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Using eReaders to Enhance Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas

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This book chapter focuses on the use of ereaders as a learning tool to motivate and engage students, support content learning, and promote literacy development across content areas.
Date: 2015
Creator: Fang, Zhihui; Eutsler, Lauren; Coatoam Chapman, Suzanne & Qi, Yang
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
The PRO Program: One District's Experience with Decentralizing Staff Development (open access)

The PRO Program: One District's Experience with Decentralizing Staff Development

This article examines one district's staff development plan that has successfully engaged teachers and administrators in designing and implementing relevant programs that make a positive difference for schools and students.
Date: April 2000
Creator: Huffman, Jane B.; Caldwell, Dottie & Taber, Katherine L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Book Review: On Rereading (open access)

Book Review: On Rereading

Book review of "On Rereading" by Patricia Meyer Spacks.
Date: 2014
Creator: Eutsler, Lauren
Object Type: Review
System: The UNT Digital Library
Multicultural Efforts and Affirmative Action in Brazil: Policies Influencing Education in the Americas (open access)

Multicultural Efforts and Affirmative Action in Brazil: Policies Influencing Education in the Americas

This article explores the intercultural movements toward social justice in education in the Americas, most particularly, North America, and how U.S. multicultural movements and policies influence countries like Brazil.
Date: March 2, 2011
Creator: Murakami-Ramalho, Elizabeth & Auxiliadora Lima Dias da Silva, Maria
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Leading with Heart: Urban Elementary Principals as Advocates for Students (open access)

Leading with Heart: Urban Elementary Principals as Advocates for Students

This article explores how urban elementary school principals reconcile the challenges of educational accountability within the constraints of standardized testing policies required by the No Child Left Behind Act.
Date: April 2009
Creator: Rodriguez, Mariela A.; Murakami-Ramalho, Elizabeth & Ruff, William G.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Counterstories about Leadership: A Latina School Principal’s Experience from a Less Documented View in an Urban School Context (open access)

Counterstories about Leadership: A Latina School Principal’s Experience from a Less Documented View in an Urban School Context

This article highlights one Latina school leader in the National Latina/o Leadership Study and her experiences developing a professional and racial identity within urban school contexts.
Date: November 11, 2015
Creator: Hernandez, Frank & Murakami-Ramalho, Elizabeth
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Who says I don’t want to come to school? School policies disenfranchise American Indian youth’s educational vision (open access)

Who says I don’t want to come to school? School policies disenfranchise American Indian youth’s educational vision

This article focuses on the importance of contextualizing school policies by illuminating how one school rule, In-School-Suspension (ISS) disengages students from the learning process.
Date: 2009
Creator: Quijada, Patricia D. & Murakami-Ramalho, Elizabeth
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Parents’ mobile technology adoption influences on elementary children’s use (open access)

Parents’ mobile technology adoption influences on elementary children’s use

This article identifies 120 parents' intentions to adopt mobile technology and gathers in-depth perceptions about mobile technology adoption with a smaller subset of 13 parents.
Date: May 27, 2017
Creator: Eutsler, Lauren
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Information Communication Technology Use among Students in Inclusive Classroom (open access)

Information Communication Technology Use among Students in Inclusive Classroom

This article compares the leisure and school-related computer use of students in inclusive classrooms.
Date: 2018
Creator: Bagon, Špela; Gačnik, Mateja & Starcic, Andreja Istenic
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
EXERT and TEAM21: Partnerships for Professional Development (open access)

EXERT and TEAM21: Partnerships for Professional Development

This article discusses the process of developing professional development programs for educational leadership in response to the 1984 Texas Education Reform Bill, also known as House Bill 72.
Date: 1988
Creator: Adkison, Judith A.; Camp, William E. & Meeks, Bruce
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Walking in My Students' Shoes: An ESL Teacher Brings Theory to Life in Order to Transform Her Classroom (open access)

Walking in My Students' Shoes: An ESL Teacher Brings Theory to Life in Order to Transform Her Classroom

