Why should 4th, 8th, and 12 grader take a standardized test to determine whether they go to the next grade level
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...grades are famous for asking if they have to know something, now teachers who are only teaching to test are asking ‘do we have to teach this?’. When testing at a given grade is limited to Math and language arts then the other subjects such as science, social studies and art suffer. This has created a new difficulty for teaching... Article Sell Schools not test scores. Alfie Kohn. One of the deciding factors for families buying a new house seems to be the quality of schools in the neighborhood. However it is a false assumption of realtors that the quality of the school is measured by the test scores- high scores mean good schools. Kohn points out that the school test scores are in fact related to the...
Grade Retention
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...8th graders in Durham, N.C., already know the drill: If they're not performing at grade level or better on North Carolina's end-of-grade tests in reading and mathematics, they run the risk of being held back. This past summer, in fact, 661 students--nearly one of every three 8th graders in the district--were required to attend summer school because of failing test scores. If these students make sufficient progress, they'll become 9th graders... Pre-Written Activities Online Research http users.stargate.net/cokids/In-Grade_Retention.html http www.nwrel.org/comm/monthly/shedding.html http://www.fairtest.org/arn/retenfct.htm http://www.schwablearning.org/articles.aspxr=315 Literature Research Natriello, G....
Commercial Reading Programs
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...8th grade language arts curriculum. The Great Leaps reading program is a commercial reading program that is targeted to improve student fluency, phonics, and motivation. In terms of background elements, the program is recognized as being a research-based program that incorporates education theory and studies in the construction of its instructional methods. It’s indicated that the program has been adopted by a wide-variety of educational programs. Statistical research has also demonstrated that the program has been highly successful in aiding students in special education programs, including students with dyslexia... ?Commercial Reading Programs One of the most important elements of the teaching...
SPSS Assignment only
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...grade and socio-economic status, what direction is the relationship? How strong is the relationship? Be sure to explain your answers. (2 points) There is a weak positive correlation between math achievement in 8th grade and socio-Economic Status. This is because the data points are highly scattered and the trend of the data points seems not to be linear. Question 11 Based on the scatter plot for math achievement in 8th grade and math achievement in 12th grade, what direction is the relationship? How strong is the relationship? Be sure to explain you answer. (2 points... SPSS #4 Assignment- STA-250.16 _____________________________________ Correlations Math Achievement in Twelfth Grade Reading Achievement...
Video games
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...8th grade prefer playing video games that are more violent in nature and these games mostly include characters that are mythical in nature or contain plots based on human based... Video Games Video Games Video games assist individuals in developing their visual attention (Green, 2003). All individuals come across various visual stimuli at one point in time and they have to select the important stimuli and ignore others. While playing shooting based video games, individuals come across various visual stimuli but they have to identify the important ones which is their enemy or the target in order to successfully kill the target. This characteristic of fast paced shooting video games help in enhancing their ...
Journal
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...8th Grade. You made it through elementary school. Woo-hoo! 7. Graduating High School. You made it through high school. Props! 8. Graduating College. You proved that you could eat pizza and write a paper at the same time. 9. Graduating from graduate school with a professional degree. Now you can teach at community college! 10. Graduating from a doctoral program. Now you can call yourself a doctor! REFERENCES Nelson, W. David. Mekhilta De-Rabbi Shimon Bar Yohai (Edward E. Elson Classic). US: Jewish Publication Society, 2006. Pp. 218.... Moments: Beautiful, Painful, Bizarre, Strange, Fascinating, and Transformative Events in My Life Here Iam going to brainstorm 10 of the most significant moments ...
Clinical Research Administration
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...8th grade reading level Results/Accomplishments: Action Steps What Will Be Done? Responsibilities Who Will Do It? Timeline By When? (Day/Month) Resources A. Resources Available B. Resources Needed (financial, human, political & other) Potential Barriers A. What individuals or organizations might resist? B. How? Communications Plan Who is involved? What methods? How often? Step 1: Modify the informed consent form to make it more patient friendly Local IRB site directors and the central IRB site directors By April 31, 2015 A. Computers, printers... Root Cause Analysis Worksheet (starting point Use this template or prepare your own with pen and paper. YOU SHOULD ADD OR DELETE LAYERS...
