Search Results

Free Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Stronger Essays
Powerful Essays
Term Papers
Research Papers

Your search returned over 400 essays for "school choice"
<< Previous  1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.

Title Length Color Rating  
Work Based Learning - Introduction Work-based learning (WBL) as a method for learning is playing an increasing role in professional development and lifelong learning. There are lots of publications/articles available on Work-Based Learning, but the definitions and implementations vary from place to place. A Glass, K Higgins and A McGregor say that ‘Work based learning is any training that relates directly to the requirements of the jobs on offer in your organization’. This is one of the examples of WBL in the form of training....   [tags: WBL, job, school, learning, workplace]
:: 21 Works Cited
2811 words
(8 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Religion in Public Schools - More Questions than Answers - Prayer in Public Schools - More Questions than Answers   Censorship is a very broad topic.  Is it good or bad?  Often, we ask ourselves if such things need to exist because of the First Amendment right.  It states, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."  (Amendments.)  In the case Ginzberg v....   [tags: School Prayer]
:: 5 Works Cited
1173 words
(3.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Jumping from High School to the NBA - Jumping from High School to the NBA Ever since Kevin Garnett, a teenager who by-passed college, was drafted as the fifth overall pick in the 1995 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft, more and more high school teenagers have been making the jump straight to the pros. Since the league draft of 1995, 17 first round picks have been high school players. This means that about 7 percent of first round draft picks in the NBA have been high school teens skipping out on their college education to make the jump to the NBA (Chylinski)....   [tags: Athletes Sports Pro Ball]
:: 3 Works Cited
1344 words
(3.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Expelled from School - Expelled from School I was about to leave my algebra class one day when the teacher asked me a question. "Could you do help me out with my rollbook program?" he asked. "Sure, how can I help?" I replied. "I'm not sure about how to save back-up copies of my work. Could you show me how?" he said. At this moment, I realized the scope of his question. I would be able to acess the grades for all of his classes. "Ok, Where are your disks?" I answered. "Right here. I really appreciate this." he said....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 576 words
(1.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Through the Emergency Room and on to Medical School - Through the Emergency Room and on to Medical School Thirty years ago when my parents left behind a comfortable life in South America to pursue opportunities that would truly change their lives, they had no idea they would be foreshadowing the recent events of my life. After working for two years as an engineer, I have realized something that I had suspected all along: I do not belong in the world of business or engineering. I need to be in a profession in which I can establish unique relationships with people by having a positive impact on their lives....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 1083 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Choosing a Career - My whole life I have always wanted to do something where people will remember me. I went threw millions of career choices before I came to the conclusion of a nurse. It’s not something that will get me into History books, but its something where all the people I help will remember what I did to care for them or their loved ones. My mom went to school to become and RN, but dropped out when she became pregnant with me. After that story was told to me, I didn’t want to be anything related to nursing....   [tags: Career Choice] 1361 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Another Friday Night at the Military School - 5:00. Another Friday night rolled around. I lay on my bed daydreaming. At fifteen, I left home to become a boarder at the military school, a private school far, far away from home. Since then, every Friday night had become a blurred feeling of boredom coupled with the same repeating people and places. Every time I looked for an answer to excitement, or simple entertainment, I hit a wall of restrictions. Due to these very annoying rules, I had no car or place to go. I lived in room 208 of a three-story dorm with a roommate who was not only thought insane, but also had even less of a social life than I did....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Autobiographical Essay] 2686 words
(7.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
U.S. vs Asian school system - Two Systems into One In the past twenty years the United States school system has been accumulating quite a bit of criticism. Evidence shows that the United States has been lagging exponentially compared to almost all the industrialized countries. This specifically refers to Asian countries that are statistically blowing the U.S. out of the water. Recent survey results in the universal subject of math show us that the U.S. eighth graders have fallen behind, while the twelfth grade level showed only slight improvement (appositive)....   [tags: essays research papers] 1020 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Transferring High Schools: Causes and Effects - In Catoosa, Georgia, in 2012, 1300 children who had not been previously enrolled in the Catoosa County school system applied for and received transfers. A portion of these applications included high school students (Hill). Because of instances including parents' divorce, bullies, or insufficient grades, many students transfer schools, and a majority who do quickly develop behavioral issues, other bullying complications— be it they are the bully or the bullied— or continually declining academic scores....   [tags: teenagers, education, high school, students]
:: 6 Works Cited
944 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Level of Parental Attachment and the Career Development Process of the Secondary School Adolescents - The study conducted by Samuel O. Salami and A. Oyesoji Aremu(2007) was on the level of parental attachment and the career development process of the secondary school adolescents. Participants for this study were 242 (males ¼ 121, female ¼ 121) senior secondary school II students randomly selected from five coeducational secondary schools in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. To reduce the potentially confounding effects of family structure, we included only students from two-parent families. The mean age of the sample was 16.50 years with a standard deviation of 2.47....   [tags: Research Analysis ] 1012 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Do High School Students Believe the ACT is an Effective Indicator of Their Capacities to Learn? - Introduction The domain of study I chose to research was how high school students feel about having to take standardized aptitude and achievement tests, specifically the ACT exam. My problem statement is ‘do high school students believe that the ACT is an effective indicator of their capacities to learn?’ I chose focus on the ACT exam because it’s what a majority of students in the Midwest region have to take in order to get into college. The discussion of the validity of standardized tests has caught my attention in recent years being a predominant figure in the news and on social media sites....   [tags: Standardized Tests, External Validity]
