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

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

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Photography Skills From Middle School

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

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School And Society : Historical And Contemporary Perspectives

- Schools have evolved constantly throughout the years starting when they were first created, to our present day. Society has been testing multiple schooling styles to try and find the best form to benefit all students equally. In the reading assigned in class from the textbook, “School and Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives,” I agree with Orestes Brownson’s assessment that Horace Mann’s plan for common schooling and establishment of normal schools was undemocratic, because it did affect our free society as a country, produce conservative teachers and the board did have influence on what books should be placed in school libraries....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, High school]

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My Year Of My Public School

- Others Scattered like Seeds of a Dandelion This is the way I remember my last seven years of my public school. I attended a small rural middle school where we were fun loving, happy kids who did not judge anybody and did not worry about much of anything. In middle school, we were just kids having fun and learning all kinds of new things from algebra to how to use deodorant. It all seemed to change when we moved to a Columbia Public High School our freshman year. Everybody, even the students that moved with me, seemed uptight and less than friendly....   [tags: High school, College, Secondary school]

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The Importance Of Teaching High School Students

- “Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate” (“”). Children see their teachers 5 days out of the week many children look up to their teachers as role models. It is important for teachers to do the best that they can to be a positive influence on their students; children can become influenced by people they are surrounded by. Being able to have job advancements and retirements as a teacher is a very good opportunity because even if one loves being a teacher I’m sure they have their days that they wish they could do other things....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, High school]

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School Is Bad For Children

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

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The Main Office Of School Hours

- The main office was easy to locate. School hours are from 7:45am to 2:30pm. Students take 7 classes each semester. The average class size was 26 students to one teacher. Approximately 1,790 students attend Springbrook and 42.4% are females and 57.6% are male’s students, 9.7% (170 students) are in special education, graduation rate is 84.9%, attendance rate is 93.6%, dropout rate is 7.2% and suspension rates is 3.7%. Mr. Cooper shared this information with Jessica and I. Information and statistics can be located by clicking, Springbrook at a glance....   [tags: School, Teacher, Education, Special education]

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Graduation Speech : High School

- Coming from a relatively small, mostly Hispanic city, I did not receive the best education when compared to bigger cities such as Austin, San Antonio, etc. Even though I was in the best public high school in Laredo, that was equivalent to saying that one has the fastest car in the area but the car is a Honda Civic and the competition is made up of minivans and Smart Cars. This caused many of the students from my city to enter college underprepared and struggling to keep up with students from far better backgrounds....   [tags: High school, College, Academic term]

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Social Groups Of High School

- In High school, there typically is a stereotypical division of students that distinguishes what social group one is a part of, from Preps, Jocks and athletes , Band Geeks, Nerds, Stoners, Drama Queens, Jerk Guys/Bullies, Goths; we have all come to interact with these individuals. Turning our focus on these group of guys who have always been the most popular, they are enthusiast in a specified activity, in this case being athletic supporters. Infatuating both junior and senior girls, mocking and terrifying geeks and nerds, jocks are play a significant role in social groups today....   [tags: Sociology, High school, Social stratification]

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Leadership Smart Goal : Wound, Ostomy, Continence

- Leadership SMART Goal: Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Certification As the healthcare system advances, so too must the nursing field become more advanced within its practice. It is not just enough to become a Registered nurse these days. Healthcare and technology has evolved to produce a smaller, more interconnected world, healthcare costs have increased, which in turn has created organizational restructuring and change in practices; thus, allowing the need for nurses to develop critical thinking skills and take on leadership roles....   [tags: Health care, Nursing, Patient]

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Reflection on My Smart Measure Assessment Results

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

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Anti Intellectualism : Why We Hate The Smart Kids

- School is a frightening place. It is broken down into multiple social ranks, and many children find themselves at the bottom. With children trying to work their way to the top of the food chain, the actual learning portion is either set aside or forgotten altogether. In Grant Penrod’s essay, Anti-Intellectualism: Why We Hate the Smart Kids, he explains how modern children are growing to dislike intellectual children. The varying social ranks teach children to ignore low grades and try to be popular in school....   [tags: Intelligence, Intelligence quotient, Intellectual]

