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Cain, Tia – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The most important impact of technology integration is a teachers' ability to use instructional technology tools to enhance student learning. Such teachers focus on integrating basic-level technology skills and avoid going beyond those skills to gain a deeper understanding of best practices when integrating technology with instruction. The purpose…
Descriptors: School Districts, Computers, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
McGill, Natalee – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This descriptive case study approach with multiple cases and an interrupted time-series design used quantitative and qualitative data to answer two research questions: 1) What changes occur over time in the problem-solving strategies, text-reading accuracy, and phonological knowledge of struggling readers in response to targeted instruction in an…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Problem Solving, Accuracy, Reading Skills
Navarro Martell, Melissa Arabel – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study explores how K-8 critically conscious dual-language science teachers (CCDLSTs) working with bilingual learners (BLs) practice their critical consciousness via the four tenets of dual-language education: ideological clarity, pedagogical perspective and clarity, access for all, and equitable spaces (IPAE). This study is informed by the…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Science Teachers, Ideology, Instruction
Jessup, Naomi Allen – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Expertise in teacher noticing of children's thinking is central to a vision of responsive teaching in which teachers regularly elicit and build on children's thinking during instruction (Richards & Robertson, 2016). In mathematics classrooms, this core instructional practice of noticing children's mathematical thinking repeatedly occurs during…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Thinking Skills, Attention, Mathematics Instruction
Young, Tori Ogle – ProQuest LLC, 2018
RtI is a three-tiered program that uses data collected from benchmark assessments and progress monitoring (Fuchs, et al 2008). Tier I includes all children, and it is the level that all students would like to achieve. Tier II includes children who show minor gaps in their abilities in reading, and they require specific intervention to help close…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Experience
Alshehri, Hamoud A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Most students in Saudi Arabia struggle with reading, especially reading comprehension. The purpose of this quantitative study is to determine the effects of adapting and implementing an American workshop strategy on fifth-grade Saudi students' reading comprehension. The long-term goal is to increase Saudi students' reading comprehension in general…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Reading Comprehension, Grade 5
Kirby, Edward Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this true experimental, posttest-only control-group design was to determine if the color coding of exterior letters affects the fluency and decoding ability among fourth grade students who were below grade level in reading. If color coding exterior letters is an effective intervention, then struggling readers could utilize this…
Descriptors: Color, Coding, Alphabets, Reading Fluency
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
Durbin, Rebecca A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In an ever-changing labyrinth of standards, accountability, and standardized testing, educators seek ways to improve instruction. Teachers need learning experiences that help them navigate an environment in which a growing list of student performance standards and standardized tests determine their success in teacher evaluations (Crawford, 2015;…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Delivery Systems, Program Effectiveness, Models
Sawrey, Katharine B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This work is an exploration of upper elementary students' sense making around four conventional representations of function: equations with algebraic notation, Cartesian graphs, function tables, and natural language. The cornerstone to the empirical work is a task called the Function Puzzle, where students are given 16 cards representing four…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Mathematical Concepts, Algebra, Graphs
Krage, Valerie Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Parent engagement in education benefits a child academically and socially, regardless of a family's socioeconomic status. It is critical for school personnel to use effective outreach approaches to engage and support families in their children's learning. The purpose of this qualitative bounded single case study was to explore parent and school…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Parents, Parent Participation, Teacher Attitudes
Ketcham, Gabriella – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This quantitative correlational study was designed to determine if and to what extent there was a relationship between the Arizona Assessment Collaborative (AZAC) district benchmark assessment scores and the Arizona's Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching (AzMERIT) state achievement test scores for reading and math for students…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Scores, Standardized Tests, Academic Achievement
Weber, Tricia Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Despite growth in the elementary classroom, the level of technology adoption by some teachers falls short of levels sought by educational stakeholders. To address this disparity, the purpose of this correlational study was to identify if, and to what extent, a correlation exists between elementary teachers' adult playfulness factor levels and…
Descriptors: Play, Correlation, Inservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers
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
Burnett, Tracy R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy, and the standardized assessments that test students on these standards, focus on students' ability to navigate online text and require students to comprehend, analyze, and make inferences about complex texts in both print and digital format. While the ability to read digital text with a high…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Electronic Publishing, Teacher Attitudes
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