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The Importance of Human Rights Education - In developing countries, communication can be used as a vehicle for promoting justice and human rights. In today’s pluralistic society, development is very important for countries to be able to vie at an international level. To accurately comprehend and appreciate human rights, the importance between Human Rights Education (HRE) and the aim of achieving human development has to be recognized. “Education is the most effective tool for empowerment and human development,” (Verma 2002) hence HRE has a vital role in the preservation of human rights and in supporting human development....   [tags: developing countries, zimbabwe, development]
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The Importance of Higher Education - "Scott, your not going out until you do your homework". This is a very common saying in households across the country. Parents know that education is the key to a happy and successful life. I have hated going to school and doing my homework ever since I was a little kid. Now that I am seeing where all those hours of hard work have gotten me, I am very happy that my Mom yelled at me so often to do my homework. Once High School is finished, college is the next step if you are willing to spend another four or five years in school....   [tags: School Education Learning College] 972 words
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Importance of Education - The benefits of education are endless. The personal satisfaction and feeling of accomplishment upon receiving a college degree is one that cannot easily be topped. College education is becoming even more important than it has been in the past. A bachelor's degree is now becoming a minimum requirement for many jobs that previously only required a high school degree. True, a college education nowadays is expensive, however, the return on your investment can be almost certainly guaranteed. The pros of education far exceed the cons....   [tags: Current Events] 359 words
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The Importance of Early Education - Although, the act and art of teaching is not essentially changing because education is about conveying knowledge and understanding from one person to another. We are in the era of technology, and from here on out technology will only grow exponentially with many benefits for today’s education. Tom Imburgia of Cardinal O’Hara high school, describes how teaching is evolving: “I would like to emphasize the difference between information and knowledge. Anyone with an internet connection can access the world’s information reserve, understanding the content and assimilating it as knowledge is a different issue....   [tags: knowledge, understanding, learning]
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The Importance Education Has on Life - ... Mrs. Auld, the lady that taught him, put her life on the line too since it was illegal for her to educate Douglass. Douglass did many things that could have cost him his life in order to get people to teach him. One of the things he did was that he stole bread from his master to use to pay the white kids to teach him to write. Today we do not have to steal in order to pay someone to teach us. “Some men no the value of education by having it, I know its value by not having it.” Douglass knows its value by not having it by seeing the extremes his masters have gone to prevent slaves from becoming educated....   [tags: life, job, slave, read, write, freedom] 568 words
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The Importance of Education and Teaching - ... At the same time, if you could use mathematical equations there was not a problem that you could not solve. Without knowledge, and the further pursuit of it, there seemed to be nothing else fit for my future. All throughout my schooling, I have also been lucky enough to have had tremendous and inspirational teachers who have shown me the power in being on the other end of the learning by being an educator. That power that I was shown, by my teachers who were engaged, had infectiously positive attitudes and simply loved what they did, is one of the main reasons that I want to become and educator, so that I may too spread that same love and thirst for knowledge....   [tags: Learning, Knowledge] 1362 words
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Getting a College Education, The Difficulties and Importance - ... She was the coolest girl I met in my entire freshman year, but she definitely had a lot of run-ins with the “M” word around college students. She always kept her cool and never let the person know that they hurt her, but deep down I’m certain that she was hurt deeply every time. The idea of political correctness never really occurred to me because all of my previous encounters with friends and family were usually politically correct. What I mean is that I haven’t had anyone that I care about that has to deal with the hate that comes with being a little different....   [tags: Learning, Admissions] 623 words
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A University Education is Necessary in American Society - “There is no divide in American life that hurts more than the one between those we consider well educated and those who are poorly or inadequately schooled” (Spayde 60). According to John Spayde, author of “Learning in the Key of Life," a university education is a defining role in the well-being and success of people in today’s society. Similarly, John Henry Newman, in his essay, “The Idea of a University,” believes too that education gives “man the clear conscious view of his own opinions and judgments, a truth in developing them, an eloquence in expressing them, and force in urging them” (49), thus making him a well rounded human being....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]
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Education Goals - Education has always been a primary concern for my parents, who taught me that if I need to succeed in life, I have to be educated. Following their guide, I have always valued and tried to get the most of any educational opportunity I have had. Having grown up in a business family, I have always been interested in focusing my career in the business field. My Mother and Father own their own company, and they are constantly talking about business, which has inspired me to follow their path. When my parents retire, they want me to carry on their legacy....   [tags: Personal Ambition, The Importance of Education] 599 words
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Education Goals - This past semester I took an emergency medical technician course. Part of the requirement was to log sixteen hours of hands-on work at an ambulance corps. We responded to everything: The simple falls of the elderly, to a 65 year old with a bilateral amputation above the knee infected by MRSA. Seeing people in their greatest time of need was both frightening and exhilarating. You find yourself looking at someone who is having a seizure, the likes of which you have only read in your textbooks or seen in movies, and you are the only one who can help them....   [tags: Personal Ambition, The Importance of Education] 416 words
