Introduction The following critical analysis was conducted on an article about teacher resilience in urban schools by Yonezawa, Jones & Singer (2011). This author does concur with the authors’ result that a large problem facing education today is the early and frequent loss of new and talented teachers. To elevate this issue administrators need to provide teachers with professional development opportunities to enhance their resiliency and self-efficacy. According to the authors and other research
4A-William E. Rees - “Thinking ‘Resilience’” Rees begins with the by filling the audience in on how the world is “getting easier and better,” and medical and technological advances have lead to the rapid growth of the population. (25) The advances and “progress” we have made has lead to a long and comfortable life. The author then lists multiple failed management endeavors, which had initially thought to alleviate or reverse environmental issues. He cites that the reason for the failures is that
race, or social status. I cannot express how much I enjoyed this book. Randy’s Pausch life is a truly unique powerful story that can serve as a guide for families, schools, and community leaders on how to help our children develop the skills of resilience to deal more effectively with stress, and to cope with everyday challenges.
The magnificent coral reefs that tease the delight of our minds; this is the world as we wish it would always be. In this great carnival of life, thousands of colorful characters co-exist, diversity strengthens the coral reefs. These underwater playgrounds are built by hard corals which produce limestone and turn it into homes. How wonderful that the largest living structures on earth are built by tiny animals! Coral reefs are essential spawning, nursery, breeding, and feeding grounds for numerous
almost hypnotic in the repeated phrasing and temporal construction. Like Riley’s music, however, the deeper one goes into the work, the more complex and beautiful to the ear this poem becomes. Works Cited Grayson, Randall. “At-Risk Youth and Resilience Factors.” Visionrealization. Web. 10 July 2010. http://www.visionrealization.com/Resources/Camper_Devel/At-risk_youth_presentation.pdf Ibid.
direct and dependent effects of application of each these or other possible criteria. Other scholars like Arrow et al. (1996) and Tóth et al. (2001) argue that balancing between mitigation and adaptation will be challenging because of some unique characteristic issues such as long time horizons; non-linear and irreversible effects; social economic; geographic differences a... ... middle of paper ... ...d risk: Implications for insurance and risk transfer. Journal of Environmental Management 81, 351–359
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and they have their own particular ideal development conditions in the soil. Polymers particularly plastics are potential substrates for heterotrophic microorganisms. Biodegradation is administered by diverse factors that incorporate polymer characteristics, type of organism, and nature of pretreatment. The polymer qualities, for example, its portability, tacticity, crystallinity, molecular weight, the kind of functional groups and substituents present in its structure, and plasticizers or substances
obvious throughout the decade. The hip-hop culture gave minorities a voice and a realm to express themselves. There were always minorities who experienced the same lives as the majority of America did, but hip hop mainly spoke to those minorities in urban neighborhoods who were entrapped by violence and negativity. Most of these minorities were young people who were reaching the peak of their adolescent years. Their attitudes could be seen in the lyrics of Notorious B.I.G. when he chants, “I don’t want
Chapter Two Review of Literature 2.1. Adolescent Students : An overview Adolescents , young people between the ages of 10 and 19 years are often thought of as a healthy group . Nevertheless , many adolescents do die prematurely due to accidents, suicide , violence , pregnancy related complications and other illnesses that are either preventable or treatable. Many more suffer chronic ill health and disability. In addition , many serious diseases in adulthood have their