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The easy way out
The easy way out
The easy way out The easy way out Before I started high school, elementary school teachers told me that no one cared about you at the high school. It was a different world and you had to do everything on your own. As I started my first semester, I was working with As and Bs, and great conduct. I learned a lot though. It was true; most teachers really didnt care about their students and followed a lesson plan that had been in repetitive use since the 70s. But that wasnt a problem. I like loo
The Four Arts of Freedom
The Four Arts of Freedom
The Four Arts of Freedom The Four Arts of Freedom In Wayne C. Booths essay Whats Supposed to Be Going on Here? he directly challenges what we consider to be a liberal education and proposes a solution based on revamping the three rs. This long-winded look at the mental ignorance of people today offers several interesting insights, as well as Booths critique of his own proposed solution. Although he admits to having a flawed solution, he does not believe any of the flaws would overthrow h
The Purpose of Education
The Purpose of Education
The Purpose of Education The purpose of our modern education: The delicate tools necessary for our intellectual workshop are achieved by schooling. I suspect that our best tools are realized rather automatically, but if there is to be outside influence, then, best it is done early, as the human mind matures all too rapidly. Children are not consumed with anxiety to learn anything; least of all has it ever crossed their minds that they must learn English. How shall we teach it to them, when the f
The Real Price of A College Education
The Real Price of A College Education
The Real Price of A College Education The Real Price of a College Education So where do you plan to go to college? What college do you go to? Where did you get your degree? I am sure you have heard these questions quite a few times in your lifetime already. You have probably heard these questions from people you do not even know. For these questions to come up so often and by so many people, they must obviously relate to something rather important, a college education. Just how important to you
Truancy Among Students
Truancy Among Students
Truancy Among Students Truancy among Students Truancy has become a growing problem. As the students are truant teachers, vice principals and parents become worried. They do not think that students have enough responsibility to stay out of trouble. The truth is that only a few of the students that are truant do not have the responsibility to stay out of trouble. Truancy is the act of deliberately missing one or more classes. Currently about 50% of the Granite district truants are truant again. Te
Using Study Guides as a Teachin Aid
Using Study Guides as a Teachin Aid
Using Study Guides as a Teachin Aid Glenda Wright LLLS 4636 Using Study Guides As A Teaching Aid A study guide is a teaching aid designed to help students develop reading skills needed to enhance their comprehension of the material is the textbook. Study guides can be very helpful to students who have low comprehension skills. A study guide will ensure that the student will focus their attention on what is important for them to learn. The study guide has to be relevant to the test that will be g
VALUES EDUCATION
VALUES EDUCATION
VALUES EDUCATION PREFACE The moral development of the Filipino youth is very crucial. Changes in society in terms of social responsibility, honesty, integrity, and justice need to be hastened. Regime after regime has come and gone but the Filipino has not taken stock himself and decisively say, I am for God, therefore, all my actions should support this conviction of mine. This fourth year Values Education Book recognizes the wisdom of the Department of Education, Culture and Sports to embar
Vocational Education
Vocational Education
Vocational Education Vocational Education There are many challenges that a nation must face. One is preparing the youth for the careers of tomorrow. Vocational Education prepares the young people for successful careers. The contextual learning teaches concepts as they are applied in real life and the world of work, hands-on problem solving activities/exercises. Linking secondary and post secondary vocational education programs into a seamless career preparation program. Young people used to find
Vouchers and Education
Vouchers and Education
Vouchers and Education l Gore vs. George W. Bush On School Funding Presidential candidates Al Gore and George W. Bush are whetting their stances on what is quickly becoming a central issue in the upcoming presidential election - education reform. Both perceive the issue as an opportunity to draw votes from the other party\'s followers, especially Bush, who stands to gain ground on minority groups, a segment of the population he is particularly weak with. (Business Week; April 10, 2000) The heat
What is teaching
What is teaching
what is teaching In my opinion everyone is in fact a teacher in his or her own right. A teacher is anyone that teaches another an important lesson, a person that shapes anothers life. A teacher is someone who helps a person to get on the right path, who is there to lead them in making the best decisions for themselves. Teaching goes one step further when choosing this as a career. It means devoting your life to helping others. It means taking the knowledge you have acquired over the years and i
