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experiences like “argument” or “the mind,” structural metaphors emerge as the format for
how we understand these ideas. Structural metaphors “allow us…to use one highly
structured and clearly delineated concept to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Young Democrat Turns Candidate
he would receive the support of organized labor as well as business interests of the state. Mr. Rampton was elected. The Democratic Party had been planning since 1941 to give some special recognition to the...
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...
• 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...
like to put into your biography," John placed as number one in the list that he would like to be recognized as "a son, brother, husband and father who was loved as he loved." The one thing he selected that he most wanted to be...
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....
scouts to accept this assignment. During the summer of 1916, Edgerton was working at the Rubio Ranch at San Miguelio when Mexican bandits arrived and took over the ranch. They took Edgerton as a prisoner and locked him up, takmg al1 of his...
Arbaugh, J. B. (2000). How Classroom Environment and Student Engagement Affect Learning
in Internet-based MBA Courses. Business Communication Quarterly, 63(4), 9-26.
Association of College & Research Libraries. (2004)....
PREFERENCES FOR GROUP LEADERSHIP STYLE 8
groups work are encountered. However, according to Verderber, Verderber and Sellnow these groups are highly unlikely to achieve long term success or consistent results because of their lack of goals (2009)....
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...
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...
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Writing has distinct differences and challenges in every medi-um.
Writing for the web can be challenging because it requires
specialized and somewhat technical knowledge. The way...