EDP 201 Final Exam (Chapter Quizzes)
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What 3 things may high stakes testing influence?
- the evaluation of teachers
- whether a student is to continue in the next level
- what content is taught withing the classroom
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?
Based on the "new trends" in education mentioned in the text, what 3 things were seen as a having far-reaching effects on education?
- increased emphasis no technology to support learning
- increased accountability for students and teachers
- increased diversity of the student population
What are teachers likely to experience as a result of IDEA 2004?
a classroom with a few students who have special educational needs
how doe technology in the classroom change a teacher's role?
teachers can focus more on helping students develop
while beneficial, using technology in the classroom also presents challenges such as what 3 things?
- lack of staff training
- unreliability of internet sources
according to the text, use of technology in the classroom may allow students to...
become directors of their own learning
what did some of the children experience after their participation in the monster study?
long lasting psychological effects
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
what two theories is the interpretation given by milgrim for why participants continued with the study?
- theory of conformism
- agentic state theory
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
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
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
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?
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
accrding to the book, what do teachers tend to overlook in girls?
correct responses to questions asked in class
What is the title of a program that gradually teaches English over a period of several years for students who are English Language Learners?
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
Based on the readings and the video "The Danger of a Single Story," which statement is most true?
it is difficult to eliminate the characterizations of groups of people because most people are not aware that they make characterizations
which is the most important feature of a fully multicultural educational program?
malleable teaching strategies
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
Jessica in grade school excelled in math and science subjects, but her mom has noticed that since being in high school Jessica has not shown as much enthusiasm for these subjects. According to the text, what is the likely reason(s) for Jessica's drop in interest in these subject areas.
- jessica fears (as a result of puberty) that she will not be as popular for liking these subjects
- jessica fears (as a result of puberty) that she will not be considered attractive for liking these subjects
according to recent research within the text, what is steadily on the incline of being abused by high school students?
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
when teachers work with students going through puberty, what do they need to be aware of?
teaches need to be sure they are being supportive of their students
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
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
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
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?
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?
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?
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
According to the text, teachers find two problems or limitations to Maslow, Kohlberg, Gilligan, and other theories of moral development. what two reasons are those limitations?
- the theories of morality focus primarily on how the child thinks about mortality
- the theories of morality does not mention how to encourage ethical development
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?
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
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
According to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, what 3 things would need to be satisfied before a student could truly be focused on learning?
- physiological needs
- safety and security needs
- love and belonging needs
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?
Setting realistic academic goals is a way for teachers to encourage healthy resolution of which crisis?
industry vs. inferiority
Alvaro is new to the school and has a hard time understanding the rules. Alvaro, at the beginning of the year, frequently left the classroom whenever he wanted to use the restroom. Today, Alvaro decides that he is going to raise his hand so that he may ask to go to the restroom. His teacher is so excited and compliments him on being patient and raising his hand. In this scenario, what is the operant? What is the reinforcement?
The Operant is Teacher giving Alvaro compliment; The Reinforcement is Alvaro raising his hand
A teacher is trying to figure out a way to encourage Erin to talk more during class discussion. She decides to try to compliment or praise Erin when she participates in group discussion. If the teacher only compliments Erin every so often that Erin participates in class, what is likely to happen?
Erin will learn to participate at a high rate and this behavior will be difficult to extinguish.
Gerald loves basketball. He plays on his school's team and works hard during both practice and the games, even though he sometimes does not receive an external reward. In contrast, Gerald has very little interest in reading and his teacher has set up a system for him to be rewarded when he completes his reading. Which of these best describes Gerald's motivation for basketball and reading?
Gerald is intrinsically motivated to engage in basketball and extrinsically motivated to engage in reading.
In the research unit, we discussed the famous experiment involving Little Albert. In that experiment, Albert was conditioned to fear a white rabbit. However, Albert also began to fear any other white or furry things. This idea that conditioned reactions spread to similar stimuli is known as what concept?
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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?
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
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?
Service-Learning is major component of EDP 201. The text discussed many points of how Service-Learning is an effective instructional strategy. Which of the following were among these points?
Service-Learning allows students to place social and community issues in a more vivid and lived context
The text discussed Robert Mager's characteristics of a quality behavioral objective which included what 3 things?
- the behavior is observable
- the objective describes conditions of performance
- the objective describes a minimal level of acceptable performance
In recent years, the Common Core State Standards have received much attention. In essence, the CCSS are a set of standards that are intended to apply to all states throughout the country. These standards were not developed by state governments, but they may be adopted by each state. The CCSS would best be described as
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
Which of the following is the best example of a formative assessment?
a feedback card that conveys students' perceptions about their understanding
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
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