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My Experience At Immokalee Middle School

- ... It took multiple tries, but after some guidance they were able to get the correct answer. When that was finished the teacher did attendance and then the students all brushed their teeth, combed their hair, made sure their clothes were clean, their face was clean, and they put on deodorant. I found it interesting that the kids followed their hygiene routine at school. The classroom was definitely different than the traditional classroom. One of the students laid on a mat all day with pillows and blankets and would have about 4 to 5 seizures a day....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Special education, School]

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My Plans For After High School

- ... But the biggest step i need to make first is considering the college i want to go to and my interest. College is a very excited thing to talk about, but can also be very stressful. When i moved to california i have always have my mind set on going back for college. My senior year i have decided to go to BSU and be a bronco. The campus is beautiful and it 's right by home. Im looking into their pre dental program and want to get my bachelor of science. I have taken some college credit my junior year that will help with my dental classes....   [tags: High school, Want, Thing, Need]

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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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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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My High School Career Essay

- ... All I could think was luck was on my side that day, and while that was I also learned that studying was more important than I thought. A great experience has always been in science class I have just always gotten science through this I figured out what I wanted my career to be. My first science class in high school was biology 1 I can remember this class very well for two reasons my friend moved back from colorado and she was in that class with me, in fact, that was the class that I first saw her in 2 years, and I never dropped below a B....   [tags: High school, Thought, Homework, Mind]

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Graduation Speech : Eden Prairie High School

- Eden Prairie High School is one of the largest high schools in Minnesota. Three floors of classrooms and resource centers all surrounding our commons, which fed over 3,000 people a day. The hallways were lined with cherry red lockers and black and white walls corresponding with our school colors. Great amounts of school spirit expressed by students, faculty, and even alumni flowed through the hallways daily. Every classroom was equipped with a Smart Board which functioned as an interactive black board powered by the teacher’s computer....   [tags: High school, Grade, Education, Secondary school]

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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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Personalized Learning : Reforming America 's Public School System

- Personalized Learning: Reforming America’s Public School System Tahzeeb A. Rashid Brookfield East High School Author Note Tahzeeb A. Rashid, Department of English, Brookfield East High School Tahzeeb Rashid is now a biology major at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. This research based paper was funded and commissioned by Ms. Gommermann at Brookfield East High School. Correspondence concerning the paper can be addressed to Tahzeeb Rashid by email at 15rashit@gmail.com Abstract This paper argues that personalized learning should be adopted by all public schools within the United States due to failures within the current education system....   [tags: Education, High school, School, Teacher]

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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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The History Of The Colonial School System During Africa 's Colonial Period

- During Africa’s colonial period, Europeans worked to create a more Christianized version of education. This was done in order to help fill in the gaps where many political collaborators were missing. They also needed more artisans as well as clerks in the colonial regimes, and this was all done in order to not only maintain control over the people, but to also westernize them. They also did not want them to become too smart, fearing that it might and eventually did lead to future rebellions and nationalist movements....   [tags: Education, School, High school, Colonialism]

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Get Smart: I.Q. and Emotional Intelligence

- Get Smart: I.Q. and Emotional Intelligence Intelligence is considered to be one of the most desirable personality qualities in today's society. Expectant parents are told to read and play music to the fetus, in order to stimulate its brain. Being bright is often thought of one the keys to success in life, and highly intelligent people such as Albert Einstein are celebrated. However, despite all the tests and criteria that measure intelligence, the question still remains: what is intelligence....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Why Students Are Dropping Out Of High School

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

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High School Students Improve Academic Performance

- ... This current system allows those students to fail and implies that they could just make it up and move on to the next grade level or higher course which increases the dropout rate, and decreases the graduation rate. In the city of Detroit, two of their charter high schools have set very strict graduation requirements for their students and each student has succeeded immensely through their academic performance. The schools interviewer states “Students at two Detroit high schools...among few in the nation, to be required to take advanced placement courses and be accepted to at least two post-secondary institutions in order to get their diploma”(Higgins, 2015)....   [tags: High school, College, Secondary education]

