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Bloom's work involved different levels of complexity of learning objectives that can relate to assessment of those objectives.
involves combining information to develop new understanding, concepts, or ideas.
Which of the following actions complies with the fair use provisions of copyright law?
.Permitting several groups of students to watch a portion of a teacher‑purchased movie
cognitive characteristic of gifted students
able to think of original ideas
Ms. Moran has concerns that one of her students is performing below grade level. Which of the following will provide the most accurate and meaningful information on the student's level of performance relative to others of the same age or grade level?
appropriate task to assign to a paraeducator in a classroom
providing student support during independent practice
A physical education teacher decides to teach students how to execute the jump shot by showing them videos of great basketball players performing the action. Students then practice the shot based on the video. Which of the following educational theories is the teacher's technique most based on?
social learning theory
earning occurs when people imitate or model the behaviors of others. The students are modeling the performance of skilled basketball players when learning the jump shot in their physical education class.
Throughout the year, a teacher assists students with developing and achieving specific, challenging, short‑term goals. Which of the following is the teacher helping to foster in the students?
y helping students to form and achieve attainable goals, the teacher is fostering the belief individuals need to have in themselves to be intrinsically motivated in future tasks.
According to Maslow's theory of the hierarchy of needs, people cannot achieve self‑actualization without first
satisfying their lower level of needs
Students are given assignments on the basis of their ability levels and provided with frequent opportunities for success.
-place elementary age students in the industry versus inferiority stage, which says that to encourage industry, students need to feel successful and work at their level.
Students are encouraged to eat if hungry, provided with a safe environment, and made to feel accepted in the classroom.
-starts with basic physiological needs — food and shelter, then safety, followed by a feeling of belonging
Students are given an award for positive behavior and academic success and a consequence for negative behavior and lack of academic progress.
-center around reward and punishment (positive and negative reinforcement).
Students are assessed and encouraged to work at their own pace as they are introduced to new information one step at a time.
-the law of effect, which says that "when a connection between a stimulus and a response is positively rewarded it will be strengthened, and that the more the stimulus-response bond is practiced, the stronger it becomes." By teaching new information in small steps and providing quick and timely assessments for students, the teacher is using the "Law of Effect" to increase student success and understanding.
An English‑language learner (ELL) recently dismissed from the English as a Second Language (ESL) program is now having difficulty in science. The student is proficient in everyday spoken English but has difficulty answering questions orally during class and responding in writing to test questions. Which of the following should the teacher do to best support the development of the student's academic language proficiency?
Students will create an original piece of art using their favorite colors and share it with the class.
Affective and Psychomotor domain
Students will label the States and their capitals on a map of the United States.
Students will be able to solve classroom conflicts through discussions and role play.
Affective and Psychomotor Domain
Ms. Ortiz' seventh‑grade class is struggling with writing assignments in language arts. Recently Ms. Ortiz attended a workshop that introduced a new strategy that she feels might benefit her students. As she implements the strategy in her classroom, she collects data to determine the effectiveness of the new strategy on her students' writing. Which of the following best describes the research methodology Ms. Ortiz is using?
study conducted by a teacher or group of teachers to improve instruction by working through a series of reflective stages that facilitate problem solving.
intrinsic vs negative motivation
Intrinsic motivation occurs when someone wants to do something, usually to benefit themselves in some way. Negative motivation is directed away from something that someone wants to avoid.
Section 504 as related to students with disabilities
Removing barriers to education by ensuring a free appropriate public education (FAPE)
Makayla, a sixth‑grade student, received a grade‑equivalent score of 7.2 on a recent standardized reading test. Which of the following interpretations of the data is most accurate to communicate to Makayla's parents?
compatible to a student who is in the 2nd month of 7th grade
reflection about teaching practices
Peer observation of teaching specifically encourages reflection on practices. Peer observation allows teachers to observe and offer feedback to benefit from each other's experience and expertise while promoting excellence of teaching.
