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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Our world, and surrounding environment, is nearly all technology based. Using modern technology in a classroom environment seems inevitable. The main issues of this research study are whether the use of technology truly...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction – Nature of the Problem It is well known that students go through what is commonly referred to as “the fourth grade slump.” Research presented by Hall, Sabey, & McClellan (2005) and Fang (2008) has shown that this “slump”...
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    • 10 activity and myriad other factors also play into not only choosing a charter school, but the ongoing perception of that school. This study corroborates other research on the topic of school choice and parent satisfaction. Charles Hausman and...
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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 Education, 2010). According to Education Week, the majority of Hispanic and Black males in Utah do not graduate from high school with a standard diploma (Utah Education Facts, 2011). The percentage of dropouts among Hispanic individuals is three...
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    • 10 teachers give students, the better choices they will make with this knowledge. Students are watching our society grow old and obese. In order for students to not suffer the same consequences of life adults are experiencing now, they must be...
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    • 10 the new core standards while also using specific grammar, punctuation, phrases and clauses as required by the Core Curriculum State Standards. (Please see definitions for specifics.) Setting The setting for this study is in a regular 9th grade...
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    • 11 A major function that aided in student achievement is the ability for the students to see previous pages from prior lessons or lectures and the ability to link previous lessons to a new concept or new lesson (Knight, 2005, p. 14). The ability...
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    • 11 instruction makes use of meaningful repetition, effective instruction increases the depth of students’ vocabulary knowledge, effective instruction fosters independence” (p. 77-79). Reading Programs and Interventions Involving ELLs While...
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    • 11 interviewer would then ask for clarifying details. The interviews provided valuable information about who dropped out and what would help those that were on the fence about whether or not to quit school. Christensen and Thurlow (2004) reported...
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    • 11 were significantly more satisfied with their school of choice when compared to a traditional public school parent, after five years, parental satisfaction in a charter school was only slightly different that parental satisfaction with a...
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    • 12 ability to design curricula and alternative forms of assessment that would set their school’s educational objectives and experience apart from the traditional model—the very principle charter schools have been tasked with in the first place. In...
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    • 12 higher motivation levels, compared to students of teachers who were less supportive, but the effect was very small. The researcher also noted the following: Claims about the motivation-enhancing effects of the interactive whiteboard are not...
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    • 12 literacy has been studied for better understanding and practice but there has not been as much attention to those adolescents who still struggle with content-area reading. One particular study by Denton, Wexler, Vaughn, and Bryan (2008) was...
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    • 12 The researchers found there were some students who really enjoyed the project and learned a lot from it and those who completed it just for the grade. The researchers suggested that the project was most beneficial if the student could really...
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    • 13 that considers the whole context of teaching interactively with interactive whiteboards. Teachers also need to consider a cross-curricular approach to using interactive whiteboards, giving more opportunities for pupil interaction with the board...
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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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    • 14 Chapter 2 Literature Review Introduction This review will examine the lengthy debate about how to teach English grammar to secondary students in order to improve their writing skills. It will also examine the process through which the teaching...
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    • 14 Chapter 3 Method The purpose of this study was to analyze how the interactive whiteboard, such as SMART Board, differs from the traditional whiteboard when comparing academic growth in elementary mathematics and to examine the students’...
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    • 14 Gresham’s study illustrates that even students with significantly high levels of math anxiety can improve their attitudes toward math when the right treatment is utilized. Other treatments include a self-paced program (Gresham, 2007), graphic...

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