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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. WWW.Education.org (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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Association Between Bullying and School Satisfaction Among Primary School Children in El Salvador

- ... Verkuyten & Thijs (2002) state, “children perform better educationally when they are satisfied with school that involves minimal victimization” (p.222). Findings of this study did not show significant secondary outcome measures of bullying versus quality of life. Although quality of life was measured with a participant ever being bullied; the data negated to elucidate an association between the exposure and outcome variables. However, a participant was at higher risk of experiencing a fair (42.8%) quality of life when associated with being bullied in the past year....   [tags: cultural tolerance, cross-cultural experience]

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How Has Literacy in Schools Developed?

- How has literacy in schools developed. There is a wide range of literature presenting the importance of developing strong literacy skills in order to prepare pupils for their future lives. Literacy is not just directly linked to employability, an evident area to which young people must bring the skill of effective communication, but also about functioning in day-to-day life, hence the term “functional literacy” (Gordon, 2007) . However I would also further link high literacy levels with research concerning literacy as inseparable from social justice and democracy (see Cox, cited in Gordon, 2007)....   [tags: primary school, cross-curricular initiatives]

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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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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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The Role of Children's Books in Education

- From the time a child is born, the task of the parents and society is to educate that child. If a child has no learning they will not survive. Parents are responsible for give a child the learning that they need. Since no one parent or person can correctly show children all things and since children need some entertaining people have taken the opportunities to put together books and children's programs to aid in the education of the children. From parent seminars, to books and movies, to even games consoles, children are not only being taught the basic concepts of the world, shapes, colors, language, but they are also being taught the norms and values of a particular society....   [tags: primary school, early childhood education]

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My Experience and Reflection on Teaching Kindergarten Social Studies

- 1. Instructional Context-My class includes 25 five and six year old kindergartners; 24 African-American students and 1 Caucasian student. I have 11 girls and 14 boys in my full-day kindergarten class where I teach language arts, math, science, social studies, and health. My class is a typical kindergarten group, in that they are very active and learn best by doing. They are a very talkative group and are in constant competition to share their ideas and to have "their turn" to participate. I have some particularly active boys, one of which is on medication for ADHD, another who has autism, but is currently not receiving special services, and a 3rd who came to me from another district's develo...   [tags: Early Education, primary school, elementary]

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The Value of Art, Craft and Design in the Primary Classroom

- ... However not many decades ago art was believed to be for gifted and talented children, nowadays the majority of children are regarded as being creative (Barnes 2004). Educators aim to furnish young children for life in a rapidly changing society, where they can be original, responsive and rewarded, (Desailly 2012). In my recent school experience, I worked alongside a small class of special needs children, who all had severe needs and the use of art and design was one of the most commonly used foundation subjects, when it came to exploring a range of topics in the core subjects....   [tags: crafts, design, primary curriculum, creativity]

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The Importance of Using Creative Methods of Teaching in Elementary School

- Thinking like a child seems harder to do, as we grow older. We lose touch with our inner imagination, and begin to think in a robot fashion. All of our creativity, originality, and imagination are concealed behind our new adult philosophy of doing daily routines, and fitting in with others. But why do we try so hard to fit in with everybody else. Weren’t we taught in elementary school that being different is OK. What has happened to us. When did things become so black and white in our world. Perhaps it is that parts of our minds are trained by secondary, and college professors to become uniform thinkers, or maybe it happens inside ourselves as we grow....   [tags: Early childhood education, teacher, primary]

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School Vouchers are NOT the Solution

- One of the primary reasons for parents choosing to send their child to a private school is due to the many pre-conceived notions that private schools carry regarding their overall reputations. There are three main misconceptions that will be addressed here. These misconceptions are: the misconception of parental choice in selecting a school; more qualified teachers with the most current teaching knowledge; and the myth that private schools are more successful than public schools. Many proponents of a nationwide standardized voucher program argue that such a system will provide parents and students with the opportunity to choose the school in which the child will attend....   [tags: School Reform, Education Reform]

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Dangers Involved with School Bullying

