Lack of experience was perhaps the greatest drawback to the College and
High School teams and prevented them from winning all the games that were
students’ investment in school learning appears to increase” (Haneda, 2006, p. 343). ELLs can
then feel safe to learn in this type of school environment as it allows them become active readers
and writers when exposed to new texts.
It is not...
and a mix of English and Spanish to their parents. Alma’s mom recognizes the value of acquiring
two languages and has learned English through her children. She has also learned English
through her job and finds it an asset to speak English...
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Important to standpoint theory is the idea that a person who has constructed an oppositional position is more aware not only of her own position and role in society, but also aware of the positions and roles of those within...
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culture are flexible enough to adapt to the other culture; thus, creating a stronger and richer joint culture as a result (Orbe, 1998).
In America, the dominant demographics have historically been white, protestant,...
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that chose not to live the polygamous lifestyle still remained an active part of the family and maintained strong relationships with her siblings and parents. Her decision to not live the principle of plural marriage caused...
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family’s income. These decisions are agreed upon by the husband and wives based on each person’s preference and the needs of the family.
“Home mothers” divide the responsibilities and further delegate duties to the...
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the Centennial Park community felt safe from government intervention in their lives, the members of the community understood that by living a lifestyle that is against the law, they were at risk of not being allowed to live...
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Park. These polygamists considered themselves to be good people and it was emotionally painful for them when they felt unfairly characterized by people who were ignorant of their culture or actively and knowingly...
Employee Giving 21
The committee also felt it was important to prepare a document that would help team captains answer questions that would most likely be posed to them by their colleagues (Appendices N). It was not our intention to script answers...
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the participation levels grow and I was extremely gratified to see colleagues going above and beyond my own expectations in their level of participation. I did significant follow through with my own team reminding them to...
4 DISCUSSION & CONCLUSIONS
In this study it was hypothesized that increased temperature would have a visual effect on the physical appearance of latent fingerprint. When looking at the print itself, it was observed that as...
The last aim of this study was to see whether or not a correlation existed between degradation of the physical latent fingerprint and degradation of the DNA within it. Again there was no relationship between degradation of physical fingerprint...
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...
fun out of teaching. She felt the pressure involved with performing well on high-stakes tests but
understood the need to push students to increase their capabilities so they would be prepared to
go into the workforce or on to higher education...
implement new programs every year. One teacher said her greatest barrier was there was not
enough of her to go around to help all of the students all of the time. Table 5 represents teachers
responses related to RTI’s effect on teaching.
determine if a child struggles reading fluently, but cannot define “specific skill deficits that are
contributing to poor reading fluency or how to guide intervention” (Ysseldyke et al., 2010, p. 56-
57). Therefore, it is paramount for...
18. Describe the professional development that has been offered to help you understand and
implement data collection in the RTI process.
19. How would you describe scientific research-based instruction?
20. Does the data collected through...
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Klinger, Palardy, Gilmore and Bodin, 2003, p. 687; Bellini, Peters, Benner, and Hopf,
2007; White, Keonig, Scahill, 2006).
A second early strategy for addressing social skills deficits was simply to include
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outcomes, from “ineffective” to “highly effective”. Based on their research, Gresham et
al. (2001) provided a number of recommendations in designing an effective social skills