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Comparing Family in Breathing Lessons, Homesick Restaurant, and Accidental Tourist

- Family Instability in Breathing Lessons, Homesick Restaurant, and Accidental Tourist          The perfect, suburban family has become a prominant theme and stereotype in American culture.  Families from the works of Anne Tyler represent the exact opposite of this cultural stereotype.  None of Tyler's novels contain families with faithful, domestic wives, breadwinning husbands, and 2.3 well-behaved, perfect children.  Tyler kills this misconcieved stereotype in Breathing Lessons, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, and The Accidental Tourist.  Anne Tyler grew up with her parents on a series of experimental communes, so she developed a different perception of family life.  She observes dome...   [tags: compare and contrast essay examples]

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Analysis of “The Moon: Cold, Wet, and Breathing.”

- Analysis of “The Moon: Cold, Wet, and Breathing.” The article “Top 100 Stories of 2009 #16: The Moon: Cold, Wet, and Breathing” from DiscoveryMagazine.com discusses the LCROSS mission of 2009. This is a Moon mission conducted to search for the presence of water (Barone 2009). The mission is an important part of the ultimate goal of visiting the Moon and establishing a Moon base (NASA 2005). The article is written to expand upon what occurred during the LCROSS mission (Barone 2009). LCROSS stands for Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Spacecraft....   [tags: Astronomy]

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Leadership Lessons in Famous Literature

- Leadership can be defined as the ability of a superior to influence the behavior of a minor or group and persuade them to follow a particular course of action. A leader sets a course of action and ensures that everyone follows the action. Leading can apply to leading oneself, other individuals, groups, organizations and societies. The nature of how leading is done depends on the framework of the situation, one's point of view, and on the nature and needs of those involved. While leadership is learned, the skills and knowledge processed by the leader are influenced by their traits, such as beliefs, values, ethics, and most importantly character....   [tags: Beowulf, Oedipus The King, Antigone]

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Lessons to be Learned in the Harry Potter Books

- Imagine a world where extraordinary things become ordinary. Where fire-breathing dragons roam the land, people can turn themselves invisible, and ordinarily laborious tasks are completed with a flick of the wrist. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling paints a vibrant picture of this magical world. Although it may seem like the book is full of fantasy, there are many lessons that the reader is taught as he or she journeys with the main characters. To begin, one lesson recurs throughout the entire story: Never give up....   [tags: term paper, J.K. Rowling, morals, ]

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Leadership Lessons From Beowulf and Oedipus

- Leadership can be defined as the ability of a superior to influence the behavior of a minor or group and persuade them to follow a particular course of action. A leader sets a course of action and ensures that everyone follows the action. Leading can apply to leading oneself, other individuals, groups, organizations and societies. The nature of how leading is done depends on the framework of the situation, one's point of view, and on the nature and needs of those involved. While leadership is learned, the skills and knowledge processed by the leader are influenced by their traits, such as beliefs, values, ethics, and most importantly character....   [tags: Beowulf, Oedipus The King, Antigone]

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Lessons From Frankenstein: The Dangers of Toying With Science

- For mankind, the basic, most general use of technology, is to assist people in solving problems. Over the last several decades, the rate of technological progress has skyrocketed with the emergence of new and innovative discoveries. There is much promising research currently taking place, some that hold high risks despite the heavy rewards. For example, scientists have been cloning cells and tissues for years, and although the idea of cloning another human may seem fantastical, that possibility is well within grasp....   [tags: Scientific Research ]

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Summary of the Fear of Breathing by Lafferty, Sherlock and Wood

- Each new morn.New widows howl, new orphans cry, new sorrows strike heaven on the face (qtd in Lawson, Sandra. 2013) In the eighty-five pages play, Lafferty, Sherlock, and Wood exert their utmost effort to document, organize, and reconstruct a collage of verbatim testimonies, reports, and interviews eyewitnesses of the Syrian Revolution .The interviews were conducted by Laffery in collaboration with veteran war correspondents: Sherlock and Wood. Lafferty and colleagues conducted interviews incognito with ordinary people, activists, businesspersons, defectors, Free Syrian Army soldiers, and medical staff....   [tags: Fear of Breathing Essays]

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Rationale of Lessons

- The theme of the three lessons that were taught was ‘animals’. One reason for this choice was that the class had this as their topic during the previous term and enjoyed learning about them; during block placement the class were also scheduled for a trip to the zoo and so this theme slotted agreeably into the children’s learning. For the English lesson the stimulus was the picture storybook ‘The Tiger Who Came To Tea’ by Judith Kerr – this was chosen not only because it went with the t0heme but because there were an abundance of opportunities that could be derived from it; it is also renowned for being a popular storybook for children, it is currently rated 4.9/5 stars from Waterstones, as w...   [tags: Teaching, Learning, Lessons, Animals, Schools]

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Letter to an English Major: Austen’s Legacy of Life Lessons

- Dearest English major fellow, “For Austen, life, liker her novel, is a continual process of reading and rereading.” (23). There are billions of ideas out there: millions are published, few are memorable. Jane Austen’s novels are, without doubt, amongst the few that hold precious kernels of truths and observations concerning human nature, reading oneself, and reading others. Why is that so important. Well, as Austen shows us through numerous examples and counterexamples, self examination, reflection, and reading others are key towards happiness, fulfillment, and healthy relationships....   [tags: lessons, happiness, relationship]

