"GRANDPA'S DIARY" (Note: The Author of This Diary Is Unknown) Sun., March 13, 1859 Went to lower Beaver Valley in company with Isaac Grundy, Tarlton Lewis, William Barton and John Blackburn, our object being to find a location for a settlement near...
"Looking south and east from the pioneer cemetery about two miles southeast of Spanish Fork, Utah, are the Spanish Fork River bottoms where my great grand father and others settled in 1850. My great grand father mentioned here is John Hardison...
"To control relic seekers who were attempting to chip off pieces of the stmcture, and to prevent individuals from scratching their names on the walls, the Mormon officials issued special tickets." Henry stopped in Cedar City for about six weeks and...
the newspaper ran the letters exactly as they had been written. It didn't take long to
figure out why.
For starters, the 25 students spelled "vandal" in nearly as many ways. "Dear
Vandales" went one letter, "I really think that you were tuped...
b) Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other
information and examples related to the topic.
c) Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g.,
another, for example, also,...
AN ANALYSIS OF AUTOMATIVE ESSAY SCORING PROGRAMS AND THEIR
POTENTIAL IMPACT ON DIRECT WRITING ASSESSMENT SCORES IN UTAH
Introduction - Nature of the Problem
Every English teacher knows the pain of issuing a writing assignment. For...
Best Spelling Practices in Classroom Instruction
Chapter 1 - Introduction
There are many challenges that face educators regarding how to effectively teach
spelling. Gentry stated, “Spelling really does matter and that, as educators, we need to...
Introduction- Nature of the Problem
Every year students enter kindergarten with varying ability levels and with an array of
educational backgrounds. While several students have attended a preschool or received some
Nature of the problem
There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to
achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with
math have created many different...
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are able to make “annual growth” in the first few years of school, they will not become further
behind others, but they still will be unable to reach appropriate benchmarks.
Research indicates that, although data vary from state to state,...
Community Service Act provided grants and vouchers for students involved in civic engagement
for education and worthwhile efforts. The 1995 Annual Conference of the American Association
of Higher Education re-dedicated leaders to the “engaged...
fueled considerable anxiety around school board members and administrators,
many of who had farm or small town backgrounds. Enthusiastic supporters were
drawn to the promise of school gardens not only as a way to better implement
writing at this institution is not valued as human communication—and this
in turn reduces the validity of the assessment (CCCC Executive Committee,
They also have concerns with companies not communicating their algorithms with their...
complained when anything they were required to accomplish took more time than they thought it
Students’ understanding of math was very interesting. Pupils leaned towards disagreeing
with the statement, “Math brings out my...
The Internet is increasingly considered one of the most effective ways to advertise
since the Internet has several advantages over the traditional forms of advertising in the
travel and tourism industry, including...
I discovered through interviews that the majority of the students involved in the creative
project preferred working in groups. Allowing students to choose the group members exhibited
excitement. Explaining the assignments...
Your child’s information will be combined with information from others taking part in
the project. When I report the results of the study with others, I will write about the combined
information. Your child will never be identified in any way...
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23.__I like to setup little 'what if" experiments (fur example ·What lNOuld happen if I put a
grasshopper in a jar with a spider?").
24. I enjoy dong jigsaw...
example, in the field of computer programming, (Moran, Kornhaber, and Gardner, 2006) a
common career choice for the mathematical/logical learner. Students who do well in traditional
classrooms are mathematical/logical learners (Nolen, 2003).