What You Never Learned In High School
What You Never Learned In High School
What You Never Learned In High School What You Never Learned in High School Welcome to a world full of sleepless nights, endless responsibilities, and computerized solitaire. Welcome to the land where coffee beans reign and Vivarin rules. Welcome to college. Youve been here before. Sure you have Needful Things -Stephen King This may not be the case with everyone, but I know that when I was in high school, college was my ultimate dream. Unlike most of my peers, high school never held that
Why I like Education
Why I like Education
Why I like Education Throughout my educational career many people have motivated me. I have been inspired by good teachers who have challenged me and then led me to my answers. I have been inspired by the bad teachers who have illusioned me into thinking that teaching was an easy field. I have been inspired by good students who enjoyed school and embraced the power of knowledge. Now I am being inspired by college professors who ask me to think about what I want to be and why I want to do it? I w
Why some student cheat
Why some student cheat
why some student cheat Why Some Students Cheat Nowadays, there are many popular ways for students to cheat in exams. Some students take their notes into the examination rooms. Some students ask their friends the answers by whispering while taking the exams. And some students just try to copy the answers of students who sit in front of them without caring how similar to giraffes they are. It is interesting to focus on the question that why some students still keep cheating in exams even though th
Wollstonecraft and Dickens Fight For Educational R
Wollstonecraft and Dickens Fight For Educational R
Wollstonecraft and Dickens Fight For Educational Reform Wollstonecraft and Dickens: Fight For Educational Reform Although they wanted it in different ways, Mary Wollstonecraft and Charles Dickens both argued for educational reform. Unhappy with the current state of women, Mary Wollstonecraft, in her A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, demanded equal access to equal education for women. Her main tactic was to persuade people that educating women would not only improve society as a whole but soc
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering Civil Engineering Why do I want to be a civil engineer? Until recently, I did not know the answer to this question myself. I was lost when choosing a career. Then, I read about civil engineering, an occupation involving the construction of buildings, roads, and bridges. As I looked farther into civil engineering, I liked many of the other aspects involved with the career. Although the education will be difficult, I have determined that civil engineering is the career that I wan
Eating disorders
Eating disorders
eating disorders Eating Disorders: Physical and Psychological Damages Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and disordered eating. Thats all we see in the bathroom stalls on the seventh floor in Hayes Healy. What exactly are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and disordered eating? Anorexia, bulimia, and disordered eating are habits that become an eating disorder. There are two sides to understanding the problems of eating disorders. One side is the emotional or psychological side that is affect
Enviornment and Engineering
Enviornment and Engineering
Enviornment and Engineering In Earth in the Balance, Vice President Al Gore said the rescue of the environment the central organizing principle for civilization. In the past 150 years, earths resources have been abused and people do not know how to deal with the effects of not treating the earth right. In Educating for the Environment: Higher Educations Challenge of the Next Century, David W. Orr states that people now being educated must learn how to take care of the planet: keep the popula
Granville T Woods
Granville T Woods
Granville T Woods Granville T. Woods African-American inventors have gotten little recognition for their accomplishments. Indeed, it was hard to find information to even write a small report on a single one of them. However, although their names might not be as household as Thomas Edison, that does no mean that African-American inventors have not played just as important of a role in technology in America. Although we might not be able to name any African-American inventors off the top of our he
Hydrology
Hydrology
Hydrology Y O bjbjWW -. = = O ] $ o c \' ; \' \' \' 0 , , \' Z \' : g . t Water Resource Engineering Dealing with the natural resources of our environment, both in management capacities for present needs and safety and in planning for the future available resources, is the responsibility of water resource engineers. Working in the fields of Hydrology and Hydraulics, water resource engineers
16th century english literature survey
16th century english literature survey
16th century english literature survey Eric Knight Professor Bowers English 201 September 12, 1997 16th Century English Literature: An Evolution of the Past Although the literature of England during the Middle Ages may hardly seem comparable to the more elegant literature present during the Renaissance, England=s early literature actually paved the way for the poems and plays of the 16th century. In this respect, English literature of the Renaissance may be seen as a refinement of its earlier wo
A book report on A Voyager Out
A book report on A Voyager Out
