Book: Lies my teacher told me, everything your American history textbook got wrong
Author: James W. Loewen
During my period of time that I had to read this very persuasive book into believing that
you’re casual every day period of History class is basically...
Far from verity
After taking time reading this eye opening novel “Lies My Teacher Told Me” written by Dr. James W. Loewen, the book has open my mind to American History and the reality of everyday life, for example on the topics of Helen Keller, the unbelievable truth of Woodrow Wilson, the exploration...
How should I study to improve my academic performance in school?
Studying is not reading. It requires a more intense and organised effort. To study effectively, you must have good planning, memory, reading, note taking and time management skills.Â To study effectively you must master certain skills:Â...
Any other day in school was the same, going to class going to lunch and going home that was until I saw my schedule change. I was a bit shy not knowing what to expect from my new classes and what were they going to be like. When I come into my new class I felt scared, it was like a western movie, when...
What Makes a Good Teacher
Every person has their own opinion of what a good teacher is. For me, the best kind of teacher is someone who enjoys the subject they are teaching. They generally care for their students, and want to see them succeed in their class. At the begining of each school...
psychic as well. All my students’ faces keep coming inside my mind, especially those quiet ones. Suddenly I feel worry. I presume I am not a fair teacher (as I imagine) after all.
Yet I try hard to be fair, mind you…Come to think of it, I have my favourites among students in a class but I always repress...
We are a noisy lot, that is what our teachers say about us. This is largely due to Ah Keong. He is the noisiest of us all. His voice is like that of a bull frog but volumes louder. It seems that he cannot talk softly. Actually he does not talk, he shouts. Perhaps his living with his...
classes where teachers lecture (do all the talking) in class. Other students prefer classes where students do some of the talking. Which type of class do you prefer? Give specific reasons and examples to support your choice.
From past 10 years, I have experienced a number of teachers who are in various...
My first mode at Medix was very eventful and memorial for me. Ms Winsome was my teacher and still is. I remembered some of the old students that I met last mode and their advices to us that are just coming in, I remember them telling us to do our assignments as soon as we get them, and that we should...
My first day in an English speaking school.
I thought back, to everything, everything that had happened and where it all had started. Here, it had started here. Memories flooded back, memories of people, memories of places, memories of… of everything. With one last look around I took a deep...
want to be a student in your country.
Viet Nam is one of Asian countries. It has cultural history of 4000 years. It is my country. If you want to be a student in my country, you should know about Vietnamese culture and rules of schools or universities which can be different from those in your...
Class Size Doesn’t Impact on Students’ Learning
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to think about a lot, when thinking about how i would run my own class. As soon as i hear that topic a flashback of my own grade school days run threw my head. First thing that usually comes to mind, is gym class. Every class our teacher would split us up, boys on one team and girls on another. Naturally...
influenced your view of how teachers can help learners.
Since the age of three education has played an important role in my life, with certain teachers and experiences having a major influence on my life, more so now that I am studying to become a teacher.
My earliest memory of my education is when I...
My favorite teacher is Calleb,a teacher from East Africa.For me,Calleb is not only an English teacher but also a mentor of my life.He is a great English teacher because the way he teach English is interesting and funny.For example:He lets us play word puzzle to remember the vocabulary,and sing a song...
My Two Favorites Things
In my life there are two things that I’m really faun of. One is Football and the other one is Mrs. Hutchinson. I don’t really want to know what I’ll do without them. Most of all I’m going to miss them like crazy when my senior year is over.
The first sport I had ever played...
Do Teachers Deserve More?
Do you remember that teacher that made a difference in your life? You know, that one who motivated you and saw a potential in you just waiting to blossom. Teachers are always guiding children and helping them grow and succeed in life; don’t you think they should be rewarded...
7 years old when my family had a vacation in my mothers province, Cebu. It was in the middle of December when we go there. We celebrate Christmas together with my family and relatives. It was very fun, because it’s my first time to meet my relatives there. Also there we celebrate my birthday at the same...
these weeks of attending this class, I have learned a few things from it. My drawing skills have improved. It has been awhile since I have picked up a pencil. So, this class has helped me get back into drawing. From day one, I have learned to become more patient. The class is 6 hours long. I did not think...
mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires” (William Arthur War). Teaching is more than a profession; it is about being full time parents to the students. Students spend most of their hours with teachers, thus when you are a teacher, you...
