Interests, skills, and strengths for the mathematical/logical learning style include
experimenting, working with numbers, problem solving, thinking logically, exploring ideas,
questioning and wondering about natural events. Making categories,...
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shown that the teacher variable is an important factor in student achievement. Only home related factors have a bigger influence (Kratochwill et al., 2007). NCLB (2002) requirements feature this change...
special educators are asked to take on the roles of intervention specialists, RtI experts, and Tier
evaluators in addition to their undersold roles as high-quality instructors who perform daily with
professional practices of rigor, excellence,...
Using a Graphics Editor
While the code for a website can be created in a simple text editor,
the graphics must be created using graphic design software. The
industry standard is Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for creating
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* D JOLLEY: When a human being reaches out, and
honestly shows respect and dignity for another, he
effectively becomes more human, and strengthens not
only himself but also other, the family, and community,
are the best way for a visual/spatial learner to learn (Utah State Office of Education, n.d.) (see
3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
Students' Self-Assessed Visual/Spatial
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Many decisions need to be made when planning professional development. One of the most important decisions involves the content and intended outcome of the professional learning opportunity. A series...
3. The students’ motivation and amount of time dedicated to service both impact the level of
learning for that student.
In this chapter, the discussions of the research findings are presented as an overview of
the findings with regard to each...
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(2000) have suggested that the longer the activities, the more effective they are. The learning opportunities tend to be more focused, allow more opportunity for active learning, and are more coherent...
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...
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student learning outcomes. This is accomplished through on-going collaboration and professional learning focused on understanding how students learn. New practices are learned, created, and implemented...
U.S. Embassy 27
A career as a Foreign Service Officer is incredibly interesting and rewarding in
several ways. For me, the most enticing aspect is being able to live in various countries.
For each country an officer moves to, he is provided with an...
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meet and share should have priority. The school administration and school leadership team must implement these learning opportunities (Clauset & Murphy, 2012). Time for faculty to collaborate should be...
involves working with word meaning and understanding text. Currently, “direct screenings in the
areas of vocabulary and comprehension have yet to be developed for elementary learners”
(Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 289). Fuchs and Fuchs go on to...
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Overall ethnography allows a practitioner to learn enough about a community’s culture to understand those processual matters, not products. In other words, the practitioner learns about the community’s thought process,...
The educator interprets the first statement, “I like finding answers to a math problem” as
self-motivation. The student strives until an answer is found. The creator included this statement
to learn about math attitude. The students remained...
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So many variables and emotions are involved in each relationship that without each person sacrificing, the relationships do not mesh well. No matter how easy or hard the transition is to add another woman to the family, the...
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Spirituality enters the values discussion in the home as participant six says,
―Recognizing a higher force is a way you can convey your goals and values.‖ Participant
three began each day with her daughter with a...