📚 Essays on Education

Inclusive Education: Ideals and Reality

The objectives of modern-day education are based on the concepts of equity and equality (Clarke, 2014). Education evolved from an elitist and segregated institution reserved only for the rich, able, and powerful, towards an inclusive and integrated model. Inclusion and the introduction of students with disabilities into public schools is...

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Family Involvement Impact on Student Achievement

Abstract Researches carried out in the last three decades has evidenced that parental/family involvement to a great extent contributes in numerous ways to improve students’ achievement about school and learning success. These studies have considerably remained unswerving even though families, as well as learning institutions, have changed over time. It...

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English as a Second Language Program Implementation

Plan of Implementing a Program of ESL Learning English as a second language is getting more and more popular nowadays. I am excited to have received an opportunity to be responsible for organizing and implementing a program of ESL teaching in our district. While the immigrant population in our area...

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Learning Disabilities, Communication Disorders and Giftedness

Abstract This paper addresses the issues of learning disabilities, communication disorders, and giftedness among children. Definitions, characteristics, and causes of these phenomena are exposed; the educational needs of kids in question are discussed; and, finally, the problem of dual diagnosis and its prevalence among these children is considered. The study...

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Second Language Teacher Development

Introduction The second language can be termed as another language apart from your native language. According to LLAS (2012), learning a second language is highly systematic and variable. It is highly systematic because students who learn the second language go through some steps in attainment of the language; it is...

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The Learner Log Book’s Purpose

 Instructions The purpose of the Learner’s Log Book (LLB) is to document the achievements of the learner in a central repository that will be considered as evidence on the effectiveness of the learning process. It is a ‘monitoring tool’ that e-tutors use to report on individual learners’ progress and it...

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When Should Children Start School?

Students and their families may use a variety of methods to progress and achieve positive results in their learning. One such example is for children to start school at a younger age. There is an on-going, wide-ranging debate as to the true worth of early education for children and the...

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Stereotype Threat: Effects on Education

Introduction The article Stereotype threat: effects on education addresses the existing stereotypes about race and gender. This article is authored by two prolific scholars; Carry Smith, a Mississippi State University Ph.D. candidate, and Li-Chung Hung an assistant professor at the Taiwanese University. The article focuses on the stereotypes surrounding females...

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A Scoring Rubric for an Essay Exam

Writing an essay is not an easy task – following the assignment guidelines, introducing some elements of originality, and at the same time managing to stay within the boundaries of the topic, offering solid bibliography is very hard. However, assessing the level of students’ performance on the given type of...

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CrowdSurf: A College Student Delivery Application

Executive Summary Students at colleges frequently face the problem of having lunch during the break. As a rule, they do not have enough time to leave campus and visit shops or cafes. There are some student restaurants on campus, but the lines are long, and the choice of food is...

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Digital Citizenship: Learning and Teaching Activities

Nowadays rapidly changing world sets new opportunities and challenges in the field of technology-rich teaching and learning. The inclusion of digital technology in the educational process allows the teacher to organize different forms of teaching and learning activities in the classroom to make it active and purposeful. In its turn,...

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Primary School Education: Action Research Plan

In nowadays’ rapidly developing world, primary school education becomes a subject of continuous improvement in order to establish the basis for a balanced development of children. As reported by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (2014), constant evaluation and enhancement of teaching programs is assigned a top priority...

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Teaching and Supporting Adult Learners

How has adult learning changed over time? The constitution of what is adult learning has changed over time. Initially, the term related to literacy for immigrants’ and workers’ education. Today, the concept captures the entire process of educating adults, irrespective of the context and the aim of educating them. This...

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Students’ Learning and Teachers’ Support

I did the interview on eight high school students from four different high schools in Texas. The aim of the interview was to show the importance of listening to students before the administration implements decisions affecting them. The inspiration behind the process is the obvious problems in our institutions like...

