Essays Tagged: "Exam"

Differences in education systems

d, in contrast in US high schools students can take a lest those classes that they like. Third, the exams in my country was pretty the same as US system.First of all, in my county all high students we ... k full time and have other expenses it is not easy to buy clothes for their children every day. For example, one of my friend's daughter goes to high school and her mother works full time she is not m ...

(3 pages) 204 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Coping with exams.

coping with examstesting timesby Audrey ThompsonWhich of the following statements is correct?Exams are stressful ... drey ThompsonWhich of the following statements is correct?Exams are stressfulRevision causes anxietyExam pressure can make you ill.If your answer is 'yes' to any of the above... then you are not alone ... If your answer is 'yes' to any of the above... then you are not alone.It is no surprise that taking exams is one of the most stressful times in a young person's life, particularly as their importance ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Keeping your cool in exams.

keeping your cool in examsWhen the big day arrives it is too late to worry any longer over whether you have revised enoug ... some more advice from experts:Try to have a good breakfast. Getting hungry during the middle of an exam can be distracting, especially if your concentration is already waning.Make sure you know when ... stracting, especially if your concentration is already waning.Make sure you know when and where the exam will be.Give yourself plenty of time to get there and calm your nerves. Rushing only adds to th ...

(1 pages) 78 5 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Examination mal-practices and how they can be curbed.

There is no doubt that examination mal-practices have devalued theworth ofour certificates. It has become a malignant tumor ... surgeon. Experts have written on this issue and solutionsprofferedbut it was taken with levity. The examination bodies know that theyhavelost the battle against all forms of mal-practices. They know r ... hecancellation of results and this makes many innocent people suffer.The solution to the problem of examination mal-practices should startfromthe grassroot. Good teachers should be employed in both pr ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

The effects on standardized testing on both the teachers and students.

tudents all the knowledge they are supposed to learn in that specific grade or do they teach to the exams. Do these standardized tests really prove anything? How usefully are they to the state, the te ... parent? This paper will look at what exactly these tests are, whether teachers are teaching to the exams, do's and don't for teachers who need to teach these exams, as well as what we learn from thes ...

(5 pages) 203 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Examination mal-practices and how they can be curbed

There is no doubt that examination mal-practices have devalued the worth of our certificates. It has become a malignant tum ... rgeon. Experts have written on this issue and solutions proffered but it was taken with levity. The examination bodies know that they have lost the battle against all forms of mal-practices. They know ... e cancellation of results and this makes many innocent people suffer.The solution to the problem of examination mal-practices should start from the grassroots. Good teachers should be employed in both ...

(2 pages) 26 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This paper is about the US high school system adn the way they prepare kids for college. many teachers are too lenient and it is hurting the students adn their expectations once they get into college.

eway. High school courses are too lenient because high school teachers make them that way. One good example that proves just how much leeway secondary education offers students is that on average, pro ... study skill courses are not offered. How must a school system expect that one study efficiently for exams if they don't show how? Clearly people have been studying for many years and there is no set w ...

(4 pages) 157 1 2.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The English School System/ This essay argues that the English school system (in UK) shuts out students and denies them a chance at a decent education if they don't preform well in exams.

s English universities. However, the majority of the population, those that failed that one crucial exam at ages as young as three, are left unenthusiastic, underachieving learners with little hope of ... bettering their position.The unique practice of forcing young children to pass future- determining exams puts unneeded pressure on the child and takes the fun out of learning. Young boys like my brot ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

As explained in the last email the first step in the hiring process is going to be the written exam

One thing you should keep an eye out for on written examquestions is the use of "concrete" or "absolute" words.These are words such as: always, never, e ... m with these words is that they are ruling outany chance of exceptions to the rule. An overly simpleexample would be a statement such as "Its always cloudywhen its raining".As explained in the last em ... ning".As explained in the last email the first step in the hiringprocess is going to be the written exam. It is absolutelyCRITICAL that you do everything you can to score as high aspossible.-->> ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Keep Trying

and studying, Matt snuck out of his house almost every night and had a smoke. Then when they had an exam Matt always got a perfect mark, while Peter got around 80%.Peter was determined to beat Matt; t ... lways got a perfect mark, while Peter got around 80%.Peter was determined to beat Matt; their major exams were coming up soon, so Peter spent every night studying. Matt on the other hand, spent his ti ...

