Have you ever had a bad day where you're teacher forced you to do something you didn't want to do, in school, in front of everyone? In this short story, “Eleven” written by Sandra Cisneros, Since Rachel doesn't care about birthdays, she is feeling different types of emotions and each different line in the short story, which are crestfallen,angry, and bashful. Rachel is crestfallen when her day was being ruined. As the plot unfolds she talks back the Mrs.Price showing she is angry. Lastly, she bashful, when she is shy to answer Mrs.Price question.or things who are sad or discouraged from someone saying mean things.
It shows the disadvantages that many students face in public schools, such as being placed in lower level classes where the students are considered notoriously rude and ignorant by the school administrators. The movie works to disprove the idea of the students being lazy by showing the hard work they put into their notebook and the passion they show when Miss Gruwell teaches them with an attitude that shows she believes they are just as capable of any other students. “Freedom Writers” addresses the problem of the structure of the education system, showing the viewers how the system makes it more likely for certain students to be left behind or left out of academic success. The movie “Freedom Writers” contains fatal flaws in its portrayal of the characters. The content is riddles with racist and classist connotations that reduce the efficacy of the movie’s attempt to seem like a progressive film.
She presented herself from an elite class, elegant, and prim. She has lied about being an alcoholic and how she never actually lived in the flamingo hotel. Ms. DuBois also lied about why she really ‘quit’ her job as a teacher in the school she used to teach in. Ms. DuBois has made lying a part of her, in fact so much that she herself has started believing in them. Therefore, she must be treated with electric shock therapy to stop the pathological
Social norms and deviance are other sociological concepts observed in the film. Social norms are unwritten rules of behavior that one is expected to follow in specific situations. Cady has a difficult time adjusting to the social norms in the public school. As stated in the movie, “I had never lived in a world where adults didn’t trust me, “she says. For example, adults always yelled at her, and teachers told her not to read ahead or eat in the classroom.
She shows her cruelty on her first day of school. Scout had gotten into trouble at school with her teacher Miss Fisher for explaining why Walter Cunningham could not accept the quarters she was trying to give to him. Therefore Scout decided to take her anger
Fourthly, the policy requires the schools to curb the acts of victimization committed against vulnerable students, staff members, visitors, and volunteers among other persons within the school premises. The precautionary measure of the victimization policy requires schools to take the necessary steps of protecting the affected person from further acts of victimization (Nelson, Palonsky, & McCarthy, 2010). Finally, the policy provides the 1006.07 protocol, which the accused student can follow to review the punishment imposed on their crimes by the schools’ disciplinary
Last year as I was leaving the cafeteria to get to class my peer, who wishes to stay anonymous, got pulled over by an administrator because she was violating the dress code. She was a wearing a crew neck t shirt with a flannel which had a collar. She told me, "The school should focus more on my education instead of prosecuting me for wearing a collared shirt that revealed nothing. When other people walk around with worse infractions to the dress code and get away with it. I just want to live my life."
This is considered verbal bullying because of them not using Cady name instead they use the term “Loser”. Another example of verbal bullying during the film is when Regina and Cady are in an argument and Regina tells Cady “Do you know what everyone says about you behind your back? Hmm? They say that you're a homeschooled jungle freak that's a less hot version of me” (Waters, 2004). After the “burn book” was released they gathered the students in the gymnasium and the female teacher asked them if “any of them have every felt personally victimized by Regina George” (Waters, 2004).
Within these tests, they measures students skills and problem-solving ability. A feature on these tests is the multiple choice which is graded by machines. Therefore, it does not subject to human subjectivity or bias (“Standardized Tests” 1). These tests do not only prove to be a way to measure a student’s ability without bias, but a way to ensure teachers are meeting the standards and needs for the students. An issue surfaced when Kath M. Newman, an associate professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University, stated that she was angry at her son about a test.
Introduction Restorative justice denotes a program that emphasizes respect, responsibility, and establishing and repairing relationships (Umphrey, 2013). The main focus is on agreement instead of punishment to ensure children stay in school. The program also facilitates the development of a safe environment where learning thrives. On another note, restorative justice brings to fore fundamental changes regarding response to violation of rules or misbehavior in schools. Typically, the response to bad behavior has often been punishment; however, restorative justice focuses on resolving disciplinary problems through cooperative and constructive means (Umphrey, 2013).