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Homebound instruction in Texas: an explanatory sequential mixed methods inquiry
Homebound instruction is a rapidly growing alternative educational placement for students who become injured or ill and miss over four or more weeks of school during one calendar school year. While the Texas education ...
An investigation into reading habits of Texas middle and high school english language arts teachers
Throughout the history of education, it has been noted that teachers are influential people in lives of children (Applegate & Applegate, 2004; Daisey, 2010; Gambrell, 1996; Ruddell, 1995). Children spend one-third (or more) ...
The impact of project-based learning on mathematics and reading achievement of 7th and 8th grade students in a South Texas school district
The study examined the impact of Project -Based Learning on reading and mathematics achievement of 7th and 8th grade students. Project-based learning deviates from the customary school practices and is an innovative ...
Assessing the impact of recess on academic achievement in mathematics and reading among third and fourth graders: a causal-comparative inquiry
Improving students’ achievement scores has been a critical issue for both educators and legislators. Eliminating or reducing recess to increase instructional time has become a common practice. The purpose of the study ...