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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
Shulman, Marc D. – Online Submission, 2013
This action research project report was conducted because students' lack of sportsmanship skills in elementary school physical education was negatively affecting the physical activity level of many students. The teacher was spending classroom time giving attention to conflicts dealing with negative sportsmanship issues and therefore losing…
Descriptors: Violence, Action Research, Teacher Researchers, Physical Activity Level
Martin, Merissa R.; Pickett, Matt T. – Online Submission, 2013
The purpose of this action research project report was to increase student motivation and engagement. There seemed to be an increasing disconnect between student potential and performance, especially among gifted math and beginning music students. Two teacher researchers carried out this research with 25 fifth-grade students at two different sites…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Individualized Instruction
Berg, Kate; Lyke, Catherine – Online Submission, 2012
The purpose of this action research project report was to increase reading fluency for 38 third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students. The teacher researches collected data from a Parent Survey (n=26), Student Survey (n=38), Teacher Survey (n=12), and Teacher Interviews (n=4) for a total of 80 participants. Data was collected from September 8, 2011…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Teacher Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Feedback (Response)