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Compare and Contrast High School versus College

- High School versus College High school and college are very dissimilar. There are the main differences and then there are differences that aren't very distinct. These differences include homework, teacher-student relationships, and attendance policies. In this paper I will discuss the major and minor differences between high school and college. I will also explain why responsibility is a very important factor in high school and college. In high school most teachers will let you turn in your homework late if you give them an excuse such as, "I forgot it at home" or "It's in my locker." In college if you give your professor one of these excuses they will say, "Too bad." There are also a l...   [tags: Compare Contrast Essays]

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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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Free Essays on Vouchers, School Choice, and Charter Schools

- School Choice and Charter Schools I am not so sure I am for or against the idea of school choice as much as the idea for educational equality. If school choice and charter schools are the way this country will gain equity in the schools then I am for school choice. I feel that the impoverished are not going to get the best education that is available to them in their area. If the town fifteen miles away is a much better school, both educationally and developmentally, then I believe that the student that goes to school A should have the opportunity to attend school B....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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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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The Possibilities Opened by Learning

- I’ve always been the “smart one” of the family. Ever since I entered Middle School I’ve gotten A’s and B’s, so my parents and other family members called me smart and praised the grades I got. When they ask me why I did well in school I told them it was because I liked learning. That is my “secret” to my good grades; I love to learn. It’s just something about getting knowledge and being able to learn new things that makes me really excited. And learning, for me, doesn’t stop at the classroom. There is so much to learn from the people and world around me, and I plan to learn as much as I can....   [tags: school, history, teachers]

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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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When Do Students Have The Right To Drop Out of School?- Drop Out Age Should be 18 or Older

- Most teenagers if asked will say that they hate school. Some of them hate school so much-- that they are willing to do without it for good. This poses the question: “When should a student have the right to drop out of school?” Is there such a thing, as being too young to drop out of school. I think so. Although I believe that someone who is sixteen is old enough to drive and have a job (which are two big responsibilities) is somewhat responsible, they still are not old enough to make a decision that will impact the rest of their life (for better or for worse)....   [tags: argument, teens, Education]

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Teenagers Intertwined with Technology and Social Media

- ... An example from the article mentions, “Texting and emailing and posting let us present the self we want to be. This means we can edit” (Turkle). Social Network profiles are never the real person. The profile is always edited to how the creator likes. Real conversations helps others know other people better. A person never tells their feelings. It’s always the spur of the moment idea. “Theses days, social media continually asks us what’s “on our mind,” but we have little motivation to say something truly self-reflective”(Turkle)....   [tags: smart phones, internet sites]

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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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School Dress Codes and Uniforms Are Beneficial

- School Dress Codes and Uniforms Are Beneficial Do schools really need a dress code. Just ask parents of kids who have to wear them and they will probably say yes. With the dress code policy parents would be able o save money on clothes for their children(Dress 1). This would be a big help for children with poor families who cant afford the proper clothes for them to wear. In addition, with uniforms these kids wont are looked at any different than everyone else because they will have the same dress attire....   [tags: Papers]

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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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First Day of Secondary School - Original Writing

- First Day of Secondary School - Original Writing I was so excited yet so terrified at the thought of my first day in secondary school. It felt much to me like my first day as an adult, the first day I ever felt grown up. As I packed my spanking new bag full of spanking new pens and pencils, I couldn't help but think would all the rumours about head flushing, bullying and heaps upon heaps of homework be true. I guess I was about to find out. Sporting my smart new navy blazer, white shirt and tie I slammed the door behind me and swiftly scurried to my friend Vicki's house....   [tags: Papers]

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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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Story About The School For Supernatural Youngsters

- The name - is Audriyana Reyes. I know I know. Humongous first name and tiny last name. Weirdest combination ever. That’s exactly why I insist everyone call me Yana. Yana Reyes. Easy and simple even though my life is anything but that. Anyway, moving on from names, I should mention that I’m no ordinary person blabbering about unimportant stuff. If you’re not smart, (and I mean it), I highly suggest you stop reading this RIGHT THIS INSTANT. I, and the rest of my league, come from an extraordinary school that no one has ever heard of....   [tags: Fiction, Machine]

