Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Swasey Family; Swasey, Joe
Joe Swasey is the youngest of the Swasey Brothers who ran horses and cattle on the San Rafael in the 1870s and into the next generation as well. The Swasey Brothers adventures and stories are as embedded in the San Rafael Swell as the fossils. They...
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Devil's Canyon; Slot Canyons
Look closely to see the crack in the landscape that continues to the top of the photograph. Slot canyons such as this are examples of erosion's power to cut deep pathways far below once solid surfaces. Devil's Canyon is seen here running left and...
Dr. Ellis Shipp traveled around the state teaching women nursing skills, specializing in Midwife and obstetrics. These classes were taught through the L.D.S. Relief Society program. This photograph is of graduates from the town of Emery standing...
and the lst, lSth, 25th, 37th, IOlst, 113th, and 145th Psalms. She received an education quaJ&ng her to become a Governess at the age of 17 and lived with the family of a gentleman where she spent her leisure time hernrning frills for fancy shirts....
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
fall term before Judge Johnson, the calendar contained 55 cases heard by a jury comprised of 22 men (the law requires "a jury of not less than 16 nor more than 22 members"), with evidence being presented by...
Advocate for Indians
group of autonomous villages and clans controlled by the religious leaders known as "Kikmongwi." In drafting the original constitution, LaFarge had hoped to unite the various factions for political strength, leaving the...
Advocate for li~diar~s
skills as an advocate and orator for the Hopi cause. His obvious sincerity and great vigor spellbound the committee members and brought tears to the eyes of even casual obsewers. Several Senators and Congressmen as...
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Clyde Bryant and Willard Thompson, members of the Seed Judging Team
Left to Right: Grant Esplin, Browning Platt, Bud Nelson, Donald Lamoreau, mem-bers
of the Stock Judging Teams. Bud Nelson is also the winner of the Union
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...
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...
in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the
American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy
Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
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...
one in which parents may still value literacy and their children’s education; however, they are
less educated and engage in fewer literacy activities in the home. Students from literacy-oriented
communities have proven to be more prepared for...
there is a possibility that someone else in the home is (Haneda, 2006). ELL out-of-school
“literacy practices are typically bilingual or multilingual in nature” (Haneda, 2006, p. 339), as
they are associated with religion and parental...
considered more popular modes of receiving printed messages. If educators understand this
multimedia culture, and how students in the digital era interpret messages, they can use this
knowledge to build on students’ current interests and...
Internet in the home or somewhere in their communities. Immigrant families and low-SES
families might feel more of a need to own a computer rather than to have a television. There are
many reasons for this, but it is obvious that these families...