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The Socio-Historical Context of Multi-Cultural Education

Describe the socio-historical and contemporary contexts for multicultural and bilingual education in your school district. How have decisions such as Brown vs. The Board of Education, the 2007 ruling by the Supreme Court against voluntary de-segregation or the policies of No Child Left Behind /Race to the Top impacted the way mu

Math Experiences

Our math teachers have a profound impact on how we view mathematics and our own math skills. Reflect on a teacher who had a strong effect on your perceptions of math (either positive or negative). What characteristics did he or she have that contributed to your perceptions of math and your own competence as a math student? What

Personal and Professional Growth in Education

What assumptions about differentiated instruction have been confirmed? Have others been challenged? Which? What steps will you take to modify your teaching strategies now or in the future? What specific goals will you set for becoming a more academically responsive teacher? What do you believe is the best piece of advice you can

Orderly-Flexible Learning Environments

Dysfunctional learning environments You can find a video that shows the environment and post the link, create a case study scenario that describes the environment, or you can relate an actual classroom from your own academic experience that employed the environment. Next, describe the skills the teacher will need to learn

Program Implementation and Adaptation

Describe and mention how you will adapt this lesson to class of 21 children? Of the twenty-one students, eighteen are of Level I development, one is at Level II, one student is visually impaired and one student is overweight. Inclement weather has forced you to remain inside where your only option is to share the multipurpose ro

Security plan

What measures should be taken in the initial design of a security plan to ensure personal security within an organization? What are the three lines of physical defense that organizations need to consider? What is the significance of concentric layers of security? How does this apply to the security of the organization? Why is it

Does a teacher's culture and gender impact student learning?

How do you believe your own culture and gender influence your teaching and learning? Do you believe your gender served as an advantage or a disadvantage in your own academic experience? How about your culture? Explain how you will account for the ways in which gender may affect your students' learning. How will you adapt your te

Disabilities and Motor Development

How do disabilities affect motor development? How can they be addressed? Simulate a delay or disability and then reflect on the experience. Include a description of the simulated delay or disability and what happened.

Common Practices to Avoid When writing literature reviews

What are Common Practices to avoid when writing literature reviews because they are forms of plagiarism? What should be done instead: According to Gall, Borg, and Gall (1996), the most frequent mistakes in reviewing literature are: - The literature review does not relate to their study. - Does not take time to define

Educational Neuroscience: Article Analysis "Big Plans for Little Brains"

Locate an article that investigates findings from cognitive and neuroscientific research. Provide a brief summary of the article and explain how the findings could be translated into what educators do in schools and classrooms. Do the findings support differentiated teaching and learning? Why or why not? Article: "Big plans f

Evaluative Multiculturalism in the Classroom

Teachers can be genuine in their efforts to deliver a culturally-relevant and anti-bias curriculum, but still fail to produce a classroom where children are fully inclusive of others and prejudice-free. What criteria will be most important to you evaluate your literature selections and activities in the classroom form multicult

The Resilient Child

Why is it important for early childhood educators to have an understanding of resiliency? How could knowledge of a child's risk and protective factors change your attitude and your behavior toward a child or her family? Try to figure out the best way to answer these questions and have any suggestions?

Identify the characteristics that differentiate a debate from a discussion.

Please provide a substantiated response with a literature reference list to the following: What is the process used to make the distinction between what constitutes a debate and a discussion? How could organizational cultural influence what is seen as a debate and a discussion? What personal values are influential in differe


Multicultural Literature. There are many different kinds of multicultural children's books. Provide a brief summary of the story. Describe how the book fosters one of the curriculum goals listed below. Be specific and give examples related to the text to support your thinking. Curriculum Culture: To foster each chi

Integrating student culture in social studies.

Could you please give me some ideas on how to incorporate a student's cultures into social studies? How might you incorporate your students' own cultures into your social studies lessons?

Anti-Bias Education

Often school attempts to connect with families fail. One reason is that schools assume the role of educators and expect families to go out of their way to learn how they can help modify family patterns to best suit the school environment. However, a more effective way to connect to families is for teachers to go out into the com

Factors in curriculum development are exemplified.

Among the seven factors identified as critical to curriculum development (Population needs, Regulatory requirements, Outcomes, Course content, Evaluation strategies, Supporting references, or Learning strategies/theories), which do you consider to be the most and least important? What is the basis for your response?

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?

Disease in day care is assessed.

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

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?