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Behavioral Contracts

Discuss the effectiveness of behavior contracts. What are the advantages and disadvantages of such contracts?

High Stakes Testing

Need assitance on high stakes testing that is done in your state and/or a local school district. Identify testing requirements that are prerequisite to romotion or graduation. Discuss legal, ethical, political and/or financial issues surrounding the testing requirements. Focus your discussion on the top three issues you

Teacher Right Summary Exercise

Research teacher employment provisions in your state. Use a graphic organizer of your choice (table, chart, map, etc.) to present your findings on the following: What is the definition of a probationary teacher?· What are the conditions for becoming a tenured teacher? What specific offenses would preclude a teac

Disabilities discussion is briefly achieved.

1. What are some of the benefits and deterrents to system of classifying disabilities as defined in IDEA and how this system came about. 2. define and discuss the 3 perspectives of disabilities

A Reason for Creating a Database

Think of a brief cohort of people that you would want to create a database for. Come up with the fields and data that you would need in order to get the best information for your study design. Give your best hypothesis of what you think you would find out. I'm not looking for a detailed study, but I am looking for you to hav

Non-Electronic Database Application

Address the following questions: 1. What non-electronic databases (such as lists, calendars, phone directories, address books) do you use regularly? 2. What electronic databases do you use? 3. How have you seen these applications used in your organization? Give examples. Word processing Presentation Spread Sheet Da

Assessment strategies for a differentiated classroom

Identify at least three assessment strategies that you would use in a differentiated classroom. Provide a brief summary and reference link. Describe the strategies in terms of their usefulness to the content area you may teach. Describe how feedback is provided to students in a differentiated setting.

Important information about Four Corners

Please help answer the following about "Four Corners" 1. I think it's important because... 2. A symbol for it might be... 3. I already meet the needs of my students by... 4. I need to know... Using fours corners as a reference, think about a concept of interest to you and develop this concept using the model ''one size

Web-Based Programs Addressing the Functional Area of Foster Care

Research two to three Web-based programs that address the functional area of Foster Care . a. In what types of setting and organizations is it used? b. What are its purported advantages over owned software? c. Under what conditions would you recommend this software, if at all?

Community Influences on Multicultural Education

Please help me to address this situation. I have been assigned to a new school site in a culturally diverse neighborhood. What kind of plan of action could I create to make sure families and the community is valued in my early childhood classroom? What things can I do?

School curriculum players are determined.

Identify key players in curriculum development and management . Describe the role each member plays and the influence they have on the curriculum. The key players are Federal Government, state, district, school, teacher, community

Evaluation of a classroom or agency

First decide whether you are a teacher of a special education classroom, regular inclusive classroom, gifted and talented classroom, speech/language class, or private intervention agency. From there tell me about an experience in which you have encountered. Explain the following: o Identify and describe the client or stu

How would you promote differences in the classroom?

People and especially children need to learn that not everyone is going to be like them. This definitely is a first step toward acceptance. What types of activities, besides just placing children together in groups, would you suggest to promote this in a classroom?

Opinion on Parent's Sitting in the Classroom During Teachings

Let's imagine that you have a student who is having trouble leaving a parent and wants their mother or father to stay at school with them during the day. As a teacher, what is your opinion on allowing a parent to come in and sit in the classroom during your teachings?

Memo: Effective and Professional Electronic Communication

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Create a memo that might be sent to professional staff in your organization...discussing elements of effective and professional electronic communication. Summarize the "Top ways to create effective electronic communications" - add do's and don'ts.

Job-embedded learning

Can you help me get started with this assignment? What does the term job-embedded learning mean to you? What experiences have you had in designing job-embedded learning? How does this concept relate to differentiated instructional strategies in peer coaching?

Short Feedback

1. Explain how you might use the techniques you use for school in your most recent human services experience, or if you do not have a recent experience, discuss how you would interact with a client in a homeless family shelter using the technology we have available? 2. Answer the questions that are asked as if you were expl

School Culture and Differentiated Instruction are examined briefly.

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Differentiated instruction is an integral part of defining the school culture. How does differentiated instruction reflect the attitudes and values of a school building? Of a classroom? Describe the impact of culture in implementing change. Cite examples from your experien

Professional communities

Write 5 recommendations that you would make to your administrators to support Professional Learning Communities at your school or work place.

Test Data

What information is necessary for regular educators to improve application of test data in the classroom?

Adaptations to assignments

There are many ways teachers can identify ways to help with instruction through providing one-on-one help and extra individual attention. There are many other adaptations out there for teachers to use while they are involved in instruction or also adaptations that can be made to specific assignments. As a teacher, can you

Please answer following question

Individual Assignment: Teaching Portfolio Chart · Prepare a chart that identifies five purposes and five benefits of teaching portfolios.

Time Management Strategies for Studying

Need outline regarding time management/study skills for a research paper on study skills/time management. The level of learner would be for a college student. The time management skills will have to deal with studying.

Descriptive Statistics

Explain the dimensions of descriptive statistics, reliability and validity, and norm referenced assessment and criterion referenced assessment.

Assessing Objectives

Identify and analyze ways to assess objectives taught using differentiated instruction. Please provide at least two objectives from varied content areas.

Outline for Studyskills

Example of an outline for study skills; i.e. note taking, reading comprehension, or time management.