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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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T he Effects of Work Journals, Portfolios, and Cosmic Education on Intrinsic Motivation in an Upper Elementary Montessori Environment, Heather R. Brown

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Valorization of the Adolescent Personality, Maribeth Brown

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Mindfulness-Based Practice in an Elementary Classroom, Lauren M. Coiner

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The Effects of Character Education on Social-Emotional Behavior, Diane M. Dodds

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The Effects of Motivational Strategies to Increase Teachers’ Commitment and Enthusiasm, Donna A. Fiumara

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Gender and Collaborative Writing, Anna F. Hertzog

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The Effects of a Collaborative Team on Early Intervention in a Preschool, Tiffany L. James

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The Effect of Creativity in Nature, Jackie M. Ji

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Vocabulary Instruction and Student Participation and Retention, Jenny A. Kading and Lisa J. Zuther

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Grammar & Writing: Pedagogy Behind Student Achievement, Cheryl M. Louis

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Student Involvement in Gardens and Healthier Food Choices, Brittany Masters

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Purposeful Movement in an Early Childhood Classroom, Dana H. McCabe

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Using Technology to Aid in the Differentiation of Mathematics in a Sixth Grade Classroom, Abigail Morales

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Parent Involvement in Kindergarten, Martine A. Reinhardt

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Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Mathematics to English Language Learners, Emily M. Sasse

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The Effects that Consistent Routines have on Transitions, Sarah L. Seiberlich

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T he Effects of Loose Parts and Nature-Based Play on Creativity in the Montessori Early Childhood (3-6 year old) Classroom, Leah C. Yavuz

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Effects of Directed Movement on Focus, Catherine A. Zoeckler

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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The Effects of Interactivity, Scaffolding and Modeling on Children’s Attention and Engagement During Read Aloud Time, Sara Agnello and Mary Yengle

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A Toddler Mentor Program with Elementary Students to Improve the Development of Empathy, Michelle Aldrich

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Increasing Intrinsic Motivation and Reading Comprehension in Children, Lucy Amundson

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The Effects of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in the Elementary Classroom, Stephanie W. Beard, Katherine L. Moe, and Julie L. Wieczorek

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The Effects of Gender Grouping on Female Students’ Participation in Physical Education, Anthony Bender and Jill S. Litfin

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The Effects of Differentiated Mathematics Rotations on Basic Facts, Samantha Bold and Alison Kaubisch

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Improving Letter Name Knowledge in Primary Montessori, Melissa Sue Brodin

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Beyond Good Manners: Gratitude and Student Engagement in Lower Elementary, Vanessa Callaghan

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Cursive Handwriting with Kindergartners, Amy J. Carlson

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Aligning State Developmental Standards to Toddler and Early Childhood Montessori Practical Life and Sensorial Materials, Erin H. Conway and Amanda E. Fink

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Increasing Special Education Students’ Literacy Through the Use of Specific Assistive Technology, Elizabeth A. Davidson and Liana M. Lingofelt

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Effective and Efficient Parent-Teacher Communication, Germaine M. DiJohn

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The Effects of Physical Activity on Reading and Mathematics Achievement in an Elementary Classroom, Chelsey Earney, Emily A. Berg, and Jill M. Wallert

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The Efficacy of Classroom Management Software on Parent-Teacher Communication, Michelle L. Ellis

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The Effects of Choice on Reading Comprehension in 2nd-3rd Grade, Julie P. Fraumeni-McBride

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The Impact of Student Editing and Error-based Instruction on Writing in a Fourth-Grade Classroom, Erin T. Hinton

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Promoting Parent Involvement, Erin A. Hlavaty

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The Impact of a Flipped Classroom on Student Achievement in Mathematics, Science and Physical Education Classrooms, Paul Jundt, Kelly A. Moormann, Andrew M. Voorhees, and StaceyAnn Ziemann

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Character Education Using Literature and Discussions, Molly A. Leifeld

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Working It Out Together: Teaching the Steps of Conflict Resolution to Preschoolers, Krista M. Macsata

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The Impact of Creating Visual Arts on Reading Comprehension in Third Grade Students, Erica M. Mathieson

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Montessori Mathematics Curriculum and Lower Elementary Students Understanding of Length Measurement, Katherine L. McIntosh

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The Effects of a Peace Curriculum on Reducing and Resolving Conflicts among Children Ages 3-6 Years, Maria T. Morningstar

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Universal Response Methods, Kristen J. Nordstrom and Robert L. Mathis

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Accounting for Student Engagement Through Pre-Service Teacher Assessment, Kelsey C. Odell

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Student Perceptions and Experiences in Hybrid Courses, Diane Perry

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Success of English Language Learners: Barriers and Strategies, Brita Bostad R, Stephanie A. Cwikla, and Jacob L. Kienzle

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Use of High-Level Questioning to Increase Student Achievement in Reading, Amber A. Remark and Emily M. Ewing

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Absenteeism, Building Relationships, and Standards-Based Grading, Patricia M. Romaine and Heather M. Sinkler

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Communicating Effectively with Parents in the Montessori Environment, Lindsey A. Seril

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Creating A Normalized Montessori Classroom, Heather L. Somerton-Burkhardt

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Increasing Boys Engagement in Literature through Supplementary Texts, Jessica Spindler

