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Tobias Elementary School - Original Writing

- As a child I’ve always felt like an outcast because of the way I looked and behaved. No matter what I did I would receive dirty looks and hear people whisper nasty comments about me. I tried hard to blend in to try to feel and be accepted at my school, but no matter where I went people acted the same. There was a time when I had a new friend turn on me, I was followed home, and I was crowded around. In 5th grade, at Tobias elementary school, I always tried to befriend most of the new people because I knew how they felt when I was new....   [tags: Middle school, Elementary school, High school]

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Elementary Classroom At Stafford Elementary School

- This semester I am in a fifth grade classroom at Stafford Elementary School. We have been working on long division. Specifically for my clinical report I taught a lesson having to do with division that focused on “Interpreting the remainder”. This lesson is from the GoMath Math program that Stafford Public Schools has adopted for this school year (Lesson 2.7: Interpret the Remainder, 2015). At the start of the lesson most students struggled with finding out exactly what the questions were asking....   [tags: Division, Elementary arithmetic, Problem solving]

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Elementary Education And Elementary School

- Elementary Education Kindergarten and Elementary school teachers complete a rigorous and fulfilling task each day by preparing young minds for a great future. They do this by teaching them basic fundamental subjects, such as reading and math. It is a job that not everyone can do and an individual must take into consideration the work, salary, and hours that come with it. History Education has been around for a long time, but in the year 1000, most people were uneducated because it was not deemed necessary....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, History of education]

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Abc Elementary School : School

- Located in north-central Mississippi, ABC Elementary School is part of the XYZ County School District. While historically recognized for athletic accomplishments, XYZ County Schools have only recently gained recognition for educational accomplishments. ABC Elementary School has contributed to the growth and educational accomplishments of the district. ABC Elementary’s average enrollment of approximately 500 students serves grades pre-K through 6. The teacher to student ratio is approximately 14:6....   [tags: High school, Education, Middle school, Teacher]

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The Students At The Elementary School Level

- In the lower levels for the elementary schools the best thing for the teachers to do it to prevent according to Smithey he restate “The use of Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) at the elementary school level produces pertinent information regarding students at risk of future behavior problems. In special education, the demand for evidence-based preventative interventions remains partially with the intent of reducing the risk of maladaptive behaviors and enhancing children’s social and emotional aptitude (Kam, Greenberg, & Kusche, 2004)” (2012)....   [tags: Education, School, High school, Teacher]

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The Elementary School Start Times

- 1. I used the phrase “elementary school start times” in the University of North Florida’s OneSearch database to find this particular research study. I chose this study to analyze for multiple reasons. First, the study was able to collect information from nearly every elementary school in the state of Kentucky. A higher sample size can provide a greater amount of validity. Second, this research study directly focused on my topic of interest. I am intrigued by the differentiation in American education, especially different yearly school calendars, different daily school schedules, and, as studied here, different school start times....   [tags: High school, School types, Primary school]

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Graduation Speech : Elementary School

- I observed all together a total of 4 schools. I also observed some of the school’s classrooms more than once. One of my schools was Grand Prairie Elementary School district 157c. Another I observed grades through kindergarten, first, and second. The next school was Frankfort Park District preschool. Another was Lincoln Way Central High School district 210 were I was able to observe grades 9, 10, 11, and 12. Lastly I observed Haines Elementary School district 122. All the schools allowed me to observe and were friendly and kind....   [tags: High school, Education, School, Teacher]

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Graduation Speech : Elementary School

- ). Elementary School: This school is now known as School 18,it is formerly known as Public School 18 or Ps18 located on Hoosick Street in Troy, New York. This small community school is part of the Troy City School District. Enrollment for 2015-16 is 290 students from Kindergarten through 5th grade. According to the New York State report card, 20% of the students at this school are considered proficient in English and math, and/or reading. This school is identified as a “School in Need” by New York State in ELA and math....   [tags: High school, Education, Primary school]

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The Private Elementary School Principal

- History In 2008, the private elementary school principal requested a dramatic acceleration from fourth grade to seventh grade for our younger son, Ethan, who was eight years old at the time. We felt the previous year 's grade acceleration of one year had worked well in the school system; however, further acceleration would reduce time needed for him to follow his passions and discover new interests. The principal was kind enough to explain how families of Profoundly Gifted students take a variety of approaches, depending on the goals and personality of the child as well as the family 's educational philosophy, and suggested that we try homeschooling....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, College]

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Graduation Speech : Elementary School

- From elementary to college, it took commitment and self-motivation not to take my past route. Difficult events in my adolescence made me respond to my frustrations through illegal activities, which I would eventually learn not to do. Clearly, I lacked education as a young man, when I committed awful deeds through peer pressure. Nevertheless, the National Guard and higher education have improved my life. Many losses have happened in my life that were out of my control, which contributed to not knowing myself....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Education]

