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    • Cash Account. February.: Date. Received. Paid. 1 5 doz. Eggs 1.00 1 cloth 160 thread 10 1.70 1 supporters .25 1 gloves (childrens) .50 1 writing Tab .10 1 I.H. Langston 1.50 pasture 2 C.F. Hepworth .75 photos 3 J.M. Smyth. Co 2.29 7 Corn....
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    • vii Acknowledgments There are many wonderful people in my community who made this thesis possible. First, I would like to thank my third-grade students and their parents from the 2010-2011 school year who participated in this study. The trust and...
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    • 3 on the notion that social interaction nurtures cognitive development. With a new perspective of how learning takes place, Vygotsky felt social learning happens first before child development occurs. As cited in the Learning Theories Knowledgebase...
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    • 13 community to display children’s work, bringing children’s artifacts from home to display at school, and sharing photographs outside the classroom (Feiler et al., 2008). In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDOE)...
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    • 14 the school by using funds from the Effective Teaching and Learning Literacy Program (USDOE, 2010a). These government programs are examples of how educators and scholars are redefining literacy as the term expands into the experiences and lives...
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    • 15 students. Unfortunately, there is a connection between the number of students who qualify for Title I services and “children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet state academic standards” (USDOE, 2010b). Schools that have at...
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    • 16 reading achievement among children across most of the countries, and that higher economic levels of a country were related to richer home-literacy environments, whereas lower economic levels were associated with poorer home-literacy...
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    • 19 when they enter school compared to children from poor HLEs. However, those children from low-SES families and ethnic backgrounds had the most variability of literacy experiences in the home environment. “Relating these profiles to SES and...
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    • 23 of the school, McLaughlin noticed that other Western-based institutions, such as the local Christian churches, provided religious reading material in Navajo and that Navajo literacy classes were established by members of the community. In terms...
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    • 24 needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...
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    • 25 considered more popular modes of receiving printed messages. If educators understand this multimedia culture, and how students in the digital era interpret messages, they can use this knowledge to build on students’ current interests and...
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    • 31 Instrumentation Questionnaires, language arts scores from end-of-level CRTs, UALPA scores, free and reduced lunch data (Title I), and ethnographic case studies were used to examine the connections between home-literacy environments and literacy...
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    • 50 Chapter 5 Discussion This chapter is outlined by first revisiting the problem and issues and why they are important to this final discussion. Next, the similarities and differences between the results of this study and that of others are...
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    • 58 References Borba, M. (2009). Caring closes the language-learning gap. Phi Delta Kappan, 681-685. Cheng, L.R.L. (1996). Enhancing communication: Toward optimal language learning for limited English proficient students. Language, Speech, and...
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    • 59 Learning Theories Knowledgebase. (2010). Social Development Theory (Vygotsky) at Learning-Theories.com. Retrieved October 10th, 2010 from http://www.learning-theories. com/vygotskys-social-learning-theory.html Macmillan/McGraw-Hill. (2006)....
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    • 60 U.S. Department of Education. (2010b). Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies: Title 1, Part A. Washington, DC: Retrieved October 15, 2010, from http://www2.ed.gov/programs/titleiparta/index.html Van Steensel, R. (2006)....
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    • STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 28 purposes for practicing polygamy. Their work gave a holistic and broadly based understanding of what life was like for people in the two fundamentalist communities in which they worked. Power Differentiation To establish the...
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    • STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 29 Because discrimination has become more amorphous, it is more difficult to precisely identify and acknowledge (Camara & Orbe, 2010; Bosmajian, 1983). In addition to combating biased language, members of peripheral or...
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    • STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 30 understanding of why social inequality exists (McCall, 2005). For example, instead of focusing on gender by itself, many feminists are evaluating various biological, social and cultural categories such as gender, race,...

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