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    Emergent Literacy Class

    In an emergent Literacy classroom environment, what would be the best instructional techniques and approaches to foster reading and writing skills?

    Making Mistakes and Avoiding Mistakes

    Strategies for Decision Making: Making Mistakes and Avoiding Mistakes Please help discuss why intelligent, smart people make mistakes. You may use other sources and answer the following questions: Why do intelligent people make mistakes? List as many factors as you can that contribute to people's errors.

    Create 2-3 page test that measures intelligence.

    Use reading material, lecture, and other sources to create a test that measures some of the following thinking skills: Verbal scales: Information: Similar to "Trivial Pursuit," this subtest measures fund of factual information. It is strongly influenced by culture. An American education and intact long-term memory will

    Portfolio Assessment is briefly analyzed.

    Discuss how portfolio assessments might be used in corporate training, higher education, and Kâ?"12. Discuss how portfolios would be used during student presence in a program that lasts several years. In other words, discuss the use of portfolios beyond one course or one year. Use examples to clarify your discussion.

    Immersive Learning is briefly exemplified.

    Define immersive learning environments and discuss how it could be integrated into your organizationâ??s learning strategy. Also, discuss how a Multi-User Virtual Environment (MUVE) could be used to accomplish specific learning outcomes in your organization.


    How important do you feel statistics are to any professional environment? Do you think decision makers can get by without them?

    The ethical decision

    While at work in the day care, accidentally hear your supervisor discussing a student and how the student is HIV positive. Walking briskly away without mentioning the incident to anyone. This student is in the same class as the children of a few friends of yours, and knowing that there are times that there may be scrapes, bruise

    Researcher bias in the news media

    Have you ever seen an incident of researcher bias in the news media when reporting data? How can biased reporting affect the results of a research study?

    Examine future paraprofessional roles.

    What do you think is important for a future paraprofessional to know or to do? What personality trait do you think is critical to develop? What do you think will be the most challenging part of being a paraprofessional? What are you most looking forward to?

    IEP synopsis is made.

    What are the parts of the IEP? What issues are covered in the plan? Who is responsible for carrying out the goals discussed in the plan? What are some of the strategies/assistive technology utilized in the plan to enhance the student's success? Why do you think so much detail is put into the IEP?

    Individual Education Plan: Crucial Components

    What is the most critical part of an IEP? Why? Ethical Obligation Would the child, teacher, or parent be responsible for carrying out the goals discussed in the IEP plan? Would the child, teacher, or parent be responsible if part of the obligations in the plan are not being addressed in the classroom? Is there an ethi

    To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed

    Go to http://www.4woman.gov/. Click on National Breastfeeding Campaign to read about the campaign. Choose Coping with Breastfeeding Challenges. Also read about Infant Formula and Q&A about breastfeeding. Whether you are male or female breastfeeding is decision that should be well thought out and discusses with

    Universal Design for Learning is examined.

    Sharing two programs or ideas that would implement as an educator. Do these meet UDL criteria/expectations? Student group(s) could benefit from each program or idea? Reactions that to learning about UDL and CAST? http://udlselfcheck.cast.org/resources.php

    What education laws and policies refer to privacy

    Hannan is a paraprofessional at Country Day Elementary School. He works most of the day in the special education classroom with Dora, who suffered from a traumatic brain injury, and two periods each day with Diego, who is a highly gifted student in a regular education classroom. Rumors have been circulating that Dora's brain inj

    Understanding Food Labels

    This food label contains all the original food's USDA Nutrition Facts, but has no information at all about the name of the food or the food's ingredients. Your mission is to work backwards to figure out what food it came from. The information on the food label, using this to come up with good, sound, and logical explanations

    Elicited teacher-received feedback

    â?¢Select a topic within a subject you teach or would like to teach â?¢Create a general lesson plan that describes the topic, materials, and methods. â?¢Delineate the topic by creating five learning objectives. â?¢Based on each objective, create two questions that will probe student understanding and knowledge of the t

    Interview with Fluent Speaker of Second Language

    I need to write an article in the district-wide newsletter about second language fluency. I have determined that an interview with someone who is fluent in a second language would be a great way to deliver information in the article. Create 10 questions inquiring how this person learned. Questions might include: How old were

    Learner Profile

    Create a profile of a learner (real or fictional) from your educational or work setting that requires AT. Your learner should come from the educational sector that you currently work in or plan to work in once your complete your Master's degree: Early childhood, K12, post secondary, workplace training, etc.

    Descriptive Questions and Hypotheses

    I need assistance in creating research questions and hypotheses related to African American Male achievement gap that contain the following: one quantitative section, one qualitative section, and one mixed methods section. After each section of your application, be sure to note your rationale for each choice and how each fits th

    Apply facets of Bloom's Taxonomy & Howard Gardner theories.

    Bloom's taxonomy Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences For the learning theories chosen do the following: Relate the theory to differentiated instruction. Give a short description or summary of each model or construct. Explain how these models are complementary and can be used as tools for building a differentiated cl

    Obesity in America is discussed in terms of fast food influences.

    Are fast food restaurants responsible for obesity in America? Although McDonald has denied that high profile news items played a role in the decision to remove large-sized fries and drinks, do you think movies and lawsuits can be use to bring pressure? Is this an appropriate way to bring about change?

    Examine social media conflict resolution.

    View: Robbins, S. (2008). Social media and education: The conflict between technology and institutional education, and the future. Retrieved from: http://hosted.mediasite.com/mediasite/Viewer/?peid=5eb9cd4798a4488288 e0b6d117f5c99c Review the above link and share thoughts on the following: 1.Select one social media tool

    Quantitative Method of research

    I need a example of a brief synopsis of the quantitative studies That has full APA citation, If you can show me a brief paragraph explaining the contribution the study makes to Afro Americans males educational Gap either directly or tangentially.

    Interview questions for someone who is fluent in a second language

    I need to write an article in the district-wide newsletter about second language fluency. I have determined that an interview with someone who is fluent in a second language would be a great way to deliver information in the article. Create 10 questions inquiring how this person learned. Questions might include: How old wer