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Get Off To An Auspicious Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Get Off To An Auspicious Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Dragged Into The Past: A Major Motif In Munro's 'Walker Brothers Cowboy', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Dragged Into The Past: A Major Motif In Munro's 'Walker Brothers Cowboy', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Alice Munro's "Walker Brothers Cowboy" (The Norton Anthology of World Literature. Ed. Sarah Lawall. NY: Norton, 2002) is bracketed by similar images that establish the futility of trying to stop time. At the beginning of story, in order to explain to the narrator how the glaciers formed the Great Lakes, the father "shows me his hand with his spread fingers pressing the rock-hard ground where we are sitting. His fingers hardly make any impression at all ... " (3012); at the conclusion as Ben Jordan, the father, and his children prepare to return home from their odyssey, Nora Cronin touches the ...


Location, Location, Location, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Location, Location, Location, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Understanding The Method Of Narration In The 'The Open Book', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Understanding The Method Of Narration In The 'The Open Book', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


A Rosey Response To Fick And Gold, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

A Rosey Response To Fick And Gold, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Munro's Walker Brothers Cowboy, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

Munro's Walker Brothers Cowboy, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

The article presents an exploration of the theme of individual fate as seen in Alice Munro's short story "Walker Brothers Cowboy." The author presents an analysis of the theme throughout the book, particularly highlighting the personification of the Greek mythical figures of the three Fates and Tykhe in characters surrounding the protagonist Ben Jordan.


Developing Supportive Models In The Community, Classroom, Clinic And Beyond, Patricia Korzekwa Oct 2007

Developing Supportive Models In The Community, Classroom, Clinic And Beyond, Patricia Korzekwa

Patricia Hampshire

No abstract provided.


Fostering Writing Development Of Secondary English Language Learners: Overcoming Fears, Tears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay, Susan Adams Sep 2007

Fostering Writing Development Of Secondary English Language Learners: Overcoming Fears, Tears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the Indiana Teachers of Writing Annual Conference, October 2007.


Does Religious Behavior Predict Academic Success For English Learners?, Jeanmarie Hamilton Boone Sep 2007

Does Religious Behavior Predict Academic Success For English Learners?, Jeanmarie Hamilton Boone

Jeanmarie Hamilton Boone

This study examined the religious practices and behaviors of predominantly Hispanic high school English learners to determine whether their religious behaviors, such as attending church, enjoying church attendance and wearing religious symbols were associated academic achievement. In the sample of 126 primarily Christian students, religiosity was determined not to be associated with academic achievement.


Problem-Based Learning: A Meta-Analytic Review Of Problem And Implementation Types Across Disciplines And Educational Levels, Andrew Walker, Heather Leary Sep 2007

Problem-Based Learning: A Meta-Analytic Review Of Problem And Implementation Types Across Disciplines And Educational Levels, Andrew Walker, Heather Leary

Heather Leary, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Collaboration: Advocacy For School Change, Cynthia Strong Aug 2007

Collaboration: Advocacy For School Change, Cynthia Strong

Cynthia Strong

Adolescent literacy is a looming issue in secondary schools. Being able to read, comprehend, and write is imperative for students to understand the content of their classes and textbooks. According to Michael Kamil, professor of psychological studies in education and learning at Stanford University, "we almost need a trauma center to take care of this problem, it's that serious for kids that can't read...It's the number-one factor standing in the way of their graduating" (Manzo-Kennedy). Given the importance of literacy, this article provides a story of how a high school media specialist on the east coast ...


Dragged Into The Past: A Major Motif In Munro's 'Walker Brothers Cowboy', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Apr 2007

Dragged Into The Past: A Major Motif In Munro's 'Walker Brothers Cowboy', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

Alice Munro's "Walker Brothers Cowboy" (The Norton Anthology of World Literature. Ed. Sarah Lawall. NY: Norton, 2002) is bracketed by similar images that establish the futility of trying to stop time. At the beginning of story, in order to explain to the narrator how the glaciers formed the Great Lakes, the father "shows me his hand with his spread fingers pressing the rock-hard ground where we are sitting. His fingers hardly make any impression at all ... " (3012); at the conclusion as Ben Jordan, the father, and his children prepare to return home from their odyssey, Nora Cronin touches the ...


Teachers Talk About Mandates: The Innovators And The Victims, Elizabeth Truesdell Mar 2007

Teachers Talk About Mandates: The Innovators And The Victims, Elizabeth Truesdell

Elizabeth Truesdell

No abstract available.


An Issue Of Academic Freedom: Balancing Innovation With The Standards, Elizabeth Truesdell Jan 2007

An Issue Of Academic Freedom: Balancing Innovation With The Standards, Elizabeth Truesdell

Elizabeth Truesdell

No abstract available.


