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How You Can Make a Positive Difference in the Classroom

How will you make a difference in education? If you are going to be a teacher, or are trying to reinvent yourself as an educator, where do you begin when realistically considering what you are able to do to best serve your students? It becomes a much larger concern as you ask yourself who is involved in the education of a studen

Parent, Family, and Community Involvement

Give examples how a teacher/school can encourage: Parenting Knowledge and Skills, Communication Between the Home and School, Volunteering at the School and in the Community, Supporting Student Learning at Home Involvement in Decision Making and Advocacy, Collaboration with the Community

Counseling Case Study

You have been asked to provide a presentation on physical abuse of children within the family unit to school counselors who work in a large local school district that has a high percentage of Hispanic students. Teachers in the district are becoming increasingly concerned about incidents children are reporting that deal with disc

Web Work

This Web Trip brings you to the website of MarketResearch.com, a directory of research reports available for purchase. Go to http://www.marketresearch.com and review the list of market research reports. 1) Imagine that you are the product manager for a new baby product that you are proposing being sold in global product.

integrated unit

Please make this unit an integrated unit to include other subjects such as science and math.

Diverse Social Issues in the Classroom and Assessment

Young children come from diverse families and diverse social groups. The classroom should be a place where children feel safe and comfortable. Use your text to review the many diverse social issues young children face today. How will you provide support for your students in your classroom? Include specific examples within your d

Rubric usage

Discuss the importance and advantages of implementing assessment guided rubrics. Discuss how this useful strategic educational method facilitates feedback information for students, as well as parents and administration.

Develop a sound training program.

How can information about communication processes and skills be used in the development of a sound training program? A training program has already been developed. I need to know why communication process and your skills are important when developing the training program?

Case Study

Discuss what you feel are the key ethical concerns related to this case. What are your concerns related to competency and training based on your knowledge of the ethical guidelines? As a counselor, what would you offer in terms of a resolution to these concerns? Additionally, provide an overview of what your specialization's eth

Fathers' role in academic performance of children

As an educator, one may need to become an advocate for fathers' involvement in the academic setting. This role can be hard if other educators and family members don't understand the value of fathers' involvement in terms of student behavior and success. What evidence can be used to show how important it is to have the fathers' i

Discussion Questions

A manufacturer of hair care products in the U.S. would like to find out how satisfied consumers are with the shampoo they are currently using. The information is important because the manufacturer wants to produce a product that satisfies the consumer's needs. 1) What sampling technique, listed in Figure 15.2, on page 333, w

Atypical student drawings

What actions might you take if a student is drawing atypical pictures that cause you concern? What other issues might arise in an elementary classroom with regard to arts education? How might you deal with these issues?

This solution examines reading questions.

What is the difference between assessment and evaluation? What is the role of assessment in a balanced literacy program? How would you prepare your students for high-stakes district, state, or national testing in the area of language arts/reading?

An interactive approach for working with diverse learners

How does the increase in diversity among students in the U.S. contrast with the current changes in the demographics of teachers? Why is this issue for the educational system? What constitutes a diverse learner? As a teacher, what are some essential things you need to learn about your students? How will this knowledge affect thei

Corrective Action

Answer the following questions. 1. What is a corrective action? 2. What is the relationship between a causal factor and a corrective action? 3. How must a corrective action be written? 4. List the hazard control precedence. 5. Why should a company track corrective actions? Read chapter 12 in your text Answer

The Patriot Act

Q1. What are the principle functions of the USA PATRIOT Act, the Homeland Security Act, and Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5? Do you feel that these functions are effective? Q2. What issues have been raised concerning some of the authorities granted to government agencies in the USA PATRIOT Act? Are these issues via

Fundraising and Endowments

I need some help with drafting the text for a donor brochure for any school of medicine/health Sciences/health management explaining endowments and why donors should fund endowments. Also, come up with a rough draft of the position description for the director of development for such school.

Movement Activity for Preschool

Pretend you are the director of a day care center. Describe a movement activity that you want your employees to do with a certain age group. The activity should be open-ended, and it should promote creative responses while helping increase motor proficiency. You assign the activity and the age group. Describe the activity to yo

Opinion on the Beslan Terror Event

Q1. What was the Beslan event? What were three lessons learned by terrorists from that incident? Brief answer. Q2. Do you believe the response the United States has taken since September 11, 2001 goes far enough to combat terrorism? What would you do differently? What would you keep the same?

Diversity and Multicultural Issues in Brokeback Mountain

Discuss your views about diversity in counseling in reference to Jack or Ennis in the film Brokeback Mountain, or to Andrew Beckett in the film Philadelphia. Pick one of these characters and describe the diversity and multicultural issues you would need to address if you were working with him as a client in individual counseling