Essays Tagged: "school age children"

Drug Abuse In Schools. Parents think the safest place for their school age children is in school, but they could be surprised at the statistics of drug and alcohol abuse.

Drug Abuse In SchoolsMost people think the safest place for their school-age children to be is in school. Parents ... k the safest place for their school-age children to be is in school. Parents send their children to school for an education in "reading, writing and arithmetic." However, is this the only education th ... n Thursday, September 6, 2001, the answer is definitely "no." Drugs seem to be a focal point in our schools, and the demand increases as the children reach high school. A survey by the National Center ...

(3 pages) 326 1 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Mumps

disease when the salivary glands, on one or both sides of the jaw, swells. Mumps usually occurs in school age children, but young adults may catch the disease. Everyone born before1957 has already h ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Learning disorders, empasizes on dyslexia

The following paper discusses learning disorders, specifically, dyslexia, that are present within school age children between the ages of seven and twelve. During this age, most average children hav ...

(3 pages) 134 1 4.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Dyslexia

enThe following paper discusses learning disorders, specifically, dyslexia, that are present within school age children between the ages of seven and twelve. During this age, most average children hav ...

(3 pages) 87 0 3.8 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The correlation between sleep patterns and learning patterns of children.

"Sleep, Neurobehavioral Functioning, and Behavior Problems in School-Age Children"Avi Sadeh, Reut Gruber, and Amiran Raviv wrote the article, "Sleep, Neurobehavio ... , and Amiran Raviv wrote the article, "Sleep, Neurobehavioral Functioning, and Behavior Problems in School-Age Children," in 2000, which may be found in the journal Child Development, volume 73, numbe ... re the associations between sleep and neurobehavioral functioning (NBF) in everyday children of the school age using objective measures, focusing on whether younger children would show a stronger effe ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Childhood Obesity: Time to Face the Facts.

problem?Childhood Obesity: Time to Face the FactsThe facts speak for themselves. Today, one in five school-age children fulfills the classic definition of obesity, weighing 25% more than the ideal for ... selves that their quickly growing child isPage 2still okay a few years later. When the child begins school and is still considerably larger than the neighborhood kids, the parents simply state that "h ...

(5 pages) 281 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A definition paper for the word back pack.

backpack is a bag that is made of fabric, used to carry articles, and normally worn on one's back. School-age children and hikers most frequently use it. A backpack can be a very useful item, making ... owever, in recent years, wearing a backpack has become more of a fashion statement for many younger school-age children. Many children would not dare to carry their books in their hands or under an ar ...

(3 pages) 196 7 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Understanding and Overcoming ADHD

ry little to do with intelligence, so it is possible to be very smart and still have ADHD." 3-5% of school-age children are affected by ADHD. Hyperactivity is easy to spot, and more boys than girls te ... too." (Beal 10)It is best to get evaluated for ADHD as early as possible. In most cases, someone at school, a teacher, counselor, or principal suggest a student be tested for ADHD. The evaluations usu ...

(6 pages) 98 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Disorder: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ated enormous public concern for obvious reasons. Perhaps the most obvious one may be the number of school age children affected by the disorder. NIMH estimates that 2-5% or 2 million young children a ... the disorder. The disorder may not be diagnosed until a child is in the early grades of elementary school.Young children during preschool will often show symptoms of hyperactivity before the age of s ...

(8 pages) 106 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Dealing with Defiance

fiant Disorder (ODD) is a unique interaction of ill-fitting temperaments that can occur at home, at school, and within the community. "Five to fifteen percent of all school-age children have ODD" (AAC ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Child development

sunderstoodminds). Moreover, ADHD seems to be more common in boys then in girls. About 5 percent of school-age children have been diagnosed with it; and over one percent of teenagers and adults have A ... re were times when it was hard for my son to keep his mind on tasks that he needed to complete like school work. Moreover, when my son was first diagnosed with it, I was told by one of his doctors tha ...

(10 pages) 203 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Childhood Obesity-Are the parents to blame?

n, like the rest of Americans, are living more and more sedentary life styles. Childhood obesity in school-aged children is rising, and it's the responsibility of the parents to prevent this from happ ... .Much more than an aesthetic issue, childhood obesity is a major health problem. Today, one in five school-age children fulfill the medical definition of obese, weighing 25% more than the ideal for hi ...

(6 pages) 227 2 4.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"Mr. Holland's Opus"

how realistically this movie reflects the impact of art in education for adolescents, the struggle schools consistently face to keep the humanities in education during times of fiscal restraint, and ... education, who should bare the responsibility of providing access to arts and other humanities for school age children, how should an arts education be approached, what past philosophies influence th ...

(7 pages) 69 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Welcome to District Four East Multnomah County

/ Clackamas county line. District four hosts Mt. Hood Community College as well as six public high schools, and thirty-eight public middle and elementary schools providing education for 35, 800 schoo ... are many important issues concerning the Multnomah County area. A very important one includes K-12 school funding. This crisis has prompted the county to levy a temporary income tax in 2003 as a one- ...

(6 pages) 18 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

No Child Left Behind Act

amount of federal programs that seek to progress the performance of America's primary and secondary schools by increasing the standards of responsibility for states, as well as providing parents more ... ards of responsibility for states, as well as providing parents more flexibility in selecting which schools their children will attend. Furthermore it promotes an amplified focus on reading and re-per ...

(10 pages) 379 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

How Computer Technology Changed My Life

Upon graduation from high school, 25 years ago, I chose Information Technology as my course of study at the local community co ... grasp the concepts from his instruction. I concluded that the field was not for me, my interest in school dwindled and I stopped attending after only a year. I did not realize how wrong I was in my a ... hey would like their eggs cooked and what type of bread they would like them on. Luckily for me, my school age childrendemanded I buy a computer so they could have what some of the other children in t ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Experimentation Critique/Dental decay - Foundations of Research--RES320

of fluoride as a major component in decreasing dental decay.According to the report, 60% to 90% of school-age children and a large number of adults continue to have dental decay. Dental decay is the ... uoridation were observed. In this research, the salt fluoridation was obtained by salt consumption, school meals, large kitchens, and in bread. Columbia, Costa Rica, and Jamaica use all four methods o ...

(9 pages) 276 1 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Britney Spears: Role Model Or Irresponsible?

The music industry has a tremendous effect on the social and cultural lifestyles of school-age children. Most Elementary and Junior high age children are buying CD's in record numbers ...

(4 pages) 1231 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Concrete Operational Stage

ges 11-16 5. Late formal operations stage-ages 16 to adulthood In this paper I have concentrated on school age children, ages seven to eleven who are in the concrete operational stage.At around the ag ... , a child would arrange a row of sticks in either ascending or descending order of length. Older preschoolers would be able to create the series but they will probably make many mistakes and take a lo ...

(8 pages) 82 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Student who Stutters

an have on a student. We will examine the differences in the child who stutters while in elementary school, and junior high school and high school. We will also look at what are the currently accepted ... between the speech organs of the stutterer and those who do not stutter. We will examine different school ages of children who stutter. From the elementary school child who is in the age group that d ...

(7 pages) 50 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education