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Encouraging Habits of Mind

Research suggests that the habits of persistence, precision of language and thought, and managing impulsivity can lead to self-directedness. Select two that you see as interrelated in some way and explain how the selected two relate to each other. Write a description of a teacher behavior or practice that may inadvertentl

American History Test Format

Write one good item in any format, along with a brief explanation of why you think it is a good item. The item should be for a new test you are developing called the American History Test, to be administered to ninth graders.

Where are examples of dramatic form in the play - Riders to the Sea

Use the play, Riders to the Sea (Synge) as an example, explain what elements and qualities make drama unique as a literary form. Support your idea with textual evidence from Synge's play. Take into consideration how the literary theme of Riders to the Sea relates to the dramatic form. Please list any resource used.

Emerson and Mentoring

Based on the quote below, can someone explain in detail how this thought connects to facilitating results through mentoring? "The only true gift is a portion of yourself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Strategies to Improve Student Understanding

Please help me understand this problem. 1. Describe one observed procedure for how students self-monitor and self-report performance on classroom assignments. 2. Analyze the level of student engagement with an observed procedure for student self-monitoring and self-reporting of performance on classroom assignments. 3. Assess

Mentoring: Reinforcement and Reward

In the work environment, how can reinforcement or reward be utilized to encourage positive action and outcomes from a mentor-mentee relationship?

Early Intervention Programs

Explain the benefits of an early intervention program for parents of children with Intellectual Disabilities (ID).

School-Wide System of Behavior

Why does a school wide system of behavior support the optimal type of implementation for behavior management? Can having or not having a school wide approach affect one's role as a coach and if so, how?

Partnership for 21st Century Learning Framework

After reviewing the Partnership for 21st Century Learning Framework, what in particular do you believe would impact the learners in your classroom the most? What is your responsibility to your students and yourself with regard to this framework?

Trainer Attributes

1. What are some of the abilities of a good trainer? What is it about each of these attributes that makes them successful? 2. In your opinion, are good trainers born or made? Why or why not? 3. Why do we train trainers?

Toxicological Poisoning

Identify three common chemicals found in the home and discuss their potential for toxicological poisoning. Include what treatment, if any, is appropriate in these poisoning cases.

Classroom Curriculum: Ability and Age Needs

How does age affect curriculum for students with severe disabilities and/or mental challenges? What can assist teachers in creating a curriculum that matches both ability and age needs?

Assessment - AZELLA

How does assessment data from the various formative and summative assessment tools, such as AZELLA and high stakes standardized tests, drive instruction for English language learners as well as native English speakers? Please provide a detailed explanation for the logic behind your response.


What is differentiation? Include hallmarks/principles/elements, and discuss content/process/product.

Describe Lesson Pacing/2

1.) Lesson Pacing: Why does a teacher need to pace a lesson? 2.) ELL Class: How is vocabulary a key factor in teaching ELL students a new concept? Include an explanation that compares how pacing differs for a class with and without ELL students. 3.) Complexity of Content: Finding the gaps of what students kn

Clarifying the Purpose of Assessment

Why is it essential to clarify the purposes involved in assessment before one embarks on a testing effort? Especially for students with Intelligence Disability? What needs to be done to be successfully in testing?

Assessment for ELL students

Please help me with a project by discussing the following question: What is the value of a variety of assessment practices for ELL's?

Lesson Pacing: ELL Students

Considering students between grades 5-8, identify why lesson planning is necessary. How would this planning be different for English Language Learner (ELL) classes and classes without ELL? Does lesson complexity have an effect on ELL classes?

Special Education: Assessment

2.) Predict how all these components (a) Antecedent (b) Behavior (c) Consequences (2) Goals (3) Intervention (4) IEP recommendations, will influence an angry, aggressive child. 3.) Assessment: In what way will the target behavior be assessed? Provide details on a method to document the targeted behaviors.

Education and Questioning

Why is it important for teachers to ask questions, check for student understanding of concepts, and ask follow-up questions? Discuss the importance of an encouraging atmosphere for students, where they can ask questions and share opinions with each other.

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention Approach

1) Cognitive Behavioral Intervention Approach: Discuss the models, procedures, effectiveness, and limitations of the cognitive behavioral approach with EBD children. 2) Include the procedures used in the approach. 3) Discuss each component and how they interrelate: (a) Emotions (b) Thoughts (c) Behaviors 4) Discuss the

Assessment and Evaluation Instruments

Discuss several possible traditional and nontraditional assessment instruments, including the strengths and weaknesses of each and the impact of the instrument on the selected sample population.

Educator and Facilitator Assistance

From an educator or facilitators point of view, give me some insight on providing information, support, and feedback to other facilitators or educators?

Whistle-Blowing in The Insider

The text discusses the true-life story of Jeffrey Wigand, whose "whistle-blowing" on the tobacco companies was portrayed in the film The Insider. If you were in a situation where your employer was acting unethically, would you report him? Outline some of the elements to consider in making this decision. What factors would be

How can previous knowledge support or hinder the understanding of new learning?

1) According to the Bransford, Brown & Cocking reading, how can previous knowledge support or hinder the understanding of new learning and what implications should be considered for the design of instruction that fosters student learning and transfer? 2) How can you promote the transfer of learning within your own classroom