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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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