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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...
Software prototyping draws many of its methods from industrial de
sign prototyping. Johnny Ive, a renowned industrial designer and the
mind behind the design of many Apple computer products, said, “I
love making prototypes....
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,...
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...
Graphics and Multimedia 149
Designers use tools to manipulate the objects on the canvas. Common
tools include shape drawing tools, paintbrushes, and croppers. Many tools
are controlled by panels, which offer the ability to change...
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...
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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social thinking interventions as opposed to social skills interventions. Social thinking
interventions promoted the teaching of the “why” behind behaviors without targeting and
rewarding individual isolated social...
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...
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conjunction with the inclusion of students with special needs in regular education
classrooms adds weight to the fact that teachers could expect to be increasingly called
upon to enhance the social deficits of...
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...