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College Cost, Student Loans and Fundraising

The modern college education is expensive. Any inquiry made to a household with children in post-secondary institutions reveals that the cost of education is continually rising (Hall 105). Even though the cost of living has generally skyrocketed throughout the 21st century, it is apparent that the cost of a college...

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The Impact of Flipping Classrooms

Rationale Schools in Saudi Arabia and other parts of the world that are still actively using the traditional teaching models are having difficulty in competing on a global scale. The quality of education is reflected in the performance of the students, and it is apparent that the traditional teaching methods...

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Antioch Unified School District: Recovery Plan

Introduction Antioch Unified School District is one of the most successful school districts in the United States with regards to the implementation of the emergency response project (AUSD, 2011). Due to this fact, the school district received a grant from the ministry of education to sustain its projects (U.S Department...

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Al-Andalus School’s Educational Challenges

Introduction Al-Andalus School is one of the private schools operating in Saudi Arabia. The ministry of education of Saudi Arabia has licensed it to provide education to both boys and girls, but separately. In its operations, the school is committed to providing quality education to children in Saudi Arabia. The...

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Adult Learning and Effective Instruction

Introduction Adult learners have different learning needs. The needs can be met using different modes of instruction. According to Fink, the styles can either improve or deter their learning process (253). Consequently, teachers should put into consideration a number of factors to ensure effective adult erudition. A good teacher in...

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Recognizing and Avoiding Plagiarism

Plagiarism refers to the use of materials produced by other people without acknowledging that the data was derived from them. In other words, plagiarism is the violation of a person’s or an organization’s intellectual property. There are several types of plagiarism, each of which can be recognized in a text....

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Technology Integration in Special Needs Education

Introduction Technology in education has changed the trend of teaching as well as learning. In this context as observed by Russell and Haney (1997) with the increase in the number of students in schools and colleges working with spreadsheets and word processors the traditional methods of evaluating their work using...

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Team Teaching and Curriculum Delivery

Introduction Curriculum development is one of the main educational processes that have to be taken into consideration by everyone, who is involved in teaching and learning (Wolven 2013). In this activity, it is not enough to choose the resources or to evaluate personal skills and knowledge. It is necessary to...

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Application of Skills-Education Evaluation

Application of Skills-Education Evaluation Type of assessment The type of assessment to be administered is a formal assessment. This is a conventional type of assessment used to assess the general progress of students and compare their performance with their peers (Weaver para 2). It is also used to measure the...

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Organisational Development Interventions in the Schools

The article “The Organisational Development (OD) Interventions that Influence Organizational Culture in order To Improve Performance of the Schools in the Warren Park-Malbereign District Region, Zimbabwe” presents the findings of a study conducted to evaluate the Organizational Development (OD) interventions that affect organizational culture and their influence on improving the...

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Reading Interest Inventory and Literacy Assessment

Reading Interest Inventory Grades 1–3 Do you like to read? – I like to read. Do you like being read to? – I like when my parents or my teacher read to me. What is your favorite book? – I have two favorite books. They are Tickle Monster and Fox...

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Social Science Lesson Plan and Teaching Methods

Name: Lesson plan for Social Studies. WGU Task Objective Number: 602419-08. General Information Lesson Title & Subject(s): Social Studies. Topic: Map Skills (Measuring Distance and identifying physical features). Unit of Study: Distance: Calculation of distance on maps. Grade/Level: Fourth grade. Instructional Setting Fourth-grade classroom: this class contains 28 students, there...

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Friendships within International and Domestic Students

Abstract International students are highly beneficial to various US domestic universities. They aid in the inculcation of intercultural learning. Besides, they enhance global diversity within institutions, thus fostering the economic growth of the US. Amid these benefits, such students encounter various challenges, which hinder their interaction and integration levels with...

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Teaching Methods Usage in the Classroom

Introduction The introduction of the Façade Technology Checklist in the learning curriculums in the majority of academic institutions has significantly influenced the roles of students and teachers. It has been observed that teachers who incorporate technology façade checklists in their schemes of work record better result than those teachers who...

