The effect of teacher absenteeism on student performance

Effects of Teacher Absenteeism to Student Performance Student’s name University A Review of Literature This chapter reviews the literature related to teacher absenteeism and its correlation to student performance. The review begins with an overview of the teacher’s value in the classroom including subtopics such as indicators of teacher quality and how we determine teacher effectiveness. The review then focuses on the factors associated with teacher attendance, causes of teacher absenteeism and the effect of teacher absence on students, the classroom, and the school. The value of a teacher The national report titled A Nation at Risk, written in 1983, boldly declared that the United...

The effectiveness of Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

The Effectiveness of Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Student’s Name: University Affiliation: Date: Abstract The following study aims at examining the efficiency of PECS training on the communicating conduct of learners with severe language disability in early years. Qualitative interview timetables will be carried out with partakers from both settings. The study will examine the efficacy of PECS for students with autism and its importance to their communication abilities. Qualitative interviews will be utilized to address the research interviews for the following reason. The participants will be currently employed teachers in an autism particular kindergarten and presently...

Sternberg’s theories and corresponding studies

Sternberg's theories and corresponding studies Student Name Institution Theory of Successful Intelligence Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory (Sternberg, 1997), hypothesizes that for intelligence to be considered comprehensive, there has to be an interplay and balance between the three classifications of intelligence, namely, analytical, creative and practical abilities. Originally conceptualized as the Successful Intelligence theory, the three-fold view of intelligence as it is also referred, necessitates that one must acknowledge their strengths and learn to utilize them in such a way they eclipse their weaknesses. This should all be achieved while navigating through an unfamiliar environment and...

Sudent Engagement

Student’s engagement Name Institution Abstract In an organization, stakeholders are the partners who work together to see the objectives and the accomplishments are achieved. This is not different from the college or higher education settings where the students are partners of the institution. Therefore, as partners, students need to be fully engaged and incorporated into the learning process. This methodology chapter presents a discussion on the various methods that the researcher incorporated in the research on the students' engagement. The research questions were fundamental in helping the researcher to determine the appropriate ways that could get the aim of the study attained....

Special Teachers Attitudes Towards Inclusion of Students with Special Educational Needs

Special Teachers Attitudes Towards Inclusion of Students with Special Educational Needs In their article “Teacher Perceptions of the Regular Education Initiative” by Semmel, Abernathy, Butera, and Lesar (1991) carried out a survey of 381 elementary school teachers from 22 public schools in California and Illinois, where 71 were special teachers, 310 were regular classroom educators, 38 were ancillary personnel (such as the counselors, Bilingual educators, and Chapter 1 personnel ), and 11 were administrators. The researchers’ concentration was on the attitudes of both special and mainstream educators towards the inclusion of the pupils with mild disabilities using survey questionnaires that...

Child Development

Child Development A child's development is connected to various behaviors and activities that children engage in during their unstructured time. Child development is usually difficult to define due to complexities in the behavior. However, play is an important aspect of a child's physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development. Play accounts for a greater proportion of primary school and preschool children exposed to different physical opportunities. The time spent by children in outdoor activities in the school environment contributes greatly to their development as well as exposing children to other physical opportunities. The frequency and duration of play enable children to develop...

Reading Comprehension

Name Instructor Course Date Assessment in reading comprehensions This discussion focuses on Test of Reading Comprehension-4th Edition (TORC-4) and The Woodcock Reading Mastery Tests-3rd Edition (WRMT-3). Both tests are applied in reading assessments and identification of students who have difficulties in comprehensions. TORC-4 is applicable from grade 2 through to grade 12 whereas WMRT-3 is used from as early as grade K to grade 12 (Pierangelo & George 25). The administration period for both tests is roughly the same as they both require 45 minutes on the higher end and can take as little as 15 minutes in the case of WMRT-4. WMRT-3 comprises nine exclusively administered tests that...

Motivating teachers and students

Motivation to Teaching and Learning English as a Second Language (ESL) — an Analysis of the Saudi Arabian Context Name Institutional Affiliation (Word Count: 13783 Words) AcknowledgementEveryone understands the levels of commitment that it takes to complete a project of this magnitude. In most cases, one cannot manage on their own. With this consideration, I would like to thank several groups and individuals for their valuable help they offered me during the study period. First, my sincere gratitude goes to my family for the emotional, social, and economic support I received from them during the study period. At times, I almost gave up, but they rekindled my motivation through advice and...

Prevalent Interventions for Development of Daily Living Skills in Educational Setting

Literature Review Prevalent Interventions for Development of Daily Living Skills in Educational Setting Hypotheses on the development of daily living skills in an educational setting are multifaceted but, appear not to be well grounded in both practices and issue specific intervention strategies. The gap in knowledge seems to be failing to offer theoretical frameworks in defining intervention strategies that are specific to the education setting. According to Ramdoss et al. (2011), a computer-based model is an intervention strategy that focuses on individuals with intellectual disabilities. Although Ramdoss et al. (2011) provide a theoretical model of integrating both the computer model and...

Literature Review- communicative language teaching method

Second Theme: Teachers Perception towards Communicative Language Teaching Student’s name Institution Second Theme: Teachers Perception towards Communicative Language Teaching Studies have revealed that different teachers exhibit positive and negative perceptions or attitudes towards the application of “communicative language learning” (CLT) in teaching linguistics. One of positive attitudes or perceptions depicted by teachers towards CLT is that the strategy improves the meaningfulness of teaching English (Mondale, 2012). This statement means that the levels of satisfaction among teachers using CLT to teach English increases. A recent study determined that teachers disregard the...