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The Space Between the Notes: The Effects of Background Music on Student Focus, Duna L. Strachan

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The Effects of Integrating Mathematics into the Physical Education Setting, Steven D. Thompson and Jacqueline L. Robertson

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The Effects of Technology on Engagement and Retention Among Upper Elementary Montessori Students., Justin E. Tosco

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Instilling Reverence for Montessori Materials Through Rituals of Grace and Courtesy, Stephanie M. Van Fleet

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Public School Administrators and Montessori Education, Katy Wright

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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The Effects of Using a Systematic Approach During Mathematical Instruction, Heather Arroyo

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Standards-Based Grading That Results in Grades Accurately Reflecting Students’ Knowledge, Danielle Asplund

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The SIOP Model as it Pertains to ELLs in a Mainstream 2nd Grade Classroom, Sydney Azure

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An Authentic Mathematics Problem Competition and Its Effect on the Performance of Advanced Sixth Grade Learners, Eric Bergerson

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Help Me Help Myself: The Role of Helper Flags as Tools for Self-Regulation, Lara G. Bergman

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Montessori in the Home and Connections to Parent Education, Barbara Bisceglia

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Decreasing Off-Task Behaviors in an Elementary Classroom, Celia Bradley

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How Does Parent Nutrition Education Change What Children Bring for Lunch?, Theresa A. Brandl

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The Effect of iReady Mathematics Intervention on Student Achievement for Students in Kindergarten & First Grade, Sarah Brilz, Whitney Fridley, Kristen Just, and Kim Stein

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Finding the Balance with Student Assessments, Zachary A. Calcutt and Crystal L. Helms

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The Effects of the Implementation of the Conscious Discipline Program on Social Emotional Learning in an Early Childhood Classroom, Ashly Chavez

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Paternal Involvement in Children’s Education Collaborative Investigation to Increase Father Interest, Nina A. Costello

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Bridging the Developmental Gap in the Montessori Toddler Classroom, Tama D'Angelo

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The Benefits of Collaborative Learning in the Elementary Classroom, Crystal Daugherty

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Authentic Montessori Math Assessment and Common Core, Melanie Driskill

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Using Different Strategies to Aid in the Acquisition of Sight Words for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities, Amy Ersland

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The Effects of Developing a Positive Class Culture on Student Participation in a Kindergarten Classroom, Ashley Garaas

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The Impact of Weekly Math Tests and Strategy Instruction on Math Fluency, Anna Garnaas-Halvorson

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Applying Developmentally Appropriate Engineering Challenges in a First Grade Classroom, Kathleen R. Glick

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Increasing the Amount of Time EBD Identified Students Spend in the Classroom, Jennifer Gruber

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The Effects of Feedback on Student Learning in a Kindergarten Classroom, Diane Gunlock

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You’ve Got Mail: Using Personalized Authentic Reading Experiences to Increase First Graders’ Oral Reading Fluency, Krysten E. Halek

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Increasing Subtraction Automaticity using the Think Addition Strategy and Taped Problems, Kellly Jean Hanlon and Brooke Meissel

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The Effects of a Book Club on Montessori and Parent Education, Stevie A. Harrison

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Supporting Kindergarten Classroom Teachers: Improving Literacy with Young English Learners, Rachel Higgins

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Vocabulary Learning and Pre-school English Language Learners An Action Research Report, Meghan Anne Hinds

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What effect will talk partners have in a primary writer’s workshop?, Erin Jacobson

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Use of Yoga to Alleviate Stress in Toddler Group Care Programs, Caitlin J. Jalalat

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Using Digital Devices to Improve Student Collaboration, Thea Janitschke

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Differentiated Math Interventions for Third Grade Students Using Push-In and Pull-Out Models, Anne Jarzyna-Ingles, Tara Schletz, and Melissa Young

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The Impact of Regular Number Talks on Mental Math Computation Abilities, Anthea Johnson and Amanda Partlo

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The Effects of Information and Communication Technology on Student Achievement, Thomas Johnson

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Cultivating a Collaborative Community of Mathematicians: Integrating Guided Mathematics into Daily Instruction An Action Research Report Catherine M. Kolb and Drew A. Rohl St. Catherine, Catherine Kolb and Drew Rohl

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The Effects of The Math Daily 3 Structure on Student Achievement and Growth in an Elementary School Setting, Lauren Ktytor and Kate Waechter

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The Effects of Relationship-Driven Classroom Management, Lisa M. Laasch

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High Student Achievement Through Classroom Management, Angela Lacher and Mary Zich

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The Benefits of Parent-School Partnerships: A Cooperative Approach to Increase Student Learning & Achievement, Karen Lambiase

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Improving Reading Skills in Social Studies, Bradley Leingang

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The Effect of Teacher Interactions on Classroom Management in a Montessori Environment, Nimali Matos

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The Effects of Word Study in Place of Traditional Spelling, Amy McCarthy

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Montessori- What Is It All About?, Pauline Meert

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The Impact of a Flipped Lesson on Secondary Language Arts Students’ Ability to Write a Cohesive Research Essay, Nafeesah Muhammad

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Closing the Gap in Fluency to Promote Comprehension, Amie Nelson

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A Positive Approach to Reducing Negative Student Behavior, Brittany Oslund

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Writer’s Workshop and Technology, Stephanie Pullman