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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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    • 10 choosing to attend a post-secondary institution. The researchers defined college qualifications as being a culmination of cumulative grade point average, senior-class rank, aptitude test scores, and SAT/ACT test scores. They stood by their point...
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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 demonstrate positive attitudes toward learning mathematics are found to have more positive attitudes and higher self-efficacy when it comes to mathematics (Wilkins, 2000; Sewell and Hauser 1980). Wilkins (2000) points out that parents who have...
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    • 11 Service learning helps promote both intellectual and civic engagement by linking the work students do in the classroom to real-world problems and real-world needs. Without compromising academic rigor or discipline-specific objectives, service...
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    • 11 would put forth effort and eventually pursue a postsecondary education in that particular field. Gemici and Rojewski (2010) used the Educational Longitudinal Study of 2002 to determine if having students take part in a work-based program while...
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    • 119 1 very litlle like me 2 a litHe like me 3 somewhat like me 4/ikeme 5 a lot li/(e me 23.__I like to setup little 'what if" experiments (fur example ·What lNOuld happen if I put a grasshopper in a jar with a spider?"). 24. I enjoy dong jigsaw...
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    • !12 and basketball, to sampling pies for Thanksgiving and screening the film Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. With each activity, I was required to design posters and digital promotions to get students talking and interested in the ASC 1. It was...
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    • 12 supports” (Ysseldyke, Burns, Scholin, & Parker, 2010, p.58). Tier 2 intervention, generally consists of small group differentiated instruction that is explicit and systematic (Bursuck & Blanks, 2010; Greenfield et al., 2010; Vaughn & Fuchs,...
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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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    • 14 Chapter 2 Literature Review Introduction This review will examine the lengthy debate about how to teach English grammar to secondary students in order to improve their writing skills. It will also examine the process through which the teaching...
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    • 14 VITA name. Most Universities run their VITA programs through their accounting offices by students as a fully-functioning nonprofit office (Hulsart, 2007, 48-50). VITA is a successful service-learning program because it provides tax information...
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    • ! 14! Staw and Calder’s (Staw and Calder, 1980) study of Intrinsic motivation and norms about payment sought to learn if certain circumstances inhibit the effect of extrinsic rewards. Previous studies had determined that under certain...
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    • 15 (Ruffell et al., 1998; Hoyles, 1992). Hoyles (1992) points out that students begin to understand teachers’ feelings about mathematics at an early age, and this attitude transference affects students learning. Teachers need to be confident and...
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    • 15 post-secondary goals. It is difficult to find documentation regarding students who are considered at-risk. At-risk students tend to have parents who are not vested in their child’s future and/or may not know how to positively influence decisions...
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    • 15 students that had previously given up to learn what was necessary to graduate and move on with their lives. The teachers were a key factor to allowing the curriculum to work for the student and discover alternatives for making learning work. One...
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    • 15 Trust is essential. The current culture of the audience wants to have control over the information they see. People want to actively participate in the conversation. It cannot be assumed that organizations know what the consumers want. Social...
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    • 16 A School for Healing (1999) claimed that it is one of the most powerful interventions that could be used with at-risk students. Summary The collaborative group setting in all of these intervention examples helped increase graduation rates and...
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    • 16 Chapter 2 Planning for Web Design Introduction Many web designers, including both the novice and experienced, create web con-tent that ignores principles of good design. Their pages may contain busy colored backgrounds, a multitude of animated...
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    • 16 The most probable obstacle facing many unmotivated readers is a lack of self-confidence. “Whether told by others that they are not as good a reader as their older siblings or whether they have developed the attitude from peers that reading is...

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