Academic Papers on Education & Social Issues

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Social change in the educational realm is discussed and compared to the rest of society in this 10 page paper. Issues of race and gender are discussed in terms of how far society has come and how education has treated such issues. The American education system's resistance to pop culture is also included along with ...

A 10 page paper that reflects the historical and sociological impacts on the development of early public education as outlined in Raymond Callahan's book Education and the Cult of Efficiency. No additional sources cited.

A 7 page paper which examines the impact of American popular culture on Asia, in terms of food, fashion, sports and amusements. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 5 page paper which discusses social change as evidence for rising costs in public (secondary and elementary) education. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

9 pages in length. As a result of the changing demography of Latino students within California's school system, it has become apparent that other changes have also taken place due to this shift in population that adversely affect the academic needs of the Chicano/Latino population at the elementary, secondary and post secondary segments of ...

A 9 page research paper that investigates the use of computers and other technology in counseling and therapy. Advanced technology, such as virtual reality, has had remarkable success in treating different kinds of disorders and phobias. Continuing research will lead to more practical uses for technology. Bibliography lists 7 resources.

This 5 page underscores the importance of Mike Rose's perspectives on children and the future of public education. It is Rose's assertion that children, especially children of color in impoverished communities, have had their possibilities stunted by the conditions of their upbringing and their exposure to underfunded public schools. But Rose's arguments are ...

Outside the Classroom

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper which discusses the fact that what happens outside the classroom, in may countries around the world, is often more important that what happens inside a classroom, especially in relationship to a child's development. The focus is primarily upon developing countries and where an how classrooms fit in. The United States, the ...

This 11 page paper considers the discrepancies that exist in public education based on allocation of funding and larger social issues that extend from this process, including the fact that these discrepancies inherently result in higher standards of education for the wealthy and lower standards for the poor. In addition, this paper also demonstrate ...

This 5 page paper considers the arguments presented by child advocate and social theorists Jonathan Kozol, who asserts that there are disparities in public education based on socio-economic status and race. This paper underscores the importance of Kozol's argument against unequal funding in public education and support his assertions regarding the resolution of this ...

An 8 page overview of the literature concerning the quality of education when multi- racial students are concerned. Links race with culture and emphasizes that reading comprehension is often determined by background knowledge structure which is determined by an individual's culture. Concludes that a student's race is very relevant to potential academic success ...

A 6 page essay that examines elementary teachers in the role of intervention. Discussed are innovative new teaching techniques that stress the importance of the 'whole child', placing emphasis on the child's family life and community life as well as academic life. This paper focuses on the changing role of the kindergarten teacher ...

BGSchool Policy

  • 6 page paper

In 6 pages, the author discusses the topic of development of school policy on family/community involvement and support relationships that would be appropriate for a primary school. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page analysis of author Jonathan Kozol's book Amazing Grace. It is about children and how this nation is treating them. It is a disturbing book because it highlights the injustices that are still prevalent in our system and the ways this impacts the members of society who have the fewest resources to ...

This 11 page paper discusses instructional methodologies and strategies that are effective with 8th grade students. The writer first offers an introduction, then offers a description of different approaches that have been shown to be successful with this grade level. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 10 page research paper that explores the use of hand-puppetry in school guidance counseling. The writer explores the research that has shown puppetry to be an invaluable tool in communicating with young children relative to their emotions and the underlying conflicts in their lives that may be the cause of disruptive or antisocial behavior. ...

A 5 page paper that considers the impacts of the changes that occur during puberty and the implications for educators. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

9 page analytical discussion of "The Burger King" academy; an alternative high school within Newark, New Jersey's "Cities in Schools" program. Author draws upon personal experiences as an observer/intern and employs pertinent sociological terminology within the discussion.

This 9 page paper considers the issue of low test scores and low achievement in schools in general, but in California schools in particular, and evaluates what a principal in Bakersfield City School District, for example, might do about this issue. This paper considers the nature of school reform, factors that have impacted school ...

A 15 page paper examining whether higher standards result in better academic performance. Today's discipline concerns have progressed to that of physical safety, both for teachers and students. Discipline problems are blamed on TV, society and learning disabilities, among other reasons. But consistently, it is the school with the greatest expectations of ...

This 10 page paper provides an overview of some of the major common characteristics of children with learning disabled designations. This paper considers what experts have suggested are the reasons why LD children are attached to their parents and special educators, why they are passive learners, and why they have low self-esteem. Bibliography ...

A 9 page discussion of a variety of diagnostic methodologies used in assessing child behavior. Presents specific information on five such methodologies (Conners' Parent Rating Scale, Conners' Teacher Rating Scale, the use of Anecdotal Records, Adaptive Behavior Evaluation Scale and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale) and concludes that each has its limitations and drawbacks. ...

At-Risk Learners

  • 10 page paper

Three sections comprise this 10 page paper which examines the at-risk population. Explored in the first two parts are the characteristics of at risk learners as well as potential manifestations. Key contributory factors are noted in the third section. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 6 page paper that supports the contention that at-risk, gifted students are more likely to drop out of school than their non-gifted peers. This paper supports this belief by representing the many extenuating educational and personal issues that are experienced by gifted students, and also suggests that the same educational structures that have ...

The transformation of the American education system over the past 3 decades has resulted in the emergence of differing views on how to address the inherent problems in providing standard education for a varied population. Restructuring has focused on the problems in education that have stemmed from what many have perceived as ineffectual teaching ...

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