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The Use Of Personal Responders In The Elementary Reading Classroom, Mitzi B. Helms Jan 2014

The Use Of Personal Responders In The Elementary Reading Classroom, Mitzi B. Helms

Instructional Technology Education Specialist Research Papers

This quasi-experimental study utilized a pretest-posttest design to determine if personal responders increased students’ comprehension level in a first grade classroom. The control group was the group that was taught reading comprehension strategies using traditional teaching methods. The experimental group was taught reading comprehension strategies using personal responders. This group was instructed using the same strategies as the control group except the experimental group used personal responders in the place of pencils and worksheets. The researcher was the instructor for the experimental group, and another first grade teacher at the school was the instructor for the control group. Each group ...


The Role Of The School Psychologist In K-12 Online And Blended Learning Environments, P. Dawn Tysinger, Jeffrey A. Tysinger, Terry D. Diamanduros Jan 2014

The Role Of The School Psychologist In K-12 Online And Blended Learning Environments, P. Dawn Tysinger, Jeffrey A. Tysinger, Terry D. Diamanduros

Leadership, Technology, and Human Development Faculty Publications

With the appropriate preparation and training, school psychologists are uniquely suited to provide support within the K-12 online learning environment for students, teachers, administrators, and families. The preparation and training needs at the level of graduate training and professional development are highlighted. Specific emphasis is placed on the adaptation of the school psychologist’s functions in the areas of consultation, intervention, assessment, and counseling. Additionally, the development of better credentialing models for interstate service delivery and the need for empirical research related to school safety are discussed.