• Unit 7 – Final Paper Submission – Due Sunday of Unit 7 at 11:59 p.m. (100 poin
• Unit 7 – Final Paper Submission – Due Sunday of Unit 7 at 11:59 p.m. (100 points) Content and Format: Your research-informed, written paper must include the following:
A. Etiology of the Disability or Disorder 4c
1. Define your selected disability.
3. Identify the type(s) of assessment(s) used for meeting eligibility criteria for your selected disability.
1. Defineanddescribethelearninganddevelopmentalcharacteristicsofastudentwithyour selected disability.
c. Research, select and view a videotaped observation(s) of a child with your selected
2. Teaching Strategies/Intervention:
a. Useyourresearchedliteratureandobservedvideo(s)todescribehowyouwould include a child with your selected disability in your classroom. Include classroom environment, 2 developmental learning opportunities, adaptations, and assistive technology. 5c
b. Describeavarietyofobservationandassessmentmethods–aminimumoftwo each 3c:
• Observation Examples: data collection including observation, anecdotal records, running records, checklists, tallies, and teacher-made formative assessments
• Assessment Examples: Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ), Brigance Screen, Preschool Assessment Framework (PAF), Devereaux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA)
c. Reflect and articulate the knowledge gained from data-driven decision-making practices. 3c
C. Partnership with Families and Ethical Responsibilities to the Child:
a. Describetwowaystobuildhome-schoolconnections,learnfromfamilies’observations, and reciprocate effective teaching strategies in both settings. 2b
b. Engagingininformedadvocacyforyoungchildrenandtheearlychildhoodprofession.6e c. Explain how you would intentionally apply one ideal and one principle from NAEYC Code
of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment. 6b Requirements:
• Your paper must consist of 7-8 pages, including title page, abstract, sections A, B, and C, and reference page.
• Your completed research paper must demonstrate research using at least three (3) scholarly/medical/research-based resources. Websites about your disability are not acceptable unless you find and use specific articles found on the site.
• You must reference and cite your work according to APA. Follow all APA guidelines for formatting and citations. All information that you learned from a source must be cited in the text and referenced according to APA.
• Title page (first page): Center other information under the title: Student name; CHS208; Post University; Date.
• Page numbers: top left-hand margin of every page after the title page.
• In-text citation: give credit within the paper for any information that is quoted or paraphrased.
Review this example: In these studies, early childhood teachers report marked increases in several areas of learning for all students, including disabled students and second language students (Casey, 1994).
• Reference Page: final page needs to provide further information about reference works. For example:
Casey, J. (1994). Integrating computers in the primary classroom. The Computing Teacher, 21, 33-36. Retrieved from www.neirtec.org/reading_report/report.htm
Be sure to read the criteria by which your work will be evaluated before you write and again after you write.