-We should look at getting tall cocktail tables for the 30 minute “cocktail hour” at the beginning of the evening. (Maria thought we could find these fairly cheap on eBay and purchase them to have at the Heritage Center)
-There is going to be a...
Chemistry is "the study of matter and the changes it undergoes" (Buthelezi, Dingrando,
Hainen, Wistrom & Zike, 2008, p. 4). Almost everything studied by scientists involves matter.
Since this is the case, it is crucial to...
ENGAGING SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS WITH PROJECTS
CREATED BY IMPLEMENTING HOWARD GARDNER’S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES
In the last couple of decades emphasis has been placed on Howard Gardner’s multiple
I discovered through interviews that the majority of the students involved in the creative
project preferred working in groups. Allowing students to choose the group members exhibited
excitement. Explaining the assignments...
Learning in detail about the different learning styles created by Howard Gardner
increased my desire to implement the strategies that have been proven to help students learn to
the best of their abilities. Even though at times I feel frustrated...
I learned during the research how very important it is to use cross curriculum to
encourage interest in mathematics. I have learned that reaching one child is worth all the time,
effort and persistence it takes. Being an advocate does make a...
One of those that focus on primarily on scoring is Project Essay Grader (PEG). This was
the program developed by Ellis Page in the 60’s. PEG uses sample essays to generate its basis
for what makes up a “good essay” given the topic. The...
Approval for project
Approval for the creative project was received February 2010. It was given by James
McCoy, doctor in the Master’s of Education department at Southern Utah University.
Parent/guardian letter of approval
A letter was sent to the parent/guardian of Mrs. Okeson’s algebra I students on March 2,
2010. Contact information was given if the adult did not want their child participating in the
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Web Design With Photoshop
The Adobe Bridge application is a separate ap-plication
that you can access from within Photo-shop
or you may run it by itself.
1. If you already have Photoshop CS4 running,
locate and click the...
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future academic failure. Reaching out to reluctant readers and instilling the desire to
experience reading as a form of pleasure and enjoyment is the constant quest of the
classroom teacher. While no two reluctant readers are exactly alike, one...
implemented as instructional projects to engage students in mathematics at Parowan High
School. The instructional projects the students choose for their activity will be worked on and
completed outside of the regular classroom. The educator will...
Utah Standard VI
The sixth and final Utah Standard states: "Students will understand the properties that
describe solutions in terms of concentration, solutes, solvents, and the behavior of acids and
bases" (Utah State Office of Education, 2003,...
As stated by McCoog (2007), interpersonal students and math usually do not mix.
These learners are more focused on people and their opinions. Teacher can use this
to his or her advantage with a simple statistic lesson. A group of...
were sent home to needy families (Johnnston, 2001). The school community improved
with school gardens as documented in a 2001 study by L. Thorp and C. Townsend. This
study found that a school garden “reshaped school culture, creating hope,...
The purpose of this creative project was to develop a year-long course outline for grades
10-12 Introductory Chemistry to be implemented at Southwest Education Academy: Turning
Point Campus, Iron County School District.
considered more popular modes of receiving printed messages. If educators understand this
multimedia culture, and how students in the digital era interpret messages, they can use this
knowledge to build on students’ current interests and...