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How Smart Phones Are Changing The Way We Bank

- Kadlec, Dan. "How Smart Phones Are Changing the Way We Bank, Drive, Have Sex and Go to the Bathroom". Time Inc, 22 June. 2012. Web. 01 April.2016. Dan Kadlec is a journalist and an author. He has written for TIME and other outlets for 25 years. He also published three books. His writing is outstanding in submissions that earned TIME the magazine award for General Excellence. His knowledge is very broad since he is a leading voice in the global financial literacy movement, and also a strategic adviser to the National Financial Educators Council....   [tags: Mobile phone, Smartphone]

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Analysis Of The Text ' How I Got Smart '

- What makes a piece of writing humourus. In “ How I got Smart” by Steve Brody and in “Salvation” by Langston Hughes, both use literary devices to tell a story from a younger perspective. Although they both use figurative language in a humourous way, Brody’s story is silly and has a happy ending and Hughes’s story is somewhat sad and does not end happily thus making Brody’s story overall funnier. In the text “How I Got Smart” by Steve Brody the tone is humorous and his story is intended to shock his students and shift their paradigm about teachers origins....   [tags: Comedy, Humour, Humor, Defence mechanism]

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The Debate On Entering High School

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

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Should School Athletes Be Allowed?

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

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Persuasive Essay : High School

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

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Higher Education And High School

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

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Healthy Than What Is Served At School

- healthy than what is served at school. Alisha Farris describes in her article "What gets packed in a lunchbox can be just as unhealthy as what 's served at the cafeteria" a study conducted that compared student 's lunches from home with what is served at school. In the study, the conductors looked through 1,300 school and parent-packed lunches of pre-k and kindergarten students in three Virginia schools. They found that packed lunches contained more calories, fat, carbohydrates, sugar, vitamin C and iron....   [tags: Nutrition, High school, Middle school, Health]

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Graduation Speech : High School Graduation

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

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The For The National School Lunch Program

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

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Graduation Speech : Attending High School

- At first when I was attending high school I never thought that it would be as difficult as it was to complete and get my diploma. As one would say at one point when I was attending high school I got off track in my life. It wasn’t until then that I realized that I had to change my whole attitude about my education. I had to find the motivation and the desire to apply myself in my classes the way that I should have been doing so all along. A factor that didn’t help was that I wasn’t disciplined enough to really know how to apply myself when it came to my school work....   [tags: High school, High school diploma, Graduation]

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The Importance Of School, Good Grades, And Graduation

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

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Our Imperfect American School System

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

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Home Schooling Vs. Public School

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

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How School Has Shaped Our World For Decades?

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

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High School Sports And Social Status

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

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Analysis Of The Article ' Against School ' By John Taylor Gatto

- Have you ever wondered if our education system has flaws. Well in the article “Against School” written by John Taylor Gatto, Gatto once a teacher explains how public education weakens the youth. He starts off the paper by saying how he taught for 30 years, went through a termination, and personally witnessed almost all of the schooling flaws. In Gatto’s article he lists very noticeable names, such as George W. Bush, George Washington, James Bryant Conant, and H.L Mencken to name a few. Having taught children for so long Gatto believes he has the expert rule in this subject....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, High school]

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Should High School Athletes Be Banned?

