ELM 200 Course Assignment Week 1 to 7




ELM 200 Course Assignment

ELM 200 Week 1 Assignment, Cognitive Development Table

For each component in the “Cognitive Development Table,” provide the definition, a practical example of the stage, and an activity or instructional strategy that could be used to support and/or assess learning in that stage.

ELM 200 Week 2 Assignment, Stages of Social Development Newsletter

Select a grade level 1-8. Skim the national or state standards for that grade level. Draft a 500-750-word newsletter that could be sent home to parents describing five classroom activities/projects aligned to your selected grade level standards and explaining how those activities foster students’ long-term personal and social developmental goals. Provide concrete suggestions about how parents can foster progress toward the same personal and social goals at home.  Support your suggestions by referencing a specific theorist from the lectures and/or readings.

ELM 200 Week 3 Assignment, Meeting the Developmental Needs of Students

Select a grade level 1-8. After reviewing the “Class Profile,” select five students for whom you will identify a specific need. When making your selections, be sure to address a variety of needs.

For each student, identify three practices to support his or her individual needs. Record the student name and practices in the “Individual Differences Table.” In addition, include a 50-100-word rationale for choosing those practices for each student, with at least three scholarly references.

ELM 200 Week 4 Assignment, PowerPoint on Language Development

Create a PowerPoint presentation on language development to be presented at a faculty meeting. In 10-15 slides, include the following:

The developmental stages in language from first to eighth grade;

The effect of cultural factors on language development with 3-5 specific examples; and

Three to five strategies teachers can use to adapt instruction for students with diverse language abilities and needs in ways that incorporate students’ unique experiences and cultural backgrounds.

Include a minimum of three scholarly references. Include a title slide, a references slide and presenter’s notes within your presentation.

ELM 200 Week 5 Assignment, Motivation Article

In 500-750 words, create an article for a mock educational publication targeted for teachers of grade 1-8 students. Address the following in your article:

How student motivation can enhance performance with specific examples;

How intrinsic and extrinsic motivations differ with specific examples;

Factors that affect motivation with specific examples;

Descriptions of three developmentally appropriate strategies that can be used to help motivate students in the classroom; and

How teacher motivation affects student motivation with specific examples.

ELM 200 Week 6 Assignment, Behaviorism Scenarios

Select five of the scenarios and, for each scenario, describe in 100-250-words how you would address the behavior. Include the following:

A strategy or strategies to reduce or eliminate the misbehavior citing behaviorist principles;

A motivational strategy or strategies you would you use; and

Specify when/if you will use continuous and intermittent reinforcement.

ELM 200 Week 7 Assignment 1, Benchmark – Presentation on the Learning Process

For this benchmark, you will create a PowerPoint presentation about the learning process for the parents of your students. Select a grade level 1-8 and one of the learning theories discussed in this course.

In a 12-15 slide PowerPoint presentation include the following:

Brief explanation of the learning theory you selected, including why you chose it;

Detailed explanation of how learning occurs, including students’ development, acquisition of knowledge, and motivation, within the context of the chosen learning theory;

Detailed explanation of how individual learners have differences in development, approaches to learning, and performance;

Explanation of the role of families in promoting the intellectual, social, emotional, physical growth, and well-being of children, and elm 200 course assignment

Description of five simple things that families can do with their children to support their intellectual, social, emotional and/or physical growth and over-all well-being.

Support your information with a minimum of five scholarly references. Include a title slide, a references slide and presenter’s notes within your presentation.

ELM 200 Week 7 Assignment 2, Self-Efficacy and Self-Regulation Essay

In a 500-750-word essay, explain the roles of self-efficacy and self-regulation as they apply to learning goals within the context of social cognitive theory.

In your essay:

Discuss the roles self-efficacy and self-regulation play as they relate to learning;

Explain how self-efficacy and self-regulation are related; and

Select a grade level 1-8. Describe three age-appropriate strategies to promote positive self-efficacy and self-regulation.


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