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Beaird, Brian – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) program as implemented by ABC District on pre-kindergarten students' Early Screening Inventory (ESI) academic assessment scores and kindergarten through second-grade students' Northwest Evaluation Association-Measure of Academic Progress (NWEA-MAP)…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Language Arts, Primary Education, Core Curriculum
Via, Amy; Beaird, Brian; Fowler, Brian – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) program as implemented by ABC District on pre-kindergarten students' Early Screening Inventory (ESI) academic assessment scores and kindergarten through second- grade students' Northwest Evaluation Association-Measure of Academic Progress (NWEA- MAP)…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Program Implementation, Language Arts, Primary Education
Mitchell, Tamarra L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between technology and engineering instruction and technology and engineering literacy in grades K-8. The factors identified and used for the purpose of this study were gender, socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and important modes of technology and engineering instruction. These factors…
Descriptors: Correlation, Technology Education, Engineering Education, Technological Literacy
Pickett, Gabriela – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The system of public education in the United States lacks responsiveness to differing maturation rates and learning styles of young children. U.S. public education focuses more on satisfying governmental mandates and a common curriculum measured through standardized tests than on addressing the individual learning needs of each student.…
Descriptors: Looping (Teachers), Teaching Methods, Cognitive Style, Elementary School Students
Gallo, Michelle – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This quantitative study examined the effect of a student's entry point into a school district and his/her performance on the New York State English Language Arts and Integrated Algebras Regents Exams. The subjects of this study were students assigned to the 2010 and 2011 cohorts from one Long Island school district. Three entry points were…
Descriptors: School Districts, English, Language Arts, Algebra
Curry, Tiffany D. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
For decades, researchers have studied teacher efficacy. In the past decade or so, however, collective teacher efficacy has been at the forefront of educational research as an extension of teacher self-efficacy. Educational researchers have been studying this construct to determine its impact on student achievement, teacher quality, and school…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy
McInerney, Melissa – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Class size and student achievement have been debated for decades. The vast amount of research on this topic is either conflicting or inconclusive. There are large and small scale studies that support both sides of this dilemma (Achilles, Nye, Boyd-Zaharias, Fulton, & Cain, 1994; Glass & Smith, 1979; Slavin, 1989). Class size reduction is a…
Descriptors: Class Size, Academic Achievement, Budgets, Statistical Analysis
Durand, Felix – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Although many studies have been conducted on the relationship between parental involvement and student achievement, the effect of parental involvement in the U.S. Virgin Islands had not been substantiated empirically. It should not be assumed that research conducted in the United States or other geographic areas will necessarily apply to the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Academic Achievement, Parent Participation, Elementary School Students
Vega, Luis Diego – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This study explores the effects of a Two-Way Bilingual Immersion (TWBI) program on language majority and minority students. The fundamental hypothesis was that the process of receiving instruction in two languages (English and Spanish) throughout elementary school (i.e., attendance at a TWBI school) would help the native Spanish-speaking students…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Bilingual Education Programs, Quasiexperimental Design, Control Groups
Newell, Mary Kathleen – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this research was to investigate the effects of movement instruction on children's singing achievement scores. When controlling for age, four overarching questions and nine sub-questions were asked. First, when controlling for age, how do pitch achievement scores at the outset compare to pitch achievement scores after movement…
Descriptors: Music Education, Elementary School Students, Children, Singing
Duke, Rose S. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This research examined the impact of teacher licensure routes, particularly those identified as either traditional or alternative on student achievement by comparing Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) end of year scores in math and reading for minority students in grades six through eight during the period from 2005 through 2009. To compare the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Certification, Teacher Qualifications, Alternative Teacher Certification
Dyke, Kimberly Renee – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The place of sports in academic institutions has been analyzed at length for several years. However most studies focus on the participation of high school and university students in school sports. Very little research exists to suggest a positive or negative correlation between academic achievement and participation in interscholastic sports at…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Athletics
Dalton, Marilee Serns – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The analysis of heart rate variability (HRV) is one tool shown to be of value in examining heart-brain interactions. HRV is remarkably responsive to emotion, and the importance of emotional state in cognitive function is increasingly being recognized and socio-emotional learning strategies being utilized in the classroom. Consequently, the…
Descriptors: Metabolism, Elementary School Students, Parochial Schools, Public Schools
Mitchell, Viola T. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine if classroom configuration--departmentalized and self-contained--is related to the academic achievement of Grade 6 students in a large urban school district as measured by California Standards Test (CST) scores in mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) when controlling for prior academic…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Classroom Environment, Academic Achievement, Correlation
Roberts, Karen Collette – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study was designed to examine the relationship and predictability of selected principal demographic factors and academic factors on overall school accountability ratings. Specifically, the effect of principals' age, gender and years of experience and TAKS reading and TAKS mathematics score on overall accountability ratings. The population for…
Descriptors: Principals, Demography, Academic Achievement, Correlation
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