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Is Homeschooling a Better Choice? - Is Homeschooling a Better Choice. He is up with the sun, ready to go. He waits patiently for his brothers and sisters, but today is the first day of school and he is eager to start on his studies. All of the children are assembled in the front foyer as the big, yellow school bus zooms past their house. None of the children seem to notice. Instead, the group of eager students proceeds into their "schoolroom" to greet their teacher, also known as "Mom." Even as early as the turn of the century, children were often taught at home by their parents....   [tags: Education School Essays]
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Caught by a Computer - Caught by a Computer As I sat in his office, sweat dripped off my long brown bangs onto my light blue collared button-down shirt. It was not because I was nervous, it was because it was the end of April and unseasonably warm in Charlottesville, Virginia. I was there, in my professor’s office, in my mind, because he wanted to get caught up with me about my future plans after graduation. He was curious about my plans for the summer, plans for my fiancé and I, and plans for my career as a high school teacher at the public school in my hometown, Mclean, Virginia....   [tags: Personal Narrative Cheating Papers]
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The Impact of Computers on Education - The Impact of Computers on Education Technology is all around us these days. If you don't understand the basics of computers and how to run one your choices of jobs and things to do are limited. Almost everywhere you go and every job you can think of uses computers. For this reason, computers have become a big part of the education system. I'm planning on teaching elementary students so I researched the impact that computers have had on teachers and students. When I become a teacher there is no doubt that I will use computers in my classroom and my students will do activities with computers....   [tags: Educational Technology Essays]
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Computer Technology Shapes the Future of Education - Computer Technology Shapes the Future of Education The accessibility of computer education is stratified between the classes. The higher socio-economic schools, homes, and businesses are able to receive computer education and have daily contact with computers. However, in the lower socio-economic areas the computer usage is very low. To break down the divide many school districts and corporations have begun computer education programs, in lower-socio-economic areas. These advancements can assist the students to reach higher levels of education, which can lead to higher level careers....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays]
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Where Is the Spirit? - Where Is the Spirit. It’s Friday night at Matthew’s Arena where the men’s hockey team is ready to take on the University of New Hampshire Wildcats and it seems as if nobody is here except for UNH fans. Where are the Northeastern fans. Instead of Northeastern’s black and red, the Wildcat’s blue is overtaking the arena. Why is Northeastern so different from other universities who have thriving traditions and throngs of fans at every event. Is it because our sports teams are not as recognized. Or do the students here just have better things to do....   [tags: Athletics Hockey School Spirit Essays] 1770 words
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Title IX: A long-term debate - Title IX: A long-term debate Every year incoming college freshman go to their new college or university expecting to find their favorite sport, but sometimes due to lack of participation the sport is not there. In some case, the federal law Title IX is to blame as in the case of Zalikah Lewis, a sophomore at Pine Manor College, an all women's College in Chestnut Hill. Although she wouldn't join the swim team, she does enjoy the sport and was surprised that the sport wasn't offered while the school had most other popular sports....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays] 1893 words
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The Impact of Work-Based Learning on Students - The Impact of Work-Based Learning on Students Recent educational approaches that have career and technical education (CTE) components, such as Tech Prep, career academies, and High Schools That Work, have striven to integrate work experience with traditional academics; similarly, school-to-work (STW) by definition is composed of school-based learning, work-based learning (WBL), and bridging activities. How have these approaches affected their student participants both academically and personally....   [tags: Impact Cause Effect Education Essays]
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Home Schooling - Advantages and Disadvantages of Home Schooling When it comes to the education of today’s youth, the idea of home schooling is a highly debated topic. Many people are for home schooling; similarly, many people are against it. The basis of this debate is one of great importance: our children need an education that prepares them for the world. It is the parents right to decide how best to obtain this goal. Advantages unique to home schooling include its convenience, looser attendance policies, and individualized attention....   [tags: Education Teaching Learning Essays]
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The Character Development Program of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools - The Character Development Program of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), with the support of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, recently received a four-year, 1.83 million dollar grant from the United States Department of Education to implement a character development program for students. This program is designed to integrate character development into classroom instruction and to ensure parental and community involvement in character development initiatives....   [tags: Education CMS Essays] 900 words
