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Gender Bias - Mountains On The Playing Field - ... Employers and society believe the media so the men get the job. This is not just true in positions of entertainment but in politics as well. In state government there have been 2,319 men as governors as compared to 35 women (“Miss Representation”). Women feel as if they don’t have the criteria to run for governor. The media uses this against women. In American politics only 20% of the people that serve in Congress are women and women make up 51% of the U.S. population (“Miss Representation”)....   [tags: sexism, women´s right, misrepresentation] 1283 words
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Creating the Playing Field: Affirmative Action - In 1875 America received a gift from the French. Today we know that gift is the statue of liberty. On that statue sets a finely engraved quote that reads “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” America was the first country to proclaim a country of freedom and opportunity, a chance to have the life you yearn for; this was known as the American Dream. Now we find ourselves speaking over immigration reforms and debating on the topic of affirmative action. One may ask, what is affirmative action....   [tags: minority quotas in higher education]
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Title IX: Leveling the Playing Field - How does one define the success of a high school and college. Is it through standardized test scores, graduates, and college applicants. Is it through winning games and playing beyond the school. Yes, in fact it’s all of these things. America is based on freedom and equality. America is created with “Liberty and Justice for All”. America is only now starting to treat women as the equals they are. Although Title IX has improved athletic opportunities for women, the ratio of women to men athletic funds is uneven because of the revenue main stream men’s sports bring to the schools....   [tags: gender equity in sports]
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The Use of Illegal Substances To Enhance Performance on the Playing Field - One of the fastest growing conflicts in major league sports is the use of illegal substances to enhance performance on the playing field. Players have forgotten the roots of the sports they compete in and tend to think more about themselves and money rather than their young fans and family who admire them. Questions are being asked, about the testing system and how many athletes are getting away with injecting steroids into their bodies. However, steroids do not seem to be as destructive as previously thought....   [tags: Drugs ]
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Setting the Playing Field: College Admission - If interested in attending college after high school, being accepted to a “dream” college or a college of interest could end up being one of the largest milestones in a person’s life. Being accepted to that college could change a person’s life forever however, on the other hand if acceptance to the university was denied; it could result in detrimental effects on a person’s life. Although being accepted into a person’s dream college may not the maximal point in their lives’, it could cause an array of different things to occur....   [tags: academic system, basic curriculum, requirements]
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Problems With Looking ?un Neat? On The Playing Field - Problems with looking “un neat” on the playing field As a sophomore on the Cocoa High’s Varsity girl soccer team, I can truly say that our appearance on the field looks revolting as a whole. It simply ruins our reputation, even before we compete. Everyone, even our own school assumed that we have little or no chance winning the game. We get no support at all. That really upset my team and me. Joking around about out school record can go but too far. Yes it’s true that we don’t have a strong girl soccer record....   [tags: essays research papers] 461 words
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Men and Women Playing Field Hockey Together - While reading the article in the Sports Illustrated publication I assess the topic about men being able to play field hockey with other women. Many of the people that live in the western Massachusetts area oppose allowing men to play at the woman’s level. I do agree in permitting men to play field hockey on a girl’s high school team. I think that the boys that are talked about in the article are honest to goodness field hockey players who simply have no alternative than to participate in the only field hockey location they have near the high school....   [tags: essays research papers] 480 words
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US Tax Policy - Export Subsidies or Leveling the Playing Field? - US Tax Policy - Export Subsidies or Leveling the Playing Field. On October 22th 2004, President Bush signed into law the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004. This is a new tax law, which provides tax breaks for U.S. manufacturers, multinational operations, and a host of other industries. The American Job Creation Act was designed to replace the current Extraterritorial Income Act or ETI, which the WTO had determined was a disguised export subsidy, and therefore, in violation of international trade rules....   [tags: Economics Econ] 2621 words
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Gestalt Therapy and Role Playing - Now, more than ever, with the gradual reduction of resources available to the social services department, the social workers no longer have the time available to devote to each individual client. A good alternative to this ever increasing dilemma is group treatment. Gestalt Therapy is a form of therapy which is used in group treatment and has enhanced progress in this area. German-born psychiatrist, Fritz Perls, conceptualized and developed this theory called Gestalt therapy. The German word gestalt cannot be translated into an equivalent, English term....   [tags: Gestalt Therapy, Role Playing]
