Date of Award/Publication


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Degree Name

MS in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education

First Supervisor

Lucia Guarino


As a first year teacher of Language Arts for a 6th grade class, I have been concerned about providing opportunities for student-centered learning aligned with the school district's curriculum and the State Standards. The use of literature circles is one approach to language arts instruction mentioned in the school district's curriculum guide. This research will address how a student benefits from literature circle discussions.

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