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    Auvriana Novelllo was setting up the desks in her little one room schoolhouse in the country with a brand new notebook and a newly sharpened pencil it wasn 't often that there were one room schoolhouses anymore, but she just now moved away from her parents and their rules to a rural town in Maine that didn 't have a school. Well at least not until now. She thought about how well she would do without her parents being around her all the time. She was her own person, she was 20 after all. As she…

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    Have you ever wondered how a credit card transaction works? What is the process flow after swiping the small credit card through that little black box? These questions bothered me for some time and finding the answers lead to a diligent job search. Consequently, the search ended when I found employment at Vantiv, a Merchant Credit Card processing company in Houston, Texas. The year was 1998; the company offered me a customer service position in their call center. Eagerly I accepted the job;…

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    Reading is undervalued in today’s society. Not many students understand the importance of reading and how useful it is in life. When I was, younger reading was never my strongest subject. Reading at a lower level than others in my class made me feel less educated. It wasn’t like I pushed reading away, it was just something that I wasn’t interested in. In the essay, “The Lonely Good Company of Books” by Richard Rodriquez, he explains how he did not know why reading was so meaningful, but as he…

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    B. Behavior Management Observation (15 Points) Observe at your practicum site during one designated time and write your responses to the following items: 1. Describe how the children’s behavior is managed in this classroom. The teachers manage behavior by informing children of their behavior. When a child does misbehave, the teacher will inform them of their misbehavior. Such as when a child hits another child the teacher will let them know they should not hit another child. 2. Describe…

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    My love of Joan Didion is lifelong and, like anyone does with heroes, always feels at such a distance. In fact, Didion was much closer to me than I could have imagined. For the last years of her life, I became a friend of Susan Sontag?s. I had known that Sontag was ?important? before I met her in 1989, but I had never read anything by her but her famous ?Notes on Camp,? which I confess bewildered me when I first read it as a teenager. After meeting her, I read ?On Photography? and realized…

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    Shining Library Book Me and classmates were told that we had to do something nice for the school. It wasn’t just our grade, it was the whole middle school who had to something. There were tons of jobs to be done just inside the building. When it was nice out, some of the 8th graders would go out and do the things outside, while the rest of us stayed inside. My job was organizing the bookshelf in the library. Unless it was a short week or you were gone most of it, everyone had to do their job…

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    Did you ever want to do something but you're to scared to do it? Did you do it? How did you feel afterwards? Just do it. Its okay that you feel scared, in the end it will most likely be worth it. At least that is how I felt going down to the Field Of Screams. Going down to Lancaster, PA, where the Field Of Screams is located, was really nerveracking. I felt a mixture of being scared, nervous, excited. These emotions combined makes you feel as if you want to throw up. Afterwards I was…

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    family that had to go into hiding because the Nazis started invading the Netherlands. All of them had to live on the top floor of Otto Franks business in a room called, The Secret Annex, with a few other family friends. The door was covered by a bookcase so no one would know there was a door there. They stayed up there for two years until they are found because of an outside source. They were split up and sent to different camps. They all ended up dead except for Otto Frank. It all started in…

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    bomb blows up, Mrs. Hatsuyo Nakamura is watching her children sleep, they all get covered in the debris of their house. Miss Toshiko Sasaki is an clerk, she is leaning over to speak to a co-worker when she is forced from her desk to under heavy bookcases, she lives but has a broken leg. A doctor, Masakazu Fujii, is reading a book on his porch when he was blasted in a river. Terufumi Sasaki, another doctor, falls in the Red Cross Hospital and watches the mushroom cloud rise. Father Wilhelm…

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    Mojos As I went to Mojos I choose to sit outside on the deck for a little while. The deck had three black, steel tables on it with four chairs at each table— which probably was not a smart idea to sit on since it was absolutely hot outside. When I sat down the uttermost elegant flowers caught my eyes . The flowers were vivid and vibrant, making them stand out from everything outdoors. I lingered outside for only about ten more minutes before sweat dribbled down my face, making me feel uneasy.…

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