To those of you who wish to weave a tapestry
of life in threads of rose-gold and blue-violet, we
the staff offer this bound portfolio of memories in a
With its help, the faces of old friends will live
again in the spun gossamer of...
assessment is to provide educators with a total proficiency score for use in their schools, districts,
and state, as mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Students will be assessed in the
four language acquisition modalities of...
there is a possibility that someone else in the home is (Haneda, 2006). ELL out-of-school
“literacy practices are typically bilingual or multilingual in nature” (Haneda, 2006, p. 339), as
they are associated with religion and parental...
Questionnaires, language arts scores from end-of-level CRTs, UALPA scores, free and
reduced lunch data (Title I), and ethnographic case studies were used to examine the connections
between home-literacy environments and literacy...
give it a pleasing color. Children in the neighborhood are laughing and playing and do not seem
to mind using the road for a playground. Upon entering the home, Miguel shouts, “¡Mama, la
maestra esta aquí! La maestra esta aquí!” In this...
home. Both high and low ELLs received homework help from family members on a regular
basis, which included parents, cousins, aunts, and grandparents. These averages were based on a
5-point scale: never = 1, rarely = 2, sometimes = 3, most of the...
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believed that abuse was rare in their community, but because of the distrust of the dominant culture and especially leadership figures, polygamists often did not see appealing to police or social programs as an option to...
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Recent national news regarding prominent celebrities increased the bitterness and feelings of victimization for many people in Centennial Park. Interviewee #15 emphatically voiced his displeasure with the hypocrisy he saw in...
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the priesthood council and tell him that she feels ready to marry. Generally, the woman will have an idea of who she would like to marry and will discuss this with the priesthood leader. She, her priesthood leader, and her...
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Other events were centered on holidays. A Christmas choral concert provided a way for the community to celebrate the holiday together. Choirs of young children, high school aged children, and adults provided a mixture of...
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rightful succession. As proof that the people of Centennial Park had chosen wisely to follow their leaders to a new community, the speaker referenced the abuses Warren Jeffs perpetrated and the chaos and uncertainty his...
may be unrelated to what is going on in the classroom, there is still a lot of pressure
placed on the positive results from these assessments.
The assumption that something is wrong with education is based on sparse
information about the...
considered valid and accurate, the researcher needed the honest input of parents regarding
their students and the homework process inside their home.
The study participants involved in this project were sixth grade students assigned
Throughout the researcher’s Master of Education Capstone project, five vital
educational resources were monitored to effectively determine the ability and growth
among students identified as lacking parental support. First,...
During the first unit of math the researcher provided no extra help after class on
the concept that was being taught during the day. The second and third units taught were
done in conjunction with an extra math class for those four students...