It appears that testing is a waste of time, but in reality, it prepares students for future success. Another question that occurs is: What are students gaining from these different tests each year? Many people debate whether the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is considered to be pointless. Maybe these tests are teaching students accountability and responsibility, two vital tools for success in life. Within in the article, “No Child Left Behind: Test-Obsessed Education Won’t Move Us Ahead” the author, David Marshak, slashes the No Child Left Behind Act.
Dear: National Junior Honor Society Committee I currently represent the “Character” Trait of NJHS by being honest to others and very workable with my fellow peers. Many people rely on me as a very good person to come to in a great time of need. I deeply care for my family and other people. I also listen to others ideas to help improve their idea or to help make it a reality. I will use all of these characteristics to help this organization reach out to people in need.
The conflict perspective is made up of the competitive nature of some humans and also the search for power and wealth. You can see this a lot in today’s sports most of the sports professionals have the completive nature but they also may just want the power and wealth hence why some football and baseball players turn down large sums of money because they feel that they are worth more when really they need to realize they are just entertainers and are only worth what someone is willing to pay. The interactionist perspective is what you see yourself as and what you think other people see you as. If you study sports form this perspective you could look at it like the sports professionals do such sports so they make themselves feel important or feel like they are important to other people. I ran into this a lot when I was in the Marine Corps a lot of the men a women that joined where just doing it so they felt important and had that sense of self-worth to themselves and to others.
In this video, Freeman Hrabowski passionately reaches out for his aim to brighten up the course for the next generation of “young individuals” (TED, 2013). Hrabowski discussed the lack of motivation and shortcomings of current university students. He searched for means of boosting what the students’ wanted to learn that will lead to their success. Hrabowski also says that courage is simply how much a student wants what they do (TED, 2013). With reference to this, if students shy away from attaining greater dreams and goals and argue that they are not bright enough, then that is only an excuse.
Sports have always been viewed as a positive way to develop children and prepare them for life. Sports instill values into kids that are quality life lessons that can set the kids on the right track for their future. Due to the impact that sports can have on a person and their culture, morals, and ethics, the coach-player relationship is extremely important. The coach is the person who instills values into young men and women and can often be the most impactful person in a kid’s life outside of their parents. With that power comes responsibility.
Argumentative Essay: There’s a Reason Why Your Kids Aren’t Playing – They’re Not Good Enough When it comes to kids and sports, there always seems to be a big debate going on. Today’s most asked question is about playing time. Should all of a team’s players get it, or should only the best of the best play? And clearly, when you play to win, you need your best men (or women) to get the job done. Let’s face it, some kids are just better than others.
Sports have always played a major role in my life, and throughout my experiences in them I have learned many valuable life lessons. These experiences, along with these three specific philosophies, have helped shape the nature of how I view coaching and education. It is through the instruction and application of my coaching philosophy that I intend to deliver to my students and student athletes in order that they might learn from them as I have. I believe that these three specific philosophies (Dualism, Pragmatism and Transcendentalism) can help attribute to success not only in sports, but in life as well. Because I strongly believe in these three philosophies, I plan on adapting my coaching and teaching methods around them for my K-12 students and student
What is the truth about youth sports? In this essay I will cover the different opinions and facts of youth sports. As a youth coach, I have gained an increased interest to learn the effects and benefits our youth are implementing at such a young age. As children we played sports for many different reasons. Some of those reasons were because sports are fun and competitive, because our friends played or because of the status that we gained from playing these sports.
The main reason being this generation has changed It has been argued that professional football players are being overpaid for their profession. In this essay I shall be expressing the opinions from both sides of the argument in order for myself to come to a conclusion. The general complaint has derived from the general public's view that only the minority of the money is spent on things other than the players themselves, despite their occupation being one of simplicity and unbeneficial to society when first looked upon. To begin with, I shall overview what effect the pay of these citizens has upon our society if at all. It is apparent that their contribution is worthwhile in the sense that it promotes good business, (due to its appeal across the board; all ages, males and -the ever increasing- female viewers and supporters of the renowned international sport) it provides many job opportunities such as coaches, cleaners, those in the box/ticket office, wardens, first-aid,
I state this because the phrase is more of a way of giving up, rather than being more confident on what you can do to be better than your adversary. “If you can’t beat them, try harder” is what the phrase should be. It is of human nature that most of us do not like to lose for whatever reason, whether it be for academic purposes, sports, video games, etc. If you think about it, life is also a competition because in order to live the life the way you would like, you have to compete with others when applying to a high school or university, and then after that, you compete with others for a job or career since many others are applying as well. When you own a business company, you have to compete with other companies that sell similar products, trying your best to not go out of business.