Improving the Classroom Behavior of Black Male Students at Homestead Elementary School: An Applied Research Study
School of Education
Doctor of Education in Curriculum & Instruction (EdD)
Behavior, Black, Males, Discipline, Title I, Mentoring
Curriculum and Instruction | Education
Siler, Terrance Walter, "Improving the Classroom Behavior of Black Male Students at Homestead Elementary School: An Applied Research Study" (2020). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 2673.
The purpose of this applied research study was to solve the problem of classroom behavior for Black male students at Homestead Elementary School and to formulate a solution to address the problem. A multi-method design was used, consisting of both qualitative and quantitative approaches. The first approach was semi-structured interviews with administrators. The second approach was to survey with teachers. The third approach was archival data using referral data from Homestead Elementary school. The sample size was 23 Duval County district employees. The site location was Homestead Elementary School. The central research question was: How can the problem of minority male students’ classroom behavior be improved at Homestead Elementary School in northeastern Florida? A male mentorship program was the project used to address the problem.