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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

Socratic Method and Questioning

Please provide a scholarly journal article on applying dialogue, discussion, or questioning to an adult education setting. Compare and contrast to Socratic Method and Questioning.

State Language Arts Standards and ELL Proficiency Standards

Examine the format and the alignment of ELL proficiency standards to the Arizona language arts (listening and speaking, reading, and writing) academic standards. What is the difference between state language arts standards and ELL proficiency standards? Why are both necessary in lesson preparation?

Assessment Methods to Evaluate Learning

Brodie and Irving (2007) stated that as educators, regardless of the type of learning setting, "we need to ensure that students will know: - What learning is, (learning implies change)â?"learning theory; - How to do it best, (the style, approach, fitness for purpose)â?"learning theory; - When they have learnt, (descr

Strategies for Improving Test Item Reliability

Name two strategies for improving test item reliability in a norm referenced test. Also make recommendations for ensuring reliability and validity for the following test types: - Essay questions - True or false questions - Matching questions - Definition and open ended questions

Malcolm Knowles' Theories.

The viewpoints on Malcolm Knowles' theories of learning and teaching, Andragogy in practice, the premise of individuals, new perspectives on Andragogy, individual differences in adult learners, and the future of Andragogy. 200 words.

Theories of Language Acquisition

Please summarize these theories. Which language acquisition theory do you favor and why? BEHAVIORIST THEORY. You are probably familiar with behaviorism as a major learning theory emphasizing stimulus, response, and reinforcement as the basic elements of learning. For language acquisition, behaviorists hypothesized that childr

Inquiry Into Learning

Copland and Knapp (2006) noted that a professional learning community values research and sets up cycles to facilitate "schoolwide inquiry into learning and teaching performance and participating in professional inquiry as a colleague." As an educator-researcher, do you agree with the authors that "inquiry into learning" is an e

English Language Learners - Landmark Case

Please help with the following problem. Identify a landmark case for the education of English language learners and describe the implications it has for classrooms today.

Legislation and Language Policies

Describe significant legislation that has shaped federal and state policies for language in the United States in the last 30 years. What are the effects of these policies, particularly in the education system? Include a discussion about the English-only legislation that is occurring throughout the United States.

How to Outline a Research Proposal

Creating an outline will begin the basis for developing a research proposal. The outline will help you establish your thoughts and guide you to make changes where necessary. By creating this outline, you have a visual that presents a series of questions for the researcher to look at and develop the next series of questions and