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

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My Experience At Immokalee Middle School

- On March 21, 2016, I had the pleasure of observing Mrs. Weeks at Immokalee Middle School. Immokalee Middle School is located in Collier County. This is a large school of and according to Collier County Public School Website, out of the 1450 students attending the school, about 1179 are Hispanic. Out of the entire population of students attending the middle school, 1407 students are economically needed. It was evident in the school surroundings that the students are facing poverty. One hundred and eighty-eight of the students attending Immokalee Middle School are in the Exceptional Student Education Program....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Special education, School]

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My High School Career Essay

- In my high school career, I have had victories and failures each one gave me a new perspective on life a new way to live my life without procrastination or low self esteem on my ability to be all I can be, I love that high school made me into a more confident and strong minded person I am sad that this is my last year but that just means I’m opening a new chapter in my book of life. The first experience was in freshman year when I took Spanish I was doing badly in the class getting F’s and D’s because foreign language I figured out in my high school journey was not my strong suit....   [tags: High school, Thought, Homework, Mind]

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My Plans For After High School

- When i was a little girl i could wait till i was older and more independent. Now i wish i was still that little girl. Growing up forces you to make so many hard decisions you aren 't ready for. My plans for after high school have changed so many times it 's quite scary. College is a forsure thing in my future, when is the question. The army has caught my eye recently and that has shifted things a bit. there are so many ways you can go about the army life and going to college. There is just so much i need to put into perspective before i choose what i 'm going to do....   [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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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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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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How Do People Make Smart? Getting Good Grades?

- What exactly is it to be smart. Getting good grades. Knowing how to do daily activities. Acing a math test. There are many different ways that people would define being smart as. How do people get smart. Reading books and asking questions are great ways to get smart. What if there was a way to study faster, more efficiently, and more conveniently. The world wide web can offer these positives to you. It’s also known as the internet. The internet hasn’t been available for ever. Realistically it has only been widely available since around 1997....   [tags: Internet, History of the Internet]

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My Smart Goal : Exercise Skills, Health, And Stress Management

- My smart goal was exercising to improve my exercise skills, health, and stress management. My goal was not just about doing some activities, but it was the effort I am doing to shape and improve my health, fitness, mental thoughts and behaviors. I observed the outcome of me keeping progress with my goal. As well as, I learned about the supports and obstacles of my life that influenced my exercising goal positively and negatively. As I started to exercise, I noticed a difference in the way I acted, made decisions and managed school work without being stressed about it....   [tags: Psychology, Emotion, Maslow's hierarchy of needs]

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High School Students Improve Academic Performance

- High school students don’t know how they can succeed in school and improve their academic performance. A student in high school with unexceptionally easy courses could glide through high school with very limited effort involved and receiving mediocre results. The student receives low grades since they are not required or expected to exceed above any standards set by the administration. When that student graduates high school and begins their college career or applies for jobs, they are vacuous and struggle since they only took the easy route throughout their early life and was never prepared....   [tags: High school, College, Secondary education]

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

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

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

- The Smart Measure test shows that that I have a logical learning style. I learn better using pie charts, and just flat out fact. When numbers and figures get put out there it draws my attention straight to it. Shockingly, I did scores three way for Physical, Social, and Verbal learning. They ere all very close o my score in logical learning. Basically, I am capable of learning in all sorts of different ways. Wehn it comes to learning I like to use a variety of techniques to ensure that I have obtained the the material that was necessary....   [tags: Learning, Study skills, Homework, Learning curve]

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High School Never Ends, By Bowling For Soup

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

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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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Graduation Speech On Entering Highlands Elementary School

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

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What Type Of School Do You Teach?

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

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Chapter 4 : Tom 's School Experience

- Summary Chapter 4 describes Tom’s school experience in Pennsylvania and Poland, and discussed the relationship between math and many American students. Tom did not like math and thought he was not good at it. When he was asked to solve a problem in his class in Poland, he tried to make an excuse to avoid going to the board to solve it, which the book hinted typically worked in his American classes. However, he was still asked to solve the problem, which he could not do. The book explained that math is a difficult subject for many American students, and that on the PISA assessment American students score pretty low....   [tags: Teacher, School, Education, United States]

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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 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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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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Graduation Speech : High School

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

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

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

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The Kinds Of Students At Burlington Central High School

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

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High School Should Help Us Get Ready For The Real World

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

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Issues in the Cyber Generartion