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My Breaching Experiment On Social Norms

- ... There is several different reactions that I could possible get out of breaking this norm. Some people could be fine with it, others might be rude and some might just have the audacity to ask me to sit somewhere else. My prediction is that I believe most people are going to move themselves, even if it 's just one seat over so they 're not sitting directly next to me. I decided to break this norm three times in one day and Carmike Cinemas on Airport Road. The three victims I choose were a white middle aged woman, white old man, and a teenage couple....   [tags: Sociology, Anomie, Breaching experiment, Norm]

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The Breathing Method by Stephen King

- In the novella the Breathing Method by Stephen King, the character David Adley is telling the story of his first time going to this club. At this club located at 249B East Thirty-fifth Street there are a lot of unusual happenings; unusual people, places and objects which are unrealistic. David witnesses the decapitation of Sandra Stansfield and the birth of her child because this experience of trauma he creates a fictitious world to cope, in this world he imagines he goes to the club to escape but he can never truly escape and is reminded in his own happy place what has happened to Sandra....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Character Development]

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The Book, Breathing, By Tim Z

- ... After the predicament, Tlaloc and the old guy who resembles as Loc’s grandpa started to have a conversation about a time when he was a kid picking up pearls at a pond and not knowing what it was but eventually made a fortune out of it. By the time Tlaloc reached Forty Acres, it was late afternoon where he saw the Cesar’s family huddled up in front of the crowd. By time the Cesar’s family left, it was Loc’s turn to look at the coffin which is described as a plain basic coffin like everyone else....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Mother, Form of the Good]

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Light Breathing, By Ivan Bunin

- ... For Olya, losing her innocence like this may as well be dying. Society no longer views her as having any value, or even deserving to live, so with the loss of innocence comes loss of life. Olya cannot live if she is dead inside and she believes that she has only “one way out” (Bunin 63). However, Olya tries two different methods to cope with her rape. In order to endure her loss of innocence, Olya acts how she expects a woman to act. This change may come from two different places of motivation....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Woman, Ivan Bunin]

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Quiet Breathing and Asthma

- Normal inspiration and expiration, also known as quiet breathing, is the type of breathing that occurs when a person is in a state of rest (McKinley, 2013). Pressure variations between the atmosphere and the thoracic cavity are produced by changes in lung volume (McKinley, 2013). Boyle’s law describes the inverse relationship between the pressure of a gas and the volume of a container (McKinley, 2013). Asthma is one of many conditions that can affect the pressure gradient in the lungs and cause problems with breathing....   [tags: Lungs, Pressure, Atmosphere]

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Lessons Learned From the Massacre at Wounded Knee

- Introduction The massacre at Wounded Knee was the last action in a long and bloody war that pitted Native American Indians against U.S Military forces. For roughly 300 years the two sides had been in constant conflict across America in a battle for land, resources, and ultimately; freedom. This final massacre solidified the American hold on the west and closed the final chapter on a way of life that can never be brought back. Lakota Indians, having learned of the death of Sitting Bull started to move towards Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in hopes of finding protection from Red Cloud....   [tags: Lessons from the Indian Wars]

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Jesus As A Teacher Of The Law And Moral Lessons

- Lord. Savior. Redeemer. These are the first words to come to our mind to describe the role of Jesus Christ. But, Jesus is also a teacher. During Jesus’ time, there were many teachers who used to teach Jewish law. They were called Rabbi, meaning ‘teacher’ in Hebrew. Jesus Christ was also considered a Rabbi, but instead, he taught the law of God. However, Jesus was not a simple teacher of the law. Since the first moment he started teaching, he grabbed the attention of the people that were listening to him....   [tags: Teacher, Lesson plan, Education, School]

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Submarines: Breathing Underwater

- ... just like a barrel, they used iron hopes to hold them together and sealed joined with tar to keep the water out. A tank sits below the operator. When he pumps it with the sea water the craft sinks. Hidden underwater operator now sits in his own bubble of air. It’s the world first war submarine. They call it the turtle. The submarine was powered by human by using its pedal. It was very cramped inside with very little air. The chaps of the submarine was powered by his own muscles power both up and down by using pedals....   [tags: manoeuvrabilltity, british navy]

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Planning Lessons For Teachers Can Be Crucial

- Planning lessons for teachers can be crucial. There always has to be time set aside to plan things out. A lesson can’t be taught successfully without earlier preparation. It’s like walking into a negative situation blind. There are always some steps before teaching the students the lesson. This where unit plans come into play. They help to prepare the teacher to effectively teach the lesson to where students understand and obtain the information that is being provided. They also help to keep track of what did and didn’t work for that specific lesson....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Lesson plan, Teaching]

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Lessons from The Piano Lesson by August Wilson

- What should one do with their legacy, and how should it be put to use. In the play “The Piano Lesson”, the Charles' family faces this question, and struggles to find the answer. The family’s legacy is in the form of a piano. On the piano are carvings of their ancestors. The two main characters that are having a conflict over the piano are Berniece and Boy Willie. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano so he can add the proceeds of the sale to the proceeds of selling watermelon’s and buy some land from “Sutter”....   [tags: The Piano Lesson Analysis]

