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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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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 - Did you know Illinois was ranked 21,out of 51 in pregnancies aged 15-19. Not knowing the consequences that comes with sex Is getting pregnant or a transmitted disease and these are mistakes that could affect their lives. Comprehensive sex education should be taught in public high schools throughout Illinois. Adolescents should be exposed to sex education and have great access to items that protect them against pregnancy. In addition, they should have access to information about other sexually transmitted diseases.Safe sex practices should be taught in Illinois public high schools because it prevents transmitted diseases, and it makes teens rethink about having sex....   [tags: preventing teen pregnancy and STDs] 524 words
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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 - When I was six, my parents finally enrolled me into kindergarten. I was so excited, and eager to learn; however, I was also very scared, and nervous. I didn't know what to expect. When I got there, in my classroom, my heart started to race. The excitement was filling up inside of me. Eager and ready, I met my teacher. She was such a nice lady, and I could tell we were going to learn a lot this year. For me this was an exciting time, I finally got to start school. I was only six years old, and for my parents it was important that they enrolled me in school when I was still in my adolescence and still developing....   [tags: development, tuition, economy]
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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 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 - Why is sex education important. It helps students of a variety of generations grasp the information they need about the dangers of sex. 46% of high school students in the United States have had sex and are putting themselves at risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection, pregnancy, and sexual transmitted diseases. The National Human Immunodeficiency Virus plan for the United States of America recommends educating students as well as young adults about Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection before they begin having sex, which places the young adults at risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus....   [tags: informs students on the dangers of sex] 548 words
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Importance of Physical Education Classes - A rising issue across America is child obesity. With physical education many youths can accomplish minimal activity requirements ,designated by the federal government, to counteract obesity. As a result, students’ health will not be jeopardized by obesity, heart problems and diabetes. Because of this, high schools should require their students to take physical education. Physical education benefits students in many ways including physical health, mental health, and social skills. Health benefits include: weight control, longevity, and a reduced chance of cardiovascular disease....   [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 College Education - College. It is the seven-letter word that almost every child will hear thousands of times while they are growing up. They constantly are bombarded by the idea that they must go to college if they want to be successful. However, what if this is a false statement. What if college isn’t as great as everyone makes it out to seem. Well, these days some people believe that young people are better off, not going to college. Over the years the economy around the world has changed. It has prospered, and it has fallen....   [tags: advantages, disadvantages] 1357 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 - Education is the key to fulfillment in one’s life and the economy. With education, a person is qualified and has a better chance for employment. College can become very stressful as a result of many factors like schoolwork overload, little financial assistance, and the need to work instead of going to class. These factors can cause a student to dropout of college and not finish their coursework. Students usually dropout around the second semester of their first year or mid-semester of their second year....   [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 - Each of the many elements of society come with their own issues. One example of an issue with society is education. Today, education is one of the main parts of a child’s life. Education is where a child starts to join society and begin the other valuable stages of their young lives. Education is also the source of many jobs for older Americans. It is even one of the biggest competitions between different countries throughout the world. Every aspect can be applied to a theory of Sociology. Education can be easily connected to the Conflict Theory as in there will always be a competition over power, wealth, and prestige....   [tags: elements, society, jobs, intelligence] 603 words
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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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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 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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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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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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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 - Sex education is imperative and necessary, but most teenagers finish sex education classes with a faint view of sexuality and without a good base knowledge of contraception or safe-sex practices. Instead, teens only learn that they should not have sex until they are married. Abstinence-only programs in public schools have become popular due to government funding millions of dollars to schools that teach the programs. These programs have the good intentions of convincing young people to wait until marriage before becoming intimate, but are not fully accomplishing this goal and are inconsistent by the one sided viewpoint they support....   [tags: sexuality, birth control and STD prevention] 1133 words
