ASSIGNMENT 4: LESSONS FROM THE CLASSROOM
I decided to take CELTA course as part of my continuing professional development. I am working in a FE institution and I am training and assessing NVQs at the moment, but have wanted to move on to full time ESOL and literacy for quite some time...
Cara Camerada 9/23/12
Eng 001 Prof. Falcone
Sometimes in life things happen which we have no control over. It is a journey, full of mistakes, negativity, and lessons learned. Everybody has that one person in their life that has had a valuable affect on...
How My Parents Raised Me As far as I can remember I have had a happy childhood. I don’t have a dramatic or a traumatic experience as to how my parents raised me like most of the other kids. My parents handled my wrongdoings and mistakes very calmly, although I can’t remember doing something that’s very...
We are all humans therefore we all make mistakes, but the one thing that comes out of these mistakes, is we usually learn a lesson. Making mistakes is human nature, none of us are exempt. That is even true in writing this paper. I will have to write many drafts without...
ASSIGNMENT 4 - LESSON FROM THE CLASSROOM.
Having not have taught before, I have gained tremendous amount of insight into student focus teaching techniques like student participation, making the class interesting, eliciting, drilling etc. I did not know that too much teacher talk was not good, because...
Outlines the mistakes companies and CEOs make when marketing and designing their products, discussing differentiation, line extension, categorization, truth versus perception, marketing research, and arrogance. Why do some seemingly solid brands suddenly start to falter on their shiny-high pedestals...
In every Greek Tragedy, there's a story to be told and a lesson to be learn. In
"Antigone", I believe that the chorus represents the god’s constant reminders that humans upon
making their own decisions will have to live with the consequences. The chorus is the constant
voice within this play to...
* Maintain Credibility as a Leader:
* Remind people that honest mistakes deserve 2nd chances
* OK to fail and make a mistake as long as you’re trying hard or an honest mistake.
* When a reputation is killed is when failure comes in the form of loss of integrity...
SUBJECT: What the Army Means to Me and the Benefits It Holds
1. Being in the United States Army has made me realize what’s really important to me and how big of an impact it has on me and my family. I’ve served over two years on active duty, and the outcome has been outstanding. I never imagined...
foolish, if I couldn’t understand a grammar structure or build a grammatically correct sentence. Besides, I had to learn German, because my mother wanted me to study in Germany. From this point of view, my motivation was rather extrinsic.
However, our teacher, a young, handsome man in his thirties seemed...
A Lesson Before Dying
By Ernest J. Gaines
Ernest J. Gaines was born in 1933 on a Louisiana plantation in the midst
of the Great Depression. As a young boy of 9, he began his work in the fields.
He spent his childhood digging potatoes, and for a days labor was rewarded
My parents always told me that the people you spend your time with have a very big influence on who you are as a person, and that you should always surround yourself with good company. I always kept that in mind and followed their advice, but that all changed when I met a girl named Sarah. She was the...
of life, a considerably long period. My friends frown upon my pessimistic attitude so I shall be optimistic when I think of what life has in store for me. If everything remains equal, I would be comfortably off and be pleasantly, burdened with responsibilities.
My physical energy would be very much diminished...
In the novel “A Lesson before Dying” by Ernest J. Gaines Grant has strengths and weaknesses that cause him wonder to himself Why wasn’t I there? Why wasn’t I standing beside him? Why wasn’t my arm around him? Why, on the morning of Grant’s execution. The strengths of Grant are Grant is a very intelligent...
didn’t give up and I came through!””
II. ANALYSIS (Literary Approach)
a. Historical/Biographical Criticism
The book is not only about the lesson but it is also somehow related in the past and also to the author’s life. As its title suggests, The Beautiful and Damned (1992) is about the superficiality...
obtain. It should not matter where you live, what your roots are, or what kind of person you are yourself. In “School,” “Best in Class,” and “Superman and Me,” the authors take on very different, and specific views on their ideas in each essay. Through Kyoko Moris’ use of personal experiences, Margaret Talbot’s...
but it also reminds me of the first day I sat behind the wheel. That day was a cool, breezy Sunday with a mild temperature on the morning of February 20, 2011. It was the first exciting driving-lesson I ever took and little did I know, it was about to teach me a practical lesson I will never forget....
I remember when I was taught by my dad how to ride a bike with training wheels. He taught me by telling me to put my feet on the pedal and push one food down and then then other one up. You do that to go a little faster, so I did and I was proud of myself because I learned to ride a bike with training...
different man before he arrives at his home in Ithaca. The hero endures many trials and tribulations induced by the menis of Poseidon, but learns from his mistakes and matures much through his trek. Poseidon serves as a symbol of the supernatural and the threatening. In a way, he is the abusive, but pedagogic...
people, have helped teach me right from wrong. He, as well, helped me realize that I need to go away to college. With my brother’s influence, I will become a great member to society.
