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for poor school outcomes, not only because of language issues, but also because of
socioeconomic issues (Goldenberg, 2008). Most Hispanic Americans are characterized as
having low levels of educational success and high rates of poverty, and this...
1995). These deficits may contribute to the fact that Hispanic students, with relatively few
exceptions, have had the highest high-school dropout rate of any group in the United States from
1972-2007. High School student dropouts from the low...
11 years. He is a frequent visitor and speaker at the little church Rev. Mork conducted revivals here, sometimes two weeks at a time, in the earlier years of the Milford church. The Rev. Mr. Mork had his headquarters at Mt. Pleasant and at that...
families who would like to send their children to preschool, the cost for private preschools is
often prohibitive, and there is not sufficient state or federal funding for government preschools.
Given the current educational status of Hispanic...
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)...
oral language, and potentially positive effects for early reading, writing, and knowledge of print
(Institute of Education Sciences, 2006).
Ideally, intervention would come for low SES Hispanic ELLs when they are very young,
but this is...
the school by using funds from the Effective Teaching and Learning Literacy Program (USDOE,
These government programs are examples of how educators and scholars are redefining
literacy as the term expands into the experiences and lives...
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...
reading achievement among children across most of the countries, and that higher economic
levels of a country were related to richer home-literacy environments, whereas lower economic
levels were associated with poorer home-literacy...
achievement is differentiated instruction. This takes place when the curriculum’s pacing, level,
and depth are modified to meet the unique demands of students (McCoach, O’Connell, & Levitt,
2006). According to Hall, Strangman, & Meyer...
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the relevance of reflection as a comprehensive
link between service and cognitive learning in higher education.
Participants of this study were 20 Utah Valley University...
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...
The benefits of learning in school gardens can be plentiful. The school, community,
teachers, families, and students, all benefited from school gardens.
School gardens have been a tool to teach multiple subjects at...
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...
programs need to be very high quality and aligned with high-quality kindergarten programs
(Mead, 2008). Another factor that has been identified as important to pre-kindergarten programs
is the teacher belief system (Lar-Cinisomo, Fuligni,...
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,...
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...