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Smart Guns

- Everybody has felt the gut wrenching emotion induced by news stories of children being shot. Whether suicide, accidental shooting, or school shooting these are tragedies that touch nearly everyone. This paper will examine a technology that many believe has the potential to drastically reduce incidents like the ones previously mentioned. This technology is popularly referred to as smart gun technology. Smart guns or personalized guns are guns designed to be fired only by the gun's owner. As such the gun would be useless in the hands children....   [tags: Weapons Technology]

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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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So, How Smart are you?

- So, How Smart are you. If I could give you anything…anything you wanted at all, what would it be. For many, the immediate response is: “I want to be smarter!!!” Why smarter. If you are very smart, what do you do with all this smartness. Is there such a thing as being too smart. My younger brother, Ian, is a fourteen-year-old junior in high school. Clearly precocious for his age and stature, there are many who envy his ability and talent to understand academic concepts with relative ease. At this tender age, where most fourteen-year-olds are simply entering high school and trying to adapt to their awkward teenage bodies, my little brother is tackling the challenges of college applications, re...   [tags: Narrative Intelligence Education Essays]

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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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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 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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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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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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The Boondoggle of Vouchers and School Choice

- The Boondoggle of School Choice The summer before my freshman year of high school, my suburban school district decided to implement a new school choice program developed for the state of Massachusetts. It is a program-limited choice similar to many others around the country. Schools offer a certain number of spaces in each class for "choice students," that is, students from other towns who wish to attend the school. Students apply and enter a random lottery system. If they are chosen, they become legally-enrolled students at the new school....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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My Primary School

- My Old Primary school is a state primary school this is a free to attend school but you must meet a set of criteria to be eligible. Child must be registered as a dependant. Child must live with you. You must show you can accommodate and support your child financially. WWW.Education.org (online) There are a few more regulations that may have needed to be met by certain families. Generally if you could not afford to pay for your child's education then your child went to a state school. Location My old Primary school was based in Northampton, it was surrounded by house which formed a border around the school field, we had two major parks near the site it had one main road for entry which gener...   [tags: Autobiographical Assignment]

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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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High School Curriculum

- High School Curriculum When reviewing the literature regarding the past, present and future of educational curriculum, several main points seem apparent, namely that curriculum is cyclical, that a dilemma or paradox exists, and that curriculum must be looked at with a sensitive view. According to Lashway (1999) educators once saw educational reform as cyclical. Every ten years or so one could expect a public outburst followed by frantic efforts to mend a broken system. However, in the last twenty years there seems to have been a perpetual reform....   [tags: Education Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Too Smart And Hire For The Minority

- Too Smart to Hire For the majority in school, one is taught that a high score on a test is a positive accomplishment. A typical student will prepare homework throughout a course and expect to have a test at the end to determine his or her understanding of the subject matter. If a student performs poorly enough, he or she may not pass the test and have to take the class again. The fear of failure and desire to move on in school is enough of a driver for most to study and attempt to pass the class....   [tags: Discrimination, Police, Constable]

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Should School For Twelve Years?

- Schooled or Educated. The issue of how we should be educated and what we should learn in school is a highly talked about issue in the United States today. Should students go to school for twelve years. Do they need to all of these standardized tests to be a successful adult in society. Or issues such as grading and how it affects students. Good Will Hunting is a positive movie for a viewer, which shows the issue we see in schools and society today of being schooled or being well educated. Will Hunting is a janitor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology....   [tags: High school, Education, School]

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The Park Slope School

- The Park Slope School, Ps.282 is located in Park Slope Brooklyn. Ps.282 is a Kindergarten to eighth grade school full of diversity. The school’s staff was pleased to assist me with any of my needs. Although finding the right time to schedule an interview with the parent coordinator and guidance counselor was difficult, both parent coordinator and guidance counselor were more than willing to dedicate their time to focus on the interview. Ps.282 attempts to engage parent’s involvement in school using different methods....   [tags: Middle school, Elementary school, Primary school]

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High School Of All Places

- I was born and raised in Vallejo, California, which is surrounded by it’s neighbors: Benicia, American Canyon, and Napa. If I’ve always lived in Vallejo all my life, and I even live down the street from the high school, why am I graduating here. Benicia High School of all places, the place that everyone I know makes fun of because of how much wealthier and stuck up people are there compared to people from Vallejo. I went to public school in Vallejo from kindergarten all the way until 5th grade, which then my parents put me into homeschooling....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Vallejo]

