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and advertisers know the power of TV media. The meaning transfer of a product in the
tightly defined world of the advertisement (McKraken, 1990) to children makes the children
want not only the object, but the world...
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...
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
Concerns for the Success of RTI
Understanding and integration of scientific research is a requirement for good instruction
using the RTI format. For this reason, it is imperative teachers not only have strong background
in research but also have...
There are several important factors to consider when promoting a destination
image. For example, when an image is projected by the local tourism industry it should
be anchored to some extent on a true destination identity. This strategy...
The following specific recommendations were identified from the current study. The
term educator in this chapter is used very loosely to include faculty, student life personnel and
service center staff.
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the second wife), she said, I don’t even know you anymore. She perceived that I had changed so much because of that new relationship that she didn’t recognize me as the same person that we had grown together in our...
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that children need time with parents more than anything else. Participant seven describe the
―personal time commitments that must be made‖, without which all the other strategies will
fail. The timing of the physical...
10. When I can't find the answer
immediately, I stick to it until I
Figure 4.19. Comparison between March and May, “When I can’t find the answer immediately, I
geography and United States history, reading and spelling. The required work in these studies is as follows
Arithmetic. As treated in Southworth's Essentials of Arithmetic, Book II., Werner's Arithmetic, Book III., or an...
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They do not seem to care what happens to their neighbor. “Have you ever noticed how black people treat entertainers and athletes like family when they die but can watch their local news of some young unknown brother in their...
been used for decades as a way to assess reading comprehension levels. The Cloze procedure requires students to read the text and use context clues to fill in missing words with ones that makes the most sense. This type of process only requires...
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boat were trying everything to get over the top or through the water. Nobody was paying attention to the door on the boat. This went on for awhile when finally I said why don't we just open that door right there and walk off...
While, for the most part, teachers felt confident with the initial screening measure, all
teachers commented on how arbitrary the progress monitoring assessments were. As identified
by all teachers, the stories used for assessment in progress...
The two students in group L that scored below a 9th grade level are both reading books that are also below a 9th grade level (5.3 and 5.5), which shows they are comfortable with reading books that match more closely to their scores from the DRP...
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problems in New Orleans. The problem is that before the Saints asked for anything, the same problems were there and not enough has been done to try and change them. I would hate for the state to take a stand against the Saints...
administer other portions of the test. The lists measure how well a student can decode and recognize words, another aspect of reading comprehension.
Although the QRI does not have a specific section for measuring prosody, the third factor of...
the options available for the QRI test were utilized and compared together, the results could possibly reflect more accurate results.
Overall, the QRI test is the more valid and effective test in measuring reading comprehension. The...
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sufficient and strongly lack financial management skills. This means that they are limiting themselves, and cannot break the cycle of poverty and dependence on government programs. The government officials need to recognize...
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have foreseen the necessity of somehow getting word out to each individual about the fierceness of Katrina over previous storms and the urgency of this particular evacuation order. The people needed to be directly told that...