This article discusses how a teacher's second language learning experience may impact beliefs about teaching english language learner students.
Date: 2010
Creator: Stewart, Mary Amanda
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Teachers' Read-Aloud Preferences: Perpetuating Sex-Role Stereotypes (open access)

Teachers' Read-Aloud Preferences: Perpetuating Sex-Role Stereotypes

This article describes a study of Kansas and Texas teachers' read-aloud choices to demonstrate the impact of this teaching strategy on children's acquisition of attitudes toward sex roles.
Date: 1985
Creator: Smith, Nancy J.; Greenlaw, M. Jean & Scott, Carolyn
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Effects of Technology on Achievement in Mathematics in Middle School (open access)

The Effects of Technology on Achievement in Mathematics in Middle School

This paper discusses a research study on the effect of technology on achievement in mathematics in middle school.
Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Rooth, Heather M. & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Read to Succeed (open access)

Read to Succeed

This paper discusses research on reading and a study on transition times in the classroom.
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Daniel, Monica & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
African American Parental Involvement (open access)

African American Parental Involvement

This paper discusses a research project on the relationship between African American parent volunteer involvement and student reading scores.
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Brookshire, Nikki & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Comparing Classroom Assessments to District Assessments to Analyze Assessment Guided Instruction Effectiveness (open access)

Comparing Classroom Assessments to District Assessments to Analyze Assessment Guided Instruction Effectiveness

This paper discusses research in assessment guided instruction.
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Western, Vanessa S. & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Fourth Grade Students’ Perceptions of Reading Counts® (open access)

Fourth Grade Students’ Perceptions of Reading Counts®

Paper discusses the results of a study that questions if the Scholastic Reading Counts (SRC) program encourages students to read independently.
Date: 2015
Creator: Edwards, Evyn
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Effectiveness of Electronic Books in the Primary Classroom (open access)

The Effectiveness of Electronic Books in the Primary Classroom

Paper describes study exploring the effectiveness of using electronic books in an elementary school classroom to teach reading skills.
Date: 2014
Creator: Hendrickson, Bethany
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Fiesta Math Night: The Parent Perspective (open access)

Fiesta Math Night: The Parent Perspective

Paper discusses Hispanic parental involvement in Fiesta Math Night (Noche de Matemáticas), a school event that takes place in Denton area schools each year in the fall.
Date: 2013
Creator: Ortez, Enid
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Measuring Student Success: The Effectiveness of Scholastic Reading Counts! (open access)

Measuring Student Success: The Effectiveness of Scholastic Reading Counts!

This study examines the Matthew Effect in children's reading ability development through an analysis of reading progress measured in a fifth grade classroom using the Scholastic Reading Counts! program.
Date: 2015
Creator: Krastin, Ashleigh
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Structuring the Imagination (open access)

Structuring the Imagination

Paper discusses research questioning if explicit instruction on sensory imagery, synonyms and antonyms, and onomatopoeia would increase imaginative creating writing in a third grade class.
Date: 2013
Creator: Small, Coeli M.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Communication through Mathematics: The Effects on Mathematic Reasonableness (open access)

Communication through Mathematics: The Effects on Mathematic Reasonableness

Paper describes a study focused on the efficiency of using prescribed tools to aid in justification and reasonableness in solving mathematical problems.
Date: 2014
Creator: Lopez, Lorraine
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Enjoying Vocabulary (open access)

Enjoying Vocabulary

Paper discusses study seeking to determine whether deliberate and consistent vocabulary practice and exposure through interactive games and intentional dialogue increase the oral story-retelling skills in English in low reading-level bilingual students.
Date: 2014
Creator: Soto-Vazquez, Adriana
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Servant Leadership: A Model for Mentoring Undergraduate Student Scholars (open access)

Servant Leadership: A Model for Mentoring Undergraduate Student Scholars

Paper discusses servant leadership in the context of serving students who exhibited interest in publishing in The Eagle Feather journal.
Date: 2013
Creator: Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library