1995). These deficits may contribute to the fact that Hispanic students, with relatively few
exceptions, have had the highest high-school dropout rate of any group in the United States from
1972-2007. High School student dropouts from the low...
opportunities. Compared to motivated classmates, reluctant readers surrender into the
spiraling world of low exposure to text. The implications are grave. This lack of exposure
to text and the lack of fruitful reading practice on the part of...
regularly features service learning, students’ participation in service learning is noted on
transcripts, outstanding students receive service-learning scholarships, awards and
commencement regalia and faculty are eligible for grants or...
say that educators “should understand that linguistic barriers, diverse social practices, and a
multiplicity of assumptions, beliefs, and perceptions contribute to difficult discourse” (p. 353).
Therefore, linking academic learning...
Gardening Association (Blair, 2009). School gardens surged particularly in urban school
districts because researchers found that “non-White students from financially unstable
backgrounds who [were] not regularly exposed to open green spaces...
promoting daily environmental learning” (Blair, 2009, p. 34). A 2000 study conducted in
Florida concluded that “students in all types of gardens had high responsibility scores,
indicating that all students possessed a sense of...
Austria‘s economy, it is necessary for Austria‘s tourism authorities to stay current with
trends and compete with the industry‘s leading destination countries.
The World Tourism Organization reports that the top three European...
one in which parents may still value literacy and their children’s education; however, they are
less educated and engage in fewer literacy activities in the home. Students from literacy-oriented
communities have proven to be more prepared for...
Fantuzzo et al., 2005; Mead, 2008). Caucasian and Asian children demonstrated higher levels of
skill in reading (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl). Research by
Fantuzzo et al. concluded “African American, Hispanic, and...
methamphetamine, which, facilitates the elimination of an amine or the formation of amphetamine.
Because injector temperature was above 200 ºC (Figure 12), chemical derivatization was not performed on the samples, and methamphetamine samples...
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The cost of materials for the course need not exceed $1.50 for one year.
4 recitations per week throughout the year.
Physical Culture.-The aim is rather to contribute to health and habit of posture than to...
Vrongistinos, 2010). Schools must look for ways to increase involvement of parents of ESL
students (Olivos, 2009).
Hispanic parents have much to offer the educational system in the United States.
Espinosa (1995) referred to Hispanic parents as a...
Question 6: Please talk about what you think were the most positive aspects of your
involvement in service. What were the most challenging or negative aspects, if any?
As was the case with Question Three, this question wasn’t central to the...
takes into consideration climate, weather, and water limitations for the area. These
considerations have prolonged the life of a school garden.
Planning with community involvement has reduced security concerns. If physical
security was a threat...
Results from AIMSweb Curriculum Based Measurements show that students in a local
school district who began their kindergarten year below-grade level made the most progress in
language arts throughout the year when compared...
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,...
What Is a Reluctant Reader?
While many factors can contribute to lack of motivation where reading is
concerned, reluctant readers frequently share similar hallmarks. Some researchers have
described a reluctant reader as a student
Who has shown...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
First and foremost, Dad was a great example. In the eyes of the family, it was difficult to see much difference between Dad's beliefs and his actions. This example sustained his children in their hours of...