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Rationale of Lessons

- The theme of the three lessons that were taught was ‘animals’. One reason for this choice was that the class had this as their topic during the previous term and enjoyed learning about them; during block placement the class were also scheduled for a trip to the zoo and so this theme slotted agreeably into the children’s learning. For the English lesson the stimulus was the picture storybook ‘The Tiger Who Came To Tea’ by Judith Kerr – this was chosen not only because it went with the t0heme but because there were an abundance of opportunities that could be derived from it; it is also renowned for being a popular storybook for children, it is currently rated 4.9/5 stars from Waterstones, as w...   [tags: Teaching, Learning, Lessons, Animals, Schools]

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Letter to an English Major: Austen’s Legacy of Life Lessons

- Dearest English major fellow, “For Austen, life, liker her novel, is a continual process of reading and rereading.” (23). There are billions of ideas out there: millions are published, few are memorable. Jane Austen’s novels are, without doubt, amongst the few that hold precious kernels of truths and observations concerning human nature, reading oneself, and reading others. Why is that so important. Well, as Austen shows us through numerous examples and counterexamples, self examination, reflection, and reading others are key towards happiness, fulfillment, and healthy relationships....   [tags: lessons, happiness, relationship]

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Lessons Learned From the Massacre at Wounded Knee

- Introduction The massacre at Wounded Knee was the last action in a long and bloody war that pitted Native American Indians against U.S Military forces. For roughly 300 years the two sides had been in constant conflict across America in a battle for land, resources, and ultimately; freedom. This final massacre solidified the American hold on the west and closed the final chapter on a way of life that can never be brought back. Lakota Indians, having learned of the death of Sitting Bull started to move towards Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in hopes of finding protection from Red Cloud....   [tags: Lessons from the Indian Wars]

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Lessons : Lessons About Love

- Lessons of Love What does it mean to finish what we start. That we are to tie up loose ends, reach the finish line, or perhaps even to finish by ceremony. I have a story to tell, one that changed my entire life, that defined who I am as a person. Met a girl. Fell in love. She moved, stopped talking with me. Made me question why. Why do I push to finish what I’ve committed to. Is it for the completion of a task, for perhaps the ability to learn from my choices. Throught my relationship with her I learned many great lessons....   [tags: Love, Debut albums, 2007 singles, 2009 singles]

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Lessons Learned From The Math Lessons

- The two lessons I taught that were most memorable to me were the two math lessons that I taught on back to back days. It was a consecutive lesson based on division and built off of one another. These lessons were hard for me to teach because they were ways of teaching division that I have never seen. Even though I was the teacher, I was still learning. I was always familiar with the “traditional” algorithm, so I had to learn these lessons just so I could teach the class. The first lesson involved the box method and the second lesson was the partial quotient method....   [tags: Education, Learning, Teacher, School]

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Jesus As A Teacher Of The Law And Moral Lessons

- Lord. Savior. Redeemer. These are the first words to come to our mind to describe the role of Jesus Christ. But, Jesus is also a teacher. During Jesus’ time, there were many teachers who used to teach Jewish law. They were called Rabbi, meaning ‘teacher’ in Hebrew. Jesus Christ was also considered a Rabbi, but instead, he taught the law of God. However, Jesus was not a simple teacher of the law. Since the first moment he started teaching, he grabbed the attention of the people that were listening to him....   [tags: Teacher, Lesson plan, Education, School]

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Planning Lessons For Teachers Can Be Crucial

- Planning lessons for teachers can be crucial. There always has to be time set aside to plan things out. A lesson can’t be taught successfully without earlier preparation. It’s like walking into a negative situation blind. There are always some steps before teaching the students the lesson. This where unit plans come into play. They help to prepare the teacher to effectively teach the lesson to where students understand and obtain the information that is being provided. They also help to keep track of what did and didn’t work for that specific lesson....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Lesson plan, Teaching]

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Lessons of Life

- All through life, we experience various occasions when decision-making become necessary. A number of them present themselves in difficult forms and at crucial points. Most of the verdict we take will eventually figure and describe our track of lives. These are what we refer to as lessons of life. Choices never present themselves in an easy way. In some instance we are always forced to pay a price to achieve something. This implies that we are trading for an outcome we are seeking. Period, actions and situation can help us learn a lot about our environment, ourselves and people in general....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Lessons in Leadership

- Lessons in Leadership Applying Leadership Principals has been a quest to discover what the nature of being a leader really is. Leadership can come in all shapes and at many different levels within an organization. “Naturally born leaders are rare. It takes hard work to learn how to lead effectively (Amter, 2012).” More often what is encountered is poor leadership and examples of what not to do in a leadership role within organizations. These failures can be devastating on people and organizations....   [tags: managers, good leadership, active listening]

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Lessons from The Piano Lesson by August Wilson

- What should one do with their legacy, and how should it be put to use. In the play “The Piano Lesson”, the Charles' family faces this question, and struggles to find the answer. The family’s legacy is in the form of a piano. On the piano are carvings of their ancestors. The two main characters that are having a conflict over the piano are Berniece and Boy Willie. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano so he can add the proceeds of the sale to the proceeds of selling watermelon’s and buy some land from “Sutter”....   [tags: The Piano Lesson Analysis]

