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A Comparison of Student Tutoring Achievement for Reading and Imagine Learning
Education, Elementary; Tutors and tutoring; Reading;Dissertations, Academic;
As the population of English Language Learners (ELLs) in the United States grows, schools need effective programs in place to meet their unique needs. In order to address these needs, schools throughout...
Best Practices and Characteristics of Effective Literacy Teachers
Education, Elementary; Literacy; Reading;Dissertations, Academic;
Effective teachers with high efficacy are necessary in strengthening our educational system. This is a qualitative study of the characteristics of exceptional teachers exhibiting high efficacy standards...
The Effect of Detracking on the Elementary School Experience of English Language Learners
Education, Elementary; Track system (Education); Ability grouping in education; Dissertations, Academic;
English language learners are often highly overrepresented in the lowest academic tracks in American schools. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to discover if detracking an elementary school classroom...
Simultaneous and Sequential Language Acquisition: A Comparison Study of American Sign Language-English Interpreters
Deaf--Means of communication; Deaf culture; Deaf--Services for;
Often, Coda/coda interpreters (child of a Deaf adult) are perceived to have more native-like command of ASL due to acquiring ASL and English naturally from birth, in comparison to A.T. interpreters, who...
Parent Involvement Curriculum: A Guide for Immigrant Parents Raising Children in the United States
Education; Education--Parent participation; Dissertations, Academic;
Research has shown that parental involvement in schools is a key factor that contributes to student achievement. The stated purpose of this curriculum project is to help immigrant parents learn more about...
Reflecting on Teaching and Learning to Improve Instruction
Reflective teaching; Mentoring in education;Dissertations, Academic;
Research in general has agreed that reflection in, on, and about practice is essential to building, maintaining, and developing the capacities of teachers (Muir & Beswick, 2007; Harrison, Lawson & Wortley,...
Middle School Students' Perceptions of Teacher Immediacy Behaviors and their Effect on Motivation
Middle school teachers; Effective teaching; Motivation in education; Dissertations, Academic;
Research indicates that teacher immediacy, both verbal and nonverbal, effects student motivation. Most of the research has been done in a university setting. This study looks at middle school students'...
Secondary Math Teachers’ Perceptions of English Language Learners in the Classroom
Education, Secondary; English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers; Mathematics; Dissertations, Academic;
Secondary math teachers’ perceptions of English Language Learners (ELLs) in their classrooms were surveyed. Respondents were practicing teachers in a large suburban school district in the Western United...
The United States and World War II: A Senior Project for Secondary Education
World War, 1939-1945--Study and teaching; United States;
Teaching materials for an 11th Grade History course, "The United States and World War II." This is the final student project for the author, required for certification in the UVSC Secondary Education Certification...
How Can the Research on English Language Learners Be Used to Create a Primary Math Unit?
Education, Elementary; English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers; Mathematics--Study and teaching; Dissertations, Academic;
The purpose of this creative project was to explore the research on effective strategies for teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) and to use them to develop a math unit using these methods. The project...
Spelling: How Should It be Taught?
Dissertations, Academic; Education; Spelling ability; English language--Study and teaching;
The purpose of this research was to determine if the use of the spelling program Words Their Way resulted in higher achievement in spelling in a second grade classroom than customized approaches.
The Effect of Guided Math Groups on the Performance of Third-Grade Elementary Students in Mathematics
Ability grouping in education; Education, Elementary; Mathematics--Study and teaching; Dissertations, Academic;
The purpose of this study was to compare the mathematics achievement of third-grade students who were taught mathematics using guided math groups with students who were taught with whole-group direct instruction....
Teaching Statistics to Preschool Students
Education, Preschool; Statistics--Study and Teaching;Dissertations, Academic;
The purpose of this study was to determine if teaching statistical concepts to preschool children increases their mathematical knowledge. Participants in this study included 48 preschool students (n =...
Teacher Influence in Elementary School Singing
Voice teachers; Singing--Instruction and study; Elementary school teachers; School children;
The purpose of this study was to explore if there is any correlation between the singing attitudes and practices of non-music teachers and their students in an elementary school.
Applying Dweck's Mindset Theory in the Classroom to Improve Student Attitudes Toward Learning
Dissertations, Academic; Success--Psychological aspects; Developmental psychology and motivation;
The purpose of this study was to explore the application of Dweck's Mindset Theory and how it would effect student attitudes towards learning in the classroom.
Writing 2.0: Using Google Docs as a Collaborative Writing Tool in the Elementary Classroom
Education, Elementary; Writing skills; Dissertations, Academic; Web 2.0;
The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of Google Docs as compared to the traditional paper and pencil writing method on 6th grade student’s writing. The researcher used a classroom of...
Teacher Attitudes Toward Bilingual Education
Education; Education, Bilingual; Education, Bilingual--Teacher Training; Dissertations, Academic;
The purpose of this study was to show teacher attitudes about bilingual education in a selected elementary school. The reasoning is that teacher attitudes may affect the success of bilingual education...
Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol: A Case Study
Education; Dissertations, Academic;
There is a lot of information published about which teaching strategies are most effective for English language learners. This case study focused on one model of instruction, the Sheltered Instruction...
An Alternative School Science Attitude Study
Dissertations, Academic; Education; Science teachers--Training of--United States;
This action research study examined negative attitudes toward science in an alternative high school, and ways to combat those negative attitudes.
Effects of First Language Development on Second Language Acquisition among English Language Learners
Education, Secondary; English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers; Dissertations, Academic;
This is a mixed-methods study to analyze the effects that first language acquisition has on learning a second languages. The study focuses on native Spanish-speaking secondary school students who were...
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