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Celebrating Nutrition Month at a School

- Nutrition Month Celebration Last July, Life College has a celebration for Nutrition Month. The program runs like this: In the morning, the students have a food fair, each level decorated their booth and sell cuisines. Elementary students sell nutritious food like fruit salad, pancit, eggs and etc. assisted by their parents. 1st year class was assigned to cook Seafood cuisines, 2nd year for Asia cuisines and 3rd year for World cuisines. While the food fair is on going, chosen grade 1to 4 students participated in Poster Making Contest....   [tags: Health Nutrition Pyramid Diet]

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Utopian School

- Utopian School My Utopian School If I was able to create my own school, and was able to select every student, every staff member, all members of the faculty, class sizes, curriculum, and everything and everyone that has to do with effectively running the school, then I believe that the utopian school would consist of the following. I believe that the students that would be enrolled in the school would have to all be of the same or around the same abilities and intelligence, I believe that if students are around other students that are at about the same level, it is easier for them to learn and score better....   [tags: essays papers]

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Why We Should Start School Later

- How many times has this happened to you; it’s six thirty on a Tuesday morning, your alarm has already gone off twice, your still laying in bed and your bus comes in twenty minutes. This is an everyday occurrence at my house. It is a proven statistic that the average high school student does not get enough sleep. While some experts like Dr. Lee Yanku say “It is not the schools starting time that is the problem as to why students don’t get enough sleep, it is because of facebook, myspace and cell phones” The truth behind it is that we can’t budget sports, homework and extracurricular activities into one day and still get nine hours of sleep....   [tags: school, start time,]

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Should Smart Phones Be Used In Schools?

- Smart phones are a common technology used by most students, therefore many schools have banned the use of smart phones. Instead of banning smart phones, these can be used for good purposes using them for educational purposes allowing students to use the web to search for information and apps. Because smart phones are used by most students the education system has set up a program called “Bring Your Own Device (B.Y.O.D.).” This allows students to use their own devices at school. Also when emergencies occur smart phones can be used to call for help immediately....   [tags: emergency, distraction, resource]

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Reviewing my Smart Measure Test Scores

- Reviewing my SmartMeasure Test scores I am surprised to know, my study strategy is logical. And according with the results, it also reports that visual, physical, social, and verbal are also a high percentage of my learning strengths. Solitary and aural are the lowest percentage, which mean they are a weakness. I need to work harder on studying longer for shorter periods of time. The reason I think studying longer but having many interruptions helps more is because you get a break in the material and you come back 10- 20 minutes later and test yourself....   [tags: personal reflections]

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Effective After-school Programs

- Children who are subject to negative or bad environments are more prone to engaging in drugs and alcohol. There are many programs that bring awareness and prevention to alcohol and drugs. The South Carolina Afterschool Alliance program provides groups and organizations with an effective after-school program plan. The after-school programs are essential in promoting awareness and prevention of drugs, alcohol, tobacco, abstinence, and violence to young children or adolescents. The South Carolina Afterschool Alliance program strives to reach the community and explain the importance of after-school programs....   [tags: Bringing Awareness to Children]

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Free College Admissions Essays: I Am Very Smart

- I Am Smart and Jewish (Is that Redundant?) As my application shows, I am an above average student in most areas. I have particularly excelled in mathematics, earning good grades throughout high school. When pondering about my future, I thought that I might be able to use math to be successful in business. So after my sophomore year, I decided to take some business courses with the goal of attaining a solid background in the field. High school, however, has not adequately prepared me to enter the world of business....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Smart Impaired

- Smart Impaired Traditional values have always implemented the idea of an intellectual life style, that education is the sole key to success in life. Although there is an undeniable truth in that spectrum in the long run, there are advantages to being stupid when the run is short. Stupid is so politically incorrect, but then it does no harm to the spoken party since their comprehension of vocabulary words whose spelling exceeds three letters is dim. When can you say that you are under no pressure than when you're stupid....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Smart Move: Gardner's Intellegence Types

- I have never thought anything of my type of intelligence until we started discussing two psychologists theories about different types of intelligence in class. According to Sternberg's triarchic theory of intelligence, I feel my profile would fit more in the analytic intelligence and slightly in the practical intelligence. Sternberg's analysis of analytic intelligent people says, "They often are considered to be "smart" students who get good grades, show up in high-level tracks, do well on traditional tests of intelligence and the SAT, and later get admitted to competitive colleges" (Santrock, 2013, p....   [tags: personal analysis and reflections]

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Reflection on My Smart Measure Assessment Results

- Everyone has a different way of learning things; I like to think that I am a more visual learner. However, the smart measure assessment has brought to my attention that I may actually have multiple ways of learning. The assessment has actually informed me of a lot of my strengths in each section but the sections that caught my attention are Learning Styles, Reading Rate & Recall, Technical Competency, and Technical knowledge. Throughout my years in school I have always caught on to a new topic after seeing some sort of example accompanying the lesson, which is why I would consider myself more of a visual learner....   [tags: learning, reading, technical]