My brother, Wade, always has been an inspiration to me because he has set a great example for me to follow. He is always...
At What Age Should Sex Education Be Taught?
Queens College, CUNY
Sex Education and Adolescence
Page of Introduction
“You cannot have sex education without saying that sex is natural and that most people find it pleasurable.”
When is the appropriate age to...
How The Matrix Taught Me A Valuable Lesson About Cuing
by Author X
Bad ideas usually come to me pretty early in the morning. You could say, in fact, that I'm the king of bad ideas. With this in mind, I suppose it would be fair to think of my propensity for early morning thought to be something...
Instead, it is another person’s experience that has defined who I am.
The lessons I have learned from this person that may have seemed like the most
insignificant lessons at the time turned out to be lessons that have shaped me
into an independent young woman striving to put as much effort possible...
Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. In this reflection I will be comparing McNamara’s eleven lessons to current events such as the dispute between Russia and Ukraine, the War on Terror, and the attacks on Benghazi.
Lesson 5: Proportionality should be a guideline in war. McNamara explains this guideline in...
31. The lessons we learn affect our future.
Humans are constantly learning lessons that will determine their future in a good or bad way. When they acquire new information about something, they will interact with it in a different way because they have learned of it. This ability is present in all...
The book “Lies My Teacher Told me” by James W. Loewen introduced the major problems in U.S history textbooks. What he found out in these twelve different high school American history textbooks were the lack of information about the historical events. Students would easily get bored during history class...
Teaching a lesson is not something that a teacher can just pull out of thin air, perhaps one of the most important ingredients for being a successful teacher is having a well thought out and organized plan; whether it be a lesson plan, a unit plan, or a year plan. There have been many different models...
We are all human, therefore we all make mistakes, but the one thing that comes out of these mistakes, is we usually learn a lesson. Making mistakes is human nature, none of us are exempt. That is even true in writing this paper, I will have to write many...
Elín Heiður Ólafsdóttir English 303 23-02-09
Ása Nordquist Essay
THE LESSONS YOU LEARN IN HEAVEN
Heaven – does it really exist? It seems there are numberless ideas today of what “heaven” is like. The fact of the matter is that no one can say for certain. The five people you meet in heaven starts...
February 11, 2014
Learning A Valuable Lesson In Life
On May 27, 2011, I came to know of a lesson that was indeed learned the hard way. I was asked to leave my home and never return. This day was and still is the hardest day I have ever come to know. It...
Bad Behaviors Should Not be Taught in School
The lessons I learned from the book Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes are: suicide is how to deal with your emotions; people make fun of you because of the way you look; it’s OK to watch porn and masturbate; Christians are hypocrites; and...
How Raising my Voice Helped me Become a Better Musician
“Now you do realize what you will lose if you go through with this, Correct?”, said (TEACHERS NAME), head band director of my school, . (TEACHERS NAME) had just received word that, I, his 1st part Trumpet player would not be a...
What has enabled me to become an AS level historian?
There have been many aspects in my life which have been contributing factors to becoming an AS level historian. History has been my favourite subject for as long as I can remember; since I was young I have loved to learn about ancient cities and...
tips can be pulled from the reading. Robert T. Kiyosaki has taught me many things about the importance of financial literacy and smart spending. After reading this book I now feel I can make better decisions with my money that will help me throughout my life. I believe that I now have the upper hand...
Have you ever made any mistakes? Yes, of course! Mistakes are inevitable in our life. We can learn values from mistakes, but some people may be thwarted. I will never forget two mistakes that I had made; they have always been stick in my mind.
One of the mistakes has enabled me to make a...
The best lessons are always the most painful ones.
Here’s a story about how I learned to respect and always uphold the chain of command.
Shortly after I started at VietnamWorks I began managing one of the directors in the company, Ha (not her real name), who had a team of her own. We worked closely...
disrespecting myself and those around me. It is important that I not let myself become carried away, interested in my own life and ignore others around me. It is an opportunity to be sheltered by the United States Marines and I should be requesting the requests they ask of me while living here. This is not...
Education in A Lesson Before Dying and Society Now
One might believe that education is something solely gained through the attendance of school. Ernest Gaines, however, shows that education can refer to several different types of learning. In A Lesson Before Dying, Grant, a schoolteacher, believes...
I Dwight Malone has came to the point in my education where I have to become more focus on my lesson. I understand that I have less room for mistakes as I gain knowledge and graduate from Louisville Male High School. Since I have attend Male there have been many challenges that have came my way that...
from then, but those minute arguments taught me so much. I learned what makes her happy, what makes her sad, what makes her laugh and what makes her cry. I am not saying that these fights played a significant role in the success of our relationship, but more as a lesson learned. There is nothing more sincere...
