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Dr. Donald Alves
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Education (Overview)

Is a form of learning, in which knowledge, skills & habits of people are transferred from 1 generation to the next through teaching, training or research . It has effect on the way one thinks, feels & acts. It is derived from the latin word meaning to rear or bring up.


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Education (Overview)

Is a form of learning, in which knowledge, skills & habits of people are transferred from 1 generation to the next through teaching, training or research . It has effect on the way one thinks, feels & acts. It is derived from the latin word meaning to rear or bring up.


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How can I seek disability support where I get my education?

How can I seek disability support where I get my education?

Resource center: Most educational institutions have a disability resource center, or something similar, to provide support resources to students with disabilities. They can provide assistance with priority class registration, note takers, process tutors, assistive technology for computers, assistive listening devices, transcription, and even classroom furniture accommodations. Lots to offer so check it out! ...Read more

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Where do most kids get their sex education from?

Where do most kids get their sex education from?

Type of Sex Ed Info?: The results of a recent poll on sex ed in the USA conducted by NPR, the Kaiser Family Foundation, & the Kennedy School of Gov at Harvard, get us thinking abt *sources* of different kinds of sex ed info! Where kids learn "the basics/birds & bees" (at least in reference 2 heterosexual activity) may B different from where they learn about types of sex, sexual orientation, birth control, etc. ...Read more

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What is a proper curriculum for sex education?

What is a proper curriculum for sex education?

What Ed to Include?: According 2 a large survey by NPR, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government & the Kaiser Foundation conducted in 2003, 93% of Americans believe sex ed should B taught at school. But those 93% differ on whether kids should be taught abt making responsible decisions abt sex or just taught 2 abstain. They also differ on whether the ed should include info abt gay sexual orientation & gay sex. More ... ...Read more

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Is health education applicable to all segments and ages of the popluation?

Is health education applicable to all segments and ages of the popluation?

Check with school: One would expect that from a public school system but each state has its own requirements. You should check with your school district. ...Read more

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Does anyone feel like sex education teaches anything important?

Does anyone feel like sex education teaches anything important?

It can but not alway: Voters tend to have very strong personal feelings about where sex education occurs, at home and controlled by the parents vs at school where the topics are managed by a school board and individual teachers. Some people think sex education means teaching abstinence, for others it means teaching birth control and std prevention. All you can do is advocate your position and vote. ...Read more

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Will a chronic physical illness affect my child's education?

Will a chronic physical illness affect my child's education?

Yes: All kids have a baseline potential, yet with a chronic illness, time away from class for checkups/hospitalizations/therapy can add up.The time away can mean they can fall behind their classmates.Over time the kid can catch up but the issue is a real one . Many children's hospitals make an effort to help kids keep up with their work if they are their for a longer stay. ...Read more

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At what usual age do you think drug and alcohol education should be introduced?

At what usual age do you think drug and alcohol education should be introduced?

Grade school ages: This is a parental education responsibility, as part of teaching your ethics / morals / values--you need to demonstrate as well as preach moderation with alcohol and avoidance of drugs of abuse. Peer pressure assault can come at any time, so child with solid footing on why not to experiment / use is the safest. ...Read more

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Do group homes exist in mental health to make sure that the people get their education?

Do group homes exist in mental health to make sure that the people get their education?

Yes: Transitional living facilities still exist but have become harder to find. Some were excellent programs that included supervised living, therapy and rehab services. ...Read more

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