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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
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
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
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
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
Teacher Evaluation in the Special Education Setting: Voices from the Field (open access)

Teacher Evaluation in the Special Education Setting: Voices from the Field

This article uses a qualitative, multi-case study research design to gain insight into the perceptions and experiences of special education teachers and administrators.
Date: 2016
Creator: Sledge, Ann & Pazey, Barbara L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transforming Educational Leadership Preparation: Starting with Ourselves (open access)

Transforming Educational Leadership Preparation: Starting with Ourselves

This article describes a duoethnography of two faculty members working in different leadership programs to reveal how their understanding of diversity and social justice has been formed over the course of their lives.
Date: October 3, 2016
Creator: Guerra, Patricia L. & Pazey, Barbara L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Democratic Twittering: Microblogging for a More Participatory Social Studies (open access)

Democratic Twittering: Microblogging for a More Participatory Social Studies

This article uses the example of the Arab Spring to discuss how new media lowers barriers so that more voices may be heard.
Date: March 2014
Creator: Krutka, Daniel G.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
"Remixing" Current Events: Navigating the Transmedia Terrain with Fifth Graders (open access)

"Remixing" Current Events: Navigating the Transmedia Terrain with Fifth Graders

This article discusses two democratic media literacy skills that teachers can model and teach to help students as 21st century citizens.
Date: March 2017
Creator: Krutka, Daniel G.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
(Mis)Understanding Islam in a Suburban Texas School District (open access)

(Mis)Understanding Islam in a Suburban Texas School District

This article reports a Texas suburban school district's efforts to promote cultural proficiency after leadership trainings.
Date: February 3, 2015
Creator: Ezzani, Miriam & Brooks, Melanie C.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Creating Student-Centered Classroom Environments: The Case of Mathematics

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This book chapter provides examples of how mathematics instruction emphasized meaning and understanding, skills embedded in context, and connections between and among subject areas and school and life outside of school.
Date: 1999
Creator: Reyes, Pedro & Pazey, Barbara L.
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Tensions and Transformations: Using an Ethical Framework to Teach a Course on Disability Law to Future Educational Leaders (open access)

Tensions and Transformations: Using an Ethical Framework to Teach a Course on Disability Law to Future Educational Leaders

This article explores the authors' experience using an ethical framework to teach a course on disability law to graduate level education students.
Date: November 2015
Creator: Pazey, Barbara L. & Cole, Heather A.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Videoconferencing for Global Citizenship Education: Wise Practices for Social Studies Educators (open access)

Videoconferencing for Global Citizenship Education: Wise Practices for Social Studies Educators

This article reviews literature on videoconferencing for global citizenship education and analyzes those efforts towards cosmopolitan citizenship.
Date: September 2016
Creator: Krutka, Daniel G. & Carano, Kenneth T.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library