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A Detailed Lesson Plan And Flow Chart For Follow On Lessons

- The detailed lesson plan and flow chart for follow on lessons, outline the teaching of measurement using the metre and the centimetre for year three students. The aim of the teaching sequence is that students are offered learning that will guide them through the construction of their own understanding of measurement and how to competently measure. Ensuring Engagement Key to any pedagogical practice is engaging the students in order to inspire learning (Peters & Le Cornu, 2006.). Regardless of the student’s age, if they are not engaged with their learning, construction of their understanding is not going to be as successful as if that engagement did occur (Jeanneret, et al, 2006.)....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Teaching, Lesson plan]

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Lessons for the Management of Financial Institutions

- 1. The Global Financial Crisis As with any war, crisis or other historical event, the most important thing to do is to learn from it and ensure history isn’t repeated. The global financial crisis of 2007/8 has provided those who seek, with many well worth lessons to be learnt. The four most important of these lessons are discussed in detail in this report, as they relate to various key stakeholders in financial institutions. In the past two years the financial sector has witnessed many high profile corporate bankruptcies and hundreds more smaller insolvencies....   [tags: Economics]

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Key Lessons to Consider in a Negotiation

- Participating in the scenario about drug testing in the workplace provided some key lessons to consider in a negotiation. Those lessons have influenced the way I approach a negotiation and altered the how I look at conflict in the workplace. It is important to understand that, while a negotiation framework is important, the structure of a framework can be flexible. In the exercise, a clear framework was constructed prior to the negotiation. Terry, the truck driver, had a positive drug test. He then entered into a meeting with his superior and a counselor in which they would discuss his future at the company....   [tags: Case Analysis]

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Sleeping Lessons By The Shins.the Shins

- The first piece of work i chose for this assignment was a song called Sleeping lessons by The Shins.The Shins are a popular band that is known for their rock sound. Each song has deeps lyrics and leaves the listener with their own interpretation of the song. Many of The Shins songs touch on existential themes. In the song, Sleeping Lessons, the lead singer, James Mercer is encouraging us the listener to take advantage of their free will. He advises to break free from absolute systems or the things that you’re a part of that define who you are....   [tags: Meaning of life, Existentialism, The Shins]

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Learners' Response to a Lesson

- INTRODUCTION The aim of this assignment is to describe and evaluate the learners’ responses to a lesson taught to twenty-seven students in eighth grade in Gimnasio Iragua whose average age is 13-14 years. Most of the students like getting involved in activities that foster competition or collaborative work. They also like getting involved in guessing and predicting activities in which they have to communicate to each other using the language. Regarding their oral proficiency, most of the students have an average fluency but still require improving their accuracy....   [tags: Lessons, Teaching, Eighth Grade]

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The Music Of The Choir Lessons

- AFM1404 – PMPS Pop Performance Skills Reflective Learning Journal Choir lesson term 1 The first term of the choir lessons primarily consisted of the entire group learning songs as a choir with bass, tenor and soprano parts. We usually started with a singing warm up using arpeggiated patterns and scales this has helped me alot with my pitching something previously i was unsure about. I think this term of lessons has helped me build a confidence in my singing ability I didn’t previously have which in turn gave me the confidence to sing in front of an audience solo in the pop performance class....   [tags: Performance, Music, Audience, Singing]

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The Lakota Way : Stories And Lessons

- In the book the Lakota way: stories and lessons for living, by Joseph M Marshal III, the virtue of love, the root of all other virtues is the first virtue necessary to living a virtuous life. A life of virtue is lived by putting the needs of others first, allowing oneself to decrease so that all may be given the opportunity to thrive. The decrease of oneself is an act of humility, which cannot be done without a strong virtue of love. Love is the root of all other virtues, it is from love that humility, respect, sacrifice and honor flow....   [tags: Virtue, Ethics, Prudence, Positive psychology]

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Education, Lessons, And Resources For Teachers

- Government Printable, Lessons, & Resources for Teacher https://www.teachervision.com This site has multiple section that lists many different activities that include, reading, writing, listening and speaking for children of all ages as well as for adults. Teachervision can be an educational tool for curriculum for all grade levels. Teachervision is a good teaching application that will pursue interesting information. Within this site there are Quizzes, Educational Technology Resources, U.S. History & Government Connected, U.S....   [tags: African American, Black people, Education]

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Lessons on Managing and Planning Strategically

- Executive Summary - The Article “Lessons on how to Manage and Plan Strategically” covers the process of defin-ing a strategy for an organization. It starts by explaining the differences between effective-ness (doing the right things) and efficiency (doing things right) and shows why a manager should keep the differentiation in mind while developing a strategy. Going along with the definition of strategy as “a plan of actions designed to achieve a particular goal,” the first step of defining a strategy is defining the organizations goal – the mission....   [tags: Business Management]

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Vietnam : Lessons For The Future

- What Went Wrong in Vietnam: Lessons for the Future Two months ago, President Nixon announced the end of America’s involvement in Vietnam, promising “peace with honor.” This long and controversial war, its roots traceable back to the 1950s, is finally drawing to an end. America has lost more than fifty thousand men in this gruesome conflict, yet achieved little — in the end, despite all that America did to ensure South Vietnamese independence, the North Vietnamese military will be staying in the South under this agreement, and the withdrawal of American forces bodes ominously for the future of the feeble South Vietnam....   [tags: Vietnam War, South Vietnam, Vietnam]

