Essays Tagged: "K through 12"

Computers and Education

that computers are essential for our modern education. They are indispensable studying tool that makes it easier for many people to learn subjects from mathematics to language skills. However, there ... uters.Computers play a significant role in all fields of modern society. They are widely used by banks for account management and by stores for keeping records of sales and inventory. Computers are al ...

(1 pages) 66 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Characteristics of Excellent Teachers

a good teacher I feel that one needs to be open and understanding of different events that might take place in the classroom. Students today are not treated the same as they were during the beginning ... f education and we have a variety of students which attend our public schools. There are girls, blacks, whites, Hispanic, and Native Americans and a number of other different races participating in ou ...

(5 pages) 226 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Describe a major sacrifice that someone has made for you to attend college or graduate school and how that sacrifice has influenced your life."

d how that sacrifice has influenced your life."I am a 20-year-old student and single mother of two; Kolby, who is 5 and Peyton, who is almost 3. My children have had to make the biggest sacrifice in o ... the biggest sacrifice in order for me to attend college and better our lives. When I was 15, I had Kolby, my son. I was in the tenth grade, the middle of my high school years. When an average student ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Education

Education ExpandedOn graduation day, most graduates are thinking only one thing: At last! Long years of sitting, pen in hand, listening to droning lecturers, pa ... thing: At last! Long years of sitting, pen in hand, listening to droning lecturers, painstakingly taking notes, cramming knowledge into my tender head, and enduring tortuous tests has come to an end. ... ing or teaching (now that's really useful, isn't it?) Educate is further defined as "to develop the knowledge, skill, or character of..." Thus, from these definitions, we might assume that the purpose ...

(5 pages) 79 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Causes and Effects of Homework

Homework is a thing that has been around for many years. While some assignments are big, and some are small ... hing in common: they add a large amount of stress to the student's life.Many things bring on homework: upcoming tests, grades, main ideas that must be learned. These are fair reasons to assign assignm ... r reasons to assign assignments, because they teach you new abilities and let you practice certain skills. With good reasons, there are unfair reasons as well. Teachers who have nothing better to do, ...

(2 pages) 96 4 4.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Education

have trouble understanding English if English is not his/her first language or if English is not spoken in his/her home, and the teacher may have trouble understanding his/her broken English. Differen ... lish. Different social classes also use different slang and voice inflections, and have ways of speaking that contain "hidden meanings". So the "language" a lower-class student uses at home may cause ...

(7 pages) 162 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Changes in My Life

omething you wanted to until it actually happened? Well, I have. I was 11 years old when my life took a sharp turn. I always wanted to come to United States of America to see my father but when I did, ... wanted to come to United States of America to see my father but when I did, having to go to Bear Lakes Middle School became a complete torture and it was a lot different than I thought... On the firs ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

ESL; Senior high school students: old enough to live on their own?

to carry, even for the most gifted and extrovert people. The risen amount of everyday demands are taking a lot more time from your hobbies in addition that you have much harder subjects at school. So, ... you might end up using large amounts of alcohol or some illegal substances to relax more in the weekends!Fortunately there are also many good sides when moving out from the warm haven of home. It's a ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Definition of an ideal teacher - Response to the Quote: "Teaching is all about remebering the curricullum and imparting them to the students without taking interest in it"(From fifth business)

My Philosophy of a teacher.What makes a good instructor? There are lots of factors, which determine the answer to this question, and o ... important aspects of being a good teacher is, I believe, the teaching strategy of a teacher. I think that teachers play a very important role in molding the career of a student emotionally, technical ... career of a student emotionally, technically and intellectually. A good teacher is a person who works with a single powerful goal in mind: working for the best interests of all the students, which he ...

(3 pages) 57 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Boarding Schools Pros v.s Cons

Boarding SchoolsWhat do you think of when you hear the words 'boarding schools'? Personally, I think of a school in a foreign countr ... to bother with bringing their only daughter up. Little did I realize that it would only serve to make the bond between us stronger and better" (pg. 1, The Star). She goes on to discuss how beneficial ... Some students would appreciate boarding schools, and others would loathe them. Personally, I don't know how I'd feel about attending a boarding school. I might love it, but I might hate it, for me it ...

