reading” (p. 283). They continue to explain “the assessments should be sufficiently sensitive to
small changes in the student’s reading performance” (Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 283). Besides
indicating student growth, progress monitoring...
programs need to be very high quality and aligned with high-quality kindergarten programs
(Mead, 2008). Another factor that has been identified as important to pre-kindergarten programs
is the teacher belief system (Lar-Cinisomo, Fuligni,...
Utah becomes a state. Branch Normal School established in Cedar City. Gettins lumber for the building. .Acquiring property. Committees in charye. Picture of "Old Main."
O n Jan. 4, 1896, Utah ("Eutaw" meaning "High up" or "In the tops of the...
free from hypocrisy and deceit as it is possible for moral manto be.' He sang several songs during the sermon. His voice was clear and distinct and, though he was then suffering from cancer besides being almost blid, he never permitted his a i c t...
building) But, this was not all. When the teacher's payroll was submitted to the state for payment the latter part of December, the Attorney General ruled that the conditions had not been complied with and the Ward Hall did not meet the...
counterparts (NAEP, 2011). RTI gives educators the flexibility to meet the needs of diverse
learners to help all students find success in learning to read.
Another group of students who would benefit from the focused and individualized nature
The purpose of this study was to examine the academic gains of students entering
kindergarten at below-grade level, on-grade level, and above-grade level, to determine the
amount of progress made throughout the year....
of the Los Angeles Business College, 19,07-8; National Diploma in Pen Work, Los Angeles Business College, 1907; Student of Henager's Business College, Salt Lake City, 1909; Teacher in the Branch Normal, 1909-10; Principal Paragoonah District...
Concerns for the Success of RTI
Understanding and integration of scientific research is a requirement for good instruction
using the RTI format. For this reason, it is imperative teachers not only have strong background
in research but also have...
tested in the subject of language arts using curriculum-based measurements. Formal research
began in February of 2011 and includes archival data from August 2010 to February 2011. The
gathered data were used to classify students as below-grade...
17 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
COURSES OF STUDY.
The Branch Normal offers the following courses:
(1) The regular four years course leading to a Normal certificate with the exception of the professional work of the fourth year which is...
involves working with word meaning and understanding text. Currently, “direct screenings in the
areas of vocabulary and comprehension have yet to be developed for elementary learners”
(Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 289). Fuchs and Fuchs go on to...
The tasks completed in order to meet the goals of this study were to administer the
AIMSweb language arts curriculum-based measurements and the kindergarten teacher
questionnaire using the following procedures to ensure reliability...
In summary, RTI as Fuchs & Fuchs (2006) explain is a “multilayered structure . . .
implemented in the early grades to strengthen the intensity and effectiveness of reading
instruction for at-risk students, preventing chronic school...
The data collected during this thesis study offered information pertaining to the academic
gains of kindergarteners at a local elementary school. These data can be used to determine
which ability group shows the most progress...
The purpose of this research project was to determine individual teacher understanding of
the RTI framework in place in their school, allow opportunity for teachers to share their insights
of how RTI influences their...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
Chase Peterson, appointed President of the University of Utah in 1983.) In another Scouting venture, John and others made a camp on the side hill in Boyden's Grove (the bottom of the ledge at the top of the...