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Life Lessons in The "Twilight" Series

- Is true love worth risking everything. That is the question I found myself asking as I began reading Twilight. At first some may chose not to read the books or see the movie because they feel a story based on vampires and werewolves is a little unbelievable. Twilight is about more than fictional characters and that is what attracted my attention to the series. It takes us on a journey of discovering that when true love is amazingly strong one can overcome any battle. Since discovering these series Stephanie Myers the author of Twilight has become such an inspiration to me....   [tags: Literary Themes]

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I Planned And Implemented Lessons

- STANDARD 1: I planned and implemented lessons in all subject areas of first grade. I used the Michigan Common Core First Grade Standards, the Farmington Hills School District curriculum, and the guidelines set in place for the academic year timeline by J.A. Lanigan Elementary School administration. I taught Readers Workshop, Science, Math, Writing, and Social Studies. I also worked on social and thematic lessons with students too. I planned specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, timely, and supportive lessons for all learners....   [tags: Learning styles, Education, Teacher, Student]

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Lessons Learned: A Decade at War

- MSgt. Charles Halcome’s lecture on “Lessons Learned: A decade at War was very informational and well put together. The PowerPoint had very specific key points and pictures that kept the listener’s attention. The slides had very little written on them so reader would not get bored. MSgt. Halcome was able to explain the different topics in depth without looking at the slides so it showed he really knew what he was talking about. He was able to keep the lecture interesting by sharing personal war stories that related to the Emergency Medical Service....   [tags: Healthcare, War]

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Alice : The Lessons Of Wonderland

- Most critics agree that Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is not a frivolous child’s tale born of pure whimsy. Rather, it portrays the problems inherent to the process of growing up and becoming an adult. More specifically, in “Educating Alice: The Lessons of Wonderland”, Jan Susina posits that the novel pertains to the act of conforming and finding one’s place in an existing adult society. He suggests that Alice is generally pleasing and agreeable and even cites Alice’s physical changes in size and shape as metaphors for her desire to fit into the new environment in which she finds herself....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Victorian era]

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Strengths And Lessons Of Japanese Education

- There are many important things in everyone 's life. Family, love, friendship and in my opinion education. James Fallows article "Strengths,Weaknesses, And Lessons Of Japanese Education", talks about the Japan education system. This article made me think more about the United States education system and how I feel about it. Education plays a big role in life. It is introduce to society at a very young age from 3-5 years old and it continues to adulthood if you chose too. Whether you decide to go to high school, college or an university education is necessary to achieve many goals and have a better future....   [tags: Education, Education in the United States]

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Lessons Of The Sky Is Gray

- Lessons of Tough Love in The Sky is Gray Ernest Gaines’ short story, The Sky is Gray, was published in 1963, towards the end of the Civil Rights Movement. The title of the piece hints to the general dreariness which lingers throughout the story. James, the narrator, is a young boy in a poor African American family in Louisiana during World War II. Despite the racism and poverty which control James’ life, his mother teaches him how to survive adversity with her tough love. Throughout the story, James’ mother, Octavia, appears to be harsh, standoffish, and unaffectionate....   [tags: Love, Family]

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The Valuable Lessons Of Life

- The Valuable Lessons Life Brings Throughout life, people are bound to make mistakes and go through hard times: it is inevitable. Although many people are blind to it, these setbacks in life often bring valuable lessons. Life lessons help people better themselves everyday. The most important life lessons that I’ve learned are about friendships, family, and being on a team. One valuable life lesson that I’ve learned is about friendships. I’ve learned that true friends will be loyal when their friends aren 't around....   [tags: Love, Friendship, Interpersonal relationship]

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Lessons Learned the Hard Way

- Life is filled with lessons, and often times there are little reminders to keep those lessons in our minds for later use. Sometimes lessons learned in life are learned the hard way, like in Cole’s instance. One of the lessons Cole learned is in order to heal he must first right his wrongs; stop blaming those around him for his problems, and to forgive. To Cole, these were just cliché sayings repeated on and on by others around him who didn’t trust. He always brushed these words aside thinking he could do everything on his own and life only revolved around him....   [tags: blaming, forgive, grudge, spirit, bear]

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The Lessons of Successful Change

- ... Our department functions in part of the public sector that is in constant development and change. Our new manager knew that "as the rate of change affecting business continues to accelerate, organizations must strive to develop and implement change initiatives" (Weeks, Roberts, Chonko & Jones, 2004, p. 7). With this in mind he began making changes to employee input and to allow employees to be part of the decision-making process. Part of this process was that employees would now start taking charge of projects and they would present their ideas and suggestions on how the department should proceed....   [tags: organizational change, environment]

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Lessons From The Assembly Line

- In Andrew Braaksma 's essay Some Lessons From The Assembly Line he provides the perspective of a college student learning life lessons from his summer job in a factory and how it showed him not to take his ability to have a higher education for granted. While most students never give it a second thought about not going to college, Braaksma learned from the hard work and low pay to appreciate the opportunities he has. Most college age students have never experienced the struggles of what real life can throw at them....   [tags: Education, High school, University]

