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I Value Education

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    So, while everyone around the world is going

    back to school, or as already started school . Here in BC aka Canada , kids won't be. Why? Teachers on strike. They are on strike because they want increase on money ( yet, they make more then nurses do ) smaller class size ( they have already 30 kids in each class ) and to...
    Stefanie5678 Stefanie5678 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2014

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    Ignorance has been a thing nowadays.

    Not to mention, Education, what people tend to forget is to teach, remember, your students are the reflection of you being a teacher. This goes out to most of my instructors and to the ones who can relate.
    Jaisz Jaisz 18-21, F Oct 2, 2014

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    LivingValues Program Greetings from

    LivingValues Program! VSET has initiated LivingValues Movement and conducts LivingValues Program in Schools which is free from teaching, text book and home work for last 8 years after sustained research in the field in five states. The LivingValues Program will be implemented...
    namaravi namaravi 46-50, M Aug 8, 2014

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    Recent Realization

    I am - by no means - an extremely educated or naturally intelligent person.  At the same time I do consider myself more fortunate than other's when it comes to this topic.  I strongly value my education and my ability to be educated.  This sense of importance has...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2010

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    A Lot

    I sometimes feel that I want to stay a student forever. One thing that bothered me about working in industry is that I couldn't focus all my energy towards learning anymore. I had to do things for my employer even if they were of zero educational value to me. That sucked. I...
    Elaria Elaria 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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    College

    Sometimes I stop and ask myself if having a higher education will get me somewhere. I've seen so many people graduate from college with no jobs in debt. It is all worth it ?
    Timona Timona 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    I've spent my life around education. I was given the opportunity to get away from neighborhood and attend excellent middle and upper schools in NYC. I was the first in my family to...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 51-55, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    We are entering a new era. There have been many changes in the world. One example is the industrial revolution of the late 19th Century. With the internet we have entered a new era...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 20 hrs ago

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    I've met and heard from my older friends/relatives about so many teachers that don't give a cent on the students (I am talking especially about university). They just make me feel...
    Xyronna Xyronna 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    I am a teacher and believe in education as a way to give our pupils the materials to make them responsible adults and better persons. We supply them the bricks and mortar, they...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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    yeah! I I'm rich, but I cannot buy friendship! I got some gifts for my bday, they Were all awesome! all of my friends got me things that I like the most! I got a rangie photo...
    priyadharshan0 priyadharshan0 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Law College - Indian Institute of Legal Studies is Best Law College in Siliguri, West Bengal, India. We strongly believe you have taken the right step in the right direction opting...
    iilsindia iilsindia 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I am looking for a sponsor to fund my daugther's education. Appreciate any help in this regard. Happy to share all details required in this case. Thank you.
    carlaron carlaron 51-55, F Jan 2

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    Education has become a biased institution which makes Wisdom hold Obscurity . Why are we awarded marks based on what the Memorandum says? Why do we have to learn whats only in the...
    NamzyZizi NamzyZizi 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I see this all the time and it frustrates me. Some kids really dont understand and yet the teacher moves on to the next subject? However i am on the opposite end of the pole. The...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M Jan 4

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    I'm studying a diploma in early childhood education in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore :D
    StarsxSunsets StarsxSunsets 16-17, F Jan 14

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    Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    It pains me every time I hear about a disabled child being treated poorly by the American education system. I never want another disabled child to be treated the way I was.
    magicalenby magicalenby 16-17, T Jan 19

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    First of all we don't grade students on how well they can think. We grade them based on certain standards and how well they can take this information in and how well then can spit...
    jojoisawsome jojoisawsome 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I hope everyone gets their education & the path be easy for getting it
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    The one thing no one can ever take away from you is your education. It's one of the most valuable things you can have.
    GlockBlocked GlockBlocked 22-25, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    What has happened to modesty? Not just in dress but in words and deeds. Respecting your elders? Just basic human decency? I cannot believe the way some young people speak or how...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 3

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    I value good spelling and pronounciation and don't like reading work with incorrect grammar and spelling mistakes but in my case, I'm on my iPod and my spell checkers changes my...
    Outofeden Outofeden 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I am not an easy person to make a friend of, in fact friendship is not something I ever felt a great deal of need for. but there are very rare occasions when I connect with someone...
    IF64 IF64 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I have studied metaphysics for many years. The more I learn, the more I find the same answer. There is One - Universal Power, Spirit, God; whatever name you want to use. All...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    There are three words that have changed my perspectives of others. Tashi Deley and Namaste. The gesture Namaste represents the belief that there is a Divine spark within each of...
    StevePeck StevePeck 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    "Too often we measure our value by the amount of love we receive, rather than by the capacity we have to give.”
    StaceyNight StaceyNight 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a BA and MS in physics and an MS in electrical engineering. I worked 4 years as an electrical engineer, and had a number of short-term assignments largely in teaching.
    wombat456 wombat456 41-45, M Dec 29, 2014

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    hi everyone! i am a music ed major at lee university. :) my emphasis is saxophone. hows life?
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Today's my first day of university! Nervous as hell but excited for this new change
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    The most important thing not being taught in schools is how to keep up with inflation on a linear income.... A linear income keeps you a slave to the system and your always...
    georgef1208 georgef1208 46-50, M Jan 11

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    My biggest life goal is to be as absorbent as a sponge And to learn as much about the world as possible My grandma was the first to engrain this thought into me When She said...
    cabp24 cabp24 18-21, F Jan 19

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    So much homework, so much stress. According to an international survey my country came in third place on terms of homework quantity and knowledge of its students. But really. Does...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F Jan 20

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    I don't understand why schools teach us crap we will never use! I've had other teachers in the building tell me that hey have never had to use the math they are teaching me! What's...
    lashea666 lashea666 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    yes ..life teaches u so much its a bigger classroom than one can immagine and its lessons dont have any set patterns on curriculum they come in different forms for everyone at...
    romel4747 romel4747 41-45, M Jan 21

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    Some of the dumbest people I know are college educated.
    dreamingoptimist dreamingoptimist 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 Beers. A professor stood before his...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M Jan 3

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    not understanding there was any status. I cheated, extremely confused, don't understand what or why I did it.
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Yes this is my way in relationships . I wont act or take it like dogs humping anything in the streets. Oh build what they call " hill billy love " in my terms and screw around...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Some people try to butt too much into my private life. I have things in the past that I would very rarely discuss with others no matter who you are. It's my choice who I confide to...
    lostmelody lostmelody 16-17, F Jan 5

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    Never used to open up to anyone. Until I became friends with someone got to know her for about 5 years opened up and told her one secret just like that BAM everyone knew. Ever...
    kxxym kxxym 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    God...I need a friend tonight. Someone just there to hold my hand. I know guys don't talk like this often, but I'm a human and I need another human. I realize this is short notice...
    Barry1966 Barry1966 46-50, M Jan 6

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    I have new friends! It has been a while since I could really say that and have it mean something important and have a strong emotional feeling attached to the thought. With the...
    Wilddesires Wilddesires 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Meeting up with some old friends today. It's been years since I've seen them. Should be fun catching up over a few beers.
    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    I've never really had a chance at any lasting friendships. I never had the chance to stay in one place for long, hence it was hard to build a relationship with anyone. I alway envy...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 10

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