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Vidoni, Carla; André, Mauro – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Student-designed games (SDG) are a student-centred approach that motivates students to work together while designing and playing their own games based on their ability level. The purpose of this study was to investigate students' social interactions during 11 lessons of SDG focused on target games. Participants were 27 fifth-graders. Lessons were…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Design, Interaction, Elementary School Students
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Ucus, Sukran; Garcia, Aileen; Esteraich, Jan; Raikes, Helen – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Parental involvement (PI) in their children's schools has been shown to have a positive influence on the children's behaviours and academic achievement. The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of PI and relations of PI in schools to child externalizing and internalizing behaviours. Data were from the fifth-grade wave of the Early Head…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Federal Programs
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Johnson, Emmanuel Janagan; Descartes, Christine H. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
The present study examined the level of parental influence on academic achievement in primary school students who prepare for the National-level test at standard five (grade 6), Secondary Entrance Examinations in Trinidad. A sample of 128 students studying standard five from primary schools was randomly selected. The data were analysed using SPSS.…
Descriptors: Parent Influence, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students, Study Habits
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Chan, Siu Mui; Oi Poon, Scarlet Fung – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
This study examined child cognitive-behavioural factors and parenting factors related to childhood depressive symptoms. Results indicate that positive and negative attributional styles were protective and vulnerable factors of depression symptoms, respectively, and the attribution-depression link was mediated by self-esteem and coping responses.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud A.; al-Masa'deh, Mu'tasem M.; Oliemat, Enass M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This study aims to investigate the effects of a training programme in creativity on developing creative abilities among 9-10-year-old children with visual impairment in Jordan. The study sample consisted of 41 students from fourth and fifth grades, who were randomly selected and divided into two experimental groups and two control groups. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Vidoni, Carla; Lee, Chang-Hung; Azevedo, L. B. – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
A dependent group contingency strategy called Fair Play Game was applied to promote increase in number of steps during physical education classes for sixth-grade students. Results from a multiple baseline design across three classes showed that the mean number of steps for baseline vs. intervention were: Class 1: 43 vs. 64 steps/minute; Class 2:…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Physical Education, Physical Activity Level, Contingency Management
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Honig, Alice Sterling; Zdunowski-Sjoblom, Nicole – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
Family interviews were conducted with 28 7-12-year-old children who had experienced various forms of bullying and relational aggression by their peers, as well as with their parent and with an older sibling. Interviews explored possible supportive strategies of older siblings, parents, and teachers. All bullied children reported negative feelings…
Descriptors: Interviews, Children, Preadolescents, Bullying
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Moritz Rudasill, Kathleen; Pössel, Patrick; Winkeljohn Black, Stephanie; Niehaus, Kate – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
The combination of changes occurring at the transition to middle school may be a catalyst for the onset of depressive symptoms, yet teacher support at this transition is protective. Research points to certain temperamental traits as risk factors for developing depressive symptoms. This study examines student reports of teacher support and teacher…
Descriptors: Personality, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Teacher Student Relationship