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Imagery of Sacrifice in The School Children

- Imagery of Sacrifice in The School Children Sacrifice. One simple word brings to mind two completely different images. Today, sacrifice is most often thought of as a noble and beautiful act, but also one painful-emotionally, mentally, and physically-involving the surrender of something highly valued for the sake of something deemed of superior value. On the other hand, when done in the name of religion, sacrifice may involve the offering of a gift to some deity in worship or propitiation. Usually when sacrifice involves the latter, the connotation of the term darkens, for the dominant image is of ritual slaughter....   [tags: School Children Essays]

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Tone and Imagery in The School Children

- Tone and Imagery in The School Children Louise Gluck's The School Children may provide some shock for readers as it twists and turns through a school day marked by eerie abnormalities. Gluck successfully uses visual imagery to convey a deeper meaning to a fourteen-line poem about children, teachers and parents. These three groups come to life through the descriptive poem that allows readers to form their own conclusions. Though Gluck’s meaning is never clearly stated, her use of tone and imagery create an extremely visual work with three dynamic sets of characters....   [tags: School Children Essays]

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Powerful Emotion in Louise Gluck's The School Children

- Powerful Emotion in Louise Gluck's The School Children    In the poem The School Children, author Louise Gluck successfully creates for the reader an image of the children, their mothers and the position that they hold in their society.  Her simple, yet descriptive words suggest a more in depth meaning that allows one to look past the simple story line of the poem and actually look into the entire situation the poem discusses.  The story line simply  tells of mothers who pick apples and send their children off to school with them, in hopes that they will receive an education in return.  After completion of the poem, the reader comes to the realization that the apples are the center of the...   [tags: School Children Essays]

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Among The School Children by William Butler Yeats

- Among School Children by William Butler Yeats First Published 1927; collected in The Tower, 1928 Type of Poem Meditation The Poem William Butler Yeats' "'Among School Children' is written in eight eight-line stanzas that follow a precise rhyme scheme. Along with the straightforward title, stanza I establishes the immediate context of the action in deliberately prosaic language. The speaker is visiting a schoolroom, and "'a kind old nun,' his guide for the day or perhaps the classroom teacher, is answering his matter-of-fact questions in a rapid, matter-of-fact way....   [tags: Yeats School Children Poem Poetry]

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Computer Usage Of Middle School Children

- Computer Usage in Middle Schools Middle school children typically ages 10-14 are quickly becoming acclimated to technological devices such as cell phones, video games, laptop computers and tablets. But are we truly helping our children by allowing the usage of these items in classroom settings. Is the use of computers in classrooms truly enhancing the students’ knowledge or is it simply a misappropriation of State funding. In this paper, I will attempt to prove that while technology usage in schools can be beneficial in some ways, it is more than anything an unnecessary and detrimental tool in the hands of middle school age children....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Personal computer]

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Motivation And Engagement Of Middle School Children

- Spurring from a growing concern over the literacy requirements of students in a Middle school science class, Holli Eddins Forrest in “Using Literacy to Engage Adolescents in Science,” asserts that it is not literacy that causes students to “hate science,” but the way in which information is presented. In the article, Forrest aims to analyze motivation and engagement of Middle school children in a Science class, to determine the root of the problem and highlights ways in which educators can cultivate the necessary literacy skills required to keeps students motivated and engaged....   [tags: Education, Motivation, Middle school]

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The Effects Of Art Education On School Children

- Art Education is not always valued in school settings. Although some may see it as an unnecessary use of school funding, there are many who believe it is beneficial to students in more ways than one. There are many different studies that have been conducted to test the effects that art education has on school-aged children. Some studies have proven that art education can help students to improve in other academic areas. In a journal article from Ohio State University’s “Theory in Practice,” Karen A Hamblen states, “There are linkages between art learning and learning in other subjects areas and that art study can promote creative behaviors, critical thinking skills, and academic achievement....   [tags: Education, School, Learning, Art education]

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Serving Unhealthy Meals For School Children

- Serving Unhealthy Meal to U.S School Children Imagine entering into a school cafeteria and being seated at any one of the lunch tables. The first thing one may take notice of is the obese or heavier students also seated at the tables. This probably wouldn’t have been nearly as noticeable thirty years ago. Yet, child obesity rates have nearly doubled in thirty years according to the Centers for Disease and prevention Control. Students are making unhealthy meal choices or eating unhealthy foods such as soda pop, candy bars, foods loaded with preservatives, and unhealthy fats....   [tags: Nutrition, High school, Obesity, Food]

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School as a Therapy for Children

- Depression occurs in teenagers when a horrific event such as the loss of a parent has occurred and this leads to suicide most times. Losing a parent takes a part of a child’s innocence away and a piece of themselves as well. Children depend on their parents as they are our caretakers and are the ones that teach us about life. When that is taken away children are left with pain, confusion and thoughts that they regret. It is all about learning how to cope and when you have a child so young in age; it is very difficult to explain things in a way that they understand....   [tags: teen depression, school, teen problems]

