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2016

Hamline University

Classroom Management

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Using Literacy Centers To Support A Balanced Literacy Program In A Pre-K Classroom, Jacquelin Ann Rowan Aug 2016

Using Literacy Centers To Support A Balanced Literacy Program In A Pre-K Classroom, Jacquelin Ann Rowan

School of Education Student Capstone Theses and Dissertations

The question addressed in this research project was, how can using literacy centers support a balanced literacy approach in a Pre-K classroom? The author’s motivation for completeing this capstone was to learn more about balanced literacy and how the use of balanced literacy could support her student’s learning. This capstone describes, in detail, what balanced literacy is, what literacy centers are , and how to use both to create an engaging learning environment for Pre-K students. It also provides guidelines for how to manage literacy centers both in organization of materials and the literacy center time block. Finally, the ...


The Impact Of Implementing Nonverbal Behavior Management Strategies Into An Elementary Classroom, Casondra Kelly Wada Jun 2016

The Impact Of Implementing Nonverbal Behavior Management Strategies Into An Elementary Classroom, Casondra Kelly Wada

School of Education Student Capstone Theses and Dissertations

The research question addressed in this project was, what impact do nonverbal behavior management strategies have on an elementary classroom? The motivating factor for this capstone was the struggle to find a behavior management system that worked in a new teacher’s elementary classroom. This capstone details nonverbal behavior management techniques, how to best implement them into practice, and how to track their results on a classroom’s culture. The author details the successes of implementing nonverbal management techniques into a classroom and concludes that 1) nonverbal management is effective at shortening transition time and increasing student time on task ...


Yoga Intervention: A Yoga-Based Curriculum To Develop Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, And Resilience In Adolescents, Amanda Sati May 2016

Yoga Intervention: A Yoga-Based Curriculum To Develop Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, And Resilience In Adolescents, Amanda Sati

School of Education Student Capstone Theses and Dissertations

The research question addressed in this project was: How can high schools use yoga to foster social and emotional learning in students of all backgrounds? The author uses her personal teaching experiences to develop social and emotional learning (SEL) standards for public high schools in Minnesota. She then creates a yoga-based curriculum that meets those standards. The curriculum includes four units: 1) SelfAwareness, 2) Self-Management, 3) Social Awareness, and 4) Social Management. Each unit is intended to develop students’ self-regulatory skills and executive functioning skills while helping students create present-moment focus, develop mindfulness skills, develop tolerance, build curiosity, integrate aspects ...


Creating Meaningful Consequences That School Districts Can Implement While Staying In Compliance With State Law, Federal Law And School Discipline Policies, Jesse R. Lavalla Apr 2016

Creating Meaningful Consequences That School Districts Can Implement While Staying In Compliance With State Law, Federal Law And School Discipline Policies, Jesse R. Lavalla

School of Education Student Capstone Theses and Dissertations

This mixed method study explores literature that tries to answer the question: How are schools currently using meaningful consequences that are effective and compliant with state laws, federal laws and district discipline policies for students receiving special education services? The paper looks at special education due process and what educators should do to change unwanted behavior that may exclude the student from their educational environment. It also looks at how schools are still responsible to provide a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). While exploring the literature the paper also explains a research project that includes three different schools that belong ...