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What Elementary Leaders Need to Know in Order to Observe Mathematics Instruction and Provide Feedback to Teachers Effectively: A Delphi Study
(Virginia Tech, 2014-04-04)
Improving mathematics instruction is an essential issue many school leaders are encountering as they feel increased pressure to ensure high-quality learning for all students. Key responsibilities of school leaders in leading ...
The Patterns and Possible Costs of Teacher Absenteeism: Are Teacher Absences an Indicator of Student Achievement?
(Virginia Tech, 2014-01-13)
Since the inception of No Child Left Behind, particularly in the past few years, teacher accountability is at the forefront of educational debate. Taking in to account the many facets of teacher accountability, student ...
School Desegregation in Roanoke, Virginia: The Black Student Perspective
(Virginia Tech, 2014-04-03)
The purpose of this study was to explore and document the perspectives of the Black students who were the first to desegregate Roanoke, Virginia, schools during the 1960-1961 school year. In September of 1960, nine Black ...
Pursuit of the Principalship
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-03)
The school principal is one factor in student success. As the number of principals needed increases (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008) and the number of principals eligible to retire rises (Briggs, Cheney, Davis, and Moll, ...
School Facility Renovation and Student Achievement
(Virginia Tech, 2014-03-04)
This dissertation examines school renovation and student achievement. The study focuses on the relationship between a complete renovation of a school facility and its influence on student achievement before, during, and ...
A Study of the Longitudinal Influence of a Behavioral Support Program
(Virginia Tech, 2014-03-13)
Students need to be engaged in learning in order to have a successful school career. If attendance and discipline become an issue, instruction tends to be relegated to lesser importance. In order for students to be a ...
Review of Research at Virginia Tech on the Relationship Between School Building Condition and Student and Teacher Performance and Attitudes
(Virginia Tech, 2014-04-16)
The research study is a review of research at Virginia Tech on the relationship between school building condition and student and teacher performance and attitudes. There have been several reviews or synthesis studies of ...
Professional Development Offerings for Principals in the Commonwealth of Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2014-04-11)
As the instructional leader, principals must engage in on-going professional development training for their learning and to aid in improving student achievement (Grande, 2012). This quantitative study examined the present ...
A Comparison of Discrete and Continuous Survival Analysis
(Virginia Tech, 2014-05-08)
There has been confusion in choosing a proper survival model between two popular survival models of discrete and continuous survival analysis. This study aimed to provide empirical outcomes of two survival models in ...
The Impact of Elementary Career Development Practices and Elementary School Counselor Self Efficacy
(Virginia Tech, 2014-01-15)