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    • 'DistirtBuisfiecl Service Jlwarcl Wesfey P. Larsen Regarded by many as one of Southern Utah S tate College's outstanding scientists and teachers, Wesley P. Larsen first joined the Southern Utah State College faculty in 1960 as professor of biology....
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    • 10 The achievement gap can also be examined closely in other subgroups. For example, the study to be conducted will examine at-risk students in the AVID program who are achieving well and have not fallen into the gap. Why does the achievement gap...
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    • ! 10! drives, and essay contests. Black lists the consequences of competition, framing her argument with Kohn’s arguments: Competition does not motivate students to do their best; Competition does not build students’ character or self-esteem;...
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    • 11 1995). These deficits may contribute to the fact that Hispanic students, with relatively few exceptions, have had the highest high-school dropout rate of any group in the United States from 1972-2007. High School student dropouts from the low...
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    • 11 A major function that aided in student achievement is the ability for the students to see previous pages from prior lessons or lectures and the ability to link previous lessons to a new concept or new lesson (Knight, 2005, p. 14). The ability...
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    • 11 Black Safe spaces, etc. and that the broader community ought to be engaged and educated, will be addressed within this paper. Throughout this paper, the term “multiculturalism” is used as a catch all term to refer to all demographically defined...
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    • 12 absenteeism appears to be completely unrelated to gender, race, and socioeconomic status (p. 64). “Overall, ‘extended school non-attendance’ has been described as a heterogeneous behavior, which does not appear specific to a particular...
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    • 12 opportunities. Compared to motivated classmates, reluctant readers surrender into the spiraling world of low exposure to text. The implications are grave. This lack of exposure to text and the lack of fruitful reading practice on the part of...
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    • 12 regularly features service learning, students’ participation in service learning is noted on transcripts, outstanding students receive service-learning scholarships, awards and commencement regalia and faculty are eligible for grants or release...
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    • 12 say that educators “should understand that linguistic barriers, diverse social practices, and a multiplicity of assumptions, beliefs, and perceptions contribute to difficult discourse” (p. 353). Therefore, linking academic learning objectives to...
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    • 13 Gardening Association (Blair, 2009). School gardens surged particularly in urban school districts because researchers found that “non-White students from financially unstable backgrounds who [were] not regularly exposed to open green spaces and...
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    • 15 achieving peers. They will then get support in the AVID elective class as they learn “college-readiness skills” including focused Cornell Note taking, systemized organization strategies, and college-level writing. Students also work weekly in...
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    • Reading comprehension; Evaluation; Education; Introversion; Dialogue
    • 16 informal observations and presentation-type assignments to evaluate her students’ knowledge acquisition, then introverts will not perform as well and be viewed as lacking knowledge when the issue may be merely that they are not as comfortable as...
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    • 16 promoting daily environmental learning” (Blair, 2009, p. 34). A 2000 study conducted in Florida concluded that “students in all types of gardens had high responsibility scores, indicating that all students possessed a sense of responsibility”...
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    • 17 THE UNITED STATES’ INVOLVEMENT IN THE INTERNATIONAL COURT beyond this point. Legal positivism states that morality and law are two separate entities and should be treated as such (United States, 1949). In the case of the Major War Crimes Trials,...
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    • 18 U.S. TV SHOW’ INFLUENCE IN CHINA (1981) defined that the Chinese culture is situation-centered; the Chinese style of life is centered on relationships defined by Confucian doctrine, which emphasize fidelity and virtue, benevolent fathers and...
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    • 2 Austria‘s economy, it is necessary for Austria‘s tourism authorities to stay current with trends and compete with the industry‘s leading destination countries. The World Tourism Organization reports that the top three European...
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    • 2 experience that parents are making strides to practice reading with their students, but there is little or no discussion about the content of the text. This common practice can contribute to a negative approach to reading in general. Students...
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    • 20 one in which parents may still value literacy and their children’s education; however, they are less educated and engage in fewer literacy activities in the home. Students from literacy-oriented communities have proven to be more prepared for...

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