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 Department: Teacher Education and Administration
 Resource Type: Presentation
 Collection: UNT Scholarly Works
NCLB: The Myth, The History, The Reality

NCLB: The Myth, The History, The Reality

Date: October 5, 2011
Creator: Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on No Child Left Behind. In this presentation, the author discusses the law's impact on curricula and student learning, particularly in mathematics.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Education
The Effects of Using Manipulatives in Middle School Mathematics Tutoring

The Effects of Using Manipulatives in Middle School Mathematics Tutoring

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Sanders, Rachael & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This presentation discusses research on the effects of using manipulatives in middle school mathematics tutoring. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the effect of using a different approach to teaching math. This presentation describes the testing and the post-testing for this research and the results.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Connections Between Mathematics Research and Practices Used in Classrooms

Connections Between Mathematics Research and Practices Used in Classrooms

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Rogers, Kasey & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This presentation discusses research on connections between mathematics research and practices used in classrooms. The author looks at what the relationships are between class observations, research, and methods course theories. The author hypothesizes that the experiences of the author in the math methods course and outside research will directly align with the teaching practices and learning processes that the author observed in fifth grade classrooms.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Effects of Technology on Achievement in Mathematics in Middle School [Presentation]

The Effects of Technology on Achievement in Mathematics in Middle School [Presentation]

Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Rooth, Heather M. & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This presentation discusses a research study on the effect of technology on achievement in mathematics in middle school. This presentation discusses the research, which analyzes how these concepts, ideas, and problems have been discussed in the past in order to form a solid platform that will support technology in schools in the future.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Read to Succeed

Read to Succeed

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Daniel, Monica & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This presentation discusses research on reading. One of the biggest problems in today's classrooms is the ineffective use of transition times. Transition times are mostly spent re-directing children and attempting to control chaos and confusion in the classroom. This research work presents the idea of using re-entry transition times (i.e., returning from lunch, music, etc.) as silent reading.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Assessment Guided Instruction

Assessment Guided Instruction

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Western, Vanessa S. & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: Presentation for the 2010 UNT Scholars Day discussing research in assessment guided instruction.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Higher Order Thinking Homework vs. Formula Driven Homework

Higher Order Thinking Homework vs. Formula Driven Homework

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Woods, Tamra & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This presentation discusses research on higher order thinking homework versus formula driven homework. The authors wanted to find out whether assigning homework that consisted of a few questions that required higher order thinking or assigning homework that required rote, procedural thinking would yield stronger results on assessments.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Effectiveness of the Growth Plan On Student Behavior

The Effectiveness of the Growth Plan On Student Behavior

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Leaverton, Analee & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This presentation discusses an action research project that studied the effect of growth plan interventions on kindergarten students' increased appropriate behavior in class kindergarten students.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Make a Move: Creating a Culturally Aware Community of Masters and Scholars

Make a Move: Creating a Culturally Aware Community of Masters and Scholars

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Montejano, Sara N. & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This presentation discusses research on the experience of 30 randomly-selected university students in their final year of the teacher education program. This study examined a teacher education program working with the community and schools to improve the cultural perceptions of pre-service teachers.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Student Engagement and the Effects on Academics

Student Engagement and the Effects on Academics

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Sikes, Megan & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This presentation discusses research on student engagement in class and the effects on academics.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
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