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Online Mentoring For Sam V. Curtis Elementary, Michelle Ann Kendall Jan 2004

Online Mentoring For Sam V. Curtis Elementary, Michelle Ann Kendall

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this thesis was to create an Online Mentoring website that would benefit teachers by helping them to feel more confident and efficient through their first couple of years teaching. Its focus is to provide new teachers access to all information involving its processes, procedures and expectations within a specific school site.


Organization Leads To Self-Confidence And A Wonderful Retirement, Dorothy Jean Oliver-Scott Jan 2004

Organization Leads To Self-Confidence And A Wonderful Retirement, Dorothy Jean Oliver-Scott

Theses Digitization Project

The significance of the project was to answer the call of California schools in their plight to stop attrition and retain teachers. This project alone or in conjunction with other programs offered by schools/school districts gives them another tool to reach their goal of 100% teacher retention. It is the belief of this project that the problems with retention could be diminished if not eliminated, by giving beginning teachers a handbook.


Staff Development For Whole-Language Teacher In Taiwan English As A Foreign Language, Chung-Ju Lai Jan 2004

Staff Development For Whole-Language Teacher In Taiwan English As A Foreign Language, Chung-Ju Lai

Theses Digitization Project

This project explores the Whole Language method for developing Taiwanese students' language proficiency in both Chinese and English. It includes sections on current practice in primary-level instruction, teaching methods, learner-centered literacy, crosscultural teaching and learning, and school administration. It provides a theoretical framework for training Whole Language teachers, an instructional unit and a strategy for assessment.


Developing Extended Communities Of Practice To Support Implementation Of Inspiration® In Elementary Classrooms, Michael Richard Towne Jan 2004

Developing Extended Communities Of Practice To Support Implementation Of Inspiration® In Elementary Classrooms, Michael Richard Towne

Theses Digitization Project

This project examined the need for continuing education for teachers, particularly in the area of technology integration. It includes an exploration of the interdependence of technology and pedagogy. It developed an on-line extended community of practice to support professional educators attempting to implement Inspiration®, a commercial software application. The project presents a research-based justification for employing cognitive mapping strategies in a wide variety of pedagogical contexts, provides a dynamic list of examples demonstrating concrete applications which are connected to content and technology standards, and examines current design features for websites.