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

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

- School Nutrition “New School lunch standards implemented as a result of First Lady Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity campaign have led to more than 1 million children leaving the lunch line, according to a new report.” (Elizabeth Harrington 3). Because of The Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act “ New meals are required to offer a whole grain,protein,fat free or low fat milk, fruits and vegetables”(Arit John 10). Even if the government regulates school lunches to prevent obesity and diabetes, the government should not be able to regulate them because students are not happy with the new school nutrition requirements, schools should be responsible for providing a nutritious lunch children wi...   [tags: Nutrition, High school, Health, Obesity]

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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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Moral Development At School Age Children

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

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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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School Uniforms Are Necessary : Do You Agree?

- TOPIC: School uniforms are necessary. Do you agree. 1. INTRODUCTION General Statement/Attention-getter: Nowadays, it is a common sight to see students attend their classes with uniforms to school and institutions, complete with their badges and logos on the uniform to represent themselves. However, do they know what is the aim of wearing school uniforms. By the word school uniforms itself, we know that it is a uniform that is used by the students in school or institutions. It is a common sight to see students with their uniforms, even in this modern era....   [tags: Education, Dress code, Clothing, Uniforms]

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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

- Presenting problem On January 11th, 2016 I completed an outreach for a 17-year-old Caucasian female, after she reported suicidal ideations at Burlington Township High school. The client’s evaluation took place at her home. During the evaluation, she reported that she was "upset today, and went to talk with her teacher" due to feeling depressed (Anonymous, personal communication, January 11, 2016). Client reported that she has been "feeling really sad, since spring" and "started thinking about suicide at the beginning of the school year, but would never do it"(Anonymous, personal communication, January 11, 2016)....   [tags: Suicide, Bipolar disorder, Parasuicide]

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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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Comparing School Districts

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

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The Debate Over School Uniforms

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

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After School Job Of Teens

- Today, because of life demands, people are absorbed into working to be able to afford their demands such as grocery, gas, insurance, bills, and social fees. That is the reason why everyone needs to go to work after the graduate from school. However, even teenagers also go to work after school hours to earn money for many personal reasons. Therefore, there are two debatable sides in the society that are arguing about that issue: After school job of teens. One side say that after school job is very good for teen that can better them....   [tags: Full-time, Part-time, Adolescence, Management]

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The Annual School Calendar And The Seasons

- Currently, Julia is going through prepuberal changes. She is increasingly aware of internal and external changes in her body. In addition, her behavior changes with the seasons. During Christmas season, Christmas Carols dominate her stereotyped behaviors of singing and repeating scripts from TV shows. Also, lack of playground time during the winter season affects Julia’s sensorimotor organization. Proximal level. The yearly school calendar and the seasons influence Julia’s participation in school activities....   [tags: Environment, Natural environment]

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The High School Entrance Examination

- Nan Li was born and raised in Tangshan, an industrial city in North China. Both of his parents worked in Kailuan, a major coal mining company in China. Until he failed in the high school entrance examination, he never realized the importance of academic achievement for a working-class child in China, the pressure of competition, and expectations for educational attainment his parents had. His father was extremely disappointed at that moment. Fortunately, his mother encouraged him to work hard even if he enrolled in one of the least competitive high schools in the town....   [tags: Sociology, Psychology, College, Education]

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My Experience At The School

- Brian Tracy once said, ”Every experience in your life is being orchestrated to teach you something you need to know to move forward.” When one starts to recognize the purpose of her life, she can begin to understand that all the experiences were to make her realize of her aspiration. My interest sparked when I went volunteering, and it made me realize that it was the place where I got my true happiness; Helping others. As I started my 8th grade the pressure for the DLE ( District level exam ) had already started....   [tags: Old age, Middle age, Gerontology, Elderly care]

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Community, District, And School

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

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The Education System And The School System

