Letter to Explain Study
December 15, 2011
I am inviting you to take part in a research study about teachers’ perspectives on RTI
implementation. Three teachers from your school have been randomly chosen to take part...
Davis, B., & Pinson, L. R. (2007). Extending ESL training to content-area teachers: Project
MORE. Nexus: A Journal for Teachers in Development 10(1) November .
Dynamic Measurement Group, I. (2010, December 1). DIBELS next benchmark goals...
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When affiliation was not established with parents, all the teachers said that they experienced negative emotions. Most of the teachers reported feeling the emotion of frustration. Mindy said that she felt "Upset, frustrated,...
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communicate that they recognize her status. When parents ask Mindy questions, they are addressing her as an expert worthy of advice.
Ashley also felt that her status was being recognized when parents would ask her questions....
appropriate educator or administrator for testing. Since the QRI can be administered on any level K-12, students who are referred should be tested at least once a year to determine improvement and to provide appropriate adaptations in curriculum...
The following specific recommendations were identified from the current study. The
term educator in this chapter is used very loosely to include faculty, student life personnel and
service center staff.
inclined to come to the book club meetings, as well as valid reasons for enjoyment and
participation in reading activities related to the book club. As addressed in Chapter 4, this
supports research that suggests that facilitator (or teacher)...
Encouraging reluctant readers to become excited was no small feat. Countless
hours went in to this project from its inception to the final results, and the time spent on
this creative project was well worth the outcome....
if the club ended at the conclusion of this creative project. During parent teacher
conferences meetings this fall, I was approached by seven interested parents about the
possibility of their children (grades 3-5) participating in the next round...
the time to talk about books, let imaginations wander, and discuss literature “what ifs”
with the project students.
As an educator, this project has reminded me why I wanted to become a teacher in
the first place—my love of books and my...
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K: No. They choose their friends, but we can decide if they can go there for a playdate.
I: So you can encourage them.
K: Right. I invite the friends I‘m not comfortable with, if I don‘t know another family...
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
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...
Engaging students in math concepts is crucial to their understanding in the field of
mathematics. The pupil’s desire to continue enrolling in the different classes offered in
mathematics including but not limited to...
Verbal/Linguistic in Math
Picture books about mathematics increase an interest in the students who prefer listening,
reading, or telling the story. Based on the book Sir Cumference and the First Round Table by
Cindy Neuschwander, the researcher...
engaging if they include names of students in the class. Students often benefit from creating
problems for each other (Wadlington and Wadlington, 2008).
Writing stories and listening to books are not the only ways an individual...
allowed to draw the ideas presented (Nolen, 2003). He/she likes to work with maps, puzzles,
charts, visualizations and images (Denig, 2004).
Students all benefit from visuals. Today, individuals with learning disabilities are
can be aided through imagination exercises. They could be given long-term projects with
various stages that need to be checked before moving onto the next. This will help
the student strengthen their abilities of patience and procedure. These...
often, educators hear the question, “When am I ever going to use this?” therefore, an outdoor
classroom makes math come alive and demonstrates how it can be used in real life.
David Fowler, an associate professor of secondary math...