A tale of two schools
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...grade of the new small schools had met or surpassed standards on the 8th grade New York State English Language Arts [ELA] and Math exams than the incoming class in the large comprehensive schools. Most strikingly, in one instance the small Ryer Avenue Elementary School had five times as many students meeting ELA standards and more than three times as many students meeting Math standards as the large Abraham Joshua Heschel School. The small schools had a higher percentage of the students... with the demographic profile that generally predicts a successful completion of high school. The entering classes of the small schools had better 8th grade attendance...
Clotel or The Presidents Daughter ( written by William Wells Brown)
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...8th graders can understand. Slavery in the U.S. is something that every American child, including the 8th graders knows. Accordingly, slavery happens to be the main theme that Brown explores in the novel by trying to bring out the picture of how African American families suffered during the 19th century due to slavery (Brown 36). Therefore, slavery as the main theme in this novel suits the understanding of 8th graders since it is something that every American child who have reached the 8th grade must have been taught. Therefore, the fact that Brown discusses slavery in details makes the book suitable for 8th graders. Thirdly, Browns novel can be read by 8th... Clotel; or The President’s Daughter by...
Correlation Assignment
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...8th grade 1 936,000 9th to 12th grade 2 1,099,000 Some college 3 1,371,000 Associate’s degree 4 1,632,000 Associate’s degree 5 1,813,000 Bachelor’s degree 6 2,422,000 Master’s degree 7 2,834,000 Professional degree 8... ?Correlation Correlation is one of the most common and important statistical analysis used today. A correlation is a single value that defines the extent of linear relationship between any two variables (Cohen et al. 8). For instance, we might be interested in assessing whether the number of hours students spend watching television is related to their performance in school. In such a case, we will interview a few students selected randomly from the student population regarding their...
Educational Excellence
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...8th grade mathematics when compared with other... Education Excellence” How the United s has done in meeting the goals set forth by the Educational Excellence for All Children Act in 1999. Knowledge is the power to success and one need to acquire knowledge in an appropriate manner to attain goals, meet challenges and contribute in the development of innovative technologies. In order to attain knowledge it is imperative to join the educational institute where knowledge is provided in a systematic and methodological manner. Considering education to be of paramount significance and it is highly important for the progress of the nation, Educational Excellence for All Children Act was established in 1999. On ...
Common Application Form
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...8th grade I won 2 gold and 1 silver medals. Thirdly, my competitive spirit made me participate in school sports, and I was active in this area from the 8th to the 12th grade. To my credit, I made my mark in the 100m sprint and the 4x100m relay races. In addition, to sports, I have entertained considerable concern for the environment. Thus, I was active in planting saplings, as an outdoor school activity during my 11th grade. My father has always been an inspiration to me, whether it be education, career prospects or life in general. I developed... Common Application Form Business is a passion with me, and it is my heartfelt ambition to emerge a successful business magnate in my native country. Another...
Mathematics Project Based & Game Based Learning vs. Traditional Repetition Learning
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...8th grade students from the US were ranked 24th out of 29 countries in mathematics literacy. This was a clear indication that there was a big problem in the way mathematics as a subject was taught. Compared with other students from countries where PBL and GBL teaching methods had already been implemented, the US students’ scores were found to be low. Such low test scores... ? Topic: Teaching Mathematics using Project Based and Game Based Learning vs. Traditional Repetition Learning William Bilbrey Contents Introduction /Significance of the Study 3 Introduction 3 Significance of the Study 3 Research Questions 7 Hypotheses 8 Procedure 8 Population/ Sample 9 Population 9 Sample 9 Research Design 9 Data...
How do School Districts Differ in their Student Achievements
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...grade graduation tests for Ohio. The state requirement indicator was 75 percent, a mark that most schools in other districts similar to Cleveland surpassed since they got 81.3 percent. Cleveland performed poorly compared to similar districts; in comparison to the average performance for the whole state, Cleveland still fell short. On the contrary, Shaker Heights showed a remarkably different picture compare to that of Cleveland. Its performance fell short in comparison to other similar districts but better compared to that of Cleveland. Shaker Heights had the worst performance in 8th grade achievement where 66.2 percent out of the expected... ? How Do Schools Districts Differ in Their Achievement? How Do ...
