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primary education

in Britain, the period of compulsory education usually received between the ages of 4 or 5 and 11 years. Considerable sociological research work has been undertaken on the primary school. It ranges from studies of STREAMING and other forms of school organization (Barker Lunn, 1970), to classroom labelling and interaction (Sharp and Green, 1975). The primary sector was the focus of the Plowden Report in 1967, the publication of which led to the establishment of EDUCATIONAL PRIORITY AREAS.
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Most of the new centers Casprowitz will open, including five in and around Whatcom County, will look different from the more than 800 Sylvan locations around the globe, which provide extra-curricular tutoring to grade-school students.
This project and technique is appropriate for a wide range of grade-school students.
Guests can now go head-to-head with grade-school students, and even compete with one another in teams of 10
Like Dweck's grade-school students, provider organizations today are facing a welter of challenges, some coming out of healthcare reform-related mandates, some out of the requirements of the HITECH Act for achieving meaningful use, some out of purchasers' and payers' increasing demands for better value in healthcare spending, and some out of market competition and other sources.
Here, Dawn Martens has developed a program in which the school year ends in a fully staged opera production (this year, Die Fliedermaus), involving a large, committed cast and crew of grade-school students.
There is a void created by the lack of religious sisters and brothers in the classroom and the absence of the Baltimore Catechism in the hands of grade-school students.
Star Hunter notes in an e-mail to us that while she was the service-learning coordinator at Moorpark College in California, she found that "any discipline could incorporate and benefit from applied learning experiences, ranging from tackling school-readiness projects for foster students entering high school to providing hands-on instruction to grade-school students.
It certainly would be a good addition for any library with grade-school students interested in learning more about how man and animals travel and navigate across, under and through the oceans.
The programs are structured for grade-school students and offer a chance for the youngsters to have the college experience for about six weeks.
In fact, the centre features a strong youth component, given the bulk of the facility's business stems from grade-school students, while corporate and private groups make up the rest.
Even grade-school students can create and maintain a wiki, which means that in the corporate world, it hardly requires IT support.