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Early Literacy Strategies

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.

OSHA authorized to set temporary standards

OSHA standards are not law that is approved, specifically OSHA standards do not have to be approved by Congress so that they can be established faster. Is OSHA authorized to set temporary standards, and if so, what might they include?

Special Education Assessment

Create a matrix ASAP regarding the following: Compare and contrasts the different types of assessments, the characteristics of each, and for what situations each is best suited. It should address the following: 1. How is each type of assessment scored? 2. Discuss the value and limitations of each test in determining kno

Why might educational leaders favor qualitative methods of research?

Make a case for why those in leadership positions might favor qualitative methods. In your discussion, consider the nature of leadership, the social/cultural/human contexts of schools, needs of students and families, the nature of inquiry, and the kinds of questions that leaders/teachers/members of society ask. 708 words, fiv

Teaching Strategies for early elementary

Prepare a written discussion on one domain of the PreK-2nd grade National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards found online. Recommend a learning activity to teach one mathematics standard from the NCTM website.

Guiding standard II AERA

I need to see some examples of ethical standards on research populations, educational instituitons and the public of the American eductional research association.

Mental retardation perception

What does the change in definitions of mental retardation tell us about the values of our culture and how a person might lose the label retarded?

Definitions of Mental Retardation

As a society, we have changed our definitions of mental retardation and related categories over time. Why is it important to clearly understand the purpose and use of definitions of mental retardation as they are developed?


Please discuss trends in language development and specific language impairments in early chlldhood. What referral processess and interventions strategies are appropriate in these situations?

Staff Development rationales are briefly modeled.

Staff development is a key component to developing effective teachers. However, staff development is often regulated in a secondary role in developing staff skills. What would you like to see in a staff development program? Identify five key components and tell Why you selected those. *In a staff development meeting my eleme

The relationship between ergonomics and a hazard analysis

What is the relationship between ergonomics and a hazard analysis? "Ergonomics has emerged to become a major element in the practice of safety" (Wyman, 2000). As is frequently the practice, hazard analyses are taken into consideration "in the design concept, design and engineering decisions and in process reviews." (Wyman, 2000

Design TWO scoring rubrics, discuss FERPA privacy issues

Can you help me get started on this??? Design TWO scoring rubrics 1. The holistic rubric should include descriptors for the quality of the overall paper. (List what a 4 paper looks like as a whole, a 3 paper, and a 2 paper) This is all assumed that you are grading on a four-level tier. Instead you could describe what an

Practicum classrooms

Assess two strategies you have seen demonstrated in your practicum classrooms that have been used to promote oral language development during a content-based lesson. Were they successful? Why or why not? How could they be improved?

Curriculum: Explain how instruction cannot be separated from curriculum.

In the explanation discuss these factors: 1. Just how do teachers make curriculum? 2. Describe briefly at least three specific strategies that teachers may use to improve learning and tell why you selected those strategies and how they may impact student learning. 3. A reflective thought: What role does teacher experien

Pros and Cons of a Children's Book for Teaching

Please help with the following problem. Choose one picture book and provide the title, author(s), and illustrator(s). Evaluate the book. Share at least one positive and one negative (if any) attributes of the book. Suggest methods of integrating the book into the curriculum and include how it could be used as a springboard

The Importance of Language Development

Discuss how language development is a crucial part of every aspect of the curriculum and describe three learning activities that would encourage the use of language in the preschool setting.

Strategic Thinking..

Can you anwer the question:How has a program of study at a colllege helped you to become a strategic thinker?

Some benefits of learning logs

Explain why students benefit from using learning logs what are example of what they may learn from using learning logs? Explain the rationale of the teacher not correcting the grammar and spelling of the children's learning logs

Discussion of Guided Reading

What is the rational behind using the strategy of guided reading? I know it is to promote fluency and I use it in class, however, I have an esol group this year. What does the student learn during guided reading? What type of student benefi? Please give examples.

Ethics of Budgeting

If a budget is misapplied or underutilized by an organization, what does that say about the organization's management and leadership? Why? In addition, what role does ethics play in relation to a company's overall budget?

The Leveled Literacy Intervention Program

I need to work on that discusses the Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention program. I need to find some reputable journal articles that discuss the program and its effectiveness in teaching exceptional learners. Any help you can offer is appreciated. Thank you!

Questioning Techniques for ESOL

Describe specific ways to develop questioning strategies among students. What kind of classroom is amenable to assist students with questioning and self questioning? Why is it important to assist students with asking questions while they read, especially esol students.

Fractions, rubric

You are planning to teach your second graders about fractions. What are three ways (including performance assessment) in which you can assess their recognition of fractions? Explain each method you choose. Devise a mini-holistic rubric for assessing a DQ response. Think of the necessary components that should be in any DQ