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History and Renovation of Soldier Field - Soldier Field is an attraction for thousands throughout the state of Illinois. Soldier Field was first built in 1924 as a multipurpose sport arena dedicated to war veterans. At the time it was known as Municipal Grant Park Stadium. Municipal Grant Park Stadium was home to many events before the Chicago Bears came to play in 1971. A controversial renovation was proposed in 1986. The cost would be over 660 million dollars. If renovated, Soldier Field would be stripped of its National Landmark Status....   [tags: Soldier Field, Chicago, Bears, historic,] 822 words
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The Trill of Playing Under the Lights - Throughout time people have listened to music, whether it was around a camp fire singing a traditional song, listening to Christmas music, or even singing Christmas carols on Christmas Day for the neighborhood to listen to. One instance comes to mind that brings over fifty thousand people each year to one location, and over a million watching live in local theaters. This is where over fifty groups from all over the world have performed all summer long, trained day on and day off over 16 hours a day in blazing hot weather, and come together one final day to put everything that they learned together for one final event called Drum Corps International World Championships....   [tags: Music] 618 words
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Field of Dreams - The Innocence in History - Field of Dreams - The Innocence in History [1] Baseball is America’s favorite pastime. When people hear the word "America," they think of apple pie, meat and potatoes, July 4th, and inevitably the everlasting love of this country, baseball. The credit is given to a man named Alexander J. Cartwright, who drew up a set of rules for a game played with a bat, a round ball, and a glove. Along with the rules came a sketching of a diamond-shaped field on which the game was to be played. The rules that Cartwright wrote up in 1845 may have very well changed somewhat, but the game of baseball has remained remarkably constant throughout history into today....   [tags: Field of Dreams Essays]
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The Importance of Enjoying a Place - The importance of enjoying a place Soccer is a sport that consists of eleven players in each team, a goalkeeper and 10 field players; you need to score by placing the ball inside the goal. Although soccer is a sport; for me it was a dream once I started playing, improving, and having future on it. It is not just the most popular game on Mexico, but in the world. A place you look as special one day the next day is just a place without color, without shine. One day I was at my house watching T.V. and playing videogames, it was a rainy day and I didn’t want to go out, it was cold, without sun; a bad day to be out with friends....   [tags: playing soccer] 664 words
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Whiteness as a Field of Study - Captain Ahab’s eulogy of whiteness shows that the word “white” implies more than a chromatic description. “White” is an untenable perfection that has haunted the American psyche since colonial times. The idea of “white spiritual superiority” can only be enforced by a terrorist politico-legal system, based on brutalizing the non-whites and creating a national fantasy. A national fantasy defined by Lauren Berlant as the means “to designate how national culture becomes local through the images, narratives, monuments, and sites that circulate through personal/collective consciousness.” As Captain Ahab disregards all his craft’s safety rules on his mad search of the white whale, the American pol...   [tags: History of White People]
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Wrigley Field: Past and Present - Blocks away from Lake Michigan on the corner of Clark and Addison, Wrigley Field is the center of a bustling community of diehard Cub fans. Wrigley field was built in 1914 and can hold up to 41,000 spectators. Outside the ballpark on any given game day there are beer-guzzling, hotdog eating fans around the park and in surrounding neighborhoods. Wrigley Field has been the center of baseball for the north side of Chicago and will be for many years in the future. Wrigley Field was built in 1914....   [tags: Informative Essay]
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The Disabled in Academic Field - ... Disabled students do have civil rights under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504 which states that: "No otherwise qualified individual with handicaps in the United States . . . shall, solely by reason of her or his handicap, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance...." This underscores the importance of having documentation of the disability for legal purposes....   [tags: accomodations for the physically challenged]
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Serenity of the Field - As I drive up the hill, passing the mailbox and the meticulously groomed lawn, I find myself taking on a transformation. I breathe a sigh of relief and feel the tension drain from my body in anticipation of seeing "my place." As I turn the corner I see it, to anyone else it just looks like a simple field. But to me, it is my sanctuary that I can escape from the hectic world. This is where I can relax and feel like I’m a kid again. In my field, for a short while time stops, and I don’t have to worry what needs done next....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays] 969 words
