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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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    • 14 applicability, and relevance affected student perception. The question of how to engage, present, organize, encourage, and grade discussions is common among all in-class discussion strategies. Role of the teacher. Similarly, the questions...
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    • 15 According to Kassop (2003), the question of the role of the teacher is simplified in online discussion boards, and students are able to learn and teach the content for themselves. Furthermore, Jewell (2005) found that “students are more...
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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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    • 16 discussions,” para. 2). In addition to student satisfaction, instructors noted the pleasure of hearing the ideas—many of which are “surprisingly compelling”—of the more introverted class members (2003). This format can also decrease...
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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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    • 18 are many issues associated with traditional classroom discussions, including how to handle low-responding students (Connolly, 2002; Foster, et al., 2009; Young, 2007), how to arrange and measure student participation (Coke, 2008; Foster, et al.,...
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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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    • 20 Chapter 3 Method The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate if and how extending Socratic Seminars from the classroom to an online discussion board impacts the quantity and quality of student participation in public high school....
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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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