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    • 1 46 9% 2 56 12% 3 105 22% 4 102 21% 5 177 36% How many days a week do you write on an iPad in Language Arts? 1 147 30% 2 136 28% 3 110 23% 4 51 10% 5 42 9% I handwrite in class 76
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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 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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    • 12 were paired with master teachers and then given extra training related to interventions that successfully worked with at-risk students (Henderson-Sparks, Paredes, and Gonzalez, 2002). These student teachers taught in lower socio-economic areas,...
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    • 13 equally important to the physical fitness and activity levels of our students (Taylor, Farmer, Cameron, Meredith-Jones, Williams & Mann, 2011). An effective PE curriculum has long-term benefits. At the middle school level, there are twelve...
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    • 13 having clear expectations of the students, having information about post-secondary education available in many forms and levels of understanding, having a personalized counseling program, making sure that testing and curriculum is arduous enough...
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    • 13 will help students become more successful in their vocabulary usage. Therefore, tier two words should make up a majority of the vocabulary instruction. Tier three words are specific, technical terms that are important in understanding the topic...
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    • 14 Another suggestion to activate interest and increase students’ vocabulary about a specific topic is through the use of informational alphabet books (Yopp & Yopp, 2000). Prior to studying a specific topic, the teacher will have students...
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    • 14 Gresham’s study illustrates that even students with significantly high levels of math anxiety can improve their attitudes toward math when the right treatment is utilized. Other treatments include a self-paced program (Gresham, 2007), graphic...
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    • 14 their interest like our weekly magic show, weekend carnival, Harry Potter party, and Kids Night In; a program that provides kids with dinner and a movie in our activity center for the evening. These events give the parents a break from looking...
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    • 15 pretest and post-test, with the last question on the post-test being one that asked how much they liked the lesson. The results of the study showed the treatment class having an 84% mean gain in mathematical proficiency for the concept being...
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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 As Lesaux, Kieffer, Faller, and Kelly (2010) pointed out, “Despite the importance of vocabulary knowledge for older readers and its role in the academic difficulties of many learners, it is rarely an emphasis in middle...
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    • 17 combinations which might help the students understand the concepts the teacher wishes to communicate (Watson, 2005). Purposeful Kinesthetics in Non-Math Disciplines Though not widely applied in the field of mathematics, purposeful, related...
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    • 18 covered three types of text structure list, main idea, and order. Students were taught how to identify each type of passage based upon text structure and then apply specific strategies for each type of structure. The study concluded that...
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    • 18 the success of instruction and educational programs. If districts, schools, and educators are to successfully close the achievement gap they must implement effective interventions. Strategies that have been helpful in closing the achievement gap...
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    • 18 to consider multiple intelligences, unique goals of this learner, specific concerns about this learner, content demands, and how the students are going to communicate with the teacher they have mastered the concept (Ellis, Lieberman & LeRoux,...
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    • 19 metaphorical and analogous thinking to make meaningful connections, and awareness of student level of readiness and thinking complexity (Ellis, Lieberman & LeRoux, 2009). Without these foundational blocks to support the students the curriculum...

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