# Competency 013 - Mathematics Instruction

8 Questions | Attempts: 579  Settings  To help in studying for the TeXes EC - 6 exam

• 1.
What unit should we use to measure the weight of this bag of potatoes is an example of what kind of question?
• A.

Convergent

• B.

Divergent

• 2.
How could we measure the weight of this bag of potatoes is an example of what kind of question?
• A.

Convergent

• B.

Divergent

• 3.
Using counters to model an additon problem is an example of what new topic stage in mathematic instruction?
• A.

Concrete

• B.

Representational

• C.

Abstract

• 4.
Changing the counters into tally marks is an example of what new topic stage in mathematic instruction?
• A.

Concrete

• B.

Representational

• C.

Abstract

• 5.
Changing the tally marks into numbers is an example of what new topic stage in mathematic instruction?
• A.

Concrete

• B.

Representational

• C.

Abstract

• 6.
Problem solving is a process, not a topic and is the primary goal of mathematics instruction.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 7.
Which is not a step in the problem solving process?
• A.

• B.

Guess, check, and revise

• C.

Make a plan

• D.

Solve the problem

• E.

Look back to reflect

• 8.
The following are examples of what - finding a pattern, acting it out, drawing a picture, guess, check, and revising, working backwards, making a table, using input-output tables, trying a simpler form of the problem, and making a model to solving a problem?
• A.

The problem solving process

• B.

Problem solving strategies

• C.

Concrete-representational-abstract approach

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