Essays Tagged: "School"

Changing the number of days in a school week.

me is important we would get in extra day off. Money is also important and with a four-day week the schools save money. Lastly, test grades were shown to rise.First of all, we would have more time in ... money. Lastly, test grades were shown to rise.First of all, we would have more time in each day at school. In a four-day week the total amount of hours that we spend school would total up to 1122 hou ...

(1 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What is 'hidden curriculum'?

'Every school has two curricula. One is the open curriculum, which we are already familiar with. The other ... rriculum that molds self-esteem, aids or hinders confident social development, that helps make high school a time of pleasant memories, or turns the high school experience into an ordeal.' (Ruby Ausbr ... e phrase 'hidden curriculum' was coined by Brian Jackson in 1968 to draw attention to the idea that schools do more than simply aid the transmission of knowledge between one generation and the next. T ...

(6 pages) 236 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Aims of Education

bjects. This is where a major controversy can develop. Who is to say what is or is not an important school subject? A child can only be taught so much through formal schooling. As a result, a teacher ... In this day and age, most people are formally educated through college, and some go on to graduate schooling. Yet, children during the Industrial Revolution in Britain were formally taught very littl ...

(3 pages) 105 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

A Strong Plan?

he has a strong enough plan to implement his ideas. Kerry tells that he wants to give more money to schools so that they will have sufficient funds to create a better learning environment. This sounds ... on how he would like to achieve this. He also believes that "teachers are the foundation of a great school," (www.johnkerry.com) and that we need good ones in every class. Another part of education th ...

(6 pages) 46 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is the importance of math in education. thoughts and views on why one would choose to study this subject.

The best subject in school to take is mathematics. It has so much to offer and so many different courses to take. As I t ... reat and most of the students in my math class are students in my other classes. The worst thing in school is to be frustrated. Frustration from Math mostly comes from the homework. The homework somet ... re are few reasons math is not my favorite subject, but overall it is. The worst part about Math in school is that there is always homework everyday. This can be a pain but it keeps myself on task and ...

(2 pages) 93 1 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

COMM 215 - Essentials of College English Persuasive Essay

School UniformsSchool Uniforms are being used by schools seen more and more often these days. Why is ... d by schools seen more and more often these days. Why is this happening? Some may say it is because school uniforms are more economically efficient and add to the learning environment. However, some a ... re economically efficient and add to the learning environment. However, some authorities think that school uniforms are a bad idea because they may add more expense to school, do not separate high cla ...

(4 pages) 296 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Choices that students will make as they preceed through school (drugs, stress, choice of friends)

The education that is received during school is very important and useful throughout your entire life. Almost each and every person has an ... ions, expulsions, and consequences from the law. A suspension is capable of lowering performance in school because of the unexcused absence, which causes missing assignments, failed tests, and missing ... ly lower the chances of going to a good college and getting a well-paying job. Going through school and some classes can cause a lot of stress. Dealing with stress inappropriately can cause fru ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2005

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

Argument against School Uniforms

I am against school uniforms because first, families will spend more money on them, second, school uniforms teach ... if they didn't have to buy uniforms. In 2000, American families spent about 1.7 billion dollars on school uniforms. Two separate outfits including: two pairs of pants, two shirts, and a sweatshirt is ... have to buy them more uniforms than that and you would also have to buy them clothes for outside of school so ultimately it's more expensive.Second, School uniforms will teach an unfavorable lesson ab ...

(1 pages) 50 5 3.8 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Future career

e "is no crystal stair", young people have an advantage to choose their future way of life while at school. It gives them a goal to work towards and enables them to choose a right suitable course of s ... s them a goal to work towards and enables them to choose a right suitable course of study. While at school a person may find out that he will need to get some actual work experience to gain enough kno ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

DEADLINES CAUSE STRESS

ssful. Therefore, any challenge we encounter becomes an Olympic event to complete deadline for both school and work at the same time.Often, a student's work in the classroom is compromised for good wo ... lassroom work in a sloppy manner without much effort.Students who do manage to perform well both in school and at a full-time job ususally do so at the expense of their health. For example, many stude ...