(1 pages) 61 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Examinations should be abolished Are they good or bad, and what are some alternatives to them?

Exams - a word that many students dread to hear, a word that seems to have the magical power to tran ... agical power to transform a happy and cheerful person into a frustrated and nervous wreck. What are exams, and should they be done away with entirely?Examinations, exams for short, are longer and more ... erforming academically. however, as time progressed, more and more emphasis was placed on tests and exams, and it reached the stage when a pupil was said to be fooling around just because he/she did b ...

(1 pages) 10664 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

SAT: Not Used?

ure of potential performance and skills acquired by the student. Others debate that in reality, the exam tests the aptitude of the high school students, not the concrete subjects taught in schools. Wh ... ts, with skills that permit us to become superior writers in preparation for the composition on the exam. Consequently, we gain mandatory knowledge for writing sophisticated essays. In addition, the c ...

(6 pages) 50 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Examinations should be maintained.

Do examinations cause in schooling an threaten creativity? Some education experts doubt the value of tr ... ns cause in schooling an threaten creativity? Some education experts doubt the value of traditional exams and advocate alternative assessments, such as projects, interviews and teacher observation. Ho ... ssessments, such as projects, interviews and teacher observation. However, despite there drawbacks, examination should not be abolished. They are essential for two reasons: to monitor learning and to ...

(1 pages) 745 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Examinations should be maintained.

Do examination cause stress in schooling and threaten creativity? Some experts doubt the value of tradi ... tion cause stress in schooling and threaten creativity? Some experts doubt the value of traditional exams and advocate alternative assessments, such as projects, interviews and teacher observation. Ho ... ssessments, such as projects, interviews and teacher observation. However, despite their drawbacks, examinations should not be abolished. They are essential for two reasons: to monitor learning progre ...

(1 pages) 792 0 1.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How I Learn

ot change my study habits and I got more and more comfortable with it. When I was preparing for CXC exams, I tried to study weeks before the exam. However this was futile. When I tried to study, my mi ... ain focus. I was back in the same old habit as I found my self started studying two days before the exam. When I studied this time, I found my self concentrating for up to an hour and a half each time ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Cheating In School

Parents tell their children that it is very bad to cheat in school for any reason. Many times, for example they tell them stories about what happens to students when they cheat and maybe their own pe ... many different levels of school. Students may not have studied as much as they have liked for that exam and are looking for alternative ways in doing well. For example, a friend might have just taken ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Final Examination

neficial and unnecessary as apart of a student's education. While others students argue, that final examinations don't allow a student to demonstrate to their full ability and understanding. Writing y ... on't allow a student to demonstrate to their full ability and understanding. Writing year-end final examinations cause unnecessaty stress, pressure, and unclear test results.To begin, writing a year-e ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Should exams be obolished

Exams. The word that most student fear off. Exam is a part of school life that all students have to ... ar off. Exam is a part of school life that all students have to go through. There are advantages in exams that are held in school. But there are people who think that exams give more disadvantages to ... ople who think that exams give more disadvantages to the students. Even though some people say that exams should be abolished because they encourages cramming, I believe that they should not be abolis ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Should Exams be Abolished or Not?

Exam is a word that most students fear off. A word that has a magic power to change a happy person i ... wever, it is a big part of the school that all students have to go through. There are advantages in exams, but there are people who think the opposite that exams have more disadvantages to the student ... ite that exams have more disadvantages to the students and should be abolished.Some people say that exams should not be abolished, because they say that exams are the only way for teachers to see the ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Knowledge without application is worthless

wledge we fail to see 'those geniuses' getting successful.I'll support my idea by a very well-known example which I know would be acceptable to all my fellow friends sitting here. This example is of B ... hen u don't know how to apply ur reading skills how wud u read?Interestingly every student wants an exam free life, don't we hate exams? Yes we do… its bitter but a fact that if we are not test ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing