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Imagery of Sacrifice in The School Children - Imagery of Sacrifice in The School Children Sacrifice. One simple word brings to mind two completely different images. Today, sacrifice is most often thought of as a noble and beautiful act, but also one painful-emotionally, mentally, and physically-involving the surrender of something highly valued for the sake of something deemed of superior value. On the other hand, when done in the name of religion, sacrifice may involve the offering of a gift to some deity in worship or propitiation. Usually when sacrifice involves the latter, the connotation of the term darkens, for the dominant image is of ritual slaughter....   [tags: School Children Essays] 1138 words
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Tone and Imagery in The School Children - Tone and Imagery in The School Children Louise Gluck's The School Children may provide some shock for readers as it twists and turns through a school day marked by eerie abnormalities. Gluck successfully uses visual imagery to convey a deeper meaning to a fourteen-line poem about children, teachers and parents. These three groups come to life through the descriptive poem that allows readers to form their own conclusions. Though Gluck’s meaning is never clearly stated, her use of tone and imagery create an extremely visual work with three dynamic sets of characters....   [tags: School Children Essays] 902 words
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Powerful Emotion in Louise Gluck's The School Children - Powerful Emotion in Louise Gluck's The School Children    In the poem The School Children, author Louise Gluck successfully creates for the reader an image of the children, their mothers and the position that they hold in their society.  Her simple, yet descriptive words suggest a more in depth meaning that allows one to look past the simple story line of the poem and actually look into the entire situation the poem discusses.  The story line simply  tells of mothers who pick apples and send their children off to school with them, in hopes that they will receive an education in return.  After completion of the poem, the reader comes to the realization that the apples are the center of the...   [tags: School Children Essays] 925 words
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Among The School Children by William Butler Yeats - Among School Children by William Butler Yeats First Published 1927; collected in The Tower, 1928 Type of Poem Meditation The Poem William Butler Yeats' "'Among School Children' is written in eight eight-line stanzas that follow a precise rhyme scheme. Along with the straightforward title, stanza I establishes the immediate context of the action in deliberately prosaic language. The speaker is visiting a schoolroom, and "'a kind old nun,' his guide for the day or perhaps the classroom teacher, is answering his matter-of-fact questions in a rapid, matter-of-fact way....   [tags: Yeats School Children Poem Poetry] 1529 words
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School as a Therapy for Children - Depression occurs in teenagers when a horrific event such as the loss of a parent has occurred and this leads to suicide most times. Losing a parent takes a part of a child’s innocence away and a piece of themselves as well. Children depend on their parents as they are our caretakers and are the ones that teach us about life. When that is taken away children are left with pain, confusion and thoughts that they regret. It is all about learning how to cope and when you have a child so young in age; it is very difficult to explain things in a way that they understand....   [tags: teen depression, school, teen problems] 776 words
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School Children with Diabetes - In our society today, the number of people that are diagnosed with diabetes is increasing. Diabetes is caused by many factors like genetics, inactivity, and obesity. With obesity on the rise in our country, so is diabetes especially in young children. With the fattening and unhealthy foods provided by fast food chains and grocery stores, children are the ones that diabetes is affecting the most, by causing them to have higher chances of being diagnosed with diabetes. According to Kim and Lee (2008), the rates of childhood obesity have tripled over the past three decades....   [tags: Education Essays]
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Obesity in School Children - The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported sixty percent of U.S children age 6 to 11 -approximately one in six children are victims of obesity-related illnesses that threaten to shorten their lives. That is more than nine million children. (Tartamella, Herscher, & Woolstoon, 2004). Those numbers are shocking and disturbing. Have we, as a community, encouraged the most destructive epidemic outburst. Childhood overweight and obesity are public concerns because unhealthy weight is rapidly becoming the most prevalent nutrition problem of K-12 school age group in United States and around the world....   [tags: Childhood Obesity] 965 words
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Counseling Grief & Bereavement in School Aged Children - School counselors may provide counseling services in three areas: educational, career, and personal/social. Their services and programs assist students to resolve emotional, social, or behavioral issues and facilitate them to develop a clearer focus or sense of direction. Effective counseling programs are important to the school climate and a vital part in improving student accomplishment. Among those topic areas are the discussions of grief and bereavement for school-aged children. According to an article released by St....   [tags: school counselor,suicide,school system]
