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Taylor, Rolanda Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of the qualitative descriptive phenomenological study was to explore the experiences of K-5 elementary teacher in Dekalb County, Georgia who perceived the influence of their spirituality on the behavior and academic achievement of students. The sample included 14 elementary school teachers that were purposefully selected from a local…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary School Teachers, Spiritual Development, Student Behavior
Manning, Courtney Dominique – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There is a persistent gap in the representation of African American students in gifted programs in U.S. PK12 public schools. The students who are invited to gifted programs are overwhelmingly White. African American gifted students are under identified by their teachers in public schools in PK12 in the United States. Unawareness of cultural…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Student Recruitment, School Holding Power
James, Damita – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this basic qualitative study was to explore and discover the transition practices of special education leaders who work with students with disabilities (SWD) during the elementary to middle school transitional period. The transitional year between elementary and middle school has been described as difficult due to many reasons. The…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
Broome, Candice Johnson – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative exploratory single case study was to explore how parents and teachers perceive the influence of socioeconomic status on parental involvement in suburban southern Georgia elementary schools. Two research questions were posed to fulfill the purpose of this study: How do parents perceive the influence of socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Parent Participation