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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction - Nature of the Problem The concept of integrating literacy across the curriculums in schools is becoming more prevalent throughout the nation. “Students need to see that everything is connected and reading and writing are...
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    • 11 & Solomon, 2006). There are many parents that feel competition in PE and lower grades of elementary needs to be eliminated altogether to foster feelings of comfort and safety so more students will participate and have a positive...
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    • 11 today require some college education, and the needs for efficient literary skills are increasing in the fast-growing job market (National Governor’s Association, 2005). The research suggests that even adolescents are struggling with simple...
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    • 110 Nolen, J. L. (2003). Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom. Education (Chula Vista, Calif.), 124(1), Retrieved from http://www.hwwilson.com/ Overholt, J., Aaberg, N., & Lindsey, J. (1990). Math stories for problem solving success. West Nyack,...
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    • 12 rest of their lives. When limits are given, options are taken and enjoyment limited to one area of life or fitness (Torres & Hager, 2007). Also, if we turn our PE classes into giant arenas for intense competitions, teachers leave out the major...
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    • 13 oral language, and potentially positive effects for early reading, writing, and knowledge of print (Institute of Education Sciences, 2006). Ideally, intervention would come for low SES Hispanic ELLs when they are very young, but this is...
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    • 17 (Marzano, et al., 2001, p. 82). The bodily/kinesthetic learner has “specific physical skills such as coordination, balance, dexterity, strength, flexibility, and speed, as well as proprioceptive, tactile, and haptic capacities” (Armstrong, 1994,...
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    • 17 Chapter Three Purpose of the Study The purpose of this study was to show the effects of a collaborative learning environment, compared to students working at their own pace, on student success toward meeting graduation requirements set by the...
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    • 17 The benefits of learning in school gardens can be plentiful. The school, community, teachers, families, and students, all benefited from school gardens. Interdisciplinary learning. School gardens have been a tool to teach multiple subjects at...
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    • 18 SOUTHERN BRANCH. CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCHOOL. PERIODICALS TITLE DONOR. Improvement Era Publishers Utah Enquirer " Dixie Falcon " Herald, Salt Lake " People, The " Iron County Record " Government Reports " ...
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    • 19 Kim et al., 2007). Instant messaging has been shown to be more of in between communication medium because it is used for both strong and weak relationships (Kim, Kim, Park, & Rice, 2007). Social networking is associated with weak or...
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    • 2 We have structured the school with flexibility in mind and believe a family environment exists that supports the students. Little time is devoted to college preparation or career exploration. Most of our students are not thinking that far in...
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    • 20 only used it among friends when necessary (for sending documents, group work) or for sending chain e-mails. (p.79). Email is currently one of Snow College’s principal communication methods with prospective students. However, if social media...
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    • 21 The participants of this study fell into two categories: parents and teachers. Parent participants must have had one or more youth who were current students at one of the two schools at the time the study was conducted. At that time, Gateway...
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    • 22 were sent home to needy families (Johnnston, 2001). The school community improved with school gardens as documented in a 2001 study by L. Thorp and C. Townsend. This study found that a school garden “reshaped school culture, creating hope,...
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    • 23 may be in a wheel chair and throw from a sitting position; others may not be able to kick and, therefore, use a modified stick to kick. This allows all students to participate in some way and enjoy fitness at their level. Team sports may not be...
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    • 24 same time, citizens of industrialized nations, the United States chief among them, [were] becoming alienated from the sources of food they eat” (Gow 2005). “To decrease the threat of the obesity epidemic, children need to broaden the perspective...
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    • 25 experiential learning basis, have been proposed as a method to reinforce nutrition education because youth who plant and harvest their own produce are more likely to eat it” (Beckman, Smith, 2008, p. 12). The 2008 study conducted by Beckman and...
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    • 26 SOUTHERN BRANCH CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCHOOL. PERIODICALS. TITLE. DONOR. Salt Lake Tribune Publisher Salt Lake Herald " Deseret Evening News " Ogden Standard " Appeal to Reason H. S. Crosby Iron County...
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    • 28 References Bedsworth, W., Colby, S., & Doctor, J. (2006). Reclaiming the American dream. Retrieved from The Bridgespan Group website: http://www.bridgespan.org/LearningCenter/ ResourceDetail.aspx?id=412 Cabrera, A.F. & La Nasa, S.M. (2002)....

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