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    • The I-Text Distance Learning System 4 via thumb drive. An entire course can be distributed in one, self-contained document. Below is a list of components that can be incorporated into an I-Text: 1. Communication Console – The main drawback of...
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    • 35 Figure 3. Student Engagement After a Classroom Energizer Resting As a control, the researcher allowed the students to have one rest day. This involved the students coming into the researcher’s classroom and simply resting (sitting quietly) at th...
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    • RTI IMPLEMENTATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 18 shown that the teacher variable is an important factor in student achievement. Only home related factors have a bigger influence (Kratochwill et al., 2007). NCLB (2002) requirements feature this change...
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    • 18 special educators are asked to take on the roles of intervention specialists, RtI experts, and Tier evaluators in addition to their undersold roles as high-quality instructors who perform daily with professional practices of rigor, excellence,...
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    • 37 90.00% 92.00% 94.00% 96.00% 98.00% 100.00% Resting Classroom Energizer Physical Education Recess Average Percentage of Students Engaged Type of Physical Activity Engaged Students Comparison The data collected for each type of activity were compile...
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    • 38 After examining the data and observing the first-­‐grade students for an eight-­‐week period it is clear that kids need to be given opportunities throughout the day to get up and move. When compared against a period of resting, students appe...
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    • 22 Concerns for the Success of RTI Understanding and integration of scientific research is a requirement for good instruction using the RTI format. For this reason, it is imperative teachers not only have strong background in research but also have...
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    • 40 Schools across the nation are implementing programs such as the Presidential Physical Fitness program and the Gold Medal Schools program in order to entice students to become physically active at school. Physical activity provides known health ben...
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    • 41 Comparison with Previous Studies There have been numerous studies conducted regarding the benefits of physical activity in schools. This study was unique because it targeted lower-­‐elementary students and it pinpointed the most effective type...
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    • 42 The other previous study that closely related to the Willow Springs Elementary study was conducted on fourth grade students. The study was specific to recess but it concluded that students were more on-­‐task and less fidgety in the classroom o...
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    • 43 When students have choice they are happier and this made for more refreshed, attentive students when back in the classroom. Physical education also proved fairly successful at improving student engagement. It was not as beneficial as recess becaus...
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    • 26 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this research project was to determine individual teacher understanding of the RTI framework in place in their school, allow opportunity for teachers to share their insights of how RTI influences their...
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    • 44 eight weeks of school. Students tend to be extra wiggly and inattentive as summer approaches. This may have affected the results. Practical Significance This study helps explain why all people, not just elementary students, feel refreshed and more...
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    • 27 to an hour or less. To form a baseline of information concerning teachers’ overall understanding of the RTI framework, the researcher began with interview questions created by Terry Ann Paradis (2011) from her dissertation. The questions were...
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    • 28 out of respect for the educator’s time as well as to be sure to observe the class for the entire time allotted. An observational protocol (Creswell, 2012) was developed to focus on particular aspects of instruction and classroom dynamics. This...
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    • 47 References Bailey, R. (2006). Physical education and sport in school: a review of benefits and outcomes. Journal Health, 76(8), 398-­‐401. Bauman, A. (2004). Updating the evidence that physical activity is good for heath: An epidemiological rev...
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    • 48 Hallal, P. (2006). Adolescent physical activity and health. Sports Medicine, 36(12), 1019-­‐ 1030. Hillman, C., Erikson, K., & Kramer, A. (2008). Be smart, exercise your heart: Exercise effects on brain and cognition. National Review of Neurosc...
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    • 49 Pellegrini, A., Huberty, P., & Jones, I. (1995). The effects of recess timing on children's playground and classroom behaviors. American Educational Research Journal, 32(4), 845-­‐ 864. Pica, R. (2006). A running start: How play, physical activ...

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