- The education system and the way that a teacher teaches have evolved since I was the young mind in the desk waiting to learn. In a school system today teachers instruct at multiple levels in order to help all students. The teacher now teaches to the Children, their learning preferences are considered. I would have loved my teacher to have taught me using multiple levels in order to help me understand, address my weaknesses, and give me strategies when needed. When I went to school children had to learn the way the teacher taught, one way, or you didn 't learn....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Learning styles, Learning]

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Mathematics And The Classroom And School Environment

- Over the course of a semester, I have observed the involvement of mathematics not only in the classroom but throughout the school community. Throughout this paper, I will develop a deeper understanding of my notes and describe how math is involved in the school from day to day, and overall. Math is taught day to day, but math is much more than addition and subtraction. Math begins with instilling a love for math in your students and getting them excited to immerse themselves in the math environment....   [tags: Question, Education, Pedagogy, Nabisco]

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A Classroom At School Building

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

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Graduation Speech For The Elementary School

- It was a great experience and I thank the district for giving me the opportunity of experiencing what my career could be like one day. Teachers at Reagan Elementary School are very professional and definitely people I could look up to. I had the opportunity to see different grade levels and even though I thought I wanted to teach fourth grade, I found out I felt in love with Second graders and Kinder. I also really enjoyed the bilingual classes. One in particular I felt kids really connected with the teacher and I would like to have that kind of environment in my classes....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Rooms, Classroom]

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Elementary Class At The Chapel School

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

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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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Is Art Makes You Smart?

- Jerrald Dogoc Ms. Maghirang Core English 11 8 February 2016 Art makes you Smart Some high school students may not like art classes because they think they are neither creative nor Artistic. What if it helps high school students to do better at school. “80% of Americans believed that learning a musical instrument would improve math and science skills” (Winner and Hetland). It is so helpful that it can help you to get an easy A+ in a subject such as math and science that you may not like. Art and music are an aspect of our society that is so prevalent in everyday life that not teaching students about them is leaving it leaves students at a disadvantage in life....   [tags: Art, Arts, High school, Visual arts]

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SMART Boards to Build Math Skills

- Math is one of the fundamental subjects taught in elementary school and is a necessity for overall academic survival. Young learners’ future understanding of mathematics requires an early foundation based on a high quality, challenging, and accessible mathematics education (NCTM, 2013). An engaging and encouraging learning environment helps children develop confidence in their ability to understand and use mathematics. However, math proves to be a difficult subject for many students. In a world filled with technology, it has become increasingly important to incorporate technology based-teaching in the classroom....   [tags: Math, Elementary School, Education]

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Smart people Nerds or Not?

- Stereotypes and misconceptions are just false presumptions of groups. Misconceptions are just wrong ideals of groups that have been formed because of a lack of information on a group or been told false information about the group from the individuals who are biased of the group. While stereotypes are false presumptions of groups formed because of a small percentages in the groups who are extremely ideal and fit the stereotypical views said of the group. Many of the individuals of the groups are most likely enraged that the mass of the public believe these stereotypes just because of these handful of stereotypical extremists....   [tags: misconceptions, stereotypes, outcasts]

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Mobile Phones Vs. Smart Phones

- Clarisa Arrambide Carissa Hayden Engl. 1302 20 October 2014 Students vs. Smart phones Should students be allowed to have smart phones in school. We all know that mobile technology has come a long way, compared to years ago, where the only thing phones could do was make a simple phone call and back then, which was the most amazing experience for people to be able to speak to someone through a mobile device. With technology now in the 21st century, cell phones have turned into smart phones, which are basically miniature, portable computers in the grasp of your palm....   [tags: Mobile phone, Personal digital assistant]

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Visiting A High School Teacher

- This year I went to visit my former high school. I stepped through the front doors for the first time brimming with confidence. As I walked into the main office and saw my former principal he asked me what I was doing here and I answered, “I 'm studying to be a high school teacher”. Doing a double take, he called in another teacher who I have never met, pointed to me and with a smile radiating on his face said, “Look. This is Tatyana. A former student who now wants to teach. Can you believe it?”....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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