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EDUCATION: GENERAL

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GIFTED CHILDREN WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES.
Challenge to educators of gifted/learning disabled (LD) students. Coping strategies that could help gifted LD students thrive in school. Practical applications for the special educator. Paper based on M. Coleman's 2001 article, "Surviving or Thriving? Gifted Middle School Boys with Learning Disabilities." Contends that educational programs need to focus on students' strengths.
Gifted Students with Learning Disabilities
Coleman (2001) sought to explore the particular challenge to educators of children who seem to... more
4 pages | 1 sources | 10 citations | APA citation style

Price: $20.00

BILINGUAL EDUCATION.
Pemise of bilingual education classes. Teaching children academic subjects in their native language. Support of traditional values of immigrant students' native culture. Easing the transition from one culture to another. Multicultural environment. Critics of bilingual education. Creation of a segragated classroom. Lack of opportunity to speak English. Lack of effectiveness.
Bilingual education programs are all programs set up to provide support to non-English-speaking children. In most public debates, the main focus is on... more
5 pages | 5 sources | 14 citations | APA citation style

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PARENT INVOLVEMENT.
Discusses importance of parental involvement in a child's education. Influence of parents on child development. How parents influence the environment that children are raised in. Impact on student achievement. Quality of home life as critical to educational success. Children's need for parental support. View of teachers and parents on the necessity of parental invovement.
Introduction
There is an old saying: "It takes a village to raise a child". In today's society of multiple marriages, relationships, step- and... more
4 pages | 6 sources | 20 citations | APA citation style

Price: $28.00

STUDENT TEST SCORES.
Discusses use of standardized tests to measure student performance. Refers to views of educators on best methods of perfomance assessment. Need for a more comprehensive means of evaluating students than offered by a standardized test. Uniform standards and student diversity. Critical thinking skills vs. memorization skills. Dangers of standardized testing as the sole measure.
Ron Brandt’s “On Performance Assessment: A Conversation with Grant Wiggins” discusses how a system of performance assessment should be... more
7 pages | 6 sources | 16 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $44.00

QUALITY MANAGEMENT.
Discusses role of total quality management (TQM) in a global marketplace. Uses Lindare, a home health equipment provider as an example. Definitions of quality (transcendent, product-based, user-based, manufacturing-based, value-based). Goals of a TQM program. Results of interview with a senior Lincare official. Site visit. Evaluation of Lincare's quality program.
Introduction
Quality in general and Total Quality Management (TQM) in particular received much attention in the 1980s and 1990s as American... more
11 pages | 6 sources | 10 citations | APA citation style

Price: $44.00

PROJECT MANAGEMENT.
Explores basic components of all project management systems. What constitutes project management; how a project management system works; problems associated with poor and/or innefective management systems. Use of computerized programs to assist the process. Four steps of the Project Management cycle. Pitfalls. Discusses a University's relocation and respositioning project.
Introduction
Managing projects is an integral part of a company's ongoing strategy for success. Those organizations which are able to... more
11 pages | 9 sources | 9 citations | APA citation style

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EFFECTS OF FAMILY ON CHILDREN'S ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT.
Examines how the family role and structure impact academic achievement in children. Uses structural family theory and parental attachment theory as theoretical background in a discussion of the effects of different family structures. Historical perspective. Early and contemporary research studies. Crucial importance of family involvement and parental support.
EFFECT OF FAMILY ROLE AND STRUCTURE ON
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILDREN

Theoretical Background
Structural family theory and... more
7 pages | 37 sources | 16 citations | APA citation style

Price: $52.00

TEACHER RETENTION AND RECRUITMENT.
Reviews literature on strategies for recruiting and retaining good teachers. Need to reduce treacher attrition and meet the growing demand for more qualified teachers. Causes of teacher attrition; financial and educational costs. Problem of unqualified teachers. Discusses existing programs to retain teachers and their effectiveness. Teacher mentoring relationships and mentor programs.
TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
Introduction
In the next ten years, it is expected that American schools will... more
13 pages | 8 sources | 24 citations | APA citation style

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INFLUENCE OF CULTURE ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT.
Discusses purposes of education. Common body of knowledge; informed citizens; future employment. Role different societies play in structuring their schools. Asian and American views of the educational process. Culture related factors. Complications of education in U.S. because of the diversity of its society. Ethnic identification & the American system. Outline.
OUTLINE
INTRODUCTION -- The Influence of culture on academic
achievement.
THE PURPOSES OF EDUCATION
Creating a body of... more
7 pages | 6 sources | 7 citations | APA citation style

Price: $40.00

HOME AND SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS.
Analysis of whether such partnerships can support children with literacy difficulties. Various literacy perspectives, family views, opposing convictions, obstacles, examples of partnership plans. Cultural considerations. Use of technology. Cites home school partnership results. Effect of parental involvement. Efforts to improve effectiveness of schools. Factors that lead to sucessful home-school partnerships.
BUILDING HOME-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS CAN SUPPORT
CHILDREN WHO STRUGGLE WITH LITERACY
INTRODUCTION
While levels of achievement are not... more
10 pages | 26 sources | 24 citations | APA citation style

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