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School Uniforms Improve Children's Safety - Since school uniforms have become more and more common in the United States, there has been one issue that many, of the parents and students are worried about. Many believe the children will not have the ability to express themselves freely. The First Amendment guarantees our right to free expression. This means that students do not leave their First Amendment rights outside the schoolhouse door, but their opinions can be limited to prevent major disruptions to classes and outside activities. To make this statement more clear, in 2003, a high school senior was suspended from school for wearing a tee-shirt of President George W....   [tags: School Uniform Essays]
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Physical Activity in Primary School Children - Physical activity is crucial for a child’s development and lays the foundation for a healthy and active life. Children are becoming overweight and obese due to poor food choices and an increasing sedentary lifestyle (McDevitt & Ormrod, 2010). High calorie food and increased indoor activity, such as watching television or computer games, are fuelling the unhealthy lifestyle epidemic in children. Physical activity in middle childhood, (8 to12 year olds), is a crucial component in addressing and preventing this crisis, and it appears that schools in conjunction with teachers have a large role to play....   [tags: Health ]
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Physical Activity in Primary School Children - Physical activity is crucial for a child’s development and lays the foundation for a healthy and active life. Children are becoming overweight and obese due to poor food choices and an increasing sedentary lifestyle, leading to physical, social and behavioural health issues. High calorie food and increased indoor activity, such as watching television or computer games, are fuelling this unhealthy lifestyle epidemic. Increasing physical activity in middle childhood (8-12yrs) is a crucial component in addressing and preventing this crisis, and it is believed that schools in conjunction with teachers have a large role to play in its promotion....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Body Deformities in School-Children and Adolescents - ... Excessive stretching of those two elements causes the absent of MLA function in individuals with pes planus. Foot is in everted position. In individuals with flatfeet, the foot position should be distinguished on “rigid” and “supple”. Individuals with “rigid” flatfeet have absent or nonfunctional MLA in both seated and standing positions. In “supple” flatfeet MLA is present while individual is sitting or standing up on their toes, and this flatfeet condition can be correctable with arch supports....   [tags: too much sitting, not enough physical activity] 1968 words
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Why Force Children to Come to School? - Despite the fact that school attendance is not a choice for children; parents play a big role in students’ dropping out. There are plenty of reasons students dropouts. It has been proven that the percentage of student dropouts increases every year. This paper will show certain reasons and give examples of student dropouts. Is a decision for students to dropout. Well, I don’t think it should be a decision because you need education. If there was a choice of decision, mostly students would be out of school....   [tags: dropouts, school attendance, students] 927 words
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Preventing Obesity in School Aged Children in Australia - Schools and society are taking focussed actions aimed at increasing physical activity in children and helping lower the obesity rates that are becoming increasingly prevalent among young people. Statistics show that in Australia, one- quarter of children is either overweight or obese as stated in (Australian Government: Australian Insisture of Health & Welfare, 2004). The focus of preventing obesity will be the two to six year old age group. Children who are obese face a number of factors that affect both their physical and emotional wellbeing....   [tags: Obesity in Children]
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Young School Age Children - Young School Age Children There are many types of people in a community. Whether one categorizes by age, health, or even wealth, each person falls into a group. The group of choice for focus is young school age children. This group includes children, male and female, from five years of age to seven years of age. These children are in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. These children are in a slow and steady growth and development. At this age they should be highly active, enjoy learning, and allow curiosity to peak their interests....   [tags: Health Care ]
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The Impact of Play on the Affective Development of Primary School Children - In recent years there has been a shift in educational theory as more research is done about the positive effects play has on learning and development. One age group specifically that is helped by the use of play in their curriculum is primary school age children. This paper seeks to investigate the impact of fantasy and dramatic play on the development of identity in children ages 5-8. Erik “Erikson built his theory based on Sigmund Freud’s theory of psychosexual development and his own work with children and families....   [tags: self-concepts, fantasy play]
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Middle School and Sex Education - Should sex education be taught in elementary, middle and/or high school. If so what should you cover at each level. In this day children are learning more and more at such a young age, some children even sound like adults when they speak because they are so advanced. I’m also seeing a trend with young ladies getting pregnant in high school and even middle school. With that said I think that sex education should begin to be taught at a younger age. Young minds are very curious. I have had conversations with daycare providers about incidences where a child was questioning the difference between and male and female private parts and I believe if they’re already questioning we need to have answe...   [tags: Informing Children, School]
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Adolf Hitler's Affect on School Children in Germany - ... The Nazis believed that by having the kids go through a certain education regime, they would become loyal Nazis by the time they finished with school. The Hitler Youth was created as an after school activity, and was where the German schoolchildren learned how to live and act under Hitler’s rule. Since all of the German schoolteachers had to be approved of by Nazi officials, most joined the Nazi Teachers’ Regime to show that they were loyal. Many teachers attended special classes where they learned how to teach the proper curriculum to their students....   [tags: anit-semitism, master race, nazis] 3423 words
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Prevalence of Caries and Dental Fluorosis in School going Children Living in Dammam - ... Anticipated Outcome: This study will show prevalence of level of fluorosis among the school going children living in Dammam and can also compare the results with other reported studies in order to check whether there is similarity in our findings or not. Introduction: Dental caries is one of the most prevalent diseases on earth affecting children1. About 50 years ago, when fluoride was mixed firstly in public water-supplies in order to control dental decay, fluoride contained drinking water and commodities like tablets, gums, gel and toothpastes are the significant source of fluorosis....   [tags: teeth, school, dental fluoros] 923 words
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Conformation of School Children - Conformation of School Children . A. The article 'School bars over nose stud' presents two very different attitudes towards teenage rights. It describes a fourteen-year-old girl, Tara Le Santo, who pierced her nose with her father's support, and is now being suspended from school until she removes her stud. While Tara's father is quoted as 'making a stand against all this old fashioned crap', the article also features a letter, which expresses a much contrasting opinion that 'the time that a British headmaster concedes any 'rights' to fourteen-year-olds would be the time to emigrate.' This shows that the letter's author would be arguing his point over any articl...   [tags: Papers] 926 words
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Aggressive Children in the School Enviornment - Many children come to school with behavior problems that impede their learning and disrupt the learning of other children. As early as preschool as many as twenty-five percent of children demonstrate problematic behaviors which place them at risk for future negative school experiences (Conroy, Sutherland, Haydon, Stormont, Harmon, 2009). These children exhibit aggression, defiance, bullying of others, poor work habits, and acting out in class. Many teachers feel frustrated as they spend the majority of their classroom management time on the same few children each day....   [tags: Special Education ]
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School Violence: The Financial Costs of Bullying, Vandalism, and Violence by Rick Phillips - School Violence Violence in a school setting is one of the most emotionally upsetting things that we are constantly faced with in today’s news media. The thought of our children getting to such a dark inner place is a terrible thing to imagine, and your heart sinks when you learn that a child has acted in such a savage way towards one their own classmates. Whether it is a childish slap to a classmate or a threat to a teacher, or even a very real incident of gun violence in school, school violence rates have dramatically increased in America, almost to the point of being called an epidemic....   [tags: school settings, children, fear, ]
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The Effect of Longer School Days on Children - ... If you look back at the 1970’s times where simpler, more family oriented, children were better behaved, and students did well academically. A small change like adding hours to a school day can do a lot of long lasting damage that can result in other areas of your life. An example is by having a long day at work. After a while of being at work employees get tired and they do their job less efficiently, doing a job poorly done can result in less pay causing other aspects in your life to come down such as not being able to pay rest, car payment, pay for utilities, or sometimes even purchasing food....   [tags: modern educational system]
