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    • 1 4 4. What are some important points to remember about teaching spelling? The key points addressed are spelling must be taught, it must be individualized to meet the needs of the students and it must be taught across the curriculum. Teachers...
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    • 1 5 the struggling speller. The differentiation is also seen in the practice activities, games and assessments. This program has developed a five-day scope and sequence to help students improve their spelling skills everyday. On day one, the...
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    • 1 6 many forms of assessments with their program. There are diagnostic tests, formative and summative tests and measurements to allow for progress monitoring (Gentry, 2012). If mastery is not met, these tests inform the teacher of where re-teaching...
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    • 1 Straight is the Gate: An Ethnographic Study of the Centennial Park Polygamist Community A Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in Professional Communication at Southern Utah University May...
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    • ! 1! Chapter 1 Introduction Context of the Problem Alfie Kohn’s book, No Contest: The Case against Competition, has served as the definitive critique against competition in education. Kohn posits that competition is the reason schools are in...
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    • 13 students with a deep understanding of a selection of text, improved skills in comprehension, vocabulary, listening, speaking, and critical thinking, and experience in working together to construct meaning, solve problems, and explore life...
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    • 14 applicability, and relevance affected student perception. The question of how to engage, present, organize, encourage, and grade discussions is common among all in-class discussion strategies. Role of the teacher. Similarly, the questions...
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    • 15 own education and professional training. More and more states are adopting professional exams to illustrate a teacher’s content knowledge and professional ability; in many states, employment hinges on passing such tests. Pamela Esprivalo Harrell...
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    • 15 Participants & Setting The participants of this study were students in a fourth grade, public elementary school (East Elementary) in Iron County School District, located in Cedar City, Utah. The participants were a combination of low functioning...
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    • 16 (Hill et al, 2012, p. 515). However, their primary discussion was to illustrate that assessments used to certify and reward teachers should be constantly evaluated. Looking at the connection between student achievement and teachers’ professional...
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    • 19 particular study. I entered the parts of the survey that would benefit this study into a Google Document Form and administered both the pre-treatment and post-treatment surveys online. I focused on whether or not exposing students to various...
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    • 2 1 6. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a...
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    • 2 5 research-based program, but it is the developmental theory that is research-based, not the program (Zaner-Bloser 2012, October 20). Word sorting alone, which is learning spelling by analogy, may not take into account other important strategies...
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    • 2 7 spelling instruction was to teachers and helped to illustrate the numerous ways spelling is taught in the same school district and provided information regarding the possible opportunity to share findings of the study throughout the local...
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    • ! 2! a focus on “selecting pieces to win and not for the good of theatre” (Criman. 2015). The Utah Shakespeare Festival (USF) and Southern Utah University have sponsored a Shakespeare Competition since 1977 that hosts over 2,800 students annually...
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    • ! 20! Matt Richtel, writer for the New York Times, shared competing views on competition in his column. He cites an American Psychological Association publication, the Psychological Bulletin, which compares hundreds of research papers on the...
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    • 21 Chapter 3 Methodology Purpose The purpose of this study is to discover what elements of professional development are failing and why. Additionally, this study revealed which types of professional development many teachers in Washington County...
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    • 21 Chapter 4 Results Introduction Discovering whether or not a collaborative study program would be beneficial in helping students earn credit toward high school graduation was the primary goal of this study. The students met for a total of ten...

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