A book report on A Voyager Out Frank, Katherine. A Voyager Out: The Life of Mary Kingsley. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1986 Katherine Franks novel A Voyager Out tells the life story of Mary Kingsley. She talks of her childhood, her young adult life, and her traveling life. She wanted to tell the world what this woman explorer did for Africa. Mary Kingsley had a famous family, many of whom were writers. Mary herself wrote two books. In her books however, she leaves out a lot about her life
A brief analysis of The Banking Concept of Educati
A brief analysis of The Banking Concept of Educati
A brief analysis of The Banking Concept of Education A brief analysis of The Banking Concept of Education There have always been numerous theories in relationship to the inadequacy of our education system here in the United States, as well as elsewhere in the world. The education of our children does not seem to be working and ahs also become a very complex and confusing subject, as many immigrants move into the country requiring special language instruction, unnecessary classes such as art an
A Brief Overview Of Title IX and how it effects bo
A Brief Overview Of Title IX and how it effects bo
A Brief Overview Of Title IX and how it effects both Men and Women A Brief Overview of Title IX and how it effects both Men and Women Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is the Federal law which prohibits sex discrimination against the students and employees of any educational agency that receives Federal financial assistance(Mathews I-1). From June 23, 1972 all the way up until today, there has been a constant struggle as to what genderequality actually is. Title IX has had a profou
A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess John Anthony Burgess Wilson was an English novelist and critic. He was born in a small house in Harpurhey and was the son of a bookkeeper and part-time pianist. He was found lying in his cot when he was a baby with his mother and sister dead beside him. They were said to have been victims of the Spanish Flu. Anthony attended the Bishop Bilsborrow- Primary School, Moss Side, Xavier College and lastly Manchester University. He then spent six years as a wartime so
A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess John Anthony Burgess Wilson was an English novelist and critic. He was born in a small house in Harpurhey and was the son of a bookkeeper and part-time pianist. He was found lying in his cot when he was a baby with his mother and sister dead beside him. They were said to have been victims of the Spanish Flu. Anthony attended the Bishop Bilsborrow- Primary School, Moss Side, Xavier College and lastly Manchester University. He then spent six years as a wartime so
A Comparison Contrast of A Brave New World and 198
A Comparison Contrast of A Brave New World and 198
A Comparison Contrast of A Brave New World and 1984 A Comparison Contrast of A Brave New World and 1984Although many similarities exist between Aldous Huxley\'s A Brave New World and George Orwell\'s 1984, the works books though they deal with similar topics, are more dissimilar than alike. A Brave New World is a novel about the struggle of Bernard Marx, who rejects the tenants of his society when he discovers that he is not truly happy. 1984 is the story of Winston who finds forbidden love with
A Conneticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court
A Conneticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court
A Conneticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court In the political and social satire A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court, Mark Twain demonstrates his excessive pride and glory in the political, economic, and technological advances of his time by developing an interesting plot in which an 19th century mechanic travels back to the time of a cruel feudalistic Camelot and attempts to modernize and improve it. Overall, in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court, Mark Twain compares the basic poli
A Proposal for the further study of great writers
A Proposal for the further study of great writers
A Proposal for the further study of great writers A Proposal for the Further Study of Great Writers Dave Vinson ENL 4230 11/20/00 It could be said that the study of Literature and the study of Psychology are a most incompatible mix. Properly schooled in one or the other of these two disciplines, it is the psychologist who will point out the left brain is attributed with the functions of Analyzing, Mathematics, and step-by-step Reasoning and the right brain is likewise concerned with Creative
A Raisin In The Sun
A Raisin In The Sun
A Raisin In The Sun A Raisin In The Sun Dreams are vital to the life of every person. Without dreams, there is nothing to plan or look forward to. The Younger family in A Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry has many dreams for their future that a $10,000 insurance check guarantees them. I also have dreams and hopes for my future, college, a job, and a family are all things that I want to have, some day. Due to Walter Youngers death, his widow, Lena Younger, receives a $10,000 insurance chec
A Raisin In The Sun
A Raisin In The Sun
A Raisin In The Sun A Raisin In The Sun Dreams are vital to the life of every person. Without dreams, there is nothing to plan or look forward to. The Younger family in A Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry has many dreams for their future that a $10,000 insurance check guarantees them. I also have dreams and hopes for my future, college, a job, and a family are all things that I want to have, some day. Due to Walter Youngers death, his widow, Lena Younger, receives a $10,000 insurance chec