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Cultural Diversity : West Lafayette High School

- School is often described as a mini society, a reflection of what is happening in the real world. While my school was certainly no exception, West Lafayette High School only allowed a view of the most fortunate students. Here attend the students of doctors, professors, lawyers, and state representatives. Although the school holds its cultural diversity in high esteem, nearly all students come from a similar socioeconomic background. West Lafayette is known for being home to an abundance of pretentious, nerdy, rich kids....   [tags: High school, Sociology, College, Education]

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Technology: The Invention of The Cell Phone

- Technology has been a part of Americans’ lives for several years and continues to improve. It has given society an easier way to communicate with family and friends with one simple device, the cell phone. A cellular phone is the most common type of technology used by all groups of people including parents, teenagers, and even young children. The number of people who own a cell phone also continues to increase, causing a huge distraction on society. Cell phones seem to own a person as they depend on their phone for almost everything....   [tags: communication, smart phone, apps]

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The Challenges And Stresses Of Nursing School

- The Challenges and Stresses of Nursing School There are many perks to being in nursing school and eventually passing the NCLEX and becoming a registered nurse. However, there are many stresses and challenges that these future nurses have to face, even more stress than an average student or person. According to recent studies from Beck (1997) stress levels of nursing students are at higher levels than those of other professions such as that of medicine, social work, and even students in pharmacy school....   [tags: Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Education]

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Benefits of No School on Fridays

- Students around the Nation have always pleaded to have no school on Fridays. In fact, for many schools around the nation, school on Friday has already been abolished. This letter is of regards to those who believe (and have not received) that school on Friday should be terminated. Students who go to school - whether it be elementary, middle, or high school - have always wanted less school. I, along with the rest, do believe that decreasing school days would be very beneficial for students as well as teachers....   [tags: education, student issues]

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How Do People Make Smart? Getting Good Grades?

- ... They help the state know how much you are learning and how well teachers are teaching the subject. Back in 1996, 50% of 4th grade students met the standards for the Washington State reading test. In 2010, 70% of 4th graders met the standard for the Washington State reading test. Also, in 1997 only 20% of 7th graders met the standard for the Washington State math test. While in 2009, almost 60% of 7th graders met the standard for the Washington State test math test. This information could lead to the fact that after the internet was available children developed better study habits, and became smart, as the test scores prove....   [tags: Internet, History of the Internet]

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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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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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The Smart Measure Test Shows That I Have A Logical Learning Style

- ... The mood that I am in when I am preparing to study will also determine the strategy that I will use to absorb the information. Flash cards are portable so I can take my study material with me any where that I go. I can use them to quiz myself and get others to quiz me to see how much progress that I have made. Most most favorite thing about flash cards is that I can make two separate piles. One is for what I already know, and the other is for what I need to focus more on, and study more. Flash cards for me, make studying more interesting because they are not sloppy like notes, and more organized content....   [tags: Learning, Study skills, Homework, Learning curve]

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The First Day of School

- The alarm clock buzzed loudly beside my ear. Feeling like a gong that was being hit repeatedly was placed right beside my head. I sluggishly pulled myself out of my bed and dragged myself to my closet. The words, first day of school moaned ghastly in my head. Summer was uneventful and school was just going to be hell. I picked out an old, worn out flannel and a pair of jeans to wear. Not rushing at all, I struggled to put the raggedy clothes on. They smelt like horrendous lies and rumors. Exactly what this state and my school are built on....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay]

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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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High School Drug Testing

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

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The Burden of Intelligence

- Everyone on Earth is dealt different hands. Some have been gifted with wealth; others are born into a world of very little. Lucky children have been welcomed into a loving family; others are merely one of several children, of whom only half will reach adulthood. Finally, a few are destined to be brilliant, while the rest are not as clever. When it comes to education and levels of intelligence, however, who really has been gifted. “Intelligence in childhood is a risk factor for psychological distress due to anxiety and the milder forms of depression in young adults” (Stumm)....   [tags: Social Issues, Being Smart]

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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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New School Lunch Standards Implemented As A Result Of A Nutritious Lunch Children

