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    • Observing the Effects of Activity Based Learning on Math Comprehension in a High School Algebra Class 

      Bock, Brandon (2015-07-21)
      As a third year high school math teacher, it can be difficult to engage all students with new math concepts. To address this problem, I compared a traditional lecture based class, to classes that emphasized group work, ...
    • Old lead mines of Southeastern Minnesota 

      Cordua, William S. (William Sinclair), 1947- (St. Croix Rockhounds, Stillwater, MN, 1988)
    • Operation free Iraq: a gendered content analysis of newspapers 

      Jepson, Niki; Davis, Tricia (2005-04)
      Women have been historical underrepresented in the field of journalism, and it is journalists we mostly rely upon when hearing information concerning war. With the gendered imbalance that exists in journalism, it leads us ...
    • Organic: a photographer's journey through documenting, learning, and teaching 

      Otte, Molly (2012-05-04)
      After reading Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits by Linda Gordon a couple of summers ago, I wanted to try my hand at a photography project where I studied one subject in depth through photographs. I knew that completing ...
    • Our chance to fly 

      Goldin, Phyllis (2010)
      Audio recording and lyrics for Our Chance to Fly, a UWRF Spirit Song written and performed by Phyllis Goldin in 2010.
    • Overture to orioles: solo piano 

      Goldin, Phyllis (1999)
      Artist's statement: "The incentive to produce this recording came from The Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies on the banks of the Cannon River, Red Wing, Minnesota, where I was privileged to be in residence as ...
    • Parent involvement that supports children academically and promotes the development of independence 

      Loomans, Michelle G.S. (2014-11-17)
      A significant body of research exists connecting parent involvement to the academic success of a child. This research explored practical ways to encourage and remove barriers to that involvement while continuing to foster ...
    • Parental and familial involvement in the school community 

      Roth, Rachel (2015-04-24)
      Parental/familial involvement in the classroom as well as school community is an issue of constant importance. Parents and families are crucial participants in a child's education. It is critical to create a bridge between ...
    • Parental guided support of a child's emerging literacy development 

      Buxengard, Beth (2012-12-07)
      Research has shown that parental involvement in children's early literacy is critical to their development. The problem is that parents may lack the knowledge, skill set, and confidence to obtain this involvement. The ...
    • Parents of youth who identify as transgender: an exploratory study 

      Johnson, Danielle; Sikorski, Jonathon (2010-12)
      The present qualitative study explores the experiences, perceptions, support systems, and coping strategies on which parents of youths who identify as transgender rely. Specifically, parental challenges and concerns about ...
    • Path to normalization: finding and measuring the essentials of the Montessori method 

      Harder, Elizabeth (2015-05-18)
      The Montessori method is growing in public education. But it is a complex method with many aspects, and there is much potential for misunderstanding and mis-emphasis. In the midst of the many external pressures of a ...
    • Peer Book Discussion to Motivate Readers 

      Steinmetz, Chelsey (2015-12-11)
      An essential component of reading instruction is motivation. This study explored the impact of peer book discussion on motivation in reading in a fourth grade classroom in a rural community. Participants were engaged in ...
    • Peer Mediation Through the Lens of Montessori: The Effects of Peer Mediation on Peer Interactions 

      Heim, Rachel (2018-10-15)
      Peer mediation is conflict resolution by youth, for youth. In a Montessori setting, students are given responsibility, freedom, and choice, often working without adult guidance. Peer mediation allows students to extend ...
    • Peridot asteroid 

      Cordua, William S. (William Sinclair), 1947- (St. Croix Rockhounds, Stillwater, MN, 2000)
    • Petrifying wood 

      Cordua, William S. (William Sinclair), 1947- (St. Croix Rockhounds, Stillwater, MN, 1992)
    • Pieces of eight minerals 

      Cordua, William S. (William Sinclair), 1947- (St. Croix Rockhounds, Stillwater, MN, 2003)
    • Pierce and Pepin Counties apartment recycling program survey: Summer 2005 

      Hadley, Shelly; Parks, Denise; Trechter, David (2005-10)
      To help owners/managers of multifamily housing properties with five or more units comply with state and county recycling regulations, the County Recycling Departments of Pierce and Pepin Counties commissioned the Survey ...
    • Pierce County Farm Technology Days 2010: economic impact report 

      Trechter, David; Hadley, Shelly; Janke, James (2010-09)
      The primary purposes of this survey were to gather information with which to estimate the economic impact of the Farm Technology Days (FTD) event on the economies of Pierce and St. Croix Counties and to discover what aspects ...
    • Pipestone voices 

      Cordua, William S. (William Sinclair), 1947- (St. Croix Rockhounds, Stillwater, MN, 1998)
    • Pitter patter 

      Combs, Stephanie (2008-09-26)
      Paper presented at the 2008 Nature, Art, Self Conference by Stephanie Combs (University of Mary Washington, VA) in which she describes her experiences with memoir and the writing process.