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    • 1 1 the newspaper ran the letters exactly as they had been written. It didn't take long to figure out why. For starters, the 25 students spelled "vandal" in nearly as many ways. "Dear Vandales" went one letter, "I really think that you were tuped...
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    • 1 2 J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D., and author of many books based on spelling research, was asked by the Zaner-Bloser editor Marytherese Croakin to discuss the four most pressing questions teachers have asked about teaching spelling. Here are the...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Nature of the problem There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with math have created many different...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Reading is an essential tool for existence in our modern society. While some children and adults struggle with learning basic reading concepts, a common problem of reading reluctance exists in classrooms across the nation....
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    • 1 ENGAGING SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS WITH PROJECTS CREATED BY IMPLEMENTING HOWARD GARDNER’S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES Chapter 1 Introduction In the last couple of decades emphasis has been placed on Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligences....
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    • 10 engage in them. Our work has convinced us of the importance of talking about talk with our students” (Connolly, 2002, p. 25). Student perceptions will affect the environment in, implementation of, and outcome of any class discussion. One...
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    • 10 philosophy that educators can recognize signs that indicate a potential for inappropriate behavior (Murdick, 1996). It is preferable to prevent inappropriate behaviors rather than wait until after the behaviors occur before responding. Students...
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    • 106 Learning in detail about the different learning styles created by Howard Gardner increased my desire to implement the strategies that have been proven to help students learn to the best of their abilities. Even though at times I feel frustrated...
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    • 11 In a research study conducted by O’Connor et al. (2000), a group of kindergarteners’ literacy progress was monitored and tracked over two years. During this time, students who were considered “at-risk” were given four tiers of...
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    • 11 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING least restrictive to meet their individual needs. According to Essex (2008), the least restrictive environment begins with placement in the everyday classroom. However, IDEA recognizes that all children do not fit in...
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    • 11 student attitudes regarding the homework, and lack of time to prepare effective assignments. Students simply do not like homework. The time homework requires, cuts into their extracurricular activities and downtime away from school. A lack of...
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    • 12 example, in the field of computer programming, (Moran, Kornhaber, and Gardner, 2006) a common career choice for the mathematical/logical learner. Students who do well in traditional classrooms are mathematical/logical learners (Nolen, 2003). A...
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    • 12 Wise (2009) commented on why high school has been left out of the literacy debate: the policymakers under No Child Left Behind only focused on the elementary levels because the severity of struggling readers in the upper levels was not...
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    • 13 Burstein, 2006). Interestingly, despite the high correlation of AES to human scores, and the newer software, in 2006 the AWA switched to using IntelliMetric, a program developed by another company (Dikli, 2006; Grimes, Warschauer,...
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    • 13 that they feel are better to spend their time. These researchers seem to make the same point: students are not going to do well on tasks that do not have value to them. Both the effects of negative attitudes and self-efficacy lead students to...
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    • 14 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING Barriers of Inclusion There are many barriers to inclusion. Some of the most significant include fear, tradition, lack of training, attitude, low expectations, time, lack of support, and funding (Downing, 2008; Forli...
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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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    • 15 teachers may obtain new ideas and skills but be unable to implement them in their particular context because of the specific characteristics or idiosyncrasies of their workplace” (p. 73 & 76). In examining different professional development...
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    • 16 lasting and effective. Time becomes one of the most important factors when evaluating organizational support; allowances and accommodations must be made to provide teachers appropriate time to utilize learned skills to their fullest potential...
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    • 16 that may be part of the problem” (para. 363). Research shows that educators are able to enhance academic achievement (Condron) through ability grouping. This method is explained as “…the process of teaching students in groups that are...

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