Methods of instruction
Main article: Lecture
Explaining, or lecturing, is the process of teaching by giving spoken explanations of the subject
that is to be learned. Lecturing is often accompanied by visual aids to help stude
Classical & Operant Conditioning Examples
Robert gets a ticket for driving under the influence that results in a $500 fine and
suspension of his driving license.
Is this classical or operant conditioning?
What's the behavior involved? Will it increase or
ED 305 Classroom Management
Comprehensive Final Exam
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
The final examination will be a presentation of your personal discipline plan in the visual form of
a mind map. You will complete your mind map outside
Life Lessons from Chess
The following is an essay by Benjamin Franklin on chess.
THE GAME OF CHESS is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the
mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it,
Understanding Students Basic Psychological Needs
Teachers who understand and effectively respond to unproductive student behavior as a major
cause have far less job-related stress. This chapter presents the significant concept that st
Creating Positive Teacher-Student Relationships
Positive, supportive teacherstudent relationships are important for all, but are especially critical
for students who are experiencing academic and behavioral difficulties. Successful
Classroom Management in Perspective
Teachers must deal with serious problems from students acting in ways that disrupt the learning
environment. Research in classroom management has extended to new methods of motivating
and managing s
A 1984 Report by the Preparation of Beginning Teachers Panel listed which three major areas of
expertise needed by beginning teachers?
a) Knowledge of how to manage a classroom
b) Ability to form positive relationships with parents
Title of Lesson
Discipline / Subject:
Introduce the big picture idea. What are you ultimately wanting students to gain? What smaller
objective or building block is required within this big
Essential Understanding 7
(Directly from OPI website; IEFA Resource)
Under the American legal system, Indian tribes have sovereign powers, separate and
independent from the federal and state governments. However, the extent and breadth of tribal
EXAM # 3 Study Guide (Ch. 7, 8, 9, 10, & 11)
Explain the basic premise of operant conditioning (pg. 226): A voluntary (or self-initiated)
behavior becomes more or less frequent as a function of the consequences t
Planning a Lesson: Addressing Differences in Developmental Levels
(Taken from: http:/www.multiage-education.com/russportfolio/curriculumtopics/addressingdiffs.html)
In my intermediate multiage classroom diversity is embraced. Students in the class are fro
DEVELOPMENTAL EXPECTATIONS AND DEMANDS OVER TIME: SOME EVOLVING SCHOOL-RELATED PHENOMENA
1. Need for activity
2. Demand for strong
concentration in group
3. Call for delays of
Part IV - Creating a Positive Environment for Learning and Teaching
Chapter 11 Motivation and Perceptions of Self
The Behavioral View of Motivation: (think Skinner and his lab rats, or training dogs)
The behavioral view of motivation stresses that organis
Chapter 2 Theories of Psychosocial and Cognitive Development
Theories of Psychosocial and Cognitive Development attempt to trace and explain how behavior
changes as a child matures.
Erickson: Psychosocial Development
Questions for each stage:
1. Trust vs.
Chapter 1: Applying Psychology to Teaching
The primary focus of educational psychology is to understand how different factors influence learning
in classroom settings.
Cognitive (motor habits, cognitive skills, learning/thinking strategies, proce
Conciseness is the sister of talent.
TYPES OF LEADS
The lead (beginning or introduction) establishes the direction your writing will take. A good lead grabs your
reader's attention and refuses to let go. In other words, it hooks t
United Educators On-Line Courses
Instructions To Access and Complete:
Sexual Misconduct: How Teachers and Other Educators Can Protect
Instructions to access United Educators online courses:
1. Access the United Educators web-site:
a. If you
Exam 3: Chapters 9, 11, & 12
This exam contains:
26 multiple choice questions worth .5 points each (13 points)
6 essay questions worth 2 points each (12 points)
This exam is intended to be completed within 50 minutes, but take all t
EVALUATION OF PORTFOLIO
1 SUBMISSION ED 102, EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS
Evaluation of Portfolio Components
(Autobiography, Philosophy, Resume, Short/Long Term Goals)
Autobiography and educational philosophy papers are included and are free of
STUDY GUIDECHAPTER 5: WHAT IS TAUGHT?
Completing this study guide will help you prepare for the major topic areas on an exam;
however, it does not cover every piece of information found in the chapter or the test questions.
Give a concise description o
Guidelines for Poster Sessions
This document outlines the major sections of the poster presentation and provides a brief synopsis of the content
that should be presented within each section. In addition, the document outlines the evaluation process for th
Department of Education
ED 102, Educational
Exploratory Field Experience
ED 102, Educational Foundations
Exploratory Field Experience
The Exploratory Field Experience is intended for you to have a field-based experience in a
Ethics Case 1: To Strike or Not to Strike
You are a tenured, first-grade teacher who has been teaching in an urban area for five years. You,
like many of the other teachers, are frustrated and angry at the citys and the school boards
treatment of teachers
ED 102 Exam #1 Study Guide (chapters 1-4, 15)
Expect the following questions on the exam:
1a. Many would argue that the rewards of a task are what propel people to become actively
engaged in their work. Rewards, both intrinsic and extrinsic, reside in all
List at least four different categories of student diversity in the classroom.
Define cultural pluralism.
According to Glassers choice theory, what are an individuals basic needs?
What are the eight areas in Gardners multiple intelligences?
Book Project Sign-up Sheet Fall 2013
Boys Adrift Leonard Sax
Girls on the Edge Leonard Sax
To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher William Ayers
CHILD ABUSE REPORTING LAW
41-3-101. Declaration of policy.
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state of Montana to:
(a) insure that all youth are afforded an adequate physical and emotional environment to promote normal