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    Your Shoes English Essay

    The noise stops abruptly, four pairs of eyes turn to look at me, sorry I hear someone mutter. I turn around and return to my bed. I am wide awake now. I glance at the shadows on my bedroom wall and allow my mind to drift back to another time, another life! I see their faces and wonder what they are doing, how the past few years have treated them. Do they think of me? Do they care? My life has changed so much, I've changed so much. When I left I felt such anger and resentment. I was an only child you see. They, my parents had me late in life and I was such a disappointment.

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  2. Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

    2. they then understand this idea 3. they express the idea, through verbal or non verbal communication 4. the other person sees and/or hears their message 5. they develop a feeling from this message 6. they understand their feeling 7. they express their feeling through verbal or non verbal communication 8. The first person sees and/or hears their feeling. And then the cycle starts again. And it leads into a conversation. Types of communication There are many different types of communication; and people can communicate in lots of different ways. Verbal communication includes things like: * Writing a letter * Leaflets * Phone calls * Shouting * Email * Discussion * Prayer And lots more...

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  3. Lentils and Lillies

    Later in the text the reader is told that if she is going to have a husband and kids, her husband will be responsible for half the childcare and housework. She believes in justice. Her negative attitude towards marriage and housewives could be because of her view upon her mother. Her mother worked very hard when Jade was a child and Jade was brought up by au pairs. She looks at her mother as a taut figure who is very controlling.

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  4. memory test

    To begin with the child will be given two different coloured tiles. These will then be placed face down and the child will be asked to remember which colour tile is which. More different coloured tiles will be introduced gradually and the child will have to progressively remember more and more tiles at each stage. As this is a monitored game safety will be high. Finding the resources and making the game took approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes and I spent 1 hour playing the game with Caitlyn.

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  5. ethics essay

    Whether or not people intervene depends on how severe the child is being slapped or beaten. If the child is unruly and knocking items off of shelves and the mom or dad grabs the kid and strikes him across the face that would be considered child abuse and it would become necessary to intervene, maybe not by yourself, but by calling the CPS or even calling the police officer that is usually stationed in a supermarket to prevent these kinds of things. What wouldn't be considered child abuse is if the parent pulled the child aside and lectured him or her on about their bad behavior.

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  6. personal statement

    I struggled to see any kind of career in my future. I was always a very capable, intelligent girl but never had the esteem or encouragement from anyone to push me forward. I left school with only one qualification - GCSE English - Grade C. I had my first child at 18 and went on to have 3more children and am now married and have the family and love of which I had always dreamed. Although I achieved my original goal, somehow I still felt there was something missing. In November of last year, I finally realised what that was; ambition.

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  7. How a child develops physically

    There are physical skills that a child needs at physical development proceeds. Motor skills; these are skills which need 'co-ordination between brain and muscles' (child care and development by P. Minett). Messages are sent from the brain to the muscles telling them to work. It's then the child that needs the necessary skills to carry out the task. The child will need to practise these skills a lot until they become automatic to them. Gross Motor skills are the 'use large muscles in the body'.

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  8. spreadsheet-trip to France - report

    There were a lot of other sites found but I have chosen the best options and the airlines which are very reliable and famous. In the first web site - www.easyjet.com I went to the flight select on the left side of the site. I chose from and where to I want to fly, the date of flying out to London and the date of returning to Belfast and number and group of age of passengers. At first I booked the flight for one adult person which was looking as shown below.

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  9. planning schedule for making a baby's toy

    Why babies like them? Which colours are good and why?

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  10. writew a similar poem to those of the one you are studying

    who it seems are never there The people that we need so much the ones who really care

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  11. The Stages of emotional development

    Anger, hate, jealousy, guilt and impatience are negative emotions which should be controlled whereas positive emotions should be encouraged. (Child Development by Marshall and Stuart) Helping emotional development in a child can be done in a number of ways. Firstly helping the child form bonds of affection, which are strong feelings of affection towards the people who have the most meaning to them; contact from skin to skin like when breast feeding; eye contact, the baby gazes into the parent's eyes; familiar sounds, they recognise their mother's voice and they respond more readily to it than any other voice.

