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Aragón, Estíbaliz; Navarro, José I.; Aguilar, Manuel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: This study analyses the predictive role of several specific components of early numerical skills on the fluency calculation. Method: A total of 122 students (Mean age = 69.89 months; SD = 3.44), 54 girls and 68 boys participated in the study. The early numeracy skills were assessed by the end of pre primary school education, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Regression (Statistics), Numeracy, Mathematics Skills
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Korzeniowski, C.; Cupani, M.; Ison, M.; Difabio, H. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: This study aims at analyzing whether EFs may predict the SP of children from different low socioeconomic strata, having controlled the effects of age and socioeconomic status (SES). Method: The sample included 178 Argentine children of both genders (52% boys), between 6 and 10 years of age, belonging to the upper-low SES (41%),…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Poverty, Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement
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Moutsios-Rentzos, Andreas; Stamatis, Panagiotis J. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction. In this study, we focus on the relationship between the students' mathematical thinking and their non-mechanically identified eye-movements with the purpose to gain deeper understanding about the students' reasoning processes and to investigate the feasibility of incorporating eye-movement information in everyday pedagogy. Method.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Thinking Skills, Correlation, Eye Movements
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del Moral-Pérez, Mª Esther; Fernández-García, Laura Carlota; Guzmán-Duque, Alba Patricia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Our research focused on studying the extent to which the planned, systematic use of educational videogames can result in the generation of learning contexts conducive to developing Multiple Intelligences (MIs) amongst schoolchildren. Methodology: A twofold methodological approach was adopted: a) qualitative: previous assessment and…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Multiple Intelligences
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López, Magdalena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: This study has aimed to investigate the relationship between the development of working memory and performance on arithmetic activities. Method: We conducted a 3-year longitudinal study of a sample of 90 children, that was followed during the first, second and third year of primary school. All children were tested on measures of WM…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Arithmetic, Mathematics Skills, Longitudinal Studies
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Dejonckheere, Peter J. N.; Desoete, Annemie; Fonck, Nathalie; Roderiguez, Dave; Six, Leen; Vermeersch, Tine; Vermeulen, Lies – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: In the present study we used a metaphorical representation in order to stimulate the numerical competences of six-year-olds. It was expected that when properties of physical action are used for mathematical thinking or when abstract mathematical thinking is grounded in sensorimotor processes, learning gains should be more pronounced…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Number Concepts, Elementary School Mathematics, Numeracy
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Albayrak, Mustafa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: When counting is taught to students at primary stage of schooling, they are generally allowed to use their fingers as a counting tool. Therefore, some students continue using their fingers to count, while others stop this habit later. The students who have the habit of using their fingers to count have difficulty when their fingers…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Remedial Programs, Grade 1