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An Effective Ways Of Tackling Child Labour. Primary School Education

- Education and the change in the consumer behavior are probably the most effective ways of tackling child labour. Primary school education is the level, which should receive the most of the investments from governments, international organizations and wealthy individuals. A common remediation action in Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana is the construction, reconstruction or improvement and building schools in cocoa farming villages. In the case of International Cocoa Initiative remediation initiatives, this is accompanied by promotion of informal education, making education more appropriate for rural children and integrating with training in practical skills....   [tags: Primary education, School, Primary school]

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Healthy Eating And Primary School Children 's Achievement

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

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My Experience At Oak Grove Primary School

- During my time at Oak Grove Primary School, I got the opportunity to interview Ms. Turner about the schools’ curriculum. Ms. Turner has been teaching for about four years now and she loves it. She obtained her bachelors in Elementary Education from the University of Southern Mississippi in December of 2012. Ms. Turner has been working for Lamar County School District for two years and in my opinion she’s doing a swell job. According to Ms. Turner, the Common Core Standards is what the school bases their curriculum around....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Primary education]

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My Dream Is Becoming A Primary School Teacher

- My only dream is to become a primary school teacher. Am a friendly and a hard working individual who does what it takes to pursue her ultimate dreams. I believe that to become an outstandarding teacher, you have to have the desire to want to make a positive impact on a child’s life opportunity. I have a fondness for children and believe what they start to understand and develop during primary school is what sticks with them for the rest of their life, whether is the National Curriculum, a trip to the museum or just a year class moment....   [tags: School, Education, Teacher, Primary education]

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My Learning At Primary School

- It is generally believed that teaching is a noble profession and teachers are the agents of the future. They have the privilege to shape the students’ future and change the society. As an education student who wants to be a teacher, I believe teacher’s work is multi - faced and there are many moments or experiences that inspire individuals who want to be a teacher. This essay will introduce three of my experience that related to my learning at primary school which influences my desire to teach. The first experience is the critical moment that aroused my interest in education, the next one describes how my teacher Mr....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Pedagogy]

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My Timeline Of Being At Primary School

- Looking back at my timeline of being at primary school, an aspect that I believe made a difference in my education and philosophy of education was the reward system. Schools have a solid framework to support and reinforce positive behaviour (Crone, D and Hawken, L et al 2010). In todays society we have all become aware that we live in a multiethnic and diverse society. Therefore every pupil will have different needs including intellectual, social, emotional and physical (Crone, D & Horner, R, 2003)....   [tags: Reward system, Motivation, School]

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Children Of A Primary School

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

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The Lutheran Primary School

- The Lutheran Primary School, Wagga Wagga (LPSWW) sends out a newsletter weekly to convey school-related matters to parents and carers of the students. Such matters include school rules, safety concerns, reminders, events and praise. School personnel contribute individually to the makeup of the newsletter in order to compose an informative piece of writing. The language used is personal and familiar, demonstrating the staff members position and involvement in the students’ education. A two-page extract from the newsletter was selected (PAGES 2 and 3) and analysed in relation to the register and genre; drawing on the mode, tenor and field....   [tags: Writing, Teacher, Essay, Grammar]

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My Primary School

- My Old Primary school is a state primary school this is a free to attend school but you must meet a set of criteria to be eligible. Child must be registered as a dependant. Child must live with you. You must show you can accommodate and support your child financially. (online) There are a few more regulations that may have needed to be met by certain families. Generally if you could not afford to pay for your child's education then your child went to a state school. Location My old Primary school was based in Northampton, it was surrounded by house which formed a border around the school field, we had two major parks near the site it had one main road for entry which gener...   [tags: Autobiographical Assignment]

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Primary School English : The Basic Education Stage Of English

- Dominant teaching methods, such as interpretation method, practice method, whose traditional teaching method is monotonous and boring, having low teaching effect and obvious gap with the new curriculum requirements. Primary School English Schema (Kang Yun,2014) indicates: “interest is the best teacher to learn a language. However, as a primary school English teacher, how to make students fall in love with the boring language. That is a question. First of all, arouse the interest of students’ learning English, which is also an important task of the current primary school English teaching.” In recent years, game teaching in primary school English class has showed strong vitality, and this new...   [tags: Education, School, Language education]

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The Administration And Staff Members At Williamston Primary School

- Introduction/Clarity of Statement The administration and staff members at Williamston Primary School already have a Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Plan called PAWS. PAWS stand for: “P-Positive behavior, A-Act responsibly, W-Work hard and S-Show respect” (Greene, 2016). The staff works hard to implement this plan throughout the year and if students display desirable behaviors 80% of 23 days of the month they will attend a fun day event. Teacher and administration encourage students to behave in a positive and responsible matter in the classroom and throughout the school....   [tags: Psychology, School, Behavior]

