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It is useful for teachers to first have knowledge of human growth and development so that they can develop appropriate educational choices for their students. Although individuals do differ in...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2020 12:00 pm UTC

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Maslow's hierarchy of needs has great implications for the practice of effective teaching and learning. The hierarchy suggests that people cannot reach the level of self-actualization if they do...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2017 12:02 am UTC

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Bloom's taxonomy can be an important tool in differentiating between students who have widely varying comprehension and skill levels. Teachers can do an initial assessment to see where students...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2019 10:22 am UTC

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There are many different reasons why preparation is an essential part of learning. Most universities follow a version of the Carnegie definition of the credit hour which assumes that you will spend...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2017 6:05 am UTC

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Arguably, the variables that affect educational planning include, but are not limited to: Funding and budgeting This includes all the money allotted toward salary, infrastructure, purchases,...

Latest answer posted August 19, 2015 12:08 am UTC

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In order to have a successful democracy, universal education is a necessity. So, teachers play a profound role in a democracy. They must educate students to be knowledgeable, questioning, and...

Latest answer posted December 22, 2015 6:22 pm UTC

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There are many ways to think through the connection between teaching and learning. One obvious way in which teaching and learning is connected is through the teacher doing the teaching and the...

Latest answer posted July 14, 2020 12:28 pm UTC

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Curriculum design process might sound a bit perplexing, but it’s really just another way of talking about how teachers and educators put together (design) their various courses and classes...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2020 2:15 pm UTC

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This is a very complex question. For starters, the expectations depend on the situation or desired outcome. For example, educators have academic, behavioral, socio- emotional and sometimes,...

Latest answer posted August 27, 2015 12:13 am UTC

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The "Null", or "excluded" curriculum is a concept that was formulated by Eisner (1979) and consists on the amount of teaching material which is not covered, taught, nor included in the typical...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2012 2:40 pm UTC

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Involving parents in the process of assessment isn't a difficult thing to do. Doing it well is difficult. One strategy that promotes parental involvement in the assessment of students is to use a...

Latest answer posted December 22, 2020 12:52 pm UTC

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There are myriad teaching approaches, so it is difficult—if not impossible—to determine the ideal approach to pedagogy. One way to examine this question is to consider a couple of ways that...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2019 5:52 pm UTC

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In a nutshell, academic integrity means applying integrity to the way you complete assignments and essays, and to the way you approach examinations. The crux of academic integrity is ensuring that...

Latest answer posted October 13, 2018 12:12 pm UTC

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I do believe that there are some active steps that students can take to improve their schools academically and culturally. They all involve a commitment to making your school a better place than...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2015 4:29 am UTC

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In the classroom setting, behavior management is also sometimes called "classroom management." Regardless of what you call it, the end goal is the same: an educator seeks to manage student behavior...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2019 5:29 pm UTC

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Electronic devices are becoming increasingly common in educational environments. The term most commonly used for such devices is "educational technology". This is not actually a new idea, as the...

Latest answer posted June 6, 2015 12:26 am UTC

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The statement, "In today's society, academic excellence is the ticket to success," could logically to applied to any era, depending upon one's definition of "success." If applied in strictly...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2013 2:42 pm UTC

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Although education and examination systems vary across the world, testing is very common in all countries and regions. There are international examination systems and also examination systems...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2019 11:59 pm UTC

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In the American system of government, state, federal, and local levels of government all typically play some role in K-12 education. Education is an area that is in the jurisdiction of the states...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2012 2:48 pm UTC

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Theodore Brameld was one of the leading proponents of social reconstructionism as an educational theory. The central idea of the reconstructionists was that it is the role of education not simply...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2020 9:51 am UTC

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Social media has raised several questions in the field of education that did not exist a decade ago. Many teachers and students alike use social media. It is a matter of how social media is used in...

Latest answer posted December 29, 2014 11:11 pm UTC

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There have been many actions taken and efforts made to stop bullying. Because there are more opportunities for bullying and there are stronger restrictions against certain retaliatory behaviors,...

Latest answer posted August 30, 2017 1:02 am UTC

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The two dominant reasons that teachers be protected by rights are the same reasons applicable to other employees and other citizens or residents: (1) employment conditions and security and (2)...

Latest answer posted March 3, 2014 11:39 pm UTC

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Social constructionism is the belief that meaning is constructed by both the individual and society. When new information is received, both the individual and society interpret that information...

