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23 May 2008
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The merits and demerits of homeschooling

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

Among educators, child psychologists, and sociologists, the question of home schooling versus public schooling is one of the most controversial subjects of the last few decades. The problem is, however, that there is research supporting one—and only one—side of this argument....

23 May 2008
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The top facts about Hmong students.

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

The Hmong are an Ethnic group native to Asia, specifically Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, specifically the northern, mountainous areas. They are believed to have existed as a group for at least 7,000 years. Most left those areas in the late 60's through the late 70's, after America...

13 May 2008
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Internet Access and the Government

Essay - 5 pages - Educational studies

Internet availability has much improved since its inception. Accessing the Internet has gone from requiring military clearance to traveling to a local library and hopping on a computer. The importance of the Internet has also subsequently risen as more people gained access to it. The Internet is...

06 May 2008
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The Demarcation Problem: Conflict Between What to Teach And What Not To Teach

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

In late 2005 a federal judge barred a Pennsylvania public school from teaching “intelligent design” in its biology classes. The trial had taken six weeks and resulted in a resounding win for those who support the teaching of evolution in the classroom. The ruling...

30 Apr 2008
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Do You Really Need a College Degree?

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

I think this is a question that most adults over the age of 25 ask themselves if they did not attend and complete college right after high school. I sit back nearly one year after finally finishing my degree and remember the multitude of times I asked myself that question. I can laugh now at the...

18 Apr 2008
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Philosophy, Ideology, and Theory

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

Comparison of Philosophy. Ideology and Theory Philosophy, ideology, and theory are terms mentioned frequently in academic discussions. Their meanings are so intertwined, however, that one can easily confuse what term belongs in which context. In this paper, I will discuss the...

17 Apr 2008
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The Definition of Teacher (Summaries of Interviews)

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

The responsibilities of teachers include teaching effectively by considering the individual students' needs in their classroom and using different instructional strategies as appropriate. In addition, teachers should be capable of organizing and connecting ideas and subjects. It is...

23 Oct 2007
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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

It is a well-established notion that in his writings, F. Scott Fitzgerald was able to capture the spirit of the 1920's like few other authors. As a member of the Lost Generation, the group of writers who worked in the years following the First World War, Fitzgerald's novels and short stories are...

22 Oct 2007
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Comparison of Hemingway Stories

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

In the immortal words of William Tecumseh Sherman, “War is hell,” and few wars in history can compare to the raw savagery of World War I . Between the years of 1914 and 1918, an entire generation of men, known as the “lost generation,” was ravaged by the brutality of...

02 Oct 2007
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The Bedroom Wars

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

To abstain or not to abstain? Seems like everyone has their own answer to this question. The educational system is doing most of the answering for us. There are two types of proposed programs that are floating around; abstinence-only programs that teach kids that abstinence is the only...

12 Sep 2007
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Presidential Scholarship Essay Northeastern University

Essay - 1 pages - Educational studies

A goal often lost in the academic and educational world in the necessity of a concrete connection between our academic growth and its application to the real world. In my time at Northeastern, I have worked very hard to balance the knowledge I gained in the classroom with experiences that...