HEN the Agricola staff began its work
early in the fall, one of the first problems
to present itself was the sale of books. It
was decided to organize a club of thirteen
girls representing each class on the
campus and selected by the...
letting students sort individually. The program “Words Their Way,” uses this method to teach
spelling. According to Gentry (2004), “this method of word sorting cannot function as a spelling
program, because there is too much word-specific...
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...
When the words become mastered the words are crossed out, if the word is missed again, they
circle it and try again during a future lesson. The spelling journal is a place to store words for
future spelling lessons (Gentry, 2004).
A Sophomore year wouldn't be complete without the annual Zion trip. This year
it was better than ever. The fellows and girls scattered over the canyon during the
day hiking, but were back to the camp at supper time to get their share of the...
Best Spelling Practices in Classroom Instruction
Chapter 1 - Introduction
There are many challenges that face educators regarding how to effectively teach
spelling. Gentry stated, “Spelling really does matter and that, as educators, we need to...
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
1.1 DUCT TAPE
Adhesive tape, more specifically, masking tape was invented sometime in the 1920's by Richard Drew. He worked for the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, now known as 3M. Duct tape was originally manufactured by the Johnson &...
are able to make “annual growth” in the first few years of school, they will not become further
behind others, but they still will be unable to reach appropriate benchmarks.
Research indicates that, although data vary from state to state,...
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
10 SOUTHERN BRANCH
In addition to this general society the students of the Normal have a "Debating Club," and a "Literary and Domestic Art Society." The former is conducted exclusively by men, the latter by women.
10 SOUTHERN BRANCH
kitchen and all accessories; a dining room; a sewing room with the necessary machines, etc., required for thorough and practical work.
Chapel exercises will be held at the beginning of each day....
10 SOUTHERN BRANCH
MANUAL TRAINING SHOPS.
A separate building has been erected for the work in Manual Training. Modern benches, lathes, scroll saws, forges, and tools of all kinds for work in wood and some metals are...
10 SOUTHERN BRANCH.
tools of all kinds for work in wood and some metals are provided.
This department is provided with a model kitchen, a dining room, a sewing room with the necessary machines, etc., required for...
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...
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...
Implications of Being a Reluctant Reader
When a student is a reluctant reader in elementary school, they miss out on the benefits of
the natural flow of reading progression. According to Louisa Moats (2009), “At second
and third grade,...
Sherman 2008). Much of classroom disruptions are attributed to students struggling to combat
ADHD; a great deal of disruptions could be reduced or even eliminated by implementing
preventative approaches. A preventative outlook involves the...
11 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
At this period students in Literature and Science have opportunity to demonstrate that they have power in public speaking and debate.
All students are invited to become members of...