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 Effect of Training in Test Item Writing on Test Performance of Junior High Students

The Effect of Training in Test Item Writing on Test Performance of Junior High Students

Date: May 1997
Creator: Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: Students in an inner city junior high school in North Central Texas participated in a study whose purpose was to examine the effect of training in test item construction on their later test performance. The experimental group underwent twelve weeks of instruction using the Test Item Construction Method (TICM). In these sessions students learned to develop test items similar to those on which they were tested annually by the state via the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS). The TICM aligned with state mandated test specifications.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Effect of the Professional Development School Experience on a Pre-Service Teacher's Confidence in the Classroom

The Effect of the Professional Development School Experience on a Pre-Service Teacher's Confidence in the Classroom

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Jamadar, Anita & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This paper is an auto-ethnography of a pre-service teacher during the first semester of Professional Development School, documenting a change in confidence.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Incorporating RTI and the Mastery Model into Mathematics Tutoring Sessions

Incorporating RTI and the Mastery Model into Mathematics Tutoring Sessions

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Carlson, Elizabeth & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This paper discusses research on incorporating Response to Intervention (RTI) and the mastery model into tutoring sessions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Effectiveness of Growth Plans in Kindergarten Classrooms

Effectiveness of Growth Plans in Kindergarten Classrooms

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Leslie, Rachel & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This paper discusses research on the effectiveness of growth plans in kindergarten classrooms.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Becoming a Teacher of Mathematics to Elementary Students

Becoming a Teacher of Mathematics to Elementary Students

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Walker, Wynona & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This paper discusses research on becoming a teacher of mathematics to elementary students. This is an auto-ethnography of a pre-service teacher during the first semester of Professional Development School, documenting the journey as a learner and teacher of mathematics for this pre-service teacher.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
African American Parental Involvement [Presentation]

African American Parental Involvement [Presentation]

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Brookshire, Nikki & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: Presentation for the 2010 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the relationship between African American parent volunteer involvement and student reading scores.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Effects of Tutoring with Concrete Manipulatives and Real Life Concepts

The Effects of Tutoring with Concrete Manipulatives and Real Life Concepts

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Hughes, Kiley & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: This paper discusses research on the effects of tutoring with concrete manipulatives and real life concepts.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Effectiveness of Growth Plans in Kindergarten Classrooms [Presentation]

Effectiveness of Growth Plans in Kindergarten Classrooms [Presentation]

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Leslie, Rachel & Tunks, Jeanne L.
Description: Presentation for the 2010 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the effectiveness of growth plans in kindergarten classrooms.
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: Presentation for the 2010 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the effectiveness of the growth plan on student behavior.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
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