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    • 21 Fantuzzo et al., 2005; Mead, 2008). Caucasian and Asian children demonstrated higher levels of skill in reading (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl). Research by Fantuzzo et al. concluded “African American, Hispanic, and...
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    • RTI IMPLEMENTATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 21 student learning outcomes. This is accomplished through on-going collaboration and professional learning focused on understanding how students learn. New practices are learned, created, and implemented...
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    • 23 involves working with word meaning and understanding text. Currently, “direct screenings in the areas of vocabulary and comprehension have yet to be developed for elementary learners” (Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 289). Fuchs and Fuchs go on to...
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    • 37 teacher explained how teachers change things in their classrooms to meet the needs of the students who are struggling. In discussing how non-responsiveness to intervention was reflected in the choice of intervention, one teacher explained the...
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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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    • STUDENT ORIENTATION 16 SWATC’s online orientation and student evaluation Because Southwest Applied Technology College covers a geographic service area that is larger than the states of Connecticut, Delaware and Rhode Island combined, many of its...
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    • 63 In summary, the QRI test covers all of the components of reading comprehension as outlined in the researcher’s definition. The validity of this test is highly confirmed by the researcher’s observations and the participants’ opinions of the...
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    • 47 Stress is a part of every teacher’s life. The participants in this study identified many factors adding stress to their lives. One teacher mentioned the expectation to have all students reading on benchmark and the challenge of uncooperative...
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    • 48 implement new programs every year. One teacher said her greatest barrier was there was not enough of her to go around to help all of the students all of the time. Table 5 represents teachers responses related to RTI’s effect on teaching. Table...
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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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    • 51 would have the benefit of synergy as professionals collectively brainstorm and troubleshoot potential problems and their solutions. It is understandable to believe, “teachers who engage in collaborative efforts are more likely to see...
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    • 6 to take some of the grading burden, teachers could more easily “assign more writing, and so students could get the practice they needed to develop as writers—practice that was not possible in most classrooms because of the burden it placed on...
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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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    • 7 writing must be significant. It must be significant enough to continue looking for other answers, or continue down the very troubling path of not assigning a sufficient amount of writing for student, thereby perpetuating the cycle of producing...
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    • 4 sixth grade. The DIBELS assessment is given in K-6 classrooms three times per year. It is an individualized test with the proctor working one-on-one with students to assess their growth throughout the year (Good, R. H., & Kaminski, R. A.,...
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    • 3 shown to help teachers rectify the lack of parental involvement in a student’s math education. Background, Significance, and Purpose Statement, and Study Setting There has been a large amount of research done studying the importance of parental...
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    • 5 Definition of terms Academic Achievement: Students being able to perform independently at grade level proficiency. Basic Skills Test: The Basic Skills Test is an assessment measuring a student’s understanding as it pertains to math fundamentals...
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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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