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Rosado, Glenda Damaris – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This research design was a mixed methods embedded study with a quasi-experimental component in the quantitative portion identifying the teachers and students as independent variables and the Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) that are aligned with teacher effectiveness and student achievement as the dependent variables. The confounding…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Class Size
White, Marsha – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Positive behavior intervention and supports (PBIS) is a program that was designed to address the behavior needs of students in a schoolwide setting. The purpose of this quantitative study was to investigate the differences on student discipline and academic performance in rural elementary schools among third grade students in schools that were…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Elementary School Students, Grade 3
Ahmed, Emtiaz R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
According to the TIMSS 2015 international study findings, students who enjoy learning mathematics a lot scored much higher (average 61 points) than the students who do not enjoy it a lot. Enjoying learning mathematics is one of the indicators of the construct "intrinsic motivation" towards mathematics, and this type of other constructs,…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Student Motivation, Predictor Variables, Mathematics Achievement
Blanchard, Myrna E. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Using a phenomenological approach, this qualitative study examined the perspectives of Latino parents and their involvement in the decision of their child to enroll in an advanced mathematics course in sixth grade. Since enrollment in Algebra I in high school is said to be a strong predictor of college attainment and with the growing number of…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Mathematics Instruction, Hispanic American Students, Advanced Courses
Gaillard, Nicole D. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This action research study employed a mixed-method design to examine the impact of a number talks intervention on the number sense development and mathematical proficiency of students in one third-grade mathematics class. The number talks strategy was also studied to determine its impact on third-grade students' development of a productive…
Descriptors: Number Concepts, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students, Mathematics Skills
Cossey, Bobby J., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In the village of Pine lies Pine School. While the school has historically been considered a quality school, the proficiency levels in math MAAP assessments have been lower in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade than 6th grade, by a substantial margin. In this action research program evaluation study, a mixed-methods approach was utilized to discern the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Large Group Instruction, Small Group Instruction
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
Bulley-Simpson, Sheril – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In an urban Title 1 school district, the average number of Grade 3-5 students who scored proficient or advanced on the state standardized assessment was 37.3% below Grade 3-5 students countywide and 19.4% below Grade 3-5 students statewide. Low mathematics scores may indicate a gap in practice that affects student achievement. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, School Districts
Adewoye, Oluwakemi Mary – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Student self-regulation is associated with mathematics achievement in Nigerian primary schools, and formative assessment holds promise for increasing self-regulation. However, to date no research has explored teacher professional development (PD) for formative assessment and its effects on students' self-regulation in Nigerian primary schools.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Formative Evaluation, Faculty Development, Elementary School Students
Broncato, Patrick – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative study was to analyze the effect of teacher absenteeism on student reading and math growth in second through sixth grade controlling for teacher and student variables to establish the impact of teacher absenteeism on student growth. In order to achieve this objective, the following research questions framed this…
Descriptors: Teacher Attendance, Employee Absenteeism, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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
Riley, Kathryn – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study investigated the relationship between a computer-assisted instructional mathematics website used to support classroom instruction and fourth grade students' achievement on MAP, as measured by NWEA. In addition, the study also investigated the relationship between the same computer-assisted instructional mathematics website and fourth…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Correlation, Web Sites, Grade 4
McGuckin, Ryan – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study is to measure the effects that one-to-one technology has on student academic achievement in reading and mathematics. This study was conducted in a small rural central Illinois elementary school about 100 miles southwest of Chicago, Illinois. The total student population for the district is 506 students. The total number…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Program Effectiveness
Grams, Devonee – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Math underachievement is of grave concern with 42% of 4th grade and 36% of 8th grade students achieving at a proficient or advanced level in mathematics, and schools are continually searching for interventions to implement with struggling students. The problem addressed in this study is recently an elementary school purchased access to…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students
Adams, Amber Machel – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of technology expenditures on the academic achievement of elementary school students. More specifically, this study was concerned with the effects of technology expenditures (High, Medium, and Low) with regard to hardware, software, Wi-Fi accessibility, and insurance on the State of Texas…
Descriptors: Influence of Technology, Expenditures, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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