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?
What is Learning Theory and the schools of thought associated with it?
Please describe/explain the conceptual development of TIME in children. Please provide an example that illustrates how development of this concept progresses to further help in understanding.
In helping to better understand memory development, how important is the use of strategies and how does the use of these learning strategies promote memory development?
Who should teach? There is debate over what criteria should be used to eliminate teachers. Seniority, new teachers or test scores are considered for this sensitive issue.
How would you recommend rubrics be used to evaluate a course you've developed ?
1. What types of data might instructors use to evaluate their instruction? 2. How might instructors systematically improve their assessment procedures? 3. What do you consider the most important things to keep in mind when analyzing assessment results to inform instruction? Why?
Topic: Chemical Industry Address the following elements in the order listed: ? History ? Corporate stakeholders and response to their issues ? The role of the industry in its social, economic, and political setting ? Domestic and international ethics ? Ecological and natural resources ? Social issues ? Your rat
What are the main claims of sociocultural theories? Please provide an example for clarification. ---------- response is short discussion of 76 words and lengthy excerpt (877 words) from internet sources provided plus a reference
Please explain and elaborate some on the neo-pagetian information processing theory. How is it unique to other information processing theories?
Please explain and elaborate some on the neo-piagetian theory. How is it unique to other information processing theories?
Describe and explain an administrative issue with which you are familiar in your institution dealing with governance
I need some help with a discussion I have to lead---here is the question: Describe and explain an administrative issue with which you are familiar in your institution dealing with governance. (E.g. how did the board or CEO handle the issue to solve inefficiencies?) From what you have read and learned, combined with your
Please help with the following problem. Include references in the solution. What are the major influences or factors that influence those individuals who choose to go into the education profession today? Who had the biggest impact on their decision to become teachers?
Please help with the following question. Do personality types affect learning? Why or why not?
Within the workbook, you will do the following: Submit the following reports: Last name, First name, Name of school/district sorted by Last name, First name ascending order This just means that after you sort the data based on the last name, first name ascending order, then you should remove any columns that are not the la
Using the electronic resources , write a word essay in which you discuss the interaction between ELL families and the schools. Include information about the following: i) Sociocultural influences on ELLs. ii) Bilingualism and home language use. iii) Parental and community resources for English acquisition in your area.
Please provide a personal opinion on the following topics: What experiences have you had in implementing changes within your past or present work experiences? What was the process? Was the change process a success? Why or Why not? What are the crucial leadership skills necessary to support successful change?
To be successful, teachers need knowledge of excellent children's literature (Feeney & Moravcik, 2005; Morow & Gambrell, 2002, 2004). Read the article, Using Read-Alouds with Critical Literacy Literature in K-3 Classrooms. Identify two books that you believe have these important characteristics of excellent children's literat
What would be an example of an argument against Piaget's theory about how children think based on subsequent research.Please provide a source that could be used to substantiate this and for further research and discussion.
1. Do you believe that corporations should be socially responsible or do you think that corporations should focus on getting the highest possible returns to shareholders? 2. What do you think is the primary reason that ethical problems exist in today's corporations? 3. There are many benefits and costs associated with globaliz
Disability, five characteristics of disabilities, PowerPoint presentation on developmentally delayed- with accommodations/modifications
How would having a student with a disability affect your classroom environment? Describe five characteristics of a student with a learning disability. In your opinion which one of these characteristics is most handicapping for the student? Create a 10- to-12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation on students who ar
Just because something is natural does not mean it is not dangerous. Take the earth's energy as an example. Every year, hundreds and sometimes thousands of people are killed because of earthquakes and other seismic events that destroy homes, buildings, cities, and roads. Begin this project by reading about earthquakes here:
A great deal of research has emphasized the importance of the arts in education. Share at least three ideas for integrating the arts into early childhood education. Share specific, developmentally appropriate, lesson plans and lesson objectives for how your students will benefit from the activities or lessons described. Discuss
Discuss one effort to improve schools (A new program, co-teachers, departmentalization, etc.). Discuss to what extent it was effective. How did it change the curriculum? (150 to 200 words)
Discuss one effort to improve schools (A new program, co-teachers, departmentalization, etc.). Discuss to what extent it was effective. How did it change the curriculum? (150 to 200 words) We have recently started experimenting with a limited version of the block schedule at our school. Prior to this current year we had alwa
How can teachers, support staff, and administration make time for the planning needed to have effective collaboration at a school?
How can teachers, support staff, and administration make time for the planning needed to have effective collaboration at a school? Discuss some ways that you can make sure all IEP team members are committed to the team process and are accountable. Discuss your personal experiences and beliefs as a student in a classroom with d
Choose 5 classroom management strategies explain how each strategy is more appropriate for specific developmental levels and how each strategy encourages critical thinking in students. Use hypothetical examples to prove your points.
Please assist me in understanding early literacy stratigies/activites by describing 1 or 2 developmentallly appropriate activities for teaching language and literacy to children between the ages of 2-6.
What do you think is meant by culture-free and culture-fair tests? What implications does this have for the determination of mental retardation?