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    • 18 material, oral and silent reading, monitoring, and wide and repeated reading (Reutzel & Cooter, 2007). Fluency is often measured by the number of words read per minute. There are many assessments to measure fluency, but one of the best known is...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 28 problem solving and other detailed instruction, especially orally, in mathematics. Twelve total students participated—four at North, seven at East, and one at Fiddlers. The number of participants was determined...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 29 survey and permission letters for the parents in both English and Spanish (Appendix G). These instruments were submitted to the Institutional Review Board for approval. As required by the Southern Utah...
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    • CEDAR CITY: THE BUILDING OF A COMMUNITY ( D r . Arrington, L.D. S. Church Historian, delivered the following address at Cedar City, Utah during the 125th anniversary celebration, November, 1976.) The rich historical legacy left by Cedar City's...
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    • Brigham Young in July of 1847. He made a round trip to California by way of Cedar Valley in the winter and spring of 1847-48, returning with cattle and wagons--the first such conveyances to cross the Old Spanish Trail. Jefferson Hunt returned again...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 31 Chapter 4 Results The purpose of this study was to investigate whether fluent English learners process information slower when dealing with detailed information in mathematics, explore alternative ways to help...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 32 Participant Response Times To test how long it takes English learners to process detailed oral information in English, students participating in the study were timed during each problem, and the time it took...
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    • 24 Vrongistinos, 2010). Schools must look for ways to increase involvement of parents of ESL students (Olivos, 2009). Hispanic parents have much to offer the educational system in the United States. Espinosa (1995) referred to Hispanic parents as a...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 35 Eight of the twelve participants responded they find a list of difficult words is helpful when working with story problems during math lessons, while nine participants said it is helpful for them to have...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 36 Observations. During this research, some important observations were made which influenced the study results and are valuable to be aware of for future research studies. • All participants did appear to be...
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    • 27 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this thesis project was to determine if sending home kindergarten reading homework through the SETHL would improve Hispanic kindergarten student scores on the DIBELS and MAP assessments and improve Hispanic...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 37 Chapter 5 Discussion My own experience as an adult EL, as well as the experience of other adult ELs of slowing down when processing information in English raised the question of whether this is the same for all...
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    • 28 control group that received no books from the SETHL. The groups were formed to be as academically equal as possible using the most recent DIBELS scores. These study participants were found in the 58 percent of kindergarten students who spoke...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 38 comparing their scores for each problem on an individual basis, the difference in their math skills did not matter and did not alter the research results. All but one student were faster solving the problems...
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    • 29 The bilingual SETHL was formed by downloading and printing commercially available books from Reading A-Z. These books are professionally-developed, leveled readers, and the same books were available in both Spanish and English. Two of the...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 39 Participant Survey Responses. Although all twelve participants indicated during the survey they understand what the teacher tells them during math lessons, this does not mean they really do comprehend...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 40 speaks Spanish, and one other participant answered he/she only speaks English. This last answer was most likely given because the participant did not fully comprehend the question in the English language. The...
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    • 32 Procedures The researcher formed three academically equal groups of students from the kindergarten class based on the literacy ability of the students as shown on the mid-year DIBELS assessment. These groups were formed, as closely as possible,...
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    • 33 Parental surveys were used to determine their feelings associated with reading homework that was sent home with the students. The same surveys were given to parents whose students received the SETHL books in Spanish and English, English only, as...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 43 References 10 Ways to Help ELLs Succeed in Math (2010). Instructor, 119(5), 27-29. Abedi, J. (2009). Computer testing as a form of accommodation for English language learners. Educational Assessment, 14(3/4),...

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