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Impact of Musicians and Performance

Ready for a virtual field trip? Follow this link to Austin City Limits. Choose two artists that you have not heard before, then watch and listen to their featured songs.

Decisions about Classroom Curriculum

How much input should parents, community members, and local leaders have in deciding what is to be taught? Justify your response. Should all students be taught the same curriculum? Why or why not? Should we teach religious studies in public schools? Why or why not?

Discuss paradigms and what they mean to TQM

1.) Click on the link below, and view it in its entirety. Discuss paradigms and what they mean to TQM. You will need to google the below address, for some reason blackboard is not letting you click on the link. 2.) Vision, Mission, and Planning.These three words are completely foreign

Effective Safety and Health Training

Effective Safety and Health Training Chapters 1, 2, & 3 Break down an OSHA regulation according to the first four steps outlined in the Steps in the Design and Development of Training section in Chapter 2 (page 7). Your outline should be emailed to me as a attachment by the deliverable due date outlined in the course calenda

Preference of Online Learning Environments

Why would one prefer an online learning environment where instructors are more of a guide on the side than a lecturer and one prefers to read on one's own than be lectured to? Do you think that this environment is possible in the face-to-face scenario or do you think that it is only possible online?

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