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Study Material Homework
1. What is an IEP (Individualized Education Program?)
a. A daily program for each exceptional student based learning expectations
b. A commitment by school boards to monitor each exceptional student’s achievement of appropriate learning expectations
c. A written program describing the specific education program and/or services required by a particular student
d. A written progryfam for informing the school board of the physical accommodation for students with special needs that exist in a particular school
2. All of the following classroom practices by the teacher support the teacher’s need to engage in exploratory thinking EXCEPT:
a. Asking open-ended questions
b. Introducing new situations, events, and people
c. Encouraging Risk-Taking
d. Keeping attention focused on grade level tasks
3. A teacher who integrates Maslow’s theory into classroom practice fosters a classroom environment in which students
a. Become autonomous learners at the same pace
b. Are encouraged to respond similarly to different culturally experiences
c. Move on to higher needs before achieving mastery of more basic needs
d. Feel secure enough to make independent decisions
4. Which of the following instructional strategies would best facilitate students’ self-consciousness to learn?
a. Encouraging students to take notes from a teacher developed outline that is projected on the classroom wall
b. Encouraging students in a group activity in which they share rules and responsibilities for task completion
c. Providing students with a teacher-developed list of topics to be used as a basis for individual student research papers
d. Offering students tasks to be worked on throughout the term that require them to memorize factual information
5. Which of the following strategies would best support an English-Language Learner (ELL) student in the general education classroom
a. Use the student native language within the classroom as much as possible
b. Pace instruction carefully, speak in simpler sentences, and check for understanding more frequently
c. Require the student to speak and write only using English, but provide additional time for the student to complete assignments
d. Assign a peer tutor to the ELL student to assist in note taking and assignments that require speaking
6. One of which of the following reinforcement schedules best maintains the desired behavior after reinforcement has ended?
a. Reinforcement at variable intervals
b. Constant Reinforcement
c. Fixed-Interval Reinforcement
d. Alternating positive and negative reinforcement
7. Which of the following is an example of a convergent question?
a. Who is the author of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sing?
b. Would you protect a friend if he breaks a rule that you felt unfair?
c. How could we raise money for the class trip to Washington, D.C.?
d. Which United States Senator is most effective?
8. Which of the following statements describes the purpose of creating an anticipatory set when introducing a new concept?
a. To provide examples of what is expected from the students as an end product of their work.
b. To offer a variety of methods by which students will require new information.
c. To evaluate what a student understands as a result of the lesson.
d. To create a framework for the skill or knowledge that will be taught in the lesson.
9. The skills and information to be taught, along with the order in which they will be delivered reflect a group of processes known as
a. Scope and Sequence
b. Concept Mapping
c. Instructional Models
d. Curricular Orientation
10. One of the advantages of cooperative learning over individualized instruction is that cooperative learning
a. Is unstructured
b. Is more successful for poor readers
c. Exposes students to various points of view
d. Provides for longer periods of instruction
11. Which of the following is frequently used as an instructional technique to encourage divergent thinking
a. Using brainstorming to generate possible solutions to a problem
b. Evaluating a particular strategy for solving a problem
c. Explaining why one solution for a problem is better than another
d. Studying how similar problems have been solved
12. Which of the following statements can be used to support the use of the inquiry method in social studies and the discovery method in science?
a. Such methods reduce classroom management problems.
b. Such methods are teacher centered and focus on mastery of content.
c. Students develop a deeper understanding of what they are studying when doing rather than listening.
d. Students learn best when working in a structured environment with explicit instruction.
13. Scores from a test are criterion referenced if grades are
a. Determined after students have retested to correct wrong answers
b. Distributed on a grading curve after all scores are computed
c. Used to rank each student after comparing all test scores
d. Given by comparing the best performance with a set of standards