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School Is Bad For Children

- ... The teachers have to witness the depressing faces of children every year when the fish dies. Mr. Holt, a teacher himself and a person dedicated to the revolution of the working of the education system, in his article, agrees that the school authorities teach the students what they believe to be good for the children. The author states, “But our acts, as opposed to our talk, say to the child, ‘Your experience, your concerns, your curiosities, your needs, what you know, what you want, what you wonder about … What counts here, and the only thing that counts is what we know, what we think is important, what we want you to do, think and be’” (2)....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Short story]

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Peer Power : Clique Dynamics Among School Children

- ... The leader of the cliques are nice to get new members to like them, and then when they are accepted into the group, they are interrogated, ridiculed and sometimes bullied into leaving the group and ending friendships. The cliques in primary and middle school allow children to figure out who they are. Peer culture has dramatic socializing effects, which influence the way individuals construct their identities (Adler 's 1998). These identities later turn into subcultures in high school and adult life....   [tags: High school, College, Primary school]

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School Children with Diabetes

- In our society today, the number of people that are diagnosed with diabetes is increasing. Diabetes is caused by many factors like genetics, inactivity, and obesity. With obesity on the rise in our country, so is diabetes especially in young children. With the fattening and unhealthy foods provided by fast food chains and grocery stores, children are the ones that diabetes is affecting the most, by causing them to have higher chances of being diagnosed with diabetes. According to Kim and Lee (2008), the rates of childhood obesity have tripled over the past three decades....   [tags: Education Essays]

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Obesity in School Children

- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported sixty percent of U.S children age 6 to 11 -approximately one in six children are victims of obesity-related illnesses that threaten to shorten their lives. That is more than nine million children. (Tartamella, Herscher, & Woolstoon, 2004). Those numbers are shocking and disturbing. Have we, as a community, encouraged the most destructive epidemic outburst. Childhood overweight and obesity are public concerns because unhealthy weight is rapidly becoming the most prevalent nutrition problem of K-12 school age group in United States and around the world....   [tags: Childhood Obesity]

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U.s. Grade School Children

- Andres Rinehart Mrs. Toole English II Honors Hr. 5 18 February 2016 Should U.S. grade school children be required to learn a foreign language. It is often said that you cannot teach an old dog new tricks. This proverb may in fact be true when dealing with learning a second language. The implication is that there is a critical period for the learning and comprehension of a second language. Unfortunately, many elementary schools in the United States do not offer foreign language classes, therefore missing the opportunity to learn a new language when the brain is believed to be most receptive....   [tags: Language education, Foreign language]

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The Effects Of School On Children 's Mental Health

- Forty percent of parents say that their teenage child is experiencing stress attributable to school. Statistics show evidence of school affecting children 's mental health. Homework is counterproductive to student learning and personal growth. Schoolwork, homework, and tests cause the everyday high school student stress and can affect their health in a negative manner. Mrs. Andrea Townsend, a Behavioral ecology professor at Hamilton College, writes that students need homework or work outside the classroom in order for students to retain information and learn proficiently....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Education, Anxiety]

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Healthy Eating And Primary School Children 's Achievement

- There is a long held belief that children’s eating habits directly link to their achievements in school as a nutritionally balanced diet makes it easier for school children to concentrate in the classroom. Healthy eating is defined by the information standard as “consuming the right quantities of foods from all food groups in order to lead a healthy life.” There is strong evidence which will be evaluated throughout this paper suggesting that healthy food consumption contains several types of nutrients, which are a requirement for the many vital processes in the body....   [tags: Nutrition, Primary education, School]

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Educational Success Of School Age Children

- It has been long recognised that students of disadvantage upbringings struggle to attain the educational success of their wealthier peers. Constant inflation in cost of living, along with household incomes seemingly in decline this past decade has seen an estimated 23 percent or 4.9 million (ABS, 2012) people now being considered to live in low SES families. Fourteen percent of school age children are currently being raised by unemployed parents, with as many as one in six children considered to be directly affected by poverty (Ewing, 2014, pp.75-77)....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Poverty, School]

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Physical Activity in Primary School Children

- Physical activity is crucial for a child’s development and lays the foundation for a healthy and active life. Children are becoming overweight and obese due to poor food choices and an increasing sedentary lifestyle (McDevitt & Ormrod, 2010). High calorie food and increased indoor activity, such as watching television or computer games, are fuelling the unhealthy lifestyle epidemic in children. Physical activity in middle childhood, (8 to12 year olds), is a crucial component in addressing and preventing this crisis, and it appears that schools in conjunction with teachers have a large role to play....   [tags: Health ]

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Physical Activity in Primary School Children

- Physical activity is crucial for a child’s development and lays the foundation for a healthy and active life. Children are becoming overweight and obese due to poor food choices and an increasing sedentary lifestyle, leading to physical, social and behavioural health issues. High calorie food and increased indoor activity, such as watching television or computer games, are fuelling this unhealthy lifestyle epidemic. Increasing physical activity in middle childhood (8-12yrs) is a crucial component in addressing and preventing this crisis, and it is believed that schools in conjunction with teachers have a large role to play in its promotion....   [tags: Child Development ]

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Preventing Obesity in School Aged Children in Australia

- Schools and society are taking focussed actions aimed at increasing physical activity in children and helping lower the obesity rates that are becoming increasingly prevalent among young people. Statistics show that in Australia, one- quarter of children is either overweight or obese as stated in (Australian Government: Australian Insisture of Health & Welfare, 2004). The focus of preventing obesity will be the two to six year old age group. Children who are obese face a number of factors that affect both their physical and emotional wellbeing....   [tags: Obesity in Children]

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Why School Is Something That Children Do At A Young Age?

