… ethical imperative. Sexual education allows young people to make informed choices. Moreover, comprehensive sexual education teaches children about communication skills, relationships skills, self-empowerment strategies, and the means by which to develop healthy sexual identities. Sexual education can help reduce the prevalence of mental illness and suicide among … education is important for improving outcomes for young people, then the matter should not be considered controversial. Yet as Lepore (2015) puts it, teaching sexual education in schools “has rather a lot in common with foreign policy...in the way that arrogance, suspicion, and self-interest override generosity, cooperation, … common with foreign policy...in the way that arrogance, suspicion, and self-interest override generosity, cooperation, and amity,” (p. 144). One of the reasons why teaching sexual education in classrooms is that there is a diversity of opinions over the role of education in teaching human sexuality. Historically, though, sexual education has been part of……
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… diversity and social justice are important to social work and related curricular content. Accreditation standards including Common Core Standards mandate curricular content for teaching diversity and social justice. When developing instructional strategies for their classes, teachers need to integrate diversity and social justice components with respect to mandated curricular content. This instructional 3-week unit for … justice that will be incorporated in this unit is inclusivity. Inclusivity is a relevant theme in this instructional unit because it focuses on teaching towards African American/minority community and social justice standards. Rules that promote fairness and establishment of inclusivity in the classroom will be established and … community and social justice standards. Rules that promote fairness and establishment of inclusivity in the classroom will be established and used to guide teaching and learning. Additionally, students are expected to make connections between history and the modern society as a means of deepening their……
Archdiocese of Santa Fe. (2011). Social Studies Curriculum. Retrieved April 27, 2020, from https://asfcatholicschools.org/documents/2016/1/Social%20Studies%206th.pdf
This publication provides an overview of world history and geography as part of social studies curriculum for 6th grade students. It provides an outline of learning outcomes and assessments/strategies that can be employed in a 6th grade history class. These strategies, assessments, and learning outcomes are developed in line with common standards and based on what students at this grade level should achieve by the end of the unit. It was utilized to determine suitable strategies, assessments and learning outcomes to incorporate for the success of this unit.
Blake, C. (2020). Teaching Social Justice in Theory and Practice. Retrieved April 27, 2020, from https://resilienteducator.com/classroom-resources/teaching-social-justice/
This article examines the process of teaching social justice in relation to existing theory and best practices. The author examines how classrooms are designed to be avenues for social change by promoting learning of new ideas. This article was used to identify a contemporary educational theme in diversity and social justice. The identified theme was utilized to shape the unit content and teaching strategies.
California Department of Education. (2000). History – Social Science Content Standards for California Public Schools: Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve. Retrieved from California Department of Education website: https://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/documents/histsocscistnd.pdf
The publication provides an overview of standards relating to the study of history and social science from kindergarten to grade twelve. Standards are used as the premise for shaping learning content, expectations, and outcomes for students in different grades. Insights from this publication was used to shape learning content, expectation, outcomes, and strategies for this instructional unit.
edCount. (2014). World History and Geography: Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Israel. Retrieved from Tennessee State Government website: https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/education/tcap/TCAP_ALT_SS_module_grade6_module1_wld_hist_geo_meso_egypt_israel.pdf
The article examines grade 6 topic on world history and geography in relation to common standards. The author reviews different subject areas relating to this topic including ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and ancient Israel. Through this review, the publication seeks to enhance knowledge of grade-appropriate social studies concepts, skills, and knowledge. The publication was used to identify relevant knowledge, skills and social studies concepts relating to this instructional unit.
… and to create robust ideas on mathematical concepts.
· Guidance notes
· Chalkboard and chalk
· Writing materials for students
4. teaching/Learning strategies
Lesson will be introduced by reflecting on students understanding of fraction, through oral questions. The knowledge students have will inform the background … to promote integration of ethnicity and racial diversity and learning capabilities, this will also be promoted in the groups. Lastly, various learning and teaching methods will be used as discussed earlier so as to ensure inclusivity and learning of every student.
Lesson plan 2
1. Lesson Plan … (algebra). 12th grade students are developed critical and creative thinking skills.
To ensure inclusion of all the learners, different methods of instruction and teaching strategies will be used. These include;
· Guided notes
· Implementation of universal design for learning
· Adoption of a strong behavior management plan
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There are also interventions that are framework-based e.g. the SST (Social Skills Training) intervention (Shindorf, 2016). Such framework-based interventions take into account theoretical strategies and perspectives to provide even more effective treatment. Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking intervention is also a good example of a framework-based intervention (Winner … cases where they have not published them. The co-variates will include the type of intervention, the duration of the intervention, the intensity, the teaching strategy utilized, and whether there is direct parental involvement.
