'T^HE mere mentioning of the
term "High School" brings
trooping to my mind a host of re-minisences.
Some of my memories
send thrills of pleasure coursing
through my body; some send chills
of displeasure. The pleasurable
Support from the
C. Charles Jackson Foundation
has made this publication possible
and contributed to the projects showcased on these pages.
Considerable appreciation is due to
Dr. Bruce H. Jackson
brucehjackson@ gma il.com
reading, writing, and listening as outlined in the Utah Core Curriculum. These tests are an
integral component of U-PASS (Utah Performance Assessment System for Students) and the
federal No Child Left Behind legislation.
attained the mastery criterion early in the sequence of tasks. (Burns &
VanDerHeyden, 2009, p. 85-86).
Most educators and schools are aware of the active process of early intervention
and practice it daily.
Iron Springs Elementary in Cedar City,...
Teachers face many barriers: time, accessibility of the parents, and the ineffective
outcome of previous parent teacher encounters. However, there are valid reasons why
parents slip in consistent communication with schools, and teachers.
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employment at SUU. There would be no building to dedicate, no new program to launch and in most cases, no way of attributing a donation to a specific student. So participation – each employee donating something – became the...
Employee Giving 16
gave a benefit to each employee in exchange for his/her consideration of a donation (Appendix B).
Publicity was also a component of the campaign, particularly as teams reached 100% participation. Congratulatory emails were sent...
The primary goal in education is to move students forward in their learning. As teachers
and schools gain knowledge from research about best practices in their areas, the configurations
of what good teaching looks like...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS 15
with HFA. The three areas were emotion recognition, theory of mind, and real life
problem solving. One of the unique aspects of this study was that parents attended a
concurrent training aimed at improving their...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS
social thinking interventions as opposed to social skills interventions. Social thinking
interventions promoted the teaching of the “why” behind behaviors without targeting and
rewarding individual isolated social...
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and (5) comprehensive interventions. Modifications in the physical and social
environment that encouraged interactions between children with ASD and their peers
were considered environmental modifications....
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS 45
called "expected" responses, they become more accepted by peers and their self-esteem
rises. As self-esteem rises, an increase in classroom participation follows as does co-play
with peers at break times. A rise in...
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The Think Social! curriculum was the most natural and easiest to facilitate. This
cognitive behavior therapy based curriculum turns abstract ideas, such as why making
eye contact is important, into concrete...
as well as their different states. In doing so, the page is only required to make one
HTTP request instead of 25. When using a sprite, the browser downloads the en
tire image once, and unique coordinates specify which part...
presented are phonemic awareness, phonics instruction, guided oral reading, comprehension
strategies, fluency, vocabulary development, computer technology, and teacher training
(National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, 2000). All...
Regardless of reports that homework may or may not increase academic achievement,
elementary students are spending increasing amounts of time studying outside the classroom. In
a longitudinal study from 1981 to 1997, Hofferth & Sandberg (2001)...
were sent home in both Spanish and English. These data were then compared to the data from the
parents whose students received SETHL books only in English. Qualitative methods used the
ERAS assessment to measure change in the feelings of the...
The DIBELS scores of Spanish-speaking ESL kindergarten students in this class saw
varying rates of success. All students who at mid-year were given the highest designation of At
or Above Benchmark, or proficient readers for kindergarten level,...
PREFERENCES FOR GROUP LEADERSHIP STYLE 13
For ease in reading the literature review will follow a specific structure of broad to narrow covering several topics. First, literature in small group communication as a whole...