- Going to school is something that children do at a young age. The idea of school is ingrained into children at as early as six weeks of age in a daycare. As the child grows older they enter elementary school, middle school, and then high school. Within the schools there are students, administrative staff, nurses, volunteers, and of course teachers. Then questions are asked. What really is the purpose of school. How can a teacher gain student’s attention when they are thinking about things outside of school....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher, School]

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Counseling Grief & Bereavement in School Aged Children

- School counselors may provide counseling services in three areas: educational, career, and personal/social. Their services and programs assist students to resolve emotional, social, or behavioral issues and facilitate them to develop a clearer focus or sense of direction. Effective counseling programs are important to the school climate and a vital part in improving student accomplishment. Among those topic areas are the discussions of grief and bereavement for school-aged children. According to an article released by St....   [tags: school counselor,suicide,school system]

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School Uniforms Improve Children's Safety

- Since school uniforms have become more and more common in the United States, there has been one issue that many, of the parents and students are worried about. Many believe the children will not have the ability to express themselves freely. The First Amendment guarantees our right to free expression. This means that students do not leave their First Amendment rights outside the schoolhouse door, but their opinions can be limited to prevent major disruptions to classes and outside activities. To make this statement more clear, in 2003, a high school senior was suspended from school for wearing a tee-shirt of President George W....   [tags: School Uniform Essays]

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School Is The Best For Their Children

- Parents want the best for their children, and picking where to place them in school is a serious challenge for most. Imagine you are a student again: you walk into class this morning, and instead of seeing desks, you see a class divided into different areas and a big open space. The teacher walking around says good morning to you, and students are scattered around working where it pleases them. It is your responsibility to put away your things, and get started. There is no reason to be nervous, but excited, because what you learn today is up to you, and you have the freedom to choose how you want to spend your time....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology]

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School Is A Safe, Nurturing Place For Children

- School is supposed to be a safe, nurturing place for children to learn. It is a place for children to learn vocabulary words and sharing skills; science and socialization; mathematics and the principles of friendship. It is in schools that children not only learn the quantitative skills they need to secure a future job, but a place where children feel safe, engaged, and supported to grow into their own person. Unfortunately, different schools provide vastly different levels of care for their students, and the reasons behind the disparity are often complex and require a radically different structure than the current approach to education....   [tags: High school, Education, Social justice, School]

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Why Force Children to Come to School?

- Despite the fact that school attendance is not a choice for children; parents play a big role in students’ dropping out. There are plenty of reasons students dropouts. It has been proven that the percentage of student dropouts increases every year. This paper will show certain reasons and give examples of student dropouts. Is a decision for students to dropout. Well, I don’t think it should be a decision because you need education. If there was a choice of decision, mostly students would be out of school....   [tags: dropouts, school attendance, students]

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School Based Group Interventions For Children

- The article, School-Based Group Interventions for Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, contains information about children who are exposed to the trauma of domestic violence have an increase tendency to experience complications with emotional and physical behavior issues, academic functioning, and lack of social skills. Children who are exposed to the trauma of domestic violence are provided care from mental health practitioners in schools. Such examples include school counselors, school psychologists, and school social workers, so with the guidance of these mental health practitioners, they can direct children with services like group counseling interventions that are structured exercises...   [tags: Psychology, Psychotherapy, School social worker]

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Young School Age Children

- Young School Age Children There are many types of people in a community. Whether one categorizes by age, health, or even wealth, each person falls into a group. The group of choice for focus is young school age children. This group includes children, male and female, from five years of age to seven years of age. These children are in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. These children are in a slow and steady growth and development. At this age they should be highly active, enjoy learning, and allow curiosity to peak their interests....   [tags: Health Care ]

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Children 's Education Is The Great School

- ... One way you can help your children is by reinforcing the role of a teacher at home. This means you ask questions and encourage college over a job instantly out of high school. Another program that has been established to help you is the Parents as Learning Partners which is funded by the Weingarten Foundation. This program is recognized for helping you realize that having language barriers and can 't help your children in school because they don 't speak English is not an excuse. In this program you are taught that you don’t need to know English to get your children to do their homework instead of watching television or doing other activities to make time go by....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, High school]

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The Impact of Play on the Affective Development of Primary School Children

- In recent years there has been a shift in educational theory as more research is done about the positive effects play has on learning and development. One age group specifically that is helped by the use of play in their curriculum is primary school age children. This paper seeks to investigate the impact of fantasy and dramatic play on the development of identity in children ages 5-8. Erik “Erikson built his theory based on Sigmund Freud’s theory of psychosexual development and his own work with children and families....   [tags: self-concepts, fantasy play]

