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    • Math and Movement: Using Kinesthetic Strategies to Teach Geometry to Students with Learning Disabilities A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education December...
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    • 2 teach concepts of geometry to two resource math classes and examined the effects of such implementation on students in the cognitive and affective domains. Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study Setting Recently, there has been...
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    • 3 phenomenon known as math anxiety (Zietner, Yetkiner & Thompson, 2010). In a destructive cycle, math anxiety then gives rise more failure, translating into very real deficiencies when performance is assessed (Thaler, Kazemi & Wood, 2010)....
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    • 7 Chapter 2 Literature Review Before beginning a study evaluating the efficacy of using kinesthetic strategies to teach geometry to students receiving special education services in the resource classroom setting, it is necessary to examine the...
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    • 23 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this thesis was to examine the efficacy of utilizing kinesthetic strategies in the resource classroom, and specifically to teach geometry to students with specific learning disabilities. Because the...
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    • 24 mathematics. This means that according to a standardized test of cognitive and academic ability, such as the Woodcock Johnson III, the students exhibited a significant discrepancy (defined as 15 points or greater) between their General...
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    • 26 The researcher followed all guidelines and met all requirements established by the Institutional Board of Review, as per the directive of the Southern Utah University College of Education and Human Development. In addition, the researcher...
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    • 28 subtracting the pretest scores from the post-test scores. Thus the number represents the percentage of growth obtained by a given student. The third column represents the percentage of growth achieved by individual students during Topic II...
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    • 30 Figure 1: 𝑘−𝑛𝑛 for Classes A and B Combined In order to prove that something is statistically significant, the researcher needs to test the alternative hypothesis against the null-hypothesis. In this case, the null hypothesis is that kinesthetic...
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    • 46 Appendix A Consent Form Sept. 26, 2012 Dear Parents, Your child is being invited to take part in a research study about using teaching strategies that involve movement, known as kinesthetic strategies, to teach geometry. Our class of...
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    • 25 plan using the interactive whiteboard or emedia could not be carried out. The traditional whiteboard and manipulatives will always work whether there is a power failure, software issues, or computers malfunctioning. How the results are...
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    • 7 Vocabulary struggles are hard enough for many native English students but for ELLs the struggle becomes more difficult, particularly for those students who enter school for the first time at a higher grade. Many times it looks as if students are...

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