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A Detailed Lesson Plan And Flow Chart For Follow On Lessons

- The detailed lesson plan and flow chart for follow on lessons, outline the teaching of measurement using the metre and the centimetre for year three students. The aim of the teaching sequence is that students are offered learning that will guide them through the construction of their own understanding of measurement and how to competently measure. Ensuring Engagement Key to any pedagogical practice is engaging the students in order to inspire learning (Peters & Le Cornu, 2006.). Regardless of the student’s age, if they are not engaged with their learning, construction of their understanding is not going to be as successful as if that engagement did occur (Jeanneret, et al, 2006.)....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Teaching, Lesson plan]

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Lessons : Lessons About Love

- ... Something that I would eventually have no control over. An overused word: Dating. Only one thing stood before me and Cameron. A boyfriend. Thus began my journey to achieve my goals. After many months of talking and receiving hell for what was to come, they eventually broke up during a school trip to Florida. Her sisters were giving her hell, yelling at her. That’s when the lessons first started. I moved to comfort her, we strayed from the rest of the group, just to talk. The trip ended on a somewhat sad note....   [tags: Love, Debut albums, 2007 singles, 2009 singles]

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Learners' Response to a Lesson

- INTRODUCTION The aim of this assignment is to describe and evaluate the learners’ responses to a lesson taught to twenty-seven students in eighth grade in Gimnasio Iragua whose average age is 13-14 years. Most of the students like getting involved in activities that foster competition or collaborative work. They also like getting involved in guessing and predicting activities in which they have to communicate to each other using the language. Regarding their oral proficiency, most of the students have an average fluency but still require improving their accuracy....   [tags: Lessons, Teaching, Eighth Grade]

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The Mechanism and Regulation of Breathing

- The Mechanism and Regulation of Breathing Breathing is an involuntary movement that is controlled by the medulla, which is part of the hind brain. Air is sucked into the lungs by an active process called inspiration. The external intercostals muscle contract and the internal intercostals muscle relax this causes the ribs to be drawn upwards and outwards. While this is happening the diaphragm muscles contracts and pushes down towards the abdomen. The lungs are made to expand because the pleural surfaces of the lungs are attached to the pleural on the chest wall; this increases the volume of the air spaces and drops the air pressure in the lungs so that air rushe...   [tags: Free Essays]

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Effects of Exercise on Breathing Rate

- Effects of Exercise on Breathing Rate Explain what you have discovered about the sonnet form from your reading of three of the following poems: 'After Death', 'Youth Gone, Beauty Gone', 'Two Pursuits', 'Endurance' and 'Remember'- Do you think the content of these poems is well suited to the sonnet from. The three poems I have chosen are 'After Death', 'Youth Gone, Beauty Gone' and 'Remember'. I have chosen 'After Death' and 'Remember' because they give very different, unstereotypical ideas about death, and 'Youth Gone, Beauty Gone' ties in with these because it is referring to growing old....   [tags: Exercise Physiology]

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Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn

- Summary: Breathing Underwater is about an teenage boy at the age of 16 who is in love with his girlfriend, but does not really know how to treat her right. He claimed to have loved his girlfriend a lot and often did not listen to what he has to say about things and disagrees with her which causes him to get angry. One day he had gotten very angry and had slapped her, not knowing what had got into him he apologized for his behaviour and said never to do it again. But the day of the talent show he had told her not to sing because people would laugh at her and he did not want her to display herself up on stage singing to everyone....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Breathing Forces of The Mexican Revolution: The Coahuila Manifestation

- Spiritualism, a philosophical doctrine that believes in communicating and seeking the spiritual world for guidance in the real world. Manuel Sarábia a spiritist that predicted the overthrow of Porfirio Díaz at about the time that he and fellow conspirators were captured and executed. The exploration of economic, political and social forces that structured the Mexican Revolution in the State of Coahuila in the 1800s and how the spirit of reformation is an ongoing process taking place in present day....   [tags: Literary Review]

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The Body 's Main Control System For Breathing

- ... “Respiratory_Anatomy.”). As the bronchi’s goes further into the lungs it is branches off into subdivisions, the “…smallest subdivisions of the bronchial tubes are called bronchiole, at the end of which are the air sacs or alveoli.” (“How Lungs Work." American Lung Association.). Gas exchange occurs between the alveoli and capillaries. During the gas exchange, oxygen is taken out of the alveoli by red blood cells to circulate through out the body, while carbon dioxide is bought to the alveoli to be reabsorbed and then later exhaled (“How Lungs Work." American Lung Association.)....   [tags: Respiratory physiology, Lung, Lung volumes]

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What Are We Breathing?

