EDU 202 Final
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What sort of story does "Freedom Writers" tell?
A true story where people overcame their prejudices.
Mrs. G had made a parallel between Jamal's caricature and...
The Jewish people in WW2
All of the students wish...
they reached the age of 18
Eva had to choose between...
school and a boot camp
Find a synonym for a "blighted" neighborhood.
She managed to find a sponsor who gave them...
Once she had collected their diaries, what did she do with them?
She found a publisher.
She made them stand on a line to make them realize...
That they had a lot in common.
Mrs. G made a parallel between Jamal's caricature and ... during WW2.
Eva said that she ... Whites.
Erin Gruwell had the ambition to teach...
At risk teenagers
The film Freedom Writers was based ...
On a real story
Which book was the basis for the 2007 movie "Freedom Writers?"
The Freedom Writers Diary
Which Los Angeles museum is featured in the 2007 film "Freedom Writers"?
Museum of Tolerance
What book did the teacher in the 2007 movie "Freedom Writers" assign to her students to read?
The Diary of Anne Frank
In what state is the 2007 film "Freedom Writers" set.
What is the name of the high school in the 2007 movie "Freedom Writers"?
According to educator Hilda Taba, learning in school is different than learning in life because of the former:
It is formally organized.
Participation in the extracurricular activities has been connected with:
higher student self-esteem
The role of state governments in curricular decisions has:
Increased through state standards and tests, and frameworks for all schools to follow.
The development of common core state standards that have been adopted in most states reflect the influence of
education commissions and committees
Identify an advantage of being a textbook adoption state
It provides for a common statewide curriculum
Identify an accurate statement about the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)
A high-stakes testing culture was created
Which statement would most likely be made by a proponent of Common Core Standards?
What is great about the Common Core Standards is that students will encounter more demanding assignments, and the end result will be a less superficial and more in-depth education in America!
One of the primary reasons that the No Child Left Behind Act was revamped was that:
there was little consistency in student performance from state to state
Andrew is a student in the class Rebeca teaches. While Andrew is not the lowest percentile of the class, he isn't in the highest, either. In fact, Andrew could go either way in terms of passing or failing. Rebecca will spend:
the most amount of time on him because he is a "bubble kid"
Identify an accurate statement about using a student's test score to assess the teacher.
This is a flawed approach because one test score is an inadequate measure of student growth, much less student effectiveness
The phenomenon represented by the test-tampering scandal in Atlanta, Georgia, is most closely associated with:
Lisa, Paul, and Jay were given an assignment at the end of their first unit in Spanish I. They were asked to prepare and act out a skit where they had to assume the roles of students visiting Argentina during Spring Break. They were to enter into a restaurant, order a meal, and pay for the meal, all in Spanish. The students knew they were being evaluated on how they performed these tasks, so they made an effort to do a good job. This sort of task is an example of
In response to an informal complaint, a school librarian quietly removes a book from the library shelf and pretends that the book is out of stock. This is an example of
In Alice's classroom, the great majority of her students do well academically. when she is asked about why she feels she is such a successful teacher, she says that she structures her instruction in such a way that her students can do well either way, working with her directly or on their own. She says that her students often do better working on their own than with her. Alice's classroom best exemplifies:
Academic Learning Time
In the context of classroom behavior management, a teacher who is a good behavioral manager should:
teach standards or norms of student behavior actively and directly
When schools move away from traditional autocratic teaching styles, students embrace "Habits of Goodness" . To develop these habits teachers should:
Develop the list of rules together with their students and ensure that rules are few and fair.
Bella feels that her students deserve a safe, orderly classroom in which they can learn. She lets her students know her rules and the consequences for breaking those rules. When students do misbehave, she enforces her consequences quickly, fairly, and with minimal disruption to the class. The main focus of her model of classroom management is:
You have just been assigned to teach a class that has several management problems. A good strategy to reduce or eliminate these problems would be to:
actively teach procedures, routines, and rules along with the academic curriculum.
In the first step of the pedagogical cycle, a teacher:
introduces the topics
By beginning a lesson with a challenging riddle or an anecdote, a teacher is trying to:
Lower order questions:
can be answered through memory and recall
A teacher asks a student to grade her won research paper and to justify her grade. Identify the level of this task on Bloom's taxonomy.
