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... attempts to review studies conducted on the use of manupilatives in **teaching** **math** for high school students with leaning disabilities. The purpose of this paper is to examine the importance and benefits of **math** manipulatives among students with learning disabilities. 2.2 Literature review Several Mathematics topics can be taught using different manupilatives. These materials should foster students concepts of numerals, geometry, measurements, problems, solving and data analysis (Moyer et al, 2008). The teachers can use counters, blocks cubes and cuboids to **teach** ordinal numbers, place values, fractions and understanding algebra. Students with learning disabilities can use geoboards when learning geometric shapes, and geometrics solid models...

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... plans, and making effective decisions. An effective approach to aid adolescent students with mild learning disabilities in accessing challenging concepts of mathematics is to offer strategy instruction (Montague & Jitendra, 2009). This paper therefore defines cognitive strategy instructions, identifies significant features of effective cognitive strategies, and identifies key contents necessary for instructing adolescent students with mild learning disabilities in the use of the cognitive strategy. Nevertheless, the paper will provide an example for the application of cognitive strategy instruction for **teaching** **math** and offer considerations when applying cognitive strategy instruction in **math** classes. A cognitive strategy refers to plan...

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...**Math** Problem a) I constructed the first linear function based on the municipal solid waste data for 1970 and 1997 and the second linear function based on the data for 1980 and 1997. A dependent variable is the annual production of municipal solid waste in million tons. An independent variable is the number of years after 1960.
Based on the municipal solid waste data from the graph, I received such numbers for independent and dependent variables for the models.
Model 1
Model 2
Dependent Variable
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Independent Variable
121
10
152
20
217
37
217
37
Model 1:
121 = a + b*10
217 = a + b*37
The solution is a=85.4, b=3.56. Therefore, the first linear function is:
Annual MSW = 85.4+3.56*(Number of years after...

2 Pages(500 words)Math Problem

... of such students are taught without any reference to their needs, including those in learning mathematics, in the general education classroom. One possible reason for such disappointing situation is lack of literature on **teaching** **math** for students with LD and BD: some researchers observe that the literature on **teaching** **math** is scarce even when compared with the existing research in the field of **teaching** other subjects such as language and reading - a situation that is hardly acceptable considering the importance of mathematics in modern world (Steele, 2004). The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the most interesting works in the field of **teaching** **math** for students with LD.
Literature Review
There is a solid body...

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...Derivatives of sine functions Investigate the derivative of the function Figure Graph of function and for Figure shows the graph of function (red curve) and it derivative (gradient) (green curve). From graph it can be seen that the gradient of the function behaves similarly as original function, however it shifts left side by (or shift right side by).
= or
From above, it is obvious that the graphs of the sine and it derivative cosine functions are sinusoids of different phases1. The derivative is also a sine function with a phase-shift of (or).
Conjecture: The graphs of the sine function, and its derivative cosine function, are sinusoids of different phases i.e. the derivative is also a sine function with a phase-shift... of sine...

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...Death Penalty Thesis ment: The statistics used in death penalty cases can be used to argue for or against the practice, but rarely are all of the real statistics given.
Outline
I. Introduction
II. Pro Death Penalty Statistics
a. Victims
b. Death Row Inmates with Prior Convictions
III. Anti Death Penalty Statistics
a. Race
b. Education Level of Death Row Inmates
IV. Real Death Penalty Statistics
a. Race
b. Number of Executions since 1930
V. Conclusion
The statistics used in death penalty cases can be used to argue for or against the practice, but rarely are all of the real statistics given. Pro death penalty advocates generally state crime statistics, while anti death penalty advocates cite the cost... Penalty Thesis ment: ...

