Essays Tagged: "classrooms"

High Schools do not adequately prepare students for college

oming adult life. High schools do not adequately prepare students for college. Too many students in classrooms leave the slower learners to fall behind. Not enough time in each class forces teachers t ... o skip important topics. Some teachers do not motivate their students to learn.Too many students in classrooms leave the slower students to fall behind. There are not enough teachers for each class to ...

(2 pages) 321 5 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Racism in Huck Finn by Mark Twain

n order to rid ourselves from this racism, African American literature should be read more often in classrooms throughout the United States. Anything less will simply perpetuate racism.The American He ...

(3 pages) 161 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

The use of School uniforms in America. A continuing debate

t making school uniforms mandatory would help the school systems. School uniforms would help unruly classrooms, also students would not have to buy expensive clothes and students would not get killed ...

(2 pages) 156 1 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Technology is Changing Education

ies, buteducators will need to adapt current lesson plan to incorporate this new medium intoall the classrooms. The only problem is that some of today's schools are hindered byan under-powered technol ... y a few of the educationalprograms available to students.'The successful use of technology in a few classrooms is not enough, becausedeveloping a successful technology using school requires careful pl ...

(5 pages) 625 1 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

OBE. The Restructuring Of American Society.

and more funds than ever are being appropriated for public education. What's going on in America's classrooms?Up until the 1980's most schools used a standards based curriculum. In the traditional cl ...

(8 pages) 180 0 4.7 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Being the one who cares. Speaks of the necessity of teachers being open and understanding of different events that might taka part in the classroom. Discusses also prayer in the classroom, AIDS and tenure

This is a wonderful accomplishment in our society. The varietyof backgrounds which are found in the classrooms gives our youngstudents a better understanding of different races andnationalities. Howev ...

(9 pages) 166 0 5.0 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

defendant's opening statement

ast spring. In Shamrock University Law School's classroom building. Our hallways were quiet and our classrooms were almost empty. And then, in a student courtroom, something happened that astonished e ...

(5 pages) 75 2 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A brief summary of the Liberal approach to international political economy.

Today, in classrooms across the country, Liberal economic theory is being taught to students eager (or not so ...

(7 pages) 157 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Should Huck Finn be taught in the classroom? Twain was not a racist; he was simply exposing racism in his novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

lease a minority all throughout history, it would be nonexistent. Huck Finn should be taught in the classrooms because it is a vital part of American literature. As the first ?truly American novel,? i ...

(3 pages) 182 3 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

A look at the moral crisis of the 1920s - specifically: prohibition, fundamentalism, and the new women known as "flappers".

om their beer. There were those wanted the opportunity to tell differing views on creation in their classrooms. Also, most notably, there were women who were tired of being forced to be housewives and ...

(5 pages) 174 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Walking Proof" Lewis Lapham's point of view in his essay "School Bells".

teract with other people via television and the internet. These two programs are put to use in many classrooms and equip students with the knowledge of subjects ranging from current events to art. I a ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

my accounts of september 11th

m ready to go to day care. We took the kids to the day care center and we took them to their usual classrooms- gave them a hug and a kiss and said "goodbye." We left and started our commute toward G ...

(8 pages) 74 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Motivation and styles of learning.

98). Another technique, the "Jigsaw Classroom," has also been successful in changing the setting of classrooms, without changing curriculum, from unequal competition to co-operation among equals. This ... n recent years. Such an increase has not been found to affect academic achievement, however, larger classrooms can increase anti-social behaviour. Perhaps such large classroom sizes leave students fee ...

(5 pages) 527 1 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

In Today's Technological Society, is the Push Towards a "Wired" Educational Environment Hindering Students' Ability and Opportunity to Acquire Needed Basic Skills in the Classroom?

in turn the movement of all aspects of society towards a more high-tech way of life, some feel that classrooms and education need to be in the fast lane of the information super highway as well. Conve ... ftware instead of on the subject at hand, learning can diminish rather than grow. "Computers in the classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s," Clifford Stoll, the author of Silicon Snake Oil: Second ...

(13 pages) 295 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

English Composition I, Opinion paper on what The Perfect High School would be...

ctions. Equally important is the design of the interior of the building. Aside from the facilities, classrooms, cafeteria, and other necessities, surface treatments and interior design would be carefu ... ide all needed services, free from distraction, it is easy to create a better learning environment. Classrooms would be arranged in circles or groups to promote social development. No more than sevent ...

(2 pages) 69 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The prospects of reducing the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan.

nd Aquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). AIDS should be viewed as a three-front war: first, the classrooms of Africa, second the clinics of Africa and third, international action (anon2 2000:Inter ...

(7 pages) 99 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Justification for the use of creative drama in the classroom.

richness of children's lives is their play, including language play. If we make room for it in our classrooms by implementing Creative Drama we can help students use this skill to recognize, think ab ... d to teach.Teachers tend to relegate drama to theater courses, isolating drama techniques from most classrooms. Yet, the literature on classroom drama suggests that there is considerable untapped pote ...

(5 pages) 105 1 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Technology: should it be in or out of the classrooms? How technology is destroying the democratic educational system, and what can be done to prevent it

Jessica MorganDr. Nathaniel PrestonEnglish 118, Paper 3October 8, 2003"Technology: In or Out of the Classrooms"Imagine growing up in "Privilege Suburbia, USA;" you spend your days surfing the World Wi ... o distribute technology without discriminating against income, we should no allow technology in the classrooms.Another social gap caused by technology is that between the young and old. With so much e ...

(5 pages) 162 1 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Ophelia's Role in William Shakespeare's Hamlet.

This essay is more abstract than the average character analysis, it probably wouldn't fly in most classrooms. But I wrote this for an Advanced Placement Language and Composition class and that of co ...

(4 pages) 105 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is an essay i wrote on animal testing and why it should be stopped.

they ways testing can be avoided.Animals used for education range from frogs that are dissected in classrooms to dogs that undergo open heart surgery to train surgeons. Dissection was considered the ...

(3 pages) 191 5 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays