Monthly Archive: April, 2015

Is Dehumanization Always Violent?

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By:Molly Reeves Should segregation not count as being dehumanizing because it wasn’t always violent? Should a child that is being cyberbullied not be considered abused even though there is no violence involved? Although… Continue reading

Motivation Coalition: The “Obvious” Solution

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By: Cameron Brown   Think of two students. One has the full support of his parents, who play a vital role in his education, and the other comes from a household with parents… Continue reading

Why Students Don’t Try By:MM

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If I don’t try my best, I’m going to fail. The fear of failing is the ideal mindset that students should have in order to be successful. However, what are students actually thinking?… Continue reading

Is Violence Justified When Life Is at Stake?

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In today’s world citizens have to deal with the issue of violence in their everyday lives. Violence is a action that needs to be used to help people. Some residents say that they… Continue reading

To Flunk or Not to Flunk?

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Michael Zaidel   Flunking can be viewed as a way to further ready a student who is not ready to advance to the next level. Others view it as “don’t pass go, don’t… Continue reading

To Flunk or Not to Flunk?

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Michael Zaidel   Flunking can be viewed as a way to further ready a student who is not ready to advance to the next level. Others view it as “don’t pass go, don’t… Continue reading

The Good That Comes With Failure

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By: Daniel Sheehan Imagine that there are two sports teams. Team one has been practicing for months before the season started. They have been working day in and day out to be the… Continue reading

The Measure of Success

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Many students across our nation are being passed from grade to grade when they should not be. However failure can be used as a powerful learning tool to help students. “Retention at the… Continue reading

The Secret Damage of Having Grades

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Kathy Li “Without grades, students would be less afraid to be wrong,” says Meredith Chadwick. She was asked a series of questions about how grading harms learning. “There would be a more open… Continue reading

Flunking is Succeeding

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By: Amod Mathur Flunking is a positive tool to motivate students to work harder in school. Teachers can use this tool to lead students to success in the long run. In my personal… Continue reading

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