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    Among School Children

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    "Among School Children" is a poem used by Yeats to determine an upcoming generation with the underlying concept that no possible life can be fulfilled. The philosophy controlling this work suggests that perhaps life 'prepares us for what never happens'. Consistent with Yeatsean philosophy, it follows the dogma which states that wistlessness brings about innocence, whereas knowledge brings us ballyhoo. Within the realms of acquired wisdom, consciousness produces an anarchic state within the individual

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    Imagery of Sacrifice in The School Children Sacrifice. One simple word brings to mind two completely different images.  Today, sacrifice is most often thought of as a noble and beautiful act, but also one painful-emotionally, mentally, and physically-involving the surrender of something highly valued for the sake of something deemed of superior value.  On the other hand, when done in the name of religion, sacrifice may involve the offering of a gift to some deity in worship or propitiation.  Usually

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    Children & schools

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    Fieldwork Paper Observation: For my observation program, I was placed in the Progressive School of Long Island, located in Merrick. I was assigned to work with Kindergartners under the supervision of teachers Jennifer Frank and Sangeeta Patel. It was explained to me that the students at this school learn at their own pace, and that is what separates them from public school children. They are usually ahead of children their age, however. For example, the Kindergartners I observed were learning from first

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    Tone and Imagery in The School Children Louise Gluck's  The School Children  may provide some shock for readers as it twists and turns through a school day marked by eerie abnormalities.  Gluck successfully uses visual imagery to convey a deeper meaning to a fourteen-line poem about children, teachers and parents.  These three groups come to life through the descriptive poem that allows readers to form their own conclusions.  Though Gluck’s meaning is never clearly stated, her use of tone and

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    are two big words upon which all the school, colleges, and universities in the world are built. These two qualities that these institutions promise to develop within children, how can they be measured? We all know for a fact that every human brain works differently than another, how can two people be judged upon a series of same questions asked as tests in these intuitions? I personally find no use of the current education system I have experienced in my school, in India. There are many arguments

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    Gluck's The School Children In the poem The School Children, author Louise Gluck successfully creates for the reader an image of the children, their mothers and the position that they hold in their society.  Her simple, yet descriptive words suggest a more in depth meaning that allows one to look past the simple story line of the poem and actually look into the entire situation the poem discusses.  The story line simply  tells of mothers who pick apples and send their children off to school with them

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    part of a child’s innocence away and a piece of themselves as well. Children depend on their parents as they are our caretakers and are the ones that teach us about life. When that is taken away children are left with pain, confusion and thoughts that they regret. It is all about learning how to cope and when you have a child so young in age; it is very difficult to explain things in a way that they understand. Men, women, and children all grieve in different ways, but almost everyone feels the same

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    The Effects of Gender Bias on Elementary School Children “It’s a girl!” or “It’s a boy!” is typically the first thing parents hear after the birth of a child. This simple statement of fact sets the groundwork for every interaction they will have with their daughter or son, and for every experience that child will have throughout her or his life. Gender identity—the private experience of being female or male—forms a core part of one’s sense of self (Welker). The nature of this private experience

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    Are Schools Making Children Obese?

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    From Kindergarten to 12th grade, children spend most of their time at school. School, what we adults think, is supposed to be the teachers of our children while we are at work. They feed them lunch, and possibly breakfast, five days out the week, keep them active, and teach them all about their body and health in health class. But, are they really taking care of them enough? Some schools fail to serve healthy foods, teach health class, or even provide enough time to be physically active. One in three

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    Aggressive Children in the School Enviornment

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    Many children come to school with behavior problems that impede their learning and disrupt the learning of other children. As early as preschool as many as twenty-five percent of children demonstrate problematic behaviors which place them at risk for future negative school experiences (Conroy, Sutherland, Haydon, Stormont, Harmon, 2009). These children exhibit aggression, defiance, bullying of others, poor work habits, and acting out in class. Many teachers feel frustrated as they spend the majority

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