After reading Rebore (2015), Chapter 7, located on Module 5: Lecture Materials & Resources page, discuss performance evaluations, the value-added performance model, and the use of VAM scores to evaluate teachers and administrators. How are teachers and administrators evaluated in your school district/school? Furthermore, do you feel your school district’s evaluation is an effective measurement… Continue reading After reading Rebore (2015), Chapter 7, located on Module 5: Lecture Materials &
Refer to Ch. 5, “Motivation: Understanding Self and Others,” of Organizational Behavior in Education: Leadership and School Reform in the Wk 1 Learning Activities folder. During your professional career, you have observed leaders and individuals working in groups and organizations. Reflect on these observations and relate them to what you have read this week. Write… Continue reading Refer to Ch. 5, “Motivation: Understanding Self and Others,” of Organizational
Study Owens and Valesky (2015), Chapters 9 and 10 in Module 5: Lecture Materials & Resources to respond to and discuss the situation on page 276 by answering the questions below. How would you describe Cliff Jameson’s leadership behavior? Do you consider him to be a good leader? Why or Why Not? What are the… Continue reading Study Owens and Valesky (2015), Chapters 9 and 10 in Module 5: Lecture Materials
After studying the course materials located on Module 4: Lecture Materials & Resources page, answer the following questions. Define merit-based pay and how it works in educational settings. What are the pros and cons of merit-based pay in education? Submission Instructions: Your initial post should be at least 200 words, formatted and cited in current… Continue reading After studying the course materials located on Module 4: Lecture Materials & Res
Study Owens and Valesky (2015), Chapter 8, in Module 4: Lecture Materials & Resources. In the descriiption of a “Critical Incident – Two Schools – Two Different Cultures” pages 209–210. Owens and Valesky describe two principals who have created two very different cultures in their schools. Read and reflect on this scenario, then answer the… Continue reading Study Owens and Valesky (2015), Chapter 8, in Module 4: Lecture Materials & Reso
1. Explain your current understanding of effective assessment practices including the difference between summative and formative assessment and including the concepts of reliability, validity, and fairness. 2. Write about your belief in the worth of large-scale standardized tests and distinguish between norm-referenced and criterion-referenced varieties. How would you compare them with performance assessments (PBA or PBL) and formal observations?… Continue reading 1. Explain your current understanding of effective assessment practices includin
Make a concept map of theories and models of creativity that describe this grand model. A concept map is a visual representation of concepts where the relationships among them are demonstrated. You have to utilize at least 1 model (Chapter 2), one individual (Chapter 3) and one context-focused theory (Chapter 3). Please name your model… Continue reading Make a concept map of theories and models of creativity that describe this grand
Eras of Survey Research. Discuss the role of researchers across these eras. Groves states on page 870, “This possibility would no doubt trouble both Gallup and Likert.” Why might this be the case? What is your reaction to the “monkeys at typewriters*” idea as it may apply to survey research?
Study the examples of Bloom’s Taxonomy provided in Module 2. Identify Verbs and Identify what level of Bloom’s Taxonomy is written for each field experience assignment. Knowledge Comprehension Application Analysis Evaluating Creating Be prepared to discuss your objectives in class.
Scenario: You are an elementary school principal and your district is currently allowing individuals and corporations to donate money to your school district through tax credit incentives. Write a letter to the families and business members in your school district to encourage more tax credit donations. Address the following in your letter: Identify at least 3… Continue reading Scenario: You are an elementary school principal and your district is currently