- School Bullying School is the primary place where children spend their day with peers. As social and economic status plays a big part in the behavior of children. In early child hood income can effects the child’s academic level and behavioral problems later. By the time a child reaches middle school income levels do not influence negative behavior. But when the child reaches high school they could be teased for how the dress because they may not have nice clothes like other kids, or simply choose to dress differently....   [tags: Bully, School Violence, Columbine]

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ICT in Cameroon Primary Schools

- The research activities from this study include limitations. They may result from the choice of methodological approach, as well as limitations encountered during the research work. Moreover, no research project is without limitations: "There is no such thing as a perfect designed study" (Marshall & Rossman, 1999).The following are the limitations of the study. These are the factors that, in one way or another, may have affected the outcome of the study. Both qualitative and quantitative research methods are valuable and important research methods....   [tags: Educational Technology]

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The History of the Antiguan Girls High School

- ... At that time suitable accommodations became a pressing problem and so the idea of a building fund started. It was also decided that a governing body be created and have complete control of the school. In 1964 the school became government owned. During the 1960s the school's curricula was rather limited. Subjects such as Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Spanish and Music were excluded from the school's curricula. At the end of Secondary School, many of the young ladies were only able to teach Latin, French, and English....   [tags: williams, school´s curricula]

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High School vs College for a Disabled Student

- If you are a disabled high school graduate you may be confused by the changes with which you are faced and unsure what to expect as you prepare for college. Realistically, the transition from high school to college requires a period of adjustment for all students since the academic demands are different in the two environments. However, the transition for students with disabilities requires special preparation in order to progress smoothly. During the high school years, much of the responsibility for accommodating your disability fell to school personnel, and your parents served as your primary advocates....   [tags: Compare High School and College]

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The Achievement of Universal Primary Education

- The achievement of universal primary education (UPE is the second of the MDGs. It requires that every child enroll in a primary school and completes the full cycle of primary schooling. Every child in every country would need to be currently attending school for this to be achieved by 2015. Considerable progress has been made in this regard in many countries, particularly in encouraging enrolment into the first tier of schooling. Few of the world’s poorest countries have dramatically improved enrolments, restricted gender gaps and protracted opportunities for disadvantaged groups....   [tags: governments, democracy, schooling]

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Principles of Primary Health Care

- Primary health care is the indispensable care based on the real – world, systematically sound, socially adequate technique and technology which made unanimously available to the families and every individuals in the community through their fully involvement where the community is capable to afford at a cost to uphold at every phase of their growth in the essence of self-reliance and self-government. Primary health care in international health is associated with the global conference held at Alma Ata in 1978; the conference that promoted the initiative health for all by the year 2000....   [tags: Nursing Essays]

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Achieving Universal Primary Education in Africa

- I. BACKGROUND Most countries in Africa spend a vast amount of their Gross domestic product (GDP) on military and defense (Takhal, 2012). However, education is the greatest investment for success in a world that has become progressively more interdependent and interconnected through commerce, political, and social issues. It would be detrimental to Africa to remain solely focused on strengthening their military capability while devaluing access to universal primary education (Takhal, 2012). Africa’s greatest resource is their youth and they can achieve so much if they have access to universal primary education that is supported through secondary and post-secondary education....   [tags: Education in Africa]

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Millennium Development Goal of Primary Education

- Education has always been important throughout history. Originally education was reserved for the elites of society like nobility or the upper class, but as time progressed and social reforms occurred education slowly opened up to the public until eventually anyone could pursue education regardless of their social standing, but there were and still are barriers to receiving education. India, previously a colony of the British Empire gained independence in 1947. Upon separation the country had low literacy rates so an education policy was formed to address this concern....   [tags: upper class, disparities, children]

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The Current State of Primary Education is Deteriorating

- Today’s Education In the 21st century when technology is advancing and the world is leaping forward. The current state of primary education is deteriorating, and higher education is moving forward. I feel that school education has become more of load than a learning experience. While at the same time with the help of technology, higher education has become fun-filled experience. In this neck to neck competition in the world, it is hard to find a right career, I believe education plays a key role, and today's education is what defines career path....   [tags: knowledge, drop-outs]

