Elementary Education: Shaping the Minds of the Future
22 January 2012
Thesis: Elementary teachers may not have highest income, but they have one of the most fulfilling careers.
Introduction: When thinking back to elementary school, what most people remember the best, are the teachers they had along the way. Elementary teachers not only introduce their students to the basic concepts of core subjects, they also help pave the path to each student’s
The virtual organization that I selected for the Organizational Communication Analysis is Kelsey Elementary School. As a mother of a fifth grader, I am always interested in the communication efforts associated with elementary schools. In the past, school administrators and teachers were only able to communicate in person, through written correspondence, or by telephone. The technological advancements of the 21st century provide school faculty with the opportunity to connect
There are many trends in technology-based learning. These trends include mobile-based learning, app learning, open content, massive open online courses (MOOCs), virtual education, video conferencing, Web 2.0, district based e-learning, personal learning environments, blended learning, proctored exams, bundled platforms, cloud computing, object-oriented content, interactive whiteboards, documents cameras, wireless labs, and bring your own device. The first article Massive Open Online
comprehensive overhaul of the federal governments requirements of state and local education systems (www.nclb.gov). It reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and replaces the 1994 Improving Americas Schools Act.
2. General Background Information
President Bush has made education his number one domestic priority (www.ed.gov). On January 23, 2001 he sent his NCLB plan for comprehensive education reform to Congress. At that time, he asked members of Congress to engage in an
nonexistent in most schools. In the
1930's, the educators were in the progressive education movement, called for
programs of cultural diversity that encouraged ethnic and minority students to
study their heritage's. This movement became popular in many schools until
around 1950. Now, these days in education, the term multicultural education
never escapes a teacher's thoughts (Ryan, 26).
What does the term "multicultural education" mean to you? I means
different things to different people. For instance
A lot of people think education is just something you get in school, but in reality education comes from different places and people not just school and teachers. For example, way before I started school I was already being educated by my parents, they taught me how to eat, behave, use the bathroom, talk, and a lot of other things that help out in life.
I started my educational career in John F. Kennedy Elementary. I don’t really remember my years there because I only
In the area of education, teaching language arts is one of the most crucial and critical elements in the process of learning. In elementary education teachers must ensure that an effective language arts program is a complete, orderly, and clear program that involves activities that fit to state and/or national standards teaching essential skills and strategies by using activities that are organized to meet those objectives. They must also engage students with active participation to foster learning
one reason they hold education to such high importance. These two countries could not operate at such a high standard and continue on and be operating at the kind of level that will keep them on top. In order to do this they must make education important. Even though the United States and China both have high regards for the importance of education their systems differ as when children start, what they are taught, and how they determine how children go on to get a higher education.
In the United
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Contemporary education reforms study on the continuous black-white achievement gap in the public schools, in America. In the book, “Multiplication is meant for White People”: Raising Expectations for Other people’s Children, Lisa Delpit focuses on these reforms and informs educators that education gap does not exist at birth.. Through her experience in the field and as a mother, she gives strategies for
a 2nd year high school student at Balian National High School and; Kristine Monteser, a 1st year student also at Balian National High School.
The researcher took up her Elementary education at Victor O. De Guia Memorial Elementary School, Balian, Pangil, Laguna and finished her High school education at Balian National High School. She is currently taking up her College degree at the Laguna State Polytechnic University with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
forget the fact that our action plan is intertwined with the vision and mission set up by the administration team for the campus. Following this will be a chart as a draft of a school improvement plan based on the data acquired from Del Castillo Elementary. It includes a summary of the feedback and goals set by my principal mentor and several other stakeholders from the campus. Through positive collaboration, teamwork from all stakeholders and the correct support the plan can be implemented in a
schools reported street gang presence. In addition, 21 percent of students in suburban schools and 15 percent in rural schools reported presence of street gangs. According to a survey conducted by the National Parents' Resource Institute for Drug Education, 13.8 percent of American high school students joined a gang during the 1993-1994 school period (Manning). Schools have become prime recruiting grounds due to young gang members attending the schools. It is evident that gang members’ stake out their
In the article, “What Is College For? (Part 2)” written by Gary Gutting we see a description of his ideal vision to improve education and the intellectual culture of our citizens. Mr. Gutting emphasizes that preparing students for employment should be the job of the elementary, middle and high school rather than college. He argues that higher education is basically unnecessary for the practice of many professions.
