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    Medicating Young Minds

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    Medicating Young Minds In the article, “Medicating Young Minds”, which was published in Time magazine, dated November 3, 2003, it is stated that using stimulant medication on the youth is harmful. The article's author, Jeffrey Kluger, states that society must find alternative ways to treat young people for problems such as; ADD, ADHD, depression, anxiety, etc. Jeffrey Kluger's argument is not very persuasive for various reasons: their ill-logical beliefs, their sarcastic tones, their opinion and

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    Theory of mind is a child’s ability to understand mental states of not only of themselves but also of others, generally preschoolers take time to develop this but once they do they are able to conduct a variety of functions and see outside of their own perspectives. In the study, conducted by Slaughter, Peterson, and Moore they looked at the relationship between theory of mind (ToM) and persuasive abilities of young children, ages 3 to 8. Researchers hypothesized that there would be a positive correlation

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    College athletes and their learning struggles are common through higher educational facilities. Their marriage to two fulltime activities is not well known to the public. Why we are not seeing how many young athletes are used by the academic system? Is Petrie’s article true reflection of struggling athletes in crude education? Sad truth hidden in those articles is collecting dust in libraries. The truth is addressed to teachers, coaches and trainers. Petrie is forced to write down his thoughts and

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    to go back to school to learn a new trade. I, on the other hand, cannot wait to have my own classroom and be in charge of cultivating their young minds because teaching can be one of the most rewarding careers that one can choose. My goal is to not only know the subject area I will be teaching but also have a firm grasp on pedagogy to the utmost. It is mind boggling to know that I will be doing the same thing Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle once done, teach others. In order to educate my students

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    Catoon Violence

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    range from emotional abuse such as name calling, yelling, and put downs, to physical abuse such as bullying, pushing, punching, and kicking which is more violence than kids need to witness. Many different cartoons influence young minds towards violence, and with this in mind, we will give a detailed look at our findings. Our first example, "The Tom and Jerry Show," moves so quickly that a person does not have time to really think about what they have just seen. The characters, Tom and Jerry, are

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    Educational Philosophy

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    natural progression from another career. Although I recall as a child frequently playing school, adulthood led me to a career in nursing. Within this context, a large amount of time is spent instructing patients as to adequate care of their bodies and minds. Helping people understand vital information and aiding them in incorporation of this knowledge into their lifestyle is one of the most fulfilling aspects of a nursing career. As my first child entered public school, I found myself spending significant

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    often feel like they are not cool or popular enough. Many of them look up to celebrities and the media on how to be in the popular crowd. There is so much influence on young minds through television, internet or even magazine advertisements. This definitely makes a great target for advertising agencies. Many companies target young people because they freely spend their money and do not have expenses like adults. One company which takes part in this big campaign is Winterfresh. Winterfresh is successful

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    Muse or Method?

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    myself, only to answer quite obviously, "Grading one." I must admit that it took me quite a while to realize why this concept was such a difficult one for me. Not only was I working with a group of thirty creative young minds, I was also working with a group of rather insecure young minds, especially when it came to writing. How could I effectively evaluate each individual paper and constructively provide advice without dictating what I expected my papers to contain? Still, this was only part of

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    possibly unconventional among the younger attitudes that surround me. I am not very receptive of conventional wisdom; instead choosing, for right or wrong, to reason out my own ideologies and philosophies. My fervent desire is to teach and mentor young minds, however, I do not look to the professional associations of education to guide or instruct me on the current methodology that is in vogue – much like Socrates, and perhaps just as irritatingly, I prefer to examine ideas and think for myself. That

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    Teachers: The Artists of the Masses "The whole art of teaching is the only art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards." ~ Anatole France ~ Art may be the most subjective subject one can discuss. "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" is only one of the slew of mantras that have emerged surrounding the idea of art and what can be considered art. And in order to consider the ever unanswered question What is Art? one must first look

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