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Types of Interactivity

Please help with the following problem. Differentiate the different types of interactivity and evaluate the benefits of each. Please provide more than 200 words.

Creating a Welcoming Activity for the First Day of School

Imagine it is the first day of school and you are welcoming a whole new set of students to class. Create your own welcoming activity for the first day of school that demonstrates how you will incorporate differentiation through a growth mindset. Please help in addressing the following: - How you will provide a safe and secure

Critical Literacy within the Classroom

a) What is critical literacy? Why is it important? b) How often do you use critical literacy strategies within your classroom? c) Describe some of the strategies you use to engage students in critical literacy. d) Describe some of the activities in which students engage around critical literacy.

Delivering a Framework for Academic Content

- How might teachers develop strategies for delivering academic content within a framework of critical thinking skills? Explain your answer. - How can a teacher create text-based questions that encourage multiple readings of the same text? What are the advantages of encouraging multiple readings? What are some examples of que

Curriculum Guides for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Create curriculum guides for teaching spelling, and mathematics as a reference in a format that will provide you and your professional colleagues with practical information necessary for effective teaching of students with Intellectual Disabilities (ID).

Data Staying Within a Budget

As a curator of a museum, I would like to know which display gets the most attention. Of the three methods listed below to collect data, which will bring the most reliable data staying within a budget and why? a.Install video cameras and ask volunteers to your museum to video the recorded videos and count visitors at each di

Performance Based Objectives and Instructional Strategies

Just need your guidance with these Instructional Strategies. Instructional Strategies: I would love to have an even flow, and instructional strategies to reflect one's PBO's. One of my biggest goals in instructional strategies is to make sure I try to add every type of learning style in it to address everyone. I know it's

How Can Literature Enhance A Curriculum

Describe how each of the following content area teachers (math, social studies, and science) use quality literature to enhance their curriculum. a) Be sure to distinguish the differences in use among the three different content areas. b) Describe three activities that may be incorporated into engaging lessons. c) Describe an

The Duty of a Squad Leader in the Reorganization Process

Your squad is on a search and attack mission looking for dispersed enemy insurgents throughout a large area of operation. All of a sudden you're under attack with small arms fire and your squad manages to suppress and kill some of the insurgents in the process. Put in plain words your activities as a squad leader in the reorgani

Career Counseling: Interviewing Techniques

In order to develop intervention strategies and determine client needs, career counselors must use specific interviewing techniques. Identify, describe, and give examples of the interviewing techniques that have proven to be effective in career counseling.

Practicing Routines Rather Than Teaching Content

How can teachers reconcile the time they give initially to teaching and practicing routines rather than to teaching academic content? Critics of Jones's incentive systems do not like the idea of "bribing" students to work and behave well, which they are supposed to do anyway. (This same complaint is made about behavior modifi

Ronald Morrish: Suggestions for Discipline

Please help answer the following question. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. Morrish suggests tactics to have respect for authority, train compliance, and manage student choice. Why do you agree or disagree with his suggestions?

Describe the role of the performance analyst in terms of facilitating and promoting a performance focus. Also, describe the performance analysis process and explain how analysis results are used to inform decisions about selecting appropriate and/or alternative interventions.

The field of Human Performance Technology (HPT) is very process driven when it comes to evaluating people performance. Professionals in this field are known more commonly as performance consultants (PCs). Judith Hale, expert in the field of performance consulting has stated in her book The Performance Consultant's Handbook tha

Educational Rubrics

How does one write assessment rubrics for writing assignments (term-papers) in Education and Psychology fields?

Deciding Instructional Goals and Curriculum

What is the criterion recommended in "A Strategy for Developing Chronological-Age-Appropriate and Functional Curricular Content for Severely Handicapped Adolescents and Young Adults" to decide instructional goals and curriculum?

Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) in a Classroom

Can you help me with the following questions: - What type of classroom environment can you set up that supports Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) for a classroom of 3 year old children? - What type of furnishings, equipment, and materials are available to support the children's growth and development? - How does

Environmental Controversies: the Scientific Method

In your opinion, what are the benefits and constraints of using the scientific method to analyze environmental decisions? What are some social, economic, aesthetics, and ethical issues involved in a current environmental controversy? Explain.

Instructional Design, strategies for dynamic online discussion

Just need your input with these questions. 1. Describe an instructional design scenario in which you believe formal needs analysis would not need to be conducted. 2. According to the electronic reading, The Knowledge, Methods, and Cognition Process in Instructor-led Online Discussion, what are the three types of strategies

Intellectual Disabilities: Stable vs. Change

1) Dealing with Intellectual Disabilities recommend assessments that are stable and do not need change. 2) Dealing with Intellectual Disabilities recommend assessments that need some change, and identify what the changes would be.

Designing Curriculum

I need help building an outline that identifies the philosophies or theories that reflect how one envisions a classroom and curriculum. The age group I have chosen is 3 years of age. The primary focus is on the comprehensivness of understanding the many components that are necessary to consider when designing curriculum for pres

Instructional Design Communication

1. If you were working on an analysis, how would you feel if you did a lot of work on this analysis, and then say, 6 months later you viewed the final product and it was clear that most of your analysis had been either ignored or not taken into consideration? How might this have happened in the first place, and what ideas do yo

Scientific Inventions and Quality of Life

Please help answer the following questions. Do you think scientific inventions aimed at improving the quality of life of those with mental retardation can be in conflict with their individual rights? Why or why not? What scientific interventions do you recommend to use for students with mental retardation?

Cooperative Learning Strategies

Compare two different cooperative learning strategies for engaging with expository text in the content area classroom. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each strategy, how deeply does each strategy encourage connection with the text, and how well can each strategy be connected to other activities involving the text?

Pedagogy and Online Learning Technologies

How do you think pedagogy is affected by online learning technologies? In other words, how might these technologies constrain instructors' abilities to implement Chickering and Gamson's "Seven Principles?"

Wonderments and Stimulation of Curiosity

Self-directed learners engage in a number of intelligent behaviors. Among them are those who listen with understanding and empathy, metacognition, and wonderment. Describe a wonderment you could use to stimulate curiosity about important content in your curriculum. Explain how collaboration with your school colleague (if any)

Improving Instructional Design

What is an instructional situation or a learning situation in which poorly conceived knowledge of the instructional context might harm the success of the instruction? What may be done to utilize these context characteristics to correct the instruction and achieve success?