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  • One Strike Law For Pedophiles
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    Pedophilia in short is the desire of an adult for sexual contact with children. Pedophiles have been known to molest children only hours after being released from a lengthy prison sentence. In some instances, they kill their victims in order to cover up their crimes. Over the years, society has implemented many attempts to contain pedophilia including such measures as incarceration, therapy, and even castration. Few of these have proven successful. Pedophilia poses an alarming problem for societ...
  • Civil Disobedience And Nonviolence
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    The End To Violence Means The Need For Change (933) "Full demilitarization can only come about in a society in which power is shared at the grassroots. In the nineteenth century, Henry David Thoreau called upon free citizens to engage in civil disobedience and nonviolent actions whenever there is injustice. Civil disobedience and nonviolence are an integral part of any democratic society. Even in Western democracies, the state seems invincible, and as individuals we often feel powerless, unable ...
  • Children With Special Educational Needs
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    Higher Diploma in Primary Education Special Educational NeedsAssignmentStudent Name: Julie Collins Student Number: GDP E 226 Tutor Group: Mayo A Tutor: Dr. Brian Mac Gi olla PhadraigDate of Submission: 28th September 2004 SECTION What are the four separate categories of Special Educational Needs and constituent sub-categories, as detailed in the S.E.R.C. report? 1. Pupils with learning difficulties and disorders. Pupils in need of Remedial Teaching (Learning Support). Pupils with Specific Learni...
  • Children With Special Needs And Disabilities
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    Computers and educational technology can be powerful tools for assisting children with special needs and disabilities. Computers can help children with attention deficit disorders focus more effectively on their learning tasks and can also assist autistic children by improving their communications and interactions with peers as they use computers together. This topic became very important to me when my cousin was born deaf. He is only three now but the assist ive technology that awaits him durin...
  • Homeless Center's Children's Activity Room
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    Changing Lives from the Other Side " To teach is to touch lives forever" is a popular phrase that teachers like to be reminded of. I know this because they almost all have it framed on their desk, up on their walls on posters, or have a t-shirt with the theme on it. Another is "To teach a child is to change the world". I haven't been a teacher, but I work with children and with children's health at The Little Gym, and I volunteer at the homeless center's children's activity room. I can't say tha...
  • Aware Of Some Special Characteristics Of Children
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    Developing Ideas on How To Counsel Children Introduction This article identifies several special characteristics of children that require adaptations of adult effective counseling skills. This article also offers modifications of basic skills to make them more applicable to the needs of children. Next, addressing children's special characteristics on counseling is discussed. Building trust in the relationship, maintaining a facilitative counselor, and using questions appropriately is discussed i...
  • Need For Affordable Quality Childcare
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    Childcare Management Business people love to create new opportunities, ideas, and products to make a profit. When America's businesses added women to their workforce and with the rise of single-parent households, the need for childcare arose, which is a wonderful business opportunity for those people who see the need for affordable quality childcare and are able to envision innovative ways to provide this service. The adequacy or lack of quality childcare affects society as well as the businesse...
  • Global Ministries Of The United Methodist Church
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    the devastation of aids in africa A driving force behind the recent U.N. Resolution 1261 (1999) unanimously adopted by the U.N. Security Council on August 25, is O lara Otunnu, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Armed Conflict to the United Nations. The resolutions which: condemns the targeting of children in situations of armed conflict including killing and maiming, sexual violence, abduction and forced displacement, recruitment and use of children in armed conflict in violatio...
  • School Activities With My Children
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    The Principal Cairns West State School Manunda Cairns 4870 Dear Sir, I am writing to register my application for the position of teachers aid, advertised in the Cairns Post on Saturday 22nd of March. I am currently working part time at The Woolshed Chargrill and Saloon bar, which I own with my husband, in an administrative and personnel role, and would like to become independent of the business by transferring and using my skills in a school environment. The position is attractive to me because ...
  • Today's Children Need
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    One issue that I think authors are writing more of today is multicultural literature. Because children today attend ethnically diverse schools, it is important that authors reflect different cultural backgrounds. Children need to learn that the differences we see in people are important and the books that are being written now should teach a positive image of children's heritages. Also, children need to learn the realities of what happened in their culture's past, but it shouldn't be considered ...
  • Ichabod Crane Sets
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    Spooked American author, short story writer, essayist, poet, travel book writer, biographer, and columnist-WASHINGTON IRVING is best known for "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", in which the schoolmaster Ichabod Crane meets with a headless horseman. Irving was born in New York, April 3, 1783, and died of heart disease, at Sunnyside, his country-seat, on the banks of the Hudson, on November 28, 1859. Despite the decline in his popularity, our national memory is peopled with his creations-Ichabod Cran...
  • Gifted Children Need
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    The Gifted Child: Definition: The Universal Dictionary defines the term "gifted" as: '... endowed with natural ability, talent or other assets; especially, endowed with exceptional intelligence; or revealing a special gift. ' According to Neethling (1983: p 63), gifted children are: '... children who are identified at the preschool, elementary or secondary level as possessing demonstrated or potential abilities that give evidence of high performance capability in areas such as intellectual, crea...
  • Parents Of Dysfunctional Families
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    Angela's Ashes Term Paper Both books that I? ve read, Angela's Ashes and The Color of Water both demonstrated behavior than can be considered dysfunctional. A dysfunctional family is one that fails to meet some or all the basic needs of its members. Sometimes these needs, such as food, shelter or clothing are so basic that people take them for granted. More often, emotional needs, such as the need for love, support and security go unmet. Although a family can be dysfunctional in several ways the...

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