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Classroom Layout for Facilitate Student-to-Student Directed Learning - On the previous page is a diagram of a 3rd grade classroom at Fair Oaks Ranch Community School in the Sulphur Springs School District of Santa Clarita, CA. The classroom, as a whole, felt a bit small, cluttered, messy, and cramped. There was an overload of student artwork and information, like the alphabet and numbers, hanging on the walls with little to no actual empty wall space. The student desks were in 2 long rows with 4 rows of chairs, each student facing another student. The actual desk area seemed more spacious than the rest of the room, with plenty of room between the rows, ample space on each individual desktop for supplies, books and papers needed for the current activity, and bin...   [tags: student information processing] 568 words
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The Effects of Athletics on Student Performance - Across the United States of America, approximately 55% of students participate in extracurricular sports activities. (Koebler, Jason. "High School Sports Participation Increases for 22nd Straight Year." US News. U.S.News & World Report, 02 Sept. 2011. Web. 03 Dec. 2013.) Academic performance, popularity, and physical fitness are all directly affected by involvement in athletics. Overall, and contrary to popular belief, those students who participate in athletic activities often have higher physical, mental and emotional abilities than their non-participating peers....   [tags: Student Athletes, Academic Performance]
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The Factors That Make a Student Intelligent - I was sitting in my biology class barely about to fall asleep, when I glanced to my right and found that half my class had already beat me to it. This was actually surprising for me, being in an advanced class and seeing all these bright students with amazing grades burrowing their heads into their folded arms, avoiding eye contact with the teacher, hoping that they can get some shut eye for at least thirty seconds maybe a minute if they are lucky. This spectacle of seeing students who were considered intelligent, sleeping in class begged the question, how....   [tags: tests, smart, student, categories] 895 words
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The Student Movement and German Terrorism - Introduction The post-Second World War period was a tumultuous time for Germany, as it entailed the division of the nation into two distinct governmental entities – West Germany and East Germany. As West Germany emerged as a bulwark against the Communist-led East Germany – backed by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), it effectively allowed itself to be modeled by the United States (US) as the promoter of democracy in Western Europe. The Marshall Plan, which enabled West Germany to resurrect its status as an industrialized economy, became the cornerstone of US involvement in the nation and eventually throughout the rest of Europe....   [tags: German Student Movement]
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Factors of Student Drop Outs - Throughout the years, America has been facing one of educations most major problem: Student Drop outs. “With more than 26% of students failing to graduate on time each year in the United States, we face a growing national crisis” (Choices 1). The percentage of student dropouts has decreased over time, but still seems to become a dilemma in the country. “The status dropout rate declined from 12 percent in 1990 to 7 percent in 2011” (U.S. Department of Education), but still seems to remain the same and is even increasing....   [tags: races, school, social, student] 1054 words
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Criteria for a Student-Centered Exam - PLAN: Criteria for a Student-Centered Exam For PDSA cycle I chose to use data notebooks during the Fitnessgram testing. I chose these because they are engaging, interactive, and they promote sharing, trusting, teambuilding, reflection, and coaching. (Pitas, 2000) In physical education I am always looking for ways for students to reflect on their exercise habits in and set goals for their future. I want to educate students to be healthy for a lifetime and what better way than for them to tract their own exercise and reflect on how it’s working....   [tags: enhancing student learning]
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Plato: A student of Socrates - A student of Socrates, a major western civilization influence, and an amazing philosopher, Plato was his name and he was one of the most influential persons in history. Plato was born in Greece in 427 BC and grew up in a wealthy and noble family. He became a philosopher when his teacher, and another great philosopher of Greece, Socrates, was tried and executed in 399 BC. Plato wrote a lot about Socrates in his works of ancient Greece. Plato helped form classical education, and we would not have a good basis for education in America and western civilization....   [tags: philosopher, student, Greece]
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Overview of Student Learning - Every student has their own preference for learning, whether it is visual instruction, auditory instruction, or kinesthetic instruction. Whichever their learning style is, teachers’ core responsibility is to instruct their students in the subject matter in a way for them to understand. At the same time, teachers must make sure that students are genuinely learning the content. There are teachers who assume these types of instructions are sufficient enough to ensure that students are learning. However, student learning goes beyond direct instruction....   [tags: education, student learning]
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The Student Needs to Become the Teacher - Albert Einstein once said, “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Traditional learning techniques in the U.S. are “one size fits all” and cater to a very limited number of students and it leaves many students in the dust, which is outlined by Einstein’s quote. A more intelligent and student-oriented approach to teaching classrooms is flipped learning; which “in this model of instruction, students watch recorded lectures for homework and complete their assignments, labs, and tests in class” (Bergmann 5)....   [tags: flipped, learning, techniques, student, learn]
