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  • Hanni, Dana M.; Phippen, Heather (2011-01-27)
    Parental involvement has been shown to be an important part of a student’s life. In our study and research, we found that the amount of participation that parent’s [sic] give can drastically improve a child’s social and ...
  • Keese, Aubree; Kubinski, Carrie; Rowe, Deborah; Sykes, Pamela; Todd, Justin (2010-09-22)
    The media impacts many students in today’s world. A common theme across literature is that the media makes a significant impression upon children. Children make associations from the media, sometimes correct, and sometimes ...
  • Pawananon, Sarah; Burris, Ron; Holland, Maya; Johnson, Ashley; Whitmore, Colter; Baist, Rhea (2009-08-17)
    Along with the No Child Left Behind legislation, the role of an educator in public schools was encouraged to be mindful of the various learning styles and ways in which to motivate students of all achievement levels. ...
  • Carr, Shannon; Rocker, Maria (2009-08-13)
    The purpose of this study was to determine which approaches to homework are most effective and least effective for increasing student performance on various methods of assessments and test. Fourteen parents and fourteen ...
  • Powhida, Timothy (2008-05-12)
    As New York State continues to weigh heavily upon the scores achieved by students on standardized testing. Teachers are in search of methods of teaching their students that will be more successful in helping the students ...
  • Wanke, Ashley Ann (2008-05-12)
    Parent involvement has been shown to be an important variable that positively influences children’s education. In spite of this, many parents do not appear to be getting involved in their children’s education. This lack ...
  • Willmart, Mary Anne (2008-05-12)
    This thesis was completed during a five-month period in 2007, starting in the month of May and ending in September. Research was collected from the Colton-Pierrepont Central School District in the form of teacher and ...
  • Coyer, Erin (2008-04-29)
    The purpose of this study was to determine how parental involvement affects student academic achievement and academic performance. The researcher surveyed students and their parents to find out the amount of participation ...
  • Brand, Ryan Elizabeth (2008-04-29)
    With the growing military population in Northern New York, and therefore culturally diverse population, we need to evaluate the perceived preparedness of classroom teachers regarding the needs of culturally diverse students. ...
  • White, Elizabeth Lytle (2008-04-29)
    Childhood obesity rates have grown at a very high rate in the past three decades. Although it is highly recommended that school age children get at least sixty minutes of moderate to vigorous activity per day, many physical ...
  • Donnell, Alissa (2008-04-29)
    Students with emotional disturbances are often the first to drop out of school. Having an effective technique to prevent the high drop out rate in any school will be beneficial to educators and administration. The following ...
  • Eddy, Krisite (2008-04-29)
    The purpose of this study is to investigate the inclusion methodologies currently in place in Northern New York Elementary schools. Of particular interest to the researcher is the effectiveness, teacher staff reactions, ...
  • Petrie, Trinia; Spooner, Al; McLarnon, Mary (2008-04-29)
    In order to evaluate the effectiveness of Multiple Intelligences and brain-based learning on student learning and retention, a review of literature was conducted. Specifically, distributive practice will be investigated ...
  • St. Croix, Jason M. (2008-04-02)
    This study is concerned with how parental involvement affects student achievement since parental involvement has implications for student achievement, behavior, and motivation. Educators realize there are obstacles that ...
  • Bryant, Shannon; Brown, Donald (2008-04-02)
    Nutritional meals and knowledge of nutrition are two weapons needed to fight the battle on school lunches. Healthy menus play a significant role in training the minds of our future. Nutritional meals have been shown to ...
  • Keith, Jade; Pritchard, Tiffany; Roesch, Barry (2008-04-02)
    The purpose of this research was to identify if instructional techniques that have been deemed influential positively influence student motivation. This research examined student motivation in the classroom, instructional ...
  • Countryman, Shane; Richardson, Kevin (2008-04-02)
    Over the past decade, there has been a surge in research relating to the effects of eating breakfast on the three major factors of the student’s school success: (1) cognitive performance, (2) attention and energy levels, ...
  • Ingerson, Lisa (2008-04-02)
    This study gathered information on successful inclusionary practices that have been implemented in the public education settings. The research was designed to examine different strategies and how they succeed in the ...
  • Rowley, David (2008-04-02)
    The purpose of this study was to research various motivational techniques used with high school student athletes. Data for this study was collected through observations of practices and games of high school student ...
  • Stewart, Lisa (2006-10-12)
    New York State’s educational system fails to address the theory of Creationism in regards to the Living Environment Core Curriculum. The purpose of this study was to examine the theoretical points of view contained within ...

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