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    • "turn up their coat collars and, as much as posible, tum their backs to the storm until it passed over." The Federal officers were clearly determined to stand by each other and manipulate the machinery of govemment for the oppression of the...
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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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    • 14 Chapter 3 Method The purpose of this study was to analyze how the interactive whiteboard, such as SMART Board, differs from the traditional whiteboard when comparing academic growth in elementary mathematics and to examine the students’...
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    • 14 using scores to evaluate schools and teachers, and as a requirement for grade promotion, “can have a negative impact on student learning” (Henning, 2006, p. 729). Henning and his group of 24 teachers looked at four types of analyses that would...
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    • 15 Participants & Setting The participants of this study were students in a fourth grade, public elementary school (East Elementary) in Iron County School District, located in Cedar City, Utah. The participants were a combination of low functioning...
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    • 16 The survey provided qualitative measures necessary to assess students’ attitudes towards the SMART interactive whiteboard versus the traditional whiteboard. The surveys include five questions scaling different degrees of responses about the...
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    • 17 combinations which might help the students understand the concepts the teacher wishes to communicate (Watson, 2005). Purposeful Kinesthetics in Non-Math Disciplines Though not widely applied in the field of mathematics, purposeful, related...
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    • 18 informed they would be participating in the math lesson using the traditional whiteboard and traditional, hands-on, manipulatives. Treatment group Two: Step two (this step was conducted on a Friday). Five days concluding the procedure of step...
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    • 18 The student population of East Shore High School was primarily considered at-risk. 75% of the student population was Caucasian, 21% was Hispanic, and 5% were American Indian, Asian, Black, or Polynesian. Thirty four percent of the student...
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    • 2 knowledge. Students are explicitly taught in the younger grades how to identify characters, setting, and plot. Students entering fourth grade are provided with textbooks in the areas of Social Studies and Science. They are asked to read the...
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    • 20 cursive kinesthetically form muscle memories that are stronger than when printing. Next she taught the students to spell (again, before beginning reading instruction) by having the students write the cursive letters on the blackboard. The large...
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    • 20 Third, focus activities are used to, again, maintain a routine and ensure students feel comfortable and know what is expected. Starting class on the right note is imperative. For example, if the instructor is not prepared to start class, it...
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    • 20 which is first, Prewrite; second, Write; third, Revise; fourth, Edit; and finally, Publish. As paradigms shifted, “The writing process was at the heart of the student-centered composition class, where the product was de-emphasized, along with a...
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    • 22 References Balls, J. (2014). History of Park City. Utah History To Go. Retrieved from http://historytogo.utah.gov/places/olympic_locations/historyofparkcity.html Bruning, S.D., Castle, J.D., & Schrepfer, E. (2004). Building relationships between...
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    • 23 may be in a wheel chair and throw from a sitting position; others may not be able to kick and, therefore, use a modified stick to kick. This allows all students to participate in some way and enjoy fitness at their level. Team sports may not be...
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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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    • 27 was also asked to verbalize why they identified the text as either narrative or expository. Although this instruction lasted only two class sessions, the introduction of texts as either expository or narrative prepared the students for the study...
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    • 28 subtracting the pretest scores from the post-test scores. Thus the number represents the percentage of growth obtained by a given student. The third column represents the percentage of growth achieved by individual students during Topic II...
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    • 29 The following figure is a graph that represents the results of the 4th grade students, Student Motivation and Attitude Towards Learning Survey. Figure 3 Comparing Treatment group 1 and Treatment group 2 Motivation and Attitude Towards Learning...
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    • 3 concept mastery using an interactive whiteboard versus using traditional whiteboards and non-electronic manipulatives. The purpose of this study was to analyze how the implementation of an interactive whiteboard, such as a SMART Board, in an...

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