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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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    • 10 U.S. TV SHOW’ INFLUENCE IN CHINA There are three characteristics that require the researcher to apply grounded theory. The first reason is that the research should be interpretivist; second, the research is about complex social processes between...
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    • 11 U.S. TV SHOW’ INFLUENCE IN CHINA Chapter 2:Literature Review Differences between U.S. Culture and Chinese Culture Culture is the custodian of mankind, and the core of a country. Different countries have various cultures, and the diversities...
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    • 12 summative and formative assessment. Formative assessment is ongoing during the learning process to provide feedback to the teacher to customize future instruction to determine whether to remediate, provide additional practice, or move on to new...
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    • 13 have the same resources and the homework is done with less success resulting in a lower grade for that student (Danielson, et al., 2011; Kohn, 2006). Improving summative grades is not a strong reason for assigning homework since grades do not...
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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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    • 14 on media to help them connect to their social world. Ball and-Rokeach and DeFleu (1976) suggest that there is a range of the types of dependencies: the need to understand one’s social world, the need to act meaningfully and effectively in that...
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    • 14 Promoting learning. Lastly, does homework promote learning (Coutts, 2004)? Vatterott (2011) found that “Both students and teachers view homework grades as rewards for working rather than as feedback about learning” (p.61). In a shift to...
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    • 15 each homework assignment must be clear and targeted.” They further suggest that “more evaluation should be done with regard to using homework time more effectively” (2012). Marzano and Pickering (2007) state there is growing evidence of the...
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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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