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The Importance of Information and Communication Technology in the Education Process of Young People Today - Education and technology have been integrated over the past years. There are many reasons for educators to introduce the technology in learning process, which is the new generation of students has been surrounded by various technologies. Prensky (2005) claims that young people are completely absorbed and mastered in digital technology such as computers, video games and the internet. Notably, information and communication technologies (ICTs) play important roles in educating young students....   [tags: Education, college, internet, higher education]
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The Importance of Building Partnerships in Professional Military Education Schools - On September 11, 2001, the United States (U.S.) experienced an act of overt terrorism unparalleled in its history. The extremist terrorist group, al Qaeda, attacked the U.S and briefly paralyzed a nation. This violent act threatened the U.S. national security and its way of life. Since this time, the U.S. Government, its Armed Forces, and its allies have been in an ongoing battle to end terrorism. Realizing the magnitude of this international fight, the U.S. needs help from its partners to counter terror campaigns worldwide....   [tags: military, education] 1696 words
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The Importance of Parent Involvement in Children's Education - The Importance of Parent Involvement in Children's Education Parent involvement in a child's education can have the greatest impact upon their lives and can also be one of the most influential factors to their success in education. There are many things that parents could do to help their child. Unfortunately there are parents who simply cannot help their children because they either don't have time or cannot speak the language to help them with their school work. Parents need to be involved in the child's education and give them daily support in the home environment....   [tags: Parent Involvement in Education] 516 words
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The Importance of Sexual Education in Illinois - ... Social hygiene isThe social hygiene movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries was an attempt by Progressive-era reformers to control venereal disease, regulate prostitution and vice, and disseminate sexual education through the use of scientific research methods.Sex education expanded as timed passed to reduce the rate of sexual disease. In the 1960s controversy began about contraception with the arrival of birth control. There was a lot of controversy because people believed you should be married before you have sex, and birth control goes against the teaching of the Catholic Church....   [tags: preventing teen pregnancy and STDs] 524 words
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Ethical Education - Ethical Education The goal of education is to develop the highest level of mental, moral and physical ability within students. Ethics are just as important as factual knowledge and physical well-being. Sadly, public schools in this country are against ethical expression of any kind. Ethics are a threat to the school system because they may encourage a need for change in the present standard of education, which is decidedly anti-ethical. In U.S. public schools, students are processed through a well-built machine designed to perpetuate the status quo....   [tags: The Importance of Education]
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The Importance of a College Education - From the moment a child is born, small and squalling, parents begin saving money to fund his college education. The child progresses through various stages of life, from that of a fierce ten year-old, to that of a teenager, and finally to one who has reached the brink of adulthood; that moment the child’s parents have been anticipating from his first cry: his final year of high school in preparation for college. I too, have reached that point in my life. Yet, while I go through the application process, network with teachers to ensure that all of my graduation requirements are met, and mentally preparing myself to make one of the biggest decisions of my academic career, I cannot dodge the m...   [tags: career, adulthood, professional] 535 words
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The Importance of a Quality Education - ... Some parents are not educated to know what they need for their children. Parents need to know what they are doing to promote their child's development and they need to know how to do it the right way. Parents that had kids ages k-12th grade were surveyed and this is what the survey revealed: 86 percent had a place set aside for homework in their home, and 67 percent had an adult in the household who checked that their homework was done. Parents do not have to give their children everything but anything they do will help....   [tags: development, tuition, economy]
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The Importance of Science to Education - ... …Sooner or later, members of both sexes need to develop the social skills that will serve them as adults" (McCollum 19). It helps the students in the school to maintain their adeptness level in disparate portion of existence needed. Nowadays, countless parents are fretting concerning the number of distractions that continue in co-ed schools, that undeviatingly alter their children's intellectual performance. This is plainly due to the fact that there are chemical replies after disparate genders expend period together There should not be any obstacle to providing single-sex choice within the public school" system...We have to look at the achievements of [single-sex] schools that are spri...   [tags: school, student, sex] 1063 words
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The Importance of Dialect in Education - There are several dialects found within the United States and these dialects are heard in classrooms throughout the country. It is important for acceptance of different dialects to be taught within these classrooms. While it is important to teach with the Standard English dialect, the dialects and language skills that a student possesses when they enter the classroom should not be ignored. Instead, they should be embraced and used to teach about different cultures that are within the classroom and the community....   [tags: teaching strategies]
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The Importance of Sex Education - ... The more students know about the different risks that they are taking once they have sex, the more they may not want to. For instance, if a student has no knowledge about the different sexually transmitted diseases there are out in the world today, they may go and have sex freely. That student would have no clue what he or she could possibly be spreading or just how much he or she would be placing his or her life in danger along with the partner. This is where sex education comes in and saves many young people’s lives by informing the different types and forms of sexually transmitted diseases....   [tags: informs students on the dangers of sex] 548 words
