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Specific Learning Disabilities and the Language of Learning

Posted on April 04, 2014

TOM: THIS ARTICLE HAS MANY PHOTOS TO CHOOSE FROM, remedy BUT THEY ARE TOO BIG TO MOVE. I PLACED THEM IN THE DROP BOX UNDER A FOLDER IN TECH InTech Collegiate High School isn’t your typical high school. From the outside, sildenafil InTech seems like any other small charter school. However, this school has had the highest ACT scores in Cache Valley for the last three years and was designated the top high school in Utah by Newsweek and U.S. World News in 2011 (Sargsyan, 2011& U.S. News, 20

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Cognitive Processing and the WJ III for Reading Disability (Dyslexia) Identification

Posted on April 04, 2014

Cognitive Processing and the WJ III for Reading Disability Identification March 5, order 2010 NASP Convention, Chicago Presenters:  Nancy Mather & Barbara Wendling Topics What is a specific reading disability (dyslexia)? How do Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) Factors relate to reading difficulties? What other cognitive and linguistic factors are important for the diagnosis of dyslexia? Overview of the WJ III Discrepancy and Variation Procedures WJ III Case Study Examples What is a Specif

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Math Word Wall in Middle School

Posted on May 05, 2013

Word Wall in middle school hallway reinforces 8th-grade content vocabulary as students walk to classes. Word walls have been used in many elementary school classrooms to help students build their vocabulary as they learn how to read. One rural public middle school in the southeastern United States took the word wall one step further, says a recent article in The Clearing House. Eighth-grade teachers in the school collaborated on a word wall in the hallway that reinforced vocabulary students

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The Utah Transition Action Team: Dedicated to Successful Transition

Posted on March 03, 2013

At the risk of losing most of my educational friends and colleagues, prescription I am one of the few willing to openly support the NCLB legislation. Beyond all of the issues of organizing a fair and valid process of accountability for all students from Anchorage, Alaska, to the Hawaiian Islands, White Plains, New York, to Salt Lake City, Utah, and all destinations in between, there is success. If nothing else we have started the process of creating an accountability system that will assist ed

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PMfocus.org – Progress Monitoring Focus is Live and Working

Posted on October 10, 2012

Nena F. Hupp pauses from reading her kindergartners the picture book Let's Count to help them better understand the math assignments they are about to tackle in small groups. "Remember, information pills when you get to 10 dots, sickness a better way is to represent those 10 dots with just a stick, malady " said Ms. Hupp, who teaches at Worthington Elementary School in this community near Baltimore. "It takes us forever to have to count all those dots. Mathematicians were smart when they came

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Do Read Alouds Build Fluency in Non-fluent Readers?

Posted on June 06, 2012

For Students Who Are Not Yet Fluent, visit this Silent Reading Is Not the Best Use of Classroom Time Teachers do their best to improve students' fluency, look but sometimes the information they have to work with is incomplete and, therefore, leads them down the wrong path. For example, silent reading or 'Round Robin' reading seem like good ways to improve fluency. But, in fact, increasing fluency requires more practice, more support, and more guided oral reading than either of these strateg

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Why Minority Children Cannot Learn Math

Posted on March 03, 2012

EDITOR'S NOTE: In medicine, site the public demands that practitioners be knowledgable of and use proven, research-evidened practices. To do anything less would be considered malpractice, resulting in harm to the patient and litigation against the practitioner. In education, practitioners are often allowed to use pseudo-science, and teaching strategies that reinforce their biases, opinions and comfortable teaching styles, even when the evidence shows that many practices are ineffective and

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Districtwide Approach to Increasing Student Achievement

Posted on March 03, 2012

Teaching, the most important profession An average high school graduate has spent 10,000 hours at school in the company of 20 teachers. It's no wonder almost everyone has a story about a teacher who changed his or her life. Think about it: We aren't legally mandated to spend as much time with any other kind of person as we are with teachers. An American who graduates from high school has been taught by more than 20 teachers and has spent more than 10,000 hours in their company. Still, with

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Changing Mindsets: High Expectations for All Students

Posted on March 03, 2012

If you were to walk into my home, decease you would quickly realize that anything with a circuit board and integrated circuits are my friends. I have a passion for technology. From amateur radio to computers, cialis 40mg I’m involved. I was once told by a mentor that I should teach with my passion, try to share with my students my interests in order to improve their exposure to new things and improve their quality of life. They didn’t have to tell me twice! Alpine School District has b

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Technology Immersion: a District Perspective

Posted on March 03, 2012

Changing the Landscape of Teaching and Learning in Provo School District In May of 2011, rx the UPDC (Utah Personnel Development Center) showcased Provo School District’s technology immersion initiative to improve achievement of all students. This immersion has changed their landscape of teaching and learning for all teachers and students. This article first highlights the big ideas presented by Provo District’s Technology Director, information pills Ted Kelly. Next, it highlights resp

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