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Technical and Cultural Events in College - College days are among the best days of our life — the friends we make, the time we spend hanging out in the canteen, sharing everything from class notes to class gossip and full of exciting events. During which a student learns new things and comes across several experiences. College festivals offer a chance to do all this and much more to a fresher who is willing to hop on to the festival bandwagon. Every student should experience this organization process at least once during the course of their undergraduate studies....   [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 - Freedom of speech is the right given to every individual. Everyone has been given the right to speak their mind and share their opinions. This right is always important but in higher learning, it is essential. Without freedom of speech the whole idea of higher education would just be a contradiction. When an institute of higher education tries to resist this right the whole purpose of the institute becomes contradicted. One needs their right to freely speak their mind for higher education to be a successful venture....   [tags: acceptance, ideas, restriction] 789 words
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Importance of Parent Involvement in Children's Education - A Review of the Literature The increase or decrease of student achievement has developed an area that has brought instruction, curriculum and assessment under the microscope of public view. Vertical Alignment also known as alignment of curriculum using common core standards has showed signs of an increase in student achievement (Roach, Niebling, & Kurz, 2008). Research shows that a vertical alignment of a balanced curriculum, student achievement does indeed improve (Baker & Linn, 2002). “During the past half-century there has been a growing body of evidence supporting fundamental educational truism: that what and how much students are taught is associated with, and likely influences, what an...   [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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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 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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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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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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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 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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The Importance of Wordless Picture Books - "Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks." — Dr. Seuss Children’s pictures books are a staple in every young person’s life, from Dr. Seuss to Maurice Sendak. They shape thoughts, values, provide life lessons, and open them to cultures and experiences they may never get a change to be a part of. Many times, the story has been passed down orally for centuries, before being put to paper. They connect generations to each other. And they manage to do all of this through all entertaining characters and vibrant colors....   [tags: education, semiotics, children's books]
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The Importance of International Schools - Background of International Schools International schools are found all around the world. In most case, international schools use English as the medium of instruction. Originally, they have been created to allow the children of expatriates to receive their education in their mother tongue. They have been also found to create a mutual understanding and peace among people of different cultures. According Hyden (2006), the origin of international schools is debatable. The international schools of Geneva and Yokohama that existed in 1924 were considered the first international schools....   [tags: education, history, ESL]
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The Importance of Exploring Student Perspective When Making Educational Policy - Educational policy is usually formed without the voice of those it affects most: students. Cook-Sather (2002) advocates for the inclusion of student perspectives as a unique voice that can influence educational policies in "Authorizing Students Prospectives: Toward Trust, Dialogue, and Change in Education." Understanding how students' easy access to electronic media influences their situated position, Cook-Sather writes, "Authorizing student perspectives recognizes and responds to the profound and unprecedented ways in which the world has changed and continues to change and the position students occupy in relation to this change" (Cook-Sather, 2002, p....   [tags: education]
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The Importance of Language as Expressed in “Learn! Learn!” by Hugo Martinez-Serros - “Learn. Learn!” Language, whether oral, or written is the primary type of interaction we have. In “Learn. Learn!” by Hugo Martinez-Serros, the author stress the importance of language and education in society rather than your social class. He shows the importance of language to us by outlining the everyday life of a hard working Mexican that lingers in developing his authorship, and really likes to criticize the writing of the higher class enlightened priest. He lives in the south side of Chicago, and in his spare time he loves to study and critic others writings for improvement....   [tags: communication, education, culture] 1293 words
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The Importance of Funding Music and Art Programs for Young Students Across America - Much too often in America today, modern music and art programs in schools are perceived to many as extracurricular activities rather than important subjects that are vital to a students learning and skill development. The truth of the matter is that encouraging music and art education in public schools has a much larger impact on student’s grades, academic performance, and the economy than the majority people realize. Within the next year city school budgets will be dropping by twenty five percent, and despite the fact that music and art programs have been showing a dramatic contribution to student’s learning, this substantial drop in funding for the programs will lead to no dedicated money...   [tags: Extracurricular Activities, Schools, Education]
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The Importance of Teacher Feedback in The Educational Environment - I. Importance of Feedback Feedback should be communicated in language that is understandable for the learner, have a genuine purpose, and be significant for the individual needs of each student. Through feedback, teachers can provide the students with suggestions for development, learning strategies, and corrections for errors. The importance of constructive feedback allows for many positive opportunities. One important element is that feedback provides a foundation for positive student and teacher relationships....   [tags: Education, teaching]
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