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Developing an Assessment Plan for Use in the Classroom Setting

Develop an assessment plan to be used in the classroom setting. 1. Identify the expected learning outcomes and develop performance standards for what meeting the outcomes would look like. 2. Identify triangulated evidence that will be used to show the level of students achievement for the specified outcomes. 3. Develop differ

Assessment Plan

A. What kind of report card is the attached? How do you determine grades, checks, etc.? What factors are included in your evaluations? B. Develop an experimental report card or format for communication of student achievement. Show how you will evaluate the learning targets of your assessment plan.

Writing for Understanding

A. Explain the difference between a norm-referenced assessment and criterion-referenced assessment. B. Describe how the school district uses standardized testing. Identify the tests and what types they are norm-referenced or criterion-referenced? How do you know? What are the purposes? How is the data used?

Synchronous Online Learning Presentation

Provide information for a presentation about synchronous online learning that includes the following: - The advantages and disadvantages of synchronous online learning - Facilitation strategies - Tools that enhance student learning - An instructional audio or video element

Developing a Plan for Using Portfolios in Class

A. Develop a written plan for how you might develop the use of portfolios in your classroom. What kind of portfolio would you use? What would it look like? What would it contain? How would students be involved? B. Describe your current conference format. Develop a plan for involving students in the conference to share their l

Portfolios in Schools

Please help me with the following questions: A. Explain why portfolios have become so popular in schools since the beginning of the 1990s. B. Compare and contrast report grades and portfolios as a means of communication of student achievement.

Incorporating Research-Based Practices into Everyday Teaching

CLASS NOTES By incorporating research-based practices, students benefit from taking notes in both linguistic and visual forms. Students learn better from understanding new concepts and provide rational organizing outlines. Student attitudes and beliefs have a significant effect on success in school. Achievement can increase wh

The four aspects of language arts and the development of objectives

How do the four aspects of language arts inform the development of objectives? Write a language objective, including all four aspects of language arts, for the following content objectives: Solve word problems using grade-level appropriate operations and numbers (3rd grade math). Analyze the risk factors associated with natur

Performance Assessments in Introduction to Healthcare

I have two learning targets for an Introduction course in Healthcare: 1. Read examples of Standard Precautions, understand what preventive measures means, gain knowledge. 2. Explore topics, look at research and understand communication, learn to reason with what is a good source and what is not. Can you suggest some perform

The Importance of Development Appropriate Methodologies

Considering the importance of developmentally appropriate methodologies in respect to learning and to the continued support of preschool and early education programs, what do you think of giving iPads to kindergarten classes or having prom in preschool? Support the argument with evidence to prove the developmental appropriatenes

The Cycle of Literacy Coaching Model

Please provide a reflection on the cycle of literacy coaching model including a pre-conference, an instructional event, and a post-conference. It must show how to collect data and must include an introduction, a description, and a reflection of the process and a conclusion.

Designing Aims for a Unit of Study

A. Decide on a content area or unit of study. B. Identify the standards or learning targets that you will be assessing within that content area in language that can be understood by both students and parents. What are students to know and be able to do?(Consider curriculum standards, subject or discipline, expectations) Inclu

SEI methods for beginning English language development

There are a number of SEI methods for beginning English language development. Choose two and share examples from your classroom or others you may know of. What made the method successful for improving student achievement?

Summarize of article on Genetically Modified Organisms

Dr. Gregory Damato, Ph.D (December 04, 2008). Decreased Fertility, Immunological Alterations and Allergies. Retrieved October 3, 2012 from http://www.naturalnews.com/025001.html. Please help me summarize this source. (Answer provided in approximately 100 words.)

Critical Reflection: An Introduction to Student-Involved Assessment for Learning

This critical reflection should highlight your thoughts on Stiggins text Part 1. Share your reactions to key components you identify in the readings. How do they connect to your current assessment practices and ideas you might want to implement? Stiggins, R. (2008). An introduction to student-involved assessment for learning.

Summaries of Sources

Can you help summarize these sources in your own words? -The Precautionary Principle Applied to Deliberate Release of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). By: Myhr, Anne Ingeborg; Traavik, Terje. Microbial Ecology in Health & Disease. Jun99, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p65-74 -Genetically Modified Foods and the Pitfalls of the Scie

Evaluation of Course Description

Reflect on the course description for this course: This course explores strategies and techniques to support the success of language and culturally diverse students. The values, customs, and communication styles of cultural groups and their implication for teaching are considered. Research-based instructional approaches to

How are emotions critical to the bio-cognitive cycle?

Emotions are critical to the bio-cognitive cycle and drive our attention, meaning, learning, and memory. How do emotions influence learning, memory, attention, and meaning? What is the specific role of emotions in learning and memory? What part(s) of the brain are impacted by emotions?

Feedback to Students

Providing specific and immediate feedback to students is important. What are some ways students can receive feedback immediately? Describe ways students can provide feedback to each other

Curriculum for ELL students

Explain how teachers can select, adapt, and sequence curricular materials for effective instruction of ELL students. What strategies have you seen used in classrooms that have been successful? Why have they been successful? Is there anything about the way they were implemented that you would change? Why?

Discrimination at Work

I'm doing a literature study on discrimination at work. I need to look up different types of discrimination, as well as highlight the impact or consequences of discrimination (in general as well as in the workplace). Please help me list the types of discrimination.

Relationships between learning, schooling, and education

Three authors all deal with issues concerning the relationships between learning, schooling, and education generally. What is your interpretation of these authors' meanings, any similarities which you may see among them, and the personal meanings which any or all of them may have for you? "Education is an admirable thing,

Struggling Students in a Classroom Setting

I am doing an analysis of research data and trends to inform effective change management processes and improve learning outcomes for a specific instructional problem. Can you provide me with a critical review of five current (within the last five years) research articles that are related to the "Struggling Students in a Classro

Silent period and language development

Describe the silent period. How might a teacher respond to a student who is at this level of language development? Provide at least two specific examples. Please refer to the attached file below for explanations and key concepts on the silent period.

Preproduction and early production strategies for academic language success

Describe the preproduction and early production strategies that teachers can use to ensure academic language is accessible? How might a teacher extend Structured English Immersion (SEI) methods, such as Total Physical Response (TPR), storytelling, contextual clues, and narrative approaches, for beginning English Language Develop