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Recent national news regarding prominent celebrities increased the bitterness and feelings of victimization for many people in Centennial Park. Interviewee #15 emphatically voiced his displeasure with the hypocrisy he saw in...
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people were generally accepting of her lifestyle. She described her friends’ reactions to her lifestyle as:
You do what you do, and I do what I do, and we’ll be friends. So it’s not a problem… they’re fine with it....
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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A career as a Foreign Service Officer is incredibly interesting and rewarding in
several ways. For me, the most enticing aspect is being able to live in various countries.
For each country an officer moves to, he is provided with an...
The educator interprets the first statement, “I like finding answers to a math problem” as
self-motivation. The student strives until an answer is found. The creator included this statement
to learn about math attitude. The students remained...
Perceptions of Teachers Concerning RTI
In their study, Greenfield et al. (2010) found that teachers in their first year of school-wide
RTI implementation used progress monitoring more strategically and became more
confident in using the data...
The data collected during this thesis study offered information pertaining to the academic
gains of kindergarteners at a local elementary school. These data can be used to determine
which ability group shows the most progress...
4. I look forward to math class
Figure 4.13. Comparison between March and May, “I look forward to math class”, Males,
Males, females and both slightly...
5. My teachers have told me I
am good at math
Figure 4.14. Comparison between March and May, “My teachers have told me I am good at
math”, Males, Females, Both.
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ambassador gave on September 3, 2008 entitled, “The Best of the BRICs: A Call for
The framework for identifying the metaphors in the text and what they induce will
follow George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s...
validity constitute construct validity. Construct validity refers to the extent to which an
operationalization measures the factor it is supposed to measure (Bagozzi, Yi, & Phillips,
1991). Convergent validity has been defined as the extent to...
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“Generally their parents are incarcerated, or on drugs. There are a small percentage of parents going to school or away for employment. So they leave the children with the grandparents. The positive thing is that they are not...
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Modeling of behavior by the parents will hopefully result in that behavior acted upon
by children. Ginott (2003), states that values are absorbed from respected others. Participant
four states that children will see the...
15. I am not interested in math
Figure 4.24. Comparison between March and May, “I am not interested in math”, Males,
Students generally disagreed with this...
model in the appendix assured that the model fit the data well: no evidence of improper
solutions was found, all measurement parameters were statistically significant, the
confirmatory factor loadings were of relatively large size, and the...
beginning of the year. For this reason, teachers and administrators began to allocate much more
time and resources to children who were below-grade level. Kindergarten teachers in a local
school district were surveyed mid-way through the year to...