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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Ignored Lessons of Anne Frank

- The Message in The Ignored Lessons of Anne Frank  In Bettelheim's essay, The Ignored Lessons of Anne Frank, he criticizes Anne Frank's father because of the way he had his whole family hiding out in the attic of one family. Bettelheim claims he is not criticizing Mr. Frank, he just wants his readers to reexamine the way we read history. In his essay, Bettelheim concinced me that we, as readers should look again at the text and realize all the possibilities that the Franks had. In the essay, the author points out that most of the other Jewish families who did decide to go into hiding did so separately, so if one family member were to get caught, the others still might have a chance....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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The Leadership Lessons of Jesus Christ

- The Leadership Lessons of Jesus Christ When we talk about Jesus as a leader, we may imply two different forms: Jesus as the only Son of God, God of the universe, or the risen Christ as being one with God; or Jesus as the 1 st century flesh and blood human being, the historical figure. Since the purpose of studying leadership is to improve one's own leadership skills, it makes sense to analyze Jesus' applicable traits, actions, and accomplishments as a good leader—in his historical role—so his leadership skills can be feasibly related to ourselves as human beings....   [tags: Business Management]

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Societal Lessons in Julius Caesar

- Societal Lessons in Julius Caesar Many authors try to convey different lessons that we, as individuals or a society can learn from their writings. William Shakespeare, in his play Julius Caesar, has definitely accomplished this goal. With the many lessons included in this story, society can learn from the mistakes of others made previously. It could be said that the actions of society are learned by the actions of our predecessors. In this incredible play, the major messages or societal lessons include mob mentality, respect, and wealth and power are the roots of all evil....   [tags: miscellaneous]

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The Moral Lessons of Shakespeare's Macbeth

- Moral Lessons of Macbeth "Your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under't." (Shakespeare 1.5. 64-66) Throughout Shakespeare's Macbeth, things are not always as they seem. Deception in this play is always present, especially with the main characters - Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth is the most skilled at persuading others, especially her husband, into believe things that are not true. The above quote, spoken by Lady Macbeth to her husband, shows exactly how manipulative and deceiving she can be....   [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework]

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The tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam

- In Retrospect: The tragedy and lessons of Vietnam. By: Robert S. McNamara Summary: Robert S. McNamara's book, In Retrospect, tells the story of one man's journey throughout the trials and tribulations of what seems to be the United States utmost fatality; the Vietnam War. McNamara's personal encounters gives an inside perspective never before heard of, and exposes the truth behind the administration. In McNamara's first chapter he discusses his journey into the Washington spot light and the three events that shaped his life....   [tags: Robert S. McNamara]

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The Lessons Learned from Vietnam

- The Lessons Learned from Vietnam Lorenzo M. Crowell discusses the lessons that Americans have learned from the Vietnam conflict in his article "The Lessons and Ghosts of Vietnam." Crowell analyzes the lessons learned from Vietnam and applies them to the military strategies of today. Crowell does overlook some problems involving the power of Saddam Hussein after Desert Storm and the comparison of two dissimilar wars. Crowell is effective in his arguments with the use of first-hand viewpoints, current newsprint, and political figureheads....   [tags: Papers]

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Art and Music Lessons' Positive Effects on Children

- Many people in the world think that life would be nonsense without music. Music helps people in several ways and gives a meaning to their lives. For example, music can help someone to make money, relax, spend time, work or study. Furthermore, it mostly helps children to concentrate more. The times that they study while listen to music, helps their brain power to increase over time. The main problem is, most schools are trying to decrease their music classes since their principals think that music is not as useful as science and maths for student's academic process....   [tags: high academic achievements]

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Increasing Phonemic Awareness with Lexia Reading Lessons

- Summary of Major Findings Based on the data collected all the students were able to improve on their understanding of phonemic awareness specifically in the identification and isolation of onset phonemes as measured by DIBELS-ISF. Over the course of the six week period of the action research project both the control group and the target group were able to improve not only their overall DIBELS-ISF score, but also the number of correct responses given to the phonemic probes. The target students that received intervention through the Lexia program on a whole made 23 percent greater gains than their counterparts in the control group....   [tags: Language ]

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Justice: Childhood Love Lessons & Beliefs about Families

