Home Schooling: Advantages and Disadvantages

20 Apr 2018

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Introduction Home schooling refers to the concept of giving the kids a formal education without sending them to schools and teaching them within the comfort of the home. It involves making a few adjustments and the teacher in home schooling, whether it is a parent or external help must be aware of all the advancements in the field of education to ensure that the children who are ...

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Factors Influencing Academic Performance | Literature Review

20 Apr 2018

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Ema Marie Attard   Extra (or essential?) Curricular Activities As stated by (Goldberg, 1946), extra-curricular activities, before they act as and become potentially enhancing to something else, we could say that they are beneficial in themselves. We can say this because they seem to present substantial values and skills to the participant, whatever the extra-curricular activity is. Whether the activity is sports ...

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Constructivist Theory of Knowledge in the Curriculum

17 Apr 2018

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1. The Constructivist Theory of Knowledge This theory has emerged from psychological theories around human learning and knowledge acquisition. Within this theory, the main preposition is that people construct knowledge and infer meaning to concepts through experience. It is a theory which is principally credited to Jean Piaget, who used scientific data to prove that the theory was of some validity. In relation to education, constructivist ...

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Identifying Non-traditional Gifted Students

23 Mar 2015 16 Apr 2018

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Gifted students are defined as those who excel in academic subjects such as reading, science, or math. Some students do exceptionally well in visual art or playing musical instruments, while others exhibit strong leadership qualities. All of these are defined in the America's School Act of 1994. The term "gifted and talented" when used in respect to students, children or youth means students, children or youth who ...

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Principles of Democratic Education

23 Mar 2015 16 Apr 2018

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What are the principles of democratic education? How are these principles and values in tension/contradiction with our social construction of children and youth? For example, what assumptions do we make about teaching, learning and youth that democratic schools challenge? How does "one size fits all" centralized curriculum contribute to what Apple called the "de-skilling of teachers"? What is lost when this approach is adapted, especially when it is combined with the "intensification" ...

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Impacts on Student Learning and Academic Achievement

11 Apr 2018

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Education is the most important part of life to uphold intelligence and human can increase knowledge through which an individual move the world for good and sinful on the basis of his wishes. Education in fact, is one of the major life processes of human beings as there is other vital processes to live likewise education are also a vital process in every aspect of human life. (Ahmer.F & Anwer.E, ...

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Concepts of Creativity and Critical Thinking

06 Apr 2018

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Thinking Creatively, Thinking Critically (Group 3) Abstracts These days, people often use the phase of “Think out of the box”. Hence it related to term “creative thinking” and “critical thinking”. So, what are those term means? Why it is important to have these thinking skills? How does those kind of thinking fit in modern education benefit and does it benefit students especially? This paper will introduce ...

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Quantitative Comparison of Learning Environment Effect

29 Mar 2018

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CHAPTER 4: DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 4.1 INTRODUCTION This chapter presents the data analysis and interpretation also purpose of this study was to compare the learning of developmental mathematics course which received instruction in two different environments to determine whether mathematic online course enhanced their learning. Specifically, the study investigated whether there was a significant difference in mathematics online course as measured by the exam of ...

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Quantitative and Qualitative Comparative Approaches

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Comparative Education What Are the Strengths and Weaknesses of Quantitative and Qualitative Comparative Approaches? Introduction Virtually it is impossible for comparison not to exist, since it is a major part of human nature. Anything that exists and can be thought about has the potential to be compared. Swansen (1971: 145) stated that "THINKING WITHOUT comparison is unthinkable, so is all scientific thought and scientific research." When the ...

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Learning Skills for Open and Distance Learners

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Online learning is new type of further studies offer by higher academic learning around the world. Before higher academic learning institution offer this style of learning method, traditional learning such as class room meeting or face to face learning, part time learning and distance learning was successfully born professional worker and great management leader. The demanding of the professional skill worker increase severely every years and the ...

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Barriers to ICT in Nigeria School - Research

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Information communication technologies (ICTs) are information usage tools that are used for the production, storage, processing, and distribution and exchanging of information. The many different information tools work together, and merge to make a networked world- which gets into every part of the world (UNDP Evaluation Office, 2001). It is a progressively more powerful tool for getting involved in global markets, enhancing political accountability; recovering and making ...

