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- Swimming Problem Maths Investigation Introduction ============ A group of swimmers are following a training schedule that requires them to dive into the water and swim one length of the swimming pool. They must keep doing this until they have completed 20 lengths. For safety's sake they have been allocated a single lane of the pool and all the swimmers must swim in the same direction in single file. Half of the swimmers say that it will be quickest always to swim in the same direction, climbing out of the pool at the end of each length to rejoin the queue....   [tags: Papers] 2370 words
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- Maths Investigation "Jo has started in a local supermarket and her first job is to build displays of soup tins. To make them stable they are stacked using a brick bond so that each tins stands on two others. The tins are stacked against the wall. Each stack is complete with one tin in the top row." This piece of Maths coursework is about investigating sequences from a practical situation. In this investigation, tins are used to build stacks using a brick bond so that each new tin stands on two others....   [tags: Papers] 1106 words
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- Maths Statistics Coursework Aim: In this investigation I am trying to investigate how readable 3 newspapers and if there target audience buys them. What am I going to do. To do this I am going to get 3 national newspapers, a tabloid, a broadsheet, and an in-between, and find out how readable they really are. My choice of newspapers will be: The Sun -------------- Tabloid The Times ----------- Broadsheet The Daily Mail ----- In-between How am I going to do it. To do it I have decided that the best way would be to get 5 of the same news stories on the same day in the 3 papers, and take the first 100 words of each article to see how many letters are in each...   [tags: Papers] 561 words
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- Fantasy Football Â– Maths Coursework Â– Statistics My coursework is based on the game Â‘Fantasy FootballÂ’ which is ran by the British newspaper called Â‘The SunÂ’. Fantasy Football is a competition based on building your own Â‘dream teamÂ’ and collecting points to try and have the most points at the end of the season with your team, to win the cash prize. All the players from the English Premiership are used and a scoring system is used to see how well the players are doing and who has picked the best eleven players for their team....   [tags: Papers] 2435 words
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- Introduction Teaching math in early childhood can be integrated into daily programing without the use of adding specialized activities. Numeracy is all around us, the need to learn numeracy is imperative to ensure aptitude in the area of math as it will equip children with the ability to live in our modern society. Numeracy is used in everyday occurrences and the basis for numeracy is math. In order to teach the concept of math we must first understand how we learn and which cognitive learning theory will best suit early childhood settings....   [tags: teaching math, numeracy, educators]
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- For some time I have dreamt of becoming a good Maths teacher. In the Sixth Form, my interest was aroused by the passion shown by my Maths teacher who is also my main source of inspiration. I was impressed with her effective methods of teaching and her enthusiasm in making the lessons interesting regardless of how dull the topic was. Brunei is lacking effective Maths teachers so I would like to add to the existing few and improve Maths education in my country. I realised that students in Brunei tend to dislike Maths because they were taught through memorisation rather than grasping the Mathematical concept....   [tags: Volunteer, Tutor] 571 words
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- Portfolio This assignment is based on my seven week placement in a year 3 class in East London. Critical Incident 1 During one of my first maths lesson in the school, I was working with the higher ability children. At this point I had not seen the teachers plan for this lesson or the term. The lesson was on subtraction using tricky columns. The school uses the Maths Makes Sense scheme, it was the first time I had seen this scheme being used. The scheme follows strict wording which needs to be used throughout the children’s learning....   [tags: school, math, strategies, words]
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- ... It has experienced phenomenal growth since its inception in 1956 and it is still growing. Beside the main campus in Shah Alam, the university has expanded nationwide with 12 state campuses, 6 satellite campuses in Shah Alam, 11 state satellite campuses and 21 affiliated colleges. With this vast network and a workforce of 17,770, the university offers almost 480 academic programmes in a conducive and vibrant environment. It is also home to some 175,200 students. 1.4 Purpose The purpose of this assignment is to evaluate the ISM program in UiTM by comparing it with other similar program offered by INTI International University....   [tags: Malaysian higher education programs] 795 words
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- ... CA/USA: RAND) the students attentiveness towards reading comprehension, is influenced and affected by many factors including cultural and sub cultural influences, socioeconomic status, home and family background, peer influences and the classroom culture. Although I was quite weak in some areas of learning, my teachers expectations were that there was hope if I applied myself more in class and so continued to push me and explain anything I didn’t understand....   [tags: personal narrative]