- “Justice: Childhood Love Lessons” & “Beliefs about Families” We have movement in today’s society. With lateral movements we remain inactive and with upward movement we upgrade ourselves in getting education, practicing sports, etc. Both movements are caused by many factors in our daily life, yet they are the effects of what we experience in the past. Misguidance, love, affection, neglect and leadership come from our nearest cluster or family. In “Justice: Childhood Love Lessons”, Bell Hooks points out that “when children are overindulged either materially or by being allowed to act out”(463), it is an example of a form of neglect....   [tags: Parenting]

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How Educators Can Incorporate Counseling Tenets into Lessons

- The authors presented different counseling tenets that not just counselors, but also, we, as teachers can use to address the concerns of our gifted learners. We can incorporate these tenets in our lessons so that others students can benefit with it as well. The counseling tenets discussed the book Socio-Emotional Curriculum with Gifted and Talented Students (2009) include the following: nonjudgmental, focusing on strengths, respecting and fostering autonomy, active listening, open-ended questioning, avoiding teacher/facilitator self-disclosure, respecting privacy and processing....   [tags: nonjudgemental, autonomy, teaching]

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Beowulf's Manifestation of Hrothgar's Lessons

- Beowulf's Manifestation of Hrothgar's Lessons "We have not seen great things done in our time except by those who have been considered contemptible; the rest have failed."                   --Machiavelli, The Prince             In this statement --and in the rest of his major work, The Prince -- Machiavelli attempts to justify the cruelty of a leader; it is necessary, he seems to say, to be feared in order to succeed.  It is doubtful that the renaissance political theorist ever read the poem of Beowulf; in any case, he did not very much with its message....   [tags: Epic Beowulf essays]

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Lessons Learned from the San Diego, California Wildfire

- In making the decisions to protect people’s lives from hazards and disasters, evacuations sometimes become necessary. Of course early in the reaction to the incident, or the response phase, this may become a decision for local and state emergency managers. The San Diego, California wildfire which occurred in October 2007 caused a large scale evacuation. This essay is an analysis, and identification of lessons learned from the evacuation incident. As well a plan of personal recommendations and improvements will be made based on information covered in the National Housing strategy, and Robert Stafford Act....   [tags: natural pehnomena, natural disaster]

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Implications of the Lessons in "Adventures of an IT Leader" for General Managers

- Book Report: Adventures of an IT Leader 30 Second Summary This book details the “adventures” of Jim Barton, the head of Loan Operations for IVK, Inc. Barton was the head of Loan Operations until his boss, CEO Carl Williams, asks him to become the CIO in order to help turn the IT department around. The only disadvantage is that Jim does not have any kind of background or extensive knowledge of IT. Jim’s experiences illustrate several key takeaways and lessons for general managers. A few of the most important are a CIO must focus on developing and sustaining relationships with other business leaders....   [tags: cost, technology, decisions]

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Lessons in Leadership in Demian

- Lessons in Leadership in Demian In Demian, Hesse uses a comparison to the Biblical story of Cain and Abel to convey his ideas about those who are different. The idea arises again and again, causing the reader to look at it from a very unique perspective. Through this comparison, the reader begins to see the mark of Cain as a positive symbol -- as the mark of those who would lead the world into the future of mankind, without fear. When Emil Sinclair first meets Max Demian, he sees that Demian is not like anyone he has ever known....   [tags: Demian Essays]

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Lessons Learned at Summer Camp

- Lessons Learned at Summer Camp     Gazing up at the clouds, I thought of all the great times I had been a part of. The whole week had been full of excitement. Every day was a payoff of all of the work put into this experience. "Did it have to end so quickly?" I wondered to myself. "Just think of next year", I said to comfort my disbelief, "Its going to be ten times the fun. I'll make sure of that." After what seemed like years of waiting, the day of camp finally arrived. I hastily packed my bags and threw them in my car....   [tags: Memoir Essays]

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Lessons of a Child Entomologist

- Lessons of a Child Entomologist The screaming began after someone on the playground killed a stinkbug. With looks of horror and disgust on their faces, my classmates who had been near the insect fled, pinching their noses as they shouted, "Ew. Stinkbug!" I witnessed the chaos from another section of the playground, where I had been kicking the sand around in search of colorful rocks. I watched the scene with curiosity. Did stinkbugs really smell so vile. I wanted to find out, but I couldn't very well rush towards the scene as the others raced away, otherwise I would be nicknamed Stinkbug Lover forever and ever (at least a week in kid years)....   [tags: Personal Narrative Bugs Essays]

