Best Spelling Practices in Classroom Instruction
Chapter 1 - Introduction
There are many challenges that face educators regarding how to effectively teach
spelling. Gentry stated, “Spelling really does matter and that, as educators, we need to...
1.1 Background of the study
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) reported that in 2007, there were
206,884 complaints made and it is equivalent to $239 million loss [Wol09]. This figure
indicates how big the loss is,...
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1995). These deficits may contribute to the fact that Hispanic students, with relatively few
exceptions, have had the highest high-school dropout rate of any group in the United States from
1972-2007. High School student dropouts from the low...
Furthermore, digital forensics community also expresses their concerns on the
need of an organization or body that can monitor the accreditation of a digital forensics
programs that currently or will be available in the market [Rog04]. When...
Wise (2009) commented on why high school has been left out of the literacy debate: the policymakers under No Child Left Behind only focused on the elementary levels because the severity of struggling readers in the upper levels was not...
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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...
Students Who Benefit from RTI
Kamps et al. (2007) compared the effects of English language learners (ELL) receiving
Tier 2 interventions to ELL students being taught using a balanced literacy approach to reading.
The study found students...
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...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
During John's college years at the University of Utah it was possible to enter law school after the completion of three years of undergraduate work. John thus began college in 1924 and law school in 1927. He...
personal and focused than general classroom whole-group instruction, or even
differentiated small-group instruction during the regular classroom hours. Rich book-centered
discussions can be brilliant motivators for readers. These discussions...
Question 6: Please talk about what you think were the most positive aspects of your
involvement in service. What were the most challenging or negative aspects, if any?
As was the case with Question Three, this question wasn’t central to the...
that curriculum standards are taught and students are prepared for end-of-level tests, such as the
CRTs. However, if educators recognize that another priority of teaching should be to learn about
the HLEs, home communities, and the cultural...
The purpose of this creative project was two-fold. The researcher designed,
developed, and delivered an in-service presentation to the faculty at Eagle Elementary in
Southern Utah. The intended results of this training...
Evaluation of teacher perspective on implementation of an RTI framework provided a
bridge from theoretical understanding to practical application of the model. Insights of practicing
educators highlighted and supported...
going on right now in students’ lives so they can link student needs and abilities (Portal and
The MI and LS methods introduce different methods of teaching (Portal and Sampson,
2001). If a student feels stressed he/she avoids...
Berkeley, S., Bender, W., Peaster, L. G., & Saunders, L. (2009). Implementation of Response to
Intervention. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 42(1), 85-95.
Bianco, M. (2010). Strength-based RTI:...