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How to Succeed in College

- A lot of people ask how to succeed in college. You hear the words “I can’t, it’s too hard, professors give too much homework”, I can go on forever but I’m not trying to figure out why students say doubtful comments. What I really am striving to answer is, how to succeed in college. Some people blow right through college because they were given the right fundamentals prior in High school. Well when I think about that I say “lucky you”. I’m one of those students that have only had a semester and a half of familiarity and I’m finally starting to understand how to succeed in college....   [tags: confidence, smart, study]

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English School Uniforms

- English School Uniforms School uniform is an extremely debatable argument. Schools love it and many pupils despise it. There are several good reasons both for and against the wearing of uniform, some pupils say that the uniforms are cold and irritating. They also feel that uniform limits their own field of personal preference, as they find it hard to express their individuality other than through what they wear. Although many pupils would rather wear a clown suit than a uniform, it isn't just a plot by school to make pupils freeze and dull....   [tags: Papers]

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The Advantages to Studying at a Private School in the Philippines

- In our place here in Tonsuya, only few can afford to study in the private school. I came from a private school that’s why some of the kid’s here who were at my age or a few years younger than me are feeling awkward when I approached them, they were like “ bakit ako nilalapitan nito?” or “ nako taga private school yan” and I feel sad about it because I want to make friends with them but they don’t want because maybe they feel small whenever I approach them, that’s why when I was a kid I used to play alone by myself....   [tags: Private Schools vs. Public Schools]

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Why Street Smart Students Are Considered Anti-Intellectual in the Academic Area

- Why street smart students are considered anti intellectual in academic area. In the article “Hidden Intellectualism” by Gerald Graff, he accounts the idea that street smart students are way more smarted than book smarts. He explains that street smart student will be able to solve an issue much faster than book smart because of his/her previous experience. According to author, the problems with considering street smarts as anti intellectual are they are actually much smarter that book smart students, they don’t equal opportunity , and schools along with colleges never challenge their mind get them to succeed in academic work....   [tags: Gerald Graff's article Hidden Intellectualism]

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The Debate Over School Uniforms

- The Debate Over School Uniforms Context In some countries, e.g. Britain and many Caribbean states, it is common for school pupils to have to wear distinctive uniforms identifying them with a particular institution, especially to the end of compulsory education at 16. In others, e.g. France, the USA, it is rare for uniforms to be worn, although some private schools may retain them. In both situations the desirability of school uniforms remains controversial among students, parents and educationalists....   [tags: Papers]

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Cell Phones in School: Nuisance or Learning Tool

- ... Shane states, “The idea of allowing phones in class is being raised as a possible safety measure after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting” (A4). Recent increase in violence should exemplify the importance of cellphones in pacifying this increase in violence. Cell phones in school would allow students and parents to stay within easy access in case of emergencies. In some cases, schools have started relaxing cell phone policies due to disasters over the years. In the USA TODAY article journalist Josh Higgins quotes Dan Domenech, Executive director of the American Association of School Administrators he tells of how cell phones have started increasing in numbers....   [tags: information technology and education]

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The Time Spent on Technology and Teenagers

- Everywhere you go, teens seem to be glued to their phones, tablets, or computers. Technology is an addiction that does not seem to be going away any time soon. According to the Washington Post, teens can spend up to seven or more hours on their digital devices a day and the usage is still increasing. Not surprisingly enough, more than a third of all teenagers own a cellphone, ranging from a smart phone or just a plain old-school flip phone. But can spending all that time on their computers and smart devices be such a bad thing....   [tags: internet, computer, smart devices, education]

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High School Never Ends, By Bowling For Soup

- High School after High School The song “High School Never Ends,” by Bowling for Soup correlates to how no matter how old we get or how long we have been out of high school the drama never ends. People will continue to criticize each other. There will always be those “stuck up chicks” even after the charade of high school has come to an end. However, what we will all come to find, the reality is that even after we accomplish your four years of high school, all our obsessions with each other and their personal lives will prevail....   [tags: High school, Graduation, Brad Pitt]

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New School Nutrition: A Dictatorship

- ... Without Coffee House, we would not be able to print our Literary Magazine and lose our principle objective for the class. In addition, the policy will not only limit school organizations, it will also limit the school board as well. A small drop in student participation in the school lunch program could cause a year end deficit in profit. Already, the USDA has reported a 3.2 percent decrease in the average participation in school lunches. There is also the added cost of retraining the employees to put a strain on the already tight budget for school lunches (SANDRA)....   [tags: obese, restritions, healthy]

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Graduation Speech : High School Graduation

- High School Graduation On my high school graduation ceremony, the moment of hard work paid off has finally arrived. Squeezing my best friend hand, I never experienced something so nerve racking, yet so emotional. The butterflies in my stomach didn’t let me focus. My heart was pounding, my hands were sweaty but ready to receive my high school diploma. When I finally heard my name being called, my family screamed of joy, especially my mother. During that memorable moment, a capture an eye on people who I used to call my friends....   [tags: High school, High school diploma, Graduation]

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Moral Development At School Age Children

