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Gardening Association (Blair, 2009). School gardens surged particularly in urban school
districts because researchers found that “non-White students from financially unstable
backgrounds who [were] not regularly exposed to open green spaces...
Chapter 3 - Methodology
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of the use of Words Their Way as a
spelling program with Zaner-Bloser’s spelling basal Spelling Connections, in order to identify
which method of teaching spelling...
Introduction- Nature of the Problem
School gardens have constituted a valuable opportunity to integrate curriculum
and provide hands-on learning. The school garden movement planted itself in numerous
education philosophies including...
the “greening” of schools to bring a natural environment to urban areas and supplement
school meal plans with food grown on campus. Urban school gardens provided a
valuable learning environment that was unusual in large cities. Rural schools...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
The pioneer settlement of Coalville was first called Chalk Creek, after a stream that watered the area, but when coal was discovered on the townsite the name was changed. John grew up on stories passed down...
using word patterns and includes the use of spelling in thinking, spelling in reading, and spelling
The purpose of this study was to use the information gained from researching and
utilizing the programs Spelling Connections and...
following: GPA, core test scores, ACT scores (if applicable), and teacher observations. By analyzing all of these factors, a fair judgment of students’ comprehension and reading levels was presumed. Lower reading-level students were those that...
skill’s coach, and the school counselor. The goal was to help teachers reflect on best practices
and to use least restrictive behavior interventions (Harrington, 2008). This way, the students
who most need behavior modification will receive...
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General Chemistry. An elementary course in General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis. The theories and principles of chemistry are treated in detail in connection with the study of the non-metallic elements. The...
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lower forms of animal life, and obtains an insight into their relation to the higher forms by a comparative study. The influence of environment is discussed at some length.
In classification, types of the main...
controlled stratified national sample of thirty suburban school districts. Quantitative and
qualitative data was gathered from suburban, public school administrators. This research
did not seek data from rural, urban, or private schools. This...
For this researcher, interest in geology has led to a deep interest in all of the major areas
of science: geology, chemistry, physics, and biology. During the past five years, the researcher
has been teaching science courses that involve all of...
will also investigate the amount of revisions students perform using the programs, and whether
or not revising with these programs translates into better writing scores on the DWA.
The research will be conducted on schools in a single district....
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societies studied to make the student familiar with the plant families that he will meet in the rural districts. Along with the scientific importance of the different forms studied, special attention is paid to their...
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Text. McPherson and Henderson's Elementary Chemistry. References: Newth's Inorganic Chemistry, Thorp's Outlines of Industrial Chemistry, Remsen's General Chemistry, etc.
were identified as rural, suburban, or urban. The population sample consisted of district
administrators in public suburban schools. Ten urban cities across the nation from
varying planting zones and geographical locations were selected with...
state, which was the norm in relevant research. Telephone surveys allowed for direct
interaction with practitioners on the ground and firsthand accounts regarding school
gardens. Use of a Likert scale in the survey provided systematic...
Another purpose of this study was to better involve parents in the decision-making
concerning discipline measures taken when assisting target students. Research has shown,
“students whose parents are involved in their education often show...
Rural City: This study used a definition established by the National Center for Education
Statistics (2011) for remote rural; a rural territory that was more than twenty-five miles
from an urbanized area or more than ten miles from an urban...