4. What are some important points to remember about teaching spelling? The key points
addressed are spelling must be taught, it must be individualized to meet the needs of the
students and it must be taught across the curriculum. Teachers...
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for poor school outcomes, not only because of language issues, but also because of
socioeconomic issues (Goldenberg, 2008). Most Hispanic Americans are characterized as
having low levels of educational success and high rates of poverty, and this...
the National Research Council Study determined the classification of special education should be
considered to be valid based on the following criterion: 1) the general education program is high
quality and provides adequate learning, 2) the...
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...
1995). These deficits may contribute to the fact that Hispanic students, with relatively few
exceptions, have had the highest high-school dropout rate of any group in the United States from
1972-2007. High School student dropouts from the low...
Hypothesis 1: Information sources have a positive effect on travel motive
Hypothesis 1 predicted that information sources would positively affect travel
motive and was supported with a coefficient of 0.264. Respondents indicated sources...
parents end up doing the bulk of the homework assignments in order to simply just get it
done (Simplicio, 2005).
Policies and practices that have formed consistent positive results regarding math
homework are: “(a) Homework must help students...
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Motivating Reluctant Readers
Finding the “magic potion” to motivate engagement in a young reader is
important. “Learning requires active student engagement in classroom activities and
interaction—engaged students are motivated for...
school and using a well developed classroom management plan will help teachers to avoid
Teachers should be advised to develop a classroom management plan with consequences
that can be administered exclusively inside the...
In this chapter, the purpose of the study and research surveys are reviewed followed by
an overview of questions asked during individual interviews. Analysis is then provided with
The purpose of this...
is the firm belief that parental engagement makes a significant difference to
educational outcomes and that parents have a key role to play in raising
educational standards. In summary, the more engaged parents are in the
education of their...
This process of data-based decision making will allow teachers to more effectively determine the
appropriate method of instruction or intervention on an individualized and/or classroom basis.
The National PTA found support for...
involves working with word meaning and understanding text. Currently, “direct screenings in the
areas of vocabulary and comprehension have yet to be developed for elementary learners”
(Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 289). Fuchs and Fuchs go on to...
The researcher found it interesting that male responses generally focused around the
themes of physical skills that they had which could best benefit the service site such as
construction, building, lifting, etc. as seen in Table 2.
3. Proposed Catalog Description
Addressing the following:
• required limit of 40 words
• style consistent within department/division/program
• prerequisites, co-requisites, concurrent enrollment requirements
• frequency of offering
motivation to read and have been shown to improve students’ reading levels and
performance on tests.
Book clubs can provide new exposures to reading opportunities that many
students have not been exposed to in the past. Diversity is welcomed...
It was the intent of the researcher to provide a behavior program improvement plan,
which would assist teachers in more effectively modifying inappropriate student behaviors in the
classroom setting. The goal...
The purpose of this study was to discover the involvement of college students in service
and explore the enhancement of their learning because of refection, the reason for their choice
for service sites, and whether their...