Elementary Education Publications & Research



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  • Knotts, Gregory D. (Hawaii International Conference on Education, 2011)
    This study describes research done with elementary pre-service teachers and the Education Outreach Project of the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA). The study summarizes research on the impact this Outreach Project ...
  • Burstein, Joyce H.; Knotts, Gregory D. (Hawaii International Conference on Education, 2011)
    This article discusses the importance of using the arts as an access strategy to help students learn social studies. Although the study and use of the arts in elementary school curriculum has been shown to increase academic ...
  • Knotts, Gregory D.; Rivas, Tanya (Claremont University, 2013)
    In the context of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), our national public educational climate has been uncompromisingly concerned with assessable outcomes in language arts and mathematics (Lee, 2007; Mertler, 2010 & Rubin, 2011). ...
  • Henderson, Lynette K.; Davidson, Ronald A.; Knotts, Gregory D.; Swain, John D. (Routledge, 2009)
    This article describes the self-reflexive investigation of four first-year faculty at a comprehensive state university in Southern California. In professional development efforts to identify best practice, each of us ...
  • Davidson, Ronald A.; Henderson, Lynette K.; Knotts, Gregory D.; Swain, John D. (American College Personnel Association, 2011)
    Many competing factors are now affecting how students think about higher education. One primary factor is the use of a business model for education – highlighting profit, patents, commercial investments, and the use of ...