the newspaper ran the letters exactly as they had been written. It didn't take long to
figure out why.
For starters, the 25 students spelled "vandal" in nearly as many ways. "Dear
Vandales" went one letter, "I really think that you were tuped...
J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D., and author of many books based on spelling research, was
asked by the Zaner-Bloser editor Marytherese Croakin to discuss the four most pressing
questions teachers have asked about teaching spelling. Here are the...
Best Spelling Practices in Classroom Instruction
Chapter 1 - Introduction
There are many challenges that face educators regarding how to effectively teach
spelling. Gentry stated, “Spelling really does matter and that, as educators, we need to...
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The Internet and the Web
As previously mentioned, HTML was developed
in the early 1990s by Tim Berners-Lee who was
an independent contractor at CERN. The original
intent of HTML was to provide a means where-by
deprived of learning because of their social isolation and lack of interaction, which affected their
overall cognitive functioning. As a result, Vygotsky set out to transform education in Russia by
creating new pedagogical styles that would...
For instance, ―100% Pure Assurance‖ marks a symbol for quality accommodations in
New Zealand (New Zealand Tourism Board, 2010, para. 6). Other alterations could
promote adventure, romance, education, spirituality, or value while still tying...
writing at this institution is not valued as human communication—and this
in turn reduces the validity of the assessment (CCCC Executive Committee,
They also have concerns with companies not communicating their algorithms with their...
The Internet is increasingly considered one of the most effective ways to advertise
since the Internet has several advantages over the traditional forms of advertising in the
travel and tourism industry, including...
Learning in detail about the different learning styles created by Howard Gardner
increased my desire to implement the strategies that have been proven to help students learn to
the best of their abilities. Even though at times I feel frustrated...
engaging if they include names of students in the class. Students often benefit from creating
problems for each other (Wadlington and Wadlington, 2008).
Writing stories and listening to books are not the only ways an individual...
Service learning helps promote both intellectual and civic engagement by linking the
work students do in the classroom to real-world problems and real-world needs. Without
compromising academic rigor or discipline-specific objectives, service...
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XHTML attempts to support all the rules of
HTML using XHTML standards.
If this all sounds confusing, don’t let it worry
you. By learning HTML, you are also learning
the basics of XHTML. There are some differ-ences
but they are...
Nolen, J. L. (2003). Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom. Education (Chula Vista, Calif.),
124(1), Retrieved from http://www.hwwilson.com/
Overholt, J., Aaberg, N., & Lindsey, J. (1990). Math stories for problem solving success. West
community to display children’s work, bringing children’s artifacts from home to display at
school, and sharing photographs outside the classroom (Feiler et al., 2008).
In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDOE)...
mathematical/logical person starts early by ordering and re-ordering objects. The individual
calculates quickly and memorizes long tables of information, like bus schedules (Nolen, 2003).
Mathematical/Logical in Math
parents end up doing the bulk of the homework assignments in order to simply just get it
done (Simplicio, 2005).
Policies and practices that have formed consistent positive results regarding math
homework are: “(a) Homework must help students...
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This rule would set the color of all level three headings in our web page to the color blue. The rule
has two basic parts the “selector” and the “declaration.” The selector is the part before the left curly
brace and the...
1986, 93). Service learning is one of the ways in which we maximize the benefits that students
receive from our nation’s universities. However, in order for service-learning to be successful, it
is essential for three specific criteria to be...
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Web Design With Photoshop
and a Thumbnail size from the Style menu (Fig-ure
6. Make sure all the photos are still selected then
click Refresh Preview to see the gallery in the
Output Preview panel.
The Output Preview panel will...