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    The Importance of Advocates for Healthcare

    1. What is the difference between a group at risk for poor health and a group considered a vulnerable population. Provide an example of a group at risk and a group considered a vulnerable population. 2. Explain why members of these groups cannot advocate for themselves or why advocating for these groups would be beneficial.

    Language Acquisition Timeline

    Create a timeline or a chart that includes at least 10 significant milestones that define students' primary and secondary language acquisition from birth to 18 years. Include a description of how sociocultural factors can affect achievement of milestones of first and second language acquisition. Describe an application of

    Repeated Practice ideas for various subjects/ages

    What techniques provide students with opportunities for repeated practice and use? Match these techniques to three specific content areas and grade levels. Why are your practice and use techniques appropriate choices for the selected content areas and grade levels? Explain.

    Partnership for 21st Century Learning

    Review the Partnership for 21st Century Learning Framework. What do you believe would impact the learners in your classroom the most? What is your responsibility to your students and yourself with regard to this framework?

    Measuring Individual Attributes and Team Cohesiveness

    I need help deciding on the team's collective strengths and areas that must be developed. For each team member, a goal that will facilitate development of one attribute of a coach or mentor must be identified. TEAM MEMBER 1 The Ethical Reasoning Inventory: 60-89 (scored 87) - Show's an average degree of ethical awareness

    16 Habits of Mind

    What are your thoughts, in any of the following elements that you think need improvement? 16 Habits of Mind as follows (Refer to http://www.habits-of-mind.net/): 1) Define the 16 Habits of Mind a) Developed by Costa and Kallick b) Focus on how to behave intelligently when the answers are not

    Hazardous Playground Equipment

    Read the article in Web Links entitled CPSC Confirms Safety of Soft-Contained Playgrounds under the Soft-Contained Playground topic. Provide your thoughts, with examples or references for the following questions: 1. The report identifies 2 hazards - sliding into ball pools and jumping off of the mountain climb. Do you fee

    The Foundations of SEI

    Identify one major legal event and one major historical event that led to the implementation of SEI instruction in the classroom? Include a brief discussion of how SEI has changed education practices? Incorporate discussion on how culture impacts the implementation and the results of these changed practices. Address how you see

    English Language Learners program benefits in a school system

    What aspects of the English Language Learners program support effective school/community/home partnerships? How can you improve an English Language Learners program in a school system by conducting research online, by phone, or in person? What improvements or additions would you make to the English Language Learners prog

    Cognitive Coaching and 16 Habits of Mind

    1. How does cognitive coaching support the roles and responsibilities of the coach or mentor? 2. How can the 16 Habits of Mind be used to help teach and guide pupils? Which of these habits might be difficult to employ?

    Mentor Qualities

    From your personal and professional opinion, do you think some people are just gifted as a coach or mentor? Can a person just work hard at it and be as successful? Who was your first mentor in your life and why would you consider this person your mentor? What mentor qualities did this person possess?

    Enrollment Process for ELLs

    How does the student enrollment process at your school, or at a school with which you are familiar, support key mandates of current ELL laws? What accommodations in accordance with the current law and best practices are made during this initial and often stressful encounter for families who do not speak English? In your response

    Organizational Communication: Online College Instructor

    Providing a more face-to-face interaction would definitely connect well with students who are taking online college classes. For now, since students do not have that at their disposal, what other suggestions could you provide to an online college instructor to better connect with students in the online environment as they have

    Collaboration in learning

    How does the collaboration enhance the learning? What suggestions would you make to improve collaboration in team activities?

    Personal Characteristics of Good Coaches

    Hi Just need you input with these 2 DQs. What personal characteristics might make you a good coach or mentor? What is your understanding of the phrase walking the talk? Provide examples.

    Geriatric patient health assessment

    Describe the elements of a comprehensive health assessment of a geriatric patient. What special considerations should the nurse keep in mind while performing this assessment?

    Technology Tools and Design Considerations for Online Learning

    I need help with documenting design principles to help develop for online learning. I need resources as a guide to help me write my own paper. I've been looking but don't clearly understand these questions. Here are the questions and the details are attached. 1. Assess the impact that bandwidth, resource availability, and i

    Employee Injury Costs

    Scenario: An employee is entering a work area and slips on a wet floor. After going to the emergency room, it has been determined that the employee has a sprained left wrist. Questions: 1. What are some of the direct costs of this incident? Estimate the value of these costs. 2. What are some of the indirect costs? Estimate

    Audio for e-Learning

    Listen to the podcasts "Introduction and why use audio for learning?" and "Audio has limitations but lean back and enjoy it" where Clive Shepard discusses the importance of using audio in e-learning: http://kineo.com/e-learning-interviews/clive-shepherd-interview.html Why use audio for e-learning? Going one step further, why

    Role of Supervision in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

    -Discuss the role and functions of supervision in clinical mental health counseling? -Describe the different models (individual, triadic, and group), methods (audio and video records, live supervision, bug-in-the-ear/eye), and theories used in clinical mental health counseling supervision? -Discuss the kinds of supervision tha

    Case Study: Student Disengaged During Lessons

    Louis is working 5 weeks into the school year at a high-need school, the he notices that one of his fourth grade students is consistently disengaged during lessons. He rarely answers questions, and when teacher call on him, he typically shrugs his shoulders and says, "I don't know." Even when other students are engaged, the teac

    Inquiry based model & constructivism

    Compare and contrast the inquiry-based model of instruction with the project method. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each approach. Explain how the use of reading/learning strategies is related to brain research and constructivism.