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American children

After comparing the opening of ‘Lord Of The Flies’, by William Golding with the opening of the film’s adaptation, I discovered similarities and differences between the two. This is understandable considering the novel was written during the fifties while its visual interpretation was made during the nineties. Both genres will have different target audiences. The […]

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Dreams of Knowledge

Everybody has a nightmare at least once in their life. The majority of people who have nightmares are children between the ages of three and four, or seven and eight. Adults are less common to have nightmares. About 5 to 10 % of adults have nightmares once a month or frequently. Nightmares in adults are […]

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Children and Young People in Public Care – The Silent Army?

At any one time there are around 64,000 children who are in public care or ‘looked after’, with just over 24,000 (40%) under the age of ten. According to Igen Leeds Careers, a non-profit making partnership company the national figures show there are 54 per 1,000 children in care under the age of eighteen. This […]

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Death education with Y4

  These require children to communicate their own ideas and views, to use their imagination to identify with other people’s experiences and feelings and to now where support can be obtained for themselves or their family and friends. In addition it has drawn on the SEAL unit on Changes (DfES 2005) which identifies the need […]

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Children’s Academic Achievement

Educational reform has been on a roller coaster ride during the last 30years. Sounds of alarm are heard at each succeeding decade; obituaries have been written about failed attempts, and the political battles over whose vision is right for America’s public education system still wages with no end in sight. Privatization, national standards, and high […]

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Care and support children

Keep children on task. TA must know how to support the children to stay on task and concentrate. If children have difficulties or get frustrated, TA teaching assistant should report to the classroom teacher. (P7) Adapt work where it is necessary – TA must be aware of children’s special education needs and adapt work where […]

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The children and the amount of time

Gripping the playstation console too tightly and pushing the buttons furiously can cause a skin disorder marked by painful lumps on palms. This article basically talks about the negative impacts of addiction to video games and playstations on health. Sony is a company that manufactures the playstation and spokesmen from the company agree to this […]

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Should parents be allowed to smack their children?

In recent years public opinion on physical punishment has changed dramatically. Fifty years ago corporal punishment was common in schools. Now it is virtually non-existent. Corporal punishment is not considered acceptable elsewhere, such as within the army or the police. The sole place physical punishment is found legally today is with parents smacking their children. […]

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Informal Carers And Their Influence On Children

Informal carers are people who look after others without the framework of an organisation, professional work and aren’t being paid. There are many people who need social care and support, but cannot afford to buy services from the private sectors, so these people would seek informal care and support from relatives, friends and neighbours. The […]

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