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The Unspeakable Word: Censorship in Schools

- ... Having a baby is expensive and time consuming. STDs and STIs “are infectious diseases that are spread through sexual contact.” (Sexually, Internet). Emotional scars are the long lasting emotions and thoughts that bring that person back to their traumatic experience. People may say that it is the parents’ job to tell their kid when “they’re ready,” but in reality they have been talking about it since at least the 6th grade. The world is changing; sex is absolutely everywhere, it is on magazines, in the grocery store; on their movies, in their books, even in their conversations....   [tags: sex, school, emotion, pregnancy, infections]

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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 Vision Of Teaching And Learning

- ... Mentor leaders are essential to support the learning and teaching goals, as changes in administration will still allow for the vision to move forward and sustain over the long run. My experience is that programs, which are being pushed top down often does not work because there is no buy in from all stakeholders. The lack of people involved often lead to issues such as jet pads integration without piloting cause a lot of confusion among teachers. My experience of transitioning through five administrators in a period of five years, the vision of learning and teaching has changed from one administration to the next because there is no consistent vision and goals that can be sustained....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Building]

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Becoming A Police Officer Has A Dream Of Mine

- ... There many times I can remember my father waking me up in the middle of the night to take me to some kind of emergency situation in the neighborhood or to something he had heard about on the radio or on TV. I do not remember what age, exactly but I remember my father telling after we got back from one of these adventures, that after he got out of the Army he applied to the Michigan State Police. He told me he did not get to go far in the process because the Army had lost his GED paper work that he earned while in the military....   [tags: High school, English-language films, Middle 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

- ... He connected that the reason why so many “hard working jobs” were available is because how society pushed going to university over learning how to do blue collar work which is desperately needed in the current work force and economy. This expands on the notion of how guidance counselors have heavy influence on the outcome in young adult lives. His argument of changing how we work could influence more young adults to enter into a education system that is not just going to a four year university....   [tags: School counselor, Education, Psychotherapy]

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Inspiration High School Football Team in Remember the Titans

- ... He has been nominated as the Best Supporting Actor in the movie “The Postman” (1998) and came 3th place in Best Supporting Actor in “The Mothman Prophecies” (2003). Even tough he has not won many awards, he was still a really good choice. I couldn’t imagine anyone playing it better.(IMDB, 2000) Ryan Hurst was playing as the team captain who did not like the idea of being mixed with black players but changed his opinion later in the movie, he has only won a Satellite Award in the category of Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for “Sons of Anarchy” (2011) but he stayed in character in a all times and expressed his emotions like we were...   [tags: captain coach, award]

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Observation Article On School Age Child

- Rosalinda Ramirez Observation #3 School age child It was a very nice experience interviewing Lupita an eight years old girl that attends to third grade in Calistoga Elementary School. Lupita lives of low-income apartments with her father, mother, and two siblings. Lupita’s father works in winery and her mother is a housewife. L has one brother and one sister. Her brother is five years old and her sister is two years old. Lupita was very intelligent and polite to answer all the questions that I asked about her house, family, peers, school, and general....   [tags: Sibling, Mother, Family, Parent]

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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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Should Students Have to Pass Standardized Test to Graduate?

- Should Students have to pass Standardized Tests to graduate. One time I heard a teacher at my old high school tell a new teacher that their job is to teach to the test and nothing else. I did not really know what she meant, but I knew something about what she said sounded very wrong. I thought why are they just teaching us how to pass the test instead of just teaching us what we need to know. Later I found out that whether or not I graduate depends on passing the test. The idea of standardized testing to say whether or not students graduate is a bad one....   [tags: high school knowledge asssessment]

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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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Does The Amount Of Schooling Measure A Person 's Intelligence Level?

