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    Immigrants from all over have come to the United States for better life chances such as work, school, and to escape violence. Many people perceive the United States as the greatest country on Earth because of the many job opportunities and great schools housed there. Because people are migrating to new lands or countries, I believed that it must be hard for immigrant youths to excel or adapt to a new culture. I believed this because I previously worked at an elementary school where there were immigrant youths who could not speak or understand English, which would make it hard for those children to do well on standardized tests. Not being able to perform well on standardized tests means that the child will not be able to advance to the next…

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    Impact on schooling & education. As Filipino American’s are more likely to speak English, their successful access to and achievement within the U.S. education system is greater than that of Mexican American’s. Important Traditions Filipino American traditions. Many Filipino American traditions center on family and Catholicism such as Misa de Gallo (series of nine Christmas mass) and Noche Buena (grand family Christmas Eve dinner after midnight mass). Other traditions and cultural themes…

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    Filipino Culture Essay

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    Spaniards and the Americans for centuries, and these two cultures have had a significant impact on the Filipino culture and their identity. Martin and Nakayama note Kluckhohn and Strodtbeck research on cultural values claims that, “Values are the most deeply felt beliefs shared by a cultural group; they reflect a shared perception of what ought to be, and not what is” (p. 99). The Filipinos culture has had influences from civilization prior to the Spanish occupation, Spanish colonization, and…

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    amount of food produced. As a member of the Filipino Youth Association and an avid Filipino community activist with a deep rooted Filipino…

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    Discursive Essay – Video games, Beneficial to education? Video games, played by millions around the world and often thought of as time consuming and holding only negative effects on young minds. This topic is widely argued and questioned by parents and younger people alike. During this essay, this topic will be discussed and argued from both sides, for and against. To begin, when young minds play video games, emotional and intellectual skills are actually developed. These skills are gained…

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    Socio-Cultural Lens

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    A socio-cultural lens offers a contextual approach to understanding children and youth. This approach is beneficial towards young people because it employs a unique methodology in seeking to address issues regarding human behaviour and development, by considering how social relations and environmental context shape an individual. This process allows us to challenge our own beliefs and causes us to question how young people are influenced by their social environment and culture. These methods are…

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    many of them view that technology help children and youth to become more creative, the most of them are anxious about the hazard impact on child. Social media appears the most common use for the children and youth since they find themselves independent, and they can find and communicate with friends easier. The reasons that children choose the internet or social media are different, such as children suffer from stress, depression and anxiety,also who have ashortage in emotion, and adult are shy…

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    health issues as well as a myriad of other problems (McQuaid, 2014). After the 2008 global financial crisis there was a sharp rise in youth unemployment around the world, and understandably so (Fig 1). In cutting costs for many business, the young and inexperienced workers were more often than not the first to be made redundant. Businesses who were still able to hire new workers opted for more seasoned and…

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    existence in two worlds. In one world we have the yearning be an the adult, which is filled with excitement of all the unknown. The other world is the world of adolescence, which is controlled and offers protection. This war between the two worlds is not only emotionally forced on a person, but physically, socially, and ethically as well. For Chris McCandless a 22 year old in, “Selection From Into the Wild” this longing to hold on to his youth and yet gain freedom from and society 's…

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    This assignment plans to discus the role of the practitioner working with families and young children. The group I have chosen to focus on is teenage parents; this vulnerable and socially excluded group, continue to be in the media and a current debate topic. Social exclusion has been described by Blackmore and Griggs (2007) as a “Process that results in social groups and individuals being marginalized and separated from ‘mainstream’ society”, this is suggesting those who are considered…

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