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C. Charles Jackson Foundation
has made this publication possible
and contributed to the projects showcased on these pages.
Considerable appreciation is due to
Dr. Bruce H. Jackson
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William R. Palmer
How The Eagle Became Bald-headed
It sometimes happened in the long ago that some living thing went bad and became a source of trouble to all the others. Sometimes they wrought so much sorrow and...
in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the
American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy
Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
say that educators “should understand that linguistic barriers, diverse social practices, and a
multiplicity of assumptions, beliefs, and perceptions contribute to difficult discourse” (p. 353).
Therefore, linking academic learning...
there is a possibility that someone else in the home is (Haneda, 2006). ELL out-of-school
“literacy practices are typically bilingual or multilingual in nature” (Haneda, 2006, p. 339), as
they are associated with religion and parental...
considered more popular modes of receiving printed messages. If educators understand this
multimedia culture, and how students in the digital era interpret messages, they can use this
knowledge to build on students’ current interests and...
One of the co-authors of Treasures is Dr. Jana Echevarria, a professor of educational psychology
who specializes in bilingual education and is an expert in teaching ELLs. Echevarria (2005)
stated, “In order to tailor instruction appropriately,...
Parent and Student Surveys in English and Spanish
Purpose: Ms. Berglund would like to improve her teaching practices by connecting and relating to literacy experiences in the home and
community. Please fill out this...
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marriage in peace. From this time forward, the Work maintained a congregation in Salt Lake City and one in Short Creek.
As Lorin Woolley grew older, he understood that it would be important to reorganize the high priesthood...
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Ours are spiritual marriages. And our associations are motivated by spiritual beliefs and commitments that extend beyond this life. So they are very real to us and eternal to us. And when you consider the ramifications of...
shown to help teachers rectify the lack of parental involvement in a student’s math
Background, Significance, and Purpose Statement, and Study Setting
There has been a large amount of research done studying the importance of
Math can pose problems for students, teachers, and parents alike. This project
examines peer-revised research to determine common characteristics of successful and
not so successful math students, teachers, and home...
understanding and confidence that they need to make sense of their children’s work as it
arrives at home in the form of homework” (Ginsburg, et al. 2008 p. 21). The lacking
personal confidence some parents have concerning math can lead to...
math concept. Through analyzing the data, the researcher found that daily bell-work
supplied the strongest evidence that student support from home was critical to the level of
proficiency gained by the students studied.
Not one of the students...
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...
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institution. Wes Curtis, SUU‟s legislative liaison, supplied that quote and helped to build that case.
Harry also recommended that SUU consider a donor recognition wall for the employee giving campaign. While definitely a good...
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The committee also felt it was important to prepare a document that would help team captains answer questions that would most likely be posed to them by their colleagues (Appendices N). It was not our intention to script answers...