What a teacher do to improve knowledge in science
Join the National Science Teachers Association
A teacher‑centered, skill‑building instructional model in which the teacher provides the majority of the information is best known as which of the following?
A school district has instituted a new mentoring program for first‑year teachers in which they spend time during the school day observing and talking with a more experienced colleague who offers guidance and assistance. Which of the following best describes the main purpose of the program?
increasing new teachers' job satisfaction and committment
contended that learning is an active process in which learners construct new ideas or concepts based upon their current and past knowledge.
Some parents complain to the principal about a project assigned to their children by the eighth‑grade English teacher. The principal reviews the assignment and determines that it is indeed too advanced for the students' grade level. To best explain to the teacher why the assignment is inappropriate, the principal should refer to which of the following curriculum components?
scope vs sequence
he curricular concept of scope deals with the breadth of what will be taught in a subject, while sequence deals with the order in which the constituent materials will be taught. A project that is too advanced for the students lies outside the appropriate scope.
cognitive learning theory
learning involves the transformation of information in the environment into knowledge that is stored in the mind. Learning occurs when new knowledge is acquired or existing knowledge is modified by experience.
According to the cognitive theory of learning, the most valid evidence that students have learned a body of information is that they can
apply what they have learned in a new setting
According to social learning theory, which of the following introductions to a spelling lesson is most likely to result in students' successful learning?
If you learn some basic spelling rules, you will become a better speller.
Social learning theorists
suggest that the effect of a behavior has an impact on people's motivation to engage in that specific behavior. If a student expects a positive outcome from a behavior or thinks a positive outcome is highly probable, then the student is more likely to engage in that behavior.
Which of the following assessments can a teacher use to best determine whether a student is reading on grade level?
measure mastery of skills, so a teacher can use the results of the test to determine whether the student is on grade level.
Which of the following requires that public schools provide increased accountability measured by the administration of standardized tests?
accountability for teachers and school administrators has increased and is mainly assessed through standardized tests.
best example of the diagnostic component of formative assessment?
In which of the following situations might a student's culture or family structure affect his or her ability to learn?
A student from a large family whose members own and work in a family business is asked to work quietly and independently
Explaining to students what they are going to learn and why that learning will be important to them is one of the elements of
A teacher uses exit tickets during the last five minutes of math to assess the effectiveness of the lesson and plan for future instruction. Which of the following types of assessment does this best represent?
bf Skinner negative reinforcement-
A sanction is removed; a desirable behavior increases
After the first week of school, a beginning teacher has concerns about managing behavior in the classroom. Which of the following is the teacher's best first step to address the concern?
Keep a reflective journal about the types of problematic behaviors that occur
Which of the following actions indicates that a teacher is applying cognitive learning theory into classroom practice?
Using tools that help students see the interrelatedness of information
cognitive learning theory
focuses on the interrelatedness of information. Using tools such as concept maps reflects cognitive theory and helps students see the relationships between concepts.
primary purpose of thematic instruction
To help students build the mental connections necessary for recalling and integrating information
Themes offer students a way to understand new concepts by providing them with a mental organizing scheme with which to approach new ideas. The clearer and more easily understood a connecting pattern is, the easier it will be for the brain to integrate the new information.
Transfer is the ability to apply learning from one context to another context that shares similar skills or characteristics.
Students can be taught to throw and catch any ball without being taught how to throw and catch every type of ball used in sports. This cognitive ability is best known as
offers five freedoms: religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition. By allowing students to voice their opinions frequently during class debates, the teacher is supporting freedom of speech.
Ms. Rivers is developing a lesson for her seventh‑grade history class. A colleague has suggested that she use scaffolding to help her students effectively access the information. Which of the following strategies has the best potential to help her use this approach?
having students use study guides as they read material and listen to class lectures
Scaffolding instruction is the strategy a teacher uses to help students understand how new information is organized and how different parts of it are related to one another. Typically scaffolding involves some tangible aids for connecting and organizing information, such as visual organizers, outlines and/or content guides that clearly and systematically represent the order of new material.
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