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Motivating Elementary Students with Games - In her case study, “Around the World,” Nancy DeFrates-Densch describes Ms. Owen’s attempt at motivating her third grade class with the use of games. The game that is described involves the students moving around the classroom or “around the world.” One student begins by standing by the desk of another and those two students have the chance to answer the question asked by Ms. Owen. The student who gets the question right first moves to the next desk and so on. This game is “played at least once per week [and most recently] using multiplication problems” (DeFrates-Densch, 2008)....   [tags: Elementary Education, early childhood, teacher]
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Motivating Students - I believe a classroom should be a sanctuary of learning in which the students know from the beginning what is expected of them and the teacher should discuss what is expected of her as a teacher. There needs to be an understanding amongst all involved with the children education. This understanding can lead to a fun filled adventurous classroom that encourages students to strive for the best. I believe when students and teachers are able to learn from each other, the learning environment can be successful....   [tags: Persuasive, Classroom] 1917 words
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Motivating Students - Motivating Students The purpose of this research paper is to present research findings that show motivational teaching strategies to encourage the academic performance and achievement of students. Motivation is the drive on one’s thoughts and actions. Motivation is key to arouse the brain and to activate your senses. Motivation to learn is defined as, “The meaningfulness, value, and benefits of academic tasks to the learner.” (Lumsden, 1994). Students use motivation in the classroom to stimulate their learning capabilities....   [tags: essays papers]
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Motivating Students - A large problem in schools faced by educators is motivating their students. Motivating, meaning, giving their students a reason for the work they must complete. Working without a purpose can be very challenging for students and will keep them from appreciating and taking care of their work in a satisfactory approach. In the Problem Problem by Gerald Graff he expresses his feelings towards the motivation of students. He discusses how students don’t appreciate the work they do and how they should....   [tags: Education School Teacher] 843 words
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Motivating Your K-12 Students - Motivation affects nearly 75% of K-12 learners in education. It is a problem that effects students' learning ability, causing them to detach from the classroom setting, which later results in failure on standardize tests. Motivation is very essential in education. It implicates the reason of a child's actions and behaviors in a particular way. The theoretical background for this study centers around ways students' interest level arises and fails, and what strategies and activities motivates them when learning....   [tags: K-12 Learners]
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Motivating Students in Writing Curriculum - Being an effective Instructor of Composition at the community college level requires a variety of skills and talents, many of which simply can’t be taught in formal classroom settings. Facing constant pressure to make judgments that have weighty consequences is just one of the challenges of teaching writing. A writing teacher who is too strict or inflexible can give students the excuse they may be seeking to withdraw or not perform in class. Some students are only too eager to proclaim that they can’t possibly meet high standards in writing, so there is “no use in even trying.” Putting stringent rules in place for a writing class does not necessarily provide an atmosphere that will foster su...   [tags: English Writing Teacher Student]
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Motivating K-12 Learners in Education - Motivation affects nearly 75% of K-12 learners in education. It is a problem that effects students' learning ability, causing them to detach from the classroom setting, which later results in failure on standardize tests. Motivation is very essential in education. It implicates the reason of a child's actions and behaviors in a particular way. The theoretical background for this study centers around ways students' interest level arises and fails, and what strategies and activities motivates them when learning....   [tags: academic curriculum, students engagement]
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The Role of the Teacher: Motivating the Learner - What is the role of the teacher, and what steps will you take to ensure that you are fulfilling this role. The role of the teacher is to instruct his students with valuable and worthy lessons that would produce a favorable change in the life of the students. In order for the instruction to be effective, and in order for the change in the life of the students to be lifelong, the teacher must instill discipline and “make disciples” out of students. Since the law of apperception dictates that all learning depends on skills that were previously acquired, should a teacher succeed in instilling discipline in his students, then his students will be prepared for the next set of lessons that life ha...   [tags: Christian Education, Elements] 937 words
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Motivating Children to Read and Write - Critique of Literature Article Selection Through ample research of peer-reviewed journal articles in relation to motivating struggling readers to read, I came across common themes and different strategies/approaches that interested me. These commonalities in numerous articles lead me to a particular direction in my reading expedition towards learning and expanding my knowledge about my focus topic. I carefully selected four journal articles to critically investigate in response to my questions regarding my own professional practice....   [tags: Critique of Literature]
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Will Technology Replace Teachers - As the world keeps relying more and more on technology, the possible question for the future is, will technology eventually replace classrooms and teachers. Slowly, more and more of college level classes are offered online now, instead of in the classroom. Will computers provide a better learning opportunity for students. Will students succeed more with online classes rather than traditional classes. Will this be cheaper in the long run for students. Since the world is being taken over with technology, will this be better to students so they are able to teach themselves with technology....   [tags: Online Classes, Motivating Aspect]
