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- IQ scores and score ranges
- Crystallized and fluid intelligence
- Multiple intelligences
- Impact of parenting styles on learners
- Impact of culture, culture shock and socialization on education
- Sense of self and self-socialization
- Changes in sense of self from childhood to adolescence
- Students with special needs
- Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
- Learning disabilities
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Communication and speech disorders
- Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
- Cognitive and social functioning delays
- Sensory challenges
- Ability grouping and tracking
1. Methods of Measuring Intelligence: Interpreting IQ Scores & Score Range
You've probably heard of 'IQ,' but do you really know what it means? This lesson covers the history and theory behind the famous idea of an intelligence quotient (including the inventor of IQ, Alfred Binet), and will help you learn how to understand and interpret IQ scores.
2. Two Types of Intelligence: Fluid and Crystallized Intelligence
Are you better at memorizing facts or at assembling a piece of equipment using a diagram? These two tasks illustrate two different types of intelligence proposed by Raymond Cattell known as 'fluid intelligence' and 'crystallized intelligence.' This lesson covers both types and how each type might change over one's lifespan.
3. What is Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences?
Which types of intelligence do you identify with? As you watch this video on Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, you'll learn that intelligence can be a diverse concept not limited to one area.
4. Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners
When you got in trouble as a child, how did your parents react? This lesson covers four different parenting styles identified in educational psychology, including authoritarian, authoritative, indulgent, and neglecting. Typical results from each parenting style are discussed in terms of children's behaviors, as well as application of the styles in a classroom environment.
5. The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education
In this lesson we will explore the effect of culture on the socialization of children. We will also seek to understand the impact that culture has on their educational experiences.
6. Sense of Self and Self-Socialization: The Development of Self-Views
In this lesson, we will explore the sense of self, self-socialization, and the two social scientists who contributed to this field. We will examine Charles Cooley's theory of the Looking-Glass Self and George Herbert Mead's stages of play, game, and generalized other.
7. Changes in Sense of Self From Childhood to Adolescence
In this lesson, we will be exploring James Marcia's theory of identity in relation to the sense of self changing from childhood to adolescence. You'll study the four ways in which children navigate their identities into adolescence: foreclosure, moratorium, achievement, and diffusion.
8. James Marcia's Identity Theory: Understanding Adolescents' Search For Identity
Do you really know what you want out of life or what your political and religious beliefs are? The psychologist James Marcia suggested that there are four identity statuses, or stages, in developing who we are as individuals. These stages are achievement, moratorium, foreclosure, and diffusion. This lesson covers Marcia's theory and each identity status.
9. Educating Students with Special Needs
In this lesson, we will explore how to educate students with special needs. We will specifically address how the educational needs of these students are best served if they are in a mainstream classroom being taught alongside their peers.
10. Using an Individual Education Program (IEP) in the Classroom
In this lesson, we will explore what an Individual Education Program (IEP) is and the three key components of an IEP. We will also discuss who needs an IEP and who does not.
11. Learning Disabilities: How to Identify Children with a Learning Disability
Identifying children with a learning disability can be tricky because it can be confused with a lack of interest in a school subject. In this lesson, we will look at how learning disabilities can be identified and the three most common learning disabilities: dyscalculia, dysgraphia and dyslexia.
12. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD
This lesson explores common characteristics of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as the best practices for teaching learners with this disorder.
13. Speech and Communication Disorders: Instructional Strategies for Speech Sound Errors
In this lesson, we will discuss the seven levels of articulation therapy, using F and T as the primary examples of the sounds that students have difficulty articulating.
14. Characteristics of Speech Sound Errors: Speech & Communication Disorders
In this lesson, we explore speech sound disorders, which include articulation deficits, phonological process disorder and fluency disorder. Also learn the characteristics of each of these disorders.
15. Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome
If you have never met a person with Asperger syndrome, you might wonder how they differ from you. In this lesson, we'll explore the behaviors common to people with Asperger and other autism spectrum disorders.
16. Cognitive & Social Functioning Delays: Adapting Instruction for Learners
When growing up, keeping pace with your classmates can be difficult, but for some it's much harder than others. In this lesson we will explore cognitive and social developmental milestones in terms of the developmental delays that affect school-age children.
17. Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges
In this lesson, we will discuss the general characteristics of children with sensory dysfunction and how teachers can adapt the classroom environment to accommodate these students.
18. Advanced Cognitive Development and Renzulli's Triad
In this lesson, we will explore advanced cognitive development in terms of a gifted child. We will also define what it means to be gifted and Joseph Renzulli's model of giftedness.
19. Ability Grouping and Tracking in Schools: Advantages and Disadvantages
In this lesson we will discuss within class grouping and between class grouping. In addition, we will review the pros and cons of between class grouping, also known as tracking.
20. Inattention & ADHD: Definition & Explanation
Inattention is one of the three categories of symptoms related to Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Learn more about the different types of ADHD, inattention, how they are related, and more.
21. Reciprocal Teaching: Strategies, Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will define reciprocal teaching as a discussion between teachers and students about reading material and explain the strategies used in the activity.
22. What Is a Developmental Disability? - Definition & Statistics
In this lesson you will learn to define the term developmental disability, as well as learn about the importance of developmental milestones, common causes, and current prevalence data in the United States. Following completion of this lesson you will have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.
23. Classroom Activities for Introverts
In this lesson, we cover classroom activities for those students who prefer to work alone and find social activities draining. Sample solo and group activities are provided and a short quiz follows the lesson.
24. Cross-Curricular Teaching Advantages & Disadvantages
Cross-curricular teaching is a teacher's approach to individual and classroom learning. This lesson examines the advantages and disadvantages of three cross-curricular strategies: fusion, multidisciplinary, and interdisciplinary.
25. Developmental Cognitive Delay in Children: Definition & Explanation
Not all children develop equally. In this lesson you'll find a discussion of how cognitive developmental delay is diagnosed and treated as well as an overview of a few of the risk factors. A short quiz follows.
26. Math Strategies for Struggling Students
Math is a difficult subject to learn for many students. Often, you will need to intervene with students struggling in math. This lesson details several strategies you can use to help these students.
27. Modifications for Special Education Students: Definition & Checklist
This lesson explains the difference between accommodations and modifications. A list of modifications is also provided. A short quiz follows the lesson.
28. Overview of the National Association of Special Education Teachers
In this lesson we'll examine an association dedicated to special education teachers. We'll examine what the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) is, how to join NASET, and the benefits of becoming a member.
29. Phonological Development in Children: Stages & Overview
In this lesson you'll learn all about how children develop the ability to turn basic units of sound into actual language. We'll cover the major phonological skills and the stages of development. Following the lesson is a short quiz.
30. Reading Intervention: Programs, Strategies and Activities
This lesson will highlight programs, strategies and activities that can be used for students with reading difficulties. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge on these reading intervention techniques.
31. Why Do Children Bite?
It's not uncommon for young children to bite other children and adults. Let's take a look at the reasons why children in different age groups may bite someone.
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