How many times have we taken risks in schools? Risks can subject us to unwanted consequences --- unwanted PR, injury to staff, students, or patrons, and potentially devastating lawsuits. Consider the following actual scenarios. Contribute a scenario with which you are aware (no identifying names, please) that either created a li
What are the downsides of applying a rapid approach to the design of instruction?
Below is one of the most exciting developments in security management. There are many privately owned companies that wondered why CBP has chosen to inspect. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have updated their cargo examination processes in order to better protect
What are some pros and cons of site-based leadership? Name at least 4 of each and defend your response.
Describe the importance and components of a functional behavior assessment and behavior support plan. Describe a situation in which a student would require a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and Behavior Support Plan (BSP).
What are the historical and current roles of families? Compare and contrast the similarities and differences. AND Define due process. Why is it essential to the special education process?
Create a game to teach vocabulary for a selected content area. It can be for any grade. Consider the community in which you live and/or teach. What different cultures exist in that community? Develop an outline of how the Vocabulary Game will highlight the various cultures. Make sure resources and activities are
What is your experience with school funraising? What types of regulations are placed on fundraising activities? What recommendation would you have to minimize the negative consequences of a fund-raising event?
What types of regulations are placed on fundraising activities? To some extent this depends on the individual school or district. Fundraising for specific school teams, clubs and trips typically needs to follow school procedures. In many cases this means that my fundraising effort cannot interfere from another club's effor
Research a regulation [e.g., Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) or a local state or federal law] impacting adult learning. Locate a court case that relates to your selected regulation. a. Identify the regulation b. Describe the selected court case c. Analyze the relationship between the court case and the
Could you please assist me in Identify/locating at least three assessment methods that are most appropriate for use with young children or infants, including those considered to be "at-risk" and why they would be appropriate.
Should education be child-centered, focusing on children's interests and needs? Why or why not?
Step 1. Specify How You Will Present and Conduct Yourself State your conclusions concerning what you must do to present and conduct yourself in a professional and ethical manner, in accordance with legal considerations. A few reminders are that you â- Must exercise due diligence over students â- Shall not intentional
What influence do teachers' expectations potentially have on students? Is there a relationship between teacher expectation and student behavior? Why or why not? Please help; need information and examples.
Define the technique of pre-correction. How does it meet the requirement that students with behavior problems have positive behavior intervention plans developed for them? Please help with elaboration and examples.
This posting creates a personal classroom management plan for 7th grade students: behavior goals for my students, how to describe the classroom conditions, how you will help students conduct themselves appropriately. Indicate how you will intervene when misbehavior occurs and how you will introduce and explain the syste
Please describe what causes individual differences in knowledge and learning in Reading and why it is considered to be this way.
What are the goals of a functional behavioral assessment? How might a functional behavioral assessment be carried out for a student who exhibits disruptive behavior in the classroom?
Observe an elementary mathematics lesson. Write an essay that addresses the following issues and summarizes your observations: (1) What is the importance of having standards in mathematics? How do standards improve mathematics instruction? Compare and contrast traditional mathematics programs versus constructivist-type progr
1. Provided the choice of utilizing qualitative and quantitative data sources for an evaluation, how do you determine which to use? Explain your choice. 2. What considerations must an evaluator keep in mind when developing recommendations and conclusions for a written evaluation report? 3. Assume you are a program
How have changes in the law affected classroom practice in relation to EL learners? How have federal and state laws, from 1964 to the present, affected trends in ELL instruction? Explain how a classroom activity could be adapted for students at various stages of language acquisition. Address evidence of student comprehens
1. Pls. visit http://rtiiconference.com/presentations/rtii_272.html about the RTI, reflect on what you learned, how you will use this information, or compare / contrast this process with what is happening in your school. 2. What are your reactions to the current system of labeling students so they can receive special educatio
1.How may evaluation results be used in making decisions? Give at least three examples. 2.What are several factors that ensure an evaluation is successful?
What is the benefit of listing language objectives for a lesson next to the science process or content lesson? Explain.
Explain the impact of an important person in your life. What role did this person play in shaping your life? If this person is a friend, consider the larger role of friendship and the challenge of being a good friend. If this person is a mentor, consider the importance of mentors in the lives of people your age and what makes a
Please elaborate/describe on the mental state of understanding of fantasy in young children. At what age do children have a good understanding of fantasy and why is having this understanding important?
Planning is a process needed to problem solve. Please explain how young children use this process to problem solve and provide 1 or 2 specific examples.
The tensions between science and culture extend far beyond disputes over evolution. In some cases, science and culture disagree on not just what is true, but how actions should be taken in the real world. The story of Kennewick Man is a perfect example of this. Case: In 1996, while two tourists were visiting Kennewick, on
Pros and cons related to consensus-based versus top-down decision making processes. Consensus-based: Decision making is usually consensus based where the people involved hold a significant amount of power and their power is roughly equal. Considering the higher education environment, professors hold a significant amount of
Please help answer the following question. How much influence do you believe the government should have in deciding what is or is not being taught?
1. What are some of the challenges in human service work with measuring client outcomes? How might information systems help in this regard? 2. What are some of the reasons that staff may be resistant to or fearful of evaluation? How can evaluation be made nonthreatening or even valued for workers in human service agencies?