The Junior College Tournament
r~p*HE Rocky Mountain Junior Col-kge
Basketball Tournament is a
Southern Utah idea. The first meet
was held at Snow College in 1924
with only four teams participating.
The following year, with other
schools added, the...
In 1903, the 500 miles, approximately, of railroad owned or under construction by the Oregon Short Line south of Salt Lake City, which included the line through Milford to Frisco, which had been extended on to Newhouse, were consolidated with the...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
in Indians, gave him a piece of black Indian pottery. He was extremely proud of his Indian pot, and it marked the beginning of his lifelong hobby of collecting Indian artifacts (now housed in the Chase Fine...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
lands covered by the permits of two Indians, David Tabbee and Pawwinnee. A demand was made to end the "apparent moratorium on presecution of offenses against the United States where rights of the Ute Indians...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
U.S. Department of Education. (2010b). Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local
Educational Agencies: Title 1, Part A. Washington, DC: Retrieved October 15, 2010,
Van Steensel, R. (2006)....
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the pursuit of happiness. They wished to live their lives without interference or persecution. These goals pushed the people in the community to break down long-standing barriers and allow themselves to become...
Frustration with math and the poor attitude that follows can severely damper a
student’s ability to succeed in the present and future. A negative attitude towards math is
one of the biggest hurdles that educators must overcome before any real...
Another important contributing factor to the success or failure of a student is the
level of involvement parents provide in the home. Even as children transition through the
middle school ages “Parents continue to be an important source of...
• The degree of repetition of topics (U.S. curriculum was highly repetitive; topics
were introduced too early, taught with too little depth, and were endlessly
• Logical order of topics (topics in U.S. were not presented in a...
Teachers face many barriers: time, accessibility of the parents, and the ineffective
outcome of previous parent teacher encounters. However, there are valid reasons why
parents slip in consistent communication with schools, and teachers.
understanding and confidence that they need to make sense of their children’s work as it
arrives at home in the form of homework” (Ginsburg, et al. 2008 p. 21). The lacking
personal confidence some parents have concerning math can lead to...
This project was implemented in the researchers’ sixth grade math class in hopes
of devising a structured remedy in aiding those students who receive insufficient help
from home on daily math concepts. The researcher...
and returned homework assignments almost every day. This finding agreed with the
research in that “The empirical evidence shows that parental engagement is one of the
key factors in securing higher student achievement and school improvement”...
There are several ways to identify a potential suspect in a crime which can range from an eye witness statement to something as small as a single drop of blood. Just as a physical fingerprint can be used in identification, DNA...
human DNA and one TaqMan MGB probe labeled with a reporter dye for detecting the amplified sequence. The reporter dye is linked to the 5'end of the probe, while the MGB is at the 3' end of the probe and a nonfluorescent quencher at the 3' end of...