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  • Mixed Dyslexia And Children
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    The following paper discusses learning disorders, specifically, dyslexia, that are present within school age children between the ages of seven and twelve. During this age, most average children have the ability to read, write, spell, think, listen and do mathematical problems with minimal difficulties (Silver, 1993, p. 109). On the other hand, children with learning disorders, specifically dyslexia, struggle to grasp these concepts because they have visual perception problems. When a child lack...
  • Traditional Algorithm To A Child's Own Strategy
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    Child Development and Mathematical Procedure Carroll, William and Porter, Denise. "Invented Strategies Can Develop Meaningful Mathematical Procedures". Teaching Children Mathematics 3 (March 1997): 370-373. NCTM Standard 1 for K-4 goal is to "develop and apply strategies to solve a wide variety of problems" and to "acquire confidence in using math meaningfully". Standard 3 promotes children "using models an relationships to explain their thinking and justify their answers and processes". Both of...
  • Child's Learning And Behavior Problems
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    For centuries, the education of children with learning disabilities has been a problem and a challenge. Many methods of teaching have been proposed, yet every day there are new techniques and strategies on how to achieve the maximum success of these children. The problem of educating a child cannot be solved quickly and easily, rather it requires much careful analysis and research. Workers in this field are developing new theories on a day-to-day basis. All the methods proposed seem to be the an...
  • Temper Tantrums
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    Temper tantrums occur when a child is tired, hungry, uncomfortable, or not feeling well, too warm, or wearing scratchy or tight clothing. It's best to try to find out what caused it so you can try to avoid the circumstances that might trigger another outburst. Temper tantrums are found to be most common among 3-5 year old children. Boys more often than girls display temper tantrums. A number of behavioral problems are associated with temper tantrums, including thumb sucking, sleep disturbances, ...
  • Spanking To A Child
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    Spanking a child is a controversial issue. On one side of the debate are people who believe spanking is a necessary component of parenting. On the contrary are people who think spanking a child is destructive. Somewhere in the middle are people who believe spanking is legitimate only when used correctly. Part of the reason for the debate is that some parents and experts define spanking differently. To some, spanking means slapping a child on the rear-end, while others believe it is a form of cor...
  • Work Of Children
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    Child Labour in the 19th Century The abuse and misuse of children being exploited in jobs has to be put to an end. Children of this century are no longer treated as the beauties of the world but are viewed as cheaply paid workers. Some employers are paying low wages or no wages at all, while others force children to work excessive hours. If the exploitation is severe enough, permanent physical, psychological, intellectual, social and moral damage, even death can result. A heartless attempt to ga...
  • Support Families With Young Children
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    ' 'Child'; : means a boy or a girl apparently or effectively aged less than eighteen years'; (Van Stolk 146). 'Rich kids, middle-class kids, poor kids - all deal with risk and neglect on a scale unimagined in previous generations'; (Hewitt 11). There are problems of poverty, absentee parents, divorce, violence and drugs, plus much more that is simply out of hand. Deprivation and rejection dominate the lives of many children, among both poor and middle-class. We cannot ensure the safety of childr...
  • Family Of Multiple Children Adults
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    Birth Order One long controversy among behavioral scientist is the existence of a sibling position effect. Birth order research and theories can be criticized because of differences between parents, sibling positions of the parents, size of families, socioeconomic status, and culture. The conclusions drawn from research studies on sibling position are also often contradictory. However for some reason children with certain birth order roles grow into adolescents and adults with similar qualities....
  • Birth Order First Born Children
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    Does birth order have an effect on personality? Does being first born make people more responsible? If someone is the middle born child, are they going to be more rebellious? If people are last born are they more likely to be on television? Are firstborn children inconsiderate and selfish or reliable and highly motivated? These, and many other questions are being thoroughly studied by psychologists (Harrigan, 1992). In 1923, the renowned psychiatrist Dr. Alfred Adler, wrote that a person's posit...
  • Stop To Child Labor
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    By: Letty Leal E-mail: Letty Leal Mrs. Hall English 1301, AP-4 5 December 1999 Child Labor In America, people believe that child labor does not affect them, not realizing that the Persian rugs they put their feet on are made by suffering children in a dark, small room. They don't realize the soccer balls that their children are kicking around outside are made by children themselves, who slave away for little or no pay at all. In 1999, ap-proximately 250 million children are employed or enslaved ...
