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Making Peace with the Warrior Next Door: Rituals in Identity, Wellness, and Transition in Veteran Communities
The nature of conflict requires service members to set aside peacetime roles and perhaps even disengage from closely-held self and worldviews. The transformation from civilian to service member is effectively addressed ...
CULTURALLY RELEVANT MATHEMATICS FOR HIGH POVERTY 8TH GRADERS: INFLUENCES ON MATHEMATICS SELF-EFFICACY
This study sought to bring awareness and potential suggestions to the problem of low mathematics achievement for students living in poverty and the potential that equity pedagogies may offer for these students. Tenets of ...
Middle School Girls: Experiences In A Place-Based Education Science Classroom
The middle school years are a crucial time when girls’ science interest and participation decrease (Barton, Tan, O’Neill, Bautista-Guerra, & Brecklin, 2013). The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of ...
MISSED OPPORTUNITIES: EXAMINING ONE DISTRICT’S IMPLEMENTATION OF WASHINGTON STATE’S TEACHER EVALUATION PROGRAM
This qualitative study explored the implementation of Washington State’s Teacher Principal Evaluation Program in one school district. Previously determined locally, the new evaluation system was a state mandated reform ...
An Examination of Student Reengagement District Administrative Procedures: An Action Research
Changes in Washington State law require all school districts to adopt policies and procedures concerned with student reengagement. This dissertation describes the action research undertaken in the Mead School District to ...
Place-Based Education at the River Valley Outdoor Learning Center
The purpose of this qualitative collective case study was to explore how two fifth grade and two sixth grade River Valley School District* students experienced the River Valley Outdoor Learning Center*. Particular attention ...