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    • 17 Motivating Reluctant Readers Finding the “magic potion” to motivate engagement in a young reader is important. “Learning requires active student engagement in classroom activities and interaction—engaged students are motivated for...
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    • 18 measured as the ability to understand narrative and expository text, shown in a national sample of students (Campbell, Voelkl, & Donahue, 1997). At all three ages studied (9,13, and 17 years), the more highly engaged readers showed higher...
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    • 24 Book Clubs An effective activity geared at motivating aliterate and apathetical readers is participation in a learning club, specifically book clubs (sometimes referred to as literature circles). Guthrie and Anderson suggest, “In our (reading)...
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    • 25 personal and focused than general classroom whole-group instruction, or even differentiated small-group instruction during the regular classroom hours. Rich book-centered discussions can be brilliant motivators for readers. These discussions...
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    • 28 Educators have a huge effect on student motivation. Enthusiasm can help undo years and years of self-perceived failure. Demos and Foshay have reflected on the importance of the teacher’s role in modeling reading enthusiasm. Since disengagement...
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    • 3 • What effects do positive reading experiences have on unmotivated and apathetical readers who are currently scoring at or near benchmark levels on reading assessments? • Can participating in positive reading interventions and learning...
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    • 34 Participants and Setting Those who were impacted by the creation of this project were elementary teachers and students at Eagle Elementary School. A specific emphasis was placed toward third-grade, fourth-grade, and fifth-grade teachers, as well...
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    • 35 and aliterate (students who can read, but choose not to) readers. A complete log of events was kept to record activities related to the creative project. All materials have been properly compiled and organized for review as part of this study,...
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    • 36 sites? Here again, important factors for practical use is evident ranging from potential for impact, the type of project suited to the audience and match of skill with the project. The male participants tended to chose sites where they felt that...
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    • 59 Design While other book clubs have been formed and based on the premise of drawing on intrinsic reading motivation rather than relying on the reward of trinkets, candy, or similar prizes, this creative project had some unique characteristics...
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    • 66 Research topic 2. What images are most commonly associated with Austria? One focus of this study was to determine what destination images are commonly associated with Austria. When the participants were asked this question it was found that most...
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    • 67 Book Club Attendance Data Book club attendance data was a strong indicator of student commitment to this project. With the exception of one student (S7), the participants were very diligent and conscientious with meeting attendance. Due to a...
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    • 75 Guthrie, J.T., (2001). Contexts for engagement and motivation in reading. Reading Online, 4(8). Retrieved from: http://www.readingonline.org/articles/handbook/guthrie/ Guthrie, J.T., Wigfield, A. Metsala, J.L, & Cox, K. E. (1999) Motivational...
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    • 75 To be honest, aside from Peggy's presentation, I found it more valuable to talk with other teachers at the conference. Many of the presentations I went to did not appear to be as helpful as I had hoped. Others had some good information, but one...
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    • 9 Verbal/Linguistic in Math Picture books about mathematics increase an interest in the students who prefer listening, reading, or telling the story. Based on the book Sir Cumference and the First Round Table by Cindy Neuschwander, the researcher...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 20 Reading Panel found that ELs benefit from the same instructional tools that support English speaking students, although some adaptations have to be made, depending on their English proficiency levels (Barclay...
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    • Emotions in Conflict 57 In this particular situation, Mindy expressed a feeling of helplessness and being on her own. Because the parents were not acknowledging her autonomy and respecting her decisions, she reported that the resolution in this...
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    • Emotions in Conflict 63 Ashley reported having a different perspective on this subject. She explained that when her status is ignored by parents, it actually motivates her to try harder. Because of this, she said, "I don’t know if overall it...
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    • Employee Giving 25 the participation levels grow and I was extremely gratified to see colleagues going above and beyond my own expectations in their level of participation. I did significant follow through with my own team reminding them to...
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    • Fishback Intern 48 Journals I kept a weekly journal during my coaching internship in order to share my experiences and thoughts on being a coach and also on leadership in general. Week of January 31st - This week we had team try outs. We only had...

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