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Camara, Phyllis – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The Program for International Assessment tested students in mathematics from 41 countries and found that students in the United States ranked in the lowest percentile. This struggle with math among youth in the United States prompted this quasi-experimental quantitative study about using interactive technology to engage and motivate 9th grade…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Foreign Countries, Quasiexperimental Design, Statistical Analysis
Lynch, Lucinda Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Due to the increased access of Pods, Internet, games and communication devices, teachers are finding that students are less receptive to traditional teaching methods. One rural Northeast Georgia high school purchased a wireless student response system, "clickers," for teachers to use to engage students. The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Grade 11, High School Students, Mathematics Instruction, Audience Response Systems
Mills, Jeremy Ryan – ProQuest LLC, 2012
A single-subject withdrawal design paired with content quizzes was used to examine the effect of clickers on three dependent variables (student engagement, math quiz scores, and inappropriate behavior) with students diagnosed with high-incidence disabilities in a secondary grade level resource math class and a secondary grade level inclusive math…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Students, Mathematics Instruction
Lee, Hyun Ju – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study reports middle school astronomy classes that implemented photographs and classroom response systems (CRSs) in a discussion-oriented pedagogy with a curriculum unit for the topics of "day-night" and "cause of seasons." In the new pedagogy, a teacher presented conceptual questions with photographs, her 6th grade…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 6, Secondary School Science, Astronomy
Hott, Brittany L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Active participation is the hallmark of instructional accomplishment. Teachers have long sought ways of encouraging more active responding on the part of their students to increase achievement and also to decrease behavioral problems in the classroom. The literature regarding "Opportunities to Respond" (OTR) describes a variety of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Behavior Problems, Emotional Problems, Secondary School Students
Diaz, Jorge Luis – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This research study was conducted in order to use the created program Interactive Classroom Educational Technology (ICETS) with students attending an inner-city high school for developing testing skills to enable higher scores on the test formally known as the American College Test (ACT), now simply named the ACT, English subtest. The proposed…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Intervention, Educational Change, Urban Schools
Felt, Wallace A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This qualitative case study of a rural high school examines the impact of technology tools on secondary science classrooms. Specifically, document cameras, student response systems, and probeware are examined for their affect in instructional practices in science classrooms where they are used. Observational data, student surveys, and teacher…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Rural Schools, High Schools
Fuller, Julia Susanne – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purchase of 21st-century technologies for each middle school teacher in my school system coinciding with a historic lack of significant professional development in technology integration provided the impetus for the study. To address the problem, professional development focused on helping teachers use student response systems and mobile…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Student Reaction, Student Attitudes, Audience Response Systems