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?
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.
Which theories of assessment (e.g., authentic, classical, etc.) do you find the most relevant to teaching practice?
How can a classroom teacher support students with speech and language disorders such as dysfluency?
This question is posed: "What are 5 pieces of critical information for teachers to be aware of when working with students who have speech and language disorders such as dysfluency?"
As a teacher, what innovative steps would you take to improve the image of your educational and/or work setting?
This posting offers criteria that teachers can use for the selection of appropriate software for different age groups.
This posting helps to locate articles about teaching strategies using the computer for social studies, science, and math. List at least two articles for each content area. Include a brief description and URL. Why were the articles chosen?
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.
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
This posting suggests creative methodology and strategies that teachers can develop to integrate mathematics with other early childhood curriculum content.
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?
When would you use direct instruction versus indirect instruction? Indirect instruction is demanding of the teacher, yet can be one of the most satisfying teaching strategies. What insights do you have about this statement?
How can teachers use the science curriculum to develop critical and reflective thinking skills in young children?
These questions are posed: How can teachers organize instruction and motivate young children to do research, discover, and apply knowledge?
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.
What are the techniques and activities that are best used with young children to develop pro-social behavior?
Why are goals important in curriculum planning? What is an example of a goal that originates from content need, student need, and community need?
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
1. Discuss the various ways nurses have traditionally gained knowledge; the pro's and con's. 2. What types of research problems might be more appropriately addressed by qualitative versus quantitative methods?
A model for a design of a a developmentally appropriate activity for a specific age group (e.g., 3-5-year-olds, fourth-graders) is given. The activity may be related to any content area or topic. Why did you develop the activity that you did? How is it developmentally appropriate for the age group? What cognitive, physical, an
Can you explain the alternate views of IQ testing? Analytical Intelligence, Creative Intelligence, Practical Intelligence. I have to do a powerpoint presentation. And I need information about analytical intelligence, creative intelligence, and practical intelligence.
A. Do you believe that learning is observable? Is it characterized by a change in behavior? Do you subscribe to this perspective on learning? Why or why not? Defend your position. b. Do you believe that learning is thinking and/or a change in thinking? Do you subscribe to the cognitive-developmental view of learning?
Does the IEP consider all aspects of the student's learning including academic, functional, adaptive, and communication strengths/needs? Explain the relationship between the IEP and a Free and Appropriate Public Education in the Least Restrictive Environment.
Guidance and suggestions for analyzing an elementary classroom observation. These ideas are also useful to look over prior to observing an elementary classroom.
Included in the solution are ways to analyze goals and philosophies of the classroom by observing the teacher, interaction between teachers and student, behaviors of students, and classroom environment. The classroom used was a kindergarten class where the observer saw the students counting and singing during circle time, then
What are some of the import elements and issues around conducting parent-teacher conferences. Focus your responses on the interaction between parents of students with disabilities and teachers.
When/why do you think it may be beneficial to have outside agencies attend IEP meetings?
What is peer mediation? Peer mediation is used in many schools. Discussion on what it is and what it does.
If I was hired in MIDDLE of the school year (i.e: for maternity leave position) for a grade 3/4 position - what would my first week of school look like? What are some things I would want to do first?
This posting examines Disordered Behavior and ramifications for special and regular education teachers.
This posting briefly examine the characteristics of anxiety and related disorders, depression, and suicidal behaviors in teens. It helps to identify teacher responsibilities and interventions for students with anxiety, depression, and suicidal behaviors.