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Analysis the admission policy of primary and secondary schools in the UK

- 1. Introduction The value and role of “knowledge” is different in every culture but good basic education is essential in every culture. Primary and secondary education in UK (up to 16) is compulsory for all children. However, there were a limited number of high quality schools and these are oversubscribed application. That created problem of “distributing” pupils between schools (Hurst and Sugden, 2011). So a practical and effective admission policy has great influence on the quality of basic education....   [tags: Education, Butler's 1944 Act]

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Religion Issues in Public School

- ... Also, was a court case, Abington Township v. Schempp, the Supreme Court said that it's entirely permissible for public schools to offer classes in "the study of the Bible," if they are "presented objectively as part of a secular program of education," adding, "it certainly may be said that the Bible is worthy of study for its literary and historic qualities."(Lesson 2, 2014) The Student’s Religious Expression The students can express their faith while they in school and schools should respect the right of students to participate in activities and religious discussions....   [tags: parents, school officials, communities]

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Achieving Universal Primary Education in the Central African Republic

- LITERATURE REVIEW I. BACKGROUND A vast number of countries in Africa spend considerable amounts of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on military and defense (Takhal, 2012). However, education is the ultimate investment for success in a world, which has come to be progressively interdependent and connected through commerce, political, and social issues. It would be detrimental to Africa to remain solely focused on strengthening their military while devaluing access to universal primary education....   [tags: African Development]

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Working Throughout High School

- Students spend four years of their lives attending high school. Going through high school is mandatory as it prepares them for college and strength to face “the real world.” Having part-time jobs has become the phenomenon among high school students and many students follow this trend as well. Moreover, there are some pros and cons attached with it. Though it may seem like working throughout high school is a bad idea, it could better prepare students for “the real world.” Although some people believe that the primary duty of a student is studying, I am of the opposite position....   [tags: high school, career,]

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Comparing England and Denmark's Primary Educational Sector

- 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 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 primary education....   [tags: Education]

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Teaching Problem Solving Heuristics at the Primary Level

- Overview There has been an increasing attention on the interrelationship between mathematical problem solving and mathematical learning. Mathematical problem solving has been recognized as a process of inquiry whereby calculating and deriving the correct answers is only one of several phases. Several studies in mathematics education have identified the use of strategies to be central to solving mathematical problems (Pape & Wang, 2003; Verschaffel et al., 1999). Cai (2003) found that when students use problem- solving strategies, they are more successful in solving a mathematical problem....   [tags: Singapore Education, Thinking Skills]

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Language Learning in Primary Schools

- Primary schools that introduce language learning at an earlier phase may do so for a number of purposes, but it is because of the benefits of learning a language at a younger age that this paper has chosen Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) as its target scheme of work. For the purpose of this assignment the focus language will be French (but the strategies to be discussed will apply to any MFL). The ideas within the scheme of work will be critically discussed as part of university experience, school practice and relevant research....   [tags: language acquisition, language experience]

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Achieving Stable Enrollment: Universal Primary Education

- The biggest challenge facing Millennium Development Goal Number Two is achieving and maintaining a stable enrollment rate. Millennium Development Goal Number Two is focused on achieving universal primary education. With so many children not attending, they have no chance at making it out of a life of poverty. If more kids enroll and eventually complete school they will know the benefit of schooling and encourage others to attend, especially their own kids. This will also give them a competitive advantage over kids that do not have as much schooling....   [tags: Education]

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Legal and Ethical Issues in School Counseling

- The topic of this paper focuses on the battles school counselors face as the law and ethical standards collide. School counselors face a number of legal and ethical issues and recognizing a clear decision isn’t always easy. School counselors have to work with a large number of students, parents, and administrators while conforming to ethical codes, state laws, and school board guidelines. This topic is of great relevance to me as I will be going into the school counseling profession. It is also a meaningful topic to me because life-changing decisions are made every day in reference to legal and ethical issues....   [tags: School Counselor, Lae, Ethical Standards]

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Primary Education in Uganda - A Policy Analysis