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The Elementary School I Was Shocked

- When I first saw Willow Elementary school I was shocked because of how different it is compared to where I grew up. First, the location of the school is in the middle of a very urban neighborhood. I noticed that there were people walking up and down the street both times I visited. Also, they have a very small playground that doesn’t have soccer nets or a baseball diamond like my school did. This surprised me because those are the two places where I went to during recess and I couldn’t imagine not having them....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher]

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Graduation Speech : Elementary School

- In Elementary School when I was learning how to read and write I experience what felt like the worst days of my childhood. I will never forget those days because I felt worthless and didn’t believe that I would make it through school. My first grade teacher at Fultondale Elementary School started noticing that it was difficult for me to read and write, so she pulled me aside from all the other students to see what I was doing wrong. As this continued I felt more and more like an outcast to my classmates....   [tags: High school, Education, Primary school, Teacher]

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Graduation Speech : Elementary School

- In August 2003 the world that I have been previously become accustomed to changed forever. I no longer stayed home with my mom, where she took care of and played with me. This is when I started my educational career in kindergarten. Looking back, I did not actually do much learning. Kindergarden was more of a place that I went to for a few hours a day and got to hang out with at least twenty of my peers. As elementary school progressed, school got more difficult because we were no longer focusing on playing games and going out to recess, but rather learning to do math, write, read, and learn appropriate social behavior....   [tags: Education, High school, Middle school, College]

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Becoming An Elementary School Teacher

- I am a white, heterosexual, middle class female. I am a Christian, and a Lutheran to be exact. I am active and I play sports any chance I can get. I am an Education Assistant at a daycare with a classroom of three year olds, and I am pursuing a degree to become an Elementary School Teacher. I am the only female child, stuck in the middle of an older brother and a younger brother. My primary socializations, my family, are my greatest influences in who I have become today. My first realizations of being a female came when I was six years old....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Anxiety, Girl]

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The Elementary School Counseling Program

- The Ocean Elementary school counseling program has helped the school to provide a positive, safe, inclusive, and rigorous academic learning environment. The school counseling program provides leadership, advocacy, and collaboration to support the school community and create systemic change for the benefit of all students. Leadership requires collaboration to build trust and achieve goals; advocacy helps to encourage others to look at things from different perspectives in order to create equitable access; and collaboration provides the opportunity to have access to a large support network for student achievement and development (ASCA, 2012)....   [tags: School counselor, Education, Collaboration]

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The Elementary School Reflection Paper

- Treeline Elementary School Reflection Monday, February 1st, I observed Ms. Warhendorf’s second grade class. Ms. Warhendorf is the students’ teacher, but most of the lessons were taught by a Florida Gulf Coast University student doing her Level II internship. The class was quite diverse. The class consisted of Causcasion, Hispanic, and Black students. There were multiple students with learning disabilities. The classroom was diversely decorated with bullying posters stating, “Take A Stand. Lend A Hand.” The posters showed a diverse group of students....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Student, School]

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Graduation Speech : Elementary School

- Elementary School, kindergarten when you start to learn your abc’s and then you start to write stories. I always enjoyed writing small stories as a little child. I enjoyed when the teacher would always read to us and we would sit in a circle. Growing up I love writing stories, stories about my family, friends, fun adventures and so much more. Then as I started growing up and moving up grade levels, English became so much interesting. Throughout middle school, English became so interesting because I was always able to express myself through my writing....   [tags: Writing, High school, Essay, Creative writing]

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My School At Fouke Elementary School

- Since I have started Kindergarten, in August of 2004, I have been to three different public schools. When I first started school at Fouke Elementary, I never thought that I would have to leave and start completely over. I was comfortable, had a ton of friends and absolutely loved my school. I finished elementary school at Fouke and was looking forward to moving over to the Junior High building that following year, but little did I know my plans were all about to change. I found out that I was moving to Genoa Central for my middle school years....   [tags: High school, Middle school, College]

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School Speech : Trust Elementary School

- It all started in this elementary school called "Trust Elementary School". I was pretty young at that time and made little to no friend. I was a small and chubby kid and I don 't find much interest in talking to people. I mostly just listen to what 's going around in the classroom and follow what the teacher says. When the teacher tells me to read a book for an assignment, I just get right to it with no problem. Pretty much every work that I did at school is mostly on time. Whenever I had trouble with an assignment, I always wanted to ask the teacher for help but the only problem is, I don 't have the courage to do so....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Debut albums, Thing]

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Transition from Elementary to Middle School

- Children confront many transitions throughout their lifetime that can be stressful. They face their first transition from home to school, elementary to middle school, middle to high school, and high school to college or work (Schumacher, 1998). However, the transition from elementary to middle school seems to be harder for adolescents due to the personal changes of puberty. Research suggests that roles, expectations, and responsibilities are the primary concerns of students (Akos, 2002). In order to make this transition easier, programs such as “blocking, shadowing, or buddies” need to be implemented the year preceding middle school and continue through the first year of transition....   [tags: Elementary Education, secondary education]