- ... according to all these new restrictions, high school lunches must be no more than 850 calories, middle schools no more than 700 calories and elementary no more than 650 calories. These amounts of calories are in conflict. Students all over the United States are protesting in a way of throwing away their school lunches in order to show the government that they are not satisfied with the new serving requirements being given at their schools. There have been many complaints that this was processed to quickly without informing students about the new school nutrition coming up....   [tags: Nutrition, High school, Health, Obesity]

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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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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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Columbine High School Shootings, By Virginia Tech Shooting And Sandy Hook Elementary Massacre

- “Do you believe in God?” (Johnson, 2012), That is what Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold asked students before shooting them mercilessly in 1999 in one of the worst school shootings America has ever seen. America has seen this in many occasions, a number of school shootings accomplished by juveniles. In the last 3 decades, three of them stand out from the others; Columbine High School massacre, Virginia Tech Shooting and Sandy Hook Elementary massacre. On April 20th, 1999, two seniors that attended Columbine High School in Colorado entered the campus with a number of weapons including two 9mm pistols, 2 12 gauge sawed-off shotguns and a number of explosive devices....   [tags: Columbine High School massacre]

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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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The Is The School System We Go Through Face Flaws Far Greater Than One?

- It is true that the school systems we go through face flaws far greater than one might think. With a school being the place where many students are “Exposed to diversity for the first time in their life,” according to John Macionis, a sociologist and author of sociology, it is to no one’s surprise that there are issues with segregation in regards to race, as the National Education Association points out, “The United States has over 44 percent non-white students”, and the nation as a whole is known for being racially diverse, but there are also issues with class and even gender....   [tags: Dress code, Education, High school, Uniform]

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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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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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Is Adult High School better than GED?

- Adult High School (AH)l is better than General Education Diploma (GED) because of the type of setting environment, availability of assistance, and material used. In adult High School the setting is different from GED settings.The AH students have a designed building, they have small class which enables for the adult student to get abundant help. For example In an Adult education setting-young adults are able to socialize, emotionally connect, and learn from experience of their fellow classmates or schoolmates....   [tags: education, adults, ged]

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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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Presentation Of An Outreach At Burlington Township High School

- ... She suggested that she should see her therapist more often, and starting on Saturday, she is scheduled to go once a week. Collateral was obtained from Clients parents who deny immediate safety concerns. Mother reported that client does not appear to be depressed, is valedictorian, and is accepted by many Ivy League colleges. Mother and father reported that they will keep a closer watch on Client, but does not consider her a suicide risk. Clients parents are motivated for outpatient treatment....   [tags: Suicide, Bipolar disorder, Parasuicide]

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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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Whats Going Wrong In Public School

- What is going wrong with schools. There is a lot wrong with schools, and easier question these days is, What's right with schools. Sadly the list would be shorter. The public school system in America today is sadly lacking, not just in the field of academic achievement. Children are, in effect, risking their lives by attending school. Critical attacks from disturbed students are spreading like a plague. Every year, there is increase in the number of students who give up education after high school and start working in minimum wage jobs/unskilled jobs....   [tags: Education]

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The Importance Of Homeschooling And Public Schools

- There is more than one way to teach education. Homeschooling and public schools are two examples of them in America. Both types of education have their similarities as well as their differences. Statistics indicate that “about 3 percent of the school-age population was homeschooled in the 2011–12 school year” (nces.Ed.Gov). Statistics also show that, “In fall 2015, about 50.1 million students will attend public elementary and secondary schools. Of these, 35.2 million will be in prekindergarten through grade 8 and 14.9 million will be in grades 9 through 12” (nces.Ed.Gov)....   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher, School]

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The Importance Of Homeschooling And Public Schools

- ... For example, a minor can do their math assignment at 10:00pm on a Monday, and then they can finish a math paper at 3:00pm the following day. The schooling can happen year round, or from August to June with holidays and summer breaks. A parent states on this one website that, “Each family should create their own schedule that meets the unique needs of their children” (simplehomeschool.net). That quote convinces that homeschool schedules vary depending on the parent. Homeschoolers, do not require for you to return home when done with schooling because they learn from there rather than in a building called a public school....   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher, School]

