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    • 10 Literature Review A Time for Change Change will, and must happen. It is in the best interest of organizations to pursue continuous change and proactively design strategies for change. Organizational change takes both planning and management...
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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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    • 11 demonstrate positive attitudes toward learning mathematics are found to have more positive attitudes and higher self-efficacy when it comes to mathematics (Wilkins, 2000; Sewell and Hauser 1980). Wilkins (2000) points out that parents who have...
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    • !11 have an official space, and we wouldn’t be able to complete our original plans laid out by Dr. Harris. This meant that much of my time was initially spent tutoring English, answering questions about America, and playing basketball with the...
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    • 15 According to Kassop (2003), the question of the role of the teacher is simplified in online discussion boards, and students are able to learn and teach the content for themselves. Furthermore, Jewell (2005) found that “students are more...
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    • 2 the “greening” of schools to bring a natural environment to urban areas and supplement school meal plans with food grown on campus. Urban school gardens provided a valuable learning environment that was unusual in large cities. Rural schools...
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    • 23 Parents who have negative experiences in school, and/or a lack of education maintain attitudes and beliefs that are very hard to overcome for the classroom teacher. The way in which parents feel about schools and the emotional connections...
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    • 26 students and parents feel. This study also proved that a negative attitude, often spawned from frustration, creates barriers of success that may never be overcome. This thesis project provides a foundation on which the researcher can combat...
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    • 3 controlled stratified national sample of thirty suburban school districts. Quantitative and qualitative data was gathered from suburban, public school administrators. This research did not seek data from rural, urban, or private schools. This...
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    • 33 materials for the garden including funding and space; (b) lack of time for staff, students, and faculty to properly implement school garden learning; and (c) lack of knowledge and curriculum. Overcoming these barriers has expanded the reach and...
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    • 34 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this research was to identify and examine barriers to the use of school gardens for learning in public, suburban school districts. This research examined the following questions: 1) What were the main...
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    • 36 resources provided for school gardens; 6) integration of school gardens with state curriculum standards; 7) funding of school gardens; and 8) attributes that correlated with successful school garden programs. Since the participants in this study...
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    • 38 up telephone calls were made as necessary. As required by the Southern Utah University Department of Graduate Studies in Education, all necessary Institutional Review Board requirements were met throughout the conduct of this research study. The...
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    • 39 from outside parties. Overall, participants felt the experience was valuable, not wasted time, or simply “jumping through the hoop.” Unlike Levels 1 and 2, Level 3—organization support and change—becomes one of the greatest hurdles to...
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    • 47 A major concern of the researcher and the other evaluators is the difficulty of utilizing this outline in a mainstream public education setting. One evaluator's valid concern is that he felt it would be difficult to move at a pace necessary to...
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    • 47 somewhat disappointing discovery was that even when the researcher was actively involved in providing additional daily support, the students’ scores, as a whole, increased minimally. From this disappointing discovery, the researcher came to...
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    • 51 factors (group size, participation points, content type, and discussion structure) do not affect the participation percentage of the lowest responders (Foster, et al., 2009). Regarding the online Socratic Seminar, the data show that most...
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    • !51 What It All Means Given that my experience was essentially a lesson in intercultural diplomacy, and that the American Studies Center continues to exist despite the end of my tenure there, it is clear that there are several ways my experience...
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    • 52 sources of assessment to accurately and efficiently identify students who need the additional guidance. Daily assessments of any kind provided some of the purest feedback of what a student understood or struggled with. The assessments that were...
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    • 54 This research examined the barriers to school gardens and how the barriers were overcome. This was measured by question six and seven in the survey. Every insight to how the school gardens succeeded and how barriers were overcome were...


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