This house was made possible by assessments levied on all the families of the Beaver Stake. The greater portion was paid for in labor. The stone for the foundation was hauled with horse and ox teams from the rock quarry, six miles south of town....
March 2 1 , 1874.. . N . W . Pryor was appointed City Marshal, John C. Duncan was appointed T r e a s u r e r , a n d George P e r r y was appointed Supervisor of S t r e e t s and Water Ditches of Cedar City. March 23, 1874 . . . An ordinance was...
across the creek opposite the residence of D . S . Macfarlane. After consultation, the petition of Cannon and Taylor was granted. Property deeded. (valued a t $500 but given a t $50, with the option that the property would revert back to the City...
cents per ton and one of 1 2 , 0 0 0 tons at 85 cents per ton. If the Bond Election, on September 4 , 1951, goes over the City will pay for the full 1 8 , 0 0 0 tons, if it does not go over they will only have to pay for the 6000 tons. Gravel to be...
Oct. 14, 1976.. .City Manager informed the Council that last Sunday a major water line broke in the Highland Drive area. Residents asked to meet with the Council in order to help them solve their problems. (Soil subsidence in the northeast section...
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction 1
Chapter 2: Literature Review 7
The Successful and Unsuccessful Student 7
Hardships and Solutions of Math Homework 10
Effective Math Teachings 14
The Importance of Communication between Schools,...
Table of Tables
Table 1: Percentage Improvement on Basic Skills Test 34
Table 2: Individual Student Improvement on Homework Assignments 35
Table 3: Percentage Growth on Daily Bell-Work 36
Table 4: Percentage Improvement on Unit Assessments...
area”(Silvermann, 2002). In fact, rote recall of sequential math steps in order to answer
math problems leads to a shallow level of understanding (Rapp, 2009).
The visual spatial learner has the same probability of being successful...
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...
Throughout the researcher’s Master of Education Capstone project, five vital
educational resources were monitored to effectively determine the ability and growth
among students identified as lacking parental support. First,...
In this chapter the researcher will compare performance characteristics during
three units of math instruction. The first unit of math instruction is focused on observing
the academic behavior of the selected students with basic in-class...
At the end of each unit the researcher administered an assessment to evaluate the
level of proficiency students had on the current concept. Throughout the first unit the
researcher did not provide any additional math instruction....
This project was implemented in the researchers’ sixth grade math class in hopes
of devising a structured remedy in aiding those students who receive insufficient help
from home on daily math concepts. The researcher...
assignments and watch their grade climb, they began to carry with them a concern for
their grades that had not been there before. Once each student saw that they could
succeed with the researcher helping them at the end of the day, they their...
somewhat disappointing discovery was that even when the researcher was actively
involved in providing additional daily support, the students’ scores, as a whole, increased
From this disappointing discovery, the researcher came to...
and returned homework assignments almost every day. This finding agreed with the
research in that “The empirical evidence shows that parental engagement is one of the
key factors in securing higher student achievement and school improvement”...
developed poor work ethic, study habits, and a history of poor performance on testing.
Much of the work and effort that the researcher put into these students is insignificant to
the influence they have had prior to entering his class. “The...
sources of assessment to accurately and efficiently identify students who need the
additional guidance. Daily assessments of any kind provided some of the purest feedback
of what a student understood or struggled with. The assessments that were...