EDCI 301 Final Exam (Chapter 13)
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Carson's achievement in fifth grade has been remarkable. Last year in fourth grade, he has occasional problems with distractions and difficulty understanding what was expected, but this year he has no such problems. Based on studies of factors related to student achievement, which of the following factors most likely makes the largest impact on Carson's success?
Ms. Tippens is a new sixth grade teacher. She is nervous about the responsibilities of teaching a classroom of 23 sixth graders. She is reading current articles about classroom management and setting goals as she prepares for the school term to begin. Which of the following should be one of her classroom management goals?
Help her students become better able to manage themselves
Mr. Stone's students have been completely engrossed in a physics experiment. At the end of the experiment, all of his students scored 100% of the follow-up quiz. This is one of Mr. Stone's most effective class sessions. This illustrates:
Academic learning time
Which of the following teachers apparently did NOT establish classroom procedures?
Mrs. Gilbert reads aloud to students from a chapter book every day after lunch, and during today's reading two students went to the trashcan and one sharpened her pencil.
Based on guidelines for establishing classroom rules, which of the following statements is a good rule?
Listen and stay seated while others are speaking
In the following situations, students experienced different consequences in response to their negative behavior. Three of the students experienced natural or logical consequences. Which student experienced negative consequences or penalties?
The teacher required Jackie to write a reflective journal entry about what she did and how her behavior affected others
Ms. Ashley wants to build cohesion among the students in her history class and encourage all students to participate in a brainstorming session about problems with their last simulation project and plans for their next project. What seating arrangement is likely to be most effective in helping her achieve her goal?
Mr. Neal wants to set up two or three areas where his third grade students may work independently and quietly on reading and information gathering for various projects. The following options are all acceptable EXCEPT:
Hallway outside the classroom
Mrs. Franks is explaining a new concept in her algebra class. Some of the students are paying attention and trying to grasp the new concept, but two students flip small paper wads to each other every time Mrs. Franks turns toward the white board and another tosses a big wad into the air as a distraction. Which classroom management skill does Mrs. Franks need to demonstrate in this situation?
Carla is a good student, but she is trying to figure out why she finds it difficult to understand new concepts in Mr. Delgado's class. She noticed that he seems to read his notes to the class, and he doesn't transition from one idea to the next very smoothly. He's a new teacher, and seems to lack the skill of:
Which of the following teachers is MOST likely to have behavior problems in the classroom?
Ms. Simone teaches high school freshmen who often enter the high school scene feeling disconnected and overwhelmed. She wants to create a caring community and help these freshmen feel a sense of belonging. Which of the following actions is most likely to help her achieve her goal?
The following teachers are using recommended strategies for stopping problems quickly in the classroom. Which teacher is using the most intrusive approach?
In her second grade classroom, Ms. Camp tried subtle approaches and then more intrusive approaches to get Brad to stay in his seat during group work and independent seat work. He typically obeys when reminded, but today he acted defiant. Ms. Camp decided to impose a penalty for his misbehavior. She may effectively use any of the following methods of imposing a penalty EXCEPT:
Sadie and Emma got into a conflict over a singing completion. Emma won the last spot in the school's singing group, and Sadie feels jealous and angry. The anger has been building for almost a week. Sadie got on her cell phone and called friends to spread lies about Emma. Sadie dishonestly claims that Emma cheats on everything, always copies Sadie's homework, lies to teachers, and sneaks out at night to meet boys who are druggies. This is an example of:
What should teachers do about teasing among students?
Teach students to read intentions of others and distinguish playful teasing from harmful teasing
Which student is teasing about topics that are off limits for teasing?
Brandon teased Levi about being a fat Jew
Charlie accidentally knocked Stephanie's book off her desk as he used to his reading group. Stephanie reacted by getting up and shoving Charlie into the table. Based on the BrainPower program of study, Stephanie would benefit from:
Learning to change her attributions
At what age are students at greatest risk of being the victim of bullying?
Damien is often described as a hotheaded high school student. In general, he does not respect women, and acts out particularly in Ms. Monroe's class. Today he came into class arguing with Samantha, on of the other students. She wasn't intimidated by his threat, so he grabbed her book bag off her shoulder and shoved her toward the wall. Another student retrieved the book bad and ordered Damien to grow up. Damien pushed that student also. Ms. Monroe called Damien by name. According to recommend guidelines, what should she do as she continues to deal with this situation?
Tell him to meet her in the hallway
Kayla arrives late to Mr. Roper's class after returning from a dental appointment. Mr. Roper is thinking, "She's late again. How frustrating!" However, he manages to ask, "Why are you late?" Kayla hears the words, but believes Mr. Roper is angry and judging her. What about Mr. Roper's communication most likely led Kayla to think Mr. Roper was angry and judging her?
Mr. Roper's tone of voice and other nonverbal behaviors sent a message
Bethany talks to the person seated next to her and disrupt instruction during reading group, class discussions, and teacher presentations. No matter who is seated next to Bethany, she talks and interferes with learning. Who owns the problem in this situation?
Blake complains to Mrs. Parks, "We shouldn't have to do these brutal word problems for homework. They don't help me understand geometry at all." Which of the following responses demonstrates empathetic listening?
"You don't like these word problems. You think they're really hard."
Third grade teacher Ms. Hinsley is giving instructions to the class about a new cooperative group assignment. As she speaks, Mick makes loud crashing sounds with his mouth. Which of the following confrontations delivers an "I" message to Mick?
"You're making loud noises while I'm giving instructions. Your noises interfere with my teaching and make me feel disrespected."
In which situation does the teacher use the "no-lose method" to resolve conflict with a student?
Teacher and student come up with several possible solutions to the problem, evaluate each one, and choose one solution
African Americans and Latino/a Americans, especially males, are punished more often and more harshly than other students, but they do not commit more serious offenses. How are teachers using culturally responsive management to address this inequity?
Teachers combine high expectations for appropriate behavior and warm teacher-student relationships
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