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War on Drugs Speech

Can you help provide me with a guide for writing a speech on the "war on drugs" in the United States? It should include enough information for me to talk about for 5 - 7 minutes.

Post-Secondary Instructor Interview: Assessment in Instruction

Interview with a post-secondary instructor regarding the purpose, development, implementation, and analysis of assessment used in one's learning environments. Interview Questions: 1) What is the purpose of assessments in your instruction or training? 2) How do the results of the assessments inform your instruction or traini

Constructing Meaning Through Reading and Writing

Create a chart and list 14 strategies and activities that you can use to help your student construct meaning through reading and writing. Some strategies might include: fix-up strategies, question generating, and inference making. For each strategy you list, describe an activity and one form of assessment for each activi

Vocabulary Development

Create a matrix or chart which demonstrates 8-10 teaching strategies for vocabulary development. Include: 1. The vocabulary strategies 2. Informal assessments to measure learning for each strategy 3. How to differentiate for ELL or special needs students Use peer-reviewed articles to support your content.

Social Movements and Trends

Social Movements and Trends Choose one of the following topics: - Native Americans - Women - Environment - Latin Americans - Sexual liberation Read at least 3 different newspaper articles between 1968 and 1980 that cover important changes affecting your topic. Use the ProQuest Historical Newspaper archive, which incl

Oral Testing in Gathering Data

Just need your input. Here is the DQ that was asked. In what situation would oral tests be an effective and valid method of gathering data from the learner/employee? This is my professor's responds to my statement: You stated, "I believe oral testing can be valid in many ways of testing, but I especially believe that oral te

Strengths and Weaknesses of Strategies in the Classroom

Hi Just need your opinion on this I stated, "I could then go out and talk to the respondents of the survey verbally and ask them questions about their opinion of the training module." What are the strengths and weaknesses of these strategies in the classroom? Course Materials: Objectives Explore the purposes of asse

Value of Play In Education

You are a Preschool Teacher writing a short article for your Monthly Parent Newsletter advocating for and informing parents on the value of play in young children's learning.

Family Structural Theory

Using the family structural theory as a model, how can families created out of second marriages learn to function as one?

PALS: A Reading Strategy for Grades K-1

Visit the IRIS Learning Center ( Familiarize yourself with the IRIS website by clicking the "Navigating an IRIS Module" located on the right side of the webpage. Next, complete each section of the learning module titled, "PALS: A Reading Strategy for Grades K-1." Submit a

Word Study and Fluency

Hi again! I have another PowerPoint to do this week. I need some ideas and examples of things that I can put on the slides. I think I have to do a brochure too, but I'm not sure. Maybe you can read the assignment and see what you think and let me know. The entire assignment is below so that you can get an idea of what I have to

Oral Tests Gather Data from Learner/Employee

1) In what situation would oral tests be an effective and valid method of gathering data from the learner/employee? 2) As a trainer, you will be developing a training session on cultural diversity. What assessment method might you use to evaluate the learners? What steps will you take to maintain the ethical quality of your a

The "Sandwich" Technique

Have you heard of the "sandwich" technique? It is where one compliments first, then adds the comment where one needs improvement, and closes with another compliment. This is an old technique that is used in many industries and in fact is used in many of the faculty trainings I have gone through. Most institutions I work for requ

Assessment & Evaluation Q&A for a Corporate Trainer in an organization.

Assume that you you are a Corporate Trainer for a medium to large organization. Answer each of the questions below in 3-5 sentences. 1. Explain how you provide feedback to learners and how student feedback contributes to the methods used in your training sessions. 2. Explain how you ensure learners have acquired the skills

Phonemic Awareness in the Classroom

I don't have a classroom yet, so I'm not sure what the right thing to do for this task. I could use some help with ideas. How do you integrate phonemic awareness into your classroom? Describe a success story. If you currently do not integrate phonemic awareness, relate how you might integrate phonemic awareness into your clas

Most Difficult Aspect of Assessments

What is your opinion with these two videos and this DQ? What do you anticipate to be the most difficult aspect of assessment planning, assessment delivery, and assessment reporting? Lean On Me (1989) Principal Joe Clark addresses students: Welcome to the New East Side High Principal Joe Clark Addresses Students: 'Welc

College for Everyone

Take a look at the following interesting article: Faculty Burnout Has Both External and Internal Sources, Scholar Says An interesting part to this article is the end where faculty post their comments. Thoughts? Do you believe all people in this country should g

Training and Training Environments

Just need your input with these 2 DQs. 1. You are a trainer delivering a course on teamwork. What is one example of a formative assessment and one example of a summative assessment that may be used in the training session? "Assessments of learning outcomes are often what some people call summative assessments: the kind o

Activity Plan for a Classroom

Chapter 4 of the text focuses on learning standards for communication and literacy. For this discussion, please consider the following learning standard: "Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet." Develop and share an activity plan for a class serving four year old children and share how this activity plan supports a child'

Assessments in the Teaching of Reading

Consider the importance of using a variety of assessments in the teaching of reading. Create a chart that identifies various types of informal, formal, formative, and summative assessments (e.g., DRA, running records, DIBELS, etc.) used to assess children's reading abilities. Compare and contrast a minimum of five assess

Deficit Theories and Low Socio-Economic Standing/School Performance

Theorists warn against the continued use of deficit theories to connect low social-economic standing to failure in school. They have left a lasting mark on schools. Identify a student from a low socio-economic status who is not succeeding. How much of that failure is due to forces beyond his or her control and a mismatch betw

The Misuse of Cellphones

1. Describe the problem- in this case, the misuse of cellphones. 2. Propose a solution to this problem and describe how your proposed solution would work to reduce the misuse of cellphones. 3. Address two objections that are related to your proposed solution. 4. Show how the solutions would work, despite the objections that

Different Training Methods for Different Learner Types

Do you believe that different learners respond differently to various training methods? Do some learners respond better to group training and some better to individualized training? Describe the circumstances of a training experience you did not feel was beneficial. Do you feel it was because of the training method or your motiv