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How Influential Are Scarce Resources?

After reading the articles Mowle on worldviews and external conflict; and Dinar on scarcity and conflict along international rivers), answer and discuss the following questions: How influential are scarce resources in bringing about and sustaining violent conflict? Is the statement presented at the beginning of Dinar's arti

Foundations of Adult Education and Training

1) What are several strategies you might use to support a group of new retirees who take your basic computer usage class at the clubhouse in their retirement village? Assume that most of these people have little to no computer experience. 2) What are the reasons that adult learners tend to prefer non-traditional learning mode

Piaget's Theories

Summarize the key components of Piaget's Theory of Development. How is this theory similar to and different from Information Processing Theories?

Nutrition and Health of Children and Families

Discuss biological and environmental factors which contribute to a child's mental health as well as qualities and practices of early childhood education programs which can have a positive impact on a child's social/emotional development and overall mental health. Offer strategies a preschool teacher can implement to int

Transformational Change and Mezirow's Seven Phases

(1) describe the transformational learning process, using the textbook as a source, and (2) identify a transformational learning experience from your own life (past or present), (3) discussing at least one of Mezirow's seven phases as it applies to your experience (You can discuss a phase that you have experienced, or are in the

Online teaching rationale

1. Why do you want to teach online? What do you see as the benefits of an online education to both the instructor and student? 2. What actions would you take in your online course if a student was "flaming"? Do you have experience handling inappropriate postings by students? 3. How do you feel about utilizing a

School/home partnership tips

How you will encourage parent/family involvement? Describe all six types listed and give an example of each way to encourage involvement from a teacher or school's perspective,and cite how research supports those ideas. Parenting Knowledge and Skills, Communication between the Home and School, Volunteering at the School and in t

Teacher Inquiry

What are some common assumptions the general public holds about teaching and learning that you would like to see challenged? How can engagement in inquiry help to challenge these assumptions?

KWL graphic organizer

Background: You are preparing to teach a 5th grade social studies unit on Jamestown and its first inhabitants. In this unit, you will introduce the concept of shelter of both the Native Americans who occupied the area and that of Jamestown's first settlers. You realize that this is an important idea that will need to be fully

Program Evaluation

Many school counselors may feel intimidated about using data to build, monitor, and refine their school counseling programs. The ability to present data in a meaningful way to key stakeholders such as principals, teachers, school board members, parents, and community members is vital to the success of your school counseling prog

The definition in Lay terms of EBD

How would you explain to someone who is unfamiliar with special education and psychology what is wrong with the children we say have EBD? Many people, caregivers, general education instructors, and even parents, need to understand that EBD, emotional behavior disorder is just a new term to describe a number of different and s

Nutrition and Health of Children and Families

Imagine you are a Preschool Teacher responsible for planning nutritious snack and lunch menus for your class. A description of nutritional goals for your classroom. Considerations that guide your menu planning process including an accommodation you may make in managing and/or meeting a young child's special dietary

Action plan tasks are summarized briefly.

I need help defining and describing what team members will do to create an action plan. I need to include the purpose of the action plan, the necessity of objectives, the creation of timelines and checkpoints, the assignment of responsibilities, and reason for revision.

Gardner's Theory

Identify Gardner's Theory briefly and summarize the theory. Then discuss at least two of the seven intelligences, providing at least four examples of the two seven intelligences that you chose.

credible sources

In 250-350 words original only, please help with the following: College writing must be more than opinion and must be supported by credible sources. Finding these sources and knowing if they are suitable for scholarly work can be challenging unless you know how to evaluate a website. Describe the differences between a cred

American Exceptionalism

To what extent do you think schools should be emulating other countries' educational systems and to what extent do you believe in "American exceptionalism" when it comes to schools?

Your Delivery System

The delivery system in the ASCA National Model represents a template used to define the day to day functions of school counselors. According the Gysbers and Henderson (2000), the delivery system comprised of four parts: the school guidance curriculum, individual student planning, responsive services, and system support. For th

Communicating the Vision, Culture, and Norms

Establishing and Communicating the Vision, Culture, and Norms I need assistance with gathering and compiling information for the following assignment. Please read below. References need to be provided. For this assignment, suppose the organization you have selected is beginning a strategic planning process, and you

Group Counseling Plan: Eating Disorder

Describe the program(s) identified and any empirical support presented for the efficacy of the group program. Determine if you would use the information in the development of our group counseling units, and describe how you may adapt them to fit your school environment. Include the URLs of the web sites you describe so tha

Role of Critical Pedagogy

**How does taking a critical view of the schools change how you would answer questions regarding the aims and purposes of education, the content of the curriculum and the roles and responsibilities of teachers and learners? **Speculate about how you think that these responses are mediated by personal experience, race, soci

Noise Hazards

Noise and Vibration Hazards: Visit the OSHA website and read 29 CFR 1910.95. Visit the websites listed below. After you have viewed all three, pick one of them and write a brief commentary. NIOSH - A Practical Guide to Preventing Hearing Loss - 96-110 NIOSH / Noise /

five classifications of fire

There are five classifications of fire. What is the full definition of each. Industrial Hygiene is not a separate topic under OSHA regulations but encompasses predicting, recognizing, assessing, controlling, and preventing environmental stressors in the workplace that affect workers. Go to the OSHA website and r

Introductory College Mathematics

Readings: NCTM (2000). Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (Executive Summary accessed through select Standards and Focal Points from menu under the NCTM logo on upper left of website and then select Exec Summary within the Math Standards section along middle of the page or go directly to http: