Lafayette Hanchett in his book, "The Old Sheriff and Other True Tales," says of Samuel Newhouse, "He was a most colorful character, a very gentle man of a winsome and kindly nature. Very persuasive in his arguments and prone to hasty judgments, and...
Math can pose problems for students, teachers, and parents alike. This project
examines peer-revised research to determine common characteristics of successful and
not so successful math students, teachers, and home...
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which will take an in depth look into a given group of people’s reaction to a crisis event, specifically looking at how their culture played a substantive role in determining their overall reaction. In addition, the reaction...
presented are phonemic awareness, phonics instruction, guided oral reading, comprehension
strategies, fluency, vocabulary development, computer technology, and teacher training
(National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, 2000). All...
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...
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embassy required this skill. Unsure of how many informal, formal, telephone, in-person,
and other kinds of interviews I actually performed, I was grateful to have gained the
particular interviewing techniques from preparing for an...
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Teacher Knowledge and Implementation, Fechtelkotter (2010) Response-To-Intervention in Schools: A Survey of Current Practices and Teacher Perceptions in Two States, and guided questions provided in...
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The purpose of the study was to examine the perceptions of general education teachers on the school-wide implementation of RTI. The study provided the researcher with usable data to...
The training evaluation was given to each teacher at the conclusion of the
training. The evaluation showed that 100% of the teachers agreed that their knowledge
of inclusion increased as they attended the training....
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Mandates, like NCLB (2002) and IDEIA (2004), include high expectations for student proficiency, quality instruction, and research-based strategies which address achievement...
measure she had used in the past and continues to use. She recognized the importance of multiple
assessments. All teachers agreed data collected helped inform decisions and tailor instruction to
Respondent Answers Related to...
Ray B. West, Jr. and Edwin L. Peterson,
have recently been granted permission by the
Board of Trustees of the Utah State Agricul-tural
College to take a leave of absence for
the school year 1940-41. Both instructors have
\ViII be the last high school class to graduate from
B. A. C quite a cute Lunch of greenling kids
. . . . sweet and untarnished . . . . managed to have
annual class party . . . . interested in such things as
stock judging, athletics, dramatics,...
This project has been very rewarding. I have been able to seriously evaluate my
approach to teaching chemistry and focus my efforts on preparing my students for higher level
chemistry. I was not aware of how much I was...
Kear, D., Coffman, G. A., McKenna, M. C., & Ambrosio, A. L. (2000). Measuring attitude
toward writing: A new tool for teachers. The Reading Teacher, September 54(1).
Keigher, A. (2009). Characteristics of public, private, and bureau of Indian...
voiced and suggestions could be made to tailor the classroom instruction to the needs of
individual students. Collaboration encouraged services between general and special education to
be integrated. The open professional communication improved...
This may explain why School 11, from a district-wide perspective, was an outlier on in
every category. Every time the indicators suggested they should have success, their scores came
in low. Their high submission rate didn’t seem to make a...
For district or school administrators this study should be regarded as a caution that the
program is not a silver bullet. Adoption of an AES program will not cure whatever low writing
scores a school may have. In fact, for the program to be...