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Approved Projects

Projects approved for 2023-24:

Research Project Researcher(s) Organization Approximate Timetable Notification
"Building Fluent Readers in a High School English Class" Mercedes Allen Brigham Young University-Provo 9/18/2023-4/26/2024 Principal Meeting
"2023-24 School Pulse Panel" Rebecca Bielamowicz U.S. Census Bureau 7/10/2023-6/25/2024 Principal Notification
"Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2024 (ECLS-K:2024)" Elizabeth Bissett U.S. Department of Education 9/1/2023-6/1/2029 Principal Notification
"An Outcomes Assessment of a Novel School-based Music Participation Program for Students with Disabilities" Barry Bittman Yamaha Music & Wellness Institute 1/1/2024-5/31/2024 Principal Notification
"Using Technology to Increase Reading Fluency" Lacey Butterfield Southern Utah University 1/3/2024-4/15/2024 Principal Notification
"Exploring the Role of Qualitative Methods in the Implementation of Evidence-based Practices in Public Schools" Tyler Christopulos University of Utah 9/18/2023-5/1/2024 Principal Notification
"The Impact of Team Teaching in a Co-Taught Mathematics Class" Jessica Ditty Western Governors University 1/15/2024-2/5/2024 Principal Notification
"Scaling Teachers' Professional Development for ASSISTments" Mingyu Feng WestEd 8/1/2023 - 6/1/2024 Principal Notification
"School Leadership Preparation Program Redesign: Purpose, Process, and Perspective" Becky Gerber Brigham Young University-Provo 11/20/2023 - 6/28/2024
"Secondary School Writing Center University Partnership" Amber Jensen and Tyler Gardner Brigham Young University-Provo 9/28/2023-12/31/2025 Principal Notification
"Program Comparison: What are the perceived differences between a full-time and a part-time school leadership preparation program?" Pamela Hallam Brigham Young University-Provo 3/7/2024 - 8/12/2025 Principal Notification
"Connections Between Learning Intentions, Success Criteria, and Metacognition: A Mixed Method Investigation in Grades 3-5" Jason Hart Utah State University 9/9/2024-12/13/2024 Principal Notification
"A Replication and Extension of 'Efficacy of an Online Mindfulness Training to Improve the Well-Being in K-12 Teachers: A Randomized Waitlist Controlled Trial'' Katelyn Jackman Brigham Young University-Provo 1/29/2024-4/30/2024
"Does the SchoolAI Sidekick Feature Increase Student Engagement and Language Acquisition?" Taletha Judy Western Governors University 4/3/2024-5/3/2024 Principal Notification
"Understanding Utah Teachers' Use of Benchmark Modules to Inform Instruction" Kyla McClure University of Colorado 2/12/2024-4/30/2024 Principal Notification
"Maintenance Effects of the Good Behavior Game Within Instructional Periods" Melanie Nelson University of Utah 1/8/2024 - 2/16/2024 Principal Notification
"Addressing Off-Task Behavior on 1:1 Classroom Devices" Ryleigh Osterloh Southern Utah University 1/8/2024 - 5/25/2024 Principal Notification
"Social Skills Video Modeling Program K-2" Shamby Polychronis I and I Research 9/15/2023 - 5/30/2024 Principal Notification
"Data Flow: A Visual Programming Tool for Mobile Devices" David Pruitt ReWire, LLC 12/1/2023 - 1/30/2024 Principal Notification
"The Effect of Transcranial Photobiomodulation on Neurocognitive and Psychological Function in Adolescent Athletes with and without a Concussion" Justin Rigby University of Utah 8/1/2023-12/31/2024 Principal Notification
"Academic Performance with Intentional Student Collaboration" Kayla Rowberry Western Governors University 9/4/2023-5/1/2024 Principal Notification
"The Effects of a Game-Based Social Skills Intervention Generalized to the Classroom Setting" Libby Sales University of South Dakota 2/1/2024-5/31/2024 Principal Notification
"High School Data Science Curricula in Utah: Understanding Implementation" Joanna Schiffman University of Chicago 8/1/2023-6/1/2024 Principal Notification
"Recommendations to Solve the Problem of High Tardy Rates at Herriman High School in Herriman, Utah" Timothy Schiess Liberty University 2/5/2024-4/30/2024 Principal Notification
"Enhancing Educator Expertise: Evaluating the Impact of an E-Learning Module on Teachers' Knowledge of Collaborative Writing Strategies" Stacy Selk Western Governors University 3/20/2024-4/19/2024 Principal Notification
"How Does Stating Objectives at Beginning of Class Effect Student Learning?" Kaylee Simpers Western Governors University 1/3/2024-2/29/2024 Principal Notification
"Children's Experiences of Classroom Reading Instruction" Claire Son University of Utah 8/1/2024-12/31/2024 Principal Notification
"National Teacher and Principal Survey" Maura Spiegelman U.S. Census Bureau 7/1/2023 - 7/31/2024 Principal Notification
"Advancing Evidence-Based Policy through Measured Understanding of Implementation: A Focus on Statewide School Breakfast" Lori Spruance Brigham Young University 3/29/2023 - 5/31/2024 Principal Notification
"Sustainability and Includion in Dual Language Immersion Programs" Dakin Stovall Brigham Young University 2/18/2023-2/18/2024 Principal Notification
"Celebrating Mistakes and Failure Through Rough Draft Thinking" Janel Warren Ball State University 1/9/2024-2/6/2024 Principal Notification
"Recommendation to Solve the Problem of Low Test Scores in English Language Arts on the Aspire Plus Test Among 10th Graders at Copper Hills High in Utah" Dana Williams Liberty University 9/16/2024 - 3/21/2025 Principal Notification
"Assessing Quality of Life Amongst Students with Developmental Disability and Their Families" Eden Withers Utah State University 2/1/2024-2/16/2024 Principal Notification
"Exploring Relationships Between Elementary Principals and Their Full-Time Assistant Principals" Shauna Worthington Brigham Young University-Provo 5/3/2024-7/31/2024 Principal Notification
"SHINE (Sun-safe Habit Intervention and Education" Yelena Wu University of Utah 8/1/2021 - 6/1/2024 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
"Improving Sitting Posture with a Robotic Head-Neck Device" Haohan Zhang University of Utah 4/15/2024-5/15/2024 Principal Notification