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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 through the practice of tasks like reading, maths, strategic thinking, and constant multi-tasking – all of which are present in a lot of video games. For example, the computer game ‘World of Warcraft’ includes a lot of dialogue reading in order to progress through the virtual world in which the player immerses themselves as their character. This can be really beneficial as it allows the player to practice reading, and, emotionally, allows them to take a break from real life and focus on only what is happening in the alternate reality they’re playing in. A lot of games also include moments where something traumatic to the plotline may occur (death of an important character etc.), this in turn will develop the players’ sense of sympathy and empathy which are both very important as emotional skills in life. Another point to make is that many video games involve cooperation, making students’ teamwork abilities much better. This takes form in many different genres and types of games,…

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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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    Righteous B and His Ministry of Dirty Vagabonds There are many people who have made an impact when it comes to Youth Ministry. Pope John Paul II comes to mind when thinking about leaders in youth outreach, but I always think of someone who works on a much smaller scale. Someone who affected my life personally when it came to my religion. I always think of the Catholic youth minister and rapper Bob Lesnefsky aka Righteous B. With his wife, and a large number of young missionaries…

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    Gran Torino Analysis

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    taking the greater weight of freezer upstairs and Walt’s American grandchildren who did not appear to have those qualities taught. The parents urging the granddaughter to offer help, shows that their generation knows those acts of service and courtesy, but have not embedded it into their offspring. Walt’s rejection of help speaks to a generation that is intolerant of anything other than his own beliefs and behaviors. “Interpersonal conflicts can also be intergenerational,” says Martin (2013, p.…

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    Youth Voting Problem

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    Roosevelt. With the rise of youth voting increasing to 22 million voters in the 2008 presidential and 23 million voters in the 2012 election, still only about half of the American youth population voted in 2008 and 2012. This is a serious problem in our society because young people need to find their voices by getting politically educated and turn out to vote. The only people who can change the shortage of youth voting are the 18-29 year olds who make up that group. Those that did vote made up…

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    Explain how different types of interventions can promote positive outcomes for children and young people where development is not following the expected pattern. “Early intervention means intervening as soon as possible to tackle problems that have already emerged for children and young people...it means that it targets specific children who have an identified need for additional support once their problems have already begun to develop but before they become serious.” (Department for…

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