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Charalampous, Kyriakos; Kokkinos, Constantinos M. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2017
The classroom psychosocial climate (CPSC) is a multidimensional construct, the indicators of which are being operationalized through the subscales of CPSC measuring instruments, such as the What Is Happening in This Class? (WIHIC) questionnaire. As opposed to studies with secondary students, elementary student studies have produced inconsistent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Attitude Measures, Test Construction
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DeLuca, Christopher; Hughes, Scott – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2014
Within the current standards-based framework of early primary education, teachers must negotiate the integration of assessment with traditional, developmental orientations to teaching and learning. The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine teachers' approaches to early primary assessment within five different school contexts: public,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Teachers
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Tanner, C. Kenneth; Combs, F. Edward – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 1993
Assessed first- and fifth-grade teachers' perceptions of student retention. Found an unwritten policy among teachers advocating retention of students as beneficial. Respondents believed that retention improved academic performance or facilitated student growth and increased learning success. Results suggest a serious gap between research…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Education
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Payne, Beverly D.; Payne, David A. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 1991
Assesses the ability of elementary school teachers to identify at-risk students using three prominent indicators. Summarizes the reasons teachers give for identifying a student as at risk. Concludes that teachers are moderately accurate estimators of students' likelihood of being academically at risk. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academic Ability, Achievement Tests, Attention Span
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Goh, Swee Chiew; Fraser, Barry J. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2000
Examined teachers' interpersonal behavior and its association with affective and cognitive outcomes among 1,512 elementary mathematics students in Singapore. Validated a widely applicable and convenient questionnaire to assess teacher interpersonal behavior. Found that different data analysis methods yielded consistent associations between teacher…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers