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Russell-Smith, Saundra – ProQuest LLC, 2018
African-American boys who receive exclusionary discipline (i.e. in- or out-of-school suspensions) are overrepresented at the elementary (kindergarten through fifth grade) level. Although African-American boys comprised only 15% of the population of this school, they accounted for 70% of the exclusionary discipline incidents. This…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Elementary School Students, Quasiexperimental Design
Weight, Kathi – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Mental health issues affect learning and performance in profound ways. Schools tend to lack a comprehensive approach to address the needs of students with anxiety, due to the limited training staff receive in mental health identification and support. As teachers work to address barriers to learning, schools must develop a system to fully address…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Elementary School Students, Anxiety, Mental Health
Kilty, Kathleen Joan – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examined the extent hiring for mission and personal religious formation play a role in a Catholic parochial elementary school lay principal's spiritual leadership. This study also examined the relationship between a principal's personal and professional demographics and a principal's spiritual leadership. Ciriello (1993) was used to…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Emergent Literacy, Statistical Analysis, Correlation
Allen, Caitlan E. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Background and Objective: Research has repeatedly found that students who have not developed sufficient reading skills by the third grade have lower rates of high school graduation and post high school outcomes. A growing body of literature has examined how the use of curriculum-based measurements (CBMs) can be used to identify these struggling…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Screening Tests, Reading Skills
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
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
Watson-Thomas, Jolynn Louise – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative causal-comparative research was to assess the effect of classroom structure (single-gender vs. coeducational) on students' performance in mathematics in grades 3 through 5 at three large, urban elementary schools in Las Vegas, Nevada, while controlling for student gender and ethnicity. This study was theoretically…
Descriptors: Single Sex Classes, Elementary School Students, Grounded Theory, Coeducation
Schor, Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Students living in poverty are now the majority of the K-12 student population in the United States. Growing up in poverty results in lower self-regulation, executive function, and readiness to learn. Researchers suggest that mindfulness practices, such as yoga, can enhance student self-regulation and executive function, thereby increasing student…
Descriptors: Relaxation Training, Poverty, Statistical Analysis, Grade 3
Brown, Marilyn M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative action research was to assess teacher perceptions and experiences with Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports implementation and challenging behaviors at one NYC PK-5 Title I school. Students of color and students with disabilities who attend schools with a negative environment tend to experience the school to…
Descriptors: Intervention, Disadvantaged Schools, Positive Reinforcement, Teacher Attitudes
Malakowsky, Daniel James – ProQuest LLC, 2018
A modified extensive reading literacy intervention was examined in this study. The problem was English Learner third and fourth-grade students reading standardized tests scores were low and educators were uncertain as to which type of intervention was best to improve English Learner student oral reading fluency and reading comprehension. This…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Intervention, English Language Learners, Reading Fluency
Goins, John – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of the current study was to determine whether there would be a difference in academic growth measured by gain scores when parents and students received a cumulative standards-based progress report. Participants included 116 fifth grade math students in a Dallas-Fort Worth Area school. Data from district assessments were used to produce…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Academic Achievement, Scores
O'Connell, Richard R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Federal legislation has demanded increased accountability requirements for teacher excellence. Teachers and school leaders in the local schools are impacted tremendously by this decision. The necessity to provide students with high performing teachers is a priority of all stakeholders. The need to comply with federal grant requirements has added…
Descriptors: Models, Teacher Evaluation, Administrator Attitudes, Accountability
Kleinert, Kelly – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The experimenter conducted three experiments to compare incidental language acquisition of familiar and non-familiar stimuli, and asses the effects of specific pairing experiences on the emergence of bidirectional naming (BiN) for familiar and non-familiar stimuli. In Experiment I the experimenter assessed the numbers of accurate untaught listener…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Naming, Familiarity, Stimuli
Wright, Pamela D. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This quantitative study employed a correlational research design to examine the extent to which overall teacher evaluation scores and instructional practice domain scores relate to student achievement scores in mathematics and English language arts among 3rd grade students. This research tested the theory of instruction by Jerome Bruner as it…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Teaching Methods
Marks, Jamar Terry – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this quasi-experimental, nonequivalent pretest-posttest control group design study was to determine if any differences existed in upper elementary school students' science academic achievement when instructed using an 8-week integrated science and English language arts literacy supplemental instructional intervention in conjunction…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Science Achievement, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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