Nature of the problem
There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to
achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with
math have created many different...
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....
Support from the
C. Charles Jackson Foundation
has made this publication possible
and contributed to the projects showcased on these pages.
Considerable appreciation is due to
Dr. Bruce H. Jackson
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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...
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Overholt, J., Aaberg, N., & Lindsey, J. (1990). Math stories for problem solving success. West
allowed to draw the ideas presented (Nolen, 2003). He/she likes to work with maps, puzzles,
charts, visualizations and images (Denig, 2004).
Students all benefit from visuals. Today, individuals with learning disabilities are
the school by using funds from the Effective Teaching and Learning Literacy Program (USDOE,
These government programs are examples of how educators and scholars are redefining
literacy as the term expands into the experiences and lives...
Where parents are capable of guiding the child and are inclined to supervise the
home study, their children succeed in school. But where the parents are illiterate
or for other reasons are unable to supervise the home study, their children as...
(Marzano, et al., 2001, p. 82). The bodily/kinesthetic learner has “specific physical skills such as
coordination, balance, dexterity, strength, flexibility, and speed, as well as proprioceptive, tactile,
and haptic capacities” (Armstrong,...
teachers concerning how MyAccess! scores. The same report notes that in response to the
statement, “MyAccess! gives fair and accurate scores” student responses averaged 3.5 on a scale
of 5. Teacher responses were 2.8 (2010).
• What concepts and understanding are expected for students prior to entering an
advanced chemistry education course?
• What standards are missing from the Utah State Core that need to be added into the
course to better align with National...
one in which parents may still value literacy and their children’s education; however, they are
less educated and engage in fewer literacy activities in the home. Students from literacy-oriented
communities have proven to be more prepared for...
read with a certain person, on a given day, in a brief reading event. In
this light, situational interest is defined as a temporary state that
is produced by environmental conditions, rather than by well-developed
internal needs (Alexander,...
The purpose of this creative project was to develop a year-long course outline for grades
10-12 Introductory Chemistry to be implemented at Southwest Education Academy: Turning
Point Campus, Iron County School District.
students’ short attention spans” (Furner, et. al., 2005, p. 16). If educators understand how
students learn and take advantage of the knowledge gained it encourages the pupils to be better
students. So what is a better student? A better...
Turning Point is a therapeutic treatment facility that has a contract with Iron County
School District (ICSD). The district is required to provide teachers and supplies for the purpose
of instructing an average of 25 students per school year....