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The Scouts Teaches Valuable Lessons

- Cub Scouts Teaches Valuable Lessons No Tiger is given his stripes, he must first earn them. All little boys who want to become Boy Scouts of America begin as Tigers, in a program called Cub Scouts. The Cub Scouting adventure presents endless personal and life lessons for little boys to begin understanding and implementing as they embark on the much larger adventure of becoming young men. Tigers are not alone in their efforts to learn new life principles, as they will rise through the ranks in the comradery of their fellow den-mates and pack-mates, learning and growing together toward further Scouting achievements....   [tags: Scouting, Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scout, Akela]

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My Life Lessons For College

- Do you realize how much you have learned in just a short few months. Maybe you don’t realize it, but once you reflect about it, you will soon find out that you took more away from school than just a nap or two. It’s not only reading from a textbook and listening to lectures that count, but also the life lessons and preparing yourself yourself for college and starting a career. You might not want to think of high school this way, but it is the stepping stone for college. Through my junior year, I taught myself that there will be things that I don’t like, and with that, you teach yourself to get through it because it is not going to be the last time you are out in a situation like this....   [tags: High school, Academic term, Personal life]

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Procedural Lessons: Children and Mathematics

- Mathematics has become a very large part of society today. From the moment children learn the basic principles of math to the day those children become working members of society, everyone has used mathematics at one point in their life. The crucial time for learning mathematics is during the childhood years when the concepts and principles of mathematics can be processed more easily. However, this time in life is also when the point in a person’s life where information has to be broken down to the very basics, as children don’t have an advanced capacity to understand as adults do....   [tags: teachers, conceptual teaching]

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Lessons From The Assembly Line

- In the reading I chose, "Some Lessons from The Assembly Line", by Andrew Braaksma, is about a college student who in the summer time works for a factory all day long. To me, this reading is about a man maybe in his 20 's gaining great work experience during his summer breaks while also saving money. He also uses his work experiences in his college assignments, his knowledge from learning real life experiences at work. My opinion about this reading is that it is very informative. He is learning lessons and learning how to apply them to his school work....   [tags: Factory, Assembly line, High school]

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Mistakes Made By Lessons Learned

- Mistakes Made, Lessons Learned One of the best things in life is being able to learn so much from a person who is so close to you. I am fortunate enough to have a father who can answer just about any question I have about money. Due to his business degree, he knows exactly what to do when a stressful money situation comes up and I am so grateful that I can always count on his advice to solve any difficulties I am facing. My dad has had many big financial problems thrown at him and somehow he finds a way to get through them all and still makes sure to put money into his savings account....   [tags: Personal life, Happiness, Psychology]

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Learning Lessons from the Holocaust

- The phrase "a lesson to be learned and a tragedy to behold" has been indelibly attached to the Holocaust that to think of it in any other way is thought to insult all those of the Jewish community who lost their lives to the attempted genocide of their race by the Nazi regime. Despite such brevity attached to learning lessons from the Holocaust one must wonder whether the lesson has actually been learned or if people will continue to repeat the mistakes of the past. Angela Merkel, the current German Chancellor, has stated that the German experiment towards multi-culturalism has failed, those who wish to migrate into the country must learn the German way whether it is the language they speak,...   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Elementary Classroom Lessons And Assignments

- The following learning environment being described is Gilmor Elementary with the majority of the observations being done in my own first grade classroom. 1) universal design For math lessons and assignments, my host teacher and myself implement universal design for learning in our general education classroom by allowing students access to a variety of manipulatives that are easily assessable for students who need or want to use them (DL Series No. 1, 2012). When teaching lessons, we try to incorporate the use of manipulatives in at least one of our models or examples to show our students how to use manipulatives for that lesson’s specific objective....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology, Teacher]

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My Speech On Karate Lessons

- Instead of waking up to the sound made by my alarm clock, I wake up to the sound of my crushing bones under my older brother’s enormous body. I instantly kick him, followed by chasing him across the house ready to do whatever I can to physically harm him. My mom shouts, annoyed by our so-called waking routines, scolding us to behave like civilized humans. We ignore her and continue to wake up my sister like nothing changed. Later that day, I go to my parents determined to have their approval upon signing up for Karate lessons....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Parent, English-language films]

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Curriculum Lessons With Differentiated Instruction

- Reflect on your own teaching and describe how you differentiate instruction in each of the three areas that our chapter says can be differentiated. BE SPECIFIC. The textbook states, “differentiated instruction is (a) not a recipe for teaching, (b) not an instructional strategy, and (c) not what a teacher does when he or she has time. Rather, it is a way about teaching and learning…” I completely agree with this statement, differentiated instruction should occur daily and with every lesson. I have to admit that I did not always understand differentiated instruction nor has differentiated instruction always been reflected in my lessons, but it’s not until recently that I began to strategicall...   [tags: Learning, Skill, Table tennis, Skills]

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The Lessons Learned On Retail

- The Lessons I Learned in Retail Over the past five years I have been a full time student as well as a part time worker at two very distinct stores, one being a grocery store and the other a major retail department store. Through my experience at these places I have seen both the good side and the bad side of humanity. It is truly amazing what people will do just to save an extra dollar. Although it hasn’t always been the best, I have learned a lot about the way the world works and I have many lessons that will help me throughout my life....   [tags: Customer, Customer service, Walking, Trousers]

