Promoting engagement and motivation for students

Vocabulary games are one way to promote engagement and motivation for students while they practice their standards‐based literacy skills. Vocabulary games require purpose and thoughtful planning to be effective. Choose a story excerpt from “Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects” and review “Case Scenario:… Continue reading Promoting engagement and motivation for students

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Resilience on the Developing Child

Head to this site about Resilience from the Harvard Center on the Developing Child. After reading about resilience, scroll down. You’ll see a lot of videos. Choose one you like. Watch the video. In your blot post, you will provide a brief summary of the main points of video. In addition, make some connections to… Continue reading Resilience on the Developing Child

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Discussion on plagiarism assignment

Question 1 (150words) What is something that you know now that you wish you would have known at the beginning of the year? Question 2 (50 words) What do you think plagiarism means? Illustrate your discussion with hypothetical examples. Why is plagiarism a serious problem? How can plagiarism be avoided? One definition of plagiarism is… Continue reading Discussion on plagiarism assignment

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Learning activities to facilitate language development

As an educator, you will be designing learning activities that engage your students and facilitate language development. Creating learning experiences aligned to academic standards and the students’ individual learning goals is vital to student success. Read the scenario below to inform the assignment: Seven-year-old Alfonso has two months left in his first grade year. He… Continue reading Learning activities to facilitate language development

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