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Among School Children - Among School Children It’s amazing how you can grow up and forget childhood-excitement, or the feeling of it. I was watching a whole lot of small children a while ago and was sad to realise that I’ve lost some of the wonder of being a child. I was near to a sweet stall and it was amazing to just see the looks on the children’s faces as their gaze fell upon the colourful treasure. Their eyes glowed and all of a sudden their hands transformed into magnets, attracted to the sweets. Some would just walk to the stall, grab a sweet and shove it in their mouth before anyone could stop them....   [tags: miscellaneous] 498 words
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Among School Children - "Among School Children" is a poem used by Yeats to determine an upcoming generation with the underlying concept that no possible life can be fulfilled. The philosophy controlling this work suggests that perhaps life 'prepares us for what never happens'. Consistent with Yeatsean philosophy, it follows the dogma which states that wistlessness brings about innocence, whereas knowledge brings us ballyhoo. Within the realms of acquired wisdom, consciousness produces an anarchic state within the individual, causing conflict to be the degradation of the soul and mind....   [tags: essays research papers] 1395 words
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Case Study on Processes in Pre-school Children - ... José has mastered conservation that is the fact that some characteristics of an object do not change despites changes in form or its appearance. As well, reversibility which is understanding that an object that has been changed can be returned to its original state. When I did the conservations task of mass where there are two balls of play dough that are the same size and then, one ball of play dough is being smashed flat. He is asked whether each of these balls has the same amount of play dough even though one of the balls is being smashed later....   [tags: nutritional neuroscience]
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Children Should Not Be Able to Choose to Drop Out of School - Should children be able to make the choice to drop out of school at such an early and crucial time in their development. There are many reasons why children and teens are required to stay in school until their senior year. Children do not know the importance of an education and are not well rounded enough to get a job that pays above the poverty level. Children during their key years of development are easily influenced and unable to think for them-selves unless taught to do so. This mass amount of uneducated adults would also have a huge effect on the economy do to the large amount of low income families....   [tags: education, drop outs, high school, argumentative, ] 532 words
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Children, School Meals, and Nutritious Food - Imagine that you are a gardener, and you want your sapling to grow into a big tree. You need to put efforts into it by providing sufficient nutrients and water on a regular basis. This is the same theory that applies to children in our nation. The school meal nutrition issue has caught the eye of the government, and it is well discussed in the nation. Although many people debate if the government should involve in the school lunch issues, the government has already made some regulations on the nutrition of public school meals and it should consider educating children about healthy diets as well....   [tags: Eating Habits, Vending Machines]
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Problems Facing Children at School: Apathy - ... Often times what happens in school shapes what is going to happen when you finish school. Students with a lower grade point averages find themselves in most situations with tougher lives. Lower grades means a lower likelihood of getting into a good college, and can even deter kids from wanting to continue their education. However without enough proper education many people find themselves in a job or career that is low paying, that they hate, or in many cases, both. When students take education seriously, they gain entrance into colleges or schools they want, which gives them a sense of accomplishment....   [tags: students, teachers, business, social life] 1797 words
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The Presence Shortage of School Nurses Harming Our Children's Wellness - Have you ever noticed the constant absence of nurses at your school. It seems like every time you need to go to the nurse, one is not there. That fact has led to my investigation of the effects of school nurse absences on most K-12 campuses. Many children have died from not receiving care as a result of an absent nurse. Although it is true that school nurses are divided between schools (1,185 students for every school nurse in NC), every school needs a nurse (Healthy Children Learn Better). Most accidents relating student injuries can be avoided with the daily presence of a school nurse in every single school....   [tags: School Nurse, Education, Health Care, Students]