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- Briefing paper explaining the changes which have been made to Maths education in England in response to the Smith Report. Introduction: The purpose behind this briefing paper is to provide the Secretary of State for Education with an idea as to how the Smith Report, 2004 “Making Mathematics Count” has changed Maths education in England. It is important that the Secretary of State for Education to understand how important the Smith Report has been to the advancement of Maths education and what recommendations have not yet been implemented....   [tags: Education Math]
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- ... Paul Ormerod discusses the influence of networks in modern economics in his book 'Positive Linking', questioning traditional economic theories- in particular Nudge Theory- and their relevance in a modern social world. I found it compelling to read ideas that refute my previous 'textbook' knowledge, and a so-called 'social science's' reliability when it takes into account few social aspects. I believe Network Economics could potentially explain the recent economic downturn. Confidence- or a lack of- is a result of networks....   [tags: consumer, graduation, consumer] 570 words
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- Investigation into the Relationship Between P1 Exam Results and A-level Results Aim My aim is to investigate the relationship between scores in the P1 exam and the final score obtained in the A-level exam. I have obtained a table of 249 students which tells me their results in the P1 exam and their final mark for the A-level, from the schoolÂ’s maths department. I wish to investigate this relationship as I have taken my P1 exam and will be completing my A-level maths year....   [tags: Papers] 1367 words
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- There are many methods to correct, control, or change children’s behaviour. In the past, the common tactic was physical punishment. Straus defined physical punishment as “the use of physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience pain but not injury for the purpose of correction or control of the child’s behaviour” (Straus cited in AlAnazi, (2008, p.8). In general, the physical punishment could range from hitting with heavy objects to mild spanking. Many societies had experienced physical punishment....   [tags: child abuse, early childhood education]
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- This essay is about analysing the Rationale for P.E in the curriculum and discussion the subject’s approach to the National Curriculum. Within this essay, you would notice discussions being made for the reasons why Physical Education is to be considered as a core subject from key stages 1-4 (ages 5-16) and how it could be integrated to other academic subjects. Looking through research, the term Physical Education could be defined as “a component of education that an individual has the opportunity to learn and develop their understanding of academic applications of a healthy lifestyle” (Ahmed, A, 2005:5)....   [tags: Education, physical education ]
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- Today, you will have done a mathematical calculation. You might not have realised it, but you did. Whether it was how many more minutes in bed you could have before you had to get up, or whether it was how much water to put in the kettle for your morning cup of coffee. Mathematics is a fundamental language that everyone needs to be able to speak in order to survive today: nowhere in life can it be avoided; without maths, we would be lost: living in chaos. Because of this, maths should play a larger part in the Scottish secondary curriculum, up until the point where pupils have the opportunity to leave school....   [tags: creative thinking, logic,digital age]
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- ... When enough sleep has been acquired, not only can memory tasks be achieved more rapidly, it can also be done with less stress. There are two types of memory. One is procedural memory which is the memory which permits us to play a musical instrument and to ride a bike. The other is declarative memory which is the memory of information such as facts and names. There are two main kinds of sleep: REM and NREM. REM helps with procedural memory and NREM helps with declarative memory. Lack of sleep is very common....   [tags: sleep deprived, REM, memory] 1273 words
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- Evaluating the Ways in Which Emotion Might Enhance and/or Undermine Reasoning as a Way of Knowledge What is emotion. Something inside of you, how you feel, a gut feeling you cannot controle, an insticntive feeling from the heart, something that affects the way you learn. Emotion affects everyone in different always and affects the way we live. Many people are affected stronger by their emotion than others. If we had no emotion then we would not care about anything such as, newspaper articles....   [tags: Papers] 764 words
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- Some parents think that once their children are at school, they can relax and let the education system take control. But this is not the case at all. As research shows, parents have an even greater influence on their children’s academic results than the school does. Most of a child’s ability to communicate, to relate to teachers and peers and their attitude to learning, is formed from home. Parents can help give their children a head start, by beginning their education at home. Many parents don’t realise how they can help their children at home....   [tags: essays research papers] 817 words
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- ... Maths is my favourite academic subject and I would like to expand my ability to adapt mathematical knowledge, expanding further from what I already know at GCSE. Though, the main reason is, admittedly, I do get that undeniable thrill and satisfaction after solving a difficult equation or answering a high mark question correctly. I have such an intense passion in enjoying Maths, and I don’t want that feeling to come to an end. Psychology, on the other hand, is a subject that has widely drawn in my curiosity....   [tags: personal reflectins on my school life] 536 words
