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Accreditation of Childhood Education Centers

Many early childhood education centers are accredited by organizations such as the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Being accredited by such an organization shows that the center provides a high-quality learning experience that exceeds minimal standard licensing requirements. For this discu

Philosophy, Mission, and Vision

According to Gadikowski (2013), "The vision and mission statements of an early childhood program often reflect the organization's philosophy, that is, its beliefs about how children best learn and develop" (Section 1.4). Imagine you have just been hired as the director of a new child care center. Your first task is to develop

Phases of ADDIE Model

I need some help answering questions on different models of education: - Discuss the phases of the ADDIE model. - Discuss Gagne's Theory of Instruction model and the connection of Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction within the model. - Define Bloom's Taxonomy, and explain the connection between Bloom's Taxonomy verbs and the

Ethics Wrong or Right

This posting briefly assesses this question from a personal vantage point: Do you believe that the rightness or wrongness of an action can be in the nature of the act itself, or do you believe it is in the consequences of the action?

Teaching Children a Second Language

Hi, I need some assistance with the following questions: - Can preschool children be taught a second language? Explain strategies that effectively support students who are learning a second language. - What are two ways to support the families of children learning a second language? - One example of a resource you can

Colleges in the colonial era

In Chapter 1, Thelin (2011) mentions nine surviving colleges founded before 1781: Harvard, William and Mary, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Brown, Dartmouth, Rutgers, and Pennsylvania. Many feel that these colleges stand out as quality higher education institutions that have acquired prestige and longevity. Do you agree with these v

Summary of Article on Disabled Students in the Mainstream

Can you summarize/critique the article: Westberg, S. L. (1996). Meeting the needs of disabled students in the mainstream. National Association of Secondary School Principals.NASSP Bulletin, 80(576), 87. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/216043437?accountid=14375

Writing Process Lesson Plan for Social Sciences

What is a standards-based writing lesson that I could be taught to 11th graders that includes the following: 1) Explicit descriptions of teacher strategies and corresponding student activities for each of the following writing stages: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. 2) I would like the lesson plan

Incorporating Physical Education into a Language Arts Lesson

1) What is a fun and creative idea for a mini lesson that could be taught to students in the 11th grade which would incorporate PE movement into a lesson in Language Arts? 2) What California standards would be covered for Language Arts? http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/documents/finalelaccssstandards.pdf 3) What Cal

Resilience in American Higher Education

Large-scale philanthropic contributors, who offered substantial gifts such as foundations, trusts, and estates, were necessary to higher education budgets in order to pay for salaries, services, and the construction of new buildings. This philanthropy in American higher education brought industry and religion together in what w

Environmental Scanning in Human Resource Development

'Describe why it is important to examine the environmental sectors (The Economic sector, The Political sector; The Technological sector; The Social sector; The Market sector; The Geographic sector; The Supplier sector; The Distributor sector).'

Self-Image, Social Competence, and Self-Efficacy

Chapter 9 of the textbook explores the principles behind the development of self-image, social competence, and self-efficacy in children. Early childhood educators and families have a crucial role in the positive development of these areas. For this discussion, please create a short article that is at 150 to 200 words long for

Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate (ADDIE) Model

Scenario: A class of eighth-grade learners at a suburban middle school must master the basic concepts of the U.S. Constitution for an end-of-term assessment. I need help in analyzing this scenario and discussing how you might use the ADDIE (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate) Model to identify the instructional

Lesson plan using Bloom's taxonomy

Design a lesson plan for sixth grade math using Bloom's taxonomy for wording and objectives. List possible assistive technology for hearing, visual, speech communication, written communication and mobility plus a synopsis of lesson plan. 800 words please.

Using NVivo

See the attached file. Analyze the interview question responses from M4 using NVivo and your developed interview questions and responses. - The details of open, axial, and selective coding data analysis procedures related to interview question responses. - Direct quotes and in-text reference support for all factual statem

Should Teachers to Plan Their Instruction Based on Assessments?

1. Is it important for teachers to plan their instruction based on assessments? Why or why not? Share an example from your own experiences 2. How will you honor the diversity of professional judgment and style in the instructional planning process among teachers?

Reflection on Learning

What have you learned about research and practice? How do you think research will improve your own teaching practice?

Educational Personal Reflection

Reflect on one of the following three sentence starters: In my classroom, I tried to promote student learning by [implementing]... In thinking about my future classroom, I want to promote student learning by... I would like to improve education by...

Autism and Teacher Attitudes

I am doing a project study in education. My topic is dealing with autistic students and the teachers attitudes toward these students in their class or school system. I have thought about some type of professional development but don't have an idea where to start. Any idea or suggestion would be very helpful. I plan to work with

Educational Comparison: Adult Learning

Select a character from "The Color Purple" that you see as exemplifying adult learning (I was thinking about the character, Celie). Think about how the theoretical perspectives you have chosen (I need to use two theorist's perspectives) can be used to explain the character's learning and development. Compose and submit an ess

Teaching Style and Application to Early Childhood Settings

As teachers and caregivers, it is important to know how to address different situations in early childhood settings with the help of parents. For this you will choose one of the following scenarios: 1. Shane has a difficult time separating from his mother each morning. At drop off, he clings to her and screams uncontrollably.

The Importance of Play - Activities for Children

Children learn as they play and while playing, they learn how to learn. Take a moment to read the article "The Importance of Play - Activities for Children." Then, think about the childhood games that you played. Share your favorite playtime activity with your classmates and explain why it was your favorite. Describe what you le

Discipline in preschool programs

Discipline and guidance are major components of a preschool program. You need to establish your own philosophy before you can communicate this with parents. Review the following quizzes to reflect on your opinion of discipline and guidance. The Best Discipline Tactics: A Quiz The Discipline Quiz: True or False Review Tabl

Addressing a Parent's Concerns

Choose one of the following scenarios: Some parents request that their boys should not be permitted to play in the dress up area, and should not be allowed to wear women's hats, shoes, and clothes to dress up. Some parents complain that their children continually come home with paint on their clothes and sand in their hair,

AACN's Essentials of Master's Education

Compare and contrast the AACN (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses) Essentials of Master's Education with the mission provided below, philosophy, and MSN Program Outcomes. The mission is: the provision of quality and innovative healthcare education programs that are delivered with exceptional service, accountability

Critical thinking in nursing

How does one demonstrate the concept of critical thinking in relation to the various roles of the professional nurse? Please include one supporting reference.