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Importance of Physical Education Classes - ... Consequently students would be absent less often from school because of illnesses. That means students will not to fall behind in studies and live a healthier life. Another way physical education benefits wellness is requiring students to exercise (Le Masurier 4). Exercise is a critical aspect of not becoming obese or overweight. Since physical education is, by definition, physical, thus it prevents obesity and promotes overall fitness. Requiring students to participate in physical education is a good way to help them reach the minimal exercise requirements designated by the American Federal government....   [tags: preventing child obesity] 623 words
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The Importance of Physical Education - With more technology to feel the gap of physical labor for humans and poor nutrition, obesity is rising and people are not living up to their potential. Children have been spending more time indoors with a screen in their face and a controller in their hand. Lack of physical activity not only causes obesity, but lack of brain power and achievement. Children and their families need to be taught the proper ways of how to be healthy in physical education classes to maintain their health across their life span....   [tags: physical labor, obesity, children]
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The Importance of Sex Education - ... Teens will be taught how to protect themselves and maybe even reduce the chance of many of them trying it, for the consequently outcome. From the previous information, an assumption could be made, that starting from middle school teens should have a sex education course. If measures are taken before the age 15, the percentage of adolescents sexually active will reduce, including birthrate and STDs. “In the year 2014 of Sex Education Legislation in Texas, is said that, Tex. Health and Safety shall develop model education programs to educate the public....   [tags: preventing teen pregnancy and STDs] 1226 words
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The Importance of College Education - ... The pay gap between people aged 25-32 college graduated and people with just a high school diploma has never been greater in this modern era. This is because the potential of pay for college graduates has been on the rise, while the potential pay for less educated people has been on the fall. (Don Lee) This increasing pay gap has shown repeatedly that the investment for a college education returns the money. If a student invests a substantial amount of money into their college education, they will be given the potential to pay off all of those loans, and the entire investment they made will be returned through their salaries they will be making....   [tags: advantages, disadvantages] 1357 words
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The Importance of Sex Education - ... The first star to reduce welfare can be by having affordable mortgage's, free education, handling out free birth controls and accessing to health care legalizing marijuana it will be less crimes. marginal or the residual poor refuse to get a job because having these benefits by not going to work by not even trying. these government aid should only given to people who choose to have a better lfe meaning apply for jobs or trying to a career or education but not for people who have no type of ambition....   [tags: teen pregnancy prevention, STD's] 515 words
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The Importance of Driving Education - ... Public should improve awareness in basic road rules and regulations. Traffic regulations and safety awareness should be recommended for teenagers at an early stage and age, through TV programs and school activities. In addition, knowledge of traffic signs should be emphasized with the increase of the enforcement of traffic regulations. Information dissemination about road safety programme needs to be increased significantly, since most road users and managers are quite ignorant about them," the Times of India said....   [tags: drug testing, road accidents] 1066 words
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The Importance of Music Education - Music, an extremely broad concept, is playing an increasingly vital role in the modern society, and most people today are experiencing music subconsciously. For instance, when walking in the street, not only will we see people listening to their music through all kinds of portable music players, but also hear people humming their favorite songs. When nightfall comes, young people usually go to concerts, whereas middle-aged people tend to choose symphony and opera. All the things mentioned above seem like nothing but entertainment....   [tags: Music]
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The Importance of Higher Education - ... Even though the school may not be able to help financially, students should be able to receive advice, counseling, and other resources that will help solve or alleviate their problems or reasons for wanting to drop out. Statistically, fifty four percent of students who drop out of college do not complete due to not being able to balance work and family. This overload was becoming to stressful and supporting family automatically takes precedence over going to college. Thirty one percent of the students who dropped out simply could not afford college....   [tags: college attendance, better job search] 558 words
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Importance of Technology in Education - ... 2011, p.28-61). Many in the field of education do not tend to realize that the schools want to have a greater advancement in the classroom with technology not only due to the students now, but so they can stay ahead of the curve and be ready for the next part of this curveball that science has thrown at us. No one would have thought that we would be where we are at today in education. 15 years ago students were still taking accelerated reader tests off of computers that used dial up for the internet....   [tags: SAISD classroom, teaching tools]
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Melinda Gates' College Ready Educational Initiative - Most high school students dream of attending college after high school. The know that an education will earn them more money, get them better jobs and give them the opportunity do what they want in life. The problem is; between 2006 and 2016, nearly 4.5 million students won’t pursue college degrees because their families can’t afford higher education (Gates Foundation, 2009). Furthermore, only a little of half of those who do start college full-time to obtain a 4-year degree finish. Of those students who attend community college less than 3 out of 10 finish with the Associate’s Degree (Complete College.org, 2009)....   [tags: Importance of Education]
