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Action Research In Mathematics Essays About Education

Partial fulfillment of TEAC , Teacher as Scholarly Practitioner from the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The requirements for the written product of teachers' action research projects differ for participants seeking MA and MAT degrees.
For those seeking MAT degrees, the Action Research Report is only one component of the MAT master's degree exam, the rest of which is comprised of mathematics questions, including an expository paper.

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Using Cooperative Learning In A Sixth Grade Math Classroom, Teena Andersen

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Algebra in the Fifth Grade Mathematics Program, Kathy Bohac

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Real Life Problem Solving in Eighth Grade Mathematics, Michael Bomar

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Holding Students Accountable, Jeremy Fries

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Writing In Math Class? Written Communication in the Mathematics Classroom, Stephanie Fuehrer

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The Role of Manipulatives in the Eighth Grade Mathematics Classroom, Michaela Ann Goracke

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Reasonable or Not? A Study of the Use of Teacher Questioning to Promote Reasonable Mathematical Answers from Sixth Grade Students, Marlene Grayer

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Improving Achievement and Attitude Through Cooperative Learning in Math Class, Scott Johnsen

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Oral Communication and Presentations in Mathematics, Brian Johnson

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Meaningful Independent Practice in Mathematics, Michelle Looky

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Making Better Problem Solvers through Oral and Written Communication, Sheila McCartney

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Student Understanding and Achievement When Focusing on Peer-led Reviews, Ryon Nilson

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Students Writing Original Word Problems, Marcia Ostmeyer

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Cooperative Grouping Working on Mathematics Homework, Maggie Pickering

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Making Sense of Word Problems, Edie Ronhovde

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Oral and Written Communication in Classroom Mathematics, Lindsey Sample

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Written Communication in a Sixth-Grade Mathematics Classroom, Mary Schneider

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The Use of Vocabulary in an Eighth Grade Mathematics Classroom: Improving Usage of Mathematics Vocabulary in Oral and Written Communication, Amy Solomon

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Enhancing Problem Solving Through Math Clubs, Jessica Haley Thompson

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Communication: A Vital Skill of Mathematics, Lexi Wichelt

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Mathematical Communication through Written and Oral Expression, Brandee Wilson

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Oral Presentation: Exploring Oral Presentations of Homework Problems as a Means of Assessing Homework

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Building Confidence in Low Achievers through Building Mathematics Vocabulary, Val Adams

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An Uphill Battle: Incorporating cooperative learning using a largely individualized curriculum, Anna Anderson

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Using Descriptive Feedback In a Sixth Grade Mathematics Classroom, Vicki J. Barry

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Does Decoding Increase Word Problem Solving Skills?, JaLena J. Clement

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Using Non-Traditional Activities to Enhance Mathematical Connections, Sandy Dean

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Producing More Problem Solving by Emphasizing Vocabulary, Jill Edgren

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Reading as a Learning Strategy for Mathematics, Monte Else

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Perceptions of Math Homework: Exploring the Connections between Written Explanations and Oral Presentations and the Influence on Students’ Understanding of Math Homework, Kyla Hall

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Homework Presentations: Are They Worth the Time?, Kacy Heiser

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Reduce Late Assignments through Classroom Presentations, Cole Hilker

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Mathematical Communication, Conceptual Understanding, and Students' Attitudes Toward Mathematics, Kimberly Hirschfeld-Cotton

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Enhancing Thinking Skills: Will Daily Problem Solving Activities Help?, Julie Hoaglund

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Can homework become more meaningful with the inclusion of oral presentations?, Emy Jones

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Confidence in Communication: Can My Whole Class Achieve This?, Emily Lashley

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Exploring the Influence of Vocabulary Instruction on Students’ Understanding of Mathematical Concepts, Micki McConnell

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Using Relearning Groups to Help All Students Understand Learning Objectives Before Tests, Katie Pease

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Cooperative Learning in Relation to Problem Solving in the Mathematics Classroom, Shelley Poore

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How Student Self-Assessment Influences Mastery Of Objectives, Jeremy John Renfro

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RAP (Reasoning and Proof) Journals: I Am Here, Bryce Schwanke

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Homework: Is There More To It Than Answers?, Shelly Sehnert

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Written Solutions of Mathematical Word Problems, Marcia J. Smith

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Rubric Assessment of Mathematical Processes in Homework, Aubrey Weitzenkamp

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Calculators in a Middle School Mathematics Classroom: Helpful or Harmful?, Leah Wilcox

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Pre-Reading Mathematics Empowers Students, Stacey Aldag

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The Importance of Teaching Students How to Read to Comprehend Mathematical Language, Tricia Buchanan

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Cooperative Learning as an Effective Way to Interact, Gary Eisenhauer

