Part of the grade for the activities was for each student to individually write a summary of
each member of their group if they chose groups and how they participated. Most individuals
took part equally. One individual commented that her partner...
events. After observing and interviewing all students in the creative project, the instructor
realized that the boys often became frustrated and tired of repetition, like converting
measurements for the scale drawing project and making numerous...
into the American education system. School gardens had the greatest success when there
was government support. School gardens were consistently viewed as a beneficial
teaching tool. Historical barriers to school gardens have continued to create...
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...
students (Manning, Stanford, & Reeves, 2010). The intent was that extra financial support
shown through evidence-based practices would offer the tools necessary to raise benchmark
scores (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl,...
million to the education system for this, and similar, purposes (National Defense Education Act
of 1958, 2001).
Funding for gifted programs started to increase during the 1970’s and 1980’s, in part, due
to the creation of an official...
systematic and explicit instruction in phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, reading
comprehension, and fluency” (Cavanough, Kim, Wanzek, & Vaughn, p. 9).
The literature shows that kindergarten-reading skills can be predictive of...
(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...
achievement in reading is higher at the end of the school year than it was at the beginning of the
year (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl, 2005). One study shows that,
when using ability grouping for reading instruction,...
Warschauer, M., & Ware, P. (2006, April). Automated writing evaluation: defining the
classroom research agenda [Electronic version]. Language Teaching Research, 10(2),
Wresch, W. (1993, April). The...
J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D., and author of many books based on spelling research, was
asked by the Zaner-Bloser editor Marytherese Croakin to discuss the four most pressing
questions teachers have asked about teaching spelling. Here are the...
that a married couple should live by. I thought I could get away with whatever I wanted
to. I felt that I had worked hard my entire life and deserved to enjoy all the temptations
around me. I felt I was entitled. Thanks to money and...
Carroll et al. (2009) found that emerging adults viewed being able to make life-long
commitments to others as one of the primary marriage readiness indicators.
Clements & Swensen (2000) studied the marriages of older couples and what...
individual couple. Although the sequence of questions was occasionally different from one
participant to the next, generally the questions followed the order specified in the appendix.
The interviews were digitally...
Trent and Gretchen Walker are a couple that exemplified the importance of friendship as
the basis of their relationship. Trent and Gretchen met when they were only 14 years old. They
became good friends during the high school years....
Ben and Kaylee Wright are another example of how friendship can aid a couple in the
construction of commitment. Ben and Kaylee met in September 2007 while attending a small,
western university. Ben and his roommates lived in an...
Adam and Katie Williams realized the importance of learning from the mistakes of
others. Adam and Katie had been married for a little over a year and a half when this interview
took place. Adam understood that some relationships fail,...
Started year out with a wild and wooly canyon party
. . . . stuffed themselves with roast leg of mutton . . . .
•week later Pa Manning concocted mulligan stew in
gym . . . . folio-wed by impromptu dance . . . . distri-buted
leftover mulligan to...