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oral language, and potentially positive effects for early reading, writing, and knowledge of print
(Institute of Education Sciences, 2006).
Ideally, intervention would come for low SES Hispanic ELLs when they are very young,
but this is...
Hypothesis 6 predicted that travel motive has a positive effect on visiting
intention and was supported with a coefficient of 0.138; supporting results of the
previous study conducted by McCartney, Butler and Bennett (2008). A strong...
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...
promoting daily environmental learning” (Blair, 2009, p. 34). A 2000 study conducted in
Florida concluded that “students in all types of gardens had high responsibility scores,
indicating that all students possessed a sense of...
• The degree of repetition of topics (U.S. curriculum was highly repetitive; topics
were introduced too early, taught with too little depth, and were endlessly
• Logical order of topics (topics in U.S. were not presented in a...
nature and environmental issues and relationships (Garcia-Ruiz, 2009, p. 34). “Personal
experience and observation of nature [were] the building blocks for classroom
enrichment. Gardens ground[ed] children in growth, and decay, predator-prey...
Opponents say it “diminishes the role of teachers and warps students’ notions of good
writing” (Grimes, & Warschauer, 2010). The Conference on College Composition and
Writing-to-a-machine violates the essentially...
A 2005 study of fifth graders across three inner city Baton Rouge schools
conducted by, J.L. Smith and C.E. Mostenbocjer, found that gardens in the school
correlated with a higher achievement in science (Blair, 2009, p. 23). In a separate...
and paid preparation time for teachers to create online and other classroom materials that
supported ELL instruction. On the university level, instructors of teacher preparation programs
increased information on instructional practices for ELLs....
This process of data-based decision making will allow teachers to more effectively determine the
appropriate method of instruction or intervention on an individualized and/or classroom basis.
The National PTA found support for...
were sent home to needy families (Johnnston, 2001). The school community improved
with school gardens as documented in a 2001 study by L. Thorp and C. Townsend. This
study found that a school garden “reshaped school culture, creating hope,...
There has been interesting research regarding AES systems and revision. It is widely
accepted that developing good writers involves revision. In fact, in a 3-year study, covering 3
school district in the state of California, it was found that...
Three Scow and Ten in Retrospect
won both debates. After several more contests we were again eligible to enter the state meet. The state contest was my last debate in high school. I was determined to do my best to win, but was defeated by the...
experiential learning basis, have been proposed as a method to reinforce nutrition
education because youth who plant and harvest their own produce are more likely to eat
it” (Beckman, Smith, 2008, p. 12). The 2008 study conducted by Beckman...
shows that math scores improved when the 8th grade math class included multiple intelligences
as part of teaching.
Knowing and understanding that an educator does not need to prepare eight different
lessons to accommodate the eight multiple...
intelligences has not only improved performance but confidence as well. Attitudes concerning
mathematics have improved because of different learning styles (Fatta, et. al., 2009)
implemented with the intelligences to encourage involvement...