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My Observation At The Jasper County Primary School

- I had the privilege to observe Ms. Melanie Cagles’s kindergarten classroom. I did my observation at the Jasper County Primary School. Her classroom was a regular educational classroom. It consisted of male and female students of Hispanic, White, and African American races. Ms. Cagle is a kind teacher and she made me feel welcomed. She treated me with respect and showed me around her classroom with details. She always had a smile on her face. She was happy and showed cared for her students. One thing I noticed and liked about her is that she treats all her students with the same respect they deserve....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Learning, School]

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The Development of Teaching Punctuality in Primary School

- This article explains about the development of teaching punctuality in the Primary School. Punctuality is the actions performed at a single point in time. Before the Meiji Era, the punctuality habit only spread among the elites. However during the Meiji Era, the punctuality started being introduced to the society. The Meiji government adopted the Western time system, such as minute and seconds. The elder people had difficulties in changing their habits to learn to be punctual. However, children could absorb novelty quickly....   [tags: good habits for social coexistence]

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Teaching And Learning Within A Primary School

- Corbett (2014, online) states “Talk for Writing enables children to imitate the key language they need for a particular topic orally before they try reading and analysing it.” Within the last 30 years ‘Talk for Writing’ has risen in popularity as a method for teaching writing in a way that is more creative and fills in any gaps in children’s linguistic aptitudes (Bignell, 2012). It has also been considered as an effective method to encourage boys to write and therefore reduce the attainment gap between boys and girls....   [tags: Writing, Creative writing, Education, Teacher]

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The Primary Education System Of The United Kingdom And The Uk

- Compare and contrast the primary education system in England/the UK with that of ONE country of your choice. Educational system can be said to be effective, from my point of view: it can be very effective to be in place. The structure, quality, subject taught, funding and etc. are all part of the system for bringing an individual closer to perfection. It is proven to be effective as the system of education is being reviewed from time to time by the governing body. “Is what we do as individual to ourselves and what others do for us that bring us closer to perfection for our nature” (Durkheim, 1956)....   [tags: School, Primary school, Primary education]

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Comparison: Danish & English Primary School

- In ascertaining the differences and similarities between European and Western neighbours in how education serves its purpose, this essay will address various areas that concern the historical, political and social perspectives of primary schooling between both Danish and its English counterparts with reference to key issues such as relevant areas of concern. Thus highlighting matters such as the difference in starting ages; varied approaches to the curriculum and assessments in how both countries address its education, it is therefore significant in evaluating the backgrounds in both the Danish and English primary schools....   [tags: Influential Factors, Development]

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My First Memory Of Becoming A Primary School Teacher

- My earliest memory of wanting to become a primary school teacher was in my final year of primary school when I volunteered to help look after the nursery/reception children during my dinner times. I have always enjoyed being around children and believe that I am an enthusiastic and caring person. I also feel that I am patient and have the ability to explain things well, which is why I feel that being a primary school teacher is the perfect career for me. I think that what I love most about children is their imagination and how they say exactly what they think and working with them genuinely makes me smile and is something that I want to do for the rest of my life....   [tags: School, Teacher, Education, Key Stage 1]

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Mathematics in the Primary School

- “A successful learner in mathematics involves constructing understanding through exploration, problem solving, discussion and practical experience and evidentially through a teacher who has a clear grasp of the underlying structure of the mathematics being taught” (Haylock 2010:3). Analysing my personal journey through mathematics will allow me to explore if my experiences have influenced my attitudes towards mathematics. Beginning by exploring the ways in which I was taught as a child, examining what framework was used for the teaching of mathematics, before continuing to explore if education reforms and learning strategies could have influenced by experiences....   [tags: education, teaching, learning, national curriculum]

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Introducing Primary School Standard Curriculum

- Mathematics is a powerful learning tool for all the people in this world. This is because all the people will be used it to identify the situations in their life. They are also requiring have an ability to use mathematics to apply into different fields based on what they have learned such as science, language and other curriculum areas. The main aim in introducing Primary School Standard Curriculum (KSSR) is to improve and restructure the current curriculum (KBSR) to make sure the students can excel the skills, values and knowledge to face the challenge 21st century....   [tags: Students, mathematics, KBSR]

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Physical Activity in Primary School Children

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

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Physical Activity in Primary School Children

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

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The Decision to Study a Degree in Primary School Education

