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    • /my_timeline-demo/config/application.rb require File.expand_pa 1 th('../boot', __FILE__) 2 3 # Pick the frameworks you want: 4 require "active_record/railtie" 5 require "action_controller/railtie" 6 require "action_mailer/railtie" 7 require...
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    • /my_timeline-demo/Rakefile 1 #!/usr/bin/env rake 2 # Add your own tasks in files placed in lib/tasks ending in .rake, 3 # for example lib/tasks/capistrano.rake, and they will automatically be available to Rake. 4 5 require...
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    • /my_timeline/Rakefile 1 #!/usr/bin/env rake 2 begin 3 require 'bundler/setup' 4 rescue LoadError 5 puts 'You must `gem install bundler` and `bundle install` to run rake tasks' end 67 8 begin 9 require 'rdoc/task' 10 rescue LoadError 11 require...
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    • /my_timeline/spec/dummy/Rakefile 1 #!/usr/bin/env rake 2 # Add your own tasks in files placed in lib/tasks ending in .rake, 3 # for example lib/tasks/capistrano.rake, and they will automatically be available to Rake. 4 5 require...
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    • 1 CHAPTER 1 Introduction -­‐ Nature of the Problem The connection between physical activity and student engagement is a heavily debated topic in the field of education. The health benefits of physical activity are well documented but the academic ben...
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    • 10 (2002) suggest that students must view reading as a pleasurable activity because “children who dislike something may avoid it or give only partial attention to learning it, although they have the self-confidence to learn lessons and attempt...
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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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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 103 they did all that was expected, most admitted to doing just enough or less: “I believe the teacher expected more from everyone,” and “Less because I am still struggling, and it’s not my teacher’s fault, its mine. I have not been trying to work...
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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 on physical education may result in small gains in academic achievement and Grade Point Average. Observations show a positive connection between academic performance and physical activity, but not physical fitness. This meaning that a child’s phys...
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    • 12 were paired with master teachers and then given extra training related to interventions that successfully worked with at-risk students (Henderson-Sparks, Paredes, and Gonzalez, 2002). These student teachers taught in lower socio-economic areas,...
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    • Reading comprehension; Evaluation; Education; Introversion; Dialogue
    • 13 As more research is conducted on introversion, the definition takes on a more positive definition over time. Negative connotations do still exist in society, or the manifestation of introversion is still viewed as a less desirable trait in...
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    • 13 that they feel are better to spend their time. These researchers seem to make the same point: students are not going to do well on tasks that do not have value to them. Both the effects of negative attitudes and self-efficacy lead students to...
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    • 13 The benefits of recess are more apparent with lower-­‐elementary students than upper-­‐elementary students because young children need more breaks throughout the day than older children in order to process information. Due to the cognitive immatur...
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    • 14 in an environment that is nurturing and supports student success (Vaughn & Fuchs, 2003). The National Research Council reiterates this thought when they write, “the nature and quality of classroom literacy instruction are a pivotal force in...
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    • 15 pretest and post-test, with the last question on the post-test being one that asked how much they liked the lesson. The results of the study showed the treatment class having an 84% mean gain in mathematical proficiency for the concept being...
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    • 15 promote our featured activity of the week to get guests thinking about how to spend their leisure time the minute they begin their stay with us. In the next year’s activity inventory, Marriott hopes to see a strong improvement in our special...
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    • Reading comprehension; Evaluation; Education; Introversion; Dialogue
    • 15 yet it is in the test format where personality type may influence the results (Furnham, et al, 2009; Saklofske & Kostura, 1990). Perhaps not surprisingly, persons who are less extroverted with higher emotional management control, i.e. introverts...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 16 important for college academic success and lifelong learning. Schools that promote these skills and habits of mind through more rigorous assignments and “open-ended exploration” help close the academic gap between high school and college...
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    • 17 Currently, energizer programs are being designed by teachers to integrate physical activity into the academic curriculum. One example is the Take 10! Program. Take 10! is a classroom-­‐based physical activity program designed by the International...

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