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Oliver, Jessica Northern – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine if blended learning effects the academic growth of students. The study used NWEA MAP to determine if RIT scores of students in blended learning schools increased more than schools where blended learning was not a focus. In addition, the study examined the perceptions of students and teachers regarding the…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Blended Learning, Academic Achievement, Middle School Students
Derico, Vontrice L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of the proposed quasi-experimental quantitative study was to determine if students who were taught in the inclusive setting yielded higher standardized test scores compared to students who were taught in the resource setting. The researcher analyzed the standardized test scores, in the areas of Language Arts, Reading, and Mathematics…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Inclusion
McEwen, Terrance Jacob – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The goal of this study was to determine whether there was a significant relationship between participation in athletic activities and academic achievement. Academic achievement was to be measured by the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2). This study focused on MCT2 scores in mathematics and language arts for 8th grade male and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Athletics, Academic Achievement, Standardized Tests
Gatz, Jennifer – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Middle school is a critical period in the cognitive and academic development of young women, and a time when their performance and interest in science may decline. After school programs play a key role in engaging youth in learning by providing opportunities to increase health and wellness, set goals, and strategize problem solving. Skills…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Females, After School Programs, Skill Development
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
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
Franklin, Barbara Gail – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Eighth grade math students must pass a standards based test to be promoted to the next grade. Students who were at risk of failing the state's annual test faced impending retention. The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to see if an intensive nine-week (55 min per day) remedial Math Connection (MC) class for 67 suburban, eighth grade…
Descriptors: Intervention, Remedial Mathematics, At Risk Students, Grade 8
Young, La Sandra M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Schools across the nation are faced with an increased urgency to seek innovative strategies to improve low academic performance of students as mandated by No Child Left Behind Legislation (Friend, 2006). Specifically, in the state of Tennessee in schools such as those located in the Shelby County Schools District who have experienced low student…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Single Sex Classes, Coeducation, Standardized Tests
Galloway, Melissa Ritchie – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this causal comparative study was to test the theory of assessment that relates benchmark assessments to the Georgia middle grades science Criterion Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) percentages, controlling for schools who do not administer benchmark assessments versus schools who do administer benchmark assessments for all middle…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Science Achievement, Achievement Tests, Science Tests