• Drugs and Prision
    criminals who do worse crimes get off nothing more than a slap on the wrist. Christina Boufis, author of “Teaching Literature at the County Jail” writes about her experiences working inside of a county jail where she taught writing to the women there. She often relates her inmate students to her students...
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  • The Educational Concepts
    The educational concepts that we find in "Edgy First College Assignment: Reading the Koran" by Patrik Jonsson and "Teaching Literature in the County Jail" by Christina Boufis both involve studying about something new to the students and inmates. In the "Teaching Literature in the County Jail" by...
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  • I'll Never Forget
    give him a chance. In the very beginning of Boufis’ “Teaching Literature At The County Jail”, she says “It’s been almost four years since I began teaching at the San Francisco County Jail, and I barely notice the bright orange uniforms anymore, or that my class is far from the traditional university...
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  • Fields of Reading
    also carefully crafted to make a point about the quality of life in a prison without being preachy or pushy about it. Christina Boufis: Teaching Literature at the County Jail 1. Christina Boufis has taught literature and writing at the University of California at Berkeley and at Stanford University...
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  • the ballad of a landlord
    cell waiting his trail. He also makes headline in the press which is talked about the next stanza! “MAN THREATENS LANDLORD/ TENANT HELD NO BAIL/ JUDGE GIVES NEGRO 90 DAYS IN COUNTY JAIL!” (27-29). The paper at the time thinks this is big news. There main title, man threatens landlord, goes...
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  • A General Guide for Writing Project/Thesis .Doc
    the student is essentially answering the questions: who, what, where. when. You are establishing the basis for your project. You give specific information here. For example, if you are writing about programs for women leaving county jails, you would give the statistics on how many women are...
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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    fiction world. Civil rights issues started to build up and begin to show more and more in society. While in the Lee's book Mr. Robinson broke out of jail, and unfortunately was shot to death in the streets of Maycomb county. "I'm not a very good man, sir, but I am 3 sheriff of Maycomb...
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  • Too Ban or Not to Ban
    TO BAN OR NOT TO BAN The novel "1984" written in 1949, by George Orwell was a novel that depicted a dystopian society due to the introduction of nuclear weapons and the beginning of the cold war. The novel's challenges started in 1981 by residents of Jackson County, Florida and continued when...
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  • Pan-Africanism
    during this freedom ride in Jackson, Mississippi for waiting in an designated “whites only” bus stop room, this offense earned him a jail sentence of 49 days. Carmichael would not let this incident set him back and continued to participate in civil right movement activities such as a demonstration in...
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  • Topics
    consolidation: The case of Nelsonville-York City School District[->9]. June, 2010 [Advisor: Dr. Frans Doppen] · Stabile, Christina - Are Literature Circles an Effective Reading Strategy for Struggling Readers[->10]? June, 2009 [Advisor: Dr. Frans Doppen] | Middle Childhood | · Arrowood, Chelsie Marie...
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  • The Lost Boy
    people in communities and on campuses against political repression, Davis now found herself a victim of that repression. In August 1971, while incarcerated in the Marin County Jail, she was devastated to learn that George Jackson had been killed by a guard in San Quentin Prison, allegedly while trying...
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  • Teacher Resume
    : Eligible for certification, May 2011. Have successfully completed PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II (#0014: Score 155; #0069: Score 153). TEACHING EXPERIENCE Student Teacher Leeds Elementary School, Cecil County Public Schools, Elkton, MD November 2010-January 2011 May 2011 Developed and implemented engaging...
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  • Student
    experienced a great age of doubt, the first that called into question institutional Christianity on such a large scale. In literature and the other arts, the Victorians attempted to combine Romantic emphases upon self, emotion, and imagination with Neoclassical ones upon the public role of art and a...
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  • Sociological Acceptance of Abortion
    live a happy life. The children that do not receive adequate attention often go to jail or become insane because they have never learned to love. Also because abortions are not always easily accessible or accepted, mothers find another way to get rid of the child. This means that the...
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  • Retention Improvement For Black Males
    of black males. The truth is more than 25 percent of black males leave high school within the first year, and sadly never reaches their full potential or achieves all that they are capable of achieving. The Wake County Public School System dropout rate is improving however; the retention of rate of...
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  • Now Yorker in Tondo
    has received recognition from the Philippines’ Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature and the Surian ng Wikang Pambansa in 1987. Her award-winning screenplays include Bulaklak sa City Jail (A Flower in City Jail) (1984), Kung Mahawi Man ang Ulap (If The Clouds are Parted) (1984), Sex...
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  • Counter Argument Position Paper
    Prison” by Christina Boufis The rate of incarcerated criminals has been on the rise so much recently that prisons are becoming over-crowded and inmates’ sentences are even shortened because there is simply not enough room for them. With this increasing amount of prisoners, the issue of...
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  • Edexcel IGCSE Specification
    , Heinemann New Windmill) – All stories in the collection must be included in teaching and learning. 4 UG027081 – Teacher’s guide – Edexcel International GCSE in English Literature (4ET0) – Issue 2 – August 2012 © Pearson Education Limited 2012 Section C of the anthology If — Rudyard Kipling...
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  • Prevention for Men Who Commit Vilence Against Women
    jail, conduct interventions with men arrested for domestic violence at the county jail and facilitate education classes. Summary Effective prevention programs for men must be developed that are consistent with the prevention literature - i.e., they must be comprehensive, intensive, and...
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  • In Memoriam
    * How to create a strong composition in art * Review of Celtic Crossroads at the Chenango County Council of the Arts in Norwich, NY * How to improve handwriting skills * Little known North Carolina state facts * The death of Heinrich Himmler * How to find the best time of...
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