- The decision to study a degree in Primary School Education was an easy choice as it is an exciting opportunity, fulfilling my passion to be a teacher. I have wanted to pursue a teaching career from a very young age, it stemmed from being a sports leader and mentor to the younger children in my primary school. It was also strongly influenced by the birth and development of my younger relatives as the pace and range of their learning has amazed me. Watching them gain language and basic numeracy skills has highlighted to me that teaching is a very important profession and that there isn’t a more rewarding role than seeing a child achieve their full potential....   [tags: statement of purpose, career choices]

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The Importance of Break Time or Playtime in Primary School

- 1.0 Introduction The modernized world has changed people’s perception on how they look at break time or playtime. Many people fail to give importance on break time or playtime in primary school. Thus, the duration given for playtime in primary school level has eventually reduced down the years. The NF (2014) states that ‘school breaktimes are getting shorter despite pupils and teachers recognizing them as an important opportunity for physical exercise and socializing’. Rochman (2012) mentioned that ‘playtime can be as important as class time for helping students perform their best’....   [tags: recess]

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Why I Want to Become a Primary School Teacher

- I am a hard-working, confident and conscientious and have a keen desire to be a primary school teacher. The main reason I want to pursue this vocation is because I love the prospect of working with children, being such an important part of a child’s life is a real honour. I have been fascinated at how quickly they learn things, gaining an insight into their perceptions and how they see the world, the idea of playing an active role in helping them develop, greatly appeals me. Having a long term goal of working with children, I believe I am particularly suited to a degree in Primary/Physical education....   [tags: career choices]

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A Report On In A Japanese Primary School : Exploring The Potential Of Clil

- A report on Yamano’s 2013 study “CLIL in a Japanese Primary School: Exploring the Potential of CLIL in a Japanese EFL Context” 1. Introduction When combining both native and non-native speakers, English is the most spoken language in the world, with around 1 billion speakers worldwide (Lewis et al., 2016). There is then no doubt as to why the field of language education attracts so much attention from researchers, teachers, and policy makers. In order to produce new generations of competent English speakers, the most effective methods of teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) need to be evaluated....   [tags: Language education, Foreign language]

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Is Break Time/Playtime Valuable in the Primary School?

- Break times and playtimes are ubiquitous in teaching institutions to include both primary and secondary schools. In other words, this is to say that in this setting of learning there are some set breaks meant for recreational purposes (Blatchford, 1998: 22). According to published studies, in the United Kingdom, breaks are expected to take place during the morning hours, short break, and others will take place after the lunch break and the afternoon break, longer breaks. During the break time, pupils and students have different experiences where they can evaluate their overall feelings about the school life....   [tags: education, teaching institutions, tools]

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Issues of Teaching of Arithmetic in Primary School

- This essay will critically discuss issues relating to the teaching of arithmetic since 2007 within primary schools. It will highlight the implications that arise from these discussions for the newly qualified teacher. With the introduction of the structured National Numeracy Strategy in 1999 mathematics began to improve. Research by the House of Commons (2008-9:1) getting better results states that in 2008, 79% of primary aged pupils in key stage 2 (11 year olds) met the Governments expected standards reporting that these results were the best ever recorded....   [tags: curriculum, achievement, standards]

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

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

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Foreign Language Education in American Primary School

- The promotion of foreign language education in America’s primary schools is vital to a child’s learning process, cultural awareness, and future in the workforce. Although they are scarce, there are some elementary schools across the United States that incorporate foreign language courses in the curriculum. This is most common in areas bordering other countries and relative to the language spoken, as French is taught most often along the border of Canada and Spanish along the border of Mexico. The process of learning another language is beneficial the learning process of all subjects because the methods used combine teaching procedures present in every class....   [tags: Education, early childhood education]

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Why Online Learning Is Not Common Among Primary School Students

- The rapid development of Information Technology over the years has led to a great revolution across many sectors, including education. The concept of E-learning has become the preferred learning model in social studies across most institutions of higher learning. However, education in most primary schools has not advanced to the concept of e-learning as it has in higher level institutions such as high schools, colleges, and universities. Online education is offered more in higher education and adult education since it is normally accompanied with highly complex and enormous amounts of information (Sun et al, 2008)....   [tags: Education, School, History of education, Teacher]

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Big Bird Primary School

- As the morning slowly dawns and the sun begins to beam through the light boxes on the top of the spacious classrooms, the tables and chairs begin to glow. Around the edge of the child’s playground the golden and red leaves begin to whistle in the wind like the sound of a child’s toy, whilst the sound of the crying babies echoes through the grounds of Big Bird Primary School as if it were a stuck record. When the children have arrived and the playground has began to fill with fragile, pleasant little children ready for new day of fun learning....   [tags: Descriptive Essays, Descriptive Writing]

