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    • yearbook1917i077: The Ag. Club

    • Beaver Murdock Academy--Beaver (Beaver County, Utah); School yearbooks
    • The Ag. Club. In the fall of nineteen hundred and twelve, a new organization came into existence within the realms of "Old Murdock." That organization was none other than the Murdock Academy Aggie Club. It was presently to take its place as one...
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    • 16 SOUTHERN BRANCH OF THE unarticulated skeletons, and other anatomical preparations, as well as by charts, manikins, and the dissection of animals. Required of second-year Normal students. 2 hours per week throughout the year.-Mr....
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    • Chapter 1 Introduction The home-literacy environment (HLE) plays a vital role in language and literacy development for all children before they enter kindergarten and throughout the rest of their school years. Studies have shown that when children...
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    • 2 have been completely transformed and are irreversible. The ways in which ELLs from low SES backgrounds interact and associate with the digital era was also addressed. The results of this research will help educators yield a deeper appreciation...
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    • 7 assessment is to provide educators with a total proficiency score for use in their schools, districts, and state, as mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Students will be assessed in the four language acquisition modalities of...
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    • 8 Chapter 2 Literature Review When children enter school, they bring an array of experiences and background knowledge to the classroom as they try to understand their new world of learning in the academic world away from home. In terms of literacy,...
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    • 9 community and family settings are valued in the development of literacy among students who are not identified with the dominant culture. Factors such as language, culture, ethnicity, and socio-economic status explain patterns of student...
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    • 10 deprived of learning because of their social isolation and lack of interaction, which affected their overall cognitive functioning. As a result, Vygotsky set out to transform education in Russia by creating new pedagogical styles that would...
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    • 12 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...
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    • 13 community to display children’s work, bringing children’s artifacts from home to display at school, and sharing photographs outside the classroom (Feiler et al., 2008). In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDOE)...
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    • 14 the school by using funds from the Effective Teaching and Learning Literacy Program (USDOE, 2010a). These government programs are examples of how educators and scholars are redefining literacy as the term expands into the experiences and lives...
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    • 15 students. Unfortunately, there is a connection between the number of students who qualify for Title I services and “children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet state academic standards” (USDOE, 2010b). Schools that have at...
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    • 17 of how Purcell-Gates (1995) provided reading intervention for Donny in exchange for documentation and careful examination of literacy development through the social and cultural perspectives of a family from the “white underclass, a minority...
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    • 18 discovery that emerged from this qualitative study were the differences in the amounts of literacy activities that took place per hour. For example, even though these families were all from low- SES backgrounds, researchers categorized them into...
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    • 19 when they enter school compared to children from poor HLEs. However, those children from low-SES families and ethnic backgrounds had the most variability of literacy experiences in the home environment. “Relating these profiles to SES and...
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    • 20 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...
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    • 21 there is a possibility that someone else in the home is (Haneda, 2006). ELL out-of-school “literacy practices are typically bilingual or multilingual in nature” (Haneda, 2006, p. 339), as they are associated with religion and parental...
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    • 23 of the school, McLaughlin noticed that other Western-based institutions, such as the local Christian churches, provided religious reading material in Navajo and that Navajo literacy classes were established by members of the community. In terms...
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    • 24 needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...

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