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"Teaching the whole child of God": A case study of a Lutheran grade school in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program A case study of beliefs and culturally relevant practices of four kindergarten teachers and ESL reading achievement A comparative analysis between accelerated reader scores and student performance on the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test+ in Central Alabama A comparative study of the effectiveness of two instructional methods that affect Hispanic students A comparison of burnout among honors, regular education, and special education K-8 teachers A comparison of parent and teacher perceptions of parental involvement in elementary schools A comparison of reading comprehension performance and student success of special education fourth grade students with moderate disabilities who received direct instruction and those who did not receive direct instruction A comparison of standardized test scores between two groups of elementary students A correlation of quality reviews and fourth grade performance in English language arts A correlational study of professional development and implementation of character education in elementary schools A correlational study of the relationships between music aptitude and phonemic awareness of kindergarten children A mixed method analysis of a service-learning program A mixed-method analysis of the alignment of Title I Achieving schools' professional development to NCLB professional development provisions A model of inclusion and the academic achievement of students with disabilities A model school in Iraq: How to create a K--12 model school in order to serve Iraqis returning from the West A phenomenological investigation of student achievement: Perceptions of academic success as told by single African American and Hispanic mothers A presentation of teachers' perceptions regarding literacy coaching A qualitative case study on the impact of recess and in -class breaks, in the American public schools, through the eyes of elementary school administrators, teachers, and students A qualitative study examining elementary general education and special education teachers' experiences and perceptions of the inclusion model A qualitative study of parents' experiences using home interventions after training in reading strategies A reusable learning object design model for elementary mathematics A study of African American male students' academic achievement and school attitude in an urban elementary school A study of a district-wide vocabulary program implemented to improve reading comprehension on the North Carolina End-of-Grade Assessment A study of associations among teacher collaborative activities and student achievement A study of differentiated instruction based on the SIOP model in Georgia classrooms A study of general educators' lived experiences in the inclusion of elementary students with autism A study of intensive, systematic direct instruction for an autistic child A study of parent-child numeracy interaction in families of English language learners A study of teaching in isolation and the effects on self-efficacy for first and second grade teachers in the online school setting A study of the effects of centralization of Catholic school administration upon the mission of the school pastor and principal A study of the effects of integrating instructional technology on student achievement in low socioeconomic status elementary schools A study of the impact on student achievement of single-gender classes in coeducational public schools A study of the perception of students' learning, through service learning: A qualitative case study A study of the perceptions of elementary teachers, parents, and students regarding an after -school program in one Tennessee school A study of the qualifications, roles, responsibilities, and characteristics of reading specialists in independent, private schools A study of the strength of an art infused instructional approach of fifth grade map testing scores in reading achievement Ability grouping: A generic qualitative study of effective teachers' use of ability grouping with general education students Academic achievement and the third grade African American male Academically unacceptable: an elementary school's journey to reform Accelerating receptive language acquisition in kindergarten students: An action research study Action research: Effectiveness of the Fry Words iPad application on achievement and motivation Adequate Yearly Progress outcomes through the Reading First grant African American girls' perceptions of their adjustment from coeducational elementary schools to a single-gender middle school, and how they believe educators can best support this transition: A case study African American parents' perceptions of barriers to academic success in a rural elementary school After school tutorial program: The effects of a Title I school An analysis of an after -school program in a small, rural elementary school in Georgia An analysis of how data-driven instruction and teacher collaboration affect student learning and teacher effectiveness An analysis of teachers' and parents' perceptions of the barriers of parental involvement in urban elementary schools based on grade level An analysis of the differences in ELA, math, and science student achievement among elementary students based on teacher preparation models: A quantitative study An effective co-teaching model to improve student achievement in mathematics at the elementary school level An evaluation of the use of read -alouds in elementary classrooms and the effect on student achievement An examination of differences between promotion rates of third grade youth in foster care: A study on one-to-one tutoring An examination of how general education teachers implement instructional accommodations for SLD students when teaching mathematics in