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The School Business Management Event

- Are you ready for the school business management event of the year. We certainly are. It’s been months in the making, but EdExecLIVE North is finally here – and for us it’s like the second coming of Christmas…only better. So, for those of you joining us on January 18 – and those who are yet to book your tickets (yes, there’s still time) – here’s a little breakdown of what you can expect on the day As an SBM, can you define your role. It’s not easy. If our time in the sector (almost 15 years now!) has taught us anything, it’s that your responsibilities often extend far beyond your job description....   [tags: School, Primary school, Primary education]

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Primary School Capers

- It seems so long ago now, since the mischievous days of mid-primary school. Since the days I never did homework, and was ever so surreptitious to avoid getting caught – well trying to anyway. And the days when my little ploys of “forgetting” to have done homework, were discovered in the most humiliating of ways. There was on specific day this happened, I can vividly remember. It was grade 3, half way through primary school, a time I never contemplated high school or my future, a time when the concept of homework was a joke....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Intervention Strategies Used By School Personnel

- The educational problem addressed in this action research paper was the lack of the intervention strategies in a Pre- Kindergarten to 2nd-grade elementary school in Texas. The things that make elementary children so attractive are the same things that can make raising and discipline them somewhat involved. After all, school day brings with it new practice, new social situations, and new opportunities to test boundaries. However, those limits are critical because, elementary children need, consistent discipline even though staying lovingly consistent will be tough at times....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Primary school]

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An Investigation into Primary School Physical Education

- An Investigation into Primary School Physical Education This report will provide a concise investigation into the developmental stages of physical education. Whilst this assignment will provide an overview of the subject in primary schools at present, it will also go on to investigate into the issue of teaching on a practical basis and also look at how physical education can develop a child. Using the information gathered from primary and secondary research, which was conducted whilst attending a primary school as a six week work placement, the latter stages will provide some critique and offer some recommendations to how physical...   [tags: Papers]

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My Work Experience at a Primary School

- My Work Experience at a Primary School For my work experience I received a placement at Primary School. It is located in Wyke, Bradford and provides education for children aged three to eleven. I attended High Fernley primary school for two weeks; my work placement began on 27 September and ended on 9 October. Each day I arrived at 8.30amand normally finished at 3.10pm; sometimes I would work slightly longer in order to finish tasks. I did not attend a pre-placement visit as a result of a delay in confirmation of the placement....   [tags: Papers]

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A School 's Mission Statement

- A school’s mission statement is “a public declaration” that describes both its educational objectives and the actions taken to achieve those objectives (The Glossary of Education Reform, 2014). It is the shared purpose that guides a school in educating all its students. Lambert (2003) states that the school’s mission is “the unifying force” that binds together the work teachers do within their classrooms (Shared Vision Resulting in Program Coherence section, para. 2) Although it is written on the weekly bulletin and the school’s web page, teachers, para-eductors, parents and even the principal of Middleton Primary Center did not know the school’s mission statement....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Primary school]

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The First School Me And My Group Observed

- Introduction The first school me and my group observed was in the Baldwin School District with Mrs. Kraus. We observed her in two different elementary schools within the district. The first of the two was McAnnulty Elementary School. This particular school was on grades k-1. It was a smaller school that only had about three hundred fifty students total. While we were there, we observed two classes. The first class was first grade. The class was filled with different activities to foster basic music competence....   [tags: Primary school, Primary education]

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The Key Relation Between Universal Primary Education Policy

- In my previous assignment I examined the key relation between Universal Primary Education policy (UPE), and poverty reduction in Uganda. The key findings in my first assignment were : I found difficulties to reveal a relationship between poverty reduction and UPE due to lack of adequate resources, and instead of rigorous efforts by the government and international donors to implement the policy but many problems still remaining particularly in qualitative dimension. In this blog I will examine to reflect to my first assignment through focusing on two issues in terms of UPE....   [tags: School, Education, Primary education, Poverty]

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Christian Anthropology Forms and Informs Learning at All Saints Catholic Primary School

- ... We nurture and assist the growth of each and every child’s Catholic identity with the integration of Religious Education into everyday life; by proclaiming the good news of Jesus in my teachings and expressing to the children that we are Jesus’ hands, feet, voice and heart in everything that we do. The children’s carry out their own faith journeys by leading their learning and building on their individual understandings. At All Saints we value individuality by constantly referring to each individual as a unique creation and a gift of God that is to be cherished and embraced....   [tags: god, church, missions]

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Why Elementary School Students Should Not Receive Corporal Punishment