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Elementary School Vs. High School

- When one thinks back to all the school years between kindergarten and high school, they will not remember the name of every teacher they have ever had without hard thought. There are always going to be the teachers that stood out from all the rest for one reason; they connected with their students. When asked about school, students will not reply with an undoubted love for all the time spent going through it. It is simply something we must all go through to get on with our lives and be an active member of society....   [tags: Education, Social class, High school, Teacher]

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I Volunteered At An Elementary School Program

- On October 25th, I volunteered at an elementary school after school program in a lower income area at Grace Chapel church in Forsyth County. The program was available for students from the ages of four to twelve and offered free tutoring to kids struggling in different subjects. It also acted as daycare for children who had working parents. All the kids brought homework to work on and we provided them with lunch. We also were able to hang out and play with the kids, doing arts & crafts and playing dodge ball outside....   [tags: High school, Education, Poverty, School]

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Elementary School Is An Amazing Time For Me

- In my life, I have been very fortunate to have amazing teachers and leaders who have helped me become the teacher, student and person that I am today. Unfortunately, I also had teachers who made me feel unvalued, uneducated, and sadly, unimportant. Having both types of teachers helped me to learn and grow, and I believe that I can learn many important things from all of the teachers that I’ve had, good and bad. Elementary school was an amazing time for me. I look back now I and I realize that it was my elementary school experience as a whole that inspired me to be a teacher....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Pedagogy]

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The Elementary School Was From My Own

- When I first entered the classroom I noticed how different this elementary school was from my own. It is the only other elementary school I have been in other than the one I attended. This allowed me to get a better understanding on how every school is unique and different from the next. When I first met Joel I noticed how happy and talkative he is. Right away we had a conversation and he never wanted to stop talking. While we would try to read he would get easily distracted, but not because he did not know the words more since he could not stay focused....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Classroom]

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Racism And The Elementary School

- Majority of the elementary schools that I attended had predominately White American students and staffs. I was too young to understand that racism exist in numerous forms. One day, the class took a restroom break right after learning about science. After you were finished, you had to stand in a line oppositely from the restroom. I turned around in the line and I noticed a boy had a booger in his nose. So, my friend and I started laughing about. As we were laughing, someone close to him heard us and told the boy about it....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Classroom]

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Elementary School Teacher, A Professional Educator

- Elementary School teacher, a professional educator for grades k-5, is a career I wish to pursue because I want to teach children the building blocks of education, love the energy and excitement that younger children give off, and want to be able to help children with special challenges. I have wanted to be an elementary school teacher for about three years now, I knew I wanted to pursue this occupation because there are many benefits to being an educator, and have always worked with children well....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Certified teacher]

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The Theology Of A Catholic Elementary School

- Theology is something that I have been blessed to experience and converse about multiple times in my life. My parents enrolled me into a Catholic elementary school where theology was common for the elder children. The first time I can recall diving into theology is the sixth grade. My priest visited the class and spoke about a complex topic in the Christian religion. He expected the class to respond and talk about the topic using arguments that are biblically based. This became my first exposure to basic, but real, theology....   [tags: Bible, Christianity, God, Life]

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My Experience At Cannella Elementary School

- Spending time in a classroom can have a way of opening your eyes to parts of the education system that some never considered questioning. I found myself lucky enough to be able to experience time at Cannella Elementary school and Claywell Elementary school which are both located in Tampa. During my time observing I was able to see and discuss the roles of a teacher and how at times they can be limited. I was also able to witness that retention, an age old practice, is still exercised used in schools today....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Lesson plan, School]

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Becoming A Nurse At The Elementary School

- If I had to look back at the elementary school version of myself and someone mentioned the word nurse to me my first thought was that is a girl’s profession. While I was interested in medicine I never knew much about the careers in medicine. I have two older brothers, one become a computer analyst the other a computer programmer and my father was a mechanical engineer. In addition, nobody in my family had been involved in the medical field so I had no one to turn to gain knowledge about careers in medicine....   [tags: Florence Nightingale, Nursing, Medicine, Nurse]

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My Journey Through Elementary School

- At a young age my mother told me that I would always need reading and writing. At that time I wouldn’t listen to what she said because I didn’t like to read and definitely didn’t like to write. Through school I only seemed to improve on one of these things and it never seemed to be writing. My journey through elementary school, middle school, and high school has shaped me into the writer that shows today. In elementary school I discovered reading. My mom would always read to me. Listening to her smooth expressive voice telling the tales of Junie B....   [tags: High school, Writing, Middle school, Paper]