- Primary Education in Uganda - A Policy Analysis Over the past five years, Uganda’s education system has proved both effective and successful. Although in the process of further development, it has nonetheless served as a model for many developing African countries. The Ugandan government, with President Yoweri Museveni at its forefront, has determined primary education to be one of the major channels toward poverty eradication and as a vital resource for economic and social development. The Ugandan government has made a national commitment to eradicate illiteracy and educate its citizens through the 1997 initiative, Universal Primary Education (UPE)....   [tags: A Level Essays]

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Preparing for the Future by Working During High School

- Students spend four years of their lives attending high school. Going through high school is supposed to prepare them for college and “the real world.” Taking part-time jobs has become the phenomenon among high school students, and many students follow this trend as well. Indeed, there are some advantages; however, there are also some disadvantages. Though it may seem like working throughout high school is a bad idea, it could better prepare students for “the real world.” Although some people believe that the primary duty of a student is studying, I am of the opposite position....   [tags: career, high school, students,]

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Primary Education & Post Plowden Legacy

- Primary Education & Post Plowden Legacy Subject: Primary Education & Post Plowden Legacy INTRODUCTION The task assigned was to read all six chapters provided, select one and produce a critique on the subject matter. The chapter selected was number six which analysed pupils' and 'work'. Firstly I wish to briefly summarise the entire chapter, highlighting the areas which I considered to be the most important, these areas will then be examined in depth and their merits or shortcomings discussed....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Primary Source Material on the Web

- Primary Sources on the Web Teaching with primary sources is not a new idea, but the ways in which to access these valuable sources has changed dramatically with the popularization of the Internet. More and more historical collections and archives are being digitized and made available online by governments, museums, and other educational and non-profit organizations. Now it is just a matter of training educators to locate, access and utilize the vast amount of primary source materials available in digital format....   [tags: Educational Technology, teaching]

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Primary Sources for Social Studies

- ... The remaining parts of the unit consisted of various activities practicing these skills, by either discussing, answering questions, writing responses, or in-class projects such as a creating campaign poster. One example activity from this unit plan includes having the students compare perspectives from various nations, and using prior knowledge to come to conclusions as to why these perspectives existed. These activities provide students with experience and practice using primary sources as well as critically thinking about documents and other information in general....   [tags: computer based instruction, communism]

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Analyzing the Right to Education Act 2009

- Education is the basic instrument for social and economic progress. History suggests that an educated society is more secure and stable. Besides raising the standards of living, education is a powerful tool that can enable an individual to think, enjoy freedom, and make independent choices in life. Noting this crucial role of education across the world one can undoubtedly remark that every country has to encompass broad based effective basic education as an individual right in their respective constitutions....   [tags: compulsory primary education]

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Primary Colors by Joe Klein

- Primary Colors, by Joe Klein, is an entertaining, informing, and controversial novel. Filled with both humor and wit, this book provides a drama filled fictional story, in which Joe Klein purports to describe characters and events that resemble real-life political figures. Joe Klein is an American Journalist and columnist. He is also the political columnist for TIME Magazine. When Klein published his book, Primary Colors, in 1996, he left the author as anonymous and then later published the book under his name....   [tags: Book Review, Literary Analysis]

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Psychiatric Evaluation and Primary Diagnosis

- Prior to an initial diagnosis being formulated, an extensive psychiatric evaluation and formulation would need to be completed, which would include a mini mental status exam, an extensive family history, previous psychiatric history, developmental and social history, substance abuse history, possible differential diagnosis and rule outs for other medical or neurological concerns. According to the Pocket Guide to the DSM -5 Diagnostic Exam (pg.11) “a good diagnostic interview produces a diagnosis, it also generates questions you will need to ask as you seek further understanding....   [tags: Differential Diagnosis]

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The Three Primary Parenting Styles

- There are three primary parenting styles, the authoritarian, authoritative and the permissive. Some of them have adverse effects that fail to provide the emotional needs of the children. First of all, the authoritarian parenting style is infused with more punishment than the other two styles. It requires the child to submit to all of the rules and regulations that are provided by their parents. The parents in this type of style refuse to allow the child to make any conscionable decisions, deeming them with an inability to become more dependent....   [tags: authoritarian, authoritative, permissive]

