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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 Heuristic Multiple-Case Study of Culturally Relevant Practices of Six Urban Elementary School Principals
The purpose of this heuristic multiple-case study was to explore the practices of six urban elementary school principals regarding the use of culturally relevant practices in their schools. The central question was: How ...
A Narratological Heuristic Case Study of Teachers Teaching in a Blended Learning Classroom Environment
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
The purpose of this narratological heuristic multiple case study is to describe the specific components that teachers need in both their knowledge and skills to meet the individual needs of their students in a blended ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...