Competency 013 - Mathematics Instruction

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 552

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Questions and Answers
  • 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. 

      Read and understand the problem

    • 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