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  • Cognitive And Iq Development Of Children
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    The cognitive and IQ development of children is very diversified in the United States, in the next pages I will try to provide an explanation for such diversity. Knowing that 40.8% of those in poverty are children (Blank 1997) and knowing their IQ scores and cognitive abilities are not equal to those of greater socioeconomic status, I am inclined to think that poverty and cognitive development have a correlation. My review of literature focused on why the children of poverty are over represented...
  • Mrs Allen's Unorganized Classroom
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    Cause and Effect The mission of public schooling is to offer every child full and equal educational opportunity, regardless of the background, education, and income of his / her parent (s). To achieve this goal, no time is as precious or as fleeting as the first years of formal schooling. Research consistently shows that children who get off to a good start in reading rarely stumble. Those who fall behind tend to stay behind for the rest of their academic lives. Good teaching and a good classroo...
  • High Rate Of Illiterate Children
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    Learning to read is like learning to drive a car. You take lessons and learn the mechanics of driving and rules of driving. Why do people put a major emphasis on learning to drive and such a minute one on learning to read Illiteracy is growing at an alarming rate not only in the USA, but all over the globe. Illiteracy continues to be a critical problem, demanding enormous resources from local, state, and federal taxes. These resources should be spent more wisely so that we can cut back on some o...
  • Teaching Of Citizenship Into Schools
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    Assignment 6 Should children be taught how to engage in a democratic society? (1500 words) In this essay I am going to discuss the issues relating to children and if they should be taught how to engage in a democratic society. I will look at identifying the problems and make an argument for and against I will then take the main points from my research and report on the main issues. Finally I will review my finding and make a conclusion. In order to start this essay I needed to know the real defi...
  • 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...
  • Provide Learning Center In Appropriate Places
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    COMPETENCY GOAL I Functional Area 3: Learning Environment To establish and maintain a safe healthy learning environment Goals 1. Provide Learning Centers in appropriate places. 2. Encourage the children to stay in a center. 3. Materials need to be change periodically. I Provide learning center in appropriate places. I Arrange play areas to encourage play, learning experiences, and all areas of development. Encourage social relationships and developmental processes during the activity. Provide a ...
  • Children Look Forward To Recess
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    Kid's Worst Nightmare The worst nightmare for a child in elementary school is to hear his / her teacher say they will have no recess. Most children look forward to recess every day and some could even play everyday all day if they could. It is a time for them to let off all the stress that has built up from school work, and a time for them to be themselves. The council on Physical Education for Children agree that recess is a necessity, they state that "Recess is a time that gives children oppor...
  • Goals Children
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    Competency Goal Statement 1 To establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment. 1. My goals for the area of SAFE are to maintain the classroom and playground from any harm to children and to prevent any type of accidents from occurring. To meet these goals I will have children walk in a line when entering and leaving the classroom so there is not a chance for them to get hurt or injured. When walking out the door children are asked to line up in the train position with bubbles in ...
  • Parents Of Blind Children
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    Blind children, if given a chance, can play and learn right alongside their sighted peers. An open mind, a positive attitude, and a little creativity are usually all it takes to integrate blind students into regular preschool programs. The blind child can learn the same concepts that are taught the other children. The only difference is the method of learning. The blind child must make more use of the other senses. They also need parents and teachers who will allow lots of hands-on experiences. ...
  • Final Day
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    Taking Care of the Children Last year I was able to work with a group to teach others about issues dealing with the children of today. I was approached by a group to put on an eight-hour seminar that concerns children. No one was sure what they wanted except that it would be with a church group that had a day care that operated during the day. I decided to take on the project and began to do my research. The topic of children brings up a lot of different areas that you can go. At first, I starte...
  • Love Of Learning In My Students
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    My best days as a teacher are those in which I have managed to see every student as an individual, provided lessons guided by a world-based view and are applicable to the lives of my students, where I have made learning an active process, when I have stressed respect for all things and all people, where I have developed and executed authentic tasks, when I maximized opportunities for critical thinking and problem solving, and lastly, when I have allowed all students the chance to gain knowledge ...
  • Very Important Part Of Learning Vocabulary
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    Learning to Become Literate "In any literate society, people constantly see the best way to teach children how to read and write so that the younger generation can become fully functioning members of that society". (Savage 15) This is obviously an important goal of any society that wants their children to be well educated and succeed in the world. Learning to be literate is a very important developmental milestone that is recognized cross-culturally. Its social importance is shown in the fact th...
  • The Benefits Of Preschool Education
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    Everyone has his or her own first day of kindergarten experiences. Some might have been more memorable while others still trying to forget. Mine was merely an observance and evaluation period. After I gave my mother a kiss goodbye, and placed my belongings in the cubbyhole I was ready to learn, but unfortunately the majority of the other students were not. Considering one can not get too accomplished over many loud high-pitched cries, I was forced to be patient and suffer silently from boredom. ...
  • Opportunities For Language Use And Social Interaction
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    The development of technology in the last change underwent major changes and significantly influences child development. This paper will present an overview of how modern technology impacts the way children learn and perceive new information. Young children have needs that are real and different from those of older children and adolescents. Children from birth to age eight are learning rapidly, using all of their senses and their entire bodies to take in sensations and experience the world aroun...
  • Problem For Children With Language Disabilities
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    There seem to be many problems within the American educational system today. Most of the problems refer back to the differences in the students that undergo the education system. Some of these students are handicapped, some are not motivated either at home or by themselves, and some have learning disabilities. The world of learning disabilities is large and seems to receive the least amount of attention. Learning disabilities are apparent in some children while in others they remain hidden. One ...
  • Maria Montessori's Educational Theory
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    Maria Montessori was born in Chiara valle, Ancona, Italy in 1870. Montessori became the first female physician in Italy at the age of 26. Montessori's medical observations led her to want to discover how children learn. She found that children build themselves from what is in their environment. In 1901, Montessori returned to school, studied psychology and philosophy and became a professor of anthropology at the University of Rome in 1904. In 1906, she gave up her medical practice and her chair ...
  • Learning Activities And The Way The Teacher
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    Child Development: Piaget Author: Daniel Dunlevie - April 2001 Q. 1 Provide and explain three examples of the ways in which Piaget's theory underpins constructivist approaches in education Education practice has been majorly influenced by the Piaget ian constructivist approach to such a degree that is the main base to current classroom practices (Tutorial, 14/05/01). Piaget defines the teachers role as working a balance between actively guiding students in the way they think and also to provide ...
  • Learning Of Language And Literacy For Children
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    In the following discussion I will draw on tutorial tasks 'A' and 'B' and further readings, as I reflect on the knowledge I have gained from my work and the work of others in this subject. The topics, such as 'Language and Literacy in the Classroom' and 'how children can be supported with their Language and Literacy Development' are of great interest to me. Therefore I will reflect on new knowledge I have gained about these topics when sharing with peers and ideas I already had that have now bee...

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