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Effects of divorce on elementary-school aged children - In America, divorce rates are at an all time high. A divorce between the parents of elementary students can be devastating in a young child’s life. Divorce causes stress for children not only at home, but also at school. Children of divorced or separated parents often have to commute between houses. Not only do they have to deal with the pain of parents separating, they also may feel as if they caused their parent’s problems. Parental divorce has negative effects on children’s academic achievement, social life and success in their lifetime, specifically for elementary school students (Neighbor, 1992; Tucker, Friedman, Schwartz, Criqui, Tomlinson-Keasey, Wingard, & Martin, 1997; Kinard & Rein...   [tags: Sociology, Marriage, Education]
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Identifying Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in School-Aged Children - Very few people fully understand the implications of obsessive compulsive disorder and social phobias, but experts lead the way in making sense of these disorders. There are so many ideas as to what causes these conditions, and ways to treat them. Another implication that a lot of people don’t know or care to consider is whether or not these disorders are highly associated with violence. In the classroom setting, it is important to keep everyone safe. Students with such disorders may be at risk of hurting themselves and others....   [tags: Social Issues, Lack of Serotonin]
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Participation in Team Sports Builds Character - The involvement in team sports builds good character and social development skills in children. According to LHSAA executive director, Kenny Henderson “Children who participate in sports have heightened self-esteem, social skills, ability to work well with others and more respect.” Young adults who have played team sports are less likely to take illegal drugs. Adults who played sports as children have better social and leadership skills. Sports provide children with experiences and interactions necessary to grow into an adult with good character and sufficient social skills....   [tags: School, children, social development ]
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The Effects of Gender Bias on Elementary School Children - The Effects of Gender Bias on Elementary School Children “It’s a girl!” or “It’s a boy!” is typically the first thing parents hear after the birth of a child. This simple statement of fact sets the groundwork for every interaction they will have with their daughter or son, and for every experience that child will have throughout her or his life. Gender identity—the private experience of being female or male—forms a core part of one’s sense of self (Welker). The nature of this private experience is enormously influenced by what we are taught it means to be a girl or a boy, and these lessons are typically fraught with instances of gender bias—what Beverly Stitt, author of Building Gender Fai...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Children in Need of Back to School Supplies - Children in Need of Back to School Supplies Going back to school is an exciting time of the year for many students, as it is a fresh start with endless possibilities. Along with meeting new classmates, teachers and gaining knowledge, there is also the chance to reinvent oneself with every new school year. Shopping for new clothes and school supplies is something that every family must do, every year when summer winds down and kids get back to “the grind”. According to one survey, on average, families in 2013 spent about $635.00 on clothing, shoes, supplies, and electronics when shopping for the school year....   [tags: Poverty, Volunteering] 1430 words
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Use of Yoga in an Urban School for Children With Emotional Behavioral Disorders - Purpose and Hypotheses of the Study The study by Steiner, Sidhu, Pop, Frenette, and Perrin (2012) had one purpose in mind. This purpose was to examine the feasibility of using yoga in urban schools to help fourth and fifth grade student with emotional and behavior disorders learn coping methods. The use of yoga training with these students was expected to be embraced by the students, teachers, and parents of the students and fit within the students’ schools schedules; along with this, it was to help improve attention levels in the classroom and behaviors in the school and home environments....   [tags: Behavioral Disorders Essays]
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The Effectiveness of Corporal Punishment on Correcting Behavior of Middle School Children - Corporal Punishment and its Effectiveness on Correcting a Child’s Behavior in the Middle School Setting: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study…………………………………………………3 Statement of the Problem……………………………………………………..3 Description of Corporal Punishment………………………………………….4 Description of Discipline………………………………………………..........4 Effects of Corporal Punishment and Psychological Treatment on students’ Learning and Behavior: Description of Psychological Treatment…………….4 Corporal Punishment as a Stressor Among Youth: Description of Stressors...5 Summary and Overview…………………………………………………….....5 Purpose of Study……………………………………………………………….5 Research...   [tags: discipline, depression, pain] 891 words
