Support from the
C. Charles Jackson Foundation
has made this publication possible
and contributed to the projects showcased on these pages.
Considerable appreciation is due to
Dr. Bruce H. Jackson
brucehjackson@ gma il.com
included in student files as part of the researcher’s improvement plan to the Pro-Active Skill
Building Program. It is intended by the researcher to encourage faculty and staff at the study site
to incorporate these preventative interventions...
Health & Human Development, 2000). In addition, ELLs who are literate in their first language
must be explicitly taught the similarities and differences in the alphabets, letter sounds, and
phonemes that are found in their native language and...
programs need to be very high quality and aligned with high-quality kindergarten programs
(Mead, 2008). Another factor that has been identified as important to pre-kindergarten programs
is the teacher belief system (Lar-Cinisomo, Fuligni,...
time, the students did show varying rates of progress when it came to specific target skills (West,
Denton, & Reaney, 2000).
A significant factor in student achievement is socioeconomic status. Low-income
students have a higher probability of...
students’ investment in school learning appears to increase” (Haneda, 2006, p. 343). ELLs can
then feel safe to learn in this type of school environment as it allows them become active readers
and writers when exposed to new texts.
It is not...
The purpose of this research project was to determine individual teacher understanding of
the RTI framework in place in their school, allow opportunity for teachers to share their insights
of how RTI influences their...
The purpose of this creative project is to determine what influence parents have
on student success in math and what can be done as a teacher to rectify a lack of parental
involvement in a child’s math education. Specific...
Participants & Settings
Those who were impacted by the creation of this project were the students who were
enrolled in 8th grade algebra at Parowan High School in Iron County School District during the
2009-2010 school year. The individuals were...
struggling students was successful or not.
As required by Southern Utah University Department of Graduate Studies
in Education, all necessary Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements were
met throughout the conduct of this creative...
Throughout the researcher’s Master of Education Capstone project, five vital
educational resources were monitored to effectively determine the ability and growth
among students identified as lacking parental support. First,...
Participants and Setting
Those who were impacted by the creation of this project were elementary teachers
and students at Eagle Elementary School. A specific emphasis was placed toward third-grade,
fourth-grade, and fifth-grade teachers, as well...
increased their scores dramatically. The key seems to be how to get parents to take the time to
read. The SETHL did help the students who read, doubling the scores of the Spanish-English
readers compared to the total non-readers. But the...
One teacher stated that RTI did not impact advanced students. However, the researcher
sees it in a different way, if all teachers’ energy and focus is put into moving struggling readers,
making adaptations to instruction to help them be...
When the student [understood] that the life of the plants that have been sown
depend[ed] upon his care and in watering them … without which the little plant
drie[d] up … the child [became] vigilant, as one who [was] beginning to feel...
Section I: The Action
Briefly describe the change. Include a listing of courses and credits as appropriate.
Section II: Need
Indicate why the change is justified. Reference need or demand data if appropriate.
Section III: Institutional...