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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 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 17 can help educators guide instruction for all of the students in their charge. Assessments should be useful, meaningful, informative, and educative. They must capture and communicate judgments about student work and show students how to be better...
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    • 18 from learning with dance was the improvement that the school children exhibited on standardized tests in all areas. When compared with schools of similar socio-economic status, the “Minds in Motion” school had much higher test scores. The...
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    • 20 Summary The data shows a need for the Marriott Summit Watch property to further manage external relationships with other local vendors in order to expand offerings for guests. This is shown in numbers that indicate the availability and variety...
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    • 21 . Problems with this study include the unnatural environment of being in a quiet room while being videotaped, the variable of the suggestion that the toy might help the students focus, and the very small student sample. In another example...
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    • 23 word, and they would write a sentence using the word correctly. They would then pass it to their neighbor and the researcher would say the next word; and they would read what their classmate wrote and then write their new word in another...
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    • 24 research in the 1970s . . . claim[ed] that students can learn grammar simply by writing" (Vavra, 1996, p. 32), but there was no evidence to support that from Vavra’s study. In response to that research, Vavra asks, "Where is the research study...
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    • 24 While this was not considered significant growth, it was in fact more than 0.5 percent growth, which is normal expected growth as determined by Cedar Middle School. Reading level takes into account both vocabulary and comprehension; however,...
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    • 26 was to obtain data and to examine the relationship between student performances on YPP in comparison to their state-mandated assessments. Warren County Middle School in Warrenton, Georgia implemented the YPP assessment program in 2006 and...
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    • 27 to meet standards for success set forth by state and nation. ELLs come from a variety of cultures and backgrounds and with knowledge they attained from previous experience. As I started this project, like most teachers that want to make a...
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    • 30 success than independent learning. AHS would better serve their student population by organizing more cooperative learning groups with school-wide structure. The four hour a day structure was beneficial for a large number of alternative...
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    • 31 student growth rates and proficiency levels. NWEA exams were administered to students three times throughout the school year. This study involves the results from the NWEA test scores from each of the fourth-grade students. Student growth rates...
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    • 41 Of the twenty participants in the study, 13 participants improved their scores by 1 to 2 points, 4 participants showed neither an increase nor a decrease in their scores, and 3 students’ scores decreased by 1 to 2 points. Figure 2. PALS 1-3...

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