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The Annual School Calendar And The Seasons

- ... The town library provides Internet services and computer access. The state educational policies promote the use of technology and access to the internet for educational purposes. The Internet has a significant amount of information on autism, the best practices in managing behaviors and issues related to autism, support groups, and policies, etc. Contextual Issues Several contextual factors are affecting Julia’s occupational performance, the availability of occupations, and opportunities for positive experiences and engagement in self-directed activities....   [tags: Environment, Natural environment]

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Mathematics And The Classroom And School Environment

- ... During their independent work, students were allowed to use their manipulatives to help them answer worksheet questions. I believe that it was highly effective to teach this lesson because students constantly had a visual representation that they can see clearly. Students were also allowed to use it at their leisure for other lessons. Students grasped the lesson objectives easier with the use of manipulatives. The students in my class are not allowed to use technology in the classroom; at least I have not witnessed them using it during a math lesson....   [tags: Question, Education, Pedagogy, Nabisco]

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School and Violence in America

- Each day millions of children across the United States go to school to learn, but instead they come face to face with violence generated by their peers, from minor things like trash talking to more major offenses such as dangerous situations involving weapons and bullying. School violence is a worldwide problem that is unpredictable, making it difficult for researchers to narrow down it's causes. The violence has become more of an epidemic as time continues to progress and it varies on the type of violent offenses that occurs depending on several factors....   [tags: violent behaviors, robbery, attacks]

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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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After School Job Of Teens

- ... In that table, there are several rows and columns with specific times on the very left column, so teens can write down everything they are going to do in that time for the whole day. The more careful they are, the more specific time table has. Therefore, they do not mess thing up that can break all plans in a day. Teens just follow step by step in the time management table that they have planned before, and then everything will be easily completed from the beginning to the end of the day. Time management table is a very smart idea for managing time, but it is not flexible....   [tags: Full-time, Part-time, Adolescence, Management]

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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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My Experience At The School

- ... “ Congratulation Prabidha and Mina,”he called us out. At that moment my doubt had turned into reality. Anger had filled me up; I felt demoralized thinking that it was all because I wasn 't smart enough . It was embarrassing to walk out of class at that moment ,and I couldn’t put my head up knowing that every person knew the reason behind why I was the chosen one. Next day,we had our first club meeting at the school library. On my way there, my mind went through many thoughts and emotions....   [tags: Old age, Middle age, Gerontology, Elderly care]

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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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Technology Is Evolving Today 's Society And Hershey High School

- Technology is evolving everywhere. Hershey High School is a school moving towards a more technology based learning style. Almost all the students are using technology in classes....   [tags: Technology, Education, Hershey, Pennsylvania]

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Handwriting Instruction on School

- Handwriting is a means of expressing language, just like speech. However, handwriting is not taught in school as much as in previous years. In the past, handwriting was taught as a precursor to reading and spelling. Today, students of all ages are rigorously tested on their writing skills, yet they are not allowed the time it takes to develop this skill. I remember writing in a Big Chief notebook, holding a chubby pencil, trying my best to make the curves and lines of the letters just right. When I attended elementary school, the teacher devoted at least forty-five minutes to handwriting each day....   [tags: Education, elementary education]

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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 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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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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My Goals And Goals For School Assignments

- Page 1 During the course of six weeks, I learned how to set realistic goals and understand what a goal is. Before entering my EDCP class, I assumed goals were very minute things such as going to lacrosse practice or making the team in high school. I never thought to plan for school assignments let alone my future. Goals are characterized by 5 aspects Specific, measurable, actionable, realistic, and timeframe (SMART). Goals are what set students apart we all want something different whether it be academic, financial, personal, professional, and health and wellness goals are dear to my heart....   [tags: Goal, Management, Goal setting]

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Learning From Mistakes At The Middle School

- ... I thought am doing right things and I will be in the Dentistry school. Suddenly I found myself totally lost I couldn’t study or get the scores required for the Dentistry school, I got fewer scores than others. At that day, I had many phone calls with my friends and I found that they got what they want and, of course, my friend from primary school got a very high score and she will become a Dentist. I lived in shock for a while I didn’t know where I have to go which college, what is my career, how I can apology and vindicate what happened to my family....   [tags: Bachelor's degree, Academic degree]

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Should Cell Phones Be Allowed? School?