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... XXXXX Number: XXXXX XXXXX XXXXXX XXXXX of XXXXX XX – Jun - 2010
Mathematics - Assignment
A. What kind of correlation do you expect to find between annual income and amount spent on car? Will it be positive or negative? Will it be a strong relationship? Base your answer on your personal guess as well as by looking through the data.
The two variables, annual income and amount spent on car are expected to have a positive correlation. The main reason is that when the income is higher, people tend to spend more on their cars. Moreover, the relationship between the two variables is expected to be strong.
Based on the data given, it is evident that the annual income and the amount spent on car are directly proportional to one... XXXXX Number:...

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...**Maths** and the paraprofessional **teaching** fraction xxxxx School: xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx Due xxxxxx Introduction In fractions, models are used because of a number of reasons. However, the most important is that it helps to give the concept of fraction as a number (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, 2009). Different models are used to make a clear understanding of the concept among the students. As few young ones are unable to grasp a certain concept or idea, therefore through other means, the concept can be embedded in their minds in a better way. Hence, they can have a long-term understanding of fractions.
In order to develop deep understanding of fractions, there are some concrete examples to the three fraction models...

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...Chapter 5 & 6 Questions Find the prime factorization of 191 or if the number is prime. (Format: prime or not prime) prime 2. Determine whether 580 is divisible by 2, 3, or 5. State your answer as a single number or two or three numbers divided by a comma, i.e., 2,3 or 2,5, etc.
(Format: Whole numbers separated by commas such as 4,7 or as a single number such as 4)
580 = 2*290
580 = 5*116
Divisible by: 2, 5
3. Find the LCM of 12,15, and 20.
(Format: Whole number such as 4)
12 = 2*2*3
15 = 3*5
20 = 2*2*5
LCM = 2*2*3*5 = 60
4. Use the LCM determined above to add: 1/12+ 1/15 + 1/20. State your answer in fraction form and reduced to the lowest common form.
(Format: Fraction such as 1/6)
(1/12) + (1/15) + (1/20) = (5 + 4 + 3)/60...

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...Question/Answers Explain **Teaching** of Numeration, introduction to Arithmetic, , Auto Education, Sensitive Periods and Absorbent mind The basics of concepts such as numeration or counting are already known to children at the age of three. For example, three buttons, two cups and one more plate. Montessori education develops introductory concepts of arithmetic, such as understanding of numbers in relation to each other, and to other concepts such as shape and size of objects.
Auto-Education refers to the child’s ability to construct ideas and concepts on his own by refining his senses through observation. For example, skip-counting and base ten operations are learned through constructing objects and observing them in relation to each other...

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Although multigrade teaching is most associated with developing countries, the use of this type of system is not limited to Africa and the Caribbean. “Multigrade classes, in which teachers work with more than one curriculum grade at the same time, are widespread in developing countries. They are also surprisingly common in industrialized countries. Yet the needs of learners and teachers in multigrade classes remain invisible to those who plan, design and fund education centrally” (O’Toole, 2006). There are several reasons why districts may choose to utilize the multigrade system, sometimes out of necessity and sometimes as a deliberate choice, just as there are several ways in which the system can be organized. I...

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...Evaluation In the assessment related principles of **teaching**, the assessment toll should match with performance objective. a) Which assessment tool touse, which test to formulate must be based on our performance objective. If our assessment tool is aligned with our performance objective, we can claim that our assessment tool is valid. In the concrete, this means that if we want to **teach** our students how to make Shrewsbury biscuits, we simply let them work with their kitchen equipments and see them bake. Our performance test is aligned with our performance objective, therefore it is valid. If , however, we make use of a written test and ask our students to write down the steps of baking Shrewsbury biscuits, from the very beginning...

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According to Bell (2004), in the United Kingdom, the government has implemented the Primary National Strategy which provides a framework for implementing ICT technology in learning. It has been recorded that primary schools have an average of 37 computers in each which are used by teachers and students in learning. There is great access to computers in secondary schools than in primary schools. It is also noted that the development of the use of ICT in teaching and learning in secondary schools is relatively more stable than in primary schools in the United Kingdom. This is perhaps due to the trickle-down effect. The trend is catching up well in primary schools which have established computer laboratories to offer ICT learning to...