- Moral Development in School-age Children Miona is an eight years old student that has recently moved to this school. She is smart, quiet and well-behaved in her class. She is often shy because of past experience but is well dependent on mom for guidance and support. In Miona 's class today, she is approached by two of her peers, Jenny and Roxy. The two girls are somewhat mischievous. One mid-day during recess, Jenny and Roxy came over to Miona. They wanted to check her out to see what type of person she was....   [tags: Kohlberg's stages of moral development]

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Hamlet is Too Smart for Himself

- Why Hamlet is Too Smart for Himself Hamlet only kills Claudius when he has also murdered the queen, Laertes, and has also poisoned himself. It takes a threat of death to do what his own dead father orders him to do. A largely held opinion is that he is to emotional to do it, but it is when his emotions all come together that he murders Polonius. Another opinion is that he to full of morals to kill, but how then can he alter a note and literally sentence two old friends who were just following orders too death....   [tags: English Literature Essays]

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My Year Of High School

- People have many different friends over their lifetime, some lasting a short period while other friendships last a lifetime. From kindergarten until my junior year of college, I had one constant best friend, who will be called Shane. Shane was a great friend growing up, even though he tended to get into some trouble at times. He was a smart, happy go lucky kid who was always making people laugh and feel comfortable. I always knew that no matter what, I could count on him. When we were in high school, he started to spend time with a different group of people who made choices I did not agree with or want to be around, but we still spent time together outside of those groups....   [tags: High school, Friendship, College]

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Education: Is it Possible to Turn Failing School Around?

- When a school is failing, the options for next steps can seem impossible or nonexistent, leaving school officials uncertain of what to do next. “Under No Child Left Behind policies, failing schools face the possibilities of ‘restructuring’ whereby half or more of the teachers may be fired or a complete school shutdown.” Many times these schools occur in lower economic areas and students are facing challenges like “lack of health care, more lead-poisoning, iron-deficiency anemia, family instability, more exposure to crime and drugs, fewer positive role models, and less exposure to culturally uplifting experiences.” The question debated is whether we can change these failing schools for the be...   [tags: restructuring, poverty, low performance]

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A Classroom At School Building

- When I arrived into this school building, I signed in the front office. Teacher-2 received to show her classroom for observation. While I was walking and since it is Christmas season I noticed many decorations on the walls, roofs and on the bulletin boards. The whole school is looking just like a decorated Christmas tree. I was amazed and tried to look some of the bulletin boards ideas. These bulletin boards dragged my attention and I was almost stuck looking them. I was taken to a classroom where I noticed the teacher is waiting for her students who are in the library....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Reading, Reading]

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Should School Athletes Be Allowed?

- “JUST DO IT” is a famous saying for student athletes everywhere, but what if this saying was applied to academics as well. Students love sports,but sometimes sports can affect a student 's academic career. When students have practice after school it takes up valuable time for homework or studying. Grades can diminish greatly during a student 's athletic season. Although people argue that a failing student should be able to participate in sports because it’s good exercise, they should not because grades are important and sports are a distraction....   [tags: High school, University, Education, Upward Bound]

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I Was Never A Smart Kid

- I was never a smart kid. I was in the special reading program in second and third grade, and barely passed fourth and fifth. In sixth grade, my first year of middle school, I failed history and English. I should 've been held back, but my family 's changing residential situation somehow prevented that fact from reaching my new middle school, and I was flung, unprepared into a new curriculum at a level I was completely unready for. Over the course of that horrible year I was tested several times to discover if I were dyslexic, I fought to make friends, and even more to keep up....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Teacher, Educational years]

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High School Drop Outs

- The wise Malcom X once said, “A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.” The number of high school drop outs is highly increasing due to the diverse obstacles students come cross every day. Many people believe that school is not made for everyone, yet this statement is false. In fact, school is made for everyone since there are numerous programs and institutions around the world to help young adults strive for their dreams. The number of high school drop outs needs to start decreasing since young adults will receive a high paying job if they would receive a degree at a university, will not end up in jail, and be able to start a family with little to no struggles....   [tags: High school, Dropout, High school diploma]

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Graduation Speech On Boarding School

- I guess I have to start from somewhere. Coming to the United States, was an experience I would never forget. When I was little, I have always wanted to live in a dormitory. Eventually, I got my most desirable wish of living in the dorms, for both my middle school and high school years. My mother wasn’t really in support of it, as she was scared of me getting bullied. My joy knew no bounds when my mom gave me the good news that I will be leaving off to boarding school immediately after graduating from elementary....   [tags: High school, United States, College]

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Why I Am A Smart Goal At Healthier By The End Of The Semester

- The SMART goal I set for myself was to eat healthier by the end of the semester. In the early part of this semester, I was successful. I gathered information on foods that would be good for me to eat and snack on throughout the day and I had my grocery list written before I went into the store to not get sidetracked. However, as the semester progressed my eating habits lacked and no longer went to get groceries and often forgot to eat if I did not set a reminder or my grandmother brought food. I was not successful in meeting my SMART goal....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Health care, Epidemiology]

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What Type Of School Do You Teach?

