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Jensen, Maria Therese; Solheim, Oddny Judith; Idsøe, Ella Maria Cosmovici – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The aim of the current study was to examine the associations among perceived teacher emotional support, reader self-concept, and reading achievement in a sample of children (n = 2888) at the end of first grade. Structural equation modelling revealed significant relations between perceived teacher emotional support and reader self-concept and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Reading Achievement, Teacher Student Relationship, Correlation
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Mouw, Jolien M.; Saab, Nadira; Janssen, Jeroen; Vedder, Paul – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
High-quality helping behavior is essential for effective peer interaction and learning. This study focused on ethnic group composition and the quality of group interaction as predictors of individual mathematics performance. Video-observations of 92 fifth-grade students working in groups balanced on mathematics performance level were analyzed. We…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Mathematics Achievement, Ethnic Groups, Grade 5
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Legkauskas, Visvaldas; Magelinskaite-Legkauskiene, Šarune; Kepalaite, Albina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This longitudinal study investigated the links between school anxiety, social competence, and teacher-student relationship in the 1st grade and academic achievement in the 3rd grade. The sample consisted of 389 Lithuanian school children who at the time of the study started their 1st year in elementary school. Regression analyses indicated that…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Grade 3, Interpersonal Competence, Anxiety
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Patrick, Brian C.; Stockbridge, Sarah; Roosa, Heidi Vornbrock; Edelson, Julie S. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Self-silencing (Jack in Silencing the self: women and depression, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1991; Jack and Ali, in: Jack, Ali (eds) Silencing the self across cultures: depression and gender in the social world, Oxford University Press, New York, 2010), the tendency to silence one's self-expressions in service of maintaining important…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Teacher Student Relationship, College Students, Elementary School Students
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Al Jefri, Hanan Mohamed; Areepattamannil, Shaljan – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This study examined the relations of early literacy activities and skills to reading dispositions, reading engagement, and reading achievement among 17,469 fourth-grade students in the United Arab Emirates who took part in the English and Arabic versions of the 2016 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS). The study also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emergent Literacy, Literacy Education, Reading Skills
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Braun, Summer S.; Zadzora, Kathleen M.; Miller, Aaron M.; Gest, Scott D. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Teachers' efforts to manage classroom social dynamics are associated with students' social and academic adjustment, but the determinants of teachers' use of social dynamics management strategies have remained unexplored. Multiple potential determinants of strategy use were examined in a study of 164 teachers and their 2986 students in 164 1st,…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment, Student Adjustment
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Pinto, Giuliana; Tarchi, Christian; Bigozzi, Lucia – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
This research looks at the potential of peer interaction practices in improving narrative competence by analyzing the efficacy of peer learning on children's oral narrative productions. Gains on a macro-level (structure and coherence of the narrative) and a micro-level (cohesion of the narrative) were analyzed. Fifty-six primary school children…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Preschool Children, Story Telling, Cooperative Learning
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Ehrhardt-Madapathi, Natalie; Pretsch, Johanna; Schmitt, Manfred – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
What are the long-term effects of justice and injustice in school? This longitudinal study examined the bidirectional relationships of classroom justice with students' behavioral problems, well-being, and joy of learning. Using systematic observation on the single-child level, teachers and external observers made high and low inference justice…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods, Teacher Student Relationship, Elementary School Teachers
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Lau, Christina; Kitsantas, Anastasia; Miller, Angela D.; Drogin Rodgers, Ellen B. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to assess the interrelationship of elementary students' perceived responsibility for learning, self-efficacy, and sources of self-efficacy in mathematics, and differentiation as a function of gender and grade level. Participants in this study included 442 third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students from U.S.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Advanced Placement Programs
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Thornberg, Robert; Wänström, Linda – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
With reference to social-ecological, self-determination, attributional, and social cognitive theories, the current study examined whether gender, age, altruistic motivation to defend victims, and tendency to blame the victims, at the individual level, and the prevalence of reinforcing and defending, at the classroom level, were associated with…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Self Determination, Social Cognition
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Sneyers, Elien; Vanhoof, Jan; Mahieu, Paul – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
In less meritocratic educational systems, teachers' decision-making processes and their perceptions of pupils are essential for the practice of pupils' allocation at transitory moments. The present study investigated how perceptions held by teachers impact upon teacher track recommendations regarding pupils' enrolment in secondary education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Track System (Education)
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Fauth, Benjamin; Decristan, Jasmin; Rieser, Svenja; Klieme, Eckhard; Büttner, Gerhard – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
In this study, we investigated conditions and consequences of teacher popularity in primary schools. Teacher popularity is embedded in a theoretical framework that describes relationships between teacher competence, teaching quality, and student outcomes. In the empirical analyses, we used multilevel modeling to distinguish between individual…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Outcomes of Education, Elementary School Students
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Carter, Rona; Mustafaa, Faheemah N.; Leath, Seanna; Butler-Barnes, Sheretta T. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Experiencing puberty earlier than one's peers has been linked with behavioral and academic problems in school, particularly among girls. Previously, we reported that practicing elementary school teachers expect girls who develop early to have more academic and social problems in the future, with girls' race exacerbating these effects (Carter et…
Descriptors: Puberty, Teacher Expectations of Students, Females, Classroom Environment
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Marshik, Tesia; Ashton, Patricia T.; Algina, James – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Self-determination theory and research suggest that students are more motivated and have higher achievement when teachers support their psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness. However, teachers might have difficulty supporting their students' psychological needs if their own psychological needs are not met, which might…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Psychological Needs
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Nowicki, Elizabeth A.; Lopata, Joel – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Study objectives were to clarify children's gender-based implicit and explicit mathematics and reading stereotypes, and to determine if implicit and explicit measures were related or represented distinct constructs. One hundred and fifty-six boys and girls (mean age 11.3 years) from six elementary schools completed math or reading stereotype…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Children, Reading Ability, Mathematics Skills
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