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    • ii Table of Contents Abstract ......................................................................................................................................... iii List of Tables...
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    • iii Abstract This study investigated the effectiveness of a reading vocabulary intervention implemented in a mainstream classroom with middle school students. Participants were 25 students in sixth grade who were either ELLs or below grade-level...
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    • Do you believe writing on the iPad is beneficial to students? Why?* What do you use the iPads most with-reading or writing? Why?* Do you feel that you’ve been given enough training to use iPads as part of the curriculum? Why?* Would more...
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    • 8 Vocabulary Breadth and Depth According to Wallace (2007), English-only (EO) students know basic words that usually never require instruction; these are known as Tier 1 words. Educators need to make sure that ELLs know these words and understand...
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    • 9 It is a well-known fact that extensive reading helps develop sufficient vocabulary; but without an adequate vocabulary, it is hard to read effectively and with understanding. “Although extensive reading has been found to help develop sight...
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    • 10 learning disabilities or those who just struggle in general. Many of these students also have difficulty understanding vocabulary as it relates to their world. Effective Instruction Finding the best programs and the most effective means of...
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    • 11 instruction makes use of meaningful repetition, effective instruction increases the depth of students’ vocabulary knowledge, effective instruction fosters independence” (p. 77-79). Reading Programs and Interventions Involving ELLs While...
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    • resources already out there. I use the iPad mostly with reading. Students can look up information and books or articles of interest and they can read narrative texts easily there. I use the iPads mostly with writing. Even in the reading class, we...
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    • 2 money from the National Defense Education Act and began providing schools with technology (Jones, 2010). Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study Setting Modern technology is becoming more advanced in how it is implemented as an...
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    • 15 With regard to reading, basic oral English language vocabulary is not enough to help ELLs succeed academically. They may read and speak fluently but if they do not have the breadth and depth of the vocabulary, they struggle. They need to see...
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    • 4 display a computer's video output on the interactive whiteboard, which then acts as a big touch screen (Smart Board, 2011). Instructional technology. The theory and practice of intent, development, use, management, and evaluation of processes and...
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    • 5 Chapter 2 Literature Review Researching on the best approach for teaching elementary students mathematics, with the use of interactive whiteboards, one must, look at how mathematics with the use of interactive whiteboards has evolved. In this...
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    • 17 Chapter 3 Methodology As Lesaux, Kieffer, Faller, and Kelly (2010) pointed out, “Despite the importance of vocabulary knowledge for older readers and its role in the academic difficulties of many learners, it is rarely an emphasis in middle...
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    • 6 now live in. Students not only need to learn reading and writing they also need to learn how to use today’s technology, cultures, and be able to think diversely. Our world is more connected internationally than it has ever been before and...
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    • 7 In order for the interactive whiteboards to increase student achievement and allow the use of technology to support learning goals, school districts need ensure they are purchasing products that are user friendly. Karen Cator, director of the...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 9 a viola played sixteen melodies for the children. Four of each song represented sad, angry, happy and frustrated emotions. There was a control group of one hundred college-aged students, so the researchers could...
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    • 22 Each Monday, the students were given a vocabulary pretest to determine their knowledge of the words. The researcher noticed some students finished fairly quickly while others were still trying to figure out the first sentence. The researcher...
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    • ii Chapter 5: Discussion .......................................................................................................51 Overall Effectiveness of Expository Text Comprehension Instruction .................51 Limitations of Assessments...
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    • iv List of Figures Figure 1: Comparing PALS 1-3 Pre and Post Assessments ..............................................39 Figure 2: PALS 1-3 Individual Pre and Post Assessments ................................................40 Figure 3: Individual...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 21 The first group of students was the control group. There was no music in this group. After giving direct instruction, either in math or language arts, the researcher observed how many students were staying on task and...

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