Constructivism Philosophy Of Education Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who is the pioneer of Constructivism?
    • A. 

      Vygotsky

    • B. 

      Piaget

    • C. 

      Bruner

    • D. 

      Montessori

  • 2. 
    What refers to the idea of revisiting basic ideas over and over, building upon them and elaborating to the level of full understanding and mastery?      
    • A. 

      The Most Knowledgeable Other

    • B. 

      Assimilation & Accomodation

    • C. 

      Working really hard

    • D. 

      Spiral Curriculum

  • 3. 
    Students have just finished collaborating and are now taking the information they learned about a particular state and making an IMovie.  The making of the IMovie is an example of which of the 5 E's?
    • A. 

      Engage

    • B. 

      Explore

    • C. 

      Explain

    • D. 

      Elaborate

    • E. 

      Evaluate

  • 4. 
    The stage where children can do a particular task or body of information with assistance, but not alone.      
    • A. 

      Spiral Curriculum

    • B. 

      Most Knowledgeable Other

    • C. 

      Zone of Proximal Development

    • D. 

      At grade level

  • 5. 
    If during a Webquest, students are graded based on a rubric, this rubric is an example of which of the 5 E's?
    • A. 

      Engage

    • B. 

      Explore

    • C. 

      Explain

    • D. 

      Elaborate

    • E. 

      Evaluate

  • 6. 
    If you are filling in a K W L Chart, and you have filled out what the student knows (K) and what the student wants to know(W), which of the 5 E's of Constructivist Theory does this apply to?
    • A. 

      Engage

    • B. 

      Explore

    • C. 

      Explain

    • D. 

      Elaborate

    • E. 

      Evaluate

  • 7. 
    Constructivists believe that a person learns best when he/she is
    • A. 

      Given the objectives up front.

    • B. 

      Actively engaged.

    • C. 

      Working alone.

    • D. 

      Has gotten enough sleep.

  • 8. 
    If students are using IPADS to find information about a particular topic, they are working in which of the 5 E's of Constructivist Theory?
    • A. 

      Engage

    • B. 

      Explore

    • C. 

      Explain

    • D. 

      Elaborate

    • E. 

      Evaluate

  • 9. 
    Who is anyone who has a better understanding or a higher ability level than the learner, particularly in regards to a specific task, concept or process?      
    • A. 

      The facilitator/teacher

    • B. 

      Parents

    • C. 

      The Most Knowledgeable Other

    • D. 

      Professors

  • 10. 
    Encorporating Social Constructivism in the workplace allows for which of the following
    • A. 

      Employee collaboration

    • B. 

      Supervisor led discussions with limited employee input

    • C. 

      Employee participation

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