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  • Student Independence Learning
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    QUESTION 1. (a) Student -centred learning could be described as student-independence learning. The student has to some degree the ability to choose the time and place of study, the methods and order of studies and can vary his pace of study as well as the length of his studies to suit his needs. Student-centred learning puts the students needs to a large extent first. Having a learner-centred approach gives students options in the pace of study, the method of delivery of courses (e.g. satellite,...
  • Unmotivated Students
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    Sam Bertolami British Literature 4th Period 8-10-00 When I accepted the position of Secretary of Education I was asked to design and create an education system that is works. Unfortunately it is my belief that no one person can create a fully functional system of education. The problem with the current educational system is not the teachers, principals, supplies, or budgets [Though the latter two create problems unique to the situation]. The problem with the current education system, and all edu...
  • Service Learning Work For The Community
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    John Doe Benefits of Service Learning Dear President Hagan: Alfred A. Monte pert once said, Move out man! Life is fleeting by. Do something worthwhile, before you die. Leave behind a work sublime, that will outlive you and time. This quote is the perfect motto for Service Learning. As in the quote Service Learning gives students the opportunity to Leave behind work sublime, that will outlive you and time. Service Learning not only gives students an opportunity to be helpful to his community; it ...
  • Bilingual Students With Methods
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    Bilingual Education The amount of non-English-speaking minorities in the United States is continuously increasing. Be that as it may, there are people in today's society that feel that English should be the only language spoken. It is for that reason bilingual education may be eliminated from many public schools. Low academic outcomes from students also contribute to possible abolition of bilingual education. If schools don t obtain better methods to ease the transition from one language to anot...
  • Students Knowledge Of Their Particular Learning Styles
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    Every person learns differently. From kindergartner to postgraduate levels, only students can do the earning, and they do it in their own particular, individual learning styles. Some children pick something up the first time they hear it. Others may not grasp a concept until theyve had the chance to see it in print, or to write it themselves. These people all use different learning modalities. There are four basic ways in which people learn. Auditory learners gain information with the use of the...
  • Students Into Higher Level Classes
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    Learning by Teaching and Increased Exposure in the Classroom The idea of inclusion or mainstreaming has been around the education community for a long time. Both of these ideas involve including students with learning disabilities in regular classrooms to be taught by regular teachers rather than special education teachers. The difference between the two is that inclusion allows for a learning disabled student to be in a classroom for the majority of their day and mainstreaming allows or a learn...
  • Close With The Students
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    The essentialism theory of education calls on the traditional aspects of education. Reading, writing, and arithmetic are the main focus points. From those skills learned in elementary schools, the students are told to continue with these skills onto the next level. Essentialism relies heavily on testing and grading to show improvement of the student. Students are supposed to follow the rules closely and the teachers will be making sure of that. Subjects are to be taught separately and students w...
  • School Day Students
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    American High Schools Not Up To Par There are many factors that would lead someone to believe that high school is a waste of time. High school has too many distractions for kids to try to concentrate on learning. Since the Columbine tragedy police officers have moved into most high schools and created a distraction for most students. During the day students have study halls that are a huge waste of time, while this time could be utilized to have more instruction or tutoring for kids. Every stude...
  • 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...
  • Every Single Student's Ethnicity In The Classroom
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    Commentary on "Abstract Inquiry and the Patrolling of Black / White Borders through Linguistic Stylization" by John Taggart Clark: Teachers and the ethnicity of their students The essay "Abstract Inquiry and the Patrolling of Black / White Borders through Linguistic Stylization" by John Taggart Clark states that the teacher who teaches from the point of view of the majority culture and does not include the student's minority culture point of view creates cultural and political borders between th...
  • Teachers And Students
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    School is the battleground for too many participants. For most teachers and students, a main battlefield revolves around discipline. Maintaining good discipline is a necessary condition for establishing a classroom climate that is conducive to learning. There are many ways to provide discipline, but one of the most productive is motivating students because they care about what they are learning. Enthusiastic teachers who present their material in stimulating, meaningful ways motivate students. W...
