Mann seemed to use case studies to back his claims. Although, he did often credit information to his colleagues and close friends throughout the book. However, his bibliography is quite extensive. Charles C. Mann’s 1491 offers new insight into how the Native Indians lived in a pre-Colombian America. Mann describes how the Indians lived and were affected by the Europeans invasion of their land.
Is there a statistically significant difference in the mean scores between ELA, Math, and average case 21 scores among teachers who are providing general education instruction? General education students need to be separated by teacher, next you would run a single factor ANOVA test by plugging in the data percentages, and case 21 averages of each teacher to see if the scores are significantly different from one another. This would aid in determining teacher effectiveness. 2.
One method of deterring an active shooter was stated as arming select teachers within schools in order to effectively end the situation and protect the students. The idea of arming teachers would simply be changing concealed carry laws in states so that teachers could potentially fight back against a school shooter. This idea, while having some kinks to work out has good intentions and would save numerous young lives in this kind of situation. The teachers carrying firearms would be trained and they would need to receive training often to continue carrying their gun on school grounds.
Children and their education are one of the if not most important factors for our future as a country and as individuals. Maria Montessori and Colin Powell take stances on opposing views when it comes to structure such as desks or basic learning opportunities in the classroom, to teacher intervention when it comes to helping a child. Maria Montessori and Colin Powell have contrasting views when it comes to matters regarding education and structure. Colin Powell uses the quote “The kids who didn’t have that structure or minding in the beginning,... and they start to realize … and they’re on their way to jail or on they’re on their way to being dropouts” to directly support his claim that without any layout of structure in the students life,
In contrast, Wubshet & Menuta emphasized the implication of formative assessment practice in the classroom. The reasons for these differences are these studies are conducted in different contexts and they serve different purposes. This makes a strong case for investigating EFL teachers’ practices of formative assessment into some high schools in Vinh Long so that we can verify the usefulness of formative assessment in teaching and
Gary R. Howard’s “We Can’t Teach What We Don’t Know” offers an insightful look into multicultural education and the ways in which white educators can, and should, consider the diversity within their classrooms as a necessary part of the learning process. Although an admittedly difficult topic, the author strives to help the reader understand the problem of diversity in our schools and the ways in which our approach to educating multiracial students can help or hinder students. This report seeks to provide an overall review of the book and a discussion of the positive and negative aspects of the opinions presented. Book Synopsis
In my opinion, public educational curriculums and accountability guidelines should be established at the state and local levels where parents/guardians play an integral role in the decision making process. I do not believe standardized tests alone are an accurate measure of a student’s knowledge; their classwork, projects, and literary works also represent a student’s talent and capabilities. In agreement with Robert Schaeffer, a representative for the National Center for Fair & Open Testing, that federal mandated programs such as the No Child Left Behind and The Race to The Top high-stakes tests foster the temptation to cheat because they serve as means to both punish and reward students, teachers, and principals based solely upon test scores (Schaeffer,
This journal focuses to prevent violence as much as possible. Meyer explains how, “School social workers have to balance the importance of research and support programs and what 's known as grassroots.” stated by Meyer. Involvement at the school level to create programs that fit the needs of each school. The authors research major trends concerning U.S. school violence and explore areas where workers can improve and make an impact to help reduce violence.
The disciplinary practices currently used in our school systems present a major issue on the quality of education in this country. Our education system should strive to implement disciplinary policies that foster a safe and supportive environment for every learner. Unfortunately the current zero tolerance policies have led to widespread disciplinary actions of school exclusion, which have not only been proven to be ineffective , but also have been correlated with increased negative academic and social consequences, especially for those of disadvantaged populations (Skiba & Losen, 2016). This paper will demonstrate the evidence showing the negative effects of the zero tolerance philosophy and suggest a new approach that social workers in the education field can implement to create a more inclusive environment for children from every population.
In the generation in which we live, it is sad to say that shootings happen way too often on public grounds, such as schools, malls, or movie theaters. Because of the growing number of massacres in the US, the issue here is whether or not teachers carrying firearms could possibly prevent school shootings. The problem occurs when studies are done and the facts are given about how one’s brain tends to react during such incidents. The argument in this article is trying to decide whether or not teachers should go into training in order to carry firearms on school property, in the case a shooting should occur.
Gun Control keep School Safe The 21st century has brought out a lot of violence not only in the communities in general but it also puts the lives of students in school in danger. Individuals should be allowed to carry a concealed weapon if they choose to in order to be able to feel safe weather the person is a teacher or a student. The right to carry Teachers in todays society should have the right to obtain permit and carry a weapon to school if they choose to.
Many shootings happen in schools everywhere like the shooting at Sandy Hook, a senseless tragedy for the students and teachers. The shooting happened December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooter was a 20-year-old man named Adam Lanza. He killed 20 children and 6 staff members. Another example is the Columbine High School Massacre, a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at the Columbine High School in Columbine.