ranch properties, was teacher and principal in the Coalville schools, elected Superintendent of Summit County Schools for 12 years, member of Utah State Textbook Commission, member of Coalville City Council, and was appointed...
schools combined to give him a good basic education. The Coalville Opera House brought music and the theater to enrich the cultural offerings of the community. Church attendance and advancement in the priesthood brought other...
Young Democrat Turns Candidate heated discussion concerning the public school system. In the early stages of the crisis, a sixty-man committee was appointed to study the problems of the public schools. This committee was composed of men from all...
When asked in an interview what had been most rewarding in his life, John S. Boyden replied:
The most enduring reward hrrs been the love and trust of m y own family.
HEN ASKED "HOW HAS YOUR CHOICE OF A mate altered...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
in each class every day. The type of talking that was done in the district school was far from being public speaking, but it at least helped me to think and reason before other people. When I was well...
Another very useful subject for which I registered was Debating. Debating is Public Speaking, but not all Public Speaking is argument. Public Speaking has many purposes. The purpose of impressiveness is secured by appealing to the...
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school connection and the HLEs of these students are just some of the reasons for these
remarkable academic achievements.
This study did not collect data from any schools other than Dixie Sun Elementary. It
focused on ELLs in the...
reading, writing, and listening as outlined in the Utah Core Curriculum. These tests are an
integral component of U-PASS (Utah Performance Assessment System for Students) and the
federal No Child Left Behind legislation.
assessment is to provide educators with a total proficiency score for use in their schools, districts,
and state, as mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Students will be assessed in the
four language acquisition modalities of...
community and family settings are valued in the development of literacy among students who are
not identified with the dominant culture. Factors such as language, culture, ethnicity, and socio-economic
status explain patterns of student...
deprived of learning because of their social isolation and lack of interaction, which affected their
overall cognitive functioning. As a result, Vygotsky set out to transform education in Russia by
creating new pedagogical styles that would...
say that educators “should understand that linguistic barriers, diverse social practices, and a
multiplicity of assumptions, beliefs, and perceptions contribute to difficult discourse” (p. 353).
Therefore, linking academic learning...
community to display children’s work, bringing children’s artifacts from home to display at
school, and sharing photographs outside the classroom (Feiler et al., 2008).
In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDOE)...
the school by using funds from the Effective Teaching and Learning Literacy Program (USDOE,
These government programs are examples of how educators and scholars are redefining
literacy as the term expands into the experiences and lives...
students. Unfortunately, there is a connection between the number of students who qualify for
Title I services and “children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet state academic
standards” (USDOE, 2010b). Schools that have at...
of how Purcell-Gates (1995) provided reading intervention for Donny in exchange for
documentation and careful examination of literacy development through the social and cultural
perspectives of a family from the “white underclass, a minority...
when they enter school compared to children from poor HLEs. However, those children from
low-SES families and ethnic backgrounds had the most variability of literacy experiences in the
home environment. “Relating these profiles to SES and...