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Parr, Alyssa; Amemiya, Jamie; Wang, Ming-Te – Educational Psychology, 2019
Emotions are central to how students experience mathematics, yet we know little about how specific instructional practices relate to students' emotions in mathematics learning. We examined how dialogic instruction, a socially dynamic form of instruction, was associated with four learning emotions in mathematics: enjoyment, pride, anger, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Psychological Patterns, Middle School Mathematics
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Marengo, Davide; Jungert, Tomas; Iotti, Nathalie O.; Settanni, Michele; Thornberg, Robert; Longobardi, Claudio – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study investigated the links between students' behavioral problems, student--teacher conflict, and students' involvement in bully, victim, and bully/victim roles in adolescence. The role of student-teacher conflict as moderator of the association between students' behavioral problems and their involvement in each bullying role was examined.…
Descriptors: Conflict, Teacher Student Relationship, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Gagné, Monique; Janus, Magdalena; Milbrath, Constance; Gadermann, Anne; Guhn, Martin – Educational Psychology, 2018
We examined how emotional and communication functioning at kindergarten predicted the academic trajectories of refugee children. Drawing from a population-based Canadian cohort, the study followed 629 refugee children from age 5 to 13 and (i) modeled kindergarten, Grade 4, and Grade 7 academic trajectories via group-based trajectory modeling and…
Descriptors: Refugees, Emotional Development, Communication Skills, Prediction
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Petersen, Jennifer Lee; Hyde, Janet Shibley – Educational Psychology, 2017
Although many studies have documented developmental change in mathematics motivation, little is known about how these trends predict math performance. A sample of 288 participants from the United States reported their perceived math ability, math utility value and math interest in 5th, 7th and 9th grades. Latent growth curve models estimated…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Skills, Middle Schools, Middle School Students
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Zhu, Xihe; Chen, Senlin – Educational Psychology, 2017
This study examined the effect of cognitive demand on situational interest and performance using running tasks in physical education. Adolescents (N = 179) participated in a field study involving three different levels of cognitive demand. Running performances and situational interest were measured four times with a testing interval of seven days.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Physical Activities, Physical Education
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Bernacki, Matthew; Nokes-Malach, Timothy; Richey, J. Elizabeth; Belenky, Daniel M. – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study investigated the hypothesis that prompting students to self-assess their interest and understanding of science concepts and activities would increase their motivation in science classes. Students were randomly assigned to an experimental condition that wrote self-assessments of their competence and interest in science lessons or a…
Descriptors: Diaries, Student Motivation, Intervention, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Klapp, Alli; Cliffordson, Christina; Gustafsson, Jan-Eric – Educational Psychology, 2016
The purpose of the study was to investigate how grading of students in primary school affected achievement measured by grades one year later, and how the effect varied as a function of cognitive ability, gender and socio-economic status. The data derive from The Evaluation Through Follow Up longitudinal project. Through a national curriculum…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compulsory Education, Gender Differences, Cognitive Ability
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Mason, Lucia; Tornatora, Maria Caterina – Educational Psychology, 2016
The study aimed to extend current research on conditions that better support analogical encoding through mutual alignment. We focused on two variables that have not been examined independently in previous studies: the joint presentations of two cases of a scientific phenomenon and the explicit instructions for comparison. One hundred and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Logical Thinking, Grade 5, Grade 7
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Björn, Piia Maria; Aunola, Kaisa; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – Educational Psychology, 2016
This longitudinal study aimed to investigate the extent to which primary school text comprehension predicts mathematical word problem-solving skills in secondary school among Finnish students. The participants were 224 fourth graders (9-10 years old at the baseline). The children's text-reading fluency, text comprehension and basic calculation…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Elementary School Students, Prediction, Secondary School Students
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Kablan, Zeynel – Educational Psychology, 2016
The current study investigates the influence of manipulatives used in combination with traditional approaches to mathematics education and how varying amounts of time spent on manipulative use influence student achievement across different learning styles. Three learning environments were created that incorporated varying proportions of…
Descriptors: Manipulative Materials, Mathematics Achievement, Cognitive Style, Mathematics Instruction
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Stroet, Kim; Opdenakker, Marie-Christine; Minnaert, Alexander – Educational Psychology, 2016
Over the past decades, many schools have adapted towards social constructivism with the aim of enhancing students' motivation. There are a variety of perspectives in educational theory, with social constructivist views standing in contrast to traditional views. Hence, we compared students' motivation (levels and developments) in social…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 7, Early Adolescents, Student Motivation
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Vaz-Rebelo, Piedade; Fernandes, Paula; Morgado, Julia; Monteiro, António; Otero, José – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study attempts to characterise what 7th- and 12th-grade students believe they do not know about artefacts and natural objects, as well as the dependence of what is unknown on a knowledge of these objects. The students were asked to make explicit through questioning what they did not know about a sample of objects. The unknowns generated were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 7, Grade 12, Beliefs
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Dotterer, Aryn M.; Wehrspann, Elizabeth – Educational Psychology, 2016
The present study examined the extent to which parent involvement in education was directly and indirectly (via school engagement) related to academic outcomes in an effort to more fully understand the school experiences of urban adolescents. Participants (80% racial/ethnic minority; n = 108) were in grades 6, 7 or 8. In the Fall and subsequent…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Student Relationship, Adolescents, Urban Youth
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You, Sukkyung; Lim, Sun Ah; No, Unkyung; Dang, Myley – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study examined the relation of parental involvement with Korean adolescent academic achievement and self-efficacy, and the mediating role of academic self-efficacy in this relationship. We investigated the effects of parental involvement in both overall and domain-specific self-efficacy and academic achievement across three academic subjects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Adolescents, Academic Achievement
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Shin, Jongho; Seo, Eunjin; Hwang, Hyeyoung – Educational Psychology, 2016
Research on perceived instrumentality of students' academic work for attaining life goals has shown to have positive effects on academic achievement and motivation The purpose of the study was to examine the changes in perceived instrumentality over time and to identify how significant others such as parents, teachers and peers affect changes in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation
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