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    • 11 short-term improvement in their experimental group. After one year the experimental group continued to outperform the control group (Iseman, 2011). As beneficial as this strategy was for the experimental group, its efficacy is still only...
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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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    • 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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    • 16 Literature Review Theory During the course of my capstone internship, I examined how the assignment exemplified concepts in John A. Ledingham’s Relationship Management Theory. This theory purports that “public relations balances the interests of...
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    • 17 Chapter 3 Methodology As Lesaux, Kieffer, Faller, and Kelly (2010) pointed out, “Despite the importance of vocabulary knowledge for older readers and its role in the academic difficulties of many learners, it is rarely an emphasis in middle...
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    • 19 moved to the next unit, while those who have not achieved it are provided with modified instruction. This evaluation strategy is especially important for at-risk students. Good teachers recognize the importance of assessing students over time to...
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    • 19 one of the major quotes for their position changed many educators’ minds about teaching grammar at all. They responded by claiming that they “performed carefully and methodically” when they analyzed five studies for their synthesis on the link...
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    • 19 particular study. I entered the parts of the survey that would benefit this study into a Google Document Form and administered both the pre-treatment and post-treatment surveys online. I focused on whether or not exposing students to various...
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    • 2 beginning-of-the-year to their mid-year scores on the Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation (GRADE) to determine if the vocabulary intervention was a successful tool for helping them improve in reading achievement. Research...
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    • 21 Chapter 4 Results The focus of this study was to investigate whether a vocabulary program could be implemented in a mainstream classroom with relative ease while at the same time being effective in helping ELLs and below grade-level...
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    • 24 mathematics. This means that according to a standardized test of cognitive and academic ability, such as the Woodcock Johnson III, the students exhibited a significant discrepancy (defined as 15 points or greater) between their General...
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    • 24 Traditionally for fitness, physical educators have used norm-referenced standards. Physical educators compared scores with a national norm or reference population. The problem with this method is students all mature at different rates. Students...
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    • 25 more than the Caucasian students. Both groups earned more than the students not involved in any collaborative group setting. Table 3 Hispanic Students versus Caucasian Students in the Collaborative Learning...
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    • 37 Chapter 5 Discussion In order to discuss the perception of the two charter schools in Iron County, we will look at the items of each survey as a comparison. This provides important perspective as each charter school has a very distinct mission,...
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    • 39 Compton, C. (2008). Thank you, Miss Katherine. Phi Dieta Kappan, 90(3), 182-185. Retrieved from...
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    • 8 school accountability was targeted. Since that time, national policies have relied on testing as the primary method for districts and states to reform teaching. The National Achievement Gap Students with limited English proficiency, ethnic...
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    • A vast amount of literature is available about childhood obesity. It can be better understood by examining the definition of obesity, the causes of obesity, the effects of childhood obesity on the body and the mind, misconceptions, fighting...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 20 a mean score of 3.27 among overweight respondents compared to 2.40 for normal weight respondents. The pair of adjectives that had the greatest difference between overweight and normal weight respondents were...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 29 Chapter 5: Discussion As obesity rates continue to rise, it is believed that there is a direct association between those rates and weight-related stigmas and discrimination (Gorber & Tremblay, 2010). However, the...
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    • EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION AFFECTS EMPLOYEE ATTITUDE, HAPPINESS, AND JOB SATISFACTION 30 no/never to 5 - always/very. Pearson’s correlation tests were run to measure the significance of communication on individual attitude, happiness,...

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