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Peer Assesment and Self Assesment - Learning how to learn involves reflecting on evidence of learning. It is a part of the cycle of continuous assessment. This is where students and teachers set learning goals, share learning intentions, evaluate their learning through dialogue and self assessment and peer assessment. Through this learners become aware of what they learn, and how they learn. Relevant (QSA, ACARA,) documents highlight the importance of educational systems lifelong learning this is where students grow not only in knowledge but to become independent of the teacher....   [tags: educational systems, self-motivating learners] 1386 words
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Social Media and Students - ... A real audience forces most students to reconsider how they word their ideas. To avoid looking mediocre or illiterate, most students will actually consult their teacher or a grammar and usage book to make sure they are adhering to good writing guidelines. By writing online, students feel motivated to do their best. For example, Mr. George Mayo, a Maryland 8th grade teacher, found this to be the case. According to Morgan, “Mayo remarked that the level of motivation in his class soared when his students found out that pupils as far away as China were participating.” Therefore, social media can improve writing by motivating students to do their best for a real audience....   [tags: improve writing, write more] 746 words
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Passing on Students Who Are Not Academically Ready - ... There is significant influence of drugs, family, teaching style of instructor and friends and as a result students are driven away from their basic purpose, i.e. studies. They cannot read and write effectively and interpret what is taught to them. And the worst part is played by the instructors who pass those students or promote them to next grades. Author further presented personal experience which enabled her son to be motivated towards studies. Teacher plays an influential role and teacher when threatened her son with “flunking”, he started paying attention to that particular subject....   [tags: education, knowledge, teacher] 555 words
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Students Metacognitive Abilities - Literature Review Research on the Problem Researchers and theorists have sought the key behind getting students to learn for decades. For every theory placed on the table, there is another waiting to clear it off and replace it. This dichotomy can be challenging for teachers who are searching for the answers to help them reach their students especially when these students are asked to do mundane tasks like memorize. In addition, many teachers struggle to identify the root cause of their student’s struggles with material, and once pin pointed, they often find it difficult to address these causes....   [tags: Education, Researchers and Theorists, psychology] 2222 words
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Students are Going Viral on Social Media - ... Their digital presences will be taken into account, and it will be a critical tool in evaluating whether or not they are hired by prospective companies. Here are a few websites and activities that I have tried to utilize to start these important conversations about being critical creators of content online. There are so many more activities that I hope to tap into next semester, but this was a start. TodaysMeet TodaysMeet is a real-time backchannel that mimics a Twitter feed. Without having to create an account, students access the backchannel created by the teacher to converse in a variety of ways....   [tags: internet, blogger, chromebooks] 692 words
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Motivating Teachers to Use Tecnology - The students in today’s classrooms cannot fathom a world without computers, video games, and smart phones. These students are tech-savvy as they play, learn, and communicate in a connected, digital world. School administrators and curriculum planners have come to the realization that they must meet students in their world by using technology to present meaningful and engaging lessons for all students. No longer can schools continue using the standardized teaching model, which became popular during the industrial based economy of the 1900’s (Jacob, 2013)....   [tags: technology, lessons, educated, teachers]
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The Complex Process of Teaching EFL Students a New Language - “It is no longer a question of whether to take advantage of authentic material in foreign language instruction, but of how to harness them and guide our students in their use” -Paulsen, 2001-. The implementation of authentic material is causing an effect in different aspect of education, and changing the way how we teach and learn. Motivating EFL students to develop in the target language is a very complex process. Teachers and researchers have accepted motivation as one of the most important factors that influences a person to initiate learning a foreign language (L2)....   [tags: instruction, classroom, foreign]
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Strategies to Motivate Students - Strategies to Motivate Students In the field of education there is a broad spectrum of strategies to motivate students. Through research only a sample of the spectrum was covered, which consisted of twenty-nine sources. Four interrelated categories were created that individually provide strategies to motivate students. The four categories consist of teaching strategies to motivate students, program structure to motivate students, self-motivational strategies, and parent strategies to motivate students....   [tags: Education, Learning Teaching Papers, motivation] 2363 words
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How Interaction between Students and Teachers Impacts Students - ... Our environment has a way of dictating our outlook on life. What is going on around us impact our functioning in every area of life; for the purposes of this essay I choose to focus on education. Shannon was not in the most motivating and supportive environment, this affected her attitude towards school. When there are problems at school, and other surrounding environments no matter how much professionalism one possess, it affects the way we function and to what capacity. I also plan to compose and prove a few theories about how one’s educational journey can be constructed by things beyond their control....   [tags: motivation in educational experience] 1995 words
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The Study of College Students and Their Sleep Habits - The blare of the alarm goes off at the early hour of eight thirty in the morning. Tyler, a college freshman, wakes up from his night of sleep. He calculates the hours that he slept and as usual the hours add up to be about five all together. Throughout the course of a week, Tyler averages about thirty-five hours of sleep. Tyler is involved in many activities on campus such as Freshman class council, football, intermurals, and works an average of twenty hours a week. Like most college students, he takes an average 15 hours of course work....   [tags: Psychology] 1557 words
