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  • Observing a Child at Elementary School Recess

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    A Child at Elementary School Recess This observation is of a 10 year old male child during his lunch recess at an elementary school located in the South Bay area. The student participates in a day treatment program for children with emotional/social difficulties. The length of this observation was approximately forty five minutes. For the purpose of confidentiality this student will be referred to as John. In the first section of this observational analysis a brief description of the program

  • Predictions on the Highest and Lowest Achievers in an Elementary School Class

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    Predictions on the Highest and Lowest Achievers in an Elementary School Class The highest achievers and the lowest achievers in an elementary class can sometimes be treated differently because of their achievement levels. Without even knowing the class very well it can be determined who in the class is more likely to be a higher achiever and who is not as gifted. Even though it is evident sometimes who is the least and highest achievers a great deal of the time the best achievers can be overlooked

  • Teaching Elementary School Science

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    Teaching Elementary School Science The National Science Education Standards have set the standards for teaching science. Under Program standard B the standards discuss the best ways children learn science. Program standard B states ì the program of study in the science should be developmentally appropriate, interesting and relevant to students lives: emphasize student understanding through inquiry,, and be connected with other school subjects.î This sums up what teachers need to be doing un their

  • Computers in Elementary School Classrooms

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    Computers in Elementary School Classrooms Technology has influenced many aspects of life, but I think that it has influenced education the most. I am going to be an elementary teacher after I graduate, so I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to learn how computers will help me to teach. I will be focusing on how technology influences the development of young children. Today the computer has worked its way into the classrooms of our elementary schools. To some this may seem a

  • Departmentalization in Elementary Schools

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    One of the main struggles for principles and school boards in elementary schools is wondering if the district should switch classes, therefore this debate has been going on for a long time. Expert’s opinions vary, so greatly, that the vote has gone on since 2006. So far, some districts have tried out departmentalization, but the group is not widespread. The schools that have integrated switching classes start at either kindergarten or fifth grade. Some, but not an innumerable group, have started

  • I Want to be an Elementary School Teacher

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    Why I Want to be an Elementary School Teacher Why do I want to become an elementary school teacher? There are so many different things I love about teaching that it is hard to answer this question. The main reason is that I want to transfer my knowledge and ideas to children who can further the things I have taught them to become successful. Many teachers throughout my life have been a big inspiration to me. They have taught me many things about basic knowledge and also about life. They

  • Elementary School Teaching

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    Elementary School Teaching Elementary School Teacher Elementary school teachers teach pupils at levels kindergarten through sixth grade or, in some cases, through eighth grade a wide range of academic, social, emotional, and motor skills. They plan and present programs of instruction using methods and materials to meet the needs of the students. In order for all this to happen though, Elementary School Teachers must have a passion for educating as well as love children. Education requires

  • No Sex Education in Elementary Schools!

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    states have adopted mandates to teach comprehensive sex education, and thirty more have supported it (internet). West Virginia schools have implemented sex education in most high schools, but it may seep even further down, possibly to your community's elementary schools. While people are divided and confused in their concerns of this class being taught in grade schools, I disagree with the course being studied from kindergarten through third grades. Sex education should only be taught when a child

  • Strategies to Prevent Bullying in Elementary Schools

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    Strategies to Prevent Bullying In Elementary Schools Introduction Bullying is an everyday occurrence in schools around the world (Murray-Harvey, Skryzpiec, & Slee, 2012). Bullying usually involves “physical, verbal, or relational aggression designed to cause or threaten physical or emotional harm to the intended victim that is delivered directly or through technological means” (Banks, Blake, Ewing, & Lund, 2012, p. 246). Though bullying and harassment occur every day, it is something that can be

  • Advantages for Musical Education in Elementary Schools

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    Advantages for Musical Education in Elementary Schools In recent years there have been financial cutbacks in a variety of “extra-curricular” programs at the elementary education level. One that has come under fire has been the need for education in music. Though many schools throughout the United States have different “choirs”, that perform different types of music, ranging for classical to popular music, most do not actually teach the fundamentals of music. According to John Benham, writer of the

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