reading” (p. 283). They continue to explain “the assessments should be sufficiently sensitive to
small changes in the student’s reading performance” (Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 283). Besides
indicating student growth, progress monitoring...
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shown that the teacher variable is an important factor in student achievement. Only home related factors have a bigger influence (Kratochwill et al., 2007). NCLB (2002) requirements feature this change...
are the best way for a visual/spatial learner to learn (Utah State Office of Education, n.d.) (see
3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
Students' Self-Assessed Visual/Spatial
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Many decisions need to be made when planning professional development. One of the most important decisions involves the content and intended outcome of the professional learning opportunity. A series...
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Designers use tools to manipulate the objects on the canvas. Common
tools include shape drawing tools, paintbrushes, and croppers. Many tools
are controlled by panels, which offer the ability to change...
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VTR #8: GENOCIDE VIDEO C. JOLLEY: History has taught us that Ubuntu depletes
by industrialization and urbanization, and these factors
do not heed human needs but rolls forth to trample the
sensitivities of human beings.
VTR #8A: BLACK...
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Navigation through the culture and a feeling of directional helplessness is expressed
by the mothers in this study. As participant one said, ―they don‘t come with an instruction
manual‖ so the mother is left...
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...
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meet and share should have priority. The school administration and school leadership team must implement these learning opportunities (Clauset & Murphy, 2012). Time for faculty to collaborate should be...
Remarks at Boyden Collection Dedication
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY APRIL 19,1980
(The following remarks were written by lohit S. Boyden for the dedication ceremony of the Boyden Collection of Indian Art, sponsored b y the United Inter-Tribal Council,...
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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...
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So many variables and emotions are involved in each relationship that without each person sacrificing, the relationships do not mesh well. No matter how easy or hard the transition is to add another woman to the family, the...
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Spirituality enters the values discussion in the home as participant six says,
―Recognizing a higher force is a way you can convey your goals and values.‖ Participant
three began each day with her daughter with a...
Albert, L. S. (2004).Universities at their best. Education Digest, 23, 14-19.
Astin, A. W. (1985). Achieving educational excellence. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Astin, A. W. (1997). Liberal education and democracy: The case for...
3. I find math boring
Figure 4.12. Comparison between March and May, “I find math boring”, Males, Females, Both.
Males agreed slightly with the statement “ I find math...
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directly related to RTI as presented by Buffum et al. (2012). The professional development on RTI includes a book study, action plans, reflection, an article study, mentoring, collaborating, coaching,...
Thomas asked George and Oscar to help hirn on this contract and they made a good profit from this work. Thomas had acquired a fourhorse team and a wagon and was working in the freighting business when he found out about this job working for...