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  • Teachers During The Great Depression
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    During the Great Depression receiving an education was becoming more and more difficult for southerners. From not being able to afford the required supplies needed, to not being able to pay the tut ions, many people found it nearly impossible to attend school. The novel, To Kill A Mockingbird written by Harper Lee shows how the lack of education in society during the Great Depression affected Southerners lives, not allowing them to change their futures for the better. The public school system ch...
  • Secondary Education Teacher
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    The many aspects of teaching secondary education Whenever most people think of a teacher, the first thing that comes to their mind is boring. When some think of a teacher they see an inspiration for all kids in the U.S. Most of the teachers they have had have made an impact on their lives. Many people think they want to do that and that is why they become teachers. The main aspect of having a job is the training, the duties, and the future. One first has to go through all the training of being a...
  • The Most Important Qualities Of An Outstanding Educator
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    The Most Important Qualities of An Outstanding Educator An outstanding educator possesses unique qualities that set him or her apart from others in the field. Ask any student about a favorite teacher and listen intently as he or she describes that person with a smile. Ask a parent of a child who will enter first grade in the fall about the teacher choice for their child. The parent would describe the outstanding educator in their desire for that special teacher. The qualities of an outstanding e...
  • Whole Issue Of Reforming Teacher Certification
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    Teacher Certification The whole issue of teacher certification is one of great importance and when discussed must be done in a delicate and thoughtful manner. The reason for this increasing importance is because the education of our nation's teachers is important to the creation of an ideal education system, which is one of the goals of our national government and State governments. Over the years the whole educational reform movement has become an increasingly 'hot' topic. Reforms in the admini...
  • Ohio Association Of Gifted Children
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    How Lack Of Funding Effects Gifted Students In Ohio This year is a landmark year for Gifted Education in Ohio; for the last few years the number of gifted children in Ohio has been growing steadily. This year for the first time the percentage of children in Ohio that were identified as Gifted and Talented finally equaled the percentage of children who were served in Special Education Classrooms. There is only one small problem with this statement. The percentage is equal only if you count the st...
  • Banking Concept Of Education By Freire
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    Education: Banking or Problem Posing? Richard Rodriguez and Paolo Freire write of education as the core factor in one's life. They feel that education itself lends people to either "achieve" greatness or fall into the majority of "bankers."The Achievement of Desire" by Rodriguez and "The Banking Concept of Education" by Freire greatly resemble each other; however, they also differ on some points. Despite their differences, both texts come to the same conclusion - education makes a person who he ...
  • Bilingual Teachers And Reform Of Teacher Education
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    The California State Public Education System: Can it live up to current demands?" All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth". -Aristotle- It has been said many times that children are our future. That is a scary thought considering our lack of investment as a people in that future, for without a solid base of education now the bright future we hope for may never come to fruition. This Paper will look at t...
  • My Life To The Education Field
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    Accomplishments for my college years My name is NAME. I am Age and I live in WHERE YOU LIVE in fact I have lived here all my life. I am currently attending SCHOOL NAME, which has helped prepare me for my future at a college or university level. I began working with children and youth at a very early age. This began as the leader of recreation summer camps and coaching youth basketball teams, and soon led me to my current career path. When I was sixteen I was very grateful to be approached about ...
  • Approved Teacher Education Program
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    Shayne McCormick Mr. Katz Senior Project Research Paper January 8, 2002 The Road to Becoming a Teacher Teachers bear the heavy responsibility of molding the minds of our nation's most precious resource, its children. The road to becoming a teacher is a long one, involving post-high school education, people skills, and a desire to change lives. These traits, when accompanied by experience and good techniques, form the foundation for an effective, life-altering educator. Before anything else, teac...
  • My Educational Journey The Teachers
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    The philosophy that I feel the strongest connection to is Progressivism. In my educational journey the teachers that have made the most significant impact have been progressive. From K-12, I had two teachers who used the progressivism method and the lessons that I learned from them are still with me today. The progressive teachers express more individuality and creativity than others. Progressive educators relate material to real-life experiences that the learner can relate to. They generally co...