At the beginning of this article he states “colleges and universities
reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the central federal law in pre-collegiate education. The ESEA, first enacted in 1965 and previously reauthorized in 1994, encompasses Title I, the federal government's flagship aid program for disadvantaged students.
Coming at a time of wide public concern about the state of education, the NCLB legislation set in place requirements that reached into virtually every public school in America. It expanded the federal role in education and took particular
third grade girl named Linda Brown from Topeka, Kansas. She had to walk one mile through a railroad switchyard just to get to her school all black school. Yet, there was an all white elementary school only seven blocks away from her home. When her father, Oliver Brown, attempted to enroll Linda in the white elementary school, the principal would not allow it. Frustrated, Mr. Brown then went to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People or the “NAACP. The NAACP was eager to assist
to the teacher as well as wanting to participation in class more. The key to teaching is to be more interacted with the students and not just sitting students down with pencils and paper and accepted them to learn.
As a future teacher in elementary education learning these math concepts and finding a comfort within me to teach these concepts is very important. I have enjoyed working in a school setting for the pass third five years and have seen many different ways of teaching method as well as
learning styles; therefore, teachers need to determine how students learn best and pattern their teaching to accommodate these differences. During elementary school, children learn to read and write, acquire a basic understanding of content areas, and develop dispositions toward learning. Since so much learning occurs during this period, the elementary school years are considered critical for development (Helm, 2000).
Statement of the Problem
Improving the quality of teaching in America's schools
programs that teach adolescents about the problems of substance abuse that is funded by the government. The community health nurse helps provide education in the community. The cost for substance abuse can be astronomic. Emergency room visits, treatment programs and even court costs lead to billions of dollars annually. The key to prevention is education.
Adolescent Substance Abuse
In society today adolescent substance abuse is a growing problem. There are many risk factors that can lead to
just a bystander that does nothing to prevent this problem. Bullying affects people both young and old.
"When you think of a bully, you might not picture a young child. While bullying is most
common in the elementary and secondary grades, it is important for early childcare and education programs to be aware that associated bullying behaviors begin early even into the preschool years." (Healthy Child Care 2006).
When one thinks of a bully, the image of a movie villain may come into their minds
real interest rate and a high government debt-to-GDP ratio. Further does McKinsey advice the Brazilian government to reduce the excessive bureaucratic regulation and to improve the quality of its public services, which are for example the Brazilian education, justice and security. Another point on the agenda for future growth of Brazil should be the development of the country`s infrastructure.
These five areas of improvement, which run under the name ‘Brazil cost’, are a good start for Brazil to consider
Current Events Impact on School Counseling Profession
Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred December 14, 2012 in Newton, Connecticut. This was one of the deadliest mass shooting at a grade school in the history of the United States. A 20 year old male, Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children and 6 adult staffers. Lanza also shot his mother. Lanza committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. Lanza had significant mental health issues which psychologist say did affect his ability to live
Age | Setting | Population |
2.5 – 3 years of age | Early care and Education settings, including child home | Low socioeconomic at risk children, or children with known conditions or disabilities |
4.5-5 years | Early care and Education settings, including child home | Low socioeconomic at risk children, or children with known conditions or disabilities |
5 years of age | Education settings | Low socioeconomic at risk children, or children with known conditions or disabilities
diarrheal disease up to 50 %( World Health Organization, 2001).
Hand washing can reduce the risk of respiratory infections by 16%
Using alcohol hand sanitizers in classrooms provided a reduction in absenteeism due to infection by 19.8% among 16 elementary schools and 6,000 students (Hammond, et al 2000).
Nursing Diagnosis: Risk for Infection R/T
2. Lack of awareness
Readiness for Learning: Identify the factors that would indicate the readiness to learn for the target aggregate
to regular schools – that is the basic idea of the department’s Inclusive Education or Mainstreaming Program.
In the Mainstreaming Program, the department maintains a warm and accepting classroom community that honors differences and embraces diversity of students. In the Philippines in 1992, the enactment of Republic Act 7277, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons, provided the Department of Education a stronger impetus to improve on its educational services for these children
decided to observe one of the students from the elementary group. Her name is Diana. She is 21 years old. Her background is as follows:
* Diana’s first language is Kazakh, but you can say that Russian is her first language as well, since at home she uses the first one, and for education – the second. She is fluent in both languages.
* Diana still has one more year of university to go, she studies history and plans to continue her education with MA program.