:: 8 Works Cited
1820 words
(5.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Defining the Visual Context: Description of Computer Images in a Middle School Technology Class - This justification paper is for the graphics and associated lessons created for the Unit of Instruction for EdTech Dr. Smith. The paper will explore the process for creating each of the visuals for the unit, rationale for the modifications recommended by the instructor and peers in the course, a discussion of the standards incorporated, and a professional biography. Defining the Visual Context The Unit of Instruction is designed for a middle school technology class at Regis Middle School in Eau Claire, WI....   [tags: Education, technology, computers] 711 words
(2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Graduate School Admissions Essay - ‘Slow and steady wins the race’, they say. Nothing best describes my passage through life as does this adage: mine has been flanked by academic challenges and high family standards. Yet, I have not only always pulled through but have done so most gallantly, even finishing best at some levels. Primary and Secondary Schools education were for me, not quite fulfilling, that is at first. I was quite poor in Mathematics. Having older siblings who excelled in all subjects did not make it any easier. Everyone compared me with them....   [tags: Admissions Essays] 962 words
(2.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Pros and Cons of Home Schooling - Pros and Cons of Home Schooling Every parent is faced with the decision of whether or not to home school their child. While some families may find home schooling as being very helpful and beneficial to their child’s education, others may find that it is crucial their child be sent to a normal school. Some parents are hesitant to send their children to public school because of crime and lack of discipline and also because they fear that the quality of education is declining. Parents may also feel that sending their child to school will aid in their social development....   [tags: Education Classroom Teaching School Essays]
:: 3 Works Cited
773 words
(2.2 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
What Does American Education Need? - What Does American Education Need. For over four decades, the public education establishment has delivered one educational disaster after another. "Solution" after "solution" they have offered have fallen far short of promises. The education establishment's perennial answer to our education problems is increased education expenditures. Educational expenditures have skyrocketed (more than doubling every 20 years since 1960) and yet Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores plummet. National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) test results partially demonstrate our dismal education picture....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Learning School Essays]
:: 2 Works Cited
1261 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
An Argument in Opposition of Education Vouchers - An Argument in Opposition of Education Vouchers Why would anyone wish to withhold support for a program that has the potential to revolutionize the, often, insufficient American education system. This question has undoubtedly entered the mind of proponents of education voucher systems across the country. However, despite the pressure placed on legislators everywhere, close scrutiny of the real issues should not be clouded by public fervor. It is my belief that, after a thorough examination of the merits of such programs, school vouchers would be a gross detriment to both the American education system and the nation itself....   [tags: Voucher School Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 1794 words
(5.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
No Child Left Behind Will Reform Our Educational System - No Child Left Behind Will Reform Our Educational System (this essay is missing the works cited) Just three days after taking office in January of 2001 as the forty third president of the United States, George W. Bush announced his plan of No Child Left Behind. Signed January 8, 2002, it was the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the central federal law in pre-collegiate education. (Rebora) No Child Left Behind cleared Congress in a landslide with overwhelming majorities....   [tags: Financial Aid Education School Essays] 1746 words
(5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Common Core; Emotions, Logic and the Right Choice - The basis for common core is simply that students across a state and even the nation will share the same core concepts of learning with every other student. Before common core, each individual state was learning different skills, but with common core, every student will be learning the same skills at the same grade level. This practice insures that every student receives the same quality of education. Pacing guides are put in place to insure that instructors are teaching at consistent paces. However, these pacing guides were not made to be followed too closely....   [tags: Common Core State Standards]
:: 5 Works Cited
1695 words
(4.8 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement “A teacher is a person who teaches especially for a living” according to Webster’s dictionary. I plan to teach for a living but really want to teach so that I can also be taught. I want to be taught by the students I will have in my classroom year after year. A teacher is an advisor, coach, guide, lecturer, trainer, counselor, and someone who can change a life with the right amount of love and understanding. When I was a senior in high school I planned on becoming a youth minister....   [tags: Education Teachers School Essays] 1110 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
What Home Schooling Really Is - What Home Schooling Really Is The educational thesaurus defines home schooling as provision of compulsory education in the home as an alternative to traditional public/private schooling- often motivated by parental desire to exclude their children from the traditional school environment (ERIC [EBSCO]). Home schooling is also defined by The Well Trained Mind website as Home schooling occurs when parents take charge of their children's education -- organizing subjects, teaching lessons or arranging for tutors, evaluating progress, and supervising social contacts....   [tags: Home School Education Learning Essays]
:: 14 Works Cited
3905 words
(11.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
