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1:1 iPads in 1st Grade: Two-Year Case Study of a Teacher's Concerns, Use, and Innovation Configuration (open access)

1:1 iPads in 1st Grade: Two-Year Case Study of a Teacher's Concerns, Use, and Innovation Configuration

This chapter reports the findings of a two-year case study of how one first-grade teacher in a Florida charter school with 1:1 iPads progresses through stages of concerns and levels of use to achieve technological innovation. Findings inform technology integration practices and emphasize the importance of acknowledging change concerns associated with technology acceptance.
Date: 2019
Creator: Eutsler, Lauren
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Action of Action Research: A Case Study of Four Projects in a Professional Development School (open access)

The Action of Action Research: A Case Study of Four Projects in a Professional Development School

Introductory paper to the special section on education in the 2010 edition of The Eagle Feather, which examines the viability of action research as a meaningful form of research applicable to social settings, such as schools.
Date: 2010
Creator: Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

The Action of Action Research: An Analysis of Action Research Projects Completed in the UNT/Denton ISD PDS

This paper discusses an analysis of action research projects completed in the UNT/Denton Independent School District (ISD). Action research is the inquiry part of a Professional Development School (PDS) model that all UNT elementary education, pre-service teacher/student interns complete with mentor teachers during student teaching.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Potter, Codi & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library

The Action of Action Research: An Analysis of Action Research Projects Completed in the UNT/Denton ISD PDS [Presentation]

Presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing Action Research and the inquiry part of a Professional Development School (PDS) model that all UNT elementary education, pre-service teacher/student interns complete with mentor teachers during student teaching.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Potter, Codi & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Administrators’ unintentional sensegiving and system reform outcomes (open access)

Administrators’ unintentional sensegiving and system reform outcomes

Article examining how administrators help teachers and other administrators make sense of a system reform during the first two years of implementation.
Date: January 14, 2019
Creator: Wong, Lok-Sze
Object Type: Article
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

African American Parental Involvement [Presentation]

Presentation for the 2010 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research 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: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
America 2000 and Special Education: Can the Two Be Merged? (open access)

America 2000 and Special Education: Can the Two Be Merged?

This paper uses systems theory and force field analysis to evaluate the potential for combining special education with America 2000 national educational strategy and goals.
Date: April 9, 1993
Creator: Pazey, Barbara L.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Amish Teacher Dialogues with Teacher Educators: Research, Culture, and Voices of Critique (open access)

Amish Teacher Dialogues with Teacher Educators: Research, Culture, and Voices of Critique

Article discussing a collaborative project to examine literature and research on the Amish culture.
Date: September 2005
Creator: Zehr, Henry; Moss, Glenda & Nichols, Joe
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Animal Assisted Therapy in Relation to Mentally, Physically, and Sexually Abused Children

Poster presentation for the 2011 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on animal assisted therapy in relation to mentally, physically, and sexually abused children.
Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Simpson, Amy & Chandler, Cynthia K.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library
Applying Theory, Practice, and Research: The Key to the Development of Future Elementary Education Teachers in the Professional Development School (PDS) Model (open access)

Applying Theory, Practice, and Research: The Key to the Development of Future Elementary Education Teachers in the Professional Development School (PDS) Model

Introduction to the special section on education featured in the 2012 edition of The Eagle Feather.
Date: 2012
Creator: Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Assessment Guided Instruction

Presentation for the 2010 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research in assessment guided instruction.
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Western, Vanessa S. & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Becoming a Teacher of Mathematics to Elementary Students

This paper discusses research on becoming a teacher of mathematics to elementary students. This is an auto-ethnography of a pre-service teacher during the first semester of Professional Development School, documenting the journey as a learner and teacher of mathematics for this pre-service teacher.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Walker, Wynona & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library

Becoming a Teacher of Mathematics to Elementary Students [Presentation]

Presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on becoming a teacher of mathematics to elementary students. The research is an auto-ethnography of a pre-service teacher during the first semester of Professional Development School, documenting the journey as a learner and teacher of mathematics for this pre-service teacher.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Walker, Wynona & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
“Being Wholly Muslim and Wholly American”: Exploring One Islamic School’s Efforts to Educate Against Extremism (open access)

“Being Wholly Muslim and Wholly American”: Exploring One Islamic School’s Efforts to Educate Against Extremism

This article reports findings from a qualitative case study of an Islamic school in the United States that counters religious extremism through the promotion and development of an American Muslim identity in its students, an ideology that advances the idea that an individual can be wholly American and wholly Muslim without any incongruity.
Date: 2017
Creator: Brooks, Melanie C. & Ezzani, Miriam
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
A Book Review: Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance By Kristen L. Buras (open access)

A Book Review: Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance By Kristen L. Buras

Book review of "Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space: Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance" by Kristen L. Buras.
Date: 2017
Creator: Viamontes, Ciro Jesus & Ezzani, Miriam
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
Can Regular and Special Education be Integrated into One System? Political Culture Theory May Have the Answer (open access)

Can Regular and Special Education be Integrated into One System? Political Culture Theory May Have the Answer

This paper examines proposals to integrate regular and special education.
Date: October 1993
Creator: Pazey, Barbara L.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Capacity Building: Creating and Sustaining a Pathway for Engineering Majors to Become STEM Teachers (open access)

Capacity Building: Creating and Sustaining a Pathway for Engineering Majors to Become STEM Teachers

Data management plan for the grant, "Capacity Building: Creating and Sustaining a Pathway for Engineering Majors to Become STEM Teachers." The project aims to serve a national need for building pathways for engineering students to become grade 6-12 STEM teachers in high-need schools. The project will develop a framework for recruitment, retention, and reshaping of graduate teacher certification specifically for engineering students to become STEM teachers. The effort is a collaboration between the College of Engineering and the College of Education at the University of North Texas, a Hispanic Serving Institution.
Date: 2022-06-01/2023-05-31
Creator: Eddy, Colleen & Huang, Zhenhua
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Child Care Experiences Among Dual Language Learners in the United States: Analyses of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study--Birth Cohort (open access)

Child Care Experiences Among Dual Language Learners in the United States: Analyses of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study--Birth Cohort

This article uses nationally representative data from the Early Chlidhood Longitudinal Study--Birth Cohort used to examine child care experiences with repreated cross-sectional analysis at 9, 24, and 52 months for dual language learner and non-dual language learner children.
Date: March 22, 2017
Creator: Espinosa, Linda M.; LaForett, Doré R.; Burchinal, Margaret; Burchinal, Margaret; Winsler, Adam; Tien, Hsiao-Chuan et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Coherent District Reform: A Case Study of Two California School Districts (open access)

Coherent District Reform: A Case Study of Two California School Districts

This article argues that whole district reform is possible in ways that increased student achievement results on standardized tests across two districts.
Date: March 13, 2015
Creator: Ezzani, Miriam
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
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
Concept Raps versus Concept Maps: A Culturally Responsive Approach to STEM Vocabulary Development (open access)

Concept Raps versus Concept Maps: A Culturally Responsive Approach to STEM Vocabulary Development

This article argues that the development of rap song lyrics or lyrical concept mapping can be a viable pedagogical alternative to the development of concept maps as a means to reinforce STEM vocabulary.
Date: July 31, 2018
Creator: Young, Jamaal; Young, Jemimah L.; Cason, Marti; Ortiz, Nickolaus; Foster, Marquita & Hamilton, Christina
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library