• Promoting Tolerance In Preservice Teachers
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    Judith A. Swearinton Wrote a remarkable article geared around tolerance. Her focus was the way she instructs tolerance in her classroom. She has her students conduct a 16 week tolerance unit. Through this they design and teach to others. She has her students learn through not only through the liberal arts aspect, but she focuses on social studies. She discusses ways to teacher tolerance and suggests further reading and research on tolerance. She stresses the fact that tolerance at any level is ...
  • About The Witch Of Blackbird Pond
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    The Witch of Blackbird Pond The book, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, is about a young girl named Katherine who is forced to leave her elegant home in Barbados to live with relatives in puritan New England after her grandfather s death. Katherine has a hard time accepting the dramatic difference between the two cultures. For instance, in the beginning of the book Katherine dives into the river to retrieve a toy for a child on the boat. The New Englanders aboard the ship stare at her with disapprova...
  • Secondary Education Career Teachers Usually Teach
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    The Career I m Interested In. Teaching is an important profession. We will always need teachers. (Wall) This is why I am interested in the career of secondary education. To be there to teach the upcoming generations and those that will be following behind us. It is important that we continue to teach the children so that they will be able to take over as the leaders of our country. Teachers are divided into different groups. The first group is the Elementary Teachers. Elementary Teachers usuall...
  • Virtue Martin Luther King
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    Paper 1 Virtue During Dr. Martin Luther King s life, he tried to introduce virtues not only to African Americans, but to Caucasians too. Even though back then racism was very dramatic time period, we still see racism today. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. showed that how being virtuous can help solve problems of racism. Socrates believes that, be inborn quality nor taught, but comes to those who possess it as a gift from the gods which is not accompanied by understanding, unless there is someone amo...
  • Morals Teaching Child
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    Who's to Blame One night, a few years ago, I was watching television with two of my younger brothers. As I flipped through the stations I could not help but notice that on every channel was an interview of our President, Bill Clinton. The discussion was about President Clinton's involvement with another women. They questioned him if he had "oral sex" or "committed adultery" with Monica Lewinsky, a White House intern. Neither of my brothers commented at the time on what they saw or heard but I ju...
  • Mystification Classroom Topic Student
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    Mystification According to McNeil, mystification is a technique used by teachers who are not fully informed on the topic in which they are instructed to teach. Teachers often use mystification when teaching a complex, or controversial topic. They mystify the topic by making it appear very important, but unknowable, thus leaving the student with a sense of wonder, or mystery. Mystification does count as a form of knowledge control because mystification makes it impossible for a student to gain a ...
  • Teachers And Other Teachers Have Taught Students One Teacher
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    Teachers play a good role in our lives. They just don't teach us, English, Math, or History; they teach us about life and what's to come. They teach us good skills to take with us as we move on. In this story teachers, were very helpful to the students. Coming in from a different country is very hard. The teachers made the student feel welcome. MissHopley, the teacher in the story, was very dedicated to her students. Miss Hopleyworked every day teaching the exchange students new words. The stud...
  • Third One Bird Man Teach
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    One Day a man hunted a Bird so when the bird was in his hand, the bird asked the man: what would you do with me? The man replied: i wanna eat you The bird said: i am too tiny and i won't satisfy your hunger, but i would teach you three things that is better than eating me, then the bird added: i will teach you the first one while i am in your hand and the second one while i am on the tree and the third one while i am on the hill. The man agreed happily The bird said: First never feel annoyed and...
  • Parents As Teachers Children Teach Love
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    Throughout my life, I have been lucky enough to have a very good relationship with my parents. They have supported me, given me necessary criticism, and taught me a great deal about how to live my life. Parents can be very important teachers in our lives; however, they are not always the best teachers. Parents may be too close to their children emotionally. Sometimes they can only see their children through the eyes of a protector. For example, they may limit a child's freedom in the name of sa...
  • Philosophy Understanding Of The World
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    Philo- means love and -sophia means wisdom. So what does philosophy mean? Philosophy can mean many things. It could be the freedom to reflect, the ideas behind the force of question such as What is life? , Who is god? , Who am I? , etc. Philosophy could be a persons beliefs. Philosophy dates back a long time. It started with Plato talking about platonic forms, moving onto Socrates who used analogies. Others such as Locke, Rousseau, and Dewey also put our their views of philosophy. To me philoso...
