Apologia, Antapologia and Political Power
Chapter 4: Results
In responding to accusations of having an extramarital affair, John Edwards’ utilized the following apologetic strategies: denial, mortification, corrective action and...
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people were generally accepting of her lifestyle. She described her friends’ reactions to her lifestyle as:
You do what you do, and I do what I do, and we’ll be friends. So it’s not a problem… they’re fine with it....
Fantuzzo et al., 2005; Mead, 2008). Caucasian and Asian children demonstrated higher levels of
skill in reading (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl). Research by
Fantuzzo et al. concluded “African American, Hispanic, and...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect was the title I selected for this, my personal history. The title seemed appropriate when I commenced to assemble clippings, letters and other pertinent materials that had accumulated through the years, for...
The purpose of this study was to examine the academic gains of students entering
kindergarten at below-grade level, on-grade level, and above-grade level, to determine the
amount of progress made throughout the year....
Concerns for the Success of RTI
Understanding and integration of scientific research is a requirement for good instruction
using the RTI format. For this reason, it is imperative teachers not only have strong background
in research but also have...
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the second wife), she said, I don’t even know you anymore. She perceived that I had changed so much because of that new relationship that she didn’t recognize me as the same person that we had grown together in our...
involves working with word meaning and understanding text. Currently, “direct screenings in the
areas of vocabulary and comprehension have yet to be developed for elementary learners”
(Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 289). Fuchs and Fuchs go on to...
The educator interprets the first statement, “I like finding answers to a math problem” as
self-motivation. The student strives until an answer is found. The creator included this statement
to learn about math attitude. The students remained...
Apologia, Antapologia and Political Power
The apologetic strategy of denial is utilized when the accused individual claims to not have committed the offensive act he or she is accused of doing. Weiner used this strategy throughout the...
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Teacher Knowledge and Implementation, Fechtelkotter (2010) Response-To-Intervention in Schools: A Survey of Current Practices and Teacher Perceptions in Two States, and guided questions provided in...
The data collected during this thesis study offered information pertaining to the academic
gains of kindergarteners at a local elementary school. These data can be used to determine
which ability group shows the most progress...
Sun. Feb. 8, 1903: Ther. Cold., Wea. Blustry snow Moved about two miles north across the flat. The snow is beginning to bother our eyes whenever we have a clear day. 22) Monday 9: Ther. Cold., Wea. Clear. We counted and found that we were short...
DRP with an average of 7.32 out of 10. Students in this group did not find the QRI test as valid, effective, and accurate as the DRP - only 8.23 out of 10.
Overall Effectiveness of QRI Test
Among all three groups, the average rating for the...
favorable to his client. As he flew home on the airplane he put together a little verse, which I think speaks for his analysis of his professional practice. Now I ponder my contributions Earth shaking? Not so, I fear. What have I...
DONflLD OLSEN, DIRECTOR
During the past year the orchestra has made us conscious of some of the
greatest music ever written. Beginning with Beethoven's C Major Symphony
the organization has performed works by Bach, Haydn, Dvorak,...
Figure 2. The Average Growth for Letter Naming Fluency.
Letter Sound Fluency Measurement
At the beginning of the year, students can score a zero on the Letter Sound Fluency
assessment and still be considered to be in the on-grade level range....
makes more sense to have Flash as the default player with an HTML5 fallback to
get the benefits of Flash that HTML5 video can’t yet match.
HTML5 embedded multimedia is still a few years from adoption. It still lacks