Personal Responsibility Essay Foundations for General Education and Professional Success/200 04/1/2013 Joseph Trimarche What would be considered the personal responsibility of a successful student? Dictionary.com defines responsibility as “the state or fact of being responsible, answerable, or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management” (Dictionary.com Unabridged. 2013), but what would be consider as “within one’s power” or control? As a student, he or she can find themselves piled with the burdens of class, schedules, and deadlines that must be met in order to remain as a student. This can be very daunting, for very few have actually taken steps to ensure that they will become successful during their trials and tribulations of student life.
North was probably one of the best schools I could have ever transferred to because there acceptance of everyone is outstanding. See when you are a transfer student you have to come into the school to have a school tour. This school tour usually is scheduled at the end of an hour right before A lunch so you can see the halls during passing time, but also still get to see the students in action in their classes. So I was walking with principle at the time Rick Jones and my mother. I just remembering walking into one of the crazy connected art classes, wondering why they were set up like that, and seeing frantic students banging on metal.
Learning Team Reflection Regenal B. Smith, La Quandria Murray, Candice Lilly, Brittnay Roche' QBR/501 July 26, 2012 Dr. Susan Layton Learning Team Reflection La Quandria believed she did a good job on this week learning. It was much easier to understand than the previous weeks. La Quandria would like to review Week three assignments, she feels a little better about graphing. One thing she learned in the last class period was she may not have had such a difficult time if she had graphing paper. She plans to purchase some this weekend to assist her with more accurate graphs.
In Patrick O’Malley’s essay “More Testing, More Learning”, he claims that the only way to improve students’ learning is frequently test. Malley knows that many college professors only use midterms and finals to judging students abilities. As a result, many students feel stressful about the test, and they fail the test. So Malley proposes that professors need to give more frequent brief exams. In this way, students would learn more efficiently, study more regularly, and have less anxiety.
In every test or quiz given to them, they get mastery or above on them because they study and read over their notes every night. They encourage and empower me to renew my commitment to my education. Whenever I don’t feel motivated or just feel like giving up, I think of them and remind myself that they didn’t reach that level naturally or because they are geniuses. They reached that level because they took advantage from the beginning and practiced good study habits so the information stuck to them. And so in short, they worked hard for it and put effort into it.
The search begins with his desire to attend college. Education represented on opportunity to escape ignorance and poverty. The ability to attend the Negro college comes to him through hard work. As valedictorian of his high school class he receives a scholarship. He idolizes, Dr. Bledsoe, the president of the Negro College.
Classroom Management, Engagement, & Motivation: Task 1 Ms. Smith’s homework policy applies the principles of best practices in positive social interaction by being clear in her expectations and allowing opportunity for communication and feedback. Ms. Smith’s homework policy promotes positive social interaction between herself and the student when she verbally explains her policy at the beginning of every year. She is clear with her expectations and reinforces them throughout the year. Sending a copy of the policy home to the parents and providing the student with their own copy promotes student-parent interaction as well as parent-teacher interaction. Ms. Smith encourages interaction when students fail to pickup graded homework assignments and need to ask for them after class.
You must carefully do your schedule so that you will not be absent a lot. Thirdly, when school begins and your classes start you must be on time, be careful not to miss a lot of days because it is real easy to fall behind. It class that you attend will give you a syllabus, on this syllabus will be a list of things that you will need for that specific class. It is very important that you get all the materials that you need for each class. There is a lot of work and reading while attending college.
In the article “Fear of Heights: Teachers, Parents, and Students are Wary of Achievement.” Author Bob Chase, who is president of the National Education Association pointed that teachers and parents should more worried about the students who involved in many extracurricular activities after school. He called these students are the “C” students. We know in all of the school teachers like the “A” students because they concentrate in class, serious write notes and review, all of the test result are also very good. Instead, the “C” students very busy every day. Since they into the class, they don't stop talking, send messages and also have a lot of function in school clubs.
Chelsea Malone Dr. Watkins Daniel Bruno's Entitlement Education essay is quite true. There's a difference between passing your class while actually understanding, and passing without truly understanding. You see it all the time. I often find myself jealous of those who can study right before a test and pass, and yet I can't. How do they do it?