A Problem-Based Approach to Teaching about Pollution - A Problem-Based Approach to Teaching about Pollution Science is a very important subject for students to study in middle school. It is “More than a body of knowledge or a set of answers, science is a way of thinking about the world” (Beamon 20). Science forces students to think critically about ethical issues, such as pollution. This is often difficult for students because they must make the jump from the narrow parameters of their own lives to the issues that affect many people living on this planet....   [tags: Education School Science Biology Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
2052 words
(5.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
No Child Left Behind Act - No Child Left Behind Act President Bush quoted, “Clearly, our children are our future…Too many of our neediest children are being left behind” (www.ed.gov). The “No Child Left Behind” Act expands the federal government’s role in elementary and secondary education. The NCLB emphasizes accountability and abiding by policies set by the federal government. This law sets strict requirements and deadlines for states to expand the scope and frequency of student testing, restore their accountability system and guarantee that every classroom is staffed by a teacher qualified to teach in his or her subject area....   [tags: Politics Education School Learning Essays] 1249 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ritalin, The Wrong Choice - For generations, parents glanced at their children and smiled with pride at their little angels painting of an unrecognizable family scene or at a sticker earned on a spelling paper. Looking back, these make up the happy memories of a father or mother. Parents tend to overlook the tantrums of the terrible twos, the kicking during sibling rivalry matches, the endless hassles of bedtime rituals, which lead to endless nights of waiting for the teenager to come home, not to mention the financial strain of money spent on a child....   [tags: Drugs Argumentative Persuasive Topics]
:: 12 Works Cited
2373 words
(6.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Paying a Costly Price: Who is Responsible? - The high school senior is bombarded with a myriad of higher education choices upon graduation. Ivy-league schools, public universities, private colleges, as well as community colleges are vying for the students’ enrollment. Anticipation of college life also brings a startling revelation of increased tuition rates for most parents. Historically factors affecting rising tuition rates include supply and demand, excessive strategies, exorbitant spending, and decreased state and government spending. Too often families and/or students are faced with the difficult choice of securing loans to finance an education....   [tags: Colleges, Education, Universities, School]
:: 11 Works Cited
1380 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics Code - The Ethics Code is intended to support us in differentiating between suitable and deplorable behavior in regards to all individuals. When working with adolescents and children, the guidelines become a little more ambiguous. Adolescents require consent from a legal guardian in most cases to seek treatment, but confidentiality permits some information discussed from being released to the parent that requested the treatment. When working with youth the primary focus can include not only the ethical decision, but the legal and moral decisions, as well....   [tags: autism, psychological studies, ethical choice]
:: 6 Works Cited
1628 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Senior Year: The Final Stretch - Senior year is often thought of as the bridge to the unknown. It is an ample wasteland full of confusion and endless paperwork, and stress for most students (Dreis, Rehage). With all this dysfunction, often times schools forget that senior year is an essential link between child hood and the major responsibility of the future. A typical senior schedule is packed with electives with only a few minor core classes allowing students to slack through their last year no problem. This, however, does not prepare students for life....   [tags: school, education, volunteerism, internship]
:: 4 Works Cited
1395 words
(4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Banning "A Child Called 'It'" - I am writing to you to protest the School Board’s proposed banning of the book A Child Called “It” by Dave Pelzer. The book spent six years on the New York Times best-seller list, was an international best seller, and received a Pulitzer Prize nomination. As an award-winning author, Mr. Pelzer has shared his true-life story based on a childhood where he received physical and mental abuse by his alcoholic mother. A Child Called “It” brings our attention to mental abuse that adults may inflict on a human being and in this particular case, a child....   [tags: Letter To School Board] 451 words
(1.3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Who Should Get Into College? - Many Americans, especially recent high school graduates feel it’s necessary to attend college; during their high school career they’ve been constantly bombarded with the many questions of, what college are you going to. What will your major be. No one has ever asked for an opinion on how we feel about college or going for that matter. We get told stories about how much success college will bring to our future, but nobody ever lets us know how hard it will be, or even if we are good enough. Many American believe college is the road map to getting a good education and becoming successful, but although college is essential in getting a good education it’s not the only way we can educate ourselv...   [tags: students, education, vocational school]
:: 3 Works Cited
960 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Public vs. Private Education - Public vs. Private Education      I have examined and compared public versus private education. Also, this collection of information should help you understand differences between public and private schools. Aspects of equality and achievement in private and public education will be dissected and evaluated. Observations I have evaluated and examined both public and private education instittutional systems. Public Education Public schools are in crisis, and not because of any shortages of public funds (more money is spent on public education than ever before, but with declining results)....   [tags: Compare Contrast School Educating Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
3628 words
(10.4 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
The Problem With Destroying Cliques to Deter School Violence - With all the recent incidences of school shootings and other acts of violence, school administrators all over the country are trying to think of ways to prevent such incidences from occurring at their schools. You, too, are probably faced with the concern of school-related violence and how to prevent it. Many school administrators are considering forcing students to sit with students who aren't in their group or clique, but is this actually a good idea. Will forcing students to sit with people they don't like and/or don't want to sit with actually help them to get along better, or will it encourage more violence towards persons of other cliques....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays] 952 words
