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  • High School Student Referees After The Games
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    A student that represents the National Honors Society should be well rounded in the areas of academics, leadership, character and service. I feel that I am one of these students. I surpass the requirement for academics by maintaining more than an eighty-eight grade point average for at least five semesters. My academic average is not just a number to me. I came into Newtown High School with only one honors course. By senior year I will be in all honors classes in addition to one AP. This did not...
  • Discussion Webs And Concept Of Definition Webs
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    Overview In this lesson, students use a Discussion Web to engage in meaningful discussions. Students work in groups to answer the question, 'Are people equal? ,' analyzing all sides of the response, forming a consensus, and presenting it to the class. Students then read 'Harrison Bergeron' by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. and use supporting details to complete another Discussion Web that looks at whether people are equal in the story. Groups form a consensus, present their position to the class, and engage...
  • Phase Three Of The Module
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    Introduction 'Identities and Individualism: Youth cultures' is aimed at lower secondary, level 6. As a part of a 'suite of modules for Levels 1 to 6,' this module addresses the very important issue of identity in today's world (QSCC 2002: 4). It not only allows for flexibility in discovering one's position within a group in society but how they relate to and within the broader world scheme. The module explores identity as constructed by the media focussing on the strand of Culture and Identity (...
  • Activity With Other Students
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    Students that struggle with reading in school is not a new problem. This has been a challenge for teachers for years and continues to be an issue in school systems nationwide. As stated in video program five, "While a child's development may be delayed, the developmental pattern will remain the same". (Bear, 2004). This really lets school officials know that these students are reachable, but the teachers need to provide appropriate instruction for the student's developmental level. There are sev...
  • Sexual Activities At A Younger Age
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    Has sexual activity grown as casual to high school students as kissing According to Zand ile B ley, who writes for Sex, etc. it has". Even in grammar school, she heard about students having oral sex... by the time they got to high school, it's really not such a big deal", she says (Florio). Some experts feel that our public schools should step in, and provide sexually active students with contraceptives, or condoms, which would aid in the fight against growing rates of teen pregnancies, and prev...
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver Mx 2004 Overview Activity 3
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    Building Digital Skills: Helping Students Learn and Communicate with Technology by A nuja Dhar kar and Kirsty Aho October 2003 The information contained in this document represents the current view of Macromedia on the issue discussed as of the date of publication. Because Macromedia must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Macromedia, and Macromedia cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information presented after the date of publ...
  • Physical Activity Into Students
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    It is important for students top know and be able to do a number of things. The course content or the state guidelines is a major area of content that is expected to be taught and learned by the students. But when dealing with Elementary students and physical education I think my number one goal will be turning these young students on to physical activity for life. One of the most important things that can be taught and learned in a classroom is how to deal with different types of people in diff...
  • Madeline Hunter Seven Step Lesson Plan
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    John Dewey and Madeline Hunter were both well respected in the field of education and came from different schools of thought. The following presents the different ideas embraced by the two psychologists. In addition, after studying both of their theories, I have formulated my own philosophy which encompasses ideas from both philosophers. John Dewey was a man who made a dramatic impact on the way curriculum design is viewed today. Dewey was born in Vermont in 1859 and throughout his lifetime he b...
  • Their Students The Importance Of Physical Activity
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    Webster's Dictionary defines physical as "concerned or preoccupied with the body and its' needs" and defines activity as "the state or quality of producing or involving movement". I agree with Mr. Webster's definitions. I see physical activity as doing some kind of movement in order to assist in improving or maintaining a body's level of health. By maintaining or improving that level of health, physical activity also plays a big role in a person's "quality of life". How happy or complete a perso...
  • Younger Students
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    Melissa Min nich November 13, 2000 E LED 361 Reflection on Morning of Math A.) The first group of students consisted of k-2nd graders. There were a lot of children who came to our activity. Since our activity was involving shopping, most of the kids grabbed everything to buy. The majority of them just wanted to play with the cash register. For the younger students I used lesser amounts of money due to their age and what they know. Mostly everything was priced fewer than five cents. This made it ...
  • Extracurricular Activities And Academic Achievement
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    The Research Problem I am focusing in on deals with how much of a positive or negative effect participating in extracurricular activities can benefit the participant. Ranging from academic achievement in high school and college to helping excel in job careers. This literature has been studied before but I am attempting to replicate this study in order to understand if this research is applicable to students participating in athletics. While examining this topic I found that involvement in extrac...
  • Passive Students
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    People go to school to get an education. What individuals make of school is what they are going to take with them when they are on there own and for the rest of their life. There are two different types of students, passive and active. Attitude, the amount of energy you put into your classes, and the quality of work determines the type of student you are going to be. Attitude is the first element that determines the quality of a student. A passive student is almost always negative. Normally his ...
  • Requirements Of An Illegal Substance Test
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    A few years ago, a school board near Birmingham, Alabama approved that all students who participate in extracurricular activities will be required to take an illegal substance test. Because of this situation, people who participate in extracurricular activities may be required to take drug, alcohol, and nicotine tests when requested. But should all students be required to take drug, alcohol, and nicotine tests? Participation in all extracurricular activities is a choice. Because it is a choice, ...
  • Useful Lesson 2 Students
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    NATURAL DISASTERS The following is an activity that teachers can use with their students during a unit of study on natural disasters. It has been adapted from an activity that I found in the idea bank on the Sof web website. The reason I chose this activity is because it successfully integrates the science and technology KLA's. I also chose it because it can be modified and utilised in a variety of ways to suit a range of purposes. For example: Activity could be performed individually, in pairs ...
  • Your College Application Look Good
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    " It is so boring here at Varnado High School". This is what I hear everyday when I am on this campus. Well what can we do to change this? You know what? I have an idea, GET INVOLVED. I truly believe that every student here should be required to be in at least one extra-curricular activity. This could really make our school look bigger and better by it's representation. It could even make your college application look good. Us as students could explore what we can do outside the classroom. We ha...
  • Participation In Outdoor Activities
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    Palmberg and Kuru found that participation in outdoor activities had a major impact on how students react and respond to their environment. Students acquired more awareness and had a greater respect for the environment and their surroundings. The results showed an increase in self-confidence and improved social behaviour. It also resulted in greater empathy for the environment and a desire to protect it. This approach has the students learning about the environment by participating in an outdoor...

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