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Peyote and Native American Culture - Peyote and Native American Culture Peyote was originally described in 1560, however it was not until the middle of the nineteenth century that botanists were able to conduct field research and correctly classify the cactus (Anderson, 1980). Field studies have concluded that there are two distinct populations of peyote which represent two species. The first and most common, Lophophora williamsii extends from southern Texas reaching south to the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi. The second and least common of the two species is Lophophora difusa, which occurs in the dryer terrain of the Mexican state of Queretaro....   [tags: Botany Biology Research Papers]
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The Potentials and Pitfalls of Interfaith Marriages - The Potentials and Pitfalls of Interfaith Marriages As more Americans enter the cultural melting pot and cross ethnic and social barriers, the rate of interfaith marriages has increased, not because persons are less committed to their faith traditions, but because there is a new reality in which old barriers are breaking down. In the western hemisphere the issue of interfaith marriage is widely debated among all religious traditions. Many conservative denominations believe that, "A believer marrying or intending to marry an unbeliever is clearly going against the expressed commandment of God" (J.J....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Reasons to Get Involved - Reasons to Get Involved There are many reasons that parents should get involved in their children’s school. Students who have concerned and involved parents tend to get better grades. When a parent asks questions about homework and assignments, supervises to make sure that they get done, and even helps with homework, it is more likely that assignments will be completed and handed in on time. Another factor in grades is attendance. With a low attendance rate, assignments will be missed, and the student will get behind in content as well....   [tags: essays papers]
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Common Program Models - Common Program Models There are various forms of year-round education. The program consists of several plans including, concept 6, multi tracks, and single tracks. These options allow schools to provide a better working environment for students. Most calendars are designed to split the school year into periods with vacation time, called intersession. One popular plan that has been proven to be successful is the concept 6 program. Concept 6 plan has been used successfully at both elementary and secondary levels....   [tags: essays papers]
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Year-Round Schooling: The Way to Go - Year-Round Schooling: The Way to Go Many people feel that no school should have a year-round schedule because it is not right for children be in school year round. Despite this feeling, many schools have changed their schedule to a year-round one to benefit their students as well as their teachers. Year-round schooling (YRS), also know as year-round education (YRE), is a good way to better students’ education. It betters students’ education by provided more frequent breaks, and giving student opportunites to participate in inter-sessions....   [tags: essays papers] 1505 words
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The Importance of Uniforms in Public Schools - The Importance of Uniforms in Public Schools Abstract: For a while, dress codes have been implemented in private and parochial schools across the county. It wasn't until more recent that the issue was brought to discussion about a dress code in public schools. Uniforms serve a purpose to the schools that are adapting the change in attire. The uniform dress code has helped make private and parochial schools more prestigious for their organization and the results of it. Uniforms would be beneficial to the public school system because a lot of what the public school system is known for would be stopped because of the newly executed dress code....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Education Essays]
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Macon Museum of Art - Macon Museum of Art Macon Museum of Art, a not-for-Profit Corporation, is facing major financial problems since 2000 and up till 2002. Actions were needed to stop this cumulative loss and to achieve some profit for 2003. After reviewing the case at hand, one can see through the brief history of the museum that it was founded since 1925. In 1998, its name changed into the Jonathon A . Macon Museum of Art, the major benefactor whose endowment helped expending the facility in the district. The Macon Museum has different collections which are displayed periodically due to space limitations, but each collection is set in its building architecture that accents the display....   [tags: Business Management Marketing Essays] 888 words
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CALIFORNIA SCHOOL REQUIRES STUDENT ID TAGS - Based on information in the attached article, Principal Earnie Graham uses a purely traditional managerial approach in running Brittan Elementary School in Sutter, California. He clearly defines his authority when he says that it is within his power to set rules that promote a positive school environment. In his opinion, identification badges will improve things in school, therefore the students will wear badges. This is an example of hierarchy. Managerial Model - The traditional managerial approach views the implementation of i.d....   [tags: essays research papers] 957 words
