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According to Patricia Phelps, the required commitments for teaching professionalism include all of the following except
commitment to perfection
Which of the following requires that teachers be highly qualified?
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
The reason that most teachers give for choosing to teach is that they
had a desire to work with young people.
Which of the following is often used as a vehicle for professional development?
Alternative paths to teacher preparation include
teach for America
Which of the following is a traditional path to teacher preparation?
all of the above
Academic rigor is an important component of facilitating learning because it means
the content of what we teach is meaningful and our high expectations for student learning
Characteristics of effective teachers as described by students include all of the following except
they require little or no homework
Which state/region had the highest average teacher salary during 2013?
The most widely used tests for teacher preparation are
the Praxis series
Being a reflective pracitioner requires that we
consciously think about what went right and what did not
The criteria for an occupation to be considered a profession include
all of the above
Responsiblities of a new teacher
are basically the same as those of experienced teachers
According to your text, most teachers come from which racial group?
The role of reflection in the teaching profession involves
all of the above
The following are examples of professional education associations except
InTASC stands for
Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium
The organization that annually gauges public opinions about education is
Phi Delta Kappa
come figuratively "in all shapes and sizes"
According to P21, characteristics teachers possess who lead students to success include all of the following except
The goals of multicultural education include all of the following except
the assimilation of minority cultures into the majority culture
According to the text, approximately what percentage of American students receive special education services?
Gabriel has a positive, overconfident self-concept. His self-concept is influenced heavily by family and society, and most of his emotional times are with his family. Gabriel is most likely in which stage of childhood?
According to Maslow, which of the following is considered a higher-order need?
Jon, an elementary school student, enjoys arts and crafts. He prefers manipulatives when being introduced to a topic. Jon's learning style is probably
he categorization of students according to the physical characteristics they have at birth is called
All of the following characteristics describe the cognitive development of middle school students except
realism plays a more active role in decision making
The level at which a child can almost but not completely grasp a concept or perform a task successfully is called the
zone of proximal development
Approximately what percentage of American families live below the poverty line?
Mr. Johnson is the varsity football coach at Carver High School. He believes that girls are too emotional and fragile to play football on his team. Mr. Johnson is engaging in
All of the following describe students from low-SES settings except
they may be organized and determined to complete assignments
Janice's physical development is characterized by a steady growth in height and weight and an improvement in dexterity. She is also significantly taller than some of her classmates. Janice is most likely in which childhood stage?
Which of the following characteristics best describes the physical development of middle school students?
Onset of puberty leading to reproductive maturity, sudden growth spurts, and exhibition of risk-taking behaviors
The fair and balanced treatment of boys and girls is known as
A strong sense of fairness, a desire to help those less fortunate, and experienceing roller-coaster emotions are all character development characteristics of which of the following childhood stages?
Joanna has the capacity for adult-like thought. Her reasoning ability is maturing, and she has the capability for abstract reasoning. Joanna is most likely in which stage of childhood?
Tanya is a middle school student. Her strengths include goal setting and self-monitoring. She tends to act as a mediator, and uses self-reflection and self-discipline. According to Gardner, which of the following is most likely Tanya's strongest disposition?
The delivery of instruction in two languages is called
Jack and Sam are happily playing in the kitchen center at school. They are sharing the same space, but are not communicating. Which of the following types of play are Jack and Sam demonstrating?
Miss Crenshaw tends to call on her female students more often than her male students. She also tends to give more positive feedback and praise to her female students. Miss Crenshaw is demonstrating
All of the following describe challenges of teaching in urban schools except
most have less funding than rural schools
Which of the following statements best describes the potential for changing a school's culture?
the school culture can change given time and the desire to change
parental reasons for homeschooling include all of the following except
all of the above are parental reasons for homeschooling
Which of the following is a true statement regarding public schools?
public schools are more accountable to the government than private schools
Janet is a sixth grader on the Iron Eagles team at her school. She has four cour subject area teachers, and shares these teachers with a group of about 100 students. Which of the following best describes her situation?
Janet attends a school that uses interdisciplinary teams
Robert is interested in becoming a mechanic after high school. He is not interested in attending a four-year college, and would prefer to leave school prepared for a position in a local garage. Which of the following types of high school would best meet Robert's needs?
Which of the following services might be offered by a full-service school?
all of the above
Which of the following examples demonstrates teachers who are affecting their schools in a positive way?
teachers collaborating on lesson plans and classroom management strategies
Approximately what percent of American schools are classified as rural?
Lana lives in a medium-sized town located on the fringe of Chicago. She has access to numerous retail stores and services. Which of the principal settings of public schools does Lana most likely attend?
