Introduction To The Teaching Profession! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Introduction To The Teaching Profession! Trivia Questions Quiz

This trivia questions quiz is one on Introduction to the Teaching Profession! Teaching is a very fulfilling course as when you become a teacher. You have some power in shaping the future of the students you come across, most times for the better as students spend more time in classes than at home. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cultural Literacy
    • A. 

      The incidental learning that results from interactions between students and their environments

    • B. 

      Fundamental knowledge or information shared by most of society

    • C. 

      Multiethnic approach to teaching subject content

    • D. 

      Child-centered approach to education using learning centers

  • 2. 
    Critical thinking skills
    • A. 

      Uses a phonics approach

    • B. 

      Child-centered approach to education using learning centers

    • C. 

      The incidental learning that results from interactions

    • D. 

      New focus in the curriculum, responding to the information society

  • 3. 
    Metacognition
    • A. 

      Multiethnic approach to teaching subject content

    • B. 

      Uses a phonics approach

    • C. 

      Awareness of one’s own thinking

    • D. 

      Awarenes of the thinking of others.

  • 4. 
    Mortimer Adler
    • A. 

      Philosopher who outlined 12 years of required courses

    • B. 

      recommended greater emphasis on vocational training

    • C. 

      Uses a phonics approach

    • D. 

      Awareness of one’s own thinking

  • 5. 
    Jerome Bruner
    • A. 

      Conducted ethnographic study that revealed a strong anti-achievement climate among some African-American high school students

    • B. 

      Advocate of understanding disciplines in terms of their structure, not just their content

    • C. 

      Philosopher who outlined 12 years of required courses

    • D. 

      Author of The Good High School, a presentation of effective schools

  • 6. 
    Studied how time is spent in schools and how efficiently schools use time
    • A. 

      John Goodlad

    • B. 

      Mortimer Adler

    • C. 

      Jerome Bruner

    • D. 

      John Holt

    • E. 

      Phillip Jackson

  • 7. 
    ____________________warns that if schools stop teaching the background information that is standard to American literate culture, “the unity and effectiveness of the U.S. will decline.”
    • A. 

      Phillip Jackson

    • B. 

      John Holt

    • C. 

      Jerome Bruner

    • D. 

      E.D. Hirsch, jr.

    • E. 

      John Goodlad

  • 8. 
    ...in education, as in fashion and design, “change mirrors shifts in taste and social climate and is not usually thought of as true progress.”
    • A. 

      Robert Slavin

    • B. 

      E.D. Hirsch, Jr.

    • C. 

      Jerome Bruner

    • D. 

      Phillip Jackson

    • E. 

      John Holt

  • 9. 
    ________________calls teachers "gatekeeprs" because they direct the flow of classroom interaction.
    • A. 

      Jeannie Oakes

    • B. 

      Phillip Jackson

    • C. 

      John Holt

    • D. 

      Jerome Bruner

    • E. 

      Robert Slavin

  • 10. 
    __________was an American author and educator, one of the best-known proponents of homeschooling, and a pioneer in youth rights theory.
    • A. 

      Robert Slavin

    • B. 

      Jerome Bruner

    • C. 

      John Holt

    • D. 

      Jeannie Oakes

  • 11. 
    Major difference between the formal and the hidden curriculum is
    • A. 

      The hidden curriculum includes controversial content intentionally left out of the formal curriculum

    • B. 

      The formal curriculum operates inside the classroom and the hidden one outside

    • C. 

      The formal curriculum produces the same learning outcomes for everyone and the effects of the hidden curriculum vary widely

    • D. 

      The hidden curriculum arises spontaneously from interactions between students and their environments

  • 12. 
    Produces the same learning outcomes for everyone.
    • A. 

      The formal curriculum

    • B. 

      The hidden curriculum

    • C. 

      The extracurriculum

    • D. 

      The null curriculum

  • 13. 
    Arises spontaneously from interactions between students and their environments
    • A. 

      The hidden curriculum

    • B. 

      The formal curriculum

    • C. 

      The extracurriculum

    • D. 

      The null curriculum

  • 14. 
    When a topic is unimportant or too controversial, innappropriate or not worth the time, that topic is never taught and becomes part of the _________________
    • A. 

      The formal curriculum

    • B. 

      The hidden curriculum

    • C. 

      The extracurriculum

    • D. 

      The null curriculum

  • 15. 
    Teaches the lessons students learn in school activities such as sports, clubs, governance, and the student newspaper, places where a great deal of learning occurs.
    • A. 

      The formal curriculum

    • B. 

      The hiddencurriculum

    • C. 

      The extracurriculum

    • D. 

      The null curriculum

  • 16. 
    _____________________specifies precisely what student should learn, focuses the curriculum and instruction on meeting these standards, and provides continual testing to see if standards are achieved.
  • 17. 
    Detail precisely what students should know and be able to do in each subject at each grade level.
  • 18. 
    __________________, in NCLB assess how well students learn content standards.
  • 19. 
    Grade-by-grade testing and graduation tests decrease school dropouts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Higher test scores generally mean more learning has taken place.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Teachers support the notion that learning can be measured by a single test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      FAlse

  • 22. 
    History, drama, the arts, music and a host of other subjects are being given an increased amount of intention in the current testing movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The boys of Athens were obliged to leave home at the age of 7 to begin military training and join sternly disciplined groups under the supervision of a hierarchy of officers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    When babies were born in ancient Sparta, Spartan soldiers would come by the house and check the baby. If the baby did not appear healthy and strong, the infant was taken away, and left to die on a hillside
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    School courses were very hard and often painful in Spartan schools. Students were taught to read and write and reading ad writing was extremely important to them
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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