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The Plight of the Student Athlete - Are colleges doing enough to prepare student-athletes to be successful in life. Are students benefitting or are universities exploiting. Colleges are monetarily thriving from the talents of athletes. A numerous amount of these athletes are only recruited for their physical talents and many of them are not academically up to par. Although academic institutions claim to procure means to aid athletes in the classroom, there are still vast conundrums plaguing society concerning the miseducation of these individuals....   [tags: Success, Student Athlete, College, Benefit]
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Should There Be any Changes to Student Visa Regulations? - There are many international students in Australia from many countries who learn various academic fields. Some of them are doing part-time work for many reasons such as, to cover living expenses, get experiences, and socialize with the other. Australian government has a strict policy about this issue; international students are allowed to work a maximum 20 hours per week during the semester. For this reason, some overseas students believe that the regulation should not change because work can interfere with their study time....   [tags: student visas,] 654 words
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The Challenges Of Being a University Student and a Mom - Within the growing number of women in higher education, there is a growing population of students who are also mothers. Mothers attempting to obtain a degree contend with home and family demands that affect their degree completion rates (Carney-Crompton & Tan, 2002; Home, 1998). These postsecondary education students, unlike their traditional peers, are not developing into adult identities that are supported by a traditional college setting (Arnett, Ramos & Jensen, 2001; Arnett, 2000) but instead already have an adult identity as a mother (Wilsey, 2013) with a different set of needs and because of the familial responsibility motherhood brings with it these women are no longer “traditional”...   [tags: Student Motherhood Essays]
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Student Loan Debt Should be Forgiven - Does the amount of student loan debt have an effect on the economy. If so would forgiving student loan debt help lower the national debt or would it just increase it. According to Mary Claire Fischer, a writer for Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, “two-thirds of students who receive bachelor’s degrees leave college with an average debt of twenty-six thousand dollars” (Fischer). This means that the average student debt has doubled since 2007 (Ross 24). The total student loan debt is $1.2 trillion with $1 trillion being from federal student loans (Denhart)....   [tags: Student Loan Debt Essays]
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Student Organizations: Legal Rights & Responsibilities - Background According to Kaplin and Lee (2006), collegiate student organizations give students an opportunity to obtain and develop leadership skills and to pursue assorted non-academic interests. It also supplements their formal education with secondary academic programming (Kaplin & Lee, 2006). Because of these reasons, students often are encouraged to join a student organization. In addition to joining such a group and because of the First Amendment, students have a right to organize and join these groups and college administrators are obliged by law to allow them that right....   [tags: collegiate student organizations]
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Teacher-Student Sexual Relationships - Student and teacher relationships have many benefits for both teacher and student in the classroom. There are many different types of these relationships, from being friends to being mentors to even being something of a mentor or parental figure. However, in recent years, a new type of relationship has come into existence, one that is neither healthy nor legal. When student and teacher relationships blossom into something that is more than just a friendship, people can get hurt, families can be torn apart, communities baffled, and fellow students put at a disadvantage....   [tags: Teacher-Student Sex]
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Student Scenario #1 - ... However, this example was for initial constants you would just change it for last. She could not identify the sound at the end of the word so by doing the follow the path game she can see the card with the word and then see the letter at the end and then compare it to the letter on the board. If she recognizes the letter and sound just have her repeat the word and give her another word that is not on the card and see if she can hear the sound at the end. Beginning- Middle-End: Find phonemes in sound boxes....   [tags: student strength, plan of instruction] 2164 words
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How to Help a Student with a Learning Disability - ... Analyze the educational needs of this student. As a teacher, keeping good assessment records is one key way to analyze the educational needs of the student. Keeping good records acquire an accurate picture of the strengths and weakness of the student’s academic needs as well as for improving achievements and meeting academic challenges. Assessment may include: progress monitoring, dynamic assessment, portfolio assessment, observational and anecdotal records and standardized tests. Deborah Deutsch Smith and Naomi Chowdhuri Tyler, 2010, 7th Edition, “Introduction to Special Education,” Pearson Inc....   [tags: education, student, growth, strategies, support] 668 words
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Policy Proposal: Student Loan Default - Along with scholarships, fellowships, and grants, student loans are an important method of financing post-secondary education. With tuition costs rising, more students are borrowing to pay for college education today. However, not all students realize the burden of paying back their student loans. Many are defaulting. Moreover, individual borrowers are not the only ones who face the consequences of the loan default. The federal government recovers around 80% of the total defaulted amount of student loans, losing billions of dollars each year....   [tags: student debt, education reform, finance]
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The Government Should NOT Forgive Student Loan Debt - An education is one of the most important tools a person can acquire. It gives them the skills and abilities to obtain a job, earn a wage, and then use that wage to better their lives and the lives of their loved ones. However, due to the seemingly exponential increase in the costs of obtaining a college degree, students are either being driven away entirely from earning a degree or taking out student loans which cripple their financial prospects well after graduation. Without question, the increasing national student loan debt is one of the most pressing economic issues the United States is dealing with, as students who are debt ridden are not able to consume and invest in the economy....   [tags: Student Loan Debt Essays]