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention Website Evaluation
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...8th grade reading level, making it user friendly. Furthermore, In case of difficulty, a visitor of the website can always contact the Health Information Search Specialist via a chat 24/7 (Frieden, 2013). Information provided by CDC is also current, making the website suitable for use by patients seeking the most... ? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Website Evaluation The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) WebsiteEvaluation The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the most effective and reliable website that should be recommended for patients. CDC is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that is responsible for prevention and control ...
Challenging experience
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...8th grade students every day for two weeks. The instruction was in environmental science. By the end of the first day I could see that there were two problems that needed to be addressed. The first problem was how the curriculum was presented to the students. These students came to camp expecting to have exciting experiences in the outdoors. The curriculum I was instructed to present was nearly all classroom activities. It had been borrowed from a local school district. The students grew bored quickly with the outlined activities. They said that it felt just... ? One of my most challenging experiences with occurred during a summer environmental camp. I was charged with instructing ten very energetic5th...
Stand and Deliver: Becoming a Teacher
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...8th grade when... ?Stand and Deliver While watching the Edward James Olmos film Stand and Deliver, I could not help but identify with the learning situation being depicted onscreen. Not everyone is born with a love for Math and not everyone is born with an instant understanding of Math either. It actually takes a special kind of teacher to help entice students to really throw themselves into their Math lessons and help them really understand and love the complicated procedures associated with the subject. I consider myself very luck in that aspect. I had a teacher during my formative learning years who helped me develop not only my Math abilities, but also a life-long love for the subject. I was in the...
Combine 7th and 8th Grades Canon Elementary School District #50
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...8th Grades in Canon Elementary School District #50 Introduction According to the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (n.d.), combined classroom is where two grade levels or more are treated as the same group, thus the term “combined.” The said classroom grouping also have different names coined to describe it such “split-grade,” “family groupings,” “multi-grade,” and “looping classrooms” where the first actually connotes a negative perception about combining grades. The term “split grade” to actually state that the teacher’s attention is ‘split’ because there are different grade levels in one classroom and consequently disregards true integration. Combined classrooms have... Combining 7th and...
Postsecret
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...8th grade’ and Picture Three with writings, ‘I don’t want to go to college; I want to grow shit.’ These pictures are linked to the theme of self esteem which they depict in each... of stopping anyone from noticing it. Since not everyone gets to have this, it tended to draw unnecessary attention towards him giving him a feeling of discomfort. Consequently, his self esteem went down thus ruining his 7th and even 8th grade, creating long time of loneliness and mind destabilization (Fennell 91). The swelling made criticize himself, due to fear of judgment he might have avoided activities that involve other people like sports or even social events as he tends to...
Esperanza Rising book talk
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...8th grade, given the nature of the work and the age of Esperanza. This is for young teens just coming into adolescence. I would rate the novel 4 stars out of 5, for the overall relevance of the novel to the contexts that I just mentioned, and the overall excellence of the writing, the values espoused, and the appeal to young people (Ryan, 2000). D. Curricular Connections Given the emphasis on agriculture and on the passing seasons, this can be integrated into Science classes, with emphasis on earth science, biology, and studies relating... Book Report/Review: Esperanza Rising Table of Contents A. 3 B. Booktalk 3 C. Reason for Selection 3 D. Curricular Connections 4 E. Activity Ideas 4 References 5 A. Ab...
Combine 7th and 8th Grades Canon Elementary School District 50
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...8th Grades in Canon Elementary School District #50 Introduction According to the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (n.d.), combined classroom is where two grade levels or more are treated as the same group, thus the term “combined.” The said classroom grouping also have different names coined to describe it such “split-grade,” “family groupings,” “multi-grade,” and “looping classrooms” where the first actually connotes a negative perception about combining grades. The term “split grade” to actually state that the teacher’s attention is ‘split’ because there are different grade levels in one classroom and consequently disregards true integration. Combined classrooms have... ?Combining 7th and...
PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE for DRAMA OF DIVERSITY class, about these 2 questions When did you first notice that you were different fr
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...8th grade. Throughout high school I always had a GPA above 3.5. Due to the fact that I was a very good student a lot of people looked for me for help. I was always willing to tutor or help my classmates in any way I could. I always felt that it was my moral obligation to help out others. I have probably given over 100 tutoring sessions in my lifetime free of charge. To me helping others... In life there are instances and events that shape your life and influence it forever. When I was about 12 years old I started noticing that I wasdifferent from everyone else. My main interest were playing basketball and hitting the books. I was a very good student. I kept a 4.0 GPA average in all my classes until the...
Admission essay
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...8th grade, independence is one forte that I can fall back upon on any given day. I have offered my services for firefighting volunteer work this summer. Also, my sister wants to become a nun in the future. She is 20 years old at the moment but this suggests much about our family towards social work and the like. In terms of the educational fraternities, I plan to get admission in a WASP College in Texas with an esteemed business program in sight. I know business is something that I can relate to as it offers me tremendous opportunities to explore my hidden personality facets... Admission Essay I have always been one of the brightest at school. Being 17 years old and considered a socialite within my...
Episode Analysis
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...8th- grade school and former students from Georgia, who are creating visionary projects that, are changing Atlanta. The Host, Dr... Designing Healthy Communities Episode Analysis s The first episode of Designing Healthy Communities provides information linking obesity in the United States to Type 2 Diabetes as a result of car-dependent urban sprawl. Dr. Richardson Jackson uses other examples of better urban planning measures that can improve people’s health. These include Boulder, who redesigns the city to use bicycle for transport and two Denver suburbs that transform dead malls into mixed uses and public centered communities. They also include an abandoned mall in Georgia being transformed to an 8th-...
Questions
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...8th grade. These books are supposed to help the students in their transition from high school to college. Failure to read these books... Education al affiliation Education Question Over the years, more and more people have been asking if schools need to manipulate themoral values of their students. The debate has been going on for some time and there have even been suggestions of establishing a moral education curriculum that should be implemented in all K-12 schools. This argument will support the implementation of a moral education curriculum al all K-12 schools. Many schools around the country are having difficulties dealing with irresponsible students and who lack proper moral values. Man being a so...
Chart
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...Grading Tests COLUMN 1 COLUMN 2 Standardized test is one that has been constructed by experts with explicit instructions for administration, standard scoring procedures, and tables of norms for interpretation. Standardization means that the examinees attempt the same questions under the same conditions with the same directions, the time limit for the test is the same for everyone, and the results are scored with the same detailed procedure (192). Carolyn Beitzel, an 8th grade social studies teacher... _____________________________________ Reading Assignment _________________________ T Chart Activity Directions Effective Instructional Strategies, Chapter 10. Moore, Chapter 10: Constructing and Grad...
Division of Time table
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...grade, civics and culture focuses on the development of a work ethic, while 3rd grade focuses on geography, 4th grade on history, and 5th grade on government and civics. Middle School is a continuation of the basic education provided at elementary level. It is expanded to include general education and training in basic employable skills such as in vocational and technical education. Middle School covers a period of three years of formal schooling, from 6th - 8th grade. In Figure 2, general science in the 6th grade covers basic concepts in earth science, biology, chemistry and physics; then follows biology in the 7th grade and chemistry in the 8th grade. In middle... Running Head: BASIC EDUCATION...
A Comparison on Non-traditional Middle School Students
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...8th grade non-traditional middle school students moving on to high school. CHAPTER... A COMPARISON OF NON-TRADITIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT TEST SCORES IN READING AND MATH Frankie Brooks Doctor of Education August TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS ii ABSTRACT v CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 6 1.1 Introduction to the problem 6 1.2 Background, context, and framework 8 1.3 Statement of the problem 11 1.5 Research questions 13 This study was guided by the following research questions: 13 1.6 Rationale, relevance, and significance 14 1.6.1 Rationale 14 1.6.2 Relevance 15 1.6.3 Significance 15 1.7 Nature of the study 16 1.8 Assumptions, limitations, and delimitations 17 1.8.1 Assumptions 17 ...