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- By analysing both negative and positive behaviours using my own experiences and observations, I will describe the effects and impact it had on students and their learning outcomes. Reflecting on this process will help me to analyse their response to different environmental and behavioural situations within the classroom. By developing strategies based around the three main theories of learning, I will explain how to use these methods to manage learner's behaviour and influence the learning environment....   [tags: learning outcomes, students, teachers]
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- ... However, without business management, the energy industry would not be able to operate and make the money needed for funding valuable research that could help solve our future problems. I feel that having good business skills gives you the ability to think strategically and make the best decisions. I enjoyed Higher biology and chemistry, so have continued with both at Advanced Higher. I also took maths at Advanced Higher level as I find it interesting and very helpful: it has increased my problem-solving skills tremendously....   [tags: science, business, economic, skills, earth] 557 words
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- “Assessment for learning is a central feature of effective learning and teaching” During this school placement I took the time to observe lessons throughout the school, and in particular within the maths department. I wanted to see if assessment for learning was being used, if at all, to improve students learning. I discovered that the school does have a clear assessment for learning agenda, which is made clear to all members of staff, whom are encouraged to plan it into each of their lessons, in order to ensure effective learning....   [tags: education techniques]
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- ... They found that when the teacher asked questions the books were effective in prompting mathematical related thinking. (Elia, I., van den Heuvel-Panhuize & Georgiou, 2010). However, not all books are appropriate for enhancing a mathematics lesson. Literature should not be manipulated to reach the purposes of the lesson. There should be a natural relationship between the lesson itself and the book chosen to enhance the lesson.Student can explore strategies that match their learning preference at any time....   [tags: teachers, knowledge] 762 words
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- ... At GCSE, as the closest subject to computing offered by my college, I chose ICT to continue to improve my abilities and knowledge in computers. Taking this course turned out to show both my commitment to my education and my time management skills, as a problem with the coursework briefing in the first year resulted in me completing the entire GCSE in the second. At A Level, I have again chosen ICT. The coursework focus at A2 is around database development using Microsoft Access. As someone who enjoys the challenge of going beyond the set criteria, I have used a significant amount of Visual Basic code to build my database, as well as exploring many extra functions of the software....   [tags: technology, computers, knowledge, aviation] 554 words
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- ... It is because of this that I would like to be considered for a degree in mechanical engineering. My sister and father who are both engineers inspired me to choose this career. This course appeals because of the new designs, concepts new inventions for future and how it is very applicable in a day to day life, new innovations in technology that makes our lives better and easier. I visited offshore Europe conducted in Aberdeen and met so many companies and their products which made me more interested in taking a career in Engineering....   [tags: career choices, opportunities] 519 words
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- ... Years ago, while on holiday in Havana, Cuba, a few men stood on the road side selling a concoction of herbs to passers-by. I was intrigued by the synthesis underlying tropical medicines. I wanted to grasp the chemistry behind traditional herbal remedies, the maths in the dosage, the immunological evolution of local consumers, and the economic involvement of both orthodox and unorthodox medicines. From that day I became eager to pursue a career in biochemistry or biomedical science. I hoped to one day become a research scientist, therefore fulfilling my duty to my country by using my skills selflessly wherever I can, and devising methods to train and encourage more youth to make their...   [tags: career choices, statement of purpose] 832 words
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- New technology has always been truly enthralling to me; I grew up with an MSDOS PC and the interaction with computers from such a young age helped form a bond while still fills me with excitement like a small child whether I'm typing in the very last line of code for a program, updating to the latest builds of my favourite beta software or finally working out how to patch a glitchy "feature" in Microsoft's latest OS. We live in the centre of a technological revolution with the real-time Web, new operating systems and ever cheaper portable computers and mobiles; it’s these developments that fuel me with a passion knowing that I want to be working on the next generation of software and technol...   [tags: Personal Experience] 779 words
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- Language processing is a complex interaction of a wide range of factors and one of the most difficult tasks involved in language processing is to do simultaneous interpreting in a foreign language. This study will describe an experiment in which the writer herself experienced the job of a simultaneous interpreter in order to gain insights into the language processing in L2 and to reflect on the difficulties in L2 processing encountered by the simultaneous interpreter. Background of literature Different models have been developed to explain the complexity of speech processing, of which Levelt’s speaking blueprint (1993) presented below has become ‘the most complete and accepted one for a mono...   [tags: Language ]