- Poor air quality is the culprit for the consequences that are being suffered by many human and plant communities. Air pollution, smog, or acid rain; it may be called whatever you like, it is the effects that it is causing that are important. Although many people associate smog with Los Angeles, it is not the only area that has been effected by poor air quality. Many national parks, aquatic systems, and other populated areas are showing major signs of air pollution. "A large pollution study revealed that when smog increases in the Los Angeles Basin area, there is a big jump in the number of people hospitalized for lung and heart problems (Dreher 1998)." The effects of air poll...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Just Breathing

- Just Breathing Ill-timed encounters with torment and death will always leave one behind as a reflective and thought full individual. “Just Breathing”, which was published in 1997 in the book “Sex, Drugs, Rock’n’Roll: Stories to end the century“, deals with a woman who feels, that she has changed after a strange meeting with the woman Magde. This essay contains an analysis and an interpretation of Nina and the function Madge has in Nina’s life. The story begins quite sudden because the reader is practically thrown into the story and the characters aren’t introduced....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lessons of Life

- All through life, we experience various occasions when decision-making become necessary. A number of them present themselves in difficult forms and at crucial points. Most of the verdict we take will eventually figure and describe our track of lives. These are what we refer to as lessons of life. Choices never present themselves in an easy way. In some instance we are always forced to pay a price to achieve something. This implies that we are trading for an outcome we are seeking. Period, actions and situation can help us learn a lot about our environment, ourselves and people in general....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Lessons in Leadership

- Lessons in Leadership Applying Leadership Principals has been a quest to discover what the nature of being a leader really is. Leadership can come in all shapes and at many different levels within an organization. “Naturally born leaders are rare. It takes hard work to learn how to lead effectively (Amter, 2012).” More often what is encountered is poor leadership and examples of what not to do in a leadership role within organizations. These failures can be devastating on people and organizations....   [tags: managers, good leadership, active listening]

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Should The Terminally Ill Patients or their Family Seek Assistance in Taking their Own Lives?

- ... As suggested by Budinger and Mutlu (2013) “oxygen therapy is lifesaving, it may be associated with deleterious effects when administered for prolonged periods at high concentrations” The toxic effect of excess oxygen on tissue cells is widely known. It was initially assumed that the side effect of hyperoxia caused by prolonged high dose oxygen therapy was an admissible side effect in order to prevent hypoxia. However in a study investigating the safety profile of hyperoxia during oxygen therapy in over 36,000 intensive care admissions in The Netherlands, Fodden and Gibbson (2013) saw trends which demonstrated that both hypoxia and hyperoxia were independently associated with higher morta...   [tags: ethics, breathing, breathing therapy]

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The Effectiveness of Deep-Breathing Exercises After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

- The purpose of this evidence-based nursing practice paper is to discuss the effectiveness of deep-breathing exercises in the care of a patient who is recently postoperative a coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). It will also critique two professional research studies on this topic, and will answer three essential questions about each study. What are the results of the study. Are the results of the study valid. How are the findings clinically relevant to this patient. The patient, who will be referred to as Mr....   [tags: Health]

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A Study On How Breathing, Phonation And Articulation Work Together With Appropriate Vocabulary

- Firstly, we begin with stuttering/stammering. We start by exploring talking and normal speech with the clinician and client. During this the clinician first explained how breathing, phonation and articulation work together with appropriate vocabulary. Once the client understands, the clinician asks the client to explain this process back. For instance, one client talks about how everybody has speech helpers. These speech helpers are the lungs, which need air in order to talk, the voice box, which is located in our throat, and our lips and tongue in order to produce the words we want....   [tags: Stuttering, Cluttering, Dyslexia, Sentence]

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Lessons for the Management of Financial Institutions

- 1. The Global Financial Crisis As with any war, crisis or other historical event, the most important thing to do is to learn from it and ensure history isn’t repeated. The global financial crisis of 2007/8 has provided those who seek, with many well worth lessons to be learnt. The four most important of these lessons are discussed in detail in this report, as they relate to various key stakeholders in financial institutions. In the past two years the financial sector has witnessed many high profile corporate bankruptcies and hundreds more smaller insolvencies....   [tags: Economics]

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Key Lessons to Consider in a Negotiation

- Participating in the scenario about drug testing in the workplace provided some key lessons to consider in a negotiation. Those lessons have influenced the way I approach a negotiation and altered the how I look at conflict in the workplace. It is important to understand that, while a negotiation framework is important, the structure of a framework can be flexible. In the exercise, a clear framework was constructed prior to the negotiation. Terry, the truck driver, had a positive drug test. He then entered into a meeting with his superior and a counselor in which they would discuss his future at the company....   [tags: Case Analysis]

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Sleeping Lessons By The Shins.the Shins

- The first piece of work i chose for this assignment was a song called Sleeping lessons by The Shins.The Shins are a popular band that is known for their rock sound. Each song has deeps lyrics and leaves the listener with their own interpretation of the song. Many of The Shins songs touch on existential themes. In the song, Sleeping Lessons, the lead singer, James Mercer is encouraging us the listener to take advantage of their free will. He advises to break free from absolute systems or the things that you’re a part of that define who you are....   [tags: Meaning of life, Existentialism, The Shins]

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My Inquiry Science Lesson Lessons

- ... So, overall I believe my lesson plan was well constructed. To begin the lesson I started by telling them we were going to be learning about our sense of hearing. I told them we were going to be listening and looking at a story. I chose "Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?". Instead of reading the book to them I played a video version of the book. Before playing it I gave them the goal to really listen to what they hear. This was one of my favorite parts of the lesson, and I believe was really engaging....   [tags: Sense, Hearing, Perception, Sensory system]

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The Music Of The Choir Lessons

