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    What I mean by skimming over is maybe coming up with a phrase that I would write down then under it, in colored pencils, I would write words that pertained to the main topic. This was a okay form of drafting/outlining a paper, not the best and most efficient way though. Strategizing with prewrite, outline, rough draft, revision, then final draft, has been such an incredibly…

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    The Promise of a Pencil by Adam Braun, was an inspiring novel about the struggles of achieving your dream. Adam Braun, unsatisfied with his meaningless life at 25, developed the courage to find his true purpose in life. The result of his chase for purpose Adam created Promise of Pencil, a nonprofit charity that has now built more than 250 schools in underdeveloped countries. While reading this novel Adam awakened my long lost dream of traveling and making a difference in the world. A dream I…

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    In Adam Braun’s memoir and life guide “The Promise of a Pencil”, the speaker relates his journey of creating Pencils of Promise and the lessons learned along the way. He employs the rhetorical technique of flashback in a way that is both elucidating and memorable, establishing mood of unwitting self-indulgence in a tone that is both austere and sophomoric. Any college worth its salt has a motto, something to aspire to. At FIU it’s “Hope, Knowledge, Opportunity”. While sounding great in…

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    Students will deposit their broken or dull pencil in a container next to the sharpened pencil container. I will show the students on the first day where the pencil station is located and what they need to do when they need a sharpened pencil. I will demonstrate what a student needs to do to quietly signal that they need to leave his or her seat to get a new pencil. I will ask for a pencil monitor to help sharpen the dull or broken pencils at the end of class. Every student will have a turn…

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    Angevine Middle School in Lafayette. The school is very large. One side of the hallway is lockers and the other side is a window. The classroom my group has their activities is in the Special Education room. The room has big windows, Christmas lights, colorful pictures and other things that are visually appealing. The desks and chairs in this room are unlike a typical classroom. There are a variety of desks. Some students can stand at; others have elastic bands on the bottom where the students…

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    Pencil Grip Benefits

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    The pencil grip is a low- tech assistive technology for children and adults who struggle with writing and correct pencil grip. The device can fit on pencils, pens, crayons and all writing tools and has been said to be “easy to use and comfortable”. The Pencil Grip increases comfort, teaches proper hand positioning, and improves control. Its ergonomic design also provides relief of hand fatigue and pain. Both right handed and left handed individuals can use it. Students place their fingers on…

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    Pencils of Promise (PoP) was started when twenty-one year old, Adam Braun, was on a college trip in India. He saw a young boy who was a street beggar and asked the boy what he most wanted in the world. “A pencil,” the boy answered. Adam then reached into his backpack and gave the boy a pencil causing a smile to appear on his face and his eyes to brighten with joy. Over a period of five years, Adam traveled to more than fifty countries just to hand out thousands of pens and pencils to children in…

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    False Eye Pencil

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    human body, every single kind of makeup you apply on or around them must be of a good quality and tried first. While using the eyeliner pencil, be sure that it's not very sharp or way too dull. If you do not have an eye pencil sharpener , and have to select from a sharp and a dull pencil, always decide on the dull one. It is because using a really sharp eye pencil is definitely a risk, even professionals with practiced hands, dull them using a tissue or surface before using them. This makes the…

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    textbooks and paper/pencils the better option. Writing notes helps students remember the material better than typing notes. For example, a study has proven that using pen and paper to take notes instead of a laptop boosts memory and the ability to retain and understand concepts (Borreli 1). In other words, writing notes helps students remember and understand the material. If, writing notes helps students remember the material, then schools should still be using paper and pencil. According to…

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    Writer, Adam Braun, in his book The Promise of a Pencil tells us his journey to discover his purpose in life and how he was able to transform his passion into his work. Braun wrote this chronic to help people identify and follow their dreams. His book provides us with a series of tips and mantras that had helped him transform his passion into his work. The book The Promise of a Pencil has captivated me in ways I thought impossible and guided me towards the path and importance of choosing a job…

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