  • First Period Teacher Education
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    The Evolution and Duties of Teaching Most people think that the only thing you need to do to be a teacher is to teach children. There are plenty of other tasks that follow. In the year of 1829, Samuel R. Hall in his Lectures on School Keeping maintained that many of the deplorable conditions in schools that were due to poor teaching, even going so far as to quote from a writer in the Journal of Education who claimed that "every person who is conscious of his imbecility in other business, esteems...
  • Teachers Face
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    Being a Teacher Although teaching, from the outside looking in, appears simpler than it actually is, there are many challenges a teacher faces throughout his or her career. Despite these difficulties, there are also many rewards. As I consider this field for my future career, I will discover some of the most important aspects, such as the beginnings of teaching, how the profession has evolved and where teaching is headed in the future. Also it is important to note the availability of jobs and ed...
  • Kids Along The Educational Process
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    In this field project we are going to investigate an interview that had been taken from a teacher of a regular high school that is occupied in a not totally successful neighbourhood of New York. The main task is to explore questions of access, inequality and other issues that can be taken from the interview presented. The narrative of the interview is provided below and we are going to compare the facts and issues that are presented in the interview to the existing concepts and standpoints. Sett...
  • Schumer And D'amato
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    In one of 1998's most costly, caustic senate races, New York candidates Charles Schumer and Alfonso D'Amato battled it out with negative campaign ads, personal slurs, and attention on previous political mistakes. Yet somewhere among the mud-slinging and personal attacks some issues emerged, of which education became a top priority. Schumer and D'amato both realized the importance of education to New York voters and therefore the necessity of addressing the issue in each of their campaigns. D'ama...
  • Need Of Teacher Training Development
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    Man's fulfillment as a creature lies in his attainment of eternal happiness in heaven; he works towards this goal by developing himself to make him worthy of the glory and happiness in God's company. But what is development Development is the act by which a person or a thing's potentials and capabilities are brought to light and are actualized. It is the elusive goal on the horizon that beckons us to do better, to try harder, and to tread onwards, always. But regardless of how hard we struggle, ...
  • Classroom With The Students And The Teacher
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    Jazz and education are not as unrelated as one might think. Although they seem different on the surface, the very things that make up jazz and education are one and the same. Education exemplifies the elements of the jazz model. Obviously the community exists in and of the classroom, with the students and the teacher creating the energy, and they themselves embodying the other elements of jazz. The most common place for education to take place is in the classroom. The fact that a community that ...
  • Provided Education Beyond Secondary School
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    Napoleon organized the educational system of the revolutionary period, added a stable structure, and supplied the universities with teaching staff. Students received a well-rounded education, and would only advance in school after proving that they had retained knowledge by producing satisfactory examination scores. French clergy and nobility had been calling for improvements in the educational system. Pondering the problems of the 1789 educational system led to consideration of "the duties and ...
  • Same Quality Of Education
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    The Paideia Proposal: an educational Manifesto by Motimer Adler, in my opinion, is a very well written book. It contained easy, well flowed text. It enlightened me in more ways than one. According to this written this book sends out a message about how our schools are in dire need of reform, to say the least. It calls for reform for the future of our youth, our children and thus our society as a whole. The Paideia Proposal places in perspective how the youth of our country are in fact our salvat...
  • Public School Teachers Support Alternative Certification
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    Introduction and Purpose Statement Is the quality of teachers holding firm in the twenty-first century? For decades now the public school system is failing our children and I wonder who is at fault? The United States is falling behind in the international education market. The level of education received is lagging behind in all grades (K-12). The academic standards that the United States prides on is horrible and a solution can be maintained through reform. With the growing diversity in America...
  • Banking Concept Of Education
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    A Brief Analysis Of? The Banking Concept Brief Analysis Of? The Banking Concept Of Education? A brief analysis of? There have always been numerous theories in relationship to the inadequacy of our education system here in the United States, as well as elsewhere in the world. The education of our children does not seem to be working and ahs also become a very complex and confusing subject, as many immigrants move into the country requiring special language instruction, unnecessary classes such as...

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