EDP 201 Cumulative Review
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A math teacher wants to find out why her students are having trouble understanding fractions. She reviews their homework, analyzes their quiz scores, and even speaks to some students about the topic. She decides to try a new strategy for teaching fractions that she learned at a conference for math teachers. She will try the new strategy then examine the students' homework and quiz scores. What type of research is the teacher employing?
Which is the most important feature of a fully multicultural educational program?
Malleable teaching strategies.
According to the book, what do teachers tend to overlook in girls?
Correct responses to questions asked in class.
Based on the readings and the video "The Danger of a Single Story," what can you do practically to counter the single stories that you may possess?
Try to meet new people as often as possible.
How does technology in the classroom change a teacher's role?
Teachers can focus more on helping students develop.
Nimuel moved to the United States two years ago. He finds that he is very different from his peers within his 5th grade classroom. When asked to talk about himself, he defines himself by how he is different from his peers instead of stating who he is. According to the text, what has Nimuel developed?
An oppositional cultural identity
What are teachers likely to experience as a result of IDEA 2004?
A classroom with a few students who have special educational needs
What did some of the children experience after their participation in the "Monster Study?"
Long-lasting psychological effects.
What is the title of a program that gradually teaches English over a period of several years for students who are English Language Learners?
According to the video, how did the researcher know when a participant would be compliant and continue the "shocking?"
The researcher was unable to tell who would be compliant.
According to the text, use of technology in the classroom may allow students to
become directors of their own learning.
Mohammed is a young infant who is playing with a ball with his mother. His mother then covers the ball with a cup. She is surprised when Mohammed does not move the cup to get the ball. Rather, he moves on to another toy. In this scenario, Mohammed most likely has not developed what concept?
Keisha, a 3 year old, engages in "make-believe" play where she uses her imagination to act out various scenes and speaks with imaginary persons. Keisha is most likely in which one of Piaget's stages of development?
In high school and college, students are more frequently required to think critically about a subject. This may involve posing "What if" questions that require students to manipulate several ideas entirely in their minds. What is this ability known as?
Maddie and Haley are both in preschool and dislike the sandwiches that were prepared for them at lunch. Maddie asks Haley if she would like to trade her sandwich for Maddie's sandwich. Haley agrees that she would like to do so. In Maddie's mind this is considered a morally good action. Which stage would Kohlberg consider Maddie to be in?
Ethics of Market Exchange
Mr. Michael is a fifth grade teacher at a local middle school. He wants to incorporate into his teaching lessons about morality and lessons of ethical understanding. He wants his students to consider and keep in mind questions like "What kind of person should I be?", and "How should I live my life?" According to the text, what is the name of the practical program Michael is considering using in his class?
A new third grade teacher is having a rather hard time with most of the students in her class. One of her students though is often eager to please the teacher by doing what she asks without question. To encourage this behavior for this student and the rest of the class she rewards her. What could be one of the problems with rewarding the student according to Gilligan's Morality of conventional caring?
By rewarding her for only pleasing the teacher's needs the student's development is neglected
Santiago attends Miami High School which is very big in athletics. The students, parents, and even teachers place a lot of respect within athletics. Santiago often finds himself tripping through the halls, running into things, and dropping a lot of his books. According to the text, what could Santiago develop throughout his time in school?
Santiago might develop poor self-esteem
When twin sister and brother, Diana and Daniel, start school their parents notice that they are about the same height and weight. What is most likely to happen though once they start to reach their teens years (15 years and older)?
Daniel will start to become taller and weigh more than Diana due to being a male.
According to recent research within the text, what is steadily on the incline of being abused by high school students?
When teachers work with students going through puberty, what do they need to be aware of?
Teachers need to be sure they are being supportive of their students.
According to the text, which of the following students is an English Language Learner?
Nadia who moved from Saudi Arabia speaks little English and is losing some of her heritage language.
As a teacher in a very diverse school population you notice that the school has a tendency to force bilingual children to learn English and not to bother with their heritage language. According to the text, what are some of the things you could say to your coworkers to convince them that the students will benefit from preserving the heritage language?
Inform your co-workers that any student who has a large vocabulary in their first language will save teachers some time teaching vocabulary in English.
Juan is a young student who is bilingual in English and Spanish. He is fluent in both languages and has no difficulty understanding directions in either English or Spanish. Juan's type of bilingualism is best described as what?
Dante is fluent in both English and Italian. According to the text, what will Dante have a better grasp on than the other students?
He will have a better grasp on expressing concepts in more than one way.
