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  1. Integrating computers: Increasing learning in a middle school mathematics classroom

    Andrew J. McMaster, Pacific Lutheran University, United States

    (2005) pp. 1–87

    Politicians and the media often point to technology as an important factor of turning around the education system. Simply placing technology in a classroom does not necessarily mean that students... More

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  2. The effect on literacy levels by the Fast ForWord program and its connection with students' behavior and academic achievement

    Rebecca I. Mohler, Pacific Lutheran University, United States

    (2005) pp. 1–106

    This inquiry project focuses on how the reading level of seventh grade students who have participated in the Fast ForWord computer reading program changed over the span of an academic year. The... More

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  3. Motivating programming: Using storytelling to make computer programming attractive to middle school girls

    Caitlin Kelleher, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    (2006) pp. 1–369

    Women are currently under-represented in computer science. Increasing the numbers of female students who pursue computer science has the potential both to improve the technology we create by... More

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  4. The effects of implementing a computer-based reading support program on the reading achievement of sixth graders

    Tricia Rae Falke, University of Missouri - Kansas City, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–131

    The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a computer-based reading intervention on the reading achievement of sixth grade students in one elementary school in a suburban school... More

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  5. Collaboration Between Middle School Teachers and the Media Specialist in a North Carolina Middle School

    Christopher L. Howell, The College of St. Scholastica, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–52

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the barriers to collaboration between the media specialist and teachers. This study helped me eliminate those barriers and build a model for... More

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  6. IXL.com—measuring the effects of Internet-based math instruction on the math achievement of middle school students

    Ryan Wayne Longnecker, Trevecca Nazarene University, United States

    IXL.com—measuring the effects of Internet-based math instruction on the math achievement of middle school students (2013) pp. 1–81

    This study was designed to observe the effects of supplementing the traditional mathematics instruction occurring in middle school classrooms with the usage of Internet-based math lessons and... More

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  7. Middle school students in virtual learning environments

    Erin Drankwalter Wyatt, University of North Texas, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–146

    This ethnographic study examined middle school students engaged in a virtual learning environment used in concert with face-to-face instruction in order to complete a collaborative research project... More

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  8. Teacher perceptions of Channel One's influence on middle school students in Sullivan County, Tennessee

    Joy Mae Ramsey, East Tennessee State University, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–132

    This study examines Channel One's influence on middle schools in Sullivan County, Tennessee. The purpose of the study is to investigate the views, feelings, and opinions of Sullivan County middle... More

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  9. The impact of a teacher enhancement program on 7th through 12th grade mathematics instruction with regard to curriculum, technology, and assessment

    Abdullah S. M. Almekbel, Ohio University, United States

    The impact of a teacher enhancement program on 7<super>th</super><p>through 12<super>th</super> grade mathematics instruction with regard to curriculum,<p>technology, and assessment (2000) pp. 1–137

    The purpose of this study is to describe the impact of an inservice project on middle and secondary school mathematics instruction with regard to curriculum, technology, and assessment based on the... More

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  10. The integration of educational technologies in a language arts literacy (LAL) classroom and its effect on the sense of writing self efficacy and achievement of seventh grade male LAL students compared to female LAL students

    Lisa Savini, Saint Joseph's University, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–136

    The purpose of this study was to investigate if the integration of educational technologies in a seventh grade language arts literacy classroom would improve the males' writing self-efficacy and... More

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  11. Interactive whiteboard use: The catalyst of student achievement

    Tenneille Terrell Lamberth, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–126

    The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 forced school districts to become more accountable by requiring all students to read on grade level by the year 2014. However, President Obama's... More

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  12. Beyond talking with our hands: The role of gesture in an IWB-mediated mathematics classroom

    Farhad Mordechai Sabeti, York University , Canada

    (2012) pp. 1–88

    Given the recent proliferation of interactive whiteboard (IWB) technologies in classrooms, research is needed on their role within evolving classroom learning dynamics. Gesture, a dynamic component... More

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  13. Usefulness of Teaching Security Awareness for Middle School Students

    Hani Alhejaili, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–74

    Technology and the Internet bring many benefits to students. Studies show that technology and the available online resources encourage inquiry and support student success in schools. However, there... More

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  14. A qualitative analysis of the perceptions of students and teachers of the effects of a computer pod design on student engagement

    Joanne Brown Smith, The University of Akron, United States

    (1998) pp. 1–206

    The purpose of this study was to analyze the perceptions of sixth-grade students and teachers of the effects of a computer pod design on student engagement in an urban, Title I, at-risk, inner-city... More

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  15. Future Quest: An educational television series based on the middle school curriculum

    Thomas J. Leveque, University of California, Los Angeles, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–108

    Studies show that television can be a powerful educational tool. Series such as Sesame Street have shown a major impact on the reading ability of pre-school children. When children reach their... More

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  16. Eighth-grade writers and meaning-making: A study of computer-mediated conferencing and publishing

    Lois Juliana Yocum, Iowa State University, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–208

    A practitioner research methodology characterizes this investigation and analysis. This study is based on observations, interviews, surveys, and analyses of students' writing, and it is grounded in... More

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  17. Computer-assisted instruction for the limited English proficient student

    James C. Laub, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–75

    This document addresses and tests the reliability of teacher created software written at an appropriate reading level of the targeted LEP students. The point of the study is to determine if... More

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  18. Laptops and fourth grade literacy: Assisting the jump over the “fourth grade slump”

    Kurt A. Suhr, University of California, Irvine and California State University, Fullerton, United States

    Laptops and fourth grade literacy: Assisting the jump over the &ldquo;fourth grade slump&rdquo; (2008) pp. 1–97

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  19. The impact of Classroom Performance System-based instruction with peer instruction upon student achievement and motivation in eighth grade math students

    Tracy Michelle Hunter Allison, Liberty University, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–186

    The researcher employed two designs to address the research question for this particular study. This quasi-experimental non-equivalent control group study compared the math achievement of 92 eighth... More

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  20. The relationships of teachers' levels of technology integration on student achievement in reading and mathematics

    Valerie S. Fields, Louisiana Tech University, United States

    (2004) pp. 1–141

    The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent the level of technology integration of fourth and eighth grade teachers in eleven rural school districts in northeastern Louisiana related ... More

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