* Diana comes from a big family;
with E/BD educated in a self-contained school scored significantly lower on a variety of academic measures, including reading, when compared to a similar sample of students with E/BD who were placed in self-contained classrooms located on general education campuses.
From these data, it appears that older students with E/BD and those placed in restrictive settings have a history of academic failure associated with their existing instructional programs. As a result, studies are needed that document
Definitions of multicultural education vary. Some place emphasizes on the cultural characteristics of diverse groups, some emphasize social problems such as those associated with oppression, some place emphasize on political power, while others on the reallocation of economic resources. Some restrict their focus to people of color, while others include all major groups that are different in any way from mainstream Americans. Other definitions limit multicultural education to characteristics of local
Beatties Ford Rd. These service areas include the public library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, Beatties Ford Road Branch, Prime Care Medical Center, Professional Career Center and many others. The schools in the area include a high school, four elementary schools, and a middle school.
28216 have quite a few stores as well. They have grocery stores, retail shops, drug stores, dry cleaners, and of course gas stations. Residents can travel by car or public transportation. Some people drive a car alone
Effects of globalization in education
Nowadays no one can ignore the importance of education to society. Education is a tool that will allow people to achieve every goal they set for their lives. Learning opens doors to a great world of possibilities that will most likely lead to success. People who are not fortune enough to receive a formal education will have to face a road full of difficulties throughout their lives. It is not a secret that the more education people have, the better standard
reach their highest potential without becoming bored while the rest of the class catches up. On the other side, if one or two children are struggling, the rest of the class can move on, while the child receives the help she needs. Sherwood Heights Elementary School kindergarten teacher Susan Lemeshow called the iPads “one of the most powerful teaching tools I’ve ever used. … I can put her on one book, her on a different level book,” she said of two girls in her class. Pupils are doing the same lesson
turn be an increase in the years of life and quality for individuals involved. Healthy people 2010 strives to make health care accessible to all Americans no matter what their insurance, background or situation. The public health systems work to education the under-served populations and prevent further health damages. The public health system ensures there is funding for free and reduced price clinics.
Currently I reside with my family in Anchorage Alaska. Anchorage has a large homeless population
the level of incomes that provides at least the minimum requirements consistent with the dignity of the workers and his family as human beings. It is above what needed for mere survival and should therefore provide enough food, clothing, shelter, education, health and personal care, security savings for emergencies, savings for unemployment and old age, and eventually, something a man can call his own, a piece of property. In this topic we tried to cultivate the main reason or roots of poverty.
Malcolm X VS. Frederick Douglass
How would you compare your education experience with Malcolm X and Frederick Douglass? Education comes from attending elementary; middle school, high school, and college. However education can also come from home if the education is legitimate. In Malcolm X's "A Homemade Education," Malcolm discusses his struggles between the language on his childhood streets growing up and the language of literature.
information that is available and make their decision based on what they feel is the best choice. That choice could be one of the most important decisions that they ever make because it could mean the difference between life and death.
Sandy Hook Elementary School, Columbine High School, Virginia Tech, and the University of Texas at Austin were some of the most televised and the deadliest school shootings that have ever occurred in the United States. Since 1992, there have been over 387 school shootings
exercises, performance assessments, homework, and tests. You will want to use these often to adjust the level of your instruction to your learners” (Borich, 2004, p. 130).
View the video clip appropriate to your area of emphasis (see web links below).Elementary: “Content Area Reading”
Note: Do not respond to any prompts or questions included in the video clips. If the video stops when a question appears, press the play symbol to resume the video.
A. After viewing the video
the macro challenges of responding to the ever-changing demands of technology, are turning to leadership concepts that adapt to societies' socioeconomic demands. This project examines the application of leadership to the eLearning model within the education settings in a third world nation. eLearning (eL) is the use of ICT e.g. Internet, computer, tablets (iPads, etc.), mobile phone, Learning Management System (LMS), TV, radios and others to enhance teaching and learning activities.
Education should only be concerned with what is useful in life. Discuss.