(2.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Abortions Should Remain Legal - Abortion has been preformed for over thousands of years. It was first started for the fear among the “native” Anglo-Saxon women. They believed that the population would be dominated by the children of the incoming immigrants, who had higher birth rates at the time. In the mid-to-late 1800s, states began legalizing abortion but antiseptics were unfamiliar, hospitals were not common, and doctors did not have the knowledge to understand abortion. As years went on, the scientific method began to take over medical practice, technology and it increased the prevention of infection....   [tags: Pro-Choice Essays]
:: 6 Works Cited
1410 words
(4 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Misconceptions of Teenagers Graduationg from High School - Misconceptions of Teenagers Graduationg from High School Some teenagers believe that life should imitate high school. Adolescents think they should never have an inordinate amount of pressure foist upon them, and that deadlines are strictly an outline to go by. If something is done incorrectly the first time they can just keep doing it until it's right. However, when young adults enter 'the real world' they come to the horrific realization that their boss doesn't care how they feel, and if the deadline is missed, there can be severe consequences....   [tags: Papers] 532 words
(1.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Choosing Teachers with Conditions - Have you ever been tired of getting the same kind of teacher. The one who doesn’t understand you. The one who you don’t understand. Teachers are one of the most important people in our lives, so why not have the right to choose them. Students who are in their second year of high school should be able to choose their teachers. They are capable of doing so, but then why aren’t they allowed. Students should have this choice because of many reasons. One of those reasons is that they know exactly what their needs are and have their own thinking skills that only a certain teacher can fulfil....   [tags: high school, students]
:: 2 Works Cited
1350 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Unleashing My Critical Perception - History has never appealed to me because it has always been about "his-story." For the first time in twelve years of my academic career, attending public school, my classes have alway been subjective. I was not inclined nor interested in learning about the fall of the Roman Empire, Crusaders or Revolutionary wars. I did not feel a cultural connection or found a common ground. The information I was learning did not apply to my personal life or change my perception of the world. It was not until this semester that I discovered a history subject I found a genuine connection with....   [tags: from public to private school]
:: 2 Works Cited
1561 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Unfinished theory of Utilitarianism - Introduction Utilitarianism is a school of thought from consequentialism. Consequentialists believe that we must guide our actions by the consequences that follow them. Utilitarian’s specifically believe that we should maximize happiness, and we ought to implement the actions that bring the most happiness overall. I will consider two cases from a utilitarian’s perspective, and then give reasons why this would not be a good theory to undertake. Our first main issue is conflicts with impartiality; a utilitarian is required to be impartial in order to produce greatest amount of happiness....   [tags: Consequentialism, School of Thought]
:: 3 Works Cited
1189 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Charter Schools in America - Charter Schools in America Much has changed in the education world since the United States was declared a "nation at risk" in 1983 by the National Commission on Excellence in Education. We've been reforming and reforming and reforming some more. In fact, "education reform" has itself become a growth industry, as we have devised a thousand innovations and spent billions to implement them. We have tinkered with class size, fiddled with graduation requirements, sought to end "social promotion, "pushed technology into the schools, crafted new academic standards, revamped teacher training, bought different textbooks, and on and on....   [tags: School Education Learning Essays] 4156 words
(11.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Pistol Packing Professors - Pistol Packing Professors School shootings are nightmares that have become a reality for some in recent years. They are fueled by rage, passion, and even hatred for your fellow man. In response to the violence, bills have been brought forth calling for teachers to be able to carry weapons in the classroom. This has its positives and negatives; though some support the call to take up arms against these violent assailants, others along with myself say that it is the wrong way to go. Although student safety is of the upmost importance, putting weapons in the hands of educators violates all sense of logic and accomplishes nothing....   [tags: school shootings, student safety]
:: 8 Works Cited
1580 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Delaying Childbearing: Why it is Important to Have Children While in College - Like many other women, I was raised in a family that repetitively told me that I needed to finish school before thinking about getting married, and definitely before having kids. This made sense when I became an adult, why not put all my focus into my schooling. Yet, for me that would mean that I would be in my early thirties when I finished school. This has become the norm for women to marry and have children in there 30s, then in years past, where they were in their early to mid-twenties. After completing my first bachelor’s degree, I got engaged; I was in a perfect place, and I was not going to hold off just so I could finish school....   [tags: obstacle, personal experience, medical school]
:: 3 Works Cited
917 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Controversial Issue of Religion in Schools - The Controversial Issue of Religion in Schools Religion in Schools has proven to be a very controversial matter as of lately. Even though teaching about religion is allowed in public schools, there are still many questions that are being asked in order to provide a basis of what is appropriate for school, and what is inappropriate. The first amendment to the United States Constitution says that 'congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof' which implies that you have the choice of exercising your own religion, no matter what it may be....   [tags: Religion Religious Education School Essays]
:: 11 Works Cited
