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    • 13 assessment tool made especially for students with disabilities as the reason for the instances of mistaken diagnosis (Thahler, 2010). Teachers and Math Anxiety Ironically, the college population having the highest anxiety toward math and the...
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    • 15 A Historical Lens: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Benjamin Franklin (1788) provides great insight into how languages were taught during his time period. America’s language acquisition curriculum started with years of learning Latin in...
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    • 15 need to be developed so that they provide new ways to assess the non-cognitive skills that students need to succeed in college and in the workplace. Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) proposes that a growth-based evaluation be included into...
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    • 16 adaptive assessment known as Measure of Academic Progress (MAP). When the student correctly answers questions, they become increasingly difficult. When the student answers the questions incorrectly, the questions become easier (McCall et al.,...
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    • 17 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this thesis was to study the effects of a school-wide career introductions program on at-risk students’ perception of, interest in, and planning toward post-secondary education. The research questions that...
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    • 19 appropriate for that level. The items included in Level 6 address vocabulary knowledge and comprehension skills. The vocabulary subtest measures word decoding and vocabulary knowledge, while sentence comprehension measures the ability to...
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    • 19 particular study. I entered the parts of the survey that would benefit this study into a Google Document Form and administered both the pre-treatment and post-treatment surveys online. I focused on whether or not exposing students to various...
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    • 19 stepping, chanting and clapping as they read. After the kinesthetic exercise, students wrote a small paragraph that showed their comprehension of the reading (Peebles, 2007). Ms. Peebles is also an advocate for reader’s theater, which encourages...
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    • 20 cursive kinesthetically form muscle memories that are stronger than when printing. Next she taught the students to spell (again, before beginning reading instruction) by having the students write the cursive letters on the blackboard. The large...
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    • 20 Third, focus activities are used to, again, maintain a routine and ensure students feel comfortable and know what is expected. Starting class on the right note is imperative. For example, if the instructor is not prepared to start class, it...
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    • Beaver Murdock Academy--Beaver (Beaver County, Utah); School yearbooks
    • 20's. The 1920 class is the second largest ever to enter Murdock in the history of the instituion. There were 83 enrolled at the beginning of the year. A few dropped out, but at the beginning of the second semester, there were enough added to...
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    • 22 open-ended question were coded according to emerging themes. Finally, participants were given selected response items to choose from. Samples of surveys, as well as the open-ended question and selected response items are provided in appendices...
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    • 23 in language arts and math. There are 30 math assessment questions and 25 language arts assessment questions. Students can see their score at the end of each assessment. Test items were developed and analyzed by university educational...
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    • 23 word, and they would write a sentence using the word correctly. They would then pass it to their neighbor and the researcher would say the next word; and they would read what their classmate wrote and then write their new word in another...
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    • 24 mathematics. This means that according to a standardized test of cognitive and academic ability, such as the Woodcock Johnson III, the students exhibited a significant discrepancy (defined as 15 points or greater) between their General...
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    • 25 Procedures At the beginning of the study, the researcher administered the MARS math anxiety rating scale (Suinn, 1979) in both the control classroom and the test classroom. The level of math anxiety was noted, without identifiers, for each...
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    • 26 continues with the suggestion that the way teachers present grammar lessons is the problem, not the grammar itself. Constance Weaver (1996), an author of many grammar books for teachers, weighs in on the grammar teaching debate by saying, “In...

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