- AFM1404 – PMPS Pop Performance Skills Reflective Learning Journal Choir lesson term 1 The first term of the choir lessons primarily consisted of the entire group learning songs as a choir with bass, tenor and soprano parts. We usually started with a singing warm up using arpeggiated patterns and scales this has helped me alot with my pitching something previously i was unsure about. I think this term of lessons has helped me build a confidence in my singing ability I didn’t previously have which in turn gave me the confidence to sing in front of an audience solo in the pop performance class....   [tags: Performance, Music, Audience, Singing]

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The Lakota Way : Stories And Lessons

- In the book the Lakota way: stories and lessons for living, by Joseph M Marshal III, the virtue of love, the root of all other virtues is the first virtue necessary to living a virtuous life. A life of virtue is lived by putting the needs of others first, allowing oneself to decrease so that all may be given the opportunity to thrive. The decrease of oneself is an act of humility, which cannot be done without a strong virtue of love. Love is the root of all other virtues, it is from love that humility, respect, sacrifice and honor flow....   [tags: Virtue, Ethics, Prudence, Positive psychology]

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Lessons on Managing and Planning Strategically

- Executive Summary - The Article “Lessons on how to Manage and Plan Strategically” covers the process of defin-ing a strategy for an organization. It starts by explaining the differences between effective-ness (doing the right things) and efficiency (doing things right) and shows why a manager should keep the differentiation in mind while developing a strategy. Going along with the definition of strategy as “a plan of actions designed to achieve a particular goal,” the first step of defining a strategy is defining the organizations goal – the mission....   [tags: Business Management]

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Vietnam : Lessons For The Future

- ... Riding the tide of strong anti-Communist sentiments of the public, President Johnson decided in 1965 to escalate our involvement in Vietnam, and in three years, we had more than half a million American troops in Vietnam. Yet no number of troops seemed enough to crush North Vietnamese guerrilla forces. The decision to fight in Vietnam, just like the decision to fight in Korea, pulled us into a long and painful war without a satisfying end. By now, we have lost fifty thousand American soldier but gained little....   [tags: Vietnam War, South Vietnam, Vietnam]

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I Planned And Implemented Lessons

- STANDARD 1: I planned and implemented lessons in all subject areas of first grade. I used the Michigan Common Core First Grade Standards, the Farmington Hills School District curriculum, and the guidelines set in place for the academic year timeline by J.A. Lanigan Elementary School administration. I taught Readers Workshop, Science, Math, Writing, and Social Studies. I also worked on social and thematic lessons with students too. I planned specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, timely, and supportive lessons for all learners....   [tags: Learning styles, Education, Teacher, Student]

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Life Lessons in The "Twilight" Series

- Is true love worth risking everything. That is the question I found myself asking as I began reading Twilight. At first some may chose not to read the books or see the movie because they feel a story based on vampires and werewolves is a little unbelievable. Twilight is about more than fictional characters and that is what attracted my attention to the series. It takes us on a journey of discovering that when true love is amazingly strong one can overcome any battle. Since discovering these series Stephanie Myers the author of Twilight has become such an inspiration to me....   [tags: Literary Themes]

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Lessons Learned: A Decade at War

- MSgt. Charles Halcome’s lecture on “Lessons Learned: A decade at War was very informational and well put together. The PowerPoint had very specific key points and pictures that kept the listener’s attention. The slides had very little written on them so reader would not get bored. MSgt. Halcome was able to explain the different topics in depth without looking at the slides so it showed he really knew what he was talking about. He was able to keep the lecture interesting by sharing personal war stories that related to the Emergency Medical Service....   [tags: Healthcare, War]

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Alice : The Lessons Of Wonderland

- ... However, unlike Susina’s notion that Alice’s changing sizes was her adapting to her environment, Alice seems genuinely distressed by the identity crisis symbolized by her size changes. When conversing with the Caterpillar, Alice says that she is not herself, which she attributes to changing sizes repeatedly, yet he dismisses her concerns (Carroll 40-41). Despite this dismissive tone and attitude, which she encounters in other characters like the Gryphon, Alice continues to talk back to those who want to dominate her, even aggressively disagreeing with the Queen’s nonsensical reasoning....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Victorian era]

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Lessons Learned the Hard Way

- Life is filled with lessons, and often times there are little reminders to keep those lessons in our minds for later use. Sometimes lessons learned in life are learned the hard way, like in Cole’s instance. One of the lessons Cole learned is in order to heal he must first right his wrongs; stop blaming those around him for his problems, and to forgive. To Cole, these were just cliché sayings repeated on and on by others around him who didn’t trust. He always brushed these words aside thinking he could do everything on his own and life only revolved around him....   [tags: blaming, forgive, grudge, spirit, bear]

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The Scouts Teaches Valuable Lessons

- ... The Scout Oath states: on my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; and to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight. Standing beside the Scout Oath is the Scout Law, which states: a Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. These promises instill early acknowledgements that the boys follow throughout their lives, from Scouting, to their place and responsibilities in the world around them....   [tags: Scouting, Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scout, Akela]

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The Lessons of Successful Change

- ... Our department functions in part of the public sector that is in constant development and change. Our new manager knew that "as the rate of change affecting business continues to accelerate, organizations must strive to develop and implement change initiatives" (Weeks, Roberts, Chonko & Jones, 2004, p. 7). With this in mind he began making changes to employee input and to allow employees to be part of the decision-making process. Part of this process was that employees would now start taking charge of projects and they would present their ideas and suggestions on how the department should proceed....   [tags: organizational change, environment]

