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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
"Summer Fitness Loss in Children Attending a Traditional or Year-Round School Structure." Timothy Brusseau University of Utah May 2018 - Sept. 2018 District Principal Notification
"Using Visual Processing Strategies to Increase Reading Acquisition and Fluency in Struggling Readers" Kylee Burnett Fitchburg State University Oct. 9 - Nov. 16, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Elementary Art Teacher Scheduling" Tara Carpenter Estrada Brigham Young University - Provo Oct. 1, 2018 - Sep. 1, 2019 District Consultant 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
"Drive Out Diabetes: A Diabetes Prevention Initiative for Teens" Nica Clark University of Utah May 2018 - May 2020 District Principal Notification
"Examing Teacher Rates of Praise and Correction in Relation to Class-Wide Achievement Scores and On-Task Behavior" Jessica Cummings University of Houston Sep. 1, 2018 - Jul. 1, 2019 Principal Notification
"The Reality of Solving for Area" Tracey Davies Western Governor's University Sep. 10, 2018 - Sep. 21, 2018 Principal Notification
"Hidden Talents in Youth" Bruce Ellis

Allison Gerrard

University of Utah Sep. 10, 2018 - Apr. 30, 2019 Principal Notification
"High Probability Request Sequence and Differential Reinforcement of Alternative Behaviors in Adolescents with Characteristics of the Classification of Emotional Disturbance in a Classroom Setting" Kerry Farr Brigham Young University - Provo Apr. 23, 2018 - Dec. 21, 2018 Pending
"Telepsychotherapy for the Treatment of Adolescents with Trichotillomania" Jeremiah Fruge Utah State University Sep. 6, 2018 - Aug. 1, 2020 District Department Notification
"Strength in Numbers: The Effect of Expository Writing Circles on Attitudes and Self-Efficacy in Middle Grade Students" Raylee Gifford Southern Utah University Aug. 6, 2018 - Oct. 2, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Teachers' Use of Technology for School and Homework Assignments" Cindy Gray NCES

U.S. Department of Education

Aug. 27, 2018 - Jun. 28, 2019 Confidential
"Writing in Math" Katrina Holliman Western Governor's University Oct. 3 - Oct. 17, 2018 District Principal Notification
"An Assessment of Self-Determination Behaviors in Transition-age Students with Disabilities Following Instruction Using the 'My Transition Portfolio' Program" Eliza Jex Utah State University Sep. 2018 - Dec. 2018 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
"Fostering Arrangements for Research-Practice Partnership Projects in the BYU-Public School Partnership" Heather Leary Brigham Young University - Provo Apr. 26, 2018 - Apr. 30, 2020 Pending
"Children with and without Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Child Cognition Task Performance and Family Support" Rebecca Lundwall Brigham Young University - Provo Sep. 10, 2018 - Aug. 10, 2020 District Department Notification
"Homework: Helpful or Harmful" Heather Miller Southern Utah University Sep. 1, 2018 - Oct. 30, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Instructional Strategies for Teaching Computational Thinking and Programming in a Middle School Technology and Engineering Course" Lindsey Morrill Western Governor's University Sepl 24 - Oct. 12, 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
"Beyond Intimidation and Aggression: Understanding Adolescent Bullying in the Instrumental Music Classroom" Jared Rawlings University of Utah Aug. 15, 2018 - Dec. 20, 2018 District Principal Notification
"Utah Teacher Fellows Survey" Machelle Rogers Utah Teacher Fellows Sep. 17 - Oct. 31, 2018 District Department Notification
"Social and Emotional Education in Primary Schools" Jordan Smeltzer University of Utah Mar. 1, 2018 - Mar. 1, 2019 District Principal Notification
"The Brain on Breakfast: The Impact of Breakfast in the Classroom on Cognitive Performance and Nutritional Outcomes" Lori Spruance Brigham Young University - Provo Sep. 5, 2018 - Nov. 30, 2018 Principal Notification
"Homework Solution Study" Kirk Walters

David Miller

American Institutes for Research Oct. 2018 - Fall 2020 District Principal Notification
"Breaking Down Surface Area" Jamie Wilhelm Western Governor's Univeristy Oct. 15, 2018 - Nov. 2, 2018 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