SHERRELL VAN "JACK" SAWYERS Biography Jack Sawyers, t h e name h e usually goes b y , was born August 28, 1933. I n J o s e p h , Utah, to Bill Mac a n d Irene Miller Sawyers. He attended the f i r s t a n d second g r a d e in Joseph and completed...
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conservative Christian feel more pressure to keep the children in line with the moral teaching
of their church. A mother who is ―spiritual‖ rejects using religious teachings as an easy way
to not take responsibility...
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shown that the teacher variable is an important factor in student achievement. Only home related factors have a bigger influence (Kratochwill et al., 2007). NCLB (2002) requirements feature this change...
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Many decisions need to be made when planning professional development. One of the most important decisions involves the content and intended outcome of the professional learning opportunity. A series...
2003). In addition to improving the core academic instruction, by working together, educators
will have the opportunity to focus on instruction and monitoring students’ response to accurately
determine those in need of special education...
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(2000) have suggested that the longer the activities, the more effective they are. The learning opportunities tend to be more focused, allow more opportunity for active learning, and are more coherent...
Sun. February 16, 1908: fair Light clds. Attended School and meeting. band practise & M.I.A. Mon. 17: Pleasant T. clds making Photos Band practise at town tonight Tues. 18: Pleasant Clear More pictures. Band practise again tonight in the school...
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student learning outcomes. This is accomplished through on-going collaboration and professional learning focused on understanding how students learn. New practices are learned, created, and implemented...
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....
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meet and share should have priority. The school administration and school leadership team must implement these learning opportunities (Clauset & Murphy, 2012). Time for faculty to collaborate should be...
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Commercials and products are discussed among friends and participant eight said, ―They
talk about it with each other‖. The struggle is how to retain your values but let the kids still
have a social...
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struggled more as well. Finding a way to honestly and fairly delegate (Such and Walker,
2004), responsibilities for the home is a struggle.
Thematic Analysis: Strategies
Mothers describe different strategies in their...
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kindergarten, three first grade, two second grade, two third grade, two fourth grade, two fifth grade, and two sixth grade teachers. The teaching experience of the staff ranges from two to 35 years in...
Perceptions of Teachers Concerning RTI
In their study, Greenfield et al. (2010) found that teachers in their first year of school-wide
RTI implementation used progress monitoring more strategically and became more
confident in using the data...
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Spirituality enters the values discussion in the home as participant six says,
―Recognizing a higher force is a way you can convey your goals and values.‖ Participant
three began each day with her daughter with a...
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...
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live as he lives, with false ideas of money. Modeling will be discussed further in this
discussion under social cognitive theory.
The second strategy that mothers use is vigilance, being aware of moral threats and
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...