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School Uniforms are the Right Choice

- In the United States, millions of students attend public schools and face some sort of violence that is associated, with that school. It can be related to gangs, bullying or peer pressure from other students. Fourteen percent of students reported being a victim of bullying in 2003 and 52 out of 220 incidents between 1994 and 1999 were associated with gangs. This has led to non-gang related students bringing firearms to school to protect themselves. (D.Stanton, 2006) Because of these rising issues, parents are being forced to pull their children out of public school and home school them for their safety....   [tags: dress code, public schools, Education]

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Principles and Components of Primary Health Care

- Principles and Components of Primary Health Care According to World Health Organization (1978), primary health care is defined as a universally accessible health care that is socially acceptable, affordable and requires individuals to be more self-reliant with their health care needs. Primary health care has many goals, but the most important is introducing the importance of self-reliance to individuals. The main objective of primary health care is to provide better health for all. In order to accomplish this goal, the world health organization stated five key goals....   [tags: Healthcare, Medicine]

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Accessibility of Primary Care Providers in Nebraska

- According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska has twenty-three counties that have no primary care providers (PCP) currently practicing in them (2011). This means that if a person lives near the center of that county, they may be as far as an hour and a half before they find a physician who practices primary care. Why is this important to public health. It is important because in rural settings where health departments may be covering districts hundreds of miles wide, often the biggest influence and source of health information in a patient’s life is their primary care provider....   [tags: Utilization: Available Healthcare, CAHs]

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Will School Vouchers Improve Public Schools?

- It is a growing debate in an area that American society cannot afford to ignore, as the discussion on voucher schools directly affects our youth, the very foundation of our country. Many cities across the United States have proposed school voucher programs in an effort to improve the education of inner-city children that come from low-income families. However, with this proposition arises certain questions that cannot be avoided. Although proponents of school vouchers argue differently, challengers of the system expressly state that the taxpayer-funded voucher system infringes upon our First Amendment rights....   [tags: School Choice Essays]

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The Impact: Vietnam and the 1968 Democratic Primary

- ... It is here that he was introduced to the conflict in Vietnam. Originally, McCarthy threw his hat in the ring in an effort to get the US Government to turn over documents and such that outlined the US’s role in the war. He campaigned heavily against the war and found himself in utter disagreement with LBJ. Once the New Hampshire primary was complete, Johnson left and things changed. Not just for McCarthy, but for the race as well. Bearing a strange resemblance to Eugene McCarthy, Hubert Humphrey also made a living representing the state of Minnesota....   [tags: society, political, war, nation]

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School and Learning

- School and Learning. My first school was Saint Michaels Primary school at Daceyville. It was a Catholic convent school staffed and run by The Sacred Heart Nuns it accepted boys to sixth class and the girls could continue on to Commercial classes which probably ran to the equivalent to fourth or fifth year. It was mixed sexes for all classes, bubs to sixth class with girls only after sixth class. The nuns resided in a large convent adjoining the school grounds. They wore ankle length black habits with white wimples....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Education and Income as Primary Factors of Disparitites

- ... Even in today’s society there is an unwritten code which allows some people to benefit race while other are oppressed for the same exact reason. In an news article written by the associated press (2006) it was expressed by Dalton Conley A sociology professor at New York University that “Race is associated with class in the United States that it may not be direct discrimination, but it still matters indirectly” and “It doesn’t mean that it’s any less powerful just because it is indirect it is apparent that although we have equal opportunity laws for all United States citizens those laws sometimes does not benefit the minority/ethnic citizens....   [tags: race, ethnicity, minority]

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Teaching Techniques: Developmental Characteristics and Learning Abilities of Children Ages 10-13

