4. What are some important points to remember about teaching spelling? The key points
addressed are spelling must be taught, it must be individualized to meet the needs of the
students and it must be taught across the curriculum. Teachers...
the struggling speller. The differentiation is also seen in the practice activities, games and
This program has developed a five-day scope and sequence to help students improve
their spelling skills everyday. On day one, the...
b) Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other
information and examples related to the topic.
c) Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g.,
another, for example, also,...
ENGAGING SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS WITH PROJECTS
CREATED BY IMPLEMENTING HOWARD GARDNER’S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES
In the last couple of decades emphasis has been placed on Howard Gardner’s multiple
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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
Dr. Bruce H. Jackson
brucehjackson@ gma il.com
1. There was not adequate funds and financing for such an extensive project. 2. There were many time-consunling law suits involvillg water rights. Moreover, "the general Land Office made an adverse report on the New Castle Reclamation Co. in the...
(2002) suggest that students must view reading as a pleasurable activity because
“children who dislike something may avoid it or give only partial attention to learning it,
although they have the self-confidence to learn lessons and attempt...
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...
10 Chapter 1
The Internet and the Web
As previously mentioned, HTML was developed
in the early 1990s by Tim Berners-Lee who was
an independent contractor at CERN. The original
intent of HTML was to provide a means where-by
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...
Fewster, & McCormick (2010) further stated that “approximately eight million adolescents struggled with reading” (p. 636).
High School (9th to 12th Grade)
Cassidy, Valadez, Garrett, & Barrera (2010) reported that adolescent literacy is a hot...
10. How do laser printers and ink jet printers compare to each other? Which is
the most cost effective in printing color?
11. What is an acoustic coupler and how does it compare to modern modems?
What is handshaking, and why is it necessary between...
complained when anything they were required to accomplish took more time than they thought it
Students’ understanding of math was very interesting. Pupils leaned towards disagreeing
with the statement, “Math brings out my...
High School are females? The boys also disagreed with the statement but not as strongly (see
Depending on the different types of activity the students were working on determined the
different learning styles they used. After the...
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...
Learning in detail about the different learning styles created by Howard Gardner
increased my desire to implement the strategies that have been proven to help students learn to
the best of their abilities. Even though at times I feel frustrated...
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...
I learned during the research how very important it is to use cross curriculum to
encourage interest in mathematics. I have learned that reaching one child is worth all the time,
effort and persistence it takes. Being an advocate does make a...
sources such as referrals from family, friends and work colleagues (McCartney et al.,
2008; Sönmez & Sirakaya, 2002; and Dore & Crouch, 2003). Respondents were asked
whether or not they heard about Austria from individual advertising sources...