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  12. The Stages of intellectual development

    The child after its first year should be encouraged to do more to develop his mind, now that there at a higher stage in their development. Encourage them to: * Talk * Practise new skills * Be curious and ask questions * Take them new places to explore * Play with other children * Play with toys which stimulate the imagination * Make things and be more creative * Listen to stories * Observe books and in time learn how to

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  13. Magistrates - Child Law

    The school considers thesituation so critical so they suggest that he be considered for a place at boarding school. the school has excellent reputation for remedial work and for helping depressed and lonely children. There would be the possibility of weekend home visits. They have passed their concerns to the Local Authority Social Services Department. A children's trust has recently been established in this area. CONSIDER: - the relevant legal duties which are owed by the local authority to J - the relevant procedures which will need to be followed in order that such a referral may be made in relation to J - the background context in relation to recent concerns about the education of children in local

  14. Analysis of questionnaire Negative My client is overweight and does not have a healthy diet or exercise routine

    They are hygienic and have a routine to which they stick. They are also getting the recommended daily sleeping hours and are not too stressed. Intellectual o Negative My client did not get a full education when they were younger, and the education they did receive was not that good. o Positive My client has many positive factors in terms of there intellectual development. They are taking a course in IT and have already passed a class in hair and beauty. They enjoy watching factual and informative television such as the news and wildlife documentaries.

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  15. care value base

    Confidentially -At the Pre- school, the child's records were locked in a filing cabinet in the office. -Protect confidential information: e.g.: do not give information about the children's phone number or address, do not allow an unknown person to take them out of the Pre- school without parent's permission. -Be trustworthy: tell the parents the truth about their child and show you care about him.

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  16. Birth Control Policy in China

    However, this rule (estimate) has reduced the population growth in China, from 1.3 billion, by 300 million over the first twenty years. The rule has caused many Chinese parents to reject and abort female babies as they do not bring honour to the family and when the females were to grow up and marry, thy would not carry the family name. Normally there are 105 males for every 100 females born but this rule has changed that. Now, there are 115 males for every 100 females in China.

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  17. Stages Of Development

    Gross motor skills use the large muscles in the body and include skill like:walking, running , skipping etc. Fine manipulativce skills involve precise use of the hands and also the fingers for pointing, drawing, doing up buttons, eating with a spoonetc. Social Development Social development plays a very important part in a childs life. This development is needed by every child to make them a strong and stable person in their community and that can only happen when the child knows how to communicate with other people because this is a very important part of everyday life.

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  18. They were discussing the suggestion of us leaving Iraq. At that time the only thing that was going through my mind

    It was the last thing I would have worried about. For a child of my age being dissociated from my friends and relatives is one of the hardest things to accomplish. But just as I said before it is something that people have to go through I didn't really have much choice. This all started on the day that I was supposed to be celebrating but instead I was worrying. It was the 13th of August 1997. It was a pleasant and calm day the sun was high up in the sky, birds whistling in the trees and I was there at my grandma's house playing a relaxing game of snakes and ladders in the garden.

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  19. Focused area of research Physical development through indoor and outdoor play

    A child doesn't have a natural understanding of its gross and fine motor skills and needs its parents to show encouragement. It is important a parent gives their child opportunities to use these skills, such as; providing toys, playing with them, demonstrating, and taking them into environments where other children are. If parents don't do this then the child is likely to be; shy, under - develop, have no ability to interact with other children, and have no co- operative skills.

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  20. At the beginning of Night of The Scorpion, a child is talking about how it remembers the night when its mother was stung by a scorpion

    When the mother was stung, the villagers are described as "swarming flies". This may mean they were running to help the mother or running away from the scorpion. The villagers chant the name of god to the mother, chanting the name of god in some cultures, is said to bring luck or hope to the person they are chanting for. In the poem it also states that the villagers used torches and lanterns to try and find the scorpion. As the villagers moved around with the torches and lanterns, the scorpion left shadows on the "mud baked walls".

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  21. Explain the argument that all women have the right to a child

    Techniques involving only the married couple (homologous artificial insemination and fertilization) are perhaps less reprehensible, yet remain morally unacceptable. They dissociate the sexual act from the procreative act. The Church believes a child is not something owed to one, but is a gift . The "supreme gift of marriage" is a human person. A child may not be considered a piece of property, an idea to which an alleged "right to a child" would lead. In this area, only the child possesses genuine rights: the right "to be the fruit of the specific act of the conjugal love of his parents," and "the right to be respected as a person from the moment of his conception."

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  22. effects of daycare on coginitve and devlopment

    Research concluded daycare would not be damaging if the care was of high quality, there was low staff turnover and there were plenty of stimulating activities fro the infant.

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  23. childcare activities

    They could also use painting with numbers as that could be beneficial intellectually. When I am doing this activity I am going to get them to draw and paint thing that make them happy and a picture of them and their friends. A sport like football would be a good activity because it is a very physical activity ,it will be good for them physically because they will be using their muscles and be making their heart work harder.

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