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Effects of Montessori Education on Reading Comprehension of Kindergarteners - Montessori education has been proven through recent research to be better than traditional schools and more exciting for students (Biswas-Diener 2011). Maria Montessori started the first Montessori school in the early 1900’s. She believed that children were capable of learning things on her own, and that a teacher in the classroom should act as a guide for students. According to the Montessori philosophy, the students’ have work time that occurs in an uninterrupted block of time, usually for around three hours....   [tags: reading comprehension skills]
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Comprehension in Early Literacy - Comprehension is one of the most important components when it comes to reading no matter what age. As much as it is important for children to understand the words they are reading they should also be able to understand what they are reading. Reading comprehension is something many students have trouble with throughout their school years, and this can possibly lead them to discouragement and disliking reading all together. Reading is used for every subject and a skill and asset we will need for the rest of our lives so it is important that children enjoy and want to read....   [tags: Literacy ]
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Comprehension Instruction - In classrooms around the Untied States students have a difficult time understanding the written material within a textbook, but comprehension instruction is a way to help both students and teachers with this problem. Learning and understanding from textbooks are part of every subject area and this type of instruction can be used in all areas. The problem is it does not occur enough in classrooms because teachers have little knowledge on how to incorporate comprehension instruction strategies into teaching due to not having the correct or any information on this type of instruction....   [tags: Education]
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Reading Comprehension - Reading Comprehension In any interaction with a text, the text is pretty much useless unless the reader can comprehend the meaning of that text. Since narrative, expository, and poetic texts all have different reasons for being written, and different forms of presenting the text, different strategies are needed to comprehend these texts. There are also many reading strategies that can be used for all of these types of text. In order to describe strategies to help develop activities that facilitate comprehension of narrative, expository, and poetic texts one must first have an understanding of what comprehension means, they then need a better understanding of how the human brain works....   [tags: Education]
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Literature review:Reading Comprehension - In this information–driven age, preparing students to read a variety of texts with complete understanding should likely be one of our educational system’s highest priorities. Understanding is more than just the ability to produce information on demand (knowledge) or the ability to perform learned routines (skills). “Understanding is the ability to think and act flexibly with what one knows.” (Active Learning Practice for Schools, n. d.) A review of the literature in the area of reading comprehension of elementary-age students shows two principle areas of focus....   [tags: Education]
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Comprehension Instruction at Different Grade Levels - The reading selections for this week provide a historical perspective of comprehension instruction at various grade levels. The authors describe characteristics of learners at various grade levels, examine previous instructional goals and discuss the goals for the future, examine previous learning contexts and what learning contexts should become and how assessment strategies can be improved to meet the challenges of learners at various grade and proficiency levels. It is important to note the influence of multiple literacies and the challenges of integrating conventional discourses and nonconventional discourses in the learning context....   [tags: learning style, reading, literacy] 729 words
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Reading Comprehension: From Research to Classroom - Language plays a central role in almost all aspects of our lives. This paper will focus on examining the cognitive processes that are involved in using and understanding written language. Because language almost always involves units of language larger than an individual word or a single sentence, it is important to emphasize how people understand connected discourse, such as stories. Understanding these central cognitive processes will help school psychologists understand how to facilitate reading comprehension in the classroom setting....   [tags: Educational Issues]
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Teaching Comprehension in the Elementary Years: Annotated Bibliography - Block, C. C. Teaching Comprehension: The Comprehension Process Approach. Boston, This informative text provides explicit reading comprehension lesson plans and activities based best practices. The author includes detail lesson plans correlating common core curriculum. These lesson plans can be implemented in all grade levels and with various reading ability levels. The author addresses how to use technology in the 21st century classrooms, to improve comprehension instruction in it, to improve comprehension instruction in Kindergarten - Twelfth grade....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography]
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Instructional Unit Analysis: Improving Students' Reading Comprehension - What I Did If you think of the most important thing that a student learns in elementary school it would be reading. Reading is a lot more than just decoding the words on a page. Reading is understanding or comprehending what you read. In the classroom, it is the hardest thing to teach to students because of this I developed a unit on comprehension. This taught students how to remember what they read so that they were able to re-tell their favorite stories to other people. I created this comprehension unit using different lessons to help teach different comprehension skills to the students....   [tags: Elementary Education, literacy, early childhood]
