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are able to make “annual growth” in the first few years of school, they will not become further
behind others, but they still will be unable to reach appropriate benchmarks.
Research indicates that, although data vary from state to state,...
fueled considerable anxiety around school board members and administrators,
many of who had farm or small town backgrounds. Enthusiastic supporters were
drawn to the promise of school gardens not only as a way to better implement
philosophy that educators can recognize signs that indicate a potential for inappropriate behavior
(Murdick, 1996). It is preferable to prevent inappropriate behaviors rather than wait until after
the behaviors occur before responding. Students...
I discovered through interviews that the majority of the students involved in the creative
project preferred working in groups. Allowing students to choose the group members exhibited
excitement. Explaining the assignments...
Learning in detail about the different learning styles created by Howard Gardner
increased my desire to implement the strategies that have been proven to help students learn to
the best of their abilities. Even though at times I feel frustrated...
In a research study conducted by O’Connor et al. (2000), a group of kindergarteners’
literacy progress was monitored and tracked over two years. During this time, students who
were considered “at-risk” were given four tiers of...
Sherman 2008). Much of classroom disruptions are attributed to students struggling to combat
ADHD; a great deal of disruptions could be reduced or even eliminated by implementing
preventative approaches. A preventative outlook involves the...
110 Chapter 7
XHTML attempts to support all the rules of
HTML using XHTML standards.
If this all sounds confusing, don’t let it worry
you. By learning HTML, you are also learning
the basics of XHTML. There are some differ-ences
but they are...
Mattos, & Weber, 2009, p. 28). Fuchs, Mock, Morgan, and Young (2003) prefer standard
protocol because “everyone knows what to implement, and it is easier to train practitioners to
conduct an intervention correctly and to assess the accuracy of...
1986, 93). Service learning is one of the ways in which we maximize the benefits that students
receive from our nation’s universities. However, in order for service-learning to be successful, it
is essential for three specific criteria to be...
Inclusion is the least restrictive of the four timeout procedures. Inclusion involves
placing a student in a separate area inside the classroom where instruction can be observed, but
where interaction with peers is denied for a given period of...
students. Unfortunately, there is a connection between the number of students who qualify for
Title I services and “children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet state academic
standards” (USDOE, 2010b). Schools that have at...
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...
strive to more consistently implement alternate behavior interventions that are less intrusive, and
likely more effective. The use of exclusionary timeout should be used only as a last resort when
less restrictive interventions have...
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...
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and add the content that you need for each page.
You do not have to use the same template for all
the pages but you should strive for some degree
of consistency so your web site is easier to navi-gate.
negative, that child’s awareness of contingencies affecting their own behavior is increased
(Appolloni, Cooke & Strain, 1976).
In some instances, student removal from the classroom and placement in a less
stimulating environment such as a...