Chapter 11 and 12 Practice Quiz

Beginning teachers often cite a lack of knowledge of the content standards as their number one concern. True or False?
B. False
Activation involves the use of advance organizers to bring students’ full attention to instruction. True or False?
A. True
Which statement about classroom management is not accurate?
A. Content management involves planning the physical environment and deciding on daily procedures.
B. Conduct management involves establishing rules and guidelines.
C. Covenant management involves managing relationships and highly developed communication skills.
D. All statements are accurate.
D. All statements are accurate.
Each developmental level has a set of typical behaviors. True or False?
A. True
As a teacher using positive reinforcement techniques, you will use all of the following strategies except _____ to guide your students’ classroom behavior.
A. tangible rewards
B. praise
C. extrinsic rewards
D. focusing on negative behaviors
D. focusing on negative behaviors
Assertive discipline involves _____.
A. providing contracts for students
B. teachers insisting on responsible behaviors from students
C. using limited consequences
D. providing only verbal consequences to behaviors
B. teachers insisting on responsible behaviors from students
Social Emotional and Group Dynamics management approaches involve all of the following except _____.
A. judicious discipline
B. teacher-driven classrooms
C. citizenship rights of students
D. a respectful classroom environment
B. teacher-driven classrooms
The democratic classroom approach depends on all of the following factors except for which one?
A. Teachers recognizing the worth of every person
B. Teachers recognizing the dignity of every person
C. Teachers using elections for all issues
D. Teachers building a sense of community in the classroom
C. Teachers using elections for all issues
Why would a teacher use the Time Spent on Organizing and on Classroom Interruptions checklist?
A. It is easy to complete.
B. Analysis of the data provides instant information to the teacher.
C. To make changes to improve their practice based on the data collected.
D. All of the above
D. All of the above
Principle #5 of InTASC standards involves all of the following factors except for which one?
A. Individual motivation
B. In-depth content knowledge
C. Group motivation
D. Creating a learning environment that encourages positive social interactions
B. In-depth content knowledge
As you arrange your first classroom, you realize that your planning must include all of the following factors except _____.
A. the number of students
B. the type of furniture
C. the neighboring classrooms
D. the size of the classroom
C. the neighboring classrooms
As a new teacher, it is important for you to establish effective classroom rules because you know they provide _____.
A. guidance and clarity to routines
B. a guarantee of students’ appropriate behavior
C. higher test scores due to routine
D. none of the above
A. guidance and clarity to routines
Iverson’s four stages that can influence management and discipline in the classroom are Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing. True or False?
A. True
Which statement about the dimensions of psychological support for teachers is true?
A. The emotional-physical dimension focuses on self-esteem, security, acceptance, self-confidence, and even the ability to resist illness.
B. The personal-intellectual dimension focuses on an individual’s need for belonging, for friendship, relationships, collegiality, and interactions with others.
C. The psychosocial dimension relates to an individual’s desire to grow mentally and professionally.
D. All statements are true.
A. The emotional-physical dimension focuses on self-esteem, security, acceptance, self-confidence, and even the ability to resist illness.
Laughter can ease the strain of following rules and adhering to schedules. True or False?
A. True
Authors Freiberg and Driscoll discuss all of the following strategies except _____.
A. context of teaching situations
B. textbook support materials
C. curriculum to be taught
D. diverse learners in the classroom
B. textbook support materials
If you were to walk into a classroom, which strategy are you most likely to see since it is the most commonly used instructional strategy in classrooms?
A. Cooperative learning
B. Lecture
C. Discovery
D. Questioning
B. Lecture
Bloom’s Taxonomy identifies ______ levels of questioning.
A. 4
B. 5
C. 6
D. 7
C. 6
Teachers use questioning to accomplish all of the following things except for which one?
A. Provide student feedback
B. Check for understanding
C. Determine level of instruction students need
D. Manage student behavior
A. Provide student feedback
Authors Wiggins and McTighe support the idea that _____ must be identified before teachers can begin instruction.
A. support material availability
B. technology supports
C. standards
D. essential questions
D. essential questions
Which strategy is considered to be the most emotionally charged teaching strategy?
A. Discovery
B. Cooperative learning
C. Questioning
D. Simulation and drama
D. Simulation and drama
The “Blue-eyed/Brown-eyed” experiment was designed to simulate _____.
A. racial discrimination
B. genetics
C. parental influence
D. personal attributes
A. racial discrimination
What term is used to describe “thinking about your own thinking?”
A. Simulation
B. Metacognition
C. Thought processing
D. None of the above
B. Metacognition
If you want your students to make sense of a complex task, which strategy are you most likely to use?
A. Modeling
B. Exploration
C. Scaffolding
D. Discovery
C. Scaffolding
Integrating technology into the classroom requires a teacher to have _____.
A. curiosity and a willingness to try new things
B. greater technology skills than the students
C. students with internet access at home
D. a computer for every child in the class
A. curiosity and a willingness to try new things
Teachers can use bracketing at either the beginning or the end of a lesson to support students’ understanding. True or False?
A. True
Review or extension activities are examples of _____.
A. bracketing
B. grouping
C. sponges
D. internalizing
C. sponges
Teachers can only use curriculum materials in the ways dictated in the instructions. True or False?
B. False
As a teacher, you use Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences to incorporate multiple perspectives, orientations, and strategies into your instruction. True or False?
A. True
As a teacher, you know that homework is a form of independent practice that should be completed entirely at home so you should not allow time for it in your class. True or False?
B. False