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Abu-Hilal, Maher M.; Al Abed, Adnan S. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Mathematics is one of the most important academic subjects in school. However, it is one of the most difficult subjects, and both students and teachers face difficulties in this subject. Teachers have difficulty engaging students in learning the subject. Rarely has the concept of engagement been researched in the Middle East region,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Self Efficacy, Correlation, Mathematics Anxiety
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Vicente, Marta Martínez; Riveiro, José Manuel Suárez; Barroso, Carlos Valiente – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Executive functions involve cognitive and metacognitive abilities that make up a sophisticated system that monitors and reviews conduct involved in decision-making. These functions are critical for carrying out tasks and adaptive behavior. Among its components are inhibitory and attentional control, planning, self-regulation and…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Filella, G.; Cabello, E.; Pérez-Escoda, N.; Ros-Morente, A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Coexistence in schools inevitably implies conflicts among peers, which can have a negative impact in both the students' well-being and their academic achievement. In this sense, the main objective of the present article is to introduce and describe the evaluation of the Training Program in Emotional Management Happy 8-12. This…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Peer Relationship, Affective Measures, Grade 5
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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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Coronel, Claudia Paola; Levin, Mariel; Mejail, Sergio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Adolescence is a stage in the life cycle where social abilities are a crucial factor in social adjustment. Prosocial behaviour contributes to the development of self-esteem and psychological well-being. Method: The aim of this study was to analyze and compare social abilities in adolescents of low and high socioeconomic status, from…
Descriptors: Socialization, Socioeconomic Status, Adolescents, Social Adjustment
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de Caso, Ana Maria; Garcia, Jesus Nicasio; Diez, Carmen; Robledo, Patricia; Alvarez, Maria Lourdes – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The use of self efficacy has been suggested as an effective classroom intervention procedure. The present research examined the use of self-efficacy training on the writing of Spanish elementary student with learning disabilities. Objectives: We present a research study focused on the improvement of the writing product and the…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Intervention, Self Efficacy
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Coll, Cesar; Rochera, Maria J.; Colomina, Rosa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: From a socioconstructivist and situated perspective of teaching and learning processes, the authors analyze how one teacher and her group of 19 sixth-grade pupils use ICT. The study focuses on the way these tools mediate their activity, and evaluates the tools' potential for teaching and learning innovation. Method: A case study…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Primary Education, Educational Practices, Natural Sciences
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Tofaha, Gamal Al Sayed; Ramon, Patricia Robledo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The main purpose of this study is to explore the correlation between dimensions of perfectionism and self-concepts among school aged students in Egypt. Method: Two hundred-eighty four children (fifth and sixth graders) participated in this study. The mean age of the participants was 144.37 months, SD 6.36. Pearson correlation…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Correlation, Foreign Countries, Data Analysis
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Sanchez, Consuelo; Cerezo, Fuensanta – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: According to the latest Ombudsman's report, aggressive behavior happens frequently in our country's schools (Spain), appearing in all its manifestations: insults, threats, physical aggression, social isolation, etc. Now, however, we are witnessing a growing interest in this phenomenon and the possible risk factors that may help us…
Descriptors: Bullying, Aggression, Grade Repetition, Foreign Countries
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Ruiz, Elena Fabiola; Lupianez, Jose Luis – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The present paper shows the importance of a joint use of pencil and paper activities and of technology so that students may develop a complete understanding of ratio and proportion. A previous experience with strategy use when solving ratio and proportion problems provided background. Prompted by a recognition of the cognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Geometry, Computer Uses in Education
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Jimenez, Virginia; Puente, Anibal; Alvarado, Jesus M.; Arrebillaga, Lorena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Current cognitive approaches highlight the importance of metacognition. "Learning how to learn" facilities awareness of one's own learning process, how they work, how to optimize their functioning, control of reading process, and so on. Acquisition of these skills is one of the new educational requirements for students, as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metacognition, Self Control, Learning Strategies
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Villach, Maria Jose Rochera; Llanos, Mila Naranjo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Introduction: This article deals with classroom assessment situations from a socio-cultural perspective. Some characteristics of classroom assessment are identified and described as they relate to the teachers' pedagogical intervention for the monitoring and improvement of students' self-regulation processes. Method: A qualitative methodological…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Grade 6, Teaching Methods, Sociocultural Patterns