inclusive classrooms An examination of the parental involvement factor on reading achievement scores in an inner -city school An exploration of strategies used by experienced K-5 teachers in response to mid-year mobility of Marine Corps-connected students An exploration of the impact of reading instructional group size with and without in -class support An exploratory study on the effectiveness of Montessori constructs and traditional teaching methodology as change agents to increase academic achievement of elementary Black students An investigation into the therapeutic and motivational use of moralistic storytelling for elementary students An investigation of differentiated instruction: Closing the achievement gap for elementary English language learners An investigation of the relationship between parent involvement and student motivation An investigation of the relationship between transformational leadership and organizational health Analyzing relationships between classroom management strategies, student achievement scores, and teachers' attitudes and beliefs in diverse elementary settings Are we pulling the rug out from under their feet? What if academic interventions are removed? Arizona's reading first: A study into sustainability Assessing multiple intelligences in elementary-school students Attaining and sustaining school success: Examining winning Blue Ribbon elementary and middle schools in Georgia Attitudes and inclusive practices: A dilemma for elementary school principals and special education administrators Beyond instruction: measuring academic acheivement through use of instructional models Beyond minimum technology requirements: Course characteristics for the instructional design of virtual programs at the elementary grade levels Brain-based learning: A study on how teachers implement strategies in the traditional classroom Burnout among French immersion teachers in British Columbia, Canada Can you hear me now? A study of communication among teachers of at-risk students through response to intervention Can you hear my voice: The role of teacher leaders in Response to Intervention Classroom teacher attitudes toward inclusion Closing the achievement gap: A study of single-gender education in the public sector Collateral damage: Music teachers and curriculum narrowing in upper elementary school Conditions, materials, and supports of elementary autism programs: Are schools educating students with autism in similar ways? Constructivist learning design: A qualitative study of learning theory and at -risk student academic success Continuous calendar and academic growth: A study of the impact of continuous calendar schools on academic growth of low-socioeconomic-status students Contributing factors to the learning of altruism and instruction in the classroom: The grounded theory of fourth and fifth grade educators Creativity as a whole school process: A case study Creativity: A comparison of gifted students Developing third and fourth graders' imagination through creative writing with inspiration from the children's author, Roald Dahl Do changes in state and federal mandates affect teacher motivation in the state of Maine? Early intervention and student achievement Effective oral language development strategies for elementary teachers Effective teaching traits relevant to the academic success of African American students Effectiveness of 1-2-3 Magic for Teachers to improve classroom management and discipline Effects of consistent observational feedback on teachers' efficacy and motivation to improve instructional delivery Effects of four electronic text presentation formats on reading efficiency and comprehension Effects of graphing, goal setting, and conferencing on reading and math achievement Effects of professional development on the mathematical instructional practices of elementary school teachers: An action research study Effects of the Third Grade Model on retained third grade students: Success or failure? Elementary and middle school bullying: A Delphi analysis of successful prevention programming Elementary mathematics instruction: Traditional versus inquiry Elementary school students' attitudes toward student achievement: A focused study on social ecological variables Elementary teachers' perceptions of the Georgia Teacher Evaluation Program Engaging stakeholders in generating solutions to address enrollment decline in an urban faith-based elementary school Entering the minds of students: A study in assessment Equivalence in dual language schools in Delaware: How principals and teachers define and apply this concept Estoy bien, estas bien: I'm ok, you're ok: The impact of teacher self-efficacy on referral chance Evaluating a looping model in a departmentalized and teamed school to improve rigor, relevance, and relationship structures Evaluating academic achievement of African-American male students in relationship to African-American male teachers in Guilford County, North Carolina Public Schools Evaluating the effectiveness of the Camelot Learning Math Intervention Curriculum for program implementation Evaluating the effects of Kagan Structures on teaching strategies: An action research study Evaluating the effects of a professional development workshop on the teaching practices of elementary teachers: An action research study Evaluating the effects of professional development on direct math vocabulary instruction on teachers' practice: An action research study Evaluating the effects of structured focus groups on the perception of collaboration time at an elementary school: An action research study Evaluating the impact of teacher-student relationships and student achievement: An action research study Every second counts: School week and achievement Explicit strategy instruction and improvements in the fluency of struggling second -grade readers Exploration of culturally responsive teaching: A basic qualitative study Failing schools: A study of corrective