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The Importance of the New Initiative to Primary Education - Introduction The teaching of ‘phonics’ emphasises on learning the relationship between letter patterns and the sounds they represent. This direct instruction teaches children how to achieve the recording to sound and how the visual symbol system of the English language represents the sounds of different words (Goouch and Lambirth, 2007). According to the Department for Education (2013a), English is a pre-eminent language and at the heart of England’s education and society. The document then explains that it is vital for children to receive a high-quality education in English, as this will teach the children to communicate their ideas and emotions to others, and allow others to communicate...   [tags: teaching of phonics, synthetic phonics ]
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Importance of Health Education - There has been a great deal of attention given by individuals, the media and by the government to Health Education. There is no doubt that a population which is “health literate” is significant for the sake of the “public health as a whole and consequently for public finances”(Tappe 2013) (Younghee 2013) Many countries including the U.S. have realized just how vitally this issues has become. (Younghee 2013) Sadly however, the ability understand basic health information, with or without health education, as well as access and process the services is only possessed by “50%”of the American public, resulting in the escalation or health care costs as well as poor decision making regarding health...   [tags: Government, Programs]
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Importance of Sex Education - Our children are growing up quicker than they ever have in the past; consequently their minds are growing more and more curious. Teenage pregnancy has been a key topic for discussion for far too long with little to no action being taken to prevent such pregnancies. Many people consider that something different needs to be done in regards to the way our children perceive sexual education. There have always been disputes about which type of sexual education should be taught in U.S. public schools....   [tags: Teen Pregnancy, STDs]
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The Importance of Receiving a Higher Education - Like many veterans before me, it seems as if time flies by quicker than we expect. Twenty years ago, I felt there was no reason to concern myself with the immediate future because I had decided my career was going to be with the armed forces. The educational requisite to enlist, back then, was a high school diploma or general education diploma. In some cases, one could enlist with a waiver in the absence of either one. I was fortunate enough to have a high school diploma when I enlisted. Therefore, my concern with higher education was non-existent and I felt no obligation to pursue a college degree....   [tags: Benefits, Job Market] 858 words
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The Importance of Community in Higher Education. - The primary trait that I lack is confidence. In my mind, others are always smarter, prettier, more driven, and just better than me. Because of this attitude, I do not usually voice my opinions, state my ideas, or take control of anything; I automatically assume that anything I say or do is wrong or stupid. Although I still need to work on strengthening my confidence, SMU’s community atmosphere, specifically the Hilltop scholars program, has given me the enormous confidence boost I need to step out of my comfort zone and make my ideas a reality....   [tags: Essays on Community]
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The Importance of Presentation in Ecological Education - ... It shames me personally to admit that there is an unusually high proportion of plastic in my home. Plastic is just what things are made of, because ecological problems tend to take a backseat to economics. Ecological problems are often “unintended, unforeseen, and sometimes ironic side effects of actions arising from other intentions” (Orr, 2002, p. 13). As teachers we are going to interact daily with large amounts of plastic and paper, and it can be difficult to instill an environmental ethos into our students in an environment like that....   [tags: ecological community, environmentalism]
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The Importance of Education According to the Conflict Theory - ... Even at a young age, child find themselves put into a new environment, this is usually a preschool or kindergarten classroom. From here they earn their name within the district. As every student knows, as we get older, students begin to earn labels. Some labels are good, some may be bad, or some may just be a harmless name. Either way, students earn a label and are put into their groups of friends, usually with a similar label. A lot of times, these labels may not seem like a big deal, or even a problem at all....   [tags: elements, society, jobs, intelligence] 603 words
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A Never Ending Enlightenment - ... Going to a college lecture without the ability to take notes can cause one to fail their next test. One should not forget their child’s milk bottle or security blanket on a small trip to the grocery store. Education can help one find more about themselves, such as what they are good at and what they like. If one struggles to understand science, but excels in reading it would be unwise to go to college to become a chemist. There are many classes and options of education given to society; various art classes (from pottery to painting), Algebra to calculus, chemistry to biology, english and language classes, and electives like theatre or orchestra....   [tags: the importance of education]
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The Importance of Single-sex Education - Have you ever thought, what is the main fact, by which all countries are evaluated. There would be probably many different answers, but it is obvious that all countries’ economic conditions are the main factors that show at which level of development these countries are. Of course, the governments of all countries are doing their best in order to increase their economic status. There are many factors that positively influence the economic condition, but it is indisputable, that the main circumstance that is needed to achieve this goal is well educated society....   [tags: argumentative] 1581 words
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The Importance Of A College Education - The Importance of a College Education You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give" (Winston Churchill, circa 1940) Learning the importance of getting a good college education did not come to me until I was 31 years old. Many of my friends, and colleagues and I were of the same age, however they were far beyond me in educational levels. It was for this reason, and other reasons, including better society levels, and the ability to achieve my career goals, that I decided to go back to college....   [tags: essays research papers] 797 words
