special educators are asked to take on the roles of intervention specialists, RtI experts, and Tier
evaluators in addition to their undersold roles as high-quality instructors who perform daily with
professional practices of rigor, excellence,...
2003). In addition to improving the core academic instruction, by working together, educators
will have the opportunity to focus on instruction and monitoring students’ response to accurately
determine those in need of special education...
The purpose of this study was to examine the academic gains of students entering
kindergarten at below-grade level, on-grade level, and above-grade level, to determine the
amount of progress made throughout the year....
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analyzed. These dimensions include communication styles, authority associations, unity within the group, community roles, loyalty to the organization, relationship to the environment, and placement of values.
The model was...
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believes in stretching them and helping them realize that ―we have to work for things.‖ The
inherent exchange of goods and services for money that adults accept as a natural part of
society (Baudrillard, 2001) is not...
Thurs. Feb. 10, 1898: Wea. Pleasant thin clouds. I worked on the rock wall at the head of the orchard below the point. A. Russell and dan and father were helping also. Father got two of his fingers mashed between two rocks Friday 11: Ther. 37...
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The open-response questions are reported in themes that emerged as described by the teachers surveyed.
Teacher Knowledge of RTI
Several statements from the survey (See Appendix A) addressed the...
Sat. Feb. 14, 1903: Ther. Cold wind., Wea. Snow Ptly cloudy Snowed one inch last night John J. herded with me today. Franklin went over to the big knolls to see if Dolph Fackeral had come out yet, he had not passed there. 25) Sunday 15: Ther. Cold...
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Table 2 is used to organize teacher responses to the open-response questions in the survey that gave insight to teacher knowledge of RTI, as a result of professional development. Open-response...
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They do not seem to care what happens to their neighbor. “Have you ever noticed how black people treat entertainers and athletes like family when they die but can watch their local news of some young unknown brother in their...
Sun. April 19, 1908: Hot Clear Came home Mon. 20: Warm Clouds Not doing much of any thing. Tues. 21: Warm Windy, Clds Helping father haul manure. Wed. 22: Cooler Rain Thurs. 23: Cool Raining Making some photos Fri. 24: Cool Clouds Made more...
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In conclusion this chapter presents the study finding revealed by the teacher survey. The findings of this study were organized in reference to the research questions and themes that...
beginning of the year. For this reason, teachers and administrators began to allocate much more
time and resources to children who were below-grade level. Kindergarten teachers in a local
school district were surveyed mid-way through the year to...
students consistent with the results. The teachers were able to make a greater effort to ensure
equal amounts of small group instruction to all levels of children.
There are many options for continuation to this study. Additional research is...
grade level. All teachers reported approximately 70% of students in their class were successful in
Tier 1 instruction. When asked how RTI affects gifted students, all teachers reported the
framework does not specifically address the needs of...
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territory (which was illegally claimed by a group of men). These men stripped a tire so the metal
wires were sticking out, went over to this family, tied the father up, tied his wife and daughter
to trees, ripped their shirts off,...
Fantuzzo, J., Rouse, H., McDermott, P., Sekino, Y., Childs, S., & Weiss, A. (2005). Early
childhood experiences and kindergarten success: A population-based study of a large
urban setting. School Psychology Review, 34(4), 571-588.