Constructivist Pedagogy Quiz Questions And Answers

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Constructivist Pedagogy Quiz Questions And Answers

Check out this 'Constructivist Pedagogy Quiz' that is based on the principles developed around the Constructivist pedagogy. Do you think you know this subject really well? If yes, then you ought to take this quiz. Here, you'll get the chance to test your knowledge about this topic. The quiz here consists of both easy and difficult questions. So, get ready to test your brain cells. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Constructivist theory states that
    • A. 

      Learning is a process of adjustments one uses to encompass new situations and information.

    • B. 

      Learning occurs through positive reinforcement.

    • C. 

      Learning is external.

    • D. 

      Learning occurs when the teacher facilitates the instruction.

  • 2. 
    Josephina and Katelynn are collaborating on a design for an ideal community. In their layout of the town, they must incorporate the five primary social institutions. Evaluate the Constructivist approach, as it relates to this example.
    • A. 

      This is not a proper Constructivist approach because the students are being directed by the teachers instruction.

    • B. 

      This is an excellent demonstration of the Constructivist approach because it directs them in learning about the five primary social institutions.

    • C. 

      This was a good example of how the Constructive approach allows for teacher direct instruction.

    • D. 

      This was a proper use of the Constructivist approach because the students were given parameters as to how to complete their design.

  • 3. 
    Which is the best inference that applies to the following scenario?Raul and Malik utilized primary documents, excluding maps, and technology to re-create the landscape of the 1862 Battle of Pine Bluff.
    • A. 

      This scenario infers that the students must have been given the information on the topic by the teacher.

    • B. 

      This scenario infers that the students followed the teachers direct instruction on how to complete the assignment.

    • C. 

      This scenario infers that the students had to understand the expectations of the assignment provided by the teacher.

    • D. 

      This scenario infers that the students had to develop the assignment utilizing their own experience and past knowledge.

  • 4. 
    Analyze the following lesson plan and determine the Constructivist faults.Topic: Becoming A World PowerObjective: SWBAT analyze and explin why the United States used diplomacy to achieve its economic objectives in Asia.Method/Procedure: > Teacher will introduce and present notes on the Conflict in the Philippines.> Teacher will have students use those notes to compose a graphic organizer on the cause and effects of the war.Evaluation: Classwork; Participation
    • A. 

      Topic

    • B. 

      Objective

    • C. 

      Method/Procedure

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 5. 
    Which factors would have to be manipulated so that a traditionally directed assignment becomes a Constructivist based lesson?
    • A. 

      Student works collaboratively on a project.

    • B. 

      Teacher facilitates the learning.

    • C. 

      Teacher directs all instruction and learning.

    • D. 

      Student develops a project, utilizing past experiences.

  • 6. 
    The role of the Educator in a Constructivist lesson is ___________. 
    • A. 

      To facilitate the lesson.

    • B. 

      To guide the students through the lesson.

    • C. 

      To role model the lesson being learned.

    • D. 

      To provide constant positive feedback.

  • 7. 
    What is the role of the learner in a Constructivist lesson?
    • A. 

      To follow the instruction given by the teacher.

    • B. 

      To work individually on all assignments.

    • C. 

      To abide by the parameters enforced by the teacher.

    • D. 

      To combine previous experiences with new experiences.

  • 8. 
    Bruner's theory states that __________.
    • A. 

      Learning is learned by repetition.

    • B. 

      Learning is taught.

    • C. 

      Learning is active, not passive.

    • D. 

      Learning is only internal.

  • 9. 
    The Constructivist approach utilizes _______________.
    • A. 

      Technology alone for all learning experiences.

    • B. 

      Technology to explore various topics.

    • C. 

      Technology to assist teacher led instruction.

    • D. 

      Technology to engage students in discussion of class outlines.

  • 10. 
    What can you conclude about the benefits of the Constructivist approach?
    • A. 

      Students learn better when thinking and understanding, instead of memorizing.

    • B. 

      Students learn better when they are provided with specific parameters to follow.

    • C. 

      Students learn better when utilizing repetitive practice, instead of memorizing.

    • D. 

      Students learn better when they are utilizing only the external factors that they are exposed to in the classroom.

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