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Student Assesment - Strengths: Rob Geis is a respectful and polite student. When he interacts with others his verbal abilities are excellent, he looks like a clever student. Rob seems very responsible because his attendance is consistent and his homework is stable. Needs: He may need to increase his social skills and interact more with others. He needs to ask for help when he does not understand the math concepts. In addition, it is imperative that he builds his self-esteem, experiments success, and feels that he is a valuable member of the class....   [tags: Assessing Student Learning]
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Legal Ethical and Social values of Student loans - Introduction The current student loan issue is a complex crisis with multiple culprits as well as victims. For one, academic institutions in and of itself cannot deny their responsibility for instigating the crisis. For example, when was the last time, at least in recent years, that anyone heard of a university actually lowering their tuition fees. In reality, year after year the trend has been for universities to increase rates. In fact, according to Larry Abramson of NPR, “tuition and other costs have been going up faster than inflation, and family incomes can’t keep up" (2012)....   [tags: Student Loan Issues, College, Education]
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Reducing Class Size Improves Student Achievement - What determines classroom size. Researchers have looked at records going all the way back to the first public schools to find a solution. Does classroom size have an impact on student performance. Are teachers able to handle large groups of students at one time. Does smaller class size help students learn. Is there another way to improve student achievement besides changing class size. A vast majority of adults believe that class size reductions are an excellent way to improve the quality of public schools....   [tags: Classroom Size vs Student Achievement]
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Child Observation: Case Study of an Elementary Student with Aggressive Behavior - The student that I am observing for my case study is a very imaginative student in our classroom. I believe this because I can say one word to this student and he can come up with a whole story just from that word. When he works one on one with a teacher, he is very cooperative and polite. I recently noticed that if a fellow classmate were struggling with a particular concept, he would try to give them hints towards the answer. There are quite a few patterns of behavior that have been interfering with this student’s school success....   [tags: Student Observation Report] 1015 words
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Dilemmas in Assessment of Student Writing - Being a new teacher of English, I find the assessment of compositions to be a concept I question and struggle with on a regular basis. Having consulted several colleagues, mentors, administrators, and fellow graduate students, I have come to the conclusion that there is no easy answer to this tedious yet ever important question. While there are many inlets and outlets to this dilemma, for the sake of time I will touch on only three. While all three are very different in terms of concepts, rituals, and conducts, they all come together to one common goal - helping students express themselves in terms of writing....   [tags: English Writing Teacher Student] 1119 words
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Segregation in the College Student Center - Segregation in the College Student Center As I walked into the University Student Center after my Issues in Public Policy class one August day, a disturbing sight immediately struck me. For a moment I thought I needed to pinch myself because I felt as though I was having a horrible nightmare. Then, I thought that maybe I needed to check my calendar to make sure that I had not traveled back in time to the sixties when segregation was still an accepted practice in the United States. Much to my dismay, I was not dreaming, and it was still in the year 2000....   [tags: University Student Segregation]
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Improving Student Perception of Grammar - Its time to come clean, face the facts and admit the truth - students are scared of grammar. From the days of crayons and nap time straight through high school they always hope and pray that a random fire drill, a.k.a. a gift from God, will disrupt the dreaded grammar lessons and exercises. As the semesters continue to pass by students become elated as grammar turns into nothing more than a minute beep on the radar screen that is the weekly lesson plan. However, nearly every student walks into English class dealing with the fear that he will be called on to explain even the simplest rules of possession or number....   [tags: English Writing Teacher Student]
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As Visible Security is Increased in Schools, Student Performance Slips - “The public needs to be moved away fro the idea that the criminal justice system can provide the answer to crime. Indeed, our responses to crime often exacerbate the problem.” Matthew Campbell, Former Assistant State’s Attorney, Ellicott City, MD. Significance Despite the passing of Brown versus Board of Education in the 1954, inequality in education still persists and the long term implications have damaging economic impacts especially for minority populations. There is a large body of literature that addresses the long-term effect of education inequality that persist over one's life....   [tags: How School Safety vs Student Achievement ]
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The Student Loan Scam -     Every member of this class, this university, this collegiate atmosphere, has most likely accumulated debt to achieve higher education. I certainly had the feeling that entering into the University of Massachusetts as a freshmen this year would involve relatively little debt which I would pay off upon graduation–a simple affair in which I received an education for a fair price. Yet, looking even at the comparatively “small” expenditures I have to deal with, examples of educators, students, and parents all paint a portrait of the devastating and deceiving nature of debt involved in the collegiate system in this country....   [tags: Student Debt Scam 2014]