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Decline Catholicism - Picture this if you will. In the beginning (being 1945) god created a shepherd (the Catholic Church) in which we the sheep followed blindly. Everywhere the shepherd took us, we would follow without complaint. A sheep dared not question the Shepherd or stray from the flock in fear of being labeled a bad sheep (catholic) and suffering the consequences of eternal damnation. But as time went on and the sheep modernized, however the shepherd was stubborn and conservative in his ways and refused to change....   [tags: essays research papers] 2237 words
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Fight Club by Jack Palahniuk - Fight Club by Jack Palahniuk “You are not your job. You are not how much you have in the bank. You are not the contents of your wallet. You are not your khakis. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake. What happens first is you can’t sleep. What happens then is there’s a gun in your mouth. And what happens next is you meet Tyler Durden. Let me tell you about Tyler. He had a plan. In Tyler we trusted. Tyler says the things you own, end up owning you. It’s only after you’ve lost everything that you’re free to do anything....   [tags: Movie Film Fight Club Jack Palahniuk Essays] 6675 words
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Juvenile Delinquency - Over the years, countless efforts have been made to find a comprehensive explanation for delinquency. The results of these efforts have offered possible reasons as being both biological and social. It is still debatable as to what forces have the greatest influence on youth crime, but it is undoubted that several factors clearly make an impact. The direct relationships a child has with concrete social elements, like his family and friends, are likely to give some intimation of his involvement in crime....   [tags: essays research papers] 1328 words
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my story - 1 Taking Attendance 1) Order in class2) Those not present will be marked as absent. Latecomers must take the responsibility to see the lecturer after class for attendance to be updated3) Definition of late- student not in class when attendance is taken4) The remark column in the attendance system will be updated with information of the absenteeism if the student provides the supporting document to the lecturer. 2 Introduction/ Learning Outcome (LO) 1) Students are to be observant.2) All hand-phones, PDAs and electrical devices emitting noise are to be switched off or put on silent mode.3) Q and A session allowed after end of LO delivery4) Time frame will be allocated for the LO explanation and activities decided to be delivered for a particular class....   [tags: essays research papers] 377 words
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Competitors for ADP - Now lets talk about some of the main competitors for ADP. The two largest competitors are Paychex and Ceridian. The largest chunk of ADP and these two competitors revenue is the payroll processing and human resource service. Lets go through the two competitors to see where they stand out and where ADP needs to make some adjustments. Ceridian Corp 1. Human Resource Solutions Ceridian is a leader in managed business solutions for human resource and employee effectiveness services to employers of all sizes in the United States, Canada and Europe....   [tags: essays research papers] 923 words
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Does Making Schools Compete For Pupils Bring More Benefit or Harm? - Does Making Schools Compete For Pupils Bring More Benefit or Harm. I do not presume to answer the above question with a definitive answer but I will show you, the reader, a clear outline of the options and their possibilities and how the changes have progressed into today's educational system. The education reform act of 1988 set out to give parents the right to 'express a preference' to which school they felt it best to send their children. One implication that derived from the act was that schools were expected to take pupils up to a historically pre determined limit (their 1979 level of intake)....   [tags: Papers] 1647 words
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The Relationship Between Social Class and Educational Achievement - The Relationship Between Social Class and Educational Achievement Many sociologists have tried to explore the link between social class and educational achievement, measuring the effects of one element upon the other. In order to maintain a definite correlation between the two, there are a number of views, explanations, social statistics and perspectives which must be taken into account. The initial idea would be to define the key terms which are associated with how "social class" affects "educational achievement." "Social class" is the identity of people, according to the work they do and the community in which they live in."Educational achievement" is the tendency for some groups to do better or worse in terms of educational success....   [tags: Education Papers] 1741 words
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The Variations in Religious Beliefs in the British Isles Today - The Variations in Religious Beliefs in the British Isles Today As Item A indicates there are considerable regional variations in religious beliefs within the British Isles and between Great Britain and the Irish Republic. It has long been the case for example that church attendance in N.Ireland has been much higher than other regions of the U.K. - particularly England. This could be explained partially due to the significance of fundamentalism and fundamentalist denominations (eg....   [tags: Papers] 1806 words
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Assessing the View that Religion is in Decline in Modern British Society - Assessing the View that Religion is in Decline in Modern British Society For centuries now sociologists and great intellectuals have been prophesising the end of religion and yet it remains a huge focal point in society even today. However, although religion remains prominent in society, it no longer holds the same enigma it once did. People no longer practice their religion with passion, this however does not mean that society has no religious beliefs; a lot of people claim to believe in God, however not practice religious beliefs....   [tags: Papers] 701 words