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Learning Disability Resourses for College Students - Learning Disability Resourses for College Students Trying to decide which college or university best suits them is challenging enough for the average student when applying to colleges. It is even more difficult for students with learning disabilities such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) due to their specialized concerns. Students with learning disabilities have to search for a school that has the usual opportunities and amenities that fit their personality while also providing the services required by their learning disability and style....   [tags: Disabilities Education School Essays] 2310 words
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Research Rationale: The Influence of Weblog on the Reading Motivation of Undergraduate Students - Discussion The rationale behind the present study was an investigation of the influence of weblog on the reading motivation of undergraduate students. Based on the empirical data, it could be inferred that there was an increase in students' reading motivation. As indicated earlier, this can only be attributed to the use of blog. On the other hand, we found little or no change in motivation within the control group. This situation can best be interpreted when it is understood the implementation of the blog took place within the experimental class only....   [tags: literacy, technology] 945 words
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Encouraging Physical Activity in Students - Physical Activity is important to middle childhood (6 – 10 year olds) because it gives them good self esteem and looks after their holistic health. It teaches our children to make healthy choices with food and to exercise from an early age. As a teacher it is important to role model so children know what is expected of them. In the body of this essay I will talk about why physical activity is important in the middle childhood age and what my role as a teacher is in preventing and addressing obesity....   [tags: Education]
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Educating Exceptionally Talented Students - Concern for at-risk learners forces the education of high ability learners to take a backseat in traditional classroom. Standard instruction and curriculum based on a pacing and sequencing method does not always allow students to accelerate. By definition, the term “gifted” exemplifies exceptionality often regarding intellect, creativity and leadership. An identification of gifted suggests that an individual requires specialized services and curriculum that are not always addressed by traditional methods of education....   [tags: Special Education, gifted]
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Motivating High Risk Youth’s in the Community - Nutrition is a significant factor for motivation for at risk youth. For example, when at risk youth already has concentration issues to issues at home, then nutrition is an important tool to keep the youth focused at school. When a youth is not getting the correct nutrition and are not well nourished their motivation decreases. According to Spooner (1999), “at-risk adolescents might be particularly resistant to efforts to encourage them to ‘be healthy’ if being healthy is seen as conventional” (p....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Theory Practice for Teaching and Learning - 1.0 COMMUNICATIVE LANGUAGE TEACHING (CLT) This approach concentrates on students to be able to communicate perfectly and fluently. Hymes (1972) says the goal of language teaching is “communicative competence”. According to Halliday, he claimed that learning an L2 is viewed by proponents of CLT as acquiring the linguistic means to perform different kinds of functions. Canale & Swain (1980) also made an influential analysis of communicative competence. They identified four dimensions of communicative competence which are grammatical, discourse, sociolinguistic and strategic competence....   [tags: Communicative Language Teaching, Students]
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Teaching Students How to Write - Experience shapes us, randomness shapes us, the stars and weather, our own accommodations and rebellions, above all, the social order around us. Adrienne Rich, "Of a Women Born" My four-year old daughter now has the yearning to learn how to write. She scribbles illegible swirls, which she says is her story about a princess. She prints her name "Olivia" on books, magazines, and on her drawings. When she has a pen or crayon in hand she has an immediate urgency to write her name and where ever there is a flat surface she prints her name incorrectly....   [tags: English Writing Teacher Student]
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The Many Ways that Educational Technology Can Help Students - The Many Ways that Educational Technology Can Help Students Abstract There are many ways that educational technology can help students develop literacy. First, reading programs, such as the Reading Computer-Assisted Tutoring Program can provide students with effective reading remediation, even when the schools cannot. Students can work with paraprofessional tutors and the Reading CAT, in order to receive necessary specialized instruction, which schools could not otherwise afford to provide. Second, educational technology is a powerful tool for motivating students to develop literacy....   [tags: essays papers]
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The Columbus Division of Fire and Its Hiring Process - Introduction Those interested in pursuing a career in firefighting are faced with many options when it comes to selecting a department to apply to. Attaining a career with Columbus Fire is often a goal of students in Central Ohio, and for good reason. Problem The Columbus Division of Fire is a large organization that hires candidates using a standard civil service hiring process every two years (unless there is not a need). This means that if the city has enough employees at the end of the two-year cycle to continue operations they can opt to forgo a testing process until it is needed....   [tags: potential employer, students, interview]
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Factors That Affect Student Motivation - Factors That Affect Student Motivation Student motivation can be affected by several factors. These elements include parent involvement, teacher enthusiasm, rewards, peers, the learner’s environment, personal experiences, personal interests of the student, and self-esteem and self-image. Components such as these weigh heavily on the understanding and importance of learning to the student. These aspects aid in creating lifelong learners. Parent involvement is one of the most influential aspects of student motivation....   [tags: Education Motivating School Essays]
