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complained when anything they were required to accomplish took more time than they thought it
Students’ understanding of math was very interesting. Pupils leaned towards disagreeing
with the statement, “Math brings out my...
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...
• The degree of repetition of topics (U.S. curriculum was highly repetitive; topics
were introduced too early, taught with too little depth, and were endlessly
• Logical order of topics (topics in U.S. were not presented in a...
for longer challenging texts. In contrast, extrinsic motivation referred to grades or
competition reasons for reading. (Guthrie, et al, 2006, p. 91).
Intrinsic motivators also include a sense of accomplishment and self-pride....
future academic failure. Reaching out to reluctant readers and instilling the desire to
experience reading as a form of pleasure and enjoyment is the constant quest of the
classroom teacher. While no two reluctant readers are exactly alike, one...
Question 6: Please talk about what you think were the most positive aspects of your
involvement in service. What were the most challenging or negative aspects, if any?
As was the case with Question Three, this question wasn’t central to the...
Board will be able to alter focus and maintain not only the interest of returning visitors
but also attract new ones.
Exploratory research was conducted to identify the information sources that
influenced travelers‘ decisions to visit the...
practice of grouping students by ability, interest, or another similarity and changing instructional
approaches according to each academic group’s needs (Hall, Strangman, & Meyer, 2003). This
method can be applied in whole-group or individual...
While, for the most part, teachers felt confident with the initial screening measure, all
teachers commented on how arbitrary the progress monitoring assessments were. As identified
by all teachers, the stories used for assessment in progress...
observations, the researcher noted all teachers provided students the support necessary to be
successful while challenging students and advancing their understanding. The teachers were
candid in sharing their attitudes and perspectives both...
TEACHING ACCOMODATIONS FOR DIFFERENT DISABILITIES
Establish a classroom routine
Teach communication skills
Teach social skills
Address challenging behaviors
Focus on interests
16. I think I can do more
Figure 4.25. Comparison between March and May, “I think I can do more difficult math”,
Males, Females, Both.
All students in the...
community and family settings are valued in the development of literacy among students who are
not identified with the dominant culture. Factors such as language, culture, ethnicity, and socio-economic
status explain patterns of student...
Gentry (2004) states that there are five different methods of spelling instruction used in
these basals, the instruction associated with each of the five methods varies greatly. Method one
is what Gentry calls the “one size fits all” spelling...
Students, children, or youth who give evidence of high achievement capability in
areas such as intellectual, creative, artistic, or leadership capacity, or in specific
academic fields, and who need services and activities not ordinarily provided...
The final learning style surveyed, intrapersonal, showed fewer males with a preference of
working alone. The educator, during her years of teaching, has observed that boys chose to work
alone rather than with other students. After the...
characteristic focuses on sincerely delving into aspects of communication and not just accepting a communication situation without critically thinking.
Redding’s main focus is how these features and other aspects of communication influence an...