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STudent Living Conditions Satisfaction - The survey conducted shows Saint Paul’s College students feelings on their campus housing. Questions was ask about on-campus housing were six men and four women giving the survey were they answer the questions. do you have a roommate. Where do you stay. Do you have cable. Do you have an air condition unit. Where would you prefer to stay. Do you feel you should have your own dorm. Do you like having a roommate. Would you want to have an opposite sex for a roommate. Are you satisfied with your living conditions....   [tags: Survey Student Housing] 897 words
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The Influence of the Student Protest Movement on United States' 1960's - The 1960’s was a decade filled with controversies and the fight for equality. The Student Protest Movement was the fuel to the fire that feed many protests on several important matters. At the beginning the students stood for a positive change in America. It is certain that such beliefs gave theses activist the title of dreamers. They would start small but eventually make their way up against the government, also known as “the man”. The beginning of the movement held different beliefs from what eventually cause its end....   [tags: Student Protest Movement, USA, history, ]
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My Experience in the Student Leadership Program - My experience in the student leadership program was interesting and informative. These are two descriptive words that stand out in my mind about the whole program. There were times in the student leadership program when I questioned myself about being part of the class, but I overcame this once I reflected on the many things that we have learned. From the guest speakers to the projects, the class has always kept me thinking. First, the program was very informative. I took in so much information over the course of the semester that I sometimes feel overwhelmed, but in a good way....   [tags: student leadership essays] 943 words
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Student Protest - For years it has been a hot topic. What can students do and what can they not do. What is considered going to far. For many this is a question that has no true and legal answer. To many students, that is. In fact I happen to be one of the many. Now it would be wrong for me to write this paper and not put in my “two sense”. In my opinion this student protest bullshit has no limit. Students should not be restricted to what they can and cannot do. They like everyone else are American citizens and should not have their rights as American citizens stripped from them when they enter a building teaching them all about the rights they possess....   [tags: Student Smoking] 750 words
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Limitations on Student Freedom: Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District (1969) - Freedom. The concept upon which the United States was founded. When people consider the Unites States of America, they think of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of expression. Yet, how much freedom do Americans really have. In Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District, three students fought for their right to express their opinion on a current political issue– the Vietnam War. The students claimed that their actions had not caused any disturbances in the academic environment and “sued the school district for violating [their] right of expression” (“Tinker v....   [tags: student speech issues]
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Gibbs' Reflective Cycle: How I Decided to Become a Student Midwife - In this reflective account I will reflective upon an incident that occurred while on practice placement. I will identify how I recognised the limitations of my knowledge and skill as a student midwife and made the transition from a registered nurse to that of a student midwife. I will employ Gibbs (1988) reflective cycle, as it comprises six stages that will enable me to holistically reflect upon the incident. The name of the woman has been changed to Jane; with my mentor’s name has been changed to Lucy due to the Nursing and midwifery council (2008) code of professional conduct clause 5.1 which maintains treat patient’s information as confidential and use it only for the purpose for which i...   [tags: Gibbs' Reflective Cycle, Student Midwife, nursing,] 2139 words
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Title IX and It’s Influence on Facilities Access By Scholastic and Collegiate Student-Athletes - The infrastructure of an intercollegiate and interscholastic athletic program is vital to attract potential student-athlete. To train them to be the best they can be, and allow to be in a haven where they can focus on important tasks that are ahead of them. From luxurious locker rooms, to outfitted weight rooms, and even to the basic shower stalls, athletic fieldhouses and team centers are expanding and getting bigger and better each year. Sometimes it cannot be all about football and men’s basketball at universities, or even just the male sports....   [tags: high school sports, student athletes,title ix]
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Student Survival Guide For Distance Learning Education - Student Survival Guide for Distance Learning Education Introduction Learning can be a difficult task to anyone who wants to expand his or her knowledge. With the help of online schools, learning has stepped into a new environment that is growing rapidly. Secondary education is now possible for students who want to complete his or her degree online. This might not necessarily be the ideal education for some students but it is perfect for others. A student in an online school must learn to use his educational skills and tools to ensure that he or she receives the maximum benefits of college online....   [tags: Student Guide How To Distance Education] 1082 words
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Personal Narrative: My Life as a College Student - My Life As a College Student Making the Transition When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one student to dissolve the bonds which have held him to his high school life, he can get fairly intimidated. Making the transition from high school to college can be a tough one. I remember my experience in such a transition vividly, as it was only a short time ago. Growing up in a family in which both my parents had master's degrees, it was naturally expected that I would go to college, and for both my own benefit as well as pleasing my parents, I chose to pursue so-called "higher education"....   [tags: Narrative Essay University School Student] 1041 words
