Learning in detail about the different learning styles created by Howard Gardner
increased my desire to implement the strategies that have been proven to help students learn to
the best of their abilities. Even though at times I feel frustrated...
REQUEST FOR IRB EXEMPTION
Name: Dr. James W. McCoy and Colleen Okeson
Position at SUU: Assistant Professor of Graduate Studies in Education
Telephone # and fax #: Phone: 435-865-8290 Fax: 435-865-8485
March 2, 2010
Your child is being invited to take part in a research study to encourage an interest in
mathematics. The study will include real life math problems integrating Howard Gardner’s
multiple intelligences. For...
continue to show that one-fourth of grade school students do not read outside of school,
and the majority read only for a few minutes daily (National Assessment of Educational
Progress (NAEP), 2007 as cited by Moats, 2009). “In a reanalysis of...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
are the experiences we have with our kids that are memorable. It's worth the expense and worry of the farm for them to get out on the big projects. John kept repeating what a wonderful day it had been." May...
implemented as instructional projects to engage students in mathematics at Parowan High
School. The instructional projects the students choose for their activity will be worked on and
completed outside of the regular classroom. The educator will...
shows that math scores improved when the 8th grade math class included multiple intelligences
as part of teaching.
Knowing and understanding that an educator does not need to prepare eight different
lessons to accommodate the eight multiple...
between higher submission numbers and higher scores, then the author sought to establish how
many submissions were needed to make a difference.
3. How do teachers use AES programs in their classrooms?
This was addressed in a minimalistic way....
Participants & Settings
Those who were impacted by the creation of this project were the students who were
enrolled in 8th grade algebra at Parowan High School in Iron County School District during the
2009-2010 school year. The individuals were...
For this researcher, interest in geology has led to a deep interest in all of the major areas
of science: geology, chemistry, physics, and biology. During the past five years, the researcher
has been teaching science courses that involve all of...
will also investigate the amount of revisions students perform using the programs, and whether
or not revising with these programs translates into better writing scores on the DWA.
The research will be conducted on schools in a single district....
Table 1.1 represents schools, the average number of submissions on the AES program
MyAccess per 8th grade student over the course of a year, and the 8th grade pass rate percentages
for each school....
Hispanic Pass Rate
Hispanics were the majority minority in the district of study. Only 33 African American
8th grade students in the district took the test, whereas 402 Hispanic 8th graders took the test. The
numbers were the most substantial...
In the School 3 school 3 teachers taught the 8th grade mainstream English classes.
Teacher 1 was an Intern, and it was his first year teaching eighth grade. Teacher 2 had taught 4
years. Teacher 3 had taught 8 years. All three teachers were...
The educator interprets the first statement, “I like finding answers to a math problem” as
self-motivation. The student strives until an answer is found. The creator included this statement
to learn about math attitude. The students remained...
“Comprehension is a complex process” (Pardo, 2004, p. 272). Therefore, reading comprehension requires certain skills and knowledge: decoding words, reading fluently with prosody, and personally interacting with the text to make meaning from...
events. After observing and interviewing all students in the creative project, the instructor
realized that the boys often became frustrated and tired of repetition, like converting
measurements for the scale drawing project and making numerous...
The final learning style surveyed, intrapersonal, showed fewer males with a preference of
working alone. The educator, during her years of teaching, has observed that boys chose to work
alone rather than with other students. After the...
Branch Normal School--Cedar City (Utah)--Chapel; Eastwood, Maude; Marshman, John; Decker, George W. (George William); Hansen, Elias; Tollestrup, A. N. (Alfred Nephi); Mabey, Charles R.
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