1. Define narrative literature. 2. Investigate the possible uses of narrative literature as it applies to middle school language arts and/or content area classrooms. 3. What are the advantages of using narrative text? 4. What are the disadvantages of using only narrative text? 5. Propose five possible uses for narrative lite
According to Kelting-Gibson (2005), six components of teaching design are listed which are required of seasoned and beginning teachers. How does backward design out perform traditional curriculum design in planning and preparing curriculum to meet these six components? Reference: Kelting-Gibson, L. M., (2005). Comparison
Discuss some of the difficulties posed by online learning that may interfere with adequately achieving the course objectives. Additionally, please suggests some ways that these issues may be rectified of mitigated.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using narrative text in the classroom?
Employers routinely ask employees to react and be proactive in self-reflection with personal growth. Teacher evaluations often require the teacher to react to the observations and there is a record of both the administrator's view, along with the teacher response. The reason this could be mutually productive is because an admi
What is science? How do you feel about science? Why should elementary students learn science?
What connections can you draw between a student's obvious lack of a well-developed vocabulary and lack of sufficient academic background knowledge?
Do you think that most traditional vocabulary programs are ineffective? Why or why not?
How would you describe the field of instructional design to a friend who is not an instructional designer? Give an example of an instructional experience in which one participated as a learner (work or school). Just based on one's gut feeling, do you think the instruction was well designed, or not, and why? Was there anything
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
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.
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.
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
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
In the work environment, how can reinforcement or reward be utilized to encourage positive action and outcomes from a mentor-mentee relationship?
Why does a lack of reading fluency interfere with a student's ability to comprehend text?
Explain the benefits of an early intervention program for parents of children with Intellectual Disabilities (ID).
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?
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?
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?
How does the history of American education provide a context for multiculturalism?
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.
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?
What are the various components involved in improving student achievement? How can a teacher consciously integrate these components into a unit?
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.
Can money that has been applied toward literacy programs be redirected to college funding?
Implementing differentiation. Include assessment in the differentiated classroom, tips for implementing differentiated instruction (organization), resources, and planning.
Compare traditional and differentiated classrooms.
What is differentiation? Include hallmarks/principles/elements, and discuss content/process/product.
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