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    • 0 1July 18,1814, the house in El Paso that Sarah was renting was x sold She moved ftom Alamagordo Street to Newman Street. Broughton stayed with Sarah, and his wife went home to her parents for a visit and stayed until October. About that time the...
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    • 1 2 J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D., and author of many books based on spelling research, was asked by the Zaner-Bloser editor Marytherese Croakin to discuss the four most pressing questions teachers have asked about teaching spelling. Here are the...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Nature of the problem There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with math have created many different...
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    • 10 Another important contributing factor to the success or failure of a student is the level of involvement parents provide in the home. Even as children transition through the middle school ages “Parents continue to be an important source of...
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    • 10 deprived of learning because of their social isolation and lack of interaction, which affected their overall cognitive functioning. As a result, Vygotsky set out to transform education in Russia by creating new pedagogical styles that would...
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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 1995). These deficits may contribute to the fact that Hispanic students, with relatively few exceptions, have had the highest high-school dropout rate of any group in the United States from 1972-2007. High School student dropouts from the low...
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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 in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
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    • 11 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING least restrictive to meet their individual needs. According to Essex (2008), the least restrictive environment begins with placement in the everyday classroom. However, IDEA recognizes that all children do not fit in...
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    • 115 March 2, 2010 Dear Parents, Your child is being invited to take part in a research study to encourage an interest in mathematics. The study will include real life math problems integrating Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligences. For...
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    • 12 families who would like to send their children to preschool, the cost for private preschools is often prohibitive, and there is not sufficient state or federal funding for government preschools. Given the current educational status of Hispanic...
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    • 12 say that educators “should understand that linguistic barriers, diverse social practices, and a multiplicity of assumptions, beliefs, and perceptions contribute to difficult discourse” (p. 353). Therefore, linking academic learning...
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    • 12 supports” (Ysseldyke, Burns, Scholin, & Parker, 2010, p.58). Tier 2 intervention, generally consists of small group differentiated instruction that is explicit and systematic (Bursuck & Blanks, 2010; Greenfield et al., 2010; Vaughn & Fuchs,...
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    • 12 When teachers inaccurately or inadvertently give assignments that do not reach the intended learning, there is a chance of doing more harm than good for a student’s attitude towards the subject (Michael, 2007). Math homework is assigned to...
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    • 13 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING their nondisabled classmates. Furthermore, Seehorn (n.d.) points out that by being included, students will be exposed to opportunities for problem solving that will help them as they function outside of the classroom...
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    • 13 parents end up doing the bulk of the homework assignments in order to simply just get it done (Simplicio, 2005). Policies and practices that have formed consistent positive results regarding math homework are: “(a) Homework must help students...
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    • 14 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING Barriers of Inclusion There are many barriers to inclusion. Some of the most significant include fear, tradition, lack of training, attitude, low expectations, time, lack of support, and funding (Downing, 2008; Forli...
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    • 14 the school by using funds from the Effective Teaching and Learning Literacy Program (USDOE, 2010a). These government programs are examples of how educators and scholars are redefining literacy as the term expands into the experiences and lives...

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