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Dennis Sparks' Views on the Best Models of School Organization and the Organizational Changes That Should be Made
“CHANGE OURSELVES TO CHANGE ORGANIZATIONS.” This is the phrase that opens the second edition of Dennis Sparks’ book titled Leading for Results: Transforming Teaching, Learning, and Relationships in Schools. Results, in this case, are the deep organizational changes that must occur if schools are going to succeed as places o...
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The Effects of Plagiarism, How to Detect Its Presence and How to Avoid It
Honesty is one of the moral virtues that symbolize a person with
integrity and possess positive attributes. To have a strong foundation of
one's academics, academic honesty is paramount. Academic honesty is whereby
a student uses his or her own thoughts and learning materials in advancing
herself in academics (Purdue OWL, 2...
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The Need to Make Urgent Reforms in the Modern Educational System
Urgent Reforms Modern Education Needs Flipping back the pages of history, education seems to have originated from the very beginning of human civilization. We began writing in ink on papyrus and after nearly a fifty centuries, I am typing this essay on Microsoft Word .Everything has changed , ranging from our way of lif...
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The Origins, Current Implementations, and Effects of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
Introduction There are fifty million children ages five to seventeen in the United States and they are all in school whether it be public, private, elementary, or secondary1. This astounding number is due to the fact that all states have compulsory free education ranging from the ages of five to eighteen years2. These stud...
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The Value of the Literate Arts for Education and Learning
The Value of the Literate Arts Education is an integral part of the journey from childhood to adulthood. From as early as age four, children are sent to pre-school, elementary school, junior high school, and then senior high school, all with the goal of being accepted to college to pursue even more education. In the old...
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Effective Leadership in Schools in Rural Thailand
The following is an interview with a former resident of Thailand and we would like to inquire about effective leadership in school in rural Thailand. What is the structure of Thailand’s Education system? Thailand’s education system is provided by the government through the ministry of education. The system entails fift...
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The Need for More Educational Shows in Television in the Gritty Reboots Video
Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” In today’s society, the media tends to focus more on entertainment rather than using their platform to provide an educational program for their viewers. Before mainstream media, television was surrounded by shows like the...
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An Overview of the Reggio Emilia Approach in Learning
The Reggio Emilia approach to learning was developed by Loris Malaguzzi. The philosophy on learning was developed in the years after World War 2. Parents and educators believed that their children were in need of a new way of learning. The Reggio Emilia approach is aimed at the preschool and primary education levels (Gandin...
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A Study on the Philosophy of Education
Philosophy of Education Paper Teachers have been creating philosophies for education since as long as educators have served a purpose. A philosophy in a class room can be anything from spreading equality, lessening the overall achievement gap, treating each student the same, or even providing a welcoming environment to all...
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A Review of How to Use Online Video in Your Classroom, an Article by Jennifer Hillner
Article 4: How to Use Online Video in Your Classroom, Hillner In this article, Hillner talks about a few benefits of using videos in the classroom. She also goes over many different websites that exist to aid teachers in finding educational videos for classroom use, and some copyright considerations when using videos in th...
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A Statement of a Foreign Language Teacher on Personal Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Teaching Philosophy As a foreign language teacher, I want my students to be well-rounded in Spanish. It's important to not only learn the language and grammar, but also to be exposed to the different cultures, customs, and traditions. I believe that by learning about these aspects, this will encourage students...
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A Call for Justice for Fine Arts and Its Educators in Our Society
Justice for Fine Arts and Its Educators “Art and music are the drugs of choice for thousands of kids. If we expect them to just say no to a chemical high, we must recognize the healing alternative, their own creativity. Demand and support the real anti-drug program – arts in education.” -Fred Babb George Washingto...
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The Importance of Social and Emotional Wellness among Students in Schools
Social and Emotional Wellness Social wellness is how we interact with people around us and the relationships and connections that we can create. Our ability to accept the feelings within us and to be aware that they exist is what is known as emotional awareness. These play a major role in growth to ensure that students...