- This essay will show my argument of why elementary school students should not receive corporal punishment with a paddle during learning time. Violence isn’t the answer as was said in “Did Corporal Punishment Save a Struggling school. “By Eric Adelson the best form of discipline, He says ‘’ is praise. (Adelson 6)Corporal punishment could turn into abuse and different punishment strategies to use on a child to get them to act the correct way. Most children in elementary schools come from homes that are already contained abusive beatings, so why should you have to come to a place where you learn and receive the same thing....   [tags: Primary school, Primary education]

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Peer Power : Clique Dynamics Among School Children

- Culture is the language, beliefs, values, and behaviors that are passed from one generation to another. Inside one large culture, there are smaller subcultures and even smaller cliques. A Subculture is a group whose beliefs or interests are not the same as those of the larger culture. Subcultures and cliques are present as young as primary school age. In our culture, subcultures exist and affect us in different stages of life. We know about subcultures in high school like the goth, grunge, and preps....   [tags: High school, College, Primary school]

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Teaching Groups Of The Volunteer Staff

- During our last session we reviewed tactics in order to maintain order and control within the sessions. Since we will be teaching groups of 25-30 there must be regulations, and in order to provide a safe and fun environment all of the volunteer staff agreed the importance of structure in the sessions. One key topic that we discussed was how to react to children who misbehave. Though we each have different backrounds, we all agreed that the best tactic would be too remove the child and leave disciplinary action up to the schooling staff....   [tags: Primary school, Primary education, School]

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Different Types And Sizes Of School

- PROLOGUE Being educated in a three tier system has shown me how different types and sizes of school can vary, both in their teaching styles and in their attitudes towards teaching. My belief is that all schools should have the same core values for education and all schools should treat pupils equally. The core values all schools should have are: putting the pupils first, using a range of teaching strategies, and an increased amount of practical activities. The purpose of a school is to educate children, for that reason the progress of the pupils learning should be the upmost priority....   [tags: Education, School, Primary education]

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My Personal Challenge For My First School Year

- When I was 10 years old my family moved from Mexico to California. I was enrolled in school and I was placed in fourth grade. I was a Non-English speaker. My assigned teacher did not speak Spanish, so the most significant personal challenge for me has been learning English and learning a new culture. My first school year was very difficult. Every day was a challenge for me because I did not understand what was been taught on a daily basis. I would rely on a classmate who spoke English and Spanish....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Primary school]

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School District 25 And 2014 School

- School District 25 is comprised of various K-12 schools located through out the Pocatello and Chubbuck areas respectively. There are thirteen elementary schools, four middle schools, three high schools, and some alternate schools as well. However, for this data analysis study, Edahow Elementary School (a K-5 elementary school located in Pocatello) has been chosen, and the 5th grade classes ISAT (Idaho Standards Achievement Tests) results for science have been broken up into four areas: The percentage of students who performed below the basic standard, at the basic level, at a proficient level, and at an advanced level....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Primary school]

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The Education Of The Private School

- The private school has essential contribution in providing education and fulfill of community education demand that public school cannot met, especially in rural and remote area. Even in fact the rural or remote area has the quality of education that is lower than public school, where it is the inverse of elite private school in the urban area (Tobias 2014). 3.1 Education policy in Indonesia The policy to improve the quality of education is carried out by reforming the curriculum, from teacher-learning-centered to student-learning-centered which has begun in 2002 (Tobias 2014)....   [tags: High school, Primary education]

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My Career Path For Leaving High School

- After leaving high school I didn’t have a clear career path I wanted to follow. My VCE results allowed me to select from a wide range of university courses and I listened to my parents, especially my dad’s advice, who suggested I work towards entering the field of Public Relations. With this is mind, I enrolled in an Arts/Commerce degree at Geelong, Deakin. This involved me moving down to Torquay to live with a friend of my cousin’s. At the time I didn’t have my driver’s licence so looking back it probably wasn’t the best decision....   [tags: Teacher, School, Primary school, Family]

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Graduation Speech : Elementary School

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

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High Proportional Pass Rate Disparities Among Private And Public School

- Figure: 1.2 offers the overwhelming depiction of the declining quality of education. It displays the best students who attained division I and II from 2007 to 2011. In 2007, there were 13.48% of the divisions’ one and two together. By 2011, the number dropped drastically to 3.58% for divisions one and two. In 2012, the figure was even worse since more than 60% of students failed with a Division Zero score. These devastating results as Hartwig, (2013) indicates makes it very difficult to predict how, “Education will allow [students] to have improved livelihoods or greater economic opportunities (p....   [tags: Primary education, School, Gymnasium]

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Effects Of Summer And Winter Born Children

