Early Childhood Education Nature and Nurture Influences on Child Development For this written assignment, read Chapter 1 of your textbook and watch the videos from McDowell and Pollack. The debate regarding nature versus nurture and how it impacts child development has been ongoing for centuries. This debate is concerned with the extent to which particular aspects of behavior are a product of either inherited (i.e. nature) or environmental (i.e. nurture) characteristics. Throughout history, researchers have often envisioned nature and nurture as separate and opposing influences. Today, developmental theorists increasingly agree that nature and nurture are interdependent, working dynamically together, in […]
Successful Implementation Assume that the administrator of a school district with six schools (one high school, two middle schools, and three elementary schools with a population of 2,000 students) has appointed you to make decisions about integrating the latest technology into the K-12 classrooms. There is a $200,000 budget available for the first year of the program. Recommend at least two types of technology and ways to integrate the technology into classrooms for use by teachers and students. Provide a rationale to support your response.
Curriculum and Results-Based Evaluation Analyze the approaches to evaluation discussed in the textbook (e.g., scientific, humanistic, utilitarian, etc.) and discuss at least two approaches and how they are applied in your educational setting. Evaluate the effectiveness of the two approaches. Debate It: Take a position for or against this statement: Teachers should be paid a base salary then rewarded with monetary bonuses based on levels of and increases in student achievement. Provide reasons and examples to support your response.
External Influences on Curricula From the e-Activity, consider the external influences of a regional accrediting body on a school’s curricula. Discuss at least three specific implications for curriculum design that are included in the regional accrediting body’s standards document. Discuss specific ways in which your school’s (or one with which you are familiar or would like to work) curriculum meets the curriculum design standards. In what ways could your school’s curriculum be improved to better meet the standards? E-Activity-*To assist with first question* Research the Internet to locate the Website for the regional accrediting body for the local school district, […]
International Scenes in Education From the e-Activity, in a paragraph compare and contrast curricula in the United States with the country or countries selected in the e-Activity. Choose a specific subject area or grade level to examine. E-activity, to assist with question* Research the Internet or the Strayer Library, or both, to locate a recent article (within the last five years) on the current status or current issues in curriculum design in one or more countries in Europe, Asia, South America, or Africa. Be prepared to discuss.
University of Phoenix Material Signature Assignment: Digital Presentation: The Integrated Classroom and the Role of the Educator Prepare a webpage covering content on the integrated classroom and the role of the educator. Your content should draw from knowledge you have acquired throughout this course, and focus on the role of social learning in the context of professional development and training. Visit the Technology Resource Library on the College of Education Resources page. 1. Click Web Tools. 2. Click Collaboration and Productivity. 3. Select WordPress to create a web page to organize and present your information. Discuss the importance of creating […]
Program Development in Adult Education AET570 – Program Development in Adult Education Signature Assignment: Training Program Plan* The Training Program Plan project provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to develop a training program that leads to a positive impact on adult learning. You will design and create a training program plan that includes the following components: • Needs or gap analysis • Training program description • Budget • Stakeholders and goals • Training promotional materials • Program evaluation Part I – Needs or Gap Analysis It is recommended that you begin this section of […]
responses to theoretical constructs DR. McCann According to Knowles Examine the review of the literature provided in chapter 6. Discuss reasons the idea of program learning objectives is so controversial.
Influence of Peers Influence of Peers The influence of peers during childhood can have a long-lasting effect on a person throughout his or her life. In this assignment, keep in mind at least three different ways in which teachers and/or parents can intervene to help improve a child’s social skills and relationship with peers. It is the adult’s responsibility to enhance a relationship with peers, rather than be the relationship. Use the information from your text to construct a PowerPoint presentation that provides your suggestions for parents/educators. In addition, give a short explanation of why these suggestions will encourage positive […]