A Raisin In The Sun
A Raisin In The Sun
A Raisin In The Sun A Raisin In The Sun Dreams are vital to the life of every person. Without dreams, there is nothing to plan or look forward to. The Younger family in A Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry has many dreams for their future that a $10,000 insurance check guarantees them. I also have dreams and hopes for my future, college, a job, and a family are all things that I want to have, some day. Due to Walter Youngers death, his widow, Lena Younger, receives a $10,000 insurance chec
Adele
Adele
adele In Charlotte Brontes novel Jane Eyre, there is a slightly inconspicuous character that many readers may choose to ignore. The character that I speak of is Adele, the adorable French girl that Edward Rochester has taken as his own. While many people may undermine the importance of this character in the novel, it is easy to see that she plays a vital role in the coming together of Mr. Rochester and Jane Eyre. Unlike many novels or stories, Bronte chooses to use Adele as more of a symbol,
Adventures Of Huck Finn
Adventures Of Huck Finn
Adventures Of Huck Finn Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn All children have a special place, whether chosen by a conscious decision or not, this is a place where one can go to sort out their thoughts. Nature can often provide comfort by providing a nurturing surrounding where a child is forced to look within and choices can be made untainted by society. Mark Twain once said, Don\'t let school get in the way of your education. Twain states that this education, which is provided by society, can act
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Adventures of Huckleberry Finn All children have a special place, whether chosen by a conscious decision or not this is a place where one can go to sort their thoughts. Nature can often provide comfort by providing a nurturing surrounding where a child is forced to look within and choices can be made untainted by society. Mark Twain once said Don\'t let school get in the way of your education. Twain states that this education which is provided by society, can act
Affirmative action
Affirmative action
Affirmative action When people talk about the civil rights movement, the first thing that comes to mind is the famous speech I have a dream by Martin Luther King. His dream in short was to have equality among human beings. For the past thirty years, this country has been revolutionizing humanitarianism because there is greater concern for human welfare than one hundred years ago. The revolution began during the 1960s, and during that era this country was drastically involved in changing the c
Aids and Society
Aids and Society
Aids and Society Brenden English Aids and Society The number of newborns infected by vertical transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus is increasing as the number of HIV-positive women increases within the United States. It is estimated that while seven thousand of the HIV-positive women become pregnant each year, between one thousand and two thousand of their newborns will be HIV-positive. The transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus from mother to child, the benefits of drugs i
Alcohol
Alcohol
Alcohol Samuel Dodd English 2010 Dr. King Dodd 1 Alcoholism: Symptoms, Causes, and Effects I am sitting at home playing Nintendo with my roommate, jake, when I hear a knock at the door. I wonder who in the world would be coming over this late at night, because it\'s after midnight. As I open the door, the tired, bloodshot eyes of my upstairs neighbor, Steve, stare at me. Hi Sam, Steve says. As he attempts to enter my apartment, he stumbles on the slight rise where the weather strip runs under
Alice walker
Alice walker
alice walker Everyday Use Knowing the meaning of Heritage By English 1302 Professor Hubbell 31 July 2000 Knowing the meaning of heritage in Everyday Use The story Everyday Use, is being told by a mother who describes herself as a big boned woman, with a second grade education. She had always had to do the work of a man to provide for her family. A mother of two girls with different views on the family culture. Dee, a light skinned girl with nice hair and a full figure. Dee has always scorned t
ALTENATIVE EDUCATION
ALTENATIVE EDUCATION
ALTENATIVE EDUCATION Alternative Education Alternative education caters to multifarious groups of students or unprofessional classified according to their needs and circumstances in life. Alternative education programs were designed because of pressures from concerned parents, teachers, students and government officials to ameliorate substandard education and dangerous environment in most public schools. Seeing its benefits, educators and educational institutions broaden the scope of this altern
Ambrose G Bierce
Ambrose G Bierce
Ambrose G Bierce The style and motives of Ambrose Gwinnet Bierce are those of a great intellect and cynic. Through his short stories, his views on war, death, religion, love, and for a twist, the supernatural are blatantly illustrated. His experiences in his own life evidently shaped his literary works, and the end of his life as mysterious as it was was fitting for such a man. Having no true formal education, other than that from his one-year stay at the Kentucky Military Institute, his wri
