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Yang, Xiujie; Chung, Kevin Kien Hoa; McBride, Catherine – Educational Psychology, 2019
One hundred sixty-five Hong Kong Chinese children were administered measures of early mathematics, visual-spatial skills, and executive functioning (working memory, inhibition, shifting, updating) once in kindergarten (mean age = 62.80 months, SD = 3.74) and again in first grade (mean age = 77.25 months, SD = 4.60). In kindergarten, visual-spatial…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Visual Perception, Mathematics Instruction, Longitudinal Studies
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Liu, Ying; Sang, Biao; Liu, Junsheng; Gong, Shaoying; Ding, Xuechen – Educational Psychology, 2019
The goal of this study was to evaluate a complex multiple mediation model linking parental support, homework self-efficacy, emotion regulation strategies (i.e. cognitive reappraisal and expressive suppression), and homework emotions among Chinese children. Participants were 832 fourth and fifth grade students attending public primary schools in…
Descriptors: Homework, Parent Participation, Psychological Patterns, Self Efficacy
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Chow, Bonnie Wing-Yin – Educational Psychology, 2019
The present study investigated the children's capabilities of utilizing analytic strategies in Chinese character learning using an associative pseudocharacter learning paradigm. The participants were 54 Chinese primary school children (26 second graders and 28 fifth graders) who completed a pseudocharacter learning task that was followed by a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Task Analysis, Generalization, Orthographic Symbols
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Schwab, Susanne – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study aims to show the importance of explicitly identifying student-specific teachers' self-efficacy. Data from 43 regular teachers who rated their self-efficacy towards 611 fourth-grade students from inclusive classes in Austria were analyzed. In addition, 15 regular teachers and 15 special needs teachers rated their student-specific…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Grade 4, Inclusion, Special Education Teachers
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Lohbeck, Annette – Educational Psychology, 2019
By focusing on the domains of math and German, the present study with 200 elementary school children investigated the specific relationships of self-reported grades with academic self-concepts and self-perceptions of effort within the competence-affective separation of academic self-concepts. In addition, possible mediator effects of academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grades (Scholastic), Self Concept
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Du, Xuejiao; Zhang, Qi – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research has verified the benefits obtained when learners trace out worked examples with the index finger. Our study conducted two experiments to explore the reasons for this phenomenon and its generalizability. Experiment 1 compared the learning effects among tracing, non-tracing, and cueing methods. The cueing method was included to…
Descriptors: Geometry, Mathematics Instruction, Cues, Teaching Methods
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Zhao, Weiguo; Song, Yining; Zhao, Qi; Zhang, Ruixue – Educational Psychology, 2019
The subjects of this research were 776 pupils from grade three to grade six in Shandong Province, China. This study examined the influence of teacher support on students' reading engagement, and the mediating variables between those two factors, as measured by the perception of teachers' support scale, reading engagement scale, reading interest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Thomas, Kendra J.; Moreira de Cunha, Josafá; Americo de Souza, Denise; Santo, Jonathan – Educational Psychology, 2019
Recent research has established the importance of children and adolescents developing a growth mindset for future success and motivation. This research tests believes about fairness, adult trust, and school climate that are theoretically foundational for establishing a cognitive connection between effort and outcome. Regressions and MANOVAS were…
Descriptors: Ethics, Trust (Psychology), Educational Environment, Justice
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Colmar, Susan; Liem, Gregory Arief D.; Connor, Julie; Martin, Andrew J. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Academic buoyancy is a construct relevant to the schooling lives of students, defining how they overcome or 'bounce back' from everyday academic adversity. The present study was correlational in design and examined academic buoyancy in 191 upper primary-aged students, focusing on its association with reading and mathematics performance, and the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Mathematics Instruction
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Wu, Huey-Min – Educational Psychology, 2019
Based on a cognitive diagnostic model, an online individualised tutor program was developed in this study. An experiment was conducted in practical educational settings exploring the effectiveness of the online individualised tutor remedial program based on the diagnostic reports of the cognitive diagnostic model. The methodology of this study was…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Shih, Shu-Chuan; Kuo, Bor-Chen; Lee, Shu-Juan – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study established an online game-based assessment to explore third and fourth graders' performance of computational estimation in addition and subtraction. Students' computational estimation strategies could be automatically recorded and classified in this assessment, and the Higher-Order DINA model was used as a measurement model in order to…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Computation
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Zhu, Jinxin; Mok, Magdalena Mo Ching – Educational Psychology, 2018
Self-regulated learning (SRL) is of great importance to academic achievement and life-long learning. This study aimed to examine the prediction of three processes of primary students' SRL using students' prior achievement, interest in mathematics, personal best goal orientation, and their perceptions of teachers' feedback one academic year…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Independent Study, Prior Learning, Student Interests
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Madjar, Nir; Cohen, Veronique; Shoval, Gal – Educational Psychology, 2018
School transitions are important phases in students' educational experiences. The current study aimed to explore the trajectories of academic and social motivation across the transition from elementary to middle school. Participants (N = 415) were sampled from six elementary schools; 55% transitioned after sixth grade (transition) and 45% remained…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Student Motivation, Longitudinal Studies
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Tai, Dianne M.; Phillipson, Shane N.; Phillipson, Sivanes – Educational Psychology, 2018
Many Hong Kong-Chinese parents are active in their support for their children's music training. To better understand this support, the Parental Involvement in Music Training Questionnaire (PIMTQ) is designed to measure the variability in parental involvement in their children's music training. This study begins by exploring the factor structure of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Music Education, Questionnaires
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Korhonen, Johan; Nyroos, Mikaela; Jonsson, Bert; Eklöf, Hanna – Educational Psychology, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate the interplay between test anxiety and working memory (WM) on mathematics performance in younger children. A sample of 624 grade 3 students completed a test battery consisting of a test anxiety scale, WM tasks and the Swedish national examination in mathematics for grade 3. The main effects of test anxiety…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Short Term Memory, Test Anxiety, Mathematics Tests
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