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Williams, Kelly R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The implementation of the Literacy-Based Promotion Act in Mississippi required third graders to prove mastery in reading before promotion to the fourth grade. This mixed model method of research investigated the achievement test scores of fourth and fifth grade students that were not accountable for passing the Third Grade Summative Reading…
Descriptors: Literacy, Instructional Effectiveness, Achievement Tests, Scores
Riley, Kathryn – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study investigated the relationship between a computer-assisted instructional mathematics website used to support classroom instruction and fourth grade students' achievement on MAP, as measured by NWEA. In addition, the study also investigated the relationship between the same computer-assisted instructional mathematics website and fourth…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Correlation, Web Sites, Grade 4
Zhang, Sijia – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examined the relationships among school leadership practices, parental involvement, disciplinary climate, students' perceptions on reading, and student achievement with sample obtained from the combined data of Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) and Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2011…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Parent Participation, Leadership Effectiveness
Santone, Thomas – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation analyzes data in order to answer the research question, "Do eighth grade students who have participated regularly in their school band programs for four consecutive years achieve higher scores in New Jersey's Grade Eight PARCC Assessment than students of similar ability who do not play a musical instrument?" Data was…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Grade 8, Charter Schools
Suter, Jayna – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative correlational study was to ascertain the degree to which a relationship exists between teacher-reported technology integration in the classroom and student math achievement of classrooms containing third through fifth grade students in one Southern California school district, as measured by a standardized…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Correlation, Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Tests
Jones, Willette – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study investigated the low literacy and math achievement of 4th grade students with emotional disturbances (ED) in an urban school district in Pennsylvania. Researchers have speculated that teachers possess limited knowledge of the behavioral health needs of students with ED needed to support their behavior and achievement. Therefore, this…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Mathematics Achievement, Emotional Disturbances, Elementary School Teachers
Yun, Joonmo – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Reading comprehension is an essential skill for success in school and post-school life. However, despite the importance of this skill, a considerable number of students in the U.S. have shown difficulties in reading comprehension. According to the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) of the National Center for Education…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Factor Analysis, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
Surgener, Gena F. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This research study was conducted to examine the effects of the academic achievement of elementary level general education students in the inclusion classroom setting versus the general education students in the non-inclusion classroom in a large suburban school district in Tennessee as measured by third, fourth, and fifth grade mathematics and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students, Inclusion, Grade 3
Foto, Lisamarie – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this mixed method study was to examine instructional practices in the Integrated Co-teaching classes and the roles of the Co-teachers in each class to determine if the instructional practices support meaningful learning. The participants in this study were two special education teachers and two general education teachers from two…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Team Teaching, Mixed Methods Research, Teacher Role
King, Molly Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this quantitative, causal-comparative study was to compare the effect elementary music and visual arts lessons had on third through sixth grade standardized mathematics test scores. Inferential statistics were used to compare the differences between test scores of students who took in-school, elementary, music instruction during the…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Elementary School Students, Grade 3
Harkness, Lori M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The problem investigated in this quantitative study was that schools in a small, rural East Texas town were falling below acceptable ratings in reading on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) and the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR). Researchers have found that constructive-based learning environments (CBLEs)…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Grade 5, Reading Achievement, Statistical Analysis
Ibarra, Sylvia – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Independent Reading (IR) is a reading intervention that many schools implement to help students develop essential reading skills and improve academic achievement on various standardized assessments. However, recent IR studies have yielded mixed findings on the effectiveness of IR as a reading intervention to help struggling students increase…
Descriptors: Independent Reading, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Reading Tests
Vavassoeur, Lether Christine – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this dissertation was to investigate the extent to which the Test of Everyday Attention for Children (TEA-Ch) in isolation and in combination with parent ratings of inattention predicted performance on reading comprehension assessments presented in various formats (question and answer, cloze, and recall) among a non-clinical sample…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Reading Comprehension, Grade 4, Minority Group Children
Strong, Dawn Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study analyzed the required inclusion of school test scores in the yearly evaluation of school principals within the current school reform and standards and accountability movements of both the federal and state departments of education. Extant data from a single school district in Oregon was used for this study, and included: (a)…
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Summative Evaluation, Predictor Variables
Ward, Cherie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
This study examined the use of poetry as a multimodal communicative text to encourage reading engagement in selected African-American learners with mild intellectual disabilities. Framed by critical discourse theory, genre theory, and Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, this investigation presented poetry as an alternative text…
Descriptors: Poetry, Reading, Reading Achievement, African American Students
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