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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 Reading is an essential tool for existence in our modern society. While some children and adults struggle with learning basic reading concepts, a common problem of reading reluctance exists in classrooms across the nation....
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    • 10 Community Service Act provided grants and vouchers for students involved in civic engagement for education and worthwhile efforts. The 1995 Annual Conference of the American Association of Higher Education re-dedicated leaders to the “engaged...
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    • 12 AGRICULTURE. The agricultural laboratory is supplied with all the essential apparatus for demonstration. A few pure bred animals are kept by the school for the educational work. They, will help to keep the Domestic Science department...
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    • 12 However, “…even the most proactive teacher must follow through with a negative consequence for an inappropriate behavior. Yet, the worst time to select a punisher is during an episode of student misbehavior” (Akin-Little & Little, 2008, p....
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    • 13 continue to show that one-fourth of grade school students do not read outside of school, and the majority read only for a few minutes daily (National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 as cited by Moats, 2009). “In a reanalysis of...
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    • 13 successfully have a significantly higher community participation rate at cultural, intellectual, athletic, and artistic events (Steinkamp, 1998, 34-59). Additionally, town-gown studies suggest that community members who have benefited from a...
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    • 14 allowed to draw the ideas presented (Nolen, 2003). He/she likes to work with maps, puzzles, charts, visualizations and images (Denig, 2004). Students all benefit from visuals. Today, individuals with learning disabilities are mainstreamed. Chris...
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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 area”(Silvermann, 2002). In fact, rote recall of sequential math steps in order to answer math problems leads to a shallow level of understanding (Rapp, 2009). The visual spatial learner has the same probability of being successful...
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    • 16 Chapter 2 Planning for Web Design Introduction Many web designers, including both the novice and experienced, create web con-tent that ignores principles of good design. Their pages may contain busy colored backgrounds, a multitude of animated...
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    • 16 Health & Human Development, 2000). In addition, ELLs who are literate in their first language must be explicitly taught the similarities and differences in the alphabets, letter sounds, and phonemes that are found in their native language and...
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    • 16 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING disabilities. Research has found that as educators gain experience and training, their attitudes become more positive (Villa, Thousand, Meyers, & Nevin, 1996). Low Expectations Low expectations are another barrier to...
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    • 16 letters out of body movements, or participating in a clapping game with a partner. Energizers are a playful way to incorporate physical activity and mental stimulation into tightly packed school days (Erlauer, 2003). Most energizers can be incorpo...
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    • 18 material, oral and silent reading, monitoring, and wide and repeated reading (Reutzel & Cooter, 2007). Fluency is often measured by the number of words read per minute. There are many assessments to measure fluency, but one of the best known is...
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    • 2 1 6. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a...
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    • 2 Opponents say it “diminishes the role of teachers and warps students’ notions of good writing” (Grimes, & Warschauer, 2010). The Conference on College Composition and Communication stated: Writing-to-a-machine violates the essentially...
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    • 22 Furthermore, Marinak and Gambrill have suggested that books as rewards for increased reading are a gratifying, successful reward for students. Specifically, when offering extrinsic rewards for reading, books are less undermining to intrinsic...
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    • 25 understanding and confidence that they need to make sense of their children’s work as it arrives at home in the form of homework” (Ginsburg, et al. 2008 p. 21). The lacking personal confidence some parents have concerning math can lead to...
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    • 26 individual optimism about their skills as a reader). Additional reasons for reading participation, as addressed by Guthrie and Anderson, are recognition (the desire to be known as a good reader), competition (the desire to be the best reader in...

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