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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...
When the student [understood] that the life of the plants that have been sown
depend[ed] upon his care and in watering them … without which the little plant
drie[d] up … the child [became] vigilant, as one who [was] beginning to feel...
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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...
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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....
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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?
included in student files as part of the researcher’s improvement plan to the Pro-Active Skill
Building Program. It is intended by the researcher to encourage faculty and staff at the study site
to incorporate these preventative interventions...
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didn‘t used to create visually. So now he‘s being inundated by imagery and noise and
volume, there‘s no way they‘d imagine it at that age.
I: So there‘s a gap you determine if there‘s a gap in their...
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exposed to over at her house and Lucy knows it. And I say there‘s many more fish in the sea.
I‘m sorry, it‘s not about the girl, it‘s about the mom. You can absolutely do that. There‘s
nothing wrong with it....
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T: If you want to sit and fight it all the way it‘ll be five hours. And that seems to be working.
Having twins in the same is a real eye opener in terms of having different teachers and
different learning styles of...
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able to say this is the value and get that and maybe a little bit more. So I want my kids to
know that it‘s fine to have things and to want to pursue them, and there‘s nothing wrong
with, I mean I spent a lot of...
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...
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,...
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,...
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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...
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...
students’ investment in school learning appears to increase” (Haneda, 2006, p. 343). ELLs can
then feel safe to learn in this type of school environment as it allows them become active readers
and writers when exposed to new texts.
It is not...
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...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS
self-esteem should rise. Thus, as a result of this project, parents and teachers should
observe improved self-esteem in participants.
Participants and Setting
Those who were chiefly impacted by the study were two...