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A University Education Provides Professional, Spiritual and Social skills - Both John Henry Newman and Jon Spayde argue the true meaning of a University education in their works titled “The Idea of a University” and “Learning in the Key of Life.” Newman defines a truly effective education as a liberal one. He believes that “The University’s art is the art of social life, and its end is fitness for the world” (47). Similar to Newman’s belief that a well-rounded education is necessary, Spayde also agrees that “Humanities are the foundation for getting along in the world, for thinking and for learning to reflect on the world instead of just simply reacting to current events” (60)....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]
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The Importance of Arts Education - The Importance of Arts Education Jane Alexander, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), once said, “Many children are missing out on something which gives their education context, gives their lives depth and meaning, and prepares them to be the future workforce.” This “something” that she spoke of is music and art education. Unfortunately, she is entirely correct. We are currently seeing in our country a dramatic cut in arts education curriculum in our public schools due to the limited amount of both time and funding....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Educational Essays] 1494 words
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The Importance of Informal Education - The Importance of Informal Education Informal education has for a long time been considered very controversial in the education world and looked upon as just for entertainment. Informal education is commonly defined as learning that takes outside of formal school settings. Informal education can be things such as field trips to science centers, aquariums, museums, zoos, or planetariums. All of the following places are considered to be "informal settings" because they are all outside the classroom area....   [tags: essays papers] 1391 words
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The Importance of a Formal ELT Education in Nicaragua - ... Also, the academic curriculum itself would present me with much needed tools such as reading and writing approaches, the principals behind language learning and teaching, and classroom management, just to mention a few. Though, learning from these classes was not easy, they have brought me much help as a teacher. Furthermore, it is worth mentioning the help that my classmates and family gave me in order to accomplish my goal : of graduating. On the other hand, my family was so supportive during the long study hours....   [tags: degree, college, opportunities, gratification] 602 words
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Importance of Education in Kingdom Education: God´s Plans for Educating Future Generations - In Glen Shultz’s (2003) book Kingdom Education: God’s Plan for Educating Future Generations he addresses the importance of education in coordination with the family and church in developing and training future generations within a biblical worldview. He describes moral decline, increased crime rates, the disintegration of the family and the church’s inability to be the salt of the earth as examples of the increased secularization because of the removal of God and His word from our schools. The author’s answer for these dilemmas is biblical principles that are consistently taught in the home, church and school....   [tags: Glen Shultz, family, church, christianity]
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The Importance of Early Childhood Education and What it looks Like in America - “At what age should I enroll my children in school. Why are we pushing our children at such an early age. I just want my children to be children. Will Pre-K really prepare them for Kindergarten?” These are all questions that parents ask themselves as their children start approaching school age. Parents have to face the decision about whether or not to send their children to pre-k before kindergarten, or if they will just send them to kindergarten. Some parents do not realize just how important early childhood education is....   [tags: childhood education, preschool, kindergarten]
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Educational Software Should Be Provided to Third World Children - Education is an unending process, that deals with learning and a ceaseless efforts be it consciously or unconsciously to achieve a given objective. In a vast growing world, education is one of the most effective tools for development and national transformation. However, the effectiveness of education as an agent of national development depends on how the government runs the educational system. It is no doubt that education has transformed so many lives in Nigeria. The fundamental right of every Nigerian child is a right to free primary education of good standard....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]
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A Personal Reflection on the Importance of Differentiated Education - During the course of this class and a previous class I’ve been learning and researching the importance of differentiated instruction. It is by no means a new concept maybe just a new term. Take a one room school house, years ago. There were no separate grade levels. Everyone was in the same classroom with one teacher and the teacher taught to meet the needs of each student in the room. This was differentiated instruction; they just didn’t know it at the time. Differentiated instruction comes from the belief that there are differences among students, how they learn, learning preferences, and interests....   [tags: teaching, educator]
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The Importance of Art Education in Young Children - In today’s society, much of our evaluation of academic achievement is based on a very narrow perspective of what sort of capabilities determine a child’s intelligence. The typical mindset of today’s educational systems views students who receive high scores on standardized tests such as the SAT or ACT as high ability students; such a statement, although true, limits the opportunities of students who are, in fact, intelligent, but in different academic areas. Because of the recent focus on math and reading scores, schools are doing away with art-related programs at an aggressive and alarming rate....   [tags: The Benefits of Art in Child Development]
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The Importance of Foreign Language Education - The Importance of Foreign Language Education The main goal of learning a new language is to be able to communicate in that language. The ERIC database’s thesaurus defines language proficiency as the capacity of a person to accurately and fluently communicate using language (Language Proficiency, 2004). While gaining this ability is a main reason for studying a foreign language, there are many other reasons why everyone should take the time to do so. Occupational, cultural and developmental benefits are some of the most prominent ones to be had....   [tags: Foreign Language Communication Essays]