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- Reasons for Learning Material in Schools Learning a variety of different subjects in school, falling under such categories as the sciences, humanitarian, linguistics, the arts and otherwise, it is often lingering in a student's mind how exactly this seemingly irrelevant information could possibly be beneficial later on in life. Although I am myself prone to this thought more often than I'd like to admit, looking at education from a broader, more objective standpoint, there are very valuable reasons to why exactly education is important to us, even when we fail to realise it....   [tags: Papers] 1114 words
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- In 2006 Borthwick and Harcourt-Heath decided to explore mathematical methods used by children who had been educated since the introduction of the National Numeracy Strategy (NNS). They considered how far teaching had moved forward since then and also whether children were using a range of strategies and examined what they were. They analysed the responses of 995 year five children from 22 schools throughout Norfolk on four questions, one each of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division....   [tags: education, students]
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- ... PRAYER ACTIVITY Isn’t it amazing how we are always looking for ways to improve ourselves, to change our lives for the better. There are so many ads on T.V for diet foods, slimming products and exercise equipment. You can have botox injected into your face to improve wrinkles, and cosmetic surgery is commonplace, with people travelling overseas too get a cheaper deal. Things are not as they were a few years ago in the way we can change our appearance. But it’s not just appearance that we are trying to change....   [tags: christianity, god, christ] 873 words
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- UK Education in Chaos The British education system at one time was considered as one of the world's finest, admired and emulated by nations spanning several continents. Now it is in a state of disarray, reduced to nothing less than a complete shambles and plagued with corruption thanks to the implementation of the so-called Curriculum 2000. "Luck of the draw" is becoming an increasingly influential factor in today's exam lottery. This article's title draws on the sarcasm of a Warwick undergraduate contributing to the A Level newsgroup....   [tags: social issues] 2805 words
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- ... P, Junior’s teacher told him he needed to leave the reservation because he had no opportunities if he stayed. “You have to leave this reservation”. (42) Mr. P tells Junior that he has no hope on the reservation. This vital advice convinces Junior to leave the reservation. This is an extremely brave thing to do because Junior is going to have to start a new lifestyle at an affluent high school. Junior attends Rearden, a white public school twenty miles from the reservation. Junior is different from the white students because of his personality, socioeconomic status, and race....   [tags: autism, death, dog]
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- In the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon, we are met with a question can truth change. In the book the protagonist is Christopher, an autistic child living with his father. Throughout the book, many things that he thought to be true change. Firstly, Christopher thought that his father would never hurt anything, but he did. Secondly, he was not allowed to take the A-Level Maths because he went to a special school. Lastly, he thought that his dad would never lie to him and that changed as well....   [tags: autistic, hurt, math, lie, test] 552 words
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- Although women continue to dominate in many professional fields such as teaching, nursing and human welfare, they are underrepresented in areas of study such as engineering and Information Technology (Tadros 2014). There are many factors that can be attributed to this such as attitude, gender bias and stereotyping, the role of women in society, and perceived ability and skills. A 2011 report by the University of Sydney (2013) revealed that the number of girls studying mathematics and science was on the decline....   [tags: girls, science subject, engineering, math]
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- Young children are growing up in a technology environment. It is within this environment that traditional concepts of play are being influenced. Early childhood settings reflect children’s environments therefore the introduction of technology would be a natural consequence. Play is central to children’s development and learning, consequently technology play is influential. To benefit children’s development and learning, technology play has to be inclusive and developmentally appropriate with attention to technology placement while ensuring the learning is curriculum based....   [tags: Child Development ]
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- ... BBC: GCSE Bitesize was created by BBC because there was no other website in the UK to have the National Curriculum and GCSE curriculums. This source is basically helping students study; Biology, Chemistry, Computing Studies, Cruinn-eòlas, Eachdraidh, English, French, Gaelic, Gàidhlig, Geography, History, Maths I, Maths II, Modern Studies, Physical Education, and Physics. From this site, it has a subject on Hitler’s rise to power, and Germany’s history. It gives good information for this Historical Investigation....   [tags: Treaty of Versailles]