- A much debated question for several years has been whether or not children born in summer months are at a disadvantage academically or socially in comparison to their older peers. On one hand, both national and international studies have found research evidence which suggests that summer born children are continuously at a disadvantage as a result of their age throughout their education – for example, Daniels et al (2000) found that younger pupils in the school year consistently scored lowers in academic tests than their older peers, which suggests that they are at an academic disadvantage....   [tags: School, Primary education, Primary school]

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My Experience At The Cable 's Kindergarten Classroom At Conewago Elementary School

- I visited Mrs. Cable’s kindergarten classroom at Conewago elementary school one afternoon and observed a math lesson. Mrs. Cable had an attention-grabbing lesson and did many great things in the thirty minutes I observed her. I have my own personal preferences, just like every teacher, and I do have a few things I would do differently. There are also many ways this observation can be related to the material discussed in First Year Seminar. Mrs. Cable’s objective in this math lesson was for students to count to tell numbers and to compare numbers; this is done with different amounts of dots (almost like a dice)....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Primary school]

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Parental Involvement : Student Achievement And Overall School Experience

- One of the major changes to increase parental involvement is to allow many of the school council membership to be parents and guardians of the students. Research has shown over and over that parental involvement has a great impact on student achievement and overall school experience. As a matter of fact, Wilder (2014) states that “the impact of parental involvement on student academic achievement has been recognized by teachers, administrators, and policy-makers who consider parental involvement to be one of the integral parts of new educational reforms and initiatives” (p....   [tags: High school, Education, Primary school]

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Education Is A Distant Dream

- Education a distant dream “Women constitute half of the population they are the producer of mankind but still they are subjected to various social evils”. I believe the weapon of education lets women exterminate the gender bias, deprivation, against denial of chances to the deserving, politics that undermines and society who clip their dreams. I am beginning to think, I am quite the antithesis of stereotypical boy or Man I am not honourable , brilliant ,rich or charming; neither too strong nor do I have a powerful clan but I’m resolute to be someone, to whom the World Will Look for....   [tags: School, Primary education, Primary school]

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

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

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The Elementary School Start Times

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

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The Current Case Concerns Anne Doe

- The current case concerns Anne Doe. Anne is a 10-year-old young lady who right now is selected in grade school. The staff individuals at the primary school have documented a late report with youngster defensive administrations concerning the associated mishandle and disregard with Anne. The staff at the grade school have reported that Anne has substantial wounds on her arms and legs; torn grimy garments; and has missed fifteen out of twenty days of school since a meeting was held with Anne 's mom in regards to the welfare of Anne....   [tags: Primary school, Primary education, Family]

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Virtual Schools : A Viable Method For Primary And Secondary School Age Students

- Introduction Virtual schools have become a viable method for primary and secondary school age students to obtain an education. It provides students with access to high quality education and opportunities that may not be available to them by traditional education institutions. Barbour and Reeves (2009) present the most common definition of a virtual school as “an entity approved by a state or governing body that offers courses through distance delivery – most commonly using the Internet” (p. 402)....   [tags: Education, Virtual learning environment, Teacher]

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Graduation Speech : Elementary School

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

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The Park Slope School

- The Park Slope School, Ps.282 is located in Park Slope Brooklyn. Ps.282 is a Kindergarten to eighth grade school full of diversity. The school’s staff was pleased to assist me with any of my needs. Although finding the right time to schedule an interview with the parent coordinator and guidance counselor was difficult, both parent coordinator and guidance counselor were more than willing to dedicate their time to focus on the interview. Ps.282 attempts to engage parent’s involvement in school using different methods....   [tags: Middle school, Elementary school, Primary school]

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Women Of The Free Classes

- Prior to emancipation only children of the free classes received education through private teachers however, after emancipation in 1834 several attempts were made to dispense education as the cabildo or town council organized two schools for boys. In respect the Roman Catholic and protestant churches had set up institutions which ran many primary schools throughout Trinidad and Tobago as early as 1830. By the year 1851 marked the beginning of the first system of formal education created by Lord Harris who was the Governor of Trinidad and Tobago from 1846 to 1853 was solely responsible for this he promoted egalitarian education, but was more concerned with the education of the black and co...   [tags: School, Primary school, Gymnasium]

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An Effective Teaching Strategy For Mainstream Primary School Setting Without Being Questioned Due

- As using flashcards have been found massively effective repeatedly in learning, it can be recommended to teach reading as an effective teaching strategy in mainstream primary school setting without being questioned due to its efficacy. Summary of supporting evidence Flashcards are a simple, versatile, and effective for learning skills like sounds, letters, historical dates etc. (Maheady & Sainato, 1985). Multiple intelligence theory that suggests appealing all the different learners at some point during class as there are many types of learners out there (Gardner, 2011)....   [tags: Educational psychology, Learning, Reading]