Running head: MY PERSONAL CLASSROOM
My Personal Classroom Management Plan
Grand Canyon University: EDU-536
June 12, 2012
The objective of this paper is to present my personal ideas on how to have effective classroom management. To run an effective classroom...
call me “teacher”, I never really understood the real meaning of it. Teaching for me was just like doing any other job but what I didn’t realize was that it meant much more than I had imagined. It was Teddy who changed this for me. Teddy Stallard was not like the other boys when he came to my class. He looked...
Standing outside the door, the gateway, to the class that we hate so much. The teacher pushes past us, hastily making his way to open the door. Fiddling with the keys for a few seconds, he succeeds in finding the right one. Jamming the key into the lock on the door, he kicks the door open...
of teaching vocabulary are not at all going to disappear in the nearest future, there is a clear tendency among active and highly-motivated teachers to use at class more creative and up-to-date lexis learning techniques, which involve into the process students’ imagination, emotional response as well as...
has already stated my name is _______and I am the 2nd speaker of the affirmative team. The topic for this debate is "Large Class sizes have a negative impact on Student Learning" I along with my team thoroughly agree with this topic. Today I will be discussing with you how larger class sizes mean that there...
Describe what your role, responsibilities and boundaries would be as a teacher in terms of the teaching/training cycle (300-500 words).
My role as a teacher in the lifelong learning sector is to share my knowledge and experience of the chosen subject matter onto the students that I teach and...
being a teacher was the brightly colored bulletin boards, the smell of freshly sharpened pencils, the Crayola Crayons, and the endless supply of organized office supplies neatly placed on the teacher’s desk. I spent countless summers of my childhood assisting my mother, a third grade teacher, with the...
“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 because...
What I Have Learn When I Become A Teacher
As a go along with my Diploma in Teaching, I keep in mind that this isn't the most financially rewarding path I can take, but if I’ve got the "right stuff," teaching can be the most personally rewarding path of all. Although all about it seems to be new to...
ESL 05 Make your ESL teacher happy
Paragraph 1: Format!
The first way to write a successful in-class essay is to consider the formatting. The teacher does not want any stress when she reads your essay, so make it look nice! First be sure to write your name and the page number on each page, and...
My First Impression on Teaching and the Reality of Teaching
In This assignment, I will compare and contrast my prior impression of teaching as my professional career with the reality of my experiences in my classroom and my school community. Impressively I will state how they are similar and different...
The five qualities of a good teacher I believe are as follows: Motivating Approaches things with variety Knowledge of subject matter Well organized Enjoys and respects young people ` Personally, I feel when a teacher comes to class and all he/she does is literally “read”...
management is one of the most important aspects for beginning teachers to address within their classrooms. Creating a supportive learning environment where all students feel capable of learning and comfortable is one of the best things a teacher can do in their classroom. Through the past few semesters...
September, 04, 2012
My first day fresh and new to college wasn’t anything like I expected.
I woke up differently than any other morning, I felt anxious and sick, and getting ready was extremely hard I kept feeling as if I was forgetting something. I had to adjust right away to walking to the subway...
important part of my life beginning with my family
and it has evolved to become important to me as an individual. I began my educational
career in Belton, Missouri just outside of Kansas City. It was a very rural area not very
rich with culture, just your basic Midwestern town. My very first memory...
greatest joy is seeing his/her students have success." These are the first words that came out of the mouth of Mr. James Glennon on the first day of class. A man who can be considered ancient, with his white hair and thick rectangular glasses stood in front of the classroom with a commanding presence....
ESSAY: Children should take in to traditional class/ online class. Which you prefer?
Choosing type of class has attracted much social concern. Different students possess different reasons for their different choices between trational class and online class. From my perspective, I am in favor of the former...
Assignment 1: Task 4
As a teacher I believe that establishing and applying an organised set of ground rules is vital in order to achieve control and discipline over a group of learners. It is important to organise the class in a way that would help them to establish their own set of...
Qualities of a Good Teacher
There are so many wonderful professions in the world, such as doctors, lawyers, astronauts, pilots and so forth, but for some reason, I have had a passion about becoming a teacher ever since I went to school. I strongly believe that teachers are the ones who instruct us...
Exploring My Philosophy of Education
Everyday we strive to do what we can to better ourselves in the world. Rather it’s through school, work, organizations, and etc. When I become a teacher, I plan to better my students, the classroom environment, and as well as...
