"By the later part of October 1879, the Sreater part of the pilgrims that were to make up the company booked for the San Juan Mission were on wheels headed for the Colorado River at a point east of the Escalante Desert. There were only a few in...
Gardening Association (Blair, 2009). School gardens surged particularly in urban school
districts because researchers found that “non-White students from financially unstable
backgrounds who [were] not regularly exposed to open green spaces...
the school by using funds from the Effective Teaching and Learning Literacy Program (USDOE,
These government programs are examples of how educators and scholars are redefining
literacy as the term expands into the experiences and lives...
This initiative was funded by a variety of state agencies to link nutrition education and
other studies with gardens in each of the state’s 8,000 public schools (Joseph, 2001).
California created a guide to support teachers titled, “A Childs...
care than others. Vegetable gardens, for example, will not work well in schools with
climates that do not have growing seasons that coincide with the school year.
School gardening covers a continuum of efforts to increase the...
students. Unfortunately, there is a connection between the number of students who qualify for
Title I services and “children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet state academic
standards” (USDOE, 2010b). Schools that have at...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
Circuit acting as chief Judge, the Honorable Leon R. Yankwich, United States District Court Judge from Los Angeles California and the Honorable James A. Walsh, District Judge from The United States District...
categorized as a high-poverty, Title I school, with all of the students qualifying for free lunch (B.
Moser, personal communication, October 8, 2010).
Research has shown that there can be positive growth in reading achievement when
have been completely transformed and are irreversible. The ways in which ELLs from low SES
backgrounds interact and associate with the digital era was also addressed. The results of this
research will help educators yield a deeper appreciation...
one in which parents may still value literacy and their children’s education; however, they are
less educated and engage in fewer literacy activities in the home. Students from literacy-oriented
communities have proven to be more prepared for...
experiential learning basis, have been proposed as a method to reinforce nutrition
education because youth who plant and harvest their own produce are more likely to eat
it” (Beckman, Smith, 2008, p. 12). The 2008 study conducted by Beckman...
Questionnaires, language arts scores from end-of-level CRTs, UALPA scores, free and
reduced lunch data (Title I), and ethnographic case studies were used to examine the connections
between home-literacy environments and literacy...
Table 1.1 represents schools, the average number of submissions on the AES program
MyAccess per 8th grade student over the course of a year, and the 8th grade pass rate percentages
for each school....
perspective about the HLEs of ELLs from low-SES families. The instruments used to collect
data for this study are located in Appendices A through D.
The tasks that were completed in sequential order to accomplish the purpose of the...
Schools, Average Submissions, and Free/Reduced Lunch Percentages
School Name Average Teacher Directed
Submissions per Student
School 7 0 51.15%
School 3 18.805 44.09%
School 2 0 37.73%
School 11 12.51 30.63%
School 6 93%
School 8 90%
School 3 89%
School 4 Junior High 89%
School 2 88%
School 10 87%
School 5 87%
School 1 87%
School 7 Junior 85%
School 11 78%
In table 2.3 the schools with the lowest amount of free or reduced lunch students are
School 8 27.66%
School 10 29.64%
School 11 JR 30.63%
School 2 JR 37.73%
School 3 JR 44.09%
School 7 Junior 51.15%
The tables validate the belief that socio-economic status is a major contributor to student
success on tests. For example, School 9...
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DOMESTIC SCIENCE AND ARTS.
Hand Models. This work consists of making all varieties of stitches used in plain sewing and embroidery. The student makes a set of models,3comprising the various stitches,...