Identify the best example of a teacher praising a student that is more likely to boost student achievement.
Melanie! Your answer demonstrates a good approach towards critical analysis.
As an economic reconstructionist, Paulo Freire claimed that:
schools often miseducate and oppress the poor.
Imagine a school where teachers do not have daily contact with one another and act independently, the school administration does not give due importance to effective communication with the student's families about the school's goals and expetations. They are vague about the goals of the school and focus on maintaining the status quo. This represents a failure of which element of the "five-factor theory of effective schools"?
A clear school mission
Some studies on school size have determined that:
students in smaller schools are more likely to pass their courses, and to attend college
Which of the following is a characteristic of charter schools?
Charter schools can be closed down if they do not meet expectations.
Schools that offer high-quality programs for talented students and have been used as a method of voluntary racial desegregation are known as
Which of these is an accurate feature of virtual schools.
They provide learning over long distances by means of television, the internet, and other technologies.
Silver Springs middle school was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a green ribbon school. The school earned this distinction for:
Promoting environmental and sustainable education, offering healthier environments with clean air and water, and promoting outdoor activities.
Value added refers to
assessing and rewarding the value a teacher adds to a student's education.
According to a survey, by the nonprofit Education Sector, most teachers:
Support educational reform and change.
Influential teacher organizations are cautiously supportive of a merit pay plan. Provided that certain conditions are met, they would be more likely to support it. Which of the following is one of those conditions?
Local teachers should be involved in planning.
Title IX of the Education Amendments (1972):
Prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.
Molly is a recent college graduate, who is giving an interview for a job at the same elementary school where she was a student. Which of the following questions would be appropriate for the principal to ask Molly during the course of the job interview?
What made you decide to major in early childhood education in college?
When a teacher's private life is called into question by the courts, a governing principle that determines whether or not the teacher may be dismissed is often based on whether:
There is substantial disruption of the education process.
Generally, courts have ruled that teachers may be fired for:
using profanity and abusive language towards students.
Courts have ruled that a teacher's right to academic freedom:
is not absolute and is limited.
A teacher's right to freedom of speech as a citizen, regarding matters of public concern is protected due to the holding in the:
Pickering v. Board of Education case
Which of the following examples of a teacher's speech would most likely be considered a "matter of public concern"?
"I was reading some of the environmental data on the site where our new school is being built. It sits right next to a chemical cleanup zone controlled by an environment protection agency. I think people need to know about this."
A child who is expelled for bringing a penknife to school is probably feeling the consequence of:
a zero-tolerance policy
According to the 14th Amendment, which of the following is an accurate statement in case of suspension of a student for indiscipline or misbehavior?
The student is entitled to tell his side of the story in self-defense.
Which of the following examples of student expression would be protected under the 1st Amendment?
A student protesting the war in Afghanistan wears a black armband to his classes and refuses to speak during the course of the day.
Which of the following cases best demonstrates the U.S. Supreme Court's position on the "separation of church and state"?
A student decides to start a Christian club that will meet on school grounds and is given permission by the school administration, which also offers space on school grounds for non-religious clubs and other student groups to meet.
Which of the following is an accurate statement with reference to the term "in loco parentis"?
A school official can search a student's locker if there is reasonable suspicion that it contains something illegal and dangerous.
Alyssa was a senior at Local High School (LHS). Although she was a brilliant student, Alyssa had a mischievous streak that frequently landed her in the principal's office. In order to get into the college that she wanted to, she needed a recommendation letter from her counselor, Mr Todd. On the day that she Based on the dialogue, Alyssa is experiencing:
Quid pro quo sexual harrasment
The Supreme Court Case Franklin v. Gwinnett County Public Schools was important because it:
Extended the reach of Title IX, so that students could sue a school district for monetary damages if they were sexually harassed.
Name the math movie where Jamie Escalante teaches Calculus and his students are questioned for cheating?
Stand Up and Deliver
Name the movie where they hire a new principal to turn the school around?
Lean on Me
Name the movie where a white man teaches a group of African Americans?
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