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The Importance of Music Education in the School Curriculum - Music is all around us, yet many of us do not understand it. A simple man with an office job that you pick randomly off the street could most likely tell you the basic rules of American Football, and yet that same man could have never played football in his life before. If you asked that same guy the basics of the music he is listening to, I bet you would get a blank stare back. My argument relates directly to schools so many people can reason football is not technically taught in school, but what about subjects like Biology or the countless other school subjects that a student learns, but never truly needs to utilize later....   [tags: Music ]
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The Importance of a College Education: Student Essay - College isn’t easy, in fact, it’s scary. It can be somewhat intimidating, and the work may tend to have it’s overwhelming moments. We all go to college for so many different reasons. The main reason why I came to college, is to get a higher level of education. Us as students are so used to constantly being pushed to work towards a higher education such as college, but is it really worth it in the end. Is a college education worth the investment of all your precious time where you could be doing anything besides dreadful homework....   [tags: Academics, Tuition, High School] 825 words
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The Importance of Sex Education in Schools and at Home - ... With millions of dollars that are supplied by the tax-payers every year, many schools now promote abstinence. They offer abstinence-only programs with uplifting titles such as "Recapturing the Vision”, "Teens in Control," and "My Choice, My Future!" (Impacts, 2007). Katy Kelly states “ They encourage students to partake in virginity pledges vowing not to have sex until marriage by proudly wear their "purity rings," and to carry their ATM (abstinence until marriage) cards” (2005). These programs want students to develop a strong sense of self and to avoid the negative consequences that might result from sexual activity, but there is a problem, abstinence-only programs are not effective as...   [tags: sexuality, birth control and STD prevention] 1133 words
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The Importance of Physical Education in Grade Schools - ... Exercise can be split into three categories: aerobic exercise, weight training exercise, general exercise. Aerobic exercise is the best type of exercise to improve circulation. Any exercise that keeps someone constantly moving for 20 minutes is aerobic, but resting takes away the aerobic element. Aerobic exercise is exercise that involves the breakdown of sugar with the use of oxygen. The sugar is obtained from the liver’s glycogen stores until it is used up and then it is obtained from fats....   [tags: sports, health benefits, exercise] 2015 words
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Technical and Cultural Events in College - ... It signifies the need to Work together for Success. Technical festivals implant the responsibility of every person in the team. Every person has their own interests according to which they are assigned to tasks. Secondly, these college festivals promote creative ideas and provide a platform for scholars to share their knowledge. It aims to inspire the students to think innovatively, develop and come out as a pioneer in implementing. Thirdly, attending these festivals gives knowledge on the different streams of study namely Sports events, music, dance, quizzes and seminars are the integral part of the college festival....   [tags: importance of socialization in higher education] 721 words
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The Importance of Information and Communication Technologies in Education - The information and communication technologies have become in all aspects of life .Over the past ten years, the use of ICTs have changed many things to business and governance. In education, TCTs have become to have attention but the influences have been narrow in other fields . Education is asocial activity and education usually has been connected with teachers having high level of personal contact with students. The use of ICTs on educations is very useful tools which does not change the function of education....   [tags: Educational Technology] 921 words
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The Importance of Freedom of Speech in Higher Education - ... If a student was always trying to hide a trait from everyone then they wouldn’t respond or share their thoughts like they should. Therefore, the student wouldn’t get the responses that they need to improve their mind and get a good education. Freedom of speech also gives the student the ability to share who they are over time and with whom they choose so they can slowly become comfortable with themselves. At the University of Delaware they created an orientation program that demonstrated how important this sense of acceptance within yourself is....   [tags: acceptance, ideas, restriction] 789 words
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Importance of Parent Involvement in Children's Education - ... (2008) defined Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) as students of states, districts, and schools improving annually and increasing proficiency. The challenge of Annual Yearly Progress has caused state departments over the last 10 years to formulate learning standards for young children, grades kindergarten through third grades Roach et al., 2008). Middle school students have to transition to high school which has a more independent environment compared to the environment of middle and elementary schools....   [tags: student achievement and dropout rates] 1485 words
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Homeschooling: A Way for All Children to Succeed - Homeschooling has been the major form of education for thousands of years, but throughout the past several decades, there has been a significant alteration in the main method of schooling. What is now referred to as “traditional schooling” is the accepted method of having dozens of children in a public or private school setting for 6-8 hours, and coming home to an overload of extracurricular activities, as well as a surplus of homework. Although traditional schools have become more popular, many students and parents complain about the U.S....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]
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College Debt Is Crushing a Generation of Students - Over the past decade, it has become evident to the students of the United States that in order to attain a well paying job they must seek a higher education. The higher education, usually a college or university, is practically required in order to succeed. To be able to attend these schools and receive a degree in a specific field it means money, and often a lot of it. For students, the need for a degree is strong, but the cost of going to college may stand in the way of a successful future. Each year the expense of college rises, resulting in the need for students to take out loans....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]