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Student Sleep Habits and Their Grades - Introduction Sleep has always been a popular subject among humans. There have been many studies that examine sleep and its correlation with a wide variety of variables, such as depression, energy levels, and grades. Students, as a group, are widely studied. As the world’s future leaders and thinkers, there is great importance placed on their achievements. In this study the effect of student sleep habits on perceived academic performance is investigated. Many things may affect students’ academic success among these variables are sleep habits....   [tags: academic performance, sleep, students]
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Separating the Student from the Athlete - Every athlete dreams of playing professional at some point during their young adolescent career, but in reality a person has a greater chance of dying in a plane crash than becoming a professional athlete. Most people don’t have the skills to make it in the pros but for the few who do there is a controversial decision that needs to be made whether to go to college or go straight to the pros. Although some sports such as football and basketball require a waiting period after graduation from high school but base does not have such requirements....   [tags: Students, Athletes, Universities, Schools, Sports]
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Student Culture in America - The university culture varies depending on the establishment. Though there are many similarities, each university is different in its own unique way, which is part of the pull factor. To begin, there are obvious differences between public and private institutions and the people who attend them. Although they accomplish the same goals, they have a different path of getting you there. Most wouldn’t argue that the cost to attend a private institution is substantially greater than that of one that is public (Private versus public 2014)....   [tags: Students, College, Education, Universities]
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What Makes a Student the Perfect Student? - As you enter the red bricked school building on the first day, you do not know who your teacher will be. It could be a tall, old, young or nasty woman or man. But you always try to make yourselves presentable, since the first impression is always the last. Some students come, sit with their heads down, and speak nothing for the period. Others just disperse in the back posting pictures on instagram of their first day of school. However the not so ordinary student introduces themselves, tells the class what they did over the summer, and starts asking teacher questions even before the teacher has taught the lesson....   [tags: hardworking, rules, expectations] 610 words
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Student Privacy vs Student Safety - Why do schools NOT notify the police when a violent disturbance occurs. One would assume that when there is an assault or threat upon a student, the police would be the first people to be notified. When there is violence, or threats of violence against students in an academic setting, information about the threats and the troublesome student should be shared with the police. But Universities usually do not provide this information to the police. Lynn Daggett, a Professor at the Gonzaga University School of Law, states, “Schools struggle with whether, when, and how to involve police, both when students appear to present a threat to others, as in high profile cases, and also when the school s...   [tags: Violent Incidents In Academic Institutions]
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Student Engagement - Student Engagement Instead of teaching us how to do projects and essays, how to use the quadratic formula, how to understand the concept of war, teach us instead the art of persuasion. Teach us the ways of entertaining an audience, the dilemmas that the world faces. Teach us that there are an enormous amount of issues in the world and they come with an abundant amount of solutions. To learn how to engage an audience is to learn how to teach one. Getting people, especially kids interested in school is the one and only thing that no one has quite figured out yet....   [tags: teaching, school system, education, students]
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Student Teacher Recorded Class and Summary - When doing my video assignment, I did it in a ninth through twelfth grade high school social studies classroom where I substitute teach, and I had the classroom teacher video tape me with a video camera from the school. I had the student desks set up in a half circle, so I could walk around to do frequent student checks. I left a gap in the back, and had three students sit on each side of the video camera, so everything would be captured on the video camera. The video camera was set up on a stand, so all he had to do was slightly move the camera to catch my movement and interactions with students....   [tags: Students, Video, Preparation] 841 words
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Me as a Student - ... As many people say, we learn from our experiences and our mistakes, but there are very few people who actually choose to act upon it. I consider myself among those who accept their mistakes and as having the ability to resolve them. Being a free thinker, I always imagined myself as a number of different occupations as a child. When I was 8 I wanted to be a hair dresser, a stay at home mum, a social worker, a journalist and a flight attendant altogether. The older I got the more I began to realise that life goes by quickly and there is no way I could possibly accomplish everything I dreamt of as a child; and I should focus on one thing that I am passionate about and put my whole heart int...   [tags: personal narrative] 683 words
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The Importance of Internships to College Students - In 2012, eighty-four percent of Santa Clara University graduates who responded to a survey from the Santa Clara University School of Engineering obtained one or more internships during their undergraduate studies. Of those who responded, eighty-two percent were employed full-time after graduation earning a median salary of $62,500 (Santa Clara University). This research exhibits that internships can be an important strategy in the efforts toward job search for both students, as well as for employers looking to hire valuable employees....   [tags: Student Internships]