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- Many people in the world think that life would be nonsense without music. Music helps people in several ways and gives a meaning to their lives. For example, music can help someone to make money, relax, spend time, work or study. Furthermore, it mostly helps children to concentrate more. The times that they study while listen to music, helps their brain power to increase over time. The main problem is, most schools are trying to decrease their music classes since their principals think that music is not as useful as science and maths for student's academic process....   [tags: high academic achievements]
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- Student Profile Child A is a 12 year old boy in Grade 7 with a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome, which is an autistic spectrum disorder, according to the criteria given in DSM IV (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). These criteria include impairment in social interaction; repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behaviour; significant impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning; no clinically significant delay in language of cognitive development. It should be noted that DSM IV has now been superseded by DSM V which has removed Asperger’s as a specific diagnosis and incorporated it into autistic spectrum disorders (APA, 2013); however, many professionals disagree with...   [tags: Child Development, Asperger's]
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- ... Furthermore, according to Martina M.Cartwrights’statitics in 2006,40%of the children who participated in beauty pageants had problems psychologically and the other %60 of the children were unhappy with the pageant itself (Cartwright). Pageant mothers take winning very seriously.Thus, more pageant participation leads to more pressure from parents and coaches.If especially mothers are more interested in pageants than their daughters’ needs,this may cause misunderstandings and young girls may think that their mothers do not truly love them.Being constantly criticized by judges,parents and coaches can also make girls feel ineffectiveness.When the rat race and exposure to thin ideals...   [tags: endangering toddlers physical health]
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- From herbalists during the prehistoric era to the modern-day medicine we have now, bio-medicine has always been a key science. The billions of microorganisms we are exposed to every day suggest that the possible event of contracting an illness is to be expected. Despite this, some illnesses can be treated with a small amount of acetaminophen, modern-day paracetamol. The fact that a possibly lifesaving compound exists in a small pill that can be easily obtained without prescription fascinates me....   [tags: medical, illnesses, school] 580 words
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- ... My curiosity lead me to purchasing chia seeds, goji berries and ginkgo biloba to see if I’d experience any noticeable differences or if positive reviews were due to psychological effects by the cleverly marketed packaging. I crave the knowledge to understand and the ability to judge the truth behind these claims. Watching the lecture ‘Sugar: The Bitter Truth’ I was introduced to high fructose corn syrup which causes leptin resistance, so the brain fails to control food intake leading to weight gain or obesity....   [tags: helathy lifestyle, disease prevention] 704 words
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- The ACARA is a curriculum document that is collaborated with Government, and stakeholders. It is responsible for the overall development and processing of the curriculum throughout Australia, Providing a set of instruction guidelines for each state and territory. It is a document containing descriptions for teachers to work on lesson planning, assessment and reporting. It focuses on what is to be taught and what students are expected to learn from the curriculum, providing a basis for each state and territory to work from when putting together their educational programs etc....   [tags: Education]
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- The Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority ( ACARA) is a curriculum document that is collaborated with Government, and its stakeholders. It is responsible for the overall development and processing of the curriculum throughout Australia, Providing a set of instruction guidelines for each state and territory. It is a document containing descriptions for teachers to work on lesson planning assessment and reporting. Focusing on what is to be taught and what students are expected to learn from the curriculum, the ACARA provides a basis for each state and territory to work from when putting together their educational programs etc....   [tags: Education]
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- Prácticas Culturales de los países de habla Inglesa Education and ethnic minority groups in the UK. 1. Historical Perspective: The number of immigrants of non-white ethnic origins in Victorian Britain decreased after restrictions to immigration were put in place and , during the Victorian period their presence in the educational system is negligible and their presence in a formalized school system is purely anecdotic. (Hall 54) In that period the main source of immigration would be that of Irish Catholics, they compose the main group considered as the “other” in the social construct of Britishness....   [tags: UK inequality in school systems]
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- ... Reading this book gave me a determination to be the person who helps improve the future of the industry and provide an answer to the questions I always ask myself by studying this degree. I am currently studying A-levels in Physics, Maths and Chemistry all of which have been challenging subjects for the past two years and all of which have given me skills and influenced me in my decision to pursue a degree in chemical engineering. After attending open days at several university campuses many phrases such as hard work and determination had summarised the qualities that are needed to study chemical engineering, all of which are attributes that I have gained from the years A-level subjects....   [tags: resources, education, sustainable] 696 words
