Discipline, learning skills and academic achievement

Abstract

This article intends to find correlation between discipline, learning skills and academic achievement. Findings from a quantitative research conducted among 143 fifth-grade students in Israel and the US indicated a significant positive correlation between four discipline skills – perseverance, meeting schedules, goal setting and planning for their achievement as well as completion of unpleasant tasks – and academic achievement. None statistically significant differences were obtained between boys and girls, between the classes tested and between Israeli as opposed to US students.

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@inproceedings{Pasternak2013DisciplineLS, title={Discipline, learning skills and academic achievement}, author={Rachel Pasternak}, year={2013} }