letting students sort individually. The program “Words Their Way,” uses this method to teach
spelling. According to Gentry (2004), “this method of word sorting cannot function as a spelling
program, because there is too much word-specific...
Nature of the problem
There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to
achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with
math have created many different...
strive to more consistently implement alternate behavior interventions that are less intrusive, and
likely more effective. The use of exclusionary timeout should be used only as a last resort when
less restrictive interventions have...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
in Indians, gave him a piece of black Indian pottery. He was extremely proud of his Indian pot, and it marked the beginning of his lifelong hobby of collecting Indian artifacts (now housed in the Chase Fine...
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...
negative, that child’s awareness of contingencies affecting their own behavior is increased
(Appolloni, Cooke & Strain, 1976).
In some instances, student removal from the classroom and placement in a less
stimulating environment such as a...
2003). In addition to improving the core academic instruction, by working together, educators
will have the opportunity to focus on instruction and monitoring students’ response to accurately
determine those in need of special education...
According to Bear, et al. (2004), this word study program “evolves from three decades of
research in developmental aspects of word knowledge with children and adults” (p. 5). This
research has shown specific patterns of errors that children...
behind academically they lose a certain amount of self-confidence. This is especially
crucial when dealing with math. The time restraints in a regular education classroom
make it difficult for a teacher to address the varying problems of each...
decisions in the regular classroom. Therefore, students who have been placed in the Pro-Active
Skill Building Program will potentially be better apt to exhibit behaviors that are more
acceptable, allowing them to experience success in the regular...
Research confirms that the most critical relationship regarding student achievement
remains the connection between teacher and parent. Maintaining open communications between
the teacher, the student, and the parent is crucial. Successful...
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...
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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...
In order to complete this study the researcher developed an improvement plan for the
school-wide discipline plan. The improvement plan focused on improving the referral process
for student placement in the Pro-Active Skill Building...
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ing, designing, cutting and making muslin underwear, an unlined shirt waist and an unlined cotton dress.
Two hours per week during the second half-year.
Household Economics. The work in Household Economics treats of...
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and serving of food, the care of the dining room and its furnishings, arrangement of the dining table, the planning, preparation and serving of breakfasts, luncheons and dinners.
Two hours per week during the second...
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Foods. This course consists of lecture work and laboratory practice, which includes a study of foods, their sources, processes of manufacture, composition, preparation, digestibility, and function in the body....
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being given to the methods of closing books, making out statements, trial balances and invoices, and to other details connected with the course.
Three hours per week first half-year.
Bookkeeping b. In this...
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Bookkeeping (b). In this course the work is largely individual. The student buys and sells as in actual business, dealing with commission, merchandise, banking, manufacturing, jobbing, insurance, etc. Receipts,...
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Basketry and Cardboard Work. This course offers instruction in the weaving of plain and fancy baskets in rattan and splint, the use of raffia in making various articles, and the cutting, folding and making of...