Mr. Brown is a critic of school choice. With which of the following statements is he most likely to agree?
choice leads to the possibility of further segregation
Mr. Johnson is an early childhood educator. Which of the following activities might you see in his classroom?
all of the above
According to the text, which of the following best describes the purpose of public schools?
preservation of our democratic way of life
Advocates of school choice believe all of the following except
choice exacerbates inequities
Anna is a talented dancer, and hopes to dance professionally in the future. She is interested in a high school that would provide specialized training for her, while providing the state-mandated graduation requirements. Which of the following would most likely be the most reasonable school venue for Anna?
Regarding private schools in the United States, which of the followng statements is true
homeschooling provides a specific, one-on-one instructional environment
Ms. Smith teaches in a mixed-age classroom. Her activities allow for self-pacing, and she generally allows her students to act independently and to make choices about their learning activities. Which of the following approaches does Ms. Smith most likely follow?
All of the following describe positive reasons to loop except
students benefit from a variety of teachers through their schooling years
Which of the following best describes the characteristics of an effective school?
effective schools are those that meet the learning needs of the students who attend them
Which of the following best describes the four kinds of curricula?
null, formal, informal, extracurriculum
The results of teh National Assessment of Education Progress are reported by all of the following except
Which type of rubric uses a single scale for an entire project?
Effective monitoring of student progress during an instructional unit is an important component of which type of assessment?
Race to the Top is an example of
national education improvement initiative
Mr. Huey is concerned that he will have to "teach to the test" and will not have the opportunity to present his students with hands-on learning experiences. With which drawback of standardized testing is Mr. Huey most concerned?
standardized testing often reduces the curriculum
Mr. Fererra plans the school year using a document that dictates the timing of content coverage. He is most likely using a
An assessment that measures what it is intended to measure is
Which of the following best describes a summative assessment?
a social studies post-test
Which of the following is not one of the four purposes of assessment, according to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics?
meeting NCLB requirements
The NAEP is administered annually to a sampling of students in which grade level?
all of the above
Which of the following is part of the formal curriculum?
what is explicitly taught, such as the teachers' goals in English or math classes
Content standards are best described as
what students should know and be able to do at specific grade levels
Curriculum can generally be defined as
everything that students experience in school
All of the following are benefits of standardized testing except
pressure from high-stakes tests can undermine productivity
Which of the following statements is true
The Constitution does not specifically address education
Mr. Gomez teaches middle school mathematics. Before beginning a unit of study, he gives his students a pretest. Which form of assessment is Mr. Gomez using?
which of the following does not describe a purpose of rubrics?
rubrics provide less paperwork and require less effort for teachers
The type of assessment that indicates levels of student mastery of a subject is referred to as
All of the following describe purposes of the TIMSS except
provides a basis for state-to-state comparisons
Which strategies are effective in all four grade levels (early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school)?
demonstrations, cooperative learning, and think-alouds
According to the National Youth Leadership Council, service should be all of these except
becoming a portfolio of accomplishment
Ms. Hall's social studies class is acting out the battle at Gettysburg. This is an example of which instructional strategy?
The three components Tomlinson says may be differentiated are
content, process, and product
As part of their team teaching, Mr. Johns, Mrs. Cooper, and Ms. Lincoln present a unit on Ancient Rome. Each teacher focuses on the contributions of the Romans to their subject matter, as well as participates in activities that relate to the topic. This is an example of
A climate of respect is fostered when teachers really listen to what students have to say, also known as
nstruction can generally be defined as
the strategies used to convey the curriculum and achieve the desired end result of student learning
Mr. Hooper divides his seventh-grade social studies class into cooperative learning groups. He then asks each group to research a specific Native American tribe. Each group will then be responsible for teaching the class about their tribe. This is an example of which instructional strategy?
According to the text, in which grade level is there a devastating lack of reading proficiency?
middle and high school
Concise statements about what students are expected to learn and be able to do are called
Which of the following teaching strategies is most appropriate for middle school instruction?
homework to practice and review concepts
Jason and his classmates play a game of "Around the World" using multipication flash cards. This is an example of which instructional strategy?
drill and practice
Students working independently, with teacher feedback, is called
Infusing the curriculum with reading and writing is often referred to as
reading and writing across the curriculum
When teachers differentiate instruction, they do all of the following except
incorporate music and movement into every lesson
Ms. Wade uses demonstration of counting, sorting, writing numbers, and choosing correct symbols. She also uses manipulatives heavily in her teaching. Which grade level is Ms. Wade most likely teaching?
Pre-reading strategies, the meaning of numbers, and other basic concepts are topics most likely taught at which grade level?