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Field Hockey - Field hockey can also be referred to as Hockey. It is a team sport wherein a team of players attempts to score goals by pushing, hitting or flicking a ball into the opposing team’s goal using sticks. The term field hockey would only be used in countries where the simple term hockey was used for different forms such as ice hockey, street hockey and etc. Field hockey has myriad international tournaments for genders, male and female, although in some countries such as the US, field hockey is played for the most part by females....   [tags: Hockey, International Hockey Federation]
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Game Playing and Artificial Intelligence - Game Playing and Artificial Intelligence Abstract Since the inception of the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), game playing has had a key role. Likewise, AI has been an integral part of modern computer games. This collaboration of academic and commercial research and development into AI has yielded vast amounts of crossover technology. Academic research problems have become or influenced commercial games and the money gained from the commercial applications of AI have helped advance academic research as well....   [tags: Video Games AI]
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The Importance of Masks in Indoor Field Hockey - The average speed of an indoor field hockey ball, when drag flicking, is upwards of 75 miles per hour. Avoiding the ball every time is almost impossible. Taking a ball to the head has the potential to shatter bones, or cause a serious brain injury. Dating back before ancient Olympic Games, field hockey is one of the oldest competitive sports; it has evolved tremendously since then. During ancient times, field hockey was considered too dangerous for women. Today, women play this thrilling game using stiff, composite, slightly curved sticks that range primarily from 35 to 39 inches long to hit a hard, plastic ball....   [tags: Informative Essay] 1063 words
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The Football Field - The Football Field I squat down and cup my hands under the bent over body. I scope the battlefield and acknowledge the positioning of my eleven enemies. A million thoughts go through my mind as I decide which area I am going to attack. My warrior paint is smearing down my cheeks, and my cleats dig into the frozen tundra of the battleground. I feel like all the eyes of the arena are on me, as I yell my cadence. I yell the final "GO" and the warriors clash with intent to hurt. Bodies are flying all around me, but I don't notice them, for I am concentrated on one thing, to march my comrades down the hostile territory, and through the archenemies barricade....   [tags: Observation Essay, Descriptive Essay] 410 words
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Master Engravers of Fifteenth Century Germany - When thinking of early artistic prints, perhaps one of the few things that come to mind would be playing cards. In modernity, playing cards are not really considered “artistic” items. However, during the earliest days of print, playing cards were the original media made by the printing process. Even before the printing press, Europe had a love of cards and, whether they were actually intended to be used for play or for show, the people wanted to get their hands on them. Because of the wide spread popularity of cards, it is no surprise that this early print media featured elements that are visually present in other printed media, even to this day....   [tags: Master of the Playing Cards]
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The Dangers of Playing American Football - Struggling to maintain consciousness as well as retain my vision after embracing a brutal hit enforced from an opposing player really makes me question the seriousness of football related trauma. How many injuries does it take until it really matters. For me, after having experience with concussions, I came to the realization that the positive externalities of football do not make up for the numerous negative externalities. Football, as well as any other contact sport, can be very dangerous and potentially threatening to a persons overall health and future....   [tags: Sports, Concussion, Hurt] 709 words
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The Benefits of Playing Video Games - According to the Entertainment Software Association, a US association whose purpose is to serve the business and public affairs of companies that make computer and video games , about 185 million Americans play video games (2014 Essential Facts 2). This not only includes children, but adults and seniors as well. Even though this is over half of the country, many people assume those who play video games are lazy, aggressive, and anti-social. Many games are violent and can be very addictive for some so it’s understandable that people would believe this....   [tags: physical and mental health]
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The Benefits of Playing Sports - In everyone’s life there is always a thing or moment that reveals something new about you that you never noticed was there, Now the question is what did sports reveal to me. Since the very beginning, I had the will of giving it my all when I had a goal ahead of me, and always took the big steps to accomplish it. All of my experiences have led me to become what I am today, What is it that reveals who we are as a person. Is it the way we act. or just our life experiences. I believe that the significant events, actions, and accomplishments in the end define who you are in life....   [tags: Benefits of Sports] 942 words
