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Thomas-Tate, Shurita; Daugherty, Timothy K. – Education, 2017
Employing an existing database of African American and biracial children entering metropolitan Detroit schools, we examined children of caregivers with and without reported stressful police contact. As anticipated, young children of caregivers with recent stressful police contact appear to suffer cognitive performance decrements on a nonverbal…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, African American Students, Multiracial Persons, Urban Schools
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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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Kucuker, Erdal – Education, 2016
This study, comparing the academic achievement levels of the students with different primary school entrance age, is in survey model. 60 students, at the second grade of a primary school centrally located in Tokat province in the year the study was conducted and were 60-66 and 73-84 months old when entered the primary school, were selected with…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Academic Achievement, Sampling, Grade 2
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Daghistani, Bulquees – Education, 2015
This study aims at examining the level of need for cognition and metacognitive thinking among undergraduate kindergarten female students in Education Faculty at King Sa'ud University in Sa'udi Arabia from their own perceptions. Results showed that the need for the cognition level was moderate, but metacognitive thinking level was high. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Processes, Metacognition, Kindergarten
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Turkestani, Maryam Hafez; Bahatheg, Raja' Omar – Education, 2015
This study aimed at identifying statistically significant differences in citizenship between Saudi hearing and hearing impaired children. The study sample consisted of (167) hearing and (42) hearing impaired children at public kindergartens in Al-Riyadh city, (82) of whom were males and (127) were female children. Data was collected using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hearing Impairments, Kindergarten, Young Children
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AlShaiji, Ohoud Abdullatif – Education, 2015
The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of Video Games and their role on promoting Saudi Kids' English vocabulary retention. The study attempted to answer whether there was a statistically significant difference (a = 0.05) between the Saudi children's subjects' mean score on the English vocabulary test due to using Video Games…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Games, English (Second Language), Vocabulary Development
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Bronson, Carroll E.; Dentith, Audrey M. – Education, 2014
This paper describes an ethnographic case study of a partner or co-teaching classroom in an urban preschool classroom. As part of a larger project that evaluated classroom size and team teaching structures in Kindergarten classrooms in several high poverty urban schools, one successful co-teaching classroom was studied further. Systematic…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Teaching Methods, Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration
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Lin, Yen-Chun; Yawkey, Thomas D. – Education, 2014
The purpose of the study was to examine parents' play beliefs and see whether their perceptions of play impact children's social competence. A total number of 142 Taiwanese parents with different social class backgrounds participated in the survey. Results revealed that most Taiwanese parents highly agreed that play contributes to children's…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Beliefs, Interpersonal Competence, Play
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AlShaiji, Ohoud Abdullatif; AlSaleem, Basma Issa – Education, 2014
The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of Word Walls on improving the English reading fluency of Saudi kindergarten's children. The present study attempted to answer whether there was a statistically significant difference (a = 0.05) between the Saudi children's subjects' mean score on the English reading fluency test due to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Reading Fluency, Reading Instruction
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Lin, Yen-Chun; Yawkey, Thomas D. – Education, 2013
The main purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of Taiwanese parents' perceptions of child's play. Data were collected via parent questionnaires. To ensure greater variability in parents' backgrounds, kindergartens with families from different social backgrounds were recruited. A total sample of 142 parents with kindergarteners aged…
Descriptors: Play, Parent Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Attitude Measures
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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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Bayindir, Nida – Education, 2009
This research tries to bring up teachers' opinions about Professional progress. This research aims at revealing the problems about how the teachers perceive Professional progress activities corrected with the opinions of teachers who work at primary schools. This research is designed with the model of survey is realized on 108 teachers who Works…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Professional Development, Teacher Attitudes
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Zaman, Ahmed – Education, 2008
It is evident from literature that boys, especially African-American boys are viewed as "troublemakers" and this perception begins with teachers at the preschool level. In this paper, the author examines whether or not students in early childhood education from a community college receive adequate gender-sensitivity training. The students from a…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Early Childhood Education, Observation, Sensitivity Training
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Bridgemohan, Radhike; van Wyk, Noleen; van Staden, Christie – Education, 2005
This article examines the practices of home-school communication in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) phase in South Africa. The aims of this qualitative investigation were to determine the nature and effectiveness of home-school communication practices and to make recommendations on how communication can be improved to facilitate better…
Descriptors: Young Children, Parent School Relationship, Parent Participation, Child Development