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  • Most Apparent Sign Of Lack Of Respect
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    The many problems we face today as a society seem to become more and more overwhelming. I believe that respect for one other is a big social issue we face today in our generation of tomorrow. We see this problem in teens, in so many places. For example, in school there is a lack of respect for students from other fellow students. At home there is a lack of respect from the children of this generation to their parents. There is also a lack of respect from young adults to most authoritative figure...
  • Fraulein Von Bergen
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    Amy T. 11/12/04 CIN 304 MAEDCHEN IN UNIFORM Maedchen in Uniform (Sagan, 1932, 80') is a film that was specifically design to represent a group of women living in a patriarchal society and the conflicts they encounter by simply being their naturally, nurturing selves. One major conflict involves the deep relationship that develops between a female teacher and her female student in an all girl boarding school that is operated like a strict military camp. It is heavily suggested that this relations...
  • Lowell Students
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    When one mentions the name Lowell High School, one woulda think of academic excellence and first-class education. The students all enter Lowell High School by placing tremendous effort into their academic studies. The motive of the students is to attain one certain goal, which is to be accepted to a prestigious college. Each student has a different method however, of reaching that specific destination. Confucianism, Taoism, and Legalism also share one common goal, of reaching a state of perfecti...
  • Jane Elliott
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    A CLASS DIVIDED Thirty years ago Jane Elliott taught the third grade in the white, Christian community of Rice ville, Iowa. The day Martin Luther King Jr. was killed she planned an exercise that wouldn't just show her students what racism is - rather, it would give them first-hand experience of what it felt like to be oppressed for something out of their control. Elliott divided her class by the color of their eyes, marked them with armbands and proceeded to treat one group as if superior in cap...
  • Conformity And Walk One's Own Way
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    Literary Essay - Dead Poets Society Bill Beattie once said, 'The aim of education should be to teach us how to think rather than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men. ' All too often, however, individual thoughts are crushed by the powerful weight of conformity. In the film Dead Poets Society, conformity exercises it's influence and the results prove disastrous for some. For others, the effect o...
  • School Shooting
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    California School Shooting On March 5, 2001 a fifteen year-old freshman at Santana High School in Santee, California shot and killed two classmates and wounded thirteen other people. The San Diego Country District Attorney, Paul Pfungst says, 'The fifteen year-old will most likely be tried as an adult'. One student John Sc hardt saw the shooter stepping out of the bathroom with a smile on his face while shooting rounds at people. When the shooting started the faculty tried to evacuate the school...
  • Student From The Upper Class Community
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    Social Environment and Its Effect On One's Life Social environment is influenced by one's power and wealth. This, in turn, determines success or failure in peoples' lives. If one were born with a'silver spoon' in his mouth, he would easily be able to attend a fancy school no matter how intelligent he is or have any luxury he wants just because of power and wealth. On the flip side, if one were born to a poor family in a bad neighborhood infested with violence and drugs, he would have a much smal...
  • Je
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    "Gateway to heaven"Ouch, je je I'm telling mamma!" I yelled in agony, rubbing the imprint her book left on my head. "No you " re not, she won't believe you; I'm older", snickered my sister, and with that she ran up the crowded walkway; which in the morning hour, looked much like a stampede of bulls. As I walked toward school, I listened to the distinctive chatter of my fellow civilians, smelled the exhaust fume filled air and listened to the bells and whistles of another pristine day. This was B...
  • Teacher And Student
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    Problems And Advantages Of Teaching One-To-One There are pluses and minuses to teaching languages in different environments and situations. Being able to teach and learn in a one-to-one environment clearly holds advantages for both teacher and student when compared to the problems and pressure that can come with large classes. This is why both adult students and parents are prepared to pay for private one-to-one lessons, where they can have the full attention of their tutor. However there are dr...

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