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Factors That Affect School Effectiveness

- In the first article “Factors that Limit School Effectiveness”, the writer shared very important factors that affect school’s effectiveness. The students, the parents, and the school and teachers all share the responsibility in increasing the effectiveness of the school. One of the biggest factors, in my opinion, is the teacher roll in the educational system. That factor explains why all students will be excited to one class and why some few students will be excited to another class. It’s the teachers’ effort to make the environment appropriate to gain and participate efficiently....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Private school]

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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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Dropping Out Of High School

- “More than 1.3 million students drop out of high school every year in the US”.(Gavett) When a student decides to quit school, they are usually only thinking about “the right now” and not how it will affect them in the future. Dropping out of school involves many life-altering circumstances, such as immediately having to make adult decisions like getting a full time job at such a young age due to having to help provide for their family. Also becoming a parent while still in high school can ruin a student’s high school career if it is not handled correctly....   [tags: High school, Dropout, High school diploma]

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Inner City Minority Public School

- White Suburb Public School vs. Inner City Minority Public School The sociological imagination is when you take your experiences and see them as a whole. This allows you to look through a different point of view through others experiences. C Wright Mills defined sociological imagination as, “the vivid awareness of the relationship between experience and the wider society” (Mills 2002:3). Sociological Imagination is the ability to watch a group and see what they do socially, watching their interactions, and seeing their influence on each other....   [tags: High school, School, School types, Kindergarten]

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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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My School Diploma At Granda Hills Charter High School

- I got my high school diploma at Granda Hills Charter high school (GHCHS), I attended all fours year there. One of the requirements to graduate from GHCHS is completing a senior project, this project was given and graded by your english teacher. A senior project is an assignment that takes up the whole second semester of senior year and your detecting your time to creating a 10 minute presentation based off your 10-15 page essay. The essay assignment could have been different for each student because your english teacher had the right to choose a research paper or based the essay off a novel....   [tags: High school, Teacher, Education, School]

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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 Universities Are Increasingly Being Seen As The Smart Choice

- Universities are using Neoliberal approaches to make their school more appealing to high school graduates, enroll more students to their school, as well as to educate the students until graduate. These methods are doing more harm than good to the student’s career and the image of the education system. These neoliberal methods have led many graduates believing that in applying to University’s they will receive a higher education and specialization that will give their careers the edge needed to ‘shine’ above the rest....   [tags: Education, Employment, Higher education]

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School Culture And School Climate

- For years, much has been written about school culture and school climate. Often times, they are used interchangeably, but they are vastly different. School climate is thought to represent the attitude of an organization. This could also be referred to as the mood or the morale of the school. School culture is the set of expectations that have evolved over a period of time. These eventually become the unwritten rules that are followed within the group. Simply put, culture is the personality of the school (Gruenert, 2008)....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, High school]

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Graduation Speech : School Lunch Program

- Lunch is one of the most important meals of the day and is consumed mostly in school cafeterias for children and adolescence. Wholesome lunches are vital in maintaining a healthy metabolism and give children energy for the rest of the school day. Children are advised to eat healthily but do not always do so because the choices of tastier, fatty foods offered in school cafeterias. The National School Lunch Program, NSLP, which is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools set nutritious guidelines for lunches served in school cafeterias (USDA)....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Junk food, School]

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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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The Trials Of Pamela Smart

- “Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart” was an intriguing and plot-twisting documentary of the Pamela Smart case. The documentary covered every aspect of the case and explored all of the different decisions and actions that took place within the case. It was the first the first trial to be covered on national television, and the national media coverage made the case even more popular. Greggory and Pamela Smart resided in New Hampshire, and the couple had been married approximately a little over a year when Greggory was murdered....   [tags: Antisocial personality disorder, Psychopathy]

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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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Should Smart Phones Be Banned?

