Foundations In Ed. Ch. 11

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Foundations In Ed. Ch. 11

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  • 1. 
    In a Place Called School, which of the following researchers reported great variation in the way schools use their time?
    • A. 

      Arno Bellack

    • B. 

      Mary Budd Rowe

    • C. 

      Jere Brophy

    • D. 

      John Goodlad

  • 2. 
    Engaged time is
    • A. 

      Time scheduled for an academic subject.

    • B. 

      Time students are actively involved with subject matter.

    • C. 

      Time students are moving about the classroom.

    • D. 

      Time in which students show a high success rate.

  • 3. 
    In order to promote more efficient use of classroom time, classroom rules should be
    • A. 

      Few and fair.

    • B. 

      Teacher developed and student evaluated.

    • C. 

      Established on a school-wide basis.

    • D. 

      Student developed and reviewed weekly.

  • 4. 
    You have just been assigned to teach a class that has several management problems. In order to reduce or eliminate these problems, you decide to
    • A. 

      Keep teaching materials and supplies locked up, so that students call on you when they need assistance.

    • B. 

      Establish predictable routines and rules to offer a sense of stability.

    • C. 

      Create a “private” area in the room, where you can work and plan undisturbed by unruly students.

    • D. 

      Draw attention to misbehaving students in order to set an example.

  • 5. 
    Group alerting is a technique designed to
    • A. 

      Inform students about shifts in classroom activities to facilitate transitions between lessons.

    • B. 

      Keep students’ attention by addressing questions to the class, then naming the student to respond.

    • C. 

      Encourage students to work cooperatively in groups.

    • D. 

      Provide directions to students about how to complete an instructional task.

  • 6. 
    Teachers who demonstrate “withitness” are
    • A. 

      Very punctual and well organized.

    • B. 

      Able to tap into popular trends among students.

    • C. 

      Aware of all students’ behavior in the classroom at all times.

    • D. 

      Kept informed of the progress of former students.

  • 7. 
    Arno Bellack’s pedagogical cycle features these “moves”:
    • A. 

      Question, react, respond

    • B. 

      Involvement, question, respond, react

    • C. 

      Structure, question, respond, react

    • D. 

      Question, structure, respond, evaluate

  • 8. 
    The pedagogical cycle is initiated by the teacher
    • A. 

      All of the time.

    • B. 

      Most of the time.

    • C. 

      Some of the time.

    • D. 

      Only in response to student questions.

  • 9. 
    By beginning a lesson with a riddle or an anecdote, a teacher is trying to establish
    • A. 

      Clear objectives.

    • B. 

      Motivation.

    • C. 

      Clarification.

    • D. 

      Scaffolding.

  • 10. 
    The student typically asked the most questions by the teacher is the
    • A. 

      Female of color.

    • B. 

      Male of color.

    • C. 

      White female.

    • D. 

      White male.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following describes Bloom’s taxonomy?
    • A. 

      Hierarchy of strategies for classroom management

    • B. 

      Classification of teacher response to student answers

    • C. 

      Original guidelines for mastery learning

    • D. 

      System for determining the intellectual level of questions

  • 12. 
    Lower order questions
    • A. 

      Are mostly used in teaching students in lower grades.

    • B. 

      Have been proven to be ineffective.

    • C. 

      Rarely encourage learning.

    • D. 

      Can be answered through memory and recall.

  • 13. 
    Teachers’ questions are usually
    • A. 

      Higher order

    • B. 

      Lower order

    • C. 

      About equally divided between higher and lower order

    • D. 

      Divergent

  • 14. 
    Higher order questions are most effectively used during
    • A. 

      A discussion of student opinions

    • B. 

      A review of previously learned information

    • C. 

      An introduction of new information

    • D. 

      Student practice drills

  • 15. 
    A teacher asks a student to grade her own research paper—and to justify her grade. Identify the level of this task on Bloom’s taxonomy.
    • A. 

      Analysis

    • B. 

      Comprehension

    • C. 

      Evaluation

    • D. 

      Synthesis

  • 16. 
    The amount of time a teacher typically waits to call on a student after asking a question is:
    • A. 

      One second or less

    • B. 

      Three to five seconds

    • C. 

      Ten to fifteen seconds

    • D. 

      Too variable to be measured with much accuracy

  • 17. 
    When asking questions, teachers tend to give more wait time to students who they expect
    • A. 

      Will not know the answer.

    • B. 

      Will need assistance to come up with an answer.

    • C. 

      Will be able to give a correct answer.

    • D. 

      Were not paying attention.

  • 18. 
    Increased wait time leads to
    • A. 

      Shorter student responses.

    • B. 

      More student disruptions.

    • C. 

      Fewer student questions.

    • D. 

      Greater student participation

  • 19. 
    For teachers, increased wait time leads to
    • A. 

      Greater use of higher order questions.

    • B. 

      Lower expectations of students.

    • C. 

      Less fluent teacher discussion.

    • D. 

      Greater need for management rules and regulations.

  • 20. 
    The most frequent teacher reaction is
    • A. 

      Acceptance.

    • B. 

      Criticism.

    • C. 

      Praise.

    • D. 

      Remediation.

  • 21. 
    Effective praise is
    • A. 

      General, complimenting the student’s personality as well as ability.

    • B. 

      Given at the beginning and end of every class to establish a positive environment.

    • C. 

      Responsive to past performance and student ability and effort.

    • D. 

      Rationed so no one student receives too much of it.

  • 22. 
    Direct teaching is
    • A. 

      Based on students’ direct involvement with the material through hands-on activities.

    • B. 

      Practiced through direct interaction with students on an individual basis.

    • C. 

      Teacher presentation of new material, followed by directed practice and feedback.

    • D. 

      Student-centered and student-directed.

  • 23. 
    Cooperative learning groups work best when
    • A. 

      The groups meet several times a week.

    • B. 

      Students are grouped by sex.

    • C. 

      Students are grouped by ability level.

    • D. 

      The groups share a goal and materials.

  • 24. 
    As a new teacher, you are considering using cooperative learning. One research finding supporting your decision is that
    • A. 

      Accurate grading becomes easier and less time consuming in this approach.

    • B. 

      Organizing students with similar backgrounds into these groups eases management concerns.

    • C. 

      Students are more likely to use computer technology in a cooperative community.

    • D. 

      Students have greater motivation to learn.

  • 25. 
    Mastery learning is based on the premise that
    • A. 

      Learning is a social process—students learn through interaction with others.

    • B. 

      Learning should be relevant to students’ lives—by solving real-world problems.

    • C. 

      All students can learn—if given the right tools and the opportunity to work at their own pace.

    • D. 

      Learning is doing—students learn through hands-on experiences.

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