William R. Palmer
How The Eagle Became Bald-headed
It sometimes happened in the long ago that some living thing went bad and became a source of trouble to all the others. Sometimes they wrought so much sorrow and...
TO—Fall's gorgeous red and yellow hills coursed
by streams of liquid silver water, mirroring the
intense blue of azure skies—
TO—Winter's dazzling white purity of diamond-crusted
snow guarded by stalwart snow-laden
S. A. R. Winner
The most important speaking event of the school year was the S. A. R.
Oratorical contest sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution. This
Reading from left to right, front row: D. Mathews, Hess, G. flshby, Duffin, Christensen, fllroid,
Stevens. Back row: Covevil, C. flshby, Davis, Murdock, G. Mathews, Paxton, Wadson.
The B. £L C. Track Meet was spec-tacular
with many of the B....
stars from last year participated in this
year's event. The most outstanding
stars are being promised a trip to the
state meet to...
Your Druggist - - -
One of the bulwarks of this great
country has been the home-owned
Druggist. His contribution to his com-munity
in emergencies, local taxes
and public spiritedness has never
been fully appreciated by the aver-age
person, who, as...
community to display children’s work, bringing children’s artifacts from home to display at
school, and sharing photographs outside the classroom (Feiler et al., 2008).
In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDOE)...
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...
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...
needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st
century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and
diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...
One of the co-authors of Treasures is Dr. Jana Echevarria, a professor of educational psychology
who specializes in bilingual education and is an expert in teaching ELLs. Echevarria (2005)
stated, “In order to tailor instruction appropriately,...
This chapter is outlined by first revisiting the problem and issues and why they are
important to this final discussion. Next, the similarities and differences between the results of
this study and that of others are...
interventions for ELLs with low literacy scores is another way this research has been applied to
the learning environment of the classroom to increase literacy experiences. When children
interact with multi-literacies, there are high levels of...
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by the dominant faction. Surrounding this dominant society there are many peripheral groups that make up the remainder of general society. Members of these muted groups are distinguished from “mainstream” culture because...
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Important to standpoint theory is the idea that a person who has constructed an oppositional position is more aware not only of her own position and role in society, but also aware of the positions and roles of those within...
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In many ways the Centennial Park community celebrated the differences they perceived from modern society and was grateful for not being “normal.” Although interviewee #6 was in most ways a typical young adult who enjoyed...
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treated like inferiors when they felt like they were living a higher standard. Because of this frustration at being misrepresented in the media, and in mainstream society, they decided that they needed to confront the...
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to the general trends. This study is no different. Although many of these roles are strictly male or female, some roles are played by both genders, but by one gender more than the other.
Because of the strong distinction...
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people were generally accepting of her lifestyle. She described her friends’ reactions to her lifestyle as:
You do what you do, and I do what I do, and we’ll be friends. So it’s not a problem… they’re fine with it....