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Environmental Factors Contributing to Bullying

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

Assistive Technology Plan

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

Response to Intervention Presentation

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

Creating a Database for an Educational Institution

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

Promoting Student Learning Presentation

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

Prosocial Lies and Antisocial Lies

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

Group Focus

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

Family Support Essential for Learning and Development

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 (

Educators and Successful Reading Program

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

Teaching Up

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,

Five big Ideas Found to be Integral for the Implementation

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 ( and discuss at least five big ideas that you found to be integral for the implementation of UDL principles in a clas

Story Plot: The Seven Basic Plots

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

Effective and Ineffective Assessment Practices

Effective Assessment Practices Paper and Presentation. I need to gather various assessment instructions (e.g., commercially produced unit tests, teacher-created tests, rubrics, portfolios, etc.) that I or a colleague have used in the classroom. I need to select three examples that I think represent both effective and ineffectiv

Caring for the Sick from a Biblical Standpoint

What does the Bible say about caring for the sick? How do the roles of the various team members within the healing-hospital blueprint address caring for the sick from a biblical standpoint? Please include references. Thanks.


Chapter 4 of your text provides an in-depth look at the elements that help make up a good children's book. For this dicussion, you will create a lesson plan devoted to one of those key elements. You will first decide on a grade level to teach this lesson to. Next, choose a story that you feel is developmentally appropriate fo

Triarchic Theory and Big Five Personality Dimensions

Relate 10 concepts related to the Triarchic Theory and Big Five Personality Dimensions. Please explain the concept and then provide an example of it on how it currently plays a part in your life or will impact your life in the future. Please present your discussion as follows: Q: Rewrite the questions A: Start your an

Procedures or Methods

This is a two part assignment, in which I already have the first part done, but I just need a little help with the second part. Topic: How assistive technology, like the iPad, has affected Autistic students from grades K - 2 (early childhood education) or students with disabilities. In a three- to five-page paper (exclud

Home Work

Hi Debbie Hope you had a good weekend. I would like your help with your thoughts and inputs on the following Imagine that you are a preschool teacher. Describe a situation in which you would use an extrinsic reward to motivate a preschooler. Discuss how these motivators could result in learned helplessness. Now, give exam

Language Assessments

What assessments would you suggest? (Read the following case study) M.J. is a 7 year old male in 2nd grade referred to me by his parents. I know the family from the neighbourhood and they asked me to work with him because he is having difficulties with putting words together. M.J. was a late talker; his mother said he was n

Best Practices for Professional Collaboration

It is critical for educational teams to collaborate and communicate effectively in order to effectively plan and implement a student's IEP. How can I develop a guide for best practices in facilitating meaningful participation and team functioning for multi-disciplinary teams. The guide should address the following inclusion pl

Parenting Strategies

Reflect on the strategies used to parent you. What would you have changed about their methods? What did you learn from their parenting skills that you have used or will use as a parent? What did they model that you have not adopted or will not adopt? Why?

Healthcare for At-Risk Children

Give a detailed overview of the EPSDT & Title V program and its benefits ( Research how your state or local area may implement this program to address health care for at-risk children (ex: Is there a mobile clinic? Does the health department conduct these visits? Can people go to the doctor of thei

Assistive Technology Evaluation

I need to know the purpose and capabilities for assistive technology? I need to provide the information on assisive technology cost? How can assistive technology be applied in my classroom? Evaluate which assistive technology would be a better investment.

High Incidence Disabiltie

I need an example of a specific disability of a mental retardation (MR) student and explain how assistive technology supports a student with MR

Disability Awareness and Collaboration

Could you assist me with an assignment? Imagine that you have been asked to co-teach with a general education teacher who has a limited perspective on the abilities of students with disabilities. What is a good collaborative approach? Discuss how you might use a collaborative approach to influence having high expectations of

Developing Young Children's Self-Regulation

Hi Debbie On my second discussion I really need your thoughts. Can you help me with your inputs Regardless of a child's unique qualities, one thing remains the same; to improve learning and behavior, children must develop strong self-regulation skills. Read the article from the National Association for the Education of Youn

Theory of Mind, Values, and Attitudes

At around four years of age, a fundamental change occurs in children's understanding of others' behaviors or what is also called theory of mind. Using your knowledge from our readings, watch the video to determine which stage both Jacob and Patrick are currently in respectively. Discuss both Jacob's and Patrick's reaction to

Identifying a Phenomenon

Read the article "Qualitative v. Quantitative Research," and answer: - Identify and analyze a phenomenon from your workplace or immediate environment that can be studied using qualitative research techniques. - Provide a brief statement of the identified phenomenon and describe the sample (including who or what will be sam