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Learning Can Be Fun - ... Stella Vosniadou is a professor of cognitive psychology at the University of Athens, and has a Ph.D. in Psychology from Clark University in Massachusetts (Stella Vosniadou). In a book written by Vosniadou, entitled, How Children Learn, she suggests that teachers should aim for full participation from his or her students, by encouraging classroom discussions and collaborative activities in which all students are present and participative. According to the author, one of the most important things any teacher can do is “avoid situations where students are passive listeners for an extended period of time” (Vosnidaou)....   [tags: students taking active role in learning]
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Adult Students: Recruitment and Retention - Adult Students: Recruitment and Retention How to attract and retain adult students is an enduring question for providers of adult education. Adult students must juggle competing demands on their time from study, family, work, and other commitments; their learning goals are often different from those of educational institutions and providers; and their needs and aspirations may change during the education process, sometimes as a result of it. This Brief reviews recent research related to adult student recruitment and retention and provides guidelines for recruiting and retaining adult learners....   [tags: Education Learning Essays]
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Personal Experience: Students Should Participate in Artistic Activities - On April 14, 1992, a baby was brought into the world healthy and cared for by two loving parents. Unfortunately this child’s world changed after her second birthday when she had her first grand mal seizure that was documented to have lasted for twenty minutes. While receiving hospital treatment, she would have a seizure almost every hour or every day, then after two weeks the seizures stop, but she remained in a coma for a month. This girl’s condition was diagnosed as Epilepsy which is defined as a nervous system disorder by which the nerve cell activity is disturbed that causes the seizure to occur with symptoms of unconsciousness, abnormal behavior, and other sensations (Mayo Clinic Staff,...   [tags: epilepsy, education, dropout rates]
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Success is Its Own Reward - ... No. We should never make it so easy for the kids to do wrong things. Furthermore, the money that would go to the students could be used for better things. Research says that, lots of students have to pay to go. We can donate money to good causes. “There are far too many children who can not attend school due to extreme poverty or other difficult circumstances in their homes. For these children, obtaining an education is a dream, something they wish for and pray for. Unfortunately, their chances are very small indeed.” We need to remember that money is not something to be thrown around....   [tags: students, money, grades] 675 words
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How Can Students be Moviated to Stay in High-school - How Can Students be Moviated to Stay in High-school First of all, I think the students should be motivated mainly by their parents and then by their teachers. Parents should motivate their children by telling them how being a high-school graduate High-School Drop-Outs How can students be motivated to stay in school. First of all, I think the students should be motivated mainly by their parents and then by their teachers. Parents should motivate their children by telling them how being a high-school graduate will help them in life....   [tags: Teaching Public Education] 1021 words
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My Style and Strengths of Leadership - ... 74). I am an emotional, sensitive, and caring person. I place extreme value on the presence of humanity in the world. Along with recognizing the importance of my students learning in many capacities, I believe we must educate the whole person by giving significant attention to the developing character of each individual child. It is my philosophy that by helping students to grow into critical thinkers that possess outstanding character, which includes demonstrating sensitivity and concern for others, that their lives will be rewarding as they contribute positively to the world....   [tags: personality, experience, motiviating] 782 words
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Excellent Students Excell - Students who excel in class and are successful throughout life have something in common which is much more important than accreditations and high test scores. Through the use of analytical, practical and creative thinking skills they are able to face life’s greatest challenges. Every educational institution has good and bad students, so in order to boost your chance at success you need to surround yourself with the good students. Noticing patterns can help you see the differences between students, for example; the students who show up late everyday, those who never take notes, those who always procrastinate and those who never contribute anything when they are in groups....   [tags: Students] 505 words
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Service Learning and ESL Students - School, when some people hear the word, they usually think that school is learning new things in a room. However, it is something that cannot be described only in the textbook. Service learning is “an union of community service and formal learning. It involves students going out into their communities and using that which they learn in class to help people, and then bringing that which they learn in their community service back into the classroom to enhance their learning.”(Minor, 2001) Diane Murakami who is an ELL (English Language Learners) teacher at Queen Ka’ahumanu Elementary School in Honolulu....   [tags: ESL Students]
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Why Students are Not Revising their Work - Many college students do not revise their writing assignments before they are due. College students are not revising their assignments, so they are not turning in their best work. One in five college students do not revise. Students usually just add more information without moving or deleting any unnecessary details. Many college student do not revise they just reword their writing. However, when college students are revising they have to do more than just reword. When college students are revising they have reread and rewrite....   [tags: revising, assignments, college students] 885 words
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Tools and Apps for Students and Teachers - ... I have used this to create QR images for class activities and for sharing URLs in videos and on physical handouts. While I have not had students use this tool, I have found it handy for creating lessons and activities. 3. EasyBib During major research units and even when working on smaller class activities, teaching students to use the EasyBib extension has made creating Works Cited pages much more accurate. Having the extension located in the upper right hand corner of their Google Chrome browser is a helpful reminder to students that they need to cite their work, no matter how large or small the task is....   [tags: students, apps, projects] 841 words