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I Am An Elementary School Teacher

- At seven years old, I was dressed in my brand new Punky Brewster sneakers, had my seventy count marker set, and new backpack; I was ready for the second grade. I will never forget the nerves of the first day of school, the smell of a brand new box of crayons, or my teacher. It was in that very moment that I knew what I was meant to do for the rest of my life. I wanted to be an elementary school teacher. Fast-forward almost thirty years; my life has taken many unexpected turns along the way. I have been married and divorced....   [tags: Teacher, School, Education, Punky Brewster]

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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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My Day At Norland Elementary School

- When I was assigned to do my service hour, I choose a school based on the distance from where I work. The area is a predominant African American community so the students were majority black. I was a little afraid to do the service hour in the school because of my past experience with a school with majority African American students. They were rude and very disrespectful and difficult to control so I couldn’t maintain a structure classroom. On May 22,2015, my first day at Norland Elementary School I was assign to Mrs....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Martin Luther King]

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Graduation Speech : Elementary School

- A. I can still vividly remember my elementary school experience and all the teachers I had from kindergarten to sixth grade. I have never been a vocal student in class and usually just listen to what is going on in the classroom. I have been this way since I started elementary school and my mother still remembers my kindergarten teacher telling her that I needed to speak more in class if I wanted to pass the year. Later on in elementary school I would begin to participate more, but not all the time and only when I felt comfortable....   [tags: Education, Teacher, History of education]

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Perceptions Of Elementary School Students

- The main objective of this study was to understand the imaginations and perceptions of elementary school students and how they viewed their math teacher. The study focused on 29 fifth grade and 15 first grade students from Aydin, Turkey, and they were evaluated based on their drawings, writings, and interviews. The students’ drawing was analyzed because according to Yavuzer, a student’s drawing represents the world and reveals the student’s mental images and in short can tell us what kind of ideas the child may have....   [tags: Writing, Education, Drawing, Test]

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Reflection Paper On Elementary School

- I can hear my heart pumping faster and faster. With every breath, it pumps a little faster. I count each person ahead of me in my roll of straight desks. Pam will read paragraph one. Carl has paragraph two and Donna will read paragraph four. That means, I will read paragraph five. I go over every word making sure I can pronounce each one correctly. I am not aware of what the others have read. My only concern is not to make a mistake. It is my turn. Yes, I made it. Wow, glad that is over. What I have described is my early reading experience in elementary school....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Reading, Reading]

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Learning At Crim Elementary School

- Over the last couple of months I have had the opportunity to student teach at Crim Elementary School. During the few months that I was there, I was placed in a preschool classroom. I was able to learn a lot of different techniques and strategies that I will be able to use in my future classroom. Every student has a different personality so I was excited to get into the classroom and observe how to help each student. For this paper, we were asked to choose three different theories. These theories were used to help us understand every child’s developmental level....   [tags: Theory of cognitive development, Jean Piaget]

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Elementary Middle School ( Gems )

- There are far more than two strategic challenges that exist in my educational institution, Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS). The first significant challenge to maintain advantage is a lack of common math curriculum. Idaho state school funds have decreased along with the local tax base while student population has significantly increased. School funds today rely heavily on community levies. Idaho County is extremely poor. Consequently, passing a levy is very difficult and often the public approves minimal dollars....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher, School]

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East Memorial Elementary School

- Analysis of East Memorial Elementary School Professional Development Activities Introduction East Memorial Elementary (EME) is consisting of Kindergarten through Fifth grades. The school is a part of Weld County School District Six (WCSD 6). The population of the school is a little over 500 students. The school is in Greeley, Colorado about an hour north from Denver. An Analysis of professional development was conducted to see how efficiently the training is changing attitudes, knowledge, and skill of the teaching staff....   [tags: Analysis, Activities, Action Plan]

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My Elementary And Middle School

- My Elementary and Middle School years were characterized by a consistent and dedicated work ethic, which was critical in maintaining good grades. While my high school years are highlighted by many accomplishments, which I regard with a higher sense of pride, as they were all accomplished despite any obstacles my disability imposed. During my first year of high school, I did not have as solid of a start as I would have liked. I maintained a good GPA as an honors student, but also received my first disappointing grade....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Middle school]

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The School Of South Side Upper Elementary School

- Mrs. Debra Smith, the principal of the South Side Upper Elementary School, invited me to attend the Picayune School District meeting at the Picayune High School Auditorium on August 3, 2015. The district meeting was filling with entertaining surprises to welcome back and encourage all of the principals and teachers. The Picayune High School Band performed, several teachers sang songs, jokes were cracked and motivational dialogs were presented. Next, all of the teachers from the South Side Elementary returned to their school and met in the library for a meeting led by the principal, Mrs....   [tags: Teacher, High school, Education, School]

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Readiness Tests in Elementary School

