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    • Benefits and Dangers of Exercise to Student Achievement 

      Dorson, Noah Micah (2011-07-11)
      The growing demands of uniform assessments and social stress placed upon young individuals now compels educators to investigate the extent physical exercise helps and/or hinders student achievement and emotional well-being. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Connecting math talk communities, student reasoning and math assessments 

      Almon, Alison (2020-06)
      This action research project explores the possible connections between the development of a math talks community in a classroom and student performance on standards-based assessments. The project includes nine student ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The impact of close reading on reading comprehension 

      Melhart, Trysten (2020-05)
      This issue-focused design study examines the impacts of close reading on reading comprehension for low-level readers and how to best support English Language Learners’ (EL) reading comprehension for primary grade students. ...
    • 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 awareness of sensory needs to inform teaching practices 

      Brooks, Megan (2020-05)
      This professional development study examines the teaching practices of the researcher and how sensory-based strategies can be integrated with classroom instruction to support all learners. Instructional practices of the ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Kindergarten readers theater 

      Loden, Kasey (2020-07)
      This research focused on how the use of Readers Theater would impact students' reading fluency and sight word knowledge. The problem addressed in this action research study was that students were failing to meet their ...