- 6:00-7:50 Abrielle Cruz Should Cell Phones Be Allowed In School. It has become a very frequent issue with cell phones in the classroom. Cell phones are technology of this century, with new responsibilities that are tested throughout the education atmosphere. The economy is becoming more advanced in technology with an increase in mobile phone users that keep growing. Most mobile phone users have smart phones that can be useful throughout the class, instead of only considered as a disruption. A number of sociologists have researched and explained how the advancement of technology is increasing, and so does our time using it....   [tags: Mobile phone, Personal digital assistant, Motorola]

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Public School Reforms

- Public schooling systems today are hindering, rather than helping, the creativity and individuality of high school-aged students who are looking not only for their future, but for themselves as well. What needs to be changed in order for students to get the most from their high school education. Much research has gone into this, resulting in differing opinions, multiple methods of change, and thousands of other questions. Some researchers feel that too much class time is spent forcing students to learn advanced science, math, and language arts; others believe that these same classes should be the main focus of schools in order to increase intelligence....   [tags: Education]

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High School Girls

- Both my parents are zoologist and I've been homeschooled my whole life so I can go wherever there were takes them. When I was four years old we move to Africa I researched. After twelve years a living the bush country of Africa their research is finally over seven moving back to the United States and settling in Evanston , Illinois, where I will be attending North Shore high school. As I walk to my first class I wasn't sure what to expect when you buy high school or the things I seen a movie. I didn't know whether everyone was going to randomly burst into song and start dancing and elaborate dancing sense starring the basketball team and the smart new girl, or if there would be spit balls an...   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Essentiality of School Club Web Sites

- Every school club should have a web site. The Internet is a colossal, extensive, and globe-spanning apparatus in our lives. You can find indications of the Internet everywhere you turn. According to Centerspan, a comprehensive source of transplant information, the Internet is a “worldwide collection of computer networks, cooperating with each other to exchange data using a common software standard.” It is so immense that there are approximately 2 billion Internet users according to the 2011 statistics of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)/Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Indicators database....   [tags: Education]

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The Day Of School Is An Exciting New Experience

- ... Stereotypes are harmful to a person’s self-esteem. One of the ways stereotypes harm a person’s self-esteem is by forcing them to hide their true selves. When a person hides who they really are they wear a mask, a persona they show to the world. By showing the world a false image to gain the acceptance of others we act differently than what we believe. Recently gay marriage was legalized in The United States. As a result many gay couples were getting married. Many bakeries made the news for refusing to make wedding cakes for a gay wedding stating it went against their beliefs....   [tags: Stereotype, Prejudice, Counterstereotype]

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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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Smart Kids Do Stupid Things

- I will be the first to testify and, despite my obvious bias, I still believe that I am completely accurate when I say that my parents are the best that any kid has or will ever have. My mother, though, regardless of her efforts, repeatedly made a fatal error my upbringing; she never learned that, despite her trust in me, any adolescent boy left idle and unsupervised for any length of time will eventually turn to no good. Such was the case on a particular August afternoon. August, for any grade-schooler, is without a doubt the most despicable of months....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself]

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Indian Trails Middle School Experience

- Introduction I was given an assignment to go to a school for 15 observation hours. While arriving, I was introduced to the observing teacher and all my questions were answered during our meeting. She explained to me what was going to happen in these past few days and treated me like I was a co-worker instead of a stranger. She gave me a tour of the school and while we walked we had a friendly conversation. At Indian Trails Middle School most of the children are Caucasian, but there are many African-American children, Hispanics, and many other nationalities....   [tags: teaching practices, learning tools]

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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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Juvenile Delinquency : A Big Concern For The Residents

