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                   M.Ed. Spring Conference, Jamaica

                                April 13-14, 2013


Teaching with Heart and Soul


 

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts.
This is the secret of success. 
-Swami Savananda


Spring Conference 2013 Topics

 

Name

 

Title of Research

1.    Andrae McLean

 

Using Music to improve the reading level of Grade Nine students

2.    Angela Russell

 

The Impact The Sustained Use Of Formative Assessment Has On Students' Performance In Mathematics.

3.  Angella Murray Boothe

 

Using games to improve students' mathematical skills in the content areas of multiplication and division.

4.    Beverly Williams

 

The Effects of Indiscipline on Students' Academic Performance

5.    Carl Moodie

 

Extrinsic Motivation: Using positive reinforcement to improve the academic performance of a group of agriculture students

6.    Carlington Matthie

 

Improving Grade ten Students Performance in Mathematics Using Formative Assessment

  1. Charmene Gregory

 

 

To what extent will the use of differentiated instruction develop problem solving skills in Mathematics among Grade six students?

8.    Donna Berry-Holland

 

 

 The use of Praise and Token Economy to mitigate disruptive behaviors in a grade nine class

9.    Donna Hayles

 

A Laughing Classroom: To what extent will the use of music improve the performance of a group of grade six learners while creating an emotionally safe environment.

10. Elton Johnson

 

How will using Sports advertisements as motivation for learning concepts in science increase students participation in class?

11. Gaye Dunkley

 

How does Administrative support influence the teaching / learning process at a Primary and Junior High School?

12. Glenlee Robinson

 

Exploring three instructional strategies to improve performance in the teaching of science

13. Jason Scott


Using conferencing to improve creative writing  

14. Joy Cover

 

Magic In the Classroom.  "Learning and Teaching the Interactive Way"

  1. Kamiel Bantin

 

 

How can Music improves the Mastery of Mathematical Concepts among a group of High School Learners?

16. Kareen Reid

 

Using behavior modification program to curb disruptive behaviour in boys

17. Marsha Finnikin

 

Using games to enhance vocabulary

18. Maxine Craigie

 

Using instructional games and simulated activities to Increase hospitality learners comprehension and memory retention.

19. Michelle Compass

 

Using gaming to teach reading

20. Michelle Desgouttes

 

The use of a critical friends group to build community among a group of facilitators

21. Nadricka Biggs-Robb

 

Using the Cooperative Learning Jigsaw Strategy to Improve Academic Performance in Principles of Accounts at the Grade 10 Level.

22. Nicola Smith

 

From Bored to Screen: Using the interactive whiteboard to enhance phonemic awareness and letter knowledge skills among a group of grade one learners.

23. Norda Roye

 

 

Increasing Reading Comprehension - grade 5 group investigation

24. Selma Patterson-Khani

 

Mediation for The impact of Social Media (Short Messaging Service) on the Way our learners write

25. Sharlene McLean

 

Using Teacher Written Praise to Curb Disruptive Behaviour.


26. Tracy-Ann Henry-Wilson

 

"The Effective use of the Question and Answer Relationship Technique to Enhance Students' Comprehension Skills"

27. Valene Williams-Brissett

 

How can the use of virtual manipulatives in a grade seven classroom improve their mathematics performance

28. Vandolyn Foster

 

The Impact of Instructional Leadership on Teachers' Performance.

 

29. Venetia Simpson-Brown

 

The impact of phonemic awareness instruction on emergent reading skills of five years old.

 

30. Vivienne Henry-Mills

 

Using Differentiated Instruction to Improve Academic Performance

31.  Karen Harrison- Anderson            How will the Student Team Achievement Division                                                                         (STAD) a Cooperative Learning Strategy Improve                                                                             Numeracy in a Grade 1 Class?


32.  Marva James                                    How will Face-to-Face Communication and the use                                                                         of Compact Disc Improve Academic Performance in                                                                     Spanish Listening Comprehension among a group                                                                           of students at the Grade 9 level?


33.  Sasha-Lee Steele                             How can the effects of Phonemic Awareness assist                                                                     a group pf Grade 5 students who are reading below                                                                         their grade level?


34.  Shellean Pinnock                            The effectiveness of Classical Music in a Grade 4                                                                             Mathematics class to enhance students' thinking                                                                             skills.


35.  Millicent Watson                               The impact of Instructional Leadership on teachers'                                                                     performance.

                                    

   

                        
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