Harlem Childrens Zone
What: A non-profit organization
Who: targets children & families living in Harlem who are poverty stricken
Geoffrey Canada: President & chief executive director since 1990
A man who grew up in the South Bronx (poor & violent)
Focusing In: A Case Study
In a classroom there are certain children whose names you learn right away. In
the case of Henry, a second grader at Evergreen Elementary (names changed for
confidentiality) this was due to his constant need for reminde
When to teach what
I- K-2 ages 5-7
II 3/4 ages 8-9
III 5/6 ages 10-11
Least difficult; foundation for more
complex skills; much concentration
required to perform skills
Mostly individual, sometimes with a
No Child Left Behind
What is it?
The Elementary & Secondary Education
Act (ESEA) was reauthorized as No Child
Left Behind (NCLB) in 2002
Although my worldview has gone through a significant changes over the past year, I feel
that I have reached the point where I have developed a solid foundation. Today, I believe that
there is a God, as described by the Bible and that Jesus Christ serves a
Things can get quite confusing when ne begins to question what is in fact really
real. However, there are always some items that one truly knows are real. The thing that
I know most surely to be real is mys
Describe and give an example of:
List the four sequences of Krashens Second Language grammatical morpheme acquisition
sequence pg. 84
Natural Based learning (chapter 5)
A worldview is a set of presuppositions or assumptions that one holds about the
makeup of the world. It serves to shape ones views in regard to how the world works.
The environment one grows up in is
Chapter 8 Communication Disorders
1. Define communication:
2. What 3 components are critical for communication to occur?
3. What are the functions of communication? (what tasks does it accomplish?)
4. Define language:
5. What are the five dimensions of la
The career that I chose to pursue is that of Elementary Education. I have always loved
children. As the oldest child I was always taking care of my younger siblings when I was
younger. My mother always called me the little mother. I took it upon myself
Chapter 7 Autism Spectrum Disorders
1. What is the IDEA definition for autism?
2. How are the various categories of autism spectrum disorder defined by the American
Psychological Association through the DSM-IV?
Within The Brothers Karamazov Dostoevsky presents a view that views religion as a
force that leads to suffering, which is a result of freedom. Within the reading the two brothers
are discussing this issue. Ivan holds the v
Blindness and Low Vision
By: Amanda Bergman, Taryn Patton, & Travis Todd
Legal Definition of Blindness: is based on visual acuity and field of vision. Blindness includes
visual impairments limiting one or more of the basic function
Within Russell Shortos book Descartes Bones the philosophy of Rene Descartes is
presented through the story of the translation of Descartes bones that occurred over a number of
years in Europe and the eventual cultural fo
Reading Response 11The Souls of Black Folks
6 December 2010
Within his work The Souls of Black Folks W.E.B. Du Bois has compiled several essays
that relate to the politics, sociology, and history of the African American populat
Within his Penses, Blaise Pascal presents thoughts supporting Christian theology.
Within this piece he presents the idea that religion and reason can exist together although they
appear to contradict each other at times. H
Chapter 4 Intellectual Disabilities
1. What are the key components of the IDEA definition of mental retardation? Describe
what is meant by each.
2. What is the AAIDD 2002 definition of Mental Retardation?
3. What are the four assumptions essential to unde
Within his piece of writing entitled City of God Augustine of Hippo touches on several
ideas on relation to God, good, evil, and man. These ideas are highly complicated, yet simple at
the same time. They present an intrigui
Chapter 3 Collaborating with Parents and Families in a Culturally and Linguistically
1. Why is it so important to have parent and family involvement?
2. What are three factors responsible for an increased emphasis on parent and family
Within the reading Aristotle discusses the idea of good and that of virtue in
relation to happiness. He offers interesting and valid thoughts about the effects that these
items might have on man. His thoughts and i
Chapter 2 Planning and Providing Special Education Services
1. What are the steps in the process of qualifying for and serving a student in Special
Education? Briefly explain each.
2. Teaming with other education professionals has several important functi
Within Republic: Book VII the scenario of a prisoners journey out of his holding
place (in this case a cave). The stages the prisoner goes through as he emerges from the
cave represent the different stages that
Chapter 2 Questions
1. How is assessment best used?
2. What is metacognition? Why is self-monitoring important?
3. Summarize the SAIL Learning Cycle (pages 18-23)
4. From page 21, which learning cycle do you like the best? Why?
5. From pages 26-28, there
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Descartes certainly had a lasting influence on the world. His legacy followed him. With
Descartes came a new agehe is called the Father of Modern Philosophy. He created great
change in the way that we thinkmany of his i
Chapter 6 Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
1. What is the IDEA definition of emotional disturbance?
2. What problems are there with the IDEA definition?
3. What is the suggested CCBD Definition of emotional or behavioral disorders?
4. Give characteristi
Personal Reflection 1
Over the years several different thinkers have offered explanations to the idea of what is
real? More than that, the question is what is really real? When considering this thought one
can turn to two of th
Chapter 14 Interval
Requiring so many responses
for a reinforcer that the
behavior slows or even totally
The opposite of ratio strain is
Resistance to Extinction
The degree that a response wil
Crimes & Misdemeanors is a film that follows two men engaged in moral
dilemma. Throughout the film the question of morality ariseswhat is wrong and what
is right. One questions the consequences of actions taken a
Contingent Edibles 1
Running Head: CONTINGENT EDIBLES
The Effects of Contingent Edibles on Compliant Behavior With a Student Diagnosed
with Severe Disabilities
Amanda Bergman, Elizabeth Spartas, and Betty Fry Williams