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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction – Nature of the Problem It is well known that students go through what is commonly referred to as “the fourth grade slump.” Research presented by Hall, Sabey, & McClellan (2005) and Fang (2008) has shown that this “slump”...
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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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    • 16 adaptive assessment known as Measure of Academic Progress (MAP). When the student correctly answers questions, they become increasingly difficult. When the student answers the questions incorrectly, the questions become easier (McCall et al.,...
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    • 17 Evidence showed, if an adolescent has a positive experience or perceived positive experience and/or they participate in a competitive sport, they are more likely to stay physically fit when they are older. This leads to the belief that...
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    • 19 one of the major quotes for their position changed many educators’ minds about teaching grammar at all. They responded by claiming that they “performed carefully and methodically” when they analyzed five studies for their synthesis on the link...
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    • 2 Most Americans think testing is a spurious trend; a new Time poll found that only one out of five people surveyed felt that testing has had a positive effect in schools. But as the tests get better, we are starting to be able to see in the dark ....
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    • 20 Chapter 3 Methodology Purpose of Study The purpose of this project was to examine the relationship between charter schools’ performance on state mandated assessments and how those scores impact the perception of charter schools’ success or...
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    • 20 Tier two students are those students from tier one who fail to progress. Tier two students receive tutoring and small group instruction. Students in tier three are those who continue to fail to make progress and are placed in special educational...
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    • 21 incentives directly back to Summit Watch, rewarding guests with a Park City specific experience will boost numbers for this resort. The capstone internship was selected in order to best utilize obtained communication knowledge and apply it...
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    • 24 Chapter 4 Results Assessments are a thriving part of the educational landscape. They affect the entire educational community and may influence how a charter school is perceived. The two groups most impacted by that perception are parents who are...
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    • 24 mathematics. This means that according to a standardized test of cognitive and academic ability, such as the Woodcock Johnson III, the students exhibited a significant discrepancy (defined as 15 points or greater) between their General...
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    • 4 Provo River Guide Service Locations, Adventure Haus, Destination Sports, and Utah Olympic Park. Competition. According to the Vacation Club Review (2014), Marriott Vacation Club is the choice provider for timeshare owners. Following close behind...
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    • 49 negative toward assessment information. While these same teachers feel test scores might be an indicator of school quality, they are quick to distance such possible merit from student learning as well as their own job performance. As more and...
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    • 5 Definition of Terms Definitions of terms relevant to this study include the following:  Achievement gap: The disparity in academic achievement between different groups of students, especially groups defined by race/ethnicity, disability,...
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    • 58 Crater Tour Guests will need to make reservations to participate in this activity. When the first group/individual signs up, call the Homestead Crater at 435-654-1102. Make reservations for 13 people under Marriott Summit Watch and verify the...
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    • 6 services that this resort town has to offer. Guests that book through Marriott’s activities center receive a discounted price on outside vendor activities. The activities center takes care of all travel and booking arrangements for guests. In...
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    • 68 of these areas. Students were allowed to weigh themselves in the weight room as they wished. At the beginning of the quarter, girls would only weigh if they were alone and there was no possibility of anyone coming over seeing how much they...
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    • 8 the use of modern technology]” (Windsor, 2011 pg. 1). Despite extensive research in core curriculum development and educational technology innovation many parents are choosing to send their students to schools where technology is not present...

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