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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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    • 12 were paired with master teachers and then given extra training related to interventions that successfully worked with at-risk students (Henderson-Sparks, Paredes, and Gonzalez, 2002). These student teachers taught in lower socio-economic areas,...
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    • 13 Gardening Association (Blair, 2009). School gardens surged particularly in urban school districts because researchers found that “non-White students from financially unstable backgrounds who [were] not regularly exposed to open green spaces and...
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    • 15 A Historical Lens: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Benjamin Franklin (1788) provides great insight into how languages were taught during his time period. America’s language acquisition curriculum started with years of learning Latin in...
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    • 2 6 Chapter 3 - Methodology The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of the use of Words Their Way as a spelling program with Zaner-Bloser’s spelling basal Spelling Connections, in order to identify which method of teaching spelling is...
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    • 2 Chapter 1 Introduction- Nature of the Problem School gardens have constituted a valuable opportunity to integrate curriculum and provide hands-on learning. The school garden movement planted itself in numerous education philosophies including...
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    • 2 the “greening” of schools to bring a natural environment to urban areas and supplement school meal plans with food grown on campus. Urban school gardens provided a valuable learning environment that was unusual in large cities. Rural schools...
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    • 2 Three Score and Ten in Retrospect The pioneer settlement of Coalville was first called Chalk Creek, after a stream that watered the area, but when coal was discovered on the townsite the name was changed. John grew up on stories passed down...
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    • 2 using word patterns and includes the use of spelling in thinking, spelling in reading, and spelling in vocabulary. The purpose of this study was to use the information gained from researching and utilizing the programs Spelling Connections and...
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    • 20 Chapter 3 Methodology Purpose of Study The purpose of this project was to examine the relationship between charter schools’ performance on state mandated assessments and how those scores impact the perception of charter schools’ success or...
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    • 21 following: GPA, core test scores, ACT scores (if applicable), and teacher observations. By analyzing all of these factors, a fair judgment of students’ comprehension and reading levels was presumed. Lower reading-level students were those that...
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    • 26 skill’s coach, and the school counselor. The goal was to help teachers reflect on best practices and to use least restrictive behavior interventions (Harrington, 2008). This way, the students who most need behavior modification will receive...
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    • 27 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. General Chemistry. An elementary course in General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis. The theories and principles of chemistry are treated in detail in connection with the study of the non-metallic elements. The...
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    • 28 References Bedsworth, W., Colby, S., & Doctor, J. (2006). Reclaiming the American dream. Retrieved from The Bridgespan Group website: http://www.bridgespan.org/LearningCenter/ ResourceDetail.aspx?id=412 Cabrera, A.F. & La Nasa, S.M. (2002)....
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    • 29 Hektner, J.M. (1995). When moving up implies moving out: Rural adolescent conflict in the transition to adulthood. Journal of Research in Rural Education, 11(1), 3-14. Horn, L.J. & Chen, X. (1998). Toward Resiliency: At-Risk Students Who Make It...
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    • 29 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. lower forms of animal life, and obtains an insight into their relation to the higher forms by a comparative study. The influence of environment is discussed at some length. In classification, types of the main...
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    • 3 1. With explicit instruction, did students’ comprehension of expository text improve? 2. Which instructional strategy was most effective in teaching expository text to primary grade students with disabilities? This study offers further insight...
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    • 3 3. Does using problem-centered mathematics instructional techniques allow students to learn mathematical concepts as well as traditional teaching methods? 4. Do students prefer problem-centered mathematics instruction over tradition instructional...
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    • 3 controlled stratified national sample of thirty suburban school districts. Quantitative and qualitative data was gathered from suburban, public school administrators. This research did not seek data from rural, urban, or private schools. This...
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    • 3 For this researcher, interest in geology has led to a deep interest in all of the major areas of science: geology, chemistry, physics, and biology. During the past five years, the researcher has been teaching science courses that involve all of...

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