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An Observational Report From West Kearns Elementary in Granite District
Observation Report I did my observations at West Kearns Elementary in Granite District. The children were in a fifth grade class of about 30 students, and the emphasis of the lessons were placed on understanding decimals. The students were active during the lessons, as they were called on to answer questions verbally. The...
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A Study of Organizational Development in Middle School
Introduction and Background The workplace is defined at the secondary level at a middle school in an ISD. Currently, the workplace is broken up into subgroups. When considering staff in the workplace, bringing people of different backgrounds together lets diversity become a powerful resource for creative teams (Robinson, 2...
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Parenting and the Philosophical Perspectives in Education
To some, a formal education is a right; to others, a privilege. When one thinks of education, four walls with books and desks may come to mind. This can be considered the modern classroom. However, real education stretches far beyond just what is written in the textbooks we cling to and the exams we cower from. There was a...
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An Examination of the Results of the Involvement of Parents in the Academics of Children
The purpose of this paper is to examine the results of parental involvement in a child’s academics. Celebrated Doctor and Director, Dr. Joyce L. Epstein made massive contributions to the early childhood education field with her research on the six types of involvement. The six types of involvement that she supports and ar...
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A Summary and Review of Ethics Today in Early Care and Education: Review, Reflection, and the Future, an Article by Stephanie Feeney
Article Summary 3: Ethics Today in Early Care and Education Summary The National Association for the Education of Young Children developed their official code of ethics in 1989. This code of ethics, as explained by Feeney, was developed as a necessary tool to aid teachers with ethical related challenges and to outline and...
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A Review of Male Voices in Early Childhood Education and What They Have to Say, an Article by Susan Friedman
Article Summary 4: Male Voices in Early Childhood Education Summary Because of gender roles and stereotypes in our society, we do not often see male early childhood teachers or are surprised to see them in an early childhood classroom. Our author presented us with six different male teachers and provided us with an inter...
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The Personal and Public Benefits of Early Childhood Education
Early childhood education is essential since children learn best between the ages of two and five. (Weiland, 2013) If more investments were put towards early learning initiatives for struggling young ones it would decrease the expenses of remedial courses in the future lasting into high school, such as summer school, priva...
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A Proposal for an Exercise on the Monetary Value of Change among Second Grade Children
In the second grade, children should already have a basic understanding of how to add and subtract. At this age, I think it is also necessary that they begin developing a sense of monetary value. To teach this, I believe that students should be assigned bags of assorted change. In order to measure their competency after a l...
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A Comparison of the Textbooks and TV in Children Education
Teaching through Textbooks vs. TV Children’s education has always been a major focus in our society. The standard form of educating children is through school: teachers, resources, textbooks. This method is somewhat ‘set in stone’ as a reliable method for children’s education. With the ongoing advancements of technology, t...
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Children Should Be Told the Truth About the History of America
Should Children Be Taught History in a Way That Valorizes the United States, Even if That Means Leaving out Some of the Less Appealing Aspects of American History? Children all have facts that they take for granted, and that they firmly believe are rooted in truth. Now, imagine that these facts are revealed to be untrue an...
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A Study on the Percentage of Students Attending, Will Attend, or Have Not Attended Additional Degree Programs
Figure 1 shows the percentage of students from different undergraduate degrees that are attending, will attend, or have not attended additional degree programs. As you can see from figure 1 students with social science as a degree attended additional degree programs more than other undergraduates. The students of business s...
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The Effectiveness of Readers Theater in Early Childhood
Effectiveness of Readers Theater in Early Childhood Education The ability to read efficiently is the foundation to successful learning. Unfortunately, it is often difficult for children to concentrate while learning to read, as it is tedious and can become frustrating. In order to make this less stressful for students, e...
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The Impact of One's Environment in the Formation of an Identity
Mr. McGuirk The environment someone grows up in can definitely influence their future. This is especially true with Professor Phillip McGuirk of the Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Department at the University of Wisconsin- Stout. Mr. McGuirk grew up in Napa, California. Napa is notorious for being one of the hearts of the w...
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Why Are Children in the United States Denied Proper Education?
Video Response Waiting for Superman Should a child be cheated an education simply because of where they live? This is a major problem our country faces today. Children all over the United States are denied proper education no matter how hard they work or how smart they are simply because of the lack of resources that ar...
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An Analysis of the Vocabulary Word Gap in Children of Various Socioeconomic Classes
Article Summary This article summarized a study that shows the vocabulary word gap in children of different socioeconomic classes by the age of 3 years old. The children in the study ranged from children on welfare, children of middle-class workers, and children of professionals. They were followed and tested to determine...
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A Contrast between Soviet Picture Books and American Comic Books
Young children in societies are taught the morals and skills necessary to survive and be adult citizens of their countries. This education is both through parental guidance and through media created especially for children. Looking at traits of heroes and villains in Soviet and American children’s literature, the hopes and...
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An Analysis of the Book The Wednesday Wars
The Wednesday Wars is a book set in 1967 over the backdrop of the Vietnam. The main character is a seventh grade boy named Holling Hoodhood living in Long Island who is the son of the owner of Hoodhood & Associates, and Architecture firm. Right from the start of the book Holling faces a problem that many students face; he t...
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A Comparison between Comprehensive Sex Education and Abstinence Based Education
In many schools across America pre-teens and teens take Sex Education courses. There are some schools that have a comprehensive course while others opt for abstinence centered education.What is the difference between comprehensive sex education and abstinence based education? Is one better than the other? Although you are...
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The Five Standards of Teaching that Help with Correct Child Development
Imagine yourself having your first child with full support of your husband. What is the first action that comes to thought when the nurse hands you your newborn? Do you sit in silence or do you tell your baby “Welcome to the world, my darling!”? Chances are you try to feed so you teach the baby where to properly get food, f...
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Why Literacy Is Important Not Only for Education, But for Life
Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines the word “literacy” simply as the ability to read and write. Once upon a time most people were considered by today’s standards to be illiterate. Society has come a long way from being overwhelmingly illiterate; yet some mal-educated people still linger with the curse of illiteracy. The U...
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Institutional Learning Outcome: Which Classes Helped Me Develop My Skills and How
Institutional Learning Outcome I: Articulate an idea, plan, or solution using effective oral and written communication skills appropriate to a given business situation. There is one class that comes to mind when I think about using effective oral and written communication. That class is Principals of Selling. During the te...
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The Importance of Getting a Proper Education in Life
Assignment 4 My social position in life is that I am a part of middle class status in a first world country. Being in the middle class society my entire life, I have learned of privileges and advantages I do maintain and do not maintain. In the middle class, I have everything I need –a home, food, clothing, and an opportun...
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A Discussion on the Value of the Well-Grounded Education
The value of a well rounded education has become subjected to a growing amount of scrutiny over the past few decades. Many people argue that students who are track to become a doctor or salesperson have no reason to get a well rounded education, as it is possible that they might never use such information. This is not a nec...
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A Study on Preschool Ontology in the United States
It is crucial to understand how children learn and how they categorize
information. Psychologists have two competing thoughts regarding this
topic. It has not been confirmed whether ontological intuition shapes how
children learn about categories, or alternately, whether these intuitions
develop only after children have spe...
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A Study of Stress Related Issues Children Experienced during Primary to Secondary School Transition
Introduction The transition period from primary to secondary school is considered as a stressful times for pupils, (Anderson et al, 2000) resulting in pupils experiencing psychological and health effects. Therefore this research report will investigate the effects which pupil’s experiences during this period. The research...
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