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Sügümlü, Üzeyir; Mutlu, Hasan Hüseyin; Çinpolat, Enes – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between the writing motivation levels and written expression skills among secondary school students. The study was carried out using the correlational research model of the quantitative research methods. The study group for this study consisted of 230 students attending three different…
Descriptors: Correlation, Writing Skills, Student Motivation, Writing Evaluation
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Bayaga, Anass; Bossé, Michael J. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This study begins by connecting semantic elaboration with conceptual understanding and syntactic elaboration with procedural understanding in the context of fractions. Through case studies and discourse analysis, the work and communication of students in fourth through sixth grade is analyzed to determine the extent of their semantic and syntactic…
Descriptors: Semantics, Fractions, Mathematical Concepts, Case Studies
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Bossé, Michael J.; Bayaga, Anass; Fountain, Catherine; Lynch-Davis, Kathleen; Preston, Ron; Adu-Gyamfi, Kwaku – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This study applies the Mathematics Acquisition Framework (MAF) (Bossé, Ringler, Bayaga, Fountain, & Young, 2018) to investigate fifth- through seventh-grade students' comprehension of fractions and decimals and examines how students build understanding of mathematical principles and concepts regarding fractions and decimals. Based on case…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Kara, Fatma; Incikabi, Lutfi – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The current study aims to show the transition skills of sixth grade students between the representations (numerical, model, number line and verbal) given in addition-subtraction operations in fractions and to analyse the ability of the students to construct each representation type. In this research, case study method was used in terms of the…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Foreign Countries, Mathematical Concepts, Addition
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Aliustaoglu, Feyza; Tuna, Abdulkadir; Biber, Abdullah Çagri – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine the misconceptions of 6th-grade secondary school students in terms of part-whole relation in fractions, representation of fractions on the number line, comparison of fractions and operations in fractions. The sample of this study is composed of 104 students who are being educated in 6th-grade of five…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Misconceptions, Mathematical Concepts, Secondary School Students
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Fragouli, Stiliani; Rokka, Aggeliki – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
In this study we introduce an infusion model to "inject" ammonites and ammonite fossils in current subjects of Greek primary curriculum. Paleontology and mainly fossils attract more and more elementary students and teachers, yet in Greece this trend is solely about dinosaurs, despite the fact that the most common Greek fossils are not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Paleontology, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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Coogan, Theresa A. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
Within the education field, international partnerships to address career development have been successful around the world (Brown, Bim Rose, & Hughes, 2005; Nazali, 2007; Prideaux, Patton, & Creed, 2002; Repetto, 2001). Career development programming impacts the educational development for children and adolescents (Gottfredson, 1981;…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Foreign Countries, Career Development, Partnerships in Education
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Altun, Sertel – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2015
The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficiency of learning plan implementation prepared with the cooperative learning method. In particular, the study addresses the effect of cooperative learning on students' achievement and their views regarding the "Systems in Our Body" unit of the 6th grade Science and Technology lesson.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement
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Bebetsos, Evangelos; Zafeiriadis, Stratos; Derri, Vassiliki; Kyrgiridis, Pavlos – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2013
Students' attitudes, intentions and behaviours towards their peers with disabilities are important to their mutual co-existence and development. The aim of this study was to investigate a) whether students' attitudes and intentions towards their schoolmates with disabilities are related to their general and modified behavior in mainstream physical…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Correlation, Intention, Student Behavior
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Lee, Georgette G.; Hughes, Marie Tejero – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2012
Poetry is a genre that supports all aspects of literacy, and it is the first to which most children are exposed through motherly lullabies. Yet, while many studies have been conducted on prose comprehension, there is little empirical research on poetry comprehension, and none published on the specific strategies elementary students with learning…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Poetry, Learning Disabilities, Comprehension
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Kolovelonis, Athanasios; Goudas, Marios; Dermitzaki, Irini – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2012
The aim of this study was to examine students' performance calibration in physical education. One hundred fifth and sixth grade students provided estimations regarding their performance in a dribbling test after practicing dribbling for 16 minutes under different self-regulatory conditions (i.e., receiving feedback, setting goals, self-recording).…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Physical Education, Team Sports, Grade 5
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Caldarella, Paul; Gomm, Robert Jeff; Shatzer, Ryan H.; Wall, D. Gary – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2010
While research has been conducted concerning the effects of school-based mentoring on at risk students, limited work has focused on the volunteer mentors. This study examined the motivations of adult volunteers and the benefits of their participation in a six-month, school-based mentoring program. A total of 31 volunteers completed adapted…
Descriptors: Mentors, Volunteers, Motivation, At Risk Students
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Boylan, Colin – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2008
As environmental changes become a significant societal issue, elementary science curricula need to develop students' understanding about the key concepts of energy and climate change. For teachers, developing quality learning experiences involves establishing what their students' prior understanding about energy and climate change are. A survey…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Energy, Climate, Concept Formation