actions in relation to underperforming elementary schools in California Family background, parental involvement, and parent child interactions as predictors of fifth-graders behavior problems Filling the gap: The impact of male primary teachers on the early school success of father -absent boys From report card to standards-based progress report: The teacher's change process Handwriting proficiency: A critical foundation for middle-school success Hearing new voices: Novice teachers' experiences with high -stakes testing in mathematics and reading Helping third grade students to read proficiently: An exploration of successful teachers' reading instruction Homeschooling parents: Using the Common Core State Standards as curriculum guidelines How dare they enter my classroom: A study of teachers' attitudes towards the inclusion process in a rural area in a South Atlantic state How teacher training affects the implementation of differentiated instruction at the elementary level How three reading teachers flourish within a scripted reading curriculum: A collective case study Impact of professional development on level of technology integration in the elementary classroom Impact of the Scholastic Reading Counts program on reading level ability: A study of third- hrough fifth-grade students in west central Florida Impact of words and pictures on elementary school students' retention and transfer Implementing a Parental Involvement Program to Improve Parents' Engagement in Their Children's Learning: An Action Research Study Implementing a literacy program to improve student achievement for potentially at-risk and academically advanced K-5th-grade students: an action research study Implementing math ability grouping to improve engagement of academically advanced students: An action research study Improving K-2 reading instruction through the use of a coaching model with onsite professional development: An action research study Improving responsiveness to Intervention in a virtual publically supported program: An action research Improving student math knowledge and math attitudes through small group instruction: An action research study Improving students' performance in elementary math using iPad technology: An action research study Incorporating the middle school: K--8, a better model? Increasing circulation in elementary school libraries using e-book lending programs: An action research study Increasing student achievement and improving self-esteem through a community building intervention Increasing the fluency of third graders through the systemic implementation of QuickReads: An action research study Increasing the use of technology in the home by parents of elementary school students: An action research study Initial teacher certification in a virtual environment: Student dispositions and program implications Intentional youth development in after school programs Investigating parents' knowledge of the response to intervention process and its effect on parental involvement Investigating perceived factors influencing academic underachievement of gifted students in grades four and five in a rural Sumter School District Is full-day kindergarten worth it? An academic comparison of full-day and half-day kindergarten programs Is smaller better? Effect of small-group intervention on ELLs' assessment scores Job-embedded school-based staff development: Title I middle school teachers' perceptions Knowing, embedding, using experts' strategies that eliminate the achievement gap Ladders to learning: The effect of pre-kindergarten programs on minority student academic achievement Leadership as a distributed phenomenon: A study of shared roles and 3rd grade student achievement Leadership characteristics needed to implement a successful Response to Intervention model Leadership practices of female principals Leadership, learning and school change: The elementary principal's role in teacher professional development Leading your school to excellence through reading instruction Lesson study as professional development for elementary school teachers Listen to the teacher! An exploration of the teacher's voice regarding homework Low performance to high achievement: A qualitative case study of a principal's impact on student achievement Mapping the issues: A content analysis of elementary and secondary education news stories from 1968 to 2008 on television networks Mathematics teaching self-efficacy: A descriptive comparative study of teacher preparation and self-efficacy at low- and high-achieving schools Measurement of academic improvement by historic Arizona charter schools and comparisons to ethnically similar nearby traditional public schools Meeting the needs of english learner students in the mainstream classroom: A discovery of practices of effective teachers Moving schools from good to great: A study of excellence in education New teachers' sense of instructional self-efficacy: A case study of competency-based student teaching Novice teachers trained in the professional learning community model: Attitudes and perceptions with intermediate students One love, one heart: Promoting empathy through children's literature Our side of the story: African American parents' perceptions of Caucasian educators Parental involvement within the Hispanic community Parental perceptions of communication between educators and parents Patching the hole in the bucket: Addressing the problem of teacher attrition via teacher retention Peer victimization in elementary school: Teacher perspectives of bullying, its impact, and resolution Perceptions and adoption of differentiated instruction by elementary teachers Perceptions of the work environment: The perceived presence and importance of the Herzberg motivator -hygiene factors among elementary public school teachers in the Title I elementary schools Perspectives of disciplinary problems and practices in elementary schools Planting seeds in rich soil: A