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Reading is an essential tool for existence in our modern society. While some
children and adults struggle with learning basic reading concepts, a common problem of
reading reluctance exists in classrooms across the nation....
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Service learning helps promote both intellectual and civic engagement by linking the
work students do in the classroom to real-world problems and real-world needs. Without
compromising academic rigor or discipline-specific objectives, service...
Perhaps the most important implications of this study are the findings of the
structural equation analysis. Results of the structural equation modeling analysis showed
that information sources have a positive effect on travel motive....
ranging from 1 (no time spent) to 7 (all of time) rather than simple ―yes‖ or ―no‖
participation while on vacation. Furthermore, while the data collected on each of the
individual variables in this study provides some value to the...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
Indians. In spite of the Court's decision, the Hopi's were not allowed to exercise equal rights in the joint-use area by the stubborn Navajo Tribe and a reluctant Bureau of Indian Affairs. Steve recalls: When...
setting and all students in the class participated. Progress was monitored and improvements in
spelling were recorded at three points in the study. The Elementary Spelling Inventory was
administered at the beginning of the study, in the middle...
For the next six weeks the Words Their Way spelling program was used to teach spelling.
This consisted of specific groups of students at each level of spelling development, ranging from
students in the within-word patterns to...
A common interpretation of the link between low parental knowledge and
child/adolescent problem behavior is that parents, by actively monitoring the
nature of their adolescents’ activities and companions, are better able to intervene,
students’ investment in school learning appears to increase” (Haneda, 2006, p. 343). ELLs can
then feel safe to learn in this type of school environment as it allows them become active readers
and writers when exposed to new texts.
It is not...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
his personal history. He ran out of steam well before the project was completed, and I had the privilege to sit beside him and paste clippings into his book. Dad was always so meticulous, and I tried to do...
books to read empowers and encourages them. It strengthens their self-confidence,
rewards their interests, and promotes a positive attitude
toward reading by valuing the reader and giving him or her a level
of control. Readers without power to...
Regardless of reports that homework may or may not increase academic achievement,
elementary students are spending increasing amounts of time studying outside the classroom. In
a longitudinal study from 1981 to 1997, Hofferth & Sandberg (2001)...