- Background to the Problem Morrison (2012) reported that less than 50% of children in the grade one age cohort had achieved "mastery in the Grade one Readiness test" in 2007. According to the Vision 2030 Education Sector report, this is a test that all the children at the grade one level should be mastering. The test is intended to provide specific information about competencies and deficiencies so that corrective measures can be taken. The target was that 90% of children should achieved mastery by the year 2030....   [tags: Grade School, Testing, Education]

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Departmentalization in Elementary Schools

- One of the main struggles for principles and school boards in elementary schools is wondering if the district should switch classes, therefore this debate has been going on for a long time. Expert’s opinions vary, so greatly, that the vote has gone on since 2006. So far, some districts have tried out departmentalization, but the group is not widespread. The schools that have integrated switching classes start at either kindergarten or fifth grade. Some, but not an innumerable group, have started in fourth; furthermore, some schools would rather start at kindergarten for the reason that starting them at that age has them already prepared for middle school when they reach that step in their li...   [tags: Principles, School Boards, Elementary School]

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Elementary School-Aged Child

- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 43.6 percent of children ages five to eleven missed more than 2 days of school in two-thousand and ten because they were ill (Bloom, 2010). Routine proper hand-washing could cut this number down exponentially as evidenced by a study conducted in Detroit: 305 children from Detroit schools were subjected to a test of the efficacy of hand-washing and it was found that 24 percent fewer absences due to respiratory illnesses and 51 percent fewer absences due to gastrointestinal illnesses were reported when proper hand-washing was performed routinely (NSF, 2007)....   [tags: Health, Hygiene, early Education]

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West Elementary School 's Philosophy, Mission, And Programs

- West Elementary School’s Philosophy, Mission, and Programs West Elementary school’s philosophies, mission, and programs correspond to success for the individual, school, and community. Faculty are not only obligated, but proud to see the children develop through the years. These things show children that they are appreciated in the good work that they perform on a daily basis. Philosophies The core values of conditions for learning, student outcomes, and collegial commitments are the three building blocks for a positive school environment....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, Private school]

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The Mission Of The Ocean Elementary School Counseling Program

- The mission of the Ocean Elementary School Counseling Program, in alignment with the school’s mission statement, is that through advocacy, leadership, collaboration, and systematic change, every student will have access to a proactive, comprehensive and developmentally appropriate school counseling program. Through a collaborative partnership with all stakeholders we provide a safe, engaging, and positive school environment where all students feel a sense of belonging. The school counseling program will promote a foundation of success to support all students to be successful in the school, community, and as a global citizen....   [tags: School counselor, Education, High school, College]

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Elementary School Teacher

- As a future elementary school teacher, I would like to teach my students how to respect and understand people who come from different backgrounds, cultures, ethnicities, and people with special needs. Children need to be made aware of differences in people that way they can become more tolerant and understanding. Over the past semester we have learned about a lot of different philosophers that all have different ideas relating to teaching children and people in general. Matthew Lipman is the founder of Philosophy for Children, a program many teachers have implemented into their classrooms that teaches children critical thinking and reasoning skills....   [tags: teaching, children, critical thinking, reasoning]

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A Speech On Newsome Park Elementary School

- Newsome Park Elementary School is a public school located in Newport News, Virginia. Newsome Park Elementary School as of 2014/15 school year had 456 students enrolled in grades 1-5. (Virginia Department of Education, 2014) The student population demographic was 87% African-American, 7% Hispanic, 2% White, and 4% two or more races. (Virginia Department of Education, 2014) All students will receive free breakfast and lunch at the start of 2015-2016 school year. (Judge, 2015) The Virginia Department of Education revoked the school’s accreditation due to insufficient improvement on the Standards of Learning assessment in 2014 (Virginia Department of Education, 2014), however, the school retains...   [tags: Theory of cognitive development, Jean Piaget]

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A Special Needs Aide At An Elementary School

- The person interviewed for this assignment works as a special needs aide at an elementary school in Sedro Woolley, Washington. Jame Witzel is a close family friend who in my opinion is one of the best special needs teacher I have had the privilege of meeting. Jame has been working for the elementary school for almost ten years, eight of which have been spent assisting the special needs teachers and students. However, this upcoming week she will be changing jobs to work in a Resource Room with K-6th grade students....   [tags: Education, Teacher]

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Lack of Integrating Technology in Elementary School

- Lack of integrating technology in elementary schools It has been the goal of educators to integrate technology in all levels of learning. Educators believe that if this goal is properly implemented and supported, it may bring about a positive experience for both teachers and students (Ertmer & Leftwich, 2009; Simon, 2002). In their research, Cradler and Bridgforth (2005) concluded that technology applications can support higher-order thinking by engaging students in authentic, complex tasks within collaborative learning contexts....   [tags: instruction problem, educators]