1649 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Possible Career Goals and Colleges I Might Choose - Choosing a career following high school graduation is very important if I wish to fulfill my goal in life. To be successful in life, education is a key point to attaining it. Many high paying jobs requires a high school diploma as well as a degree which is resulted from attending college. After completing high school, I fully intend to register in either the University of California, Los Angeles or go to Pima Medical Institute. Music has always been one of my passions in life. I have always loved to sing, listen to music as well as compose my own music....   [tags: Higher Education, Nursing, Nursing School] 1126 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Virtual Learning as a New Educational way - Education, how does it is achieved really matter anymore. In the past, students only options for attending high school was to physically go to a brick and mortar structure, sit in a classroom with other students, learn according to the teachers tempo, eat lunch at a designed time, and follow a regimented schedule that was unwavering and set forth by the ringing of bells. There is a new venue out there that is providing a quality education equivalent to traditional schooling and anyone can enroll....   [tags: education, online schooling, high school]
:: 2 Works Cited
1999 words
(5.7 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Need a Year Off Before College? - Has high school made you tired of school. Has high school worn you out to where you think college is going to be overwhelming. Do you need a break. A gap year just might be the right answer for you. A gap year is a break the can last anywhere between two months or two years and is taken between high school or in college(American Gap Association). A gap year right after high school may not sound like a good idea at first, but many people are thinking differently lately. Gap years are not as common in American as they are across seas....   [tags: High School, College Education, Tuition]
:: 9 Works Cited
949 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Degrees of Inequality by Anne Mullen - College life is a journey taken by many high school graduate in effort to explore a higher form of education, and most importantly build a new life outside the boundaries of their families to sustain a long path of toward successful career and to some, building a new family of their own. In the United State we are blessed with an education system that is never available worldwide. Laws are placed to allow every students regardless of ethnicity, gender or class a chance to pursue education in among the most prestigious universities in the world such as Ivy League school as well as many large public universities with many programs....   [tags: college life, high school graduate]
:: 3 Works Cited
1208 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Free Fitness Instead of Gym Class - ‘Free’ Fitness in the fitness center instead of a typical Gym classes Only 19 percent of all high school students are physically active for 20 minutes or more, five days a week, in physical education classes (insert in text-citation). But why does physical education classes have to be like this. non-enjoyable for the students. hardly physical enough. as well as an environment that's not stress relieving nor confidence building. As a grade nine student that has been at Havergal College for 2 years i have to admit i do enjoy having a class where it's not all school-work based, and a class where we don't have to where our daily uniform....   [tags: high school students, physical activities]
:: 3 Works Cited
1034 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Should Homework Be a Thing of the Past? - When you were a kid, what was the one thing you absolutely dreaded most. Had the most squabbles about with your parents. Was the most time consuming. Homework. Homework is an issue that has been highly debated for centuries. Some believe it is tremendously advantageous while others passionately disagree. When considering the necessity of homework, one must contemplate the entirety of the evidence before making a rational decision: the origin, the scientific findings, as well as the benefits or detriments to the children of America....   [tags: homework, school work, education system]
:: 5 Works Cited
859 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
It's Time for Uniforms in American Schools - It's Time for Uniforms in American Schools Works Cited Missing School uniforms have been debated in the public school system for what seem like fifty years. Understand the constructive views that most administrations envision, you start to recognize the goals associated with having students wear them; however, there is a flip side. The unenthusiastic views that are associated with school uniforms present an equally intriguing question. Should schools incorporate them into the curriculum or not....   [tags: School Uniforms Education Essays Papers] 1087 words
(3.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
A Window into Adolescent Literacy - Over the course of the 21st century, there has been a steady decline in the rate of high school graduates. With such an important factor to the success of adolescents, school administrations have begun to take notice of such unacceptable findings. In this process they have attempted to understand the needs of our youth and the methods that give them the opportunity to become better readers, writers and overall students. To these young individuals, these years of development are pivotal to there success as adults....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Wise, School Reform] 2127 words
(6.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Summary of Jonathan Kozol's, On Being a Teacher, and Botstein's Interview, Why High School Must Go - The trivialization of high school in the present educational organization for teens has been posited in the public; however, it is one vital issue that is being debated. Is it really right for high schools to be abolished from the teen’s system of education. This question has been a vital issue in the present age educational structure. According to research carried out by many educational researchers lately, it was discovered that the two-year high schooling scheme is irrelevant and obsolete in the learning structure for teen’s, and should be abolished from their system of education or scheme of learning....   [tags: teaching, teens, secondary education] 1428 words
(4.1 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Abortion: Every Woman Has the Right to Choose - The debate over whether or not to legalize abortion has been going on since the 19th century. With abortion illegal, it would affect the well-being and rights of many women. Abortion should be kept legal in the United States because it is a personal and private decision. According to our ninth and fourteenth amendments, we have a right to privacy. The ninth amendment states that “the enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” (Mount)....   [tags: Abortion Pro Choice Essays]
:: 7 Works Cited
570 words
(1.6 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Abortion Should Not be Banned - The main problem in the world is inevitable abortion. Because it is about morality; which people tend pay more attention. Nowadays, Abortion is a controversial problem as people think of appropriateness. However, Abortion is necessary in many cases. Three main reasons why abortion should be banned are condition that women are not pregnancy, health problem in mother, and social problem. First, the pregnancy without readiness because the teenagers has sexual relation “premature” because nowadays it has communication is easy and comfortable....   [tags: Abortion Pro Choice Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
674 words
