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Critical ThinkingaCritical Thinking Skills and Online Learning

For powerful online collaboration and critical thinking to take place, students must be engaged in productive inquiry and analysis. Dr. Levine, Dean of Humanities at Southwestern College states, "The school that fails to teach critical thinking fails at everything" (Interview, October of 2010). If we are to create and facilitate

Educational Decisions

Use the attached scenario to address the following: Explain the subject(s) or subject's topics. Describe the case study's educational setting and social situation. Give details about the learners including age, background, learning profiles, and others. Describe the educational concern or the purpose for th

Analyzing Adult Learning Assessment Techniques

Discusses the different types of assessment commonly used in adult learning. Analyze the attached literature and determine which is the most effective assessment process. Kirkpatrick, D. (2012). Types of Evaluations in Instructional Design. Retrieved March 2, 2014 from: http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/isd/types_of_eval

Do Districts Need a K-12 Technology Curriculum

Explain the need for a technology curriculum in grades K-12. This can include addressing an issue within the curriculum. Describe who will provide expertise and input on the development and the roles everyone can play.

Andragogy and Heutagogy

Discuss and critically analyze heutagogy. Discuss the similarities and differences between andragogy and heutagogy 4 Page Minimum with noted references Blaschke, L. (2012). Heutagogy and Lifelong Learning: A Review of Heutagogical Practice and Self-Determined Learning, The international Review of Research in Open and Di

Understanding Educational Models

Compare and contrast different approaches to instructing self-directed learners. What are some recommendations for teaching self-directed learners? Are there some approaches to teaching self-directed learners that are generalizable across different contexts? Cunningham, J. (2010). Self-direction: A critical tool in dist

evaluating curriculum for public schools K-12

Who should have primary responsibility for evaluating the curriculum for public schools K-12 and private schools K-12? Is there a difference? Who should have input on how effective the curriculum is?

National Education Standards Essay

Discuss educate America act and no child Left behind Act 2001 Discuss the intent and impact of the two approaches. Is it a good idea for the United States to have a single set of national education standards for grades K-12? Please explain and support it with sources.

K-12 Curriculum History

Based on a K-12 curriculum area please address the following: 1. Research and briefly summarize the curriculum history of a country other than the United States. 2. What are the major movements in the curriculum history of the United States? -What institution(s) (home, church, school, business, or government) influenced these

Curriculum History of the United States

Based on a K-12 curriculum area answer the following questions: -Research and briefly summarize the curriculum history of the United States -What are the major movements in the curriculum history of the United States? -What institution(s) (home, church, school, business, or government) influenced these changes? -How have the

Assessing Other Educators' Attitudes Toward Students' Families

You let me know you had this book: Amatea, E. S. (2013). Building culturally responsive family-school relationships (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education. ISBN-10: 0205523641 Can you assist me with the following: Read the teacher scenarios in reflective Exercise 2.5 Assessing Other Educators' Attitudes Toward Stud

Reflection on Academic Community & Personal Development

Describe the academic and personal proficiencies you bring to the University Community. Include your knowledge, skills, important experiences, and major accomplishments. Identify areas that you would like to develop to become an even more effective and valuable member of the community. Explain the ways that you believe the Uni

Epstein's Six Types of Involvement Interactions

Can you please assist me with the following: Thinking about the readings and your authentic personal experience, based on Epstein's six types of involvement interactions, which ones have you observed? Reference: Griffin, D. & Steen, S. (2010). School-Family-Community Partnerships: Applying Epstein's Theory of the Six Accor

Exploring the Role of Parents

I need assistance with the following: (Be sure that assistance is with each question) (1) Examine how one takes a leadership role in partnering with parents. (2) What examples can you draw from your authentic professional or personal experience? (3) Be sure to make explicit connections to the required readings as you explor

Hybrid, and Traditional Learning

Can someone explain to me the differences, similarities, benefits, and disadvantages of online, hybrid, and traditional learning? Also, please include theorists and theories related to the three. Thank you!

SMART Goal Format for Growth Plan

I need help to develop SMART goal format when writing my professional Growth Plan for school administrator. A Professional Growth Plan in which I need to identify a personal goal and a professional goal that reflect a commitment to lifelong learning. Focus in using the SMART goal format: - Specific - Measurable - Attainable

Science Lesson: Babylon

Please see the second posting with the additional documents and the rest of the credit bid. How would I explain this lesson to another person (staff member, parent, student, etc.) in terms of the following: 1) Objectives of the Activity 2) How the Objectives of the Activity are Met 3) Connections of Activity to CA Sc

Developing a Theory

I have to create a theory on adult learning and technology. I need help getting started. Credits can be increased if needed. Here are the requirements: Your theory will weave together the two themes: phase and stage theories, and of technology and learning. This creative exercise calls on your imagination. As a novice dev

Adult Phase Theory and Adult Learning Implications

How might the adult phase theory affect your practice as a facilitator of adult learning? (Consider your current age as an instructor working with a different age group.) I am also having difficulty finding references for the adult phase theory.

In-service educational models and teamwork

I need help to answer two questions: 1. An in-service educational model has five components: planning, implementing, evaluating, applying, and reevaluating. What is the purpose and importance of each? 2. What do you do with a team that is not working collaboratively? How, for example, would you handle the individual who do

Proactive Response to Messages

Please help responding to the message below in a proactive way: The supervisor's response, "Hi: Sorry for the late response. I was away on a trip to Beaumont. Unfortunately, no one is available to cover your shift for you. Ram will be working at the prison on Friday, and there is no one else to cover unlike when Sonya was

Benefits and barriers of action research

Read the following articles about action research (see attached): "Action Research Fosters Empowerment and Learning Committees" Themes in education: Action research. "Supporting Technology Integration Through Action Research" "Practical Strategies for Facilitating Classroom Teachers' Involvement in Action Research"

Accreditation of Childhood Education Centers

Many early childhood education centers are accredited by organizations such as the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Being accredited by such an organization shows that the center provides a high-quality learning experience that exceeds minimal standard licensing requirements. For this discu

Philosophy, Mission, and Vision

According to Gadikowski (2013), "The vision and mission statements of an early childhood program often reflect the organization's philosophy, that is, its beliefs about how children best learn and develop" (Section 1.4). Imagine you have just been hired as the director of a new child care center. Your first task is to develop

Phases of ADDIE Model

I need some help answering questions on different models of education: - Discuss the phases of the ADDIE model. - Discuss Gagne's Theory of Instruction model and the connection of Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction within the model. - Define Bloom's Taxonomy, and explain the connection between Bloom's Taxonomy verbs and the

Ethics Wrong or Right

This posting briefly assesses this question from a personal vantage point: Do you believe that the rightness or wrongness of an action can be in the nature of the act itself, or do you believe it is in the consequences of the action?

Teaching Children a Second Language

Hi, I need some assistance with the following questions: - Can preschool children be taught a second language? Explain strategies that effectively support students who are learning a second language. - What are two ways to support the families of children learning a second language? - One example of a resource you can

Colleges in the colonial era

In Chapter 1, Thelin (2011) mentions nine surviving colleges founded before 1781: Harvard, William and Mary, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Brown, Dartmouth, Rutgers, and Pennsylvania. Many feel that these colleges stand out as quality higher education institutions that have acquired prestige and longevity. Do you agree with these v

Summary of Article on Disabled Students in the Mainstream

Can you summarize/critique the article: Westberg, S. L. (1996). Meeting the needs of disabled students in the mainstream. National Association of Secondary School Principals.NASSP Bulletin, 80(576), 87. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/216043437?accountid=14375