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The Association Between Bullying and School Satisfaction Among Primary School Children in El Salvador - ... Verkuyten & Thijs (2002) state, “children perform better educationally when they are satisfied with school that involves minimal victimization” (p.222). Findings of this study did not show significant secondary outcome measures of bullying versus quality of life. Although quality of life was measured with a participant ever being bullied; the data negated to elucidate an association between the exposure and outcome variables. However, a participant was at higher risk of experiencing a fair (42.8%) quality of life when associated with being bullied in the past year....   [tags: cultural tolerance, cross-cultural experience] 794 words
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Preoccupation with the Maternal Body - In “Among School Children,” Yeats’ tête-à-tête with a tree provokes probable symbolic parallels. I am intrigued that Yeats addresses the tree directly as the “great-rooted blossomer” (61), and although the poem includes strong references to Greek imagery, Neo-Platonist philosophy, and Italian art, I think that because the poet speaks to the tree, he bestows personification which establishes the tree as the most prominent symbol in the poem. The tree symbolizes a force that is flourishing and unwavering, but for what purpose....   [tags: Yeats, Among School Children, tree]
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Care of Children with Diabetes in the School and Day Care Setting - Diabetes in a Classroom Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood, with a prevalence of 1.7 affected individuals per 1,000 people aged less than 20 years. In the US, 13,000 new cases are diagnosed annually in children. There are about 125,000 individuals less than 19 years of age with diabetes in the U.S. The majorities of these young people attend school and/or some type of day care and need knowledgeable staff to provide a safe school environment. Both parents and the health care team should work together to provide school systems and day care providers with the information necessary to allow children with diabetes to participate fully and safely in the school exper...   [tags: diabetes, blood sugar, diabetes control] 1357 words
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Should There Be Mandatory Vaccinations for Children Entering School? - ... The chances of adverse reaction to the vaccination occurring are significantly low compared to being exposed and catching the disease. In 1855 U.S. Government passed a law, which stated that it is mandatory to have vaccination records prior to entering a school, first state where it was exercised was Massachusetts. It was one of the first steps that lead to routine vaccination of the growing population. Although there are benefits from being vaccinated there are people who are skeptical of vaccine success based on unfortunate side effects....   [tags: measles, pertussis, polio and rubella] 1567 words
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Height and Weight Data on High School Children - Missing Some Graphs Handling Data Coursework Introduction This is based on fictional data on a school called Mayfield high school. I will be comparing two variables I have chosen to compare the relationship between the height and weight of the pupils in the school. It will be involving the following year groups seven, eight and nine. The data that I have been given to me is a secondary source, which was provided to me by teacher which was from the internet. The data has provided me with each pupils name, age, year group, height, hair and eye color, and the distance from home to school, traveling method, number of brothers and sisters and KS2 results....   [tags: Data Handling Statistics] 6189 words
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Prevalence of Obesity in Children Introduced in the Elementary School - ... It was decided that females showed higher concentration to males (Rocha, 2013). The third study was conducted on students from ages of six to nine. This study had the lowest rate of obesity 3.6% (Rocha, 2013). The founding of this study weighed more on the aspect to what mother or parent was feeding this population of the study (Rocha2013). The children will be eating what the parents are feeding them. The fourth study concentrated on children from the ages of three to seven. This study concluded that subject were 26.0% above the appropriate weight for the age when BMI was considered (Rocha, 2013)....   [tags: Brazilian community studies]
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School Lunches Lead to Obesity in Our Children - ... The state of Philadelphia reported a 5.5% drop in obesity rates of students in their school districts. California reported a 5% drop and New York a 4% drop. These numbers were collected between 2007 through 2012 (Eagle). Researchers are unclear of the reasons behind the decrease in obesity. However, what these states all have in common is that they are all fighting the battle of obesity through stricter lunch options. The School District of Pennsylvania established new lunch policies in 2004....   [tags: nutrition, calories, health] 1296 words
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Assessment in Early Childhood and Special Education - ... This is done through gathering the correct amount of data on the student throughout the school year, through curriculum, and any information on the student’s individual growth and development (Stockall et al., 2014, p. 3-4). As in the book, it is similar to gathering information for response to instruction. Response to instruction (RTI) is a strategy for distinguishing between students struggling to learn and those who have a learning disability. Within this form of assessment, they use progress-monitoring, which they have to follow guidelines for the assessment (McAfee, 2002, p....   [tags: Children, School]
