the newspaper ran the letters exactly as they had been written. It didn't take long to
figure out why.
For starters, the 25 students spelled "vandal" in nearly as many ways. "Dear
Vandales" went one letter, "I really think that you were tuped...
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...
Introduction - Nature of the Problem The concept of integrating literacy across the curriculums in schools is becoming more prevalent throughout the nation. “Students need to see that everything is connected and reading and writing...
Chemistry is "the study of matter and the changes it undergoes" (Buthelezi, Dingrando,
Hainen, Wistrom & Zike, 2008, p. 4). Almost everything studied by scientists involves matter.
Since this is the case, it is crucial to...
Nature of the problem
There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to
achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with
math have created many different...
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Another important contributing factor to the success or failure of a student is the
level of involvement parents provide in the home. Even as children transition through the
middle school ages “Parents continue to be an important source of...
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,...
deprived of learning because of their social isolation and lack of interaction, which affected their
overall cognitive functioning. As a result, Vygotsky set out to transform education in Russia by
creating new pedagogical styles that would...
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
10 SOUTHERN BRANCH.
Students can obtain board at from $2.00 to $2.50 per week.
For further information concerning board and rooms, apply to the Principal.
NORMAL SCHOLARSHIP.-In pursuance of an act of the first State Legislature, the...
10 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
No tuition is charged in either the preparatory course or the regular normal course; but an annual registration fee of $10.00 is required.
Students may obtain board at from $2.00 to $2.50 per...
writing at this institution is not valued as human communication—and this
in turn reduces the validity of the assessment (CCCC Executive Committee,
They also have concerns with companies not communicating their algorithms with their...
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...
11 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
In addition to "The Choral," the Ladies' Chorus , the Gentlemen's Quartet Club, and the Mandolin and Guitar; Club have become permanent features of our music department. Students possessing the desired...
11 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
the regular course and given in the singing clubs, can, by private arrangement, secure the services of a competent instructor in instrumental music and vocal training.
No tuition is charged...
student attitudes regarding the homework, and lack of time to prepare effective
assignments. Students simply do not like homework. The time homework requires, cuts
into their extracurricular activities and downtime away from school.
A lack of...