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Early Years Care And Education History

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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This essay explores the range of early year settings that are involved in the care and education of young children, and discuss the roles and responsibilities of the professionals who work at these settings. Two critical incidents will be focused upon with the use of a Personal Reflection Diary, which has been taken throughout Practical Placements. The diary will emphasize the roles and responsibilities of the professionals ...

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Importance of School Curriculum

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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The structure and development of curriculum involves many features, including how it is organised, the goals to be achieved in education, processes of teaching, learning and assessment, and finally how it the curriculum will cater for the future learners. We will discover how the curriculum framework is broken into these categories to form the structure and development. Department of Education and Training (2008) Queensland curriculum standard requirements ...

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Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) Research Validity

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Internal, External, And Construct Validity   Introduction Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) has been utilized with success in students with or without learning disabilities and it is mainly attributed due to increased time concentrated on reading materials or exercises on the computer. It offers productive practice and time management and is an effective tool to used as a supplement to providing drills (Williams, Wright, Callaghan, & Coughlan, 2002). ...

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PESTLE Analysis Of Education System In India

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Introduction In a complex world of constant change, where knowledge becomes obsolete every few years, education can no longer be something that one acquires during youth to serve for an entire lifetime. Rather, education must focus on instilling the ability to continue learning throughout life. Fortunately, the information-technology revolution is creating a new form of electronic, interactive education that should blossom into a lifelong learning system that ...

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Behaviorist Lesson Plan

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Anticipatory Set (focus) - the teacher will put the short story "the tortoise and the hare" up on the overhead for all the children to read (most children will already know this story), the teacher will then ask the students to describe what they feel the moral of the story is. Students will be required to tell the teacher what their idea of the moral of the ...

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Self-reflection of a Project

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Self-reflection refers to an activity or process in which an experience is recalled, considered, and evaluated, usually in relation to a broader purpose. It is a response to past experience and involves conscious recall and examination of the experience as a basis for evaluation and decision-making and as a source for planning and action. Self reflection is a thinking process in which an individual seriously considers and ...

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Problems Faced by Asian Students in English Pronunciation

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Introduction Speaking regarded as the most important and difficult micro-skill of the four skills in foreign language learning. Most adult non-native students of English in the UK particularly Asian students face a lot of difficulties when they speak English and they sometimes get frustrated when they could not understand or be understand by native speakers of English. Therefore, they encounter the same problems that confront any students ...

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Effectiveness of Active Learning Over Passive Learning

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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In this study, there has been a thorough examination and careful observations which show, that within passive learning although a primitive form of learning there is also some kind of active learning taking place. There is no clear difference between the active and passive learning and there is some kind of active learning taking place within the passive learning which is unconsciously being ignored. In reality, active ...

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Developing Personal Goals for Career Development

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Abstract Planning goals is one step towards the development of a career. To achieve a goal, one must plan on how to make this happen. You just don't wake up one day and decide that this is what I want to achieve without first of all considering the ways and means of achieving that and the possible hindrances on the way. It is important to break down ...

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Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Achievement

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Present study was conducted to find out the relationship between emotional intelligence and optimism with academic achievement in A level students. A sample of 50 students in which 25 girls and 25 boys, age ranged from 16 to 20 years were taken from 3 schools. They completed two questionnaire Life Orientation Test-Revised and Schutte Self Report Emotional Intelligence Test. And Academic Achievement was measured through grades of ...

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Class Participation Rate And Improving Students Knowledge

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Abstract: The Task-based Teaching and Learning mode has been enjoyed a lot in nowadays English education process. Not only because it has specified the aims of both teaching and students' learning, but also during the process of reaching the goals, it will help stimulate teachers' inspiring abilities and students' creativities, thus to develop the interest in learning and the state of studying to their best. However, there ...

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Causes of Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Understanding the cause of an individual's social, emotional and behavioural difficulties is essential before you can make a successful intervention. Critically assess this assertion in the light of an activity you have undertaken as part of this module. Introduction Delinquents, moral imbeciles and maladjusted children are just some of the labels historically attributed to individuals presenting the difficulties later termed as emotional and behavioural difficulties (Ministry of ...

