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4. What are some important points to remember about teaching spelling? The key points
addressed are spelling must be taught, it must be individualized to meet the needs of the
students and it must be taught across the curriculum. Teachers...
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Community Service Act provided grants and vouchers for students involved in civic engagement
for education and worthwhile efforts. The 1995 Annual Conference of the American Association
of Higher Education re-dedicated leaders to the “engaged...
complained when anything they were required to accomplish took more time than they thought it
Students’ understanding of math was very interesting. Pupils leaned towards disagreeing
with the statement, “Math brings out my...
High School are females? The boys also disagreed with the statement but not as strongly (see
Depending on the different types of activity the students were working on determined the
different learning styles they used. After the...
students early” (p. 280). As Greenfield, Rinaldi, Proctor, and Cardarelli (2010) relate, ownership
of learning difficulties are moved from the student to the teacher and the instruction. When the
teacher does not see the student improving or...
successfully have a significantly higher community participation rate at cultural, intellectual,
athletic, and artistic events (Steinkamp, 1998, 34-59). Additionally, town-gown studies suggest
that community members who have benefited from a...
promoting daily environmental learning” (Blair, 2009, p. 34). A 2000 study conducted in
Florida concluded that “students in all types of gardens had high responsibility scores,
indicating that all students possessed a sense of...
Motivating Reluctant Readers
Finding the “magic potion” to motivate engagement in a young reader is
important. “Learning requires active student engagement in classroom activities and
interaction—engaged students are motivated for...
measured as the ability to understand narrative and expository text,
shown in a national sample of students (Campbell, Voelkl, & Donahue,
1997). At all three ages studied (9,13, and 17 years), the more highly
engaged readers showed higher...
5. Collegiality and professionalism.
(Korkmaz, 2007, p. 390).
Furthermore, an effective school must be open to the ideas and feelings of
teachers and students. Schools need to have in place an effective way of communicating
with all employees,...
cognates is beneficial. All of these activities produce strong effects in mastery of targeted words,
and smaller, but significant gains in comprehension of the selected text (Goldenberg, 2008).
Other research supports the findings that...
1915 to 1919. Vie Christian took the principalship again for the year 1919-20, then C. B. McMullin for the years 1920-22. John F. Joseph came in the fall of 1922 and held the job until 1930, when C. B. McMullin again took over the position, holding...
In this chapter, the purpose of the study and research surveys are reviewed followed by
an overview of questions asked during individual interviews. Analysis is then provided with
The purpose of this...
is the firm belief that parental engagement makes a significant difference to
educational outcomes and that parents have a key role to play in raising
educational standards. In summary, the more engaged parents are in the
education of their...
work together with the musicians in a school by playing geometry musically (Cooper and
Interpersonal learning includes cooperating with others, learning from each other, sharing
and comparing ideas. The learner also...
An effective activity geared at motivating aliterate and apathetical readers is
participation in a learning club, specifically book clubs (sometimes referred to as
literature circles). Guthrie and Anderson suggest, “In our (reading)...
shows that math scores improved when the 8th grade math class included multiple intelligences
as part of teaching.
Knowing and understanding that an educator does not need to prepare eight different
lessons to accommodate the eight multiple...