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Realizing the American Dream: Parent Involvement and Racial Identity Development as It Correlates to Academic Achievement
Students of color in America are failing to meet state academic standards at historic rates. This issue has recently gained significant attention due to what is being referred to as the achievement gap. Based on the No ...
An Analysis of Voyager Passport Reading Intervention Program
This paper is an analysis of the Voyager Passport reading intervention program and how it meets the specific needs of one rural Wisconsin elementary school based on the following criteria:1.The amount of time required ...
What is the Effect of Interactive Technology on Student Interest in Literacy Activities?
Examining the effects interactive technology may have on the motivation of adolescent students to read, write, and discuss assigned texts in the English classroom may reveal to educators how 21st century technology can be ...
Modified Copy, Cover, and Compare Using Multiplication Fact Triangles: The Effects on Math Fact Accuracy and Fluency
This study examined the use of a Modified Copy, Cover, and Compare math intervention to observe the effect it would have on students' math fact accuracy and fluency. The six week study was carried out in a rural midwestern ...
Parental Involvement and Student Success
Home is a student's first classroom, and parents are a student's first teacher. School aged children spend 70% of their waking hours (including weekends and holidays) outside of school (Education, 2003). With such a high ...
A Comparative Study of Folklore from Chinese Culture and Western Cultures
Folklore, a genre of children's literature, is always considered as one of the most mysterious and interesting genres. Folklore is defined as stories that originated orally and have no authors. Given these qualities, ...