Emery County (Utah); Castle Dale (Utah); Courthouse
"The new buidling was built under the Federal Emergency Administration Public Works Program, at a cost of $65,000. It was built in 1938-39. It was adequate with rooms to spare, for the needs of the County until the late '70's. Then with the coming...
letting students sort individually. The program “Words Their Way,” uses this method to teach
spelling. According to Gentry (2004), “this method of word sorting cannot function as a spelling
program, because there is too much word-specific...
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...
the struggling speller. The differentiation is also seen in the practice activities, games and
This program has developed a five-day scope and sequence to help students improve
their spelling skills everyday. On day one, the...
many forms of assessments with their program. There are diagnostic tests, formative and
summative tests and measurements to allow for progress monitoring (Gentry, 2012). If mastery
is not met, these tests inform the teacher of where re-teaching...
When the words become mastered the words are crossed out, if the word is missed again, they
circle it and try again during a future lesson. The spelling journal is a place to store words for
future spelling lessons (Gentry, 2004).
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...
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are able to make “annual growth” in the first few years of school, they will not become further
behind others, but they still will be unable to reach appropriate benchmarks.
Research indicates that, although data vary from state to state,...
10 Chapter 1
The Internet and the Web
As previously mentioned, HTML was developed
in the early 1990s by Tim Berners-Lee who was
an independent contractor at CERN. The original
intent of HTML was to provide a means where-by
fueled considerable anxiety around school board members and administrators,
many of who had farm or small town backgrounds. Enthusiastic supporters were
drawn to the promise of school gardens not only as a way to better implement
the National Research Council Study determined the classification of special education should be
considered to be valid based on the following criterion: 1) the general education program is high
quality and provides adequate learning, 2) the...
forensics training and education and they also doubt about the increasing number of
university or college that will be offering digital forensics program. In fact, if there are
exist, the quality or standard of the program would be debatable...
In a research study conducted by O’Connor et al. (2000), a group of kindergarteners’
literacy progress was monitored and tracked over two years. During this time, students who
were considered “at-risk” were given four tiers of...
One of those that focus on primarily on scoring is Project Essay Grader (PEG). This was
the program developed by Ellis Page in the 60’s. PEG uses sample essays to generate its basis
for what makes up a “good essay” given the topic. The...
Service learning helps promote both intellectual and civic engagement by linking the
work students do in the classroom to real-world problems and real-world needs. Without
compromising academic rigor or discipline-specific objectives, service...
The Bureau of Education commissioned a report in 1907 entitled Agricultural
Education Including Nature Study and School Gardens. This report claimed “elementary
nature study and agriculture had a positive impact on the social and economic...