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    • 10 Student Achievement Through the use of InteractiveWhiteboards Through proper professional development trainings and willingness of educators to alter their teaching style, there has been a continuous pattern of how interactive whiteboards have...
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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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    • 19 teachers, the researcher then decided what core classes to teach. The core classes that students needed to graduate were English, history, math, and science. The researcher then needed to find fifteen willing students to participate in 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 prepare for their future. Christenson and Thurlow (2004) found that the cost of dropouts is "estimated in the billions of dollars in lost revenues, welfare programs, unemployment programs, underemployment, and crime prevention and prosecution"...
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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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    • 20 The methods that were used in the data collection were composed of two parts. The type of data that was used was credit comparison. The purpose of these data collection techniques was to allow the teacher to see how successful student and...
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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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    • 3 concept mastery using an interactive whiteboard versus using traditional whiteboards and non-electronic manipulatives. The purpose of this study was to analyze how the implementation of an interactive whiteboard, such as a SMART Board, in an...
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    • 32 References Aronson, R. (2001). At-risk students defy the odds: overcoming barriers to educational success. Lanham, MD: The Scarecrow Press. Ascher, C., & Maguire, C. (2011). Beating the odds. Education Digest, 76(5), 13-20. Retrieved from...
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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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