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The Social Issues, Educational Importance, Historical Research, and Current Trends of Teaching Students with Down Syndrome
Any special needs teacher in the United States of America will inevitably be faced with the challenge of teaching students with Trisomy 21, or Down Syndrome, at some point in their career. The syndrome occurs about once out of every seven hundred and thirty-three live births, making it one of the most common birth defects t...
An Argument in Favor of the Higher Education Opportunities for Students
Fierce competition leads to better goods and services and more able, productive members of society by pushing people to excel. Students applying for higher education opportunities have to strive for higher GPAs and more community service, participate in more organizations such as the Girl Scouts of America and the National...
Emerson College, One of the Primary Drivers of Boston Arts
EmersonWrites By: Boston boasts a bustling cultural life. From the distinctive regions of the city, to the numerous museums on Bostonian streets, to the multiple opportunities for developing artists—there is a part of the Boston cultural scene for everybody. In the center of Boston is one of the primary drivers of the Bos...
An Argument Opposing the Ban of Smoking in the College Campus
According to recent statistics by the CDC, about one in five adults between eighteen and twenty-four are smokers (CDC). In most colleges, this is the age range of their students, meaning that about twenty percent of their students are smokers. So why is it that many campuses are beginning to ban smoking on grounds? Our camp...
An Argument Against Bullying in Schools and in Favor of Harsher Punishments for It
Bullying: The Deadly Weapon Words are deadly weapons. The bullying needs to stop. Bullying can cause a kid to deal with depression, anxiety, and or lead to suicide. Bullied students tend to grow up more socially anxious, with less self-esteem and require more mental health services throughout life. Bullying is a major issu...
The Consequences and Disadvantages of Standardized Testing on Students
Standardized testing is something all students, educators, and families are all familiar with. Students are constantly being tested based on state requirements and national requirements. Schools and communities are all aware of “testing season.” This is when the Starbucks ads are around more, neighborhood tutors are putting...
Comparing the Similarities and Differences Between the Education System in Mexico and India
In looking at the education of the countries of Mexico and India, we expect that political candidates and parties influence the kind of education their country has because in our modern world, much of the progress that is developed has to do with the kind of education their people have. Education is a key institution that h...
The Stability Brought to a Child by Going to School
Changing Generations We spend an average of seven hours a day in school. From the time we enter kindergarten, to attending classes in college, our days revolve around becoming educated. But is the education we are getting enough? When we think of school our minds tend to wander towards the maths and sciences. When it com...
A Discussion on the Strengths and Weaknesses of Using Participant Observations to Research Teacher Attitudes Towards Male and Female Pupils
Assess the strengths and weaknesses of using participant observations to research teacher attitudes towards male and female pupils Observations can be an effective method of studying teacher attitudes as the researcher can see firsthand how teachers interact with their pupils, producing valid data. Observations can be ve...
The Strengths and Limitations of Official Statistics for the Study of Ethnicity and Educational Achievement
Using material from item A and elsewhere, assess the strengths and limitations of official statistics for the study of ethnicity and educational achievement Official statistics on a wide range of things are collected regularly by bodies like the government and schools, and they can be extreme helpful to sociologists. The...