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The Root Cause Of Bullying Amongst School Children

- ... Kohm, A. (2015). Childhood bullying and social dilemmas. Aggressive Behavior, 41(2), 97-108. The author for this study hypothesized that bystanders who witness bullying often do not defend victims. The author believes that some children are stuck in social dilemmas where they make decisions’ based on self-interest. In addition, the author believes that if students lack confidence that other will join in preventing bullying, they will not intervene. To test her hypothesis, the researchers provided surveys for 292 middles schools students at a private residential school in the United States....   [tags: Sociology, Social psychology, Psychology]

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Conformation of School Children

- Conformation of School Children . A. The article 'School bars over nose stud' presents two very different attitudes towards teenage rights. It describes a fourteen-year-old girl, Tara Le Santo, who pierced her nose with her father's support, and is now being suspended from school until she removes her stud. While Tara's father is quoted as 'making a stand against all this old fashioned crap', the article also features a letter, which expresses a much contrasting opinion that 'the time that a British headmaster concedes any 'rights' to fourteen-year-olds would be the time to emigrate.' This shows that the letter's author would be arguing his point over any articl...   [tags: Papers]

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Children Should Eat School Lunches

- 2 out of 3 middle school student 's are obese or overweight due to eating the school lunches regularly. Based on the Unhealthy school lunches stats released by experts, kids who eat school lunches can have high cholesterol or LDL kids who bring their lunches with them have a lower chance of having high and bad cholesterol.This is important to middle schools where children become more independent. The choice that kids make about their eating habits at home and at school will expand and continue eating as much as they already have been going through life....   [tags: Nutrition, High school, School, Cafeteria]

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The Effects Of Television On Children On School

- Why do most children prefer to stay sitting in front of a TV rather then playing outside, exploring with family and others. Sadly, two-thirds of infants and young children watch an average of 2 hours of TV everyday. Watching TV may get in the way of doing multiple activities with young children and also even young adults. In today 's society, children would much rather prefer watching their favorite shows then actually doing productive activities. However the most important subject of all is how TV effects children in school....   [tags: Television, Reality television, Television program]

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Aggressive Children in the School Enviornment

- Many children come to school with behavior problems that impede their learning and disrupt the learning of other children. As early as preschool as many as twenty-five percent of children demonstrate problematic behaviors which place them at risk for future negative school experiences (Conroy, Sutherland, Haydon, Stormont, Harmon, 2009). These children exhibit aggression, defiance, bullying of others, poor work habits, and acting out in class. Many teachers feel frustrated as they spend the majority of their classroom management time on the same few children each day....   [tags: Special Education ]

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Middle School and Sex Education

- Should sex education be taught in elementary, middle and/or high school. If so what should you cover at each level. In this day children are learning more and more at such a young age, some children even sound like adults when they speak because they are so advanced. I’m also seeing a trend with young ladies getting pregnant in high school and even middle school. With that said I think that sex education should begin to be taught at a younger age. Young minds are very curious. I have had conversations with daycare providers about incidences where a child was questioning the difference between and male and female private parts and I believe if they’re already questioning we need to have answe...   [tags: Informing Children, School]

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Teaching Middle School Age Children

- Going to a country where the majority of the people are your own ethnicity sounds natural, right. I quickly learned that the environment around me was much more steeped in tradition than I previously thought. I arrived in Taiwan for a Christian missions trip that the primary focus was to teach English for a week and take one day to talk about the gospel with the students that we taught. The first four or five days I spent there was training for how to teach the students English and how to talk about the gospel in the classroom....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Christianity, Play]

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Among School Children

- Among School Children It’s amazing how you can grow up and forget childhood-excitement, or the feeling of it. I was watching a whole lot of small children a while ago and was sad to realise that I’ve lost some of the wonder of being a child. I was near to a sweet stall and it was amazing to just see the looks on the children’s faces as their gaze fell upon the colourful treasure. Their eyes glowed and all of a sudden their hands transformed into magnets, attracted to the sweets. Some would just walk to the stall, grab a sweet and shove it in their mouth before anyone could stop them....   [tags: miscellaneous]

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Among School Children

- "Among School Children" is a poem used by Yeats to determine an upcoming generation with the underlying concept that no possible life can be fulfilled. The philosophy controlling this work suggests that perhaps life 'prepares us for what never happens'. Consistent with Yeatsean philosophy, it follows the dogma which states that wistlessness brings about innocence, whereas knowledge brings us ballyhoo. Within the realms of acquired wisdom, consciousness produces an anarchic state within the individual, causing conflict to be the degradation of the soul and mind....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Transition For All Children Entering High School

- Transition for all children entering high school is a major event that comes with different emotions however transition for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) comes with an enormous amount of stress. According to Fortuna (2014) Adolescents with ASD transition process is even more difficult, due to their inherent social and communication skills. Furthermore crafting a comprehensive school based intervention designed in a way that is effective with strong evidence of producing is lacking (Kucharczyk et al., 2015)....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, College, Education]

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School Violence: The Financial Costs of Bullying, Vandalism, and Violence by Rick Phillips

