Skip to main content

SUU Digital Library

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: Elementary
(145 results)



Display: 20

    • Page 4

    •  
    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Our world, and surrounding environment, is nearly all technology based. Using modern technology in a classroom environment seems inevitable. The main issues of this research study are whether the use of technology truly...
    • Page 6

    •  
    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction – Nature of the Problem It is well known that students go through what is commonly referred to as “the fourth grade slump.” Research presented by Hall, Sabey, & McClellan (2005) and Fang (2008) has shown that this “slump”...
    • Page 16

    •  
    • 10 Education, 2010). According to Education Week, the majority of Hispanic and Black males in Utah do not graduate from high school with a standard diploma (Utah Education Facts, 2011). The percentage of dropouts among Hispanic individuals is three...
    • Page 17

    •  
    • 11 & Solomon, 2006). There are many parents that feel competition in PE and lower grades of elementary needs to be eliminated altogether to foster feelings of comfort and safety so more students will participate and have a positive...
    • Page 14

    •  
    • 11 A major function that aided in student achievement is the ability for the students to see previous pages from prior lessons or lectures and the ability to link previous lessons to a new concept or new lesson (Knight, 2005, p. 14). The ability...
    • Page 16

    •  
    • 11 instruction makes use of meaningful repetition, effective instruction increases the depth of students’ vocabulary knowledge, effective instruction fosters independence” (p. 77-79). Reading Programs and Interventions Involving ELLs While...
    • Page 15

    •  
    • 12 higher motivation levels, compared to students of teachers who were less supportive, but the effect was very small. The researcher also noted the following: Claims about the motivation-enhancing effects of the interactive whiteboard are not...
    • Page 16

    •  
    • 13 that considers the whole context of teaching interactively with interactive whiteboards. Teachers also need to consider a cross-curricular approach to using interactive whiteboards, giving more opportunities for pupil interaction with the board...
    • Page 17

    •  
    • 14 Chapter 3 Method The purpose of this study was to analyze how the interactive whiteboard, such as SMART Board, differs from the traditional whiteboard when comparing academic growth in elementary mathematics and to examine the students’...
    • Page 20

    •  
    • 14 Even though there are problems with the current standardized testing program, other problems would likely surface without the use of them. Some of the possible consequences of eliminating standardized testing would be that high schools would...
    • Page 18

    •  
    • 15 Participants & Setting The participants of this study were students in a fourth grade, public elementary school (East Elementary) in Iron County School District, located in Cedar City, Utah. The participants were a combination of low functioning...
    • Page 21

    •  
    • 17 Chapter Three Purpose of the Study The purpose of this study was to show the effects of a collaborative learning environment, compared to students working at their own pace, on student success toward meeting graduation requirements set by the...
    • Page 21

    •  
    • 18 informed they would be participating in the math lesson using the traditional whiteboard and traditional, hands-on, manipulatives. Treatment group Two: Step two (this step was conducted on a Friday). Five days concluding the procedure of step...
    • Page 22

    •  
    • 19 Chapter 4 Results Chapter 4 explains and reports the researcher’s comparisons between 28 fourth-grade students and how traditional whiteboards and interactive whiteboards affect the performance of students’ academically in mathematics and...
    • Page 7

    •  
    • 2 knowledge. Students are explicitly taught in the younger grades how to identify characters, setting, and plot. Students entering fourth grade are provided with textbooks in the areas of Social Studies and Science. They are asked to read the...
    • Page 5

    •  
    • 2 money from the National Defense Education Act and began providing schools with technology (Jones, 2010). Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study Setting Modern technology is becoming more advanced in how it is implemented as an...
    • Page 26

    •  
    • 21 The Four-Part Lesson Cycle created by Montelongo et al. (2010) addressed vocabulary, text structure, modified sentence completion, and rewriting the text. This four-step cycle spanned a five-week period and showed a significant amount...
    • Page 28

    •  
    • 25 plan using the interactive whiteboard or emedia could not be carried out. The traditional whiteboard and manipulatives will always work whether there is a power failure, software issues, or computers malfunctioning. How the results are...
    • Page 33

    •  
    • 26 continues with the suggestion that the way teachers present grammar lessons is the problem, not the grammar itself. Constance Weaver (1996), an author of many grammar books for teachers, weighs in on the grammar teaching debate by saying, “In...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK