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Addressing disproportionality in the schools -- perceived culturally competent practices at a middle school with an ethnically diverse population
Disproportionate representation of minority students in special education is an ongoing problem at both a national and local level. One way in which school districts can address disproportionality is through the examination ...
Comparative study of human mortuary practices and cultural change in the upper Midwest
Death is an important part of life and societal identity, and forms a crucial part of the archaeological record. Yet many archaeologists have failed to analyze how the burial patterns change and grow throughout prehistory. ...
Science and Health News 2009 Winter
(University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. College of Science and Allied Health, 2009)
Effects of a sports performance training program on adolescent athletes
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a training intervention that combined strength, plyometric, and speed and agility training on sports performance in adolescents. Twelve middle and high school girls ...
Injury and violence and the relationship to prematurity or low birth weight : a pilot study
This study examined the relationship between injury/violence and prematurity or low birth weight. This relationship was examined after controlling for confounding variables that have been linked with birth outcome. A survey ...
Looking for the past in the present : ethnoarchaeology of plant utilization in rural Bolivia
Ethnoarchaeology is a still developing field of anthropology, where the methods of ethnography and archaeology are combined to interpret archaeological findings and generate and test hypotheses. Ethnobotany is the study ...
Teacher Talk 2009 May
(University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. School of Education, 2009-05)
Significance of classic Maya ceramic vessels in feasting
Within the past few years, many Maya archaeologists have addressed the significance of feasting in ancient Maya society and the way in which this ritual can be identified through the use of special ceramic vessels. The use ...
Effects of cross-age reading on upper elementary students' attitudes toward reading
While cross-age reading practices are often utilized in schools, there has been limited research on the effects of this commonly used practice. Research has focused on cross-age tutoring, in which older students are trained ...
A comparison of excavation methods between the War Eagle and Bertrand steamboats
The steamboats Bertrand and War Eagle operated in a similar brief period of time in the United States and were both primarily excavated in the 1960s. The sites described in this paper are representative of a terrestrial ...