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Generating Interest in Mathematics Using Discussion in the Middle School Classroom, Jessica Fricke

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“Let’s Review.” A Look at the Effects of Re-teaching Basic Mathematic Skills, Thomas J. Harrington

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The Importance of Vocabulary Instruction in Everyday Mathematics, Chad Larson

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Understanding the Mathematical Language, Carmen Melliger

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Writing for Understanding in Math Class, Linda Moore

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Improving Student Engagement and Verbal Behavior Through Cooperative Learning, Daniel Schaben

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Improving Student Engagement and Verbal Behavior Through Cooperative Learning, Daniel Schaben

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Improving Students’ Story Problem Solving Abilities, Josh Severin

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Calculators in the Classroom: Help or Hindrance?, Christina L. Sheets

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Do Students Progress if They Self-Assess? A Study in Small-Group Work, Cindy Steinkruger

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Why Are We Writing? This is Math Class!, Shana Streeks

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Effects of Self-Assessment on Math Homework, Diane Swartzlander

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The Effects Improving Student Discourse Has on Learning Mathematics, Lindsey Thompson

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Increasing Teacher Involvement with Other Teachers Through Reflective Interaction, Tina Thompson

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Increasing Conceptual Learning through Student Participation, Janet Timoney

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Improving the Effectiveness of Independent Practice with Corrective Feedback, Greg Vanderbeek

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Using Math Vocabulary Building to Increase Problem Solving Abilities in a 5th Grade Classroom, Julane Amen

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Departmentalization in the 5th Grade Classroom: Re-thinking the Elementary School Model, Delise Andrews

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Cooperative Learning Groups in the Eighth Grade Math Classroom, Dean J. Davis

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Daily Problem-Solving Warm-Ups: Harboring Mathematical Thinking In The Middle School Classroom, Diana French

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Student Transition to College, Doug Glasshoff

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The Effects of Teaching Problem Solving Strategies to Low Achieving Students, Kristin Johnson and Anne Schmidt

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The Effects of Self-Assessment on Student Learning, Darla Rae Kelberlau-Berks

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Writing in a Mathematics Classroom: A Form of Communication and Reflection, Stacie Lefler

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Math in the George Middle School, Tiffany D. Lothrop

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Bad Medicine: Homework or Headache? Responsibility and Accountability for Middle Level Mathematics Students, Shawn Mousel

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Self-Directed Learning in the Middle School Classroom, Jim Pfeiffer

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How to Better Prepare for Assessment and Create a More Technologically Advanced Classroom, Kyle Lannin Poore

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Cooperative Learning Groups in the Middle School Mathematics Classroom, Sandra S. Snyder

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Motivating Middle School Mathematics Students, Vicki Sorensen

 

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Supporting Conflict Resolution in an Early Childhood Montessori Environment, Megan C. Andrews

 

Small Group Math Instruction in the Middle School Classroom, Jessica Balt

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Small Group Math Instruction in the Middle School Classroom, Jessica Balt

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Using Mindfulness to Self-Regulate in the Upper Elementary Classroom, Ashleigh L. Bartz

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The Impact of Implementing Core Curriculum in an Outdoor Classroom on Primary-Aged Students’ Academic Achievement, Meghan Best, Claire Dickinson, Courtney Hugstad-Vaa Leer, and Molly Kalina

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The Affects of Nature Based Learning on Children’s Eco-centric Attitudes, Nicolette A. Bidell

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The Behavioral Effects of Learning Outdoors, Shannon Bjorge, Tracy Hannah, Peggy Rekstad, and Tara Pauly

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The Effect of Student-Led Conferencing at School and at Home on Goal-Setting, Goal-Fulfillment, Effort, Achievement, Intrinsic Motivation, and Satisfaction for Montessori Lower Elementary 3rd Year Students., Timothy David Blake Schwartz

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Movement Interventions for Appropriate and Coordinated Movement, Brianna N. Blasberg

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Storytelling and Emotional Response to Conflict, Angela K. Boris

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The Effects of Parent-Teacher Communication using Digital Tools in Early Elementary and Middle School Classrooms, Stephanie Bosch, NaTeal Bosch, Emily Takekawa, Tanya Walther, Aleksandra Rieland, Sarah Hochhalter, and Kylie Cline

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Will the YouCubed Math Program Improve Upper Elementary Students’ Mathematical Mindset?, Nancy A. Bradtmiller

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The Effects of Music and Visual Cues on Transition Time in a Multi-aged Year Old Montessori Classroom, Jessica S. Brock

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The Effects of Using Computer and iPad Story-Writing Applications for Creative Writing with Kinder Year Students in a Montessori Early Childhood Program, Ruth Ann Christensen