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How to Accept and Comprehend Students - ... It also helps students know where they stand in their academic performance. Secondly, teachers should provide a safe educational environment for the students. Teachers need to provide a safe and orderly environment in order for their students to feel comfortable to learn. Students should be allowed to express themselves in the classroom by asking questions and discussing their opinions with their classmates. They should be able to feel free to be creative and take risks. In schools, teachers should encourage more interesting interactive activities for their students....   [tags: child development, education, students] 757 words
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Teaching Writing to Students with Autism - Every year there are more and more children born with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and there is more of a need for accommodation for their needs. “The future will likely present teachers with even more students with learning disabilities” (Gerstle and Walsh 35). With these numbers increasing, it is important for teachers and the people around them to understand their struggles and needs. Children and adults with ASD struggle in many areas. They have difficulties taking on daily activities that most people take for granted....   [tags: Teaching Students with Autism]
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International Students in the United Kingdom - Topic: discuss three problems faced by international students in the UK. Suggest and evaluate possible solutions to these problems. It is widely acknowledged that United Kingdom receives millions of students every year from all around the world. Students aiming for a brighter future choose their most favourite university around UK to complete their higher studies. “The UK is the second leading exporter of international education behind the USA.” (Binsardi, A. & Ekwulugo, F. 2003). Many students prefer to study in the United Kingdom, rather than anywhere else, because of the opportunities offered here, for instance, students are allowed to work as a part-time employee’s while at the same time...   [tags: education, students, foreigners, immigrants]
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High School Students Drop Outs - In spite of high school student dropout prevention programs already in place in the public school system, even more are needed to help students realize the dire consequences of dropping out of school. A study done by NYC Department of Education states, “Over 20,000 students drop out of high school each year”. It also states, “Most of them are Black and Hispanic. Another study was conducted in 2006 and concluded that about 19 percent of Hispanic students and 15 percent of Black students dropped out, and only 8 percent of Asians and 9 percent of whites dropped out as well”....   [tags: black students, students ar risk]
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Early Literacy in ESL Students - The purpose of this study is to figure out which ways experienced teachers work best with culturally and linguistically diverse students. This study illustrates which strategies experienced teachers have found to work best. The diversity in school in the United States has increased each year. This means that there are an increasing amount of students who are learning English, English language learners (ELLs). This article comes from the perspective that each child should be taught to their specific needs....   [tags: teaching culturally diverse students] 921 words
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Service, A Necessity for Students - Throughout their careers, students are asked to complete a variety of tasks. These tasks can vary from homework, to studying for the SAT, being involved in a sport, and participating in community service. The predicament comes into action when administrative faculty are left with the question of whether or not this service should be required to graduate. Although many may argue otherwise, it is clear that community service should be required because it encourages the progress of students at school, gives them exposure to the world, and provides students with knowledge that is inaccessible at school....   [tags: Education, Service Opportunities, Students]
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Cognitive Problems of Immigrant Students - What academic struggles will be happened on immigrant students. What kind of thoughts will be brought up to them. In The Happiness Hypothesis, Johnathan Haidt talks about negatively bias in “Changing Your Mind”. This chapter is the best to describe the situation of the immigrant students. According to Kim and Diaz in "Immigrant Students And Community Colleges”, they state that “immigrant students who attend community colleges tend to have lower socioeconomic status and limited English knowledge compared to those who enter four-year institutions.” (93) Many immigrant students have to do part time and face demanding work at school....   [tags: academic struggles, immigrants students]
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Latino Students in American Colleges - The current trend in lack of Latina/o students attending college combines a lack of college readiness with a deficiency in resources to prepare this student population. More and more higher education scholars are accepting these deficiencies as roadblocks to college access, and are looking to preparation programs and parent educational resources as a subject worthy of consideration. There are many different challenges being faced by this population, a population that is according to Oliva and Nora, “the fastest growing minority population in the country”(Oliva & Nora, 2004)....   [tags: Latino College Students]
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The Role of the Supernatural in Motivating Characters - In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the supernatural and the role they play in motivating characters is apparent throughout the duration of the play. The supernatural is what causes conflict in the play and the prophecies from the witches in act one scene three is the inciting action in the piece. The supernatural causes the future conflict by motivating Macbeth to kill Duncan so he could become king of Scotland. Through temptation, the supernatural motivates characters to think arrogantly and for their own benefit....   [tags: shakespeare, macbeth, supernatural]
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Students in Urban Schools - An urban student faces many disadvantages when attending school regardless of whether they attend a public or private school. Before we can consider how to take an urban student seriously we must examine where they are from. Urban students are those living in higher density communities within the inner-cities; areas of diversity, poverty, crime and low-income. Today we can best assign the term “urban school” to public schools that are in these metropolitan areas. Many of these schools exist within educational systems that lack sufficient resources and quality educators to ensure their educational needs are met....   [tags: Urban Education, Urban Students]
