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A Definition of Dyslexia and Its Effects on a Child's Family and Education
This paper attempts to define Dyslexia and summarize effects Dyslexia has on a child’s family and on education. This report begins with a definition of this learning disability, moves onto a description of Dyslexia within a family, and is then complimented with details of a school’s common reaction to dyslexic students. In...
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An Experience With Special Education at Horizon Elementary
I was privileged to observe the Special Education department at Horizon Elementary. Overall, it was a lot more moving around than the high school was. The first hour, I got to observe a 5th grade class along with Josh Green. Most of the students seemed disciplined and willing to listen to the teacher. They made it look easy...
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Schools Should Be Well Equipped to Handle Students With Special Needs
Your life is so valuable. That is why those who are struggling with mental issues while in school need the full attention of the staff. When my brother Alex was in sixth grade, he started to develop signs of severe anxiety. It was inevitable that this would happen to either him or myself. After all, my grandfather (even tho...
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An Overview of Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) and Its Mission to Help Women Achieve Their Goals
Most everyone wants to be a part of something, whether that be a team or organization. When most people think of an organization run by women for women, the first thing they think of is a, cliquey, perky, and excessively happy teenage sorority girl. This kind of “Greek” life may not be for everyone during college. Although...
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Why the Labelling of Children and Putting Them in Special Education Programs is Neccessary
Most people are skeptical about the placing of children into Special Education programs offered in their schools. Some parents don’t like seeing their children being “labeled” by the school system and feel that it will limit their academic experience. However, this is not true. First, it must be stated that a child that is...
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The Contributions of Simple Technology in the Education of Autistic Children
Education, aided by simple technology, of Autistic children An annotated bibliography Blenner, Stephanie, Rebby Arathi, and Austyn Marilyn. “Diagnosis and Management of Autism in Childhood.” BMJ: British Medical Journal 343.7829(2011) : 894-99. Web. In this article, several researchers who are dedicated to discipline...
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The Status of Special Education in America
Research Project: Special Education Education is considered by most to be an invaluable asset in a young person’s life. A child’s whole future rests on the quality of education that they receive. For those without disabilities, free education has been in place for almost 150 years. However, it has only been within the pa...
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The Personal Philosophy of a Christian Educator
Successful teachers must select a personal philosophy of education that will emanate through their teaching. These philosophies are crucial for overall effectiveness in the classroom. After reviewing several branches of time-tested teaching philosophies, I have discovered both biblical and secular theories that I believe ar...
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The Flaws of the Sexual Topics in the Education System of the United States
In the United States, the education system allows students to engage with sexual topics early in their lives, beginning sexuality education in the fifth grade and adding more information in the seventh and then ninth grade. However, often the contents of these programs are gendered and patriarchal in construction, controlle...
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The Difference Between Learning From Books and Learning by Experience
There is no doubt that the biggest difference between human beings and animals is intelligence, meaning that human beings can better themselves by means of learning either from books or experiences. Regardless of which form of learning, people can benefit a lot, not only for the increase in intelligence, but for the skills...
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The Importance of Learning the American Sign Language
The Only Unnecessary Language Barrier out there As of today there are around 95 schools specifically for the Deaf and Blind, compare that to the almost 99-thousand public schools (as of the 2009-2010 school year). So with everything mixed deaf schools barely make up .09% of total schooling, and the schools are shutting dow...
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An Annotated Bibliography on the Education of Children with Developmental Disabilities
Lanter, E., Watson, L. R., Erickson, K. A., & Freeman, D. (2012). Emergent literacy in children with autism: An exploration of developmental and contextual dynamic processes. Language, Speech, And Hearing Services In Schools, 43(3), 308-324. This article focused on the emergent literacy skills, print motivation, and home...
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The Negative Effects of Cramming and the Importance of Long-Term Studying
Two Studying Methods If you have been to school you know what cramming is. Procrastinating your work till the very last minute and then covering all of it in one very long study session. You have probably used this popular method of studying to get through a lot of your classes, I know I did. But very few people un...
