to take some of the grading burden, teachers could more easily “assign more writing, and so
students could get the practice they needed to develop as writers—practice that was not possible
in most classrooms because of the burden it placed on...
sixth grade. The DIBELS assessment is given in K-6 classrooms three times per year. It is an
individualized test with the proctor working one-on-one with students to assess their growth
throughout the year (Good, R. H., & Kaminski, R. A.,...
Definition of terms
Academic Achievement: Students being able to perform independently at grade
Basic Skills Test: The Basic Skills Test is an assessment measuring a student’s
understanding as it pertains to math fundamentals...
• Hope grows Webquest combines math, science, language arts with a garden
• Junior Master Gardner Program created by Texas A & M,...
ENGAGING SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS WITH PROJECTS
CREATED BY IMPLEMENTING HOWARD GARDNER’S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES
In the last couple of decades emphasis has been placed on Howard Gardner’s multiple
the time to talk about books, let imaginations wander, and discuss literature “what ifs”
with the project students.
As an educator, this project has reminded me why I wanted to become a teacher in
the first place—my love of books and my...
will need to have enlisted the support of district administrators with evidence that school
gardens are an academic tool that has improved teaching and learning.
Interviews with school districts for this survey provided numerous examples...
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
The home-literacy environment (HLE) plays a vital role in language and literacy
development for all children before they enter kindergarten and throughout the rest of their
school years. Studies have shown that when children...
In summary, the QRI test covers all of the components of reading comprehension as outlined in the researcher’s definition. The validity of this test is highly confirmed by the researcher’s observations and the participants’ opinions of the...
Unconditional Support for Use of Resources and Class Time from District Administrators
for School Gardens
The survey sought to measure the alignment and application of state curriculum
standards with gardening through question fourteen....
PREFERENCES FOR GROUP LEADERSHIP STYLE 62
Bass, M. (1960). Leadership, psychology and organizational behavior. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Beatty, M. (1988). Physiological assessment. In J.A. Daly & J.C. McCroskey (Eds.). Avoiding communication:...
would have the benefit of synergy as professionals collectively brainstorm and troubleshoot
potential problems and their solutions. It is understandable to believe, “teachers who engage in
collaborative efforts are more likely to see...
implement new programs every year. One teacher said her greatest barrier was there was not
enough of her to go around to help all of the students all of the time. Table 5 represents teachers
responses related to RTI’s effect on teaching.
Stress is a part of every teacher’s life. The participants in this study identified many
factors adding stress to their lives. One teacher mentioned the expectation to have all students
reading on benchmark and the challenge of uncooperative...