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10 Lessons Of Marketing Brilliance

- 10 Lessons in Marketing Brilliance The first article I chose from the provided list was 10 Lessons in Marketing Brilliance by Jennifer Wang. As the article’s title clearly states, the article is about ten examples of successful marketing. First is the advertising campaign for the Contagion movie where scientists carefully used bacteria, mold, and penicillin to spell out the movie’s title. The take away from this example is to use creativity and innovation in marketing by implementing guerilla strategies....   [tags: Coca-Cola, The Coca-Cola Company]

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The Challenging Lessons From Videogames

- Nate Cowley Professor Musgrave ENGL 1302-83019 11 February 2015 The Challenging Lessons from Videogames Raising children can be a daunting yet noble task. So many little things have to be considered when taking care of children. Are they eating the right foods. Are they getting enough sleep. Are they learning well. What values will they hold to. How will they approach those values in their day-to-day lives. While those are all important questions, the last two are often forgotten. Those issues are sometimes left alone because they can be extremely challenging....   [tags: Video game, Game, Learning, Play]

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Leadership Lessons in Famous Literature

- Leadership can be defined as the ability of a superior to influence the behavior of a minor or group and persuade them to follow a particular course of action. A leader sets a course of action and ensures that everyone follows the action. Leading can apply to leading oneself, other individuals, groups, organizations and societies. The nature of how leading is done depends on the framework of the situation, one's point of view, and on the nature and needs of those involved. While leadership is learned, the skills and knowledge processed by the leader are influenced by their traits, such as beliefs, values, ethics, and most importantly character....   [tags: Beowulf, Oedipus The King, Antigone]

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From Mistakes And Life Lessons

- From Mistakes to Life Lessons “What do you want to be when you grow up?” has been questioned throughout everyone’s childhood. Since elementary, we had firefighters with huge red trucks, policemen with blue lights and stories about catching the bad guy, doctors showing us the shiny tools they use while doing surgery, and even zookeepers with a cute puppy or scaly alligator would come in to persuade us that the career they have chosen is a terrific career. I always wanted to be the coolest person there but, once I grew up and went from fantasyland to reality world, I realized it is not about the cool guns, stethoscopes and suits that you can have, but it’s the time, and money, invested towards...   [tags: High school, Secondary education, School, College]

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The Lessons of Disney's Movies

- The things we watch and children have a large impact on our adult lives. Whether we realize it or not. And the one constant genre that children have had access to for almost 100 years is Disney. In this paper the affects of the Disney Movies, Snow White, Cinderella, Pocahontas and Tangled, on young girls will be shown. As well as the subtle messages that as children and even sometimes as adults the watchers do not see. As well as how these subtle messages shaped the young girls of that particular decades ideas about life love and people....   [tags: Impact on Children, Secrets]

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Making Music Lessons At School

- One morning in class we began to notice a foul odor in the classroom. Eventually, the odor was so bad, it was impossible to concentrate on our class work. The smell was coming from the steam radiators. They could not blame this one on my peanut butter and banana sandwich. The entire school really reeked. Apparently, there was some sort of impurity in the boilers, and the odor was being released throughout all of the steam radiators in the building. We were dismissed from school soon afterward. I never heard an official explanation of what the odor was....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Secondary school]

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Short Note On Snow Lessons

- Snow Lessons Seemingly harmless, white, snow falls like confetti from the sky and lands softly on the earth below. Dinner is prepped, and next on the list is help my kids get ready for church. I peer out the window and breathe in deeply, a mix of warm pork roast and cold dread. If I could curl up on the couch under a cozy blanket with a good book and watch the world turn white, I would find the snow as enchanting as my children do. However, bumped to the top of the list is clear the driveway, so we can go to church....   [tags: Help me, Help, Snow, Thought]

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Physical Activity And Nutrition Lessons

- Nearly two­thirds of adult Americans are overweight or obese, eating almost 20% more calories in the year 2000 than they did in 1983. Studies have shown that obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, with at least 2.8 million people dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese. Not only is obesity the second leading cause of death in America, it also leads to other physical and psychological problems like depression and difficulty with physical functioning. Obesity can be solved, schools and families play one of the biggest roles in fighting his fast growing epidemic; but the victims themselves can help reduce their chance of being obese....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Binge eating disorder]

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Love And Loss : Lessons

- Love and Loss: Lessons in Letting Go and Pronouncing my “L”s Sometime during my first or second year of preschool, I came to the conclusion that it was about time to settle down and find myself a man. Out of all the studly snot-picking suitors also sitting in two-foot tall chairs clumsily fumbling with crayons, one in particular caught my eye, probably because he sat directly across from me. His name was Luke, and he had brownish reddish blondish hair, I think, and honestly I do not remember much else other than his sweet pleather motorcycle jacket....   [tags: High school, Educational years, Love]

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Music Lessons Improve Life

- Pianos are such amazingly versatile instruments. They can play fast, fun, and exciting songs, all the way down to slow, peaceful, or gloomy songs. Music can make people calm and relaxed, and also get them pumped up and full of energy. The piano produces music that is different from every other instrument. It has a wide range of sound going from low to high and from soft to loud. Put those sounds in combinations and it could produce music. The piano has a large range of music’s available that most everyone is able to find music that they would like....   [tags: instruments, academics, piano, brain, self-esteem]