- With the click of a button, a swipe of a finger, and a few taps on a touch screen, students have access to any amount of information they could ever want, or need. Some students might use this information for good and just for study, or use it to try and help other students who are struggling in the class. The few that would not, however, would cheat and not be honest on their exams and assignments. These few choice students, who will cheat, or text, and who 's phones would make distracting and loud noises, are why it is a much better policy to ban all smart phones from classrooms, rather than allow students to have them....   [tags: Mobile phone, Rotary dial, IPhone, Motorola]

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Questions On Financial Smart Goal

- Financial SMART Goal According to the National Student Wellness Financial Study, out of 18,795 surveyed students, about 60% said that they worry about having enough money to pay for school, and 32% students say they have sometimes neglected their studies because of money they owed. With such a high percentage of students, UMBC has taken the initiative to start a financial smarts course which informs students about how banking and credit work, how to budget their savings to pay for college and how to land a job after graduation, all which help to achieve a student 's financial SMART goals....   [tags: Credit card, Bank, Credit union, Payment]

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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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My Goals For A Smart Goal

- I have lost track of how long I’ve been doing this goal but I know that it has not been going well. However, I suppose that depends on perspective. As far as doing the goal goes, I’ve not been successful, but as far as learning from this experience, I have been extremely successful. I was supposed to be accomplishing a SMART goal. A SMART goal is almost like any other goal except that it is Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely. These five attributes are supposed to make any other goal better....   [tags: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Motivation]

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New Smart Goals ( 2 )

- New SMART Goals (2) Specific The first goal consists of learning how to manage free time better and not getting too caught up in it. Back in high school, I barely had any free time and was that friend that could never meet up because I already had a prior commitment to soccer. For example, in 10th grade, after I was done with classes, I would have volunteer work for an hour, then volleyball practice, and then soccer practice. Being involved in so many time consuming extracurricular activities meant that I did not get home until after 10:30pm and could not start my homework since I would have to take a shower and eat dinner....   [tags: Homework, Management, Academic term, Success]

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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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What Do You Like About Middle School?

- 1. What do/did you like about middle school. Why. ( draw out characteristics of a MS student and /or philosophy of learning) I like changing being able to move around in class and changing classrooms. I feel like I have more choices. How do you have more choices. I can chose different ways to show what I learned. It’s just more fun and interesting. Is it different from grade school. Middle school is so much better than grade school, because it seems like I’m learning more and having fun. I get to do stuff that I like and am able to be with my friends more....   [tags: Education, High school, Psychology, Middle school]

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Vaccinations : A Smart Choice

- Vaccinations: A Smart Choice to Better Health We all know the different opinions of vaccinations. There are those who are deathly against getting vaccinated, and others who are faithful in their committed routines of receiving vaccinations which they believe protect their health. Contrary to some beliefs, studies have proven that vaccinating is one of the smartest things an individual can do to protect themselves and those around them. Vaccinations provide safe and easy protection against illness, disease, and sexually transmitted diseases....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination, Autism, Smallpox]

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How Technology has Changed Learning Twenty-First Century

- Not only has technology helped the world’s teachers to teach more efficiently, but technological advances have helped the learner, as well. In the Twenty-First Century, there have been so many new technological advances already, such as the smart phone, for instance. For some of us, we would not know how to function, if it were not for our mobile devices. The world has become dependent on them, since they make our lives much easier, by keeping track of data, which would be hard for a normal person to keep up with....   [tags: smart phones, books, distance]

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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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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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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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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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School Shootings Are The Leading Death By A Fire Arm

- School shootings are the leading death by a fire arm in the United States. What motivates these people to want to kill others. Acts of violence at schools is not a new thing. School shootings date back to the 18th century. However, school shootings are growing more common in this day in age. What motivates these people to want to kill others. With social networks more and more people are being bullied, which results in more kids snapping and shooting up their school. Bullying isn’t the only reason for school shooting, now smart kids are snapping under the pressure of unrealistic standards set for them by their honors teachers....   [tags: Columbine High School massacre]

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Reducing The Amount Of Stress High School Students

- In high school, students will experience a wide range of emotions, feelings, and emotional, physical and mental strains. The major strain that almost every student will face is stress. As Pope (2010) says, “More than 70 percent of the high school students reported that they felt often or always stressed by their schoolwork, and many admitted to taking illegal stimulants to stay awake to study and complete the lengthy homework assignments each night (p.5).” Whether the students are stressing over a test, their grade point average, their college acceptance, or even their upcoming sporting event, high school students experience stress on a daily basis....   [tags: High school, Extracurricular activity, College]

