Amid the crack of lightening and the crash of thunder the College Class Zion
trip successfully ushered in another school year. We parched our blankets over the
camp fires and wrung them out again as in the midst of Southern Utah's...
The Above Six Pictures Won First Prize of $2.50.
Won by Paul Christensen
The snapshot contest sponsored by the Campus section of the "Agricola"
was enthusiastically entered into by members of the student body. The $2.50
for the six best camera...
have been completely transformed and are irreversible. The ways in which ELLs from low SES
backgrounds interact and associate with the digital era was also addressed. The results of this
research will help educators yield a deeper appreciation...
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Acknowledgement for Thesis
This thesis would not be possible without the help and patience of my committee chair Dr. Kevin Stein who lived through my constant asking for advice and help, and gave me invaluable feedback. I...
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that chose not to live the polygamous lifestyle still remained an active part of the family and maintained strong relationships with her siblings and parents. Her decision to not live the principle of plural marriage caused...
Not all children are receptive to the same type of instruction provided (Yang,
2006). Some students may thrive in a straightforward type of instruction. Others might
need a more holistic approach to learning. There are two major types of...
Looking back at this project, I have been able to witness, first hand, the important
role that parents play in their child’s academic success. As a teacher I understood that
those students that did not receive help from...
Appendix A- IRB Approval and Parental Consent Form
Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education and Human Development
Graduate Studies in Education
To: Dr. Deborah Hill, Interim Dean
From: Bruce Barker, Chair
College IRB Committee
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the participation levels grow and I was extremely gratified to see colleagues going above and beyond my own expectations in their level of participation. I did significant follow through with my own team reminding them to...
human DNA and one TaqMan MGB probe labeled with a reporter dye for detecting the amplified sequence. The reporter dye is linked to the 5'end of the probe, while the MGB is at the 3' end of the probe and a nonfluorescent quencher at the 3' end of...
Complexities in Learning to Read
Learning to read is a complex and unnatural process. As Lyon (1998) starts by
explaining, “although spoken language is seamless, the beginning reader must detect the seams
in speech, unglue the sounds from one...
performance above and beyond the influence of family demographic variables” (2008, p. 64).
Torgesen (2000) found that “children who showed the poorest growth in word reading ability
had the lowest pretest levels of phonological language...
to respond confirms the presence of LD, and persistence of the academic problem then warrants
special education” (2003, p. 139).
Screening and Progress Monitoring
The basis for determining student need begins with universal screening. Accurate...
counterparts (NAEP, 2011). RTI gives educators the flexibility to meet the needs of diverse
learners to help all students find success in learning to read.
Another group of students who would benefit from the focused and individualized nature
identify common issues of students receiving intervention, one teacher reported fluency,
accuracy, sight word identification, and decoding problems.
Respondent Answers Related to RTI’s Effects on Students
Question Number 3 Similar...
grade level. All teachers reported approximately 70% of students in their class were successful in
Tier 1 instruction. When asked how RTI affects gifted students, all teachers reported the
framework does not specifically address the needs of...
35. Describe any instances when you felt pressure to change how you teach, or what you teach
due to federal, state, or local initiatives.
36. Do you have any other thoughts that you want to share about RTI or federal, state, or...