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...
The use of media as a form of tourism advertising has been a popular topic of
interest in recent years. Tourism can be generated by books, movies, TV shows and
every level of cultural activity. The media greatly affects what...
March 2, 2010
Your child is being invited to take part in a research study to encourage an interest in
mathematics. The study will include real life math problems integrating Howard Gardner’s
multiple intelligences. For...
for nor be able to produce (Bolan & Williams, 2008). Movies can showcase a
destination‘s natural scenery, historical background, and culture. Austria is not exempt
from this phenomenon. Since the release of The Sound of Music in 1965, many...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
1959, announced that John "was appointed this week to the Sunday School General Board by General Superintendent George R. Hill." After a biographical sketch, the article continued: "Supt. Hill said Elder...
Opponents say it “diminishes the role of teachers and warps students’ notions of good
writing” (Grimes, & Warschauer, 2010). The Conference on College Composition and
Writing-to-a-machine violates the essentially...
nine percent increase in enthusiasm for studying math (Winters, Ring, and Burriss, 2010,
p. 248-H). “Researchers found that enthusiasm for learning, standardized test scores, and
GPAs were higher in ninety-two percent of the comparisons-...
and paid preparation time for teachers to create online and other classroom materials that
supported ELL instruction. On the university level, instructors of teacher preparation programs
increased information on instructional practices for ELLs....
Regardless of reports that homework may or may not increase academic achievement,
elementary students are spending increasing amounts of time studying outside the classroom. In
a longitudinal study from 1981 to 1997, Hofferth & Sandberg (2001)...
There has been interesting research regarding AES systems and revision. It is widely
accepted that developing good writers involves revision. In fact, in a 3-year study, covering 3
school district in the state of California, it was found that...
The purpose of this creative project was to develop a year-long course outline for grades
10-12 Introductory Chemistry to be implemented at Southwest Education Academy: Turning
Point Campus, Iron County School District.
Participants & Settings
Those who were impacted by the creation of this project were the students who were
enrolled in 8th grade algebra at Parowan High School in Iron County School District during the
2009-2010 school year. The individuals were...
shown to help teachers rectify the lack of parental involvement in a student’s math
Background, Significance, and Purpose Statement, and Study Setting
There has been a large amount of research done studying the importance of
As discussed in the previous section, the participants in this study found the DRP to be quite effective in measuring reading comprehension. The participants felt they highly understood the text of the DRP, and they did not find...
8. I want to take all the math
Figure 4.17. Comparison between March and May, “I want to take all math classes offered”,
Males, Females, Both.
ACT, I. c. (2006). Assessing the College Readiness in Reading of Eighth- and Ninth-Grade Students Using ACT's EXPLORE[R]. ACT, Inc, Retrieved from EBSCOhost.
Allison, S., & And, O. (1996). Using the "Cloze" Procedure To Assess Reading...
outlines six areas of focus: Education, Healthy Futures, Environmental Stewardship, Veterans,
Opportunity and Disaster Preparedness.
The present attention and focus on service learning is a forward-looking vision at the
future of higher-education...