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Procrastination and College Students - College students have to balance work, family, and college activists and any delaying behavior from within can cause an unbalance. This behavior is called procrastinating and it can lead to problems in many areas of a student’s life. College students are the worst hit by this type of behavior because they have many different activities to focus on instead of studying. These activities can cause students to study when they have time which often is usually too short amount of time. There is a time and place to relax and enjoy life, but if students focus on playing around instead of getting their assignments done, college life will be stressful....   [tags: education, college students]
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Debating the Motivating Factors for Hackers - Debating the Motivating Factors for Hackers There is no shortage to the potential motivators of hackers; however, motives can be distinguished by the various roles that hackers assume. In the reading to follow, this researcher will present an assessment of Sarah Gordon’s interview regarding various perspectives pertaining to psychological differences between cybercriminals and traditional real world criminals. Additionally, a comparison of hackers versus virus writers and the various roles of hackers will be discussed....   [tags: Computer Security, Technology]
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Are Students Getting Smarter? - Students just about everywhere are becoming less intelligent. However, this reality is fairly counter-intuitive to many. It is a fairly common belief that the next generations are getting smarter, technology is becoming more complex, we’re discovering more every day so how could our students possibly be becoming less intelligent. We are sending them to schools to increase their intelligence, making sure that the students are doing their homework, all sorts of different techniques to help make our kids smarter....   [tags: Students, Schools, Education, Intelligence]
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Why Students Are Addicted To Starbucks? - Beginning the day with a cup of coffee has become a ritual for many college students. As a college freshmen, I found out that many students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were addicted to Starbucks. Most of them consumed two to three cups of coffee per day and spend an average of $16 - $25 dollars per week in Starbucks. This was at stake because students can be drown into debt because of their overspending in Starbucks. Also, drinking too much coffee can lead to stomach problems and other debilitating illnesses that cloud the mind and make the body sluggish....   [tags: coffee, stomach problems, college students]
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How Chinese Students Are Cheating To Get Into U.S. -   This fall, Peter Li will join an exodus of Chinese students boarding planes for the flourishing campuses of American colleges to start his new life there.   Li, currently a high school student in Shanghai, will be enrolling the WESL program at Western Illinois University to improve his English before pursue a bachelor degree there. But like many other Chinese students who don’t speak English fluently, Li might not have been accepted without a little help.   The 18-year-old and his parents hired an education agent in China to “elaborate” on the essay he submitted as part of his application. “Actually, the agency helped my application with both forged transcripts and fake essays,” he says....   [tags: Chinese Students] 535 words
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Social Impact on College Students - Social Media has become a very essential tool in the society; in addition, it has a huge impact on communication and learning process. Social media is defined as websites and applications used for social networking. “As of September 2013, seventy-one percent of online adult use Facebook, eighteen percent use Twitter and seventeen percent use Instagram, twenty-two percent use PInterest, and another twenty-two percent use LinkedIn. (PewReasearch, 2013). In addition, "Between February 2005 and August 2006, the use of social networking sites among young adult internet user ages eighteen and twenty-nine jumped from nine percent to forty-nine percent....   [tags: Social Media, College Students, Communication]
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Health of High School students - From the early seventeenth century to the late eighteenth century, the east coast of North America was divided into thirteen English colonies. For most of this period, the colonists accepted English rule, even though they had no political representation in English Parliament. Their acquiescence ended in 1764, when Parliament began passing a series of legislative acts that heavily taxed the colonists without their consent. Leaders in the English government began to see the American colonies as an opportunity for exploitation, heavily taxing the unrepresented colonists without a thought for their well-being....   [tags: american history, students, sleep, sanity]
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Censorship For Middle School Students - Censorship by definition is the suppression of speech or removal of communicative material which may be considered objectionable or repulsive. Censorship is nothing new and its effects are constantly felt throughout society. Many societies use censorship to protect the established moral and social order. Book censorship in western cultures can be traced to the earliest years of Christianity, when the church began to suppress opposing views as unorthodox. In ancient times, before the printing press and the mass production of literature, book burning was an effective form of censorship....   [tags: Censorship, Middle School, Students, education,]
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International and Domestic Students Sojourners at College - Every year many students pursue higher education and relocate themselves to enroll in colleges and universities around the world. Some students move to other countries such as United States, Canada, UK and Australia, while other students relocate themselves to new places in their home country. “In the United States, there are nearly half of a million international students who attend university and college” (Hechanova 458). International student sojourners are foreign people who are enrolled in colleges and universities away from their home country; usually they have a temporary student visa and do not speak the host culture’s language (Snow 134)....   [tags: College, University, Students]
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Students & Seniors: Similarities and Differences in their Lives - I decided to compare and contrast the elderly and college students, not to show ageism, but to see the similarities and differences in their lives. To observe students I went to Ventura College and to elderly home observed how both groups interacted in certain areas I concentrated on transportation, workforce, friendships, dependency, and time management, their lifestyles, dress style, diet, education and attitude towards life. I started my research in the parking lot of Ventura College. I wanted to see the student’s transportation....   [tags: college students, lifestyle, elderly] 885 words