  • Child In Daycare
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    The Effects of Daycare We all go through and experience some form of care from someone other than our parents throughout infancy and early childhood. Whether it was your grandparents or aunts and uncles or if it was a friend of the family paid to take care of you, it is considered daycare. Having a child in daycare does have an effect on attachment. Children who attend daycare seem to accept strangers more readily and are not as anxious when their mother or father leaves them. People who leave t...
  • Age Of Child Laborers
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    Honors World Geography 9-3 April 10, 1997 Stolen Childhood What would you do if your childhood was stolen How would this robbery, commonly called child labor, affect your life This problem is still present today. Something must be done to stop it. The social problem of child labor did not just simply disappear after the industrial revolution. It had persisted then in America and England, and it is still a problem for some third-world countries. This paper is designed to show the similarities bet...
  • Only Child And A Child With Siblings
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    Only Child vs. Siblings I want this and I want that is all you here from an only child. There are many differences between an only child and a child who has siblings. My friend is an only child and there are many differences in the way we act. She always thinks of herself first, but that is not a bad thing. Many of these differences are a result of being an only child. First of all, an only child is much more demanding than a child that has siblings. The only child wants to have things done righ...
  • Influence On Children
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    A dance between nature and nurture. What could this possibly mean For years, many psychologists, researchers, etc., have debated this question and asked what exactly does it mean How does it influence children in their development into adults Nature is involved with genetics, what a child is born with, for example, their IQ. Nurture is the environment that surrounds them, the environment they live in, play in, grow up in, etc. The question here is just how much of each influences them and why Ur...
  • Poor Child's Mind
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    There are so many people in the world today, which are very different. I am not talking about the people who are mentally and physically challenged. I am talking about the people who are the same gender and want to be married with children. Our society has changed over time, that is a given. How can it change so drastically? Same gender marriages with children are alarming because children will think that is ok to do it. I will cover what might go through the child's mind by the following: being...
  • Their Children's Lives And The Author
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    In Ed O. G's, Be a father to your child, the author is giving directions of what men who have children and are not actively participating in their children's life what steps they should take to not just have a child but be a good father that their children can depend upon. The poem, y Ed O.G. describes his frustration that he has toward men who are not taking an active role in the lives of the children that they fathered. He discussed different stereotypical things that men do to justify why the...
  • My Own Daycare For 4 Years
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    I have had several experiences with childcare. I went to work when my daughter was 2 years old and worked in the infant room next to her classroom for about a year. I really enjoyed working with children and wanted to open my own daycare but my daughters father didn't want me too. When I moved to Germany I had a large house and set up my daycare in the lower level of our 3 story house and enjoyed it immensely until I had to return to the United States. When I returned to the States I started wor...
  • Forms Of Child Labor
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    According to UNICEF Executive Director Carol Bellamy, "Child laborers around the world, most of whom are engaged in extreme and hazardous forms of work, are being robbed of their fundamental rights, not only including the right to develop to the fullest through education, but the right to a childhood". (World of Work The Magazine of the ILO, No. 22 December 1997, pg. 24) Many forms of child labor can be hazardous to a child's health. Child laborers often work as many as 12 hours a day (sometimes...
  • Regards To The Reports Of Child Abuse
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    Legal Studies Essay - Draft Children's rights are a serious and controversial legal issue, involving young people and the law. This issue is also made very unclear because of the different or uncertain interpretation of what a child is (because definitions tend to vary from country to country, or from industry to industry). Another thing to note is some of the laws which are meant to protect children are unknown by the majority of the public, industrial, and or commercial sector, and the courts ...
  • Fairytales To Children
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    A fairytale as we know it is meant to be an entertaining story of incredible and supernatural happenings. Its purpose is to stimulate the depths of a young mind in such a way as to make us a part of the environment, bound only by the limits of our own imaginations. However, it is this very wild fantasy land that yields a very real threat to its intended audience. Both traditional and contemporary fairytales experienced by children can have harmful effects on a child's psyche. This is especially ...

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