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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Our world, and surrounding environment, is nearly all technology based. Using modern technology in a classroom environment seems inevitable. The main issues of this research study are whether the use of technology truly...
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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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    • 12 higher motivation levels, compared to students of teachers who were less supportive, but the effect was very small. The researcher also noted the following: Claims about the motivation-enhancing effects of the interactive whiteboard are not...
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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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    • 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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    • 1986. Unanimous. (Water rate in 1968 was $8 per quarter, or $2.67 per month. Water rate is now 6 times higher. ) Motion to amend the Sewer Ordinance to put into effect a 33% increase, from $4.50 to $6 per month. Also, a motion was made setting the...
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    • 2 money from the National Defense Education Act and began providing schools with technology (Jones, 2010). Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study Setting Modern technology is becoming more advanced in how it is implemented as an...
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    • 20 Due to the complex nature of summaries, some students may require a paragraph frame. The paragraph frame consists of three to four sentences containing blanks for students to fill in with their newly acquired information. Students are initially...
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    • 21 The Four-Part Lesson Cycle created by Montelongo et al. (2010) addressed vocabulary, text structure, modified sentence completion, and rewriting the text. This four-step cycle spanned a five-week period and showed a significant amount...
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    • 22 disabilities in recent years. These strategies, which have been shown to help students, should be implemented into classrooms today to help students better comprehend expository text. Students should be benefiting from the research-based...
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    • 29 References August, D., Carlo, M., Dressler, C., & Snow, C. (2005). The critical role of vocabulary development for English language learners. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 20(1), 50-57. Baumann, J. F., & Graves, M.F. (Sept. 2010)....
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    • 3 1. With explicit instruction, did students’ comprehension of expository text improve? 2. Which instructional strategy was most effective in teaching expository text to primary grade students with disabilities? This study offers further insight...
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    • 3 Chapter 2 Literature Review The focus of this literature review was on adolescent ELLs in terms of reading struggles and comprehension in the American mainstream classroom and what can be done in the classroom to help meet their current needs. In...
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    • 3 phenomenon known as math anxiety (Zietner, Yetkiner & Thompson, 2010). In a destructive cycle, math anxiety then gives rise more failure, translating into very real deficiencies when performance is assessed (Thaler, Kazemi & Wood, 2010)....
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    • 32 Chapter 5 Discussion Chapter 5 explains and recaps the researcher’s results as well as discusses the viewpoint and opinions of the researcher. The researcher discusses how the traditional and interactive whiteboard results were similar, how...
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    • 35 References Bell, L., Jones, D., King, J., Nicholson, C., & Pinks, A. (2007). May the Force Be Whiteboard!. Mathematics Teaching Incorporating Micromath, (203), 27-29. Retrieved from EBSCOhost. Byrd, D. (2005). Sixteen Whiteboards Captures...
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    • 36 growth for Class B could not be determined to be statistically significant. Thus the academic growth for Class A was examined separately. The growth Class A experienced was statistically significant, but the smaller sample makes the results even...

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