(1 pages) 13 0 5.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Government In Our Schools

Federal Government Ran Schools A school ran by the Federal Government? I don't know that would be pretty crazy if you ask m ... Government? I don't know that would be pretty crazy if you ask me. Could you imagine going to your school every day and you think that every thing is cool and fine. That night your school has a Baske ... is cool and fine. That night your school has a Basketball game in Battle Creek and you walk in the school and it looks exactly like yours. That would be stupid lets go over some of the things that wo ...

(2 pages) 374 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cause And Effect Essay On Private Schools

Private schools should be eliminated. There are a number of causes and effects to persuade someone to elimin ... ld be eliminated. There are a number of causes and effects to persuade someone to eliminate private schools.People use private schools for three different reasons; people wanting their kids in a schoo ... le wanting their kids in a school with the same type of kids, they move their children to a private school because of disciplinary reasons, and they think that the quality is better.The positive effec ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cheating In School

Persuasive Essay Cheating In Schools Students today are having more tests to take in school so that their communities and parents ... tests to take in school so that their communities and parents can see how much they are learning in school. Having students tested school districts how much they are learning and how much they know be ... ext level. Students of all ages are drawn to one point in their lives of thinking about cheating in school and taking the step of actually cheating. Not only cheating on tests but homework or other pr ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Drug Testing

Drug Testing Drug testing in schools is a major issue in schools in our society today. There are many issues concerning this topi ... is a major issue in schools in our society today. There are many issues concerning this topic. Some schools think it helps to keep kids safe in extracurricular activities and other things. But others ... violation of rights. This is one of the things that hold a barrier between random drugs testing in schools (www.askjeeves.com). Drug testing is used for people who are suspected to be using drugs. It ...

(2 pages) 15 0 4.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The Effects Of Not Trying Your Hardest In School

The Effects of Not Trying Your Hardest in School This paper was supposed to be about school shootings and the effects they have on kids and wh ... be a paper on something that I'm going through right now would be a better idea. After all, I am in school and I too am going through things that many children will go through as they grow up and cont ... y children will go through as they grow up and continue to go through as long as they are attending school. I used to think that school was not such a big deal and that procrastination was okay. After ...

(1 pages) 1171 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cliques

At my old school, there were 50 kids in my grade. I knew each one by name and had probably spoken with each of ... least five times in my freshman, sophomore and junior years. There were cliques, just like in every school, mainly "popular", "goth/punk", "Asian" and "preppy/ nerds". This is just the way things are ... freak and a nerd. Then the same people who tormented him act shocked and wonder why he shot up the school. The reason is pressure.In the three years I spent at Chapel Hill, from the first day I hung ...

(3 pages) 354 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Carrer

year I made $35,000 and the second year $65,000. I don't work everyday.5. What kind of training and schooling did you have to go through? 1,600 hours of cosmetology training, chem., elecbacheriology, ...

(1 pages) 358 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How both "Vendetta" and "The School Teacher's Guest" deal with ideas of justice and revenge.

two trusses of straw” or why she bought so many black puddings.The main character of “The School Teacher’s Guest” is Ines the schoolteacher, Riad Halabi, her best friend is also a ... s the way the two woman go about taking revenge, where the Widow Saverini looks to take revenge the School Teacher does nothing of the sort. She didn’t try and find her sons murderer she just kne ...

(4 pages) 12 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Alternative Ending to Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

g with you. Can I? Okay?”I didn’t want Phoebe to come with me, it was important she go to school. That little girl can be stubborn as hell though. She started to bawl and I didn’t quite ... he phonies. I couldn’t leave her to see all the “fuck you” signs on the walls of her school. I figured the best thing to do was to take her with me like she wanted to and save her from ...

(2 pages) 13 0 1.0 Feb/2008

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

A Critical Review of Articles Containing School Related Issues

tions on how my overall study has developed my understanding of aspects of teaching and learning in schools.The first article is edited by Phillip Jackson, and is titled 'life in classrooms' .The auth ... on to the reality of classrooms by highlighting the experience of pupils. He sets out the nature of school attendance and of the school context: schooling is compulsory; a pupil is one in the classroo ...

(11 pages) 50 0 5.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education