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The Effect Of Increased Physical Activity On Academic Performance, Lauren Michelle Willis Jan 2019

The Effect Of Increased Physical Activity On Academic Performance, Lauren Michelle Willis

Theses and Dissertations--Education Science

Increased levels of obesity, particularly among American youth, have consistently been cause for concern over the last few decades. Additionally, the amount of time youth spend being active throughout the day has consistently decreased. Physical activity levels among school-aged children in America are effected by any number of reasons, but this study points to the possibility of time spent being physically active during the school day having the greatest effect on a student’s overall level of physical activity. Increased pressures from different entities on local schools to improve student performance on standardized test scores have contributed to a decline ...


Heterogeneity Of Rural Schools In The World: Effects Of School Location On Academic Achievement Across 28 Countries, Julia Zhu Jan 2016

Heterogeneity Of Rural Schools In The World: Effects Of School Location On Academic Achievement Across 28 Countries, Julia Zhu

MPA/MPP Capstone Projects

Rural schools have been consistently under examined compared with urban and suburban counterparts. This paper examines the effects of school location, specifically rural schools, on student academic achievement in 28 countries, using TIMSS 2011 data for fourth grade students. After controlling for student, family, teacher, and school characteristics, as well as country fixed effects, rural schools in 5 countries have shown significant and positive effects on student math achievement, and those in another 5 countries have shown significant and negative effects.


Lessons Of Mastery Learning, Thomas R. Guskey Oct 2010

Lessons Of Mastery Learning, Thomas R. Guskey

Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology Faculty Publications

The core elements of mastery learning provide the foundation for other innovative models, including Response to Intervention.


Literacy Assessment New Zealand Style, Thomas R. Guskey, Jeffrey K. Smith, Lisa F. Smith, Terry Crooks, Lester Flockton Oct 2006

Literacy Assessment New Zealand Style, Thomas R. Guskey, Jeffrey K. Smith, Lisa F. Smith, Terry Crooks, Lester Flockton

Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology Faculty Publications

It's mostly performance based. It assesses students in teams as well as individually. What's more, students like it.


How Classroom Assessments Improve Learning, Thomas R. Guskey Feb 2003

How Classroom Assessments Improve Learning, Thomas R. Guskey

Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology Faculty Publications

Teachers who develop useful assessments, provide corrective instruction, and give students second chances to demonstrate success can improve their instruction and help students learn.