no longer think reading is a waste of time like I used to”. S7 stated, “Reading before was
boring, but it is really great now”. S8 stated, “At first I didn’t know how to pick a good
book, so it was hard to find good books. Then I went...
noted from regular classroom teachers. Common threads were present in these final
surveys: increased interest in books, increased time dedicated to reading, on-task reading
behaviors during reading time, and overall attitudes reflecting...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS
Crooke, P., Hendrix, R., & Rachman, J. (2008). Brief report: measuring the effectiveness
of teaching social thinking to children with asperger syndrome (AS) and high
functioning autism (HFA). Journal of Autism &...
Student Journal Reflections
Weekly journal entries were implemented and drawn on as a reflection of
changing reading outlooks (appendix M). Participants were instructed to answer
researcher provided prompts once weekly. These telling journal...
organization has secured a nice room at the schools for its special use and has fitted it up with chairs, books, tables, etc., till it is a pleasure for any alumnus, or group of them, to spend a day at the Normal. The Alumni boost constantly...
each reading assignment, S6 also commented in her reading journal that “if you don’t
read the book and then you want to talk about the book, if you haven’t read the book, you
won’t know what anyone is talking about. But, if you read, you...
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of things, but not too much. They‘ve been on the computer looking at things and when they
get off they want want want, so we try and limit that. It‘s the radio controlled fly toys. They
like to get on line and look...
in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the
American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy
Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
education that will allow that vision to become reality (National Committee on Science
Education Standards and Assessment; National Research Council, 1996, p. 23).
The standards described in this book are broad and overarching, giving each state...
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J: Yes. A lot of it.
I: Is it an active teaching of morals, or how does that look.
J: Some of it happens at church. We go to church every Sunday. But we try not to rely
solely on that. We try to do a lot of the reading...
For students who can read, but choose not to, the implications are vast and far
reaching. Demonstrating little or no motivation to immerse oneself in books sets the stage
for future deficits in exposure to learning...
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While other book clubs have been formed and based on the premise of drawing on
intrinsic reading motivation rather than relying on the reward of trinkets, candy, or
similar prizes, this creative project had some unique characteristics...
The Agricultural Club
V DRING the school year of 1913-14 the Agricultural
club was organized, and since that
time it has continued to grow. Today it
is the largest boys' club in the B. A~ C.
I ts purpose is to promote scientific agriculture in...
students. Unfortunately, there is a connection between the number of students who qualify for
Title I services and “children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet state academic
standards” (USDOE, 2010b). Schools that have at...
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you‘re kids are in public school and you‘re working and not spending to much time together,
if you have a plan and some good resources you can make it a priority spending some time
together, reading together,...
23 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
SUBJECTS OF INSTRUCTION.
Algebra. a. This course affords a thorough and complete treatment of elementary algebra; including quadratic...
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...
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your mouths from them, it gives them a solid foundation they can stand on. And they need
boundaries. I think they feel safer when they have boundaries that are reasonable and that
has to be discussed between husband and...