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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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    • 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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    • 23 groups earned; both the males and the females lowered the amount of credit completed by 31%. The males fluctuated, dropping 8% in October and 10% in December. They then completed 68% more credit in January. The females also dropped in October;...
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    • 24 completed compared to the eleventh and twelfth graders. The eleventh graders had the highest percentage, almost reaching an average of a full credit completed per month in November 2011 and January 2012. All of the students in the collaborative...
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    • 25 more than the Caucasian students. Both groups earned more than the students not involved in any collaborative group setting. Table 3 Hispanic Students versus Caucasian Students in the Collaborative Learning...
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    • 29 an effective tool in closing the achievement gap in the Cherry Hill ELL students. NWEA data and scores from the 2010-2011 school year were used to identify differences between the English language learners’ academic growth and the native English...
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    • 30 success than independent learning. AHS would better serve their student population by organizing more cooperative learning groups with school-wide structure. The four hour a day structure was beneficial for a large number of alternative...
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    • 37 structure and in thought. Writing was evaluated by the emergence of the sentence patterns more consistently used by student writers as seen in multiple essays; also, students’ feelings of confidence were taken into account by verbal feedback....
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    • 38 • Sentence Pattern Chart • Student Essays • Essay Tests (both pre and post) Observation is not only a main part of the Scientific Method, but it is also a part of Action Research as well. There are many ways that a teacher-research can observe a...
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    • 4 Provo River Guide Service Locations, Adventure Haus, Destination Sports, and Utah Olympic Park. Competition. According to the Vacation Club Review (2014), Marriott Vacation Club is the choice provider for timeshare owners. Following close behind...
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    • 41 Of the twenty participants in the study, 13 participants improved their scores by 1 to 2 points, 4 participants showed neither an increase nor a decrease in their scores, and 3 students’ scores decreased by 1 to 2 points. Figure 2. PALS 1-3...
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    • 43 7. The sentences that attempted to follow the patterns, but did not make any logical sense, were counted. 8. Past and present essays were analyzed for possible improvement in writing and subject matter. 9. Reflections were written in a daily...
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    • 46 Appendix A Consent Form Sept. 26, 2012 Dear Parents, Your child is being invited to take part in a research study about using teaching strategies that involve movement, known as kinesthetic strategies, to teach geometry. Our class of...
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    • 54 References Brimijoin, K. (2005). Differentiation and high-stakes testing: An oxymoron? Theory Into Practice, 44(3), 254-261. Brimijoin, K. (2002). A journey toward expertise in differentiation: A preservice and inservice teacher make their way....
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    • 55 Saatcioglu, A., Bajaj, A., & Schumacher, M. (2011). Parental expectations and satisfaction with charter schools evidence from a Midwestern city school district. Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, 20(3), 428-451. Stillings, C. (2006). Charter...
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    • 65 References Abadiano, H. R., & Turner, J. (2002). Reading expository text: The challenges of students with learning disabilities. The NERA Journal, 38(2), 49-55. Akhondi, M., Malayeri, F.A., & Samad, A.A. (2011). How to teach expository...
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    • 66 Fang, Z. (2008). Going beyond the Fab Five: Helping students cope with the unique linguistic challenges of expository reading in intermediate grades. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 51(6), 476-482. Gajria, M., Jitendra, A. K., Sood, S.,...

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