Reading is an essential tool for existence in our modern society. While some
children and adults struggle with learning basic reading concepts, a common problem of
reading reluctance exists in classrooms across the nation....
In the religious classroom students interact with each other in a unique way that differs from that of a normal classroom experience. The nature of a religious course fosters an environment in which students have many opportunities...
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(2002) suggest that students must view reading as a pleasurable activity because
“children who dislike something may avoid it or give only partial attention to learning it,
although they have the self-confidence to learn lessons and attempt...
engaging if they include names of students in the class. Students often benefit from creating
problems for each other (Wadlington and Wadlington, 2008).
Writing stories and listening to books are not the only ways an individual...
in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the
American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy
Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
Nolen, J. L. (2003). Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom. Education (Chula Vista, Calif.),
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Overholt, J., Aaberg, N., & Lindsey, J. (1990). Math stories for problem solving success. West
opportunities. Compared to motivated classmates, reluctant readers surrender into the
spiraling world of low exposure to text. The implications are grave. This lack of exposure
to text and the lack of fruitful reading practice on the part of...
say that educators “should understand that linguistic barriers, diverse social practices, and a
multiplicity of assumptions, beliefs, and perceptions contribute to difficult discourse” (p. 353).
Therefore, linking academic learning...
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...
13 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
and tools of all kinds for work in wood and metals are provided.
Machines and lathes for the iron work are provided for the High School Engineering course.
13 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
The necessity of ethical instruction is recognized and regular chapel exercises are conducted each week by the teachers and students. While theological creeds can not be taught in these...
ranging from 1 (no time spent) to 7 (all of time) rather than simple ―yes‖ or ―no‖
participation while on vacation. Furthermore, while the data collected on each of the
individual variables in this study provides some value to the...
be taught in these meetings, the necessity of honesty, virtue, temperance and upright attitude in all walks of life is inculcated and emphasized as the fundamentals to success in life. Besides the ethical training received, the students have...
The rooms are furnished with machines, cases, forms and tables, screens, etc., so one desiring the work has everything that the most approved seamstress could ask for.
The necessity of ethical...
in an environment that is nurturing and supports student success (Vaughn & Fuchs, 2003). The
National Research Council reiterates this thought when they write, “the nature and quality of
classroom literacy instruction are a pivotal force in...
sewing room, and fitting room, all completely furnished and equipped for recitation, demonstration and thoro practical work. All utensils and materials for laboratory work are furnished by the department, and for the use of these, students...