- ... Some people don’t want to go to college because they are not interesting in learn or don’t want to waste their time in school, they want to give this opportunity to their sister or brother go to college. Some people can’t go to college because they have to take care their family like need money to support their family, so they can’t waste their money on schooling. However, all these situation made some people can’t go to school or college, doesn’t mean they are not success in the future. People who don’t go to college can faster adapted to the society and get job experience....   [tags: Education, Higher education, School, Learning]

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Improving The Youth For Adulthood

- Although funds are being cut from Texas public schools, it has not kept the state of Texas from increasing the demands of standardized testing. Over the last several years, Texas ' public schools have chosen to sacrifice valuable classroom time, once designated for meaningful teaching and learning, at the expense of fulfilling state-wide testing requirements. Due to increased pressures set by the state for each school to meet established score standards, students are spending a tremendous amount of classroom time preparing for high-stakes tests, instead of being allowed the opportunity to gain and improve upon critical thinking skills essential to enduring the challenges of everyday life....   [tags: Education, School, High school, Standardized test]

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A Smart ( Phone ) Society

- ... In today’s world, functioning in life is nearly impossible without having a smart phone. Technology is rapidly advancing, and the people of the world are ravenous to keep up. Sending letters through the mail service is no longer a viable source of communication, especially with impatient business men and women. A more practical system of communication became instant messaging, and, in particular, texting and emailing. Because of the smash hit that was instantaneous correspondence, the use of computers and smart phones is practically a requirement to be successful in society....   [tags: Instant messaging, Mobile phone, IPod Touch]

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Teaching Teenagers About Safe Sex

- For many years now, individuals in all states have been attempting to teach teenagers about safe sex. Administrators have designed special classes and foundations worldwide in order to help out with this subject. As said by K4Health, “The term ‘condom’ first appeared in print in 1717, in an English publication on syphilis, although its origin still remains uncertain” (Stryker). The reason why schools should be giving teenagers condoms is because most teenagers do not tell their parents that they are sexually active....   [tags: school, education, condoms]

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A Student During The Span Of My Education

- ... There’s reason to believe that education is not truly effective to a majority of the students. For many, school simply seems too easy. And these aren’t the extra-bright students who are supposed to find that school is not challenging enough; these are the ones who either get easy ‘A’s, or settle for less. When students aren’t being pushed, they tend to gain an apathetic attitude towards their schoolwork, resulting in poor grades that leave little effect on them. Some schools are taking grading seriously....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, High school]

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The Behavior At Grand Canyon University

- There is an enormous difference in socialization in the switch from high school to college. The agents of socialization in these settings are the teachers, students, and the school institution itself. Institutions set up the standard ways to transmit knowledge and skills to generations to meet society’s basic needs (Henslin, 2013). The teachers and students are the ones who socialize and the school provide the setting and environment in which they socialize. The norms at Grand Canyon University are different form the norms at my high school....   [tags: Education, Sociology, High school, College]

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Chazz and Anya: School Teenager Story

- Looking over her homework and shuffling her deck, a medium statured girl who instead of wearing the girl’s uniform for the academy, wore the male’s uniform. Her white colored hair cut to match the length of her father’s. The girl’s blue eyes bareliy left her papers as the teacher cleared his throat to catch her attention. “Anya Kaiba… I do hope you were paying attention and not just doing your own thing.”A blonde haired male teacher growled. Anya didn’t hesitate with her response. “I’m sorry, I didn’t know you were saying something important…What was it you were saying Doctor Crowler?” Crowler glared and turned to another student to pick on....   [tags: Tomboy, Crush]

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Red Ink: Try Using a Different Color for Grading School Papers

- Red is the general color used for grading papers in school. Students are raised with red ink being the mark of failure. With all the negative thoughts it brings, red ink can be very detrimental to the growing mind,slowly leading to depression or even worse. Because of this, red ink may be one of the worst serial killers ever known to man. Yet, despite its wicked habits, schools continue to use it as their number one grading tool, encouraging this negative spiral to keep spinning downwards. Teachers tend to use red pens when grading and editing homework and tests....   [tags: psychological effects of teaching tools]

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Contributing Social Factors That Have Brought Me

- ... This went on throughout elementary school, and then it continued. In middle school, my classes were still filled with the same people as they were in elementary school. Why?-Because we were now “the honors kids”. We were in pretty much every honors class available at school and we took them all together. This trend continued into high school, where it was drilled into our heads that we are the “cream or the crop”, the ones who will be valedictorian, and the ones who will go to the best universities....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school]