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Educational Leadership Theories and Practices

Report Most of the class materials presented the best educational leadership practices. Every school leader should use the best ideas and practices in order to make his or her institution successful. Most of the readings explained why managers should create and empower teams. Educational leaders can use these skills in...

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Intellectual Disability Teachers Burnout in Saudi Arabia

Research Topic There is no doubt that the effectiveness of specialists’ work remains the ultimate value in any sphere of human activity as an organization focuses on the practical outcomes of employees’ work. Nevertheless, there is a range of factors that can significantly reduce the number of satisfied clients and...

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University Plan in Attracting International Students

Executive Summary The study demonstrates the potential of the University in attracting and retaining the best international students. According to findings, the University has not involved all its resources in attracting and retaining international students. Therefore, the University must incorporate study results to implement the needs of different international higher...

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Uniform Introduction Policy at Public Schools

Abstract The present paper is aimed at creating a detailed outline for the research paper on the topic of necessity of school uniform policy implementation at public schools. The outline consists of a thesis statement on which future research will be based and three main points of the research confirming...

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Second Life: Professional Development and Communication

In your view, what are the benefits of using Second Life as an instructional tool? Second life provides an opportunity for global audiences to study together in virtual classrooms and thus providing a platform to share different experiences. Due to its virtual nature, Second life provides students and teachers an...

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Learning Assessment Practices in the US

Formative and Summative Assessments In the rapidly changing landscape of educational assessments, teachers are challenged with coming up with new evaluation tools to understand how they should adjust the instruction to cater to students’ needs. Formative assessments are defined as tools teachers in the classroom use for collecting and using...

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College Education as Investment and Its Feasibility

The Missed Fundamental Point The fundamental point that Cheever argues that is missed by government legislators isn’t that the cost of education is increasing exponentially rather it is whether students gain anything from the education they pay for. As Cheever’s indicates, in a regular free-market environment there is a certain...

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Academic and English Learner Language Standards

It should be kept in mind that the alignment of academic standards with the ELL (English Language Learner) proficiency standards was initiated as a way of improving the learning standards in America. It was found out that when teachers exerted maximum effort in giving instructions to their students, there were...

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Capellaville Early Childhood Family Education

Executive Summary The proposed evaluation project is for the Capellaville Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) program. ECFE aims to provide high-quality education to parents whose children are from 0 to 5 years of age. The program offers classes for children and parents, as well as combined classes where parents and...

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Parent-Teacher Collaboration in Special Education

Abstract According to research literature, innovative technologies have a large potential in enhancing teacher-parent collaboration in special education. Still, there exist barriers for both parents and special education professionals in using these technologies. The current paper is a proposal for a quantitative study that is taking place in Jeddah, Saudi...

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Interactive Learning Approach: Lesson Observation

Describe the observed teaching situation, including seating arrangement, classroom decor, and any additional criteria necessary to present the learning environment The teaching strategy employed by the teacher was dictated by many factors, including basic requirements of the course material, the personality of the teacher, goals of the course, the size...

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Effectiveness of Instruction Relative to Student Achievement

How should educators demonstrate the effectiveness of instruction relative to student achievement in an age of accountability? Classroom assessments form the core of all assessments, especially in a standards-based system. For the effectiveness of instruction relative to students’ achievement in this age of accountability, it is vital for classroom assessments...

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Communication Skills for Early Childhood Educators

Introduction Being an early childhood educator is not an easy task. In their early childhood years, children are most susceptible to the influence of their environment and, therefore, need a teacher that can address their needs and shape their communication skills so that the students could learn to communicate their...

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Students and Their Educational Needs

Understanding Students and Their Diverse Educational Needs An important point to consider in the planning of teaching methods to be adopted by a teacher is the diversity that exists among the students. Diversity is witnessed in different perspectives including age, gender, culture, and other forms of social diversity. If diversity...

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Assistive Technology in Inclusive Special Education

Introduction Taking into account that the principle of justice should be paid primary attention to in any aspect of social life, the topic of opportunities that exist for people with disabilities remains extremely important. All people who have physical and intellectual disabilities or similar problems should be given an equal...

