Learning and superstition in the nineteenth century
- A comprehension checklist: What if it doesn't make sense? Massey, Dixie D. // Reading Teacher;Sep2003, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p81
Presents a checklist for teachers in dealing with comprehension breakdowns of students. Pointers in making individualized comprehension checklist; Suggestions in handling culturally and linguistically diverse students.
- To Read Or Not To Read? Talbert, Rodger // Industrial Paint & Powder;Jun2005, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p4
Narrates the author's view on the importance of reading in the learning process of an individual. Narration of the author on the pros and cons of reading; Recital of the author on the odd stories that he had read from several books; Explanation of the author on the relevance of reading in his...
- Developing Deep Understanding and Literacy while Addressing a Gender-Based Literacy Gap. Sun, Yanqing; Zhang, Jianwei; Scardamalia, Mariene // Canadian Journal of Learning & Technology;Fall2010, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p1
Online discourse from a class of 22 students (11 boys and 11 girls) was analysed to assess advances in conceptual understanding and literacy. The students worked over a two-year period (Grades 3-4), during which they contributed notes to an online Knowledge Building environment -- Knowledge...
- Adult and Community Learning Fund 1998-2004. // Literacy Today;Dec2004, Issue 41, p27
Focuses on the final report of the Basic Skills Agency strand of the Adult and Community Learning Fund. Objectives of the group; Findings on the evaluation of the organization; Website information.
- THE MIMIC-WAR AT MIAMI: A CASE STUDY OF 19th CENTURY SPEAKER BANS. Samosky, Jack A.; Suter, Jon H. // Free Speech Yearbook;1982, Vol. 21, p70
The article presents information related to the importance of undergraduate literary and debating societies during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It has been informed that citizens of the U.S. founded colleges and universities for promoting education. It is informed that Miami...
- Literacy learning and children's social agendas in the school entry classroom. Nichols, Susan // Australian Journal of Language & Literacy;Jun2004, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p101
Focuses on the child's participation in the social context of classroom literacy activities in Australia. Routines children learn at school entry; Social setting of the classroom; Key site for dynamic interplay of social agendas.
- Baron Blood. // Vampire Book;1999, p33
Information about vampire Baron Blood is presented. Blood was born as John Falsworth in the nineteenth-century. He went to Romania to search for Count Dracula to become powerful, however, he failed and instead turned into a vampire. He returned to England and assumed his identity as Baron Blood,...
- Razvoj zdravstvene kulture u Srbiji u prvoj polovini 19. veka. Ristic, Slavica; Ristic, Sini�a; Jovic, Sladjana // Vojnosanitetski Pregled: Military Medical & Pharmaceutical Journ;Aug2011, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p716
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- Off to blab school. Hennessey, Gail Skroback // Cricket;Feb95, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p52
Describes the education of Abraham Lincoln at blab school in the spring of 1815 in Knob Creek, Kentucky. Why it was called a blab school; How parents paid for the schooling; Zachariah Riney, the teacher; Lincoln's ability in spelling; Total amount of Lincoln's formal education.