Competition At Comsat University Islamabad

The students of 6th and final semester got a notice by Department of Computer Science UoB on notice board. A competition which was about, poster, project, one the spot programming that were holding on 11th October at COMSAT wah cant Islamabad. Every one feel like was going to participate there in a jiffy, but there were certain conditions from our department, which were necessary to full filling them. Department announced a test for selection. Test was very necessary for those cognition students because it was also introspection and without test it was difficult to rely on every one.

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Teaching Multicultural Education

Teaching in an urban environment is a unique experience, especially in a city like New York where individuals emanate from many backgrounds and cultures. Teaching in a multicultural setting has both its rewards and challenges. Having students from various parts of the world creates a classroom of diversity and global awareness. However, if not properly trained to adapt and teach to a style that is effective and relatable to the entire array of students, the task can prove to be challenging for future teachers and damaging to their students.

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Diversity in Education

Diversity is a very important trend in education. Diversity is a commitment to recognizing and appreciating the variety of characteristics that make individuals unique in an atmosphere that promotes and celebrates individual and collective achievement (Bauman & Dillion). As time goes on, diversity is more prevalent in the classroom. There are more minorities such as Hispanics, African Americans and Asians in American classrooms than ever. Diversity, however, does not refer only to race. The richness of inclusion has been stretched to recognize differences in age, gender, social and economic differences (Marx, 43). Diversity also includes students with disabilities. In the classroom, teachers need to be aware of differences among students in order to teach effectively to all students.

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Life At the Bottom Of The Pyramid

Life of poverty is like life in imprisonment. When you are in imprisonment you do not enjoy the freedom that those outside the jails enjoy. Imagine someone whose mother was convicted for a certain crime. The mother was convicted while she was still pregnant. Then later on she gave birth in the cells. From thereon the child lives in imprisonment. Such an enclosure. That is what poverty is to millions of people the world over. Probably the saying of one great philosopher holds water. The saying that,” men are borne free but everywhere they are in chains”. Maybe one of the chains would be poverty or the effects of poverty. Think of many people in the developing world where basic services such as clean water, electricity, proper clothing and accommodation are in scarcity. These are the people that Prahalad referred to as the bottom of the pyramid. The use of the word pyramid must not be taken for granted. The bottom of a pyramid is the widest of that structure or shape. And what Prahalad wanted to put across is the fact that the majority of the people in the world are the poor. According to his definition the bottom of the pyramid refers to the more than two and a half billion people who are in abject poverty. This discussion will look at the distribution of global wealth, how to eradicate poverty, how to find sustainable ecological solutions to ecological problems as well as how to make the private sector assist the poor and the vulnerable.

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Breaking Down the Multicultural Barriers in the Classroom

This article provides a detailed lesson plan, which helps students from diverse backgrounds to assimilate in the classroom. It also provides students with opportunities to demonstrate written and oral communication skills. The teacher collects the written work, which is then used as a guideline for any remedial action that is needed to assist students with communication skills development. Teachers may follow the directions or adapt them to their teaching situation.

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What is Critical Literacy?

Dyson (2000) defines critical literacy as continuing process of learning that enables students to use speaking, thinking, reading, writing, listening to, evaluating and effectively constructs meaning, interact, and communicate in real-life situations. Students are continually learning, reflecting, thinking, and assume responsibility for continuing to grow and develop their literacy. According to Anderson (1994) literacy development starts at birth and is formed by cultural values and beliefs, prior knowledge, and social interactions. When students are trying to process new information they use prior knowledge to build a foundation to solve problems, share ideas and meaningful construction, to build development.

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Effective Teaching Strategies: What Makes a Good Teacher?

What makes a teacher a good effective teacher? Why do we want to become teachers? Maybe we were born to teach? Maybe it is just in our genes and heritary? Though after reading this article by Anthony D. Fredrick excerpted from “The Complete Guide To Success As A Teacher” 2005, I realized that there are many qualities that go into becoming an effective teacher and many strategies that go along with teaching effectively.

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Alternatives for Corporal Punishment in the Classroom

Corporal Punishment is a cruel and medieval method of disciplining a child in the classroom. Years ago in many countries around the world, Schools thought that the only way to punish someone who did a sinister deed was to beat and whip them. Corporal punishment is a means of inflicting pain to someone who has done wrong by hitting or beating him or her. There are many ways to discipline a student but corporal punishment is not the way; teachers can as just easily use different methods of discipline such as proper communication, strictly enforcing any rules or regulations the school might have and using methods such as reverse psychology and positive reinforcement.

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