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Tichenor, Mercedes; Welsh, Alyssa; Corcoran, Carol; Piechura, Kathy; Heins, Elizabeth – Education, 2016
By the time girls are second graders, they may be exhibiting negative attitudes toward math (Cvencek, Meltzoff, & Greenwald, 2011). McFarland, Benson and McFarland (2011) examined girls' math achievement in single-gender and mixed-gender classrooms and suggest that single-gendered formats can help females. In this study, we compare the math…
Descriptors: Single Sex Classes, Females, Mathematics Instruction, Coeducation
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Abahusain, Wedad A. – Education, 2016
This study aims at highlighting the reasons behind the variation of the level of the parents' satisfaction with the services provided by the resources rooms to their children with learning disabilities in Saudi Arabia. The study sample consisted of 283 parents of female students. The instrument of data collection was a questionnaire consisting of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Learning Disabilities, Intervention
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Paquette, Kelli R.; Byrd, Charlene M.; Dragich, Denise – Education, 2013
This mixed-methods research study investigated the implementation of Drop Everything and Write (DEW) in early childhood/elementary classrooms. DEW is an activity in which students simply "drop everything and write." Teachers were interviewed at the completion of the school year about how they implemented the program, their perceived…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Program Evaluation, Writing Assignments, Interviews
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Harbin, Joy; Newton, Jodi – Education, 2013
This study of elementary mathematics teachers is intended to determine if the perceptions, beliefs, and experiences of mathematics teachers in elementary school align with their teaching practices in mathematics. Research included observations, reflections, and interviews with a purposefully selected group of elementary teachers representing upper…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Batur, Zekerya – Education, 2013
In this study it was researched whether visualized proverbs, idioms and epigrams have effect of primary school 3rd, 5th and 7th grade students' speaking skills. The study was executed in spring semester of the academic year of 2010-2011, with 30 students studying at primary school in 3rd, 5th and 7th grade. The students who participated in the…
Descriptors: Speech Skills, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 5
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Chandler, Kristie B.; Box, Jean A. – Education, 2012
This paper presents a case study designed to educate students in pre-service teacher education programs about the importance of a comprehensive eye exam. The case study chronicles a family's multi-year search for solutions to their child's reading difficulties. The research supporting the case study explores the connection between vision…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
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Al-Edwan, Zaid Suleiman; Hamaidi, Diala Abdul Hadi – Education, 2011
Knowledge-based economy is a new implemented trend in the field of education in Jordan. The ministry of education in Jordan attempts to implement this trend's philosophy in its textbooks. This study examined the extent to which the (1st-3rd grade) social and national textbooks reflect knowledge-based economy criteria from the perspective of…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Evaluation Criteria, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries
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Burke, Garfield, Jr.; Wang, Ying – Education, 2010
Public school districts in the Mississippi (MS) Delta are under severe pressure to make rapid and adaptable changes in response to the federal legislation No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and the MS Plan for Student Achievement: Assessment, Accreditation, and Accountability. These reform Acts require higher student performance standards and new…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Testing, Educational Improvement, Educational Assessment
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Sheppard, Peter – Education, 2009
This paper describes an effort to provide prospective teachers opportunities to better understand African American male students and better focus on how they learn mathematics. Prospective teachers spent 15 hours over an eight week span mentoring and tutoring African American males without the guise of practicing teachers. Qualitative data drawn…
Descriptors: African American Students, Field Experience Programs, Mathematics Instruction, Males
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Pickard, Stephen R. – Education, 2009
Dr. Stephen R. Pickard is currently serving as an adjunct professor at Gardner-Webb University located in Boiling Springs North Carolina. He is a retired educator having served 21 years as a classroom teacher at both the middle and elementary levels. In addition to his service as a classroom teacher, Dr. Pickard served as a public school…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 3, At Risk Students, Focus Groups
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Lalley, James P.; Miller, Robert H. – Education, 2006
The purpose of the present study was to examine and compare the effectiveness of pre-teaching and re-teaching on math achievement and academic self-concept of third grade students identified as low achievers. A pretest-posttest experimental design was used to conduct the study. Results indicated that both pre-teaching and re-teaching resulted in…
Descriptors: Low Achievement, Grade 3, Research Design, Mathematics Achievement