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    • -We should look at getting tall cocktail tables for the 30 minute “cocktail hour” at the beginning of the evening. (Maria thought we could find these fairly cheap on eBay and purchase them to have at the Heritage Center) -There is going to be a...
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    • .. CEDAR CITY, UTAH 97 Plumbing, Heating, Carpentry, Painting. Three credits. Winter or Spring. Eve­nings. Time to be arranged. Cooley WW 76. Woon FINISHING AND HousE DECORATING. This course con­sists of the study and application of fine wood...
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    • Reading comprehension; Evaluation; Education; Introversion; Dialogue
    • 1 Abstract This creative project examines the use of dialogue journals as a tool to assess students’ reading comprehension during guided reading. It was conducted in a third grade suburban class in Utah, focused on five highly introverted students....
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Chemistry is "the study of matter and the changes it undergoes" (Buthelezi, Dingrando, Hainen, Wistrom & Zike, 2008, p. 4). Almost everything studied by scientists involves matter. Since this is the case, it is crucial to...
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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. In...
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    • 10 Another downside of using homework to increase test scores is that “the heavy reliance on tests crushes originality, innovation, and creativity” (Ravitch, 2011, p.4). “As the federal government ratchets up the stakes attached to the tests, they...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 100 understand the importance of spending time thinking before writing, the importance of the revision process, and the value of both teacher and peer feedback; however, the reported increase in those numbers in December held much more significance...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 101 and literary analysis—because they wanted a challenge. These two thought-provoking pieces, one where they were required to connect a random topic to a prewritten thesis statement and the other that required careful, analytical thought that went...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 103 they did all that was expected, most admitted to doing just enough or less: “I believe the teacher expected more from everyone,” and “Less because I am still struggling, and it’s not my teacher’s fault, its mine. I have not been trying to work...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 104 As previously stated, participants did report feeling more prepared for college writing, but even more interesting, when asked to rank their own writing proficiency levels and parallel those results with what they believed college professors...
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    • 105 Chapter 6 Reflection I discovered through interviews that the majority of the students involved in the creative project preferred working in groups. Allowing students to choose the group members exhibited excitement. Explaining the assignments...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 105 One of the most exciting outcomes of this research originated from the native student essay results. While much research already exists to prove that metacognition strategies can help students become critical thinkers and, therefore, creative...
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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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    • 107 I learned during the research how very important it is to use cross curriculum to encourage interest in mathematics. I have learned that reaching one child is worth all the time, effort and persistence it takes. Being an advocate does make a...
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    • 11 One of those that focus on primarily on scoring is Project Essay Grader (PEG). This was the program developed by Ellis Page in the 60’s. PEG uses sample essays to generate its basis for what makes up a “good essay” given the topic. The number of...
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    • 112 Appendix A Approval for project Approval for the creative project was received February 2010. It was given by James McCoy, doctor in the Master’s of Education department at Southern Utah University.
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    • 114 Appendix B Parent/guardian letter of approval A letter was sent to the parent/guardian of Mrs. Okeson’s algebra I students on March 2, 2010. Contact information was given if the adult did not want their child participating in the creative...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 115 inspiration is slower to emerge; and red, when “desperation is high. I don’t know how to put ideas onto paper.” Another student compared himself as a writer to a turtle. “Slow imagination; shell is a comfort zone. It’s a protection against...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 136 No clocks have changed (41) over time than pendulum clocks. The pendulum clocks that we use today are (42) to earlier models than are any other types of clocks. Of all pendulum clocks, the (43) were built by a Dutch scientist named Christiaan...

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