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DPE And Goal Instruction

Discuss diagnosis/prescription/evaluation and analyses of goal instruction, including the implementation and development of goal instruction for students, with a teacher of students with intellectual disability (ID). What role do such procedures play in the daily class?

Justifying E-Learning Programs

As future principals and instructors of adults one will be placed in the position of justifying money and time spent on e-learning programs. It will be our job to educate adults on the worthiness of such programs. Whether you are addressing the school board, superintendent, taxpayers, parents, or faculty, how do you approach j

Classroom Management: Summation

In two or three paragraphs, explain what you think are the two most important aspects of classroom management to enhance student achievement in reading and to nurture a "community of learners" in your classroom. Explain why these are the most important ideas for a classroom. 100 words of ideas.

Meanings of Intelligence and Adaptive Behavior

Discuss the meanings of intelligence and adaptive behavior with a teacher of students with intellectual disability (ID). Include discussion of the following questions: 1. What problems are associated with assessing students with ID? 2. What are the characteristics of the teacher's students with ID that result in eligibilit

DAP Teaching Strategies

Read the article 10 Effective DAP Teaching Strategies, presented by the NAEYC. Choose at least three of these strategies and explain why they will work with a child in Piaget's Preoperational Stage. Give examples of how you can foster each of your chosen strategies in the classroom/home and explain how and why these will i

Ethics and Moral Reasoning

The following is a true story - and it made national headlines several years ago. A Houston Texans football player and his wife got the call from a hospital in Dallas that his wife's mother (the football player's mother in law) was dying and only had a few minutes left to live. They hopped in the car and sped toward the hospital

Literacy In The U.S. Today

So much of the world's information is at our fingertips these days and communication to the entire world can come in the blink of an eye. With all this access to so much information, has the literacy rate in the US increased over the past decades? Some say that it has decreased due to lack of personal interaction.

Gender-specific toys

Do you think that young children should be guided toward gender specific toys? Why or why not? To help exemplify gender schema theory, let's look at an example. Elena is a toddler enrolled in a neighborhood day care center. Elena's mother recently bought Elena a kitchen set and encourages her to play house with her younger si

Influence Of Peers In Childhood Development

The influence of peers during childhood can have a long lasting effect on a person throughout his/her life. Determine at least three different ways in which teachers and/or parents can intervene to help improve a child's social skills and relationship with peers.

Integrating math into other subject areas

I am looking for a few ways to integrate math concepts into various subject areas. I want to use Pi Day (March 14) specifically. Please help me come up with a list of 4-5 ideas for activities that could be done on this day in other classes, not just in math. I am really looking for "tried and true" ideas that someone with tea

The Three Facets of Economics

Part 1: How can Personal Economics, Consumer Economics, and Social Economics be introduced to students at an elementary level? I also need an example of a classroom activity/lesson that could be used to introduce each facet. Part 2: How can the above be related to the other social sciences? I also need some specific examp

Choose a socialization change?

Socialization If you could change any of the major agents of socialization in your own upbringing, what would you change and why? Do you think this change would have altered the course of your life?

Comparing Two Universities

I am writing a 1300 word paper comparing and contrasting two open universities Bangledesh open university(BOU) and (Unisa) University of South Africa. I need the following on each mission and population served, history/reason for existence, values espoused/inherent to the institution, organization/systems of operation, model of

Agents Of Socialization

Children thrive on routine! What if a parent doesn't implement structure and boundaries? What can the outcome be. Siblings are a great socializing agent. What is the sibling relationship isn't healthy? What impact can that have? How would you as a parent, work to correct it? I remember floppy disks too! My family got I b

Mentor's Guide Five Strategies for Facilitating Learning

The Mentor's Guide lists five specific strategies for facilitating learning (asking questions, reformulating statements, summarizing, listening for silence, and listening reflectively). Discuss any of these strategies with which you are familiar, as well as your experience with the ease of the strategies' use and effectivenes

Instructional Plan for Online Training

1. Give a description of a learning climate that you would create for online training. How would this enhance the learners' motivation? 2. Describe the specific program/learning objectives for online training. 3. Describe the specific learning experiences/learning objectives for online learning - E.g., case studies, simula

Pursuit and exercise in politics

Benjamin Disraeli once stated that, "Real politics is the possession and distribution of power," or as paraphrased by Mr. Findley, "Politics is the pursuit (elections) and exercise (policy) of power." Based on what you've studied, so far, are those accurate quotes? Why or why not?

Ecological Model

How did the microsystem that you grew up in differ from your grandparents' microsystem? Do you think this is a detrimental or an affirmative change to society as a whole? How do you think technology, specifically social media, influences a child's mesosystems?

Being successful

Provide a brief response to each of the questions below: 1. Do you always have to be professional or can you mirror the group or culture you are in? 2. What are signs of a successful mentoring or coaching relationship? 3. In what ways have you changed how you interact with others as a result of becoming a mentor? 4.

Handling Situations a Coach Might Face During Instruction

Provide a brief response to each of the questions below: 1. How do you coach someone and get them involved if they are not motivated to improve in this area? 2. Explain how you would resolve differences between your coaching style and the person(s) being mentored learning styles if these differences arose. 3. Explain ho

classroom dispositions

Will democratic classrooms foster the civic dispositions that are needed for civic commitment? Explain how at least four such dispositions can be fostered in classrooms. Is character education the same thing as character building? Define each and explain how they can be achieved in the classroom? Give at least three specif

Haiti

Consider the Haitian natural disaster: This is the Haiti catastrophic earthquakes that happen in sep. 2010. 1. Propose one example of a nursing intervention related to the disaster from each of the following levels: primary prevention, secondary prevention, and tertiary prevention. Provide innovative examples that have not b

Black Market Organ Transplants

Do you see people selling their organs for economical reasons? People in India and Africa may do it for monetary reasons. What are your thoughts about the organ black market? Included is a link to a reference source for further investigation of the topic of black market organ transplants.

SIOP® Model - Discussion with Administrators

What new topics will you expect to discuss with administrators who are implementing the SIOP® Model for teacher evaluation? What steps will you take in order to prepare for the evaluation process as a classroom teacher?