Full of Years and Honor
was placed administratively under the Department of Social Services in 1967, and Ab Harris was employed as the first Director of the Division of Indian Affairs. With the death of Ab Harris, Bruce Parry became the...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
worker on cancer and polio drives, and chaired the fashion show, one of the biggest events connected with the latter. Governor Clyde appointed her to the State Fair Board, where she served for two years....
The enlargement of our close family circle b y mam'uges and the is advent of gra~~dckildren a joy and blessing causing me to ponder m y o w n u~ortkiness.
S A SCOUTMASTER, FATHER, CUBMASTER AND bishop, John was always...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
the family of John S. Boyden. We have appreciated and admired his many fine qualities of character, his family and his achievements. Throughout his l i e he made good use of his intelligent, inquiring, and...
Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Since the dirt road was steep and at its crest there was some soft sand, we all walked past the first bend, where a mad scramble was made for the positions in which we would be carried homeward. Of course, the best places were near canteens, on...
Palmer, William R., 1877-1960; Indians of North America--Antiquities; Petroglyphs;
Inscriptions found west of Utah Lake near Moseda. Typed on reverse side: "The human form is drawn quite crudely. An ideograph for man. Over at the extreme right is a variant of the simple form for denoting the human figure, one cresent torn away...
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on the notion that social interaction nurtures cognitive development. With a new perspective of
how learning takes place, Vygotsky felt social learning happens first before child development
occurs. As cited in the Learning Theories Knowledgebase...
Home-literacy environment (HLE): The literacy experiences in the home in which a
child participates and observes before formal reading and writing instruction. It also refers to the
continued literacy experiences a child is exposed to at...
assessment is to provide educators with a total proficiency score for use in their schools, districts,
and state, as mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Students will be assessed in the
four language acquisition modalities of...
in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the
American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy
Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
discovery that emerged from this qualitative study were the differences in the amounts of literacy
activities that took place per hour. For example, even though these families were all from low-
SES backgrounds, researchers categorized them into...
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...
needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st
century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and
diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...
considered more popular modes of receiving printed messages. If educators understand this
multimedia culture, and how students in the digital era interpret messages, they can use this
knowledge to build on students’ current interests and...
boyfriend lives with the family in the home. Maria has two little sisters that she helps tend.
Maria’s real dad lives in Texas and was very abusive to Maria’s mom in the past. Maria’s
maternal grandma lives in St. George and Maria’s mom...
Access to Reading Materials
Library Store Family
Center Home Friend Mail Internet
High ELL 50% 33% 33% 33% 16% 33% 16%
Low ELL 33% 83% 16% 33% 0% 16% 50%
How Do You Use a Computer?
Games Emails Writing Movies Music...
from a variety of schools within Washington County School District, or even within the entire
state of Utah, were beyond the scope of this investigation but would have helped to add more
insight with the results.
Consent Letters in English and Spanish
You and your child are being invited to take part in a research study about literacy. 26 students and parents
combined from Ms. Berglund’s and Mrs. Stansell’s class...