quantitative study of the reading and math growth of gifted and talented learners Predictive validity of a one-minute measure of comprehension on a state measure of adequate yearly progress Prekindergarten participation as related to performance in primary grades Preservice teacher preparedness: Deficiencies and strengths Principals' processes of creating successful professional learning communities in high-performing elementary schools Processes and strategies school leaders are using to move their multicultural schools toward culturally responsive education Professional development and teacher leadership in the era of NCLB: A study exploring elementary music teacher preferences Professional development in cyberspace: A descriptive case study analyzing the professional learning community culture within one virtual charter elementary school Putting a microscope to CSCOPE: The effects of a guaranteed viable curriculum on elementary standardized test scores Reaching all learners: A study of teacher's perspectives about cooperative learning and students diagnosed with ADHD Repeated reading of core text: A study of reading fluency among below-level readers Responding to student needs: The impact on classroom practice of teacher perceptions of differentiated instruction Response to intervention: A study of teacher efficacy in response to intervention implementation in elementary schools in two southeast Georgia school districts Robotics: Assessing its role in improving mathematics skills for grades 4 to 5 Rural schools have pre-kindergarten too: Effectiveness of rural pre-kindergarten programs at reducing retention, reducing special education placement and improving student performance School counselors working with homeless students: A phenomenological study Science teachers' perceptions of implementing constructivist principles into instruction Scripted or non-scripted: A comparative analysis of two reading programs Self -esteem: The relationship between urban and suburban fourth-grade girls' image of themselves Silent voices: The underachievement of the elementary African American male in a public school of the United States of America Speaking their language: A quasi -experimental study on effective English as a second language programs Stakeholder perceptions regarding school climate in selected South Carolina Title I schools and student achievement: A correlational study Stop leaving me behind: A study comparing third grade students with specific learning disabilities ThinkLink Predictive Reading Test Scores Strategies to increase student attendance at an elementary school Student feedback in elementary online learning: A phenomenological study using person-centered instruction Student stress and contemplative practice in the special needs classroom: Practice and possibilities Successful strategies used with ADHD students: Is an ADHD classroom a possibility? Supportive leadership for Pre-kindergarten public school teachers Teacher and parent perceptions of parental involvement at W. S. Hornsby Elementary School Teacher knowledge of phonemic awareness and orthographic patterns: The impact on instruction Teacher perceptions of inclusion of students with exceptionalities in general education classrooms: A school district case study Teacher recruitment and retention in a hard-to-staff, at-risk, rural school district in Southeast South Carolina that serves high populations of children of poverty Teachers of English language learners: A comparative study of their qualifications Teachers perception and implementation of differentiated instruction in the private elementary and middle schools Teachers' experiences implementing the RTI model using DI strategies to increase reading skills in K-2 Teachers' perception of the role of the principal regarding teacher retention in Title I elementary school in selected counties in West Georgia Teachers' perceptions of principals' leadership practices in public elementary schools Teachers' perceptions of the impact of the McREL Teacher evaluation System on professional growth Teachers' understanding of differentiated instruction in Swiss elementary schools Teaching elementary students in urban areas with technology: An exploration of promethean technology for instructional purposes Teaching for success: A comparison study of teachers' perceptions of different approaches to the instruction of reading Teaching with high probability-strategies in the elementary classroom to affect student engagement, learning, and success: An action research study Technology and math: The relationship between using computers in the fifth grade and demonstrating math competencies The Catholic school leader as change agent: Case studies of two Catholic school principals The Latino education crisis: School-level factors influencing student achievement The algebra content knowledge of beginning teachers in California The benefits of learning from children The core reading standards: A basic qualitative study of elementary teachers' perceptions The effect of STEM education on mathematics achievement of fourth-grade underrepresented minority students The effect of computer mathematics games on elementary and middle school students' mathematics motivation and achievement The effect of differentiated instruction and universally designed reading curriculum on English language arts achievement scores of at-risk students The effect of differentiated instruction on the achievement of low performing fifth-grade students of low socioeconomic status The effect of semantic dimensions on elementary school students' spoken word recognition The effect of teacher attitudes on differentiated instruction in two rural elementary schools in Monroe County, Georgia The effects of a literacy-based service -learning program on struggling fourth grade readers The effects of a teacher -guided library selection program on fourth-grade reading achievement The effects of departmentalized and