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- ... To solve this equation, place 3^2 to the right side, which makes it negative. The equation then become this: b^2=5^2-3^2. After subtracting the squares of 5 and 3, you get b^2=16 . Then if you root 16 (√16), you get 4, therefore b=4. And a new form of the theorem appeared: b^2=c^2-a^2. If you do some rearrangements, a^2=c^2-a^2 also works the same. Generally, the Pythagorean Theorem works with different form of algebraic equations by rearranging a^2+b^2=c^2, to solve different cases. Pythagoras made proofs to prove that is theorem is always correct and goes to all right-angled triangles....   [tags: triangle, hypotenuse, equation] 1065 words
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- ... I have prepared some good projects in my academics to increase my knowledge in my field of interest. The first one is Library management system in a team of two persons. This project is a web application developed in php language and with mysql database. As a member I have created three modules i.e. user registration, book issue and book return and also prepared documentation of this project which contains data flow diagrams, database design and other diagrams. I made a project on ‘A Priori’ algorithm implementation in python language....   [tags: programming, research, experience] 966 words
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- Through various appropriate and contemporary literatures, this assignment will discuss a universal issue in science. It will evaluate the contributing factors and consequences of the issue and propose suitable resolutions to overcome it. This issue is the differentiation in males and females pursuing science linked careers. Attention should be drawn to the detail that the majority of existing literature on the issue originates from female sources. This is undoubtedly because it is females that are essentially affected by the issue, thus more interest being directed to addressing the issue by females....   [tags: Career Issues]
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- ... He is also credited with revising all branches of math, as well as writing the definite textbooks of calculus. Along with making incredible mathematical breakthroughs, Euler also researched astronomy, ballistics, cartography, elasticity, fluid and gas mechanics, hydraulics, infinite series, magnetism, music theory, ship theory, optics, oscillations, and rational mechanics, as well as doing state projects on fire engines, machines, and science education. Euler was able to make contributions to all then-existing areas of math, as well as to mechanics and astronomy within his life time, dubbing him “one of the greatest mathematicians of all time”....   [tags: amazing mathematicians]
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- Throughout my school career I have always loved chemistry. In Chemistry there was always a sense that there was more, there was always something new and exciting to be discovered and theories to be proven (or even disproven). Chemistry was the main subject with a real practical aspect to it during school and it is this, along with my genuine fascination with the subject, which fuels my desire to study it further. I am currently taking Maths, Chemistry and Biology to Advanced Higher, all of which are challenging and stimulating subjects....   [tags: schools, experience, field] 562 words
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- ... I am an artist, and my creativity needs space to flow. Animation is my answer. As an artist I have my own world that I want to share. My world is endless and it is full of windows. These are the windows of possibilities. #365cad - Blue is the highest aim. These are the windows on the fourth floor. #3f645c - Green is what I am achieving. These are the windows on the third floor #953d3b - Red is what I want to get pass. These are the windows on the second and first floor. Every time I look out of these windows, I see my future....   [tags: animation, tools, teams, artist, dream] 750 words
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- ... Hieroglyph comes from the root word hieros which is Greek meaning sacred, and the root word glypho which means inscription. Hieroglyphs were first used by Clement of Alexandria. It was first used in ancient Egypt, as a decimal numbering system. But the decimal was non-positional; it could deal with numbers of great scale. Egyptian used this method mostly in medicine and geometry. The earliest known examples of hieroglyphs in Egypt have been dated to 3,400 BC. The latest date in hieroglyphs was made on the gate post of a temple at Philae in 396 AD....   [tags: ancient egyptians, greco-roman era]
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- I glanced at my watch, quarter to nine; I had 10 minutes to get to school. Every day I wait for Jade at my house. She was 5 minutes late so I decided to walk down to her house. There was no sign of her down her road. Maybe she slept in late. I knocked on her door, her mum answered, "Hello love, oh are you here for Jade. I'm very sorry she can't come to school today she has a terrible migraine." My head dropped, "Okay, um well could you tell her I hope she feels better." "Bye then!" Jade had never been ill before....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 992 words