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The Importance of Higher Education Among Law Enforcement Officers - Introduction Law enforcement like much of the economy and society has had to adapt to the rapidly changing Atmosphere of the technological advances. To counter these advances, education has served in the forefront to combating the technological sophistication that is rapidly sweeping the workforce. The need and desire to remain competitive with the technology that we have is a need that can be satisfied with more education. Much like technology, education has benefits elsewhere in the equation of remaining competitive....   [tags: Law Enforcement, criminal justice system]
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The Other Side: The Importance of Sex Education in High School - High school years are generally the years people talk about when reminiscing. Many things happen in high school that are a milestone in a teenager’s life. Their first varsity basketball game, getting a class ring, and even maybe their first love. Along with their first love comes the topic, pressure, and even attraction, to sexual behavior. It is an inevitable feeling that all teenagers will feel at one point in time. With media today forcing sex in almost everything, adolescent sex is becoming a bigger problem....   [tags: prevention of STD's and teen pregnancy]
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The Importance of Brown V. The Board of Education - The Importance of Brown V. The Board of Education To understand the importance of Brown V. The Board of Education of Topeka, one must take into account the gravity of the prevailing law and attitude that existed in 1954. In 1896, the Supreme Court established the "separate but equal" doctrine in the case of Plessy V. Ferguson. Essentially the court was saying that blacks should be treated equally but due to an obvious difference, race, blacks could be treated equally but separate....   [tags: Papers] 480 words
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The Importance of Comprehensive Sex Education to Decrease Teen Pregnancies - In the United States today, many teenage girls are facing lots of problems. New problems are rising such as an increased pregnancy rate among teenagers. Our teenage girls are less developed and unprepared for the problems which come along with their decision to have sex. It is also too early for teenage girls to become pregnant. Many teens think having a baby is some sort of joke. They believe it will never happen to them but the reality is that every time teens have sex, there is a possibility that the sperm will find its way to the egg if they do not get protection....   [tags: teen pregnancy, argumentative, persuasive]
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School and Teachers Matter but the School Measuremnts Credentials do Not - Researchers seek to analyze specific aspects of a population in their studies, hence they focus on their relevant aspects. In addition, populations reflect a number of characteristics that may be as a result of a combination of factors rather than as a result of a single factor. In this case, the suitability of schools and teachers as study populations may be different with the suitability of the populations’ different aspects. Thus, a study on schools and teachers could differ with a study on measures of schools and teacher-based inputs such as spending per student or teachers credentials....   [tags: Education system, school importance, urban society]
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Educations Importance - Educations Importance An Institution of Thinkers Education is one of the most important things in modern America, but the reasons why learning is so important today is un-clear. Every modern country has a state run education system, which carries children in to there mid to late teens. The systems around the world are all quite similar, focusing on writing, math and reading, with other courses often being a second language and art. Though the systems are alike people from country to country and from town to town differ on the reasons why education is needed....   [tags: Teaching Education] 572 words
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Importance and Benefits of Educational Research - Importance and Benefits of Educational Research “When a student is ready, the teacher appears” is an ancient Buddhist proverb that is packed with wisdom (Smith, 2002). No matter how hard a teacher tries, if the student is not ready to learn, chances are good he or she will not bet. Luckily, students are present in the classroom because they want to be. Introduction When school-age children first enter the classroom, there is apprehension and uncertainty. What they have learned from informal education generally started within the home, or a non home-based learning environment....   [tags: Education]
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Outdoor Education Program and Research Proposal Part 5 - Program Leadership Program leadership is instrumental to the success of this program. In many ways, without the leadership of the chair, this program likely would not exist. The chair must have multiple years of experience and a background in research closely related to the field of OE. This doctoral holding faculty member must also be able to manage a staff, recruit and advise students, and raise money. Additionally, the chair will be responsible for other tasks and committees as assigned by the Dean....   [tags: the importance of leadership]
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The Importance of Motivation - The Importance of Motivation Motivation is perhaps the most crucial element of a child’s education. According to Michael B. Brown, Ph. D at East Carolina University, an academically motivated student is a child that “wants to learn, likes learning-related activities, and believes school is important” (Brown, 1998). Thus a motivated student and a smart student are not categorically equivalent. While the correlation between intelligence and achievement is higher than the correlation between achievement and any other factor, the relationship is not perfect....   [tags: Education Teaching]
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Education In Developing Countries - 1- Introduction Education is considered to be one of the most is important thing in our life. we can say that education is the knowledge or the skill that can be taken . Education can teach us as individuals or communities the good things and the bad , it can help us to have a good choice for our future based on our strengths or weakness ( in high school you can gain these skills ) and direct us to our role in society . Some countries do not have good standards in education , resulting in a society having aimless lives....   [tags: Importance, Shifting Standards]