- ... For example aggression, these juveniles have been known, from future assumption, to be those who will return to the center, which can be blamed on the effect of their experience in rehabilitation. The mental health of these individuals is extremely affected, which may cause involuntary reactions to emotional positions. Social solidarity is a factor that provides an uncommon experience. Juveniles are forced into solidarity at an age that is unlikely for teens in elementary or high school living in a community in Louisiana....   [tags: High school, Secondary school]

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African American High School Students

- saying they don’t get enough credit for raising their child. Lorde et al (1993) finished it off by proving that the way a son is raised determines if he or she is going to have a successful future. In the following paragraphs, I will be explaining and disproving society’s stereotypical view of African Americans. African American high school adolescents believe that schooling is a must. Johnette Atkinson McCain (2013) did a study of 8 African-American high school students who are participating in an early college academy program....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race, White people]

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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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Sex Education: Helping Teenagers Make Smart Choices About Sex

- Imagine that you are a parent of a young teenage girl, and she has returned home to tell you that she is now pregnant, or maybe you have a son who has contracted HIV, perhaps you even know a young child who has been abused by a significant other. That teenager will now have to face the consequences of these events for the rest of their lives, consequences that could have been avoided had these teenagers had proper sex education. To many, sex education is a sensitive topic, and because of this students do not receive the essential information that can help to protect them....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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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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Graduation Speech - Original Writing

- ... The way my grandmother raised me, I was different than most of the kids in my neighborhood. I lead by the example “don’t mess around with any followers.” I always told myself that I would go to school, be a man, and sign up for college. My grandmother would say, “Don’t be a fool, be a man. What you think that knowledge for?” Before I reached high school, I listened her. During my middle school years, I was an honor student. That’s how I know I could have done better in high school if I would have focused harder and had less distractions....   [tags: High school, High school diploma, Middle school]

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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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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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Contributing Social Factors That Have Brought Me

- I believe that the three most contributing social factors that have brought me here to Webster University are my education, my family, and my socioeconomic class. Over the course of my life, I have been greatly influenced by these three because they became such omnipresent entities in my everyday life. It all started in kindergarten with one test. One small test has and will continue to influence me the rest of my educational life. The test was an aptitude test that placed me in the “accelerated” classes starting in first grade....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school]

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Physical Readiness Training ( Prt )

- ... As was stated before we are living in the age of technology and information, due to this both the armed forces and the labor market need people who have the ability to keep up with constant changes. In the word of today, smart people with reasoning speed and ability to contribute ideas to solve problems always will have space in the labor market. It includes both within the armed forces as in any large company in the civilian world. That is good reason for people keep the focus on finishing school and at least get a high school diploma....   [tags: High school, High school diploma]

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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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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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Richard Graff 's Hidden Intellectualism, By Gerald Graff

- In his essay "Hidden Intellectualism," Gerald Graff argues that intellectualism is not something that can only be taught through proper education like school or college, but with subjects that people consider non academics as sports, cars, or popular culture. The writer considers "street smart" to those people who learn things outside of an academic environment, for example in the streets of their neighborhood or their parent’s professions like being a mechanic. The writer argues that educators should let students decide on the subject that they are more interested to learn, this would open up possibilities for the student to excel in his academic environment as well as his own interests....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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College Essay : Preparing For College

- ... Expectations in high school are said to ready the students for college ones. High school teachers are not putting the same requirements on assignments as college teachers would. When taught how to write a passage, from the time students are in third grade first starting to write passages, the teachers require a strict five paragraph structure. In college, however, the five paragraph structure is preferred not to be used. The college teachers and the high school teachers have different requirements....   [tags: Education, High school, School, University]

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Shanghai, China And The United States Educational System

- Shanghai, China blows away every other country throughout the world. The United States is seen as pretty much average across the boards and frankly cannot even compare to Shanghai. Shanghai, China led the world with the highest scores in math, science, and reading on the 2012 PISA test. Compared to the United States, Shanghai is about 100 points over the U.S. in math, science, and reading. Shanghai scored a 613 in math, scored 580 in science, and a 570 in reading. The international average in math is 494, reading is 496, and science is 501....   [tags: Education, High school, School, Teacher]

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