sewing room, and fitting room, all completely furnished and equipped for recitation, demonstration and thoro practical work. All utensils and materials for laboratory work are furnished by the department, and for the use of these, students...
presented are phonemic awareness, phonics instruction, guided oral reading, comprehension
strategies, fluency, vocabulary development, computer technology, and teacher training
(National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, 2000). All...
targeted intervention to enable students to ‘catch up’ on critical reading skills” (Kamps et al.,
2007, p. 155). In this tier, students receive “more intensive, research-based interventions with
close progress monitoring” (Berkeley,...
area”(Silvermann, 2002). In fact, rote recall of sequential math steps in order to answer
math problems leads to a shallow level of understanding (Rapp, 2009).
The visual spatial learner has the same probability of being successful...
Health & Human Development, 2000). In addition, ELLs who are literate in their first language
must be explicitly taught the similarities and differences in the alphabets, letter sounds, and
phonemes that are found in their native language and...
strive to more consistently implement alternate behavior interventions that are less intrusive, and
likely more effective. The use of exclusionary timeout should be used only as a last resort when
less restrictive interventions have...
achievement is differentiated instruction. This takes place when the curriculum’s pacing, level,
and depth are modified to meet the unique demands of students (McCoach, O’Connell, & Levitt,
2006). According to Hall, Strangman, & Meyer...
improve ELLs’ literacy achievement. Small-group leveled instruction provided an opportune
setting for these students to be able to access prior knowledge, make connections with text and
their own lives, and increase overall comprehension and...
The benefits of learning in school gardens can be plentiful. The school, community,
teachers, families, and students, all benefited from school gardens.
School gardens have been a tool to teach multiple subjects at...
lessons. The goals of school gardens were primarily for academic and social
development. Secondary goals were recreational and therapeutic (Blair, 2009).
The DeNarco, Relf, & McDaniel study also investigated the academic subjects
outdoor activity engages students, where nature is the manipulative, resulting in reviewing
concepts like ratios, proportions, percents, measurements and random sampling while addressing
the bodily/kinesthetic and naturalist...
• The degree of repetition of topics (U.S. curriculum was highly repetitive; topics
were introduced too early, taught with too little depth, and were endlessly
• Logical order of topics (topics in U.S. were not presented in a...
spelling instruction was to teachers and helped to illustrate the numerous ways spelling is taught
in the same school district and provided information regarding the possible opportunity to share
findings of the study throughout the local...
Introduction- Nature of the Problem
School gardens have constituted a valuable opportunity to integrate curriculum
and provide hands-on learning. The school garden movement planted itself in numerous
education philosophies including...
decisions in the regular classroom. Therefore, students who have been placed in the Pro-Active
Skill Building Program will potentially be better apt to exhibit behaviors that are more
acceptable, allowing them to experience success in the regular...
implemented as instructional projects to engage students in mathematics at Parowan High
School. The instructional projects the students choose for their activity will be worked on and
completed outside of the regular classroom. The educator will...
using word patterns and includes the use of spelling in thinking, spelling in reading, and spelling
The purpose of this study was to use the information gained from researching and
utilizing the programs Spelling Connections and...
Various reading comprehension tests have been developed for the elementary and middle school grade levels, usually up to grade 8. However, “currently few… instruments exist for diagnosing adolescents’ reading ability” (National Institute...
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...