Education is championed to be the solution of many prevailing problems society is facing today. An overarching view of education can be seen as a way in which people gain knowledge, information and understanding, and learn new skills. One can safely say that the breadth and depth of what can be learned cannot be finished in a lifetime and thus it often forces educators to sieve out and choose areas that are deemed useful
Rural area with lots of farmland. Both male and female laborers, as well as, migrant workers tending to the crops and taking care of the land. Very few political signs and health education billboards. Health education is predominantly displayed on the sides of the buses in Spanish and English. There are elementary, middle and high school present in the community. The daycare centers are in private homes of residents.
c. Health resources
There’s only one hospital that serves this community located
special needs children differ? During the infancy years a child will need you to do absolute everything for them. During toddler years a child may be able to communicate and do task like feeding themselves with a bottle , spoon , and cup . During elementary years a child will be able to take care of most of of their physical needs , Yet still depend on you to impose structure and rountine. Teenagers will almost never need your help taking care of their physically needs. But with a child who has special
to the U.S. Constitution.
After more than 200 years of living under the United States Constitution and despite all of the progress women have made, they still to this day continue to suffer discrimination in employment, insurance, health care, education, the criminal justice system, social security and pensions, and just about any other area you can name.
Current laws to prevent sex discrimination just aren’t enough. The federal laws and regulations contain many loopholes and they are inconsistently
support young children's development, and provide them with everything they needed. (www.wikipedia.com)
Family is another factor. Studies have shown that girls raised in poverty, in single-parent homes, and by parents with lower levels of education are more likely to be pregnant and to be adolescent mothers. The Kids Count in Michigan Data Book states that low income has great risk for adolescent pregnancy. Teenagers who are uneducated about sex are more likely to have an unintended pregnancy
problem in the United States today. Social, economical, political, and cultural factors all contribute to poverty. Education and economic development are two major issues that will help prevent poverty. The United States Census Bureau defines poverty as an "economic condition in which people lack sufficient income to obtain basic needs for food, housing, clothing, health services and education." In other words, poverty is powerlessness, a lack of representation and freedom. Poverty is an issue that the
section, I would be discussing the elements and dimensions of the cultures in Canada. The paradigm of culture can be broken into several categories: communication, religion, ethics, values and attitudes, manners and customs, social structure and education. The global manager should be knowledgeable of these dimensions and adapt accordingly.
The global manager, in order to success in this fast paced world, he should have adequate knowledge of communicating with its counterpart
paper with solutions and ideas to improve our communities and our society as a whole.
Racism is defined as a system of advantage based on race (Tatum 1997). In America whites have control over resources such as jobs and education. This gives them the power to be racists toward others. Because people of color do not have this power, they are not able to be racist towards whites.
Many whites would not consider themselves as racist, but there are different forms of
labeled unprofessional by the Board of Education and they chose to fire her because they believed she was unfit to teach. I disagree with them completely and they did violate her privacy.
Business Ethics is defined as “the study of what constitutes right and wrong (or good and bad) human conduct in a business context” (Shaw, 2014, p. 4). Based off this definition, I believed that Pettit should not have been fired. I also believe that the Board of Education definitely violated her right to privacy
The myth of “education and empowerment” has affected public schools tremendously in a sense that everyone is being divided, mostly by class, which lowers the confidence of our students today. Yes, there are teachers who cater to students, stay after class, and provide them with one on one tutoring and even take time from their lunch to offer extra assistance in any subject. However, there are other public schools in which teachers do not take the initiative to listen and understand when their student
teams, the teachers, the paraprofessionals, in fact the entire school staff the guiding question is always and should always be, “When I am called before a judge, will I be on the winning side if I make this decision?” Discipline issues, special education accommodations, grade point average/class grades, and safety in every room and hallway, playground, parking lot in every building in Sidney are all top items that are guided by this question. With proper documentation, common sense, and data based
definition of Classism:
The institutional, cultural and unique set of traditions and ideas that empower differential importance to people corresponding to their socio-economic status, and an financial policy that produces imbalance and creates elementary human necessities to go unmet.
It can also mean:
The stereotype of the lower and working class is uneducated, inarticulate, and overly sentimental.
Straightforward discrimination: a person who is rejected a benefit or managed unjustly b/c
administrator proves to have a reputable resume when it comes to school leadership. The best and most effective quality of this administrator is his ability to bring teams together to accomplish certain goals. Although very knowledgeable in many respects to education, this does not overshadow the ideas and work contributions of the team. The ability to bring about change has also been proven successful. As most good should possess is the ability to work with and around uncooperative individuals.
institutions, and this time around the liberal arts education has been especially hard hit.” In other words, Ungar means that recent economic recessions have made a huge impact on what people think of going for a liberal arts degree. In his essay, Ungar lists seven misperceptions and how he reacts to them. The most common misperception that Ungar identified is that liberal arts degrees are no longer affordable. The cost for liberal arts education is very expensive while most families are struggling