Full of Years and Honor
He had a deep love for his country that resulted in a special kind of patriotism. He reminded political leaders at various levels to remember the proclamations for occasions such as Citizenship Day and Constitution...
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needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st
century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and
diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...
One of the co-authors of Treasures is Dr. Jana Echevarria, a professor of educational psychology
who specializes in bilingual education and is an expert in teaching ELLs. Echevarria (2005)
stated, “In order to tailor instruction appropriately,...
that curriculum standards are taught and students are prepared for end-of-level tests, such as the
CRTs. However, if educators recognize that another priority of teaching should be to learn about
the HLEs, home communities, and the cultural...
English classes. Parents with low-literate children spoke only their native Spanish during the
home visit interview and never mentioned that they were learning English. All parents
interviewed for the home visits were either from Mexico or...
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(3)Meanings about acting, action and practice. People act explicitly or implicitly to communicate messages. By interpreting these actions a researcher can gain a richer understanding of the practice. Messages about action...
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In many ways the Centennial Park community celebrated the differences they perceived from modern society and was grateful for not being “normal.” Although interviewee #6 was in most ways a typical young adult who enjoyed...
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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...
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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an organizational value of employee giving (Dainton & Zelley, 2005). The end result would then be a basic organizational assumption that employees at SUU donate financially to the University (Schockley-Zalabak, 2006). I also...
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this particular year at Southern Utah University our spring employee campaign capitalized on the momentum of a successful inauguration of our new president, a much anticipated Founders Day celebration and a legislative session...
Complexities in Learning to Read
Learning to read is a complex and unnatural process. As Lyon (1998) starts by
explaining, “although spoken language is seamless, the beginning reader must detect the seams
in speech, unglue the sounds from one...
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...
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...
Observational Protocol for RTI in the Classroom
Teacher Initiated Accommodations
Daily classroom schedule posted
Academic expectations posted
Speak in a clear voice
Make eye contact with students before giving...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS
In one study involving the effects of social skills training in a class-wide setting,
Kamps, Barbetta, Leonard, and Delquadri (1994) found that peer-trainings and
interventions done on a class-wide basis benefitted the...
actions and making decisions for the organization. “Stakeholder theory…provide(s) direction in developing practical implications for…communication” (Ulmer, 2001, p. 591). Stakeholder theory is so applicable to my internship at the city...
research, communication changes depending on the current situation of the organization. At the city office, the communication was different depending on the goals and deadlines we were working on. As things were more pertinent, there seemed to be...