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Vietnam, you’re dead.” Although this interviewee never encountered this soldier after basic training, this abuse left an indelible mark on this man that lasted for decades and contributed to his desire to live in an...
reading” (p. 283). They continue to explain “the assessments should be sufficiently sensitive to
small changes in the student’s reading performance” (Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 283). Besides
indicating student growth, progress monitoring...
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conservative Christian feel more pressure to keep the children in line with the moral teaching
of their church. A mother who is ―spiritual‖ rejects using religious teachings as an easy way
to not take responsibility...
programs need to be very high quality and aligned with high-quality kindergarten programs
(Mead, 2008). Another factor that has been identified as important to pre-kindergarten programs
is the teacher belief system (Lar-Cinisomo, Fuligni,...
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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...
You may be pleasantly surprised to find how lucrative a practice may become when your strongest motivation is a desire to serve competently, timely, and with a clear conscience. The lawyer, like the doctor, has a general obligation...
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,
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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...
2003). In addition to improving the core academic instruction, by working together, educators
will have the opportunity to focus on instruction and monitoring students’ response to accurately
determine those in need of special education...
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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Navigation through the culture and a feeling of directional helplessness is expressed
by the mothers in this study. As participant one said, ―they don‘t come with an instruction
manual‖ so the mother is left...
building) But, this was not all. When the teacher's payroll was submitted to the state for payment the latter part of December, the Attorney General ruled that the conditions had not been complied with and the Ward Hall did not meet the...
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2005, p. 11). So, in conducting this type of study, one of the first things that researchers need to understand is that, “ethnography is not one research approach, but is a qualitative research paradigm that encompasses a...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect was the title I selected for this, my personal history. The title seemed appropriate when I commenced to assemble clippings, letters and other pertinent materials that had accumulated through the years, for...
counterparts (NAEP, 2011). RTI gives educators the flexibility to meet the needs of diverse
learners to help all students find success in learning to read.
Another group of students who would benefit from the focused and individualized nature