This paper analyzes school life both in Japan and Australia, taking a look at obvious cultural and social differences, but also inherent similarities between the two education systems. ” Education and school life throughout the world varies quite dramatically; from the subjects taught, to the methods of teaching and even what expectations are put on […]
Critical review of ethnographic work on Japanese, Chinese & Amer. preschool theories, methods, aims, values, role of govt. & parents, discipline.
This paper examines the question whether teaching is possible without learning.
An examination of the theory of individual knowledge and how it is acquired with a focus on comparing this theory to other knowledge theories.
Compares site-based (principal and teachers) and top-down (principal only) models, impact on teachers’ attitudes and behavior, leadership, conflict, objectives and effectiveness.
The following paper discusses the progress in American education and class mobility.
This paper details methods used in teaching expository writing, and then gives an overview of multiple intelligence theory. Uses buzzwords like empower and geared to specific intelligences.
An analysis of the extent and value of scientific awareness of Americans.
Athletics as big business, role of TV, illegal payments, examples of scandals & punishments, pressure to turn pro, academic issues, reforms, sanctions, legalizing athletes’ pay.
Examines ideas of Ferdinand de Saussure, Jacques Lacan & Sigmund Freud related to linguistic, psychological & semiotic interpretations of the individual & culture.
This paper discusses in detail the consequences of the Limited English Proficiency programs on academic achievement, the positive effects of bilingual education and the possible solutions and implications of programs.
Compares mainstream & special classrooms. Examined in terms of socialization, laws, teaching styles and development of communication skills.
This paper explores the history of the educational system in general, discussing the improvements in the buildings, teaching system and curricula.
Examines definitions, theories, obstacles, techniques, roles of students & teachers, teaching standards, studio instruction, perceptual & conceptual responses.
Reasons for & constitutionality of searches, probable cause, seizures & random testing, court cases and role of police.
Discussion of the need to include ongoing and systematic education on human rights.
Compares cultural contexts, academic elitism, curricula, student preparedness, political activism.
This paper looks at tuition subsidies and the voucher alternative, the latter of which the author discusses in depth.
A paper which discusses the values a successful teacher of young children should acquire and pass on.
An acceptance speech by a new principal in a school detailing his goals for the year.
A discussion of reading comprehension and the differences in comprehension of fiction versus non-fiction reading.
This paper discusses how a student’s socio-economic status affects how they learn.
This paper discusses the politics surrounding school choice and school voucher programs in the U.S.
A discussion on the benefits and importance of reducing class size at the elementary school level.
This paper outlines the effects of mainstreaming deaf children. It considers the effects on child, parent, teacher and classroom.
Coeducational classes mandated by 1972 law, pros & cons, teacher & student attitudes, biological issues.
This paper describes in detail the education environment and programs for multicultural students in public schools.
A paper which discusses how memory, focus, tests, and study can contribute to making a better student.
This paper is an analysis of the ” No Child Left Behind Act of 2001″ (NCLB Act) that would provide all children with equal education opportunities, no matter what their economic situation.
A discussion of ownership of school buses versus contracting out for busing services.
Examines federal & state funding, assessment & testing, family systems approach, inclusion, discipline and the future.
This is a review of a book commissioned by the Harvard School of Business called “The Art of Possibility.”
A look at English language programs developed in three states which provide assistance to disadvantaged students.
This essay compares teaching with artistry, defining each term and drawing comparisons. The author uses quotations from an extensive range of research material to support this comparison. The essay also explores the notion of a teaching philosophy, discussing several examples. The primary focus of the paper is teaching in drama. The paper emphasizes the classroom […]
This paper presents a review of the factors that drive adults to become students. The paper looks at how adults seek to satisfy that drive and how persistence and retention serve to satisfy goals and objectives. The paper also discusses the factors that influence persistence including satisfaction based on academic record, socialization and congruence of […]
Impact of 1990 American with Disabilities Act (ADA) on integration of physically & learning disabled into educational environment with full access & services.
A discussion on how a college education offers better job opportunities and how this is essential in today’s tough economic climate.
A paper which explores the way American politicians attempt to improve the educational system in order to attract voters.
A review on Deborah Tannen’s article on How Male and Female Students Use Language Differently which argues that males and females have different styles of communication.