self-contained classrooms on fifth-grade students' achievement in science on the Georgia Criterion Referenced Competency Test The effects of implementing a basketball program in order to improve leadership skills in elementary students at Scholarly Athletes For Excellence (SAFE): An action research study The effects of math manipulatives on student achievement in mathematics The effects of social skills curriculum on female bullying with third through sixth grade school girls in an elementary school setting The effects of study guides that feature taxonomically structured question sets in sixth grade social studies The effects of teacher perception of differentiated mathematical instruction on student achievement The emergence of elementary school teacher leadership through the process of becoming a professional learning community in a rural area of New Hampshire: One group's story The extent of parental involvement as it relates to third-grade reading success in low-income schools The four-day school calendar: A comparative study of student performance indicators in a Colorado school district The gender divide: The effectiveness of departmentalized gender-inclusive classrooms The identification of effective models for developing professional learning communities The impact of NCLB on students with special needs self-concept as a result of standardized assessments The impact of a middle school mathematics intervention program The impact of inquiry-based instructional professional development upon instructional practice: An action research study The influence inquiry-based science has on elementary teachers' perception of instruction and self-efficacy The influence of advanced mathematics units implementing reform-based discourse on grade 2 students' writing The influence of lesson plans on student learning: A mixed methods study The lasting effects of the Reading Recovery Program on the reading achievement on at risk youth The lived experience of math anxiety for female elementary school teachers The lived experience of professional learning community feedback and its impact on the instructional practice of elementary school teachers The perspectives of general education teachers at the elementary level concerning the Response to Intervention - student support team process The perspectives of teachers and parents regarding parent involvement in an elementary school The reduction of bullying in an elementary program: an action research study The relationship between absenteeism and student achievement in reading and math on the Georgia Criterion Referenced Competency Test The relationship between parental involvement and student achievement: A case study of African American students in an urban elementary charter school The relationship between principal leadership styles and student achievement in elementary schools The relationship between small group tutoring and student achievement: A Response to Intervention strategy The relationship between teacher efficacy and teacher reward behaviors among elementary general education teachers The relationship between the usage of a Computer Assisted Instructional (CAI) program, Ticket to Read (T2R) and reading achievement in third grade The relationship of educators' self-perceptions of professional learning communities and their readiness to make changes in teaching The relationship of extended school time and student academic achievement in urban elementary schools The role of a principal monitoring instructional practice during the implementation of a Readers Workshop model The role of central auditory processing in the development of literacy in elementary school -aged second -language learners The space between: The relationship between instructional time, recess, and reading The strongest link: A study of the parent liaisons' /coordinators' influence on parental attitudes in a Title I elementary school The tentacles of bullying: The impact of negative childhood peer relationships on adult professional and educational choices The use of and beliefs about implementing culturally relevant content at the elementary level The welfare of children in a city in Alabama: A participatory research and organizational study Third grade English language arts: Underperformance on statewide assessments Transformative learning: Its role in the collaboration of elementary school teachers Transition...one small step for a young girl, a giant leap for an educational community Two perspectives: Teacher interaction with English Language Learners Understanding the experiences of teachers interacting with students diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): A grounded theory study Understanding the private school: How do private school teachers understand and describe data-driven decision making? Urban education: A case study of teacher awareness and implementation of multiple intelligence strategies Using incentives to engage and motivate elementary school-aged African American and Hispanic boys to improve reading fluency: An action research study Using inquiry-based instructional strategies in third-grade science Using model II principles to create a common belief system for addressing student needs: An action plan for a school district WebQuest 2.0: An instructional model for digital learners Webucation: Integrating web conferencing and standardized education in an elementary school classroom What teachers think: A correlational study of the social-emotional-moral perspectives of elementary teachers Where it begins: Parental strategies that impact the kindergarten readiness of African American students Who's being left behind? A study to determine the progress of students with disabilities and nondisabled students in Georgia urban elementary schools Women who lead: An examination of effective leadership in high poverty inner -city schools Writing for understanding: The effect of using informational writing on student science achievement