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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

Gender and Educational Psychology

What is the significance of student gender in educational psychology? How does gender impact your instruction and the learning environment? Why is understanding psychosocial stages in childhood and adolescence important?

Special Education: Cerebral Palsy

When a child in elementary school has cerebral palsy what are two goals that the teachers should design to meet the needs of the student? What are the specific disabilities of the disorder? What are the salient complications as a result of the disorder? What are the financial effects on the family and what type of assistance wi

Twelve Ethical Standards: Examples

Give an example of how each of these 12 ethical standards would be used in qualitative research for data collection: Avoiding harm Nondiscrimination Non-exploitation Harassment Public Communication Confidentiality Informed Consent Competence Representation and Misuse of Expertise Research Misconduct Plagiarism C

Connecting with your Audience: Eduation vs. Training

1. What is the difference between educating and training? When do you, or should you, use each? Name examples in your life when you have received each type. 2. When teaching/ training a course, what are some of the ways to connect with your audience? Have you used any of these? Have you been in a class in which the instructor

Conflict Resolution: Human Resource Planning and Evaluation

Select the scenario below and develop a conflict resolution procedure. Scenario: Your school has been asked to participate in a pilot program within your district that is dealing with facility efficiencies. Participation in the program will require your school to begin and end operations 1 hour later than the standard within

Special Education - EBD

What are five assessments commonly used for identification and determination of EBD used in schools?

Special Education: Example Question

According the following article: http://cecp.air.org/interact/authoronline/january98/ineffective.htm Why is Ineffective instruction harmful to EBD student in the area of academics and social skills still important today?

Special education of a physical and health impaired student

I am required to ask a special education teacher what is the impact of the physical and the health impairments on the education of disabled students. I could use as much information for the above question. I would also like to know How does it affect them emotionally, socially and academically and what can be done to help them

Methods in earlychildhood and curriculum development

Develop a curriculum that can be implemented in an early childhood classroom using the philosophy of John Dewey, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky and others. How does these philosophies indicate developmentally appropriate practices in the areas of science and mathmatical concepts. What is the theory of constructivism and the Zon