reading” (p. 283). They continue to explain “the assessments should be sufficiently sensitive to
small changes in the student’s reading performance” (Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 283). Besides
indicating student growth, progress monitoring...
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via thumb drive. An entire course can be distributed in one, self-contained document. Below is a list of
components that can be incorporated into an I-Text:
1. Communication Console – The main drawback of...
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Similar to Dr. Challis’s course format, Dr. Heuett allows students to choose their
own speech topic. Having the fortunate opportunity to attend speeches that have
impacted and changed me, I was determined to set the bar for my...
Interests, skills, and strengths for the mathematical/logical learning style include
experimenting, working with numbers, problem solving, thinking logically, exploring ideas,
questioning and wondering about natural events. Making categories,...
W. F. MULLETT
Staffer and Parker PENS.
WATCHES, DIAMONDS AND
Ingraving and Repairing
CEDAR CITY, UTAH.
"\Ve are in trie
to help you."
CEDAR CITY, UTAH.
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shown that the teacher variable is an important factor in student achievement. Only home related factors have a bigger influence (Kratochwill et al., 2007). NCLB (2002) requirements feature this change...
FIRST HALF YEAR.
September 15 and 16, Friday and Saturday-Entrance examinations and registration of students.
September 18, Monday-Instruction begins.
November 23 and 24-Thursday and Friday-Thanksgiving, recess....
special educators are asked to take on the roles of intervention specialists, RtI experts, and Tier
evaluators in addition to their undersold roles as high-quality instructors who perform daily with
professional practices of rigor, excellence,...
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7. Quiz Console – Students can take quizzes using the Quiz Console. Instructors can
build quizzes using four question types: multiple choice, true-false, fill in the blank,
and short answer. The quizzes are...
The participants took the DRP first. They were given the same instructions: read the text selection and select the word that fits best and makes the most meaning in the sentence/paragraph. To complete the test, they were given...
The purpose of this study was to discover the involvement of college students in service
and explore the enhancement of their learning because of refection, the reason for their choice
for service sites, and whether their...
are the best way for a visual/spatial learner to learn (Utah State Office of Education, n.d.) (see
3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
Students' Self-Assessed Visual/Spatial
went to pre-kindergarten programs. In recent years, some politicians held the belief that pre-kindergarten
programs would eventually impact scores recorded for the No Child Left Behind
Act. This notion brought forth even more funding for...
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Many decisions need to be made when planning professional development. One of the most important decisions involves the content and intended outcome of the professional learning opportunity. A series...
2003). In addition to improving the core academic instruction, by working together, educators
will have the opportunity to focus on instruction and monitoring students’ response to accurately
determine those in need of special education...
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The I-Text was developed using Acrobat 9, Flash CS3, Flex 3.0, PHP and MySQL. The
individual consoles were written in Actionscript 3.0 and compiled using Flash CS3. The consoles
communicate with a web server...
All students were given the same DRP test, which was standard for all groups. As can be seen in Table 4.6 (pg 37), 10 of 12 students (83%) scored above a 9th grade level for reading comprehension, with half of the students scoring just above the...