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Creating Ways For Supply Elementary Schools

- Over the course of the next school year, countless elementary school teachers will be spending their own money stocking their classrooms with supplies which may not last more than a few months. Unplanned, new students will arrive throughout the year with little more than a pencil and a backpack, certainly not enough to get themselves engaged in active learning with the rest of their marker-wielding classmates. At recess, students will likely not have enough playground equipment including balls, jump ropes, sidewalk chalk, and the like....   [tags: Primary school, Primary education]

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The World Is A Good World

- Day by day, our life is developing follow the world’s evolution. Technologies and sciences help the human’s life in many concern, and the human does not work too much like the days before. People have more time to relax, and they can enjoy their life after their work time. Our world is a good world if we just see the good sided or developed countries. In poor countries, there are too many people who do not have anything to eat or a lot of children do not have a study place, so our world cannot be a perfect world....   [tags: School, Primary school, Primary education]

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Education Is A Key Component Of The Social Body

- Functionalist Talcott parsons once stated that education is a key component of the social body, just like the heart is integral to the functioning of the human body. To me this expresses that the importance of primary education lies in its ability to set societies core values and ensure they are passed on. Primary education teaches children an established set of ethics as well as how to treat each other and coexist peacefully and successfully as human beings. What particularly sparks my interest is how the broad spectrum of subjects and activities that children undergo during their time at primary school give them an opportunity to begin to shape their identities and discover their interests...   [tags: School, Primary school, Primary education]

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Counselling Assessment of Student Learning

- Assessment is a term that includes, “the gathering of information, using a broad array of evaluative procedures, for decision making about individuals, groups, programs, or processes” (Association for Assessment in Counselling, 2003). In gathering this information there are many factors that play a significant role impacting the assessment outcome. One of the most powerful factors is the environment in which the individual, group or programs exist. This essay will firstly show how the environment as an integral part in the child’s development impacts on learning and secondly, identify relevant assessment methods and techniques that could be used by a counsellor when assessing a primary sch...   [tags: Primary School, Environmental Factors]

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The Causes of the Demonstrations Outside the Holy Cross Primary School in August 2001

- The Causes of the Demonstrations Outside the Holy Cross Primary School in August 2001 It would be short-sighted to say that the causes of the Holy-Cross Incident date back only to 1968. I believe that 1968 was just a link in a chain of events which led up to the Holy-Cross Incident. The two side's views have been caused by events that have happened during the past, going back as far as the reign of Henry VIII, during the reformation. The Holy-Cross Incident is an example of the violence and hatred between the Catholics and Protestants....   [tags: Papers]

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Graduation Speech : A New Beginning

- A new beginning It 's 6am and I hear my mother calling me, "if you don 't get up and do your chores you won 't go to school". This was a constant reminder of what our responsibilities were if we wanted to go to Elementary School. For my brothers and I, it was scary to think that we wouldn 't be able to attend school, because there were not many options for us besides working in the farm with our father. Attending school was in itself a job, we had to get up early in the morning and do several chores just to be allowed to go and if we didn 't take care of our responsabilaties our parents would sign us out of school and expect us to go work....   [tags: Primary school, Primary education]

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School Must Follow The National Curriculum

- Although every school must follow the national curriculum, and teach exactly what it says, every school will have its own policy on teaching methods. So although the aims and content may be traditional, the teacher can try and teach in a less traditional way. The national curriculum does state examples of methods for addition and subtraction at the bottom, however they are only written formal examples, which are non creative, basic traditional examples, which could be seen to try and influence teacher to teach in this way....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Primary education]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Grade School ' By Paul Zimmer

- Childhood Memories Our childhood memories always remain with us. These memories can be either pleasant or distressing. For certain reason unpleasant childhood memories are easier to recall than the pleasant ones. In the poem “Zimmer in Grade School”, Paul Zimmer illustrates a boy’s failure in grade school that has left him with self-doubt and lack of confidence. The boy mentioned in the poem is none other than Paul Zimmer. As a child, Zimmer mentioned his insecurities and failures that lead him to be disobedient....   [tags: Teacher, Bullying, Primary school, High school]

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The Big Shoulders Fund Is A Foundation That Supports Catholic Elementary And High School Students

- The Big Shoulders Fund is a foundation that supports catholic elementary and high school students, financially. This program serves nearly 21,000 students within 67 elementary schools and 15 high schools within the Chicago community. The Big Shoulders Fund assures that the scholars obtain a strong education while receiving the help and support that is necessary for the scholars to further their education. The foundation also ensures that the schools they support remain open and are capable of becoming successful for students, to have a valuable education....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Primary school]

