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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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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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Zhao, Zhuxuan; Linaza-Iglesias, José L. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: The study was carried out with children of 2nd, 4th and 6th grades of elementary school in order to explore what and how will children learn from a completely new videogame. Method: We organized children from 2nd, 4th and 6th grades of elemental school, giving them chance to play a freshly released videogame by that time. We formed…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Technology, Grade 2, Grade 4
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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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Tavakolizadeh, Jahanshir; Qavam, Soghra Ebrahimi – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Nowadays, self-regulated learning has become an important focus in research and a large number of studies have been undergone about self-regulation, school achievement and motivation of learning, but few researches has been done in the field of self-regulated leaning and motivational variables and attributions. This research has…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Academic Achievement, Learning Strategies
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Mohammed, Adel Abdulla; Kanpolat, Yavuz Erhan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: Computers and other technological instruments in general have become a more common practice in our schools nowadays, and Computer-assisted instruction (CAI) has been recently provided in various formats from kindergartens on. It can help children at-risk for learning disabilities. Method: This study investigated the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Computer Assisted Instruction, Classification, Foreign Countries
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Michaelides, Michalis P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
This applied paper is a report of a naturalistic observation in a mathematics classroom focusing on two second-graders. Following an exploratory visit to understand the setting and develop more specific questions for the study, the purpose of this empirical investigation was to describe the behavior of two children in the particular classroom…
Descriptors: Individual Activities, Naturalistic Observation, Classroom Environment, Mathematics Instruction
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Jimenez, Juan E.; Garcia, Eduardo; Estevez, Adelina; Diaz, Alicia; Guzman, Remedios; Hernandez-Valle, Isabel; Rosario, Maria; Rodrigo, Mercedes; Hernandez, Sergio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
Introduction: The main purpose of this study is to investigate whether children who have reading disabilities in an alphabetically transparent orthography show a syntactic processing deficit. This research focuses on exploring syntactic processing and the use of morphological markers by subjects with reading disabilities. We analyze these groups'…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Reading Difficulties