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The Importance of Art in Society
We live in a society that doesn’t allow equal access to art education. “There is an ‘equity gap’ between the availability of arts instruction as well as the richness of course offerings for students in low poverty schools compared to those in high-poverty schools, leading students who are economically disadvantaged to not g...
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An Argument Against Using E-Books in Classrooms and School Libraries
The New Age “Okay class get out your iPads”. These few words are becoming used more with each passing school year. One of the many new things that is being introduced into schools are e-books in one-to-one classrooms and school libraries. I believe e-books are not beneficial to the education of all students. There are man...
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A Contrast between the Panoptic Structure and a Chemistry Class
In a civilization comprised of millions of human beings, how do we maintain law and order? Yes, there are laws, rules, and regulations that are written for society to follow, but the question that stands out in my mind is, "who makes the rules and what makes us obey them?" The main concern here is power. Where does it co...
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The Need of Foreign Language Education at the Elementary Level
Foreign Language Education at the Elementary Level Foreign language education in schools is becoming increasingly more common nationwide as school districts become more aware of the benefits of learning a second language. This increase also comes with the question as to when you should begin teaching these languages. As of...
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An Analysis of Regular Classroom and Alternative Education: Which is the Best Method of Education for Me?
My audience for this paper is The Superintendent, The Principal, The Vice Principal, The School Board, Teachers, Staff, Parents, Peers, my English teacher and my English class. My primary purpose for this topic is to show which method of education works best to teach me, regular classroom or alternative education. Childre...
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The Importance of Elementary School as a Foundation of Knowledge
Elementary School is the foundation of knowledge. If a student doesn’t learn the basics then, then odds are that they will be behind for the rest of their academic and perhaps professional career. Arguably, one of the most important skills children learn from a young age is Number Operations in Base Ten. Learning this is th...
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When Should Children Start School?
Every child has to start Kindergarten at some point or another and a problem that is very prevalent with parents is when their children should start school. According to the National Center for Education Statistics the only regulation set by most states for enrolling a child in Kindergarten is whether or not the child’s fi...
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A Review of the Analysis of John Dewey on the Benefits and Disadvantages of Each Schooling Environment in the Book Experience and Education
Analysis of John Dewey When faced with two radically different types of schooling it is hard to say which will succeed and which will fail. In the first two chapters of Experience and Education, John Dewey analyzes the benefits and the disadvantages of each schooling environment. There is not a school that is completely s...
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An Examination of the Practice of Code Switching in the Classroom
Code Switching in the Classroom Most of us adjust the way we speak for the person or people we are speaking to. This can be as subtle as speaking slowly for a child or as obvious as switching to another language entirely. Depending on our situation or surroundings, we may change the way we express ourselves. The term for...
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Why Music Education is Vital for Human and Cultural Development
Over the past decade, policymakers and institutions of education have begun to reprioritize certain programs, determining music education to be of lesser importance than more academically-centered types of education. Many argue that it is of little importance to children who will not become musicians on the professional lev...
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The Non-Academic Factors That Influence the Rise of High School Drop Outs in the United States
Abstract This paper aims to assess some of the non-academic factors that
influence why high school students in the United States drop out of high
school. It will review various policies and plans that have either been
proposed or implemented in an attempt to battle this ongoing problem.
Additionally, this paper will h...
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A Reflection on an Interview about the Political, Legal, Economic, and Cultural Context Impacting an Elementary School
I interviewed four teachers on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at California Elementary school in Costa Mesa, California. Later during my interview with the principal of the school, I used the notes to try and better understand the various contexts that he felt impacted on his school. The first part of the activity was to ident...
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The Introduction of the Common School Movement and the Importance of Educating Women and Minorities
Historically, the shift away from the practice of exclusively providing schooling (education) to male children of the rich and affluent was officially underway with the introduction of the “Common School movement” founded by the American philanthropist Horace Mann, also called the Father of the modern day educational system...
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The Thoughts and Experiences of Primary School Student Teachers
Summary First of al, this study has been made in Turkey. The aim of the
current study is to scrutinize the thoughts and experiences of primary
school student teachers, who study at the Faculty of Education, Pamukkale
University. Then, the purpose of the research article, "Philosophical
Change in Education: A Desired...
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The Effects of Homework on Elementary Kids
The Effects of Homework on Elementary Kids Homework is a staple of education for students of all ages. Students are expected to learn material during school, then go home at the end of the day and continue learning through practice and application, which is done with homework. Homework is defined by Harris Cooper, a profes...
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The Evaluation Process in Educational System
While implementation of a program is important, the sustainability of the program must be considered. Likewise, systems must be put into place to monitor and evaluate the program to ensure that the program continues to reach the goals of what it was set out to do. A clear understanding the organizational needs is essentia...
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Positive and Negative Effects of Homework on Students
The Homework Debate and The Flipped Classroom A very popular debate in the world today is the effect of homework on students. So, this raises the question, “is homework a good or bad thing? Is it positive or negative?” Homework is sent home with students on a daily basis. These students are already weighted down by extracu...
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Understanding Diversity in Children as an Educator
Teachers and professional educators have a duty to be knowledge and aware that diversity influences how one teaches, behaves, interacts, and communicates with those in the surrounding the education profession. The teacher should make every effort to understand, accept, and adapt to as many social and ethnic backgrounds as p...
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Career Development Should Began as Early as Elementary School
According to the article Career development in the elementary schools: A perspective for the 1990s, career development should began as early as elementary school. Personally, my memories of career education in elementary school are somewhat vague. One experience I do recall was career day in which parents were invited int...
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A Discussion on Behavior Management for Elementary School Students
Behavior Management for students in Elementary Schools “Success of students depends upon the teacher teaching the group of students”, is the concept of many people. An important aspect missing in this belief is the behavioral aspect of the students towards the classroom environment. In times like today, when the single m...
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An Analysis of the Assessment in Provincial Achienevent Testing for Grade Six Students
Analysis of Assessment The provincial Achievement Testing for grade 6 students was created to determine how well students are learning what they’re expected to learn, to inform Albertans about students’ achievement relative to provincial standards, and to assist schools, school authorities, and the province in monitoring...
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My Experience and Observations Made at Washington Elementary School
School Observation Paper Introduction After my blast from the past with my day observing the Kindergarten classroom of Washington Elementary I gathered a lot of information that I knew would be useful for my paper. The structure of my paper will consist of my experience in the classroom and my observations and connections...
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