Differences Between Concrete and Virtual Manipulatives in Preparing 10th Grade Math Students for Standardized Tests
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...grade students who are enrolled in a Geolab course. Students are enrolled in the course based on their performance on the GEPA test that they took in 8th grade where they tested as partially proficient. Most of the students were of lower ability in core math skills. The student population was culturally diverse with a fairly equal representation of male and female as well as White, African-American, and Hispanic. The school was located in an urban setting and was approximately 15 minutes from New York City. There were seven teachers instructing... ? Signature page MONTCLAIR Differences between Concrete and Virtual Manipulatives in Preparing 10th Grade Math for Standardized Tests by John G. Pappas A...
School Counseling
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...8th grade. This unit will deliver the needs and address the concerns of 8th graders who quite commonly experience bullying in the schools. Bullying is a means of mental torture and devastates normal pattern of life for many kids leaving them vulnerable and ashamed. The reason for implementing this prevention unit is to ensure good psychosocial wellbeing of students which is essential to demonstrate satisfactory academic performance. The horrible shame experienced by victims of bullying rips them off of their self-esteems which is why this prevention unit needs to be implemented in the schools... School Counseling: Bullying Prevention Unit: This paper focuses on creating a bullying prevention unit for of...
Article
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...grade level is best fit for students to learn about ratio and proportions. The purpose is also to determine in what way ratio and proportions should be taught in the 6th -8th grade. 2. What type of research design is used (must use classification of designs in chapter 11)? The type of research design used is systematic classification under the experimental design. It allows for pupils to work systematically in order to achieve better results. The physical and the mathematical interpretation is expanded in both experiments in order to magnify the outcome... Article Critique 2 AN EXPERIMENT IN TEACHING RATIO AND PROPORTION What is the purpose of the study? The purpose of the study is to determine what...
Sherwood Elementary School Assessment and Diagnosis
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...8th grade. 2012 -2013 data shows that Sherwood elementary school’s largest demographic is black. This is 96.7% of the student population. There are other races which are; Hispanics, whites, Asians, Native Americans and others. This group is composed of 3.3% of the student population. The second largest demographic is the Hispanics which is 2% of the student population. Still as of 2012-2013, the number of students enrolled in the school was 301. From this number, 15.6% were special education students, and 97% were low income students (Chicago Public... ? Sherwood Elementary School Assessment and Diagnosis Sherwood Elementary School Assessment and Diagnosis Health Assessments are conducted in schools to...
Going Back to School
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...8th grade and the college classroom? Or is the phenomena of teenage hormones a serious deterrent to thinking in terms of the future? Children and youth are always out for immediate gratification, living for the moment, or just the weekend, i.e., “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” … “Living for the Weekend”; and adults are nearly always thinking in terms of the future, thats why. Either way it goes…there is always more to learn for children and adults. . References Zachry, Elizabeth. April... Nothing we earn or learn in life is ever easy, but there is a special calling on the lives of those who choose to go to or return to college. No longer the “non-traditional” student, adults who return to college are...
Book report
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...8th grade. In 1931, JFK acquired appendectomy... of Enter the The Biography of John F. Kennedy The essay below depicts the biography of john f. Kennedy. The authors of the book relating to this biography are Caro and Robert A. The book is known as’ the passage of power’. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in May 29 1917 at 83 Beal’s Street in Brookline, Massachusetts. His father was a businessperson and a politician. His mother was a socialite or in other words a philanthropist. His father and mother were Joseph Patrick Kennedy and Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald respectively. JFK, attended Riverdale country school, which was a private school for boys. He attended Canterbury school in New Milford for his 8th...
District curriculum, instruction, and assessment leader to develop a comprehensive menu of district data needed to
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...Grade Reading Achievement 8th Grade Mathematics Achievement ACT Participation and Performance The following elements (the graduation rate, 3rd Grade Reading and 8th Grade Mathematics Achievement, and ACT Participation and Performance) indicate the level of success in student instruction in the district. Student Engagement Indicators Test Participation Rate Absenteeism Rate Dropout Rate All these elements illustrate the factors that hinder student performance undermining student instruction success. Assessment data from standardized tests (Wisconsin Department of Public... The Diagnostic Process The Diagnostic Process The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) produces a comprehensive menu...
