Search results for author:"Annemie Desoete"
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Enhancing young children's arithmetic skills through non-intensive, computerised kindergarten interventions: A randomised controlled study
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 39, No. 1 (April 2014) pp. 56–65
Children in kindergarten were randomly assigned to adaptive computerised counting or comparison interventions, or to a business-as-usual control group. Children in both intervention groups, including children with poor calculation skills at the...
Learning and Instruction Vol. 33, No. 1 (October 2014) pp. 19–28
A bulk of evidence supports the association of number line estimations using Arabic digits and dots with math learning. Surprisingly few studies have been conducted to explore the relationship between estimations using number words and mathematics....
Learning and Instruction Vol. 16, No. 1 pp. 12–25
This paper focuses on the role of evaluation in mathematics in 749 elementary school children. The macroevaluative skills and calibration scores of high versus low mathematical problem solvers were contrasted as measures of metacognition. No...
The quadratic relationship between socioeconomic status and learning performance in China by multilevel analysis: Implications for policies to foster education equity
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 32, No. 3 (May 2012) pp. 412–422
The purpose of the present study is to explore the relationship between family socioeconomic status and mathematics performance on the base of a multi-level analysis involving a large sample of Chinese primary school students. A weak relationship is ...
Subitizing or counting as possible screening variables for learning disabilities in mathematics education or learning?
Educational Research Review Vol. 4, No. 1 pp. 55–66
This paper aims to highlight the significance of a particular aspect of magnitude processing, namely counting and subitizing or the rapid enumeration of small sets of items, for learning. Emphasis is laid on the historical roots and the conceptual...
Peter J. N. Dejonckheere; Annemie Desoete; Nathalie Fonck; Dave Roderiguez; Leen Six; Tine Vermeersch; Lies Vermeulen
Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology Vol. 12, No. 1 (April 2014) pp. 61–82
Introduction: In the present study we used a metaphorical representation in order to stimulate the numerical competences of six-year-olds. It was expected that when properties of physical action are used for mathematical thinking or when abstract...