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- ... Meanwhile, Peter was sent away so as not to be a threat to Sophia and Golitsin’s control of Russia. While away Peter made many friends and ended up creating his own incredibly loyal army through the military games he loved to play. He was educated in German encampments where he learned about mathematics and the inner workings of a proper regiment. Because of this, Peter, in 1689, had the power to topple Sophia and Golitsin with his trained army loyal only to him. Peter’s two regimens gathered, in his army one private was worth one major or general in the normal army, and swiftly defeated Sofia and Golitsin....   [tags: Peter the Great] 1050 words
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- Relationship Between IQ results, Key stage 2 results and Gender in Secondary School Students Introduction We are going to investigate the relationships between IQ results, Key stage 2 results and gender in secondary school students. The school that we are using to gather information for our sample from, Mayfield, is a fictitious high school. However, the data that is presented is still based on a real school and real students. Hypothesis ========== I predict that this investigation will prove that girls are more intelligent than boys....   [tags: Papers] 1285 words
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- The Importance of Body Language in Personal Communication Personal communication is aided by many factors other than simply speech. The main contribution to speech in personal communication is body language, most of which is unconscious. Body language is one of three aspects of Non Verbal Communication. The other two are Paralanguage and Appearance. Body language, as a whole is made up of every movement that our body makes that conveys communication to others. According to Michael Argyle Body language is made up of eight codes, these are: « Touch « Proximity « Orientation « Head Nods « Facial Expression « Gesture « Posture « Eye Contact...   [tags: Papers] 945 words
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- Choose one production that you have seen and which you particularly enjoyed and discuss the aspects which made it so successful. A Disappearing Number I went to see a Disappearing Number, in the Theater. The production was performed by Complicite and was directed by Simon McBurney. I really enjoyed this performance. I thought that the mixture of maths and romance as well as the structure of the performance by incorporating the past and the present together, was extremely successful. The most successful aspect of the performance for me were the scene changes....   [tags: Simon McBurney] 946 words
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- A Day in My Life My alarm clock starts beeping at 7:15 exactly and I groan and try to imagine that it isn't there. When the noise doesn't stop I roll over and hurl the unlucky object across the room. It invariably hits a precariously balanced pile of books or CD's and they invariably come crashing down, adding to the scene of devastation that is my bedroom floor. I then slowly drift off to sleep again; until, twenty minuets later, I am rudely awakened by my mum's voice shouting: "Danny you'll be late for school!"....   [tags: Papers] 835 words
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- Teaching is a profession that is considered to be a rewarding challenging and complex role.  An effective teacher does not simply teach knowledge their students and instead aims to arm students with the knowledge, skills, understanding and attitudes that will prepare students for life-long learning. The constructivist theories developed by Piaget and Vygotsky have impacted on the way that teachers teach and this has changed the approach of teaching to place a greater importance on the teacher instead to act as a facilitator of learning in an open, constructivist environment and providing students with the tools to challenge themselves to develop both academically and personally....   [tags: Education]
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- Table of Contents Page Introduction 3 Research Articles, Overview & Opinion 3-7 Bibliography 7 Introduction to Female Gender Diversity In some of the most male-dominated professions on the globe, the numbers of females entering these professions or even taking up academic studies in these fields remain very low. The author intends to look at they why this is and offer insights and opinion on ways to improve this by critiquing 2 articles in this field....   [tags: Gender Roles, Women, Academic World]
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- The theme of the three lessons that were taught was ‘animals’. One reason for this choice was that the class had this as their topic during the previous term and enjoyed learning about them; during block placement the class were also scheduled for a trip to the zoo and so this theme slotted agreeably into the children’s learning. For the English lesson the stimulus was the picture storybook ‘The Tiger Who Came To Tea’ by Judith Kerr – this was chosen not only because it went with the t0heme but because there were an abundance of opportunities that could be derived from it; it is also renowned for being a popular storybook for children, it is currently rated 4.9/5 stars from Waterstones, as w...   [tags: Teaching, Learning, Lessons, Animals, Schools]
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- ... Performance of girls in class is considered to be more active in an all girl environment school. Firstly it enhances the possibility that girls are taking more risk asking question in class with confidence, without being made fun of and most importantly feels more comfortable answering. Gross (2014) reason that “alleged benefits of single-sex education are that they would be learning in an environment in which they are encouraged to participate more in class and not overshadowed by confident, outspoken boy”....   [tags: gender, school, academic] 527 words