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The Effects of Reading e-books on Reading Comprehension - In today’s world, people are no longer confined to reading print books. Many people are embracing the digital world they live in by accessing reading materials through electronic devices. Over the last couple of years, e-reading capabilities have shifted to become available through devices like smart phones, tablets, computers, and e-book readers. While many individuals have noted the physical differences between reading print versus reading electronically, few have studied if the use of e-readers alters the manner in which material is read....   [tags: print books, electronic devices]
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Children's Comprehension of Television Messages - Children's Comprehension of Television Messages The literature surveyed so far regarding children's attention to television has relied on observation of visual attention by the child viewers. Measures of visual attention alone do not provide an indication of what aspects of the message children are extracting from the television screen. In order to acquire indications of this, researchers have relied on post-viewing measures of children's recognition and recall of information from the program....   [tags: Children Television Media Essays] 9804 words
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Sociology Research and Comprehension - Sociology Research and Comprehension The phrase 'the welfare state is the nanny state' would be inaccurate in M'Calman's view, as she regards welfare as an important aid to underprivileged people who are finding it difficult to survive in current social and economic conditions. M'Calman states that 'the welfare state has been derided as the nanny state.'1 She is saying that 'nanny state' is intended as a derogatory term used to ridicule the welfare state, whose job is to assist people who genuinely require financial assistance in order to better the quality of life for themselves and their children....   [tags: Sociology Essays] 1972 words
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Implementing an Effective Reading Comprehension Strategy for Students with Autism in the Classroom - Introduction The purpose of this study is to determine if there is an effective strategy for teaching reading comprehension for learners with autism that can be implemented in a public school classroom. As an autistic support teacher for six years, I have seen students with autism struggle with reading comprehension. Hours are spent on implementing direct instruction in order that students will be able to decode text on grade level. Often some students will be able to decode text at their instructional grade level, but are unable to answer a question about what happened in a passage they just read....   [tags: Education, Reading, Autism]
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Improving Reading Comprehension and Critical Thinking Skills in Middle School Students - Determine a topic and develop specific questions At the school that I work at reading classes are only required in sixth grade. In seventh and eighth grade reading classes can be taken as an elective class. I strongly feel that all students in middle school still need guidance and continuous practice with reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. Students who are beyond a sixth grade reading class are not getting these reading skills that can be applied in all other academic classes. As a teacher I can not change the fact that the school principal has decided that students in seventh and eighth grade are not required to take a reading class....   [tags: Education ]
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Instructional Research Project : Teaching Reading Comprehension Skills to Third Grade Students - CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION Discussion Purpose of Project The goal of this project was to test a unit of instruction designed to teach 3rd grade students comprehension strategies to help them become better readers. The formative evaluation investigated whether the unit was effective at teaching ten comprehension related objectives and identified areas for improvement in the unit. Evaluation Methodology Subject Matter Expert (SME) Phase. The subject matter expert read and evaluated the unit using a checklist of characteristics, and then shared her thoughts with the researcher in a questionnaire using the checklist to help guide her....   [tags: teaching, elementary education, literacy] 1277 words
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Reading: Learning a Second Language - 1.0 Introduction Reading is one of the most important skills in acquiring a second language. In recent years there has been an increasing interest in the development of the process of reading. Reading was seen as a receptive language process where learners do not need to produce any form of language. This means that a reader is given a passive role whereby they only receive input such as opinions, new information or sense of enjoyment and try to understand it. no form of interaction with the text occurs....   [tags: Interactive Approach, Comprehension]
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Learner Analysis: Students Interest - Learner Analysis Demographics The instructional setting includes 28 second grade students in a rapidly growing suburban Elementary school in Utah. The school has more than doubled its population in the last three years. The population of this school is over 950 K-6 students with over 4% being ethnically diverse. The largest ethnic group of students at the Elementary is White. This is followed by Hispanic (1.5 %), Black (0.6 %), Mixed Students of two or more ethnicities (0.4 %) and Asian (0.2 %) (2011)....   [tags: education, comprehension, non-fiction] 1041 words
