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?
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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?
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) terms are summarized in historical ways.
The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) is the oldest disability organization in the United States, with its inception dating 125 years ago. Since that time, many, many terms have been use to describe persons with mental retardation. What are a few terms that been used historically? Wo
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
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
Description of how to brief a legal case and an example is given.
Discuss the differences between health services and medical services as stipulated by the courts. Discuss a typical student needing health services and a typical student needing medical services. How do schools make the distinction between the two?
With PBIS in the schools, how would one find a student eligible for services for an emotional disability (ED) in your OHIO. Why is PBIS is so important in the schools and how is PBIS is interrelated with ED? How would one predictions about the incidence of ED. Will PBIS reduce the number of students with ED? Share why or why
13 page research study of the Effect of Poverty on Families.
The Reflective Practitioner Donald Schon (1983, as cited in Smith, 2009) stated that acting as a reflective practitioner enables educators to spend time exploring actions and observations on what has occurred. In so doing, reflective practice is developed as a mode of inquiry resulting in praxis. As a professional educator incorporate Schon's concepts (a) reflection, (b) practice, and (c) learning systems in your reflective practitioner.
Donald Schon Thinking of a teacher in terms of a learning practitioner contributes to the idea and understanding of the theory and practice of teaching and learning. Donald Schon's innovative thinking around notions such as 'the learning society', 'double-loop learning' and 'reflection-in-action' has become part of the languag
ABCs of RtI: Describe each tier. What has changed in terms of SLD identification since the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2004? What do you think prompted the changes?
Web Research 1. Read the article "ABCs of RtI." It is a guide for parents about Response to Intervention, but does a good job of summarizing RtI. It can be found at http://www.rti4success.org/pdf/ABC_of_RTI.pdf 2. Read the article "SLD Eligibility: A Users' Guide to the New Regulations." It can be found at http://www.rti4suc
How to develop a purpose statement for research writing
Reflective Practice in Differentiated Instruction - Describe the physical learning setting, resource availability, and the profile of learners or trainees within the setting. Worth investigating?
Minott (2009) cites Schon's 1987 definition of framing, whereby the reflective practitioners select ''what will be treated as the problem, set the boundaries of their attention to it, impose on it a coherence, which allows them to say what is wrong and in what direction the situation needs to be changed,'' such as struggling st
Give me some structure and tips so I can create a Purpose Statement, noting the distinctions between the element and Introduction. I need to craft statement according to whether it pertains to a quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods study: â?¢ Does the statement begin with signaling words? If so, what are they?
6 page report on the following topic: RTI: Is it an Effective Way to Improve Academic Performance?
Scenario: You are a consultant hired to review the instructional staff of Lincoln community college. You have collected data on student surveys regarding the instructors' performance. You have also collected data on the ratio of grades given by each instructor. You have gathered both quantitative and qualitative data. Click here
What educational needs are peculiar to the Native Americans, and to what extent has the educational system been successful in meeting those needs?
Discussion 3: Assimilation versus Cultural Pluralism. The "?melting pot" idea reflects a premise that minority cultures can and should assimilate into the broader dominant American culture. However, each minority culture has a different history; as a result, each has unique educational needs. Students will respond to th
â??Progressive Education and Social Reform. 1. Explain how and why reformers centralized power in both city and school government during the progressive era. What effect, in your view, did this have on American democracy? 2. Analyze and debate the merits of a traditional, classical, academic education for all young
Discussion 1. 1: Booker T. and W.E.B.â? Read the poem by Dudley Randall in Chapter 4, which briefly represents the contrasting views of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois regarding the education of blacks in the antebellum South. Students will respond to W.E.B. Du Bois critique of Washington's theories. 1. To what
Explanation of how true learning, or change, results from a synthesis or combination of the three learning domains (Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor)
If the student has learned only cognitively, and has not experienced affective and psychomotor learning as well, the question arises: "how do we know if the student has truly learned, or transformed from inability to ability?"
What role does emotion play in learning. How is emotional learning measured? How can a teacher evoke emotional learning within a student? The answer is found in the Affective and Psychomotor Learning Domains and proper application thereof.