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    • "Afe" Club JOHN R. ADAMS President THURMAN PRYOR Secretary HOWARD THOMPSON V ice-President FLOYD HEATON WAYNE HINTON CARL T. Cox WILLIAM DALTON THEO CORRY LAMAR CHAMBERLAIN Ross URIE LESLIE PUGH PAUL ADAMS (NAMES FOR OPPOSITE PAGE OF "Ac"...
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    • 10 Another downside of using homework to increase test scores is that “the heavy reliance on tests crushes originality, innovation, and creativity” (Ravitch, 2011, p.4). “As the federal government ratchets up the stakes attached to the tests, they...
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    • 10 are able to make “annual growth” in the first few years of school, they will not become further behind others, but they still will be unable to reach appropriate benchmarks. Research indicates that, although data vary from state to state, the...
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    • 11 with other nations….If we ensure that America’s children succeed in life, they will ensure that America succeeds in the world” (Bush, 2006). However, Baker (2007) discovered a negative correlation between countries that scored high on...
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    • 13 irrelevant in overall student achievement. The only statistical significance was the impact that it had on the level of teacher support that was given to students (Santi, York, Foorman, & Francis). The same study also shows that: Students who do...
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    • 14 (a) the measures have the necessary psychometric characteristics for reliable and valid measurement; (b) the measures are quick to administer and are thus feasible for regular use in school settings; (c) the measures have multiple alternate...
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    • ! 16! interpreting this result it is important to keep in mind that competition was structured in a more constructive way than is found in the usual classroom. Students were divided into triads to maximize the number of winners, triads were...
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    • 24 same time, citizens of industrialized nations, the United States chief among them, [were] becoming alienated from the sources of food they eat” (Gow 2005). “To decrease the threat of the obesity epidemic, children need to broaden the perspective...
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    • 46 References Abeles, V. (Producer, Co-director), & Congdon, J. (Codirector). (2010). Race to Nowhere [Motion picture documentary] United States of America: Reel Link Films Baker, D. P., & LeTendre, G. (2005). National differences, global...
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    • 46 References Al Otaiba, S., Kosanovich-Grek, M., Torgesen, J., Hassler, L., & Wahl, M. (2005). Reviewing core kindergarten and first-grade reading programs in light of No Child Left Behind: An exploratory study. Reading & Writing Quarterly, 21(4),...
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    • 6 Chapter 2 Literature Review Kindergarten is a time when students are exposed to a variety of concepts in all subject areas. “Consequently, it is not surprising that across the kindergarten year children are rapidly acquiring the knowledge and...
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    • ! 65! References Abrams, W. (1986). No Contest (Book). Library Journal, 111(17), 100. Akst, D. (2007). Strive We Must. Wilson Quarterly, 31(4), 46-54. Attle, S., and Baker, Bob. (2007). Cooperative Learning in a Competitive Environment: Classroom...
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    • 73 References Alexander, P.A., Kulikowich, J.M., & Jetton, T.L. (1994). The role of subject-matter knowledge and interest in the processing of linear and nonlinear texts. Review of Educational Research, 64, 201-252. Anderson, R.C., Heibert, E.H.,...

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