Nature of the problem
There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to
achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with
math have created many different...
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for poor school outcomes, not only because of language issues, but also because of
socioeconomic issues (Goldenberg, 2008). Most Hispanic Americans are characterized as
having low levels of educational success and high rates of poverty, and this...
common in evidence due to degradation or even contamination, such as from other DNA or inhibitors. The more loci that can be detected allow for much more discrimination between individuals and thus simpler for identification among those...
systematic and explicit instruction in phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, reading
comprehension, and fluency” (Cavanough, Kim, Wanzek, & Vaughn, p. 9).
The literature shows that kindergarten-reading skills can be predictive of...
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achievement in reading is higher at the end of the school year than it was at the beginning of the
year (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl, 2005). One study shows that,
when using ability grouping for reading instruction,...
discovery that emerged from this qualitative study were the differences in the amounts of literacy
activities that took place per hour. For example, even though these families were all from low-
SES backgrounds, researchers categorized them into...
concept addresses conservation of energy in chemical interactions. It does not address the
concept of increase in disorder. This is a concept missing from the Utah Core and will be
discussed later in the literature review.
This standard is...
behind academically they lose a certain amount of self-confidence. This is especially
crucial when dealing with math. The time restraints in a regular education classroom
make it difficult for a teacher to address the varying problems of each...
is the firm belief that parental engagement makes a significant difference to
educational outcomes and that parents have a key role to play in raising
educational standards. In summary, the more engaged parents are in the
education of their...
A common interpretation of the link between low parental knowledge and
child/adolescent problem behavior is that parents, by actively monitoring the
nature of their adolescents’ activities and companions, are better able to intervene,
The purpose of this study was to examine the academic gains of students entering
kindergarten at below-grade level, on-grade level, and above-grade level, to determine the
amount of progress made throughout the year....
Furthermore, Marinak and Gambrill have suggested that books as rewards for increased
reading are a gratifying, successful reward for students.
Specifically, when offering extrinsic rewards for reading, books are less
undermining to intrinsic...
individual optimism about their skills as a reader). Additional reasons for reading
participation, as addressed by Guthrie and Anderson, are recognition (the desire to be
known as a good reader), competition (the desire to be the best reader in...
Students will understand the relationship between energy changes in the atom specific to
the movement of electrons between energy levels in an atom resulting in the emission or
absorption of quantum energy. They will also understand...
correlation between the socio-economic status and the DWA pass rates for each school? Why
did a school with 11% of its students on free or reduced lunch achieve the same as a school with
nearly 30% of its school on free or reduced...