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Teachers' Perceptions of Instructional Supervision

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION This chapter gives a preamble to the whole study. It deals with the problem and the way it is approached. It encloses a brief formulation of background of the study, objective of the study, delimitation and limitation of the study. It also introduces definition of some key terms and the overall organization of the study. Background of the Study Teacher education play an important ...

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Developing an Inclusive Education in South Africa

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Introduction. What is inclusion? The foundation for a comprehensive understanding of inclusion have been laid by considering insights derived from United Nations initiatives, international experiences, research and debate in the field of inclusion. Different authors emphasise different aspects when defining inclusion and that makes it clear that inclusion is viewed differently (Dyson & Millward 1999:152). Other authors stress access, belonging and participation in the general classroom for ...

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Task Based Approach to Language Learning

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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The past decade has witnessed the advent of task-based instructional approaches in different names including problem-based learning, situated learning and case-based learning. Though varied in names, they all seem to have one thing in common; they get learners involved with tasks or problems as contrasted with more traditional topic-centered curriculum approaches. (Merrill, 2007). Proponents of task-based learning believe that learners involved with real-world problems form appropriate schema ...

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Skills Development and Team Work Analysis

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Effective organizational performance is an aspect that every organization would like to achieve but how those organizations can generate a high performance. Teamwork must be one of the answers. This assignment provides some information and points out that why team work is important more than group work, and also demonstrates the way which team members interact in order to make their work process flow smoothly. Being a ...

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The Problems Faced by Beginning Online Learners

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Distance learning, sometimes called e-learning is here defined as interactive learning in which the learning content is available online and provides automatic feedback to the student's learning activities. Online communication with real people may or may not be included, but the focus of e- learning is usually more on the learning content than on communication between learners and tutors. Distance learning and its relationship to emerging computer ...

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Report on Applied Management Project

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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According to Gibbs (1988), simply having an experience is not adequate enough to promote learning. Not reflecting on an experience gained through learning would result in you loosing that knowledge acquired. It is from the concept of reflection that assumptions and theories are drawn. And it is this assumption that allows new situations to be handled more effectively. (Gibbs 1988). The process of reflection, presents an opportunity ...

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Benefits of Picture Books for Children

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Picture books are intended to show children how to derive pleasure from reading. They fuse humorous plots with captivating illustrations in order to hold the attention of the child. The addition of pictures can increase the longevity of a book's interest; they are designed to be read over and over again and thus the child needs to be provided with something more than a simplistic storyline. Picture ...

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Peer Editing for Essay Writing

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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The aim of this study was to find out whether the use through Wikispaces helps to correct errors made in essay writing by Form Four students of a Smart School in Kinta district, Perak. This final chapter provides a summary of this research study. It is divided into four parts: conclusions, implications, limitations and recommendations for both practice and further research based on the findings discussed in ...

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Use of Alumni Tracer Study to Maintain Curriculum Relevancy

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Distance education can play a crucial role in the professional development of a developing country like Indonesia by meeting human resource requirements. It caters to the requirement not only those who are unemployed but also of those who are on the job. Their knowledge can be updated through continuing education programmes. In-service teacher education is an investment in human capital, which brings benefits in the form of ...

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Vocational Education and Social and Economic Development

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Vocational Technical Education (VTE) systems play a crucial role in the social and economic development of a nation. Owing to their dynamic nature, they are continuously subject to the forces driving change in the schools, industry and society. Often shaped by the needs of the changing economy and local community, the challenges and opportunities are unique. The issue today is not so much about the value and ...

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History of Mathematics Teaching in the National Curriculum

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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This research paper is to discuss about the nature and history of mathematics, how it has taken its place within the National Curriculum; the framework for teaching Mathematics in Secondary and finally investigation on a series of three lessons designed for Year 7 on Algebra. INTRODUCTION Education has made a difference in my life, the knowledge I have gained has given me the potential to explore, think ...

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Continuous Professional Development Project

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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The purpose of written this paper on continuous professional development was as per the requirement of the Executive Development Project module. In addition to that it was a thirst to know how to improve and broaden my knowledge and skills in order to develop a respectful quality personality in my personal and professional lives. This report will exhibit and define the conscious updating of my professional knowledge ...

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