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Instructional Program Coherence and Literacy Achievement
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
High stakes testing and meaningful accountability measures have caused many suburban school districts to take a closer look at how their students were performing, especially students from traditionally marginalized ...
Mobility Strategies and Academic Success within Military Families
The purpose of this narratalogical case study was to investigate the strategies military families utilize to contribute to the academic performance of highly mobile military connected students. The unit of analysis was ...
Smoke in a Bottle: Adolescent Literacies and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies in an Urban Catholic High School
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Increased standardization within adolescent literacy education leads to dehumanization of students who become a demographic label, statistic, or problem to fix (Blackburn, 2013; Freire, 1996; Gordon, 2009; Paris & Alim, ...
Navigating Social-emotional Experiences for Readers: Stories of Two High-performing Urban Elementary Teachers
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
Reading proficiency rates for elementary students in the United States are extremely concerning, especially for students in urban contexts (National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2017). Due to accountability ...
A Heuristic Narrative Inquiry on the Conceptualization and Cultivation of Relational Trust Between Secondary Teachers and Administrators
The interactions of teachers and administrators may not account for as much time as the interactions between teachers and students, but there is great potential value in examining this relationship and examining its ...