Attention Essays

School and Boredom

I am writing to you in response to your article on school and boredom. Just to say, I liked the way you made use of the quote from twelfth night in paragraph two. You give an interesting play on words. I agree with this because some teachers are naturally boring, while others, due to the National Curriculum have become boring or just have to be boring. Firstly you talk about Christine Gilbert’s crackdown on boring teachers. At this point, I…

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_a Very Old Man with Enormous Wings_ by Gabriel García Márquez

When Pelayo was coming back to his house, he found an old man face down in the mud, with a pair of enormous wings. The neighbor told them he was an angel, and must have been knocked down by the rain. In the short story, “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings”, Gabriel García Márquez reveals some of his ideas of human nature. He shows how pessimistic humanity can be, through an experience with a fallen angel. One portrayal found…

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The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

(1.1) When researching factors that contribute to the educational process I found this to be made up of 4 categories, the learner, the teacher, the subject matter and the instruction method. Of these 4 I focused on two Individual and 2 environmental factors. Individual – Motivation Of all of the factors that can affect how people learn I believe that motivation is one of the most important. “Motivation is something that energises, directs, and sustains behaviour; it gets students moving,…

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A _how to Avoid Boredom_ Speech

I am very pleased because of you, because of you who are going to listen to my speech today and also because I am healthy when I am going to deliver my speech. Well Ladies and Gentlemen, in this time, I am going to present about Boredom and my speech main point here is how to avoid it. Let me give you some definitions of boredom and how it can work in our life. Boredom is one of the most…

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Foreign Cultures

The problem of the students who have to learn foreign cultures or not had concerned a number of people. Some individuals advocate that the students are just need to know their own country culture.However, their are a large group of opponents have an opposite perspective. As far as I concerned,The students in college are necessary to know the foreign cultures. Most of the student will go to other countries in the future for their jobs or visit their relatives or…

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How to Being a Successful Student

We all experience some sort of education during our lifetime, whether we succeed or fail depends completely on ourselves. To be a successful student there are a few guidelines you should follow. Attend all classes wherever possible, manage your time efficiently and put drive and effort behind your learning. Following these three guidelines will help to ensure a successful and fruitful educational career. The first step to being a successful student is attendance. Regardless of the teaching format, whether it…

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Discourse Communities

Marketing Discourse Community- most simply defined as “The management process through which goods and services move from concept to the customer. ” from business dictionary. Marketers use common language For example, 4 p’s of marketing: something used everyday and defines marketing. Learned the first day of intro to marketing class. Outsiders would not know what the 4 p’s are. For different discrouse communities there needs to be places they can all unite and come together to discuss their field Site…

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The Three Little Pigs. James, Sit Still

My first graders took a seat on the carpet for our first story time, and I began to read, “The Three Little Pigs. James, sit still.” The children looked around. Was the book’s title Three Little Pigs James Sit Still? They realized I was talking to one of their classmates, who was rolling on the floor. I continued, “The first little pig built his house of…James, stop wiggling, stop touching that.” What should have been a simple task of reading…

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The Museum of Vain Endeavours Summary

The narrator is unknown and we aren’t sure whether the narrator of this particular short story is a female or a male, but I would assume the narrator is a female because the author is a female and it sounds more like a feminine story. The museum itself was a forgotten place on the outskirts of the city where it doesn’t seem appealing at all. It is built on waste ground where rubbish is scattered all over the place and…

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Active Listening

Susan Cain said in her book ‘The Power of Introverts’, “We have two ears and one mouth and we should use them proportionally.” Listening is more important of a skill than speaking in an effective communication. Active listening provides people with opportunity to understand the speaker to be able to respond and form opinions about what’s being conveyed. I was part of the ESL program for the first two years of High School. After I got out of the ESL…

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

We live in a world today where we almost never perform one task at a time. We’re constantly switching from one thing to another, going back and forth between writing an email to your boss and talking on the phone to a fellow coworker. If you haven’t figured it out by now, I’m talking about multitasking. You may think that multitasking is the best way to get things done and that it saves time, when in retrospect it has been…

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Treatment for Adhd

Treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has two important components — psychotherapy interventions (for both the child and the parents; or the adult with ADHD) and medications. There is a significant amount of research demonstrating that medication alone won’t really help address so many of the core issues a child or adult with ADHD has. So while medication may help with some immediate relief from some of the symptoms, the person with attention deficit disorder still often needs to…

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The Illicit Use of Adderall Among University Students

The Problem: A Historical & Social Perspective: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by impulsive, hyperactive, distractive tendencies, and difficulties focusing.1 While the nature of this condition may be “maladaptive” in the context of modern society, some authors have viewed ADHD as having beneficial qualities in our evolutionary past.2, 3 Etiologic research indicates that natural selection favoured ADHD traits because they were necessary for hunting, and therefore survival.2, 3 As civilization developed over multiple centuries however, these inherent traits…

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Medicine Is not Always the Answer

For as far back as one could remember, using medicine to ‘fix’ an ailment has always been the right thing to do. Runny nose? Take something for it. Scratchy throat? Take something for it. If what’s being taken doesn’t help, take something stronger! It is never implied to let a cold run its course. The exact same thing happens when a child is diagnosed with ADHD. Medication is one of the first things that is suggested to control the symptoms…

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The Benefits of Reading

To help someone to start doing something, to show – what he needs in life. This article will help parents to show children – why would he need to learn to read? Reading opens a world of colors and fantasy, combat and adventure. It awakens the imagination; it is satisfying and makes the mind work. But many people say that you must have a phenomenal gift to help today’s children to love reading. Just start talking to your son or…

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