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Stamm, Amy H. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Reading is at the heart of education and it is the basic skill upon which all others are built. Reading difficulties underlie much of the differences in academic achievement between students with specific learning disabilities in reading and non-disabled students; addressing these challenges when children are young is the key for long-term success…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Fidelity, School Districts, Mixed Methods Research
Nochumson, Talia Clare – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This mixed methods study explored how elementary school teachers who use Twitter extensively use it to support their professional learning and development. Four research questions guided this study: 1. How are teachers using Twitter for their professional learning and development? 2. What do teachers report learning from their use of Twitter? 3.…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Elementary School Teachers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Sheppard, Allison A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study used a case study research design to investigate the knowledge, perceptions, and beliefs of elementary principals regarding whole-grade acceleration for gifted students. The research literature is overwhelmingly positive on student outcomes--academically, socially, and emotionally. However, little research exists on the impact of…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Knowledge Level, Administrator Attitudes
Tribuzzi, Jeanne M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The era of educational accountability and high-stakes testing has often caused schools to react by frequently changing reading curriculum, with the quest of increased student achievement and attainment of rigorous standards. While curriculum changes may appear to be well planned and purposeful toward the goal of school improvement, changes that…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Persistence, Resilience (Psychology)
Young, Dion K. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The information from this research study addresses the needs of teachers attempting to understand their role and successful elementary teachers' motivational instructional strategies they can use for urban elementary students. Basic qualitative methodology was chosen for this study because it allowed the study to have participants who had…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Student Motivation, Urban Schools, At Risk Students
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
Delgado, Mara Merly – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Instructional technologies such as iPads are changing the classroom learning environment. This study was designed to investigate the impact a teacher's sense of self-efficacy regarding the use of instructional technology has on a teacher's instructional practices. A convergent parallel mixed method study was used to examine this problem. The focus…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
Savinovich, Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this descriptive case study was to describe elementary level school teachers' experiences who worked with English Learners in a project-based learning model of instruction. The study focused on how teachers developed, planned, or utilized curriculum to support the language acquisition of their English Learners to meet state and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Student Projects, Active Learning
Muhovich, Phyllis – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Educational leaders struggle to improve and maintain student achievement while at the same time reduce the achievement gap between students from low socioeconomic backgrounds and their peers educated in higher socioeconomic communities. The practice of distributed leadership has shown promise in improving school achievement. The specific problem…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Socioeconomic Status, Low Income Students, Instructional Leadership
Cotton, Magalenn – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The leadership style in which an educational leader practice may impact the academic achievement of the students enrolled in their school. The specific problem was, when students fail their high-stake test, the educational leader, as well as the school was sanctioned. The purpose of this qualitative study, using a single instrumental case study…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Qualities
Strachota, Susanne M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation study aims to understand the instructional interactions that foster students' generalizing. By analyzing video recorded lessons from 13 different Grade 3 classrooms in which an early algebra intervention is being implemented, activities related to generalizing and students' generalizing activities were identified, and the nature…
Descriptors: Generalization, Early Intervention, Algebra, Video Technology
Vilas, Sandy – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this qualitative study is to understand and describe the strategies and practices that exemplary teachers use to address the educational needs of Latino male students from kindergarten through third grade. Methodology: The researcher selected a qualitative research design to describe and understand the instructional…
Descriptors: Males, Hispanic American Students, Student Needs, Elementary School Students
Terrell-Smith, Nicole B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examined the correlation between student achievement, the financial health of a diverse sample of public Illinois elementary school districts, and their local wealth. Research suggested that the wealth of the district within itself does not affect student performance. Specific possible associated factors included instructional methods,…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Elementary Schools, Educational Finance, School District Wealth
Syed, Noor Y. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In a series of three experiments, I investigated the emergence of conditioned seeing, defined as delayed drawing responses, as a potential component of bidirectional naming (BiN) for unfamiliar stimuli, which was defined in this study as the emergence of untaught listener and speaker responses following a naming experience with school-aged…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Autism, Classical Conditioning, Naming
Karraker, Dana M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Public school spaces play a large role in developing people's understandings of civic knowledge and responsibility. Teachers, administrators, and policy-makers design school curriculum to reflect the types of citizens they believe a society needs, and thus, determines approaches to teaching and curriculum development (Labaree, 1997). This action…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Critical Literacy, Elementary School Teachers, Preschool Teachers
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