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Lashley, Lidon – SAGE Open, 2017
This study was undertaken to determine the effects of computer-aided instruction on mathematics performance of pupils at the Grade 4 level in Region 5. This focus was due to the trend of poor performances in mathematics at the National Grade 4 assessments for the past 5 years. Four intact Grade 4 classes in two primary schools were used in this…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Teaching Methods
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Núñez, Amy J.; Meráz García, Martín – SAGE Open, 2017
This study uses empirical data from a version of the Clark doll experiment and Latina/o Critical Race Theory (LatCrit) to determine the factors that shape the perceptions of college among 35 randomly selected Latina/o children in Grades 2nd to 5th. The findings of this study lead to two conclusions: (a) that Latina/o children hold their…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Educational Attitudes
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Sørlie, Mari-Anne; Ogden, Terje; Olseth, Asgeir Røyrhus – SAGE Open, 2016
Research on teacher outcomes of the School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) model has been scarce. The present study adds to the knowledge base by examining the effects of the Norwegian version of SWPBS (N-PALS) on school staffs' behavior management practices and on their individual and collective efficacy. Questionnaire data were collected…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Outcomes of Education, Models, Foreign Countries
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Slater, Sandy; Full, Kelsie; Fitzgibbon, Marian; Uskali, Amber – SAGE Open, 2015
As youth obesity rates remain at unacceptably high levels, particularly across underserved populations, the promotion of physical activity has become a focus of youth obesity prevention across the United States. Thus, the purpose of this study was to develop and test the reliability and validity of a self-reported questionnaire on home, school,…
Descriptors: Test Reliability, Test Validity, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level