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    Standardized Education

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    instructional, curricular, assessment, and behavioral standards into one package for teachers, schools, and districts. Attempts to reform schooling as we know it have failed due to the fact that technology has not been able to offer the same value of education, not all schools have technology readily available, and standardized test limit how computers could be used to advance learning. Rarely computers are used to teach content to students, more often, students use computers as a quick fix for…

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    In the past, education was gained through practice, and mentors had much patience as students tried to grasp the material taught. In the modern age, education is done through “hierarchy”(Davidson 55) and “specialization”(Davidson 55). Kids are all not treated the same, and the smarter kids are allow a more leniency because they are strong…

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    Diversity In Education

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    families are coming from different backgrounds, cultures, and religions. To assist the demand for culturally competent educators, many educational programs have been implemented to accommodate the diversity. The teaching profession requires continuous education for educators because the educational requirements, demographic of students, and subject matter being taught are constantly changing. A teacher’s responsibilities extend further than the classroom perimeter. They act as advocates and…

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    Racism In Education

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    racism, as a means to inhibit a minority, has long been at play within the education system towards African American youth. Education maintains a heavy hand in the ways that people are treated after school and without certain degrees of education, students are left with little to no options after graduation. More often that not, these under-educated or under-valued youth are African Americans and the crimes committed by the education system towards them are nothing short of heinous. Racism…

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    Education is the most vital enterprise for the perpetuation of society. No society can exist without a means of perpetuating itself by passing on its values, traditions, ways of living, and overall identity through some form of education. Moreover, education is necessary for establishing individuals as viable members of any society insofar as they can support themselves and contribute to the life of the society. In America, education is the major formative force in the lives of individuals who…

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    Disabilities In Education

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    for students with disabilities that are struggling and failing behind in class. Everyone has the right to an education. When it comes to human rights, social justice and environmental justice, this policy protects all students from attaining an education, especially for students with disabilities. By providing services to students with disabilities, it serves their rights to an education. The policy along with the child study team ensures environmental justice which is the fair treatment and…

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    Progressive Education

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    John Dewey was a huge supporter for this new form of education. He called on the teachers to be “leaders in building the new society and replacing the corrupt and defeated capitalism of early-twentieth-century America” (Dewey, pg. 206). Progressive education was separated in five different strands being “administrative progressives, who sought consolidated management, militant teachers, who sought a greater…

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    Education In Mesopotamia

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    How can we get kids to want to learn and enjoy education rather than just focusing on grades? Higher engagement levels earlier in schools shows that they will be more motivated after leaving high school. Kids these days do not like school. They do not like sitting in a classroom for an hour. Also they do not like boring speeches or lessons. Back then in Mesopotamia the kids actually loved education the reason they loved education was because they did not have as many opportunities as we do today…

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    Improving Education

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    A. We should be pessimistic that improving educational systems could eliminate the SES gap in achievement/attainment: I think we should be pessimistic in thinking that an improvement in educational systems would really help eliminate the SES gap in achievement and attainment. There are an abundance of other factors involved that contribute to the gap that do not directly involve the school, including the summer learning gap and home life differences between low and higher classes.…

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    Leadership In Education

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    disciplines. Stein expounds the point that in America the roles and responsibilities of school teachers have evolved dramatically since their inception, the UK is similar in this assertion. Further to this assertion, Stein demonstrates that the education profession requires a ‘re-evaluation’, especially since, for him; the teacher-leader phenomenon is a relatively recent concept. Similarly whilst Smith and Malcolm consider the balance and tension of leadership within medicine a similar idea is…

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