7 Pages(1750 words)Term Paper

Herein, comparisons will be made to highlight the differences in using anatomical models for study versus self-directed (usually textbook) learning. As well, the use of tutors as an advantage in the medical classroom will be discussed.

Some students are hands-on learners. For them, three-dimensional (3D) anatomical models are effective. “Exploratory tools enable users to investigate structures in ways not possible in the real world” (Implementing, para. 3). These 3D models can represent just about any part of the human body. Models are available of small structures, like the head, or of the entire human skeleton. Models of the entire human body can also be purchased. Some of them even have removable parts so...

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I will begin my evaluation with the objectives of the course, discuss a theory that is relevant to learning styles to see how it fits with the course and then provide my conclusions about how this course meets the objectives of the course.

I am assuming that the Teaching and Learning Strategies class was created for students at the college level who were going into some form of teaching or training.

To evaluate this course it is a good idea to start from the beginning and look at the objectives. As I was looking for references in this process, I found a website that had tips for designing instruction that I felt would offer me a structure to work within. According to "Instructional Design," the instruct...

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When students learn science, they construct meanings and develop understandings in a social context, state Duit & Treagust (1998: 4). Classroom verbal discourse in the form of teacher talk and teacher-student interactions form the basis for most of this meaning-making. Because teacher questions are a frequent component of classroom talk, they play an important role in determining the nature of discourse during science instruction. The cognitive processes that students engage in, as they undertake the process of constructing scientific knowledge, to a large extent depend on the kinds of questions that teachers ask and their way of asking the questions.

Chin (2007: 816) conducted a study to investigate questioning-bas...

7 Pages(1750 words)Case Study

“Language occurs through an interaction among genes (which hold innate tendencies to communicate and be sociable), environment, and the child’s own thinking abilities” (Genishi, 2006). But just how does this happen? How do children learn to use sounds to communicate and then to place those sounds in the correct order to make themselves understood? While some of this behavior can be attributed to the imitation of the caregivers, there remain aspects to the development of language and communication that cannot be so easily explained. To provide a more complete understanding of how language and communication develop in the young child, it is necessary to understand not only the primary terms that are applied, but al...

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Mostly, their foot temperature is taken, because heating (high foot temperature) may result in diabetic foot ulcer. The urine test is of two different types: (i) Microalbuminuria Test and (ii) Hyperglycemia Test. The purpose of the Microalbuminuria Test is to determine if the blood vessels to the patients’ kidneys have been damaged. If damaged, the test would be positive. Similarly, the hyperglycemia test is meant to detect the blood sugar level: if the level is high, this signifies that much Ketone, a by-product of the fat burning in the human body with little or absence of insulin. The hyperglycemia test is encouraging if its result is low. The diagnostic tests highlighted above constitute vital parts of the daily medical...

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In practical terms, this means the way in which cultural meaning is constructed and the direct and implied messages that are conveyed by the act of speech, the level of politeness, discourse organization and the register used.

This has far-reaching implications for the second language classroom, where the learning process may involve the making of assumptions based on L1 ‘implicit mental representations’, that do not match those needed for the target language. If not addressed during the teaching or communicative learning process, this may lead to the application of wrong codes to the L2 task, potentially producing misunderstandings that may result in embarrassment and feelings of failure for the student, th...

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...An overview of Effective Practices for **Teaching** Children to Read **Teaching** how to read is a complex process that requires a lot of expertise and experience. It is an art and a science at the same time. Its scientific part requires that the teacher should possess the necessary skills about reading, based on scientific evidence. It is an art since it requires that the skills be applied effectively in order to achieve the best results. A difficulty comes in the actual application of the skills. A teacher may be well equipped with the scientific knowledge but may lack on the effective **teaching** practices, which are necessary in delivering. A teacher who knows to **teach** how to read is the one who associates well with the children and knows...

7 Pages(1750 words)Research Paper