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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
Afolabi, Deborah – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The problem in an elementary school in Southern Texas was poor reading performance on grade level and progress monitoring tests for students with disabilities (SWDs). SWDs may learn to read proficiently when reading instruction is provided using the support facilitation model (SFM) that features a special educator who helps SWDs in literacy or…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Models, Disabilities
Grant-Spencer, Sabina F. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
National data cited by Barton & Coley (2010) indicate that African American males are achieving less than Caucasian males in elementary school-level reading. Taking education beyond the classroom and into the home may be a critically important mechanism for addressing this problem and reducing the negative impact of academic contexts where…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Urban Schools, Elementary Schools, Integrated Learning Systems
Moss, Carolyn Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study provides a qualitative approach to the issue of student engagement with a particular focus on urban area young learners in 4th grade science classes. Each class consisted of approximately 25 students. The students were given Interactive Notebooks to see whether this intervention helped promote greater engagement with the science…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Elementary School Science, Learner Engagement
Gallahue, Thomas J., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
As the achievement gap widens, it is even more critical than ever to examine factors that may influence the closing of that chasm. Principal leadership is one such component that needs further study. The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine which leadership styles principals employ in traditional public schools in the State of New…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Principals
Shepherd, Melody – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of the current study was to investigate the relationship between servant leadership and school culture. School culture has been linked to several school outcomes, such as student behavior, teacher retention, and socio-emotional balance. The following questions guided the current study: 1) Is there a relationship between teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, School Culture, Leadership Styles, Principals
White, Penny Townsend – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this mixed methods case study was threefold: (a) to describe 7th through 12th grade science teachers' efficacy beliefs, perceptions of support, and concerns about using inquiry-based instruction and examine how they are related to one another, (b) to explore how teachers reporting different levels of concerns demonstrate levels of…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10
Galloway, Melissa – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The Effectiveness of Tiered Instruction in Elementary Schools Trident University International 2018 The purpose of this mixed research study was to explore the effectiveness of the tiered instruction and interventions for grades kindergarten through five at 2 elementary schools within a single charter school district in the Southern United States.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Elementary Education, Charter Schools
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
Hill, Mikala O. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study was designed to determine the marketing strategies used by Texas public school districts, the factors influencing changes, and the extent to which districts are intentionally developing a market niche to attract families. The research was guided by three questions: 1. How do independent school districts in Texas market their schools? 2.…
Descriptors: Marketing, School Districts, Public Schools, Student Recruitment
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
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