(1 pages) 25 0 2.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What Canada taught me

Have you ever been motivated to really want to do something? I am sure that anyone have had that kind of experience before. Even right now I am pursuing my own goals and recording it on a piece of ... t going to university in the next two years. I am grateful that I am finally able to pull myself back together after failing some courses in grade nine. The most important things in my life right now ...

(9 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

As computers are used more frequently in education, there will be less and less a need for teachers. To what extent do you agree with the statement?

es to teach a wide variety of subjects from maths to languages. All this prompts some people to think that the role of a teacher will be reduced. However, this is not quite true.There is no doubt that ... of teaching and learning. There are software programmes available now to help students with homework, or to assist education in remote areas where access to the services of a teacher is almost imposs ...

(1 pages) 15 1 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Ernie

the education system. Not only has the surprise testing scared many people, the in crease in the work load has affected teachers as well. Accordingly, students are finding the work harder and missing ... ucation should have occurred with children in younger grades so they wouldn't feel the change in workload as apposed to students who were used to a certain workload has suddenly changed on them withou ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Compare And Contrast

o do, however, was to more concretely structure this activity to encourage student achievement. I asked students to create a list of fifty things they wished to accomplish at some point in their lives ... then took the assignment one step further. When students brought the completed list into class, I asked them to select one item from the list that they felt they could accomplish within the next two w ...

(8 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparing and Contrasting Sammy and Tommy's Struggle Against Rules, Authority Figures. and Inflexible Soial Systems in "A&P" and "Gryphon" Respectively

In both "A&P" and the "Gryphon," the main characters exhibit traits that makethem distinctive of each other in the way they struggle against rules, authority figures, andinfle ... ng the customer and the three girlsRespectively. "You didn't have to embarrass them" (132) . He thinks it is inappropriate forhis boss to confront the three girls shopping wearing a swimming costume. ... as is the case of Sammy. When the substitute teacher ordered him together with his two friends to take up their seat, he nor any of his friends put up aresistance. Even though they stared at her, but ...

(4 pages) 45 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bibliotherapy

hancing Reading Comprehension, Self-Concept, and Behavior" deals with the idea of using children books as a form of therapy. It informs the reader on the theory behind "Bibliotherapy" and also how to ... to implement this theory into your teaching practice.For those teachers who have to deal with a lack of family involvement with their exceptional students, this article addresses some of the problems ...

(2 pages) 728 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

All-Access Locker Policies in School

Imagine this: your walking down the hall, trying to understand what your previous teacher just told you and another teache ... nderstand what your previous teacher just told you and another teacher makes you stop. She starts asking you questions. When you are released you realize you have 30 seconds to get clear across the sc ... ool. Now your going to be late your class, you are not going to have enough time to stop at your locker and you have no idea what your previous teacher just explained to you.I believe that any student ...

(2 pages) 441 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Analogy of Time - what we think of time.

It is high noon. A young boy walks swiftly across his schools playground, headed for the backdoor entrance. Compared to other of his ... playground, headed for the backdoor entrance. Compared to other of his age, the boy is quite the looker. As the boy is about to enter the building, he takes a comb out of his pocket and fixes his blon ... teacher is not given the chance to scold him for being untidy. Once inside his classroom, the boy takes a seat at the back by the window. The teacher enters and begins her lesson for the day. She is t ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

American Education Vs. The World

ional development of Asian and European students, American students and the education system are ranked embarrassingly low. "In a 2003 study conducted by UNICEF that took the averages from five differ ... ICEF that took the averages from five different international education studies, the researchers ranked the United States number 18 out of 24 nations in terms of the relative effectiveness of its educ ...

(5 pages) 52 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

humanity programs

riends. The humanities program consisted by the language section and the arts section. With the Greek class, we always went to museums and to the cinema. For example, I remember one time we wanted to ... que way. We stayed after school rehearsing the roles. We practiced all together, and that is how we knew our roles really quickly. After we knew our parts, we helped each other on the emotion part. Fo ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing