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    • Chapter 1 Introduction A healthy and vibrant democracy requires an engaged citizenry who think critically, take positions on complicated issues, and work collaboratively to solve problems. These qualities parallel demands for 21st-century...
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    • Chapter 2 Literature Review The purpose of this study was to examine iPads and their effect on writing in the secondary Language Arts classroom. This literature review looks at why schools may hold onto traditional methods of writing instead of...
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    • technologies: computers, electronic books that are interactive and many more (Baird & Henniger, 2011). One problem faced by school districts is how to control technology once it is in the classroom (Blume, 2013). When iPads were distributed, more...
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    • relevant information (Walsh & Simpson, 2013). Both traditional and digital processes support each other, and students return to what their teachers have taught. Students need to know how to navigate, read, take notes, evaluate, write, and search...
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    • Writing Literacy is the tool wealth, not just economic wealth but wealth of the mind (Poore, 2011). Literacy allows students to know how to discriminate what they hear because students can participate as well as create (Poore, 2011). If teachers...
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    • Writing using technology hasn’t caused more convention errors Costanza (2013). One study compared 877 college freshman papers from 1917, 1930, 1986, and 2006 and found that the number of errors is about the same while the complexity of the papers...
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    • According to Hutchison, et al., digital texts require different skills and can be called a new literacy due to the novelty of reading and navigating them (2012). It’s important that teachers know how to teach these skills so students can learn the...
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    • individual idea generation, defining rules for document management, identifying roles for group members, communicating ideas, and managing conflict (Dillon, 1993). According to Heitin (2008) writing with paper and pencil is most often done by just...
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    • accessed by students wherever and whenever they have access to the internet (Lamb & Johnson, 2012). Audience and student motivation. “Studies have found that whenever students write for other actual, live people, they throw their back into the work...
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    • technology in literacy classrooms is more technological integration than curricular integration. (Hutchison, et al., 2012). This means that more teachers aren’t using technology daily to enhance students’ learning (Hutchison, et al., 2012). Heitin...
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    • opening up to creativity, and collaboration. All of these are beneficial because it requires the teacher to think, change, grown and encourage innovation (Krzystowczyk, 2013). One reason teachers might consider using iPads is that it personalizes...
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    • The U.S. school system still bears the imprint of its origins. Created in the era of the assembly line, it was never intended to push all its students to engage in the kind of complex learning and critical thinking that the twenty-first-century...
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    • how to implement and use iPads on a daily basis with an assigned coach. The third step has the coaches work with the teacher throughout the year (Krzystowczyk , 2013). Another idea for helping teaches begin to set up curriculum using technology is...
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    • Chapter 5 Discussion The purpose of this study was to examine iPads and their effect on writing in the secondary classroom. The expected outcome of the research was to find that students preferred writing with an iPad because they are familiar with...
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    • fascinating that a lack of time and a lag of time between training and implementation both play a part in teachers feeling as if they need more training. When asked, “Would more instruction using iPads help you and/or your students use them more...
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    • References Baird, C., & Henninger, M. (2011). Serious play, serious problems: Issues with eBook applications. Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 3(2), 1-17. Blume, H. (2013, November 12). L.A. unified schools to move...
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    • Mehta, J. (2013). Why American education fails. Foreign Affairs, 92(3), 105-116. Murray, O., & Olcese, N. (2011). Teaching and learning with iPads, ready or not?. Techtrends: Linking Research & Practice to Improve Learning, 55(6), 42-48....
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    • Teaching Comprehension of Expository Text to Primary Grade Students with Learning Disabilities A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education Submitted April 25,...
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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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    • 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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