(1.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Coeducation at Haverford - Haverford College did not begin as the institution that it is today. A group of concerned Quakers constructed the secondary school on the premise that it would provide a fine education for Quaker young men. On its founding day in 1833, the Haverford School's notion of a "liberal and guarded education for Quaker boys" became a reality. Jumping forward in time to 1870, a decisive change was on the horizon: the faculty and students had voted to go coed. However, the Board of Managers did not concede and Haverford remained single sex for over a century after the students and faculty had spoken....   [tags: School Papers]
:: 4 Works Cited
4286 words
(12.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Career Paper: Computer Hardware Engineering - When children or teens grow up they wonder “What do I want to be when I’m older”. Most teens or children won’t know what they want to do until they are in high school. Sometimes it might even take longer than that. Most high school students will find hidden talents that they didn’t know about themselves which could cause them to do the thing they like to do. Some may like to draw and be good at that, and others that aren’t good at drawing pictures might be good at sports. After they get out of high school or months before they do the teens might know what they want to do....   [tags: technology, professional choice]
:: 3 Works Cited
1745 words
(5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
William Glasser’s Choice Theory - Dr. William Glasser was a distinguished psychiatrist and author known for his distinctive views about mental illness. Glasser broke away from the traditional model of psychotherapy in the early 1960s to develop his own model of counseling. Dr. Glasser began with the development of therapy before he developed his theoretical stance. Glasser created what is known as Reality Therapy. Glasser first defined Reality Therapy as “a therapy that leads all patients toward reality, towards grappling successfully with tangible and intangible aspects of the real world” (p.6)....   [tags: Choice Theory Research Paper]
:: 11 Works Cited
2620 words
(7.5 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Inadequate Secondary Education in the United States - Inadequate Secondary Education in the United States ‘Tis education forms the common mind; Just as the twig is bent the tree’s inclined. Pope – Moral Essays Two years ago, I used to work at a photo shop in downtown Philadelphia. Except for me, the only foreigner, there were five Americans working there. Once, we talked about the American life in the beginning of the twentieth century. To support my opinion, I used an example from a short story called “The Gift of the Magi” by a famous American writer O....   [tags: Educational Learning School Essays]
:: 3 Works Cited
923 words
(2.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Gun Control Laws - Many government officials believe it is their right to control the use of firearms in our country. Many civilians believe it is their right to bear arms to protect themselves and their families. This has been a very controversial issue over the past recent years. Especially since Barack Obama was inaugurated. Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting really set a fire underneath the feet of liberals to secure more gun control laws. Is it really effective to take away guns from law abiding citizens. What about the gun running by the gangs and cartel....   [tags: firearm, school system, crime, controversy]
:: 5 Works Cited
1135 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Is College an Activity or a Lifestyle? - Is College an Activity or a Lifestyle. Nikaurys and I became fast friends in the kindergarten Sunday school class at our Mennonite church. We used to beg our parents to let us spend Sunday afternoons together so we could play all the games we dreamed up. Our Sunday friendship continued throughout junior high and high school. Today I am sitting in a dorm room in northern Indiana, looking at walls covered with pictures of Nikaurys and I playing house under the coconut palms in her yard, the two of us at church camp, and our fifteenth birthdays....   [tags: Personal Narrative School Essays] 1279 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Sleep Deprivation in America's Students - Sleep Deprivation in America's Students One of the many arising problems of America’s students is they are becoming sleep deprived. The busy daily schedules of children and teens are not allowing them to get enough sleep. “Less sleep is unhealthy especially with the new research that as teenagers move through teenage years, they need increasing amounts of sleep. Nine hours per night is the necessary amount to avoid behaviors associated with sleep deprivation” (Final Report Summary, 2001). Among other things, sleep deprivation is causing students to sleep during class instead of being awake and aware....   [tags: Health Education School Essays]
:: 8 Works Cited
1491 words
(4.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Abortion in Canada - Abortion is the termination of a human pregnancy that does not end in birth of a child. There are two types of abortion-medical abortion and surgical abortion. Medical abortion can be done before 49 days of pregnancy by using pharmaceutical drugs. Surgical abortion takes place by using surgical instruments between 6-14 weeks of pregnancy. Both methods are safe. It depends on the size of fetus and week of pregnancy. An abortion, which is the removal of a fetus from a woman’s body, should be allowed because of women’ s freedom, life opportunities and victim protection....   [tags: Argument For Abortion, Pro Choice]
:: 10 Works Cited
1531 words
(4.4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Excessive Testing in American Schools - Excessive Testing in American Schools General testing in today's school systems has a negative effect upon the actual learning of the students. Standardized testing narrows school curriculum, labels children as failures at a young age, and uses money that could possibly be used in a more productive manner. While standardized tests are problematic at all ages and levels of schooling, they are especially questionable in primary grades. In these years children's growth is idiosyncratic (Russel, 2002)....   [tags: Teaching Education Student Testing School Essays]
:: 10 Works Cited
2444 words
(7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Diversity, Ideology, and Teaching Writing - Diversity, Ideology, and Teaching Writing Throughout history people as well as animals have found ways to make life, as we know it simpler. With this ease comes a greater level of technology, which requires humans to once again adapt to this ever-changing society. In result, communication, understanding and knowledge plays key importance to how our society grows. Through trial and error we have learned how education works and the best method of teaching, but we still sometimes wonder what is the absolute best way....   [tags: Education School Essays] 1203 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Cultural Improvement - In 1983, I was teaching at a school in Dayton, Ohio that had significant personnel issues. In the social studies department the department chair was an avid union supporter who consistently belittled and made fun of non-union members; I was one of the non-union members. This was when Ohio was an open shop; or the choice to belong to a union was the workers. My classroom was directly across the hallway from their room. Consistently the department chair would greet me in the morning with; I see the scab made it to work today....   [tags: Personal Narrative, School Administration] 1764 words
