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...
development of spelling content, and word study can effectively teach spelling in this
manner. But, he warned about the different caveats that happen when teaching with this
method. The first argument is that spelling is in theory “caught”...
many forms of assessments with their program. There are diagnostic tests, formative and
summative tests and measurements to allow for progress monitoring (Gentry, 2012). If mastery
is not met, these tests inform the teacher of where re-teaching...
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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...
physically being at the bank. What criminals need are just laptops that connect to the
bank networks. Then, they commit the crime remotely. As a result, no trace of
fingerprint, hair, DNA, tire tracks etc can be found. However, the only trace...
2010. Of the total number of surveys collected, 212 were rejected for incompleteness or
respondents did not meet the residency or age requirements discussed; 973 were deemed
Data analysis methodology.
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...
However, “…even the most proactive teacher must follow through with a negative
consequence for an inappropriate behavior. Yet, the worst time to select a punisher is during an
episode of student misbehavior” (Akin-Little & Little, 2008, p....
supports” (Ysseldyke, Burns, Scholin, & Parker, 2010, p.58). Tier 2 intervention, generally
consists of small group differentiated instruction that is explicit and systematic (Bursuck &
Blanks, 2010; Greenfield et al., 2010; Vaughn & Fuchs,...
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Structural equation modeling (SEM) was used to examine the hypothesized
relationships among the constructs in the study. The hypothesized models were...
Mattos, & Weber, 2009, p. 28). Fuchs, Mock, Morgan, and Young (2003) prefer standard
protocol because “everyone knows what to implement, and it is easier to train practitioners to
conduct an intervention correctly and to assess the accuracy of...
Students who are effectively monitoring and managing their own behavior tend to exhibit more
appropriate on-task behavior. As a result, teachers are more available to address more pressing
instructional matters (Loveless, 2010).
Use of a Timeout...
This initiative was funded by a variety of state agencies to link nutrition education and
other studies with gardens in each of the state’s 8,000 public schools (Joseph, 2001).
California created a guide to support teachers titled, “A Childs...
care than others. Vegetable gardens, for example, will not work well in schools with
climates that do not have growing seasons that coincide with the school year.
School gardening covers a continuum of efforts to increase the...
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...
that may be part of the problem” (para. 363). Research shows that educators are able to enhance
academic achievement (Condron) through ability grouping. This method is explained as “…the
process of teaching students in groups that are...
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New Zealand: http://www.newzealand.com/travel/International/
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achievement is differentiated instruction. This takes place when the curriculum’s pacing, level,
and depth are modified to meet the unique demands of students (McCoach, O’Connell, & Levitt,
2006). According to Hall, Strangman, & Meyer...