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    Evaluating Information on the Web

    How do you know you can trust and rely on the information you find on the Web? Is it safe to allow students to surf the Web? Address different concerns based on ages of students. What do you think about parental/teacher controls on the Web? Will they interfere with the learning goals, or provide protection for both learners a

    Gender Matters

    After watching the video, 'Philip Zimbardo: The Demise of Guys?' Reflect for a moment on all the data presented. In your opinion, what is the solution?

    What Sets Action Research Apart

    What are the differences between action research and other forms of research? Think of a problem that could be addressed using action research methods.

    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

    The Domain of Nursing Practice

    What factors need to be considered when determining whether or not identified actions are within the domain of nursing practice?

    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