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A study of the spelling achievement of rural high school pupils

by Doreen P. McKay

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spelling ability,
  • Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Testing,
  • English language,
  • Orthography and spelling

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Doreen P. McKay
    ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Dept. of Educational Psychology
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 59 leaves :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26726593M
    OCLC/WorldCa65779298

      "Rural schools in the study listed the same factors as impacting student achievement: poverty, parental support, community, extracurricular activities and a caring school . By contrast, the unemployment rate for high school graduates with no college was twice as high, percent, and for persons with less than a high school education the unemployment rate was percent, over three times higher. An October survey of high school graduates and dropouts found that fewer than 50 percent of the.

      All the case-study schools subscribe to the educational ethos of creating an environment for all pupils to discover their gifts and talents, and the authors show clearly how these findings can be applied in any school. Raising the Achievement of All Pupils Within an Inclusive Setting describes the strategies that have been developed to provide.   Thus, it is important to differentiate between the different indicators of academic achievement. The APA book on testing and assessment in school psychology and education, Geisinger , provides a thorough overview of the assessment of academic achievement. In the following, the most important indicators of academic achievement are presented.

    As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to o lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed. In a similar study, Cash () investigated the relationship between certain school building conditions, student achievement, and student behavior in rural high schools in Virginia. Basically, the same hypothesis that Edwards employed was used in conducting this study.


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A study of the spelling achievement of rural high school pupils by Doreen P. McKay Download PDF EPUB FB2

Very few of the studies of the achievement of rural high school students were given the 6th grade pupils for Mr. Kreitlow's study entitled, MA Study arithmetic and spelling of 6th grade pupils. (11) The Progressive Achievement Tests Advanced Battery Form A, machine scoring edition, were given the 9th and 12th grade students.

school and students’ perception of their own academic competence influence achievement in mathematics for high school students. But the study departs from earlier work in suggesting that perceived academic competence may be more influential than engagement in boosting achieve-ment in both mathematics and reading.

The study's objective was to examine the relationship among students' study skills, school type and academic achievement in Economics among high schools of Irewole Local Government Area of Osun.

high and moderately high correlation between spelling skills and phonetic knowledge. Studies to determine whether or not the special teaching of phonetics would iMprove students' spelling achievements have shown less agreement. but nine out of studies found improvement in spelling achievement.

The researchers who reported their procedural. From the present study it is found that the school environment of standard IX students is low. It is found out that there is very low positive relationship between the school environment and academic achievement.

To make the achievement to a high level, efforts must be taken to strengthen the school environment. So that, theFile Size: 96KB. High achieving 99 70 Table 4 shows that pupils in the Shama sub-metro schools were, on the average, a year older than pupils in the high-achieving schools in Primary 3 and 6.

RESULTS Research question 1 What school environment factors are the causes of poor academic performance in the Shama sub-metro. This study analyzed how Wisconsin rural public high schools’ academic achievement compared to their city, suburb and town peers while controlling for ten factors.

The Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examination (WKCE) measured academic achievement for tenth graders including reading, language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. School Climate-The shared beliefs, values, and attitudes that shape interactions between students, teachers, principals, and set the tone of acceptable behavior for the school Student Achievement- Student performance on state assessments.

However, for the purpose of the proposed study, overall class average will. The purpose of this study is to explore the impact of cooperative learning strategies on pupils’ learning engagement in a smart classroom environment.

This study adopts a. Woody, Clifford, The amount of time devoted to recitation and study in the elementary schools of Michigan / (Ann Arbor: School of Education, University of Michigan, []) (page images at HathiTrust) Woody, Clifford, Aptitudes, achievements and intersts of high school pupils.

Unlike cities, though, where high population density tends to make poverty more visible, it can be much harder to see in rural areas, which makes it harder to cope with. Poverty is proven to affect educational outcomes, and frequently leads to increased absenteeism (or early drop-outs).

dies are similar as those for students in other settings. The centrality of the school to rural community life, however, places a greater responsibility on the rural school to elevate students’ aspirations.

Likewise the avenues to higher academic achievement are largely the same in rural as in urban and suburban schools. schools. A case study of a principal at an effective inclusive school identified the following characteristics of the principals role: caring for and investing in teachers, providing opportunities for distributed leadership, and protecting teachers from the pressures of high-stakes accountability.

(Hoppey & McLeskey, ). CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Education is a key factor for sustainable development (Chimombo, ). The significance of education, especially in developing countries, is increasing because of progressing pressure to catch up with the developed world regarding, for example, global competitiveness (Hawkins ).

A School Self Evaluation of teaching and learning in Literacy was undertaken during the period 7th January and 21st May This is a report on the finding of the Evaluation. A Snap-Shot of our School on May/June St. Mary’s N.S. is a rural co-educational Primary School. There are currently 85 pupils on roll.

Trent, S. A descriptive study of the effect of traditional and year-round calendars, socio-economic status, and teacher tenure status on student achievement in two rural school systems in Tennessee.

Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Liberty University.* Google Scholar. a more pronounced lack of spelling instruction for adolescents compared to younger students (Foorman & Petscher, ). Recommendations for providing effective reading instruction include components of spelling such as spelling-sound relationships,1 the orthographic system,2 and morphological components of words3 (Snow, Burns, & Griffin, ).

Pre-test method-Ogle () measured spelling achievement in rural schools and reported that the schools using the test-study method surpassed those using the study-test method. Gates and Bennett () studied the temporal span of assignments, experimenting with ten groups of pupils in Grades II to VI, inclusive, during a period of four months.

Achievement results for fourth grade students living in remote rural areas show that 39% of students are reading at a below basic level. (Provasnik et al., ). The data on student achievement indicates that students in rural schools perform well as measured against students.

broader school context. The study sought to answer four key research questions: 1. What are the population characteristics of pupils in low attainment sets. What practices and processes do schools use to identify and organise low attainment groups.

How do schools and teachers motivate and inspire pupils in low attaining groups to learn. 1. Introduction. This closing chapter takes a broad brush approach to the findings of the preceding reviews of research on small and/or rural schools, and their school–community relationships in Finland, Norway and Sweden, the Nordic countries, and in two British countries, England and Scotland.Bedford School is an HMC independent school for boys located in the county town of Bedford in England.

Founded init is the oldest of four independent schools in Bedford run by the Harpur Trust. Bedford School is composed of the Preparatory School (ages 7 to 13) and the Upper School. The study reveals a 16% impact of school design on pupils' learning rates.

• An Environment-behaviour factors model is strongly validated. • 10 environmental factors of the classroom and 5 non-e factors are analysed. • The study uses multilevel statistical modelling for .