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Original article | International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 2014, Vol. 5(3) 1-11

Teacher and School-Related Factors that Promote Achievement Differences among Students with Lower Socioeconomic Status

Delal KASIMOGLU DEMIR & Ilker KALENDER

pp. 1 - 11   |  Manu. Number: ijrte.2014.005

Published online: December 01, 2014  |   Number of Views: 139  |  Number of Download: 420


Abstract

The present study investigated factors related to school and teacher that could discriminate low-achieving disadvantaged and high-able (resilient) disadvantaged students, among which there is a large achievement difference. To this end, a discriminant analysis was conducted to check whether some selected teacher- and schoolrelated factors from PISA 2012 could discriminate low-achievers and resilient students, both disadvantaged. Twentytwo items from 5 dimensions data set were included: Student-Teacher Relations (5 items), Sense of Belonging (9 items), Attitude towards Learning at School (4 items) and Attitude toward School (4 items). Results indicated that some items could be able to achievement differences between low-achievers and resilient students. The findings of the present may provide significant information as to increase rate of resilient students.

Keywords: student achievement, resilient students, discriminating socio-economic status


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
DEMIR, D.K. & KALENDER, I. (2014). Teacher and School-Related Factors that Promote Achievement Differences among Students with Lower Socioeconomic Status. International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 5(3), 1-11.

Harvard
DEMIR, D. and KALENDER, I. (2014). Teacher and School-Related Factors that Promote Achievement Differences among Students with Lower Socioeconomic Status. International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 5(3), pp. 1-11.

Chicago 16th edition
DEMIR, Delal KASIMOGLU and Ilker KALENDER (2014). "Teacher and School-Related Factors that Promote Achievement Differences among Students with Lower Socioeconomic Status". International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 5 (3):1-11.