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    • 110 Nolen, J. L. (2003). Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom. Education (Chula Vista, Calif.), 124(1), Retrieved from http://www.hwwilson.com/ Overholt, J., Aaberg, N., & Lindsey, J. (1990). Math stories for problem solving success. West Nyack,...
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    • !14 baseball on the outside, though the inside was much softer, but I couldn’t find a good substitute for a bat anywhere. Finally, I settled on a PVC pipe I bought for under a dollar that was the perfect length for a bat. Minutes before the event...
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    • 15 1986, 93). Service learning is one of the ways in which we maximize the benefits that students receive from our nation’s universities. However, in order for service-learning to be successful, it is essential for three specific criteria to be...
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    • !16 into play. Convergence is a strategy in which the participant of a conversation elects to adapt his/her communication behaviors to the opposite person or group with which this person is engaged for the purpose of alleviating social differences...
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    • !18 conditions: Canadian: Canadian, Chinese: Chinese, and Canadian: Chinese, to evaluate how the interactions differed between cultures (Li,2006). One particularly revealing finding was that the Canadians’ increase in backchannel responses did...
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    • !19 considered. These research studies were quantitative in nature and looked for specific criteria to code. Additionally, the basic outline of each student’s interaction was already scripted, which means the conversations were not entirely...
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    • 20 Chapter 2 Planning for Web Design religious pages while western fonts may say something about equestrian web sites. Sans serif fonts convey a modern or straightforward im-pression while serif fonts may convey a tradi-tional feeling. An...
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    • 22 students’ investment in school learning appears to increase” (Haneda, 2006, p. 343). ELLs can then feel safe to learn in this type of school environment as it allows them become active readers and writers when exposed to new texts. It is not...
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    • 24 Chapter 2 Planning for Web Design or other elements that promote interest and attract viewers. c. Direction- positioning of elements to pro-mote the movement of the eye in the de-sired way. Illustrations may “point” to other items. Photos...
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    • 24 needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...
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    • !25 method of auto-ethnography. From a broad perspective, ethnography is a form of research method that allows the researcher to be far more engaged in the research than other methods of gathering data. Given that my research required me to...
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    • 26 Conclusions and Future Research Much remains to be learned about educating Hispanic ELLs, who are rapidly becoming the largest student minority population in the United States (U.S. Census Bureau, 2006). There is a great need for research on how...
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    • !27 My Experience This is China (TIC) Sitting on an airplane nervously waiting for an adventure of a lifetime to truly begin, I looked ahead about five rows in front of me to see a crowd of Korean Airline workers gathered around a single passenger....
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    • !31 were eighteen countries represented. Many cultures of the world were in my class. We had a white South African, a handful of black Africans from the Congo and Kenya, a multitude of Middle Easterners, South Koreans, and several others. In fact,...
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    • !33 students into four teams. The four teams were lined up from the front to the back of the class with each team being divided into four columns. The rules of the game were simple. The teacher would tell the front student from each team a Chinese...
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    • !38 state how he’d lived in China for years, and yet an American can just arrive and be more respected and accepted than him. I tried my best to downplay the advantages, but he wouldn’t accept it. The only thing I could really do was let him...
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    • !46 Basketball One block to the right of my apartment complex was an outdoor basketball court where the locals would go to play every day from about 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. I found out pretty quickly that my athletic endeavors would open up the door to a...
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    • 50 of the canning of fruits and the, cooking of vegetables, fruits, eggs, meats and batters; proper care of the kitchen and dining room and their furnishings; and the serving of a meal. One laboratory period and one lecture per week. Two...
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    • !52 football, etc., are all examples of things we don’t have in common culturally, but this doesn’t mean that effective communication is being lost. As stated earlier, this divergence is what will actually build relationships over time....
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    • 54 This course is especially valuable to young people preparing for teaching. HISTORY OF EDUCATION. Mr. Barton. This will consist of discussion and topical studies on the different ideas of education, for the...

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