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My Life Lessons For College

- ... It was a book I could not put down. After this book, I had decided that I really loved reading books like that. After discovering the genre of books I enjoy, I chose Family Jewels by Stuart Woods. This book is about a murder with a twist that involved the ex-husband. This was yet another action packed book that I just could not put down. This was a book about parties, consequences, friends, grief, and dealing with the law. I have noticed that through the books I have read this semester, they all are filled with life lessons....   [tags: High school, Academic term, Personal life]

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Mistakes Made By Lessons Learned

- Mistakes Made, Lessons Learned One of the best things in life is being able to learn so much from a person who is so close to you. I am fortunate enough to have a father who can answer just about any question I have about money. Due to his business degree, he knows exactly what to do when a stressful money situation comes up and I am so grateful that I can always count on his advice to solve any difficulties I am facing. My dad has had many big financial problems thrown at him and somehow he finds a way to get through them all and still makes sure to put money into his savings account....   [tags: Personal life, Happiness, Psychology]

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Curriculum Lessons With Differentiated Instruction

- ... At the start of the lesson students enter the gym and immediately begin to perform stretches in whole group instruction. While students are performing stretches, I usually have some type of muted video playing to give students an idea of what skills they can expect to work on for the day. I find that the videos are a great way to introduce the lesson and increase anticipation for the lesson. An example of a video used is: http://youtu.be/ZpAlOwKu8fg After the warmup period students remain in whole group discussion and the students are given a brief introduction about the lesson and lesson objectives from the teacher....   [tags: Learning, Skill, Table tennis, Skills]

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Procedural Lessons: Children and Mathematics

- Mathematics has become a very large part of society today. From the moment children learn the basic principles of math to the day those children become working members of society, everyone has used mathematics at one point in their life. The crucial time for learning mathematics is during the childhood years when the concepts and principles of mathematics can be processed more easily. However, this time in life is also when the point in a person’s life where information has to be broken down to the very basics, as children don’t have an advanced capacity to understand as adults do....   [tags: teachers, conceptual teaching]

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Learning Lessons from the Holocaust

- The phrase "a lesson to be learned and a tragedy to behold" has been indelibly attached to the Holocaust that to think of it in any other way is thought to insult all those of the Jewish community who lost their lives to the attempted genocide of their race by the Nazi regime. Despite such brevity attached to learning lessons from the Holocaust one must wonder whether the lesson has actually been learned or if people will continue to repeat the mistakes of the past. Angela Merkel, the current German Chancellor, has stated that the German experiment towards multi-culturalism has failed, those who wish to migrate into the country must learn the German way whether it is the language they speak,...   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Lessons Learned On Retail

- ... If you tried to walk away before the conversation ended, you would never hear the end of it. Three hours had passed when I walked out of the office to go help stock in one of the aisles, when I find Crazy Mary talking to a woman about the importance of getting mammograms. All of the sudden she reaches up and places her hands right on the woman 's chest and says, "You gotta get these things checked!" Let 's just say Pixley 's lost another customer to Crazy Mary that day... Lesson Number 2: Think Before you Speak After I left Pixley’s in 2012, I began working at JC Penney’s....   [tags: Customer, Customer service, Walking, Trousers]

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10 Lessons Of Marketing Brilliance

- ... For example, Disney represents the maturity stage with its marketing; it focused on differentiating itself from competitors and maintaining its place in the marketplace. On the other hand, Spotify represents the introduction phase as it is new to the market. By offering the exclusive beta testing, Spotify raised customer interest. Throughout the article, there were different marketing methods. Method had a strong focus on customer conversation. Contagion worked to raise awareness in an interesting way....   [tags: Coca-Cola, The Coca-Cola Company]

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The Challenging Lessons From Videogames

- Nate Cowley Professor Musgrave ENGL 1302-83019 11 February 2015 The Challenging Lessons from Videogames Raising children can be a daunting yet noble task. So many little things have to be considered when taking care of children. Are they eating the right foods. Are they getting enough sleep. Are they learning well. What values will they hold to. How will they approach those values in their day-to-day lives. While those are all important questions, the last two are often forgotten. Those issues are sometimes left alone because they can be extremely challenging....   [tags: Video game, Game, Learning, Play]

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The Lessons of Disney's Movies

- The things we watch and children have a large impact on our adult lives. Whether we realize it or not. And the one constant genre that children have had access to for almost 100 years is Disney. In this paper the affects of the Disney Movies, Snow White, Cinderella, Pocahontas and Tangled, on young girls will be shown. As well as the subtle messages that as children and even sometimes as adults the watchers do not see. As well as how these subtle messages shaped the young girls of that particular decades ideas about life love and people....   [tags: Impact on Children, Secrets]

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Making Music Lessons At School

- ... Throop seceded from Dickson City, and was incorporated as a borough on April 16, 1894. The new borough was named after Dr. Benjamin H. Throop. In 1975, there was a summer long celebration of the centennial of the Borough of Dickson City. The centennial parade was held on August 3, 1975. The Mid-Valley Spartan Band marched in this parade. This band was comprised of students in grades seven through twelve. For this parade, some students who were going to be in sixth grade in September marched with the band....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Secondary school]