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Lessons Learned from Band

- I am a band parent. A proud band parent. I was in band many years ago. I had the privilege of being in the Spring/Westfield band program in Houston, Texas. The high school was divided into two separate schools my senior year, and I attended Westfield. The Spring and Westfield band programs both went on to win the ultimate marching band championship - Grand Nationals. I also attended college on a music scholarship. Many of my friends from college are band directors in Texas and other parts of the United States....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Dialogue Essays: Lessons Learned

- Lessons Learned Several days passed by and Ambur woke one morning to find it dark and cloudy. He could sense this day would be a rainy one. So he took his time, fixed some coffee and got breakfast ready for he and Honeysuckle. It wasn’t one of those days where it might shower briefly and then stop. It looked like it was one of those 'all day' rainy days. Honeysuckle asked, “What are you going to do today?” Ambur paused for a second to gather his thoughts and said, “I think I want to take a walk with Lucinda....   [tags: hike, singing, gift]

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Lessons Learned From Tennis

- It is 1:30 AM, Thursday morning; I have finally completed the mid-term project for my Data Structures and Algorithms class. I close my laptop, remove the contact lenses from my eyes and place them in the lens container, turn off the bedroom light, and go to bed. “BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP, BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!” The time is now 5:00 AM. Struggling to open my eyes, I blindly search for the snooze button on my alarm clock. As soon as I hit the snooze button, I hear Caitlin yelling, “Get up Aki. Let’s go....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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My Inquiry Science Lesson Lessons

- For my inquiry science lesson I taught to my peers, I chose to do the sense of hearing. Overall, I am not very happy with the way my presentation went, I really let my nerves get the best of me. It is really awkward for me to teach elementary lessons to college students, it 's hard for me to bring it to the level I need since I am looking at my peers as I teach it, but as the semester has gone on I 've gotten better with this. Although I wasn 't happy with it, there are a mixture of strengths and weaknesses....   [tags: Sense, Hearing, Perception, Sensory system]

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Everlasting Lessons

- American children everywhere are familiar with the tale of Beauty and the Beast. The story has been a part of culture for many years, as are many fairy tales. It is read and told to children not just for entertainment but for the moral lessons it offers. What most people do not realize is that there is more to these stories than just moral values. These hidden messages are a vital part of the culture from which they came from. Most fairy tales have an underlying meaning for people to consider and use the moral to better themselves....   [tags: Movie Analysis]

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The Qu´ran and Surah Luqman

- Surah Luqman, Chapter 31 of the Qur’an,is indeed one of the great surahs to extract lessons from. It is named after a wise man who was not a prophet, but was granted great wisdom from Allah (s.w.t) and was very beloved to Allah (s.w.t). Allah says about Luqman "And certainly We gave wisdom to Luqman, saying: Be grateful to Allah. And whoever is grateful, he is only grateful for his own soul; and whoever is ungrateful, then surely Allah is Self-sufficient, Praised. ". In the following, I’ll be explaining some of the lessons that are told in this surah....   [tags: lessons, allah]

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The Lessons Address Speak And Listening Standards

- The common core standards in the lessons address speak and listening standards, by having the student engage in discussions with the teacher and class and then presenting their reviews to the class. These lessons will also cover English language arts standards in reading and writing. The students worked on learning the elements of the fiction book by looking at the theme, characters, setting and also learning an expanded vocabulary to describe these parts. The students also for the English language arts standard would produce a clear coherent review of the fiction book for other readers....   [tags: Literature, Fiction, Literary technique, Satire]

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Creating Lessons At State And National Standards

- Creating lessons is one of the most crucial jobs a teacher has because the elements of each lesson will either help or hinder student’s success. The first step should always be to look at state and national standards because they are the guiding force for education across all content areas. Teachers today need to have an understanding as to how to use the standards to guide their instruction and teaching strategies. Teachers also need to understand scaffolding and how to plan for the use of scaffolding in lessons....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Learning, Teaching]

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The Lessons That I Had Taught At This Week

- The lessons that I had taught for this week proved to be very challenging and somewhat wasteful task. On the bright side, this whole ordeal has pushed me to become more aware of what works and does not work for the students. I also have obtained better understanding of how important it is to check for students’ understanding throughout the lesson and keep them engaged throughout the lesson as well. Every one of my lesson plans included PowerPoints to present content for the subject of my lesson....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Teaching, School]

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The Olympic Math Lessons At High School

- In 1997, after he traveled to Shen Zhen,GuangZhou, Mr. Li found out that a lot private tutoring centers were thriving in those areas. Shen Zhen and Guang Zhou have always been the modeling cities for the development of the rest of China. Mr. Li went back to Tian Jin, ponder on the issue of whether the market is ready in Tian Jin, and how is he going to find his targeted market group. Olympic math soon caught his attention, for top students at high schools or middle schools all wanted to join and win in this competition so that they can be selected into college without going through the rigorous college entrance examination....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school, Education]

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Lessons to be Learned in the Harry Potter Books

