Dr. Ellis Shipp traveled around the state teaching women nursing skills, specializing in Midwife and obstetrics. These classes were taught through the L.D.S. Relief Society program. This photograph is of graduates from the town of Emery standing...
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C. Charles Jackson Foundation
has made this publication possible
and contributed to the projects showcased on these pages.
Considerable appreciation is due to
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Social Thinking Skills:
An Action Research Project Addressing Social Thinking
Skills Deficits in Second and Third Graders
A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University
in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of
education that will allow that vision to become reality (National Committee on Science
Education Standards and Assessment; National Research Council, 1996, p. 23).
The standards described in this book are broad and overarching, giving each state...
into the American education system. School gardens had the greatest success when there
was government support. School gardens were consistently viewed as a beneficial
teaching tool. Historical barriers to school gardens have continued to create...
Homogeneous grouping: Gathering students with similar learning skills or deficits.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A federal statute mandating services for
children age 3-21 with disabilities.
Intervention: A lesson...
Kindergarten is a time when students are exposed to a variety of concepts in all subject
areas. “Consequently, it is not surprising that across the kindergarten year children are rapidly
acquiring the knowledge and...
Writing Topics and Actual Participant Writing Journals
How do you feel about being in the book club?
What do good readers do when they read?
Write about how being in the Reading Rocks book club has helped you with your...
STUDENT ORIENTATION 12
Influences on SWATC
Because few of SWATC’s programs included financial aid at the time, and our student base for adults going into full-time programs was much smaller than Bridgerland, members of the administration team at...
Math can pose problems for students, teachers, and parents alike. This project
examines peer-revised research to determine common characteristics of successful and
not so successful math students, teachers, and home...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS
Chapter 2 Literature Review
In the history of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) Asperger syndrome
is a relatively new diagnosis. It has only been recognized in the Diagnostic and
Statistical Manual of Mental...
reading, writing, and listening as outlined in the Utah Core Curriculum. These tests are an
integral component of U-PASS (Utah Performance Assessment System for Students) and the
federal No Child Left Behind legislation.
learning to explain science issues to and discuss with the public and they are practicing
communications skills by speaking to residents. Simultaneously, the student who participates in
such a program will reflect on their personal and career...
This literature review begins by explaining the importance of early reading intervention
including federal legislation prompting RTI. There is a brief section discussing the complexity in
learning to read which...
I discovered through interviews that the majority of the students involved in the creative
project preferred working in groups. Allowing students to choose the group members exhibited
excitement. Explaining the assignments...
Armstrong, T. (1994). Multiple intelligences in the classroom. Alexandria, VA: Association for
Supervision and Curriculum.
Art & social studies in math class?. (2004, February). enc focus review, 7.
Bazeli, M. (1997, January). Visual...
An iteration may not add enough functionality to warrant a market release, but
the goal is to have an available release at the end of each iteration. Multiple
iterations may be required to release a product or new set of...
critical thinking skills and enhance their awareness of the differences between
human and machine readers. Therefore, we are not concerned about spoofing,
provided students do not use a ‘cheat sheet’ and a spoofing vigilant reader scans
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...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS 11
spectrum, but at such an ambiguous position they were identified as having a Pervasive
Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, or PDD NOS.
The myriads of combinations of characteristics have made students...