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Human Communication and Vocabulary - Vocabulary is the very basis of all human communication. We start building our vocabulary from the day we are born. An individual’s vocabulary is the words or signs of their language that they are familiar enough with to understand and or use. Acquiring a large vocabulary is indispensable to comprehension and communication. Of the many different vocabulary banks one person can reference, the two most relevant are receptive and active. We have a degree of knowledge for each word within your vocabulary banks....   [tags: language, communication, comprehension] 1496 words
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How are Literacy, Fluency and Reading Comprehension Affected by Using Oral Reading Methods in the Classroom? - Literacy, fluency and reading comprehension all play a crucial role in determining how learners acquire skills within the classroom. This paper will review a number of scholarly literatures that give more details about fluency and reading comprehension. Over a long period of time, the ability of a learner to read educational materials fluently has been taken as the most thorough learning method through which the learner can acquire literacy. Kuhn, Schwanenflugel and Meisinger (2010) argue that reading fluency should not only focus on automatic word recognition as a way to assess the ability of a learner (p....   [tags: Literacy Essays]
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The Dynamics of Representation and the Bases of Structure of Comprehension of the East in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane - Introduction This essay shall look into the dynamics of representation and the bases of structure of comprehension of the ‘East’ in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane (2003). The paper argues that while the characters are alienated from the Orient in their stereotypical rendering through a majorly Occidental lens, the negotiation of the same with the Occident is a rather realistic and variegated experience, and calls for an examination of marginal subjectivities of the immigrant experience as a global phenomenon....   [tags: Conformist Immigrants, Feminist Discourse]
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What is reading - What is reading. At a very tender age, when I first learned to read words, I was excited because I was now a reader but was I really reading or just lifting words off paper. Even though this is necessary for reading, reading is more complex than just recognizing words. The reader has to make sense of the words base and their context. While engaged in reading, the prior knowledge is activated along with personal connection, ideas, and opinions. Unfortunately, children will develop reading problems if they do get the necessary stills that will allow them to function on a higher level and succeed in life....   [tags: Word Recognition, Reading Comprehension] 666 words
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What´s Social Psychology? - Social psychology is a scientific-based study which is used to examine and explain how an individual’s thoughts and feelings affect their behaviour within a society; how the members socially interact, including their motives; and what influences these members have on each other. This essay will endeavour to introduce the key psychologists, their theories and the idiographic research they conducted. In particular, it will focus on the features and definition of conformity and the investigations into the views on conformity....   [tags: Comprehension: Human Social Behavior]
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Industrial Risk Policy in the Noida & Ghaziabad Industrial Belt - OBJECTIVE OF STUDY • To study the Awareness level and comprehension about industrial all risk policy among Industrial units in Noida & Ghaziabad Industrial Belt. • Does it suit their requirement fulfill a package policy. • Provide suggestions and recommendations to tackle the situation for the future. SCOPE OF THE STUDY • It is being done on factories and industries only. • This study helps to understand the awareness of the policy. • Industrial units beneficiary/availing from the industrial all risk policy....   [tags: Study, Awareness, Comprehension, Industrial Unit]
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A Cruelty Beyond Comprehension: The Bombing of Hiroshima - In the late summer of 1945 the decision was made to vaporize over 70,000 Japanese civilians with a single nuclear payload dropped on a city possessing virtually no strategic value. It is estimated over 100,000 more civilians died as a direct result of this bombing in the years that followed. The rationalizations and excuses made to justify the act are myriad. Some say that it saved lives, that it shortened the war. Others say it was justified revenge for the Japanese attack on the naval base at Pearl Harbor....   [tags: WWII, history, nuclear warheads]
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Homework: Because 7 Hours of School Isn’t Already Enough - Did you know that the average high school student in today’s society has the same levels of anxiety as a psychiatric patient in the 1950s. According to psychologist Robert Leahy, school these days can get a little tough– especially when most students’ first response to a heavy backpack full of homework is to worry over whether or not it can be done. In the past decade, Leahy and other psychologists have noticed a steady nationwide increase in the amount of stress caused by schoolwork among high school students (Slate Magazine)....   [tags: Subject Comprehension, Social Lives]
