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Diverse Backgrounds

How do educators meet the needs of students from culturally/linguistically diverse backgrounds? I've given six specific ways I help my CLD students.

Strategies for Misbehavior

What are some strategies teachers can use to control their reactions when students misbehave? Please cite any references used.

Teaching philosophy alignment is considered.

I) Write a reflection journal that addresses the following question: Which of the philosophies discussed do you align yourself with most? Provide examples. ii) APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected

Statistics in research

Why is important to understand statistics in research? How can you handle statistical reporting and analyses in a research study? What type of problems could be encountered?

validity and relibility

How important is validity and reliability in data collections? Please provide a couple of examples that are considered valid and reliable sources of data.

Most effective method to assess student learning

I need help with the following questions: 1. What does current research suggest is the most effective method to assess student learning in todays education? 2. Is that method reflected in current assessment practices in schools today? 3. What recommendations can you make regarding assessments being used in schoo

Differentitated instruction

Search for three (3) articles in ProQuest to read and review on differentiated instruction that interests you.


To maintain effective classroom management practices, it is important to establish consistent routines and procedures. Time and transition strategies provide structure and consistency in the classroom. With this being said, why is it important to plan for transitions, and how can a lack of transition procedures interfere with yo

Can anyone answer these questions?

1. What are some of the organizational and individual purposes of the formal and informal groups you belong to at work? Does high cohesiveness in a group lead to higher group productivity? Explain. 2. What is the difference between a functional and a dysfunctional conflict? What determines functionality? What techniques or pr

Can you answer these questions?

1. What steps are involved in the delegation process? Are there any steps that should be included that are not already included? How does an effective delegation process impact an organization? 2. Provide an example of a time when you applied problem-solving steps to resolve a specific situation. What did you do effectively a

Mental Retardation

What are the benefits of the DPE(diagnosis,prescription,evaluation) approach? How can it be applied to the classroom curriculum?

Learning Disabiliities

What challenges do regular educators face in adapting lessons for students with LD? What suggestions would you make for the teacher to respond effectively to those challenges?

Task Analysis

Task analyze three procedures that you would use in the classroom. Example: General Procedure: Student Assignments Needed Procedures (Broad): 1.How to find work missed when absent 2.How late work will be handled 3.Heading papers 4.Where to hand in work Specific Procedures (Concrete): 1.Refer to notebook 2. Your tas

This essay addresses the following questions: What will I need to know to be an effective language arts teacher? How will the knowledge help me to become an effective language arts teacher? It is an original essay of about 1200 words with links for further study. The issues addressed are what is in the purview of the language arts teacher and how does s/he apply that in the field. Listening, speaking, reading and writing in all its various forms are part of the language arts class's daily fare. Knowledge of assessment and evaluation instruments, formal and informal, is critical, as is knowledge of the Internet and other information technology such as personal computers. Good language arts teachers will interweave what s/he knows from other humanities and sciences and use those as multi-disciplinary classes to keep interest and make learning fun. Games harvested from the Internet and textbooks can also promote learning of basic skills, avoiding "skill, kill, drill" in favor of motivated learning. Language arts teachers ultimately want their students to become self-motivated lovers of language in all its forms who can continue their education in the classroom, in their careers, and in life. This essay attempts to explore the above issues. It does not pretend to answer the questions with an essay. Its intention is to cover the questions in general so as to get the reader thinking. Beyond that, it gives advice to the student on how to use his/her notes, homework, readings and anything else related to the course to brainstorm towards putting together a good essay.

The question is what will I need to know to be an effective language arts teacher. How will this knowledge help me to become an effective language arts teacher? I can not write this for you. I am going to make some suggestions before writing my suggestions. What does your teacher/course say a language arts teacher does?

Teachers' Merit Pay and Theories.

1. Compare and contrast the terms philosophy, ideology, and theory in terms of their application to the teaching profession. 2. Should individual teachers be chosen to receive special increases of pay on the basis of merit? In your answer, discuss your presuppositions and defend your rationale.

Alternative assessment strategies

Describe alternative assessment strategies besides using rubrics in evaluating student outcomes. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using these types of alternative assessments?

Can you answer these questions?

Q3. What are some of the potential pitfalls of using employee empowerment as a motivational device in the workplace? What is your opinion about employee recognition? Can it be overdone? Explain. Can an individual be too motivated, so that his or her performance declines as a result of excessive effort? Explain. Q4. What a

Health care questions

Q1. What tools and techniques do health care organizations use to empower their staff? How do they ensure the tools and techniques they are using are implemented effectively? Q2. How would you empower yourself as a leader when there is a negative morale and resistance from staff?

Student Development

Please help me to understand how children in an elementary school might describe student development in the following categories; Physical, Cognitive/Intellectual, Emotional and Social.


Q1. Think about four different groups of people: Senior managers, middle managers, non managerial workers, and customers. How do you think each of these groups perceives your organization's culture? Why the differences? Q2. What are the three most important factors shaping your expectations of work? What are the implication

Please answer both questions

What are some examples of a graphic organizer? How could it be used in a lesson? Do you have any specific lesson examples you would like to share? Why must you master a variety of instructional strategies? What difficulties might teachers face when differentiating instruction?

Learning styles and instructional methods

You have been assigned to teach a group of students about a topic related to models of behavior change. The students within the group display learning styles that include visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Compare two technological instructional methods or materials for this topic and this group of students in their abilities

World Religion: Origins and Historical Development

Can you help me start this assignment for my presentation on the Chinese religion as my topic? Origins and Historical Development Aspects of the Divine Sacred Texts Sacred Persons Ethical Principles Sacred Space Sacred Time Death and the Afterlife The other points will be as follows: Handout for the