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Providing Support to Transgender Students On Campus - As support for the LGBT population arises across the United States, colleges and universities have responded by creating positive spaces and environments for students. However, in some cases, not all populations are served adequately. A population specifically, transgender students, sometimes do not receive the same support gay, lesbian and bisexual students receive. An issue facing LGBT Services at DePauw University is providing adequate services to transgender students. Providing educational programming, gender neutral restrooms, faculty education, and counseling for transgender students could increase support for students who identify as transgender....   [tags: LGBT Students, Inclusivity]
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Why Should Students Eat in the Gym? - ... By the same token, the appearance of the school will be enhanced which will make it more aesthetically appealing to newcomers. This rule also encourages most students to eat outside during warm days because most of them do not like to follow the new rules that teachers make. The latter fact lowers the amount of garbage and food spills that happen in the gym. Once most of the students leave, the janitor’s job is much easier; the only thing that is left for our custodian to do is sweep the gymnasium within a fraction of the time it used to take him to clean the whole school....   [tags: janitors, students, activity, environment] 712 words
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Motivating 21st Century Workers - Motivating 21st Century Workers Motivating 21st Century Workers Motivation is the key to keeping employees interested in working hard and meeting daily demands from a company. In my point of view managers must be able to successfully motivate their employees in order to prevent high turnovers, satisfy employee needs, and keep an overall good reputation for the company. With a happy employee you will have happy customers as well. Motivational Strategies I believe that in order to properly motivate your employees a manager must first find out how and what different strategies will work for which employees....   [tags: Business Management]
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Motivating 21st Century Workers - As defined by Williams (2009), motivation is the set of forces that initiates, directs, and makes people persist in their efforts to accomplish a goal. It is difficult to discuss motivational strategies without mentioning leadership. These things go hand in hand. Motivation can be described as a process which is initiated and guided by leadership. With that said, the following is an assessment of the best ways to motivate people in the twenty-first century to bring forth their best efforts to accomplish organizational goals....   [tags: Business Management]
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Helping Students With a Low Socioeconomic Status - Reading, writing, math, science, and other skills learned in school are instrumental for a child to have in order to be successful both in higher education and in life. Many factors contribute to a student’s acquisition of these skills such as their learning environment, preschool education, mental and emotional development, parental involvement, and dedication to learning. The issue that many young children are facing, however, is that all of these factors can be greatly influenced by the Socioeconomic Status (SES) of their family....   [tags: Education, Students, Parents]
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Students in LIM College - ... The third decision is mostly called articulation. Articulation is when a student are accepted and enrolled, the registrar transcribes their transfer credit courses on their transcript. A degree verification paper is sometimes produced and normally transfer students but they will have the right to view this verification after their first semester end, which is not fair because they have the chance to ask questions. It is always a good idea to meet with the admission department before, and get to know what type of credit will transfer and how transfer credits will be managed....   [tags: transfer students, admission, re evaluation] 1075 words
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Students Should Wear Uniforms Debate - For years, there have been hundreds of debates about whether students should wear uniforms or not. Many schools agreed with the idea and have already required school uniforms, while others are still considering it. Some say that school uniforms represent discipline and instill school pride, but others think that it is not creativity and comfortable. Despite that there are still arguments about it; school uniforms have increasingly demonstrated their importance and influence in many ways. Students should have to wear uniforms because it will help students to perform better at school, give students a sense of discipline, lower the cost for parents, and decrease the rate of crime....   [tags: students, school unifrom, fashion]
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Students With Eating Disorders - Introduction Right now there are students on every college campus slowly killing themselves. Every day they are getting closer and closer to death. Most have become experts at keeping their condition hidden and walk around looking just as any other higher education student. Some show no signs or clues of this slow death. Many of these dying students are active on campus and have 4.0 GPAs, others dart around campus going unseen, but both are inflicting painful self-induced deaths. This may sound extremely dramatic, but that is exactly what eating disorders are, for these students and for anyone who has an eating disorder death is one of the most undeniable and likely outcomes....   [tags: college students, eating disorders, anorexia]
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Education in 1954: Separating Mexican American Students from White Students - Introduction: When teaching any grade, it is imperative to know the students you are teaching and where they came from. What I enjoy most about teaching is finding out what motivates my students to learn; I find that once a student is motivated to learn, there is no stopping them. When teaching literacy to Spanish-speaking students, motivation plays a key factor to their academic success. As literacy specialists, we need to understand how important a student’s motivation can affect his or her learning capabilities....   [tags: educational resilience, spanish speaking students]
