give positive and negative comments on their child's school years at the end of his/her 7th and 9th grade. It was found that a great majority of the comments were positive…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent School Relationship, Grade 9, Fathers
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Raiha, Teija; Tossavainen, Kerttu; Turunen, Hannele; Enkenberg, Jorma; Kiviniemi, Vesa – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effects of nutrition health intervention on pupils' nutrition knowledge and eating habits from grade seven to grade nine. The study was part of the ENHPS (since 2008, Schools for Health in Europe (SHE)) program in Finland, and more specifically its sub-project titled "From Puijo to the…
Descriptors: Experimental Schools, Intervention, Nutrition, Eating Habits
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Backman, Ylva; Alerby, Eva; Bergmark, Ulrika; Gardelli, Asa; Hertting, Krister; Kostenius, Catrine; Ohrling, Kerstin – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The aim of this study was to describe, reflect upon, and create a deeper understanding of aspects relevant for promoting a positive school environment from a student perspective. The data was analyzed by using an inductive phenomenological method and based on written responses from 200 Swedish students from grades 5-9. The results indicated that…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Attitudes, Learning Processes, Foreign Countries
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Haapasalo, Ilona; Valimaa, Raili; Kannas, Lasse – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2010
The aim of this study was to describe students' perceptions of their psychosocial school environment and to examine the associations between such perceptions and students' perceived school performance. Our analyses were based on data from the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children 2006 study, involving responses by Finnish students from grades 7…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Attitudes, Negative Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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