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Balkam, Brittany E.; Nellessen, Jenny A.; Ronney, Heather M. – Online Submission, 2013
Throughout this action research project report, the teacher-researchers explored the problem of test anxiety among students. The purpose of this project was to alleviate test anxiety among students with various interventions in grades five through seven in the subject areas of social studies, science, and language arts. There were 66 student…
Descriptors: Action Research, Teacher Researchers, Test Anxiety, Elementary School Students
Flaherty, Sue; Hackler, Rhonda – Online Submission, 2010
Researchers implemented classroom interventions to improve the intrinsic motivational behaviors of 4th and 6th grade elementary students and to strengthen teacher/student and student/student relationships in a positive supportive learning environment. The problem of low intrinsic motivational behaviors was documented through classroom observation…
Descriptors: Intervention, Student Motivation, Cooperative Learning, Individualized Instruction
Fenner, Dorraine; Mansour, Sueha Kayyal; Sydor, Natalie – Online Submission, 2010
This report described how implementation of differentiated assignments provided documentation of how students' motivation increased. The volunteers that participated in this study were 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Students struggle academically to meet the expectations of their instructors. These struggles impact how students learn academically,…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Multiple Intelligences, Student Surveys, Student Motivation