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While members of the Centennial Park community recognized that there are differences between their way of life and the way people in mainstream America live, they believe that outsiders do not view them as real people....
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family’s income. These decisions are agreed upon by the husband and wives based on each person’s preference and the needs of the family.
“Home mothers” divide the responsibilities and further delegate duties to the...
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she saw the benefits of having multiple mothers in a family, she also explained that sometimes it was difficult to watch one of her biological children go to other mothers to get their needs met:
Sometimes that almost hurts...
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Several of the people in Centennial Park recognized former friends and family members, from before the split, in news footage. Although many of the younger generation believed that episodes like the 1953 raid would not be...
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Vietnam, you’re dead.” Although this interviewee never encountered this soldier after basic training, this abuse left an indelible mark on this man that lasted for decades and contributed to his desire to live in an...
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the second wife), she said, I don’t even know you anymore. She perceived that I had changed so much because of that new relationship that she didn’t recognize me as the same person that we had grown together in our...
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So many variables and emotions are involved in each relationship that without each person sacrificing, the relationships do not mesh well. No matter how easy or hard the transition is to add another woman to the family, the...
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to handle the things that bother them about another person. Sister-wives do not always get along; when this happens, each woman must evaluate her own needs and work out the issues. Much like interviewee #13, Interviewee #4...
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Davis, A. D. (2010, December). Regulating polygamy: Intimacy, default...
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction 1
Chapter 2: Literature Review 7
The Successful and Unsuccessful Student 7
Hardships and Solutions of Math Homework 10
Effective Math Teachings 14
The Importance of Communication between Schools,...
Table of Tables
Table 1: Percentage Improvement on Basic Skills Test 34
Table 2: Individual Student Improvement on Homework Assignments 35
Table 3: Percentage Growth on Daily Bell-Work 36
Table 4: Percentage Improvement on Unit Assessments...
assesses a student’s basic math skill before leaving for summer break. Second, the fifth
grade teacher provided a recommendation that was used for student placement in the
sixth grade. Third, the 5th grade teacher provided a work ethic score....
Not all children are receptive to the same type of instruction provided (Yang,
2006). Some students may thrive in a straightforward type of instruction. Others might
need a more holistic approach to learning. There are two major types of...
• The degree of repetition of topics (U.S. curriculum was highly repetitive; topics
were introduced too early, taught with too little depth, and were endlessly
• Logical order of topics (topics in U.S. were not presented in a...
Throughout the researcher’s Master of Education Capstone project, five vital
educational resources were monitored to effectively determine the ability and growth
among students identified as lacking parental support. First,...
At the end of each unit the researcher administered an assessment to evaluate the
level of proficiency students had on the current concept. Throughout the first unit the
researcher did not provide any additional math instruction....
Harris, A., & Goodall, J. (2008). Do parents know they matter? Engaging all parents in
learning. Educational Research, 50(3), 277-280.
Hook, W., Bishop, W., & Hook, J. (2007). A quality math curriculum in support...
Appendix A- IRB Approval and Parental Consent Form
Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education and Human Development
Graduate Studies in Education
To: Dr. Deborah Hill, Interim Dean
From: Bruce Barker, Chair
College IRB Committee