Educational Essays

  • Educational Productivity

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    Educational Productivity Educational productivity is the improvement of students outcomes with little or no additional financial resources, or a consistent level of student performance at a lower level of spending. Educational productivity is based on effectiveness. This is the linkage between student outcomes and the level and use of finacial resources in the schools. Production functions are concerned with how money is related to student learning and lifetime earnings. Other approaches are cost

  • Educational Equity

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    these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…” (Declaration of Independence,1776) This quote is symbolic of the expressed opinions and ideology of the founding fathers of America. History, especially the history of the American educational system, paints a contradictory portrait. Idealistic visions of equity and cultural integration are constantly bantered about; however, they are rarely implemented and materialized. All men are indeed created equal, but not all men are treated equally

  • Educational System

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    “Educational System” High school is a place where you grow up physically and mentally. In high school you begin as freshmen and graduate as a senior. Throughout that span of life a lot happeneds, and you are constantly learning as you grow. But I know many high schools including mine are not perfect and have flaws in their educational system, that can be fixed in order to provide a better environment for learning. Learning is a never ending process that we draw from our personal experiences. Although

  • Educational Standards

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    Educational Standards Over the week, I stumbled over this article while I was looking over old copies of Newsweek in the Library. I instantly thought, “Oh an article the president wrote on educational issues, I wonder what that is about.” The article was about issues concerning education in our society today, how poor it is nation wide, and initiatives, including national educational standards, that could potentially raise the educational level throughout our nation. Although the national educational

  • Educational Achievement And Educational Attainment

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    Educational achievement is an important adolescent issue. As compared to that of children, educational achievement during adolescent has greater implication on one’s future. Steinberg (2013) defines educational achievement in three different but related concepts; school performance which refers to grades obtained in school, academic achievement which refers to student’s performance in standardised test and educational attainment which is defined as number of years of schooling completed by a student

  • Educational Philosophy

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    Educational Philosophy When I was younger, all my friends wanted to be teachers. So, I decided at a very young age that I wanted to be a teacher too. As the years went on, I got more serious about actually being a teacher. Many people in my family have been teachers and I always thought it was something I would enjoy. Through being a junior leader in 4-H, I have had the opportunity to work with many young children. Every year at 4-H camp, I come home with a new little brother or sister

  • The Educational Journey

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    The Educational Journey Education is a journey through the universe. The universe is enormous and seems to have no end. If a person wants to be truly educated, he or she must spend years in school studying both important and trivial information. The material in the solar system represents the years a student spends in school. The remaining space in the universe is the endless learning one does outside of the classroom. The sun may not be in the center of the universe; however, the sun is the

  • Educational Programs In Prisons

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    Educational Programs in Prisons “It is not a surprise to see that prisoners all have a low education level. I guess a more educated person has enough sense not to be involved with crime…the relationship between crime and education is easy to see when viewing these facts” (Cordes 1). This is the view of most people when asked why people are in prison. People simply say that criminals were ill educated. As hard as we may try, we cannot do a lot about what happens before they enter prison, but there

  • An Educational Philosophy

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    An Educational Philosophy Many times, when a person chooses a career, they select one in which they will make the most money, have the best benefits, or bring the most prestige. Years later, they find that they have made the wrong decision and search for a more fulfilling career. I feel that I am one of the lucky few who have found a truly fulfilling career. Teaching combines two things that I love, school and children. I also feel that I am making an important contribution to society, by teaching

  • Educational Philosophy

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    Educational Philosophy Teachers have the role of shaping students for tomorrow. They help them academically, personally, and socially. I cannot think of any other career that would be as rewarding as teaching. A teacher has the opportunity everyday to change a student’s life. One of the reasons I want to become an educator is because I want to have a positive influence on a student’s life. I think in today’s society it’s crucial for students to feel like they have a positive role model.

  • Educational Philosophy

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    Educational Philosophy I did not spend my adolescent years contemplating what career I was going to choose and changing my mind every other week; I have wanted to be a teacher my entire life. I do not know why I originally made the decision, but, currently, I want to be a teacher so I can give back to the world. Deciding what subject to teach took a little consideration, but I made the decision fairly easily. I began comparing subjects I enjoyed and came up with math, psychology, and home economics

  • Educational Philosophy

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    My Educational Philosophy Education is the foundation of human interaction. School is where students take in knowledge that will determine what they do with the rest of their lives. Students are offered great opportunities through education. Many times these opportunities are largely affected by how the material is presented to them. As an educator one is given the opportunity to facilitate the learning of these students and affect their lives in hopes that they use this information to progress forward

  • Statement of Educational Philosophy

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    Statement of Educational Philosophy A person’s philosophy of education is important because it affects the way that their classroom will be run. To be a good teacher, a person should genuinely like the students and want to make a difference in their lives, giving them the confidence to succeed. There are many things that go into developing an educational philosophy: The nature of the students, the nature of knowledge, the purpose of education, the method of education, and the curriculum.

  • Educational History and Background

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    Educational History and Background I was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I learned everything I needed to know there. Everything that has to do with life that is. I started my education there and I will continue it where ever I go. My educational background was just as normal and fun like any other kids. But I was the unique child that made my education different and more enjoyable. My learning process has five processes: elementary, middle, high school, college, and the future. Elementary

  • Internet As An Educational Tool

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    Internet As An Educational Tool According to Bookshelf 98, Reference Library, technology is defined as, “the application of science, especially to industrial or commercial objectives.” It further defines technology as, “the scientific method and material used to achieve a commercial or industrial objective.” What does all these mean to me? All of these words such as scientific method, commercial, and industrial objective do not seem to have significance in my life. I always treated technologies

  • Educational Philosophies

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    Educational Philosophies Many different ideas of the correct educational philosophy exist. Highly acclaimed psychologists and educators developed these varying philosophies. Each of these philosophies have their strengths and weaknesses and have their positives and negatives in different situations. It is our job as educators to sift through this list of philosophies to find our own style and philosophy. We must research the pros and cons of each philosophy and pick and choose which sections of

  • Educational Psychology

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    elementary teacher who truly impacted a student. I feel that these teachers were the ones who took the time to use their educational philosophies in an impacting way. I hope that as I continue my education here at IUP that I will be further educated in educational psychology and bring this knowledge into my future teaching career. Works Cited Slavin, Robert E. (2012). Educational psychology: theory and practice. 10 ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.

  • Educational Psychology

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    One of the more popular areas of psychology is Educational Psychology. Educational Psychology can be explained several ways. The idea is to study theories and concepts from different parts of psychology and apply them in educational settings. These educational settings may occur in different school settings such as preschool. The goal of educational psychology is to create a positive student-teacher relationship. Educational psychology uses five different types of psychology, behavioral, cognitive

  • Educational Games

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    control a market that rivals big movie production, and draws the attention of billions around the world. Can this new media be harnessed for the betterment of education? Videogames are having a positive effect in today’s classroom. Case studies of educational games show, student test scores are improving, students are receiving constant and immediate feed-back, and students are expecting to use technology in school. Society is fascinated with new technology, and it would be negligent not to use the

  • The Use of Educational Software in the Classroom

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    The Use of Educational Software in the Classroom It is no surprise that technology is expanding every minute of every day. That would mean it should not be surprising that computers are becoming part of an everyday classroom. Middle Schools and High Schools have been using computers in a certain classes for years, but is it expected that children in kindergarten through 5th grade will be using computers also? It seems strange to think those children 11 and under are using a computer in the