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    • Do you believe writing on the iPad is beneficial to students? Why?* What do you use the iPads most with-reading or writing? Why?* Do you feel that you’ve been given enough training to use iPads as part of the curriculum? Why?* Would more...
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    • resources already out there. I use the iPad mostly with reading. Students can look up information and books or articles of interest and they can read narrative texts easily there. I use the iPads mostly with writing. Even in the reading class, we...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 9 a viola played sixteen melodies for the children. Four of each song represented sad, angry, happy and frustrated emotions. There was a control group of one hundred college-aged students, so the researchers could...
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    • ii Chapter 5: Discussion .......................................................................................................51 Overall Effectiveness of Expository Text Comprehension Instruction .................51 Limitations of Assessments...
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    • iv List of Figures Figure 1: Comparing PALS 1-3 Pre and Post Assessments ..............................................39 Figure 2: PALS 1-3 Individual Pre and Post Assessments ................................................40 Figure 3: Individual...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 21 The first group of students was the control group. There was no music in this group. After giving direct instruction, either in math or language arts, the researcher observed how many students were staying on task and...
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    • Table of Contents List of Tables ..................................................................................................................................v List of Figures...
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    • 3 1. With explicit instruction, did students’ comprehension of expository text improve? 2. Which instructional strategy was most effective in teaching expository text to primary grade students with disabilities? This study offers further insight...
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    • 4 be helpful in determining how small-group instruction is administered but may not be beneficial for whole-class instruction. Definition of Terms Definitions of terms pertinent to this study include: • Learning Disability- A discrepancy between...
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    • 6 Chapter 2 Literature Review The National Center of Educational Statistics concluded that more than two thirds of students are not proficient readers (Biancarosa, 2005). This is a staggering statistic that leads one to question. How can teachers...
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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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    • 8 readers need to be taught strategies, as well as how, where, and when to apply these strategies. The National Reading Panel identified the five elements of reading. The five elements include phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and...
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    • 2 teach concepts of geometry to two resource math classes and examined the effects of such implementation on students in the cognitive and affective domains. Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study Setting Recently, there has been...
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    • 9 require specific instruction that focuses on the specific skills needed to comprehend expository text (Fang, 2008). Teaching Comprehension Strategies In order to help students with learning disabilities comprehend expository text, it must be...
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    • 3 phenomenon known as math anxiety (Zietner, Yetkiner & Thompson, 2010). In a destructive cycle, math anxiety then gives rise more failure, translating into very real deficiencies when performance is assessed (Thaler, Kazemi & Wood, 2010)....
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    • 10 and apply comprehension strategies on their own during reading, therefore making the text more meaningful. Instruction in reading expository text must be planned and well thought out to promote student thought throughout the reading to result in...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 30 greatest influence for task performance while hyper music has the least influence for task performance. Table 8 Data of Math and Language Arts Performance Control Group Classical Music Hyper Music Language Arts...
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    • 12 (2007) attempted to help second grade students assimilate the new information they learned by utilizing Talking Drawings. In this study, students were asked to draw a picture of the topic prior to the lesson. Many of the drawings depicted...
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    • 13 will help students become more successful in their vocabulary usage. Therefore, tier two words should make up a majority of the vocabulary instruction. Tier three words are specific, technical terms that are important in understanding the topic...
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    • 7 Chapter 2 Literature Review Before beginning a study evaluating the efficacy of using kinesthetic strategies to teach geometry to students receiving special education services in the resource classroom setting, it is necessary to examine the...

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