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Questions and Hypotheses

What are the similarities and differences between research questions and hypotheses and how should a researcher determine the use of a question or hypothesis? How can I create a question about a gifted child and then create a corresponding hypothesis?

Special Education Advocates

I need assistance with the following: Special education advocates are a common part of the multi-disciplinary process. They represent parents and children during the IEP process. There are many opinions regarding the participation of advocates within this process. After reading the Phillips (2008) and Wright (n.d.) article, W

Inclusion Debate

I need assistance with the following: Inclusion is a controversial concept in education because it relates to our values in education, as well as socially. Some of the questions that surround this topic are: do we value all children equally? What does "inclusion" mean? Does it mean the same thing to everyone? Are there so

Reading Fluency

For this discussion, find your assigned method for improving fluency instruction below, according to the first letter of your last name: H-L: Read, Re-read, Repeat

Teaching: Unit Plan

See the attached file. Using literature in the classroom is a powerful tool for helping to meet your students' developmental needs. In this task you are to develop a week-long unit lesson plan. Your unit will need to include the following components: - A paragraph introducing your theme or concept for the entire week. - A r

Children's Health, Safety, and Nutrition

Share a link to and summarize a helpful web resource for children's health, safety, and nutrition. Share a recipe for a favorite healthy snack for young children. Any input will be helpful.

Inclusion of Different Learners in a Classroom

"In an effective literacy program, the teacher focuses on building a community of learners. . . . Activities and discussions are genuine because students feel that they are a valuable part of the learning community." How will you accomplish this lofty goal in YOUR classroom? How will you ensure that your students with reading di

Children Unhealthy Eating

I have a discussion post that I would like your thoughts and inputs on the following questions. Proper health and nutrition is of critical importance to the growth and development of young children yet many American children eat in ways that do not meet proper nutrition guidelines. According to the American Academy of Pediat

Types of Speeches

For this task you are to do a short informative speech (No more the 3 minutes) written out.

Examing a Basal Series

If you ask most teachers to describe the type of reading program in their school, they would include the word "balanced," which can imply any combination of a variety of descriptors: whole language and phonics, small group and whole group, guided reading and shared reading, basal textbooks and technology-based resources, etc. It

Impacting a Student's Learning Experience

How can I describe three assistive technologies that will allow a five year old that is visually impaired have access to grade level context and participate with her peers in the classroom and how can each of the technologies will be implemented for the student? What would be the results upon the use of these assistive technolog

Individual Alternative Grading Methods Paper

Identify alternative grading methods for students with special needs. Provide examples of appropriate uses of each alternative grading method. In addition, provide 1 to 2 resources.

Authentic Assessments

Prepare a research-based and professional practice-based rationale that supports the use of authentic types of assessments. (By "professional practice" we mean the literature written by educators who describe how and why they use authentic assessment methods). Please examine multiple strategies of authentic assessment, inc

Fundamentals of Pshycological Learning

In the previous module you began to develop your personal teaching philosophy by examining how you teach and why. Building on your work from the previous module, reflect on and respond to the following: Do you consider yourself to be a constructivist teacher? Explain why you feel the way you do. Where do your teaching pract

Entrepreneur Assessment

Entrepreneurship is a concept that I am very knowledgeable about as I engaged in entrepreneurship for nearly 8 years of my life before working at my current position. The role of an entrepreneur is a three pronged role that requires astute business sense, charisma and good people skills, and a resilient mindset that isn't afrai

School Violence and Case Law

What do you believe is the school's responsibility regarding student violence? How does this relate to the concept of in loco parentis? Discuss the pros and cons of a zero-tolerance policy. Base your views on case law.

Students and their Future Professions

Carole I also have a reflection paper that I need help with if you have time. Sharing your thoughts would be great. The reflection should include the following: Brief discussion of the student's future profession and how understanding the nature of families and children in relation to society is important for that professi

Self-Determination and Transition Planning

Read Wehmeyer's (2002) article Self-Determination and the Education of Students with Disabilities (http://www.cec.sped.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=2337&CAT=none). What is your understanding of self-determination and the role it can play in the life of a student with a disability

Creating a Story Frame

I need assistance with this discussion question...... I have attached a file below as an example (sample children's story) of what one of my classmates has completed. This week we learned about some of the possible curricular strategies and interventions that were specific to reading, writing, and math. One of the strategie

Discovering Computers

1. Choose 20 of the primary terms and 5 secondary terms relating to computers 2. Write complete definitions of each term

School discipline

As the school leader, you are charged with maintaining a safe place of learning. When a student's actions threaten the safety of the other students, what authority do you have to discipline the student? How do you ensure the student's due process rights? What additional legal requirements must you consider if the student is a

Least Restrictive Environment in School

Meet with the special education coordinator in the school district with which you are most familiar. Address the following topics during the meeting. 1. What is the special education coordinator's definition of least restrictive environment (LRE)? 2. How is service delivery determined in order to provide LRE in the school

CBT and REBT Theory Application - Mental Health Counseling

For this discussion, you will apply either CBT or REBT to the case of Henry (see the case study narrative The Case of Henry in the Resources). Specify how the theory conceptualizes Henry's problem, identify the key concepts that can be applied and discuss two specific interventions you would use with Henry. Identify a limitation

CBT and REBT Comparison

Please respond in 250 or more words including all references: CBT and REBT share some similarities, but they diverge in philosophy and approach. Discuss the similarities in the philosophical assumptions of Ellis's REBT and Meichenbaum's CBT. Then discuss how the theories differ in philosophy and approach.

Comparison of Existential and Gestalt Therapeutic Approaches

Compare existential and Gestalt therapeutic approaches. Focus on how they are alike and different in therapeutic goal, key concepts, role of the counselor, role of the client, and therapeutic interventions. Briefly describe a client who might benefit from each type of therapy, and provide your rationale.

Education discrimination

What responsibilities does an educator have to avoid discrimination in the workplace in the following settings: recruiting, interviewing, work assignments, transfers, discipline, and dismissal?

Student Assessment

I need assistance with student assessment. In the text, the Karten (2011), states "Unconditional acceptance in school environments means that the educational staff communicate a message that there is nothing wrong with being wrong" (p. 76). Based on the readings, as well as your personal and professional experiences, what do

Case Study: Cheryl Ways and Agilent Technology's Layoffs

Please complete this case study with at least 3 sentences for each question. This is a leadership class on change. Cheryl Ways and Agilent Technology's Layoffs Cheryl Ways, a 30-year-old IT professional, took a call at around 9 p.m. on October 15, 2001, from her husband, who rang complaining about her still being at work