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
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
Summarize the key components of Piaget's Theory of Development. How is this theory similar to and different from Information Processing Theories?
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
How do teachers effectively evaluate students with EBD for intervention and/or instruction? What do you think about their method?
(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
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
If you could change anything about the education system in America today, what would you change?
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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?
How do you view teaching in the current economic milieu and job market?
Teaching with technology in preschool. This is an argument for the use and suggested activities. Discuss.
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
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
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
**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
Discuss the benefits of Critical Incident Planning and effective Critical Incident Management.
Noise and Vibration Hazards: Visit the OSHA website www.osha.gov 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. http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/hpworkrel.html NIOSH - A Practical Guide to Preventing Hearing Loss - 96-110 NIOSH / Noise /
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 www.osha.gov and r
Question 1: Is distance learning equal opportunity for the global community? Question 2: Discuss the idea that technological and medical advances could bring an end to hunger, disease, drudgery and unemployment in the U.S.
Readings: NCTM (2000). Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (Executive Summary accessed through http://www.nctm.org/ 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: