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Another important contributing factor to the success or failure of a student is the
level of involvement parents provide in the home. Even as children transition through the
middle school ages “Parents continue to be an important source of...
student attitudes regarding the homework, and lack of time to prepare effective
assignments. Students simply do not like homework. The time homework requires, cuts
into their extracurricular activities and downtime away from school.
A lack of...
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...
It has been observed that the most effective teachers are those who recognize that they
have much more to learn and thus seek opportunities for continuing professional development
(Parris & Block, 2008). The world of education is constantly...
The researcher determined these standards were well developed and focused on many Core
concepts which were necessary for students to gain understanding in preparation for further
study in chemistry. This determination came after an extensive...
Question four of the interview measured the resources provided by the school
districts. The consolidated school districts, of which three suburb groups reported, were
summarized first followed by the fifteen suburban school districts. There was...
to take some of the grading burden, teachers could more easily “assign more writing, and so
students could get the practice they needed to develop as writers—practice that was not possible
in most classrooms because of the burden it placed on...
2. explain how the particulate level structure and properties of matter affect its
macroscopic properties, including the effect of (a)valence electrons on the chemical
properties of elements and the resulting periodic trends in these properties,...
interviewed a recently married couple and asked several questions relating to commitment.
According to Weigel (2003):
The findings revealed particular events, conditions, and interactions that the couple
themselves said are relevant...
by act, being caring, compassionate, learning how to more fully express love, learning
how to more fully identify what she’s going through, and finding out how I can give her
some support that she needs. Just day by day, act by act,...
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and Web Page Design
factors of aesthetics, usability and functional-ity.
The usability philosophy represents the ease
of finding and processing information. In other
words, this philosophy attempts to make a web
partial, partisan, and problematic. At the end of the partisan discussion, Eisenberg says, “When we speak, we tend to represent our views of situations in ways that favor our interests and goals” (Eisenberg & Riley, 2001, p. 56). The partisan...
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been dominant because group members select leaders who are similar to themselves, or leaders who they perceive will create the lowest levels of uncertainty. Contingency theory suggests that group leaders,...
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spectrum, but at such an ambiguous position they were identified as having a Pervasive
Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, or PDD NOS.
The myriads of combinations of characteristics have made students...
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Social Thinking Interventions in Second and Third Grade
Possibly the most famous person with autism, Dr. Temple Grandin (2006)
hypothesized that Einstein’s Theory of Relativity would not be accepted...
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Bellini, S. (2006). The development of social anxiety in adolescents with autism
spectrum disorders. Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities, 21(3),
138-145. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier...
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management, while teacher trainings assisted teachers in empowering students with
strategies directly related to classroom success. A lack of organizational skills as well as
attention deficits have been known to...
SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS
Chapter 5 Discussion
Approximately one in 110 children are diagnosed with autism. It is the fastest
growing developmental disability in the United States. Myriads of characteristics are
manifested by people on the...