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Current Practices of Keyboarding in the Elementary School

- In the not too distant past keyboarding, or touch-typing, was a skill learned by those pursuing a career in business. College bound students would use keyboarding for those required college papers, but soon after graduation forget it. Things have changed. With the personal computer in homes, school, and places of employment, keyboarding has become a necessary skill for almost everyone. The high school business typing class became the middle school technology curriculum, and now has become the elementary computer keyboarding class....   [tags: Educational Technology ]

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Boys’ Behaviour In An Elementary School Classroom

- This paper will look at boys’ behaviour in an elementary school classroom from an education professional standpoint. Specifically, how to modify the aggressive behaviour of boys who speak out of turn in class. It will look at the effect that behaviour specific praise has on aggressive behaviour. Multiple forms of differential reinforcement will also be examined in regards to how to transform a boy who acts out for attention into a boy who understands his behaviour is not necessary. Differences between girls and boys in an elementary school classroom will also be considered....   [tags: Classroom Management ]

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Reading Score Trends At A Elementary School

- To study reading score trends at a elementary school. I will specifically look at how the reading scores of the children change from the beginning of the year to the end of the year. This project will use the scientific method to provide more reliable information. The problem statement is by how much (if at all) will the reading scores of elementary students change throughout the school year. My hypothesis is that reading scores will be significantly better at the end of the school year versus the beginning....   [tags: Scientific method, Research, Science, Test]

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Evaluation Of A Special Needs Student At Johnson Elementary School

- On Wednesday, January 27, 2016, HR Generalist Mercedes Brain asked for assistance with this investigation regarding an issue with a special needs student at Johnson Elementary School (JES) being restrained in a chair with a Gait Belt. The issue came to light when Special Education Administrator Kimberly Ver Vooren contacted Mercedes about an incident she observed on 1/26/2016; where Ver Vooren observed a K-2 plus student in the lunch room being restrained in a chair by a gait belt. The child was identified to be PJ 208867....   [tags: School, Teacher, Cafeteria]

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Leadership Style Of The Bunker Elementary School

- Leadership Style Since August of 2015 I have had the privilege of working with an incredible leader in Andrea Williams, principal of Theresa Bunker Elementary School. She is the epitome of a well-rounded leader who exemplifies all of the qualities of a leader as described by House’s path-goal theory of leadership. Mrs. Williams works diligently each day to create a productive work environment. She is direct when she needs to be and is extremely respected by her faculty as a fair leader. As I have observed her over the past two years I have seen her leadership skills in action....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Servant leadership]

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Education Plan For An Elementary School Setting

- Curriculum Night Rationale As students move from an elementary school setting to a middle school setting, ensuring a smooth transition is a collaborative effort involving teachers, parents, students and school administration. Often parents and students are nervous about the magnitude of this transition and Curriculum Night aims to ease those concerns. The purpose of Curriculum Night is to acquaint students and parents with their teachers and administration, as well as provide useful information concerning the learning environment....   [tags: Education, Individualized Education Program]

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Grade Class At Ferguson Elementary School

- Introduction: I completed 20 hours of field work this semester in Ms. Moon’s fifth grade class at Ferguson Elementary school. Ferguson is a Title I school that serves disadvantaged students within the district. The Title I program allocates funds to schools with a certain amount of students that qualify to receive free and reduced meals. The main purpose of the Title I program is to ensure that all students have access to quality instruction and resources that will help them meet state academic standards....   [tags: Special education, Education]

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The Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

- On December 14th 2012, just 11 days before Christmas, an awful tragedy happened in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty-six people were shot at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. This awful event left a lot of unanswered questions and rumors about that day. The reason for that is because the shooter killed himself after shooting twenty young children and six adults. This tragedy open the eyes of everyone; made you want to hug your loves one just a little tighter, appreciate what you still have and never take a day for granted....   [tags: tragedy,violence, checks, gun sales]

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My Favorite Part Of Elementary School

- My favorite part of elementary school was art class – I don’t know about you, but creating coil pots with faces on them, finger painting, gluing sparkles to a page, stringing beads onto a necklace, playing the recorder, and singing along to songs were some of my favorite activities (besides recess of course). Art was even included in science, English, and math to some degree, whether it be to create models of atoms, creatively piece together words, or simply use images to count apples or basketballs....   [tags: Art, Music, Arts, Visual arts]

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Elementary / School Age Level Children

- According to Lifespan developmental theorists, elementary/school age level children are in the middle childhood developmental stage of life which spans from ages 6, in some cases 5 through 12 years. Consequently children between this age range experience significant growth and changes in different areas of their development inclusive of physical, motor development and play, cognitive and social development as well. These varying changes inevitably impact their later development. With regards to cognitive development, elementary children are described by Piaget as being in the concrete operational stage where the concepts of conservation, classification, seriation and spatial reasoning abilit...   [tags: Intelligence, Intelligence quotient]