Texas Attorney General
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...grade is 2%, 8th grade is 12.2%, 9th grade is 46.9%, 10th grade is 26.5%,11th grade is 10.2% and 12th grade is 2%. The students are offered tests upon admission into this center in order to measure their tested current grade level especially in mathematics and reading. Full participation in family or individual counseling is mandatory as per the education plan. The students have a dress code, which requires them to wear black combat boots, military fatigues and white plain t-shirts. Upon the completion of Denton program, the students who are supposed to continue under probation supervision will receive... Juvenile Detention Center During court hearings, some juveniles are directly released to the...
2 Million Minutes
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...8th grade and high school. The movie throws light on how kids of the three nations spend... ? Introduction Directed by Robert Compton, Adam Raney and Chad Heeter; 2 million minutes is adocumentary film which raises stark questions on the competitiveness and efficiency of education system of America. Taking examples of students from three major competing nations ought to become superpowers- America, India and China, the film addresses issues of schooling, establishing balance between education and extra-curricular activities and overall power of these nations in supplying innovative and intelligent minds (Harvard Educational Review 2011). The movie revolves around 6 students- two each from America, India...
Impact of Class Size on Students' Achievement
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...grade, 6th grade and 8th grade. Their analysis indicated that it was necessary for students to spend a minimum of three years in a small-size class if all the gains over the regular-size class students in terms of achievement were to be sustained over the next grades. On an interesting note, they found out that the gains of attending a small-size class continued to increase from grade to grade. A follow-up on the STAR project for the students who had participated and were now in regular classes was performed and dubbed the Lasting Benefits Study (LBS). The objective of this longitudinal study was to determine whether the students who had attended a small-size class from 1st... ? Impact Size on...
Controversial Issues in Educational Psychology
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...grade repeaters have more prospects to catch up as compared to 8th grade repeaters; the later are more likely to drop out as compared to their peers as revealed from the data of Chicago by Jacob & Lefgren (2007). According to David (2008), neither retention nor the promotion is the satisfactory solution to keep up with the struggling students which is in accordance with the views of Nancy Frey. The most imperative challenge according to David (2008) is to figure out... Should Struggling Be Retained? Introduction Increasing competition in all aspects of life impose varied questions in the minds of educatorsand parents to tackle with the struggling students, ranging from coaching in the weaker areas such...
Illustration Essay
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...8th grade. I found it so easy to lie about an assignment or to tell a half truth to my parents to avoid a punishment. It seemed to me that the whole world was a thousand shades of grey and that right and wrong didn’t really matter. What mattered was avoiding negative attention from parents, teachers and peers. But towards the end of middle school, I could see that I was missing something. I had friends, I had a family and I had great relationships with my teachers. I did not, however, have any control over my life or myself. So I got my first job... I have heard the story told of a young boy who witnessed a butterfly emerge from its chrysalis. The butterfly needed to struggle mightily to gain its...
Field Experience report
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...8th grade students to visit this place of interest. Materials that are demonstrated... Field Experience report Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Smithsonian Air and Space Museum is considered to be the largest in the area of Smithsonian, and counts “over 60,000 artifacts and more than 20,000 cubic feet of archival materials” (Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, 2014) that are connected with air and space field of researches. That remains to be an excellent place for those who are interested in airplanes and cosmic developments. It is worse to mention that this museum retains a huge variety of interesting objects and attracts attention of millions visitors each year. It must be admitted that school children ...
Graduate School Admission Statement of Intent
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...8th grade students from local area schools (public and private) are invited to come out and participate in a day full of cool science education and real world applications of the knowledge. The theme for the 2009 Outreach Day was forensics for which I taught... Dear admission committee, I am a dedicated, highly motivated, diligent, driven who consistently strives for the best outcomes in life, work, and school. This is one of the many reasons I have decided to apply to the East Carolina Graduate School for acceptance into the Masters of Arts in Teaching, Science Education. My interest in education is long-standing. I believe strongly in Mark Van Doren quotation, “The art of teaching is the art of...
Studying Intelligence In The 20th Century
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...8th grade and so did not fully develop their intelligence... Running Head: STUDYING INTELLIGENCE IN THE 20TH CENTURY Studying Intelligence In The 20th Century of the of the institution] Studying Intelligence In The 20th Century Nancy Bayley's research What is Intelligence For most of twentieth century, scientists and public assumed there was such a thing as intelligence, with general intelligence thought to be a single entity .Now scientists believe it is more useful to look at adult intelligence as several distinct intellectual capacities Cross-Sectional Research - For first half of the twentieth century, psychologists were convinced, based on solid evidence that intelligence declined over ti...
