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    • 12 rest of their lives. When limits are given, options are taken and enjoyment limited to one area of life or fitness (Torres & Hager, 2007). Also, if we turn our PE classes into giant arenas for intense competitions, teachers leave out the major...
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    • 15 need to be developed so that they provide new ways to assess the non-cognitive skills that students need to succeed in college and in the workplace. Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) proposes that a growth-based evaluation be included into...
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    • 17 combinations which might help the students understand the concepts the teacher wishes to communicate (Watson, 2005). Purposeful Kinesthetics in Non-Math Disciplines Though not widely applied in the field of mathematics, purposeful, related...
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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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    • 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 Chapter 4 Results The population of SEA changes drastically at the half-year semester mark. Those students who have gotten caught up on credits go back to their home schools and a new set of students who need to make up classes are enrolled....
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    • 25 second grade level science and social studies core curriculums. The timeline of steps required to complete the study were as follows: 1. Administration of the pre-assessments on expository text comprehension, two days. 2. Whole class lessons...
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    • 35 ___ Interested ___ Possibly Interested ___ Not Interested How interested are you in a career in health science? ___ Very Interested ___ Interested ___ Possibly Interested ___ Not Interested How interested are you in hospitality and tourism...
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    • 38 References Barnes, J. & Jacqua, K. (2011, September). Algebra aerobics. Mathematics Teacher, 105(2), 97-101. Retrieved from...
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    • 39 Appendix D Student Interest Career Topic Examples Agricultural and Natural Resources Careers: Careers/jobs, which involve farming, landscaping, and the development and conservation of resources (such as water, food, coal, etc). Example Jobs:...
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    • 39 Compton, C. (2008). Thank you, Miss Katherine. Phi Dieta Kappan, 90(3), 182-185. Retrieved from...
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    • 4 Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (CCSS, http://www.corestandards.org, 2011). After the Utah State Office of Education presented this new curriculum manual...
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    • 4 receives assistance through Title 1 funds. Currently, there are 754 students who attend Cherry Hill; 72% of these students are native English speakers while 28% are ELLs. Purpose of the Study The purpose of this thesis was (a) to compare the...
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    • 40 Hospitality and Tourism Careers: Career/jobs, which involve planning, managing, and providing food, lodging, or recreational services. Example Jobs: Hotel Manager; Housekeeper; Travel Agent; Event Planner; Interpreter; Tour Guide; Animal...
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    • 43 with classroom curriculum. Art Education, 60(4), 33-38. Retrieved from http://www. highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1313669451.html Nemirovsky, R. & Rasmussen, C. (2005). A case study of how kinesthetic experiences can participate in and transfer to work...
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    • 44 Richardson, F. C. & Woolfolk, R. L. (1980). Mathematics anxiety. Test Anxiety: Theory, Research, and Application, 271-288. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Robinson, C. S., Menchetti, B. M. & Torgesen, J. K. (2002). Toward a two-factor theory of one type...
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    • 5 Definition of Terms Definitions of terms relevant to this study include the following:  Achievement gap: The disparity in academic achievement between different groups of students, especially groups defined by race/ethnicity, disability,...
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    • 65 References Abadiano, H. R., & Turner, J. (2002). Reading expository text: The challenges of students with learning disabilities. The NERA Journal, 38(2), 49-55. Akhondi, M., Malayeri, F.A., & Samad, A.A. (2011). How to teach expository...
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    • 66 clauses,” and “adverbial phrases.” But, I now need to teach these things because the core requires it; even though it goes against the current research findings for improving writing composition. Where Am I Headed Next? I’d like to track this...

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