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Kovach, Danielle M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Response to Intervention (RTI) programs are designed to support students at risk of failing in school due to academic or behavioral problems. When RTI programs are applied inconsistently due to teachers' resources or knowledge, students may be wrongly identified for special education services. The purpose of this qualitative bounded descriptive…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Program Implementation, Suburban Schools, Qualitative Research
Gomez-Lee, Vanessa – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to address the formidable effect that complex trauma has on children and their school success. Trauma impacts a significant number of school-age children and that impact compromises many developmental milestones and events, including learning and school success. This study examined one elementary school that has…
Descriptors: Trauma, Leadership Styles, Elementary Schools, School Health Services
Banker, Lauren Langer – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This mixed-methodology case study explored one district's attempt to provide teacher leadership training in an effort to increase feelings of empowerment. Empowerment is defined as the degree to which an individual feels capable of influencing his or her work role and context (Spreitzer, 1995) and in the field of education, empowering teachers is…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Leadership, Public Schools
Robinson, Shaquanah – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore elementary school teachers' perceptions of their level of confidence and preparation for implementing Common Core State Standards in Alabama. The researcher used NVivo to identify common themes among the responses of the participants. The results of this study indicated five major themes:…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
Beams, Tara E. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
As school districts across the country attempt to comply with federal and state mandates to effectively integrate technology into today's teaching and learning, they must face the challenge of also developing professional development plans which will adequately and successfully prepare teachers for implementing these new resources and these new…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Program Effectiveness, Faculty Development, Technology Integration
Maniglia, Linda M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In this qualitative case study the researcher examined educators' perceptions of an RTI/MTSS model of instruction and how staff perceptions relate to fidelity of implementation. The purpose of this research was to investigate educators' understanding of the critical components necessary to support implementation of RTI/MTSS framework. The…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Grade 2, Teacher Attitudes, Response to Intervention
Bringas, Mary Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative case study examined the effective elements of a successful anti-bullying program through clinician and administrator perceptions. Previous studies have examined resources and interventions as curricular strategies, with some studies reflecting interventions as comprehensive programs; however, most studies do not provide…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Administrator Attitudes, Bullying
Shumway, John Todd – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Disruptive behaviors in elementary schools are a serious concern for teachers. With mounting pressure from school district administrations, state and federal government agencies, and the communities in which these schools reside, teachers often struggle to determine the best path to achieve consistent student engagement. When inappropriate…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Positive Behavior Supports, Public Schools, Elementary School Teachers
Hales, Beth – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this case study was to explore the process by which elementary principals exercise leadership in the implementation of Response To Intervention with regard to English Learner students. Although several studies have dealt with the implementation of RTI with respect to English Learners, few studies have focused upon the leadership…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Principals, Program Implementation, Response to Intervention
Roberson, Eura S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Response to Intervention (RtI) has been widely accepted by many school districts in the United States as an instructional method that can be used to consistently decrease learning gaps and ultimately enhance learning for all students. Though implementation of RtI as an instructional method has not been legally mandated, many school districts have…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, General Education, Regular and Special Education Relationship
Francis-Thompson, Nyshawana – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative study examined how Multi-tier System of Supports (MTSS), a systematic approach to providing academic and behavioral supports to students, was implemented and experienced by macro and micro levels of educators in the Bermuda Public School system. I asked three research questions regarding: (a) how MTSS was being implemented in the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Qualitative Research, Public Schools, Social Capital
Brown, Tykier – ProQuest LLC, 2016
With the adoption of the National Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSSM) in many states and the lack of understanding and strategies to implement the new standards by classroom teachers, implementing effective professional development is vital. The focus of this qualitative case study was to provide insight into elementary school…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Competencies, Qualitative Research
Veon, Kenneth E. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Formative assessment is a classroom learning process that consists of clear goals and objectives, assessing students' knowledge, providing feedback and adjusting instruction based upon the data within a socially interactive process. Because of inconsistent implementation of the formative assessment process within classrooms, the efficacy of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Formative Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Elementary School Students
King, Betty Smith – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Despite a rural Georgia school district's effort to increase the academic performance of all students, the achievement gap persists between general education and special education students. The purpose of the study was to explore what factors hindered coteachers from consistently applying differentiated instruction in elementary inclusion…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Team Teaching, Teacher Attitudes, Knowledge Level
Ogden, Marissa A. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Education in the United States is failing the students. American education is failing largely because education is often taught with ineffective teaching methods as well as many of today's teachers not finding technology important or necessary in the classroom curricula. The purpose of this qualitative, exploratory multiple case study is to…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Case Studies
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