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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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My Spiritual Journey through Life

- ... On Monday morning I woke up one hour earlier than I normally do. I was excited to present my story to my classmates. My teacher liked the story, although a few of my classmates did not understand why I did not choose my mother instead. I did not have an answer for them, I was too young to understand the type of relationship I had with my mother, I did not understand she neglected me. After school I told my family the good news, I explained to them I did well in class; my mother did not seem to be happy with me, I believe she was jealous of my choice....   [tags: rivers, religion, school]

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Private Schools Vs. Public Schools

- With growing competition in the job market, parents are assuring their child receives the best possible education. Private schools are continuing to grow in popularity throughout the 21st century. Private schools better prepare students to succeed in the college. Private schools have a different setting that makes students feel more accepted and comfortable. Private schools have small classroom sizes compared to public schools. Small class room sizes are extremely important in education. Small classes force the students to actively participate in class....   [tags: Private school, Teacher, Independent school]

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George Orwell 's An Elephant Killed A Man

- George Orwell was a police officer who was hated by many people just for being European. One day he called to investigate an elephant that was tearing through the bazaar. By the time he tracked it down the elephant had killed a man, among other things. Followed by a large crowd he found the elephant peacefully eating grass outside of the village. Suddenly George Orwell faced a tough decision. He knew he shouldn’t kill the elephant but was afraid if he didn’t he would be laughed at and hated more than he already was....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Jennifer Aniston]

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Why Students Are Dropping Out Of High School

- ... Students felt unmotivated to go to school because they did not feel interested to learn. Thus, they thought that it was not important to go to a place, where they felt disengage. Students that drop out of school missed class frequently the year before dropping out, so this is a clear early sign that teachers need to be aware of. Teachers need to motivate all students at all times so that they can feel motivated to go to school everyday. Another reason that they responded in this survey is that they spent time with people who were not interested in school....   [tags: High school, Education, Dropout, 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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Modern Day Education : The Future

- Schools The future. A spectacular, but entirely unnerving subject. In the 20th century people saw the future as an amazing place, new inventions whizzing down streets every which way. Everything shining, sparkling, dazzling us. But how do we see the future now. We see a future of uncertainty. Albert Einstein once said, "As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.". The world around us is in constant motion, ever changing....   [tags: Education, School, High school, Teacher]

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Reflecting On Those Adolescent Years

- Reflecting On Those Adolescent Years Throughout my elementary years I had been at a privileged predominately white private school. When I was twelve years old, I made a switch from private school to public school. Because of this, I spoke proper English. I had not noticed it until I started public school and was immediately teased for ‘talking white.’ This always frustrated me because you can not speak a race therefore, their insult did not make sense. Secondly, how can you ridicule someone for speaking properly when it is not wrong or incorrect....   [tags: High school, Middle school, School types]

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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

- ... Since our phone offers us so many functions it can be said that it is almost like our life. In an article by gime magazine it says “It is hard to think of any tool, any instrument, any object in history with which so many developed so close a relationship so quickly as we have with our phones.” (Your life fully mobile, 2012). In some society having a Smartphone is seen a social classing system. Meaning if you had a Smartphone and 1gig of data you were ranked high in that class. This is how much Smartphone are valued around the world and we can even see it in America....   [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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Be Better Than You Were Yesterday

- Be better than you were yesterday I graduated from Springfield High School in 2012, I played 2 sports while there. I played basketball and football on the varsity level all the 4 years. I’ve earned a lot of achievements while playing sports there. When I attended the school I was a 4 year starter in basketball all-conference for both sports. I really enjoyed myself and time it was a great experience and it was good people around me the atmosphere was awesome. Being at that school really helped teach me not to mess around to take school seriously but most importantly the homework is most important it should always come first before anything as a student athlete....   [tags: High school, College, Springfield, Illinois]

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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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The Definition and Functions of Smart Gird

- A smart grid (SG) is an intelligent electricity network that integrates the actions of all users that are connected to it and make use of advanced information, control, and communication technologies in order to efficiently deliver sustainable, economic and secure electricity supplies [1]. The high-speed, bi-directional, real-time, and integrated communications system is the foundation of SG [2]. In addition to counting and pricing in smart metering, one of its most prominent requirements is to support users in smart energy utilization....   [tags: smart gird, metering, eletrical device]

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Why Is Receiving A Kid?

