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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conservative Christian feel more pressure to keep the children in line with the moral teaching
of their church. A mother who is ―spiritual‖ rejects using religious teachings as an easy way
to not take responsibility...
special educators are asked to take on the roles of intervention specialists, RtI experts, and Tier
evaluators in addition to their undersold roles as high-quality instructors who perform daily with
professional practices of rigor, excellence,...
positions in Iron County. Instead of two Agents, there would be one who would s p e n d his time between Cedar City and t h e Iron Mines, west of Cedar City. A motion was made by Councilwoman S t a r r to i n s t r u c t the Mayor to p u s h t h e...
Sept. 20, 1979.. . T h e Mayor informed t h e Council on. updated information concerning Kolob Water, a f t e r attending a Water Resources Board meeting. He a s s u r e d the Council t h a t all misunderstandings concerning the 215 water s h a r e...
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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effectiveness. Baumrind‘s (1973) parenting styles demonstrate the authoritative style (as
opposed to the permissive or autocratic styles) as the most effective. Without defining their
own style in academic terms, the...
the officers and authorities of the Church of the Legion and of the Temtory, and to all the people, and say unto you all, do not in the least degree relax your efforts to save your grain, your stock, and all your property, and fort up strong and...
Perceptions of Teachers Concerning RTI
In their study, Greenfield et al. (2010) found that teachers in their first year of school-wide
RTI implementation used progress monitoring more strategically and became more
confident in using the data...
In summary, RTI as Fuchs & Fuchs (2006) explain is a “multilayered structure . . .
implemented in the early grades to strengthen the intensity and effectiveness of reading
instruction for at-risk students, preventing chronic school...
The purpose of this research project was to determine individual teacher understanding of
the RTI framework in place in their school, allow opportunity for teachers to share their insights
of how RTI influences their...
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analyzed. These dimensions include communication styles, authority associations, unity within the group, community roles, loyalty to the organization, relationship to the environment, and placement of values.
The model was...
to an hour or less. To form a baseline of information concerning teachers’ overall understanding
of the RTI framework, the researcher began with interview questions created by Terry Ann
Paradis (2011) from her dissertation. The questions were...
5. My teachers have told me I
am good at math
Figure 4.14. Comparison between March and May, “My teachers have told me I am good at
math”, Males, Females, Both.
out of respect for the educator’s time as well as to be sure to observe the class for the entire time
allotted. An observational protocol (Creswell, 2012) was developed to focus on particular aspects
of instruction and classroom dynamics. This...
RTI has been a nationwide initiative, because “to meet the needs of all students, the
educational system must use its collective resources to intervene early and provide appropriate
interventions and supports to prevent...
The privileges of the library and museum are free. In the laboratories, workshops, cooking rooms, and in typewriting, students are charged an incidental fee to cover the cost of material used by them in their exercises.
placement did not involve much teacher input. Teachers were told when students would receive
Respondent Answers Related to Teacher Input
Question Number 3 Similar Responses 2 Similar Responses Divergent Responses
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how to analyze various audiences through the use of polls, surveys and focus groups. I wanted to
apply the education I received in that class to my capstone project in a manner that would benefit
a law firm that I...
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sign; drawing and painting from objects and models; life drawing, and open-air sketching with colored crayons, water color, pencil and pen and ink.
The cost of materials for the course need not exceed $1.50 for one...