went to pre-kindergarten programs. In recent years, some politicians held the belief that pre-kindergarten
programs would eventually impact scores recorded for the No Child Left Behind
Act. This notion brought forth even more funding for...
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...
time, the students did show varying rates of progress when it came to specific target skills (West,
Denton, & Reaney, 2000).
A significant factor in student achievement is socioeconomic status. Low-income
students have a higher probability of...
Students Who Benefit from RTI
Kamps et al. (2007) compared the effects of English language learners (ELL) receiving
Tier 2 interventions to ELL students being taught using a balanced literacy approach to reading.
The study found students...
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....
19 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
should take Geometry, plane and solid; others should take Geometry (a) and either Domestic Science or Manual Training.
Note 2: Along with Algebra, principles of arithmetic will be given.
Third Year. First...
appropriated $70,000, $35,000 of which was expended for a new science building and equipment.
In 1905 the Legislature appropriated $5,000 for a boiler house, which was erected during the summer. A sum of $600 was appropriated for...
Albert, L. S. (2004).Universities at their best. Education Digest, 23, 14-19.
Astin, A. W. (1985). Achieving educational excellence. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Astin, A. W. (1997). Liberal education and democracy: The case for...
20 SOUTHERN BRANCH
FOUR YEARS KINDERGARTEN COURSE.
The first two years of this course are the same as the first two years of the Normal course.
Third Year. First half. Second half.
1. English c 4 4
2. Kindergarten Practice...
ganization known as the "Orphean Club" has been effected. This society comprises "The Choral" (an organization devoted to chorus singing), the gentleman's quartet club, the ladies' chorus, the mandolin and guitar club, the orchestra and the...
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Kane and Tedeschi, 1997). The classic ―bobo doll‖ study of Bandura, Ross and Ross (1961)
demonstrated that children model unusual levels of aggressiveness after viewing an adult‘s
aggression toward the object. An...
ate with the instructors of the Branch Normal School in giving a course of public lectures during the winter months.
These lectures will be on various scientific, literary, and philosophical subjects of popular interest, the aim being to...
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...
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Modeling of behavior by the parents will hopefully result in that behavior acted upon
by children. Ginott (2003), states that values are absorbed from respected others. Participant
four states that children will see the...
activities with most participation (96.9%), followed closely by leisure activities such as
walks, skiing, beach-lounging, etc. (91.7%) and visits to museums (91.4%). Also, many
respondents participate in festivals or similar events with music...
STUDENT ORIENTATION 10
Best practices in student orientation among peer schools
To build the student services division and the resulting student orientation program at SWATC, I chose to look at other peer institutions for inspiration and successful...
of the students considered themselves to be good readers. Furthermore, the participants’ GPA, core test scores, and ACT scores indicate that the students can comprehend texts, information, and content on a high school level. This information...