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The Incorporation of Reading and Writing in the Middle Grades Math Classroom
Through observations during my training in teacher education, I have noticed a general student distaste, accompanied by lower achievement, in mathematics word problems. Among closer investigation, I noticed that this ...
The effects of an afterschool STEM program on students’ motivation and engagement
Background: One significant factor in facilitating students’ career intentions and persistence in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields is targeting their interests and motivation before eighth ...
Trade Books in Elementary Education : Misconceptions in Science
(East Carolina University, 2011)
Elementary pre-service teachers are required to take only a few science courses and are not likely to have the pedagogical content knowledge necessary to choose accurate science trade books. Incorporating trade books in ...
Interest, Challenge, Choice, and Enjoyment for the Gifted Learner
(East Carolina University, 2013)
Gifted learners are engaged in many classroom settings that each offer something different. This study investigated how gifted learners perceive interest, challenge, choice, and enjoyment across three classroom settings: ...