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Athletes: Playing for Pay - ... It is crazy to think that someone could be so selfish to old out of their contract because they need more than seven million dollars to eat. The average physician makes roughly $191,000 a year, which is a tenth of what a professional athlete makes for playing a game ("Physician: Salary"). A doctor also has to go to college for four years, then turn around and go to medical school and pay hundreds of thousands of dollars, whereas to go to the NBA a player only needs one year of college experience....   [tags: sports industry, astornomical figures]
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Playing Video Games Is Beneficial To Children - Across the continents, people are turning to new technological developments for entertainment. Unlike the previous generations who were fascinated by television and radio, the current generations are much more advanced regarding their choices of technology, relying on their smart phones, tablets, and game consoles to help them pass their free time. Today's youngest generation in particular, enjoys playing video games. Although parents may be concerned about the amount of time their children are spending on these video games, they should realize the numerous benefits to playing video games that have been identified, including increased problem solving skills and better grades, various health...   [tags: technology, education]
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Dangerous Injuries Caused by Playing Baseball - ... Symptoms associated with a UCL injury include the following: pain on the inside of the elbow, a sense of looseness or instability elbow, decreased ability to throw a baseball or other object. (Tommy). Rarely do UCL injuries interfere with non-throwing activities, such as: activities of daily living, exercising, lifting weights, batting in baseball or running (Tommy). Some players are usually first treated with conservative (non-surgical) therapies. These therapies include: rest, ice and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (Tommy)....   [tags: types of injuries, types of players]
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Playing With Fire by Cho Chon-Rae - In the novel Playing With Fire by Cho Chong-Rae we are introduced to a man by the name of Bae Jomsu, also known as Hwang Bokman, who is a war criminal. Bae Jomsu commits multiple murders and tries to change his entire identity and life once the murders are already committed. Hwang Bokman was born as Bae Jomsu and for twenty nine years nobody knew he still existed because of his changed identity. Bae Jomsu must face the reality of his past once a disguised caller haunts him with his past life which ultimately leads to the wanting of revenge against Bae Jomsu....   [tags: hwang bokman, bae jomsu]
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The Big Field by Mike Lupica - Hutch, the main character of The Big Field, has played baseball all of his life. He has always played shortstop, the same position that his father dreamed of playing as a professional. “Hutch, had always thought of himself as the captain of any infield he’d ever been a part of” (Lupica 1). Hutch finds himself being demoted to second base because there is another player, Darryl, on his new team that is expected to go pro and also plays shortstop. Hutch struggles because he does not want to play second base and his father does not support him because he does not want baseball to break Hutch’s dreams like it did his own....   [tags: story and character analysis] 723 words
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Comparison of Two Rough Sports - Rugby and Football - Rugby X Football Rugby and Football are two sports that look alike, many people that don’t know the sport will think they are the same, but they are really rough sports they use a lot of power one have more protection then others people says that rugby is rougher then football. There are two histories about how rugby was created. The history is full of confusion and rumors interpreted with fantasy and imagination. The story of the creation of rugby is no exception, coming in several versions. In the traditional version, the creator of rugby was William Webb Ellis, a London student....   [tags: field, olympics, penalties] 781 words
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Use of Technology in Education - Many things, both good and bad, blossom from time spent on the internet and regularly using technology. There are many different things that can be done on the internet or with the assistance of technology. We have gained information about many of these including behaviors associated with email, how technology can enhance learning when focused on academic improvement, how to use our literacy skills to evaluate websites and their credentials, why the popular source Wikipedia may not be the best choice for citation, and an introduction in to the world of virtual field trips....   [tags: computers, credibility, field trips] 1114 words
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Stepping onto the Field - As I walk in to the locker room the color of our orange jerseys is almost overwhelming. I close my eyes, tired of being nervous, and to my surprise all I can see are a thousand suns. It then comes to my mind that these vibrant, orange jerseys might not have been the best color choice. Maybe the idea was to tell the other team to beware. Nichole helps me put on my black face paint even though the heavy rain will wash it off. All of us are together in the locker room for the last time, listening for coach to tell us the line up of the game....   [tags: sports] 864 words
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Genetic Engineering: Playing God - Current technology has made what once seemed impossible, mapping the human genome, a reality within the next decade. What began over forty years ago with the discovery of the basic structure of DNA has evolved into the Human Genome Project. This is a fifteen-year, three billion dollar effort to sequence the entire human genetic code. The Project, under the direction of the U.S. National Institute of Health and the department of Energy is ahead of schedule in mapping what makes up an individual's genetic imprint....   [tags: Genetic Engineering Essays] 634 words
