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  • Presentation Reflection Essay

    Presentations have never been my strong suit, whether it is talking about myself in front of a group of people to presenting a complex situation to a class. By taking this course I am hoping that I’ll be able to boost my confidence when it comes to public speaking. I have had to complete many presentation in the past but I have yet to master the ability to present well in front of large groups. The first project that we were assigned in my communication class was to get to know our classmate then we had to decide how we wanted to present each other to the rest of the class. Being assigned this introduction presentation allowed me to get to know quite a bit about the person I was partnered with me as well as allowed me to recognize my strengths and weaknesses when it comes to presenting information to a group of people.…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Second Day At My School Placement

    Ever since my second day at my school placement, one particular student (whom I will refer to as X) in Ms. I’s second period class has never failed to catch my attention. Each week, I never know what to expect from X: some days he is a model student, working diligently on the task on hand, but on others he acts out and refuses to comply with Ms. I’s requests. However, sometimes there aren’t even good or bad days, for X’s behavior can vary so drastically within a one-hour class period. On good…

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  • Childre Discussion Paper

    A. Room set-up Criterion 1: “Democratic schools value collaboration and cooperation rather than competition”. (Pugach, 2009, p. 309) Discussion: Mrs. C does not meet this criterion since, although the desks in her classroom are arranged into pairs, some students sit alone. While every other student is sitting down next to a classmate they can interact and collaborate with, there are three students who sit by themselves. One student is not separated completely from the rest, but he does not have…

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  • Classmate Conversation Reflection

    The classmate conversation with Urji was started by casually walking together to Coffman after class. It was somewhat vague and a little tense to begin with, but after a few minutes of getting to know each other, time seemed to fly as I began to know who the real Urji was. For almost an hour, we sat at a table in the Marketplace in Coffman; I really enjoyed the conversation because it brought good insight from someone who I did not know very well. One story that really resonated with me was…

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  • Classmate Presentation Reflection

    My classmate presentation was about nutrition and physical activity. She based her presentation on the California State Health Standard for 9th grade standard 1: Essential concepts. My classmate presentation was very informative and concise. Her slides had enough information for the reader to learn from the presentation. I believe the PowerPoint presentation was effective in promoting health because it provided the definition of what nutrition is. On one of the slides, it talked about the US…

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  • Interview Your Classmate

    When I was a little girl, I used to think that all the people in the world speak the same language, and they all have the same skin color. Because, I never met the other kinds of people who are totally different from me. But now I know, there are so many kinds of people living on the same planate. They have different skin colors, and speaks different languages, too. On the other hand, I am currently living in a country which has the highest diversity rank. On the other day, I obtained a project…

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  • Classmate Interview Research Paper

    When you meet someone for the first time, all you know is their name and a few things about them. You don’t know much about the person, and what they’ve been through. Just like a puzzle, you only have bits of information, but not the whole picture. However, once you get to know that person even more, you learn about their life story and what their true identity is. At first, you barely knew each other, but after multiple conversations with that person, you finally uncovered all the missing…

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  • Communication Is Key: Tips For Successful Parent And Classmates

    Prof and Classmates: Well, this is a hard decision to make I have had both best and a worst parent/teacher conference with both of my now adult children. However, I think I will discuss the worst, because I hope it NEVER happens to any of you as parents or if you are going into the teaching profession. First, let me explain what happened and then I will discuss our readings and some other research regarding the matter. I had a scheduled conference with my son’s teachers and a counselor one…

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  • Social Norm Violations In The Classroom

    violating norms to get a reaction from our fellow classmates and teachers. The reactions that we get will be described, analyzed and discussed in detail. On Monday mornings from 8-11am my group mates Colton and Angelica have biology with Dr. Burke together. On Friday mornings from 8-11am myself, Angelica and Colton have sociology together. Both classes have a relaxed atmosphere and the teachers make the topics easy to understand and easy to learn. Our classrooms are normally very cold as well.…

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  • Stereotyping Can Drag Down Performance Summary

    To begin, I had to do an assignment where I had to make a survey about stereotypes and then give to twenty of my classmates and see their responses. Therefore, the article, “ How a Self-Fulfilling Stereotype Can Drag Down Performance” by Shankar Vedantam, talks about how Americans from this General Social Survey business have been giving a national survey that social trends. Also, it says for years that blacks have been scoring lower on the vocabulary test than whites. These are just two of the…

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