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school connection and the HLEs of these students are just some of the reasons for these
remarkable academic achievements.
This study did not collect data from any schools other than Dixie Sun Elementary. It
focused on ELLs in the...
community and family settings are valued in the development of literacy among students who are
not identified with the dominant culture. Factors such as language, culture, ethnicity, and socio-economic
status explain patterns of student...
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...
in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the
American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy
Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
community to display children’s work, bringing children’s artifacts from home to display at
school, and sharing photographs outside the classroom (Feiler et al., 2008).
In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDOE)...
the school by using funds from the Effective Teaching and Learning Literacy Program (USDOE,
These government programs are examples of how educators and scholars are redefining
literacy as the term expands into the experiences and lives...
Learning Theories Knowledgebase. (2010). Social Development Theory (Vygotsky) at
Learning-Theories.com. Retrieved October 10th, 2010 from http://www.learning-theories.
U.S. Department of Education. (2010b). Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local
Educational Agencies: Title 1, Part A. Washington, DC: Retrieved October 15, 2010,
Van Steensel, R. (2006)....
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culture are flexible enough to adapt to the other culture; thus, creating a stronger and richer joint culture as a result (Orbe, 1998).
In America, the dominant demographics have historically been white, protestant,...
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needed for two to three years. The mission provides a period of time for these young men to assess their commitment to the work and to focus on giving back to their community. In the process, these young men learn valuable...
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Davis, A. D. (2010, December). Regulating polygamy: Intimacy, default...
may be unrelated to what is going on in the classroom, there is still a lot of pressure
placed on the positive results from these assessments.
The assumption that something is wrong with education is based on sparse
information about the...
• The degree of repetition of topics (U.S. curriculum was highly repetitive; topics
were introduced too early, taught with too little depth, and were endlessly
• Logical order of topics (topics in U.S. were not presented in a...
A common interpretation of the link between low parental knowledge and
child/adolescent problem behavior is that parents, by actively monitoring the
nature of their adolescents’ activities and companions, are better able to intervene,
Some Parents Have the Will but Lack the Ability to Help Their Children in Mathematics
Many parents of today’s children were involved in a much different math
curriculum than what their children face now (Harris & Goodall, 2008)....
consists of images or profiles from unsolved cases. CODIS is an index that aids crime labs to store and compare DNA profiles. This record is called a CODIS DNA profile and consists of an individual’s DNA profile, along with the sample’s...
Roux C, Gill K,Sutton J, Lennard C. A further study to investigate the effect of fingerprint enhancement techniques on the DNA analysis of bloodstains. Journal of Forensic Identification 1999;49(4):357-376.
Saviers, K. D. Latent Print Powders....
The primary goal in education is to move students forward in their learning. As teachers
and schools gain knowledge from research about best practices in their areas, the configurations
of what good teaching looks like...