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Early Childhood Education Activities and Trends

Importance of Historical Trends in Early Childhood Education Early childhood education is a branch of education in terms of which children up to their eight years of age investigate the world, study new material, and develop their skills. The main task is to build a bridge between school and home...

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Claims of Policy on School Bus Fees

Bus Fees Issue: Parents Should Not Pay The issue concerning the bus fees has emerged quite recently. The majority of parents oppose the introduction of such fees. However, not many parents express their point of view. To my mind, parents pay enough money to school so there is no need...

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Design-Based Research in Learning Environments

Defining Learning Environments Learning environments are crucial for both students and teachers. The concept of a learning environment comprises different physical locations, cultures, and contexts that determine how the teaching is provided and how students learn. Physical environments include the placement of furniture and equipment in a way that empowers...

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Early Childhood Classroom Environment Plan

Procedures, Rules with Consequences, and Reward System The suggested plan is developed for children aged 5. Kids of this age group are known to be rather active and curious, so classroom procedures created for them have to be filled with fun and original activities. The basic procedures at preschool lessons...

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Teaching Accuracy and Error Concepts

Lesson Plan Name: WGU Task Objective Number: 602.4.17-07 General Information Subject(s): Science. Topic or Unit of Study: The effect of temperature changes on water. Grade/Level: 3. Instructional Setting The lesson will be conducted in a science classroom in which there will be 10 students. The learners will be sitting at five...

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Teachers Communication and Study Environment

Identify areas in which teachers need to be aware of cultural differences and plan accordingly Since there are cultural differences that exist among various students, it is important for teachers to be aware of areas that are affected by the cultural differences in order to plan accordingly. It is only...

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Working in a Group

Groups I involved in and the experiences Groups are commonplace not only in contemporary workplaces but also in any other everyday undertakings in life. As an individual, I have been involved in different group activities within the community, in the church, and in learning institutions. Some of the models described...

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Learning and Student Development Theories and Factors

Understanding Learning Teaching professionals play an important role in educating and fighting illiteracy among societal members. When performing their duties, teachers are faced with numerous challenges ranging from students’ developmental issues to external environmental influences. The solution to the challenges depends on nature, degree, and magnitude of the challenge; education...

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Philosophy, Curriculum Theory, and Instructional Models

Curriculum Philosophy and Ideology Philosophy is one of the major factors which predetermine the structure, goals, and content of the curriculum. Usually, the philosophy is accepted in a particular school. Often a school supports several philosophies. Such an approach provides a dynamic character of the curriculum. According to Ornstein and...

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Parental Non-Engagement in Education

In the modern world, knowledge and skills have become the cornerstone of the society, and educational issues are the subject of interest as well as widespread concern. The current tendencies concerning school performance are associated with the collaboration between families, especially parents, and school staff members among which teachers play...

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Early Childhood Education and Care Articles

The New Face of Early Care and Education. Who Are We? And Where Are We Going? Source of the report The National Association for the Education of Young Children Article Summary There have been several changes in early childhood care and education. Currently, the field comprises of both three-year-olds and...

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Saudi Arabian Educational System and Contest

Introduction to the chapter The educational system of Saudi Arabia has evolved from the network of katatib (kuttab) schools to quite secular and modern international educational establishments. The 20th century was the period when most changes in the system took place. However, the educational system of the kingdom is experiencing...

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Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Primary Schools

Research indicates that teacher effectiveness has a direct impact on learning efficiency. This has triggered the debate over what constitutes effective teaching and learning in mathematics. The increased focus on developing teacher’s abilities to deliver high-quality outcomes suggests that attention must be devoted to the issue of what constitutes effective...

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Special Students’ Classroom Management

Introduction The classroom management plan will be implemented in regards to the 12 special needs students, who have to be provided with appropriate support and a required portion of knowledge with minimum disruptions and maximum instructional time. Room Arrangement Students enter the room full of natural lighting that comes from...