Eportfolio Australia: Imagining New Literacies, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young Dec 2006

Eportfolio Australia: Imagining New Literacies, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

Dr Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

The second ePortfolio Australia conference is part of a Trilogy of conferences (the others are in Hong Kong and New Zealand), reflecting the growing interest around the world in recording digital evidence of achievement and stories to create and present personal and collective identities. This conference emphasises ePortfolio activity as communication, involving students, teachers, parents, employers, and reaching out into the whole community. In the 21st century there is the opportunity to use a range of literacies supported by technology, and the papers included here demonstrate how educators are taking up these opportunities. The range of presentations reflects the diversity ...


Development Of An Assessment Model To Support The Technical Specifications And Proposals For The Review Of The Syllabuses For The Senior Phase Of Learning, Gabrielle Matters, Claire Wyatt-Smith Dec 2006

Development Of An Assessment Model To Support The Technical Specifications And Proposals For The Review Of The Syllabuses For The Senior Phase Of Learning, Gabrielle Matters, Claire Wyatt-Smith

Dr Gabrielle Matters

No abstract provided.


Eportfolios Capturing Learning On The Move, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young, Frank Vetere Dec 2006

Eportfolios Capturing Learning On The Move, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young, Frank Vetere

Dr Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

The book takes a reflective critical look at the idea presented in many countries in Europe and elsewhere that electronic portfolios have the capacity to make a major contribution to supporting education and lifelong learning. The authors analyze and draw together the findings and experiences of practical and well-designed e-portfolio practices. The book’s main purpose is to give an idea of the power and range of e-portfolio applications for self-development, individual as well as collaborative learning, and their capacity to make a major contribution to organizational learning.


Exploring Colonization: Situating Young Children's Experiences Within The Multiple Contexts Of Globalizing Singapore. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. Teachers College, Columbia University., Sirene Lim Dec 2006

Exploring Colonization: Situating Young Children's Experiences Within The Multiple Contexts Of Globalizing Singapore. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. Teachers College, Columbia University., Sirene Lim

Sirene Lim

No abstract provided.


Enhancing Diversity Programs: Building Coalitions Through Developing Effective Advisory Boards, Norman Powell, Sherwood Thompson Dec 2006

Enhancing Diversity Programs: Building Coalitions Through Developing Effective Advisory Boards, Norman Powell, Sherwood Thompson

Norman W. Powell

No abstract provided.


Reflecting On Ten Years Of Eportfolio Work: Where To Now For Professional Development?, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young Dec 2006

Reflecting On Ten Years Of Eportfolio Work: Where To Now For Professional Development?, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

Dr Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

No abstract provided.


An Innovative Statewide Collaborative For Educating Students At Risk, Norman Powell Dec 2006

An Innovative Statewide Collaborative For Educating Students At Risk, Norman Powell

Norman W. Powell

No abstract provided.


Integration Of Technology In Education: A Pakistani Perspective, Wasim Qazi Dec 2006

Integration Of Technology In Education: A Pakistani Perspective, Wasim Qazi

Wasim Qazi

No abstract provided.


Location, Location, Location, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Dec 2006

Location, Location, Location, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


Understanding The Method Of Narration In The 'The Open Book', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Dec 2006

Understanding The Method Of Narration In The 'The Open Book', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


Essentials Of Japanese Grammar For Teachers, Hideo Tomita Dec 2006

Essentials Of Japanese Grammar For Teachers, Hideo Tomita

Hideo Tomita

No abstract provided.


Get Off To An Auspicious Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Dec 2006

Get Off To An Auspicious Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


Munro's Walker Brothers Cowboy, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Dec 2006

Munro's Walker Brothers Cowboy, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

The article presents an exploration of the theme of individual fate as seen in Alice Munro's short story "Walker Brothers Cowboy." The author presents an analysis of the theme throughout the book, particularly highlighting the personification of the Greek mythical figures of the three Fates and Tykhe in characters surrounding the protagonist Ben Jordan.


Inquiring Into Contemporary Child Culture: Implications For Teacher Education And Pedagogy. For The New York State Association For Early Childhood Teacher Educators Annual Meeting, New York, May 3., Sirene Lim Dec 2006

Inquiring Into Contemporary Child Culture: Implications For Teacher Education And Pedagogy. For The New York State Association For Early Childhood Teacher Educators Annual Meeting, New York, May 3., Sirene Lim

Sirene Lim

No abstract provided.


A Rosey Response To Fick And Gold, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Dec 2006

A Rosey Response To Fick And Gold, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


A Collaborative Model For Educating Students At Risk, Norman Powell Dec 2006

A Collaborative Model For Educating Students At Risk, Norman Powell

Norman W. Powell

No abstract provided.