Beaver Murdock Academy--Beaver (Beaver County, Utah); School yearbooks
Mansfield-Murdock & Company wish to announce to the traveling public that the splendid rooms recently fitted up on the upper floor of their main building as a rooming house have been leased to Mrs. Mamie McShane, who will conduct an ideal home for...
and Charles E. Murdock. Up to this time it had been known as the Academy building. Now it needed a new name. The school children were asked to submit names. Mr. Maeser suggested to a pupil that it be named in honor of Dr. John R. Park, so long the...
Edgar White as Superintendent and Gertrude W. Gillies as clerk of the board. Mr. White resigned in 1918 to study medicine, and Karl Gilbert Maeser was appointed to the position. Others who have served as county superintendents are Miss Sara Keener,...
few blue-backed spelling books and McGuffey's Readers. Often there was only one book to a room, so it would be passed around from one pupil to another. Slates and slate pencils were scarce, notebooks and lead pencils were unknown. One woman who...
What Is a Reluctant Reader?
While many factors can contribute to lack of motivation where reading is
concerned, reluctant readers frequently share similar hallmarks. Some researchers have
described a reluctant reader as a student
Who has shown...
ENGAGING SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS WITH PROJECTS
CREATED BY IMPLEMENTING HOWARD GARDNER’S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES
In the last couple of decades emphasis has been placed on Howard Gardner’s multiple
Engaging students in math concepts is crucial to their understanding in the field of
mathematics. The pupil’s desire to continue enrolling in the different classes offered in
mathematics including but not limited to...
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...
engaging if they include names of students in the class. Students often benefit from creating
problems for each other (Wadlington and Wadlington, 2008).
Writing stories and listening to books are not the only ways an individual...
example, in the field of computer programming, (Moran, Kornhaber, and Gardner, 2006) a
common career choice for the mathematical/logical learner. Students who do well in traditional
classrooms are mathematical/logical learners (Nolen, 2003).
mathematical/logical person starts early by ordering and re-ordering objects. The individual
calculates quickly and memorizes long tables of information, like bus schedules (Nolen, 2003).
Mathematical/Logical in Math
The purpose of this creative project was to create, gather, and evaluate a bank of real life
math problems that apply Howard Gardner’s theories of multiple intelligences that can be
implemented as instructional projects...
2006). The second project included research on bridge building, building a bridge out of
toothpicks, and figuring the cost of material if their design was an actual bridge. The project
required the use of interpersonal, bodily/kinesthetic,...
Seven math stories were chosen from Math Stories for Problem Solving Success
(Overholt, et.al., 1990) to give the students a choice for their first activity. These stories were
picked from the book after analyzing the survey on...
Chalk Dust . . . directed by Grant H.
Redford . . . a study of tlie politics and
narrow mindedness which sometimes
characterizes school teaching.
CAST OF CHARACTERS