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Joheva Buried, Satan Dead by E. E. Cummings - Poetic and rhetorical devices are used to create the tone of a poem. With a defined and structured tone, the meaning of a poem can be more clearly and effectively conveyed. The poem “Jehovah buried, Satan dead” by E.E. Cummings has a distinct meaning that has been heightened by its tone. The tone is also accented through the use of rhetorical and poetic devices. A few of these devices include onomatopoeia, conceit, slant rhyme, the form, sound, and repetition. Starting with an evaluation of the meaning, the tone and rhetorical and poetic devices become identifiable....   [tags: Poetry comprehension] 750 words
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The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act - The superfund program, which was better known as just the superfund, is also known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability act (CERLA) of 1980 was developed by the federal government as a way to preserve the ecosystem and to clean up toxic, uncontrolled, abandoned hazardous waste sites. The Superfund program cleans up any hazardous waste, be it abandoned, accidentally spilled, or illegally dumped; any of which may pose a threat to future or current health or the environment....   [tags: Comprehensive Environmental Response] 867 words
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The Importance of a Comprehensive Vocabulary - The words we use are vital to communication amongst all people and in all situations. Vocabulary is the body of words used in a particular language. It describes a list of words and conveys information and ideas . All communication serves as a medium to explain and inform using a particular vocabulary. It is an important source in all areas of knowledge. Having a larger vocabulary makes enables one to be able to understand more people and increases one’s understanding of people and aspects of the world compared to someone with a limited vocabulary....   [tags: Language ]
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How to Develop a Comprehensive Literacy Classroom - If a child cannot read all facets of their life (socially, academically, relationally, financially, etc.) then they will suffer and this will continue into adult hood. Reading and understanding what you read is essential in almost everything we do such as school work, homework, buying a car, buying a house and much more. It is our job as educators to not only teach a child to read but to ignite a passion for reading, striving to make it something that comes almost as natural as breathing, and something we cannot live without....   [tags: Literacy Education Essays]
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Mrs. Nichole Allen’s Comprehensive Classroom Technology Plan - Over All Conclusion By working smartly to include the comprehensive technology plan into my yearly classroom plan of action, I will increase my effectiveness as an educator to be able to reach and teach every child that becomes a student of mine. The results that I will achieve from using technology will be that my students will successfully learn everything they need to know in order to be able to pass onto the next grade level. Reflection As an educator, technology has become a very important tool that I have come to rely often on....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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The Need for Comprehensive Sex Education - Information on the urgency of the project- what factors are contributing to the ripeness of the conservation opportunities. Why should we invest now. (You may provide this information either in the Statement of Need or in your project descriptions). The Need for Comprehensive Sex Education: When boys and girls reach adolescence, they must make a series of decisions regarding their sexual choices that could have ramifications for the rest of their lives. They usually derive information on sex and related subjects from sources such as friends, books, the media (including advertising, television, radio, magazines), and the internet....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive] 1307 words
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A Comprehensive Study of Jonas Salk - A remembrance in La Jolla, California, presents, “Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.” The memorial commemorates the great virologist Jonas Salk (Salk.edu). Although many recognize Salk as the man who effectuated the eradication of polio, he also contributed to a vast amount of medical research. A comprehensive study of Jonas Salk includes his young life, early career, work with poliomyelitis, and later career and life. Daniel and Dora Press Salk became the parents of Jonas Salk on October 28, 1914....   [tags: Biography] 1080 words
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Decline in Comprehensive Urban Planning - The decline in comprehensive urban planning was one of the major assets in determining the capitalist view facing social resistance. This made it difficult for planners considering the number of critiques that persistently argued about the impact of planning. This is because cities have changed; there was no way to hold a consistent plan. The conflict between the central controls needed to perform comprehensive urban planning versus the capitalism in which individual property holders say about of how things are done because of their interests in their property....   [tags: Urban Planning] 1494 words
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Encouraging Comprehensive Sex Education - Encourage Comprehensive Sex Education Comprehensive sex education is the most realistic way of teaching sex education today. While remaining abstinent is the only way to be one-hundred percent sure one will not have an unwanted pregnancy or contract a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), it is unrealistic in today’s society. Teenagers, as well as adults, are engaging in premarital sexual activity. STDs can be a serious or life-threatening disease. Effective comprehensive sex education should contain information detailing sexual development and reproduction, methods of birth control, STDs and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), abortion, and the different religious and cultural views on sex an...   [tags: Education, teen pregnancy, health]
