Using Audiovisual Technologies You are the director of instructional technology at a local middle school. Recently, several teachers have come to you for help in incorporating audiovisual technologies into their instruction. You decide to create a tutorial for them. You have two options for completing this assignment. 1. O
Imagine that you are tasked with an adult English as a Second Language (ESL) class with diverse learners, including: A 22-year-old male Hispanic laborer recently emigrated from Mexico, who needs English to increase his pay, but who has not been to school since age 15 An unemployed 32-year-old single mother who is a Russian
Contextualized Instruction consists of three levels; teaching (strategy), curriculum (culturally relevant materials) and policy (specifically in collaboration with parents and communities). Create an activity/lesson that will address all three levels. The activity/lesson should draw on what the students may already know from hom
Amatea (2013) suggests when teachers acquire culturally responsive skills for assessing parent engagement and facilitating parent participation, parents are more likely to become active within the school community. Research your local school district. (Or use the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools website - http://www.cms.k12.nc.us/m
As a teacher, you need to be familiar with the various types of stressors than can precipitate a crisis for both students and families. Reflect on the many types of crisis or stress a student or a student's family may be experiencing. Review Figure 5.1 in the attachment, choose one (1) Horizontal Stressor and discuss how you w
Often caretakers find themselves on the edge of fatigue as a result of their work that is exhausting and demanding. Work-on-family conflict and family-on-work conflict are intertwined and can have disastrous impacts upon the performance of workers and their care for patients or also damage relationships within the family unit. T
Use the case example of the Simmons family found in the attachment and complete the following: Determine the risk factors for this family. Recommend services or resources for this family. Think specifically about how the school can assist this family. Is there any information you would like to have about the family?
Can you share your personal thoughts and inputs on bullying? . I have a very very long article from the library that I am sending you. Let see at we can use from it as one of my references... Read the following essay, written by Antonio, a fourth-grade student. The Bully in the Mirror Antonio, 4th Grade
I need assistance, as I am having trouble with understanding FBA. After reading the presentation Functional Behavior Assessment (http://www.behavioradvisor.com/FBA.html), respond to the following case and questions: Scenario: Johnny is a third grade student with ADHD and has an IEP. He continues to hit other students on the
I need assistance in explaining Accomodations and Modifiactions. Based on the NICHCY article Supports, Modifications, and Accommodations for Students (http://nichcy.org/schoolage/accommodations), what is the difference between accommodations and modifications? In the student scenario below, write a detailed plan for individu
Please help me improve the following definitions: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA): A scientific approach to understanding behavior and how it is affected by the environment. Behavior refers to all kinds of actions and skills (not just misbehavior), and environment includes all sorts of physical and social events that might c
Please help with these questions. Include reference citations within the paragraphs to support reflections. Include a reference list and specific citations from professional literature consulted. 1. What is the theoretical basis of comprehension? 2. How can knowledge of text structures be used to improve reading comprehensio
Teacher unions maintain that collective bargaining promotes professionalism of the teaching profession and results in higher quality instructors for students. Do you agree or disagree? State and support your reasons with research.
Four aspects of family life are described that have been strongly tied to student academic achievement, and they are (a) family beliefs and expectations, (b) family patterns of emotional connectedness, (c) family organizational patterns, and (d) family patterns around learning. Choose one of the key components and add at least
I need a description of faculty practice expectations for Nursing instructors on the Jr College level and then on the University level.
Bullying is a prevalent issue during middle childhood. Watch The Power of One - School Video Sample. Choose one of the situations presented: Diego, Timmy, or Kendra Briefly describe the situation. Offer suggestions that can be put into place by the teacher, school, and the parents (at least one for each). Use the following sour
Describe the beliefs of two education reformers, Pestalozzi and Froebel. Explain their major contributions and their individual educational philosophies and practices, comparing and contrasting their theories. Then examine whether or not their views on education and the nature of children align with biblical principles.
Private or Public Bully Think about bullying and young children. Do you think that bullying is more apt to happen in a public school setting or a private school setting? Do you think the setting has any effect on bullying, or is it primarily the child's age? Reflect on a bullying incident that you are aware of. The incident c
I need some help with an Assistive Technology plan for the classroom that identifies the learner, his/her disability and grade level. What are the characteristics of the students' educational strengths and what would be the students' needs? How would the Student's family be involved in the classroom challenges and the existing
I need assistance, as I do not really understand the whole Response to the Intervention process. Please provide: 1. A definition and description of RTI 2. A description of the four essential components of RTI (based on the National Center on Response to Intervention) 3. An overview of the four implementation phases of R
NEW PERSPECTIVES ACCESS 2010 TUTORIAL 2 - CASE PROBLEM 1 PINE HILL MUSIC SCHOOL SKILLS Save a database with a new filename Change a field's properties in Design view Change the data type in Design view Create a caption for a field Add a field to a table Save a table Import the structure
I need assistance writing either a defense or a critique (2-3 paragraphs) of the attached article, using paraphrasing. Please help!
I need help creating a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation about promoting student learning. Classroom Management should be slide 2 and slide 3 and should include at least one resource like a website, journal etc., Describe how each of the following topics relates to effective planning to promote student lea
We have read about pro-social lies and antisocial lies. In the case of pro-social lies, parents and caregivers teach children the value of telling "white lies" to avoid hurting the feelings of others even as they are teaching children to be truthful. Are the values that are being passed on to children by teaching them to lie fo
Create one activity (to work for a group of families) that will encourage the positive relationship between an educator and a students' family. The academic activity/strategy should focus on the community as a whole and increasing the involvement of parents school wide. The goal is to encourage each student's individual family
Amatea (2013) suggests that socioeconomic status, cultural group membership, and family structure do not determine a child's academic success or failure. Instead, it is family engagement that is essential for learning and development. Review the Parental Involvement Report Card quiz (http://www.projectappleseed.org/reportcard.ht
I need to interview a teacher who has taught in grades 1-3 and launched a successful reading program that incorporated all five elements of reading. The questions would include pre and post assessment and pro's and con's of any specific lesson plans used and data regarding the progress of students so I can make an graphic organ
Read the Tomlinson& Javius (2012) article Teach Up for Excellence. In this article, the authors assert, "Virtually all students would benefit from the kind of curriculum and instruction we have often reserved for advanced learners—that is, curriculum and instruction designed to engage students, with a focus on meaning making,
As we have read about, UDL provides access to the content and environment through multiple means of representation, action and expression, and engagement. Explore the CAST website (http://cast.org/udl/index.html) and discuss at least five big ideas that you found to be integral for the implementation of UDL principles in a clas
Section 4.2 of the text discusses in detail the importance and the various types of plot we see in the stories we read. Successful stories are those that have an identifiable plot or sequence of events (Coats, 2013). Our understanding of the types of plot will help us to better identify the kinds of stories our future students