(5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Character Ed - Is America in moral decline. Morality is wide-ranging and complicated to measure, mainly because moral standards are set differently for every individual. Most Americans agree, as a whole, we are much more tolerant of behavior than we were a generation ago. Circumstances, objects, and use of slang that we are exposed to today do not appear to trouble the majority of us; these would have caused much despair to my parents, as they were growing up. For example, sex on television is accepted by today’s public as typical, but until the 1980s one could scarcely say the word “sex” on television without being condemned....   [tags: American School System, Education] 1122 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Higher Education and Society - Higher Education and Society Attending public schools as a child, I remember learning the basic skills on how to add and subtract, read, and write. These basic skills are necessary in order to function in our society and work force in the United States. As we all know each child learns differently, some learn faster than others and some slower than others. Our public schools have become overcrowded and we do not have enough teachers to fit the needs of each student. Some students get left behind and are not learning the skills needed to move on to the next level....   [tags: Learning School Teaching Essays]
:: 4 Works Cited
1464 words
(4.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
A Path to Education - A Path to Education Life is unpredictable and there are an infinite number of paths for one to choose from as they journey through life. One “trail” that seems to be a popular choice to travel is that of an educator. Why is this. What makes the sharing of knowledge so special. Perhaps there is an unparalleled joy in enlightening someone else. Perhaps it is a combination of unlimited elements that drives individuals to be educators. And perhaps there is no one sure answer to these questions....   [tags: Teaching School Philosophy Essays] 1795 words
(5.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Overview of the Importance of Intrinsic Rewards at Work and School - Definition of Intrinsic Reward From webcrawler.com intrinsic reward is an outcome that gives an individual personal satisfaction such as that derived from a job well done. Besides, from WikiAnswers the definition of intrinsic reward is an intrinsic reward is an intangible award of recognition or a sense of achievement motivation, in any endeavor when one falls in the Maslow’s hierarchy as attainment in conscious satisfaction. It is the knowledge that one did something right, or one made some body's day better....   [tags: Motivation, Achievement]
:: 4 Works Cited
1867 words
(5.3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Education and Culture - Education and Culture I believe that schools have hidden cultural agendas, stemming from their policy makers collective cultural backgrounds, which controls what curricula is used, and how knowledge is taught within the system. I further believe that not all students fit the cultural mold defined by our schools, and that those students that find themselves outside the established "norm" cannot fully benefit from their school experiences. Born in 1958, I was raised in an emotionally reserved, lower middle class family in a small industrial town in Indiana....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers School] 1937 words
(5.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Nursing Graduation Speech - When I made the decision to return to school for my Bachelor's degree, all those who had gone before issued me nothing short of a surgeon general's warning: your life as you know it is over ... in nursing terms, I could visualize a flat EKG line without any peaks or rhythm. That sounded like trouble to me. I accepted returning to school as a challenge and promptly organized my life into what I thought would be a simplified, manageable existence. Like all of you, I restructured my home budget and explained to my husband that life as we knew it was over ......   [tags: Nursing School Graduation] 828 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Embracing Higher Education - Embracing Higher Education Universities are institutions where people can go and receive a higher richer education. Anyone whether young or old, female or male, immigrant or national born can earn a college degree. A formal education can be obtained with desire, demand, and craving to do so. The World Book Encyclopedia defines Universities and Colleges as schools where one continues an education after high school. According to the World Book Encyclopedia “a university or college education helps men and women enjoy richer, more meaningful lives”....   [tags: College School Essays]
:: 4 Works Cited
2019 words
(5.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Innumerable Benefits to Home Schooling - The Innumerable Benefits to Home Schooling In his book The Right Choice – Home Schooling, Chris Klicka argues that “Sending our children to the public school … is tantamount to sending our children to be trained by the enemy” (Crank 25). Though his words may be considered harsh by some parents, many Americans agree with him and feel that public school is only endangering their children; home schooling is the modern day alternative that many mothers and fathers have chosen to turn to. Those who feel that the world of the public school is detrimental to their children’s growth and health are not alone; they share the beliefs of many parents who feel that home schooling has many benefits and a...   [tags: Home-School Education Teaching Essays]
:: 6 Works Cited
1426 words
(4.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Facts and Innovation of Education in China - Facts and Innovation of Education in China I lived in a city and had a standard high school student life as others. I got up at 7:00 in the morning and tried not to be late for the morning class which is half an hour later. Then I had 9 classes till 5:00 in the afternoon, during which I could eat my one-hour-long lunch. Even at night and on weekends, I had to deal with tons of homework and tests, or locked myself in the classroom. It sounds crazy to have only one day per week free without classes or to stay at school more than at home, but millions of Chinese students are experiencing both situations....   [tags: Education Chinese Tests School Essays]
:: 4 Works Cited
1349 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
