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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 ben...
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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 Our world, and surrounding environment, is nearly all technology based. Using modern technology in a classroom environment seems inevitable. The main issues of this research study are whether the use of technology truly...
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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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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Recently there has been strong scientific evidence pointing to a potential link between the mind and the body, suggesting improved cognitive results when movement is added to the learning process (Jensen, 2005). However,...
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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 activity and myriad other factors also play into not only choosing a charter school, but the ongoing perception of that school. This study corroborates other research on the topic of school choice and parent satisfaction. Charles Hausman and...
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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 before they fell through the cracks. These students were then less likely to drop-out or quit their academic programs. The short-term interventions used included parental contact, after-school tutoring, Saturday school, lunchtime classes, and...
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    • 10 In the math classroom, the student with a specific learning disability in reading may have little difficulty with calculation fluency but is likely to struggle with problems relying on reading comprehension, such as story problems (Jordan,...
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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 learning disabilities or those who just struggle in general. Many of these students also have difficulty understanding vocabulary as it relates to their world. Effective Instruction Finding the best programs and the most effective means of...
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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 cog...
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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 an international marketplace. Students are required to take a standards-based test each year to determine if they have met the set proficiency levels in both literacy and in mathematics. These tests are given to students in third through eighth...
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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 intervention. The...
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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 instruction makes use of meaningful repetition, effective instruction increases the depth of students’ vocabulary knowledge, effective instruction fosters independence” (p. 77-79). Reading Programs and Interventions Involving ELLs While...

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