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Kowalski, Monica J.; Froiland, John Mark – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
Classroom management systems emphasizing rewards and consequences have long existed in schools within the US, but parental perceptions of the effects of these systems have largely been ignored. This survey study examined the ways in which 99 parents observed their children responding to various elementary classroom management systems. Regression…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Classroom Techniques, Elementary School Students, Children
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Bergold, Sebastian; Kasper, Daniel; Wendt, Heike; Steinmayr, Ricarda – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
Bullying victimization has been shown to negatively impact academic achievement. However, under certain circumstances, levels of academic achievement might also be a cause of bullying victimization. Previous research has shown that at least in Western countries, high school engagement is connoted by students as un-masculine. Therefore, high school…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Males, Masculinity
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Schneider, Rebecca; Sparfeldt, Jörn R. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
Academic self-concepts are important correlates and predictors of successful scholastic learning. According to the internal/external frame of reference (I/E) framework, self-concepts are based on two comparison processes: social (external) comparison processes that seem to increase during elementary school and cognitively more demanding…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Concept, Elementary School Students, Grades (Scholastic)
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Bonefeld, Meike; Dickhäuser, Oliver; Karst, Karina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
It is important for teachers to be able to accurately assess students' performance. Such judgments can be influenced by characteristics of the student Südkamp et al. (J Educ Psychol 104:743-762, 2012. 10.1037/a0027627). Besides students' actual performance, students' group characteristics (e.g., gender or immigration background) may effect…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Tests, Grade 2
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Mouratidou, Katerina; Karamavrou, Sofia; Karatza, Sofia; Schillinger, Marcia – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
Aggression and social insecurity in children have received a lot of attention in recent research. In the current study the purpose was to examine whether specific demographic characteristics, such as gender, age (that is educational level and school class) and geographical area are significant factors for a child's aggressive and socially insecure…
Descriptors: Aggression, Security (Psychology), Student Behavior, Gender Differences
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Viljaranta, Jaana; Aunola, Kaisa; Mullola, Sari; Luonua, Marjaana; Tuomas, Anne; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
It has repeatedly been found that temperamental inhibition and low academic achievement are associated with each other: children with cautious and wary or shy behaviour are at risk for low academic achievement. Several suggestions about the mechanism behind this association have been made, these highlighting for example, the fewer learning…
Descriptors: Inhibition, Personality Traits, Low Achievement, Correlation
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Thomas, Kendra J.; Santo, Jonathan B.; da Cunha, Josafá Moreira – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Substantial research has established the connection between students' beliefs in a just world (BJW) and their perceptions of and behaviors in the school. While much of that research has acknowledged that the relationship between BJW and school variables must be bi-directional, little empirical evidence exists on how the school climate shapes…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Predictor Variables, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries
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Patrick, Brian C.; Stockbridge, Sarah; Roosa, Heidi Vornbrock; Edelson, Julie S. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Self-silencing (Jack in Silencing the self: women and depression, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1991; Jack and Ali, in: Jack, Ali (eds) Silencing the self across cultures: depression and gender in the social world, Oxford University Press, New York, 2010), the tendency to silence one's self-expressions in service of maintaining important…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Teacher Student Relationship, College Students, Elementary School Students
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Al Jefri, Hanan Mohamed; Areepattamannil, Shaljan – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This study examined the relations of early literacy activities and skills to reading dispositions, reading engagement, and reading achievement among 17,469 fourth-grade students in the United Arab Emirates who took part in the English and Arabic versions of the 2016 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS). The study also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emergent Literacy, Literacy Education, Reading Skills
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Braun, Summer S.; Zadzora, Kathleen M.; Miller, Aaron M.; Gest, Scott D. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Teachers' efforts to manage classroom social dynamics are associated with students' social and academic adjustment, but the determinants of teachers' use of social dynamics management strategies have remained unexplored. Multiple potential determinants of strategy use were examined in a study of 164 teachers and their 2986 students in 164 1st,…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment, Student Adjustment
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Jensen, Maria Therese; Solheim, Oddny Judith; Idsøe, Ella Maria Cosmovici – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The aim of the current study was to examine the associations among perceived teacher emotional support, reader self-concept, and reading achievement in a sample of children (n = 2888) at the end of first grade. Structural equation modelling revealed significant relations between perceived teacher emotional support and reader self-concept and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Reading Achievement, Teacher Student Relationship, Correlation
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Mouw, Jolien M.; Saab, Nadira; Janssen, Jeroen; Vedder, Paul – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
High-quality helping behavior is essential for effective peer interaction and learning. This study focused on ethnic group composition and the quality of group interaction as predictors of individual mathematics performance. Video-observations of 92 fifth-grade students working in groups balanced on mathematics performance level were analyzed. We…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Mathematics Achievement, Ethnic Groups, Grade 5
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Legkauskas, Visvaldas; Magelinskaite-Legkauskiene, Šarune; Kepalaite, Albina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This longitudinal study investigated the links between school anxiety, social competence, and teacher-student relationship in the 1st grade and academic achievement in the 3rd grade. The sample consisted of 389 Lithuanian school children who at the time of the study started their 1st year in elementary school. Regression analyses indicated that…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Grade 3, Interpersonal Competence, Anxiety
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Pinto, Giuliana; Tarchi, Christian; Bigozzi, Lucia – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
This research looks at the potential of peer interaction practices in improving narrative competence by analyzing the efficacy of peer learning on children's oral narrative productions. Gains on a macro-level (structure and coherence of the narrative) and a micro-level (cohesion of the narrative) were analyzed. Fifty-six primary school children…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Preschool Children, Story Telling, Cooperative Learning
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Ehrhardt-Madapathi, Natalie; Pretsch, Johanna; Schmitt, Manfred – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
What are the long-term effects of justice and injustice in school? This longitudinal study examined the bidirectional relationships of classroom justice with students' behavioral problems, well-being, and joy of learning. Using systematic observation on the single-child level, teachers and external observers made high and low inference justice…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods, Teacher Student Relationship, Elementary School Teachers
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