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    Racial Achievement Gap in the United States

    The racial achievement gap in the United States is the educational disparities between various ethnic groups. It is more manifests in African-America and Hispanic. These ethnic groups happen because students of those race are more likely to receive low grade in school, on their standardize test, even drop out of high school and is less […] More

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    Does Homework Increase Student Achievement?

    Introduction Homework is a very complex topic and a source of great discussion. Support for homework has ebbed and flowed over the last century. Some have argued that the burden of homework causes significant family stress–including parent-child conflict, reduced family leisure time, and overly tired children. (Kralovec & Buell, 2000). Others have argued that homework […] More

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    Greatest Achievement

    For nearly every performer or speaker, stage fright is a very common state of mind. Standing on stage in front of many people and not flinching is a great feat for anyone. I have had a few encounters with class presentations and speeches. To present in front of my classmates scared me and the mere […] More

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    Using comics to increase writing achievement

    Abstract This paper will focus on a Classroom Action Research Project performed at an elementary school with a group of seven 5th grade English as a Second Language students. The project involved using cartoon comic strips to both motivate ESL students to write and also to see if a non-traditional approach to teaching writing will […] More