synthesis of the ideas presented and insights gained

Watch the PBS segment on Georgia’s segregation of students with disabilities, and address the following:

· What might be the state of Georgia’s rationale for this practice?

· Other than the obvious, horrific examples given in the video, how could such segregation be damaging to students with disabilities?

· How might the state of Georgia address this issue? Remember to take into account their possible rationale for the practice.

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Depth of Reflection Points Range:20.8 (32.00%) – 26 (40.00%)

Essay demonstrates an in-depth reflection on and application of the concepts presented in the course materials. Examples are clear and detailed, and interpretations are insightful and well supported.

Points Range:15.6 (24.00%) – 20.54 (31.60%)

Essay demonstrates a general reflection on and application of the concepts presented in the course materials. Appropriate examples may not be provided, and interpretations may not be supported.

Points Range:0 (0.00%) – 15.34 (23.60%)

Essay lacks reflection on or application of the concepts presented in the course materials. Examples and interpretations are missing or unsupported.

Evidence and Practice Points Range:20.8 (32.00%) – 26 (40.00%)

Essay shows strong evidence of the synthesis of the ideas presented and insights gained.

Points Range:15.6 (24.00%) – 20.54 (31.60%)

Essay shows some evidence of the synthesis of the ideas presented and insights gained.

Points Range:0 (0.00%) – 15.34 (23.60%)

Essay shows no evidence of the synthesis of the ideas presented or insights gained.

Structure Points Range:5.2 (8.00%) – 6.5 (10.00%)

Essay is of appropriate length, and writing is clear, concise, and well organized with excellent sentence and paragraph construction. Thoughts are expressed in a coherent and logical manner.

Points Range:3.9 (6.00%) – 5.135 (7.90%)

Essay may not be of appropriate length, and writing may not be well organized with good sentence and paragraph construction.

Points Range:0 (0.00%) – 3.835 (5.90%)

Essay is not of appropriate length. Writing is unclear and disorganized. Thoughts ramble and make little sense.

Mechanics and APA Style Points Range:5.2 (8.00%) – 6.5 (10.00%)

The assignment consistently follows current APA Style and is free from errors in formatting, citation, and references. No grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors. All sources are cited and referenced correctly.

Points Range:3.9 (6.00%) – 5.135 (7.90%)

The assignment consistently follows current APA Style with only isolated and inconsistent mistakes and/or has a few grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors. Most sources are cited and referenced correctly.

Points Range:0 (0.00%) – 3.835 (5.90%)

No attempt to follow APA Style is indicated. Sources are not used and/or there is no reference page. Mechanical errors significantly interfere with the readability of the paper.

Name:Reflection Essay Grading Rubric

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