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Classroom Management in the Learning Process

Core Beliefs and Assumptions Role of a Teacher On the surface, the responsibilities of a teacher in class might seem to be restricted to explaining, giving assignments, and checking students’ answers, yet this assumption is quite far from the truth. Due to the need to control a vast array of...

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Student’s Self-Efficacy and Intervention Method

Interventions are effective approaches to influence students and change the learners’ behaviors (Mills, 2014). This paper aims to discuss the intervention method selected for influencing the students’ motivation to learn with the focus on the particular motivational strategy. Therefore, it is important to focus on the intervention overview, supporting literature,...

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Early Childhood Education and Skills Development

Introduction Creating the environment, in which young children are enabled to evolve at the required pace and develop the skills that will later help them acquire new knowledge and process information efficiently is, perhaps, the most important step in catering to the needs of a child. The experience gained at...

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Quality Teaching Characteristics

Teachers should know how to make the students participate actively in the classroom during learning. They must know how to build a strong relationship with their students by focusing more on them. The teachers also need to improve their knowledge so that they can cope with the changes that occur...

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Technology-Based Learning for Adults

Introduction The growth in Internet technologies led to the introduction of technologies in learning, including online learning. Usages of technological platforms have facilitated classroom learning for both young and adult learners. As the number of adults who want education increases, educators have embraced both formal and informal methods to deliver...

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School Uniform: Arguments For and Against

Introduction All societies agree that schools are the best institutes for imparting knowledge to students. Policy makers, educators and parents therefore endeavor to ensure that there is a high rate of attendance to schools by the school-aged segment of the population. However, there is a disagreement on the manner of...

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Transformational Leadership in Higher Education

Introduction A number of factors have come up exacerbating the problems in the academic world, particularly higher education. The educational sector has to introduce changes but at the same time, adjust with the challenges brought about by technology, globalisation, and economic factors. This scenario requires leaders who are not ordinary...

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Teaching Strategies for Reading and Writing

In elementary education, content in language teaching is the basis for learning. It is the duty of the teacher to select the appropriate strategies based on abilities, interests and needs of the students. Students should not be required to demonstrate all of the content to show a positive outcome. This...

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Schools Should Teach Morals

The controversy on whether moral education should be taught in schools has escalated for years and stirred numerous debates. In support of moral education, Judd (par. 2) reasons from the context that it would enable learners to take personal responsibility for their actions and self-discipline. As students grow up, they...

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Studying Abroad: Personal and Professional Advantages

Abstract This paper addresses the issue of studying in foreign countries and the advantages it brings to international learners and the countries that these learners are connected to. The paper claims and aims to convince the reader that studying abroad is a useful practice that, despite some disadvantages, brings numerous...

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Part-Time Work Benefits for College Students

The practice of working part time while studying at college is typical of the United States and many European countries. The reasons for students’ interest in part-time work opportunities are often in the necessity of covering loans and other expenses, improving specific practical skills, socializing, and receiving the financial freedom...

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Early Childhood Cognitive-Based Philosophy

Introduction Early childhood development is decisive for the life of children. Thus, the role of an early childhood educator is a great responsibility. Choosing early childhood education as a career, a person should be aware of diverse challenges, the necessity of constant change, and be ready to develop as a...

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21st Century Skills Development

Introduction The 21st century is considered to be the century of media, information, and technology. The world around us is very different from what it was in the days before – it is evolving at an alarming rate. Students need to keep up and ride the wave of change if...

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Single-Sex Education

Introduction The issue of whether boys and girls should learn together or separately is very controversial. There is a heated debate on whether single-sex or mixed-sex schools are better. Parents are in a dilemma about the type of school to take their children to. This has been brought about by...

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English Language Learners Families and Schools

Sociocultural Influences on Ells Multiculturalism in public education is an issue that educators and administrators should take into consideration to make sure that the curriculum addresses the diversity of students from different ethnic groups. With the increasing population of students from different backgrounds in the United States of America, teachers...

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