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The South High Field Hockey Game - As we pass from mid-August when we sweat uncontrollably from scrimmaging, into the late frigid October air when the morning frost lays heavy on the grass, and the school routine has set in - the thought of going to practice after school has some how worn thin. Just when we think we’re nearing the end of our day, we realize it is not over yet. This is the time we begin asking ourselves “why am I doing this again?” Today is the day we come to know all those grueling practices are well worth it – it’s quarter finals....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 500 words
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The Lung Yeuk Tau Field Study - We have gone to Lung Yeuk Tau in Fanling for a field study. Lung Yeuk Tau was given this name because according to the legend, there were dragons jumping in that area. We first walked pass the Tsung Kyam Church and Ma Wat Village to enter Ma Wat Wai. Then we visited Lao Wai, the ancestral hall of the Tangs and the Tian Hou Temple. At last, we had Big Bowl Feast in a restaurant. Along the way to the Ma Wat Village, there were many plantations and few farmers were working in the fields. I saw some fruit trees in Ma Wat Wai such as papaya trees as well....   [tags: village, hall, tample, restaurant] 1025 words
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Expert Field Medical Badge Analysis - Nettles’ Watershed Point When attempting to decide which milestone in my life I would consider my watershed point, I explored many highlights and low periods in my life. These ranged from graduating college, to getting married, to the death of my father, or the birth of our first child. I kept thinking that the military has to play a part of my watershed point, and even when I made this determination it was difficult to decide if it was receiving the Expert Field Medical Badge, becoming a NCO, being deployed overseas for the first time, or being selected to attend the Sergeants’ Major Academy....   [tags: military, nco, combat deployment]
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The Mother Series: Mother 2 and 3 - The Mother series is a trilogy of rpgs, or role playing games, with very funny and quirky humor. They were created by Japanese celebrity Shigesato Itoi in 1989, 1995, and 2006, and they quickly became a cult classic in the U.S. The 1st and 3rd games were never released in America even though Mother 2 developed a massively devoted following. Some fans were so devoted that they spent two years on a translation patch, so every could enjoy the game in English. Some were disappointed by how different from Mother 2 it was, but others were just happy to at last be playing it....   [tags: role playing games] 514 words
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The Growing Popularity of Role-playing Games - The Growing Popularity of Role-playing Games Role-playing games are becoming increasingly popular in this age due the assistance of the Internet. In these types of game a person can assume a character and give this character a personality, physical features and “live” through them. All though in past years “pen and paper” types have dominated the rpg world, now MUDs are making it possible to role-play along with thousands of others A MUD is a network-accessible, multi-participant virtual reality that is primarily text-based....   [tags: Papers] 1601 words
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Observation of a Track and Field Coach - Observation of a Track and Field Coach I chose to observe the practices at State College for Track and Field. I primarily focused on the distance team with John as the coach. When I arrived at the first practice I observed Coach John talking to the team at the beginning of their practice. He was going over what they should focus on during their first track meet, which was coming up. His positive attitude stood out the most. He put his emphasize on having fun. He stressed the importance that they work as hard as they can to achieve their best performance but his final words were, "Have fun!" I started to realize what he stressed most for his team and that was to achieve the goals they set f...   [tags: Papers] 1445 words
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Concert at Invesco Field in Colorodo - Concert at Invesco Field in Colorodo I have been to very memorable places in my life, such as the Vietnam Wall and the White House but nothing compares to the Summer Sanitarium concert in Denver, Colorado at Invesco Field. This concert was a tour put on by Metallica, Limp Bizkit, Linkin' Park, Deftones, and Mudvayne. Invesco Field at Mile High is the newly installed stadium in Denver after they got rid of the old stadium. All of the Denver Bronco home games are put on here. I would have to say that this place is the most memorable place I have ever been too in my life....   [tags: Descriptive Writing Examples, Observation] 1069 words
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Guiding Children's Behavior: Why I Chose This Field - ... Drilling children with a curriculum that is not suitable for their age and stage will create many adverse effects. For example, children who are pressured to sit down and learn to read in preschool will likely hate attending and not want to go. Their self esteem may suffer and they will lose a potential love for learning. Sadly, these children are exposed to an unnecessary stress and may resort to feelings of failure if they don’t meet the expectations of the adults. One thing a child will need to succeed in life and academics is self confidence—a quality I will do my utmost to instill in each child....   [tags: philosophy paper] 648 words