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Comprehensive School Improvement Reform - School Improvement by Design: Lessons from a Study of Comprehensive School Reform Programs The Consortium for Policy Research in Education (2009) completed a Study of Instruction Improvement for which they evaluated three comprehensive school improvement programs. These programs were the Accelerated Schools Project (ASP), America’s Choice (AC), and Success for All (SFA). For this program evaluation study the author’s followed followed the Logic Model. This study included a sample of 115 elementary schools (31 AC schools, 30 SFA schools, 28 ASP schools, and 26 Comparison schools) located in 17 different states (Rowan et al., 2009, p.17)....   [tags: Education]
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Forensic Psychology Comprehensive Examination - The following is the Forensic Psychology Comprehensive Examination for Frank Felipe "Frankie". The forensic psychologist has been hired by the court to give a pre-sentence investigative report. Before entering the room with the client; Frankie’s file has been reviewed with history and reason for evaluation. Psychological Theory and Practice Triage and Assessment On first view of Frankie; the young adult Hispanic male was dressed in inmate orange attire. This appearance was different than the mug shot where he looked ornate, theatrical in appearance....   [tags: Forensic Psychological Assessment]
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Comprehensive Ignorance - Currently, there is no national standard regarding sexual education in America. Soaring sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates are occurring at a national level – there are approximately nine million new occurrences of STI's in the United States each year among teenagers and young adults alone (Alan Guttmacher Institute 2011). Consequently, "the United States continues to have one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the developed world—more than twice as in Canada" (Alan Guttmacher Institute 2011)....   [tags: Sex Education, health]
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Comprehensive Plans - Throughout the western world once the need for urban planning was recognized albeit gradually there had been many stages of improvement in the way Planners approached urban problems. Various time periods saw evolution of different methodologies and strategies in the way planners plan. The paradigms shifted from focusing initially on large plans and city beautiful movements to more neighborhood based community improvement plans today. However, the most important change that had occurred over the period of time in planning thinking should be the way the focus had shifted from physical aspects of a city to community participation and intermittent process involved in making a plan....   [tags: Economics ]
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Comprehensive Sexual Education - The birds and the bees is the quintessential “sex talk” that most parents give to their children when they think the time is right. However, the typical sex talk in schools is quite different than what most parents prefer. Seventy five percent of parents want their children to be taught using the comprehensive sexual education curriculum. Only 15% of parents support abstinence only education (Kelly). Goldman writes in his article, Sex Education, comprehensive education is much more than what many people think....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]
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Comprehensive Sex Education - Human sexuality can be fascinating, complex, contradictory, and sometimes frustrating. Sexuality is interwoven into every aspect of being human; therefore, having knowledge about sex is as essential as having education about human anatomy. However, it is highly recommended to pay close attention when sex education is delivered to youths. (Donatelle 171) What and when do American parents want their children to be thought about sex. This is an ongoing question that parents seek to find the best answer, to be able to inform their kids about sexuality in order to build up a strong foundation for sexual health....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]
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Comprehensive Sex Education - One of the most polarizing and highly debatable topics concerning adolescent health is the type of sexual education they should receive in school: abstinence-only or comprehensive. Both sides have taken strong, polarizing stances claiming that their sex education program is better. While both types of sex education have their strengths and weaknesses, I believe that comprehensive sex education is a better choice than abstinence-only for several reasons. Abstinence-only sex education teaches one main concept: to refrain from all sexual activity until marriage....   [tags: Adolescent Health, Contraceptive Use]
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Benefits of Comprehensive Sex Education Classes - There are classes for every subject you can imagine ranging from simple subjects to farfetched theories. However, some people refuse to recognize the need for one class and that is sexual health education. I absolutely believe sexual health education is needed to better the quality of life for students today. While these classes should not encourage teens to participate in sexual acts, they should be accurate and state only facts about sex. Currently, a nationwide national curriculum is nonexistent, but federal money is being used to fund abstinence only programs (Mackler)....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]
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Determiners: A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language - In this essay I intend to investigate how differently one of the closed word classes, determiners, are approached in a series of pre and post corpus-based English grammar reference books, course books and practice books. And the theme of my investigation is how corpus affects the development of English teaching materials. The grammar reference books I intend to analyze and compare are “A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language” (ACGEL) and “Cambridge Grammar of English” (CGE). The former is an indispensable grammar reference book first published in 1985, which has been widely consulted in researches in relation to English linguistic studies, while the later offers clear explanations of...   [tags: grammar, books, teaching]
