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    • ! 1! Chapter 1 Introduction Context of the Problem Alfie Kohn’s book, No Contest: The Case against Competition, has served as the definitive critique against competition in education. Kohn posits that competition is the reason schools are in...
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    • 12 as students write on various topics. This issue is not limited to PEG; it is found throughout the AES systems. A question for future studies would be: Are these variations in algorithms detectable by writers? As mentioned previously, a strength...
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    • ! 14! Staw and Calder’s (Staw and Calder, 1980) study of Intrinsic motivation and norms about payment sought to learn if certain circumstances inhibit the effect of extrinsic rewards. Previous studies had determined that under certain...
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    • ! 15! therefore (3) subverts efforts to teach children to accept competition as unavoidable and desirable” (Kohn, 1998, pgs. 51 – 56). Roger Johnson and David Johnson have conducted numerous studies on cooperative learning within the classroom. In...
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    • 16 Text structure. Expository text is organized into different structures. These structures include sequence, compare and contrast, description, cause and effect, and problem and solution (Akhondi, Malayeri, & Samad, 2011; Moss, 2004). Each...
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    • ! 17! Individuation (TAI) and Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition (CIRC). Learning Together promoted the greatest impact followed Student-Team-Achievement and Teams-Games-Tournament (Johnson, Johnson and Stanne, 2000). The researcher...
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    • 18 covered three types of text structure list, main idea, and order. Students were taught how to identify each type of passage based upon text structure and then apply specific strategies for each type of structure. The study concluded that...
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    • 18 “transforming” the way we view sentence construction (Kolln & Hancock, 2005, p12). Before that time, there was a set number of sentence patterns that students learned to use in their writing. After Chomsky, evidence supported the fact that...
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    • 22 a lot of teachers are able to dock students points for the misuse of structure with word order, punctuation, or whatever “rule” is broken upon submission of a paper. Now the trend is to find proficiency rather than errors, but if errors aren’t...
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    • 24 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING students. The special and classroom education teachers must ensure the success of all students with special needs by making certain that appropriate strategies are being used in the classroom (Sue, 2008). Karen (2005...
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    • 24 The study took place during the participants regularly scheduled school day, within their self-contained classroom setting. Study participants received research-based teaching practices designed by their special education teacher and implemented...
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    • 27 because they weren’t taught them in high school. Also at that time, many teacher training classes required few or no grammar classes to prepare them to teach Language Arts. As a result, the term "grammar" took on a confusing definition during...
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    • 28 provides them with choices to enhance it. If students must see grammar as a set of choices, then that takes out the teacher’s error-finding device which is usually the red pen. If the red pen is taken out of the system then the teacher and the...
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    • 29 After an overview of the lesson outline, the instructors were given further directions depended upon their assigned instructional group. The researcher explained how to teach each method with the provided graphic organizers and expository...
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    • 36 Chapter 3 Methodology Action Research Introduction The purpose of this qualitative study is to explore why secondary students have a difficult time with sentence structure and punctuation. For years these students have had instruction on how to...
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    • 37 e. Differentiate representative elements and transition metals. f. Describe trends among the elements for atomic size. g. Explain how ions form. h. Describe periodic trends for first ionization energy, ionic size, and electronegativity, as...
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    • 38 Damasio, A.R. (1999). The feeling of what happens. Chapter 2: Emotion and feeling (pp. 35-81). New York: Harcourt Brace. Eccles, J. (1984). Perceptions, motivation, and learning. Contemporary Psychology, 29(4), 280-281. Eccles, J., Moses, L., &...
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    • 4 be helpful in determining how small-group instruction is administered but may not be beneficial for whole-class instruction. Definition of Terms Definitions of terms pertinent to this study include: • Learning Disability- A discrepancy between...
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    • 41 Scientific Research, Engineering, and Technical Services Careers: Careers/jobs, which involve planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional/technical services. Example Jobs: Engineer (Aerospace, Chemical, Environmental,...

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