Teaching Assistant - Qp2

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following belong to the category 'Social and Emotional Areas of Learning'? (Select 3)

    • A.

      Muscular development

    • B.

      Managing feelings

    • C.

      Self-awareness

    • D.

      Language-based evolution

    • E.

      Empathy

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Managing feelings
    C. Self-awareness
    E. Empathy
    Explanation
    The three options that belong to the category 'Social and Emotional Areas of Learning' are managing feelings, self-awareness, and empathy. These areas focus on the emotional and social development of an individual. Managing feelings refers to the ability to recognize and regulate one's emotions effectively. Self-awareness involves understanding one's own emotions, strengths, and weaknesses. Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. These skills are crucial for building healthy relationships, understanding and expressing emotions, and developing a strong sense of self.

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  • 2. 

    Early experiences have a powerful and lasting influence on how the brain develops.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Early experiences have a powerful and lasting influence on how the brain develops. This is because during the early years of life, the brain is highly plastic and adaptable. It undergoes rapid growth and development, with neural connections being formed and strengthened based on the experiences and stimuli it receives. Positive experiences, such as nurturing and stimulating environments, can enhance brain development and promote healthy cognitive, emotional, and social functioning. Conversely, negative experiences, such as neglect or trauma, can have detrimental effects on brain development. Therefore, it is true that early experiences play a significant role in shaping the development of the brain.

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  • 3. 

    Major influences that can affect the development of children include which of the following? (Select 3)

    • A.

      Skin colour

    • B.

      Environmental factors

    • C.

      Personal interests

    • D.

      Diet

    • E.

      Social and economic factors

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Environmental factors
    D. Diet
    E. Social and economic factors
    Explanation
    The major influences that can affect the development of children include environmental factors, diet, and social and economic factors. Environmental factors such as the quality of air, water, and housing can impact a child's health and well-being. Diet plays a crucial role in providing the necessary nutrients for growth and development. Social and economic factors, such as family income and access to education and healthcare, can greatly influence a child's opportunities and overall development. These three factors have a significant impact on a child's physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional development.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following can be causes of emotional stress? (Select 4)

    • A.

      Fear of being bullied

    • B.

      Irregular mealtimes

    • C.

      Having a parent who’s depressed

    • D.

      The death of a pet

    • E.

      Too much exercise

    • F.

      A new stepfamily

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Fear of being bullied
    C. Having a parent who’s depressed
    D. The death of a pet
    F. A new stepfamily
    Explanation
    Emotional stress can be caused by various factors, including fear of being bullied, having a parent who's depressed, the death of a pet, and a new stepfamily. These situations can all lead to feelings of anxiety, sadness, and uncertainty, which can contribute to emotional stress. Irregular mealtimes and too much exercise, while they can have an impact on overall well-being, may not directly cause emotional stress in the same way as the other mentioned factors.

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  • 5. 

    What is it important for a teaching assistant to help the pupil see?

    • A.

      They need to see what they have done wrong

    • B.

      They need to 'toughen up' and change their perspective

    • C.

      Changes can be made

    Correct Answer
    C. Changes can be made
    Explanation
    A teaching assistant needs to help the pupil see that changes can be made. This is important because it encourages a growth mindset and empowers the pupil to believe in their ability to improve. By recognizing that change is possible, the pupil is more likely to be motivated and willing to put in the effort to make necessary improvements. It also fosters a positive learning environment where mistakes are seen as opportunities for growth rather than failures.

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  • 6. 

    The facilitator of a circle time session should try and say things positive and negative depending on the situation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In a circle time session, the facilitator's role is to create a positive and supportive environment for participants to share their thoughts and experiences. They should focus on promoting positive interactions and fostering a sense of belonging. While it may be necessary to address challenges or conflicts that arise during the session, the facilitator should aim to do so in a constructive and non-negative way. Therefore, the statement that the facilitator should say both positive and negative things depending on the situation is false.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following would be most likely to qualify as a sensitive or controversial issue?

    • A.

      Bad language

    • B.

      Medical issues

    • C.

      Popular culture (television preferences etc.)

    Correct Answer
    B. Medical issues
    Explanation
    Medical issues are most likely to qualify as a sensitive or controversial issue because they often involve personal beliefs, ethical considerations, and differing opinions on topics such as abortion, euthanasia, and genetic engineering. These topics can elicit strong emotions and spark debates among individuals, communities, and societies. Additionally, medical issues are often influenced by cultural, religious, and social factors, further contributing to their sensitive and controversial nature.

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  • 8. 

    Effective facilitators of circle time sessions will show which of the following qualities and skills? (Select 3)

    • A.

      A loud, imposing voice to suggest authority

    • B.

      Good eye contact

    • C.

      Medical training

    • D.

      Have children of their own in order to be more effective

    • E.

      The ability to respond pro-actively to negative behaviour

    • F.

      Empathetic listening

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Good eye contact
    E. The ability to respond pro-actively to negative behaviour
    F. Empathetic listening
    Explanation
    Effective facilitators of circle time sessions should have good eye contact in order to engage with the participants and establish a connection. This helps to create a safe and inclusive environment where everyone feels valued. The ability to respond proactively to negative behavior is crucial as it allows the facilitator to address any issues that arise during the session and maintain a positive and respectful atmosphere. Empathetic listening is also important as it enables the facilitator to understand and validate the feelings and perspectives of the participants, fostering trust and open communication. These qualities and skills contribute to the overall effectiveness of the circle time session.

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