Edu7293 Quiz 2 - 6 November 2014

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Edu7293 Quiz 2 - 6 November 2014

Chapters 2-5


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a false assumption that is commonly held by new teachers of mathematics?
    • A. 

      Technology is helpful to learning mathematics.

    • B. 

      Students will benefit from exposure to the same learning environment that was experienced by the teacher.

    • C. 

      Mathematics is perceived as being very difficult by many of their students.

    • D. 

      Teaching methods can and do make a difference in student success.

    • E. 

      All students are capable of learning mathematics.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the six NCTM principles? 
    • A. 

      Teaching.

    • B. 

      Technology.

    • C. 

      Assessment.

    • D. 

      Environment.

    • E. 

      Learning.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following principles refers to “high expectations and strong support for all students”?
    • A. 

      Curriculum

    • B. 

      Equity.

    • C. 

      Learning.

    • D. 

      Teaching.

    • E. 

      Technology.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following principles states that students should “actively build new knowledge from experience and prior knowledge”?
    • A. 

      Teaching.

    • B. 

      Curriculum.

    • C. 

      Learning

    • D. 

      Equity.

    • E. 

      Assessment.

  • 5. 
    The type of research that deals with gathering numerical data and analyzing it is called which of the following?
    • A. 

      Formative research.

    • B. 

      Qualitative research.

    • C. 

      Quantitative research.

    • D. 

      Questionnaire research.

    • E. 

      Descriptive research.

  • 6. 
    A school district decided to look at the effects of a new teaching method.  They had one teacher teach in a "traditional" manner, while another taught using a "new" approach.  Which research method would involve comparing student test results of each group to determine which method was more effective?
    • A. 

      Descriptive research.

    • B. 

      Experimental research.

    • C. 

      Historical research.

    • D. 

      Informative research

    • E. 

      .Qualitative research.

  • 7. 
    Which educational theorists were responsible for research on the “zone of proximal development” and “multiple intelligences”, respectively?
    • A. 

      Bruner and Gardner.

    • B. 

      Van Hiele and Piaget.

    • C. 

      Gardner and Piaget.

    • D. 

      Vygotsky and Bruner.

    • E. 

      Vygotsky and Gardner.

  • 8. 
    Jerome Bruner's theory led to extensive use of which of the following materials in the mathematics classrooms?
    • A. 

      Calculators.

    • B. 

      Manipulatives.

    • C. 

      Movies and other media.

    • D. 

      Textbooks.

    • E. 

      Workbooks.

  • 9. 
    According to the author, in Chapter 3, why does addition using algebra tiles make sense to the student?
    • A. 

      The tiles are the same shape and size.

    • B. 

      The tiles are the same color and texture.

    • C. 

      The tiles are the same thickness and shape.

    • D. 

      The tiles are the same shape and color.

    • E. 

      The tiles are the same size and thickness.

  • 10. 
    The van Hiele Model is a theory that addresses the development of children's learning of which area of mathematical content?
    • A. 

      Algebra.

    • B. 

      Geometry.

    • C. 

      Measurement.

    • D. 

      Number Relations.

    • E. 

      Probability.

  • 11. 
    The authority to write curriculum, by virtue of the U.S. Constitution, is delegated to which “group"?
    • A. 

      The federal government.

    • B. 

      The states.

    • C. 

      The counties.

    • D. 

      The school districts.

    • E. 

      The teachers.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a term standing for a benchmark against which a state or local school district's curriculum can be compared to determine the degree to which the curriculum addresses nationally-recognized critical outcomes?
    • A. 

      A national outline.

    • B. 

      A national curriculum.

    • C. 

      A model.

    • D. 

      A standard.

    • E. 

      A strand.

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