Chapter7-9 - Dylan Stawarek EDU 250 Chapter 7 1 Over the years there have been many changes to preschools from not having them to needing them

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Dylan Stawarek EDU 250 11/08/07 Chapter 7 1. Over the years there have been many changes to preschools, from not having them to needing them. First they started as a nursery school, just watching the while the parents were unable to take care of them. Then they were non-existent for a little while when the mother did not have to work. Again now in modern times with women in the working world there is a need for preschools once again. Now they server a different purpose though, it is to prepare the children for the school they will receive later in life. It is a step to an early and good education. 2. Junior high schools are designed to provide students in grades 7-9 with a change from Elementary school, in order to prepare them for Senior high. Offering a diversified curriculum, where teachers experienced in that one field will teach that field allowing children to obtain as mush knowledge as possible. Middle-schools usually grades 5-8 is less like a High school atmosphere, and are criticized for that. It is more like the Elementary school system where one teacher teaches more then one subject. Which causes a problem with the “No Child Left Behind” law; it is hard to staff teachers who meet the subject mastery requirements. There are some ideas on how to correct this problem, seeing as the Middle school is working since national test scores have increased, but are not comparing with other nations. 3. Some Alternative schools students can attend are; Head Start, Laboratory Schools, Chartered schools, Accelerated school, Vocational schools, Cluster schools and Home schooling. The geographical categories of rural school, suburban schools
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and urban schools each have their own set of issues and concerns, but they also share many of the same goals and purposes. Also there are many diverse learners in the world and the different schools are there to provide them with a technique they understand. 4.
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course EDU 250 taught by Professor Macdonnel during the Spring '08 term at Canisius College.

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Chapter7-9 - Dylan Stawarek EDU 250 Chapter 7 1 Over the years there have been many changes to preschools from not having them to needing them

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