- In what type of school do you teach. (Type an “X” next to the appropriate description; if “other” applies, provide a brief description.) Elementary school: _____ Middle school: _____ High school: _____ Other (please describe): __PK-12_(one building) _ 2. Where is the school where you are teaching located. (Type an “X” next to the appropriate description.) City: _____ Suburb: _____ Town: _____ Rural: __X___ 3 Describe the physical facilities (e.g., hallway, parking lot, gym, tennis court) and equipment available to you for the learning segment....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Basketball, High school]

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The Effectiveness of Satirical Pieces as Displayed in Brady's "Why I Want a Wife" and Baker's "School vs. Education"

- “Why I Want a Wife” by Judy Brady and “School vs. Education” by Russell Baker are two satirical pieces that criticize two different fields of society and yet manages to present a robust grounds for argument. Brady, an active member of women’s movement and a writer of mostly feminism articles wrote “Why I Want a Wife”, an essay where she humorously writes down a lists of why she wants a wife but embeds the unsolicited role of women in the society. On the other hand, Baker, a Pulitzer Prize winner and author wrote “School vs....   [tags: Why I Want a Wife, School vs. Education]

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Should High School Athletes Be Banned?

- What happens to a school when its athletics are expelled. Many people would assume nothing significant would happen, but they would be wrong. Schools would lose a major source of monetary support from local businesses, and the school’s student body would diminish greatly. According to school administrator, John Roberts, students will lose motivation to come to school, or transfer to schools that have sports to properly motivate them (42-43). High school athletics are beneficial to the students that choose to participate in them....   [tags: High school, College, Learning, Education]

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The Worst Advice Of The World : Work Smart, Not Hard

- Annotated Bibliography Rowe, Mike. "The worst advice in the world: work smart, not hard--what a stupid idea that was." Popular Mechanics Sept. 2013: 70+. Student Edition. Web. 22 Mar. 2016. In this article, Mike Rowe talks about the guidance he was given when he was seventeen years old. His high school guidance counselor put emphasis on the saying of “work smart not hard.” This lead to the aggressive pushing of Universities and because of that trade schools began to decrease and vocational classes began to not be implemented into high school course selections....   [tags: School counselor, Education, Psychotherapy]

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Personal Statement : Counsel Middle School

- The increase of turmoil throughout our country has caused a tremendous demand for those serving in the military (Atuel & Jacobson, 2011). Therefore, it is important to take care of our troops as well as their families, which is why I decided to put forth an initiative to counsel middle school students whose parents are active or retired from the military. The problem is that there is a need for support and understanding (Finkel, Kelley, & Ashby, 2003). Once a family member deploys as well as return the need becomes even more heightened (Finkel, Kelley, & Ashby, 2003)....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Secondary school]

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How School Has Shaped Our World For Decades?

- Since we were in kindergarten, we were taught to follow rules, form single file lines, and always told what to do. This “order” continues for the rest of your life if you decide to follow the education system. Why was school created. Everything school teaches has shaped our world for decades. School has influenced students to be on time and let them believe that a letter grade determines whether they are smart or stupid. Also, it teaches students how to memorize and not actually learn material. What is the purpose of school....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, High school]

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High School vs. College

- Because college is so different from high school, it affects people in many different ways. For me personally, the increased pressure and added responsibility has made me a better student and provided me with opportunities to build a future. However, there are students who crack under the increased pressure leading to the demise of their college careers. Others do not make high enough marks to pass or obtain the scholarships necessary for the financial aspect of school. Fortunately for me, neither has happened thus far....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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The Importance Of School, Good Grades, And Graduation

- When I was in 7th grade, my teachers began to explain the importance of school, good grades, and graduation. The question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” frightened me. I was clueless about my future. Looking so far ahead made me nervous. What if I receive my high school diploma, and still don’t know what to do with my future. What if I’m not smart enough to go to college. What if I can’t afford it. These questions often haunted me. At age thirteen, I felt my life change drastically from one day to the other....   [tags: High school, Psychology, High school diploma]

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The Debate On Entering High School

- Throughout a lifetime you can and will come across all types of new people. Tons and tons of these people will happen to be of the female gender. You will meet some that you are attracted to and others you just would like to seek a friendly bond with. Entering high school is just the very beginning of seeing just how many girls that there are and what is in store for future years. I know that life is going great as of now due to your new acceptance on the varsity basketball team, but carrying throughout the rest of the season there is something I would like you to take to take into consideration....   [tags: High school, College, Basketball, 2005 singles]

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High School Drug Testing

- High school students are leaders to younger kids and many others in their community. As a leader these student must show others what good character is like, but instead they are destroying their lives by doing drugs. In the past decade the drug use among high school students is on the rise once again. With the internet, their exposure to drugs is much greater. High school students are convinced that they are able to get away with using drugs. These drug addicts soon influence other students into doing the drugs because there isn’t a rule preventing drug use....   [tags: students, environment, prevent, learning]

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The For The National School Lunch Program

