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Sangangula, Londaka Amasio – Online Submission, 2016
The purpose of this study was to provide views of teachers and pupils on large class size and its effects on teaching and English learning, at "Instituto Médio Politécnico do Namibe", and by showing that the large class scenario at IMP-Namibe may be attributed to various factors of which the most pertinent is the imbalance between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Class Size, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Goughnour, Martha Jean – Online Submission, 2013
The action research project report was created to remedy a lack of multicultural literature within the regular level sophomore English class and to assist regular level sophomore students' connection to their reading. The teacher-researcher also examined her students' own ethnic backgrounds, cultures, religions, economic status, gender, and/or…
Descriptors: Action Research, Teacher Researchers, Literature, Cultural Relevance
Bachelor, Robin L.; Vaughan, Patrick M.; Wall, Connie M. – Online Submission, 2012
This report describes a program for improving retention of essential concepts exhibited by junior high and high school students. The purpose of the study was to increase cognitive retention in order to increase student success. The target sample consisted of junior high students in the seventh grade and high school students in grades nine through…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Retention (Psychology), Fundamental Concepts, Intervention
Baker, Melissa; Paver, Jacquelyn; Zabelin, Richard – Online Submission, 2011
The purpose of this action research project report was to improve students' respectful behavior. A total of 80 students of the teacher researchers participated. The included 26 Fashion & Apparel 1 students, 45 Childcare & Development 1 students, and 9 World History high school students. Teacher Researchers A and B ran their study from August 23rd,…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Recognition (Achievement), Role Playing, Action Research
Jacob, Margo A. – Online Submission, 2011
This action research project report began when the teacher researcher determined that students exhibited physical fitness levels below that of the state and national norms, and also displayed negative attitudes about physical education. The purpose of this action research project was to increase physical fitness and fitness attitudes through…
Descriptors: High School Students, Physical Education, Exercise, Intervention
Wright, Sam; Ballestero, Victor – Online Submission, 2011
The purpose of this research was to survey selected Eastern Kentucky Principals (Elementary, Middle, and High School) to collect data about stress in public schools. A stress survey (Appendix C) was sent to randomly selected elementary, middle, and high school principals located in the Eastern Kentucky region serviced by Morehead State University…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, High Schools, Opinions, School Districts
Hudson, Siobhan; Kadan, Sarah; Lavin, Karen; Vasquez, Tylita – Online Submission, 2010
The students of the targeted fourth, fifth, sixth, and ninth grade classes exhibited difficulties with number sense that interfered with understanding and recall of basic math facts. Evidence for the existences of the problem included teacher observation, test scores, and student and teacher surveys. The research participants included 42 children…
Descriptors: Intervention, Grades (Scholastic), Action Research, Observation
Pedersen, James M. – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this study was to analyze student academic performance data from year-round calendar high schools across the United States in comparison to those of traditional calendar high schools within the same states. This study sought to determine if the mean passing scores of students for the last three academic years in four important…
Descriptors: Year Round Schools, High Schools, Public Schools, High School Students
Di Fatta, Jenna; Garcia, Sarah; Gorman, Stephanie – Online Submission, 2009
Three teacher researchers conducted this action research project to increase their 54 high school students' achievements in mathematics. The teacher researchers had noticed a trend of low scores on teacher-made chapter tests and non-completion of daily homework. Standardized tests showed that most students scored below average on the mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Action Research, Academic Achievement, Student Surveys
Shirley, Doeford G. – Online Submission, 2009
The need for alternative education programs that work is paramount in light of the nation's public education crisis. The problem is that alternative education programs fail to adequately address the issues that At-Risk students bring to, and face in, the alternative and/or the traditional classroom. This study utilized a qualitative and a…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, At Risk Students, Questionnaires, Data Collection
Haywood, Joey; Kuespert, Sarah; Madecky, Dani; Nor, Abbey – Online Submission, 2008
This action research project report examined strategies to motivate students from extrinsically rewarding behaviors to intrinsically motivating behaviors. The action research was conducted in two different schools by four different teacher researchers within the same district. Three teachers in an elementary building (Site A) and one teacher in a…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Check Lists, Intervention, Research Projects
Pate-Clevenger, Rebecca; Dusing, Jennifer; Houck, Phyllis; Zuber, John – Online Submission, 2008
This Action Research Project Report was conducted at one elementary school and two different high schools from August 20, 2007 to December 14, 2007. The purpose of this research was to decrease student off-task behavior in the classroom. There were four teacher researchers and 94 students at the beginning of the research, but during the action…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Intervention, Learning Activities, Social Behavior
Barnes, Jessica L.; Bramley, Scott A. – Online Submission, 2008
The authors of this action research project report were teacher researchers who found student disengagement during classroom activities to have a negative effect on their classroom environments and on their students' achievement. The purpose of this action research project was to increase student engagement in classroom activities by implementing…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Check Lists, Class Activities, Learning Activities
Dicken, Kori S.; Foreman, Carol D.; Jensen, Robin L.; Sherwood, Justin A. – Online Submission, 2008
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a guided study hall on homework completion. Two groups of students were analyzed in their homework completion rates. Homework completion rates of the students that participated in Site A were reviewed in their five core subjects, while the homework completion rates of the students at Site B…
Descriptors: Homework, Study Centers, After School Programs, Tutoring
Gambill, Jill M.; Moss, Lauralee A.; Vescogni, Christie D. – Online Submission, 2008
Teachers at three separate public schools analyzed possible reasons behind low grades. All problems (late work, unprepared students, lax attitudes) related to students who were not organized for learning. Even though these teachers taught a variety of ages ranging from third thru twelve grades, they typically found evidence of a lack of…
Descriptors: Study Skills, Organization, Skill Development, Student Improvement
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