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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Our world, and surrounding environment, is nearly all technology based. Using modern technology in a classroom environment seems inevitable. The main issues of this research study are whether the use of technology truly...
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    • 12 higher motivation levels, compared to students of teachers who were less supportive, but the effect was very small. The researcher also noted the following: Claims about the motivation-enhancing effects of the interactive whiteboard are not...
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    • 13 that considers the whole context of teaching interactively with interactive whiteboards. Teachers also need to consider a cross-curricular approach to using interactive whiteboards, giving more opportunities for pupil interaction with the board...
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    • 14 Other vocabulary programs are available, but not many have been carefully researched and approved. “Few independent research studies have been conducted on popular commercial reading programs, but the use of such programs in secondary schools is...
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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 own education and professional training. More and more states are adopting professional exams to illustrate a teacher’s content knowledge and professional ability; in many states, employment hinges on passing such tests. Pamela Esprivalo Harrell...
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    • 16 In a study involving children with specific learning disabilities, three children were selected and taught the “Touch Math” system. Next followed an intervention phase where the students were offered support as they solved addition and...
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 19 Retelling. Unlike summarizing, a retell is a recall of everything that was remembered from the reading. In a retelling the student is not concerned with the main idea and supporting details, but is instead concerned with the content as a whole....
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    • 19 stepping, chanting and clapping as they read. After the kinesthetic exercise, students wrote a small paragraph that showed their comprehension of the reading (Peebles, 2007). Ms. Peebles is also an advocate for reader’s theater, which encourages...
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    • 2 prepare for their future. Christenson and Thurlow (2004) found that the cost of dropouts is "estimated in the billions of dollars in lost revenues, welfare programs, unemployment programs, underemployment, and crime prevention and prosecution"...
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    • 20 Due to the complex nature of summaries, some students may require a paragraph frame. The paragraph frame consists of three to four sentences containing blanks for students to fill in with their newly acquired information. Students are initially...
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    • 20 The methods that were used in the data collection were composed of two parts. The type of data that was used was credit comparison. The purpose of these data collection techniques was to allow the teacher to see how successful student and...
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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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    • 21 The Four-Part Lesson Cycle created by Montelongo et al. (2010) addressed vocabulary, text structure, modified sentence completion, and rewriting the text. This four-step cycle spanned a five-week period and showed a significant amount...
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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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    • 22 Admittedly, just as evidence is lacking for learning-styles based teaching, there is also a dearth of hard evidence supporting the use of kinesthetic strategies in the classroom. Existing studies are small, limited, and inconclusive. Although...
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    • 23 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this thesis was to examine the efficacy of utilizing kinesthetic strategies in the resource classroom, and specifically to teach geometry to students with specific learning disabilities. Because the...

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