Delaware Education Research and Development Center: Recent submissions

  • Ackerman, Cheryl; Cooksy, Leslie; Murphy, Aideen; Rubright, Jonathan; Bear, George; Fifield, Steve (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2010-07)
    In Spring 2010, the Delaware Education Research and Development Center conducted an evaluation of Delaware’s PBS project, an initiative focused on developing a school-wide system of strategies to reduce behavior problems ...
  • Grusenmeyer, Linda; Fifield, Steve; Murphy, Aideen; Nian, Qinghua; Qian, Xiaoyu (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2010-07)
    The investigation identified Delaware public and charter middle schools across the state which outperformed other Delaware middle schools with similar student demographic profiles. Teachers and administrators at six of ...
  • Sherretz, Kelly; Shepperson, Barbara A.; Qian, Xiaoyu (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2006-10-13)
    In 2002, the U.S. Department of Education awarded a five-year State Improvement Grant (SIG)to the Delaware Department of Education. This report details the reading assessment results from the Delaware Student Testing Program ...
  • Baca, Jo-Ann M.; Shepperson, Barbara A. (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2006-06-13)
    As part of the reporting of Delaware’s State Improvement Grant (DelaSIG), the Delaware Education Research and Development Center (R & D Center) completed a study on the Diagnostic Assessment of Reading (DAR) scores of ...
  • Buttram, Joan; Pizzini (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2009-08-13)
    The Delaware Education Research and Development Center (DERDC) conducted a two-part study to determine the impacts of this program on participating schools in the state. In the first part, DERDC interviewed a sample of ...
  • Uribe-Zarain, Ximena (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2006-08-13)
    This study was conducted to determine if the measure of reading fluency in the DIBELS is a reliable predictor of reading performance on the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) in third grade. Given the three DIBELS ORF ...
  • Uribe-Zarain, Ximena (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2009-10-08)
    This evaluation report, prepared by the Delaware Education Research and Development Center (R&D Center), includes a description of the performance of a group of mathematics teachers who participated in the School Based ...
  • Grusenmeyer, Linda; Uribe-Zarain, Ximena (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2007-04-08)
    This study surveyed and compared reading motivation and reading behaviors of first, second, and third graders in Delaware Reading First (DERF) schools with that of similarly aged students in comparison schools and a national ...
  • Sweetman, Heidi (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2007-10-08)
    The main goal of the Converging Mathematics Project intervention program is to increase mathematics competency of at-risk and special education students and their teachers. For its first year of implementation, the project ...
  • Sweetman, Heidi (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2009-08-08)
    Observations of teachers participating in the Converging Mathematics Project were conducted in order to determine the impact that the project is having on teaching techniques. Staff of the Delaware Education Research and ...
  • Sweetman, Heidi (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2009-09-08)
    This study examined the experiences of teachers with the Converging Curriculum Project. The goals of the study were to 1) understand why teacher become a part of the program, 2) identify the biggest obstacles teachers ...
  • Uribe-Zarain, Ximena (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2008-12-08)
    This study describes the use of social network analysis to evaluate the leadership configuration of mathematics teachers. The goal of this method is to use teacher collaboration data to map and explain the course of ...
  • Uribe-Zarain, Ximena (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2009-07-08)
    This evaluation report, prepared by the Delaware Education Research and Development Center, includes a description of the performance of a group of Delaware mathematics teachers who participated in the Powerful Pedagogical ...
  • Uribe- Zarain, Ximena (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2009-08-08)
    This evaluation report, prepared by the Delaware Education Research and Development Center, includes a description of the performance of a group of Delaware mathematics teachers who participated in the Early Mathematics ...
  • Uribe-Zarain, Ximena (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2009-09-08)
    Observations of teachers participating in the Math Partnership Project were conducted to determine how teaching techniques changed over the school year. Staff from the Delaware Education Research and Development Center ...
  • Uribe-Zarain, Ximena (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2009)
    This evaluation report, prepared by the Delaware Education Research and Development Center (R&D Center), includes a description of the performance of a group of mathematics teachers who participated in the School Based ...
  • Cooksy, Leslie J.; Ruddy, Kyrianna (Delaware Education Research & Development Center, 2009-09)
    This report presents the results of a survey of library staff conducted by the University of Delaware Education Research and Development Center for the New Castle County (NCC) Division of Community Services. The purpose ...
  • Buttram, Joan; Cooksy, Leslie; Rubright, Jonathan (2009-07-27)
    This study examined the policies and practices used by three Delaware high schools to promote student achievement and graduation. The research found that high schools employed different combinations of policies and practices, ...
  • Buttram, Joan; Qian, Xiaoyu; Rubright, Jonathan (2009-06-15)
    The 2009 Statewide Public Poll on Education in Delaware was conducted by the Delaware Education R&D Center to provide feedback on public opinion about the status of education in Delaware. This poll, part of an annual ...
  • Banicky, Lisa (Delaware Education Research and Development Center, 2002-04)
    Many groups inside and outside of education in Delaware have become active in the pursuit of strategies for addressing the achievement gap separating minority and low-income student scores from those of other students. ...

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