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A Career in Sports Marketing - A Career in Sports Marketing The business of sports is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. All over the world, many people participate as players and spectators in a variety of sporting activities, creating opportunities for the marketing of a company’s goods and services. An important part of the business of sports is sports marketing, which revolves around understanding consumer behavior and motivating target markets to purchase goods and services. Sports marketing at Clemson University has many different aspects ranging from sports and technology and sport law to sponsorship and sports economics....   [tags: Papers] 804 words
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Pricing Strategy for T-shirts - Pricing Strategy for T-shirts Sigma Alpha Epsilon is a national fraternity that is subsequently found on campus at the University of West Florida. This fraternity is well - known for having large parties in which the entire campus of students is invited. At the larger parties, the frat prints up tee shirts that depict the party's theme as well as a catchy slogan that all in attendance are urged to buy. This "fund raiser" accounts for a good portion of the fraternity's finances....   [tags: Papers] 1085 words
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Exploring How Organisations use ICT - Exploring How Organisations use ICT The Northampton Academy is a new comprehensive school situated on the Billing Brook Road in Lings. There are 1300 students attending this school with the age range of these varying from 11-18 years. NorthamptonAcademy Many business organisations use ICT in different ways depending on the type of organisation and how ICT can improve and help the business. The Northampton Academy is good example of a business that uses ICT in administration, in a more advanced and wider range of ways....   [tags: Papers] 2468 words
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The Change in Modern Religion - The Change in Modern Religion “In modern society religious beliefs and religious behaviors are changing rather than declining” Assess the argument for and against this view. The term Modern Religion in this essay will refer to the religion in the 20th century (i.e. from the 1900’s). Also to reduce confusion I will focus mainly on religion within the UK I will term the phrase religious beliefs and religious behaviors to be related with the exclusive definition of religion....   [tags: Papers] 1016 words
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The Consequences of Lack of Self Discipline - The Consequences of Lack of Self Discipline Here I am going to look at the police service and investigate how members of this service could bring the force to disrepute by not having sufficient self discipline and behaving in an inadequate way. Such behaviours could have terrible consequences. I shall be talking about the following consequences: Y Consequences involving members of the public Y Consequences affecting members of that public service Y Consequences involving the force Consequences involving members of the public: Members of the police force behaving inappropriately can lead to a member of the public suffering negative consequences....   [tags: Papers] 987 words
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Why University of Florida is better than University of Central Florida - UF vs. UCF: Reasons why UF is Superior Reason 1: National Rankings UF: 19 UCF: Unranked UF ranked in the top tier for Best Colleges 2004. UCF is the in last tier. UF is ranked 19th among public universities in the nation and is approaching the Top 10 Public Universities list. UCF did not even make the list. UF is ranked 48st in the nation among all universities. UCF is ranked somewhere between 188 and 250. There, that settles it; UF is better. Doesn't this make any other reason pointless. Source: US News College Ranking Index Reason 2:Individual Program Rankings (Note: US News discontinued the free access to College Rankings based on colleges so I am forced to use old data or else I would be infringing on their rights) Program UF (2003) UCF (2003) Business Education Engineering Law Medicine 43rd in Nation 29th in Nation 29th in Nation 45th in Nation 44th in Nation All Unranked A Closer Look at Business and Engineering UCF Office of Admissions UF Academics 2002 UF Business Programs and Departments Business program rank: 23 Accounting: 10 Finance rank: 16 General management rank: 19 Marketing rank: 8 UCF Academics 2002 UCF Business Programs and Departments Business program rank: 128 (in 2001 only)....   [tags: UF UCF College University Comparison Essays] 2260 words
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Attending a Speech by Ira Berlin on Slavery - “Rethinking Slavery” – A Retrospect I recently attended the lecture of renowned historian Ira Berlin. Professor Berlin is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland. He has also been the recipient of many awards and acknowledgements over the last decade. In 2002, President Clinton appointed Professor Berlin to the advisory committee of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Professor Berlin was visiting the campus as a result of his recent appointment as a Mellon Distinguished Senior Fellow for the spring semester at the University of Illinois....   [tags: Slavery Race] 1275 words
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Needs Assessment for Quality Improvement in Schools - RUNNING HEAD: Quality Improvement Paper Needs Assessment for Quality Improvement Paper Quality Improvement Paper The No Child Left behind Act appears to be the primary force driving schools for quality improvement process, including the school I work where I am employed. Through this paper I will assess the need for quality improvement within the school system I work. The paper will include and "As Is" flow chart of the process to be analyzed. The paper will describe the relationship of the process to the organization's strategic plan....   [tags: schooling, Education] 1519 words
