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    • 1 0 letting students sort individually. The program “Words Their Way,” uses this method to teach spelling. According to Gentry (2004), “this method of word sorting cannot function as a spelling program, because there is too much word-specific...
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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 3 development of spelling content, and word study can effectively teach spelling in this manner. But, he warned about the different caveats that happen when teaching with this method. The first argument is that spelling is in theory “caught” not...
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    • 1 4 4. What are some important points to remember about teaching spelling? The key points addressed are spelling must be taught, it must be individualized to meet the needs of the students and it must be taught across the curriculum. Teachers...
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    • 1 6 many forms of assessments with their program. There are diagnostic tests, formative and summative tests and measurements to allow for progress monitoring (Gentry, 2012). If mastery is not met, these tests inform the teacher of where re-teaching...
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    • 1 Best Spelling Practices in Classroom Instruction Chapter 1 - Introduction There are many challenges that face educators regarding how to effectively teach spelling. Gentry stated, “Spelling really does matter and that, as educators, we need to...
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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 Recently there has been strong scientific evidence pointing to a potential link between the mind and the body, suggesting improved cognitive results when movement is added to the learning process (Jensen, 2005). However,...
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    • 10 2. activities that are impersonal and unrelated to the day-to-day problems of the participants; 3. professional development that has a district-wide focus and does not meet the needs of the individual schools and teachers (Smith & Kritsonis,...
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    • 10 and apply comprehension strategies on their own during reading, therefore making the text more meaningful. Instruction in reading expository text must be planned and well thought out to promote student thought throughout the reading to result in...
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    • 10 fueled considerable anxiety around school board members and administrators, many of who had farm or small town backgrounds. Enthusiastic supporters were drawn to the promise of school gardens not only as a way to better implement nature study...
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    • 10 learning disabilities or those who just struggle in general. Many of these students also have difficulty understanding vocabulary as it relates to their world. Effective Instruction Finding the best programs and the most effective means of...
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    • 10 Student Achievement Through the use of InteractiveWhiteboards Through proper professional development trainings and willingness of educators to alter their teaching style, there has been a continuous pattern of how interactive whiteboards have...
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    • 10 the National Research Council Study determined the classification of special education should be considered to be valid based on the following criterion: 1) the general education program is high quality and provides adequate learning, 2) the...
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    • 106 Learning in detail about the different learning styles created by Howard Gardner increased my desire to implement the strategies that have been proven to help students learn to the best of their abilities. Even though at times I feel frustrated...
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    • 107 I learned during the research how very important it is to use cross curriculum to encourage interest in mathematics. I have learned that reaching one child is worth all the time, effort and persistence it takes. Being an advocate does make a...
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    • 108 References Armstrong, T. (1994). Multiple intelligences in the classroom. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum. Art & social studies in math class?. (2004, February). enc focus review, 7. Bazeli, M. (1997, January). Visual...
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    • 109 Gardner, H. (1991). The Unschooled mind. New York, NY: BasicBooks. Gardner, H. (1993). Multiple intelligences the theory in practice. New York, NY: BasicBooks. Honigsfeld, A., & Dunn R. (2009, May/June). Learning-Style responsive approaches...
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    • 11 class discussion, they still preferred a lecture format. These researchers suggest that students still believe more knowledge will be gained by the “sage” presenting information than through other, peer-collaborative, activities. If teachers...
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    • !11 have an official space, and we wouldn’t be able to complete our original plans laid out by Dr. Harris. This meant that much of my time was initially spent tutoring English, answering questions about America, and playing basketball with the...

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