- School Violence Violence in a school setting is one of the most emotionally upsetting things that we are constantly faced with in today’s news media. The thought of our children getting to such a dark inner place is a terrible thing to imagine, and your heart sinks when you learn that a child has acted in such a savage way towards one their own classmates. Whether it is a childish slap to a classmate or a threat to a teacher, or even a very real incident of gun violence in school, school violence rates have dramatically increased in America, almost to the point of being called an epidemic....   [tags: school settings, children, fear, ]

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Case Study on Processes in Pre-school Children

- ... José has mastered conservation that is the fact that some characteristics of an object do not change despites changes in form or its appearance. As well, reversibility which is understanding that an object that has been changed can be returned to its original state. When I did the conservations task of mass where there are two balls of play dough that are the same size and then, one ball of play dough is being smashed flat. He is asked whether each of these balls has the same amount of play dough even though one of the balls is being smashed later....   [tags: nutritional neuroscience]

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Children Of A Primary School

- The children in this study were randomly selected from a primary school in West Sussex, U.K. and parents gave consent for children to participate in the study. Some of the characteristics of the participants for children attending to village school were more likely to come from White British backgrounds and fluent English speakers. But, there were also below the national average. In order to do the experiment, the children were divided into three groups. The first group consisted of 20 children that were in the psychoeducation group that has prevention and treatment method to cope with threats....   [tags: Classical conditioning, Fear conditioning, Anxiety]

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Why Are Children Failing School?

- Why are our children failing in school. If and when a child begins to fail, there may be several reasons behind this notion, but what if our children are falling behind due the lack of motivation from parents, teachers, and even themselves. How can we expect students to be excited about learning if they don’t have parents who are encouraging them to be better learners. Teachers who are showing up to only do the bare minimum, when perhaps they need to not only be willing to teach, but to also inspire their students to help build a brighter future....   [tags: Education, University, Student, Higher education]

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The Effects Of Sports On Children And High School Athletics

- Kids around the world have many interests and hobbies, many to choose from, but the most popular interest to a child is sports. Athletes all over the world dedicate time and gratitude to become an amazing athlete, or even make a living from the sport itself. Although, the road ahead for those children athletes are going to be a huge obstacle due to many reasons. The biggest bump to affect a children’s activity with the sports world are of course, injuries. What is an injury. An injury is a physical unfortunate event that happens within the body, which is harmful or even life threatening depending on the part of the body that was damaged severely....   [tags: Basketball, High school, Injury, Strain]

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School Involvement By Parents And Children With Disabilities

- Getting involved in your child 's school is not as difficult as you may think. Even a little school involvement by parents can have a positive impact on a child 's academic success and on their future when they have a disability. Congress made parent involvement a key component of the Education of the Handicapped Children Act, the original federal special education law (Heward, 1996). Parent involvement activities are encouraged and provided by schools. These particular activities often encourage parents in working on behalf of their child’s learning and development....   [tags: Family, Mother, Teacher, Father]

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Technology Is Negatively Affecting Children At School

- ... Our kids are stuck in a paper-based, local-learning system that doesn’t acknowledge the global, networked, always-on opportunities that mobile access affords." More schools need to leave the old-ways behind and implement technology so that it can provide children with many opportunities and allow them to access content and information needed for them to learn a world beyond their classroom. Inside the classroom, we need to stop asking simple questions that children can learn on their own, and start asking questions that engage critical thinking and synthesis....   [tags: Education, Interactive whiteboard, Whiteboard]

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A Campaign Goal Of Reducing Obesity Among Elementary School Children

- The purpose of this journal entry is to consider how to reach a campaign goal of reducing obesity among elementary school children, with parents as the targeted audience. Evidence-based studies and theory suggests how parental influences affect healthy lifestyles in children (Jurkowski, et. al, 2013). Engaging parents to participate in a program designed to prevent childhood obesity, involves a deeper look into diversity in the audience based on level of income, level of health literacy, resources for behavioral change, and ecological factors which influence day to day living (Jurkowski, et....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Target audience, Health]

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Children, School Meals, and Nutritious Food

- Imagine that you are a gardener, and you want your sapling to grow into a big tree. You need to put efforts into it by providing sufficient nutrients and water on a regular basis. This is the same theory that applies to children in our nation. The school meal nutrition issue has caught the eye of the government, and it is well discussed in the nation. Although many people debate if the government should involve in the school lunch issues, the government has already made some regulations on the nutrition of public school meals and it should consider educating children about healthy diets as well....   [tags: Eating Habits, Vending Machines]

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Elementary / School Age Level Children

- ... Crystalized intelligence, on the other hand, is specific to a particular field such as education with its ability being more dependent on the environment (http://www.education.com/reference/article/intelligence-testing/. Retrieved June 21, 2014). Intelligence/ability psychological testing are employed by counselors within the school settings for varying reasons including identifying developmental delays in children in an attempt to consider possible treatment approaches. The assessment data derived from such assessments is then used by counselors for planning and evaluating programs....   [tags: Intelligence, Intelligence quotient]

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The Debate Over Vaccination School Age Children

