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C. Charles Jackson Foundation
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(a) the measures have the necessary psychometric characteristics for reliable and
valid measurement; (b) the measures are quick to administer and are thus feasible
for regular use in school settings; (c) the measures have multiple alternate...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
(Note: three more grandchildren were added to the seventeen after this day) John composed a poem to use in his funeral sermon for George R. Hill, under whom he had served on the Sunday School General Board....
the results for the different hypothesis of the study, the DRP was found to be a valid measurement of reading proficiency (Estes & Others, 1989, p. 1-20).
Snyder & Others (1993) found conflicting results in their assessment of the DRP test. This...
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...
The purpose of this thesis was to determine which of two assessments, the DRP (Degrees of Reading Power) or the QRI (Qualitative Reading Inventory), most effectively determined high school students’ reading levels. After...
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a study of common minerals, their physical and chemical characteristics and methods of determination, with special attention given to the common rock-forming minerals and their associations in the more common rocks....
effectiveness of the reading comprehension tests studied. The definition for comprehension that the researcher compiled was making meaning from and interacting with the text by using the processes of word recognition, reading fluency, and...
When making discipline decisions concerning a target student, clear and fair rules should be
established and regularly enforced. These rules should be fully explained to both the student,
and the student’s parent(s). Teachers should stress...
related to the effectiveness of the assessments studied, the data gave more insight into the importance of literacy skills in the higher grade levels.
The next step in this study was to administer the DRP and QRI assessments. Scores were...
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...
important areas for the study. These thoughts and insights helped to explain the effectiveness of the assessments by observing the entire process.
As required by the Southern Utah University Department of Graduate Studies in Education, all...
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Zoology. This is a thoroughly practical course designed to prepare the student for efficient work as a teacher of science in the district schools. Through laboratory work,...
The purpose of this research project was to determine individual teacher understanding of
the RTI framework in place in their school, allow opportunity for teachers to share their insights
of how RTI influences their...
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Elementary Physics. Recitations and laboratory work. The recitations are accompanied by numerous lecture-table experiments, which fully illustrate the subject matter of the lessons....
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General Chemistry. An elementary course in General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis. The theories and principles of chemistry are treated in detail in connection with the study of the non-metallic elements. The...
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trict schools. Through laboratory work, dissecting, microscopic examinations, and drawing, the student is made familiar with the lower forms of animal life, and obtains an insight into their relation to the higher forms...
The purpose of this research project was to investigate whether the connection between
literacy achievement among English language learners (ELLs) from low socio-economic status
(SES) families and their home-literacy...
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lower forms of animal life, and obtains an insight into their relation to the higher forms by a comparative study. The influence of environment is discussed at some length.
In classification, types of the main...
History is covered, certain movements and important epochs are emphasized, a thorough' study of a few carefully selected groups of facts take the place of the more vague and general consideration of the great mass of history.
Four hours per...