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Schools Should Have More Time For Specials

- For a couple of days, I had the opportunity to observe the first-grade class at Brunswick Elementary and I absolutely LOVED it. The class was very fun and first grade seems like a very fun grade to teach. Brunswick Elementary and my school, Thurmont Primary and Thurmont Elementary are similar in some ways. One way was that Brunswick is an old school, just like Thurmont Elementary. Also, at Brunswick the school was overfilled, so the school was using every empty space they had such as the media center....   [tags: Education, School, Primary school, Teacher]

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The Importance Of Becoming A Teacher, And Students Benefit As Well

- Many people on this earth grow up saying they would like to make a difference in this world. However, half of those people do not feel like putting in the work in order to do so. As an elementary education major, making a difference is one of the main goals. There are many benefits of becoming a teacher, and students benefit as well. In order to have many students successfully graduate from one grade to the next a teacher should be willing to put in as much work that is needed. Elementary school is where children are set up for the rest of their education....   [tags: School, Education, Primary school]

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An Effective Role Model For A Child 's Behavior

- I am a well experienced and accomplished individual, I am very eager to be working in your school setting. I feel as over the past few years of learning to be a teaching assistant, from the start of 2014, I have picked up so many skills and experiences and have proven my ability to a child’s academic, physical and social well-being. As well as someone that can be very calm even under pressure, have an encouraging attitude and have a positive manner I am confident that I will not only be an effective role model for a child’s behaviour, but also be able to communicate sensitively and appropriately with the children at all times....   [tags: School, Education, Primary school, Teacher]

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Teaching During Her Classes : The Kodaly Method, And Orff Schulwerk Approach

- Quality of Instruction Mrs. Evans told us that she mainly uses three methods of teaching during her classes: the Kodaly method, the Gordon method, and Orff-Schulwerk approach. I witnessed all three of these being taught at different points of my observation. The second grade classes learned about Gordon syllables through visual aides on the projector and a spoken rhythm about windows. Each window represented the "steady beat" and had the macro and microbeats of the song written into its opening....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Primary school]

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Dropping Out Of School Before You Were 16

- Have you ever thought about dropping out of school before you were 16. But you can’t because of something called compulsory attendance law which states that you must attend school until the age of 16. In primary school even just missing eight days each school term you would be missing a year of education. However, according to “So that nobody has to go to school if they don’t want to” by Roger Sipher believes that anyone that is not serious about school is preventing others from learning and should just drop out at any age....   [tags: High school, Education, School, Primary education]

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Sex Parenting And Non Normative Sexuality

- In the article, “They Didn’t Have Out There Gay Parents—They Just Looked Like Normal Regular Parents”: Investigating Teachers’ Approaches to Addressing Same-Sex Parenting and Non-Normative Sexuality in the Elementary School Classroom” by Wayne Martino and Wendy Cumming-Potvin, they conduct an interview between two primary school teachers. The purpose of the interview was to find out how the teachers would approach same-sex parenting and non-normative sexuality in the classroom. The teachers were told they could use children’s literature as a source to introduce the topic....   [tags: School, Education, Teacher, Primary school]

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The Educational System Of The United Kingdom And The States

- Educational system can be said to be effective, from my point of view: it can be very effective to be in place. The structure, quality, subject taught, funding and etc. are all part of the system to bringing an individual closer to perfection. It is proven to be effective as the system of education are been reviewed from time to time by the governing body. “Is what we do as individual to ourselves and what others do for us that bring us closer to perfection for our nature” (Durkheim, 1956) . The state and local government are responsible for education in the States, as for the UK, the Department of Education is responsible....   [tags: School, Primary school, Teacher, Primary education]

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Discipline Methods for Elementary School Students

- Ms. Davis had just finished setting up her classroom for the new school year. This would be her second year teaching at Southern Maryland Elementary School. Last year she had problems getting the children to listen to her and cooperate. The current school disciplinary method was different in each classroom. After a teacher felt that he or she could not handle a student anymore, they would be sent to the principal's office. For serious offenses, the student would be suspended or even expelled. She did not want the same thing to happen this year because she felt that it wasn't helpful....   [tags: early childhood education, primary school]

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Why The Government Have Introduced A ' World Class ' Curriculum

- The government have introduced a ‘world-class’ curriculum which focuses on core subjects to prepare children for secondary and life in modern Britain. The government have made new changes to the national curriculum. The curriculum is said to be more forward thinking which will equip children with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in modern Britain. Furthermore, School Reforms Minister Nick Gibb made a statement on these new changes he states they are a key part of the government’s plan for education....   [tags: Primary education, School, Education]

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