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Mathematics

2016

Eastern Kentucky University

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Impact Of Instructional Coaches On Elementary Mathematical Achievement, Kayla Marie Hibbard Jan 2016

Impact Of Instructional Coaches On Elementary Mathematical Achievement, Kayla Marie Hibbard

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Since the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, school leaders have sought to improve student abilities in both math and reading. Although both subjects have made improvements in both delivery and assessment over the years, mathematics still troubles the nation as students continuously fall short of local, state and federal goals (Darling-Hammond, 1998, 2005; Franke et al., 2005; Johnson & Johnson, 2002).

Instructional coaches have become a norm for many districts across the U. S. as districts seek to draw knowledge and leadership from mastery level teachers as they help improve everyday teaching and student learning. This ...