- ... Many people were dying and were paralysis across the country. If it was not for the vaccination everyone would have probably died from this horrible disease. Since then there are has been no signs of polio returning back to the United States. Vaccines are only given to children because doctors and scientist have reviewed and done their research in order to make it safe and effective. “Vaccines will involve some discomfort and may cause pain, redness, or tenderness at the site of injection but this is minimal compared to the pain, discomfort, and trauma of the diseases these vaccines prevent” (Vaccines.gov)....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Influenza]

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Effects of divorce on elementary-school aged children

- In America, divorce rates are at an all time high. A divorce between the parents of elementary students can be devastating in a young child’s life. Divorce causes stress for children not only at home, but also at school. Children of divorced or separated parents often have to commute between houses. Not only do they have to deal with the pain of parents separating, they also may feel as if they caused their parent’s problems. Parental divorce has negative effects on children’s academic achievement, social life and success in their lifetime, specifically for elementary school students (Neighbor, 1992; Tucker, Friedman, Schwartz, Criqui, Tomlinson-Keasey, Wingard, & Martin, 1997; Kinard & Rein...   [tags: Sociology, Marriage, Education]

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Effects Of Sleep Restriction And Extension On School Age Children

- The Effects of Sleep Restriction and Extension on School-Age Children: What a Difference an Hour Makes 1. Introduction: a. Purpose i. The purpose of the study to see the effects sleep duration has on neurobehavioral functions (NBF) in young children. ii. The researchers wanted to examine how adding or removing and hour of sleep for a three-day period can affect children’s NBF. iii. To examine the effects of adding or removing only one hour of sleep in children’s sleeping schedule. b. Three hypothesis: i....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Sleep disorder]

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The Effects Of Movies On School Going Children And Young Adults

- ... Since the studies were designed to test the effectiveness of specific films on a selective specialized audience, it would be difficult to use it to generalize it for different entertainment genres of movies for a general audience. After earlier research could not establish any strong correlation between movies and behavioral changes, most studies particularly related to movies took a refuge in either Althusserian ideology doing a semiotic textual reading or Lacanian psychoanalysis (Stokes & Maltby, 2001)....   [tags: Empirical, Empiricism, Audience, Audience theory]

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Identifying Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in School-Aged Children

- Very few people fully understand the implications of obsessive compulsive disorder and social phobias, but experts lead the way in making sense of these disorders. There are so many ideas as to what causes these conditions, and ways to treat them. Another implication that a lot of people don’t know or care to consider is whether or not these disorders are highly associated with violence. In the classroom setting, it is important to keep everyone safe. Students with such disorders may be at risk of hurting themselves and others....   [tags: Social Issues, Lack of Serotonin]

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Children Should Not Be Able to Choose to Drop Out of School

- Should children be able to make the choice to drop out of school at such an early and crucial time in their development. There are many reasons why children and teens are required to stay in school until their senior year. Children do not know the importance of an education and are not well rounded enough to get a job that pays above the poverty level. Children during their key years of development are easily influenced and unable to think for them-selves unless taught to do so. This mass amount of uneducated adults would also have a huge effect on the economy do to the large amount of low income families....   [tags: education, drop outs, high school, argumentative, ]

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The Effects of Gender Bias on Elementary School Children

- The Effects of Gender Bias on Elementary School Children “It’s a girl!” or “It’s a boy!” is typically the first thing parents hear after the birth of a child. This simple statement of fact sets the groundwork for every interaction they will have with their daughter or son, and for every experience that child will have throughout her or his life. Gender identity—the private experience of being female or male—forms a core part of one’s sense of self (Welker). The nature of this private experience is enormously influenced by what we are taught it means to be a girl or a boy, and these lessons are typically fraught with instances of gender bias—what Beverly Stitt, author of Building Gender Fai...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Presence Shortage of School Nurses Harming Our Children's Wellness

- Have you ever noticed the constant absence of nurses at your school. It seems like every time you need to go to the nurse, one is not there. That fact has led to my investigation of the effects of school nurse absences on most K-12 campuses. Many children have died from not receiving care as a result of an absent nurse. Although it is true that school nurses are divided between schools (1,185 students for every school nurse in NC), every school needs a nurse (Healthy Children Learn Better). Most accidents relating student injuries can be avoided with the daily presence of a school nurse in every single school....   [tags: School Nurse, Education, Health Care, Students]

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Children in Need of Back to School Supplies

- Children in Need of Back to School Supplies Going back to school is an exciting time of the year for many students, as it is a fresh start with endless possibilities. Along with meeting new classmates, teachers and gaining knowledge, there is also the chance to reinvent oneself with every new school year. Shopping for new clothes and school supplies is something that every family must do, every year when summer winds down and kids get back to “the grind”. According to one survey, on average, families in 2013 spent about $635.00 on clothing, shoes, supplies, and electronics when shopping for the school year....   [tags: Poverty, Volunteering]

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Use of Yoga in an Urban School for Children With Emotional Behavioral Disorders

