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    • * * * * * Piano Solo . .by .Diane Kochevar * * * * * School of Education. Dean James Miller Pestalozzi Award ELEMENTARY EDUCATION Annalee Albrecht Ann Marie Coates Harvey J. Estes Julie Ann Larsen Dayln Ongley Ronal d J . Swihart SECONDARY...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Educators have debated the value of homework since 1890 when Dr. Joseph Rice demonstrated that spelling homework was futile for increasing later ability (Gill & Schlossman, 2004). Despite the debate, homework continues to...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Recently there has been strong scientific evidence pointing to a potential link between the mind and the body, suggesting improved cognitive results when movement is added to the learning process (Jensen, 2005). However,...
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    • 10 improved system that allowed the resort to maintain and develop its resources to improve future functions rather than continually programming activities that were of little or no interest to guests. I created a training binder of Summit Watch...
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    • 10 physical activity throughout the day tend to show increased brain function, higher concentration levels, higher energy levels, increases self-­‐esteem and better behavior which may all support cognitive learning (Cocke, 2002). This increase in cog...
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    • 10 Student Achievement Through the use of InteractiveWhiteboards Through proper professional development trainings and willingness of educators to alter their teaching style, there has been a continuous pattern of how interactive whiteboards have...
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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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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 106 lower on some aspects, I believe that I’ve learned to express myself in a better way”; and, “All the structures are the same.” A noticeable decline in the area of conventions and punctuation was perhaps due to the fact that rather than focusing...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 107 antecedent section); the students’ astonishment was reflected in a typical response: “[It was surprising] that the second time I [took] it my score improved so much even though we didn’t necessarily study for this test in particular. Just...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 108 overall writing abilities. “Yes, because it covers every concept that we should know to be a good English writer,” and “I like the test because I can see how and in what way I’ve improved, and in what areas I need to put more effort.” (The...
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    • Teachers--Training of; Reading--Phonetic method; Utah--Education.
    • 11 National Reading Panel (NRP) from 2000 to current teacher educator practice. This was to see if aspiring elementary teachers were receiving adequate instruction in the science of reading in their university courses. The council formed by this...
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    • 11 which slows down the reading process (Fink, 2008, p. 57). Vocalization is another widespread reading habit has the effect of limiting reading speed and comprehension (Fink, 2008; Beers, 2003). This occurs when we say the words we are reading out...
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    • 12 Under conditions calculated to increase math anxiety in females, males tended to overwhelmingly outperform females (Beilock, 2008). However, both males and females can be negatively affected by math anxiety. In another study, after being given a...
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    • 13 have the same resources and the homework is done with less success resulting in a lower grade for that student (Danielson, et al., 2011; Kohn, 2006). Improving summative grades is not a strong reason for assigning homework since grades do not...
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    • 13 oral language, and potentially positive effects for early reading, writing, and knowledge of print (Institute of Education Sciences, 2006). Ideally, intervention would come for low SES Hispanic ELLs when they are very young, but this is...
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    • 13 students with a deep understanding of a selection of text, improved skills in comprehension, vocabulary, listening, speaking, and critical thinking, and experience in working together to construct meaning, solve problems, and explore life...
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    • 130 Hypothesis 6 predicted that travel motive has a positive effect on visiting intention and was supported with a coefficient of 0.138; supporting results of the previous study conducted by McCartney, Butler and Bennett (2008). A strong...
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    • 14 Even though there are problems with the current standardized testing program, other problems would likely surface without the use of them. Some of the possible consequences of eliminating standardized testing would be that high schools would...
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    • 15 need to be developed so that they provide new ways to assess the non-cognitive skills that students need to succeed in college and in the workplace. Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) proposes that a growth-based evaluation be included into...

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