Introduction- Nature of the Problem
Every year students enter kindergarten with varying ability levels and with an array of
educational backgrounds. While several students have attended a preschool or received some
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In a research study conducted by O’Connor et al. (2000), a group of kindergarteners’
literacy progress was monitored and tracked over two years. During this time, students who
were considered “at-risk” were given four tiers of...
Furthermore, digital forensics community also expresses their concerns on the
need of an organization or body that can monitor the accreditation of a digital forensics
programs that currently or will be available in the market [Rog04]. When...
included in student files as part of the researcher’s improvement plan to the Pro-Active Skill
Building Program. It is intended by the researcher to encourage faculty and staff at the study site
to incorporate these preventative interventions...
irrelevant in overall student achievement. The only statistical significance was the impact that it
had on the level of teacher support that was given to students (Santi, York, Foorman, & Francis).
The same study also shows that:
Students who do...
(a) the measures have the necessary psychometric characteristics for reliable and
valid measurement; (b) the measures are quick to administer and are thus feasible
for regular use in school settings; (c) the measures have multiple alternate...
Inclusion is the least restrictive of the four timeout procedures. Inclusion involves
placing a student in a separate area inside the classroom where instruction can be observed, but
where interaction with peers is denied for a given period of...
that may be part of the problem” (para. 363). Research shows that educators are able to enhance
academic achievement (Condron) through ability grouping. This method is explained as “…the
process of teaching students in groups that are...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
persist in their harsh, dry environment and attract others to them in periods of serious drought was the skill with which the Hopis developed especially adapted plants and their ability to coax them into high...
lessons. The goals of school gardens were primarily for academic and social
development. Secondary goals were recreational and therapeutic (Blair, 2009).
The DeNarco, Relf, & McDaniel study also investigated the academic subjects
This information advocates the idea that AES systems are most beneficial to lower-level
or general education students. The most surprising thing about this finding is that it is close. It
would be expected that the lowest students would get the...
6. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific
words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of
being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a...
Background, Significance, and Purpose Setting
Before students start their kindergarten year in the local school district, they are given a
series of individual kindergarten assessments. During this 25 minute appointment, the student...
decisions in the regular classroom. Therefore, students who have been placed in the Pro-Active
Skill Building Program will potentially be better apt to exhibit behaviors that are more
acceptable, allowing them to experience success in the regular...
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
Fantuzzo et al., 2005; Mead, 2008). Caucasian and Asian children demonstrated higher levels of
skill in reading (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl). Research by
Fantuzzo et al. concluded “African American, Hispanic, and...
Furthermore, Marinak and Gambrill have suggested that books as rewards for increased
reading are a gratifying, successful reward for students.
Specifically, when offering extrinsic rewards for reading, books are less
undermining to intrinsic...
Research confirms that the most critical relationship regarding student achievement
remains the connection between teacher and parent. Maintaining open communications between
the teacher, the student, and the parent is crucial. Successful...