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The Impact Of Creating A Positive Culture For Feedback Within The Secondary Career & Technical Education Classroom, Jennifer Denault, Kristine Hintz, and Kelsey Thielges

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The Effects of Pre-teaching Vocabulary, Along with Peer Collaboration, on Student Comprehension of Social Studies Texts at St. Cloud Tech High School, Molly Denne

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Goal Setting and Choice on Student Motivation, Donna K. Dodge

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"Effects of Front-loading Vocabulary for English as a Second Language Learners, Mandy L. Downs

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The Effects of Collaboration on Teacher Empowerment, Brittany Kay Feinauer

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The Effects of Technology on ELL Students Writing Fluency, Aristea Goundouvas

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Grace and Courtesy in Living with Conflict in the Montessori Children’s House, Katie J. Gregoire

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The Importance of Student Talk and Strategies for Promoting Classroom Conversations, Danelle Imbertson

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Montessori Parent Education: An Action Research Report, Sarah C. Irving

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Effects of Mentorship on Teacher Classroom Preparedness at the Secondary Level, Kent Janikula

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Does storytelling affect story writing in a Lower Elementary classroom?, Jennifer N. Johnson

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Effects of Grading on Student Learning and Alternative Assessment Strategies, Roxanna M. Krawczyk

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Building Peer Independence among Children, Sienna D. Kuhn

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The Effects of Montessori’s “Walking on the Line” Activity on Student Engagement and Concentration, Emily S. Leutgeb

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How Acts of Kindness Facilitate Prosocial Behaviors in an Early Childhood Montessori Classroom, April L. Malley

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Choice and Growth Mindset, Neysa B. Matt

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Practicing Freedom: effects of personal anti-racist engagement on a Montessori educator's experience, Maggie McCaffrey

 

Supporting Phonemic Awareness in a Montessori Children’s House, Molly G. McDermott

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Supporting Narrative Writing Proficiency and Engagement in a Montessori Upper Elementary Classroom through the Writing Workshop Model and 6+1 Traits of Writing, Kirstin A. Nordhaus

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Discovery Education Techbook Use as a Montessori Science Resource, Michelle S. Oliver

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Effects of the Remind App on Parent-Teacher Communication at a Mixed-Income Middle School, Allison Opp and Kelsey Nisbet

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The Impact of Computer-Generated Feedback on Student Perceptions of Revision Process, Elsie K. Peterson

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Incorporation of Blogging in a Middle School Spanish Classroom, Teresa Petrin

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The Effect of Background Baroque Music on Work Accomplishment and Student Concentration on Days of Rapid Weather Changes., Dayani A. Pieri

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Best Practices on Teaching Letter-Sound and Nonsense Word Fluency, Kirsten Rossum and Jessica Bosma

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The Effect of Parent Nights on Parents’ Involvement in Homework Support for Children, Samantha Thelemann

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Anti-Bias Work on Self-Identity in a Primary Montessori Classroom, Lauren A. Tift

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The Effects of Calming and Cardiovascular Movement Breaks on Mathematical Fact Fluency, Ross Tollgaard and Jennifer Cuchna

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The Effect of Handwriting Without Tears on Montessori Four-year-olds' Handwriting Ability, Shelley B. Valdez

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Effect of Self-Regulatory Behaviors on Task Completion, Leslie M. Wertz

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The Effects of IXL Practice on Geometry and Fraction Achievement, Amanda Wood and Amy Hudspith

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Aerobic Exercise and its Effect on Students’ Readiness to Learn, Shanan K. Zollinger

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Effects of Peace Education and Grace and Courtesy Education on Social Problem-Solving Skills and Social Awareness, Anna Aarre

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The Effects of Reviewing a School’s Mission and Vision on Teacher Stress, Erica J. Adams

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Filling the Gap: Phonological Awareness Activities for a Montessori Kindergarten, Shauna A. Aranas

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Cooperative Activities to Reduce Aggression in Young Children, Kristin R. Beardsly Schoenherr

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Grammar Instructional Strategies and Application, Brandon Becker and Jacob Westman

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Developing Fluent First-Grade Readers Using Repeated Readings, Gina Bernhagen, Angela Fischer, and Jana Job

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The Effects of Mindfulness on Students’ Attention, Rose Bringus

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T he Effects of Work Journals, Portfolios, and Cosmic Education on Intrinsic Motivation in an Upper Elementary Montessori Environment, Heather R. Brown

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Valorization of the Adolescent Personality, Maribeth Brown

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The Effects of Reading Fluency in the Elementary Montessori Classroom, Melissa R. Bullerman and Ashley M. Godinez

