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    • 1 3 development of spelling content, and word study can effectively teach spelling in this manner. But, he warned about the different caveats that happen when teaching with this method. The first argument is that spelling is in theory “caught”...
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    • 1 5 the struggling speller. The differentiation is also seen in the practice activities, games and assessments. This program has developed a five-day scope and sequence to help students improve their spelling skills everyday. On day one, the...
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    • 1 6 many forms of assessments with their program. There are diagnostic tests, formative and summative tests and measurements to allow for progress monitoring (Gentry, 2012). If mastery is not met, these tests inform the teacher of where re-teaching...
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    • 1 CHAPTER 1 Introduction -­‐ Nature of the Problem The connection between physical activity and student engagement is a heavily debated topic in the field of education. The health benefits of physical activity are well documented but the academic...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Nature of the problem There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with math have created many different...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Reading is an essential tool for existence in our modern society. While some children and adults struggle with learning basic reading concepts, a common problem of reading reluctance exists in classrooms across the nation....
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    • 1 ENGAGING SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS WITH PROJECTS CREATED BY IMPLEMENTING HOWARD GARDNER’S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES Chapter 1 Introduction In the last couple of decades emphasis has been placed on Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligences....
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    • 10 (2002) suggest that students must view reading as a pleasurable activity because “children who dislike something may avoid it or give only partial attention to learning it, although they have the self-confidence to learn lessons and attempt...
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    • 10 Another important contributing factor to the success or failure of a student is the level of involvement parents provide in the home. Even as children transition through the middle school ages “Parents continue to be an important source of...
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    • 10 are able to make “annual growth” in the first few years of school, they will not become further behind others, but they still will be unable to reach appropriate benchmarks. Research indicates that, although data vary from state to state,...
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    • 10 Community Service Act provided grants and vouchers for students involved in civic engagement for education and worthwhile efforts. The 1995 Annual Conference of the American Association of Higher Education re-dedicated leaders to the “engaged...
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    • 10 deprived of learning because of their social isolation and lack of interaction, which affected their overall cognitive functioning. As a result, Vygotsky set out to transform education in Russia by creating new pedagogical styles that would...
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    • 10 philosophy that educators can recognize signs that indicate a potential for inappropriate behavior (Murdick, 1996). It is preferable to prevent inappropriate behaviors rather than wait until after the behaviors occur before responding. Students...
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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...
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    • 10 Students with mathematics anxiety. Mathematics anxiety has also been of great concern in the learning of mathematics. Research shows that many capable students do poorly on mathematics exams despite knowing the concepts very well (Meece,...
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    • 10 the National Research Council Study determined the classification of special education should be considered to be valid based on the following criterion: 1) the general education program is high quality and provides adequate learning, 2) the...
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    • 100 the statement, “Math is hard for me even when I study” and after the real-life math activities involving the bodily/kinesthetic learning style disagreed strongly. Females were neutral but changed slightly after the activities (see Figure...
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    • 102 High School are females? The boys also disagreed with the statement but not as strongly (see Figure 4.31). Depending on the different types of activity the students were working on determined the different learning styles they used. After the...
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    • 103 Eighteen out of the twenty-two students used six of the learning styles. Musical/rhythmic learning style was not used in the presentation (see Figure 4.35). The final project given to the student was a scale drawing. Six students did not...
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    • 104 Students showed excitement in learning math concepts. Not all students stated that they enjoyed math but using real-life math activities was beneficial for the educator and the students.

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