- ... Immediately I wormed up to the class the teacher was nice I got alone with everyone in the class. Part of me felt like I was still missing something while in class but I was doing well and my mama was happy so I just pressed on. The years went by I was happy but never understood why other kids was changing classes and we always stayed in the same class every day. We would eat at a different able at lunch and go to recess all by ourselves. I went to the other school when I was in 3rd grade and now I am in 5th grade feeling like I need answers....   [tags: High school, High school diploma, Education]

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Graduation Speech : The Bodega Dreams By Ernesto Quinonez

- A majority of peoples lives are spent in school and that is the same with me. I have been in school almost my whole life except for the time I laid back in a crib and just cried for 3 years. I have been in elementary, middle, high school and now I’m doing 4 years in college, maybe even more for my masters. While spending my life in school I have been able to learn and see all different types of activities take place right in front my eyes. Just like in the Bodega Dreams by Ernesto Quinonez, I have seen fights, distracted my teachers and dealt with a fair share great/horrible teachers....   [tags: Teacher, School, High school, Education]

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Testing : Test Anxiety Finals

- ... According to the psychology section on about.com, test anxiety is “a psychological condition in which people experience extreme distress and anxiety in testing situations.” Not only can test anxiety damage a student’s mental health, but it can also hurt test performance and make it more difficult to learn. Test anxiety is different than being nervous for a test. A bit of nervousness can almost help a student perform better because they feel more mentally alert and on edge, and can therefore delve right into answering the questions....   [tags: Anxiety, Psychology, High school, Fear]

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Technological Takeover in our Society

- Unless you have lived under a rock for the past 30 years, chances are that you own at least one personal computer or other electronic device. Everywhere you turn, you find an electronic device being used by someone. Technology has been so deeply integrated with our society; some even consider it "odd" to be without some kind of peronal electronic device. But computers aren't restricted to personal use; computers have also been laregly integrated into classrooms as well. So with the ever increasing use of technology, there begs the question: what is it all worth, is it even helpful or necessary....   [tags: Technology, Smart Phones, Communications]

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Another Phony Day at School by Holden Caulfield

- Another Phony Day at School by Holden Caulfield There's nothing I hate more than school. Wherever you look; the halls, the cafe; the classrooms, all you see is phonies. Always fixing their hair, wearing their perfect clothes and perfect shoes. Carrying their goddam perfect purses. They make the already terrible school day even worse. Even the teachers are phonies. All of them, especially my 4th period teacher. I don't even know her real name. We just all call her old Doc. Boy, did I hate her class....   [tags: Catcher Rye Essays]

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Pros And Cons Of Joining The Military Before College

- Pros and Cons of Joining The Military Before College Oppose To after College Military is an establishment of a country and nation. There are a few different motivation behind why one may join the Military. Recently, Ive asked a few secondary school understudies for what good reason they anticipate inlisting in the military. Majority of their responses were cash for school , training and traveling. Those are suitable reasons yet many are undecided wheather to join the military after college or before college....   [tags: High school, College, Military]

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Education And The Learning Process

- Education and the learning process are like baking cupcakes. The ingredients of reading, language arts, math and science are measured and carefully blended to produce a smooth, rich, smart, and balanced batter. The batter is then poured into each student cake cup, a little at a time. It takes approximately eight or nine years to fill the cup, but be patient and continue to pour the batter in a little at a time. Finally, the individual student cakes are ready to be baked. When the cupcakes have cooled, they should appear well-rounded from carefully adding the batter a little at a time....   [tags: Education, Learning, High school, Secondary school]

