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Derby, Katherine E. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The enVisionmath 2.0 curriculum was implemented by a medium-sized school district to improve achievement for all elementary students because the district felt that students were underperforming in mathematics. The belief of underperformance mirrors the performance of U.S. students on international measures. For instance, the performance of U.S.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students, Mathematics Achievement, Low Achievement
Valdez, Maricela – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine the relationship between physical fitness, body mass index and academic performance in Hispanic children enrolled in grade 5 from a district in the Rio Grande Valley. A total of 547 participants were selected from 11 elementary schools from a school district in the Rio Grande Valley. The…
Descriptors: Children, Physical Fitness, Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged Schools
Rhodes, Katherine S. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of the study included a comparison of academic achievement scores for reading and mathematics to the implementation of positive behavior intervention supports (PBIS) among fifth-graders attending three different types of schools in Georgia. This descriptive comparative study included the collection of academic achievement scores from…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Positive Behavior Supports, Grade 5
Shaw, Susan Joy – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examined the performance gap experienced by high achieving grade four and five students at the Kallang International Day School (KIDS) who were not demonstrating growth in math results from fall to spring as measured by the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test (NWEA, 2017). The purpose of this study was to apply the gap analysis…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction
McCollum, Tammy S. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
A quantitative, quasi-experimental design was applied to investigate how EngageNY online homework videos facilitated homework completion and achievement in mathematics. The sample comprised 124 students in the fifth and sixth grade and their parents. The purpose of this study was to examine whether providing students and parents with a video…
Descriptors: Homework, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Video Technology
Gifford, Gerald Kevin – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Successful education of young students is a demanding task that requires attention to adaptive teaching methodologies, and physiological learning systems described in neuroscience. This dissertation evaluated correlational relationships between cerebellum motor coordination, and academic proficiency in mathematics and English language arts (ELA)…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Correlation, Academic Ability
Benson, Jamie Heintz – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this journal-ready dissertation was to examine the relationship of exclusionary discipline consequences assigned to Texas Grade 3 through 8 students enrolled in special education and their academic achievement during the 2012-2013 through the 2015-2016 school year. In addition, the relationship of exclusionary discipline…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Special Education, Grade 3
Vandermark, Tara – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study was designed to test the relationships between the level of implementation for instructional rounds and various instructional outcomes in grades 3-6 in a large suburban Texas school district. From the population of teachers in the district, a random sample of teachers ( n= 200) who taught in grades 3-6 were invited to participate in the…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Correlation, Teaching Methods, Program Implementation
Hill, Penelope Pritchett – ProQuest LLC, 2018
As advances in technology allowed national and state education assessments to be administered digitally, many school districts transitioned to computer-based instructional programs and assessments to improve student achievement and better prepare students for high-stakes computerized assessments. One such rural public school district in…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Grade 5, Instructional Effectiveness, Web Based Instruction
Chisum, Gina M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Scholars have extensively researched leadership behaviors and traits in an effort to understand the phenomenon of organizational change and impact on student learning in educational settings. Leadership approaches identified by scholars include transformational leadership, transactional leadership, and laissez-faire leadership. This project is a…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, School Culture, Academic Achievement, Mathematics Achievement
Suter, Jayna – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative correlational study was to ascertain the degree to which a relationship exists between teacher-reported technology integration in the classroom and student math achievement of classrooms containing third through fifth grade students in one Southern California school district, as measured by a standardized…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Correlation, Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Tests
Crowley, Kimberly – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Declining mathematics scores are forcing school administrators to look for nontraditional ways to educate students. Adaptive learning systems have been implemented in schools with the purpose of providing personalized learning opportunities for students. The purpose of this experimental study was to investigate the effect of adaptive supplemental…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Individualized Instruction, Urban Schools, Elementary School Students
Clayton, Wayne Franklin, III – ProQuest LLC, 2018
School mobility increases the likelihood that students will experience low academic achievement, more discipline infractions, absenteeism, grade retention, and a higher propensity to drop out of high school compared to students who are nonmobile. The purpose of this quantitative ex post facto study was to examine the cognitive and behavioral…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Districts, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
Rivera, Roana Kasandra – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Since the mid '70s, school districts have been trying to place students with disabilities in the least restricted environment. As governments strive to create a more inclusive society, an inclusive academic setting for students with disabilities has become a priority. The purpose of the study was to examine the impact of academic setting on…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Grade 5, Academic Achievement, Disabilities
Park, Maysoon Mohamad – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This quantitative study evaluated how two consecutive years of math Response to Intervention (RtI) demonstrated its effectiveness on 995 fifth grade students within the School District A (SDA) on Smarter Balanced (SB) assessments. Research questions: "What is the relationship between the duration of math RtI implementation and math…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Response to Intervention, Grade 5, Mathematics Instruction
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