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30 May 2008
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Too Dumb To Know You're Smart?

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Since World War II high school students have become increasingly used to government imposed standardized testing: its language, its implications, its impact. Graduation tests and college admissions tests like the SAT are hotly disputed, but the Advanced Placement testing program is a breath of...

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. The term...

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 pulled out of...

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 was a tipping point...

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...

28 Apr 2008
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Purposes of Education

Presentation - 6 pages - Educational studies

What educational purposes should schools seek to attain? What educational experiences can be provided to help attain these purposes? How can these educational experiences be effectively organized? How can we determine whether (and to what extent) the purposes have been attained? Strengthen the...

28 Apr 2008
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Integrating Moral Dilemmas

Presentation - 27 pages - Educational studies

“Let's make one thing perfectly clear-you are a character educator. Whether you are a teacher, administrator, custodian, or school bus driver, you are helping to shape the character of the kids you come in contact with. It's in the way you talk, the behaviors you model, the conduct you...

24 Apr 2008
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The Creation of a Special Education Graduations Requirements Committee and Creation of Special Education Graduation Requirements Framework with regard to the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Tutorials/exercises - 15 pages - Educational studies

What does a high school diploma signify? Does it signify mastery of a specific subject set? An ability to succeed in college? An ability to obtain gainful employment? A high school diploma is a nationally accredited document, a document has benefits including, enabling a person to be eligible for...

22 Apr 2008
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Teen Pregnancy: The need for a Comprehensive Sexual Education Program in Massachusetts

Case study - 9 pages - Educational studies

Why does the United States have almost four times the rate of teen pregnancies as France? Almost nine times the teen pregnancy rates of the Netherlands? Other nations have sexual education implemented in an effective manner within their school systems. France has implemented a mandatory sexual...

21 Apr 2008
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Pre-Travel Advice Sysytem in The UK - An Assesment

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

The UK residents are well-recognized international travelers exploring different parts of the world including disease endemic regions like the Indian Sub-continent & the Africa. This pattern of travel makes them vulnerable to infectious diseases like malaria and diarrhea, which are communicable...

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 meanings of these...

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 essential...

14 Apr 2008
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"The Separation Between Meaning and Its Signifiers and Identity as the Form Outside: The Possibilities Within Identity Politics"

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

A country subjects itself to the hegemony of essentialism through its use of borders to define its geography and its attempts to effectively identify itself through the distillation of its dominant cultural characteristics. It subscribes to the notion of hierarchy through the resulting...

03 Jan 2008
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The Responsibility of University Administration Off-Campus: How far Does Liability Extend, and Under What Circumstances Does it Exist?

Thesis - 6 pages - Educational studies

Universities and colleges in the United States have long been held legally responsible for their students, even though the circumstances surrounding this responsibility have evolved over time. The basis of this responsibility lies in the concept of in loco parentis, when a university takes the...

03 Jan 2008
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The Practice of Sophism in Athenian Politics, Religion, and Decision Making

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Educational studies

In this paper I will discuss the study of sophism as a system of education in ancient Greece and the ways in which it impacted the inhabitants and the conflicts of the ancient Greek society. In the first part I will discuss the subject matters that sophists taught, the reasons why young...

11 Dec 2007
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Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Presentation - 9 pages - Educational studies

Developed and introduced by Howard Gardner in 1983 Gardner suggests that “each individual manifests varying levels of these different intelligences, and thus each person has a unique cognitive profile” Students with high rhythmic intelligence will: Seek patterns in new information...

03 Dec 2007
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Kindergarten Lesson Plan: Fun With Patterns!!

Course material - 3 pages - Educational studies

Objectives: The students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of patterns by creating and finishing patterns that involve colors, shapes, objects and numbers. Content: *Patterns can be made from colors, shapes, objects, numbers, etc. * Definition: Patterns = are...

03 Dec 2007
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Classroom Management Plan

Course material - 8 pages - Educational studies

In my classroom I expect to be an effective teacher. For this to occur I need to have effective classroom management. I will create an environment that feels safe for the students so that they can focus on learning. For me, classroom management does not go hand in hand with discipline. This is...

03 Dec 2007
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Kindergarten lesson plan title: Apple sentences

Course material - 3 pages - Educational studies

The students will be able to write out original sentences that describe apples. The students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of phonics by using the sounds in a letter/word to write out the words they want to use. The students will be able to demonstrate their ability to write upper...

03 Dec 2007
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Kindergarten Lesson Plan Title: Counting and Sorting Turkeys!

Course material - 2 pages - Educational studies

The students will be able to demonstrate their ability to count objects and to sort those objects by how many feathers the turkeys have. The students will be able to identify same and different by the attributes of color, shape, size, and kind and sort those turkeys by their differences. The...

03 Dec 2007
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Kindergarten Lesson Plan Title: Investigating Pumpkins

Course material - 3 pages - Educational studies

The students will be able to generate questions based on their observations of pumpkins. The students will be able to investigate those questions and find answers to their questions. The students will be able to use measurement devices to find their answers. The students will be able to...

28 Oct 2007
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Circulation assistant cover letter

Sample letter - 1 pages - Educational studies

From Emerson College's human resources website, I learned of numerous openings within the university. I am very interested in the position of circulation assistant, for I am seeking employment in an academic environment and believe that my education and experience will be very beneficial to the...

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 what they...

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 good...

02 Oct 2007
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Inclusion: Should general education and special education students share a classroom?

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Educational studies

“In special education there is a presumption that student success occurs most effectively and efficiently when children with disabilities actually receive education services in general education classrooms and are not removed or segregated in separate education classes” (Luster and...

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 are...

30 Aug 2007
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Censorship in School Libraries

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Educational studies

Public middle and high schools across the nation are pulling books off library shelves because parents, administrators, or teachers deem them inappropriate for student use. By removing books from libraries, faculty and parents are putting students in these censored schools at a disadvantage...

18 Aug 2007
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The Knowledge Economy and Changes in the Research Systems

Presentation - 13 pages - Educational studies

Research is the activity that many believe serves to identify, create and attract excellence to the world of grant, despite the fact that certain governments are seeking to draw a line between « Research» and grant.