  • Teach Ins War People Vietnam
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    K B Eng. Comp. II What effects did the Vietnam War have on American society? The Vietnam War had a profound effect on American society. It changed the way we viewed our government, the media, and our Constitutional rights. Because of this shift in perspective, the country was torn apart and yet still came together in new and different ways. The Vietnam War's contraversiality spurred a great many sources of protest, against our government's use of power, how far we could stretch the rights of fr...
  • Teach Helen Annie Institute Grew
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    At the beginning of the play, all of the characters thought Helen was just fine. The doctor said she was ok, but it really took a mother to find out she couldnt hear or see. Their servants didnt know what to do with Helen; no one did. They were frightened if they picked her up she would just break. Kate, her mother, screamed the first time she found out about Helen. She almost fainted; she was so devastated she couldnt's top pressing her knuckles against her mouth to stop her own cry. Mr... Kel...
  • People Respect Parents Teach Person
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    Respect Many people have ideas on how to reclaim the virtue and morality that made America a great nation. However, the only sure way that everyone can achieve this goal is if parents start teaching and demonstrating respect to their kids. The dictionary defines respect as- to have regard for the quality of a person or to refrain from obtruding upon or interfering with. The problem with society today is that there is a complete lack of respect. The lack of respect is evident everywhere, people h...
  • Morals Teachers Students Teach
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    Everybody has grown up around some extant morals, whether it is within their own household or it is taught to them at some other place, like school for instance. For decades now, there has been a gargantuan controversy over whether or not teachers should teach morals to students. Schools and teachers should not teach morals to their students for a number of reasons. Some of the reasons that schools and teachers should not teach the morals to kids because that is the right of the parents, everyon...
  • Qualities Of Good Instructor
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    Whether a good or bad instruction can affect the learning of students. A lot of instructors had been teaching me through out my years in school. No doubt some of the instructors are good and some of them are bad. Whether the instructor is bad or good cannot be judge by his or her education background. It is also important that they have a good way and method of treating and teaching their student. Teaching individually will be very effective, however, it will not happen in a classroom. In order...
  • Penobscot Indians Family Wilderness Year
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    Thirteen-year-old Matt is left alone in the wilderness of Maine in 1768 to protect his family's claim. He is befriended by Penobscot Indians who teach him how to survive. Adapted from Elizabeth George Speare's "The Sign of the Beaver," this powerful drama stars Keith Carradine as a pioneer who reluctantly leaves his 13-year-old son in the wilderness while he retrieves the rest of the family. It's 1768, and a colonial family is seeking a new life in the wilderness of Maine. The father must reluct...
  • Doesnt Understand Concept Apply Facts
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    I definitely agree that Students should memorize the facts after they have understood the ideas and concepts well but it depends on what we are talking about and also the age to which its being addressed. If they memorize the facts but doesnt understand the concepts well they will not be able to apply it in day to day lives but if they memorize the fact and apply the concept to the fact that makes learning complete. If the student memorizes that 2 + 2 = 4 but doesnt understand the addition conce...
  • Psychology Essay Learning Ratio Reinforcement
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    Parents are always looking for a way to not only teach their children how to do their chores, but also self-discipline to continue doing those chores, such as, making the bed. To teach you six year old son how to make his bed is one thing, to teach him to maintain that bed-making behavior is quite another. Presented with the following methods: operant conditioning, classical conditioning, observational learning, punishment, shaping, negative reinforcement, variable ratio reinforcement, and fixed...
  • The Importance Of Education To American Youth Today
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    Education is a very important to Americans. The reason is because; an educated society is greater than the riches of the Arab oil fields. Just like the Southern Africans were being taught by the whites Southern Africans. That the whites were teaching the natives that the ways that were brought in were the only. Since the whites controlled everything, it was against the law to revolt or teach anything bad about the white people. The oppressor sought fit to teach the oppressed the ways that it ha...
  • Computer The Biggest Math Breakthrough
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    The Biggest Math Break Through The biggest break through or discovery in mathematics within the last fifty years would have to be the computer. A computer is a machine that can complete tasks such as mathematical calculations with reliability, accuracy and speed. Computers are used to teach every level of education. They can be used to teach young children addition and subtraction or older students advanced calculus. Computers are also used in scientific research to solve complicated mathematica...