I stood a t the foot of a ladder,
And it looked so very high-
, It really seemed to me its top
Was resting 'gainst the sky.
And as I stood gazing upward,
In the clouds I could plainly see
vVritten in golden letters,
"The Ladder of...
Beaver tribe. Some of the tribe were in good standing with Beaver Adz and his father who had some influence. (Adz means bow and arrow.)
Beaver Adz was a good-looking Indian, when young, and often worked for the "Whites," before he was injured at...
iron to almost any amount could soon be manufactured. The machinery is of the best kind and works well and would do for a much larger fbmace than what is up. In haste, I am yours, Henry Lunt. The settlers harvested many loads of grass hay from the...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect Giving motion to the view, That plagues your inner calm With ambition bom anew. What is this thing within me That words do not make known, Yet calls the trick before the play, And I claim it as my own7 Do you...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
Steve would take them up as Dad began to ease up in his work. At a time when he was having these feelings he was on his way to visit a client. He was driving through a canyon and was stopped at a construction...
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...
When teachers inaccurately or inadvertently give assignments that do not reach
the intended learning, there is a chance of doing more harm than good for a student’s
attitude towards the subject (Michael, 2007). Math homework is assigned to...
future academic failure. Reaching out to reluctant readers and instilling the desire to
experience reading as a form of pleasure and enjoyment is the constant quest of the
classroom teacher. While no two reluctant readers are exactly alike, one...
Motivating Reluctant Readers
Finding the “magic potion” to motivate engagement in a young reader is
important. “Learning requires active student engagement in classroom activities and
interaction—engaged students are motivated for...
gratitude for instilling such a spark for reading enjoyment.
Sample surveys, found in appendix H, show parent observations and students’ improved
outlook and commitment to reading, and confirm that project goals of increasing...
Guthrie, J.T., (2001). Contexts for engagement and motivation in reading. Reading
Online, 4(8). Retrieved from:
Guthrie, J.T., Wigfield, A. Metsala, J.L, & Cox, K. E. (1999) Motivational...