- Children aged 10 to 13 are far more independent than their younger counterparts. They already possess this special ability for abstract thinking, which distinguishes them from other groups of learners and also is an additional strength. Harmer (2001) says that the age is a crucial aspect of how and what to teach to higher primary school learners. He also says that learners of different ages have different needs, competences and cognitive skills. According to Harmer, it is broadly believed that children learn a second language faster than adults....   [tags: teacher, primary education, child development]

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School Crossing Guard Safety

- Introduction Within the public safety field, adult school crossing guards are among the least acknowledged and recognized of all. They are constantly battling harsh weather conditions and the all-too-common road rage from daily commuters while tending for our children’s safety. Unfortunately, these school zone guardians are at constant risk from the many inherent hazards of their job. Among those are the harsh weather conditions they encounter without shelter, the oncoming traffic they signal to stop, and the ever-increasing violence of daily commuters....   [tags: Public Safet Field, Crossing guards, Schools]

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Primary Language Impairment of Bilingual Chidlren

- The article, “Three Treatments for Bilingual Children With Primary Language Impairment: Examining Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Domain Effects”, presents a study that was funded by a grant received from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD). A common developmental disorder such as the one examined in this study, Primary or Specific Language Impairment (PLI), is defined by poor language abilities not attributable to neurological, sensory, cognitive, or motor impairments or to environmental factors (Leonard, 1998; Schwartz, 2009)....   [tags: treatment, training, education]

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The Importance of Maintaining Gifted Programs: Schools Must Not Neglect Gifted Children

- Many people are of the opinion that special education programs for gifted children are an unnecessary burden on tightly-budgeted and under-funded school systems, but this is actually far from the truth. The gifted are perhaps the most neglected group of special needs children in almost every school district. Because many people assume that the gifted do not need extra attention, gifted programs are often the first program to be cut when budgets are reduced, but I suggest that they be the last to go....   [tags: primary education, teaching]

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The Effect of Comprehensive School Reform On Middle School Achievement

- Introduction Schools with high dropout rates are categorized as underperforming schools. Since a majority of our children, who drop out of school, do so in middle school or the first year of high school and their ages range between 12 and 16 years (Cohen & Smerdon, 2009). It is the inability of many middle school kids to make the transition to high school that contributes to an increase in dropout rates. In order to address under performing schools and the high dropout rates, school reform programs were initiated by federal, local, state governments and many independent organizations....   [tags: Education ]

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Numeracy in primary schools

- Numeracy in primary schools Numeracy is very important in primary schools today, with mental calculations being a central part of the mathematics curriculum. These mental methods of calculation should be encouraged from an early age, mathematics is used in our everyday lives without many of us realising; checking our change at the shops and leaving the house in order to arrive at school on time. It is advised that Numeracy lessons start with a 5-10 minute starter of oral or mental calculation work, working as a whole class to rehearse, sharpen and develop the children’s skills....   [tags: Economics]

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The Methods Taught in Primary Schools and at Home to Help Children Read and Write

- Explain and comment on the methods taught in primary schools and at home used to help children learn to read and write. Children’s learning to read and write from an early age is essential to their growth in the educational and working aspects of their lives. There have been many theories and methods used to teach children to read and write and to develop that knowledge. This essay will explain and discuss some of these methods. This will include theories by David Crystal, Gunther Kress, Jeanne S....   [tags: Economics]

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Equality for Non-English Speaking Students

- Living in California comes with a social-cultural belief that the only approved and acceptable language to be spoken is English. Looking at our schools and diversely multi-cultural society it’s quite the opposite. From an education perspective we see the influx of languages and students either born or migrating to America. Most non-English speaking children today are now born within the United States. Our civil rights state that we are equal in human rights to receive the same treatment even in educational programs....   [tags: Cultural Beliefs, English, Primary Language]

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Analysis of Teenagers With Jobs and School

- Teenage years are a unique and questionable time in life. The kids are old enough to where they should be able to earn money on their own, and yet they are young enough to where they should still be under the care of their parents or caregivers. Teenagers find themselves getting afterschool jobs for many reasons. The normal reasons would include: spending money for going out with friends, gas money, or for the ability to obtain the newly released technology. After school jobs seem to help teenagers learn responsibilities and appreciate the value of hard work and the money that follows....   [tags: Adolesence, Adulthood]

