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Merç, Ati; Ersoy, Ali – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of Google Earth (GE) application in acquiring spatial perception ability in the fourth-grade social studies course. The research was carried out in a fourth grade of a primary school in the Demirci district of Manisa Province in the year 2015-2016 using embedded experimental design. During…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Spatial Ability, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
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Gürdogan-Bayir, Ömür – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Respecting differences involves showing respect to individuals just because they are human beings and seeing every difference as natural. It is among the values that children need to acquire at early ages. Thus, there has been a need to reveal students' views on this value. The primary aim of this study was to examine elementary school students'…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Student Attitudes, Prosocial Behavior
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Sel, Burcu; Sözer, Mehmet Akif – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
This study aimed to investigate the effect of conceptual change texts on the conceptual understanding of local government concepts pertinent to the "power, management and society" learning field, as well as the "People and Administration" unit on the fourth-grade social studies course. In the study, a semi-experimental design…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Comprehension, Social Studies, Grade 4
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Esmer, Baris; Günes, Ahmet Melih – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
In this study, it is aimed to determine at what level the Meaning Identification Technique (MIT) can measure the reading comprehension skills of the 4th grade primary school students and to test the validity and reliability of the MIT test with different types of texts. In the study carried out in the survey model, MIT and Sentence Verification…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Public Schools
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Atalay, Nurhan; Boyaci, S. Dilek Belet – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The objective of the present study is to determine the effect of the process of designing a slowmation (SMA) on the development of 21st century skills of "learning and innovation" in 4th grade science class "Light and Sound" and "Planet Earth" units. Study group included 44 students attending 4th grade in two private…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, 21st Century Skills, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Design
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Duran, Erol; Bitir, Tufan – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to increase the awareness of Dede Korkut and his stories about the fourth grade students in primary school. For this purpose, the following questions have been sought: "What is the awareness of the fourth grade students attending the research about Dede Korkut?", "How is theme-centered teaching contributing…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Folk Culture, Thematic Approach
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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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Cengiz, Cemre; Aylar, Ebru; Yildiz, Esengül – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This paper investigated the intuitive development of the concept of integers among primary school students. In order to reveal if primary school students had an intuitive sense of integers, an assessment consisting of five questions was prepared and applied to a total 100 4th grade students. A variety of integer concepts were utilized in the…
Descriptors: Intuition, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Mathematics Instruction
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Gurbuzturk, Oguz – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this research is to investigate the attitudes of elementary education students towards the use of Smart Board (SB) in lessons. The study is based on the associational survey model from quantitative research methods. The study was conducted on students attending at 4th to 8th grades of three schools, both primary and secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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Ulu, Mustafa; Ozdemir, Kemal – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
It is aimed to determine the strategies used by the fourth-grade elementary students during the operational estimations in this research which is designed by using basic qualitative analysis. The study group consists of 26 fourth-grade students selected through convenience sampling method and attending at a state school which was located in the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Logic
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Salihu, Linda; Räsänen, Pekka – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The present study examined the development of mathematics skills of Kosovar primary school children in terms of their gender, living area, socio-economic status, and achievement level. A special emphasis was placed on longitudinal investigations of the development of mathematics skills in children with learning difficulties in mathematics over a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Skills, Elementary School Students, Gender Differences
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Mikerova, Galina; Sergeeva, Bella; Mardirosova, Galina; Kazantseva, Victoria; Karpenko, Angelica – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Education is the main tool of social development, a process of systematic teaching to transfer some knowledge and skills. The choice of teaching methods influences the level of information perception by students. The article deals with the influence of studying environment on mental development level and students' interest. For cognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Elementary School Students, Environmental Influences
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Acar, Dilber; Tertemiz, Nese; Tasdemir, Adem – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This study aims to identify the effects of STEM training on the academic achievement of 4th graders in science and mathematics, as well as their views about STEM training. The study group consisted of 4th graders with similar science and mathematics achievement levels from two separate elementary schools with similar socioeconomic profiles in…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Academic Achievement, Grade 4, Science Achievement
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Allen-Lyall, Barbara – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Attaining automaticity with multiplication facts during the elementary school years provides students with a strong foundation for understanding the interrelationship of rational numbers and strengthening mathematics computation throughout schooling. Automaticity also supports the development of number sense and ongoing mathematics learning due to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students, Multiplication
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Pecjak, Sonja; Pirc, Tina – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The aim of our study was to determine whether summarizing skills could be developed in 4th grade primary school students. We designed a 5-month intervention programme as an experimental study, in which teachers trained students in the experimental group in their ability to summarize, which is one of the important strategies that enhance reading…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Intervention, Reading Comprehension
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