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Why Education Is Important
Education is essential to succeeding in life today. Education is important because it leads to more job opportunities and a wider choice of jobs. It’s also connected with job satisfaction. It is important because it helps develop new... (more »)
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Too Much Homework, Too Little Time
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It's all over the news: kids are spending a lot of time on homework. And, according to some, it's way too much. With the current emphasis on high-stakes testing, educators are trying to do more with less, which can result in an overabundance of... (more »)
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The Homework Revolution This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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A young girl sits at her desk, reviewing her homework assignments for the evening. English: read three chapters and write a journal response. Math: complete 30 problems, showing all work. Science: do a worksheet, front and back. French: study... (more »)
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MATH
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Math is a ladder. If all steps are followed then the ladder will ascent towards the stars. But if steps are skipped, then its victim plunges into an unforgiving sea of bewilderment and must embark upon the ladder once again. There is no way... (more »)
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It's Finally Here
Long summer days seem infinite as the months of June and July slowly creep along. Each day filled with free time to hang with friends, free students savor every moment. The bliss of no responsibilities, no places to be, and no homework to be done... (more »)
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Advice to the Fremd Student Body
Dear Fremd Students, As a student of William Fremd high school for about two and a half years, I would say that I am pretty well versed in the ways of the high school world. Sure enough, I have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly. And when I... (more »)
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A Library Our of control
A Library out of control Dear Fremd Library Staff, The rules that have been set for the Fremd High School media center have been too laid back and allow far too much freedom to the students. In my observations of the library I constantly see... (more »)
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Do Teachers Get Paid Enough?
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Many people make fun of teachers for several reasons, only one of which I will say here: they don’t make enough money. Is it a teacher’s job to get rich, or make tons of money? No, it’s not. It’s a teacher’s job to... (more »)
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Asymptotic Education This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
“We’re going to start this year with a review of fractions!” The fact that my sister is hearing that sentence in fifth grade is discouraging. Her class hasn’t even started utilizing variables, though my fourth-grade cousin in India is... (more »)
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The Cost of Prom This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Every high school junior and senior dreams of attending the prom – the glamour, the glitz, the dressing up, and the memories – but the prom is ­becoming more and more expensive. Is this four or five hours worth the cost? Tickets range from... (more »)
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Testing, Testing This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Albert Einstein once said, “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” Even he saw the obvious fallacies in testing. The basic purpose of school is to equip us for success. That's what... (more »)
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More to love about an Ivy League
The freedom in America that gives everyone, no matter what background they come from, the opportunity of rising to success has been reinforced by tuition changes made by colleges, which have always been an ideal conduit to this success. In an... (more »)
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Be Who You Are
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When was the last time you acted like someone else, someone different so that you wouldn’t be disliked? I have an inclination that the answer to that is in the “sooner than I thought” category, and I don’t like it. Like... (more »)
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Segregated School
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If your teacher disagreed with a fact that he knew was true...what would you do? i have a teacher who disagrees that our school is segregated, i mean we know it is but we need help on how we can fix it get back to me with any answers!!! gracias. (more »)
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Better Learning
The words 'Spanish class' are bound to strike fear into any high schooler's heart. Between memorizing vocabulary words, practicing pronunciation, and remembering grammar, students barely have time to breathe. With all the information that comes... (more »)
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Jumping on the Dissection Table
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The sun shines brightly outside the window of a biology class. Everyone is whispering. 'Settle down, settle down children,' the teacher says. 'Alright! Settle down,' she repeats a little louder now. The whispering stops slowly, starting from the... (more »)
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