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Teaching Practices

This posting identifies the most sound points relevant to teaching practices from the perspective of self-reflection, learner assessment, and literature.

Teaching elements are examined.

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.

Education

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

Educator Strategies

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.

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

Inclusion of Students with Down Syndrome

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?

Help with essay formation is given.

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

Death Penalty Laws for the period from 2000 to 2005

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

Ideas related to education and assessment are noted.

Objectivity is essential in assessment, yet no one is completely objective. Reflect on your thoughts, feelings, and attitudes in your interactions with young children. What do you detect that could hinder as well as aid your objectivity? Why is it important to use informal assessment methods, particularly with young children?

Intelligence and Education

Brief account of what intelligence theory offers, the IQ, Nature-Nurture debate, multiple intelligences and concise comparison of Howard Gardner and Sternberg's Theories of Intelligence.

Assessment Theories

Which theories of assessment (e.g., authentic, classical, etc.) do you find the most relevant to teaching practice?

Culture of Critical Reflection

How can one sustain a culture of critical reflection in a course? Please provide a 250 word response using peer-reviewed journal articles. Use APA 5th edition guidelines for in-text citations and reference list. I need ideas and suggestions. Thanky you.

Special Ed.

In a grade 3/4 class in an Aboriginal community (with little resources), a beginning teacher is confronted by an extremely active class and a gifted student who continuously challenges him as well as the other students. Could you please explain to me the widely held assumptions or beliefs might be called into question given the

Education and PE techniques are briefly covered.

These questions are brainstormed: What are the strategies, activities, and materials that are most effective for teaching health, safety, and physical education to young children along the developmental continuum?

Education/Science

How can teachers use the science curriculum to develop critical and reflective thinking skills in young children?

Art and Education

What is the curriculum content that a successful early childhood art education program needs to include? Why? This is the topic for my research paper. Just wanting to see where I am supposed to begin. It is awfully vague.

Curriculum Planning

Why are goals important in curriculum planning? What is an example of a goal that originates from content need, student need, and community need?

Human Development in The Classroom

I need help with the information on each question and examples to prepare for writing a paper: 1. Analyzing the importance of understanding the stages of human development in the classroom. 2. Analyze some of the problems that might result from a teacher's lack of such understanding. 3. Focusing on one stage ( early