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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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    • 18 in reading books and school texts. In order to be more effective and utilize repetition for understanding, the researcher incorporated the program into the classroom daily. The researcher also created weekly pretests that were given on Mondays...
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    • 21 The participants of this study fell into two categories: parents and teachers. Parent participants must have had one or more youth who were current students at one of the two schools at the time the study was conducted. At that time, Gateway...
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    • 36 Assessment resources included, the PALS 1-3 and a retell rubric were used in the gathering and analysis of comprehension data (see Appendix B). Also, graphic organizers were generated to help the participants record information and to assist...
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    • 37 A second evaluation instrument used in this study was a retell rubric. This rubric was designed to rate the oral retellings of each participant (see Appendix B). The retellings were used to measure the participants’ ability to analyze,...
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    • 37 structure and in thought. Writing was evaluated by the emergence of the sentence patterns more consistently used by student writers as seen in multiple essays; also, students’ feelings of confidence were taken into account by verbal feedback....
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    • 38 • Sentence Pattern Chart • Student Essays • Essay Tests (both pre and post) Observation is not only a main part of the Scientific Method, but it is also a part of Action Research as well. There are many ways that a teacher-research can observe a...
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    • 39 taught. Next, they had assignments that allowed them to practice using the patterns during class activities; and finally, they wrote the same essay as before to see if the quality of their essays changed in structure and thought. A calculation...
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    • 40 sentence patterns, not just the structure itself. Also, a summative assessment approach was applied to evaluate “the worth of the final product, especially in comparison to some other competing product” (Ross, 2005, p. 5); hence, a combination...
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    • 70 Appendices Appendix A: Instruments Used for Pre-Assessments #1 and #2 Pre-Assessment #1: Narrative Essay Directions: Please write a five-paragraph essay about your favorite moment in life and provide images using the five senses. Pre-Assessment...
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    • and fieedom and our peace, and he fastened it upon the end of a pole, and he called it the title of liberty." The settlers now turned their attention to procuring logs for the meeting house. John D. Lee wrote: Monday morning, January 27, 1851: The...
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    • big screen and ease of use that outshines the iPad.” “For some of my other students, when they use the iPad, they write something they don't like, then erase it over and over again, leaving them with nothing completed by the end of the period,” and...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 23 Chapter 3: Methodology This aim of this study was to determine the relationship between self-reported BMI and perceptions of obese individuals using three questionnaires: the Fat Phobia Scale-Short Form, the...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 31 of who are normal weight compared to those who are overweight or obese. It must be noted that implicit responses to the scales have been analyzed in several previous studies and were not gathered during this study....
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 5 Beliefs About Obese Person Scale ................................................................................................ 20 Conclusion...
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    • both schools, in each area of the fitness test, to compare the effectiveness of the program. These scores gave the researcher progress indicators. Using the fitness test as a pre-assessment and post-assessment had multiple benefits. The fitness...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 20 Instrumentation and Implementation The type of research that took place was action research. This was the best type of research for this particular study because the researcher was the teacher and was able to observe...

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