This posting obtains research and related materials (articles, video-tapes, artifacts, etc.) on brain-based learning and its relationship to play.
Please help me with the following: You are accompanying a primary-grade student to Disneyland. During the visit, the child will be given opportunities to control danger, feel exhilaration, be terrified or anxious, and experience a sense of accomplishment. How and why does this affect the brain? *Yet another paper topic.
Please answer the following questions in essay form. Each question should be answered in 200-300 words. Why teach in a low income school district? what can be offered to the children in those schools? Describe skills and abilities that will help one's ability to succeed in this setting? give examples Describe profession
This posting describes a situation in which you, as a member of a group, someone you know, or a situation you witnessed, strongly disagreed with the actions of the group based on ethical grounds. Did you feel free to voice your opinion, or did you feel pressure to conform to the group? Explain whether or not you expressed your t
I need help with an outline for a 4 hour instructional design plan based on the attached outline. The parts I need help with are 1. At least two of the activities in the plan must reflect cognitive strategies from this list: framing, chunking, concept mapping, advance organizers, metaphor, rehearsal, imagery, and mnemonics.
This posting examines this case: "A parent enters your classroom and says, "I'm sorry, Mrs. Jones, but it looks like all the kids do is play. When will they actually do some work?" What is your response? Explain your reasoning."
These areas are considered: The principles that one believes are essential to effective teaching and learning that will guide in working as a teacher. In this statement, consider the following questions: What do you believe about children and how children learn? What do you believe about teachers and their role in children's
Analyze the following ethical dilemma from the perspective of rationality and respect (Dilemma Tucker & Marcuson, 1998). A local nonprofit organization that networks with other service agencies in the area was designed to fill gaps in needed services for families. This agency has been in existence for several years and has gaine
Please answer the following questions -- in your own words each answer should be about around 100 words. 1. What are some examples of typical, quick decision teachers make on a daily basis? 2. What are 5 most difficult school-related decisions you have made? Why were they difficult? 3. What was the impact of those d
Imagine that you are on a spelunking expedition. You have entered a cave and traveled deeper into the caverns for several hours. The group has entered a small room with only one entrance, the one used to enter the cavern. The entire group except for the leader has entered. As the leader crawls through the entrance, a cave-in
Why is it important to use a variety of assessments? We as teachers have a job to teach them the English language in the classroom since that is what we use in the United States to teach all of our students. We have them from when the bell rings till the end of the day then they go home. Supposing that they then enter th
A Case Study on Conflict Management ________________________________________ Shirley and Abdul both work for a software development company. The manager of the new product division was originally the leader of the project team for which she interviewed and hired Abdul. Shirley, another project team member, also interviewed
How can I modify a test for an ELL student so that it is a valid representation of their learning? In other words an essay test is not appropriate for them if I just give it to them as is but if I made some changes to how it is presented or they are to complete it may be a good assessment. Does the administration of the te
What is the relationship between critical thinking and ethics? (Please use at least one resource to support your writing)
How would you respond to a corporate decision to which you are ethically opposed?
Please see attached file for full problem description. 1. For each case below, choose the most appropriate statistical procedure: a. A teacher of a low-level reading group is interested in what the average score is for the group of 25 students. b. An administrator wants to find out if there is a relationship between teach
The Community Services Code of Ethics states, ¿Whatever your personal feelings about the justice and appropriateness of particular laws, all board members, staff, and volunteers are to obey all laws in the performance of their work on behalf of Community Services.¿ Why is this item necessary? What does it say about the rela
Is the U.S. prepared for acts of terror or national emergencies?
This posting identifies the most sound points relevant to teaching practices from the perspective of self-reflection, learner assessment, and literature.
This posting describes the three most important elements that teachers need to focus on in order to sustain and improve his or her ability as a critically reflective teacher.
In terms of your assessment partnership with families and colleagues, what kinds of skills would you want to develop in the team members, including yourself? What will be your plan for personal and professional development as a member of the assessment team in your teaching context?
You, the teacher, are sitting in an exhausted heap at your desk immediately after dismissal. It has been a long day. A colleague enters your room and says, "The career ladder project is due in two days. We need to decide which tools we will use to assess phonemic awareness. Everyone at our grade level must use the same tool." Wh
I need input to answer these queries; References if possible Consider the following scenario. You have been asked to teach a semester long course via distance education. You will be in a classroom at your university/college with interactive sites in three additional places within a 150 mile radius. There are 15 students enrol
A kindergarten teacher is observing a student in the Brio train center. The student is overheard saying, "The red car is in front of the blue car and they are both being pushed by the green car over the mountain." What can this teacher determine about this student's knowledge from this brief observation? 250-400 words. Your
What are some strategies that a teacher can use to respond to concerns by parents, students or others who may object to inclusion and accommodation/modification of a student with Down Syndrome into the general education classroom?
These areas are covered: What can be learned from your experiences, such as teachers assistant/camp counsellor/school counsellor/community coach, working with youth and/or children? How has your background (my parents are both retired teachers) and experiences (teachers assistant/camp counsellor/school counsellor/community c
In need help in choosing and developing a topic and problem, related to academic or training and development situations
In need help in choosing and developing a topic and problem, related to academic or training and development situations, for which you want to develop a small research project. This topic must be different from those I've used or created earlier in this course. The topic must relate to human performance, such as student performa
Q1). What are some differences and similarities between transformational and transactional leadership? Give one example. Q2). What is the difference between leadership and management?
Navigate to the Death Penalty Information Center Web site at http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/, locate the Facts section, and select the Recent Legislative Activity link. Upon entering the Changes in Death Penalty Laws Around the U.S.: 2000-2005 page, select the Texas link. 1. With which current issues does your state's legisl