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Peer Tutoring and Cooperative Groups in the Dual Language Classroom, Cristina I. Celis

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The Effects of Purposeful Work, Structured Play, and Leadership Meetings on Aggressive and Destructive Behaviors, Hannah R. Cohen

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Mindfulness-Based Practice in an Elementary Classroom, Lauren M. Coiner

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The Effects of Social Stories on the Problem Solving Skills of Preschoolers, Sara Cramer

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Transition Strategies in Early Childhood Settings, Crystal P. Cunningham(Black)

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Finding Better Ways: Exploring techniques to support Native American and Low-income Students in a Middle School, Wade Curren, Julie Curren, Caitlin Draper, and Ben Schiermeister

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Increasing Number Sense through Mathematical Discourse in the Primary Classroom, Julie Danielowski

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Implementation of Self-regulation and Conflict Resolution Strategies through Conscious Discipline in an Early Childhood Classroom, Alyssa F. Dapolito

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The Effects of Character Education on Social-Emotional Behavior, Diane M. Dodds

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Parent Communication and Earthquake Safety, Damir Dzafic

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Work Conferences and Student Engagement, Hannah K. Ebner

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Peer Teaching and Social Interaction, Jacqueline A. Edman and Elsabet J. Roth

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Helping Third-Grade Students with Task Management in a Montessori Classroom, Jessica H. Fabel

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Increasing Student Learning through Arts Integration, Codi Feland, Kylie Petrik, and Jacob Larson

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Mindfulness Intervention: Usefulness In Elementary Classrooms In Regards To Transitions And Collaboration, Jessie M. Filkins

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The Effects of Motivational Strategies to Increase Teachers’ Commitment and Enthusiasm, Donna A. Fiumara

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The Effects of Technology on Students’ Retention of Letters and Sounds, Amanda Garcia

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Close Reading Strategies for Difficult Text: The Effects on Comprehension and Analysis at the Secondary Level, Kimberly Goblirsch

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The Effects of Purposeful Physical Activity on Student Concentration in a Montessori Children’s House, Sheena M. Goerg

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Engaging All Students: Strategies to Promote Meaningful Learning and Increase Academic Performance, Heidi Haagenson and Casandra Schlangen

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Fostering Self-Sufficiency through Problem-Solving, Elizabeth G. Hamilton

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Grace in the Face of Conflict: Can Grace and Courtesy and Peace Curriculum Lessons create a Peaceful Classroom?, Baer A. Hanusz-Rajkowski

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Gender and Collaborative Writing, Anna F. Hertzog

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Effective Strategies for Increasing Basic Math Fact Fluency, Laura Hoelscher

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Music, Community, and Cooperation in a Lower Elementary Classroom, Heidi S. James

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The Effects of a Collaborative Team on Early Intervention in a Preschool, Tiffany L. James

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The Effect of Creativity in Nature, Jackie M. Ji

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Using Self-Monitoring to Increase Self-Regulation in Young Children, LaToya T. Jones

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Implementing Technology in the Primary Montessori Classroom, Mitzi R. Jones

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Vocabulary Instruction and Student Participation and Retention, Jenny A. Kading and Lisa J. Zuther

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The Effects of Inquiry Based Practices on Students Problem Solving Competence, Antonio Kuklok

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Project-Based Learning’s Effect on Students’ Understanding and Usage of the Engineering Design Process, Allison Larsen

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Increasing Motivation to Improve Reading Comprehension, Katelyn Larson, Kelsey Ledger, and Ashley Mastel

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The Relationship Between Parental Involvement and Increasing First Grade Fluency Scores, McKenzie Larson and Kelly Ogren

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Beneficial Effects of Practical Life Activities and Normalization, Leah Linebarger

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Grammar & Writing: Pedagogy Behind Student Achievement, Cheryl M. Louis

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Using Reader’s Theater During Small Group Reading Instruction to Increase Prosody Within a Second Grade Classroom of Title I, Tier II Students, Amanda Mahlum and Stacey Knudson

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Student Involvement in Gardens and Healthier Food Choices, Brittany Masters

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Purposeful Movement in an Early Childhood Classroom, Dana H. McCabe

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The Effects of Sign Language on Second Language Acquisition, Itzel Mejia-Menendez

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Using Technology to Aid in the Differentiation of Mathematics in a Sixth Grade Classroom, Abigail Morales

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The Effects of Daily Art Activities on Attention in Elementary Students An Action Research Report By Marjan, Marjan Oghabi

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The Effects of Meditative Activities for Primary-Aged Children, Vanessa I. Padua-Evans

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A Blended Learning Approach to Increasing Student Achievement in a Sixth Grade Mathematics Classroom Using Flipped Classroom with Tiered Activities, Krystal Peterson