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Hedges, Sarai; Harkness, Shelly Sheats; Given, Kim – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2022
In this article we report on middle school students' understanding of concepts related to the second step of the statistical problem-solving process, study design: create a plan and collect data. Students participated in an open-ended statistics lesson involving nonexperimental study design. For this research we analyzed the students' discourse…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Concept Formation, Research Design, Data Collection
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Smolinsky, Larry; Kennedy, Eugene; Huang, Liuli; Alaniz, Andrew – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2022
The objective of this exploratory study was to examine the interpersonal dynamics of an after-school math club for middle schoolers. Using social network analysis, 2 networks were identified and analyzed: (a) a network of friendship relationships and (b) a network of working relationships. The interconnections and correlations between friendship…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Youth Clubs, After School Programs, Mathematics Instruction
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Hinton, KaaVonia – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2022
The Common Core State Standards' focus on nonfiction texts has prompted middle schools to include more historical nonfiction, including books that focus on the United States' racialized past (and present) such as "We Are Not Yet Equal" by Carol Anderson (2018) and "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You" (2020) by Jason Reynolds…
Descriptors: Racism, Nonfiction, Middle School Students, Common Core State Standards
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Sardone, Nancy B. – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2022
Economic literacy is critical for success in one's career and life. Such literacy has never been more relevant than today due to supply-chain issues causing product shortages, surging inflation, and rising interest rates. Discovery learning through active learning materials discussed in this article were employed with fifth and sixth-grade…
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Middle School Students, Economics Education, Financial Literacy
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Nance, Starlynn – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2022
This transcendental phenomenological qualitative study examined two middle school social studies teachers that worked with an instructional coach to use their classroom textbook to transform the curriculum by using the College, Career, and Civic (C3) Life framework. Both teachers implemented several attributes and characteristics from the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Educational Change, Culturally Relevant Education, Standards
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Beutel, Andy – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2022
Teaching critically about politically charged topics in an affluent, suburban middle school requires a careful approach. Grounded in critical pedagogy theory and historical literacy pedagogy, the inquiry-based project described in this article is an attempt to help seventh-grade students analyze and understand the historic and modern conflict…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Middle School Students, Conflict, War
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Hrubik, Jessica; Morgan, Denise N. – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2022
Providing timely and helpful writing feedback for student writers, especially those at the middle and high school level, can present an unwieldy challenge for teachers. Yet, feedback is necessary for students' growth as writers. There is an increased interest and use of automatic writing programs to provide students with writing feedback. However,…
Descriptors: Automation, Essays, Scores, Feedback (Response)
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Peterson, Sarah E.; Tinajero, Josefina V. – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2021
This mixed methods case study focuses on one school's experiences with Do the Write Thing (DtWT) Challenge, a national violence prevention program for middle schools. Using the theory of planned behavior as a theoretical framework, we examined program impact and learning activities. Students in participating schools demonstrated significantly more…
Descriptors: Violence, Prevention, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes
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Dingman, Shannon Wayne; Namakshi, Nama; Homem, Steven; Pullman, Hailey – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2021
Prior to the 2010 release of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM), the curricular landscape in the United States consisted of an assortment of individual state standards that as a collection reflected little consensus as to the grade placement of specific mathematical content. As CCSSM has now been used as the foundation for…
Descriptors: Middle School Mathematics, Common Core State Standards, Mathematics Curriculum, Alignment (Education)
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Alley, Kathleen M. – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the ways middle school students utilized visual photographing literacies during a participatory action research project as they jointly investigated factors that support and/or hinder students' academic success. Research questions included: (a) How do Sage Middle School (pseudonym) students perceive…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Participatory Research
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Starks, Stacy L.; Owens-Mosby, DeAnna; Rakow, Ernest A. – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2018
The purpose of the present study was to determine if transitioning from elementary to middle school has an effect on value added scores of sixth graders as compared to scores of students in K-8 schools with no transition. Multivariate analysis of variance was used to analyze achievement data from students in 442 Tennessee public schools for the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Early Adolescents, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Public Schools
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Sweeney, Meghan A.; Townsend, Dianna – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2018
The present study explores the development of academic language and social studies discourse norms among a diverse sample of middle school students, as well as how language development aids rhetorical choices in students' writing. Over the course of 1 semester, students (n = 37) made statistically and practically significant gains in academic…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Academic Language, Middle School Students, Social Studies
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Bender, Amy A. – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2018
The present study examined how 20 sixth-grade students made meaning while reading graphic novels. Participants completed multiple tasks during a 6-week period. Data sources comprised 1 reading survey, 2 teacher-student conferences, 5 small-group discussions, 1 visual stopping points assignment, and multiple journal entries. Grounded theory methods…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Middle School Students, Cartoons, Novels
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Chapman, Lindsey A.; Calhoon, Mary Beth; Krawec, Jennifer – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2018
Adolescent struggling readers (ASRs) with and without disabilities are often reported uniformly in the literature as disengaged from reading and lacking the motivation required to read. The present study tested, at the beginning of the academic year, reader self-perception of sixth grade ASRs (n = 71) enrolled in remedial reading courses using the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Grade 6, Reading Difficulties
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Hurd, Ellis; Bowden, Angela – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2018
A pre- and postcourse survey was used to collect quantitative data on university students' perceptions and experiences of one hybrid course within a middle level education program. In addition, the survey contained questions addressing the possible impact the hybrid course had on students' perceptions of feeling prepared for urban education and…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, College School Cooperation
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