Search results for: Academic achievement
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Vignettes have long been used as a tool to model, teach, and research behavior and understanding. They also have been used to stimulate discussion and problem solving in learning situations. The paper summarizes an analysis of the effects of vignette instruction on vignette quiz performance in three sections of a blended graduate educational psychology course. Study results suggest that vignette instruction provides efficient near-transfer opportunities and richer scaffolding experiences on student mastery of subject matter.
Updated: Mar. 12, 2009
In this article, the authors synthesize research on parent involvement in homework conducted since 1987. The results suggest that parent involvement in homework could affect student success by having a positive impact on homework completion and by reducing student problems with homework. Further, different types of parent involvement in homework have different relationships to achievement.
Updated: Mar. 05, 2009
School Adjustment in the Early Grades: Toward an Integrated Model of Neighborhood, Parental, and Child Processes
Examining recent research on neighborhood influences on child development, this review focuses on social influences on school adjustment in the early elementary years. A model to guide community research and intervention is presented. The components of the model of integrated processes are neighborhoods and their effects on academic outcomes and neighborhoods as moderators of effects of parental behavior on school-related outcomes.
Updated: Apr. 07, 2008
The study examines teachers' attitudes towards high achieving immigrant students. The study follows one teacher's work with highly motivated and academically successful immigrant children from the former Soviet Union. The study explores the teacher's experiences, communication communication patterns between the teachers and the students, and educational treatment of academic excellence.
Updated: Mar. 31, 2008
The Impossibility of Minority Ethnic Educational ‘Success’? An Examination of the Discourses of Teachers and Pupils in British Secondary Schools
This article argues that in Britain dominant educational discourses of ‘the ideal pupil’ exclude minority ethnic pupils and prevent them from inhabiting a position of authentic ‘success’. It suggests that ‘the successful pupil’ is a desired yet refused subject position for many minority ethnic young people – even for those who are (to some extent) performing educational success.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2008
The article discusses a study regarding the use of Jigsaw II as a technique in cooperative learning among elementary school student teachers in Turkey. The study included a proficiency test, and questionnaires that were issued to the teachers. Findings show that Jigsaw II had a positive effect on the student teachers academic success and their views on the technique itself.
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008