"By the later part of October 1879, the Sreater part of the pilgrims that were to make up the company booked for the San Juan Mission were on wheels headed for the Colorado River at a point east of the Escalante Desert. There were only a few in...
"He celebrated his 93rdbirthday with members of his family Nov. 15. He hecame ill the next day and had been bedfast most of the time since." "In 1932 Mr. Jones accepted one of the most important positions of his carreer. Then 7 8 , he was named...
'diamond hitch' on a pack when 1 was 14 years old and, naturally, those people didn't. So, we had quite a time moving that big outfit. In a few days things kind of moled down and we started on horseback for the United States. We delayed and stopped...
the newspaper ran the letters exactly as they had been written. It didn't take long to
figure out why.
For starters, the 25 students spelled "vandal" in nearly as many ways. "Dear
Vandales" went one letter, "I really think that you were tuped...
J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D., and author of many books based on spelling research, was
asked by the Zaner-Bloser editor Marytherese Croakin to discuss the four most pressing
questions teachers have asked about teaching spelling. Here are the...
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...
Introduction - Nature of the Problem The concept of integrating literacy across the curriculums in schools is becoming more prevalent throughout the nation. “Students need to see that everything is connected and reading and writing...
Reading is an essential tool for existence in our modern society. While some
children and adults struggle with learning basic reading concepts, a common problem of
reading reluctance exists in classrooms across the nation....
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
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...
fueled considerable anxiety around school board members and administrators,
many of who had farm or small town backgrounds. Enthusiastic supporters were
drawn to the promise of school gardens not only as a way to better implement
Service learning helps promote both intellectual and civic engagement by linking the
work students do in the classroom to real-world problems and real-world needs. Without
compromising academic rigor or discipline-specific objectives, service...
student attitudes regarding the homework, and lack of time to prepare effective
assignments. Students simply do not like homework. The time homework requires, cuts
into their extracurricular activities and downtime away from school.
A lack of...
The Bureau of Education commissioned a report in 1907 entitled Agricultural
Education Including Nature Study and School Gardens. This report claimed “elementary
nature study and agriculture had a positive impact on the social and economic...
example, in the field of computer programming, (Moran, Kornhaber, and Gardner, 2006) a
common career choice for the mathematical/logical learner. Students who do well in traditional
classrooms are mathematical/logical learners (Nolen, 2003).
continue to show that one-fourth of grade school students do not read outside of school,
and the majority read only for a few minutes daily (National Assessment of Educational
Progress (NAEP), 2007 as cited by Moats, 2009). “In a reanalysis of...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
scrollwork, featuring commanding portraits of Joseph Smith, Hymm Smith, Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff, and John Taylor, and with six brass lamps hanging from this elaborate ceiling," the beautiful tall...
(a) the measures have the necessary psychometric characteristics for reliable and
valid measurement; (b) the measures are quick to administer and are thus feasible
for regular use in school settings; (c) the measures have multiple alternate...
(Rudner). It also reports a high correlation between IEA and human scored essays (Grimes,
Warschauer, 2008; Valenti, 2003) IEA asserts that, “Over many diverse topics, the IEA scores
agreed with human experts as accurately as expert scores...