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Causes and Effects

In this exercise, the effects were given, but the causes had to be determined. I need help to ensure that the causes are correct: Cause: Using horses made it easier to do pull travois Effect: Plains indians used horses to pull travois instead of dogs to pull travois. Cause: The Indians needed shelter Ef

Article Summary: "Fighting fire with psychology"

For many years, fire safety engineers worked under a simple assumption: When a fire alarm rings, people will evacuate immediately. How quickly people manage to vacate a building, they believed, depends mainly on physical abilities, the location of the nearest exit and the behavior of the fire. But work by psychologists and ot

Portable Fire Extinguishers

Portable Fire Extinguishers: 1. What training is needed for personnel in the use of fire extinguishers? 2. What cheminicals(s) is/are in a chemical fire extinguisher? 3. What is a water fire extinguisher? 4. What are the classifications of fire extinguishers and which one is used on which type of fire? Emergency P

Life Safety and Hazard Control

Life Safety 1. Define panic behavor. 2. Identify three (3) life saving strategies. 3. Identify at least three (3) behavioral actions of an occupant in an emergency situtation. Hazard Control: 4. The hazard control hierarchy consist of six major approaches to handling hazards. Name the six controls and describe each. 5.

Fire Accidents or Incidents

1. What are the 5 common denominators that contribute to fire accidents or incidents? 2. Look up the saying "Leave Early or Stay and Defend" as it relates to fire. Do you agree or disagree with this? Why or why not? Reference the websites you viewed. 3. List the various elements that go into a Fire Protection System. 4. What

Importance of physical education for children

Hi Debbie, I have another assignment that I would like your input on. Why is Physical Education important for children? What are your thoughts on topics such as health benefits, the cognitive/academic impact of physical education, social benefits and lifetime effects. I have a few ideas on why it is an important part of my edu

Growth Patterns, Body Physique and Skeletal Maturity Impact on Skill Acquisition

I am excited about this course. I love anything that involves running, jumping and just physical exercise in general. Can you discuss what impact growth patterns, body physique, and skeletal maturity have on skill acquisition and performance? How does being overweight impact a child's ability to be successful in a game of socc

Checklists and Job Analysis

In one page or less, tell me how this summation of the text will be useful to you in your current job or a job you hope to obtain in the future. Download Checklist 5. This checklist relates to Project Factors--such as this course. Please apply this check list to your work during this semester in OSHT 2405 Ergonomics and Huma

Retail Sales Assistant Job Elements Checklist

Apply the checklist to a job you currently have or have had in the past. Download the checklist to a word processing document. Answer the questions. Be sure to identify the job you are applying the checklist to. As usual, if you cannot make a question fit your particular job, just type N/A. You will find the checklist by clic

Social and Emotional Growth of Children

Childhood experts agree that play is important to the social and emotional growth of a child. Think back to your own fond memories of play during your childhood. What did those play experiences teach you? Share an experience with your classmates and explain how it was important to your development. Then, consider the increase

First Day of School Rules and Guidelines.

I need some help coming up with some rules, procedures and guidelines to be introduced on the first day of school. I would specifically like help with middle grades and it should be based on real life teaching experience.

What is the difference between academic and intellectual freedom?

What is the difference between academic and intellectual freedom? How do these concepts apply to the classroom? How do they apply to courseware to be offered at distance? What are the limits to the instructor's prerogatives in teaching? How do these concepts apply to research and its products? What rights do

Depression in children - global citizenship and multicultural understanding

Based on this article Developmental trajectories of positive and negative affect in children at high and low familial risk for depressive disorder. Olino, Thomas M.; Lopez-Duran, Nestor L.; Kovacs, Maria; George, Charles J.; G

Understanding Global Citizenship and Multiculture: Depression in Children

1. Based on this video: How has the web-based information influenced global citizenship and multicultural understanding? 2. Based on this podcast: How has the web-based information influence

Counselors Working as Part of a Multidisciplinary Team

Mental health professionals from different specializations frequently need to work together in order to provide effective services to students, families and individual clients. Identify three types of mental health professionals who may be involved in assisting a student, family, or individual client. Describe the role and funct

Are Grades Earned or Entitled?

Some teachers believe that assigning a student a low grade will prevent them from exceeding, or worse yet, keep them from entering the college of their choice, or any college at all. In contrast, there are teachers that believe it is important to recognize and assign grades according to what is earned. Should teachers simply ass

Inquiry Based Curriculum

Effective implementation of inquiry-based curriculum, such as the Project Approach, in an early childhood program provides results that are hard to beat, but not everyone is on-board. Review the The Philadelphia School Preschool Dog Project and consider what elements of the project made it inquiry-based? What did you see that in

Tenure, Exigencies, and Faculty Rights

What is tenure? What institutional rights must be preserved? When may financial exigencies be applied in the removal of faculty? Equal pay/comparable worth Termination of tenured faculty for cause Due process in financial exigencies Part-time faculty rights Sexual harassment Are faculty employers or employees?

English Language Learners, Assessments, and Measuring ELL Students

Create three different, original, and appropriate alternative assessments to be used for measuring intermediate level ELL student progress. The assessments should be supportive in providing snapshots of both oral and written language development and performance. Once created, explain how you could use the data gathered from

Discussing Learning Strategies and Techniques

Answer the following questions: 1. How does an adult educator demonstrate that he/she is using appropriate modification strategies for assignments, instructions, and assessments for diverse adult learners? 2. How might a multicultural point of view or perspective affect interpersonal relationships in an adult learning setting

Policies in Business and Academic Institutions

Could you please tell me what you think about these topics?: Most regulations and policies are established to give organizations, businesses, institutions, guidelines for developing a system of checks and balances. They should not be feared, or neglected. 1. Are there any glaring differences between business policies and

Encouraging Appropriate Behavior in the Classroom

Background Student: Doug Age: 7.9 Grade: 2nd Grade, 2nd Semester Scenario Doug loves science and hands-on activities. He is interested in dinosaurs and robots, and enjoys using the computer to play games. Doug has shared that he likes putting together "Lego" sets and has brought several in to the classroom to share.

Criteria for universities

What criteria are valid for universities in reviewing the actions of fraternities and sororities? Can the university require codes of conduct for student organizations? What rights and nondiscrimination principles must a university protect in regards to student organizations? What liability does an institution incur f

Teacher's role in developing a behaviour intervention plan for students

Hi, I would like to know what you think about the teacher's role in developing a behaviour intervention plan for students. I would like your input on the family, assessment, classroom environment, and examples of interventions. I would like to compare what you think with what I have. As always, your input is very valuable to

Preparing an ergonomic report

One of the most common tasks performed by Safety Professionals or the Industrial Hygienist is observation. We will begin to use what we have learned in this course as well as in other safety courses and apply it to an everyday work assignment--not your own-- but another of your choosing. I suggest the following: Supermarket s

Developmentally appropriate learning curriculum

I have obtained a position as a student teacher and have been given the opportunity to create a plan for a preschool. The lead teacher wants me to create a weeklong plan that, in accordance to this school, subscribes to the statements in the position statement of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. I ne

Innovative Tools and Analyzing Material

1. Visit a hardware store, home improvement store, or equivalent. Describe one innovative or "different" tool if you can find one. Describe the tool and what makes it innovative or different. If you cannot find an innovative or different tool, describe a traditional tool and identify a fault with this traditional tool. You shou

Social Context and Challenging Behaviors in Young Children

I have been reading chapter 8 of my textbook: Kaiser, B. & Rasminsky, J.S. (2012), Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and responding Effectively, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. Please discuss social context. What I have to consider about this topic is when working to prevent challeng