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An Experiment on the Difference Between Students and Inmates and the Works of Foucalt on Freedom
“Locks” on Freedom Michel Foucault is a writer who writes seemingly pessimistic works on freedom, surveillance on average citizens, and authority figures. Throughout his writing, Foucault portrays the governmental and authority figures of his written society to be overbearing and manipulative, controlling the every move of...
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The Importance of Self-Actualization in Students for Their Education
Croft, Gillian, Wanda Boyer, and Geoffrey Hett. "Self-Actualization: The Heart And Soul Of A Potential-Based Life Skills Program For A Child With Multiple Disabilities." Early Childhood Education Journal 37.1 (2009): 43-49. Academic Search Premier. Web. 14 Mar. 2016. In this scholarly article written by Gillian Croft, Wand...
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An Analysis of Special Education in the Articles
Croft, Gillian, Wanda Boyer, and Geoffrey Hett. "Self-Actualization: The Heart And Soul Of A Potential-Based Life Skills Program For A Child With Multiple Disabilities." Early Childhood Education Journal 37.1 (2009): 43-49. Academic Search Premier. Web. 14 Mar. 2016. In this scholarly article written by Gillian Croft, Wand...
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Inclusion as a Good Approach to Integrate the Disabled Students With the Non-Disabled Students
Essay #2: Final In special education, inclusion is a great approach most often use to integrate the disabled with the non. Most teachers and parents often agree with inclusion, however there are many cons to it. Inclusion is the state of being included within a group, more commonly know as disabled children working along...
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The Importance of Special Needs Children Receiving Special Education
Special Education and Life Skills “We have a responsibility to ensure that every individual has the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, from prekindergarten to elementary and secondary, to special education, to technical and higher education and beyond.”- Jim Jeffords When parents have a responsibility of a...
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The Educational System Should Adapt in the Changing Times
What Should be Taught in Schools? Education is the basic knowledge needed for our lives and our futures. From education, we can take away the skills we need to survive in our society. It is the act or process of imparting or acquiring particular knowledge or skills, as for a profession. Throughout history, the main values...
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Teaching Abstinence, Protection, and the Possible Repercussion of Engaging in Sexual Activities Through Sex Education
Abstinencefrom sex, or performing self-restraint and self-denial from sex, is an age-old concept. Whether it be for personal, cultural, or religious reasons, many young people are taught to abstain from having sex for as long as possible, usually until marriage. They are taught this in hopes of preserving their purity, avoi...
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Traditional and Progressive Education
“The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.” By Jean Piaget. During the last years we could see that education has been improved in many aspects all over the world. What most educational instituti...
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The Failure of Abstinence-Only Sex Education Programs
The Failure of Abstinence-Only Programs         Sex education is important, but many students finish sex education classes with a distorted view of sexuality and without a good understanding of contraception and safe-sex practices. Instead, children only learn that they should not have sex until they are married. Abstinenc...
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An Argument against the Implementation of Longer School Years
Why we Shouldn’t Have Longer School Years There is no need for longer school year, and a higher quantity of education would not be worth the stress it causes the student if it is not equal to the quality of the education, for, following common core standards, it would just push the US further towards the almost robotic min...
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A Comparison of the Differences of Traditional Schooling and Online Schooling
Lively Art of Writing – Touch of Irony: Traditionally Better For the student, the dreaded alarm clock sounds, blaring its obnoxious, unrelenting tone much unappreciated in the early morning. After rushing through his daily hygienic routine and getting dressed, the student frantically searches the kitchen for some sort rese...
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An Examination of the Factors Contributing to a Student's Gap in Achievements
In and Out of School Academics can certainly make a case for different reasons that result in inequality in achievement across different socioeconomic groups and races. There are a multitude of aspects of life in low-income areas that contribute to a gap in achievement. The fact that the gap exists, however, is not up f...
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