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The 1946 Reintroduction of Blacks into Professional Baseball and the Social Change that Resulted - In 1868, blacks were banned from professional baseball and were forced to create their own baseball leagues, known as the Negro Leagues. Then in 1946, blacks were re-introduced into professional baseball when Jackie Robinson debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers. This event gave hope and tangible evidence that a civil rights movement was possible. The integration of blacks had an effect on much more than baseball; it had an effect on an individual, national, and global level. The introduction of blacks into baseball has led to a social change throughout America....   [tags: Sports, Negro Leagues] 1614 words
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Teenagers are Misunderstood - The age that I have chosen to study for this essay is teenagers. The reason for this is because so many remarkable things happen during the teenage years and these things vary from culture to culture. To be a teenager is to be in a time of fluctuation and more often than not in western society, a time of rebellion. There are certain rituals that take place during the teens such as socializing with friends in a place other than school, more responsibilities around the house and less juvenile relationships with members of the opposite sex....   [tags: Teens] 1591 words
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Jay Gatsby's Illusions in Fitzgerald’s American classic "The Great Gatsby" - In life, what we perceive tends to show misconception in how the thought plays out. A good example would be the character Jay Gatsby in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s American classic: The Great Gatsby. Gatsby was unable to distinguish between his love for Daisy, a reality, versus the illusion that he could recapture her love by establishing and inventing a fraudulent past. He believed he could repeat the past, and acquire a flaunting wealth. In the novel, Jay Gatsby seems incompetent in establishing a difference between the realities of his life versus the illusion he made out....   [tags: Fitzgerald, Great Gatsby, reality, ] 699 words
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Holidays and Our Consumer Culture: The History and Current Trends for Christmas Shopping - Holidays have always been known to affect our consumer culture for many years, but how it all began eludes many people and very few studies have been completed on it. Even though some say that the subject is too broad to precisely identify how holidays, especially Christmas, directly affect our market, I have found that people’s values, expectations and rituals related to holidays can cause an excessive amount of spending among our society. Most people are unaware that over the centuries holidays have become such a profitable time of year for industries that they now starting to promote gift ideas on an average of a month and a half ahead of actual holiday dates to meet consumer demands....   [tags: economy, american history]
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Telecommuting, a Solution to Employee Morale and Retention Issues - We as employers are facing problems retaining key employees and keeping employee morale at a positive working level. This phenomenon is a new challenge seeking an affordable and implementable solution. I believe that telecommuting is a solution that should be considered to solve both employee morale issues and key employee retention issues. These issues are well documented in the 2008-2009 Northrop Grumman exit survey results. The results of 500 exiting employees of 5 years or less tenure documented their desire for an alternate work schedule and more succinctly, telecommuting....   [tags: retention, telecommuting, ]
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Analysis of Portfolio - Throughout this portfolio, I demonstrate my abilities to critique my own writing and to make an argument based on evidence and analysis. My revised papers are the evidence, and the analysis I make is how these papers show my growth, improvement, and now capable writing abilities to meet the outcomes of English 131. In the very creation of this portfolio, in addition to the revised essays, I accomplish multiple global objectives for this class. These objectives include writing a complex claim, writing with intertextuality, showing awareness of my audience, and revealing the effect of successful, critical revision and editing techniques....   [tags: Self-Analysis] 1044 words
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Strict Controls Lead to Peace - Japan as a unified polity began with the establishment of the imperial court around the 7th century. However, after many centuries of destabilization under the Muromachi Shogunate, the country finally descended into a period of total chaose known as Sengoku, the country at war. For more than to a century, daimyo who controlled province sized lands battled each other for dominance. It was not until 1603 that Tokugawa Ieyasu once again united the country through force of arms. From this bloody beginning, Tokugawa and his successors transformed a war-torn state to a relatively peaceful unified state....   [tags: Japanese History]
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Alternative Solutions - Alternative Solutions There are several solutions to my project. One of them is just to keep current system. Current system has been used for more than a decade, and has worked. It provides enough detailed information about student’s attendance. Main advantage of the current system is that it is cheap in the short term. There is no need to invest more money in to the system therefore it can be cost saving. However, it is neither flexible nor efficient. It cannot produce ad-hoc reports right away, it has to be done manually if wanted to which would consume a lot of time....   [tags: Technology]