  • Hard Working Students
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    The schooling system which runs the students' everyday lives is one of strict policy. There should be a bit more leeway in the way the teachers teach and the way students learn. Each individual's mind works in its own way; no two minds think exactly alike. So the golden question is why teach every mind in the same manner? Some people learn slower than others, while others pick up things before they are fully taught, there is no real way to increase your learning speed, there is only a way to inc...
  • Success To His Students
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    Have you ever wondered what it takes to motivate a group of young, adolescent kids in school, or if the techniques used would even work In the movie "Stand and Deliver", Jaime Escalante used many different techniques to motivate his students to learn more and be more successful in math. Overall, his students might have a larger desire to learn more about other things in life. Jaime Escalante used many techniques to motivate his students to become more successful in math, and in life. Mr. Escalan...
  • Responsible For The Student's Education
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    Who Bears the Responsibility for a Student's Education Who is it that bears the responsibility for the student's education Is it the student The school Or is it the government This question cannot easily be answered by just one person. The answer could be based on that person's opinion, and opinions vary from person to person. Some people will say it is solely the student's responsibility. Others might say it is the school's responsibility. While others might say it is the government's responsib...
  • Current Policy Of Mixed Ability Classes
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    Research on the social and cognitive effects of grouping students in mixed-abilities versus same-abilities classrooms is gaining increasing interest among practitioners and researchers. In hopes of attaining higher scores, many schools have adopted homogeneous ability grouping. Unlike them, our school has adopted the policy of mixed ability classes where students of different academic abilities study together in the same class. Indeed, there is a lot of research in favor of heterogeneous ability...
  • Community Needs As Service Learning
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    While I was working on databases and spreadsheets at the American Red Cross, for hours at a time, I would often think to myself, "what is service learning, and why do we have to do it?" Most of the time, I simply thought of it as forced volunteerism, with no real direction, or purpose. This is due to the fact that the reason that we were made to volunteer was not exactly revealed to us. So, I decided, for my paper, to make some discoveries about Service Learning. These discoveries would be made ...
  • Student
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    Students are often challenged by school. Who wants to go to work then come home and do more work? Teachers have to make learning fun to solve this resistance in students to learn and study. There are a number of ways to help students cope, enjoy and be more successful in school. Consider the following ideas and try them with your students. 1. Allow brainstorming and do not penalize students for errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar. These can always be corrected later. 2. Have the student...
  • Active Learning In The Classroom
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    ? Hear and Forget, See and Remember, Do and Understand.? ~ Chinese Proverb Simply stated by Dr. D. Robinson, ? Active learning is? doing? and this leads to understanding.? Learning by doing is a theme that many educators have stressed since John Dewey's convincing argument that? children must be engaged in an active quest for learning and new ideas? (Hendrikson, 1984) Jean Piaget also stressed the need for concrete operations in early childhood. Some educators incorrectly assume that active lear...
  • College Students
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    APA Critical Analysis: Teaching Students How to Learn Vol. 31, No. 6, June 2000 In? Teaching Students How to Learn? it showed the correlation between high-achieving students and their self monitoring in classes. The article goes on to say that unlike high school, college students do not have the regulation in their classes. A lot of the students do not know how to learn and set goals for themselves. Those students who highly monitor themselves tend to also have higher academic success. The artic...
  • Student's Learning Styles Inventory
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    The Effects Of Classroom Expectancy On Student The Effects Of Classroom Expectancy On Student Achievement Running head: CLASSROOM EXPECTANCY AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS The Effects of Classroom Expectancy on Student Achievement Aaron D. Anderson Cumberland College The Effects of Classroom Expectancy on Student Achievement Introduction The purpose of this study was twofold: first, to investigate how classroom expectancy impacted upon student academic achievement; second, to test whether there existed in...

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