Latest answer posted July 16, 2015 8:25 am UTC

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Your answer to this will, of course, depend in part on your own opinion, but I am happy to provide you with some ideas! The phrase “special education” brings many thoughts to mind. Typically, it...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2020 4:59 pm UTC

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Higher education in North America began not long after European colonists arrived. In 1636, Harvard College (now called Harvard University) was founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts as a center to...

Latest answer posted May 13, 2019 6:37 pm UTC

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At first glance, this looks like a fairly specific question. Unfortunately, there are a lot of variables when it comes to "educational policies." There are national educational policies, state...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2018 4:44 am UTC

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It is important to uphold academic integrity in your coursework because if you cheat, you will not learn. Besides getting grades and earning diplomas and degrees, the purpose of school is to...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2013 6:31 pm UTC

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I thought it might be good to offer an example of a different model of preparation for teaching. I did not teach until I was in my fifties, as my second profession, but the way I proceeded was one...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2015 9:50 pm UTC

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These are three rather different things, even though all of them are related to education. A curriculum is the set of materials and practices by which students are to achieve a given set of...

Latest answer posted September 6, 2013 4:08 pm UTC

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There are two major pros to using technology to assess student learning. First, assessing student learning via computer is faster and more efficient than doing it in other ways. Computers can...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2013 12:19 am UTC

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The importance of education depends on the person being educated. It's not really possible to make overarching statements about what is good for everyone because people's lives and interests vary....

Latest answer posted May 6, 2015 6:47 am UTC

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Fingerplay is a method to teach young (often, if not mostly, pre-literate) children songs and nursery rhymes. The most common examples would be songs like Itsy Bitsy Spider and Five Little Monkeys,...

Latest answer posted October 13, 2019 8:40 pm UTC

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There are three main possible ways to do this. First, the country can try to ensure that there are plenty of good (and well-paid) jobs for people who major in these areas. It stands to reason that...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2012 3:19 pm UTC

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The Andragogical model of instruction is based on the idea that the learning style and setting of adults is fundamentally different than that of children. Andragogy stresses the idea of experience...

Latest answer posted August 11, 2013 1:53 am UTC

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The term 'pedagogy' refers to the science of instruction and education, focusing on the development of the learner in all areas of knowledge acquisition. This term is incredibly significant to the...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2012 12:13 am UTC

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The evidence for single-gender vs. coeducational schools is mixed. The trend over the past few centuries is towards full integration of the classroom. There are several reasons behind this....

Latest answer posted July 19, 2015 3:03 am UTC

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Cooperative learning has a great deal of contextual significance to the modern educational setting. In the drive to increase student achievement, make learning more meaningful, and differentiate...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2012 4:45 pm UTC

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Curriculum evaluation in a school system is a complex process that involves numerous, varied stakeholders. When evaluating particular courses within a curriculum, the involvement of subject experts...

Latest answer posted January 20, 2021 3:58 am UTC

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Contextual significance implies the importance of context in determining the meaning of a word or phrase. Direct Instruction refers to the methodology of giving students information directly,...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2012 11:59 pm UTC

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Public education is very important in the United States. The public education system is responsible for transmitting American culture and providing skills that benefit society as a whole; however,...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2020 12:44 am UTC

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This question is bound to generate a great deal of thought. This might be the ultimate testament to the value of studying the humanities in that it represents the essence of the lifelong learner...

Latest answer posted July 7, 2013 11:46 am UTC

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The significance of lesson plans in the context of education is that they are very important for ensuring that teachers teach the right things and do so in the right ways. Planning is very...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2012 4:31 pm UTC

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One challenge that is going to exist is getting an entire education system to agree on the same curricular redesign. People are different, and different worldviews are going to cause people to...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2020 6:51 pm UTC

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There are many benefits of studying education from a sociological perspective. First, if you are going to teach in a different country, then it is imperative that you know something about that...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2015 7:48 pm UTC

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I think that a Physical Education class could be a great setting to foster student development of habits of mind. One example could be when teaching the habit of persistence. In teaching a skill...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2015 7:10 pm UTC

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Philosophy can be an academic discipline, where various viewpoints are compared and contrasted, but more important for teachers is an educational philosophy, a fairly thoroughly considered...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2016 10:39 pm UTC

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I think that understanding Lindeman's five assumptions beneficial to the learning of adult education and its theories in two distinct ways. The first is that Lindeman's assumptions help to...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2013 1:02 pm UTC

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Workshop model for teaching is one that has been popular for the past few years. The essence is that by using careful grouping strategies, students can benefit from one another. If you have general...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2013 1:07 pm UTC

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The concept of the "normal school" has much in way of significance in the field of education. The term is no longer used, but the concept is highly relevant to the education field. The concept of...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2012 2:47 pm UTC

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