Al Otaiba, S., Kosanovich-Grek, M., Torgesen, J., Hassler, L., & Wahl, M. (2005). Reviewing
core kindergarten and first-grade reading programs in light of No Child Left Behind:
An exploratory study. Reading & Writing Quarterly, 21(4),...
The most important aspect of the spelling curriculum should be the use of differentiated
instruction, not only to help students who struggle but also to challenge those who are more
proficient (Gentry & Graham, 2010).
Spelling instruction must...
4. What are some important points to remember about teaching spelling? The key points
addressed are spelling must be taught, it must be individualized to meet the needs of the
students and it must be taught across the curriculum. Teachers...
ing Rass took the sheep through New Castle and on toward the Holt Ranch. Lehi M. stopped at Willard's farm to get some more hay. \Vhile he was there he noted that at 9 : 00 A.M. it was 18 degress below zero. He caught up with Rass and they went on...
top of the flour sack while at the sheepherd. Because of this ability, Uriah was nicknamed "Graham Cake" by "Poots" Walker.' Lehi not only could fix thinp with baling wire, he learned to be resourceful and could manufacture or fix almost anything....
Wed. May 13, 1903: Ther. Warm., Wea. cool breeze, Clouds. We took turns night herding last night. Watered at Spring Hollow this morning, then went on across the bench in an easterly direction, and camped where the road comes into Broad-hollow. We...
Bear, D. R., Invernizzi, M., Templeton, S., & Johnston, F. (2004). Words their way: word study
for phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, N.J.:
Burkhart, J. L....
Questionnaires, language arts scores from end-of-level CRTs, UALPA scores, free and
reduced lunch data (Title I), and ethnographic case studies were used to examine the connections
between home-literacy environments and literacy...
1924, when the Company was formed. The Water Company is of the opinion t h a t , if water was properly managed with no waste, t h e r e would be sufficient water f o r 10,000 people. Attorney lsom stated t h a t the law still remains the same. May...
promoting daily environmental learning” (Blair, 2009, p. 34). A 2000 study conducted in
Florida concluded that “students in all types of gardens had high responsibility scores,
indicating that all students possessed a sense of...
Learning Theories Knowledgebase. (2010). Social Development Theory (Vygotsky) at
Learning-Theories.com. Retrieved October 10th, 2010 from http://www.learning-theories.
nature and environmental issues and relationships (Garcia-Ruiz, 2009, p. 34). “Personal
experience and observation of nature [were] the building blocks for classroom
enrichment. Gardens ground[ed] children in growth, and decay, predator-prey...
nine percent increase in enthusiasm for studying math (Winters, Ring, and Burriss, 2010,
p. 248-H). “Researchers found that enthusiasm for learning, standardized test scores, and
GPAs were higher in ninety-two percent of the comparisons-...
supported the idea that growing food helps children make better food choices, which has
been a growing need with the rise of childhood obesity rates. In 2008 approximately
seventeen percent of children and adolescents aged two to nineteen years...
experiential learning basis, have been proposed as a method to reinforce nutrition
education because youth who plant and harvest their own produce are more likely to eat
it” (Beckman, Smith, 2008, p. 12). The 2008 study conducted by Beckman...
contest. This study found that ninety-seven percent of the school gardens were used
primarily for environmental education.
Barriers to School Gardens
Barriers to school gardens were obstacles that stood in the way, limited or slowed
associated with the integration of school gardens within the school system” (Graham,
Zidenberg-Cherr, 2005, p. 1797). In this study “teachers noted that the greatest barrier to
using the garden for academic instruction was time. Other...