My best teacher I ever had was Mrs. Kim San. She has taught in Sontor Mok Secondary School for many years. I used to study with her at seventh grade. She was tall, slim, and she had long black hair. She usually used to wear shirt and trousers. Sometime, she was wearing a beautiful dress at a special...
was my first day at Delta College. I have heard some say that their first day of college was full of excitement, but for me it was completely new experience. My first day in Delta College was a memorable experience due to three reasons: I was exposed to the new environment, I met new teachers, and I...
My name is Fredy, I'm 19 years old; I just turned 19 on February 22nd. I live in Los Angeles, CA with my family. I was born in Mexico; I have two brothers, and two sisters. I attended Magnolia Ave Elementary, which is located on 1626 South Orchard Ave. I started on 4th grade, but it was pretty hard to...
which is actually not one of my native personality traits. I was born in Singapore. I had some family who lived in the neighboring countries, which are Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia. Because of my schooling, I happened to live with them in Malaysia and Singapore during my school years. The school’s...
Eyes full of anger, face flustered with intense confusion, she screamed, “Rayburn! What do you think you are doing?”
“I’m claiming this for myself.” I jokingly said with a mischievous grin. I knew beforehand that she would be angry, but I didn’t care I just wanted to see her reaction...
What are some important qualities of a good school teacher? Use specific details and examples to explain why these qualities are important.
Teaching is a very noble profession. God sent His messengers on earth to teach peace, humanity & care to mankind. Hence we can say that teaching and learning...
Essay II, draft 3
It was not until my junior year of high school that I started really caring about my schoolwork. I was very determined to raise my grade point average and start applying myself. I started out thinking that my junior year was going to be like any other year: boring...
My most memorable educational experience
When I look back on my school years a lot of great things come up to my memory. In my school in Belarus we had wonderful teachers. Most of them were well- qualified professionals, who cared...
My first day at college is an important event of my life. To me it is an unforgettable day. During my school days. I had a glimpse of college life from my elder brothers and sister. I was most curiously awaiting the day when I would start my college life. I thought that the college life would offer...
MY PHILOSPHY OF EDUCATION
EARLY FIELD EXPERIENCE
November 06, 2007.
My Philosophy of Education
I believe the goal of education is to enable students to grow into productive and compassionate members of society. I want my students to become people who can contribute their skills...
There are some inspiring teachers in my life. But the one whom I am going to tell you is really a great teacher for me. His name is William Sharikov. He was a short man, was like 5.1, he wore thick glasses...
AP United States History
2 March 2014
Lies My Teacher Told Me, exposes many lies and/or misconceptions that different history textbooks teach to the students of America in the first six chapters.
Chapter one is written with a focus on what Loewen refers to as...
The student teacher establishes a routine that students understand and respect. Activities reflect careful thought, take into account student developmental levels, learning styles and diversity, and create situations in which students construct knowledge. The student teacher exhibits respect and consideration...
Student Rights and Teacher Responsibilities
Student Rights and Teacher Responsibilities
The rights of students and the responsibilities of a teacher affect each other, and both are of equal importance. On school field trips, students’ rights and teachers’ responsibilities directly come into play...
“Role of a teacher in the education”
There is one old saying that, “what you are today depends on what you have learned in past”. Your education has a very important role in your mental and physical development. So it is very crucial to have a proper...
grateful I am to you. This letter is long overdue, but I hope that my thoughts in some way express my gratitude to you for your dedication in teaching and nurturing my young mind. I thank you for the exceptional role you have had in my life when I was your student and for the influence you continue to...
The Best Teacher
There are many types of folks in this world and many types of teacher too. Therefore, there are many qualities that good teachers have and makes them to be the best teacher. Then Have you ever had the best teacher? You might have had the one who is able to change his...
thought it was miserable, and some of them just doing time. Going back to memorize my high school experience, even if it’s long time ago, I still remember vividly and I will not forget it forever. That’s the best time for me in my whole life, although there’s not always about happiness.
I’d like to introduce...
is part of a life-long learning process. For effective teaching, teachers must be good learners. This certificate program in college teaching provided me with many opportunities to think about my teaching career. In this section of my teaching ePortfolio, I will answer several questions regarding teaching...
A Favorite Teacher or Professor
Throughout my academic career, I have come across many teachers and lecturers who guided me in various subjects of my study. I could learn different things about professional and social life from them. Among all teachers, Mr. Kamran Karimlou is my favorite professor...