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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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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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High School Schools Should Not Be Getting Educated For The Real World

- After going through high school and now being in college, I have realized that high school can be sort of a joke because it often does not fill its mission. High schools waste students valuable time, on drilling unimportant information and enforcing pointless rules. Students should use that time to be getting educated for the real world and not to just pass a test. Although preparing for standardized testing is very important, schools need to focus on educating students on how the world works. Many aspects go into creating an effective high school program....   [tags: Education, High school]

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Graduation Speech High School At Mission High

- After moving to the United States, I found it difficult to adjust to the American educational system because it was completely different from Panama, where I was born and raised. Growing up, I was often labeled as the daughter of Chinese immigrants. Although education was extremely important for everyone, Chinese students like myself were the exception. College education was out of my reach because I come from a poor, immigrant family. There was no notion of “if you work hard, you are going to succeed” like in the United States....   [tags: High school, Education, College, Higher education]

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History And Language Arts : The Pinnacle Of School Achievement

- Failure has led to many great things throughout history. Business moguls such as Warren Buffet, Donald Trump, and even Robert Kraft all failed in many of their first business ventures before coming what they are today. These failures did not stop them but instead spurred them on to do great things. I have also had a failure that made me become better in my life. During the 5th grade, I believed I was king of the world. After slaving through 5 years of elementary school, I had finally achieved what I thought to be the pinnacle of school achievement....   [tags: High school, Educational years, Mobile phone]

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My Life At The Ghetto Junior High School

- tell my mom, call her at work to tell or when I would see her after school but she would tell me to stop whining and causing trouble. I was truly 11 years old and alone in the world. Genital stage by Freud (Puberty and later) and Adolescence stage by Erikson (12-18 years old) This stage is where my life went from being alone to being alone in hell. I moved to Reno, Nevada with my dad, step mom and three step siblings in 6th grade. I was told at around age 12 by my stepmother, who said it came from my dad, that my mom would leave me in the crib all day and only attended to my needs when she was forced....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, High school, Ugly sisters]

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The School District Calls Tracking System From The View Of Others

- I come from schools where they have no shame on hiding the tracking system from the view of others. The school district calls tracking in two ways, the gifted and talented or on the other hand low achieving. I have been able to be on both sides of the tracking system, when I was a child I was in low achieving classes, and barely learning anything. When I was in my senior year of high school I was in one AP class. At the time I wished that I was seen as smart and talented but in reality would I be happy if I was tracked into the smart classes....   [tags: High school, Education, College, Secondary school]

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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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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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Using The Smart Goal Setting System

- Using the SMART goal setting system will help you maintain focus on your short and long-term goals, which will help to keep you on track (Lewis, 2000, p. 15). Therefore, setting realistic goals is important to achieve realistic and timely outcomes. At this time, my short term goals are to complete the BSN program, while concurrently finishing rehabilitation for my back. Unfortunately, recovery is estimated to be 12 months, therefore, I still have around 6 months left in the process. In addition, I anticipate graduating from the BSN program in the fall....   [tags: Goal, Time, Term, Academic dress]

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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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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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Personal Note On High School

- Let me just say that high school was definitely the weirdest time of my life. That’s not saying it was a bad experience. As a matter of fact, I had the most fun here than I ever did at middle school. Then again, I went to a Catholic middle school so it’ll be more fun. However, high school is, for lack of a better word, strange. It is indeed a journey, like every movie/book/story says it is. In order to fully detail my high school career and to explain how it prepared me, I’ll write this chronologically....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Middle school]

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Graduation Speech : The Culinary School

- One might consider graduating high school an ending to a part of their life, but I would consider it the beginning. This will be the first time most high school graduates will be able to make my own life changing decisions. There are things that I know I want to do; maybe not right after high school but sometime in my lifetime. Attending culinary school, and college are what I’m thinking of doing right after high school. Culinary school would be what I’m most interested in doing after high school....   [tags: High school, School, Education, Teacher]

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Analysis Of ' Worland High School '

- Worland High School Satire Worland High School has a different way to approach running their school. It’s so awesome and I don’t know why other schools don’t take notice and model after our school. At Worland High School our moto is, “The students always come first.” It’s such the greatest place on earth that each student ranging from senior to freshman wake up every morning thrilled to walk through those front doors of Worland High School. With all the greatness happening and taking place at our school it makes it challenging to choose with stands out above all....   [tags: High school, Education, School, Teacher]

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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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Can You Ever Escape Those High School Labels?

