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Approved Projects

Projects approved for 2020-21:

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. 2020  District Department Notification
"Examining Teacher Grading Perceptions and Practices" Michael Anderson Brigham Young University - Provo 3/25/2021 - 4/16/2021 Principal Notification
"Student Engagement in Traditional and Blended Physics Courses" Marissa Beck Montana State University 8/24/2020-11/19/2020 Principal Notification
"Teachers' Using Cell Phones During Instruction and the Effects it has on Student Usage of Cell Phones and Etiquette" Meagan Benson Southern Utah University 1/4/2021 - 5/28/2021 Principal Notification
"An Exploratory Student of COVID-19's Impact on Secondary School Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder" Kayleigh Brennan University of Utah 12/9/2020 - 3/1/2021 Department Notification
"The Relationship of Adaptive Clothing on the Social Participation and Self-esteem of Adolescents with Disabilities" Emmalee Brown Utah State University 3/1/2021 - 3/22/2021 Principal Notification
"A Prospective Study of Youth and Adolescent Injury Rates: Can Injuries Be Predicted?" Peter Chalmers University of Utah Orthopedic Surgery 1/2019 - 7/2021 Principal Notification
"An Examination of the BYU Public School Partnership Reading Endorsement Program" Sarah Clark Brigham Young University - Provo 3/2020 - 12/2022 Department Notification
"Queering Professional Learning: How Professional Learning Impacts Educators' Capacity to Support LGBTQ+ Students with Inclusive Curricula" Kody Colvin University of Utah 10/28/2020 - 3/1/2021 Principal Notification
"Efficacy of Conjoint Behavior Teleconsultation: Strengthening the Virtual Family-School Relationship" Emily Davis University of Utah 4/1/2021 - 6/7/2021 Department Notification
"The Pathway to Academic Success: A Cognitive Strategies Approach to Text-Based Writing to Improve Educational Outcomes for Secondary Language Learners" Deborah Dean Brigham Young University - Provo 9/1/2020 - 5/1/2022 Pending
"Culturally Sustaining Multimodal Exploration for the Elementary Classroom" Kelsey Deklerk Indiana University 11/9/2020 - 6/4/2021 Principal Notification
"Improving Learning Outcomes in Math Using Instruction Strategies and Classroom Routines" Sarah Hatch and Staci Velarde Southern Utah University 1/20/2021 - 3/5/2021 Principal Notification
"An Evaluation of the Reveal Math Series" Dan Henry Auburn University 4/1/2020 - 9/15/2020 Principal Notification
"Teacher Hope During the COVID-19 Pandemic" Suzanne Jones Utah State University 10/5/2020 - 6/1/2021 Principal Notification
"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
"Poverty and Education" Yuliya Lynch Monash University 11/1/2020 - 12/23/2020 Principal Notification
"Anxiety in the Classroom" Kandy Marlowe Southern Utah University 11/3/2020 - 12/3/2020 Principal Notification
"The Roles and Responsibilities of the COVID-19 Elementary Principal in Relation to Job Descriptions and Utah School Leadership Evaluation Metrics: A Case Study" Sarah Nielsen Utah State University 3/1/2021 - 6/4/2021 Principal Notification
"Historical Literacy Instruction, Tasks, and Support in Online Learning Platforms" Jeff Nokes Brigham Young University - Provo 12/2/2020-5/31/2021 Principal Notification
"Anxiety in the Classroom" Mariya Ogden Southern Utah University 9/21/2020 - 10/30/2020 Principal Notification
"Developmental Course of Language Impairments, Attention Deficits, and Their Co-occurrence" Sean Redmond University of Utah 3/9/2020 - 11/30/2022 Department Notification
"The Impact of Self-assessment and Video Self-monitoring as an Effective Strategy for Students to Improve Oral Reading Fluency Skills" Kimberly Reynolds Southern Utah University 8/30/2021 - 11/12/2021 Principal Notification
"State and Local Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)" Amy Johnson and Tori Rockwell Mathematica Policy Research and U.S. Department of Education Fall 2019-Fall 2020 Principal and Department Notification
"Does Using Word Boxes for Phonemic Awareness Instruction Increase Student Engagement?" LeAnn Schmidt Southern Utah University 1/20/2021 - 2/24/2021 Principal Notification
"Overcoming Challenges of Dual Language Immersion from the English Side" Dionne Tarpenning Southern Utah University 1/4/2021 - 2/26/2021 Principal Notification
"Effects of Differentiation on Reading Comprehension" Adrian Thomas Western Governor's University 12/7/2020 - 12/14/2020 Principal Notification
"Evaluating the Effect of a Mindfulness-Based Yoga Intervention on Attention in Elementary-Aged Students" Mamie Thompson University of Utah 9/7/2020 - 10/30/2020 Principal Notification
"COVID-19 Survey for Educators" Evelyn Urrieta Southern Utah University 11/1/2020 - 12/20/2020 Principal Notification
"Exploring the Relationship Between Sensory Abnormalities and Anxiety in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Comorbid Intellectual Disabilities" Miriam Walkingshaw University of Utah 4/1/2021 - 4/1/2022 Department Notification
"Homework Solution Study" Kirk Walters

David Miller

American Institutes for Research Oct. 2018 - Fall 2020 District Principal Notification
"Reflections from the Principal's Office: Leadership Lessons Learned from Retired Career Administrators" Spencer Weiler Brigham Young University - Provo 7/1/2020 - 11/1/2021 Department Notification
"Exploring Social Studies Teachers' Descriptions Regarding High Stakes Testing: A Qualitative Descriptive Study" Roger Wiersum Grand Canyon University 4/26/2021 - 5/21/2021 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