Schools across the nation are experiencing ever-increasing pressure to raise student test scores. In order to meet the growing demands of student achievement, educators at all levels have created and implemented strategic plans that focus on adult controlled variables such as professional development and the purchasing of computer-based learning programs.
by Sarah Elaine Eaton, Ph.D.
Teachers, it's time to get smart. Plagiarism is sooo 20th century. In today's world, students are outsourcing their academic assignments and papers to highly educated ghost writers in foreign countries. If you're a teacher, find out how they do it.
What is a school for? To socially-engineer kids and thereby try to transform society along ideological lines? Or to educate every child as much as possible as an end in itself?
The simplicity of copying files from one computer to another has helped facilitate the sharing and stealing of original work between students and professionals. Educators are facing increasing challenges in trying to safe guard the notions of academic integrity once so firmly instilled in a previous generation and prevent ongoing cases of plagiarism.
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It is the goal of many students to receive the grade of "A" in a course. Students typically aim to boost their grade point averages, maintain scholarships, and of course gain the most information possible from class. There are very few who aim to receive an average or below average (and failing) score. This generally is not the initial goal, but sometimes happens due to various reasons during the process of taking the course.
When I was a kid I was really scared of all my teachers. I would never in a million years have disrespected them or talked back. I would never have cursed at them, shouted at them, laughed at them (unless they were telling a joke) ignored them, rolled my eyes at them, tutted at them, snickered at them, or any of the other disrespectful things that kids today seem to have no problem doing to their teachers.
A medical doctor from the previous century would not recognize the technology in today's hospital; a college professor from that era would see virtually no change in the tools of education. But with the rampant technological break; we would soon be witness to technology being leveraged for optimal yield for ease of education.
Education is very crucial in the growth and development of your child. Given this fact, you should look for references to help your child in this endeavor.
For new teachers, creating thorough, effective, well-timed teaching plans is the most time-consuming activity you will do. Even experienced teachers spend a great deal of time in lesson preparation when perfecting previously used plans, teaching a new subject, and/or starting with a new textbook series.