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The power of teacher-student relationships in determining student success
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-08-11)
The purpose of this ethnomethodological exploratory descriptive case study was to investigate and understand teacher perceptions of the relationships between teachers and students and how those teachers perceive relationships ...
An analysis of factors affecting implementation of literacy curriculum resources in K-2 classrooms in a Midwest suburban school district
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
professional development guides, training schedules, and curriculum resource literature. Results indicated implementation is hindered when professional development is vague and does not provide opportunity for participants to learn, practice, and collaborate...
Effective teacher retention : Sustaining quality novice instructors through induction
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-12-28)
The purpose of this heuristic case study was to develop a rich understanding of the effectiveness a teacher induction program has on transitioning and retaining novice teachers on the suburban secondary level. Induction ...
Using Visual Thinking Strategies to Improve Mathematics Instruction
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
The purpose of the study was to explore the use of Visual Thinking Strategies as it applied to mathematics instruction for teachers in a small, urban elementary school containing grades 1-6 in a large Midwestern ...
Motivating Mathematicians: A Theoretical Framework of Professional Development to Support Efficacious Behaviors for Teachers of Elementary Mathematics
for efficacious behaviors theoretical framework for educational leaders when constructing future mathematics professional development for practicing elementary teachers....
What Makes Us Human? A Grounded Theory Study Examining Educators’ Emotional Evolution in the Classroom
-talk, and educational leadership. The central research question was: What theories can be generated regarding the ways in which educators approach, process, and practice emotions in the classroom? My hope was to develop new theories around teachers’ use of emotions...