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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Nature of the problem There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with math have created many different...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction-Nature of the Problem In today’s public schools, every 8th grade girl is registered in a physical education (PE) class and expected to achieve the same norm-based criterion as the girl next to her. Schools need to provide a...
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    • 10 choosing to attend a post-secondary institution. The researchers defined college qualifications as being a culmination of cumulative grade point average, senior-class rank, aptitude test scores, and SAT/ACT test scores. They stood by their point...
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    • 10 for poor school outcomes, not only because of language issues, but also because of socioeconomic issues (Goldenberg, 2008). Most Hispanic Americans are characterized as having low levels of educational success and high rates of poverty, and this...
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    • 11 common in evidence due to degradation or even contamination, such as from other DNA or inhibitors. The more loci that can be detected allow for much more discrimination between individuals and thus simpler for identification among those...
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    • 11 demonstrate positive attitudes toward learning mathematics are found to have more positive attitudes and higher self-efficacy when it comes to mathematics (Wilkins, 2000; Sewell and Hauser 1980). Wilkins (2000) points out that parents who have...
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    • 11 interviewer would then ask for clarifying details. The interviews provided valuable information about who dropped out and what would help those that were on the fence about whether or not to quit school. Christensen and Thurlow (2004) reported...
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    • 12 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING Social Skills According to McCarty (2006), the fact that students with disabilities can be joined socially with their peers is one of the greatest benefits. As disabled students are included in the regular classroom,...
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    • 12 systematic and explicit instruction in phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and fluency” (Cavanough, Kim, Wanzek, & Vaughn, p. 9). The literature shows that kindergarten-reading skills can be predictive of...
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    • 13 Researchers from the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) examined the levels of academic achievement by comparing how 14 different states set proficiency levels for both math and reading tests. The researchers determined that what is...
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    • 146 Chapter 8 Web Design With Photoshop 7. Now we are ready to start saving the image as the pages of our web site. If you are working in a student lab at SUU, you can save the pages in your “F:\public_html” folder. If not, you can save the pages...
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    • 15 (Conner & Norman, 1995). Completion of an activity may be enough for some students to feel success, while others may need to be proficient in order to enjoy that success. This confirms the importance of teachers giving positive feedback and...
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    • 15 achievement in reading is higher at the end of the school year than it was at the beginning of the year (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl, 2005). One study shows that, when using ability grouping for reading instruction,...
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    • 16 For educators, the challenge is to continue to investigate and develop new programs to help all students to perform and achieve their full potential. Research and development of new teaching techniques will always be a continuing effort in...
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    • 16 prompts them to think about the salient features of each problem. This discussion helps them gage what they do and do not understand, as well as develop their own problem solving strategies (Cooper, 1999). Many educational theorists have...
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    • 16 Text structure. Expository text is organized into different structures. These structures include sequence, compare and contrast, description, cause and effect, and problem and solution (Akhondi, Malayeri, & Samad, 2011; Moss, 2004). Each...
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    • 16 The survey provided qualitative measures necessary to assess students’ attitudes towards the SMART interactive whiteboard versus the traditional whiteboard. The surveys include five questions scaling different degrees of responses about the...
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    • 17 can help educators guide instruction for all of the students in their charge. Assessments should be useful, meaningful, informative, and educative. They must capture and communicate judgments about student work and show students how to be better...
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    • 18 discovery that emerged from this qualitative study were the differences in the amounts of literacy activities that took place per hour. For example, even though these families were all from low- SES backgrounds, researchers categorized them into...
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    • 19 concept addresses conservation of energy in chemical interactions. It does not address the concept of increase in disorder. This is a concept missing from the Utah Core and will be discussed later in the literature review. This standard is...

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