- My chosen emotion is concern, it is so easy to get wrapped up in everyday life and forget that others are counting on us for support and it is easy to forget to show concern for others. Moreover, I have a job that deals with giving free and reduced lunch benefits to families that qualify for the National School Lunch program, many times a family applies and then either can 't get any benefits or at times will lose their benefits because their income is higher than they initially reported (we do verify some household 's income)....   [tags: Family, Time, National School Lunch Act]

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The Kinds Of Students At Burlington Central High School

- The Kinds of Students at Burlington Central High School. Every high school has their own unique groups of student that can be seen around campuses. Here are some of the different groups of student that you’ll see at Burlington Central High Schools: scouts, nerds, popular kids, and the want to be gangsters. Scouts are kids who are involved in a boy scouts troop and their friends participate in Boy Scout related activities. In addition, most scouts tend to share same common characteristics, personality traits, and a similar mindset....   [tags: High school, College, Boy Scouts of America]

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Bullying : Be Smart, Don 't Start?

- Bullying. Be smart, don’t start. Bullying comes in many disgusting and hurtful forms, it’s a fast emerging problem that may children and teen face on a daily base. I believe that bullying has become a humongous problem in our society. Numerous people don’t take this issue very seriously, they think that it’s a one time thing or think that the victim should be able to fend for themselves. Bullying is a huge problem and needs to be put to an end. Bullying can happen just about anywhere, especially at school.Bullying can lower a person 's self esteem and their confidence....   [tags: Bullying, Self-esteem, Abuse, Verbal abuse]

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A Smart ( Phone ) Society

- A Smart (Phone) Society Ask anyone to name a few necessities that humans need to live in this world, and they’ll probably start to name items such as food, water, and shelter. Those who are a bit more bold might say a smart phone, computers, or even a TV. Are they wrong. It could be easily argued that they are correct in saying that those things are now important to have in day-to-day life. Phones and other technological advances are no longer a luxury for the privileged; they have become a necessity in today’s society....   [tags: Instant messaging, Mobile phone, IPod Touch]

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Persuasive Essay : High School

- High school can be a very interesting and exciting time is a teenager’s life. From pep rallies to prom and doing homework to having a job, a teenager always has something going on in their life. In the midst of all this, some students begin their love life and start a relationship. Depending on how a couple feels, some decide to have an intimate or sexual relationship. Unfortunately, sometimes “accidents” happen, and by accidents, I mean pregnancy. Of course the majority of teenagers are usually very surprised when this happens, and have no idea how they could have become pregnant....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Birth control, High school]

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School Is Bad For Children

- “A child learning to talk does not learn by being corrected all the time – if corrected to much, he will stop talking”(3). This article has changed my opinion on starting to send children to school as young as four years old. Children that young are still trying to figure things out by themselves, nothing good will come out of making them sit in a classroom for hours. Children shouldn’t be bombarded with rules the minute they step foot in a school building. It changes their perspective on how the world works....   [tags: High school, Learning, Knowledge, Education]

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The Day I Graduated From High School

- A significant moment of my life was the day I graduated from high school. It was on May 26, 2016. I had woken up like it was any other day and I went about my daily routines. I had spent that morning with my sister because she was visiting from North Carolina and was soon due to deliver her baby. It wasn’t until 10am that I realized I had to get ready for graduation. At first it hadn’t hit me that this was one of the biggest days of my life. I had gotten ready while my sister did my nails and my makeup, while my mother helped me with my hair....   [tags: High school, High school diploma, Graduation]

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The High School Curriculum Is Not An Effective Way Of Teaching Adolescents

- Compared to developed countries around the world, America is at a disadvantage when it comes to High School education. Although elementary and middle school scores are on average with the rest of the world, United States high school scores are in the lower percentile. How is it that high schools in the United States score below other countries compared to South Korea, Finland, and Germany. The current high school curriculum is not an effective way of teaching adolescents in the U.S. Curriculum in America is similar to the curriculum of Japan, and Korea; however, it is not an effective way of learning for U.S....   [tags: Education, High school, College, United States]

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School Design

- The design of a building is often reflective of its function. Without certain accommodations and details, a building will be visually appealing, but mostly useless to its inhabitants. The function of a school is particularly dependent upon its design. The design of New Spring Middle School will reflect the holistic middle school concept. The overall design of campus will advocate the holistic focus of New Spring Middle School. Learning Gardens and a wetland area will exist as additional academic resources for students....   [tags: Middle School, Classrooms, Building]

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Comparing School Districts

- The article gave a great account of two Ohio school districts; one, Olmstead Falls Intermediate School, classified as a “High Performing” school that wanted continued growth and the other, Start High School, classified as needing “Continued Improvement” both embarked on the Framework for Improving Leadership set forth by the state of Ohio. The Framework set for an emphasis for adult learning focused on effective leadership, shifting from traditional leadership, positive leadership as the means for improvement, and including standards, training and supportive conditions for leaders....   [tags: Article Review]

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The Day I Graduated From High School