American ethics
American ethics
american ethics American Ethics William J. Bennett once wrote, My friend had observed that while the world still regards the United States as the leading economic and military power on earth, this same world no longer beholds us with the moral respect it once did, as a shinning city on a hill Instead, it sees a society in decline. This statement is very true of Americas ethics today. The problems with ethics in America are the medias influence on the population, religious influences on the
An Analysis of the indomitable spirit of man in He
An Analysis of the indomitable spirit of man in He
An Analysis of the indomitable spirit of man in Henry Wadsworth Longfellows Poetry Henry Ford, the automobile magnate, once stated that the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward (Daily Quotations Network). Man has always struggled with uncontrollable aspects of his environment, but his ability to overcome these seemingly indomitable obstacles has earned recognition from numerous classical writers and
Analysis of the Doctor in the Cantebury Tales
Analysis of the Doctor in the Cantebury Tales
Analysis of the Doctor in the Cantebury Tales Analysis of the Doctors Character Geoffrey Chaucer has created a wide variety of characters in The Canterbury Tales, in order to explain the status of the existing classes in the society of his own time. What makes The Canterbury Tales such u unique story, is the technique the author uses describing his characters. He has a great sense of humor, and it is the humor he uses as a weapon to ridicule those characters, who use societys weaknesses to
Analysis of the Doctor in the Cantebury Tales1
Analysis of the Doctor in the Cantebury Tales1
Analysis of the Doctor in the Cantebury Tales1 Analysis of the Doctors Character Geoffrey Chaucer has created a wide variety of characters in The Canterbury Tales, in order to explain the status of the existing classes in the society of his own time. What makes The Canterbury Tales such u unique story, is the technique the author uses describing his characters. He has a great sense of humor, and it is the humor he uses as a weapon to ridicule those characters, who use societys weaknesses t
Animal Farm3
Animal Farm3
Animal Farm3 Two Legs: Bad, Four Legs: Just as Bad Many great works have been inspired by events in history. George Orwells Animal Farm provides an unusual outlook on the Russian Revolution and its leaders by using animals to represent their human counterparts. Orwell attacks communist society and points out weaknesses in its government officials. He calls for a close examination of the treatment of Russian citizens and questions whether they have any rights at all. Orwell was careful in his de
Animal Farm4
Animal Farm4
Animal Farm4 George Orwell\'s novel Animal Farm does an excellent job of drawing parallels from the situation leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917. Animal Farm is a satire that uses its characters to symbolize leaders of the Russian Revolution. The animals of Manor Farm, the setting of this novel, which symbolizes Russia, overthrow their human master after years of mistreatment. Led by the pigs, the farm animals continue to do their work, only with more pride, knowing that they are wor
Anne Hutchinson A Strong Religious Leader
Anne Hutchinson A Strong Religious Leader
Anne Hutchinson A Strong Religious Leader Anne Hutchinson has long been seen as a strong religious dissenter who paved the way for religious freedom in the strictly Puritan environment of New England. She was a woman who challenged the traditional subordinate role of women in Puritan society by expressing her own religious convictions. In her path to success, however, Anne was convicted of the crime of expressing her religious beliefs that were different from the colony\'s rulers. Anne Hutchinso
Anthem by Ayn Rand
Anthem by Ayn Rand
Anthem by Ayn Rand Imagine a world where the individual has been repressed to the point that the word I no longer exists. Now, as hellish as that sounds, imagine that you are the only one who has the capability to break free from the iron fists that are choking you and your brothers. This is the life of Equality 7-2521, the principal character and narrator of Ayn Rands Anthem. Anthem takes place in the dark ages of the future, in a totally collectivized world. This culture has regressed to co
Anthem by Ayn Rand1
Anthem by Ayn Rand1
Anthem by Ayn Rand1 Anthem by Ayn Rand The novel Anthem by Ayn Rand tells the story of Equality 7-2521, an individual living in a communal society devoid of human individuality. In a future where there is no love, no science, and everyone is equal and of one entity, one man defies the group to be his own person. I owe nothing to my brothers, nor do I gather debts from them. I ask none to live for me, nor do I live for any others. I cover no mans soul, nor is my soul theirs to cover. (Rand 96)
Are We Heading For Disaster
Are We Heading For Disaster
Are We Heading For Disaster Are We Heading Toward Disaster? Here we are in 1999 in a world that is booming with technological advances. One would have to ask, How did we come so far in such a short amount of time? It seems as though it was only yesterday that we were traveling by horse and buggy. Now we travel by bullet trains, airplanes, and rockets. Seeing the arts and humanities in everything we did years ago was much easier, because technology didn\'t seem to advance at the rapid pace it d