He believes that learning only happens if he works hard at memorizing content.

Quiz 1 ED303

QUESTION 1

 

Evan is a 12th grader. He believes that learning only happens if he works hard at memorizing content. This belief is part of Evan’s.

A.

transactional model.

B.

multidimensionality.

C.

psychology

D.

epistemology

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QUESTION 2

 

If you believe that student achievement is related to a number of factors such as student characteristics, school policies, and teacher behavior, then you have adopted a(n)

A.

behavioral view of teaching and learning

B.

epistemological view of the teaching-learning process

C.

ecological view of teaching and learning.

D.

transactional model of the teaching-learning process.

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QUESTION 3

 

When a child encounters something new and reacts to it by relying on an existing schema, _____ occurs.

A.

accommodation

B.

assimilation

C.

syntax

D.

taxonomic constraint

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QUESTION 4

 

To Piaget, which person has the most intelligence?

A.

Stephanie has an IQ of 120

B.

Sarah can deal with ever-changing circumstances at work.

C.

Bonnie, a 10-year-old, can recite batting statistics of his favorite baseball team.

D.

Rachael’s GPA is a perfect 4.00.

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QUESTION 5

 

Mrs. Smithson wants to teach her third grade students about measurement. Based on Piaget, what would be the best strategy?

A.

drill and practice

B.

direct instruction

C.

lecturer

D.

active exploration

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QUESTION 6

 

Vygotsky emphasized the importance of _____ in creating meaning and knowledge.

A.

conservation

B.

active learning

C.

maturation

D.

social interaction

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QUESTION 7

 

Which phrase is not correctly paired with its stage or level of moral development?

A.

“You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours.” – Personal-Reward Orientation

B.

“Golden rule” – Good Person Orientation

C.

“Justice and fairness.” – Law-and-Order Orientation

D.

“Doing the right thing.” – Conventional Moral Reasoning

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QUESTION 8

 

You are a teacher who is committed to critical pedagogy. What does that mean?

A.

You use one-to-one instruction

B.

You use innovative practices to give a voice to students who might otherwise be powerless.

C.

You are careful not to overuse technology

D.

You are self-reflective about your pedagogy

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QUESTION 9

 

When we use the term exceptionality, it does not necessarily mean the individual possess a(n)

A.

handicap.

B.

diagnosis.

C.

disorder.

D.

IEP.

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QUESTION 10

 

The primary purpose of the federal law Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is to

A.

provide appropriate special education to all children with disabilities.

B.

mandate IEP for all students

C.

provide financial assistance to local school districts

D.

mandate the qualifications of special education teachers.

QUESTION 1

 

What would John Dewey’s reaction be to find out that a teacher might be effective in one context but not in another?

A.

He would be shocked because effective teachers are effective teachers in all contexts.

B.

He would be mildly surprised because good teachers are born.

C.

Dewey would not be surprised since there is an interaction between context and teacher characteristics.

D.

John Dewey would be not surprised because the teacher is probably teaching at different times of the day.

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QUESTION 2

 

If you are an inquisitive teacher who asks questions about your teaching, then you are a practicing:

A.

epistemology

B.

reflective teaching

C.

parsimony

D.

the cognitive approach

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QUESTION 3

 

Mr. Clausen is reviewing the past year he had with his sixth grade class. He thinks that Piaget was right since he saw growth in the area that Piaget would predict for children in concrete operational stage. What was this area?

A.

hypothetical-deductive thinking

B.

logical operations

C.

exclusion

D.

formal operations

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QUESTION 4

 

In a history class, the teacher asks his students to consider the implications had Nazi Germany won WWII. What stage of cognitive development does this statement require?

A.

sensorimotor.

B.

concrete operations

C.

formal operations

D.

post-formal operations

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QUESTION 5

 

As Mrs. Moen contemplates tomorrow’s meeting of her 11th graders, she remembers the importance of social interaction in learning and creates an activity that involves group work. Which theorist places the most emphasis on social interaction in learning?

A.

Case

B.

Vygotsky

C.

Piaget

D.

Chomsky

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QUESTION 6

 

“I can’t seem to do these physics problems by myself, but when my older brother helps me, I understand them.” The help that this student receives is what Vygotsky would term

A.

adaptation.

B.

circular reaction

C.

scaffolding

D.

equilibration

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QUESTION 7

 

Mrs. Holmes, a ninth grade teacher, has a student who has low self-esteem. Mrs. Holmes is very concerned about this student. Based on research, what can she do to promote self-esteem?

A.

She can treat the student like she would any other student.

B.

She can help the student in domains that are of value to the student.

C.

She can lower expectations so that the student can be successful.

D.

She can temporarily give her special privileges

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QUESTION 8

 

What was the effect of the ruling in Brown v. Board of Education?

A.

Prayer was banned in school

B.

The practice of school segregation was eliminated.

C.

Only law enforcement officials may search student lockers

D.

Only teachers who are certified may teach

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QUESTION 9

 

Mrs. Davies is the inclusion specialist for Simmons Elementary School. A recent evaluation by her supervisor noted a common shortcoming seen in other inclusion specialists. What is that shortcoming?

A.

writing an IEP that is too detailed

B.

focusing just on students with disabilities and not all students

C.

not working with regular classroom teachers

D.

not giving parents enough information about their son or daughter’s abilities

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QUESTION 10

 

The most important consideration in the diagnosis of learning disabilities is

A.

the age of the student

B.

the IQ of the student

C.

poor academic performance

D.

 

a severe discrepancy between the student’s ability and achievement

 

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