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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction-Nature of the Problem In today’s public schools, every 8th grade girl is registered in a physical education (PE) class and expected to achieve the same norm-based criterion as the girl next to her. Schools need to provide a...
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    • 11 interviewer would then ask for clarifying details. The interviews provided valuable information about who dropped out and what would help those that were on the fence about whether or not to quit school. Christensen and Thurlow (2004) reported...
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    • 12 higher motivation levels, compared to students of teachers who were less supportive, but the effect was very small. The researcher also noted the following: Claims about the motivation-enhancing effects of the interactive whiteboard are not...
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    • 13 having clear expectations of the students, having information about post-secondary education available in many forms and levels of understanding, having a personalized counseling program, making sure that testing and curriculum is arduous enough...
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    • 13 Researchers from the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) examined the levels of academic achievement by comparing how 14 different states set proficiency levels for both math and reading tests. The researchers determined that what is...
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    • 13 that considers the whole context of teaching interactively with interactive whiteboards. Teachers also need to consider a cross-curricular approach to using interactive whiteboards, giving more opportunities for pupil interaction with the board...
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    • 14 thirteen schools in the district (Givens-Ogle, Christ, & Idol, 1991). The system emphasized direct, data-based instruction and applied behavior analysis for at-risk students. The goal was to reduce special education referrals through more...
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    • 15 pretest and post-test, with the last question on the post-test being one that asked how much they liked the lesson. The results of the study showed the treatment class having an 84% mean gain in mathematical proficiency for the concept being...
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    • 15 students that had previously given up to learn what was necessary to graduate and move on with their lives. The teachers were a key factor to allowing the curriculum to work for the student and discover alternatives for making learning work. One...
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    • 16 the students at SEA do not have the encouragement at home that has been studied in the past. The school must find a way to compensate for the lack of influence coming from the family. Two other shortcomings are (a) the lack of a partnership with...
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    • 17 Evidence showed, if an adolescent has a positive experience or perceived positive experience and/or they participate in a competitive sport, they are more likely to stay physically fit when they are older. This leads to the belief that...
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    • 19 moved to the next unit, while those who have not achieved it are provided with modified instruction. This evaluation strategy is especially important for at-risk students. Good teachers recognize the importance of assessing students over time to...
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    • 20 Due to the complex nature of summaries, some students may require a paragraph frame. The paragraph frame consists of three to four sentences containing blanks for students to fill in with their newly acquired information. Students are initially...
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    • 23 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this action research study is to examine the effects of teaching expository text to primary grade students with developmental delays. Four different instructional strategies were used to teach all of the...
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    • 25 based on the number of errors they found, syntax did improve along with sentence-combining strategies. Studies that used sentence-combining strategies, rather than traditional grammar approach, turned out better student writing results because...
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    • 28 approach that is a combination of the other three instructional strategies, vocabulary, text features, and text structure. The instructors were each given an outline of instruction to follow (see Appendix D), a graphic organizer geared toward...
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    • 29 After an overview of the lesson outline, the instructors were given further directions depended upon their assigned instructional group. The researcher explained how to teach each method with the provided graphic organizers and expository...
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    • 30 Kieffer, M.J., & Lesaux, N.K. (Sept. 2010). Morphing into adolescents: active word learning for English-language learners and their classmates in middle school. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 54(1), 47-56. doi:...
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    • 34 Chapter 5 Discussion Interpretation of Results Traditional classroom instruction has typically consisted of lectures coupled with note-taking, guided practice and independent practice, culminating with assessment. This sedentary, cerebral...
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    • 34 “1. Writing Strategies, which involves teaching students strategies for planning, revising, and editing their compositions 2. Summarization, which involves explicitly and systematically teaching students how to summarize texts. 3. Collaborative...

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