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Wade, Sharlie Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Research in the field of agriculture education suggests that students who participate in agriculture education lessons are likely to benefit in knowledge and comprehension of the topic. It was not known how 4th grade students from a Utah public school district envisioned agricultural concepts after being exposed to a four-lesson classroom unit.…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Grade 4, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students
Jones, Errica Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This mixed methods study examined the significance of parental involvement and its influence on student productivity in writing. A total of 25 fourth grade students from one Texas suburban school, their parents, and three teachers participated in this study. Data collection instruments used for the collection of quantitative data were The Knudson…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
Lee, Jung Eun June – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Childhood obesity has become a national concern in the U.S. over the past decades. Offering quality physical education programs is one of the effective approaches of a variety of school-based physical interventions. To gain children's attention and their lack of interest in physical movement, physical education teachers have recently employed…
Descriptors: Child Health, Physical Education, Physical Activity Level, Student Motivation
Pangatungan, Marlyn – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Existing research studies had analyzed the perceptions of read-aloud accommodations (RAAs) on both students with learning impairment and students without learning impairment at the elementary level; however, the results were mixed. RAAs had been recommended as an aid to help eliminate difficulties faced by students with learning impairments mainly…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Aloud to Others, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Grade 4
Dennis, Sheila R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Educational neuroscience (EN) is a transdisciplinary convergence of neurosciences, education, and psychology that has gained international momentum. Its purpose is to advance the application of neurosciences in P-12 education as a way to improve the design of instructional environments and practices that support the multidimensional social,…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Classroom Environment, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
Limpert, Stefanie Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study investigated the relationship between flexible learning environments and student attitudes about reading. Flexible learning environments are spaces wherein learners can choose from different seating or standing options, locations within the learning space, and the size group with which to work. This allows the learner to find the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Reading Attitudes, Flexible Progression, Grade 4
Barrington, Melissa M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Building a culture of success in schools has been a goal in Texas public schools since standardized tests were developed in 1979. Many schools have begun instilling grit in the classrooms in hopes of increasing student achievement and teaching students how to push themselves through difficult tasks. The primary purpose of the study was to assess…
Descriptors: Success, Public Schools, Correlation, Persistence
Harmon, Stefanie Anderson – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The problem at an elementary school is teachers' lack of knowledge and information on the perceptions and motivation of students to complete independent mathematics homework. The purpose of this study was to identify students' perceptions regarding their homework environment and academic motivation in mathematics. The study's conceptual framework,…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Student Attitudes, Homework, Elementary School Mathematics
Chand O'Neal, Ivonne – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Integration of art into school curricula has the potential to increase multiple abilities in student populations. However, the process through which cognition and behavior are affected is not well understood. The current study is among the first large-scale, longitudinal examinations of arts integration on improving student creativity and…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Integrated Curriculum
Poock, William Henry – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Literacy educators hold different beliefs about the best approaches to teach students how to read and about the reading process including a skills view of reading and learning to read versus a transactional, sociopsycholinguistic view of reading and learning to read (Weaver, 2002). Reading for understanding is an important skill to develop in…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Student Teachers, Video Technology
Mosley, Sherea – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study primarily explores the types of books African American children in a local fourth grade classroom like and enjoy. Books students are interested in reading and other related aspects that contribute to their literary enjoyment are also explored. It is during the upper elementary years that many students who eventually express little or no…
Descriptors: African American Students, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Books
Nellis, Theresa M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Self-regulation is a significant predictor of student academic performance, over those traditional measures of intelligence and socioeconomic status. The failure to develop these skills may produce students who are at a four-times greater risk of behavioral issues, school dropout, and poor academic performance. This multiple qualitative case study…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Academic Achievement
Chinnis, Kimberly L. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
There is much concern regarding the underachievement of gifted students. Gifted students have the potential to make outstanding contributions to society. The present study analyzed the perceptions of teachers, principals, and one director of gifted education of gifted 4th and 5th grade students in the area of reading and explored constructs of…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Academically Gifted, Grade 4, Grade 5
McKenna, Rachel Lynn-Pleis – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Over the past decade, there has been a considerable push in emphasizing STEM--an acronym standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math--as an integral aspect of educational curriculums. Even though research suggests that females tend to outperform males in standardized testing in STEM areas, they remain underrepresented in STEM careers…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Tucker, Tiffany G. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this research study was to compare the impact of Teacher-Set Accelerated Reader goals (TSAR) with Student-Set Accelerated Reader goals (SSAR) of fourth- and fifth-grade students. The goal of this research study was to determine which type of goal setting approach influences reading growth the most as measured by the easyCBM…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Goal Orientation, Student Attitudes
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