PLEASE READ: This is a 5 page paper & a minimum requirement of 3 slides for the PowerPoint. You will have two review and use two previous papers to complete this project. ————- ASSIGNMENT DETAILS: Focus on analyzing a problem and develop a plan to address that problem according to the techniques you have honed in this class. Each paper- project will identify one of the problems of an organization. The assignment will include a PowerPoint which will present a plan on ways to solve the problem. The following elements should be included. 1. Introduction as to why this problem was selected 2. This assignment for the project (to be included in the Appendix of paper) 3. Process(es) used to analyze the problem, and 4. Presentation of the plan to include Power Point slides. The PowerPoint and paper for the plan will be the graded project. The paper (including the plan) must be between 5 pages in length, not including the title, reference pages and appendix. This assignment requires a minimum of 5 scholarly references. There is a minimum requirement of 3 slides for the PowerPoint.
Review, analyze and critique an organizational strategic plan using the SWOT model. If you are interested in a particular area-topic you are encouraged to pursue it for this assignment. If you seek an interesting concept to investigate you may find the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac MD., the only school based program for mind-brain science (data-driven application) in the United States an interesting SWOT project. Each critique should contain at minimum the following elements. 1. Introduction to include the reason for the selection of the strategic plan to analyze 2. Provide the organization’s strategic plan that is relevant to your analysis 3. SWOT model process as applied to the strategic plan 4. Understanding arising from SWOT analysis 5. Findings as related to effectiveness of strategic plan 6. Conclusion
CLASHING VIEWS ON EDUCATIONAL ISSUES RESEARCH PAPER ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS OVERVIEW In today’s educational atmosphere, there are several opposing or sharply varying viewpoints regarding educational issues or concerns. Educational leaders must be prepared to address the problems confronting k-12 schools and/or districts today. This challenge is to create a greater awareness of the possible alternatives in dealing with the issues and to widen their powers of innovative thinking in the search for more promising resolutions. Educational problems and issues need to be identified in a forum that brings experience and current methodology together to relate to the specific roles of the course participants. Students will be expected to stay current with the issues, understand the background and historical context, as well as develop possible solutions while understanding the intended and unintended consequences. Long-range and short-range problem-solving strategies directed toward increasing the scope of curriculum options and expanding the broad applicability of instructional resources are addressed in terms of current situational models. Upon completion of this assignment, you will be able to address a timely problem confronting schools today, identify the driving and resisting forces, and strategies to address possible solutions. INSTRUCTIONS You will research a current topic of interest relevant to the K-12 environment. A literature review on the topic is needed to gain a comprehensive understanding of the topic area. This paper must provide background and historical information, as well as current and future impact. You should include a cross-examination of the main points of both sides of the topic. This style allows you to cross-examine both sides of this topic in an attempt to highlight the most controversial parts of the issue. Your analysis will consist of a driving force, a resisting force, and a plan for improvement showing appropriate actions and tools. The supporting research should provide the necessary information to compel any reader of your paper to appreciate your position based on the information presented. ? Length of assignment is 4-6 pages in the body of your paper. This does not count the title or reference page. ? Current APA format ? The paper must be a Word document including a title page and reference page ? This paper will be 4 to 6 pages and must use at least four sources outside of the course textbook. Below are just a few examples of possible topics for research: Standardized testing Single- sex schools and/or classrooms Gender or ethnic differences in discipline or test scores Politically correct or politically incorrect speech
Outline in essay form a leadership model / professional development plan, that will empower personnel, build effective teams, promote the exchange of information with stake holders, and that will achieve the administrative technology goals and promote the technology objectives of the district/organization. * This is to be about a leadership model/professional development plan.
Develop a detailed goals and strategies technology plan that is consistent with the administrative technology vision, mission, and values statement by analyzing status and trends relative to future needs to align with appropriate objectives and 21st Century Learning Skills: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity. *
Provide documentation of any professional knowledge of educational technology resources and activity (e.g., publications, social media, local, regional, and national associations and legislation) that enhance your personal effectiveness as a technology director/leader. * This question is about your professional development and professional activity concerning educational technology.