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21: My Philosophy in Teaching/Coaching at the Secondary Level
My Philosophy in Teaching/Coaching at the Secondary Level My idea of success and being a winner is being an effective teacher both in life and on the playing field. I am not becoming just a coach; I am ... to listen. If you truly listen to someone, only then can you tell him or her what they need to hear. Kids need to hear love; they can never hear enough good things about themselves. Teaching is something that we all have the innate ability to do; if more people were to use this gift in a positive manner to help their fellow man this world would be a better place ...
22: Bridging Technology And Academe
... Why should sociologists concern themselves with the Internet?; 2) What are the various Internet technologies available to sociologists?, and; 3) How can faculty begin to integrate these technologies into their classrooms and research. Key words: teaching sociology, information technology, on-line teaching Introduction Information technology is quickly becoming the hub of efforts within the higher education community. Indeed, colleges and universities have demonstrated a fierce rush to amass technological tools, and are only now addressing the possibilities ... technological-enabled education falls principally on the shoulders of university faculty, who must learn the hardware and software functionality of the new technologies, innovate educational uses that meet curriculum needs, and implement a new technology teaching paradigm for their respective disciplines. The new technology teaching paradigm is largely an autonomous, non-centralized venture within and across the academic community. Within universities, available technology is usually utilized by a small segment ...
23: Education And Egalitarianism In America
... of secondary schools that sprang up in competition with the Latin schools. Franklin's academy continued to offer the humanist-religious curriculum, but it also brought education closer to the needs of everyday life by teaching such courses as history, geography, merchant accounts, geometry, algebra, surveying, modern languages, navigation, and astronomy. These subjects were more practical, seeing as how industry and business were driving forces in the creation of the United ... 1837 when Massachusetts established a state board of education and appointed the lawyer and politician Horace Mann (1796-1859) as its secretary. One of Mann's many reforms was the improvement of the quality of teaching by the establishment of the first public normal (teacher-training) schools in the United States. State after state followed Massachusetts' example until, by the end of the 19th century, the common-school system was firmly ... number of children in the shortest possible time. This new, more practical goal of educators and the means through which they attained it were reflected in the new schools they built and in the new teaching practices they adopted. Out of necessity, the one-room common school was replaced by larger schools. To make it easier and faster for one teacher to instruct many students, there had to be as ...
24: Personal Statement of Academic Goals and Course of Study
... Enterprise, Alabama. She worked extra hours every day to prepare me for the citywide Math competition that consisted of sixth grade students from six elementary schools in Enterprise. She had a very special talent for teaching that made learning math fun. Through drills and working math problems every day for months, I successfully accomplished my goal of making the Math Team. Not only did she teach me math skills, she also ... each student in the classroom provides an invigorating experience that transcends the classroom into life itself. Mrs. Morgan’s willingness to go the extra mile is what draws me toward the field of education, especially teaching science and math in the elementary classroom. Another person who has encouraged me to become a teacher is my aunt, Joy Davis. She is the Chairperson of the Science Department and teaches advanced level science ... I now see that science in the classroom can be fun. She goes the extra mile to make every student grasp the concepts being taught, while also making the class interesting. As I enter the teaching profession I will strive to be the type of teacher that also makes learning fun. With role models like Mrs. Morgan and Aunt Joy, I have concrete figures to look upon and draw experience ...
25: Tele-education
1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Tele-education Tele-education has a long history beginning with systems like that for teaching children in Australian Outback, the British Open University and other such organizations. These built on the idea of correspondence courses where course materials are sent periodically by post and augmented the experience with broadcasts either ... to look more closely at the impact of educational environment, on the students learning experience. In the future, it is expected that the telecommunications-based technologies to become the primary means of delivery of distance teaching. The reasons for this are as follows: a much wider range of technologies are becoming more accessible to potential distance education participants the costs of technological delivery are dropping dramatically the technology is becoming easier ... the number of students per class. Other pressures affect the instructors, many of whom are not experts in the material they must teach, are not good performers in class, or simply are not interested in teaching. The biggest limitation of the classroom instruction is that a class meets at a particular time in a particular place. This essentially requires all students and the instructors to collect in one spot for ...
26: Teaching
... sure what it was but something just set off a spark which has continued to get brighter and brighter over the past 13 years. During these 13 years I have been able to practice my teaching skills by working hands on with children, whether it be baby-sitting, tutoring, or just playing I was always working one on one with children. Only this year I was fortunate enough to be able ...
27: Education System After The Revolution
... education system as well as society could enable a individual to develop his or her own political ideas. On the other hand it was believed that the education system would mold individuals political ideas by teaching them what they need to know about politics and government. The remainder of the paper will discuss how the leaders of these two sides used political, economic and ideological factors to develop plans to solve ... education of the citizen was more important.(Spring p.59) So let's look at how Jefferson wanted to go about educating the common individual. Jefferson combines the ideological, political and economic factors into the teaching of history. Morals also an ideological idea, were thought to be a virtue that all individuals are born with and this quality will allow people to make their own decisions. With this in mind Jefferson felt that teaching people reading and writing skills and most importantly history would allow for a greater ability of free thinking. History being the leading to the key political and economic factors in the plan would educate ...
28: Educational Policy In Malaysia
... and Administrative Divisions. Under Professional Divisions are: Educational Planning and Research Division, which undertakes macro educational planning, and monitors the implementation of educational policies and programs; Educational Technology Division, which upgrades the quality of the teaching-learning process by providing educational media and technological services to support educational programs; Examinations Syndicate responsible for organizing, administrating and conducting all public examinations for schools; and Federal Inspectorate of Schools, providing professional supervision on the teaching-learning process of teachers and supervisory management to school principals. Under Administrative Divisions, there are Organizational Development and Services Division, which oversees the implementation of the terms and conditions of the education service; Scholarship Division ... private institutions. Children generally begin their pre-school level between four and five years of age. Within the broad guidelines set by the Ministry of Education, a high degree of flexibility prevails in terms of teaching approaches and medium of instruction. The curriculum guidelines set by the Ministry of Education enables pre-school children to acquire sufficient basic communication, social and other positive skills in preparation for primary schooling. II) ...
29: Adolescence And Coping
... in success". (Raffini, 1988, pp. 13-14) To provide a stimulating learning environment for adolescent students, I will be attempting to adopt the values that were pointed out in the week 2 reading, such as teaching practices being learner-centred, collaborative, based on suitable outcomes, flexibly constructed, ethically aware and community orientated. Through the lectures and workshops in DLT, I have been able to clarify some of my own views on learning and teaching. Some of my teaching preferences include having clear instructions on assignments, visual aids (pictures, slides, posters) to enable my students greater understanding of ideas, along with an emphasis on hands-on learning experiences. · Research Observations. While conducting classroom ...
30: Carnegie Forum on Education Report, and the Holmes Group Report
... what we have always done, and many of the points that were proposed, we already have. In the Carnegie Forum on Education report, the first point made was to create a national board for professional teaching standards that will test and issue teacher certification for demonstrating a high level of competence. Isn't that something that we already have? The National Teacher Exam, or NTE is used to evaluate prospective teachers on whether or not they display a high enough level of competence to be a teacher. If they don't, they will not receive their teaching certificate. The third point made in this report was to abolish undergraduate education degrees, and require a fifth year of graduate study. In the state of Pennsylvania, even after you receive your teaching certificate, it is only temporary. Unless you go back to school within six teaching years of graduation and complete another 24 credits, your teaching certificate can be taken away. The fourth point of the ...

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