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Middle School Programs Do Make A Difference: An Analysis of Significant Relationships Between Program Implementation and Student Achievement
The problem examined in this study was student achievement at the middle level and the programs and practices that might positively influence it.
Decolonizing Qualitative Instruments: Adapting Qualitative Instruments for Meaningful and Culturally Appropriate Data Collection in Schools with Indigenous Majority Populations
The purpose of this research project is to explore decolonizing an observational assessment process and consider its utility for use in diverse school settings. To meet this research goal, the research team selected the ...
Project ASSIST: Comprehensive, Systemic Change Initiative Impacts School Culture, Climate, Leadership and Instruction
ASSIST, an acronym for Achieving Success through School Improvement Site Teams, is grounded in the premise that professional development and support provided to a school leadership team comprised of a nucleus of teacher-leaders ...
Profiling Instructional Practices: Data for Improving Instruction, Achievement and School Culture
This presentation disusses use of Instructional Practices Inventory (IPI) categories, including examples of situational applications.
Transformational Leadership: Principals, Leadership Teams, and School Culture
The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of the relationships among principal transformational leadership, school leadership-team transformational leadership, and school culture. Twelve middle schools ...
Performance/Outcome Based Principal Evaluation: A Summary of Procedural Considerations
Performance evaluation is designed to assist principals in better accomplishing their leadership role. Performance/Outcome Based Principal Evaluation (PBPE) is defined as "a process for the professional development of ...
What Research Says About Principal Leadership in Highly Successful Middle Grades Schools
This presentation summarizes research on effective principal leadership, focusing on the National Study of Leadership in Highly Successful Middle Level Schools and the traits of an effective principal.
Middle School Programmatic Characteristics and Student Achievement: A Report of a Comprehensive, State-wide Study
This presentation presents preliminary findings for the question, "Are middle school programs and practices influencing student success academically?"
Highly Effective Middle Level Schools and How They Got There
This presentation discussed the National Study of Highly Successful Schools and Their Leaders, focusing the following six successful schools: Becker Middle School, Lawton Chiles Middle Academy, Freeport Intermediate School, ...
NASSP's National Study of Leadership in Middle Level Schools: Understanding Leaders and Programs in Highly Successful Middle Level Schools
This presentation includes a detilaed discussion of Volume II of NASSP's National Study of Leadership in Middle Level Education.
Meeting Report: Soybean Genomics Assessment and Strategy Workshop
(Soybean Genomics Assessment and Strategy Workshop 19 - 20 July 2005 St. Louis, Missouri, 2005-07)
On July 19 - 20, 2005, approximately 50 researchers and administrators with expert knowledge of soybean genomics participated in a workshop in St.Louis, MO, which was hosted by the Soybean Genetics Executive Committee and ...
Project ASSIST: A Comprehensive, Systemic Change Initiative for Middle Level Schools
From 1996 through 1998, the first two-year ASSIST cohort of eight elementary schools, eight middle schools, and nine high schools attended bi-monthly work sessions at the university. The sessions were designed to build ...
What Forty Years of Numbers Tell Us: Reflections on Large, National Middle School Studies
This presentation discusses forty years of middle school statistics.
National Study of Highly Successful Middle Level Schools and their Principals: A Preliminary Report
This report discusses the preliminary findings of the NASSP's National Study of Highly Successful Middle Level Schools and Their Leaders. Discussed are the demographics of and statistics about principals.
Navigating INFO: Additional Concepts
(Missouri Spatial Data Information Service, 1999)
This presentation looks at some aspects of INFO not covered by previous presentations. They include creating and using arrays, cross-tabulation, redefined keys, alternate directories, displaying text with INFO, purging ...
On the Distinctiveness of Farmers of the Middle: A Preliminary Report on the Missouri Farm Poll, 2006
(University of Missouri Extension, 2007)
Most U.S. farms are family farms, which the USDA defines as "proprietorships, partnerships, or family corporations that do not have hired managers." There is a perception and even expectation that "farmers of the middle" ...
Audit of Principal Effectiveness: A Process for Self-Improvement
Feedback data provide an avenue to improved perceptions; in the educational setting, improved perceptions translate into personal growth and more positive organizational culture. To provide a valid, reliable, and practical ...
Using standards-based curricula in the middle grades: What can go wrong?
Textbooks have been at the center of heated debate in mathematics education in the United States.Teachers play a critical role as ultimate decision makers regarding how is their curriculum enacted in the classroom. Their ...
Learning probability with Fathom
This presentation discusses what standards and research say about the learning of probability, dice and coins with Fathom, and how to solve problems by doing simulations. Fathom is a software useful in high school Algebra ...
Creating a Health Care Business from University Research
This presentation opens with a brief review of the Consortium for Bone and Tissue Repair and Regeneration which is a collaborative research program between faculty in the Dental School at UMKC and the materials programs ...