College also does more than just teach knowledge, source F says that 69% of students say college was useful in helping them grow and mature as a person. Going to college is more than just a learning experience, it is an exploring experience as well. College helps one learn about life, herself, and the world. Learning is one of the best things about college, but the opportunities college gives is pretty awesome
In the future all these things will be very beneficial to these students everyday lives. Furthermore, 100 community service hours should be a requirement for high school graduation. Since many teens already have a lot on their plates with homework and extracurricular activities they often put themselves first above helping others. Also, many teens spend their weekends locked up in their rooms or just watching tv all day, they could do something very productive with the time they are wasting. With this in mind, community service not only helps your community but it helps get students out of their houses.
Participating in things like this allows the student to discover their weakness or strength and even more. The choices we make, make all the difference in our life, giving us opportunities to grow individually and emotionally. Not that everyone may agree, but in a 2011 report on a national survey of 2,142 adults ages 18 and older; 64% say that college is useful in ways that it helped them grow and mature as individuals (Pew). Many students grow differently while being in college like depending on the person, one can grow as a great student by paying attention in class, behaving well, and following school rules; and others can grow physically, mentally, or in any form of way. We may also consider how, most importantly we become more independent when we are attending college.
Through this program, teachers return to their school with more knowledge, determination, and commitment to change their students' lives. Freedom Writers Foundation Website, an article titled “About the Scholarship Program”, noted, “The Freedom Writers Foundation awards scholarships each year to first-generation high school seniors and college students who have demonstrated remarkable academic promise despite considerable odds.” This program supports students in many ways. By providing the students a scholarship, they continue to learn and they have a shot at becoming what they want. Students through this program also receive support to earn a degree from college. Erin has inspired many teachers, students, and everyday people through this foundation.
To be an effective campus leader, students can gain a better development of their leadership skills through observation and usage. Dugan & Komives (2007) provide ways to assist student in developing leadership skills:: 1. Leadership development should include opportunities for deliberate discussions on a wide range of issues. Students need to learn dialogue skills, listening skills, and need to be able to label personal beliefs and assumptions that guide their actions 2. Students must work with others to truly learn leadership with their academic advisors, career counseolors, resident assistancts, peers leaders, mentors, and other students.
Are you kind, helpful, encouraging? Being a Web leader can help me become more aware of these things, and make me a better person, while helping others. I will still know these kids, and when they even come to high school, and when i am a senior, I can help them as a freshman too. This program can impact my life, and everyone is nervous on the first day of school, and the teachers can only do so much. Taking them on a tour answering questions, can all make them feel less nervous.
It is an immense step that actually prepares you as a full-time student, and adult into the real world, where you may have to overcome obstacles with knowledge that a college student may have gathered over time. I firmly believe in all this as I can see the major disparities visible from right now than when I compare it to the time before I had joined university. College sharpened my people skills and helped in becoming a better person, and I also believe I’m still partaking in that journey, one that may change my life forever. To conclude, in today’s world the value of a college education is without any ambiguity; experience. A great experience in a college makes you go through transitions, exploration and overcome hurdles.
Introduction When I first saw the syllabus of this class, I was looking forward to doing the service learning project as I have only been to only one in the past. I believe that service learning is important as part of a quality college education because I believe that people learn best through experiences. Also, service learning is important as part of a quality college education because, during the service, there will be numerous opportunities for students to learn new things. For instance, I am a business major student but I know about the history of the Gold Park and the benefits of the plants there through the service learning project. Now, I also learn about the history of the Coast Salish Tribe and their culture.
Furthermore, there comes a personal gratification when you have helped another student overcome a problem through advice or research that you shared with them. Social constructivism will be an everyday part of my future career as learning through communication a key factor in teaching (Kim, 2001). Students are encouraged to engage in social activities which require a hands-on approach to learning together (Young,
Through education, students are put in line for immense success, people become well rounded and respected. Although money issues do occur, it is an easy thing to overcome. Teaching how to survive in a working environment,as well as in life has been a passion for colleges for decades. Therefore, college is a great contribution to life itself. There are a few challenges like cost, but it is easy to overcome when the outcome is so
I learned a lot from this experience. I learned how to take responsibility and how to have a full pension with them. MY career goal is Ophthalmologist to provide people with good vision and help them see the amazing world. To achieve my goal I have to go to 4 years college after high school and try to go medical school, and get into my field. I want to be further in my education to be an example to my younger brothers and to all of people who don’t believe in themselves and I want to teach a good lesson to my brothers to follow their dreams and do what they want to do.
IDEA OR PRACTICE BEING USED: The district worked collaboratively with teachers, parents, and leaders to develop an afterschool program to help underpriviliged students who may not have resources at home to help with education or who may need extra help with learning. Students are also provided food and activities that promote self-awareness, leadership qualities, and physical/extracurricular activities that they wouldn 't have access to otherwise. It also created programs that bring students and their families together to show students they are a part of their success. All of the students ' diverse cultures are celebrated. Domain and Understanding that the ideas addresses: Domain 1: Visionary and Inclusive Leadership Understanding: 0002 Understand the interplay of the political, social, economic, legal, ethical, and cultural contexts of education in promoting the success of all student groups.
Allowing prison inmates to take college classes is a significant step in educating the population because it makes good use of all the extra time available in prisons, it helps former inmates get a better start when they are released, and it gives current inmates a sense of purpose and the desire to contribute to society. In prisons, days are often idle, and the inmates’ lives seem to serve no real purpose. Growing up, many families had chores
Ultimately, I gained even more confidence in myself and ended up having a successful year, both academically and socially. This has been a significant change for me that helped me to improve my social skills at school and at work. For example, while giving a presentation in front of others, I realized that the social skills I acquired during my freshman year allow me to deliver a clear message without being as nervous. I am also more confident at work, whether assisting customers or working with fellow employees. In conclusion, moving to a large school my freshman year motivated me to overcome my introversion and helped me to be more outgoing, which turned out to be more worthwhile than I could have
As a co-leader for the Greater Bethesda AMSA chapter, I work to support the professional goals of the NIH post-baccalaureate fellows through hosting panel discussions, group meetings regarding the professional school application process, and organizing mock interviews. In addition, I organize community and volunteer opportunities such as Kids Enjoy Exercise Now. It is fulfilling to witness students gain valuable knowledge and support while navigating through the application process. Working as an officer for AMSA has taught me the value of being a co-leader, that is working with other leaders to achieve a common goal and how to plan events based on the needs of the student community.