many schools and districts, including ours, have considered and experimented with Professional Learning Communities (PLC) as an alternative framework in guiding a more efficient development program for their teachers. PLCs are focused on enhancing student learning through developing teacher practices. The concept of PLC relies on using structured collaborative sessions amongst teachers within the school to build internal capacity. Through PLCs, teachers critically reflect on current practices, brainstorm
Professional Development: Module 5 Middle Range Nursing Theories Mercer’s Conceptualization of Maternal Role Attainment/Becoming a Mother Nursing Practice Becoming a mother is a wonderful and scary new role. Women have a sense of excitement and wonder, as well as, a grieving process with they go through when a child is born. Nurses play a key role n guiding new mothers to help them achieve maternal goals. Mercier explains this phenomenon as the patient fanaticizing about her new role as a mother
Review Middle Range Theories in the Nursing Literature In order to understand middle range theories, a practical knowledge of the definition should be achieved before attempting to applying to concepts or classifications to the models. Middle range theories are defined as, theories that are fundamentally individual while incorporating a controlled amount of assumptions furthermore, having a limited characteristic of reality. These concepts are defined and may be tested (McEwen & Wills, 2011 p.
Introduction The following literature review is an analysis of a number of components of the hidden curriculum, as it was initially conceived in the literature and as it has developed over time. As the adjective proposes, such a curriculum is not obvious and could be understood as the underbelly of the more apparent mandated curriculum. The conversation of hidden curriculum touches on provocative questions of power, authority, inequity, control and political suppression of social class. The concept
interwove theory, practice, and reflection into being an effective educator. Freiree quoted Francoss Jacob when he wrote “We are programmed, but to learn” (2005, p. 124). Freire had much to say about theory and practice, urging teachers to step away from their everyday world and observe closely and critically what is happening in that realm in order to renew one’s curiosity, what he referred to as “thinking the practice” (p. 140). Within this thinking about the practice, one begins to practice better.
international student, I have a unique experience in English writing. Before I began to write in English, I firstly learned the Chinese writing. What I have learned from primary to middle school is the narrative writing, such as writing an unforgettable event, an inspiring story, or an interesting man. In high school, the main focus of writing shifts from narrative to argumentative writing. Normally, it is required to analyze a social event by using several examples to prove the argument. For instance
Hidden curriculum How well do you think you know what your children are being taught in today’s school system? Maybe you did not know there is a hidden curriculum which categorizes children into special positions to either be the future working class or the new CEO of some corporation. Jean Anyon, chairperson of the Department of Education at Rutgers University describes in her article, “From Social Class and The Hidden Curriculum of Work,” the different teaching methods, philosophies of education
successful individual? Education is a critical part of what creates prosperous people, but positive character is just as important. "We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education. " (Martin Luther King Jr. quoted in Haynes and Thomas) Character is not an inherited trait, and it is also not a part of most common core curriculums. Therefore, service learning and character education should be implemented in schools along with civic learning (textbook
occurs when approaching service-learning as a critical pedagogy that strives for social justice (p. 7). In other words, when designing a service-learning curriculum to help students develop self-awareness, awareness of others, awareness of social issues, and developing ethics in service and social change. In order to examine service-learning from the perspective of student resistance, Jones proposes a new model: The Critical Developmental Len... ... middle of paper ... ...Identity (Re) Construction
and skill characteristics of a member of a profession” (Catalano, 2017, p. 5). There are many characteristics that define professionalism in the workplace and actions that a nurse can take to portray a professional attitude and manner. In nursing school, professionalism is taught in the classroom using different examples of education. Professionalism Characteristics Nurses are made up and formed by a wide variety of characteristics to define the foundation of each individual. These characteristics