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Examining Parental Involvement In Impoverished Schools, Tara Lynn Broadus 2017 Walden University

Examining Parental Involvement In Impoverished Schools, Tara Lynn Broadus

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

A decline in parent participation in one impoverished Pre-K through Grade 5 school in Texas over recent years has been an ongoing concern for school administrators. The purpose of this instrumental case study was to investigate parent perceptions of the school's efforts to involve parents in the school. Research questions focused on identifying factors that inhibited parental involvement concentrating on parent perceptions of school efforts. Constructivist theory and the advocacy/liberatory framework formed the conceptual framework for this study. A triangulation method for data collection included parent interviews, teacher questionnaires, and observations of parental involvement activities over 12 weeks ...


Benefits Of Promoting College Awareness For Low Income Middle And High School Students, Jenna N. Kroboth 2016 California State University, Monterey Bay

Benefits Of Promoting College Awareness For Low Income Middle And High School Students, Jenna N. Kroboth

Capstone Projects and Theses

The disadvantages that low-income students face in today’s society make it difficult for them to move on to a post-secondary education. Since higher education is no longer for the elite few and the number of students attending colleges and universities is rapidly increasing, all students need the necessary resources to prepare for a college ready future. In order to reach low-income students and close the learning gap between low, middle, and upper income peers, there will be a need for college awareness programs in the high poverty areas. This capstone examines the barriers low-income students face and how these ...


Implementing Arts-Integrated Lessons Through Auto-Ethnography To Improve Teacher Collaboration, Richard M. Romero Jr 2016 California State University, Monterey Bay

Implementing Arts-Integrated Lessons Through Auto-Ethnography To Improve Teacher Collaboration, Richard M. Romero Jr

Capstone Projects and Theses

By utilizing the auto-ethnographical approach to writing in the creatively structured format of an arts-integrated exercise that is project-based, this study analyzes qualitative responses made by one administrator and three in-service teachers. By retroactively highlighting students’ epiphanies of musical memories (see Appendix D) while also integrating Common-Core and State Standards into its structural design, it produced an activity that was extremely challenging for fifth-grade students but also may hold potential for growth in writing skills and self-knowledge especially as it relates to the practice of teacher self-study. This approach may be utilized in classrooms in the future, but any integration ...


Benefits Of Counseling Services For Elementary School Students, Sarah D. Fuentes 2016 California State University, Monterey Bay

Benefits Of Counseling Services For Elementary School Students, Sarah D. Fuentes

Capstone Projects and Theses

The aim of this capstone study was to identify how elementary school counseling services benefits students, academically and emotionally. The interest in this study was a yearning to gain deeper insight into elementary school counseling and how their services impacts students. Through research and field study it has proven that elementary school counseling has been beneficial for young students. Understanding the role of the elementary school counselor is vital to comprehend the services school counselors provide. The collaboration counselors have with teachers, administration, parents and most importantly, the students, reflect how beneficial the counseling sessions are and the conflicts that ...


Sprout: A Little Footprint With A Big Impact, Emily Grochowalski, Jordan McCroskey, Katrina Genzink, Levi Mains, Nathan Hull 2016 Grand Valley State University

Sprout: A Little Footprint With A Big Impact, Emily Grochowalski, Jordan Mccroskey, Katrina Genzink, Levi Mains, Nathan Hull

Undergraduate Research

This Innovation Portfolio is designed to walk the reader through the essential steps our team took to address the issue of the under-utilization of the Meijer Holland Campus in the fall of 2016. As a satellite campus of Grand Valley State University, the Meijer Holland Campus seeks to engage its local community in a more sustained and in-depth way. This brief begins by introducing the reader to the historical and situational context of the Holland campus, followed by a map displaying the stakeholders involved. Through talking with a number of those stakeholders, we gained valuable insights that were grouped together ...


The H.I.V.E, Ellerie Ambrose, Adam Hummel, Ashley Koltz, Christopher Lopez, Christian Miller 2016 Grand Valley State University

The H.I.V.E, Ellerie Ambrose, Adam Hummel, Ashley Koltz, Christopher Lopez, Christian Miller

Undergraduate Research

Design Thinking is a methodology used by designers, deep thinkers, and problem solvers alike to brainstorm solutions for issues big and small. To truly embrace the methodology and achieve great results, users must dive into the problem they are solving with an open mind and desire for change. This compilation walks through our group’s semester long journey of solving one problem: What is the role of a satellite campus in a community? We were able to apply this question to the Grand Valley State University Meijer campus located in Holland, Michigan. This process yields a variety of results that ...


Laker Lifelong Learners, Maria Beelen, Nicholas Herbert, Melissa Knox, Tony LaDuca, Nikhil Watsa 2016 Grand Valley State University

Laker Lifelong Learners, Maria Beelen, Nicholas Herbert, Melissa Knox, Tony Laduca, Nikhil Watsa

Undergraduate Research

No abstract provided.


Multi-Generational Design Thinking School, Kyle McDowell, Payton Mills, Joseph Seder, Nichole Sloan, Hannah Fernando, Andrew Hereza 2016 Grand Valley State University

Multi-Generational Design Thinking School, Kyle Mcdowell, Payton Mills, Joseph Seder, Nichole Sloan, Hannah Fernando, Andrew Hereza

Undergraduate Research

Every great story is full of interesting characters, and one of those characters is always the hero. In each and every story, that hero wants something. Our hero is the GVSU Meijer Campus in Holland, Michigan, but as it is now, that hero is weak, lonely, and not flourishing. Our hero wants to be relevant for the Holland community, but it needs to overcome underutilization to get there. However, what makes a story great is not the resolution; rather, it is the transformation of the hero. Join us in our journey as we design thinkers work to transform the identity ...


