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The Purpose of School

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The purpose of this school study is to show the philosophical, historical, and sociological theory/perspective I observed in The Lion of Judah Christian Academy. I start my day by walking into a school full of school spirit and pride. The environment is rich and full of life; the students are encouraged to engage their abilities to the greatest extent possible, by taking risk and building knowledge and skill in a safe, flexible environment. The students engage in the school pledge in response to the Director of the school Ms. Weston in this manner … Ms. Weston:“What school do you go to?

Students:“The Lion of Judah Christian Academy”.
Ms. Weston:“What are you destined to do”?
Student:“To make an impact wherever we go.”
Ms. Weston:“How do you make an impact?”
Students:“With God as our guide, knowledge as our stride and confidence as our pride, we are destined to be achievers, we said it, and we believe it and it is so!

The Lion of Judah Christian Academy is open from 7:30am – 6:00pm and it is located in the Bronx, NY. LOJCA was birth out of the educational experiences of its founder Monique Weston. She desires to establish a school in which quality education is the forefront of teaching and learning. LOJCA is a place where, educational experience is the driving force in which all students are motivated. LOJCA exists to bring out the achiever in every child with faith, tenacity and determination. I am observing a class of two and three year olds called the Discoverers, which contain fourteen students, one head teacher and two assistant teachers. The classroom is filled with life and energy, there is a burst of color on the door and inside the classroom almost every inch is covered and decorated with bright paper and boarder. Each student has a cubby labeled with their name. There is also a basket on the cubby filled with weekly homework packets. Across from the locker is a bookshelf that holds materials such as tissue, hand soap, hand...

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