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The Importance of an Effective Classroom Management
Classroom Management Statement It’s easy to assume that teaching revolves around knowledge of material, patience, and a love for kids. These things are all wonderful attributes in a teacher, but a good teacher is one who can effectively manage students in a positive learning environment despite resource availability. Class...
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Catherine McAuley's Life of Making the World a Better Place by Saving and Teaching Millions of Young Girls and Those Who Were Living on the Street
Catherine McAuley was born a Catholic into a family where her father felt strongly to care for the poor and less fortunate while her mother didn’t care for his generosity very much. Luckily, Catherine inherited her father’s empathy and good character to help care for the poor. With that trait, she moved forward to make the...
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A Proposal to Include Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis in the First Year Curriculum
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka for First Year Experience at School I believe that students should be not conformed to this world: but be transformed by the renewing of their minds (King James Version, Rom. 12.2). When new freshmen begin their matriculation to CSM, they are starting their lives as adults. Because th...
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An Analysis of the Opinions of Sir Ken Robinson on Education Paradigms in The RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms
In the video RSA events changing education paradigms, Sir Ken Robinsons presents a speech; he uses the 3 appeals of persuasions while talking to us about what he thinks about education. He goes onto talk about how we can educate our children to take their place in the economies in the 21st century. Throughout the speech he...
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The Use of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory in My Life and Education
Maslows hierarchy of needs was first proposed by Abreham Malso in his 1943 paper, “ The Theory of Human Motivation. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory of a set of categorized needs one needs to fulfil to reach self actualization. When people become self actualized they have reached self fulfillment on the hierarchy of...
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The Evaluation of Two Hypotheses on the Stages of Language Acquirement in Snedeker et al.'s Experiment
In Snedeker et al.’s (2007) experiment, two hypotheses on the stages of language acquirement are evaluated (p. 80). Developmental hypotheses argue that children’s linguistic capabilities grow along with their cognitive abilities (Snedeker et al. 2007, p. 80). Contingent-acquisition hypotheses, on the other hand, push for mo...
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The Different Factors of a Successful Learning and Performance
Savannah is a junior in high school and is preparing for an exam in her beginning Japanese course. The exam will consist of both written and spoken portions. There are different things that relate to Savannah's successful learning and performance. Some of these things include Broca's area, her use of phonemes, modeling, and...
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An Examination of the Advantages of Homeschooling
Homeschooling Homeschooling is a type of Education that allows parents to educate their children at home instead of sending them off to an educational institution such as public or private schools. It is gaining acceptance from the public every year, and many families are looking into this education option for their childr...
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A Comparison of the Ways Adults and Children Learn
    Over the past few years there has been an obsession with academics and the way children learn compared to adults. When comparing the way children and adults learn looking at the brain, attitude, and overall capability and access to learning will help decide the mystery.     “Children have sponge like brains, helping th...
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The Generation's Need for Literature, Music, and Social Courses
College for Love College courses that should be considered by our generation should, in some form, be based off of preparation for who to marry. In reality, only a handful of courses could be used as guide courses to find the one who is right for marriage. Brooks suggests that literature, theatre and science courses are th...
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A Study on the Underlying Reasons for the Polarization of International Chinese Students and American-Born Chinese Students at Northwestern University
Increasing numbers of Chinese internationals are choosing to attend universities in the United States. As the international population grows, a gap between international Chinese students and American-born Chinese students on campuses becomes more noticeable. At Northwestern University, this divide is particularly evident be...
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Gardner's View on the Problems of American Education: The Lost Love of Learning
The Lost Love of Learning America’s education system is test based. Students are constantly being tested on the skills and improvement. Learning has become a matter of simple memorization. Students today have lost their love of knowledge. Knowledge is about not only remembering, but understanding, applying, analyzing, eval...
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