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Application Essay for Master's of Education in the Field of Educational Technology - I first came to teaching early in life, playing school with my brother and sister. My next adventure with teaching came when I ventured to Alaska for college. I graduated from college with a degree in elementary education and moved to the village of Savoonga, a predominately Native community. While in Savoonga, I taught grades second through sixth. This gave me the opportunity to use technology in the classroom and to experience many different grade levels. I spent many hours working on the school's computers in order to make sure they were maintained in order to be useful to classroom teachers....   [tags: education, admissions essays, graduate school] 868 words
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My Field Trip to The John G. Shedd Aquarium - When I first told my parents about the 2nd Quarter Biology Project, they told me that I could choose where I wanted to go, and I knew I wanted to go to the Shedd Aquarium because I don’t really like zoo’s and I think that the botanical gardens are boring. So I told them I wanted to go to the Shedd Aquarium. About 2 weeks later on the second week of winter break, my mom said we are going to my grandmother’s house, and then we all got into the car at about 3:00 P.M. and headed out. When we got to my grandmothers house no one even got out of the car but my mom and stepfather and they went and grabbed the stroller out of her garage and we just left....   [tags: Opinion, Teenager]
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Is Genetic Engineering Just Humans Playing God? - The debate over advanced genetic engineering such as germline intervention brings us directly to the questions popularized by newspaper headlines: Should we ask our scientists to play God. Or, should we ask them to refrain from playing God. The way the questions are posed in the press is usually so superficial as to be misleading. Yet, beneath the superficiality we find a theological issue of some consequence, namely, do we as human beings share with God some responsibility for the ongoing creativity of our world....   [tags: essays research papers] 556 words
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Field Project - Field Project To start off my discussion about inequality in the world I asked my sister four questions. 1) What is your American Dream. 2) Do you think there is an exit for children who live in poverty. 3) What is your idea of “makin it”. 4) As a citizen what do you feel you can do to help. I wanted to get an idea of her overall thought before telling her the brutal truth if she doesn’t already know. Answers: 1) My American Dream is the quote “ Happiness is positive cash flow”. It symbolizes having a good job that provides me with plenty of money so I can have most of what I want....   [tags: essays research papers] 1065 words
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Men and Women Playing a non-traditional Sport for their Gender - The Social and Cultural Costs and Benefits of Men and Women Playing a non-traditional Sport for their Gender The lines that separate the sexes in sport have been historically rooted in society's way of thinking. Though these lines have lately begun to fade, they are still embedded in the attitudes of the majority of the public. Women and men alike have been and still seated in their respective sports without much room or access to cross that gender line. These limitations take various forms, such as the availability of opportunities that are given to those that wish to enter certain sports to the media portrayals of athletes crossing these gender boundaries....   [tags: Sociology Essays Research Papers] 621 words
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Technology is a Positive Influence in the Education Field - Technology is a Positive Influence in the Education Field Everywhere you look there are computer games, but it just isn’t the fun computer games anymore, they are making more and more learning programs. I have seen learning programs from the preschool level all the way up to the college level. I think this is wonderful it gives children or young adults the chance to practice at home or even before the class the starts, it gives you a little introduction. I have a six year old sister who uses those programs all the time, and they help her....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 1380 words
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The Common Problem of Absenteeism in the Field of Education - The Common Problem of Absenteeism in the Field of Education Absenteeism is a common problem encountered by teachers and others who work in the field of education. There are many reasons why some children fall into a pattern of repeated absence from school. In a number of cases, willful absence can be traced to an alienation from schooling due to poor achievement, family circumstances or behavioral causes. In some cases, parents or children simply defy the requirement to participate. This area is one in which the need for partnership between school and family is greatest....   [tags: School Skipping Absent Antisocial Essays]
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My Interviews About the Game of Soccer - ... 2) How far do you drive each week for practice and games. 3) With playing soccer where do you buy the uniforms 4) How do tryouts work to be on the team. I chose the above questions because I know that soccer can get expensive and time consuming and I thought these were legitimate questions to ask. First, you want to know the geographical locations and how it pertains to the demographics of a team and on a family. Second, soccer games are played all over the county, state and country depending on what league you are in....   [tags: park, field, questions] 554 words
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