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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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- 1.0 Introduction 1.1 IPT chosen INTI International University 1.2 Background 1.2.1 INTI International University INTI International University, Laureate International Universities is a private university located in Putra Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, about 50 km from the center of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was known as INTI University College until 31 May 2010 when the Higher Education Ministry announced its upgrade to university status. It is owned by INTI Education Group which has formalized its partnership with Laureate International Universities in 2008....   [tags: Malaysian higher education programs] 795 words
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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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- 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 you are sleep deprived, your alertness and concentration level will lower and thought processing slows down. This makes it harder to focus which makes you confused; it is harder for you to pick up information and learning would not be as efficient. This gets in the way with your ability to accomplish tasks which involves logical reasoning. In order for you to remember something, it needs to be in your long term memory, but for it to enter your long term memory, it first needs to be in your short term memory....   [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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- “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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- Throughout history, civilisation, existence, humanity has made boundless discovery, of which many handfuls, scientists have paved the way. Biochemistry and Biomedical sciences are arguably at the forefront of the battle against any harmful substances, diseases, mutations, and complications that threaten our phenomenal ecosystem. Organisms thriving within their niche is one of the many beauties of life. The fact that there is an ample amount of facts about the universe and science yet to be discovered intrigues me....   [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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- A. Plan of Investigation The 1930s were a hard time for Germany. A year before the American stock exchange had crashed, leaving Germany in an economic depression. Who was going to help Germany get back on track. Adolf Hitler was. Hitler took charge; a majority of Germans needed help from the only party that promised change, so they could get out of this economic depression. In what ways did the Great Depression of Germany in 1929 help Hitler rise to power. This may have led to one of the most horrific genocides in world history....   [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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- It may seem like dazzling gowns, gorgeous hair and make-up and sparkling tiaras are fairytales came true. However, without even young girls understanding the situation, this fairytale turns into a disaster in child beauty pageants. Pageants are ubiquitous, in the USA, 2.5 million girls participate in pageants every year. By working hard to make their families happy and to maintain this new sense of entertainment, ironically,little girls pay high prices in various aspects. Child beauty pageants should be banned not only because they sexualize girls and lead to mental problems but also they endanger toddler’s physical health....   [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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- It is well-known that the number and occurrences of diet related illnesses is rapidly escalating. What I find fascinating is unlike other diseases, the cause of these conditions can be a simple cure. By adopting a healthy lifestyle, food choices act as medicines in the prevention, treatment and reversal of illnesses. Food should be society’s prescription for wellbeing. Science is the subject I’ve always possessed a passion for, with Biology being my favourite subject throughout high school. After developing secondary lactose intolerance in 2012 my broad interest soon became catalysed in a specific area....   [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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- Ever since I began studying science and mathematics at all levels of educations I have always had an interest in the production of useful materials. In the growing turmoil of today; a world full of global warming and diminishing resources, questions often arise in my mind such as, "can we make a more efficient, more durable and a renewable resource that will overshadow fossil fuels. and have less of an impact on our environment?" Up to now, I have not found a solution to these questions and answering these questions is a personal aspiration of mine which I aim to fulfil by achieving a degree in Chemical engineering and eventually I will contribute to the field in my own unique way....   [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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- 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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- Math is everywhere, and is used in many daily activities. It took many people many years to develop the maths that we use today. Mathematicians are some of the most important people in the world, because they have developed theorems that have progressed humanity, and ultimately helped to develop the world into what it is today. Leonhard Euler is a prominent mathematician with many incredible contributions to the world of mathematics and more. His contributions are so widely used that math would not be the same without them....   [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 can still remember my very first animation, the one that inspired me to be creative. Since the first time I watched Winnie the Pooh, I knew that this belongs somewhere in my future. Until now, I still know that I will have to work in this creative industry. Animation is my perfect match and I knew it because I have a peculiar combination of interests in maths, arts and technology. I studied about the maths used in animation and software, by then I was even more fascinated by its powerful tools....   [tags: animation, tools, teams, artist, dream] 750 words
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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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- 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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- First Day of Secondary School - Original Writing I was so excited yet so terrified at the thought of my first day in secondary school. It felt much to me like my first day as an adult, the first day I ever felt grown up. As I packed my spanking new bag full of spanking new pens and pencils, I couldn't help but think would all the rumours about head flushing, bullying and heaps upon heaps of homework be true. I guess I was about to find out. Sporting my smart new navy blazer, white shirt and tie I slammed the door behind me and swiftly scurried to my friend Vicki's house....   [tags: Papers] 708 words
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- A Day in the Life of- Personal Narrative Being shaken awake by my mum I turn over annoyed, thrown my pillow over my head and groan in miserable agony at the thought of having another early morning. That dreaded feeling, the kind that makes you feel like your heart’s in the pit of your stomach, overcomes me as I know that at any moment my mum is going to put on the light, open the curtains and threaten me with a jug of cold water or being dragged by my feet out of bed, and promptly down the very bumpy staircase....   [tags: Papers] 655 words
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- The School Ball - Original Writing I looked down at my mobile, staring at it. I had been doing that for the past half hour. I had wanted to do this for weeks but I was scared. I told myself it was either now or never. I pictured her face in my mind. I could see it now bright as light. That was what made me do it. I picked it up off the table and dialled her number, each button in turn. I could hear it ringing, ‘ring, ring…ring ring…’ Then I heard the receiver being picked up and a voice on the other side of the phone saying, ‘hello’ ‘Hi, can I talk to Melanie please?’ ‘Speaking, who’s this?’ ‘Hi’ I replied in a shaky sort of voice ‘it’s Jay, from school’...   [tags: Papers] 1197 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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