The average response to the statements “I do not enjoy math, I find math boring, and I am
not interested in math” was neutral, didn’t agree or disagreed. The students signed up for the next
class required because it was expected. The...
Introduction- Nature of the Problem
School gardens have constituted a valuable opportunity to integrate curriculum
and provide hands-on learning. The school garden movement planted itself in numerous
education philosophies including...
to explore, and a chance to manipulate their surroundings, children [became] less
aggressive and more ready to learn” (Coffee, 1999, p. 37). Furthermore Coffee found
that as students took ownership of their environment, “especially to nurture...
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
A 2005 study of fifth graders across three inner city Baton Rouge schools
conducted by, J.L. Smith and C.E. Mostenbocjer, found that gardens in the school
correlated with a higher achievement in science (Blair, 2009, p. 23). In a separate...
same time, citizens of industrialized nations, the United States chief among them, [were]
becoming alienated from the sources of food they eat” (Gow 2005). “To decrease the
threat of the obesity epidemic, children need to broaden the...
contest. This study found that ninety-seven percent of the school gardens were used
primarily for environmental education.
Barriers to School Gardens
Barriers to school gardens were obstacles that stood in the way, limited or slowed
Teachers strongly agreed that there [was] a need for multiple resources, such as
curriculum linked to instruction, teacher training for gardening and its connection
to curriculum, and lessons on teaching nutrition in the garden… the pressure...
The purpose of this study was to examine the academic gains of students entering
kindergarten at below-grade level, on-grade level, and above-grade level, to determine the
amount of progress made throughout the year....
teachers the data that was collected from using the Spelling Connections program, I would hope
to convince them of the importance of taking the time to teach spelling. Tier 2 and Tier 3
students in the study, made huge gains and most are now...
Adam and Katie Williams realized the importance of learning from the mistakes of
others. Adam and Katie had been married for a little over a year and a half when this interview
took place. Adam understood that some relationships fail,...
developed their own ideas of commitment. When participants had observed positive examples of
commitment from their mother and father, they often expressed a desire to emulate those
characteristics in their own relationships....
Another unexpected finding was that planning for the future was a theme found in all of
the interviews with the participants concerning communicating commitment. Participants
communicated their commitment to their spouse by talking...
Due to the success of Champlain College degree program, they moved one step
ahead by offering a Master degree program [Kes08]. However, this program concentrates
on digital forensics investigation management and only had few subjects tht touched...
We are all students. Some of us are taking courses in one way and some in
another. The object of education is that we might learn to live together in harmony
Comfort and security can be realized by the owning of a modern home like