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Short Note On Snow Lessons

- ... I told him, “No.” He offered to come right then and take care of it. I protested, “Dad, the plows haven’t been out yet, and the eight-mile drive will be brutal.” He replied, “Find someone to shovel your driveway in the next half hour or I am driving out there.” I hung up the phone and must have looked terrible because my tender-hearted five-year-old son looked at me and asked, “What is wrong, Mommy?” “It is not safe for me to shovel the snow because it is too heavy.” I glumly replied. He looked up at me, his eyes shining a combination of chivalry and excitement and said, “I can do it, Mom!” My heart nearly exploded from a combination of pride and love, mingled with fear....   [tags: Help me, Help, Snow, Thought]

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Physical Activity And Nutrition Lessons

- ... This means that 1 out of 3 people in the world are either overweight or obese. Obesity can cause many problems such as depression, death and difficulty with physical functioning. On the other hand, This problem can be solved in a variety of ways. For instance, schools, families, and the victim itself can reduce the chance of being obese. A way we can help reduce obesity is with the help schools. Since the school is changing the food system, they 're noticing that these students are actually enjoying healthier options....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Binge eating disorder]

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Who Is The For The Non Breaching Party?

- When parties enter into a bilateral contract, that is “an agreement in which the parties exchange promises for each to do something in the future,” each must hold true to his/her promise (Bilateral Contract, n.d.) When is a contract considered fully executed. What happens when one party fails to fully comply with clauses stated in a contract. What recovery is available for the non-breaching party, if fall-out occurs from improper actions of the other party immediately after execution, but before payment is made....   [tags: Contract, Breach of contract, Negotiation]

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The For The Non Breaching Party

- ... Napier might exhibit, which would reflect negatively on PADD, a morality clause was included. The morality clause would allow PADD to cancel the contract at any time due to substandard behavior. Lastly, if Mr. Napier failed to preform, he would be responsible for PADD’s attorney’s fees and costs related to the breach (Williams, 2014). Mr. Napier executed the contract, meaning that he “performed fully as stipulated in the contract document” to a crowd of 800 registered members (Executed Contract, n.d.)....   [tags: Contract, Breach of contract, Negotiation]

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What Parents Need to Know About Asthma

- According to Barnett and Nurmagambetov, from the time period of 2002-2007, 886 children under the age of 15 died due to asthma. Using the 2009 figure for value of an average life of any of those children, the grand total for loss of life in the world for just those 5 years is almost 1.2 billion dollars. (145-152) Child-onset asthma may not be the greatest killer of children to plaque this planet but it is a real and terrifying experience for both children and their parents. Mothers and fathers can fight against this illness but they need to know how to deal with asthma and what to do when an attack happens can help prevent these deaths from happening....   [tags: breathing disorders]

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Music Lessons Improve Life

- Pianos are such amazingly versatile instruments. They can play fast, fun, and exciting songs, all the way down to slow, peaceful, or gloomy songs. Music can make people calm and relaxed, and also get them pumped up and full of energy. The piano produces music that is different from every other instrument. It has a wide range of sound going from low to high and from soft to loud. Put those sounds in combinations and it could produce music. The piano has a large range of music’s available that most everyone is able to find music that they would like....   [tags: instruments, academics, piano, brain, self-esteem]

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Lessons Learned from Band

- I am a band parent. A proud band parent. I was in band many years ago. I had the privilege of being in the Spring/Westfield band program in Houston, Texas. The high school was divided into two separate schools my senior year, and I attended Westfield. The Spring and Westfield band programs both went on to win the ultimate marching band championship - Grand Nationals. I also attended college on a music scholarship. Many of my friends from college are band directors in Texas and other parts of the United States....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Dialogue Essays: Lessons Learned

- Lessons Learned Several days passed by and Ambur woke one morning to find it dark and cloudy. He could sense this day would be a rainy one. So he took his time, fixed some coffee and got breakfast ready for he and Honeysuckle. It wasn’t one of those days where it might shower briefly and then stop. It looked like it was one of those 'all day' rainy days. Honeysuckle asked, “What are you going to do today?” Ambur paused for a second to gather his thoughts and said, “I think I want to take a walk with Lucinda....   [tags: hike, singing, gift]

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The Effect Of A Temperature Increase On The Breathing Rate Of A Locus

- The Effect Of A Temperature Increase On The Breathing Rate Of A Locus Introduction This investigation will attempt to prove, whether or not a change in temperature will affect the respiration rate (and therefore the breathing rate) of a locust. Locusts are 'poikilothermic' and I will be taking this factor into account when predicting the locust's reaction to a temperature change. Preliminary Testing Preliminary tests consisted of a 'mock experiment', a kind of trial run of the real thing....   [tags: Papers]

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Lessons Learned From Tennis

- It is 1:30 AM, Thursday morning; I have finally completed the mid-term project for my Data Structures and Algorithms class. I close my laptop, remove the contact lenses from my eyes and place them in the lens container, turn off the bedroom light, and go to bed. “BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP, BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!” The time is now 5:00 AM. Struggling to open my eyes, I blindly search for the snooze button on my alarm clock. As soon as I hit the snooze button, I hear Caitlin yelling, “Get up Aki. Let’s go....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Beautiful Disasters: Pearl As A Living Breathing Scarlet Letter

