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Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency Essay Examples

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Case Study of Edgar Adorno
I have chosen Edgar Adorno for my case study. Edgar is a five year old boy born in Mexico. Edgar has been in the United States since he was two years old. He attends a bilingual kindergarten class. The class is composed of 80% -20% models for instruction. Majority of the instruction is in Spanish and only Science and Math a...
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An Introduction to the ELL or English Language Learners
ELL Research Paper ELLs, or English language learners, are students who are defined as linguistically and culturally diverse and who has an overall English language proficiency level of 1-4 on the ELL test that is administered each year. Over the last 10 years, the number of ELLs has increased by about 2 million, which has...
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Processes of Persuasion and Cognitive Consistency in Forming Attitudes
An attitude is a learned, stable, and relatively enduring evaluation of a person, object or idea that can influence an individual's behavior. However, sometimes individuals' attitudes on particular issues change through two main processes: persuasion and cognitive consistency. Persuasion, or any attempt to change an attitud...
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The Theory of the Stages of Cognitive Development by Jean Piaget
During the 1920s, a biologist named Jean Piaget proposed a theory of cognitive development of children. He caused a new revolution in thinking about how thinking develops. In 1984, Piaget observed that children understand concepts and reason differently at different stages. Piaget stated children's cognitive strategies whic...
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Writing an Academic Essay
We are used to write in a very academic way, I believe is because we have learned that in school we require certain rules, structures, and appropriate language in order to express our ideas and opinions with the reader. In my previous years in school I still remember the time when I could not even write a sentence when my E...
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My Personal Experiences with American English Language Programs
Everyone went through different experiences in his/her life, some are good and others are not, some are easy and some are tough. Whatever that kind of experience it would remain in our memories for either; short, long or very long time, it depends on how much change occurred to us. The more effect the more it will attend ou...
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Language Discrimination and Language Policy at Home
You are in a courtroom as a jury member and the judge has found a mother guilty of child abuse. Do you think the mother should be punished? What if the conviction is for simply speaking to the child in Spanish? That was the situation is in Amarillo, Texas 1995 where Judge Samuel Kiser decided the law could govern what langu...
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How to Learn a Foreign Language
How to Learn a Foreign Language. Few would argue that the most ideal way to learn a foreign language would be equal parts of total immersion and formal classroom instruction. Being forced to handle everyday tasks in the new language reinforces the classroom drills in a way that manufactured language tapes cannot. But sp...
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Literature Review
In recent years public schools have been subjected to the demands of significant educational policies and societal shifts. Indications that teachers need to prepare to educate language learners arose in a study by Kindler (2002) which revealed that between 1990 and 2000, enrollment of students with limited English proficie...
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An Analysis of Proficient Tests in Language Testing
Introduction: This assignment discusses proficient tests in language testing . The assignment starts with a brief review on testing and the strategies used for developing language tests .Then there are some types of language tests .The main focus of the assignment is on developing a proficiency test so it consists of the p...
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The Power of Language and the Critical Age and the Cognitive Specialization of the Brain
Language comes naturally to human and is one of the attributes that distinguish us from animals. It is an innate trait, which enables a child to master a language at an early age. Researches showed that the critical age and the cognitive specialization of the brain might have played a part in this. However language needs nu...
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An Analysis of Language Development of a Child
Language development is a very important part of the overall development of the child, and has been a focus of attention for many years. Within the last forty years, there has been a progression of theories which attempt to account for the speed and success of the young child's acquisition of language - the most recent of w...
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Statement of Purpose for MBA Program
Learning never Stops When I first come over in United States from east Africa age 17 then, School was the last thing on my mind and did not even finish high school at time. Every time I begin to tell this story to my younger siblings they think I am bluffing. But it is true story I thought I was going to work work and...
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Creating a Wonderful Thesis Statement: An Analysis of the Points Presented in the Book from Inquiry to Academic Writing
While writing an essay you should feel free. You write with joy. The main point of your essay abides by the thesis. However, coming up with ideas for a strong thesis statement can be challenging in some cases. The body of the essay revolves around the thesis statement. Struggling with ideas, grabbing different situations,...
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An Analysis of Alfie Kohn's Views on Grading
Alfie Kohn is an American author and lecturer who has explored a number of topics in education, parenting, and human behavior. He touches a controversy topic which suggests that teachers should stop academic grading. Some people believe that grading is meaningless and capricious Alfie Kohn offers an argument towards shif...
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The Impact of Sports on Academic Achievement
The area that is played by the sports for students in their learning
processes has been and still is a subject of serious interest and debate
for several decades now. According to the observations of various
critics, students who are significantly involved in various sports
activities, deflect away from their classroom time...
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What I Learned from Boarding School
When people think of boarding school, they usually think of unruly children being sent off to learn some discipline. But I will share my experience of spending my Junior and Senior year of high school in a Christian boarding school in the hills of Asheville, North Carolina learning just how tough it is to take care of yours...
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An Analysis of the Standards in the Areas of the Academic Study
In the past few years, the New York State Board of Regents has upped the standards in all areas of academic study. While some of the standards are good for top notch students, other students who struggle, get the bitter end of the stick. This means that not all students are regents material, and may have a hard...
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An Essay on Cheating in Schools
Chandler Nichol Mrs. Keltz English 111 19 Nov. 2013 Only Cheating Yourself Although, some feel that cheating in sports and academics can help in getting ahead and avoiding confrontation, it also leads to dishonor and hinders one from being truly successful. Cheating used to be considered an unmentionable sin. Howe...
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A Description of My Junior Year's Academic Morning
As it did every school day of my junior year, 11:12 AM had come
once more to mark the end of my academic morning, and the beginning of my
lunch period. After paying my one dollar for a small cherry vita-pup slush
drink and a strawberry fruit roll-up, I would take my place at the usual
lunch table. The next forty-five minute...
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An Analysis of the Ethical Standards in an Academic Environment
Ethical Standards in AcademiaEthical Standards in AcademiaUniversity of PhoenixSeptember 10, 2006GEN300AbstractUniversities have “zero tolerance” for plagiarism, but students continue to break academic standards. This paper examines ethical standards in an academic environment where student diversity is a unique charact...
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A Research on Cheating in an Academic Environment
Running head: CHEAING IN AN ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENTCheating in an Academic Environment Pressures from society to obtain a successful career require achieving an education in most cases. In today’s economy having a thriving career could depend on our educational background as part of the ingredient to fuel our lifestyles. Stu...
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Evaluating the Reputation and Excellence of Kean University
ESSAY I look to Kean University as the next step in my academic journey. Over the last year, I have finally realized the importance of academic success in achieving my goals. This realization has made me a mature individual, and I feel capable of handling the challenges of a rigorous academic career. As my application sh...
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A Comparison of American Dream and Student's Academic Success
It is not uncommon for one to pursue their dreams. For example, students incessantly work with the objective of academic success. Frequently, these students have set certain goals for themselves and strive to reach them. The American dream can be compared to a grade that a student works relentlessly to obtain. This is ev...
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An Introduction to the One Experience That Significantly Influenced Your Academic Interest
The prompt is: Describe and evaluate one experience that significantly influenced your academic interests. Be sure to explain how this experience ledto your setting the goals you know have for yourself and why you think theacademic program for which you are applying will help you to reach thesegoals. He Opened the Door to...
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