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Bakx, Anouke; Van Houtert, Ton; van de Brand, Maartje; Hornstra, Lisette – Educational Studies, 2019
High-ability pupils in primary schools often do not achieve up to their full potential and teachers seem to face difficulties to motivate these pupils. In this study 891 primary school pupils (463 high-ability pupils) were asked about their views on desired characteristics of good teachers by means of an open teacher-spider-questionnaire. The…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Teacher Competencies
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Diaconu-Gherasim, Loredana R.; Tepordei, Ana-Maria; Mairean, Cornelia; Rusu, Andrei – Educational Studies, 2019
This study evaluated how gender is related to children's intelligence beliefs, goal orientations and academic achievement and whether there are gender differences in how intelligence beliefs and goal orientations are related to academic achievement. The participants, 362 seventh grade students (55.8% girls; M[subscript age] = 13.20,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Intelligence
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Pic, Miguel; Lavega-Burgués, Pere; March-Llanes, Jaume – Educational Studies, 2019
This work studied if decision-making differences between girls and boys existed in different versions of the traditional game called la pelota sentada according to their roles, sub-roles (decisions), valence (cooperation or opposition) and level of adjustment (effectiveness) of motor behaviours. One hundred and twelve compulsory secondary…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Decision Making, Gender Differences, Sex Role
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Pivarc, Jakub – Educational Studies, 2019
This study aims to analyse and describe the ideas of pupils (aged 10-15 years) about ID. Overall 2324 pupils (without disability) from 23 Czech primary schools of the so-called mainstream education participated in the study. Pupils' concepts associated with ID were analysed using mind mapping methods. It was found that an overall frequency of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Beliefs, Student Attitudes
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Al-Hilawani, Yasser A. – Educational Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between metacognition as measured in real-life situations and IQ scores as reflected by performance on the Raven Standard Progressive Matrices Scale. It is also intended in this study to report on whether or not there were significant differences in performance on the metacognitive…
Descriptors: Intelligence Quotient, Metacognition, Correlation, Tests
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Morrissette, Victoria; Jesme, Shannon; Hunter, Cheryl – Educational Studies, 2018
Gendered stereotypes persist in American classrooms despite efforts to create equitable learning environments. Within this qualitative study, we examined both teachers' and administrators' perceptions of gender in the classroom and present the data of the continued gender bias among some educators in their own words. The data showed teachers and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Gender Bias
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Tárraga García, Verónica; García Fernández, Beatriz; Ruiz-Gallardo, José Reyes – Educational Studies, 2018
Does home-based family involvement influence academic performance? To answer this question, a case study research was carried out with 96 children from all six levels of primary education at a public school, and their families. Data regarding home-based family involvement were collected using a questionnaire. Academic achievement was measured from…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Employed Parents
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Mahmoudi, Hojjat; Brown, Monica R.; Saribagloo, Javad Amani; Jalilzadeh-Mohammadi, Zahra – Educational Studies, 2018
This study examined the influence of sex and racial discrimination on academic alienation among Iranian university students. Two groups of 60 girls (30 Turkish and 30 Persian) and 60 boys (30 Turkish and 30 Persian) were sampled through multi-stage cluster sampling from among first-year Tabriz University students in Tabriz, Iran. All participants,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Racial Discrimination, College Students
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Melkonian, Michael; Areepattamannil, Shaljan – Educational Studies, 2018
The study examined the impact of students' absolute age-position at the time of testing by grade level and gender on their achieved level of mathematics, reading and science performance. An analysis was conducted based on a sample of 11,500 15-year-old pupils in the United Arab Emirates who participated in the OECD's Programme for International…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Age Differences, Instructional Program Divisions, Gender Differences
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Yan, Zi – Educational Studies, 2018
This study examined the relationship between teachers' beliefs regarding self-regulated learning (SRL), together with key demographic variables, including gender, school sector and teaching experience, and their SRL instruction. A survey investigating teachers' beliefs and instructional practices regarding SRL was administered to 873 Hong Kong…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Educational Practices, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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Ige, Akindele Matthew – Educational Studies, 2018
The study investigated the perceived potential of motivational strategies operating in school to impact teacher effectiveness in public secondary schools in Ondo State, Nigeria. One research question was raised and two hypotheses formulated for the study. Descriptive-survey design was adopted. Main population consisted of 304 public secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Educational Practices
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Mahajna, Sami – Educational Studies, 2017
This study examines the relation between perceived career barriers, future orientation and career decisions among young Palestinian-Israeli youth. The study employs a theoretical model that links perceived career barriers and career decisions via variables of future orientation. Three hundred eighty-eight young Palestinian-Israeli women (73.20%)…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Family Problems, Ethnic Groups, Social Discrimination
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Ireson, Gren – Educational Studies, 2017
Differences in gender equality based on social, political and economic factors is cited, by some writers, as a contributory factor in the differentially greater achievement of boys in STEM subjects through the concept of gender stratification. Gender differences, especially in mathematics, have been linked directly to gender parity in wider…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Gender Bias, STEM Education, Gender Differences
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Ahmed, Tariq; Chandran, V. G. R.; Klobas, Jane E. – Educational Studies, 2017
Recent research on the benefits of entrepreneurship education has tended to ignore or "control out" possible demographic differences in outcomes for entrepreneurship graduates. This paper examines demographic differences in the perceived benefits of different components of entrepreneurship education programmes (EEPs), entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Gender Differences
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Pereira, Diana; Assunção Flores, Maria; Barros, Alexandra – Educational Studies, 2017
This paper draws upon a broader piece of research on assessment in higher education, particularly focusing on issues regarding the fairness and effectiveness of the assessment methods and their implications for the learning process. The perceptions of undergraduate students are analysed taking into account the effectiveness and fairness of both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Public Colleges, Student Attitudes
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