be taught in these meetings, the necessity of honesty, virtue, temperance and upright attitude in all walks of life is inculcated and emphasized as the fundamentals to success in life. Besides the ethical training received, the students have...
The rooms are furnished with machines, cases, forms and tables, screens, etc., so one desiring the work has everything that the most approved seamstress could ask for.
The necessity of ethical...
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In addition to this general society, the students of the Normal have a "Debating Club," and a "Literary and Domestic Art Society." The former is conducted exclusively by men, and the latter by women.
1986, 93). Service learning is one of the ways in which we maximize the benefits that students
receive from our nation’s universities. However, in order for service-learning to be successful, it
is essential for three specific criteria to be...
Copies of the city charter and plan of government have been requested by the management of many educational institutions and many teachers.
Chapel. One chapel period a week is conducted by students. Tho no theological creeds can be...
Furthermore, Marinak and Gambrill have suggested that books as rewards for increased
reading are a gratifying, successful reward for students.
Specifically, when offering extrinsic rewards for reading, books are less
undermining to intrinsic...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
During John's college years at the University of Utah it was possible to enter law school after the completion of three years of undergraduate work. John thus began college in 1924 and law school in 1927. He...
recreation in the way of dancing, concerts, theatres and other social pastimes under the supervision of the teachers. Each class has an opportunity every year to give a dancing party for the purpose of raising funds for the class treasury....
An effective activity geared at motivating aliterate and apathetical readers is
participation in a learning club, specifically book clubs (sometimes referred to as
literature circles). Guthrie and Anderson suggest, “In our (reading)...
personal and focused than general classroom whole-group instruction, or even
differentiated small-group instruction during the regular classroom hours. Rich book-centered
discussions can be brilliant motivators for readers. These discussions...
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Vocal Music. Instruction in the vocal music class will consist in reading the Scale, Sight Reading to enable the student to read at sight any of the simpler musical compositions, writing from sound, Choral work,...
individual optimism about their skills as a reader). Additional reasons for reading
participation, as addressed by Guthrie and Anderson, are recognition (the desire to be
known as a good reader), competition (the desire to be the best reader in...
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Vocal Music. Instruction in the vocal music class will consist in reading the Scale, Sight-Reading to enable the student to read at sight any of the simpler musical compositions, writing from...
Learning clubs (book clubs, literature circles) should be deliberate and
specifically aimed at desired learning goals. To effectively motivate reluctant readers,
teachers must help students experience autonomy in selecting interesting...
Educators have a huge effect on student motivation. Enthusiasm can help undo
years and years of self-perceived failure. Demos and Foshay have reflected on the
importance of the teacher’s role in modeling reading enthusiasm.
fostering engagement. Positivity, optimism, and hopefulness can help override negative
feelings students have connected with reading. McRae & Guthrie propose
…We maintain that when teachers model their own personal identification as
reduce barriers. Teachers who were familiar with maintenance people were able to solicit
their input for planting opportunities (Coffee & Rivkin,1998). An obtained copy of the
physical plans for schools helped to avoid utility lines and other...
• What effects do positive reading experiences have on unmotivated and
apathetical readers who are currently scoring at or near benchmark levels
on reading assessments?
• Can participating in positive reading interventions and learning...
motivation to read and have been shown to improve students’ reading levels and
performance on tests.
Book clubs can provide new exposures to reading opportunities that many
students have not been exposed to in the past. Diversity is welcomed...
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Choral Society. This organization consists of the chorus with orchestra accompaniment. Two rehearsals per week will be given. One hour credit toward completing the Branch Normal School course will be given to those who do...