September 5, 2019

Confirm Qualitative Research Design Is Appropriate to Research Focus

nstructions Based on the results of Week 1—Assignment 1, and after a review of the Week 1 Resources, you will create a video presentation by using a video capturing tool located in NCUOne. To access the video capturing tool, follow the tutorial found in your Books and Resources for this Week. You will explain your selection of a qualitative research design appropriate for the qualitative method and the educational problem of inquiry. Be sure to describe how and why this specific research design is appropriate and relevant to your qualitative research focus. If you have a documented accommodation or other […]
September 5, 2019

Dietary Considerations Action Plan

Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read in your course text Chapter 4, Menu Planning, and Trevor’s Enrollment Form. You have just discovered that Trevor, a 7-year-old boy in your after-school program, has a severe food allergy. For this discussion, you will explain what you would do before menu planning to ensure Trevor’s safety. You will also offer alternatives to the menu items. In your initial post, Create an action plan based on the information shared on the form. Explain what you would need to do before creating Trevor’s menu. Discuss how you would proceed before menu planning. Suggest […]
September 5, 2019

Indoor and Outdoor Environments

Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read in your course text Chapter 8, Safety and the Physical Environment, to learn about safety features for both indoor and outdoor areas for children. Also, be sure to have retrieved your randomly assigned image of an environmental area of a preschool from the Indoor and Outdoor Environments Image Bank quiz. In the early childhood profession, children’s safety is critical. The discussion’s purpose is to examine safety aspects of the early childhood learning environment. In your initial post, Post the picture from the Indoor and Outdoor Environment quiz to reference in your discussion. […]
September 5, 2019

Suspected Abuse Reporting

Prior to beginning work on this discussion, review Chapter 8 of the textbook and read the following: Implementing a Collaborative Support Model for Educators Reporting Child Maltreatment Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect (Links to an external site.) State Statutes Search (Links to an external site.) As an early childhood education professional, you may likely encounter suspected child abuse or neglect. The discussion’s purpose is to familiarize yourself with mandated reporting procedures. In your initial post, Locate the statute for the state where you live or work. Examine what to consider and be mindful of regarding suspected abuse or neglect […]
September 5, 2019


Discuss one example of a current and critical issue in higher education today. Cite at least two recent articles (academic journal articles, the Chronicle – avoid non-academic sources) and provide references for the sources in APA style. At least 250 words (about a 1/2 page or 2-3 paragraphs) and no more than 650 (about 1.5 pages).
September 4, 2019

Personal Educational Philosophy

A. Your personal educational philosophy whish is Progressivism philosophy. What educational experiences influenced your philosophy? How does your philosophy impact upon teaching and learning? B. Conduct an analysis the one of Mississippi Education Laws and No Child Left Behind Act, and resulting policies (whether negative and positive) that impact upon your personal educational philosophy. This section should include the following information for both laws identified: i. A brief, thorough summary of each law listed ii. A discussion of how the law either supports or conflicts with your identified educational philosophy iii. A proposed amendment to the law that will positively […]
September 4, 2019

Communicable/Accute Illness

TITLE: Communicable/Acute Illness Newsletter Introduction: Protecting children’s health in group settings requires teachers/families to have a sound understanding of common communicable illnesses-what causes them, how they are transmitted, and how they can be controlled. This assignment fulfills: Module Outcome 1:You will have discussed the importance of being knowledgeable about children’s communicable and acute illnesses Course Outcome 1: You will have applied knowledge of NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development for health. General Education Competency: You will have used critical thinking to analyze problems and make logical decisions.. The Assignment: Create a one-page (front ony) health newsletter for teachers/families. Decide […]
September 4, 2019

forum discussion

Online Education Strategies Use the Discussion Forum to introduce yourself to the class. Please include the name you prefer to be called in class, your intended area of study, and something new that you learned while completing the Scavenger Hunt activity. This is also a good time to ask any additional questions you might have about University of the People, and how to find the resources you need or to get your questions answered while attending the school. Begin using your classmates as additional sources of information. Since many of you are from different areas, countries and cultures, please answer […]
September 4, 2019

Literacy Toolkit 2: Reading and Writing

It is important to design and develop multiple forms of instructional and differentiation strategies in order to implement instruction aligned to standards-based concepts related to reading and writing. Part 1: Reading and Writing Chart Using the “Literacy Toolkit 2: Reading and Writing” template, choose a grade level 1-8 and identify three standards related to reading and writing. For each standard chosen: Identify an aligned instructional strategy. Describe how you would differentiate the strategy to accommodate student needs. Research and identify materials, including digital tools and resources, needed to customize and personalize learning activities to meet the various learning styles of […]
September 4, 2019

Comprehensive Early Reading Plan

Now that you have researched instructional strategies to use when introducing literacy concepts, you will now put those strategies into practice as you decide strategies for instruction and assessment. For this benchmark, use the case scenario provided to develop a comprehensive, research-based early reading plan. Part 1 Student: Mark Age: 6 Grade: 1 Mark is in the first grade and has transferred to a new school in the middle of the school year. Mark’s parents set up a meeting with his new first grade teacher to discuss their concerns with Mark’s reading skills. His previous teacher had wanted to discuss […]
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