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    • iii Abstract This study investigated the effectiveness of a reading vocabulary intervention implemented in a mainstream classroom with middle school students. Participants were 25 students in sixth grade who were either ELLs or below grade-level...
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    • 3 Chapter 2 Literature Review The focus of this literature review was on adolescent ELLs in terms of reading struggles and comprehension in the American mainstream classroom and what can be done in the classroom to help meet their current needs. In...
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    • 4 was called the Bilingual Education Act. This Act “provided funding to establish bilingual programs for students who did not speak English and who were economically poor” (Carrasquillo, Kucer & Abrams, 2004, p. 2). Following this Act was the court...
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    • The Effect of Background Music on On-Task Behavior, Task Performance and Mood Levels A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education April 2013 By Jennifer C....
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction...................................................................................................................1 Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC Table of Tables Table 1: Responses to Questions 1, 2, and 3 - Age, Gender and Ethnicity.................................. 24 Table 2: Responses to Question 4- Music Listened to While Studying……………………………...25 Table 3:...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC List of Figures Figure1: Female Responses to Question Five……………………………………………………25 Figure 2: Male Responses to Question Five……………………………………………………..26 iii
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    • resources already out there. I use the iPad mostly with reading. Students can look up information and books or articles of interest and they can read narrative texts easily there. I use the iPads mostly with writing. Even in the reading class, we...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 1 Chapter 1 Introduction In today’s educational society, teachers are expected to teach more curriculums in a short amount of time. This can be a daunting task, especially when there are students with learning...
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    • Table of Table and Figures Figure 1: Pre-assessment and Post-assessment ...................................................................... 26 Table 1: Mathematics Background Knowledge Pre and Post Mean Scores and Gain Scores...
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    • 12 literacy has been studied for better understanding and practice but there has not been as much attention to those adolescents who still struggle with content-area reading. One particular study by Denton, Wexler, Vaughn, and Bryan (2008) was...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 2 once stated that, “Music cleanses the understanding; inspires it, and lifts it into a realm which it would not reach if it were left to itself ("The quote garden," 2012). Music therapy has been used for many different...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 3 This study took place at ABC Elementary School in South Jordan, Utah. This study involved students in 3rd grade. The participants in this study involved students and students with disabilities. Delimitations This study...
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    • 2 money from the National Defense Education Act and began providing schools with technology (Jones, 2010). Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study Setting Modern technology is becoming more advanced in how it is implemented as an...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 4 Washington D.C for music competitions. She also played for the Utah Youth Symphony for two years. She received a music scholarship to Utah State University and was actively involved in the band and orchestra. There she...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 5 Chapter 2 Literature Review Victor Hugo once stated that music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent ("Sheet music fox," 2008). Music has a profound influence on all human minds...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 6 other. The time that the brain is the most capable to learn new items falls between the ages of newborn to early teen. Learning to play an instrument is very beneficial during this time. However, the brain is always...
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    • DAVID’S VS. GOLIATH 42 Chapter 5: Discussion Limitations This study gives a brief glance into the viewpoints of 30 boutiques and their narratives that they share online. This start in the field of PR boutique research in the realm of impression...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 7 Music involves many parts of the brain. While music participation is happening, the brain’s ability to information increases. Researchers believe that music is the best exercise for our brain. Studies on musicians vs....
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 8 need (Wigram &Gold, 2006). From ancient times, people have had the idea that music can express emotion. Some also believe that music can actually produce emotion. These two different ideas may help explain the...

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