- Imagine a world where extraordinary things become ordinary. Where fire-breathing dragons roam the land, people can turn themselves invisible, and ordinarily laborious tasks are completed with a flick of the wrist. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling paints a vibrant picture of this magical world. Although it may seem like the book is full of fantasy, there are many lessons that the reader is taught as he or she journeys with the main characters. To begin, one lesson recurs throughout the entire story: Never give up....   [tags: term paper, J.K. Rowling, morals, ]

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Lessons To Be Learned From the Study of Warfare

- New and innovative ideas have proven to be instrumental in lifelong learning but there is a great deal to be learned from the study of military history. Today’s military encourages and requires a new way of doing business. Commanders at all levels offer civilian employees incentives for creative ideas to solving problems and encourage service members to “think outside of the box”; business as usual is not the ‘group think’ anymore. But as spoken in the words of General Douglas MacArthur, “…But research does bring to light those fundamental principles and their combinations and applications, which in the past, have been productive of success....   [tags: Military History]

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Science Lessons : Curriculum And Instructional Specialists

- On my campus, there has recently been a strong emphasis on increasing rigor in science lessons. Science students were not being challenged in the classroom and this was seen in the assessments and data analysis. They were not being contested with the basic level of education they were receiving and the district mandated the curriculum to become more thorough. It was quite visible that students were not challenging themselves. The curriculum forced teachers and learners to delve into the subject matter and integrate other content areas....   [tags: Education, Critical thinking, Thought]

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Lessons Learned From The Cold War

- During the Cold War, many lessons were learned. The United States had to learn these lessons to survive in a rapidly changing world. It learned lessons from the incident in the Gulf of Tonkin and the resolution that followed that lead to the invasion of Vietnam. It learned lessons from the horrors of war in Vietnam. And it learned lessons from The My Lai massacre in Vietnam, one of those very horrors. One lesson that was learned from all these incidents is that in uncertain times, restraint should be exercised....   [tags: informative essay, compare]

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The Road to Success: An Immigrant and Lessons Learned

- Insert the text just before Conclusions: This is the story of a young man who left his country of origin in search of the golden fleece in the new found land of the United States of America. He gained admission into a top university to study medicine, but quit school after two years, inspite of the high grades he made. For the next couple of years, he took jobs where ever he was accepted, and found himself working in more than ten different places in a very short time. This experience bothered him to the point of determination, never to seek employment anymore, but rather work for himself....   [tags: Work, Learning, Business]

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Resilience : The Story And Lessons Of Alvin Ailey

- Resilience: The Story and Lessons of Alvin Ailey As the first African-American to create a multicultural, international concert dance company, Alvin Ailey’s dance company has been dubbed the “cultural ambassador of the world” (Gorman 36). Through his Alvin Ailey Dance Company, he addressed the racism and injustice faced by ethnic minorities across the globe. Ailey clearly revolutionized African American participation in 20th century concert dance as well as revived interest in modern dance. As an extremely talented dancer and choreographer, Ailey’s success is attributed to his dedication and passion for expression through dance, but what is often overlooked is his resilience to the hardship...   [tags: Modern dance, Alvin Ailey, Ballet, Dance]

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The Immigration Debate : Lessons For Social Workers

- The concerns of multiculturalism are an endless debate, that’s controversial and continuously criticized. This essay discusses three sources examining multiculturalism, all with distinct perspectives that inspire change (Furman, Negri, & Cisnero-Howard 2008)(Von Torne, 2008)(Uddin Amed, and Nelson, 2011). The sources also, show the reality of discrimination, assist in progressive understanding, prompt empathy, and come to the realization for the urgency to change society’s norms (Furman, et al., 2008)(Von Torne, 2008)(Uddin Amed, et al., 2011)....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Immigration]

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The Life Of Spanish Lessons By Christine Marin

- Life experience’s In this year 's presidential election there have been controversy given by one of the candidates, Mr. D. Trump describing my ethnic background as “me” being a rapist, drug dealer, and a person whose convicting criminal crimes. No ethnic group should be categories in these slots because it isn 't true no ethnic race is perfect we shouldn 't blame a whole community for something a small portion is responsible for. Christine Marin the author of Spanish lessons, wrote her life story growing up as a mexican- american and expressing the obstacles she went through, to get where she is right now....   [tags: United Kingdom, English language, Ethnic group]

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Teen Pregnancy : Trends And Lessons Learned

- A social issue that has been going on in the United States for some time now is teen pregnancy and why it occurs. Although pregnancy is such a beautiful experience and an experience a woman cannot wait to have it should be done at the correct time in a women’s life which does not involve the teenage years. The teenage years are like the golden years in adolescent life where school activities take place, memories with friends and family are made but now a day’s teenage girls decide to throw all that away and become a mom....   [tags: Adolescence, Teenage pregnancy, Pregnancy]

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Poor Moral Lessons in Home Alone

- Be careful what you wish for is one of the biggest lessons the child viewers is suppose to receive from Home Alone. In this film there are obvious and less obvious morals. I will discuss how this film relates to The Secret Garden and The Wizard of Oz. Along with Joe L. Kincheloe’s essay in the Kinderculture: The Corporate Construction of Childhood. The makers of Home Alone might have not intended to teach their young viewers that in times when you are in danger you should lie and pretend that everything is under control....   [tags: violence, respect, misbehaving ]

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Leadership Lessons From Beowulf and Oedipus