- Purpose and Hypotheses of the Study The study by Steiner, Sidhu, Pop, Frenette, and Perrin (2012) had one purpose in mind. This purpose was to examine the feasibility of using yoga in urban schools to help fourth and fifth grade student with emotional and behavior disorders learn coping methods. The use of yoga training with these students was expected to be embraced by the students, teachers, and parents of the students and fit within the students’ schools schedules; along with this, it was to help improve attention levels in the classroom and behaviors in the school and home environments....   [tags: Behavioral Disorders Essays]

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The Effectiveness of Corporal Punishment on Correcting Behavior of Middle School Children

- Corporal Punishment and its Effectiveness on Correcting a Child’s Behavior in the Middle School Setting: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study…………………………………………………3 Statement of the Problem……………………………………………………..3 Description of Corporal Punishment………………………………………….4 Description of Discipline………………………………………………..........4 Effects of Corporal Punishment and Psychological Treatment on students’ Learning and Behavior: Description of Psychological Treatment…………….4 Corporal Punishment as a Stressor Among Youth: Description of Stressors...5 Summary and Overview…………………………………………………….....5 Purpose of Study……………………………………………………………….5 Research...   [tags: discipline, depression, pain]

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How School Uniforms Are Stereotyped Throughout Children 's School Years

- ... By requiring males to wear pants and females to wear a skirt or dress, it suggests that the uniform is a contributing factor in children believing that clothing is gender specific not gender neutral. The observational field research asked 10 children aged between 3 to 5 years old to dress their dolls in an outfit. As all children chose gender stereotypical outfits such as male dolls wearing pants and female dolls wearing a dress, the results support children’s predisposition of clothing is embedded from a young age....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Participation in Team Sports Builds Character

- The involvement in team sports builds good character and social development skills in children. According to LHSAA executive director, Kenny Henderson “Children who participate in sports have heightened self-esteem, social skills, ability to work well with others and more respect.” Young adults who have played team sports are less likely to take illegal drugs. Adults who played sports as children have better social and leadership skills. Sports provide children with experiences and interactions necessary to grow into an adult with good character and sufficient social skills....   [tags: School, children, social development ]

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School Lunches Affecting The Children 's Health

- ... It is needed that the schools provide a well-balanced meal to both give the children a full, satisfactory meal as well as make it healthy. The majority of foods at the schools are not healthy at all. There are supposed to be lunch standards at the school which provide a cup serving of fresh fruits. “This Lunch Act can have a negative mental and physical effect on the children” (Schuna). If the children do not eat right at school or at home, then it can cause obesity or other health issues way down the line....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Lunch, United States]

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The Association Between Bullying and School Satisfaction Among Primary School Children in El Salvador

- The current study focused on evaluating the association between bullying and school satisfaction among El Salvadorian primary school children. Participants within the study were asked to provide an understanding of bullying without prior explanation of the meaning or definition. Researchers DeSouza and Ribeiro state that “international definitions vary from culture to culture…it is important minimize socially desirable responses” (DeSouza & Riberio, 2005 p.13). The survey questions were presented in manner that would allow the participants to assess if they have ever been bullied or bullied other students....   [tags: cultural tolerance, cross-cultural experience]

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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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The Ethical Debate Over Mandatory Synthetic Vaccinations Among School Aged Children

- Societies function and thrive off of shared belief systems, whether those beliefs be about religion, language, health practices, or family structures. These community members protect each other and work together to establish and maintain social norms. The ethical debate over required synthetic vaccinations among school-aged children has left the social belief surrounding required vaccinations divided among several camps since the practice was introduced in 1786. (Malone) There are no United States (U.S.) federal requirements in place mandating vaccination prior to public school enrollment; however, 50 states require specific vaccine requirements be met prior to a child enrolling....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine]

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Bullying : Bullying Is Unwanted, Aggressive Behavior Among School Aged Children

- Bullying “Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose” ("What is Bullying | StopBullying.gov," n.d.). “Cyberbullying is different from traditional bullying because people can use the disguise of “anonymity” to harass their victims....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Humiliation]

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Intervention Program For Obesity Prevention Among School Aged Children

- ... From the research conducted on childhood obesity intervention among the male Hispanics, childhood obesity problem cannot be underscored. Once children are overweight, it is very difficult for them to lose the weight through physical exercise and diet. Therefore, the prevention of weight gain in an early age should be encouraged. Studies have shown that successful obesity prevention and change in childhood behavior can be accomplished through a combination of population based measures, ranging from the national, state and local levels....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Health, Exercise]

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School Year Children Enter Classrooms With Different Abilities, Learning Styles, And Personalities

- ... In Math Calculation Destiny scored 6.3 and finally in Brief writing she scored 6.2, the scores are both close to becoming a seven grade level; however they hobble more at the six grade level. Goals: (Use Common Core Standards) Under the Eleven grade Common Core Standards Destiny learns to interpret the structure of expressions and write expressions in equivalent forms to solve problems, Extend the properties of Broad Math and Math Calculation to explain how the definition to the meaning of multiplication or division facts, as her previous teacher indicates that she learns best with manipulative in her instructions....   [tags: Education, Individualized Education Program]

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Care of Children with Diabetes in the School and Day Care Setting

