Children Need Essays

  • Children Need to be Encouraged

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    Children Need to be Encouraged As we know, children spend about thirteen years of their childhood (if they graduate) in school around their peers and teachers. Most children go home to busy households where parents do not spend quality time, such as; listening, and disciplining them like they need to. So when these children go into the school the next day, they need and adult to pat them on the back, listen to them, discipline them, and encourage them to keep on trying. Children need to be

  • Children in Need of Back to School Supplies

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    Children in Need of Back to School Supplies Going back to school is an exciting time of the year for many students, as it is a fresh start with endless possibilities. Along with meeting new classmates, teachers and gaining knowledge, there is also the chance to reinvent oneself with every new school year. Shopping for new clothes and school supplies is something that every family must do, every year when summer winds down and kids get back to “the grind”. According to one survey, on average,

  • Children and Their Basic Needs

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    journal article titled, Children and Their Basic Needs, reveals some of the difficulties facing children raised in impoverishment and particularly long-term poverty. Authors, Debra Prince, and Esther Howard reflect on the personalities of impoverished children, while presenting—to the reader—a look at how these children’s behaviors identify with psychologist Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and the obstructions preventing these children from obtaining those basic needs. This article will demonstrate

  • The Importance Of The Needs Of Children

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    In the past, children around the world were not obtaining the care they deserved and this lead to negative outcomes in the children’s futures. However, many individuals didn’t know what care was actually necessary for children to thrive. In 1968, Abraham Maslow first introduced the importance of deficiency needs. These deficiency needs included safety and security, love and belongingness, and self-esteem. Maslow believed that every human being must have basic deficiency needs in order to adequately

  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs to Safeguarding the Children and Youth

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    hierarchy of needs which talks about “a positive environment and positive relationships are an important part of supporting every child or young person’s needs”, Taylor Et al, (2012:p13). Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is most often displayed as a pyramid. As people progress up the pyramid, needs become increasingly psychological and social. Maslow talks about children’s safety needs and how they need to feel security. “Maslow placed a real importance on ensuring that children have their basic needs met before

  • Teaching of Morals in Public Schools

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    From the age of five until the time they graduate in their eighteenth year the children of America are compelled to attend school. Everyone agrees that we need compulsory education, but no one really agrees why our children need it. Some, like Jonathan Kozol, feel that the purpose of education is to turn a child into a good person through a series of moral and ethical lessons. The other school of thought is that school is a place for a general education of facts and figures and that morals have no

  • Parents Must Prevent Children's Exposure to Video Game Violence

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    violence in video games numbs children and teens to the consequences of real-life violence. Some psychologists theorize that violence is a learned behavior. Children learn by imitation. If this statement holds true, then are we not responsible to mandate the regulation of violent video games accessible to our children? The level of exposure and alarming growth rate of violent behavior being portrayed as an acceptable form of entertainment for children need to end. Children are a blank canvas; what

  • Sports and Children

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    Sports and Children We no longer live in a society where kids run around actively throughout the neighborhood. The sandlot baseball games, pick up games in the park, and innocence in the children are gone in sports. Today children are more interested in television, computers, and video games and parents are afraid of letting their children run around the streets because of kidnapping. Kids are simply no longer interested in physical activity. A poll of over a thousand parents and one with students

  • Teaching Philosophy Statement

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    hopefully their family as well. I believe that a good teacher should incorporate more that just academic issues. There also needs to be a great deal of learning about how to deal with their social and emotional development. This is why I believe that a child’s family is the most important tool in a child’s learning process. To develop properly, as a whole, children need a stable support system throughout, their entire lives. The most common and long-term place to find this support is within their

  • My Philosophy of Education

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    speaking and thinking. Children are readers, writers, and thinkers who need language to question and understand. They become members of literate communities using language in real ways for real purposes. Through my own classroom research, I have learned to listen to children, to observe the multitude of ways in which they learn, and to examine the elements that encourage their growth. Each day must be devoted to writing, reading, and interacting with literature. Children learn to read by reading