- Leadership can be defined as the ability of a superior to influence the behavior of a minor or group and persuade them to follow a particular course of action. A leader sets a course of action and ensures that everyone follows the action. Leading can apply to leading oneself, other individuals, groups, organizations and societies. The nature of how leading is done depends on the framework of the situation, one's point of view, and on the nature and needs of those involved. While leadership is learned, the skills and knowledge processed by the leader are influenced by their traits, such as beliefs, values, ethics, and most importantly character....   [tags: Beowulf, Oedipus The King, Antigone]

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Life Lessons Learned by Odysseus: Homer

- People learn lessons every day. They can either learn them the easy way, or they can learn them the hard way. Homer documented Odysseus’ journey back to Ithaca in The Odyssey. In this journey, Odysseus learns several life lessons that applied to our lives. At one time in our lives, Odysseus and I have learned how vital using self-control can be. When Odysseus wanted to listen to the Sirens after the goddess Circe told him he shouldn’t, that was a lack of self-control on his part. Consequently, in order to not stray toward the Siren’s beautiful island, he needed to be tied to the mast of his ship....   [tags: zeus, poseidon, ithaca]

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Life Lessons Given By Robert Frost

- Life Lessons Given By Robert Frost Almost everyone has come upon a fork in a path, and not been positive which way to go. The path we choose is very important; it gets us to where we are today, whether it was the right or wrong decision. For every path we take in life, there is a path not taken. The wonders of what that path could have held are almost unbearable at times. The biggest question we have in life is if we should take the worn down path everyone else takes, or the path less traveled. Years later how are we going to feel about the path we had chosen so long ago....   [tags: Decision making software, Decision theory]

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Howard Schultz: Starbucks and Life lessons

- This paper aims to examine the life of Howard Schultz, the ceo and founder of the Starbucks Corporation we know today, in light of relevant leadership concepts. Lessons that can be learned from his life and leadership are also identified, including the extent to which his life and messages learned reinforce or contradict the leadership concepts. According to Bennis and Thomas (2002), a crucible of leadership is a trial that brought upon deep reflection that forced one to examine their values and are consequently more certain of themselves and their purpose....   [tags: Leadership, Entrepreneur]

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Lessons from Greek and Roman Mythology

- The lessons conveyed from Greek and Roman mythology are often cast aside as mere folklore and folly. However, numerous points displayed by the epic poets through the actions of their stories’ heroes are beneficial to the audience and can change one’s outlook on life. Heroes from Greek and Roman mythology that contain many similarities and differences between them include two brave souls. These men were Bellerophon, an audacious young adult who dared to bridle the winged horse Pegasus, and Aeneas, a Trojan War champion who bravely defended his city and later set the foundations for Rome after a treacherous journey through the Mediterranean....   [tags: Greek Mythology, Roman Mythology, Mythology, histo]

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Life Lessons From High School

- Life Lesson As underclassmen you come into high school either thinking that the next four years of your schooling will be really easy or really stressful. To tell the truth it can be both, weather you come into high school with a positive or negative attitude. High school is the last place you can get away with some mistakes and try again. The next four years will test your skills and responsibilities. You can learn a lot about yourself in high school, from how you use your time in school to your after school activities you do....   [tags: High school, Management, Writing]

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Learning New Lessons through Experiences

- To Kill a Mockingbird shows the author´s perception of life and the way people lived during the 1930s in the United States, as it is the example of Jean Louise and Jem Finch (Historical Background). The two kids along with Dill lived their life always curious about new things, but most importantly the lessons they learned from each experience. In Harper Lee´s biography, the similarities with the book are the way she lived childhood and the characters that were important in the development of the kids, especially Scout (Jean Louise)....   [tags: To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee]

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Lessons from "Dead Poets Society"

- Fought against the want of things In the movie Neil eagerly wanted to purse his career on becoming and actor, but unfortunately his ambition towards becoming an actor was simply ruined by his father plans on him becoming a doctor instead. Neil was extremely devoted and he had the passion for acting. While Neil was living in campus, He decides to disobey his father’s command on him pursuing his dream on him becoming an actor. So Neil initially attempted to audition for the school play, and he immediately wins the part on becoming the main character....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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The Music Lessons

- In the play “ The Music Lessons” by Wakako Yamauchi two of the main characters are in engaged in a dialogue which is common for a mother and a daughter to have. In act two, scene four, Chizuko and Aki seem to express frustration to each other after Aki coming home late after a music lesson with Kaoru. Chizuko knows something is very wrong for her young daughter spending so much time with a grown man, causes her to be so upset with Aki: “CHIZUKO: I mean other people. How do you think it looks: you all the time in a man’s room?” (2,4)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lessons Found in Beauty and the Beast

- Lessons Found in Beauty and the Beast      Once upon a time.      The classic opener for any fairy tale, which is no different in the case of Beauty and the Beast. Fairy tales were meant to teach our children life lessons that society, at the time, deems important to learn. They teach us the difference between right and wrong, black and white, good and bad, light and dark, and beautiful and ugly. There are many different variations and names to Beauty and the Beast. This famous fable has been passed down and integrated into our culture time and time again, each time adding different lessons that were thought to be important in that day and age....   [tags: Fairytales Essays Beauty Beast]

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