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Balanced Calendar versus Traditional Calendar: Measuring the Difference in Reading Academic Achievement among Kindergarten through Third-Grade Students Who Have Been Identified as Reading Below or Well-Below Grade Level
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
School accountability is increasing with federal mandates. As public schools investigate strategies to raise students’ achievement scores and graduation rates, some have implemented a modified school calendar. Schools ...
A qualitative case study deconstructing teachers' decisions in the pre-active stage of teaching to illuminate considerations made for teaching 21st-century skills and knowledge
The purpose of this heuristic case study was to develop a deeper understanding of how middle-level teachers in one Midwestern middle school account for teaching 21st-century skills and knowledge, within the context of a ...
School Counseling for the Achievement Gap: Attitudes and Beliefs of School Counseling Graduate Students About Culturally Responsive School Counseling
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
School counselors are uniquely positioned to mitigate gaps in opportunity, achievement, and attainment for culturally and linguistically diverse students. However, culturally responsive school counseling is a relatively ...
Carrying their second backpack: understanding the lived experiences of teachers working with trauma-affected students during the Covid-19 pandemic
This heuristic narrative study addressed the high prevalence of trauma that children in schools are experiencing and its secondary effects on those who work with them in schools. While there are plentiful studies to be ...
A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study of School Administrators’ Participation in Personal Learning Networks and Privacy Issues
The purpose of this hermeneutic phenomenological study was to understand how school administrators made sense of their experience utilizing social networking tools to participate in personal learning networks (PLN) while ...