Beaver Murdock Academy--Beaver (Beaver County, Utah)
History of the Class of "23": The class of "23" started high school with their ideals "to excell." When the time came to choose their banner, there was nothing that fit every individual as "excellorst of 23," and if you will believe me, everyone...
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Chapter 3: Method
An ethnographic approach to research allows researchers to immerse themselves into a culture and collect naturalistic data. Naturalistic data consists of real-world observations rather than...
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List of Tables
Table 1: MAP Assessment Group Mean Scores for Participating Hispanic Kindergarten Students
From Madison Elementary During the Spanish-English Take-Home Library ...............40
Table 2: Change in Attitudes of Students and Parents...
First, I would like to thank my husband, Rich, and my children for encouraging and
putting up with me through all of my schooling—my ESL endorsement, teaching certificate,
reading endorsement, and finally, my master’s degree....
The National Center for Education reports that a large percentage of the rise in minority
enrollment in elementary schools is because of the growth in the number of Hispanic students
(NCES The National Center for Education,...
categorized as a high-poverty, Title I school, with all of the students qualifying for free lunch (B.
Moser, personal communication, October 8, 2010).
Research has shown that there can be positive growth in reading achievement when
Purpose of the Study
The purpose of this thesis was to discover if implementing a Spanish-English take-home
library, or SETHL, would increase reading test scores as well as increase positive attitudes
toward reading for Hispanic ELL kindergarten...
the reading and language level of any given student and records growth for the composite score
as well as measures growth for each student in several sub-categories (Northwest Evaluation
Association [NWEA], 2011). The assessment also tests for...
The purpose of this thesis project was to determine if sending home kindergarten reading
homework through the SETHL would improve Hispanic kindergarten student scores on the
DIBELS and MAP assessments and improve Hispanic...
control group that received no books from the SETHL. The groups were formed to be as
academically equal as possible using the most recent DIBELS scores. These study participants
were found in the 58 percent of kindergarten students who spoke...
The bilingual SETHL was formed by downloading and printing commercially available
books from Reading A-Z. These books are professionally-developed, leveled readers, and the
same books were available in both Spanish and English. Two of the...
The DIBELS assessment was used to create the groups for the SETHL as well as to compare
The MAP assessment is computerized and was developed by the Northwest Evaluation
Association (NWEA). It tests for academic achievement in the areas...
10. Implement the SETHL program for children and parents to share, and record time
spent reading. Monday through Thursday exchange SETHL books.
11. Periodically collect recording logs for later analysis and replace them with