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Elementary School Area Of Monticello, Indiana

- Meadowlawn Elementary School located in the rural area of Monticello, Indiana; is an area where children through kindergarten to fifth-grade call it an outstanding place to learn and expand one’s knowledge. From the rigorous curriculum to the outstanding staff, Meadowlawn Elementary School is a substantial institute. Miss Carrie George is a fifth-grade educator at Meadowlawn and is perhaps one of the most hardworking teachers one could meet. From the careful planning, to the effective instruction, Miss George assists each and every student in her class to be successful....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Writing, Creative writing]

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Analysis Of Sandy Hook Elementary School

- On December 14th, 2012 at 9:35 A.M., at Sandy Hook Elementary School, there was reportedly a mass shooting that killed 20 children between the ages of six and seven as well as six adult staff members. Now even though tragedies like this one sadly happen quite often in America, I believe that the government stages some of them. The reason why the government would stage such an event is to distract the public from other issues that the government is having at that time. The reason why the government staged this particular shooting is so that they can push to have greater gun control and promote more anti-gun laws....   [tags: Firearm, Rifle, Sandy Hook, Weapon]

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Classroom Management Analysis : Elementary School

- Classroom Management Analysis: The class I observed was a 4th/5th grade self-contained, interdisciplinary team combo class in an elementary school in which the teachers focus on combining math, language arts, and science (forensics) as much as possible. The teacher always managed to combine two topics such as math and science, or language arts and science, but he never combined the three topics. Overall, the school consists of mainly English learner student only having 5% of the students be English language learners....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Educational psychology]

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I Observed At Ekstrand Elementary School

- At approximately 8:20 am. I observed at Ekstrand Elementary school. I observed in Mrs. Green second grade classroom. The teacher sat at a table with five students. The teacher is working with the letter IP with the students. She passed out the yellow flash card. Then she pass out the blue car which was t,f,r,c,h,j,b, and l. The teacher pass out more words for the students to combine together. She told the children to take out their textbook and turn to page 48. On page 48 was rime family words which had to columns real words and non words....   [tags: Education, Reading, Reading comprehension]

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The Elementary School Special Education Teachers

- My interview was done with one of the elementary school special education teachers at Christopher House. Christopher house Every teacher has their ways of providing instruction to children in their classrooms, so with that being said I believe that every teacher who has a positive impact on the lives of their students is a good teacher. A good teacher is a person who is compassionate about what they do daily. They set up the high expectation for the students and collaborate with the parent to help the student reach their ultimate goals....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Teaching]

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My First Day Of Elementary School

- There are many lessons that life has to offer. Life has the tendency to shape us, influencing our perspective and the choices we make. Certain events in life have prepared me to cope with experiences and all the feelings associated with them. Because of this, I have gained personal wisdom and understanding at a younger age than most people. There are many obstacles I have had to face and am still dealing with. Many various events that move us away from adolescence affect us greatly. This may include the first day of elementary school, a first date, first school dance, or the death of a loved one....   [tags: Mother, Family, Parent, Father]

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Elementary School Days And Recess Memories

- Looking back on my childhood, the one thing that stands out is elementary school days and the recess memories I share with many of my best friends to this day. Recess has this incredible power to influence and create imaginative students by working together and socializing on the playground. In preschool, I only went to school Monday, Wednesday, and every other Friday, and to be completely honest I’m not sure I learned too much during that time. What I do vividly remember though, was playtime and snack time....   [tags: Play, Game, Play, Learning]

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My Career Path At An Elementary School Career

- At an Elementary School career day years ago, I witnessed the earliest glimpse of my future. When filling out my career choice in my chicken scratch handwriting, I wrote the word, “farmacist.” My mom works as a pharmacist, and at the time I aspired to grow up to be just like to her. Therefore, when career day rolled around I dressed in a white coat, carrying a large vial full of M&M’s to dispense to my classmates. Now, several years later I find myself applying to Pharmacy School and following in my mother’s footsteps....   [tags: College, High school, Pharmacy, Pharmacist]

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Mary Magnet Elementary School Program

- Mary Magnet Elementary School would like to build strong partnerships and relationships through communication among home, school and community to ensure students would have a successful outcome in their educational experience. It is the desire of all educator to help the students at Mary Magnet Elementary School reach their full potential in every area by providing a safe and welcoming environment, being supportive, encouraging risk taking and welcoming opportunities to share new ideas. We hope to instill the love of learning in all students as we share our own passion for learning with them....   [tags: Education, Family, Teacher, Parent]

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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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Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

