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...
Marshall Plan Foundation and Southern Utah University; Mag. Elke Greindl for her
advice, cultural insight, effective classroom instruction, and friendly nature; and fellow
students Rebecca Nielsen for her efforts conceptualizing the research...
Kindergarten is a time when students are exposed to a variety of concepts in all subject
areas. “Consequently, it is not surprising that across the kindergarten year children are rapidly
acquiring the knowledge and...
JOSEPH T . WILKINSON Biography 1847 - 1919 Joseph T . Wilkinson was born in Manchester. England March 26, 1847. His f a t h e r , Charles Wilkinson, a n d mother, Sarah Hughes Wilkinson, together with t h e t h r e e childrenJoseph Thomas, Sara J a...
The most important aspect of the spelling curriculum should be the use of differentiated
instruction, not only to help students who struggle but also to challenge those who are more
proficient (Gentry & Graham, 2010).
Spelling instruction must...
The main goal of CNSES is to assist high school teachers in understanding how to align
their chemistry course instruction with NSES. One of the first points made in the publication is
the fact that chemistry is, as stated by former ACS president...
When the student [understood] that the life of the plants that have been sown
depend[ed] upon his care and in watering them … without which the little plant
drie[d] up … the child [became] vigilant, as one who [was] beginning to feel...
This literature review begins by explaining the importance of early reading intervention
including federal legislation prompting RTI. There is a brief section discussing the complexity in
learning to read which...
Armstrong, T. (1994). Multiple intelligences in the classroom. Alexandria, VA: Association for
Supervision and Curriculum.
Art & social studies in math class?. (2004, February). enc focus review, 7.
Bazeli, M. (1997, January). Visual...
Gardner, H. (1991). The Unschooled mind. New York, NY: BasicBooks.
Gardner, H. (1993). Multiple intelligences the theory in practice. New York, NY: BasicBooks.
Honigsfeld, A., & Dunn R. (2009, May/June). Learning-Style responsive approaches...
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...
critical thinking skills and enhance their awareness of the differences between
human and machine readers. Therefore, we are not concerned about spoofing,
provided students do not use a ‘cheat sheet’ and a spoofing vigilant reader scans
connect after conducting regular live video chats with their instructor, and the wide availability
of video chat services makes this an easy way to help students succeed.
Since online learners do not attend scheduled classes, online...
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spectrum, but at such an ambiguous position they were identified as having a Pervasive
Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, or PDD NOS.
The myriads of combinations of characteristics have made students...
Home-literacy environment (HLE): The literacy experiences in the home in which a
child participates and observes before formal reading and writing instruction. It also refers to the
continued literacy experiences a child is exposed to at...
Inquiry-based instruction is, as stated previously, a key component of NSES. It is defined
by the authors of NSES as the following:
Scientific inquiry refers to the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world
and propose explanations...
Engaging students in math concepts is crucial to their understanding in the field of
mathematics. The pupil’s desire to continue enrolling in the different classes offered in
mathematics including but not limited to...
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...