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Correlations Between Teacher-Student Relationships and the Student's Development - Interactions are in Articles 3, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16 Thesis: Teacher-student relationships develop from daily classroom interactions between teacher and students. The establishment of warm, positive, healthy teacher-student relationships and interactions is crucial to student’s emotional, behavioral, and cognitive development. Article 7 According to Allen (2013), improving the quality of teacher-student interactions within the classroom depends upon a solid understanding of the nature of effective teaching for adolescents (p....   [tags: behavior, classroom, emotional] 2775 words
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In the School System, Student's Safety vs. Student's Privacy - ... After the Sandy Hook, there were countless ways for students to be safe at school. In Preparing for the Unthinkable: School Safety after Sandy Hook news article, Vicki Bauman said, “ Instead of gates, guns, and metal detectors, let’s invest in the things we know will make us safer: counselors, health care, teaching positive behavior, and making sure we have services to reach out to disconnected youth and pull them back on track.” Therefore, violence is not the answer to any question or issue....   [tags: education concerns in the modern world]
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Student Motivation and its Effects on Student Achievement - Effective teachers do not only transfer knowledge to students, but are reflective and eager to understand their students so as to establish a culture in the classroom that supports student achievement. This paper will focus on what motivation means, how to get students motivated, and the impact of motivation on student attitude both inside and outside the classroom. Also, the paper will address the place of the parent as role model and the impact of their involvement on their children’s education....   [tags: Education]
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Student Adjustment - A Critical Issue Concerning Student Retention - Student adjustment is a critical issue concerning student retention, because if a student can’t adjust to being a college student then more than likely they will drop out or struggle throughout college to finish. Most, if not all universities realize that the First Year Experience (FYE) is critical to retaining students. Some schools go to great lengths to help their freshman students adjust to being away from home and being a college student. Whether the university chooses to or not the FYE is an important factor in determining the success of a student at that university....   [tags: Higher Education ] 1784 words
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Title IX Claims for Student-on-student Sexual Harrassment - Since the Davis ruling in 1999, the federal circuit courts have reviewed multiple peer sexual harassment cases. While not exactly the amount of litigation the dissent in Davis warned, there are enough cases to determine that the federal circuit courts of appeal are not entirely comfortable with the Davis standard. Although the federal circuit courts understand the general test set forth in Davis, they are struggling to define the vague terms within the Davis test. Accordingly, the courts have narrowly interpreted the Davis standard, aware of the unanswered questions....   [tags: Peer Sexual Harrassment] 3324 words
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Western Kentucky University: Student Support Services - Student Support Services (SSS) is a marvelous program that is federally funded on the campus of Western Kentucky University which provides academic advisement, personal counseling, tutoring, and other services to help students adjust to college life, succeed academically and graduate from the university. I have worked for this program since the beginning of my sophomore year and I am also a current participant. It’s like a family away from home. I pretty much know everything there is about this program but I wanted to go behind the scenes of the organization to inform others....   [tags: students, academic advisement]
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Too Much for one college student to handle - College is a new chapter of a student’s life. It can be difficult at first for students to adapt. Adding new and difficult schoolwork and sports to this adaptation only makes it worst. An article published by the National Alliance on Mental Illness states “More than 40 percent of college students have felt more than an average amount of stress within the past 12 months. More than 80 percent of college students felt overwhelmed by all they had to do in the past year and 45 percent have felt things were hopeless”(nami.org)....   [tags: College, Students, Stress, Overwhlemed]
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Student Achievement Using Inquiry-based Instruction - There is a great deal of contradicting literature pertaining to what approach to use in a science classroom: inquiry-based or direct instruction. Inquiry-based instruction and direct instruction both have their advantages and disadvantages at every age and every intellectual level. This chapter will review the literature of scholars who have researched and provided evidence that either inquiry-based or direct instruction is more effective in developing conceptual comprehension in science classes....   [tags: traditional students, science classroom]
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Behavioral Analysis of Student with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - Background Information: Arielle is a 4th grader at County elementary school. She has attention deficit disorder and is currently being taken off her medication due to complication with it. Arielle is having trouble adjusting to life without the medication. She is being forced to control herself instead of relying upon medication to help her do so. She is having trouble controlling herself and has been in acting out in school with reprimand. The entire situation has been very stressful for her and her family....   [tags: Student Observation Essays] 3123 words
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Balancing the Life of a Non-traditional College Student - College can be a particularly difficult period of time in any person’s life if they fail to properly prepare for the inevitable stress that result from it. Any person entering college for the first time must constantly strive to strike a balance it their life between the demands of school and the similar demands from work, family, church, etc. Today, colleges are providing students with more flexibility through night classes and a variety of classes offered through distance learning, including online courses....   [tags: Non-traditional College Students, college, edcucat] 534 words
