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Masters of Arts in Education Action Research Papers

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Discovery Education Techbook Use As A Montessori Science Resource, Michelle S. Oliver May 2017

Discovery Education Techbook Use As A Montessori Science Resource, Michelle S. Oliver

Masters of Arts in Education Action Research Papers

This study analyzed whether adding Discovery Education Techbook, as a resource for science research, would enhance students’ depth of exploration and increase their level of understanding of research topics. The study took place in a fourth and fifth grade Montessori classroom, part of a school within a school program, serving 13 fourth graders and 7 fifth graders. Data collection tools included a discussion accountability form and a science journal rubric. These displayed students’ research work and discussion participation. A student attitude scale and parent informational tool were used to record students’ feelings about science research and collect data on how ...