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- ... To teenagers, it’s constantly drilled that they should be grateful for the opportunities they have and that they should appreciate that some of the generations before never had the opportunity to get an education and have a successful life. As times change and the developed world attempts to give an education to the new generation, we begin to rely more on technology and the ability to type into google. In the case of technology becoming more prominent in todays use, the need to find facts and figures in books is no longer of much importance, instead being able to google is the necessary skill....   [tags: new zealand, assessments, google] 553 words
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- ... HighScope Mathematics include concepts such umber words and symbols, counting, shapes, measuring, and pattern. In classroom there are enough materials for everyone which allows experimenting. Children acquire mathematics skills and concepts through adult – guided experiences that respect children’s concrete thinking and need to learn through exploration. One such adult-guided experience would be, for example, when children spontaneously use numbers in their play adult makes comments using words and phrases like ‘more’, ‘less’, ‘a lot’, the same as’....   [tags: curriculum, classroom, participation] 534 words
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- No matter which way we look, the world is growing with more demand for creative and peculiar constructions with strong infrastructure. Chiang Mai, the city I currently live in is no different from the rest of the world, growing richer with buildings. To see the city’s style change into an environment with more human’s intervention made me realize that the shape of society is now in our hands. Together with the growing concerns of natural disasters and population growth, I realized civil engineers play a crucial role in every societies, designing more efficient structures that can provide safety and happiness, which attracted my interest into being one....   [tags: infrastructure, education, society] 571 words
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- This following report is about identifying a learning area to improve and compliment personal continuing professional development. Since computing skills such as animation or programming appeal to me, this dose not in any way mean I dislike functional skills such as English or Maths. The chosen subject of choice is programming. The main reason for choosing programming is because ultimately I would like to be able to extend my knowledge on website development. I will learn the programming language php and incorporate it into web pages....   [tags: learning contracts, professional development, ] 632 words
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- Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564 near Pisa, in Italy, though some records say that he was born in 1563, as the New Year was sometimes believed to start in March. His father (Vincenzo Galilei) chose his name. His family was extremely proud of their ancestors, as the name came from Galileo Buonaiuti, who was first to have the name. He had been a doctor of medicine in Florence in the 1400’s. He was so famous that the whole family had taken his name in honour. Also it was a common thing for a first-born son to be given a form of his father’s last name as his first name....   [tags: Biography, Biographical Essay] 632 words
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- ... There I am, a sublime, 11-story building without gilded decoration. Though it is a public building of the university, everything was on my own routine. Taps are always in by-the-way convenience, filling up my half-worn bottle with limpid water that taste a subtle sweetness. An empty classroom was available halfway up the building, where I settled down in a seat near the window so that the reminiscent nature was still within reach. Cellphone is powered off. I began to recall the lessons today: Delia taught me new phrases; Russ elaborated on series; Kirk discussed W.E.B.DuBois’s hardship, etc....   [tags: personal narrative] 541 words
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- In the 21st century engineering has a vital impact on our lives. It is almost everywhere you look. It gives a chance to make the world a safer, better and more exciting place to live. This fills me with a desire to be a part of this. There are many factors that helped me to make my decision to pursue a career in engineering. Since an early age I have been fascinated by how things around me work. In my childhood I spent a lot time with my grandad, who was a car mechanic. He loved to share his knowledge with me which helped me at school....   [tags: Math, Projects] 517 words
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- Functional skills are some of my areas of specialist educational focus. Functional skills are core practical skills in English, maths and information and communication technology. Core skills are essential elements to progress in education, training and employment. These core skills are transferable and equip the learners with the foundational life skill tools to live an independent life at home, at school and in the work place. My work, due in part to the nature of the pupils I teach, who tend towards been behaviourally challenged, incorporates a mixture of both informal assessments focussed on content and performance and some formal assessments which validate conclusions formulated from an...   [tags: functional skills, methodology, teachers] 640 words
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- Today's School Curriculum The curriculum in today's schools has survived relatively unchanged for many years. It was created in a completely different world, one where computers were not used and jobs for the uneducated were easy to find. The world has changed significantly since then, but should the education system. The job market is a competitive one, and an extra qualification can make all the difference. One qualification that is needed for nearly every position is that of Information and Communication Technology, in other words, computers....   [tags: Papers] 681 words
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