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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wylde - ... Miss Prism, a governess, has her knowledge recognised by her pupil, Cecily: “You know German, and geology, and things of that kind influence a man very much.” Miss Prism’s lexis is also superior to all of the other characters in the play, frequently using words like “misanthrope” and “vacillating.” This contrast between what Lady Bracknell says and Miss Prism’s character makes Lady Bracknell look somewhat foolish. This is additionally proven by Cecily, a girl of higher class, who does not want anything to do with education ‘Horrid Political Economy....   [tags: comparison of education of upper and lower classes]
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The Importance of Teaching - The Importance of Teaching Education should be a part of everyone's life. A good education offers something for everyone, whether it be on the simple level or a more complex one. Education should provide provide an opportunity for students to develop a strong sense of creativity, a high self esteem, and a life long respect for learning. Education should help students establish a strong sense of confidence in themselves. A teacher will be one factor that helps a student learn and progress along their way through life....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 512 words
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The Importance of Program Evaluation and Three Evaluation Models - Education is the process by which we learn of the past and present in order to shape the future and contributes to the over-all development of each individual (Weinstein & Fantini, 1973). As such, the educational process and programs are instrumental for changing the world. Parkay & Hass (2000), defines curriculum as all the experiences that individual learners have in a programme of education whose purpose is to achieve broad goals and related specific objects, which is planned in terms of a framework of theory, or past and present professional practise....   [tags: curriculum evaluation, TVET, education]
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Importance of Community in Constructivist Online Learning Environments - Importance of Community in Constructivist Online Learning Environments Introduction In this paper, I will examine the importance of interaction in constructivist online learning environment and how the community affects online learning. In order to show that the community and interaction are important to online learning and especially to the constructivist learning environments, this paper will first examine the definition of constructivist approach, identify relevant types of interaction and define community as it is understood in online learning environment....   [tags: Education]
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The Importance of Learning the History of Our Schooling System - On the first day of class we were presented with the history of our schooling system. I have never been one to truly appreciate history and I remember sitting there that day with an overwhelming amount of information I knew I would not remember a week later. I was trying to be optimistic because I am going into education and it is only wise to be knowledgeable about the history of my career. Looking back on that first day and where I stand now, I have so much more appreciation for history. We speak of something I am passionate about and I am open to a whole new understanding of why history will forever be a part of not only the present but the future as well....   [tags: Education] 991 words
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The Importance of Assessment for Learning - This assignment seeks to provide a critical evaluation of the effective use of assessment for learning, in order to successfully target this I am going to critically analyse the following; the difference between formative and summative assessment, the key elements of assessment for learning, development through practical strategies, and the role of the teacher when planning to support formative assessment. By the end of the assignment I will draw upon a conclusion of the importance of assessment for learning....   [tags: education, feedback]
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The Purpose of Education - At some point in our lives we have all asked the same question: “what is the purpose of receiving an education?” Through my primary years of education, I often found school tedious and a misuse of time. I waited in vain for the day when I would graduate from high school, only then to go on to college. As I progressed onward to college however, I learned that my schooling was what I made of it. When I put forth a full effort, I received the most out of my education, which was more than just factual knowledge alone....   [tags: Education ]
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Exploring the Importance and Purpose of School - It is common that most people believe success means having a high-powered job and earning a lot of money. However, to a great extent, success is defined as a situation in which a person has achieved his/her goal and is able to support him/herself morally and financially after completing the educational process. In school thorough a good education, students learn how to plan to achieve their goals. They also learn how to think critically and creatively, and improve the other skills they need. By exploring different subjects and fields they recognize their interests and abilities which lead them to achieve success....   [tags: Education]
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The Importance of the Role of the Teacher - The Importance of the Role of the Teacher The future of the world is in the hands of the children. Whether the future be a positive or negative one depends on the children and the education they receive. The education of a child is so valuable that one needs to consider the importance of the child's education. Also, one needs to consider how to go about nurturing those bright minds so one day they can become independent individuals. As Educators, one needs to be aware of the short-term effects as well as the long-term effects in which education may play on the child's views of the world....   [tags: Education Teaching Essays]
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The Importance of Modeling and Differentiated Instruction - With current trends in the field of education, and the increased emphasis of standardized testing data, classrooms of today have become increasingly outcome driven. Although few would argue with the importance of improving classroom instruction and the logic associated with basing instruction on desired student outcomes, this one size fits all approach is not without its detractors. Today many elementary teachers feel pressured to move forward with content instruction even when they may personally feel that there are students in their classrooms who have not sufficiently mastered the skill....   [tags: education, classroom instruction, ]
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