A statistical analysis utilizing STATA 14 will be done. The standardized ……
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… allowed to access high-quality learning encounters. Both regular, as well as blended full-day pre-school initiatives, included breakfast, interest areas, morning meetings, small group teaching, quiet time, lunch, gross motor sessions, and small and large group read-louds. The Creative Curriculum that is founded in scientific studies and grounded … principal.
This particular project allowed me to learn about new concepts and also increased my understanding of instructional methodologies and teaching aids. While driving this project, I learned that kids’ learning takes place through a developmental series. Properly-designed curricula are this founded on activities … learned that kids’ learning takes place through a developmental series. Properly-designed curricula are this founded on activities that are developmentally sequenced, and high-quality teaching practices require teachers that are well conversant with these sequences. Learning curves can assist teachers of young students in understanding and be responsive … it brings an important knowledge……
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… availability of this type of information online, the question arises concerning what role educational leaders should play in shaping the curricular offerings and teaching strategies used in their schools. Certainly, educational leaders must conform to local, state and federal standards when making these types of decisions, but there … these types of decisions, but there are some legitimate and viable alternatives that are available that require careful decision making to identify optimal teaching strategies.
One of the overarching needs for students today is the ability to…[break]…people think about knowledge, learning, and education” (p. 5). This observation also ……
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… nursing burnout, particularly workplace stress management. Through the insights obtained from this course, nurses in this facility will be able to implement evidence-based strategies on workplace stress management and preventing/dealing with nursing burnout.
Learning Objectives or Outcomes
As shown in the educational plan in Appendix A, this ……
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… instructor to identify the needs that motivate a learner to seek knowledge, and then structure the learning process to address the identified need.
strategies for Ensuring Effective Learning
Self-regulation learning strategies have been shown to have a positive impact on learning outcomes (Wan, Compeau & Haggerty, 2014). In this regard, strategies will be selected based on their impact on self-regulation on the part of the learner. One of the strategies that I am looking forward to adopt to enhance learning moving forward is reflective journaling. A study conducted by Al-Rawahi and Al-Balushi (2015) … performance of 32 tenth-grade students found that participants who wrote journals significantly outperformed their colleagues in the control group with respect to self-regulation strategies. Journal writing facilitates reflection and provides a platform for the learner to express their feelings about the learning process and compare the same … a basis for the needs that they……
Al-Rawahi, N., & Al-Balushi, M. (2015). The Effect of Reflective Science Journal Writing on Students’ Self-Regulated Learning Strategies. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 10(3), 367-79.
Dotson, R. (2016). Goal-Setting to Increase Student Academic Performance. Journal of School Administration Research and Development, 1(1), 44-46.
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Wan, Z., Compeau, D., & Haggerty, N. (2014). The Effects of Self-Regulated Learning Processes on E-Learning Outcomes in Organizational Settings. Journal of Management Information Systems, 29(1), 307-40.
… errors (Kadivar et al., 2017). Medication safety issues can lead to adverse events or even death (ACSQHC, 2019; Davies et al., 2019).
teaching of student nurses in hospital environments is necessary to prepare them for the life ahead as it improves their decision-making and problem-solving skills ……
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Ben Natan, M., Sharon, I., Mahajna, M., & Mahajna, S. (2017). Factors affecting nursing students' intention to report medication errors: An application of the theory of planned behavior. Nurse Education Today, 58(2), 38-42. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2017.07.017
Bogossian, F., Cooper, S., Kelly, M., Levett-Jones, T., McKenna, L., Slark, J., & Seaton, P. (2018). Best practice in clinical simulation education, are we there yet? A cross-sectional survey of simulation in Australian and New Zealand pre-registration nursing education. Collegian, 25(3), 327-334. doi:10.1016/j.colegn.2017.09.003
Claffey, C. (2018). Near-miss medication errors provide a wake-up call. Nursing, 48(1), 53-55. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000527615.45031.9e
Davies, K. M., Coombes, I. D., Keogh, S., & Whitfield, K. M. (2019). Medication administration evaluation tool design: An expert panel review. Collegian, 26(1), 118-124. doi:10.1016/j.colegn.2018.05.001
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… Critical Relevant Pedagogy principles (GAY, 2010):
• List CRP principles, and at least one other reading that apply to this lesson unit.
· teaching is validating.
· teaching is comprehensive.
· teaching is multidimensional.
· teaching is empowering.
· teaching is transformative.
· teaching is emancipatory.
· The other reading that apply to this lesson unit is Inclusive Principles and Practices in Literacy Education by Marion Milton.
… understanding of U.S. industrial development while the third principle will be used as the premise for developing a suitable learning environment and collaborative teaching. Empowerment will be used to enable students understand the issue of reconstruction and industrialization in U.S. history while transformation will be the premise … to enable students understand the issue of reconstruction and industrialization in U.S. history while transformation will be the premise for adoption of alternative teaching methods. The final principle relates to the lesson theme……
Gay, G. (2010). Culturally responsive teaching – theory, research and practice (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
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