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    • Chapter VI - Iron Works - Page 79

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    • .. CHAPTER VI IRON WORKS 1852 anufacturing iron was the principal factor in determining the location of the settlements of Parowan and Cedar City. Before pursuing this object, however, it was necessary to take care of the physical needs of those...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Recently there has been strong scientific evidence pointing to a potential link between the mind and the body, suggesting improved cognitive results when movement is added to the learning process (Jensen, 2005). However,...
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    • 11 short-term improvement in their experimental group. After one year the experimental group continued to outperform the control group (Iseman, 2011). As beneficial as this strategy was for the experimental group, its efficacy is still only...
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    • 12 Under conditions calculated to increase math anxiety in females, males tended to overwhelmingly outperform females (Beilock, 2008). However, both males and females can be negatively affected by math anxiety. In another study, after being given a...
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    • 13 assessment tool made especially for students with disabilities as the reason for the instances of mistaken diagnosis (Thahler, 2010). Teachers and Math Anxiety Ironically, the college population having the highest anxiety toward math and the...
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    • 13 Researchers from the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) examined the levels of academic achievement by comparing how 14 different states set proficiency levels for both math and reading tests. The researchers determined that what is...
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    • 14 Gresham’s study illustrates that even students with significantly high levels of math anxiety can improve their attitudes toward math when the right treatment is utilized. Other treatments include a self-paced program (Gresham, 2007), graphic...
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    • 14 using scores to evaluate schools and teachers, and as a requirement for grade promotion, “can have a negative impact on student learning” (Henning, 2006, p. 729). Henning and his group of 24 teachers looked at four types of analyses that would...
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    • 17 of structure and organize it, they are better equipped to comprehend the information presented in the text (Moss, 2004) When presenting students with text passages, the passages should be selected with great care. The text needs to be well...
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    • 18 covered three types of text structure list, main idea, and order. Students were taught how to identify each type of passage based upon text structure and then apply specific strategies for each type of structure. The study concluded that...
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    • 18 from learning with dance was the improvement that the school children exhibited on standardized tests in all areas. When compared with schools of similar socio-economic status, the “Minds in Motion” school had much higher test scores. The...
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    • 18 to consider multiple intelligences, unique goals of this learner, specific concerns about this learner, content demands, and how the students are going to communicate with the teacher they have mastered the concept (Ellis, Lieberman & LeRoux,...
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    • 19 stepping, chanting and clapping as they read. After the kinesthetic exercise, students wrote a small paragraph that showed their comprehension of the reading (Peebles, 2007). Ms. Peebles is also an advocate for reader’s theater, which encourages...
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    • 1986. Unanimous. (Water rate in 1968 was $8 per quarter, or $2.67 per month. Water rate is now 6 times higher. ) Motion to amend the Sewer Ordinance to put into effect a 33% increase, from $4.50 to $6 per month. Also, a motion was made setting the...
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    • 2 knowledge. Students are explicitly taught in the younger grades how to identify characters, setting, and plot. Students entering fourth grade are provided with textbooks in the areas of Social Studies and Science. They are asked to read the...
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    • 2 need to score as proficient or better on its state’s standardized tests. Scores from these subgroups are compared to the scores of their peers. All students, including ethnic minority, low income, and special education students, must meet these...
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    • 20 cursive kinesthetically form muscle memories that are stronger than when printing. Next she taught the students to spell (again, before beginning reading instruction) by having the students write the cursive letters on the blackboard. The large...
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    • 20 Tier two students are those students from tier one who fail to progress. Tier two students receive tutoring and small group instruction. Students in tier three are those who continue to fail to make progress and are placed in special educational...

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