- In high school most students receive a label it seems inevitable, but what each teen does with the label is up to him or her. The label a student receives and sticks with him or her will either make or break them. Some people go through life trying to live up to the label that they were given and some spend all of their time trying to run away from it or prove it false every chance they get. What most don’t understand is that they are the one who decides who they want to be or who they will become in a way each person labels themselves....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher, College]

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Graduation Speech : High School

- Have you ever had known someone that you just did not like being around. Freshmen year I had this English teacher named Mrs. Bruce. She was young looking, short with a high pitched voice, she looked nice but trust me she wasn’t. When I first met her I was a retaliating student which she did not like, weeks passing she had to give me a side talk, after that talk I became her teacher’s pet, and now with it being 4 years later she was my favorite teacher throughout high school. Freshmen year I was very optimistic, but also very nervous since I was now transforming from being middle school to high school....   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher, School]

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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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My Experience At High School

- My transition from adolescence to adulthood was shaped through most of my high school years. I have two siblings a sister several years older and brother 1 ½ younger than me, he has always been my best friend. My father told my brother and I that we only have each other and to rely on each other. My ninth grade year of high school was the first time that I had to stand alone without my brother. I was nervous and excited not knowing what to expect but looking forward to such an important milestone....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Tenth grade]

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Graduation Speech : High School

- I had been extremely thrilled for school to start; it is my final year of high school. It had been going marvelously until my parents separated just days before my senior year started. I felt the world crumbling beneath my feet. I began to have many more responsibilities. For example, I became the manager of my parent’s restaurant while juggling classes in high school. The beginning of my senior school year felt like a disaster, but the end became spectacular. I successfully graduated from high school and managed a restaurant at seventeen years old....   [tags: High school, Mother, College, Grammar school]

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The Day Of High School Student

- Being the average high school student, I always wanted to succeed. Failure was not an option in anything I did. It was just how my mom raised me, to be just like her. My mom would always say, failure will never overtake if my desire to succeed is strong. During my senior year of high school, I decided to challenge myself by taking my first AP class, AP Literature. Albeit, I completely dislike literature, but I wanted to push my boundaries. I dislike literature because of the reading of sophisticated novels and sometimes I didn’t understand as well as the other students in the class, but I wasn’t going to let that deter me....   [tags: High school, Middle school, College, Education]

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The Importance Of School As An Agent Of Socialization

- Socialization is the process of passing down norms, customs, and ideologies that are important to the society by the previous generations to the younger generations. The school system is a social agency that was created to enhance the processes of socialization through education. The importance of school as an agent of socialization can be best explained by the amount of time students spend in school and in activities happen around school. The manifest functions of school are to educate students the social norms, and the knowledge and skills that help them become economically productive in order to benefit the society....   [tags: High school, Sociology, Education]

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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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My Experience At High School

- When my grandfather arrived in this country from Greece as a teenager, there was a strong educational concentration on learning a skill and getting to work. This was the case for many young people back then who were not either wealthy enough, or smart enough, to attend college. In recent generations, there has been a push for young people to go onto higher education. There is a school of thought who says that there are too many young people attending higher education and that the job market would be better served by a greater focus on vocational training....   [tags: Higher education, High school]

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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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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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An Ambitious High School Student

- An ambitious high school student, a current college student, and a parent could tremendously benefit from the College For All Act currently being debated in congress. It’s a bill that could send millions of children to college, and despite what Wall-Street 's’ warring lobbyists argue, its cost can be covered easily. It is funded by the Robin Hood Tax, a clause in the the C.F.A.A. which innocently places a simple sales tax on Wall-Street speculation. The tax charges a one half of one percent charge for selling stocks, a much needed, but immensely modest discouragement of speculation, which has been among the main causes of economic crashes in recent history....   [tags: University, College, High school]

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