What is the basic difference between volunteerism and service-learning?
volunteerism is giving time and effort; service-learning is giving time and service, with an added learning component
Which of the following is not a step in backward design?
identify new vocabulary
all of the following are true of the consequence of suspension except
it always leads to expulsion for some length of time
Mr. Thomas has brought in couches, chairs, rugs, plants, and curtains for his second-grade classroom. Which element of a productive classroom is Mr. Thomas providing?
What determines the classroom management guidelines for students with special needs?
All of the following are ways to develop student-teacher relationships except
discussing student issues with colleagues
All of the following are steps to use when correcting students except
publically correct the student so that others will learn from his or her example
Building classroom community includes all of the following except
teaching and enforcing classroom procedures
All of the following are reasons for routines except
improving test scores
All of the following are examples of nonverbal unobtrusive interventions except
leading a class discussion about why a particular behavior is inappropriate
Barry writes on his desk during math class. He is asked to clean the desks in the classroom during a school-required detention. This is an example of
matching consequences to behavior
During a math lesson, Mr. Jeffries calls the name of a student who is off task. Mr. Jeffries is using
a verbal unobtrusive intervention
Mr. Davies includes his students in the process of establishing expectations for his classroom. This is an example of
a democratic classroom
The students at Pine Street School participate in a program where students are trained as go-betweens to help other students work through their differences. This is an example of
Guidelines for school districts engaging in corporal punishment include all of the following except
providing the student with an alternative to corporal punishment
Mr. Jackson's students often describe him as "having eyes on the back of his head." His students know that he is aware of what is going on in the classroom at all times. This concept is known as
Turning the lights on and off and speaking loudly enough to be heard are examples of a teacher who is
getting student attention
Which of the following situations best demonstrates the concept of processing?
sending a student out of the classroom for the purpose of reflection and planning
The establishment and enforcement of rules and disciplinary actions is called
All of the following are ways of meeting the basic need for power except
providing opportunities to get food, water, and fresh air
Ms. Gomez witnesses a student verbally and physically assaulting another teacher. Ms. Gomez should
ask for help from a building administrator
Mr. Jackson makes a deliberate effort at the beginning of each school year to learn his students' names and personal information quickly. Which of Glasser's five basic needs is Mr. Jackson meeting
love and belonging
Which of the following educators established a school in Florida to train female African American teachers?
mary McLeod Bethune
All of the following were objections to the idea of common schools except
they provide avenues for social and economic mobility
All of the following are educators who made a significant impact on the field of early childhood education except
Which of the following phrases best describes the purpose of normal schools?
to provide formal training for teachers
All of the following are basic principles of progressive education except
core subjects should be emphasized
Brown vs. Board of Education was a court ruling that
declared that segregating children based solely on race was wrong and illegal
Which descriptor set best fits Benjamin Franklin?
inventor, philosopher, believer in useful arts
Which of the following legislative acts divided federally owned wilderness land into townships and required the building of schools?
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
The beginning of public high school was marked by the opening of the
English Classical School in 1821
Town schools were created to
give slaves the opportunity to learn to read and write
Prudence Crandall was best known for her work with
African American children
Which of the following did not result from the publication of A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform?
renewed attention to education
which of the following statements best describes the Puritans' view of education
memorization of Scripture and the practice of biblical principles were more important than academic subjects
The first compulsory education law in the New World was the
Massachusetts Act of 1642
The purpose of the Black Codes was to
prohibit the education of slaves
All of the following describe Latin grammar schools except
entrance was granted equally to both girls and boys
The legistlative act that called for strengthening of science, math, and foreign language programs was the
National Defense Education Act of 1958
Which of the following was included in the New England Primer?
all of the above
The "Schoolmaster of the Republic" who published the American Spelling Book was
Boarding 'round" was a practice in the 18th century involving
teachers living with student families for about a week at a time
At Carver Middle School, rules are paramount and are taken very seriously. The curriculum focuses on a traditional core of classes, and the teachers focus heavily on standards and testing. Which philosophy of education is being demonstrated at Carver Middle School?
All of the following are beliefs of progressivists except
the curriculum should be unchanging with no choices or electives
The writings of Homer, Shakespeare, Melville, and Einstein are an essential component of curriculum in which philosophy of education?
What enters into every decision a teacher makes?
The philosophy that grew out of a sense that those in power control those who don't have power is
Which of the following educators established Summerhill School in England that emphasized learning by discovery?
A. S. Neill
All of the following are basic principles of social reconstructionism except
instruction should be self-paced
Which philosophy is least likely to give students choices?
Which philosophy contends that curriculum is set and unchanging?
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