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Approved Projects

Projects approved for 2017-2018:

Research Project Researcher(s) Organization Approximate Timetable Notification
"Estimating Construct Validity of the Jordan Performance Appraisal System: A Study Using Mixed Forms of Raw Data." Holly Allen Brigham Young University - Provo Sep. 2017 - Dec. 2017  District Department Notification
"Improving Metacomprehension Through the Inclusion of Gardner's Multiple Intelligences Strategies with Reciprocal Teaching Reading Instruction in a Second Grade Classroom." Christina Camille Bradford Utah Valley University Sep. 2017 - Dec. 2017 District Principal Notification
"To What Extent Do Young Adults with Disabilities Report Their High School Educational Experiences Prepared Them to Transition to Adulthood?" Kaitlin Bundock and Bob Morgan Utah State University Sep. 11, 2017 - Dec. 31, 2017  District Department Notification
"Treatment Integrity of Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) in General Education Classrooms." Cade Charlton Brigham Young University - Provo Nov. 1, 2017 - Dec. 1, 2018  District Principal Notification
 "Addressing Barriers to Student Movement in the Classroom: Influencing Teacher Practices." Carrie Christensen Southern Utah University Sep. 11, 2017 - Dec. 15, 2017  District Principal Notification
"Effects of Princess and Superhero Culture - A Five Year Follow Up Study" Sarah Coyne Brigham Young University - Provo Jan. 16, 2018 - Apr. 18, 2018 Pending
"Assessment of Nutrition and Physical Activity Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors of Students in Jordan School District." Nica Clark University of Utah Oct. 1, 2017 - Dec. 30, 2017 District Principal Notification
"The Development and Implementation of Small Group Math Instruction in a Third Grade Classroom." Shlori Daniels Utah Valley University Jul. 31, 2017 - Nov. 10, 2017 District Principal Notification
"Understanding Utah's Current Teacher Shortage" Randall Davies Brigham Young University - Provo Jan. 15, 2018 - Feb. 15, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Evolution: DNA and the Unity of Life." Dina Dritts-Esser University of Utah Fall 2017 - Spring 2018  District Principal Notification
"Math Challenges: The Implementation of Concept-Based Math Homework in a Third Grade Classroom." Corinne Fiso Utah Valley University Jul. 27, 2017 - Jul. 31, 2018  District Principal Notification
"2017-18 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS:2018)." Rachel Hansen U.S. Department of Education and the National Center for Education Statistics Feb. 2018 - Jun. 2018 Confidential Information
"The Effectiveness of Pre-Teaching as a Form of Intervention." Nicole Harris Utah Valley University Sep. 11, 2017 - Oct. 13, 2017  Department Principal Notification
"Integrating Math and Science: Making Connections in an Elementary Setting" Jason Hart Utah Valley University Aug. 23, 2017 - Nov. 8, 2017 District Principal Notification
"National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), 2017-18" Amy Ho U.S. Department of Education and the National Center for Education Statistics Aug. 2017 - Jul. 2018 Confidential Information
"Does a Diagnosis Make a Difference?  Examining the Utility of Etiology-Based Information for Teachers of Children with Neurogenetic Syndromes" Dana Jarvis University of Utah Jan. 22, 2018 - Feb. 28, 2018 District School/Department Notification
 "Teen Language, Style and Ethnic Identity" Lisa M. Johnson University of Utah Sep. 5, 2017 - Mar. 22, 2018  District Principal Notification
 "Self-Regulation, Threat Perception, and Perceived Parental Support: An fMRI Investigation of Children with ADHD" Erin Kaseda Brigham Young University - Provo Aug. 23, 2017 - Aug. 23, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Concurrent Enrollment Senior Year Math Recruitment Pilot" Moya Kessig and Cynthia Grua Utah System of Higher Education Mar. 15, 2018 - Apr. 30, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Reading Fluency in Secondary Chinese Dual Immersion Language Students" Ellen Knell Brigham Young University - Provo Sep. 6, 2017 - Oct. 30, 2017 District Principal Notification
"Technology, Primary Documents and Historical Inquiry" Melinda Mack Western Governor's University Feb. 5, 2018 - Feb. 14, 2018 District Consultant Notification
"Did the Common Core Make a Difference? Informational Texts in First Grade Classroom Libraries" Kathryn MacKay

Terrell Young

Brigham Young University - Provo Feb. 12 - Apr. 30, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Utilizing UDL Principels and the TPACK Framework as an Approach to Effectively Introduce Technology in an Experiential Learning Environment" Steven Manwaring Utah Valley University Jul. 10, 2017 - Aug. 31, 2017 District Principal Notification
"A Classroom of 8th Grade Authors: Writing in a Reading Intervention Class" Teri McIntyre Southern Utah University Dec. 11, 2017 - Feb. 12, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Air Quality: A Printmaking Collaboration Workshop for High School Students" Megan K. Mettmann University of Florida Oct. 1, 2017 - Nov. 10, 2017 District Principal Notification
"Concept Models as Planning Tools for Practicing Science Teachers Ryan Nixon Brigham Young University Feb. 1, 2018 - Jul. 1, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Middle Grades Longitudinal Study 2017-18 (MGLS:2017)" Dan Pratt and Jen Krause U.S. Department of Education and the National Center for Education Statistics Jan. 2018 - Jul. 2020 Confidential Information
"The Minimal Tutorial Method" Megan Rees Western Governor's University Sep. 2017 - Nov. 2017 District Principal Notification
"A Study Examining the Effects of Mindful Schools Curriculum for Increasing Academic Engagement in the Classroom" Robyn Riley University of Utah Feb. 12, 2018 - May 18, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Selecting Books for Elementary-aged Children Experiencing Parental Divorce" Tarryn Roberts Brigham Young University - Provo Feb. 2018 - Jun. 2018 District Department Memo
"Chinese Dual Immersion Parent Survey" Vandalyn Romney Southern Utah University Mar. 1 - Apr. 26, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Teaching Social Studies Concepts for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities in General Academic Settings" Joanna Ryan University of Utah Feb. 1, 2018 - May 4, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Kombat with Kindness: Assessing the Effectiveness of an Anti-Hate and Anti-Bullying Campaign" Elena Savoia Harvard University Mar. 1 - Jun. 1, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Social and Emotional Education in Primary Schools" Jordan Smeltzer University of Utah Mar. 1, 2018 - Mar. 1, 2019 District Principal Notification
"Project STITCH" Colby Tofel-Grehl and Kylee Kunz Utah State University Aug. 23, 2017 - Jun. 1, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Spanish Language Learning: Students' Self-Efficacy in Advanced High School Level Courses" Jorge Vasquez Brigham Young University - Provo Sep. 1, 2017 - Dec. 21, 2017 District Principal Notification
"The Effects of a 3-Hour, After School Bout of Sedentary Behavior vs. Active Behavior on Reward and Cognitive Center Activation in Children Ages 8 to 9 Years Old" Mary White Brigham Young University - Provo Jun. 12, 2017 - Jun. 8, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study" Deborah Yurgelun-Todd University of Utah and University of California at San Diego Sep. 2017 - 2027 District School Notification