The S.S. Holland: “Setting Sail Towards Scholarly Success”, Gina Cellentani, Gabby Johnson, Darby Reynaert, Cameron Timmer, Cordell Zachary 2016 Grand Valley State University

The S.S. Holland: “Setting Sail Towards Scholarly Success”, Gina Cellentani, Gabby Johnson, Darby Reynaert, Cameron Timmer, Cordell Zachary

Undergraduate Research

No abstract provided.


Using Minecraft To Integrate Common Core Activities Across Elementary School Curriculum, William A J Couling 2016 California State University, Monterey Bay

Using Minecraft To Integrate Common Core Activities Across Elementary School Curriculum, William A J Couling

Capstone Projects and Theses

Minecraft, an open world sandbox game rich with educational possibility, has been a growing sensation among elementary age children across the US. Though there has been some experimentation in a number of schools across the United States, there has been no mass movement to embracing Minecraft as a virtual learning environment. With advances in the fields of Virtual Learning Environments and the new wave of educational thinking known as the “Maker Movement,” the modern educational field has an opportunity for radical new ways of teaching. Using an elementary school as a model in the Monterey Bay area, I surveyed a ...


Steam In Arabia, Troy Bickham 2016 Texas A&M University at Qatar

Steam In Arabia, Troy Bickham

The STEAM Journal

In late 2014 Texas A&M University at Qatar, which is a small branch campus focusing on engineering, launched its own STEAM initiative. Its goals are to better integrate the liberal arts into the engineering curriculum and to demonstrate the relevance of the arts to STEM-based education and research. What follows is a description of the initiative and the reception it has received.


Volume Cxxxiv, Number 6, October 21, 2016, Lawrence University 2016 Lawrence University

Volume Cxxxiv, Number 6, October 21, 2016, Lawrence University

The Lawrentian

No abstract provided.


Volume Cxxxiv, Number 5, October 14, 2016, Lawrence University 2016 Lawrence University

Volume Cxxxiv, Number 5, October 14, 2016, Lawrence University

The Lawrentian

No abstract provided.


Volume Cxxxiv, Number 4, October 7, 2016, Lawrence University 2016 Lawrence University

Volume Cxxxiv, Number 4, October 7, 2016, Lawrence University

The Lawrentian

No abstract provided.


Gettysburg: Our College's Magazine Fall 2016, Communications & Marketing 2016 Gettysburg College

Gettysburg: Our College's Magazine Fall 2016, Communications & Marketing

Gettysburg: Our College’s Magazine

From the President (Janet Morgan Riggs '77)

Table of Contents

Senior Year Saved Zach Warner '16, Geoff Jackson '91

Prof Notes: Emelio Betances, Sociology and Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies (Professor Emelio Betances)

All in a Year's Work Raven Waters '19

The 411: Joe Biernat '75 (Joe Biernet '75)

Making it Work: Founder & CEO Peter Kratsios '11

From the Battlefield to the Big Leagues Matt Laux '15

Gettysburgreat: The Campaign for our College

Voice of Experience: Life-Changing Lessons from Studying Abroad (Will Essigs '17)

Media Notes: New & Noteworthy

Conversations

Bullets Build Cross-Cultural Bridges Cam Stewart '18, Mateus Maccieri ...


Lawrence, Fall 2016, Lawrence University 2016 Lawrence University

Lawrence, Fall 2016, Lawrence University

Alumni Magazines

No abstract provided.


Front Matter, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2016 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Front Matter, Vol. 17, No. 2

Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council --Online Archive

Cover

Mast Head

Contents

Call for Papers

Editorial Policy

Submission Guidelines

Dedication - Dail W. Mullins Jr.


Journal Of The National Collegiate Honors Council, Vol. 17, No. 2 (Fall/Winter 2016) [Complete Issue], 2016 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Journal Of The National Collegiate Honors Council, Vol. 17, No. 2 (Fall/Winter 2016) [Complete Issue]

Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council --Online Archive

In This Issue

Forum Articles

AP, Dual Enrollment, and the Survival of Honors Education Annmarie Guzy

Rethinking Honors Curriculum in Light of the AP/IB/Dual Enrollment Challenge: Innovation and Curricular Flexibility David Coleman and Katie Patton

Using Hybrid Courses to Enhance Honors Offerings in the Disciplines Karen D. Youmans

A Dual Perspective on AP, Dual Enrollment, and Honors Heather C. Camp and Giovanna E. Walters

Got AP? Joan Digby

AP: Not a Replacement for Challenging College Coursework Margaret Walsh

Research Essays

The ICSS and the Development of Black Collegiate Honors Education in the U.S ...


Volume Cxxxiv, Number 3, September 30, 2016, Lawrence University 2016 Lawrence University

Volume Cxxxiv, Number 3, September 30, 2016, Lawrence University

The Lawrentian

No abstract provided.


Mindfulness In Learning, Anna Malyukova 2016 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Mindfulness In Learning, Anna Malyukova

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

In our everyday life, people feel busy, rushed, pressured to be productive and successful. There is little room for pausing, slowing down, having a moment of non-judgmental reflection on everyday activities, which include learning. One way to achieve balance and harmony in life is to become more mindful of oneself and one’s emotions. I argue that the speed and drive for productivity and achievement has disharmonized our lives, from the learning process inside and outside of the classroom to the way we interact with technology and attempt to find balance in life. Through my own personal journey of reflection ...


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