- Sandy Hook Candlelight Vigil This picture was featured on a CBS Pittsburgh news website. Its audience are the people that were affected by the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and also people who are looking for information as to what happened on this day. It was taken on December 17, 2012, by Mario Tama/Getty Images. The purpose of this website it to show that the teachers worked hard to protect the children in their school, but the killing of innocent people could not have been prevented because of lack of security and resources to stop the shooter....   [tags: Photography, Emotion, Light, Vigil]

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Elementary School Math Lesson Plan

- As teachers we plan our lessons and think to ourselves, "my students are going to love this lesson and will be able to understand what I am teaching", but sometimes that isn 't the case. You may plan a lesson in hopes that your students understand but it doesn 't go as planned. Every student learns differently and thinks differently and because of this we, as teachers must learn to differentiate our lessons. This may require us to change the way we deliver our lesson, change the activities for our lessons or even change the wording of our material so students understand....   [tags: Education, Learning, Teacher, Lesson plan]

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The Between Elementary And High School Grouping

- Ability Grouping According to W.E.B Du Bois “Education is that whole system of human training within and without the schoolhouse walls, which molds and develops men.”(BrainyQuote). Grouping students by their academic ability has become quite a trend in the united states. The rise of this movement has constructed a few questions from parents and educators. some of these questions consist of: is it hurting or helping the students, what is the difference between Elementary and High School grouping, what do educators need to know, and should parents be more involved....   [tags: Education, High school, Educational years]

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My Observation Of A Elementary Classroom At Meadowlane Elementary School

- I conducted my observation in a kindergarten classroom at Meadowlane Elementary School. I spent at least 15 hours observing the behavior of students in the classroom. During the observation, the teacher was Ms. Fortich and she was involved in teaching and interacting with the students. I had a positive learning experience observing Ms. Fortich teach her kindergarten students. She was very caring, passionate, and loving. She did whatever possible to make her students comfortable and have a good learning environment....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Knowledge, Observation]

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My First Day Of School At James Foster Elementary School

- At age five I entered my first day of school at James Foster elementary school with all of my fears packed up in my backpack, my favorite white and pink dress on and pig tails in my hair I was ready to conquer my first day of kindergarten. This day was going to start the rest of my educational history. As I waited with my mom to get in our lines to go to class I got overwhelmed with emotions of fear and doubt and began to cry which is normal for a kindergartener to do on the first day, in the midst of that I made a friend named Kara, my best friend to this day all because we cried having the same fears and doubts walking in to our first day together....   [tags: High school, Teacher, School, Education]

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Attending A School Board Meeting At Phillis Wheately Elementary School

- I started off my observation hours for this class by attending a School Board Meeting at Phillis Wheately Elementary School on January 21st from 7:00pm-9:00pm. The first part of the meeting began at 6:00pm and was not open to the public. The members of the board were in a separate room talking about topics that, according to ***the rules***, they are allowed to keep confidential. Once they were done having their private meeting, the school board emerged from their isolated room and came into the school’s library where the public was waiting for them....   [tags: Teacher, High school, School, Education]

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The Elementary And Secondary School Education

- INTRODUCTION Ms. Santer, an English and IB film Analysis teacher at Upper Arlington High School, used to teach at Baltimore City School District. She was teaching a class and had a student who had a disability that makes him use a wheelchair. Suddenly, one day the fire alarm went off and it was not a drill. The peers of the student with the disability picked up the wheelchair and carried him outside without Ms. Santer having to tell the other students to carry him. A child who was disabled that was in a mainstream class had people that supported him and cared for him....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology]

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Elementary And High School Discipline

- Elementary and High School Discipline School administrators must comprehend the student rights of special needs students. IDEA 2004 was restructured and reorganized to address behavior and discipline issues for special needs students. Once students with disabilities become mindful of their educational or behavioral differences that is when most of the discipline problems tend to arise. In my interview with the high school administrator that handles discipline, in his experience he handle various discipline issues from moderate to severe with students in the special education program....   [tags: Special education]

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The Summer School Program At Earl Warren Elementary School

- Gender Equality Beatrice Pintor Math and Science Methods TED 350 Willie Horton June 25, 2016 The summer school program at Earl Warren Elementary school is based on the Common Core standard of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). There are a total of fifteen students in Mrs. Flores class, six girls and nine boys. While observing the third grade classroom, I noticed the same amount of effort of answering math problems between boys and girls. I also observed that the girls would wait till Mrs....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Sociology]

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School Retention and Reading Intervention in Early Elementary School

- The last few years have seen an increase of attention concerning academic accountability and the emphasis on social promotion. The U. S. Department of Education (1999) reported, “Neither social promotion or holding kids back without help is a successful strategy for improving learning” (p. 4). This push for change has set into motion the question, does retention in the early years account for substantial academic development. “Efficiency of instruction is important for all children and critical for children at risk for reading failure, who may have more to learn in less time than their peers” (Musti-Rao & Cartledge, 2007, p.13)....   [tags: education, improving learning ]

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