- Diabetes in a Classroom Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood, with a prevalence of 1.7 affected individuals per 1,000 people aged less than 20 years. In the US, 13,000 new cases are diagnosed annually in children. There are about 125,000 individuals less than 19 years of age with diabetes in the U.S. The majorities of these young people attend school and/or some type of day care and need knowledgeable staff to provide a safe school environment. Both parents and the health care team should work together to provide school systems and day care providers with the information necessary to allow children with diabetes to participate fully and safely in the school exper...   [tags: diabetes, blood sugar, diabetes control]

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The Effects Of Bullying On Children 's School Performance

- ... The man who was attacked then becomes afraid and may begin to stray away from social interactions due to this fear of being attacked. Bullying children has the same effect, though the bullying may not always be physical abuse. The child’s school activity becomes threatened and more than likely would decline as a direct result of the bullying. Lehman states that the victim’s classroom participation declines and the chances of dropping out are increased for bullied children. Therefore, the act of bullying is directly affecting the education of the victims....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Self-esteem, Victimisation]

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Height and Weight Data on High School Children

- Missing Some Graphs Handling Data Coursework Introduction This is based on fictional data on a school called Mayfield high school. I will be comparing two variables I have chosen to compare the relationship between the height and weight of the pupils in the school. It will be involving the following year groups seven, eight and nine. The data that I have been given to me is a secondary source, which was provided to me by teacher which was from the internet. The data has provided me with each pupils name, age, year group, height, hair and eye color, and the distance from home to school, traveling method, number of brothers and sisters and KS2 results....   [tags: Data Handling Statistics]

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School Nurses Are Essential For The Health Status Of Children And Their Families

- ... The care of children with specialized needs can be particularly challenging for the nurse who may already be overwhelmed by the sheer number of students under her care. Aside from health assessment and education, the nurse is also involved in prevention of communicable disease in the school and community by promotion and administration of immunizations. In addition, the nurse also surveils the school and the community for diseases and reports these contagious diseases to the proper authorities for containment and management....   [tags: Public health, Nursing, Health, Health care]

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School Lunches Lead to Obesity in Our Children

- ... The state of Philadelphia reported a 5.5% drop in obesity rates of students in their school districts. California reported a 5% drop and New York a 4% drop. These numbers were collected between 2007 through 2012 (Eagle). Researchers are unclear of the reasons behind the decrease in obesity. However, what these states all have in common is that they are all fighting the battle of obesity through stricter lunch options. The School District of Pennsylvania established new lunch policies in 2004....   [tags: nutrition, calories, health]

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Preoccupation with the Maternal Body

- In “Among School Children,” Yeats’ tête-à-tête with a tree provokes probable symbolic parallels. I am intrigued that Yeats addresses the tree directly as the “great-rooted blossomer” (61), and although the poem includes strong references to Greek imagery, Neo-Platonist philosophy, and Italian art, I think that because the poet speaks to the tree, he bestows personification which establishes the tree as the most prominent symbol in the poem. The tree symbolizes a force that is flourishing and unwavering, but for what purpose....   [tags: Yeats, Among School Children, tree]

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Learning Environments Report On Children 's Laboratory School

- Learning Environments Report I went to the Children’s Laboratory School located in Eastfield College on July 19, 2016. The children I observed were a multi-age group of students ranging from the ages 3-5. In this observation, I focused on the learning environments that included the classroom, interest areas, classroom materials, and the children’s work. After observing these learning environments, I reflected my own ideas and thoughts of the learning environments that these multi-age group of children encounter on a daily basis....   [tags: Sensory system, Sense, Automobile, Environment]

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The, By Educating Minds And Hearts Of Children At St. Paul School

- living.” By educating minds and hearts of children at St. Paul School in Musoma is a good example of adding value to those I serve. I demonstrate that I care for them in words and actions. However, this path needs to put more efforts to make myself more valuable before I add value to others. The more I grow adding value in my life as a servant leader, the more I add value to those I serve. This is achieved through listening stories of their hopes and dreams. In case of St. Paul School, I learn from parents what is valuable for their children and then lead based on what I have learned....   [tags: Leadership, Skill, Learning, Sociology]

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Educating The Minds And Hearts Of Children At St. Paul School

- ... Therefore, leading by example will add value to those who view me as a role model. Being self-aware My third leadership value is an awareness of my strengths and weaknesses. Fostering self-awareness helps me understand my strengths and weaknesses. Knowing myself earns me credibility and builds strong relationships with workers and other people. Leaders who practice self-awareness gain credibility and respect. They are open to new ideas, inquiry and constructive criticism. There are many ways in which this leadership value can be translated into actions....   [tags: Leadership, Skill, Sociology, Learning]

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Why Do Children Graduate High School?

- Why do children graduate high school without fully understanding concepts that relate to the core subjects of Math, English, Science, and History. Because education is unequal in America. Sociologist Doctor James W. Loewen and award winning writer Jonathan Kozol agree that classicism is to blame. Loewen also believes that history textbooks take some of the blame, for the student’s ignorance of inequality within education. Loewen and Kozol make great points on classicism, and it is important to understand how classism and textbooks affect education, and also to think of solutions to the problem....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Education, Working class]

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