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    • . i Year-Long Course Outline for Introductory Chemistry Grades 10-12 A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education December 2011 By Benjamin C. Hunt Thesis...
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    • 1 2 J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D., and author of many books based on spelling research, was asked by the Zaner-Bloser editor Marytherese Croakin to discuss the four most pressing questions teachers have asked about teaching spelling. Here are the...
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    • 1 7 When the words become mastered the words are crossed out, if the word is missed again, they circle it and try again during a future lesson. The spelling journal is a place to store words for future spelling lessons (Gentry, 2004). A technique...
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    • 1 Best Spelling Practices in Classroom Instruction Chapter 1 - Introduction There are many challenges that face educators regarding how to effectively teach spelling. Gentry stated, “Spelling really does matter and that, as educators, we need to...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Chemistry is "the study of matter and the changes it undergoes" (Buthelezi, Dingrando, Hainen, Wistrom & Zike, 2008, p. 4). Almost everything studied by scientists involves matter. Since this is the case, it is crucial to...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Educators have debated the value of homework since 1890 when Dr. Joseph Rice demonstrated that spelling homework was futile for increasing later ability (Gill & Schlossman, 2004). Despite the debate, homework continues to...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction – Nature of the Problem It is well known that students go through what is commonly referred to as “the fourth grade slump.” Research presented by Hall, Sabey, & McClellan (2005) and Fang (2008) has shown that this “slump”...
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    • 10 and apply comprehension strategies on their own during reading, therefore making the text more meaningful. Instruction in reading expository text must be planned and well thought out to promote student thought throughout the reading to result in...
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    • 10 Fewster, & McCormick (2010) further stated that “approximately eight million adolescents struggled with reading” (p. 636). High School (9th to 12th Grade) Cassidy, Valadez, Garrett, & Barrera (2010) reported that adolescent literacy is a hot...
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    • 11 & Solomon, 2006). There are many parents that feel competition in PE and lower grades of elementary needs to be eliminated altogether to foster feelings of comfort and safety so more students will participate and have a positive...
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    • 11 an international marketplace. Students are required to take a standards-based test each year to determine if they have met the set proficiency levels in both literacy and in mathematics. These tests are given to students in third through eighth...
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    • 11 in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
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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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    • 11 One of those that focus on primarily on scoring is Project Essay Grader (PEG). This was the program developed by Ellis Page in the 60’s. PEG uses sample essays to generate its basis for what makes up a “good essay” given the topic. The number of...
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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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    • 12 SOUTHERN BRANCH pleased with the condition to such an extent, that wherever they go they take steps to procure like privileges. Copies of the City Charter and plan of government have been requested by the management of several...
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    • 12 summative and formative assessment. Formative assessment is ongoing during the learning process to provide feedback to the teacher to customize future instruction to determine whether to remediate, provide additional practice, or move on to new...
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    • 12 Wise (2009) commented on why high school has been left out of the literacy debate: the policymakers under No Child Left Behind only focused on the elementary levels because the severity of struggling readers in the upper levels was not...
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    • 13 have the same resources and the homework is done with less success resulting in a lower grade for that student (Danielson, et al., 2011; Kohn, 2006). Improving summative grades is not a strong reason for assigning homework since grades do not...
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    • 13 that considers the whole context of teaching interactively with interactive whiteboards. Teachers also need to consider a cross-curricular approach to using interactive whiteboards, giving more opportunities for pupil interaction with the board...

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