  • Changing the World Through Education

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    reconstructionists, I feel that we as teachers owe it to the future generations to instruct them how to handle the problems they will encounter in hopes that they will pass on fewer problems to their children. I will work every minute of everyday to ensure my students’ successful futures. I believe that students need a routine to help them think clearly and freely, such as that suggest by the Perennialist approach. Upon graduating from Concord College, I will attend graduate school and receive my Master’s

  • A Good Man is Hard to Find

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    she would never take her children anywhere near a man like that. This didn’t have the desired effect on Bailey so she explains to him and his wife how the children need more variety and they should take the children to see different parts of the world, East Tennessee for example. Once again her plea to Bailey and his wife had no effect. Even after they had left home she continued to try and divert them from their coarse. Finally succeeding when she convinced the children they would like to visit

  • History of Home Schooling

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    History of Home Schooling Before public schools emerged, children were educated in the home by their parents. They were taught arithmetic, practical skills, and to read and write. Some wealthy families preferred hiring a tutor for their children (Koetzsch, 1997). In the 1840s, prominent leaders such as Horace Mann lead a movement to institute public schools in the United States (Thattai, 2001). These reformers argued that public schools would create good citizens, unite society, and prevent

  • My Passion is to Teach

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    students that were left behind because individuals simply gave up on them. I want to give those children a chance to shine. I want to be the role model that many children have never had the chance to look up to. Before I had any idea ho, I knew that I wanted to help people. Helping people happens in many ways, but the approach that I plan on taking is through the riddance of ignorance. Many children will never fully understand ...

  • Difficulties Attending College

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    financially in life they need to have a college education, or at least most of the time this is true. I personally think that despite the many difficulties that a person is faced with they can overcome their troubles somehow, even though sometimes they can not help but think otherwise. I, myself have three different reasons why people find it difficult to stay in college. For one sometimes they still have to keep on working while going to school. Two, they have children. Lastly, there's just not

  • Teaching Philosophy Statement

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    Teaching Philosophy Statement Children by nature are human sponges. They absorb information on many different levels, intellectually, emotionally, physically, etc. Their lives are mapped out by experiences, what they learn, and where they learn it. School is the first opportunity for children to learn, to experience, and to see where their lives are headed. All children have the right to an education. One that focuses on their individual needs and an education that will make them learn and feel

  • A Changing World

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    Today children carry much more weight on their shoulders than any decade before. I have learned through readings, my own observations and from teachers, children of today’s society live uncertain lives. Today many children go home to unhealthy environments such as drug use, physical abuse, alcoholic family members, emotional abuse, poverty, instabilities and neglect. How can these children be expected to learn academics when faced with these problems? I concede that not all children suffer from

  • The Importance of Parent Involvement in Children's Education

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    education. There are many things that parents could do to help their child. Unfortunately there are parents who simply cannot help their children because they either don't have time or cannot speak the language to help them with their school work. Parents need to be involved in the child's education and give them daily support in the home environment. Children need to feel recognized for their hard work so that they can feel good about themselves. It is imperative that the child sees that he is of

  • America Needs Education Reform

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    big-city school districts, that superintendents also need to downplay problems. They put a bright face on negative circumstances out of fear that creating a crisis may lower public confidence or discourage potential successors. Superintendents are always ready to tell about "neat things" their districts are doing to turn around troubled schools, develop the skills of deficient teachers, and reduce the achievement gap between poor and middle-class children. But when pressed they tell a different story

  • Japanese School Systems vs. American

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    years, people have always felt that the Japanese school system was superior or more effective than that of the United States. Although some feel this way, others feel that the Japanese system is too strict and not flexible enough for those who may need extra help along the way. Through researching two different case studies, and also reading other materials, I have found many similarities along with many differences between the two, including teaching methods, overall emphases, and student involvement