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    • ,~,) ~ ...J Main Buildings, Branch Agricultural College. Branch Agricultural .College of Utah Southern Utah's Big State, School Stands for the "NEW EDU'CATION," NEW IDEALS, NEW METHODS. Education that is, liberal, ,practical, sane, sound and...
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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...
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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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    • 10 2. activities that are impersonal and unrelated to the day-to-day problems of the participants; 3. professional development that has a district-wide focus and does not meet the needs of the individual schools and teachers (Smith & Kritsonis,...
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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 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING bus, or in a classroom. Students need to be integrated, or incorporated, within the regular classroom. Physical vicinity is not the only change spoken of here, but of social and academic integration as well. Partial...
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    • 10 physical activity throughout the day tend to show increased brain function, higher concentration levels, higher energy levels, increases self-­‐esteem and better behavior which may all support cognitive learning (Cocke, 2002). This increase in...
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    • 108 References Armstrong, T. (1994). Multiple intelligences in the classroom. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum. Art & social studies in math class?. (2004, February). enc focus review, 7. Bazeli, M. (1997, January). Visual...
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    • 11 In a research study conducted by O’Connor et al. (2000), a group of kindergarteners’ literacy progress was monitored and tracked over two years. During this time, students who were considered “at-risk” were given four tiers of...
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    • 11 in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
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    • 11 on physical education may result in small gains in academic achievement and Grade Point Average. Observations show a positive connection between academic performance and physical activity, but not physical fitness. This meaning that a child’s ph...
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    • 11 Service learning helps promote both intellectual and civic engagement by linking the work students do in the classroom to real-world problems and real-world needs. Without compromising academic rigor or discipline-specific objectives, service...
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    • 11 students early” (p. 280). As Greenfield, Rinaldi, Proctor, and Cardarelli (2010) relate, ownership of learning difficulties are moved from the student to the teacher and the instruction. When the teacher does not see the student improving or...
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    • 12 are designed by The Center for Disease Control and Prevention. They suggest that children should participate in aerobic and activities daily, muscle-­‐strengthening activities three days a week, and bone-­‐strengthening activities twice a we...
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    • 12 example, in the field of computer programming, (Moran, Kornhaber, and Gardner, 2006) a common career choice for the mathematical/logical learner. Students who do well in traditional classrooms are mathematical/logical learners (Nolen, 2003). A...
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    • 12 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING Social Skills According to McCarty (2006), the fact that students with disabilities can be joined socially with their peers is one of the greatest benefits. As disabled students are included in the regular classroom,...
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    • 12 opportunities. Compared to motivated classmates, reluctant readers surrender into the spiraling world of low exposure to text. The implications are grave. This lack of exposure to text and the lack of fruitful reading practice on the part of...
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    • 12 say that educators “should understand that linguistic barriers, diverse social practices, and a multiplicity of assumptions, beliefs, and perceptions contribute to difficult discourse” (p. 353). Therefore, linking academic learning...

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