Date of Award
Ed.S. in Educational Leadership
University of Mississippi
The purpose of this applied research study was to build the capacity of middle school mathematics teachers to increase student achievement. The need to build the capacity of middle school mathematics teachers arose from the trend of low content and pedagogical knowledge exhibited by teachers throughout the department. This applied research study uses four elements individual collective and collaborative professional development as well as student achievement to build the capacity of middle school mathematics teachers and measure student achievement growth. A national screener surveys learning walk/focus group and interviews were used in the study. Using of the aforementioned elements and the involvement of various stakeholders findings support building the capacity of individual mathematics teachers and the mathematics team can lead to increased student achievement in mathematics and shared organizational learning.
Ross-Ivory, LaShonda Quina, "Innovation through instructional renovation: an applied research study on building capacity of mathematics teachers in bark county schools’ excel department" (2019). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 1781.