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The Roles of School Resource Center

- The first role of school resource center is is as a curricular activities center. It can be said school resource center exists through and for the school curriculum. Tilke states that the curriculum is often referred to as though it were a collection of subjects that appear on the timetable of schools but another way of looking at the curriculum is as all the experiences that school provides (as cited in Bartlett, Burton and Peim, 2002, p. 56). The school curriculum can be divided into three broad areas which is formal stated curriculum, emotional, behavioural and social curriculum together wider or hidden curriculum (Tilke, 2002)....   [tags: curricular activities, providing support service]

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The Problem of School Uniforms

- ... On top of that , someone, either the school or the parents, has to pay the cost and the money that goes into the uniforms. That is another big factor that keeps some parents from putting their kids in a school with uniforms. “With millions of children preparing to return to school, a study from charity Family Action, which supports disadvantaged families, says many poorer parents will have paid out 40% of their monthly income in August on "back-to-school costs" alone. It calculates that the bill for equipping a child for the first day of secondary school now averages $191.96 when clothing and equipment are included....   [tags: big commitment, peer pressure]

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The Fated High School Struggle

- As discussed in class, discourse is our communication. Furthermore, author James Paul Gee of “What is Literacy” defines discourse as an “identity kit” (Gee, “What is Literacy?”). Gee includes discourse as a combination of one’s thinking, acting, and language that is associated to a group of others. There are different kinds of discourses; two discourses that will be discussed in this paper are primary and secondary. Primary discourse is the “oral mode developed in the primary process of enculturation” (Gee, “What is Literacy?”)....   [tags: ]

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Classroom Observation and School Placement

- Introduction As part of the module practical teaching programme, I have been helping out in the homework club of an inner city primary school, one hour per week for the past twelve weeks. All in all I think I it was a very interesting experience and very beneficial in terms of my learning as a teacher. I had a number of valuable experiences and below are two of the most important in my opinion. Reflection 1: Critical Incidence of Learning 1 On one of my first days of school placement I learned the importance of teachers having good questioning skills....   [tags: learning teaching techniques]

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School Curriculum in Greece

- School Curriculum in Greece Due to mass immigration in Greece, we are able to assume that a lot immigrant students attend the Greek school, and as a result, school classrooms are not characterized by homogeneity (Kurdi & Papadopoulos, 2003). However, Greek educational system is still monocultural and monolingual and does not promote bilingual education although there are students from different countries with different language and culture (Katsikas & Politou, 2005). The Greek school continue to be monolingual because there is a belief that with this way there is a continuation of Hellenism (Zampeta, 2003)....   [tags: Education, Greek Educational System]

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riverside school in prague

- Thesis: Out of the three largest international schools in Prague, the Riverside School is the most appropriate choice for international parents, based on the careful evaluation of major points including price, accreditation and outside of school involvement. I. Introduction: What are the best possibilities for international parents to provide education for their children in Prague. II. Czech public schools are not a good choice for international children. A. These schools are not built to educate children coming from outside of the country who do not speak Czech....   [tags: education, parents]

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Dropping Out of School

- An efficient educational system is the one that achieves the teaching objectives without wasting time and money, but what happens when the goals are not reached. There are three options for the student pass the grade, repeat it or dropout of school. According to Ruebel, Ruebel, and O’Laughlin (2001), “School dropout is described as a process of disengagement in which students become more and more alienated from school and withdraw to the point of dropping out” (p.58). When students decide to drop out of school they are diminishing the opportunities to succeed, and lacking themselves from the tools of competing in our society today for a better future, they are at risk to engage in cr...   [tags: Why Students Drop Out]

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Characteristics of School Environment

- Education and the school environment are one of the three primary agents of socialization where children and adolescents spend most of their time over any other environment. With this in mind, it is very important that everything about the school environment rears positive outcomes for children and adolescents because they spend most of their time there. This essay will explore the topic of the characteristics of school environments that promote positive student outcomes and the studies that suggest the importance of these characteristics....   [tags: education, teahcer-student,learning environment]

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