Classroom Learning Environment and School Performance

Keywords: Classroom, evaluation, interpersonal relationships, school environment

Abstract

Goal. Investigate and compare the perceptions of students with different levels of school performance regarding harmony and cooperation among peers, participation, and involvement with learning and teacher support. Methodology. There were 04 groups with different levels of school performance. The sample was composed of 152 students from one elementary school, in a Brazilian city, from 6th to 9th grade, aged 11 to 15 years old (M= 12.65; SD= 1.34), with 101 (66.40%) female participants. Results. The results revealed significant differences between the perceptions of participation and engagement with learning and teacher support and were more positive for those who had better school performance. Discussion. In general, differences were observed in the perception of the students about the learning environment. It is believed that the results obtained can be useful to guide teachers and public education policies on the impact of the classroom environment on the quality of teaching.

Author Biographies

Selma de Cássia Martinelli, Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Doutora em Psicologia Educacional, Professora do programa de Mestrado e Doutorado em Educação da Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Brasil. Coordenadora do Grupo de Estudo e Pesquisa em Psicopedagogia da Faculdade de Educação (GEPESP). Pesquisa sobre dificuldades de aprendizagem, aspectos afetivo-motivacionais e instrumentos de avaliação psicoeducacional.

Nathalie Muelle-Zúñiga, Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Licenciada em Educação pela Universidade Católica San Pablo (Perú). Têm experiência em escolas públicas e privadas no Peru. Realizou estudos de Pós-graduação em Dificuldades da Aprendizagem (CEPAL), Perú. Mestranda em Educação na área de Psicologia Educacional pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Brasil. Realiza pesquisa na área de aprendizagem, motivação, clima de aula e instrumentos de avaliação educacionais.

Larissa Jéssica Alves, Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Formada em Pedagogia pela Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar), Mestranda em Educação pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Atuou como professora na educação infantil e na educação de jovens aprendizes. Atualmente, trabalha como pedagoga no setor de desenvolvimento de jogos educacionais no Instituto de Tecnologia da Amazônia / Brasil.

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Published
2022-07-09
How to Cite
Martinelli, S., Muelle-Zúñiga, N., & Alves, L. (2022). Classroom Learning Environment and School Performance. Revista Electrónica Educare, 26(3), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.15359/ree.26-3.7

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