Chemistry is "the study of matter and the changes it undergoes" (Buthelezi, Dingrando,
Hainen, Wistrom & Zike, 2008, p. 4). Almost everything studied by scientists involves matter.
Since this is the case, it is crucial to...
ENGAGING SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS WITH PROJECTS
CREATED BY IMPLEMENTING HOWARD GARDNER’S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES
In the last couple of decades emphasis has been placed on Howard Gardner’s multiple
Article II: Influencing Destination Image and Visiting Intent Using Communication
Mix: A Case Study of Austria
Identifying the factors that influence destination image and visiting intentions
helps tourism planners...
Wise (2009) commented on why high school has been left out of the literacy debate: the policymakers under No Child Left Behind only focused on the elementary levels because the severity of struggling readers in the upper levels was not...
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...
Where parents are capable of guiding the child and are inclined to supervise the
home study, their children succeed in school. But where the parents are illiterate
or for other reasons are unable to supervise the home study, their children as...
standards with the universities of their state. Since these two scenarios are unlikely, this project
compares and evaluates different state standards to attempt to find common standards which
most states feel are important to chemistry...
that may be part of the problem” (para. 363). Research shows that educators are able to enhance
academic achievement (Condron) through ability grouping. This method is explained as “…the
process of teaching students in groups that are...
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...
school and using a well developed classroom management plan will help teachers to avoid
Teachers should be advised to develop a classroom management plan with consequences
that can be administered exclusively inside the...
knowledge of words. The test is administered like a typical spelling test, the words ordered by
their level of difficulty. After students have taken the test, teachers use the spelling feature guide
to score the test. This feature guide scores...
setting and all students in the class participated. Progress was monitored and improvements in
spelling were recorded at three points in the study. The Elementary Spelling Inventory was
administered at the beginning of the study, in the middle...
implemented as instructional projects to engage students in mathematics at Parowan High
School. The instructional projects the students choose for their activity will be worked on and
completed outside of the regular classroom. The educator will...
Various reading comprehension tests have been developed for the elementary and middle school grade levels, usually up to grade 8. However, “currently few… instruments exist for diagnosing adolescents’ reading ability” (National Institute...
Fantuzzo et al., 2005; Mead, 2008). Caucasian and Asian children demonstrated higher levels of
skill in reading (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl). Research by
Fantuzzo et al. concluded “African American, Hispanic, and...
The research questions were as follows (restated from Chapter Two):
1. Does reflection enhance the students’ learning more than the service project itself?
2. Is there a difference in how students select their service sites, become motivated...
The purpose of this creative project was to develop a year-long course outline for grades
10-12 Introductory Chemistry to be implemented at Southwest Education Academy: Turning
Point Campus, Iron County School District.
In summary, RTI as Fuchs & Fuchs (2006) explain is a “multilayered structure . . .
implemented in the early grades to strengthen the intensity and effectiveness of reading
instruction for at-risk students, preventing chronic school...
include, “Service made me see the world as a smaller area; I was able to see how someone else’s
problems effect me and my community,” “I learned about how my actions can affect others in a
positive or negative way,” and “I learned...