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    • S-dugway

    • Branch Normal School--Cedar City (Utah)--History; Maple Canyon (Iron County, Utah); Bulloch, Rob Will; Jensen, Oliver; Carrigan, Byron
    • "On the west side of the S-Dugway (Head of Maple Canyon). Rob Will Bulloch in the foreground and Oliver Jensen in the background mark two of the sharp turns on the road. This is where Carrigan got his load fanned out all over the canyon because he...
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    • Music--Instruction and study; Education; Students--Music; Parents--Music; Teachers--Music
    • ·"' Browning: Attitude Toward Music Appendix C Teacher Survey Please check your gender: Male Female What grade do you teach? How many years have you taught? ----~ How often used is music used in your classroom? Check One. ___ Every Day ___ 2-3...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 - Introduction In elementary school, the same nightly homework assignments are given over and over, “Read with your child for 20 minutes each night. This will help with reading practice, and encourage your child to love to read.” This...
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    • 1 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) reported that in 2007, there were 206,884 complaints made and it is equivalent to $239 million loss [Wol09]. This figure indicates how big the loss is,...
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    • 1 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) reported that in 2007, there were 206,884 complaints made and it is equivalent to $239 million loss [Wol09]. This figure indicates how big the loss is,...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction American education has been shaped by the great minds and innovative ideas of Plato, Aristotle, John Calvin, Jane Addams, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Thomas Jefferson, among many other respected philosophers and educators over...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Background and Justification One of the biggest challenges faced by the classroom teacher is motivating pupils who are disconnected from their schoolwork. Academically they have tuned out. This is especially true for...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction – Nature of the Problem It is well known that students go through what is commonly referred to as “the fourth grade slump.” Research presented by Hall, Sabey, & McClellan (2005) and Fang (2008) has shown that this “slump”...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction—Nature of the Problem In 2014, the Utah State Legislature passed an amendment for Section 53A-11-102 of the Utah Code regarding the way public school student absences are treated in the state of Utah. The law effectively...
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    • Autism; Education; Educational psychology
    • 1 Chapter One Introduction There is a rapidly increasing amount of children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) every year, and with this, comes greater demands on public schools and teachers to appropriately educate these children....
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    • 10 and apply comprehension strategies on their own during reading, therefore making the text more meaningful. Instruction in reading expository text must be planned and well thought out to promote student thought throughout the reading to result in...
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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 the new core standards while also using specific grammar, punctuation, phrases and clauses as required by the Core Curriculum State Standards. (Please see definitions for specifics.) Setting The setting for this study is in a regular 9th grade...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 105 One of the most exciting outcomes of this research originated from the native student essay results. While much research already exists to prove that metacognition strategies can help students become critical thinkers and, therefore, creative...
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    • 11 K-12 is considered chronically absent, defined as missing 10% or more of school” (Sparks, 2011, p. 11). In fact, the Wilson (2008) study in the British school system found in their survey of students that 27% of primary school students admitted...
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    • 11 Limited early exposure is a factor that can easily be remedied by all teachers. Children need to experience expository texts through seeing, hearing, reading, and writing, prior to when they are expected to comprehend the material within the...
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    • Teachers--Training of; Reading--Phonetic method; Utah--Education.
    • 11 National Reading Panel (NRP) from 2000 to current teacher educator practice. This was to see if aspiring elementary teachers were receiving adequate instruction in the science of reading in their university courses. The council formed by this...
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    • 11 were significantly more satisfied with their school of choice when compared to a traditional public school parent, after five years, parental satisfaction in a charter school was only slightly different that parental satisfaction with a...

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