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Solitude in the School: A Neglected Facet of Children’s Development by Evangelia Galanaki, - A big concern that has only been recently brought up in the past few years as a “problem” is the state of depression in teenagers. The main focus isn’t really “what is depression?” but more or less “What causes depression?” There are many different reasons within a child’s psychology that can cause depression; someone can’t just randomly be “depressed”, “anxious”, or “suicidal” all of these things are developed through the personal experience of the person. While this has only been recently discovered, a big upraise was discovered in 2010 when it really became popular and many adults were writing up reports on their own children, and even writing their own books....   [tags: depression, teenagers]
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Attribution of Intentionality and Theory of Mind in Pre-school and School-aged Children - The ability of understanding intentions of others is very important for social development of children (Feinfield, Lee, Flavell, Green, & Flavell, 1999). By means of understanding intentions children can make sense of that people and animates are different from objects (Feinfield, et al., 1999). According to Shantz (1983), this ability is the requisite to understand morality and responsibility. To understand plans and planning we also need to have the ability of understanding intentions (Feinfield, et al., 1999)....   [tags: social development, morality, responsability]
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Children Using The Internet for School - The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of the internet use in American Schools. How educators use the internet to teach our children and how children learn using the internet. Research Using Internet The internet is an important tool for students to find and access information ranging in every subject they are learning. Understanding and using internet and other technological tools can enhance the quality of education our children receive. Research has shown that 87% of all youth between the ages of 12 and 17 use the internet, of those youth 78% use the internet at school....   [tags: technology, Education] 1119 words
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Educating Children about Processed Foods and Organics in School - ... It is vital that children and teens eat a healthy and nutritional diet to promote growth (Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention). Eating healthy and natural foods improve mood, provide balanced energy, and make you feel calmer (Medindia). Making the program hands-on will interest the children even more. The processed section of the curriculum should thoroughly explain the risks and dangers of consuming large amounts of processed foods. Genetically modified foods should also be thoroughly addressed in this section....   [tags: unhealthy eating habits]
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Iron Deficiency: A Major Public Health Problem in India - ... They fit very well in a vegetarian diet where people use the beans as a meat replacer, which is a common practice in India. In addition, mung beans are a good source of iron, with iron contents ranging between 4-8 mg of Fe/100g (Barakoti & Bains, 2007). Therefore they may have a positive effect on iron status in anemic populations. However, legumes do contain high amounts of phytate which decreases bioavailability of minerals. This is one of the main reasons for anemia, since Indian populations consume a lot of phytic acid through their diet (Nair, et al, 2013)....   [tags: school-aged children in North-India] 581 words
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Parent Involvement in School - Today’s children are our future. We, as a society must do everything we can to ensure they get the best possible education. In the United States, according to a PBS report, “Close to one million American children drop out of school every year (Phalen, 2013)”. It is the most crucial time ever in America for parental involvement in a child’s education. Parents need to take responsibility, become children’s advocates, and get involved in their children’s education as early as possible. Did you know that “students with involved parents are more likely to earn higher grades and test scores, and enroll in higher-level programs; be promoted, pass their classes and earn credits; attend school regula...   [tags: education, public schools, children]
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No Quality Diets for Our Children - ... The results indicated that middle school students who were taught the educational lessons not only increased their nutrition knowledge, but also were more likely to make healthy changes in their diet. This study is an example of a successful educational program focusing on prevention of childhood obesity. Implementation of a curriculum similar to the MM should be considered for all states (Fahlman, Dake, McCaughtry, & Martin, 2008). Childhood obesity prevention methods were studied by O’Dea and Wilson in 2006....   [tags: nutrition, school, breakfast] 656 words
