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Engaging Students and Motivation

Constructivist Model and Motivation

Ricky is an 11th grade P.E. teacher in Colorado, as part of the physical education standards, Ricky must time his students periodically in the mile run. He has students of all ability levels and so as he begins to plan out his year. He is struck by the challenge of motivating each student to improve in the mile. He wants all his

Strategies for Engaging a Gifted Learner

Marcos teaches an 8th grade Math class at a small town in Utah. The school he teaches has a total student population of 143 students, includes his 8th grade class. He has a room filled with various ability levels, from struggling through advanced. His highest achieving student Julia is routinely bored with the lessons as her ski

Strategies for Engaging Students

Robert teaches 4th grade math in Colorado. He is very creativity in the classroom and constantly works to include paired and group activities to keep his students engaged. Still, he has to lecture his students from time to time and he has found that his students seem bored when he is speaking in front of them. As a student, Robe

Activating Prior Knowledge in the Classroom

Lori is a 9th grade math teacher at a small middle school that serves a farming community. She has worked at the school for 5 years and has learned that it is a community that thrives on three things: family, farming, and football. Every boy growing up in town has aspirations of varsity football glory, but most will end up spend

Multiple Intelligences

Review the information on Multiple Intelligences ( and click on the "Take a Test" tab. Complete the test and view your results. Share your results with your classmates. How will the results impact your own choices for learning? Do you believe

Potential Factors in Participation in Adult Education

Johnstone and Rivera's research identifies ten potential barriers to the pursuit of adult education and clusters them into two categories. Discuss some of those barriers and the categories to which those researchers assign them. Conversely, what are some of the reasons why adults might want to participate in general education?

Reflective Learning

Why would these three; nurturance in families, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, and values, beliefs,and attitude be significant items?

Exposure to Media

How does exposure to media influence the manner in which adolescents develop? For example, is there evidence that adolescents are influenced to engage in risky behavior by being exposed to images of such behavior? frame your response within Bandura's or Erikson's theories. Use references and examples from the media (film, books,

Behavior Disorder Role-Play

Behavior Disorder Role-Play â?¢ Write a role-play dealing with a student with a behavior disorder in the classroom The disorder that I picked is Autism.

Methods of assessment

Select one method of assessment that is most effective for each purpose, 1 through 9 (in your opinion). Provide written justification for your selected method of assessment under the rationale column. Your justification must demonstrate understanding of the assessment. ** See ATTACHED Word document for actual table/matrix *

Fundamentals of management

Task Name: Phase 3 Individual Project Deliverable Length: 10-15 PowerPoint slides (excluding reference and title slides) with speaker notes Details: Library Research Assignment Mrs. Jones explains to you that the board wants you to prepare a presentation discussing leadership and the theories behind it. The presentation shoul

Philosophy of Teaching Statement

Compose a Philosophy of Teaching Statement Reflect on and articulate your beliefs about adult learning by creating a Philosophy of Teaching Statement. Your statement should focus on adult learning in the online environment. You may create your philosophy as a written statement or as a PowerPoint presentation with "speaker n

Classroom management related to constructivist theory

Taking either the constructivist theory of education or the behaviorist theory of education, describe your ideals for effective classroom management. In separate paragraphs , describe your aprroach to classroom organization, motivation,discipline, and teaching styles, given your current perspective. Constrast each element of the

A Personal Philosophy of Classroom Management

Consider your current view of classroom management. Write an annotated list of those points you currently believe, in bullet format. Include four to five points in each of these categories: (1) How the teacher should act. (2) How students are expected to behave. (3) What the classroom might look and feel like. (4) Ho

Team Dynamics in Project Planning

I need help researching team dynamics in project planning. Please use data to present both the benefits and challenges of working in teams in relationship to the project planning. Examine how teams can enhance their performances.

Math and Science

1. How do the national standards promote inquiry-based learning for math and science? 2. What is the role of effective questioning in engaging learners for math and science? 275 word count for each??

A debate on education is achieved.

Debate: Are Uniforms a Good Way to Improve Student Discipline and Motivation? I need help on writing a persuasive paper that supports your opionion. Acknowledge the argument above of the opposing side and refute them with research. In this same paper I need to research this material and find three reliable sources. I have to

Characteristics of Adult Learners applied to Teaching Strategies

You have been hired to teach a credit-based community college course. The course has 35 learners ranging in age from 17-70. You must develop the course to meet the needs of your learners. Analyze fundamental principles of adult education including biological, physiological, sociocultural, and cognitive factors that will have an

Discuss: Online Learning Environment

Answer the following questions: 1. Provide design principles when developing for an online learning environment. 2. Critically assess what impact, if any, bandwidth may have when designing for online. 3. Provide the impact of integrating multimedia components (e.g., images, graphics, video, audio, etc.) into an ESL online

Teenagers and Sleep

Recent studies have shown that teenagers across America are suffering from lack of sleep. Many detrimental reactions to sleep loss are cutting into academics and health.

Online learning modules are different from stand-alone learning modules in many ways. Each type of module has its advantages and disadvantages when it comes to maintenance, educational quality, and instructional strategies. Thus, this job discusses the differences for developing instruction for an online learning module as o

Setting up a lesson plan

I am trying to set up a lesson plan, but need help to determine the following: 1. Which instructional functions are most effective with a target population? 2. What types of strategies can be used to motivate learners to be engaged in the instructional activity? 3. What factors contribute to the success of the strate