- A significant moment of my life had to be the day I graduated from high school. It was on May 26, 2016, I had woken up like it was any other day, and I went about my daily routines, I had spent that morning with my sister because she was visiting from North Carolina and was soon due to deliver her baby. It wasn’t until 10am that I realized I had to get ready for graduation. At first it hadn’t hit me yet that this was one of the biggest days of my life. I had gotten ready while my sister did my nails and my makeup, while my mother helped me with my hair....   [tags: High school, High school diploma, Graduation]

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Our Imperfect American School System

- Our Imperfect American School System Our schools have been imperfect from the very beginning. There are countless flaws that have to be fixed in our educational system . Some of which are the lack of education and information our students are getting because of technology, segregation between the students, terrible mathematics scores, and the rate of which our students are dropping out. Here are specific problems out of many that American schools are dealing with today. Lack of information and education In Todd Gitlin’s essay, “The Liberal Arts in an Age of The Info Glut” it is said how the buildup of modern day information and influence is eroding the once wholesome education of students....   [tags: Education, United States, High school, School]

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Art School Has Multiple Accommodations For All Learners

- Have you dreamed of a perfect private high school where everyone was honest and the curriculum met the needs of all students. Here at West High Private all students are treated as equal, and the faculty is relatable and understanding. The state of the art school has multiple accommodations for all learners. We are able to accommodate everyone’s needs to ensure that everyone has a safe and comfortable learning environment. Our class size is small and ranges from 10-15 students, we also provide elective classes which range from dance to archery....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, College]

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Why Students Are Dropping Out Of High School

- Dropouts in school have been an important topic in education since the number of students that are dropping out has been increasing over the years. There is more than one reason students decide to leave school before graduating from high school. In the Gate Foundation report, they do a survey to investigate the main reasons of why students of age 16-25 years old drop out of high school. According to the Gate Foundation report, they are five main reasons why students are dropping out of school. Almost half of the students in the survey responded that one of the major reasons of dropping out of high school was because classes were not interesting or boring....   [tags: High school, Education, Dropout, Psychology]

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Community, District, And School

- Community, District, and School: McDougle Elementary is located in Houston, Texas. Houston is the city in Texas with the highest population and it also the fourth-most populous city in the U.S. The racial demographic of Houston is 49.3% White, 25.3% African-American, 0.4% American Indian, 5.3% Asian, and 37.4% Hispanic. The median income for a household was $54,230 and about 19% of the population fall below the poverty line along with 16% of families. Many of the residents in Houston are employed in the energy industry which is why high oil and gasoline prices are beneficial for the economy in Houston....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology]

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School Board Policy on Make-up Work

- Laws and rules are never perfect. The founding fathers knew that well when they paved the way for new amendments to be added into the United States Constitution. School policies, although not as significant as the Constitution and its amendments, are also bound to be imperfect. A school board’s duty, however, is to make sure those policies are as perfect as feasibly possible. Unfortunately, the school board for Wayne High School has failed to accomplish this with some policies. One such policy that can and should be shaped better is the make-up work policy “for absences that are unexcused (U Codes)” (Wayne 13)....   [tags: trunancy, codes, policy]

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Views on After School Programs for Kids

- Introduction After school programs are several prearranged course of study which request the participation or presence of the students to be involved in an occurring, encountered, experienced and observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure outside the classroom programs. However, such programs are implemented by tertiary institutions while some are outwardly financed by non-profit or an organization relating to commercialism. Consequently, the after school programs take place in either the school premises or within the community, for example the community hall, recreational park, playing ground etc....   [tags: Education]

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High School Should Help Us Get Ready For The Real World

- A lot of people don’t know that they have to do more with their education and get a good paying job. If you are declined a job that you know you will enjoy, but don 't have the college papers for a job can get disappointing. Some people are not inspired to go to college, and others can’t afford it. Other issues involved with the skills gap for jobs is the high requirements for that area of work, and peoples soft skills. High school is supposed to help you plan you for the real world, but not many classes help teach you the real world....   [tags: High school, School, Want, Minimum wage]

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Issues in the Cyber Generartion

- The term technology is strong as it sounds. When we break it down technology means the study of systematic treatment. Many of modern teenagers think that technology is having a smartphone to text someone and surf the net. If only teenagers realize the power of technology, and just how it will affect their education. This would make a different world. Let’s talk about the next generation, which again are the teenagers. Technology affects them in both habits, good and bad, but they only see the positive side of it....   [tags: Technology, Teenagers, Texting, Smart Phones]

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Smart Phone : An Tool At The Time

- Smart phone is defined as an “internet-capable phone that usually also includes a calendar, an appointment book, and an address book, a calculator, a notepad, games, browser, and numerous other apps” (Vermaat, 2016). The telephone was invented in 1789 by Alexander bell and was a very simple tool at the time. “People didn 't start using the term "Smartphone" until 1995, but the first true smart phone actually made it debut three years earlier in1992. It was called the Simon Personal Communicator, and it was created by IBM more than 15 years before Apple released the iPhone”....   [tags: Mobile phone, IPhone, Smartphone]

