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    The basic tenets of materialism and abstraction often clash against one another. Materialism, after all, results in “shapeless, [describable] emotions such as fear and joy,” while abstraction encompasses those “inner, subtler feelings…beyond the reach of words” (Section I, Paragraph 4). These contrasting depths of emotion give rise to the potent tension between materialism and abstraction in Section VI, Paragraph 18 of Kandinsky’s essay “Concerning the Spiritual in Art.” Here, Kandinsky comments on those “rhomboidal composition[s] made up of a number of human figures [which are] an absolute necessity to the composition,” criticizing the figures’ material appeal for “directly weakening [the composition’s] abstract appeal.” While Kandinsky correctly…

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    Mere Definition Essay

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    In the article, The Role of Definition, the author discusses how a mere definition can affect the way a student will interpret information. A definition can contain concepts that are difficult to understand and will hamper a student’s ability to learn. As math in the classroom progresses, The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics recommends that the students create their own definitions of for mathematical terminology with the modification from a teacher. This is done to get the student to…

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    AEL 631

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    rational for the course is the abstract nature of leadership and more specifically strategic leadership (Johnson, 2015). This course seeks to transform a practitioners thinking and complicate that thinking. It seeks to blend art and science, the abstract and the concrete. The end goal is a mindful praxisioner that is both strategic and reflective. The learning strategies in this course range from the very abstract to the firmly practical. The research base allowed for a theoretical…

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    As discussed in class the concept of ideology is simple, it is seen as a set of ideas and assumptions or premises that aim particularly to reinforce a dominant social order, which can also be seen as the power of a dominant social group. The quote on page 7 in lecture captures this perfectly, “To study ideology is to study how ideas and power intersect.” Ideology is seen as most dominant when there is a set of certain ideas that will particularly catch the interest of an elite group, as it is…

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    Crosscution Standards

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    To understand the depth of the standard above we must address the three main components that form the standard: Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas, and Crosscutting Concepts. The standard in this context applies to a fourth grade unit on earth 's systems, and more specifically: soils, rocks, and landforms. The disciplinary core ideas that this standard is addressing exist in two parts, ESS2.A which focuses on rainfall shaping the land and the movement of sediments…

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    Speaking and Listening – Elizabeth has shown she has good speaking and listening skills this year. She loves show and tell and takes great pride in presenting to the class items that she has bought in from home. When presenting, Elizabeth articulates well and holds good eye contact with her audience. During carpet sessions, she listens well most of the time but can occasionally become distracted by what others are doing around her. When taking part in School performances, Elizabeth is more…

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    Teamwork Reflection Essay

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    Reflection Essay 1 This week, I grasped the importance of teamwork. I didn’t recognize how vital it was, and how pooling together our resources would be so crucial to the advancement of our project. For the first session, the ideas we had were dull, to say the least. It was not a fruitful discussion. I attempted to bring some ideas to the fore but my thoughts were instantly shot down. I tried to appeal to those gathered around the table; what if we tweaked it? What if we made a change here, and…

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    I was initially interested in how throughout history there have been archival silences where certain events have been excluded from the archives due to the powers of the time deeming them unimportant. It is mainly female history that is unrecorded and the idea of silencing women because they are less important than men really made me think if there were times in my life where I had been silenced or told I was not allowed to do something because I was a girl. This was the idea I started to work…

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    Who I am in Reference to my Future You can tell a lot about a person by what they want to do in their careers, what their hobbies are and what they are interested in. This self-directed search (SDS) is a good tool to learn more about yourself, your interests, and what career you are suited to pursue. The SDS is a series of self evaluation questions. Questions that ask you what activities you enjoy or do well, occupations that interest you, and what you like to do in your leisure time that…

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    The thinking between a 3 year-old preschooler and a 9-year-old student is very different, according to Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. Cognitive development refers to the development of thinking, problem solving, and memory. Jean Piaget developed his theory by observing infants and children. He believed that children form mental concepts or schemes as they experience new situations and events. He also believed that children first try to understand new things in terms of schemes they…

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