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Koontz, Barbara

Overview
Works: 3 works in 3 publications in 1 language and 164 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6013.O35, 823.91
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Most widely held works by Barbara Koontz
Pincher Martin by William Golding( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sole survivor of a torpedoed destroyer is miraculously cast up on a huge, barren rock in mid-Atlantic. Pitted against him are the sea, the sun, the night cold, and the terror of his isolation. At the core of this raging tale of physical and psychological violence lies Christopher Martin's will to live as the sum total of his life
The history of Hunter Mill Road by Barbara Koontz( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Interventions for at-Risk Students by Frankie Huxman( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a report on a school-wide ethnographic study of intervention strategies for at-risk students in kindergarten through second grade. A group of 5 teachers from an elementary school of approximately 250 students in a Midwest community of about 18,000 people (2 first-grade teachers, 2 second-grade teachers, and 1 music teacher) comprised the research team for this study. Data collection procedures included interviews, observations, and survey results. Participant groups included faculty, staff members, students, and parents. The constant comparative method used in data analysis forced the researchers to focus primarily on the interventions. Of the 34% of the students of low socioeconomic status, 72% of the first and second graders were seen by their teachers as "at-risk," while only 18% of those of low socioeconomic status were seen as not at risk. Based on the information gained through this study, interventions were identified to address the needs of at-risk students. These included: (1) an intergenerational reading program; (2) the integration of vocal music into the curriculum; (3) the addition of instrumental music to some curriculum units; (4) a reading program that enlisted men; (5) a summer enrichment program; (6) community linking programs; (7) an intensive spelling program; and (8) behavior management approaches. Five appendixes contain data sources, figures, the Institutional Review Board documentation, a parent survey, and an annotated bibliography. (Contains 1 table, 10 figures, and 16 references.) (Author/SLD)
 
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