Physical Education
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...8th grade - Health Indicators Warehouse ." Welcome to the Health Indicators Warehouse (HIW) - Health Indicators Warehouse . N.p., n.d. Web. 6 July 2011. . "Subdisciplines ." Eastern Illinois University :: Charleston, Illinois. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 July 2011.
8th amendment
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...8th amendment against the federal government and those... THE CHANGE IN EIGHTH AMENDMENT CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT STANDARDS IN DEATH PENALTY CASES SINCE FURMAN V. GEORGIA (1972) Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice Name Institution Date Abstract State legislation or congress describes capital punishment for capital crimes such as murder. The Supreme Court ruled that the death penalty should not be a violation of the eighth amendment on unusual and cruel punishment. The Eighth amendment shapes some procedural aspects based on when a court of law can use the death penalty and how it needs to be conducted. The impact of the Due Process Clause of the 14th amendment has made the application of the 8t...
Teaching Conceptually and Strategies
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...8th grade students. Since I was to teach about speech, I collected several speeches written by different authors and speech articles from magazines. Before introducing the concept of speech writing, I first required the students to read the speeches and discuss the structure and content with their fellow students. I later introduced the concept of speech writing and related it to the different speeches they had read. After that I taught the students what constitutes a good speech and told them to identify which one among the speeches they had read was an illustration of a good speech. Requiring the students to read the speech could have been taken as the way of creating a conceptual... ?Provide at least...
Teaching Conceptually and Strategies
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...8th grade students. Since I was to teach about speech, I collected several speeches written by different authors and speech articles from magazines. Before introducing the concept of speech writing, I first required the students to read the speeches and discuss the structure and content with their fellow students. I later introduced the concept of speech writing and related it to the different speeches they had read. After that I taught the students what constitutes a good speech and told them to identify which one among the speeches they had read was an illustration of a good speech. Requiring the students to read the speech could have been taken as the way of creating a conceptual... Provide at least...
Business writing - Informal Report
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...Grade 8th Grade 12th Grade Public 24% 26% 32% Private 38% 47% 48% Roman Catholic 36% 47% 44% Other 41% 48% 56% Figure 2: Confidence... April 10, Robert Marini Zaynab Alzayer IMPROVING PERFORMANCE IN AMERICAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS This report highlights some of the causes of the current low performance in the contemporary American public schools. The report also seeks to propose and recommend solutions that will help mitigate the current disturbing downward trend in performance. Consequently, the proposal report is subdivided into three categories: i. The problem of poor performance in public schools ii. Causes of poor performance in American schools iii. Potential measures to improve performance. The Issue of p...
Effects of Alcohol
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...8th-grade students, 72% of 10th-grade students, and 78% of high school seniors had used alcohol in the past year; approximately 25% of 8th-grade students, 43... Angela E. Dent English 102: Advanced Composition Cause/Effect Essay Assignment The introduction of alcohol to a teenager will affect his or her lifestyle vs. being introduced to it in their late twenties. According to Anderson et al, "In teenagers, the prevalence of alcohol leads them to a situation where they may have more opportunities to engage in heavy drinking". (Anderson et al, 2003, p. 200) That refers to conclude that as long as the teenagers remain aloof from drinking, they are successful in maintaining a healthy lifestyle but after tast...
Ehtnographic Study paper
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...grade 11 will be analyzed, since that is the grade closest to the demographic being taught in this unit other than 8th grade (which is skewed because it has only gifted students within it). The reading, mathematics, and science scores of grade 11 students were all... ?AN ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY An Ethnographic Study of a School Francine Atlas ? ELD 502 ? Teacher: Prof. Eileen Roca Word Count: 1615 (6 pages) I. Introduction This ethnography report has actually been written for a particular high school, Grade 9, for Spanish I. Following is a description of the school. The school in question has a 7th-12th grade Gifted and Language & International Studies program. The grade level being taught is 9th (ninth)...
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