Utah, was the founder of the Self-Governing School System of the Branch Normal School.
Through this government the students make their own laws and enforce them. By thus affording a very practical training in civics, the system does...
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society comprises "the choral," (an organization devoted to chorus singing) the gentlemen's quartet club, the ladies' chorus, the mandolin and guitar club, the orchestra and the band.
The musical public has opportunity to...
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pleased with the condition to such an extent, that wherever they go they take steps to procure like privileges.
Copies of the City Charter and plan of government have been requested by the management of several...
ate with the instructors of the Branch Normal School in giving a course of public lectures during the winter months.
These lectures will be on various scientific, literary, and philosophical subjects of popular interest, the aim being to...
being to give the citizens generally some of the educational advantages of the Normal School. Lectures illustrated with stereoptican views will be given frequently.
Lectures of national reputation will be occasionally procured.
reading” (p. 283). They continue to explain “the assessments should be sufficiently sensitive to
small changes in the student’s reading performance” (Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 283). Besides
indicating student growth, progress monitoring...
special educators are asked to take on the roles of intervention specialists, RtI experts, and Tier
evaluators in addition to their undersold roles as high-quality instructors who perform daily with
professional practices of rigor, excellence,...
of RTI implementation and an illustration of this school’s implementation of the framework. For
the purpose of this paper, the researcher focused on interventions at Tiers 1 and 2.
Figure 1: RTI Structure. This figure illustrates the structure...
through monthly notes giving the number of lessons attended, reading level of student, rate and
accuracy, and any other relevant comments.
Teachers, along with colleagues in the school teaching the same grade level, special
some studies may not be as universal as anticipated but can give a baseline from which to start.
All teachers commented on the frustration of seeing the best thing come and go to be replaced by
the next best thing.
All of the participants were...
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...
Consideration of Time and Numbers Involved in Interventions
Besides noting a lack of focus on pinpointing and adjusting Tier 2 intervention to meet
specific needs of individuals, teachers in this study identified approximately 30 percent...
Letter to Explain Study
December 15, 2011
I am inviting you to take part in a research study about teachers’ perspectives on RTI
implementation. Three teachers from your school have been randomly chosen to take part...
Assignment: Interactive Prototype
Using Microsoft PowerPoint, create an interactive prototype of a simulated web page. In
PowerPoint, design a simple website layout using the drawing tools provided in PowerPoint
As a young creative director, I was tasked with creating a web development
process for a small web software startup company. Small businesses would
hire us to design their website, and then they would subscribe to our online
other assessments. Because IRIs are perceived as being more accurate than standardized tests by specialists, they have been used for over 50 years to measure the reading levels of students. The QRI is flexible, in that it can use narrative...
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justification had an interesting dichotomy: on the one hand they claimed working outside of the home should not be the only indicator that a woman had a good work ethic, but on the other hand they wanted their reader’s to know...
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not working. Again, this gives reason to believe they are designing their reasoning to be understood by working women, especially working mothers. Working mothers understand the amount of time they sacrifice with their children...
Participants and Setting
Those who were impacted by the creation of this project were elementary teachers
and students at Eagle Elementary School. A specific emphasis was placed toward third-grade,
fourth-grade, and fifth-grade teachers, as well...