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The School And Its Instructional Purpose

- In preparing for the course, The School and Its Instructional Purpose and reading the textbook, Leaders of Learning, it became clear this course would inspire me and provide direction for what nature of leader I desire to become and would guide me to the tools to equip me for the journey into education administration. Schools are all very distinctive and serve unique communities, but all schools exist to educate children. The academic success of each student should be a priority for all school staff and, as a leader of learners, regardless of what area of administration I am in, my pursuit should be the same, to educate children....   [tags: Education, Management, Leadership, Skill]

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Graduation Speech On Entering Highlands Elementary School

- As I stood outside listening to instructions before entering Highlands Elementary School, which is dedicated to educate any students that walk through their door, I was having mixed emotions.. As a future teacher, I was excited because it was going to be such an amazing experience to be in a classroom with kids and being able to teach them but as a regular student, I was nervous because I did not know if the kids were going to like me, whether or not, I would be able to make a difference in their day....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Certified teacher]

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Federal Funding For School Schools

- Every school administrator knows that running a school is a very expensive undertaking. Students and teachers use many facilities and amenities at the school nearly year round even after the 180 school days of the academic year have ended. Food service for breakfast and lunch may be somewhat mitigated by federal funding for schools in poorer areas, but serving healthy and nutritious meals while keeping cafeteria facilities up to code and food service workers well trained and safe on the job can command a substantial amount of any schools budget....   [tags: High school, School, Education, Outsourcing]

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Skinny or Smart

- Skinny or Smart Would you rather be skinny or smart. This question hits young girls across America. Today many of our young Americans are losing weight to essentially be more “beautiful.” I use the word “beautiful” carefully because beautiful is not what is on the outside, but the inside is where it counts. Yes, some girls are naturally pretty and smart, but what some people don’t realize is that some of those girls are not eating and not exercising to get the body that they would like. This paper will focus on the young girls that are coming unhealthy to supposedly get the body they would like to have....   [tags: social issues]

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Differences Between American Schools Systems And Finnish School Systems

- There are several differences between American school systems and Finnish school systems. Overall, Finland’s appear to be superior. Some of these differences include decentralization of the schools, major academic differences, and more. It’s incredible how little change can affect a nation in such a grand way. It seems almost simplistic the way Finland handles their school system when compared to America but is vastly different. Decentralization of the schools means to separate government interference with the school system with the exception of basic guidelines and curriculum that all schools must follow....   [tags: Teacher, High school, Education, School]

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High School Vs. College

- HIgh school vs College Have you ever went into a place having a set mindset on how it 's going to be. Then your mind changes. That 's what happen to me when I went into college. When you complete senior year the anxiety of college sinks in. Well I went into college thinking that it was going to awful because of what people said. A Lot of people made it seem scary like it was impossible and so hard. So I went Into college with a negative mind set and didn 't want to be there. After all the atmosphere of Saint Louis Community College is so shockingly different than Ladue High School....   [tags: School, High school, College, Lunch]

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The Perfect, School, My Philanthropic Autobiography

- The “Perfect” School - My Philanthropic Autobiography I spent much of my high school career researching colleges and universities. My mom and I traveled to well over 10 different colleges and universities in 4 different states trying to find the “perfect” school for me. By the end of my junior year of high school I had finally found the ideal school, or so I thought. The school was small, environmentally friendly, new, beautiful, diverse, and just happened to be located 1,000 miles away from home....   [tags: High school, College, Feeling, Decision making]

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Elementary Class At The Chapel School

- I had the opportunity of observing Mrs. Hillier’s second grade class at The Chapel School. I observed multiple phonics lessons, some creative writing lessons, lessons related to seasons and holidays, such as fall and Thanksgiving and students doing independent reading. As I observed for several days, I noticed that the teacher often used phonics workbooks for lessons and curriculum. I would have loved to observe more interesting and intriguing activities for students to learn the concepts. The content in the workbooks were effective because it provided various different activities and students were gaining understanding, but I believe a teacher can teach in so many other ways that do not in...   [tags: Education, Observation, Knowledge, Learning]

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Different Types Of Teaching Practices And School Environments

- School Observations Throughout my field visits to different schools, I encountered all different types of teaching practices and school environments . The first school I attended was Burger Middle School. While at Burger Middle School, I observed many classroom routines and procedures. For example, as a teaching method at Burger Middle School, students were put into groups of three. This method allowed the teacher to observe the whole class instead of students seated in the front....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Classroom]

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Why Do Good High School Students Struggle With College Level Writing?

