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    A Room of Ones Own by Virginia Woolf

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    Virginia Woolf, a founder of Modernism, is one of the most important woman writers. Her essays and novels provide an insight into her life experiences and those of women of the 20th century. Her most famous works include Mrs. Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927), Orlando: A Biography (1928), The Waves (1931), and A Room of One's Own (1929) (Roseman 11). A Room of One's Own is an based on Woolf's lectures at a women's college at Cambridge University in 1928. Woolf bases her thoughts on "the

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    One-room Schoolhouse

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    (Smith). More particular the one-room schoolhouse and how it can be applied to the teaching of students today. The one-room schoolhouse is an iconic symbol of schooling as pioneers started settling the west. One-room schooling has a different but specific educational setting than today’s classroom does not have. Not saying go back to the past, it is “better” but see if the setting of the one-room schoolhouse can be applied to the teaching of students today. To see one-room schoolhouses as an iconic

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    A Room of Ones Own by Virginia Woolf

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    A Room of Ones Own by Virginia Woolf In 1928, Virginia Woolf was asked to speak on the topic of “women and fiction”. The result, based upon two essays she delivered at Newnham and Girton that year, was A Room of One’s Own, which is an extended essay on women as both writers of fiction and as characters in fiction. While Woolf suggests that, “when a subject is highly controversial-and any question about sex is that-one cannot hope to tell the truth,” (Woolf 4) her essay is, in fact, a thought

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    Technology in the Classroom

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    effects that technology has had on our schools. Our schools have progressed tremendously in the past century.In fact, in the past three decades, we have seen much progression with the use of computers in the classroom.We have gone from one room school houses with one teacher teaching many grades, to schools that may be two stories high or more with many teachers for each grade.More students are in school in today’s society than there... ... middle of paper ... ... 2.Guralnik, David B. Webster’s

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    Winslow Homer

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    Homer worked in lithography, printmaking, oil, watercolors and several other media. He is most regarded today for his work in landscapes and marine subjects. A lot of his early work focused on rural life in his native New England. This is evident in one of his famous genre paintings currently on display in the St. Louis Art Museum titled The Country School. Homer was born in February 1836 and grew up outside of Boston. He gained an early interest in art from his mother. He gained an apprenticeship

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    Tears. Next to that was a school house, this exhibit was a favorite when I would visit the museum as a child. It is a one-room school complete with a large chalkboard in front behind the teacher’s desk and a smaller one on each of the sixteen desks. The detail is decent, upon walking in I heard an echo from the wooden floors and I noticed a bucket of coal for warming the room in the winter months. On the chalkboard assignments were listed for each particular grade level. The next era i...

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    Sharon Love, age 69, is a retired agricultural worker who has lived in Northeast Arkansas for almost seven decades. The Simple Times Lafferty, Arkansas in the early 1950s, was a small, southern town how many would imagine it to be. Sharon Love, who was raised in Lafferty, was interviewed on October 9th, 2016. There were nine questions asked that lead to many more answers. The following are the questions, and the answers that were given during the interview. The first question that was asked was

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    they live. In “Riddle”, they discussed some key characteristics of schools. Some of them included location, curriculum, length, and peers. This is only a few, but they were some of the key reasons the Amish wanted separate schooling and valued their one room school houses. The school houses were intimate and close to home, which was convenient and wanted by parents. They were worried about how far their kids were going and who they were being taught by and with. The curriculum varies widely between the

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    We had done a prodigious amount of structural work by the time the third century of the Clark tenure at Comfort Island began in 2000. We had invested eight years in our restoration program, and most of the work didn’t do much to improve the outward appearance aside from the new dock and cement work. Kira was a catalyst in strongly suggesting that it was time to initiate a few projects that would make the place look better. We painted the porch walls, ceilings, decks and the white trim on the window

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    late 1800s or early 1900s. The subject of the text is the one room schoolhouse that serves to educate each of the children. Each of these chapters can be read without the context of the other chapters as they portray glimpses into the children from this school at various periods. However, each of these chapters is also part of a larger whole as there are the same characters within each of them. Furthermore, through reading the text, one begins to have

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