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The Awareness of Financial Management Students Regarding Career Risk - This table measures how students agree or disagree on the statement given on the survey questionnaire. On the first statement, 46.15% of first year students strongly agree, 35.71% of second year students strongly agree and 38.46% third year students strongly agree lack of interest on the chosen program leads to unsatisfying wants. The table below shows the result of the statement, lack of interest on the chosen program leads to unsatisfying wants, 50% of male students strongly agreed and 37.50% of female strongly agreed, too....   [tags: financial management, finance students]
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The Debate Over Multitasking and the Effects on Students Ability to Learn - In a school environment being able to multitask is a very important skill that all students most obtain. The term multitasking is being able to do two things at once, and be successful at it that will benefit any college student. Often students will procrastinate papers, and other assignments to the last minute; that may include projects, homework, and papers. When college students are trying to balance a job, school work, and maintain a social life. The skill to multitask will assist balance any new or old college student, and will develop over time....   [tags: school environment, students, pressures]
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How to Create an Engaging and Motivating Workplace - In today’s marketplace, where companies seek a competitive edge, motivation is the key for talent retention and performance. No matter the economic environment, the goal is to create a workplace that is engaging and motivating, where employees want to stay, grow and contribute their knowledge, experience and expertise. Engagement influences motivation. It is reflected in the extent to which employees commit, how hard they work and how long they stay. People join organizations for different reasons, motivated by intrinsic and extrinsic rewards....   [tags: motivation, employees, knowledge]
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The Government Should Help Students Pay For College - Being able to attend and graduate college is a dream and the next step in life for many students. However, going to college and finishing school are two completely different things. There has been a decrease in students who completed college. Researchers are wondering, what is causing students to not finish schooling. There are many reasons and questions to why it could be affecting the completion of college rates. One of the main issue is the skyrocketing cost of college tuitions. Majority of students are having stress and anxiety for not being able to afford college....   [tags: Free College For Students]
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Caffeine and Sleep Deprivation: Pros and Cons for Tired Students - The intent of caffeine and sleep deprivation is to help the students through pressure and stress of studying from courses that they are taking. However, in actuality, caffeine and sleep deprivation effectively enlarge the gap between proper sleep and restfulness needed for body to function efficiently. However, the effects of caffeine on elevated cognitive processes are well researched even though it is “useful for restoring basic alertness and vigilance” (Huck 489). Although, caffeine seems to provide an equal opportunity for students to excel in their studies regardless of the lack of sleep that they are receiving, there is evidence that suggests caffeine may have a distinct advantage over...   [tags: caffeine, sleep deprivation, students, ] 2250 words
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The Prevalence of Younger Students Lying to Health Professionals - Communication is a functional and purposeful aspect of human socialization. Individuals have the ability make conscious decisions to control their expressive language to manipulate the perceived interpretations of others (Burgoon, Callister, & Hunsaker, 1994). As people acquire language, they develop sensitivity to the Gricean maxims, or rules, of conversation. The first of these maxims is “Quantity I”, or the failure to provide enough information. The second of these maxims is “Quantity II”, or the provision of too much or redundant information....   [tags: college students, hide information]
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Do Extrovert Students Lead to Extraordinary Performances? - ... Secondly is to study the factor that could encourage student to take part in the learning process. There are many student and so many behaviors because every student have different kind of behavior and characteristic and we as researcher have to identify what best for them via research question and so we can provide the best solution to increase their performance in learning process. Thirdly is to prove whether the relationship between extrovert student and performance in college exist. I was found some introvert student so could performed in college so I would like to know deeply what really matter in contribution of successful student....   [tags: study, students, introverts, extraverts] 2845 words
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Should High School Students Join the Military? - Less than one percent of all Americans are enlisted in the military. An even smaller percentage of high school students are enlisted. Students are thought to be incompetent, and not mature enough to decide on enlisting in the military. However, students should be allowed to join the military. The military offers many benefits students can use to help their future. The protection of our country is not overlooked for recruits; they are awarded many personal benefits as well. Tuition assistance, job training, and many benefits that help prepare recruits for occupations while enlisted....   [tags: military issues, students]
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Accomodating School Schedules to Students' Cardiac Rhythms - School start times have been receiving attention across the nation since the mid-1990s (Editorial). Many school districts have considered the benefits of later start times, others have already made the leap of starting classes later in the day, while others are still reluctant to change schedules, questioning if there is any noticeable difference in academic achievement to be seen. However, almost all the school districts that have made changes thus far have reported benefits not only in student performance and achievement, but also in overall student attitude (Gormly)....   [tags: Education, Students, Attention, Classrooms]
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Effective Study Strategies for Students Following Failures - In this paper, I will be primarily focusing on the topic effective study strategies to help a student succeed even in disappointment. All fingers are not the same this line is similar to a situation of a student in class. Not all student have the same understanding, background, knowledge, problems etc. and the list goes on and on. Before I make my point clear let me touch base with a real life story that I have experienced while learning. In one of my past semesters, I had taken up few courses but one of the course let me down....   [tags: helping students succeed] 582 words
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