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    • 'Distinguisliea Service .9lwara :Mary Visser Mary Visser's friendship and support have been great boons to Southern Utah University. Her attention to the educational growth and development of her own children has created within her a deep concern...
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    • 'lJistinguisliei Service .9l.wari JuCiu.s 'Visser Julius Visser has proven an ardent and a fond friend of Southern Utah University. A striking example of integrity and commitment, he has worked to instill in his own children, grandchildren and...
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    • (jraauat:Wn 9{ptes fJJoara of ~effows The national advisory board for Southern Utah University, its members are appointed by the SUU Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the University president. The Fellows are drawn from a broad spectrum...
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    • (jraduation 'J{ptes 'Boara of :Fdfows The national advisory board for Southern Utah University, its members are appointed by the SUU Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the University president. The Fellows are drawn from a broad spectrum...
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    • 0 UT ST AND ING EDUC AT 0 R ichard Tebbs is affectionately known on campus as the founding father of the mathematics/computer science program at SUU. Upon his arrival to the University in 1965, he developed the math program, and then three...
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    • 1 3 development of spelling content, and word study can effectively teach spelling in this manner. But, he warned about the different caveats that happen when teaching with this method. The first argument is that spelling is in theory “caught” not...
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    • 1 5 the struggling speller. The differentiation is also seen in the practice activities, games and assessments. This program has developed a five-day scope and sequence to help students improve their spelling skills everyday. On day one, the...
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    • 1 6 many forms of assessments with their program. There are diagnostic tests, formative and summative tests and measurements to allow for progress monitoring (Gentry, 2012). If mastery is not met, these tests inform the teacher of where re-teaching...
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    • 1 CHAPTER 1 Introduction -­‐ Nature of the Problem The connection between physical activity and student engagement is a heavily debated topic in the field of education. The health benefits of physical activity are well documented but the academic ben...
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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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    • 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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    • 1 ENGAGING SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS WITH PROJECTS CREATED BY IMPLEMENTING HOWARD GARDNER’S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES Chapter 1 Introduction In the last couple of decades emphasis has been placed on Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligences. In...
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    • 10 (2002) suggest that students must view reading as a pleasurable activity because “children who dislike something may avoid it or give only partial attention to learning it, although they have the self-confidence to learn lessons and attempt...
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    • 10 Another important contributing factor to the success or failure of a student is the level of involvement parents provide in the home. Even as children transition through the middle school ages “Parents continue to be an important source of...
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    • 10 are able to make “annual growth” in the first few years of school, they will not become further behind others, but they still will be unable to reach appropriate benchmarks. Research indicates that, although data vary from state to state, the...
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    • 10 choosing to attend a post-secondary institution. The researchers defined college qualifications as being a culmination of cumulative grade point average, senior-class rank, aptitude test scores, and SAT/ACT test scores. They stood by their point...
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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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    • 10 deprived of learning because of their social isolation and lack of interaction, which affected their overall cognitive functioning. As a result, Vygotsky set out to transform education in Russia by creating new pedagogical styles that would...

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