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The Impact Bullying as on Our Children - ... In many homes parents fail to see the warning signs leading children to become a bully or be a victim of being bullied. Feeling bullied must feel horrible especially if do not know how to stand up for yourself. The effect of being bullied or being the bully can be an outcome for the worst. Some have taken their lives because they could not take it anymore. The depression becomes so intense. Also having your school or friends think the worst of you can be unbearable. We see it on the news very frequently....   [tags: bad behavior, parents, school] 588 words
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The School System in the Victorian Period - The school system in the Victorian period School systems throughout the Victorian time period changed, making learning a requirement for everyone, not just the rich families, or the boys. Education was less advanced; they didn’t have a stable school system. The schools didn’t have the technology we have today. The Victorian school systems are different from the current system. The main people to attend school then were the boys. Most poor children did not go to day school, and by 1831, 1,250,000 children went to lessons at the day school....   [tags: current system, poor children, boy]
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Progress of Literacy Development in Children - ... Parents need to understand and appreciate the value of early reading habits. Shared reading experiences is one of the most important elements in children’s overall developmental and educational outcomes. However parent-child interactions in different cultures can vary widely. Some do not feel comfortable or professional enough to teach their child. Some may not know the importance of modeling reading to their children. Others may not realize that even babies can benefit from books. Other barriers in literacy development Through the support of libraries is one way that parents and their children can successfully transition from pre-reading to reading skills....   [tags: school, interactions, reading skills] 711 words
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Nutrition Education for Children - The obesity epidemic is an increasing problem in America, and too many people just let it pass by. School menus in the United States particularly need to be updated so our youth can have a healthier future. Most schools have fast food restaurants in their cafeteria, which is one reason for a rise in obesity. People are not caring about what they use as brain food, when in reality, choosing the right food to eat during school can help improve attention spans and grades. Out of 116 schools, 106 had vending machines full of junk food (Pasch)....   [tags: USA, Obesity, School Lunch]
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Inclusive Education in the Public School System - Parents always want the best for their children, and most importantly, they want the best education and the best environment. Deciding which school to place their child to get an education can at times be a hard decision. Education in general is a form of learning where the knowledge, skills, and habits of a group of people are carried from one generation to the next through teaching, training, or even research. There are many types of education that schools offer to use in the classroom and inclusive education is one of them....   [tags: children with learning disabilities]
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Educational Deficit of Modern Children - Certain children around the United States are labeled as having a language deficit. These children will suffer for the rest of their lives because of the modern school systems rigid rules. The label of having a deficit, given by the school system, can be proven to be not the large deficit it is made out to be, but a simple difference in educational socialization. Because of their diverse educational background the modern school system rejects certain children as having a deficit. A deficit is an insufficiency or inadequacy; in this context this means that some children have an insufficient understanding of the English language....   [tags: English language, learning, school system]
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After-school Programs to Fight Obesity - ... (2000) conducted a study to test whether 5-year-old children will predictively choose, larger food portions over the 3-year-old children. The study concluded that 3-year-old children voluntarily ate the same amount regardless of portion size whereas the older 5-year-old children choose the larger portion size over the smaller portion meal. Along with the rise of childhood obesity is the increasing amount of fast food restaurants more available to the community. Fast food restaurants lack vegetable and fruits, are high in fats and, sugars and have large portion sizes....   [tags: children, adolescents, health] 2440 words
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A Pledge to Meet the Needs of the World's Children - ... UNICEF describes equity as a way that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential without discrimination, bias or favouritism (UNICEF, 2010a). Equity is very important because it promotes fair society, political and strong economic society.Focus is to refine and focus on existing techniques. PROGRAMME INDICATORS ACCESS TO CHILD SUPPORT GRANT OUTCOMES IN EARLY LIFE The case study shows that children who receives Child Support Grant (CSG) in the first two years of their lives increases the chances that a child’s growth is monitored and improves height-for-age scores for children whose mothers have more than eight grades of schooling....   [tags: unicef, water, school] 696 words
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