• High School Vs Middle School
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    High School vs. Middle School A Comparative Essay There are two distinctive differences, that make high school much more difficult, when you make the jump from middle school to high school: you have to work much harder and you get more freedom as a reward. High school is far more involved and it is more difficult than middle school. You have to work harder and spend more time on your schoolwork to receive good grades; whereas, in middle school, it is easy to get good grades, all you have to do i...
  • My Challenge Of 8th Grade
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    My Challenge of Eighth Grade One of my challenges for my eighth grade year is to get A's and B's all four grading periods. I have never had trouble with grades but I have noticed that as I get older I have to work harder to maintain good grades. The assignments and test have become more challenging and harder to pass. Getting good grades is very important to me because it shows me that I can succeed in academics as well as physical and social activities. During the school year I will do several...
  • Parental Pressure Within High School Students
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    Parental Pressure within High School Students. I became interested in this topic because my entire academic life has been filled with pressure from my parents. This pressure was mainly in school and grades, and in high school, the amount of pressure increased dramatically. This is because my parents now realized that everything in high school counts towards college. When I first came to high school, my grades were not as good as they were in middle school. I needed a little time to adapt to high...
  • Albert Einstein Theory School Years
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    Albert Einstein My report will be about Albert Einstein and what his life was about. Also what kinds of theories he thought about. Albert Einstein lived between the years of (1879-1905). His life began when he was born in Prin stone, New Jersey in 1879, March 14. Albert Einstein was born with bright brown eyes, round cheeks, and a little bit of black hair. Albert Einstein started school when he was five years-old. Albert Einstein was Jewish, but still went to a Catholic Elementary School. The n...
  • Getting Rid Of Letter Grades
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    Getting Rid of the Letter Grades As our country moves into the twenty-first century, it must closely evaluate its current system of doing things. However, an evaluation of today's students would not be positive. This is because students fear failure and fear getting bad grades. A simple solution to this problem would be to eliminate grades altogether and to reinstate the power of learning to gain knowledge and character, not to get a letter grade. Abolishing grades would work toward eliminating ...
  • Good Grades Scores On Test
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    Are people who get good grades and / or who get high scores on tests more intelligent than those who do not Can we just distinguish people who get good grades and / or high scores on tests are more intelligent than those who do not get good grades I firmly believe that it is not fair to judge people who get good grades are more intelligent than those who do not. Test scores are not a fair judgment to distinguish one's intelligence. Test scores can not show the actual intelligence of an individua...
  • Abolish Grades Good Grade
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    FREEDOM OF FAILURE Motivating students in the classroom is not the problem. Motivation will be evident when the de-motivators are removed. -Kim I. Melton (Virginia Commonwealth University) As our country moves further into the twenty-first century it must closely evaluate its current system of carrying out procedures. Where better to start looking than at its future, today's students; however, an evaluation of today's students would not net positive results. This is because of the general indif...
  • Abolish Grades Freedom Good Grade
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    FREEDOM OF FAILURE Motivating students in the classroom is not the problem. Motivation will be evident when the de-motivators are removed. -Kim I. Melton (Virginia Commonwealth University) As our country moves further into the twenty-first century it must closely evaluate its current system of carrying out procedures. Where better to start looking than at its future, today's students; however, an evaluation of today's students would not net positive results. This is because of the general indiff...