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and/or movements and gestures not coinciding with instructional activity (Fayne & Gettinger,
1982). Students exhibiting disruptive behaviors that occur frequently and are often intense in
nature are of most concern. When a student’s disruptive...
Gentry (2004) states that there are five different methods of spelling instruction used in
these basals, the instruction associated with each of the five methods varies greatly. Method one
is what Gentry calls the “one size fits all” spelling...
Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). A few primary goals of IDEA include “providing incentives
for whole-school approaches, scientifically based early reading programs, positive behavioral
interventions and supports, and early intervening...
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,...
4. What are some important points to remember about teaching spelling? The key points
addressed are spelling must be taught, it must be individualized to meet the needs of the
students and it must be taught across the curriculum. Teachers...
that critics of traditional advertising argue that the branch may be facing extinction.
According to a recent report by Maddox (2009), all media-supported advertising will
slow between 2009 and 2014. All media, that is, except for the Internet....
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...
targeted intervention to enable students to ‘catch up’ on critical reading skills” (Kamps et al.,
2007, p. 155). In this tier, students receive “more intensive, research-based interventions with
close progress monitoring” (Berkeley,...
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...
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works just as well.” Another student further agrees, “It does give out all the experience and tasks
will be, but the actual job mostly be learned during work.”
Although not included in the handbook itself, a...
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...
counterparts (NAEP, 2011). RTI gives educators the flexibility to meet the needs of diverse
learners to help all students find success in learning to read.
Another group of students who would benefit from the focused and individualized nature
skill’s coach, and the school counselor. The goal was to help teachers reflect on best practices
and to use least restrictive behavior interventions (Harrington, 2008). This way, the students
who most need behavior modification will receive...
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Contrary to ―Gemeinschaft‖ that describes the place of inhabitants (community) that is arranged
systematically; ―Gesellschaft‖ is the individual‘s mutual relationships based on reason and logic. In
In order to support the goal of increasing parent involvement, the researcher provided
parent disclaimers to be sent home with the behavior-tracking sheets at each stage in the
discipline plan. The disclaimers explain each step in the Pro-Active...