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philosophy that educators can recognize signs that indicate a potential for inappropriate behavior
(Murdick, 1996). It is preferable to prevent inappropriate behaviors rather than wait until after
the behaviors occur before responding. Students...
engaging if they include names of students in the class. Students often benefit from creating
problems for each other (Wadlington and Wadlington, 2008).
Writing stories and listening to books are not the only ways an individual...
regularly features service learning, students’ participation in service learning is noted on
transcripts, outstanding students receive service-learning scholarships, awards and
commencement regalia and faculty are eligible for grants or...
supports” (Ysseldyke, Burns, Scholin, & Parker, 2010, p.58). Tier 2 intervention, generally
consists of small group differentiated instruction that is explicit and systematic (Bursuck &
Blanks, 2010; Greenfield et al., 2010; Vaughn & Fuchs,...
Burstein, 2006). Interestingly, despite the high correlation of AES to human scores, and the
newer software, in 2006 the AWA switched to using IntelliMetric, a program developed by
another company (Dikli, 2006; Grimes, Warschauer,...
Gardening Association (Blair, 2009). School gardens surged particularly in urban school
districts because researchers found that “non-White students from financially unstable
backgrounds who [were] not regularly exposed to open green spaces...
parents end up doing the bulk of the homework assignments in order to simply just get it
done (Simplicio, 2005).
Policies and practices that have formed consistent positive results regarding math
homework are: “(a) Homework must help students...
allowed to draw the ideas presented (Nolen, 2003). He/she likes to work with maps, puzzles,
charts, visualizations and images (Denig, 2004).
Students all benefit from visuals. Today, individuals with learning disabilities are
1986, 93). Service learning is one of the ways in which we maximize the benefits that students
receive from our nation’s universities. However, in order for service-learning to be successful, it
is essential for three specific criteria to be...
Inclusion is the least restrictive of the four timeout procedures. Inclusion involves
placing a student in a separate area inside the classroom where instruction can be observed, but
where interaction with peers is denied for a given period of...
In another study, IntelliMetric’s accuracy when compared with human scores was
debated. When the study, performed in Texas, indicated that the IntelliMetric scores did not
correlate with human scores, the researchers developed the hypothesis...
reading achievement among children across most of the countries, and that higher economic
levels of a country were related to richer home-literacy environments, whereas lower economic
levels were associated with poorer home-literacy...
that may be part of the problem” (para. 363). Research shows that educators are able to enhance
academic achievement (Condron) through ability grouping. This method is explained as “…the
process of teaching students in groups that are...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
nearly two million acres were set aside by the Executive Order of January 5, 1882. The ensuing pattern of allotments of part and restoration to the "public domain" of the balance of the reservation set the...