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    • Spanish language; Language experience approach in education; Writing
    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction The United States has one of the most diverse populations in the world, and with that diversity comes unique needs in public education. One of these needs is teaching students from multiple linguistic backgrounds. Roughly...
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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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    • 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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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 100 understand the importance of spending time thinking before writing, the importance of the revision process, and the value of both teacher and peer feedback; however, the reported increase in those numbers in December held much more significance...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 101 and literary analysis—because they wanted a challenge. These two thought-provoking pieces, one where they were required to connect a random topic to a prewritten thesis statement and the other that required careful, analytical thought that went...
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    • 102 roughly 253 visitors per 100 inhabitants (Statistics Austria, 2010). Tourism contributes significantly to the national income and employment level. The current share of tourism-induced gross value added has topped 10% of GDP as of 2008...
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    • 103 Eighteen out of the twenty-two students used six of the learning styles. Musical/rhythmic learning style was not used in the presentation (see Figure 4.35). The final project given to the student was a scale drawing. Six students did not...
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    • 105 There are several important factors to consider when promoting a destination image. For example, when an image is projected by the local tourism industry it should be anchored to some extent on a true destination identity. This strategy...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 112 school public education system’s ineffectual objective and quantifiable assessment approach and how it directly conflicts with university-level subjective expectations by showing how standardized test scores were not adversely affected and how...
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    • 119 1 very litlle like me 2 a litHe like me 3 somewhat like me 4/ikeme 5 a lot li/(e me 23.__I like to setup little 'what if" experiments (fur example ·What lNOuld happen if I put a grasshopper in a jar with a spider?"). 24. I enjoy dong jigsaw...
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    • 12 Wise (2009) commented on why high school has been left out of the literacy debate: the policymakers under No Child Left Behind only focused on the elementary levels because the severity of struggling readers in the upper levels was not...
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    • 13 from these could be as simple as the need to escape and experience something new. Push and pull factors such as these can be used in exploring why travelers visit Austria as well as the effectiveness of the communication channels in promoting...
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    • 13 parents end up doing the bulk of the homework assignments in order to simply just get it done (Simplicio, 2005). Policies and practices that have formed consistent positive results regarding math homework are: “(a) Homework must help students to...
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    • 14 believed by Radcliffe and Stephens (2008) that at-risk students may not become adequately prepared for any post-secondary training unless schools join forces with parents and other bodies to promote post-secondary education. The researchers...
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    • 14 The intellectual challenge posed by the gap involves isolating its root cause. Lack of knowledge of the lower frequency academic words encountered in school texts, which in turn impedes the natural process of learning new word meanings...
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    • 144 Appendix E Collection of Real-life math assignments/activities Seven stories were chosen for the first activity from Math Stories for Problem Solving Success (Overholt, et. al., 1990). They were Tessa’s grounding, Jake’s surprise, The Pro Game,...
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    • 155 •• •, ,. -~ ': THE CHALLENGE \\Jd1 the dli/npooIlslllp famt' only one "ffk ...~. the u..m H,p r.-s.,m.wI.~ dollll ~ lot cf Wo!·mllluu: raurdI ...... !hI: sporn o:d!l()r. &xldtd 10 run a kallltt artx:le .. 1b: foocNlIt;:;am and W,t "lMllli...
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    • 156 _ The Challenge ............ c lnlt _ : : DinnitNu: Fu~ ~ad tk SlOf) -Tbf ChaI!c'ngI: - InfOlll'allIOll from ItIf SlOf) and 1hc: >UlUSUC$ dw't> ""II ~lp)'Oll1O.soI''f _ cflhf probkll'lli IJyt folloor.. ....'nIC yaUf ans"'Cf 'iC1llentn...
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    • 16 For educators, the challenge is to continue to investigate and develop new programs to help all students to perform and achieve their full potential. Research and development of new teaching techniques will always be a continuing effort in...
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    • Spanish language; Language experience approach in education; Writing
    • 16 is inaccurate (Ruan, 2004). It is especially important to utilize metalanguage in the bilingual classroom as it allows students to transfer skills between languages (Serna, 2009). Martín-Beltran (2010) has suggested that peer writing activities...

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