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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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    • 10 Literature Review A Time for Change Change will, and must happen. It is in the best interest of organizations to pursue continuous change and proactively design strategies for change. Organizational change takes both planning and management...
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    • 101 complained when anything they were required to accomplish took more time than they thought it should. Students’ understanding of math was very interesting. Pupils leaned towards disagreeing with the statement, “Math brings out my creativeness”....
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    • 11 in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
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    • ! 11! classroom of cooperation. A classroom that seeks “higher order achievement and overall development” requires three conditions: learning that is challenging, curriculum that is attentive to social, ethical and cognitive development, and a...
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    • 15 (Ruffell et al., 1998; Hoyles, 1992). Hoyles (1992) points out that students begin to understand teachers’ feelings about mathematics at an early age, and this attitude transference affects students learning. Teachers need to be confident and...
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    • 16 experience meaning, and differentiate between plot and theme, and build overall understanding (Harvey & Goudvis, 2007). Overall, researchers in the 1980s identified and investigated the thinking strategies that changed how we view reading...
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    • 16 have come to similar conclusions. In their evaluation of the research, Marzano and Pickering (2007) summarized the following. Teachers should assign homework that is: (a) Purposeful for reasons such as practicing a skill or process the student...
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    • 18 • The degree of repetition of topics (U.S. curriculum was highly repetitive; topics were introduced too early, taught with too little depth, and were endlessly repeated). • Logical order of topics (topics in U.S. were not presented in a logical,...
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    • 19 for longer challenging texts. In contrast, extrinsic motivation referred to grades or competition reasons for reading. (Guthrie, et al, 2006, p. 91). Intrinsic motivators also include a sense of accomplishment and self-pride....
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    • 2 future academic failure. Reaching out to reluctant readers and instilling the desire to experience reading as a form of pleasure and enjoyment is the constant quest of the classroom teacher. While no two reluctant readers are exactly alike, one...
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    • ! 2! a focus on “selecting pieces to win and not for the good of theatre” (Criman. 2015). The Utah Shakespeare Festival (USF) and Southern Utah University have sponsored a Shakespeare Competition since 1977 that hosts over 2,800 students annually...
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    • 20 U.S. TV SHOW’ INFLUENCE IN CHINA distance, individualism/collectivism, masculinity/femininity, uncertainty avoidance and long-/short-term orientation. Power distance is defined as “the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions...
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    • 22 concept. This may be due to findings that students and parents blame teachers if concepts are not easily understood and problems are difficult. Recent research also shows that over ninety percent of elementary teachers demonstrate mathematics...
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    • 27 of communication both before and after a student applies for a college or university. The data correlated very closely with the Hobson report. Social media was among the least popular forms of acceptable and preferred methods of communication...
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    • 27 Question 6: Please talk about what you think were the most positive aspects of your involvement in service. What were the most challenging or negative aspects, if any? As was the case with Question Three, this question wasn’t central to the...
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    • !29 China so that it can be understood how completely different working, living, and studying in China really is. The initial beginnings of getting the American Studies Center going were a nightmare. We knew it would be difficult before we arrived,...
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    • 3 Board will be able to alter focus and maintain not only the interest of returning visitors but also attract new ones. Exploratory research was conducted to identify the information sources that influenced travelers‘ decisions to visit the country...
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    • 3 practice of grouping students by ability, interest, or another similarity and changing instructional approaches according to each academic group’s needs (Hall, Strangman, & Meyer, 2003). This method can be applied in whole-group or individual...
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    • !30 These two notions seem to directly conflict with one another, and I think, explain the seemingly hot and cold relationship we encountered throughout my time there. Scheduling was another tremendous nightmare. Advanced planning isn’t...

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