Beaver Murdock Academy--Beaver (Beaver County, Utah); School yearbooks
Missionary Class. The Missionary Course was organized January 30, 1917, as a winter course and was completed in eight weeks. The course was under the instruction of Brother Reinhard Maeser and Gerrit de Jong, Jr.; the former gave the daily class...
practice. This method of spelling instruction was used, as previously stated, because spelling
was thought of as disorganized—if students could use the words in their reading and writing,
they would magically pick up on the spelling of the...
to take some of the grading burden, teachers could more easily “assign more writing, and so
students could get the practice they needed to develop as writers—practice that was not possible
in most classrooms because of the burden it placed on...
Definition of terms
Academic Achievement: Students being able to perform independently at grade
Basic Skills Test: The Basic Skills Test is an assessment measuring a student’s
understanding as it pertains to math fundamentals...
She now teaches fifth grade at Eagle Elementary, and has had the privilege of being an
instrumental faculty member at a school which has twice been named “Title One School
of The Year” as well as a “Blue Ribbon School” of national...
on the notion that social interaction nurtures cognitive development. With a new perspective of
how learning takes place, Vygotsky felt social learning happens first before child development
occurs. As cited in the Learning Theories Knowledgebase...
The primary goal of a teacher is to create and deliver meaningful instruction in order to
help students acquire knowledge and skills related to academic content objectives. Disruptive
Purpose of the Study
The purpose of this study was to understand the ramifications of RTI from the teacher’s
perspective. Within this, the researcher examined individual teacher understanding of the RTI
framework in place in a particular...
Lihikai School, a Hawaii District public school in Kahului, Hawaii, to teach first grade. The next
summer, she moved back to Utah to teach first grade at Canyon View Elementary School in
Cottonwood Heights, Utah. She taught there for three years...
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Schiefele, U., (1999). Interest and learning from text. Scientific Studies of Reading, 3,
Serafini, F. (2000). Before the conversations become “grand”. The California Reader,
Stringer, S.A., Mollineaux, B. (2003)...
Frequent opportunities of choice
Develop high interest activities
Brisk pace of instruction
Active student involvement
Provide frequent teacher feedback and encouragement
Provide models of correct independent work
Be consistent in managing...
Assadourian, E. (2003). Cultivating the butterfly effect. World Watch, Jan/Feb 2003,
Vol. 16 Issue 1. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier database, doi:
Beckman, L. & Smith, C. (2008). An evaluation of inner-city youth...
dealt with whether it was better to teach spelling by teaching words in a context method or in a
Next spelling moved into an era of the study method where students were supposed to
look at a word, pronounce it, close their eyes to...
assesses a student’s basic math skill before leaving for summer break. Second, the fifth
grade teacher provided a recommendation that was used for student placement in the
sixth grade. Third, the 5th grade teacher provided a work ethic score....
presented (Hoover, 2011). Students who do not show adequate progress with this baseline
instruction, also known as Tier 1 instruction, are provided a secondary level of instruction in a
small group setting. This second level of instruction or...
Guthrie, J.T., (2001). Contexts for engagement and motivation in reading. Reading
Online, 4(8). Retrieved from:
Guthrie, J.T., Wigfield, A. Metsala, J.L, & Cox, K. E. (1999) Motivational...
Observational Protocol for RTI in the Classroom
Teacher Initiated Accommodations
Daily classroom schedule posted
Academic expectations posted
Speak in a clear voice
Make eye contact with students before giving...