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Steyn, Gina; Adendorff, Stanley A. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2020
Background: Developing the questioning skills of Foundation Phase Education students when teaching mathematical problem-solving is often a neglected area of student curricula. Aim: This gap in mathematics programme is the focus of this study. Three main components were identified: presentation of mathematical problem-solving, the role of the…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Questioning Techniques, Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction
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Spaull, Nicholas; Pretorius, Elizabeth; Mohohlwane, Nompumelelo – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2020
Background: Reading development in agglutinating African languages is a relatively underresearched area. While numerous studies highlight the low comprehension levels among learners reading in African languages in South Africa, little has been done to probe beneath this 'comprehension iceberg' in terms of decoding skills. Aim: As a tentative step…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, African Languages, Reading Fluency, Foreign Countries
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Nshimbi, Jacob C.; Serpell, Robert; Westerholm, Jari – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2020
Background: Despite increased enrolments at primary schools in Zambia, more than half of the children in Grades 1-4 are unable to meet the required minimum standards for literacy. Aim: The study set out to examine the effects of using a phone-based mobile literacy game (Graphogame) to improve literacy skills in children and adults in rural family…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Du Plooy, Lucinda L. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: This article casts the analytical spotlight on the practice of within-class homogeneous (same) ability grouping where learners are placed in small groups for instruction based on their perceived performances, reading levels and interest. Very few studies have focused on within-class ability grouping, especially in a South African…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Cekiso, Madoda; Meyiwa, Thenjiwe; Mashige, Mashudu – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: The perception that educating learners using their mother tongue contributes positively to educational and learning outcomes is well documented. Aim: This study explores the purported benefits of employing the mother tongue in teaching Foundation Phase (FP) learners. Specifically, the study focuses on an examination of the experiences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Experience, Language of Instruction
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Anderssen, Kate-Lyn; Kritzinger, Alta; Pottas, Lidia – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: Studies indicate that difficulties English second language (ESL) learners experience in the classroom may not be attributed to only listening comprehension of the language of learning and teaching (LoLT). ESL learners' performance-related difficulties may increase when linguistic complexity is added to auditory comprehension tasks.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Grade 1
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Björn, Piia M.; Äikäs, Aino; Hakkarainen, Airi; Kyttälä, Minna; Fuchs, Lynn S. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: The previous body of research literature has reported several separate cognitive processes relevant in solving mathematics wps. Therefore, it is of the essence to seek for effective intervention and instruction for students in need for support in learning. Aim: This article reports the outcome of an intervention targeted at mathematics…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mathematics Skills, Mathematical Logic, Mathematical Concepts
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Govender, Poomoney – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: Formative assessment, as an integral component of teaching, has recently gained prominence in educational environments globally. Poor performances in mathematics by learners in early grades, and its negative effect on later learning, have been an ongoing concern in South African schools. Several former studies tend to generalise the…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Children
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Dwarika, Veronica M. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: The positive behaviour support (PBS) model is a model of response to address challenging behaviours of learners in schools that has proven to be effective in developed countries. Given its human rights and functional contextualism lens, the PBS model is particularly relevant to and of value within the South African context. Aim: Since…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Teacher Attitudes, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Taukeni, Simon G. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: One of the methods receiving the current attention in addressing poor performance and low learning achievements among lower primary school learners is through remedial teaching. The approach to provide remedial support was informed by Vygotsky's social development theory. Aim: The objective of this study was to support primary school…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Elementary School Students, Social Development, Sociocultural Patterns
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Hannaway, Donna – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: As technology today is pervasive, this study seeks to examine how technological changes influence Foundation Phase learners, specifically the impact of technology on teaching and learning. Aim: This study establishes professional perspectives of technology-based teaching and learning (TBTL) in the Foundation Phase from the vantage…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Muthivhi, Azwihangwisi E.; Kriger, Samantha – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: This article reported on the developmental consequences of music instruction in Foundation Phase level of South African school context, specifically in relation to learners' learning and acquisition of early reading abilities. Against the background of the recent upsurge in research interest on the subject of conceptual and skills…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Transfer of Training, Music Education, Concept Formation
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Roberts, Nicky; Spencer-Smith, Garth – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: There has been little Southern African research attention on the potentials of m-learning to support quality mathematics learning for young children and their caring adults. This article argues that m-learning research has shifted from claims of being promising to claims of effect in educational settings of both classrooms and homes.…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Models, Intervention, Mathematics Instruction
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Yiga, Sarah I.N.; Khoarai, Lerato; Khosana, Thapelo; Lesupi, Rebonethato; Mduli, Joanah; Shadwell, Tamryn; Botes, Johan; Joubert, Gina – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: Academic achievement is influenced by a system of internal and external stimuli. Internal stimuli include interest, willingness and academic motivation. In South Africa, efforts to improve the quality of education have mostly focused on the provision of physical resources rather than emotional resources. Aim: The aim of this study was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Ogina, Teresa A.; Ramare, Norman M. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: In recent years, there appears to have been more interest than ever in the education of orphaned children, especially in terms of their school attendance. Although some studies have reported on the efforts of caregivers, teachers, government, Non-Governmental Organisations and others in providing the educational needs of orphaned…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Attendance, Children, Stakeholders
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