NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20201
Since 20197
Since 2016 (last 5 years)16
Since 2011 (last 10 years)35
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
No Child Left Behind Act 20011
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 35 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Proctor, C. Patrick; Li, Zhushan; Daley, Samantha G.; Xu, Yang; Graham, Steve; Hall, Tracey E. – Elementary School Journal, 2020
Orthographic and linguistic knowledge are known predictors of reading and writing, yet little research with adolescent readers explores how such knowledge predicts reading and writing in a single model. We worked with 583 adolescent readers in remedial reading classes in grades 6-8 to collect indicators of orthographic and linguistic knowledge as…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Early Adolescents, Remedial Reading, Reading Comprehension
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Leyva, Diana; Tamis-LeMonda, Catherine S.; Yoshikawa, Hirokazu – Elementary School Journal, 2019
We examined associations between maternal writing support, math support, and directiveness and children's literacy and math outcomes. Participants were 208 African American, Dominican, Mexican, and Chinese mothers and their first-grade children from low-income households. Mothers were video-recorded playing a grocery game with their children…
Descriptors: Mothers, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Literacy Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wills, Howard P.; Mason, Rose; Gregori, Emily; Veatch, Melissa – Elementary School Journal, 2019
The limitations and challenges of paraprofessional training are well documented. These issues are magnified by the increasing reliance on paraprofessionals to provide vital support for students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). Despite evidence supporting self-monitoring for improving teacher and paraprofessional skills, there are…
Descriptors: Self Management, Positive Reinforcement, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Students with Disabilities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mantzicopoulos, Panayota; French, Brian F.; Patrick, Helen – Elementary School Journal, 2019
We examined associations between the quality of kindergarten teachers' mathematics instruction and their students' achievement and motivation in mathematics. Using a sample of 20 kindergarten teachers and their 285 students, we rated 5 video-recorded mathematics lessons per teacher throughout the spring semester with the Mathematical Quality of…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Motivation, Kindergarten
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Goddard, Yvonne L.; Goddard, Roger D.; Bailes, Lauren P.; Nichols, Robert – Elementary School Journal, 2019
The purpose of this study was twofold: to examine the influence of instructional leadership on teachers' reports of the use of differentiated instruction in their schools and to investigate whether higher levels of differentiated instruction positively predicted student achievement. We collected teacher survey data from a sample of 95…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Individualized Instruction, Academic Achievement, Correlation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Northrop, Laura; Borsheim-Black, Carlin; Kelly, Sean – Elementary School Journal, 2019
This study uses data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-1999 (ECLS-K), to examine the texts assigned to eighth-grade students. By comparing student demographic information from the ECLS-K with demographic information from the texts, we examine adjustment of assignments to match students' backgrounds. In…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Literature, Race, Ethnicity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mellado De La Cruz, Veronica; Al Otaiba, Stephanie; Hsiao, Yu-Yu; Clemens, Nathan H.; Jones, Francesca G.; Rivas, Brenna K.; Brewer, Emily A.; Hagan-Burke, Shanna; Simmons, Leslie E. – Elementary School Journal, 2019
The purpose of the study was to assess early literacy skills and examine the presence and stability of challenging behaviors across the critical threshold of the kindergarten school year. Students' (n = 337) literacy performance (letter sound fluency, word attack, and phonological awareness) and challenging behaviors (teacher ratings of…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Kindergarten, At Risk Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Harbour, Kristin E.; Adelson, Jill L.; Pittard, Caroline M.; Karp, Karen S. – Elementary School Journal, 2018
Using restricted-use data from the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress mathematics assessment, the current study examined the relationship between the presence of elementary mathematics coaches and specialists (MCSs) and the mathematics achievement of more than 190,000 fourth-grade students in more than 7,400 schools nationwide. In…
Descriptors: Correlation, Mathematics Instruction, Academic Achievement, National Competency Tests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Goess, Donald E.; Smith, Page A. – Elementary School Journal, 2018
Research supports bullying as a precursor of school violence and establishes this form of campus aggression as a public health issue. The literature that complements safe campus environments also aligns with school climate, suggesting that organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) mitigates student bullying. Employing data from 108 public…
Descriptors: Bullying, Aggression, Violence, Educational Environment
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dray, Amy J. – Elementary School Journal, 2018
This study examines associations between reading comprehension and perspective taking for children who read 2 fictional stories. One story is rich in social and emotional content, describing a girl making new friends and experiencing an intergroup conflict. The other story contains less social content. The study uses hierarchical linear modeling…
Descriptors: Perspective Taking, Fiction, Comparative Analysis, Reading Comprehension
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kirksey, J. Jacob; Gottfried, Michael A. – Elementary School Journal, 2018
Identifying driving factors of school attendance in elementary grades has come to the forefront of policy discussion. Little research has been dedicated to understanding the role of classroom context, and no studies have examined whether having classmates from the previous school year who are also present in the current classroom might influence…
Descriptors: Attendance, Elementary School Students, Classroom Environment, School Districts
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lee, Se Woong; Min, Sookweon – Elementary School Journal, 2017
While teachers have long been acknowledged as a key part of educational innovation, research has largely neglected the impact that their buy-in has on reform initiatives. This study addresses this problem by examining the association between teacher buy-in and student academic growth under school reform programs, with a particular focus on how…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teacher Attitudes, Adoption (Ideas), Academic Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Little, Michael H. – Elementary School Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between school-based kindergarten transition practices and student achievement and executive functioning using recent, nationally representative data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11. The analysis employed 3-level hierarchical linear models and…
Descriptors: Children, Longitudinal Studies, Surveys, Correlation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Merchie, Emmelien; Van Keer, Hilde – Elementary School Journal, 2016
This study examined the effectiveness of two instructional mind-mapping approaches to stimulate fifth and sixth graders' graphical summarization skills. Thirty-five fifth- and sixth-grade teachers and 644 students from 17 different elementary schools participated. A randomized quasi-experimental repeated-measures design was set up with two…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Grade 6, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Greenwood, Charles R.; Carta, Judith J.; Kelley, Elizabeth S.; Guerrero, Gabriela; Kong, Na Young; Atwater, Jane; Goldstein, Howard – Elementary School Journal, 2016
In 2013, Spencer, Goldstein, Sherman, et al. reported the promising effects of a supplemental, technology-assisted, storybook intervention (Tier 2) containing embedded instruction targeting the oral language learning of preschool children at risk for delays. We sought to advance knowledge of the intervention by replicating it in a new sample and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Teaching Methods, Prompting, Outcomes of Education
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3