My University Education - My University Education Finding a metaphor that accurately describes my university education was a challenging experience for me because it required me to thoroughly reexamine my attitude towards the whole of my educational experiences--both prior to and in college. In the end, what I discovered was the metaphor I feel describes my education at Bemidji State University is one that is universal to my entire education. My education has been a journey that started the minute I was born and will continue throughout my life....   [tags: Education School Learning Essays] 854 words
(2.4 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Abortion: Women Must Be Given A Choice - This is paper is about the issue of Abortion. I think the discussion of this issue is important because, I think women should have the choice whether to continue with a pregnancy or not. There are a lot of reasons why women have abortions. Here are a few reasons why, rape, or physically not able to carry the pregnancy to full term, or genetic defects. Abortion is a tough decision in its self, women should not have to deal with the worry of the being convicted or condemned because of her choice. There also have been studies done involving “unwanted children” they end up suffering from physical and psychological damage done by the parent....   [tags: Freedom of Choice, Pro-Choice Essays] 1136 words
(3.2 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
My Philosophy of Education: Combining Progressivism, Essentialism and Behaviorism - My Philosophy of Education: Combining Progressivism, Essentialism and Behaviorism Upon being faced with the task of writing my philosophy of teaching, I made many attempts to narrow the basis for my philosophy down to one or two simple ideas. However, I quickly came to the realization that my personal teaching philosophy stems from many other ideas, philosophies, and personal experiences. I then concentrated my efforts on finding the strongest points of my personal beliefs about teaching and what I have learned this semester, and came up with the following....   [tags: Teaching Education School Teacher Essays] 828 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Paulo Freire's Pedogogy of the Oppressed - Missing Works Cited Paulo Freire's "Pedogogy of the Oppressed" Based on the demands of our educational system, our society is forced to conform to the level of education that they want us to be at. This educational distortion is beneficiary to the educator's realm and the way of governing education . We are seen as merely objects rather than subjects and are fed only facts/information that the educator only wants us to memorize not actually comprehend it or even ask questions or give our opinions to given facts/information....   [tags: Education Knowledge Educating School Freire] 1200 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Vote Choice and the Logit Model - Introduction As in every presidential election cycle, the aftermath of the 2012 United States presidential elections concluded with winners and losers. Aside than Barack Obama securing the presidential office for a second term, another group of winners had emerged - the quants. In contrast to popular pundits and talking heads whom were making election predictions based on hopeful hunches, statistical modeling rising stars such as Simon Jackman, Drew Linzer, Sam Wang, and Nate Silver were able to predict the election results with overwhelming accuracy, yielding a perfect score in predicting each state’s outcome....   [tags: predictors of vote choice]
:: 6 Works Cited
3237 words
(9.2 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
I Don’t Know What I Want to Do, but I Know that it has Nothing to Do with Medical School - I Don’t Know What I Want to Do, but I Know that it has Nothing to Do with Medical School Ihave had three majors since I have been in college. Chemistry was my entering major, which I kept all of one semester. The one I kept the longest is math, which I had for three semesters. Now I am an anthropology major. This is my first semester with this major. In fact, I haven’t officially changed the major yet. In order to understand where I am in my life now, you must realize where I have been. In high school I was in the National Honors Society, I took AP classes, and was completely controlled by my family....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 1032 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Abortion Is a Woman's Choice - Today’s society is full of health concerns, unsolved, and controversial issues. Many of these can be viewed in relation to one’s moral, ethic, and religious beliefs, thus creating a society divided by opposing viewpoints. Today in the U.S., abortion is one of the most controversial discussions concerning women simply because it has been said for many years now that abortion should not be legal. Many who oppose abortion do not know what an abortion is, or even why a woman might choose to have an abortion....   [tags: Argumentative, Pro-Choice]
:: 9 Works Cited
1962 words
(5.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Improving the Educational System - Improving the Educational System Teachers are committed to challenging all students to succeed, whatever their abilities, interests, social and cultural background, gender, prior attainment or aspirations. As future teachers, we need to know the aspects of society, so that we can ensure that each one of our students is successful and achieves his or her potential through the education provided. In this paper, I will be using the articles from the Social Class/Race and School Finance section of the class to evaluate the effects of social stratification, cultural capital, and social reproduction, school financing, and school environment....   [tags: Education Teaching Learning School Essays]
:: 4 Works Cited
1563 words
(4.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Mediocrity of Teacher Recruitment - Mediocrity of Teacher Recruitment Some teachers are better than others. This is a simple and, I hope, obvious fact. But the culture of American schools is not friendly to it. Particularly in our hiring of public school teachers, we tend to avoid notions of serious discernment, of picking the very best in our society to become our teachers, and we accept that the most talented of our young people will gravitate to other fields. Overcoming this acceptance of mediocrity in teacher recruitment and retention represents the greatest opportunity to bring a quantum improvement to our schools....   [tags: Teachers Education Employment School Essays] 4150 words
(11.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Lesson Plans and Curriculum - Lesson Plans and Curriculum Students often learn best when they can experience the interrelatedness of subjects within their curriculum. This unit about the Food Guide Pyramid is designed to be taught to a class of third grade students through several different disciplines within the school building. The students’ goal is to become familiar with the Food Guide Pyramid and to understand its importance in helping them to eat healthy. As the unit begins these third grade students will gather a working knowledge of the Food Guide Pyramid in Health Class....   [tags: Education School Teaching Classroom Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
1641 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]


Your search returned over 400 essays for "school choice"
<< Previous  1  2  3  4  5    Next >>