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Comprehensive Plan To Solve The Foreclosure Problem - The government initiated the Troubled Asset Relief Program or TARP, to stabilize the banking system, free up the credit market, and help homeowners stay in their homes. The biggest mistake the government made with that program was not having any stipulation as part of their loan agreement with these banks, which would require those institutions to modify a certain number of loans. In the case of Bank of America that received $45 billion in bailout funds, they should have been required to modify a minimum of 1,000,000 permanent loans....   [tags: Economics] 1122 words
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The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) - Growing up in Florida, the sunshine state, all my years of schooling was practically determined in the months of February and March, by the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, most commonly known as the F.C.A.T. The Florida department of education (2005) presents (to parents and guardians of the students), the F.C.A.T. as a test given to Florida students to measure what they know and are able to accomplish in reading, writing, mathematics, and science. This test is a part of Florida’s plan to improve student’s achievement....   [tags: Education, testing, school tests, ] 1216 words
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Abstinence vs. Comprehensive Sex Education - It has been almost thirty three years since the first federal funding was put to use in “. . . sex education programs that promote abstinence-only-until-marriage to the exclusion of all other approaches . . .” according to the article “Sex education” (2010) published by “Opposing Viewpoints in Context;” a website that specializes in covering social issues. Since then a muddy controversy has arisen over whether that is the best approach. On one hand is the traditional approach of abstinence (not having sex before marriage), and on the other is the idea that what is being done is not enough, and that there needs to be a more comprehensive approach....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]
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Analyzing Particulate Matter Trends in Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia 1979 - 2010 - Introduction Particulate matter (PM) is a comprehensive air pollutant that is made up of a mixture of solid and liquid particulates within the atmosphere. Poor air quality has a negative effect on human health; however soils, vegetation, and visibility can also be affected (AAQC, 2012). Particulate matter can vary among sizes, ranging from 0.005µm to 100µm in diameter (Environment Canada, 1999). The most common method to identify PM is to determine if the diameter is equal or less than 2.5µm....   [tags: Comprehensive Air Pollutant]
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Comparing Three Methods of Physician Payment in Ontario - Introduction It is generally accepted that the method of payment to physicians affect their professional attitude and behaviour. Consequently, health policy makers manipulate payment system in an attempt to achieve optimal health care for their citizens such as improve accessibility, quality of care, patient’s satisfaction and cost containment. In Ontario, there are a wide range of mechanisms that are used to pay physicians for their services that are funded by both federal and provincial government....   [tags: health, comprehensive care]
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Education Is Key: A Comprehensive Approach to Sex Education - Sex education is about informing students about sex so that they can make educated decisions when the time comes to have sex. Sex education helps students protect themselves from unintended pregnancies, STDs, and HIV/AIDS. Students should leave a sex education course with the right tools so they make informed decisions about their sexual health and well-being. The goal of sex education is to provide a student with as much information as possible so that they can use the skills they learned in class for the rest of their lives....   [tags: Sex Education Health]
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Public Schools Must Provide Comprehensive Sex Education - “Each year, U.S. teens experience as many as 850,000 pregnancies, and youth under age 25 experience about 9.1 million sexually transmitted infections (STIs)” (McKeon). Clearly this shows us that teens are sexually active, yet the school systems refuse to effectively educate our youth on what being sexually active fully entails. Sex education can be approached in two different ways; comprehensive and abstinence only. Comprehensive sex education “addresses both abstinence and age-appropriate, medically accurate information about contraception....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]
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The Effect of Comprehensive School Reform On Middle School Achievement - Introduction Schools with high dropout rates are categorized as underperforming schools. Since a majority of our children, who drop out of school, do so in middle school or the first year of high school and their ages range between 12 and 16 years (Cohen & Smerdon, 2009). It is the inability of many middle school kids to make the transition to high school that contributes to an increase in dropout rates. In order to address under performing schools and the high dropout rates, school reform programs were initiated by federal, local, state governments and many independent organizations....   [tags: Education ]
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