(squats/kettlebell swings) and the plyometric exercise (countermovement squat jumps). Subjects were allowed to miss no more than two nonconsecutive training days. Missing two consecutive training sessions or more than two nonconsecutive training...
targeted intervention to enable students to ‘catch up’ on critical reading skills” (Kamps et al.,
2007, p. 155). In this tier, students receive “more intensive, research-based interventions with
close progress monitoring” (Berkeley,...
The purpose of this thesis was to determine which of two assessments, the DRP (Degrees of Reading Power) or the QRI (Qualitative Reading Inventory), most effectively determined high school students’ reading levels. After...
The purpose of this study was to examine the academic gains of students entering
kindergarten at below-grade level, on-grade level, and above-grade level, to determine the
amount of progress made throughout the year....
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...
The purpose of this research project was to investigate whether the connection between
literacy achievement among English language learners (ELLs) from low socio-economic status
(SES) families and their home-literacy...
perspective about the HLEs of ELLs from low-SES families. The instruments used to collect
data for this study are located in Appendices A through D.
The tasks that were completed in sequential order to accomplish the purpose of the...
the questionnaires truthfully; therefore, a more comprehensive study that included follow-up
qualitative measures was needed in order to balance the data. Lastly, conducting a home visit, a
qualitative approach, created a window into the lives...
beginning of the year. For this reason, teachers and administrators began to allocate much more
time and resources to children who were below-grade level. Kindergarten teachers in a local
school district were surveyed mid-way through the year to...
Al Otaiba, S., Kosanovich-Grek, M., Torgesen, J., Hassler, L., & Wahl, M. (2005). Reviewing
core kindergarten and first-grade reading programs in light of No Child Left Behind:
An exploratory study. Reading & Writing Quarterly, 21(4),...
Consent Letter to Teachers
May 10, 2011
You are invited to take part in a research study about the academic progression of
kindergarten students in mathematics and language arts.
I am a kindergarten teacher and a...
Appendix A: Parental Permission Letter (English)
Date January 25, 2011
Your child is being invited to take part in a research study involving a kindergarten take-home
library. Mrs. Sheila Howe, a teacher at Madison Elementary and a...
Berkeley, S., Bender, W., Peaster, L. G., & Saunders, L. (2009). Implementation of Response to
Intervention. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 42(1), 85-95.
Bianco, M. (2010). Strength-based RTI:...
ranch properties, was teacher and principal in the Coalville schools, elected Superintendent of Summit County Schools for 12 years, member of Utah State Textbook Commission, member of Coalville City Council, and was appointed...
people live longer, suffer less from illness, and recover more quickly. Married people exhibit
fewer risk taking behaviors and suffer less from depression and other psychiatric disorders
(VanDenBerghe, 2000). People who are married...