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Achievement First: Closing the Black-White Student Achievement Gap - Achievement First is a charter management organization (CMO) that operates 17 schools from the elementary to the high school level in New York and Connecticut. Achievement First works to close the black-white student achievement gap by providing a high quality education to students in low-performing urban districts, having started initially with Amistad Academy in New Haven and moved into Hartford and Bridgeport, Connecticut, and New York City. Achievement First has been recognized for its impressive results – with two K-8 schools reaching the top four percent among New York City schools on the Department of Education’s Progress Reports in 2008 and with Achievement First’s flagship middle school scoring at the top of the region in reading and writing....   [tags: Education, teaching, teachers] 1707 words
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iRead Grant Proposal - Washburn Women's Venture Partners: Proposal for Grant Funding: the iRead Common Reading Program Purpose: The iRead common reading program at Washburn University was developed to enhance the educational experience of the students and the greater Washburn/Topeka community. • Common reading programs merge the curricular and cocurricular components of college and reinforce the message that learning occurs both inside and outside the classroom.* • Such programs help students understand that reading, critical thinking, discussion, and other activities are expected in college and contribute to learning.* • Reading can promote more meaningful learning....   [tags: Verbal Proposal] 860 words
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The Sacrament of Love Feast Brethren Beliefs and Practices - The Sacrament of Love Feast Brethren Beliefs and Practices Love Feast has a rich and deeply spiritual history in the Church of the Brethren. The event is one of the sources of the foundation and hallmark of the Brethren faith. This report will study the context and history of Love Feast within the Church of the Brethren. It will demonstrate how Love Feast encourages a spirit of unity and supports the work of love, humility and service as demonstrated by the life and example of Jesus Christ. The study is the result of a communion service that was held at the home of a member of the Northview Church of the Brethren congregation in Indianapolis, Indiana....   [tags: Religion]
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What I Believe - I believe in logic. I believe in reason. Specifically, I apply this logic to a major choice in my life, that of religion. When someone asks you what your beliefs are, what's the first thing you think of. For most people, religious orientation is the first thing that comes to mind. I have to say, this is the first thing that came to my mind, although it was not a specific religion that came to mind for myself, but rather, the complete lack of one. I am what one would consider atheistic; that is, I hold no beliefs in any particular god, and I do not identify with any religious association....   [tags: Personal Experience] 1110 words
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Ann's Stories - “When you were white, you could do anything in Alabama,” says Ann Lyons with shrug as she responds the our question of whether or not racial problems affected her family directly. She goes on to explain that the only real resistance came from her more distance relatives who were embarassed by her family's very public stand against segregation. Alabama wasn't an intimidating place for a young, white girl to grow up, and as a young Durr, Ann was part of an affluent family that stayed very involved in the community....   [tags: Biography] 1604 words
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Ropes Course Event - When tasked with the assignment of creating an event that correlates to University and fraternity values, ideas freely flowed in my head. Some were elusive, others were intangible, but hopefully the one I present today is both tangible and practical. As a youth, my parents, upon my request, sent me to a Jewish sleep away camp located in Missouri. This camp is a well-respected camp where young Jews go to grow as adolescents. When determining which activity would be best for Zeta Beta Tau (hereafter ZBT) and correlated to both UT and ZBT values the one activity that stuck in my mind was the ropes course....   [tags: Event Planning] 772 words
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Employee Performance Indicators - Employee Performance Indicators The term performance is a relative term and need to be associated with the subject under discussion. For example its three broad kinds with reference to the current study are the employee, whose performance may be measure in an individual status. The team status of an employee for the measurement of performance is another perspective. Kirkman & Rosen (1999) found that in order for an organizational teams to be highly effective, their members must experience meaningfulness, and impact....   [tags: Business Management]
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Three Types of Churchgoers - Age and Life Experiences Product Three Types of Churchgoers The religious fanfare in America is overwhelmingly Christian. There appears to be a major increase of interest in spirituality. However, there is a vast difference in the devoutness of churchgoers in frequency of church attendance. The manner in which these individuals attend church is influenced by their ages and also whether or not they have endured difficult life situations. After attending a few church services, one becomes very aware of the various types of attendees....   [tags: Religion ] 839 words
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