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    • Classroom management 

      Leese, Rylan (2020-06)
      Classroom management is a primary challenge to academic instruction in elementary classrooms. Establishing and maintaining student engagement may be a controllable way to create a functioning classroom management system. ...
    • Classroom management strategies: An elementary classroom 

      Reid, Danielle (2020-03)
      The purpose of this research was to identify if interventions implemented in the middle of the school year in a third-grade classroom were effective and if the style of interventions improved classroom management strategies. ...
    • Classroom management: Middle school interventions 

      Hansen, Briauna (2020-06)
      Classroom management interventions were implemented in a middle school resource room over a 6-week period. Of 32 students, 12 opted out of participating, which left 20 participants total. The goal was to implement classroom ...
    • Co-Teaching: Communication and Collaboration 

      Walker, Brigitta (2016)
      Communication and collaboration between general education and special education teachers are challenging. Research shows that co-teaching benefits students with disabilities as well as students without disabilities (Scruggs, ...
    • Collaborative relationships with paraprofessionals 

      Bennett, Crystal (2020-03)
      Given the important and long-term role that paraprofessionals play in a self-contained special education environment, this research questions if the implementation of collaborative practices, specifically those often applied ...
    • Communication in a Diverse Classroom: An Annotated Bibliographic Review 

      Brown, Rachelle (2016-06)
      Students have social and personal needs to fulfill which they communicate these different ways. This annotated bibliographic review examined communication studies to provide educators of diverse classrooms with ideas to ...
    • Communication Skills in Mathematics Discourse 

      Fernandez, Robert (2016)
      According to Catherine A. Stein of the National Council of Teachers in Mathematics (NCTM) mathematical discourse is the way students represent, think, talk, question, agree, and disagree in the classroom (National Council ...
    • The effect of goal setting, goal tracking, and feedback on reading fluency 

      Shell, Katharine (2020-06-05)
      As more accountability is placed on teachers and schools, they must find ways to boost their students’ academic reading fluency success. Because of the need to increase academic achievement, strategies that have little ...
    • The Effects of Ability Grouping in a First Grade Math Class 

      Blommel, Monica (2021-07-20)
      Some first-grade students are struggling to maintain a learning pace equivalent to other first-graders during mathematics instruction. In this classroom action research study, ability grouping is used in an attempt to ...
    • Extracurricular Activities and Student Interest 

      Dols, Michael (2018-06-16)
      There is some significant longitudinal research on the impacts participation in extracurricular activities has on students, however very little research exists on the short term, day to day impacts. The purpose of this ...
    • Home learning activities' impact on parent engagement in kindergarten math 

      Godwin, Ashlee (2020)
      The ways families engage with student learning vary, from volunteer opportunities, to fundraising, to home-based learning opportunities. Studies showed that take home learning can facilitate family involvement. The purpose ...
    • Homework differentiation and kindergarten reading fluency 

      Dederer, Jaime (2020-07)
      The purpose of this study was to analyze the impact that differentiated homework has on Kindergarten reading fluency. This study divided 20 kindergarteners into reading level groups: low, middle, and high based on sight ...
    • Impact of gestures and simple signing on instructional interruptions 

      Constantinides Jenkins, Elizabeth Caroline (2020-05)
      Addressing distracting or non-compliant student behavior can be disruptive to an overall lesson and classroom. If a teacher is constantly managing student behavior rather than teaching, students may fall behind in curriculum ...
    • The impact of VAS and AAC charts on student focus 

      Clarke, Christine (2020-06-04)
      This action research study investigates the use of visual activity schedules (VAS) and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) charts in a first-grade classroom in Washington State to increase the amount of time ...
    • Increasing empathy in a primary grade classroom 

      Creer, Adrienne (2020-03)
      Increased empathy in education settings is linked to increased student success in social-emotional as well as academic learning. It is also linked to a reduction in bullying and negative peer interactions between students. ...
    • Increasing the Effectiveness of Teaching the Common Core Standards for Students with Severe Cognitive Disabilities: A Professional Development Study 

      Fowell, James (2020-09-29)
      This Action Research/Professional Development Study looks at the Common Core State Standards through the lens of Special Education and attempts to find a way to successfully integrate the standards into the academic needs ...
    • Intentional Physical Activity Breaks and Their Effects on Students' Behavior 

      Vizzare, Anna (2021-06-30)
      Children throughout America are not getting enough physical activity in their day. The Covid-19 pandemic and the safety precautions that come with students returning to school in person have made students even more sedentary ...
    • Kindergarten Letter-Sound Fluency and Multi-Sensory Intervention 

      Hurd, Zina (2018-06-09)
      This action research study tracks the letter-sound fluency of 21 kindergarten students from an upper middle class urban elementary school in the Pacific Northwest over an eight-week period. A multi-sensory intervention was ...
    • Meeting the Needs of EBD Students 

      Briscoe, Kiana (2016)
      Students diagnosed with an emotional and behavioral disability (EBD) struggle in school, academically and behaviorally. On average, students with EBD perform 1–2 grade levels behind their peers while in elementary school ...
    • A points system and its impact on student behaviors 

      McClelland, Javone (2020-06-04)
      Negative classroom behaviors can affect not only the learning of the child exhibiting the behaviors, but they can disrupt the learning of other children in the classroom. Creating a points system to manage negative behaviors ...