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Life Lessons in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird

- No matter where or who a person is, they are always learning something, either about themselves or about the environment around them. In Harper Lee's heartwarming novel titled To Kill A Mockingbird, the main characters Jem and Scout grow and mature throughout the story as they learn both more about themselves and the world around them. As the story progresses, they learn many life lessons including those about prejudice, people and how they have been categorized and judged, and, last but not least, gender issues....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird Essays]

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My Greatest Lessons Learnred at Belmont University

- One of the first and the greatest lesson I got when I become a student at Belmont University is that whether we are in class or not, every day is a lesson by itself. As I go forward toward my goal, I have grown and learned so much throughout the years to this point. Since I become young adult, integrity was not something I received only as encouragement from my parents but also expected. I came to the full understanding behind the meaning after I become a college student. There were times when I face the risk of losing and sacrificing my integrity....   [tags: integrity, reasoning, communicating]

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Lessons Learned From the Cuban Missile Crisis

- The Cuban Missile Crisis has been hailed as one of the biggest triumphs in our modern day history, and it is certainly the closest this country has ever come to a nuclear war. However, recently America has increased aggressions against Iran and has received warnings from both China and Russia. Russia and China have said they will not tolerate a preemptive and aggressive attack against Iran by the United States. Are we headed for another nuclear war and are there lessons we can learn from the Cuban Missile Crisis....   [tags: U.S. History ]

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Ethical Lessons in A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

- A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams is a play about a woman named Blanche Dubois who is in misplaced circumstances. Her life is lived through fantasies, the remembrance of her lost husband and the resentment that she feels for her brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski. Various moral and ethical lessons arise in this play such as: Lying ultimately gets you nowhere, Abuse is never good, Treat people how you want to be treated, Stay true to yourself and Don’t judge a book by its cover. A very important moral lesson that I gained from A Streetcar Named Desire is to always tell the truth....   [tags: A Streetcar Named Desire Essays]

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Sailor Moon: Valuable Lessons of Friendship Bond

- Aristotle once said a friend is, “A single soul dwelling in two bodies” (1). Friendship is an important factor in Sailor Moon, considering her friends have given their lives for Usagi’s own life multiple times. Many may say that the popular anime and manga has created unrealistic expectations of friendship, because not many people would risk their lives for their best friends. But nobody says lives have to be given to show dedication to friends. Regardless, friendship is something people in our world yearn for....   [tags: manga series]

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Life Lessons from Your Little One

- Lessons Learnt From Your Little One Your little one has more wisdom to impart than you think. By Wairimu Gikenye As a parent, the days and nights are long, but with years passing by so fast, you sadly come to the realization that the years with your little one are truly short and you truly grasp the meaning of the cliché ‘they grow up too fast’. You have seen them through those spectacular ‘grab-the-camera’ baby milestones - their first smile, word and walk and even the bitter sweet times like teething and potty training....   [tags: personal reflection, wisdom in the young]

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A Critique on a Critique of a Speech: Lessons in Leadership from FDR

- Everybody Will ALWAYS Judge You A Critique on a Critique of a Speech Many people throughout history have read and reread and discussed, critiqued, dissected, and reinterpreted other people’s stories and speeches. They all try to find a new way to look at them and try to make everybody listen to their ideas of what they mean. They pick out every tiny little detail of the said speech until there’s not much more to admire and sometimes they often miss the entire meaning of the written work. It is found to be rather tedious and obnoxious to take somebody else’s work and turn it into something else completely....   [tags: inaugural, action, evidence]

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Lessons of Life in Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures by Vincent Lam

- Lessons for Life in Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures In a world of constant evolution, a new generation of students deserves a contemporary education that will prepare them both academically and emotionally for the rest of their life. Vincent Lam’s novel, Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures, exhibits many traits that are beneficial to a 4U English class. Firstly, one of the main characters has a tragic flaw that negatively changes his way of life, similar to Hamlet and Amir studied earlier in the course....   [tags: rejection, nature, benevolence]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Lessons From The Virginia Shooting '