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A Student According to Ted Kooser - Ted Kooser’s poem “Student” underlines how the life of a student truly is. As we were discussing in class our insights of the poem “Student” by Ted Kooser, Omar Mejia mentioned how he found a comparison with a turtle in the poem. I have imagined a baby turtle and their journey when is born and running trying to reach the sea. I picture the life of a turtle, which life starts in the sand and after its journey to their future begins. Somehow I agree with this idea. As I imagined the complicate and hard life that a sea turtle must have I also recall how the life of a student could be as hard and complicate....   [tags: poem analysis]
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The Student Association at The University at Albany - Introduction: The organization I will be focusing my frame paper on is the Student Association at the University at Albany, State University of New York. The Student Association is a non-profit organization at the institution, established in 1923. Its central location is in the campus center crucial to its success of serving the students. Student Association continuously goes through organizational changes that entail new personnel on a yearly basis in all three branches including the legislative, judicial, and executive while it still manages to find stability and continue operating to serve the students....   [tags: Non Profit Organization, University]
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Plan for Action to Help a Student - A. Necessary Leadership Action The leadership action that involves one or more groups of community stakeholders is creating a team to create an action plan for one student that attendance has declined and because of the number of missed days, academic achievement has also declined. A1. Why Action is Necessary This action is necessary because the student involved is not showing academic growth and having anxiety with attending school. Attendance has decreased because the student does not want to attend school due to issues with the classroom teacher, as well as other students within this class....   [tags: stakeholders, outcomes]
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The Key to Developing a Student Writer - Introduction In a student’s educational career, they will experience various approaches and forms of appraisal, especially those of writing assignments (Source # 6). Assessment tends to be most helpful when it can demonstrate the difference between what the student produced and what was desired (Source # 2). Therefore, it is vital for assessors to understand that simply underlining aspects of a student’s writing assignment is inadequate feedback that is unable to develop a student’s writing abilities (Source # 10)....   [tags: Narrative Evaluation] 607 words
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The Benefits of the Student Recreation Center - A recreation center is a basic standard at most universities. The student recreation center at The University of Idaho is a valuable resource for students with both indoor and outdoor activities to suit the needs of many. There are many universities that just supply gyms, nothing more. The University of Idaho has one of the most modern and high-tech facilities in the Pacific Northwest, with attractions like an indoor rock climbing wall and an indoor track. This state-of-the-art facility is available to any student free, and it is even available to the public via membership....   [tags: Informative Essays]
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Ethics of the Student and Professor Relationship - When discussing the importance of professional boundaries in mental health work, most people think first of relationships between psychotherapists and clients. However, similar boundary considerations are relevant for professor–student relationships, supervisor–supervisee relationships, consultant–consultee relationships, and researcher–participant relationships. Although different dynamics are at play, the relationships psychologists have with each other, with other professionals, and with the general public have boundaries that warrant ethical consideration as well....   [tags: Ethics ]
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How to Become an Outstanding Student - ... Get things done before you pass out. It is better to do little by little. It is not good to wait until the last minute. Take advantage of your free time. Do as much as you can, at home or at school. Seek for help from professors if necessary. Getting your homework done first can save you time. It won’t block you from other important matters. Make sure to check it over again and again. Make sure it is neat. Of course, you are not catching a train. Believe me or not, homework can help you to develop good habits and attitudes....   [tags: general advice, homework, books] 607 words
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The Effectiveness of Instruction and Student Achievement - I am convinced that student achievement is an integral part of if our children are learning and thriving in our schools today. Of course if they are grasping the curriculum or not someone must be accountable of the information that is being taught in the classrooms. Assessment and instruction are concerned with guiding and measuring the depth and breadth of knowledge and learning in the classroom. To achieve this goal, teachers must be highly qualified, curricula and instruction must be focused, content standards must have depth and breadth, and performance standards must be challenging, and assessments must be aligned with the content standards and instruction....   [tags: Education Reform, teaching, teachers]
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Postgraduate Student Selection in the UK - This literature review will explore the current knowledge on postgraduate student selection in the UK and other countries and attempt to examine research done on the various student selection tools, the desired qualities of ideal postgraduate students and predictors of student performance in postgraduate courses. The author will attempt to critique and identify gaps in the current literature. Information gathered from this process will be used to inform and backup the chosen methodology of this project....   [tags: Higher Education ] 3453 words
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The Effect of Movement on Student Learning - Movement is one of the most highly debated topics among teachers today, as every individual has his/her own opinions in their teaching philosophy. Teachers must get around barriers caused by the high priorities of standardized testing and low effort to include movement in their classroom; therefore, it puts too much stress on the general education teachers. There are insufficient amounts of space to complete activities requiring movement when in a classroom; therefore, the teachers are incapable of safely navigating students around the room....   [tags: Education, Teachers]
