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Similar to Dr. Challis’s course format, Dr. Heuett allows students to choose their
own speech topic. Having the fortunate opportunity to attend speeches that have
impacted and changed me, I was determined to set the bar for my...
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,...
time, the students did show varying rates of progress when it came to specific target skills (West,
Denton, & Reaney, 2000).
A significant factor in student achievement is socioeconomic status. Low-income
students have a higher probability of...
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struggled more as well. Finding a way to honestly and fairly delegate (Such and Walker,
2004), responsibilities for the home is a struggle.
Thematic Analysis: Strategies
Mothers describe different strategies in their...
The purpose of this research project was to determine individual teacher understanding of
the RTI framework in place in their school, allow opportunity for teachers to share their insights
of how RTI influences their...
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I: GREAT, GREAT, SO DO YOU FEEL LIKE YOU‘VE BEEN IMPACTED BY THE
K: YES DEFINITELY THERE ARE CERTAIN SHOWS ON OR CHANNELS THAT I
CAN‘T WATCH BECAUSE THEIR SO BOMBARDED. THEIR FRIENDS WEAR
One teacher stated that RTI did not impact advanced students. However, the researcher
sees it in a different way, if all teachers’ energy and focus is put into moving struggling readers,
making adaptations to instruction to help them be...
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I: It‘s extraordinary.
M: And it‘s been like with every kid like that. Billie is just getting to the phase, because she
had a friend Bridget who dropped off stuff I don‘t know that people just think, oh M‘s...
making that will help the companies they work for succeed.
The Professional Writing and Communication course I took from Dr. Art Challis had
obvious implications for writing the workbook. I was able to apply advanced research and
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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and my child has been blessed and gifted with the ability to sing beautifully and she now
attends the Orange County High School of the Arts in the music and theatre company. My
step daughter J is 19 and she is my...
The purpose of this creative project is to determine what influence parents have
on student success in math and what can be done as a teacher to rectify a lack of parental
involvement in a child’s math education. Specific...
• Curriculum Change submissions at the University Level are accepted throughout the year.
The committees meet regularly (bimonthly) during the first two months of the school year
(September & October). Following that time both the Graduate and...
struggling students was successful or not.
As required by Southern Utah University Department of Graduate Studies
in Education, all necessary Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements were
met throughout the conduct of this creative...
When can Level 4 Program Changes be submitted?
• All changes must go through their Department and College/School Curriculum
Committee. Check with individual Departments and Colleges/Schools for
• Program Change submissions...
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,...
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K: As they say in Yiddish, a Menche.
I: A what?
K: A Menche.
I: So your faith dictates some of the way you raise your children?
K: Yes, and for my husband.
I: Because you‘re different faiths.
K: I have one....
Researchers have found many factors that play a role in the evolution of commitment
(Niehuis, Huston, & Rosenband, 2006; Ripley, Worthington, Bromley, & Kemper, 2005;
Weigel, Bennett, & Ballard-Reisch,...
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K: Indeed and helps to create some of that culture and pays our bills. And so I think that
one way our kids become impacted is they want to see what Dad is working on. So they get
to see that stuff.
I: What is that?