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The Truth About Stereotypes in Schools

A stereotype as defined by Merriam-Webster is “an often unfair and untrue belief that many people have about all people or things with a particular characteristic.” Colloquially, the term, stereotype, “is used to categorize a group of people. 781 more words

My Writing And Reflection

Start the week with a summary of The Benefits of Environmental Education for K-12 Students

“Studies in the review demonstrated that environmental education has led to a number of positive impacts, from improving academic performance, to enhancing critical thinking skills, to developing personal growth and life-building skills including confidence, autonomy, and leadership. 43 more words

Nicole Ardoin

Weekly Message 2-18-11

18 February 2011  
14 Adar 1, 5771  

Shalom Chaverim, 

Many parents worry about their children’s academic performance, often for good reasons. I spoke recently with a father who was concerned that his child was not working as hard as he should, not taking full advantage of opportunities for support from teachers and others, and simply not exhibiting the drive for academic excellence of which his parents know he is capable. 666 more words


My Research on Black Male Students

I thought I knew something about black male students but I can honestly say that over the last few months my eyes have been opened in part because… 645 more words

African Americans

Outdated Educational System

Our educational system is based on the academic ability. The main reason for that is that the whole system was invented around the world during the nineteenth century to meet the need of industrialism (Robinson, 2006). 474 more words


Assessment: Providing Answers or Just More Questions?

Assessment has always and continues to play such an integral role in education. To educate is to not only disseminate information, but to ascertain if that knowledge has been absorbed and understood. 570 more words


Hiding Behind the Veil of the Internet

OK, I will admit it – I probably spend too much time on the internet especially since I need to finish my dissertation proposal, catch up on some reading and touch up my… 919 more words

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