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    • 10 choosing to attend a post-secondary institution. The researchers defined college qualifications as being a culmination of cumulative grade point average, senior-class rank, aptitude test scores, and SAT/ACT test scores. They stood by their point...
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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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    • 11 would put forth effort and eventually pursue a postsecondary education in that particular field. Gemici and Rojewski (2010) used the Educational Longitudinal Study of 2002 to determine if having students take part in a work-based program while...
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    • 13 When results are positive, the school and its stakeholders can claim an excellent academic program; however, when results are negative, they list the many reasons why high-stakes testing is a poor indicator of school success. In order to...
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    • 14 believed by Radcliffe and Stephens (2008) that at-risk students may not become adequately prepared for any post-secondary training unless schools join forces with parents and other bodies to promote post-secondary education. The researchers...
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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 willing...
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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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    • 24 research in the 1970s . . . claim[ed] that students can learn grammar simply by writing" (Vavra, 1996, p. 32), but there was no evidence to support that from Vavra’s study. In response to that research, Vavra asks, "Where is the research study...
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    • 26 Chapter 5 Discussion There will always be struggling readers of varying degrees and abilities. The 1974 court decision of Lau vs. Nichols forced action to be taken by all school districts in the United States, making sure that all students would...
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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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    • 27 to meet standards for success set forth by state and nation. ELLs come from a variety of cultures and backgrounds and with knowledge they attained from previous experience. As I started this project, like most teachers that want to make a...
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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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