- Why Do Good High School Students Struggle with College Level Writing. Or Why Do They Sound So Smart and Write So Dumb. They need to transition from seeing college writing assignments as different than high school homework. “Why are you writing. Because I have a paper due tomorrow.” In college, students are expected to write because they have something to say on the topic, something worth communicating. First year students do not understand that most of the struggle and/or productive challenge of college-level writing is finding an approach/stance/position to the topic....   [tags: High school, Writing, Writer, Writing process]

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Questions On Teaching And School Leadership

- Section 1: AITSL Graduate Standard My goals for this aspect: (SMART goals – Specific, Measurable, Accurate, Relevant, and Time bound) Actions to develop my capability: (Be specific about what actions you intend to undertake and the support and professional learning you will require). Indicators of success: What will you/others see if your goal is achieved. Short term goals (achieved by this semester) 1.3 Demonstrate knowledge of teaching strategies that are responsive to the learning strengths and needs of students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds(Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership [AITSL], 2014) By the end of prac I will ob...   [tags: Education, School, Goal, Knowledge]

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Graduation Speech : High School

- Most thoughts going through the head of a high school graduate are, “I finally get to take a year off before going into college now!” or “I’m finally done with school!”, but, it’s really the start of something new. After graduating high school, most individuals plan to attend college for their first time, of course after summer ends. Which can and most likely be is the smartest decision they could ever make after graduating high school. But there are also some graduates who believe since they have worked so hard in their years of high school that they deserve to take a year off before entering college....   [tags: High school, College, Graduation]

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Graduation Speech : High School

- Every year, thousands and thousands of students graduate from high school ready to embark one of life’s greatest adventures. Many students feel as if high school was tough and an awkward time for them. Some will encounter times when bullies are rude and nasty to them. Others will not have to deal with any negativity and have a great experience, but will not want to go back. After high school life goes on, many students choose different paths other than to continue their education but most of the students that graduate from high school are given the opportunity to attend colleges and universities all around the nation and obtain an education....   [tags: Higher education, College, University]

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Home Schooling Vs. Public School

- Home-schooling vs. Public school I hated waking up 6A.M. in the morning to see faces I’ve been seeing for years and teachers who pressured me to finish assignments in an accordingly time frame each class and oh don’t get me started on school’s food ugh. Just nasty. I’ve always wondered what would it be like to be home school at home, doing work at your own pace and all the food I wanted with no distractions. I know I’m not the only one who imagined how great it would have if we as public school students were home schooled instead....   [tags: High school, Homeschooling, Unschooling]

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Learning Essay - Learning And Learning At A Catholic School

- LEARNING HOW TO READ I remember wearing my favorite pink dress sitting on my desk in our study room each and every single day. It all started when I was in the fourth grade when I was struggling with spellings and reading. I remember just barely passing the first term of the fourth grade. My parents transferred me from the school I attended from grade three to grade one because I was not progressing; I could not read or write. I remember my class was under a very big fig tree and my teacher just volunteered to teach us....   [tags: High school, School types, Teacher]

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Higher Education And High School

- Higher education is often defined as education through college, or as education after high school. Higher education is not defined only by being booksmart. It includes being creative, having a well-rounded mindset, and being aware of the things going on around you. Many students who go into college think that higher education should only be defined by scholars pursuing the highest paid careers , but college is the place where students open up to different things and career opportunities which they might find enjoyable....   [tags: Higher education, Education, High school, College]

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High School Sports And Social Status

- For some people, high school is just a place to make friends and be popular and others use high school to get somewhere in their lives and be successful. Most students gravitate towards popularity and neglect their grades causing them to have problems later on in their adult lives. The real problem with students valuing sports and social status over making good grades and being a good student is the faculty, allowing it to happen by not recognizing other school activities during announcements and pep rallies....   [tags: High school, Extracurricular activity, College]

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Teen Romanance is Not Smart

- Teen Romanance is Not Smart       Do teenagers today have their priorities in the correct order when it comes to dating?  More and more often, it does not seem they do.  Some teenagers these days spend too much time focusing on their "romantic" relationships instead of the things that should be more important.  Teenagers who are in serious relationships do not care as much about school, their families, or their jobs.  These teenagers seem to forget everything that should be important to them.      School should be a very important priority for teenagers.  In high school, teachers try to prepare young people for what lies ahead in life.  That includes going off to college and...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays Young LOve]

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Amanda Is Smart, Athletic, Popular And The Head Of The High School Cheerleading Squad

- Amanda (Collier) Reynolds (Wife to Frank Reynolds and mother to Jared, Lynn, Bea (deceased), and Annette Reynolds) - Amanda was smart, athletic, popular and the head of the high school cheerleading squad, and everyone wanted to be her friend. A teenage boy like Dawson could only dream about ever talking to a girl like Amanda. During a chemistry class in their junior year, fate partnered Amanda and Dawson together, and their relationship blossomed; however, news spread fast in a small southern town, and due to his family’s reputation, the Collier family refused their daughter, Amanda, to continue her relationship with Dawson....   [tags: High school, Family, Mother, Marriage]

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Photography Skills From Middle School

- Moving on to the present time Blake now in high school, getting ready for his last year of high school everyone was older. Blake had worked on his photography skills from middle school when he took a photography class. Once high school started he knew he would take more classes to advance his skills and enjoy what he liked to do he always carried a camera he had received for his birthday after he had shown his parents he could take pictures. This camera meant a lot to him, he enjoyed capturing the events of things that shined to him....   [tags: High school, Time, College, School]

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