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    The Positive Role of Magazine Images

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    The Positive Role of Magazine Images Most controversy over magazines is about the images they portray. According to the writers, Amy Malkin, Kimberlie Wornian, and Joan Chrisler, "Women and Weight: Gendered Messages on Magazines Covers," women's magazines insist on dieting, exercise, and cosmetic surgery to achieve the ideal body. This is in no way true. Yes, magazines show pictures of beautiful women and have articles that relate to dieting, exercise and surgery. However, magazines have

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    Positive Role Model Essay

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    A positive role model is defined as a person who serves as an example of the values, attitudes, and behaviours associated with a role. To be a positive role model there are multiple characteristics one must have. To improve the organisation for the good of its staff would be a positive role models desire. They want the business to succeed and always be improving so that the staff can benefit, a positive role model shows commitment to the organisation and the staff. To be a positive role model one

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    striving for success unique to each individual. Louis Zamperini is one man who remained resilient throughout all the hardships he had to face, but it wasn’t always easy for him. It is through his triumphs over his tough times that he became an admirable role model for anyone experiencing difficulties. He displayed the honorable traits that all humans are inherently capable of if they dig deep enough within themselves. Louie Zamperini survived the harsh conditions of the Pacific Ocean

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    consistency were the basis for her providing me with a positive role model. She believed best practice was the minimum and would always ensure every patient experienced the best care possible. IIies (et al.2012) believes that managers should be role models that their followers seek to emulate. A study by Hauck,Winsett and Kuric (2012) concluded that leadership can affect nurses ability to provide evidence based care. They advocate nursing leaders need to be role models and mentors to their staff. Dang and

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    are a positive role model in a positive environment because a positive role model will provide the path to success and will aid that person in achieving prosperity. Both Wes Moores were definitely not raised in such an environment. In The Other Wes Moore, both boys grow up in the ghettos of Baltimore with the lack of a paternal presence. The responsibilities of a father are to provide a good example for his sons and raise them to become gentlemen. Fathers are usually the source of this positive role

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    Back to School

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    and then, but I never really intended to follow through with it. However, now that I am back in school, it has changed my goals in my life, not only for me but also for my children. I want to be a positive role model. I would like to be someone they could look up to and be proud of. As for me, my role model was my grandfather, I always looked up to him and he has never let me down. I grew up on the Navajo reservation, without running water and electricity. We used oil lanterns at night to light

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    Music

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    the way a child is raised. Not having a positive role model can have a powerful effect on a child. The other dilemma is the type of rap music. Gangster rapper's lyrics seem to corrupt and have a negative image on a youth's mind. Two possible steps to taking the blame away from rap music is by placing the spotlight on other influences such as friends and even the family as the source of confusion. The other by promoting rap artists whose lyrics has a positive message. The nation's youth are experiencing

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    diminished. Arthur Miller's play, Death of a Salesman, portrays the consequences of the laxity of parents with regards to ethics through the relationship of Willy Loman and his two sons, Biff and Happy. Rather than having played a positive role model for his sons Willy Loman, established a poor standard of morality.  For example, when Biff was in high school he was the star of the football team.  One afternoon he stole a football from the locker room.  When Willy became cognizant

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    a hired house worker. Atticus believes that racial discrimination is wrong and tries to treat every individual equally in reference to his parenting skills. He also tries to alter the distorted perception of the community. Although he is a positive role model for his children, ho too has his strengths and weaknesses. In Maycomb, Atticus Finch is a strong figure who firmly believes in equal rights for all men and women. After the death of his wife, Atticus hired Calpurnia, a black woman, because

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    Positive Role Model

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    2011. She chose to have a double mastectomy, in order to eliminate the chance of the cancer coming back. Throughout her entire experience with breast cancer she remained very optimistic and never let her diagnosis affect her mood. She feels that her positive outlook likely helped her to get better. She even decided to get reconstructive

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    My Philosophy of Teaching

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    and bad role models. So many children in today’s society have these bad qualities either within themselves or they are obtained at home. Many children do not get the attention they need to make them want to learn, or the guidance and role models to teach them how to live daily life, much less to look into the future. Through constructive criticism, reward and punishment systems, and critical thinking skills, I wish to instill knowledge and passion for learning. By being a positive role model I

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    Education Philosophy

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    told me that he could see potential in me. He taught me about the low percentile of male teachers in the early grades and the rising tide of single parent families. Mr. Schaffer inspired me to go into early education (K-6) so I could become a positive role model for the Students. He also taught me that it’s important to never pigeon hole a student and to never give up on any student. My classroom will have the look and feel of a progressive classroom. However, it will function like an essentialist

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    Why Do Children Talk To Themselves?

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    “private speech can account for 20-60 percent of the remarks a child younger than 10 years makes” (78). Why do children do this? Does it benefit the child as Vygotsky would say, or is it just that the child is making egocentric remarks that play no positive role in normal cognitive development as Piaget would claim? I am going to be looking at the differences between Vygotsky’s and Piaget’s points of view. Then, I will look at Laura Berk’s findings in her article, “Why Children Talk to Themselves.”

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    Teaching Philosophy Statement Education is an experience that will contribute to all aspects of one’s future. The process of that experience is a long progression that should be a positive era in one’s life. Receiving an education should be an enjoyable experience, one in which when you look back and reflect on it you feel that your time was well spent receiving it. A person should learn how to think critically and for them self. They should learn to be an individual not always comply to other

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    determine who that person will be. That is why I want to be a teacher. Many students, particularly high school students, lack a positive role model. Most teachers are either completely out of touch with students or live a lifestyle that the students should not emulate. I am close enough in age to be “in touch” with the students I am teaching, and I would be a positive role model. Over time, my ability to connect with the students will likely diminish, but maintaining it as much as possible will be

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    J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter

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    1998, and the 1997 National Book Award (Ballard par. 6). Harry Potter has swept through the world causing controversy over the positive and negative impacts the books are having on children. Although some people claim that Harry Potter is Satanic, Harry Potter has had a positive influence on children's literature because children are learning good values, a positive role model, and are reading more. J.K. Rowling presented Harry Potter to children's literature in 1997. Seven years ago, Rowling

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    working in the school system as a substitute secretary. I loved working in the school environment; coming in contact with children everyday made me realize how much I would enjoy teaching a classroom full of students. Teachers play such an important role in a child’s life, sometimes being their only source of encouragement and support. As a teacher, I want to know my students – their personality, learning style, and academic level, so I can meet their needs and create the best learning environment

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    My Philosophy of Education

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    world” that have changed my opinions about learning and teaching. I believe in Social Reconstructionism, Progressivism, and discipline in the classroom. I desire to become a high school teacher because I feel that students at this age needs a positive role model and someone they can speak to without talking down to them. I want to encourage my students every step of the way, as they bolster their confidence in themselves and their ability to make the right decisions. Students at this age do not understand

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    migration

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    place with a good education system for his children and also wanted to live in a warm climate not too distant from the beach. With these three pull factors we moved many times during my childhood and the end result of our migration has played a positive role in my life. My parents and I lived in the over-populated city of Chicago when I was born. My father wanted to relocate in a place that was not over populated. So with this in his mind, we moved in the south direction to Kansas. He got what he wanted

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    Harassment

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    low income families reduced their harassment problem by introducing peer mediation. Firstly, changes were introduced within the student council, where a representative from each grade level was elected. Secondly, teachers were to demonstrate a positive role towards the new behaviour management system, and this in turn helped towards their ‘Working It Out’ process, with students getting involved in dealing with the harassment issue. Thirdly, a peer mediation team was setup that dealt with harassment

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