special educators are asked to take on the roles of intervention specialists, RtI experts, and Tier
evaluators in addition to their undersold roles as high-quality instructors who perform daily with
professional practices of rigor, excellence,...
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The transition of accepting a new woman into the family is a period of growth and adjustment. In some families the transition is relatively smooth. Interviewee #2 describes her experience as she entered an established family...
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would send everyone a grant to fix whatever is causing your AC in your car not to work,” (Harris). Personal problems then become the responsibility of the chain of authority that is over them, rather than of the individual...
had to work through the RTI model. She did not believe RTI could diagnose, but the explicit
teaching and repetition of the interventions helped some students become successful readers.
Respondent Answers Related to RTI Framework
From Campus to Courtroom of permanently crippled feet as a result of wounds during the Battle of the Bulge; and Glen Barth, a bright youngster from North Dakota with whom we corresponded for many years. These were the ones we remember best.
Scheduled interviews for the third project were interrupted by the many activities at the
end of school. Students were talked to when their projects came in either before or after school.
The eighth grade students at Parowan High School do not...
that day, Tuesday, to take all the guns and amrnunition. The Bishop hoped to get us away before they came. They had made brags to get the guns and then they would kill the men and do as they pleased with the women and children. Everyone was at the...
Engaging students in the study of mathematics is one of the goals of NCTM (Principles,
2000). The educator used Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences created in 1983 to
increase the level of engagement of her...
teachers the data that was collected from using the Spelling Connections program, I would hope
to convince them of the importance of taking the time to teach spelling. Tier 2 and Tier 3
students in the study, made huge gains and most are now...
protection. As the train meandered across central Arkansas, it grew to more than forty wagons, including several hundred blooded horses and a thousand head of cattle; the total wealth of the caravan was $70,000, by far one of the richest to cross...
Eventually five of the eight brothers, as well as Edgerton's wife, Ama May, purchased farms near Duncan with the intention of living there permanently. Owen's wife, Velma, was expecting a baby and was very excited about it, especially since she had...
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The assignment for this section of Kudzu Leadership is to build a trellis. As
discussed earlier, growth is one of the objectives, but uncontrolled growth can lead to
many pitfalls. For Kudzu, a trellis is a way to...
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level that I can keep that job. If I see a possibility that productivity will result in a higher
salary, I will be motivated to produce. However, once my salary reaches a level that I am
able to make ends meet, get my kids...
plains was so well organized that many of the prior problems had been solved and some diarists described the trip as a rather enjoyable event. Henry Lunt's company reached the Great Salt ~ a k valley on e August 28, 1850." After traveling through a...
selection and completion, focus and reading stamina, genre variety selection, and
classroom reading goals were the observed behaviors. Each fifth grade student was
observed, and from these observations, a group of 11 project participants were...
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....