Philosophy of Education
A teacher is sometimes the most important person in a childs life. Many roles come
with being a teacher. It is a teachers duty to equip students with the knowledge they need to
excel later in life. It is common for a te
1. Differentiated instruction is designed to help students with different learning styles and
abilities learn the information and also help them express what they have learned. This
type of instruction lets students build information on the informatio
Disability Resource Activity
April 28, 2014
Psychology of the Exceptional Child
1. Definition: "Deaf-blindness" means concomitant hearing and visual impairments, the
combination of which causes such severe communication and oth
INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP)
Date of Birth _ Age_ Date Developed
SS# _ - _ -
Student State ID
Duration of Service(s) from _ to
(Excluding summer months and school holidays unless ot
People First Language
A disability descriptor is a medical diagnosis
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What is special about special education?
School board members
Involves finances and money
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There are many similarities and differences between Sternbergs and Gardners
theories of intelligence. They both agree there is more than one kind of intelligence, but
they disagree on the number of intelligences.
The triarchic theory of intelligence is a
February 10, 2014
The Mighty Review
Every word is part of a picture. Every sentence is a picture. All you do is let your
imagination connect them together. If you have an imagination that is. In the movie
based on book, The Mighty, Max is an o
Reflective teachers are constantly engaged in thoughtful observation and
analysis of their actions in the classroom before, during, and after interactions
with their students. These teachers continue to reflect on the lesson long after
she teaches. Ref
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2 major legislative acts
1. IDEA (Individual with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004)
Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)
-free of cultural biases, in the native language
Least Restrictive Environment
Criticisms of Kohlbergs theory are that moral development is difficult to
accelerate, moral dilemmas are not relevant to daily life, and the theory relies on macro
moral issues and ignores characteristics other than moral reasoning. Carol Gilligan and
Jean Piagets theory of intellectual development assumes that human beings are
born with tendencies to organize and adapt. To adapt one must create a good fit or
match between ones conception of reality and ones real-life experiences and then
The relationship between teaching as an art and teaching as a science is
very close. There is a systematic and objective basis for making instructional
decisions, but there is no specific unstruction for every classroom situation.
Things are too random. M
Biological Rhythms, Sleep and Dreaming
Biological rhythms are periodic changes that take place in living organisms. They range from second to minutes to months to years. Most important and well studied of these rhythms are
Human skin is the largest sensory organ (10-20 sq. ft.) and can be stimulated by a number of physical stimuli. 1. Mechanical 2. Thermal 3. Chemical
Touch Pressure Vibration Tickle Pins and needles Wetness Smoothness
Neurotransmitters and Drugs in the Brain Chapter 4
Drugs and Brain
Most drugs affect the brain and behavior by changing synaptic transmission. In this chapter we will discuss drugs that affect neurotransmitters in the brain.
Psychopathology: Biological Basis of Behavioral Disorders
A field of inquiry that studies the causes, symptoms and prognosis of psychological disorders.
A relatively complex field that includes a multidiscipline approach to un
The sense of equilibrium and balance
Fish in water and mammals birds in air on ground all keep their equilibrium.
Three Semicircular Canals
Sensory organ that senses gravity an
Conduction, transmission & integration of neural signals Chapter 3
We need to know two kind of forces to understand electrophysiology in nerve cells. 1. Concentration gradient: Forces that move chemicals from more concentrated loc
Hormones and their effect on body and brain Chapter 5
Hormones (Greek, to excite) chemical messengers in the bloodstream released by endocrine glands.
Aristotle (384-322 BC) observed changes and
Structural and morphological details of the brain Chapter 2
From the time of Galen, and perhaps even before, brain was considered a gland. Thinkers believed that nerves secreted fluids from the brain and spinal cord to the periphery
Homeostasis: Active Regulation of Internal States
Over the course of evolution numerous factors have contributed to maintaining an optimal internal state in the context of ever changing external factors. Internal State
History of Biological Psychology
What is Biological Psychology?
A field that relates behavior to bodily processes, especially to the functions and actions of the brain.
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Emotions, Aggression and Stress
Emotion is a complicated psychological concept that includes wide range of observable behaviors, expressed feelings and changes in bodily state.
Due to the nature of its complexity they have been hard t
The Sense of Hearing
Sound waves are composed of compression and rarefaction of air molecules.
Acoustical transduction: Conversion of sound waves into neural impulses in the hairs cells of the inner ear.