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The American College Student Is in Trouble - ... I think that students are more concerned with sports because it is more entertaining than sitting in a classroom or lecture hall listening to a professor talk about something that they didn’t want to hear about in the first place or just taking the class because they thought it was going to be easy or they needed one more class to fill a schedule or something. I also think that the schools care more about the sports than the teachers teaching. I think this because sports are what bring in the majority of the money to the schools, not the teacher teaching students....   [tags: anti-intellectualism, unmotivation]
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How Ehrhart Was Viewed as a Student - ... No one was ever rude to him and students seemed interested in Ehrhart’s story. Ehrhart just wanted the students to understand his hardship and the struggle that went along with being in the Marines for three years, which played a major role in his life because Ehrhart truly wanted to serve for his country. As time progressed, however, Ehrhart realized that a “pattern to the process began to emerge” (Ehrhart 9). Ehrhart began to have doubts about celebrity status. During this brief time of celebrity status, Ehrhart was experiencing internal conflict with himself because he only wanted to live a normal life and forget about the war....   [tags: celebrity, veternan, normal, college] 815 words
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The Benefits of a Student Dress Code - School Uniform. All around the world, many schools ranging from elementary to high school enforce a dress code for the students. Many people everywhere, including parents and the students, disapprove of the use of uniforms for a number of reasons. At the same time, many school officials will argue of the improvements in education and performances brought in from the schools due to implementing school uniforms. Even though many students dislike the idea of having to wear only certain approved clothing every day, supporters of uniforms hold value in the improvements uniforms brings into education; ultimately, varying opinions about school uniforms deserve to be respected....   [tags: school uniforms]
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The Relationship Between Student and Teacher - The relationship between student and teacher refers to an ancient and deeply respected bond. Children spend the daylight hours engrossed in education lasting typically 9 months of the year. As members of a collegiate institution, we experience every aspect of the student-teacher relationship (STR). We understand the difference between a professor that captivates us, leaving the ticking clock behind and instead drawing us in until we stare into the subject matter with intense passion and one whose lifeless lectures cause our eyelids to fall....   [tags: Education, philosophy of education]
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The Pro's and Con's of Student Preaching - Introduction The Pro’s and Con’s of a student preacher can be very nerve wrecking because of the responsibility of following through with every “I dotted and every “T” crossed. When writing, preaching and teaching the Word of God it can become very intimidating to anyone who desires to follow in a league of skillful preachers, pastors and teachers. How can you be original when it appears all of the apparent techniques have been discovered. Speaking of technique, how should a student preacher apply everything they ever learned from a Bible seminary....   [tags: religion, sermon, faith] 1363 words
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The Economics of Student Performance - Student performance is measured by production function. Educational production function is a relationship between the inputs and the outputs of education (Dolan, 1994). It has been generally acknowledged (Dolan, 1994) that income or scores on some standardized tests as a proxy measure of the outputs of education. Educational inputs can be categorized in many categories. In Mood (1969) divided inputs of education into five broad categories; student’s own abilities and attitudes, support of family, community and peers, properties of educational system and society’s posture with respect to education....   [tags: Education]
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Student Interaction Outside of the Classroom - There are many actions that teachers need to take to narrow the student-teacher relationship gap. However, teachers are not students’ best friends, they don’t know everything about their students’ life and struggles, but friends do. Student interaction is a key variable in determining the best teaching methods. In order to know/understand how students interact, we must use the reflective cycle, to observe how students talk, act, and respond to each other in their comfort zone, or simply outside of the classroom....   [tags: Educational Issues]
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The Effect of Technology on Student Learning - ... The stories were read during silent reading time. This study did not find any significant gains in vocabulary, but did find an increase in motivation. They found that children in the iPod group were excited to use the iPod, which motivated them to engage in silent reading. They observed that the children in the iPod group were more likely to sit for the whole story and answer comprehension questions about the story, as opposed to children in the control group who were usually distracted from their own book as evidenced by their talking to peers and paying attention to things other than their reading book....   [tags: motivation, comprehension, ipad, tablet]
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Can Tests Measure a Student? - ... With students being able to see progress within themselves it can bring happiness within themselves and their teacher. For example in Herbert J. Walberg ‘s article if a teacher sees progress in their student then they “should take pride in seeing good results from their work”, plus “ Good student performance on tests should be a source of satisfaction among successful educators.” (Stop the War Against Standardized Tests) Just how teachers take pride in their work, students also begin to take pride in their progress when they begin to see that they begin to surpass the standards that once held them back....   [tags: flaws in standardized testing]
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