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Why I Should Be Very Frank

- ... The first words to come out of this student’s mouth were, “Yeah, I took accounting in high school, so I know everything in this class.” Okay, weird because this class is not accounting, although during our first unit, which was a review of math we should have learned in high school, there were a few definitions from accounting courses. I will give him credit for that, because he knew what each definition meant, although it was a bit arrogant to believe that he “knows everything”. During the same class period, we discussed AP Statistics, because we had both taken the course in high school....   [tags: Education, College, High school, School]

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

- ... In high school, they were used to teachers breaking writing projects down into discrete steps or tasks (e.g. outline, thesis statement, research evidence, rough draft, etc.) to be completed as homework and commented on usually at each step. In college, they need to learn to backwards plan from a paper due date and develop their own accountability for the developmental stages of a paper. In addition to this, they tend to vastly underestimate how long it will take to reread texts, organize notes or evidence, and rewrite sentences for clarity to meet all of the expectations at the college level....   [tags: High school, Writing, Writer, Writing process]

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Benefits of Wireless Devices in the High School Classroom

- ... Research done by Loraine Jackson at California Polytechnic State University shows that thirty-five percent of students find handheld technology useful for access to power points used by instructors, forty-one percent find it useful to have access to search capabilities, and sixty percent of students surveyed said using mobile technology was advantageous when taking notes in class. Since the students were using wireless devices in their classes, they possessed constant access to the power points used in class, and it was substantially easier to search and reaffirm their knowledge while taking notes by being able to look at the power points while in class and also ameliorating their unders...   [tags: technology, education, tools]

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The Evolution of Phones

- Cell phones were not the tools of communication that they are now (Klotz). Beginning with the simplest of technologies, phones have become more and more complex and are beginning to have an effect on people. People are starting to think that they need their phones (Argentine). Although many people have phones, they may not be as great as one would think. The invention of the telephone began with Alexander Graham Bell. He opened a school for the deaf and had the idea of transporting speech through wires....   [tags: smart mobiles, Alexander Graham Bell]

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My Dad And My Brother

- ... I got all A’s and a lot of friends. My mom helped me develop my love of reading when I was younger and I love math. In 5th grade my vice principal called me and some other kids in to a meeting talking about entering the IB MYP program. I remember I was scared because I had to fill out an application then go to an interview. But I did it and ended up going to Century middle school which was 20 minutes away from my home. Sixth grade was a pretty easy year for me except for finding friends ,but I did it and am proud of myself because I was a shy kid who didn’t talk to anyone and I made some pretty nice friends.In ninth grade a lot changed....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Educational years]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of Mr. Graff

- Mr. Graff was very unclear in his intents of his argument of intellectualism, its ability to be applied to “street smart” topics, and why it is important for an academic scholar to solely focus on one or the other. I personally believe after reading his views that he does agree on the importance of street smarts in real world concepts, but any further than that we begin to see differently. It is very hard for a school system to cater to every student, in every aspect. It’s just not feasible; as many individuals learn in their own ways, at their own pace, and may have heightened interests in particular subjects that another student may not find so interesting....   [tags: Education, High school, College, Teacher]

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Student Students With A Clock

- ... Ahmed dreams to be an engineer in the future. Regarding that, he invented a digital clock that made of a pencil case and took it to his school to show it to his teachers. However, one of Ahmed’s teachers thought that clock was a “bomb.” So, the high school alerted the police immediately and they handcuffed Ahmed even after telling them it was only a clock. Ahmed says, “They arrested me and they told me that I committed the crime of a hoax bomb, a fake bomb.” Additionally, Ahmed was suspended for three days....   [tags: Education, School, High school, Teacher]

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Practicum Reflection : Elementary School Working With Mrs. Lauer

- ... This type of classroom environment encourages life to be lived in the present, “where life in school is life itself” (Ayers, 45). Mrs. Lauer’s classroom was filled with positive messages and fun posters that encourages learning for all of her students. Having this inviting tone, the students can nourish their imagination, knowing that anything is possible if they just set their mind to it (Ayers, 45). In Mrs. Lauer’s class, there are not many minorities. It is a fairly average, mostly Caucasian, small town class, with about 25 kids per section....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Social class, Intelligence]

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