Military Training for two weeks, I received a general discharge for being ten pounds overweight. I remember seeing my mother at the airport excited to take me home. I was filled up with so many emotions but most of all, I was embarrass. I was sent home for basically being fat. When I reached my mother’s house...
How to save a life reflection paper
This movie was a touching movie, and it really taught me many different ways to include others, making the right decisions, and problem solve. The main topic that hit me hard was including and not including others. This has always been one of my sensitive topics...
A Lesson Finally Learned
(Essay #1 Final Draft)
In life you are constantly faced with choices and decisions some not as life impacting as others. Sometimes we’re not sure which one to choose and we might make a bad choice which as a result teaches us a valuable lesson. We are expected to learn from...
English 9 5th Pd.
29 May 2009
A Lesson Before Changing
In Ernest Gaines’ A Lesson Before Dying, a lot of changes occur within the characters. Like most novels, change is a way to show growth in the characters’ personality, and A Lesson Before Dying does just that. Readers see most of...
2013FA-ENGL-1301-71036: Composition 1
29 October 2013
Be Better Than Me
My grandfather Earsery told me before he died, "Cortney, don’t be like me, be better than me!" that comment struck me as strange, as I was simply walking into the kitchen to get tall glass of lemonade paying...
don't like to make mistake. Everything to me has to be perfect because I felt that if one person made a mistake the first time, how they would be able to do anything. That is why learning from mistake is impossible to me. When you make mistake and try to learn something from your mistake, you will waste...
different lessons that pertain to the history of the war. We will explore the different battles and people of the war. The students will have two major projects that have to do with the Civil War.
SIOP Lesson Plan #1
Standards: Utah Standard 9
Theme: Civil War
even someone that has been lifted by another out of obscurity. Although it took a couple of encounters to make me realize others are as important as I am, I realize that two words that describe me are strong and selfless.
There are two different types of strength in this world, physical and metal. I have...
understand the meaning within the poem itself, and the life lessons Stafford may have intended to reveal to the readers.
A. William Stafford
1. His work
2. Hidden lessons
III. Break down
B. Lines 1-3
3 Life Lessons
Although there are many reasons that our souls come to earth, one of the main reasons I believe we come here is to learn a valuable lesson. If we did not learn this lesson through out a life time, our souls would come back to repeat the process. I believe...
A Lesson Well Learned
Sometimes we have to learn a lesson the hard way. It is a natural process to experience a lesson at different points in our lives. During the past eighteen years, I have learned many lessons as a result of making mistakes.
My boyfriend always told me to obey the speed limit...
from our mistakes is part of being human. It something that we all experience
at various periods of our lives and it’s a natural process of learning. For example, when one learns a new language, It takes time to produce the language correctly and accurately. We can notice many mistakes and errors...
Three Period lesson
Three period lesson in Montessori teaching methodology is a system developed by the pioneering French Doctor E. Seguin and it is the basic method for teaching vocabulary. These lessons are used throughout the Montessori environment to help introduce a new lesson/concept and lead...
A lesson learned
A lesson learned… I wonder, is it at all possible to learn harsh lessons of our life? Indeed, in most spheres of human activity we can hope to take our previous mistakes into consideration and avoid them in the future. But concerning human feelings, is it right to blame ourselves if...
learnt from a mistake?
As you know,nobody is perfect,which means everyone in this world makes mistakes.However, what makes you different from each other is what you have learnt from every mistake you made.Regarding to my own experience,there's a mistake that brings me a memorable lesson of life.
A life shattering Disaster that struck in the Indian Ocean taught me lessons about life……….. A very popular phrase goes “life is the best teacher”. Some incidents in life transform you totally. One such incident which changed my very perspective about life was an Earthquake measuring 9 on the Richter...
The best lesson my dad taught me was……. To always be honest. I’m glad he taught me this because at home if I do something wrong and he knows I’m lying and I tell the truth, I get in less trouble instead of getting things taken away. He tells me the odds are in my favor if I listen. I agree with him because...
Life Lessons from Morrie
The subject of death in society today is no longer as taboo as it was in the past. However, it is still an uncomfortable subject for most. The topic, should it arise in conversation, is usually kept brief and the subject is often changed as soon as possible. When being...
us toward a long, hard way. A few people have guided me astray from my path and have lead me to trouble. A majority of people I know who are more active in my life, have been the ones helping me find my path to success once again and try to make me stay there. I feel that most of the people on my life...
mastered half of the battle- the physical standpoint of the game; however, my coach, Tina Rivera, changed what being on a team really meant to me by showing me that the bonds someone makes with their teammates and the obstacles that are overcome mean more in life than how many goals scored or how many...