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  • My Reflection Of Teaching And Education: My Philosophy Of Education

    My philosophy of education in a nutshell is that every child deserves to have a great education regardless of any circumstances. I have come to this conclusion about teaching since my first teaching experience when I was twenty as a camp counselor. It was a camp for junior high school students and I got to teach them in groups and one on one with each student. I was in locum parentis for one week with each group of junior high school students. I took the students to each meal of the day and…

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  • Personal Narrative: College Realization

    College Realization As a freshman college student, I never imagined how college will make a huge impact in my life. I always thought of college as being mature and experiencing a glimpse of the adult world, but I never thought that it would be more different. It has only been a quarter or less and throughout those months, weeks, or even days it made me realized that college is far more than maturity and the adult world, it is about valuing education. When I was in high school, it was not a…

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  • My First Day Of College

    “Have you decided where you think you’ll go to college yet? Do you know what you’re going to study?” “Mom, I’m still trying to decide. It’s a big decision.” “You know you don’t have much time left to figure this out right?” “I know, Mom. I’ll figure it out soon, I promise.” I couldn’t really blame my mother. She had asked me these same questions from the day I started high school to my first day of college. It wasn’t that I enjoyed seeing her worry for me, it was that I couldn’t narrow down my…

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  • College Essay: Preconceived Ideas Of College

    Preconceived notions of college As a senior in high school before going to college it is important to distinguish truth between myths regarding the college experience. As one get older they become increasingly excited to move on and go off to college. However, the movies and stories do not put it into the true perspective. It is difficult to comprehend in high school that virtually every action and decision one makes over those four years can either make or break their adjustment to college.…

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  • Tinto's Model Of Student Departure (1975)

    examining community colleges retention, to the factors that affect student retention. Additionally, the literature review will explore the history of student retention while focusing on the programs colleges use in retaining students and building connection within the campus community. The literature review will address the transformation colleges make in order to assist students…

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  • Essay About My First Day Of High School

    a whole lot of excitement. I got myself all dressed up in uniform and I was ready for high school lifestyle. Over those next years a lot of things changed and like it was nothing there I was facing my first day of college. Those four years of high school were to prepare me for college and I believe my time in high school did just that. In my first year of high school I changed a lot. Going from public school to a small catholic school was a big change, but one of the best decisions of my life. I…

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  • The Anti-Intellectual Environment Of American Teens: Article Analysis

    Bauerlein, Mark. "The Anti-intellectual Environment of American Teens - Education Next." RSS. President & Fellows of Harvard College, 23 Apr. 2009. Web. 01 Dec. 2015. Throughout the article, The Anti-intellectual Environment of American Teens, Mark Bauerlein states that even with the rise in college attendance rates, the standardized test scores or the student knowledge is not increasing. Though students are passing the AP exams and more people taking those classes, students should be…

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  • Linda Lee Case Against College Analysis

    College, Is it Right For Everyone? Linda Lee’s essay “The Case Against College”, which will be summarized here;entails an answer to the question, is college necessarily right for every high school graduate? Lee writes from the perspective of a parent trying to guide her child in the best direction. She declares that America is fixated on college, by referring to America’s college graduate rate which is the second-highest internationally. Lee expresses her opinion that a high school graduate…

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  • Research Paper On Why College Athletes Should Be Paid

    school, and his sport. I believe that college athletes should be paid. College athletes do not have time for a job due to going to school, and focusing on their sport. College athletes go to bed starving because they cannot afford to pay for their food. College athletes do not receive a portion of the money the college makes for having their name on the back of a shirt or anything else. Many people will be able to understand my position when they see why college athletes should be paid for all…

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  • School Dropout Essay

    Education Did you know that one million American students drop out of high school every year? (EPE 2012) Did you know that students in United States is the 25th in math, 17th science, 14th reading, out of 29 countries? (OECD 2012) Did you know that two out of three eighth-graders cannot read proficiently and that nearly three out of four eighth- and 12th-grade students cannot write proficiently?(NAEP 2011, 2012) The main responsible of this situation, are the students themselves. Lack of…

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