Which of the following is a strategy that teachers can take to aid adolescents in resolving Erikson's crisis of identity versus role confusion?
Expose students to diverse role models
Setting realistic academic goals is a way for teachers to encourage healthy resolution of which crisis?
Industry vs. Inferiority
A student whose family is facing economic hardship and may not be receiving adequate food to eat is lacking what type of need, according to Maslow?
A teacher is having a hard time with one of her students, Cory, who has a behavioral disorder. He often disrupts class by yelling out, throwing things around the room and generally not doing what he is told. What is one thing that might be recommended that this teacher does with regards Cory?
The teacher should talk to Cory about his behaviors and set up a contingency contract.
Anthony excels at completing puzzles and geography, especially map reading. According to Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences, what type of learning is Anthony most likely to be characterized as?
Jasmine is a 17 year old girl who has a learning disability in reading and currently has an IEP. Jasmine currently reads at a 7th grade level, but excels in her math classes. Jasmine has a lot of friends and is a delight to her teachers. What are some of the possible goals that could be included on her IEP?
Finding employment once school has ended
Ingrid is a student who has been identified as gifted in mathematics. As such, her teacher provides her with additional instruction to the standard curriculum which includes more advanced goals and works on problems that are not assigned to the rest of the class. Ingrid is receiving curriculum that is
Dustin is a second year teacher and he has just found out he is going to have a student with an intellectual disability in his classroom. Dustin has never worked with a student with this kind of disability and rather nervous. What are some teaching strategies that Dustin can look into for this student?
Dustin can give the student extra time and more practice on certain activities and lessons
Raven has just moved from New York to Nebraska. Prior to moving to Nebraska, Raven had only seen picture and videos of farmland. When looking at a field of squash across the street, Raven assumes that all of the squash is actually pumpkins. This process of interpreting new information into her pre-existing concepts is called
In Mr. Bombadil's English class, the students just finished reading Fahrenheit 451. He asks the class to consider the events in the story and write an essay about whether or not they believe Guy Montag's (the main character) actions were morally appropriate. Mr. Bombadil is engaging his class on what level of Bloom's Taxonomy?
Two of your fellow colleagues following different theorists for their teaching practices. One follows strictly Piaget, while the other believes in Vygotsky's methods. Each colleague believes that their method is the most effective teaching method. According to the text, which of the following is the best example of an idea on which the colleagues could theoretically differ?
The relationship between learning and development
Which is the best characterization of Piaget's and Vygotsky's views on learning and development?
Vygotsky believed that learning precedes development while Piaget believed that development precedes learning
At the beginning of the semester, each student came into EDP 201 with prior knowledge and their own understanding of learning, development, and even education. Hopefully at some point during this course, these ideas will be revised to incorporate the new information gained. This process of revising pre-existing concepts is called
When asked to think about school, Raymond thinks about several different things. He thinks about what his particular school looks like, what he experiences within his particular school, and what types of things he hears about his school from his parents. This mental representation is called
Matthew is given a word problem to work on during his math class. He is having a hard time figuring out the answer. To help him figure out the answer, Matthew takes apart the problem and works on each part separately. What is this problem solving strategy called?
Students are asked to come up with potential quiz questions for their math test. A few students come up with ill-structured problems, while some come up with well-structured problems. What is a characteristic of a problem that is well-structured?
The problem can be solved using relatively few and clear rules
As a new middle Social Studies school teacher you want to be sure that your students are thinking critically about World War I. Which is the best example of something that you could observe in a student to know that they are thinking critically?
Students are able to evaluate evidence for ideas about how the war started
You are a new teacher at RedHawk's Intermediate school, and you want to see the differences in creativity within your classroom. You ask your students to think of as many uses for a paperclip as they can. This type of thinking is called?
The text discussed many reasons and purposes for using standardized tests. Among the following, which was not a reason or purpose discussed in the text?
Determining a student's grade
Mrs. Pumpernickel administers a standardized assessment to a group of students to determine how much they know about mathematics. However, the students are all ELL students who have limited English proficiency. The test itself is primarily in English. The students do poorly on the test and Mrs. Pumpernickel concludes that the students need to be remediated in math. Which of the following is true of this scenario?
Mrs. Pumpernickel's assessment lacks validity because it was not appropriate for the students selected
You have just completed a lesson on graphing with your class. Your learning goal for the lesson was for students to be able to integrate and apply the material in the lesson to new situations. What type of questions would you ask to assess whether or not the goal has been met?
Which of the following is the best example of a formative assessment?
A feedback card that conveys students' perception about their understanding