- Sometimes beauty is found in places as unexpected as a rosebush growing outside of a prison in a puritan colonial village. Pearl Prynne is an unearthly beautiful child with a wild spirit born under unimaginably sinful conditions, all of which are somehow related to the ideas, actions, and views of others on Hester’s punishment. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, Pearl serves as Hester’s living, breathing Scarlet letter. Pearl evokes the same emotion and reactions from the townspeople, as does the scarlet letter....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lessons That Football Teaches

- Imagine being member of a football team on the field while the crowd is cheering for their favorite team. You are probably wondering, “WOW, I never thought that I will be part of this team.” Football is not for everyone and being part of a football team does not mean that you are going to be in the spotlight. A person can learn much from playing football. Football teaches strength, discipline, and how to be a team player. The most important lesson football teaches is how to be a team player. In football teamwork is the most important because each member is working to achieve the same goal, which is winning....   [tags: Sports]

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Lessons Learned from Gettysburg

- When studying the battle of Gettysburg from the leadership perspective I found the three ingredients of planning, preparation and communication in the correct balance are essential to success. However, in the wrong amounts, they can lead to failure. These elements are the foundation for strong leadership in any organization especially in an educational setting. Throughout the accounts of the events leading to and during the battle both sides at different times had the edge in any one of these three ingredients....   [tags: US History]

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Lessons From Jurassic Park

- Thesis Statement: When Hammond and a portion of his associates thought they were in control, the table's were turned and little did they know, the dinosaurs had gained control of more than just Jurassic Park but their lives as well. When Hammond thought him and his associates had complete control of Jurassic Park, Nedry, who knew how to enter the computer system manually, shuts off the electricity to the whole Park. Nedry was hired by another company to steal the dinosaur embryos. The dinosaurs where not held captive anymore....   [tags: Hammond, dinosaurs]

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he Effect of Gas Exchange on a Locusts' Breathing

- The Effect of Gas Exchange on a Locusts' Breathing Aim- To see the effect of Carbon dioxide on a locusts' ventilation rate. Method- Since the locust was already in the 20cm³ plastic syringe held in a clamp, our first step was to monitor its ventilation movements. By looking at the abdomen, we could clearly see the ventilation movements of the locust, which we counted for thirty seconds. We repeated this three times under normal atmospheric conditions. Our next task was to count the breathing rate again, yet this time under a Carbon dioxide enhanced environment....   [tags: Papers]

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Symbolism and Themes in The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara

- Symbolism and Themes in The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara Toni Cade Bambara wrote the short story, The Lesson, in 1972. The Lesson is considered by the Literary Canon to be a wonderful work of fiction because of its use of language, humanistic theme, symbolism, and non-genre plot. Two essential elements that add to the depth and enhance a reader?s comprehension of The Lesson are Bambara?s use of symbolism and theme. The Lesson takes place in New York?s inner city. The fictional story begins with a group of poor, uneducated, lower class city kids standing in front of a mailbox, preparing themselves for another day of being taught by Mrs....   [tags: Papers Lessons Toni Cade]

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Everlasting Lessons

- American children everywhere are familiar with the tale of Beauty and the Beast. The story has been a part of culture for many years, as are many fairy tales. It is read and told to children not just for entertainment but for the moral lessons it offers. What most people do not realize is that there is more to these stories than just moral values. These hidden messages are a vital part of the culture from which they came from. Most fairy tales have an underlying meaning for people to consider and use the moral to better themselves....   [tags: Movie Analysis]

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The Lessons Address Speak And Listening Standards

- ... The students were to pick out books they normally did not read and write a review for the book for other students visiting the library to read. The second lesson went over a more extensive vocabulary to describe the parts of a fiction book. The students were given a worksheet with elements of the fiction book broken down along with the descriptive words to choose for the book they were reading. Once the words were picked for the book the student was reading they could begin writing their review....   [tags: Literature, Fiction, Literary technique, Satire]

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Creating Lessons At State And National Standards

- Creating lessons is one of the most crucial jobs a teacher has because the elements of each lesson will either help or hinder student’s success. The first step should always be to look at state and national standards because they are the guiding force for education across all content areas. Teachers today need to have an understanding as to how to use the standards to guide their instruction and teaching strategies. Teachers also need to understand scaffolding and how to plan for the use of scaffolding in lessons....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Learning, Teaching]

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The Lessons That I Had Taught At This Week

- ... Some students were not even looking at the PowerPoint at all or responding to my questions I had during my lecture or pop quiz. Additionally, other students needed further remediation of the content in order to answer some of the questions I presented in my pop quizzes. If I could reteach my lessons, I would instead keep my PowerPoint shorter and focus more on showing good examples rather than bad ones. In one of my PowerPoints that covered the topic of thesis statements, I included both good and bad examples of a thesis statement....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Teaching, School]

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The Olympic Math Lessons At High School

- ... Li went to study the policy carefully, then he gathered every member of the Hua Ying school. He explained the policy to the members of the school. He told them that the market still existed, even after the policy is created. And then he assured them that they would continue Hua Ying school even without the Olympic program. Hua Ying school would see this as an opportunity to expand its lessons. The Olympic math program only targeted at the top 3% of the student population, after the incident the courses are being offered in a wider range targeted at the top 30% of the student population....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school, Education]

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