and student learning. As Hall (2008) points out, “a major impediment to full implementation of
RTI occurs when teachers have the data but don’t know how to analyze them” (p. 5). Hall (2008)
goes on to add, “Far too often schools that...
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...
First Interview Questions
1. Describe the Response to Intervention model adopted by your school and the steps involved in
2. Describe your role in bringing this model to your school.
3. To what...
18. Describe the professional development that has been offered to help you understand and
implement data collection in the RTI process.
19. How would you describe scientific research-based instruction?
20. Does the data collected through...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS
colleges have been efficient at training teachers in curriculum and methods, but rarely
have teachers been prepared to address the diagnosed and undiagnosed social thinking
deficits prevalent today.
Not only have HFA...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS 7
management, while teacher trainings assisted teachers in empowering students with
strategies directly related to classroom success. A lack of organizational skills as well as
attention deficits have been known to...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS 9
Unexpected behavior- a term specific to the Michelle Winner social thinking curriculum,
used to define behaviors that are not expected in a particular situation.
Generalization-When an acquired skill carries over to...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS
Chapter 4 Results
The purpose of this project was to develop and implement a social thinking
curriculum for students identified with HFA. The skills deficits that manifest themselves
in these students present a unique...
another 22 percent (U.S. Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force, 2010).
• According to one estimate, as of 2009, advertising-supported Internet services directly or
indirectly employed three million Americans, 1.2 million of...
If you are a communication professional, this book will give you the exper
tise you need to contribute meaningfully to web projects that accomplish your
organization’s goals. From research to planning to...
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physiographic inquiry. For instance, say you were designing a website for a
direct selling nutritional supplement company. After some research, you find
that 70% of the company is made up of women over the age...
shown interchangeably to illustrate a process. On the other hand, a proto
type can be a designed, functional application that contains many of the final
features. Each level of fidelity carries inherent benefits...
Using these basic data as your baseline, you could then test different areas of the
conversion process to determine where improvements could be made, focusing on
the touch points. In the example above, the first place to...
Imagine Learning is geared toward younger students to learn languages with support in
their first language. Its instructional design is research-based and follows four guidelines in order
to provide effective language learning programs. These...
10. Implement the SETHL program for children and parents to share, and record time
spent reading. Monday through Thursday exchange SETHL books.
11. Periodically collect recording logs for later analysis and replace them with
The main goal of CNSES is to assist high school teachers in understanding how to align
their chemistry course instruction with NSES. One of the first points made in the publication is
the fact that chemistry is, as stated by former ACS president...
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...
Fishback Intern 48
I kept a weekly journal during my coaching internship in order to share my experiences and thoughts on being a coach and also on leadership in general.
Week of January 31st -
This week we had team try outs. We only had...
Emotions in Conflict 13
for the image of the other party is associated with this method. The conflict management style of obliging by its very nature is that of sacrificing the needs of self for the concerns of others (Leung & Kim 2007). Naturally,...
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business industry as he stated in the late 1960’s, “It is quite common for an individual to seek to
discover what his job or profession really entails and/or what his position is in society” (p.18).