- Last month a horrific incident occurred taking the lives of, news reporter Alison Parker, and camera man Adam Ward. Journalist for the New York Times, Nick Kristof, wrote an article titled “Lessons from the Virginia Shooting” in which he states his opinion on gun control. Kristof, is a human and woman’s rights activist, but also a father and husband which would explain his concern on this topic. He believes we need better firearm restrictions in order to reduce death due to gun violence. This has been a controversial issue for a while, but I believe it had more attention brought to it when the live shooting occurred in Virginia on August 26th....   [tags: Firearm, Gun, Firearms]

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Lessons Plans Promoting a Diverse Learning Environment

- With the concept of multicultural education programs becoming more popular, educators are seeking new ways to present diversity into their school community, classrooms, and lesson plans. According to Birkel (2000), multicultural education is, first of all, education concerned with the teaching/learning processes and the acceptance and appreciation of diversity. Culturally relevant teaching practices give students the opportunity to learn in ways that are affirming, validating, and connected to their interests and backgrounds (Ladson-Billings, 1994)....   [tags: school community,multicultural education,diversity]

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Lessons To Be Learned From The CE’s Experience

- Lessons To Be Learned From The CE’s Experience With the benefit of hindsight being 20-20 we are always wiser. Obviously, the CE in the case made some fundamental mistakes in attempting to grow the business and take it in new directions. New CE’s will want to start raising performance levels through a strategic change initiative. That being said, this particular CE’s course of action was something that many Chief Executives do everyday in business, especially as it relates to making a strategic vision their vision and not a wider, group vision, with the appropriate inputs and support from key people....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Lessons Learned From The World War II

- After the end of World War II, Europe was in ruins. Between bomb damage, economic downturn, and natural disasters such as droughts and blizzards it seemed nearly impossible to restore Europe to its prior greatness. America facilitated the recovery of Europe with military and financial aid and helped prevent the spread of communism, which is proven to overtake even the strongest countries in times of distress. This aid crushed the Soviet dream of a communist Europe, which set off the Cold War. Over the next 45 years, the United States and the Soviet Union would resemble two angry women, avoiding each other at all costs and exploding into a furious rage at the first sight of the other....   [tags: truman, european countries, natural disasters]

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My Family Ever Taught Life Lessons

- Has your family ever taught life lessons you feel you will never need. My family is notorious for life lessons, some more vital than others, but everyone in the family is always judgmental or has many suggestions on how I should do something. My grandmother, who has taught me a great deal, is the most informed person about useless facts. Although my grandmother’s teaching style is eccentric, I have found it is the most useful. It is almost inevitable if I learn something from my grandmother, I will have a use for it later in life....   [tags: Family, Learning, Grandparent, Darning]

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I Learned Two Valuable Life Lessons

- Throughout my childhood I watched my parents struggle financially because neither my father nor my mother had a college degree, which, in today’s economy, is a prerequisite for any decent paying occupation. As a result of this increased stress level, my father’s alcohol dependence became unbearable and often caused verbal disagreements within the household. It was ultimately these quarrels that destroyed the familial bond that the three of us once shared. Despite the negativity and stress that these experiences caused me, I learned two valuable life lessons; education is the key to success and money management is the key to economic stability....   [tags: High school, College, Higher education]

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My American English Lessons

- Mezimene's sonorous singing rang clearly above the voices of her classmates. A, B, C, D . . . L-M-N-O-P . . . W, X, Y, and Z. Wednesday night language classes all started the same way; we introduced ourselves and a neighbor: I am Mezimene. He is Francisco. All eighteen students came for the same reasons. Learning American English would allow them to pass the U.S. citizenship exam and interview, to advance at work, or to find better employment. Listening, speaking, and writing were our tasks. The women did very well; they learned to collaborate and worked together filling the gaps in their understanding of the reading or writing assignments....   [tags: Education Language Learning Essays]

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Lessons from Walden Two

- Lessons from Walden Two Walden Two is a novel about a fictional community in present day America. The community is a Utopia of the highest standards: the people are happy and content, there is a minimum of hurtful emotions and activities, and everyone is healthy and prosperous. It is a stark contrast with the world we are living in today. So why don't we change our society to match that of Walden Two, solving all of our nation's many problems. For one thing, we do not know if a society patterned after Walden Two will work....   [tags: Thoreau Walden Two Essays]

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