I believe that teaching reading and writing begins with helping children want the life of a reader and writer. In order to accomplish this goal of developing lifelong readers and writers, I believe it is my responsibility to keep learning about proven research-based literacy programs. I believe that even in Tier I literacy instruction the teacher has the responsibility to differentiate instruction so that the vast array of learning styles and abilities present in the classroom will be nurtured. I believe that the most important part of literacy instruction, whether it be reading or writing, is communication. In reading, the communication is accomplished with strong comprehension skills that involve active participation of the reader as he interacts with the author to create meaning for himself.
Frank Smith, (2004), argues that teachers should model collaboration for their students by participating with them in writing skills for brainstorming, composing, and editing. This allows teachers to work with students to complete new writing skill tasks rather than one they already have agreed
Conducting meetings, interviews, brainstorming sessions, communication via email, newsletter or other devices. To ensure that all new employees have the opportunity to contribute towards the team an team plan. (This also enables employees to get
The purpose of higher learning allows growth while broadening my perspective to help educate others. The complete and concise curriculum allows me to prioritize my daily routines to become an enhanced student and educator. My concerns and difficulties were at a low level during this module because of the great support system provided in the GCU program. Organizing and prioritizing were a little difficult because achieving my personal, academic, and career goals are all on equal ground. The final outcome entails personal, academic, and career goals that will be gained during my pursuit of higher
Integrity means being trustworthy, reliable, and decent in our dealings with others. It means being true to ourselves. When we are guided by integrity our actions align with our principles; our thoughts and words are in sync with each other. It becomes the basis for our reputation as well as our self-esteem. Integrity does not mean being perfect, but rather having high moral principles and being trusted in our actions as well as our words.
There are workshops, tutoring, and online exercises for students who need to refresh their grammar, MLA, or other writing skills. Please ask me about these resources so that you can succeed in this course. Final drafts of essays will be evaluated on the following criteria: *Content and development: Controlling idea, specific support, coherence *Expression: Sentence structure and variety, precise word choices *Organization: Clear and meaningful thesis, transitions, and overall unity *Grammar, mechanics and usage: Standard written English, punctuation, spelling, meaningful title, and identifying of sources A (excellent): This paper demonstrates strength in all of the evaluation criteria listed above. It has a compelling, original, and thoughtful main point that is supported by accurate details, examples, and explanations. The paper is easy to follow because it is clearly organized and has transitional markers.
While this book has some weaknesses in helping you select the direction you should go in, it is superb in helping you pursue your goals once they are set. The early chapters of the book focused on creating awareness to the idea that being truly successfully results from choosing a job that sparks passion, risk, and excitement in life. Combs gave excellent advice in aiding students to find what they are truly passionate about. While reading the sections that included reader interaction, such as pulling out a pen and jotting
DEPARTMENTAL SYLLABUS English 1301 Catalog Description Designed to prepare students for academic writing, this course focuses on mechanics of expression and principles of English usage, refinement of writing techniques, critical writing skills, responses to written materials, and development of a clear, forceful prose style. Students completing this course should be able to present writing in response to a specific reading and demonstrate proficiency in reading and thinking critically. Course Description English 1301 emphasizes writing and speaking on local, regional, and national issues interesting to us as individuals but about which we may need to know more. As readers, we will examine how people use language to forge connections
An Outline to Writing In this reading, Generating Ideas: Freewriting and Brainstorming, it gives the reader ideas of how to brainstorm, to better prepare themselves for the writing that they will have to write. Learning how to properly write a paper or essay and still hold the attention of the audience is difficult. This reading goes through step by step on how to write a solid paper. This reading also helps you to feel more confident in what you are writing. Freewriting or brainstorming is the first step in writing a paper.
Definition I believe people have different opinions of defining the term academic honesty. However, it has the same purpose, which is being truthful in all that you do and say whether in the classroom, home, or any organization that you are a member of. In other words, it means personal integrity. Honesty or integrity is the backbone of knowledge, teaching, and service. According to The Center of Academic Integrity of Duke University, “academic integrity [is] a commitment, even in the face of adversity, to five fundamental values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, and responsibility” (Duke University, 1999, p.8) I would like to focus my discussion on the four values: honesty, trust, fairness, and respect.