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,...
Apologia, Antapologia and Political Power
Chapter 2: Literature Review
The following literature will focus on two areas that are pertinent to this particular study. This review will summarize various apologia strategies utilized in the political...
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
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(Vroom, 2000). The greatest task of the leader when it comes to decision-making is
determining how the problem is to be solved (Vroom, 1973).
When subordinates are unaffected by a decision, an autocratic process works
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spectrum, but rather operate on two separate spectrums. Some factors in the workplace
operate to create job satisfaction or good feelings about work, while some factors create
dissatisfaction or bad feelings about the job....
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On a different spectrum, Herzberg identified the hygiene factors that exist and
make job dissatisfaction a real possibility. The number one factor that can cause people to
have bad feelings about their jobs is...
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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districts have 100% of building fully implemented” (p. 14). While this school may not be at 100% implementation, they have made huge gains within the school year. All of the participants at the...
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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...