understanding. Foldables encourage “reading, writing, thinking, organizing data, researching,
and other communication skills into an interdisciplinary mathematics curriculum” (Zike, n.d., p.
iv). Foldables can be used to implement other...
Health & Human Development, 2000). In addition, ELLs who are literate in their first language
must be explicitly taught the similarities and differences in the alphabets, letter sounds, and
phonemes that are found in their native language and...
that may be part of the problem” (para. 363). Research shows that educators are able to enhance
academic achievement (Condron) through ability grouping. This method is explained as “…the
process of teaching students in groups that are...
The most probable obstacle facing many unmotivated readers is a lack of self-confidence.
“Whether told by others that they are not as good a reader as their
older siblings or whether they have developed the attitude from peers that reading
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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...
reading” (p. 283). They continue to explain “the assessments should be sufficiently sensitive to
small changes in the student’s reading performance” (Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 283). Besides
indicating student growth, progress monitoring...
This standard is the least precise and over-simplified standard of the Utah Core. Realistically
this standard could easily be split into two separate standards: electron energy levels and nuclear
change. The information involved in each of these...
time-out room only reinforces undesirable behaviors. The child has associated acting out with
getting out and is maintaining control of the situation (Richardson & Saxon, 2002).
Another concern associated with the use of timeout procedures is...
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...
teachers concerning how MyAccess! scores. The same report notes that in response to the
statement, “MyAccess! gives fair and accurate scores” student responses averaged 3.5 on a scale
of 5. Teacher responses were 2.8 (2010).
help students recall the procedures of simplifying expressions. Opportunities are available on the
Internet for students to create and submit lyrics for remembering different math formulas. This
opportunity encourages understanding of the...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
Indians. In spite of the Court's decision, the Hopi's were not allowed to exercise equal rights in the joint-use area by the stubborn Navajo Tribe and a reluctant Bureau of Indian Affairs. Steve recalls: When...
Chapter 3 - Methodology
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of the use of Words Their Way as a
spelling program with Zaner-Bloser’s spelling basal Spelling Connections, in order to identify
which method of teaching spelling...
setting and all students in the class participated. Progress was monitored and improvements in
spelling were recorded at three points in the study. The Elementary Spelling Inventory was
administered at the beginning of the study, in the middle...
For the next six weeks the Words Their Way spelling program was used to teach spelling.
This consisted of specific groups of students at each level of spelling development, ranging from
students in the within-word patterns to...
Background, Significance, and Purpose Setting
Before students start their kindergarten year in the local school district, they are given a
series of individual kindergarten assessments. During this 25 minute appointment, the student...
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a few carefully selected groups of facts taking the place of the more vague and general consideration of the great mass of history.
3 hours per week throughout the year.
History of Education.-Lectures, discussions,...