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The use of which of the following is most effective for improving the reading fluency of emerging readers? • Silent reading • Concept maps • Timed repeated readings • Story maps Timed repeating readings
Which statement most accurate? Reliability & validity measures age equivalency/Reliability & validity measures grade equivalency/Reliability measures consistency & validity measures accuracy/Validity measures consistency & reliability measures accuracy Reliability measures consistency & validity measures accuracy
An elementary teacher reads aloud story. Pausing, points illustrations, & changes volume/pitch. Which strategies implementing? Helping to analyze story, Using verbal/nonverbal clues help understand story, Facilitating transfer information, Scaffolding Using verbal/nonverbal clues help students understand story
Which example of applying the zone of proximal development theory? Assigning reading to preview before a lesson on a new topic, Using pretest data develop lessons account prior knowledge, Providing technology to keep interested, Playing a vocabulary game Using pretest data develop lessons account prior knowledge
A student who has ADHD needs additional time and tests. Which of the pieces legislation most appropriate? No Child Left Behind Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
A teacher exposes students to topic several times with increasing complexity. New learning put in context of prior learning. Teacher demonstrates understanding? Spiral curriculum, Constructivist teaching, Inquiry-based learning, Interdisciplinary learning Spiral Curriculum
Which is the best strategy for a new teacher to determining instructional content? Treating first year as a trial period, Use previous teacher's lesson plans, Reviewing the curriculum standards provided, Utilizing student textbooks/teacher guides Reviewing the curriculum standards provided
A teacher who supports theory of social learning will most likely plan instruction include which activity? Using think-aloud model how to ? text, Introducing new learning w/ KWL chart, Write reflective statements end of lessons, Posing Socratic questions Using think-aloud model how to ? text
Increasing the font size of a student’s reading assignment is best described as: an environmental accommodation, an instructional accommodation, a lesson modification, an assessment modification an instructional accommodation
Which is an open-ended question? What color are lions & where do they live? What other animals use color as camouflage? What would happen lion born in with a darker coat color? Why do lions hide from animals they are chasing in tall savanna grass? What would happen to a lion born in the wild with a coat of a much darker color? (it is a prediction)
Which of the following activities best reflects a family-centered program & promotion parent? Relating classroom activities various needs/interests, Creating programs resources, Implementing b4/after school programs, Providing opportunities for families Relating classroom activities various needs/interests
According to Piaget, (student who can solve problems logically, understand conservation/reversibility) which of the following stages of cognitive development has the student reached? Sensorimotor, Preoperational, Concrete operational, Formal operational Concrete operational
Prior to an activity, a teacher gives students written criteria that explain what they will need to know in order to receive a specific grade. Which of the following tools is the teacher most likely using? Exam, Rubric, Portfolio, Anecdotal notes Rubric
Two teachers share responsibilities for leadership/instruction in a classroom. Teachers alternate leading instructional activities & supporting students. This describes an example of: direct instruction, coaching, explicit teaching, team teaching Team teaching
Which describes a characteristic of summative assessment? includes observations accumulated over a period of time, occurs frequently during a unit, provides scores to determine program effectiveness, gives teachers opportunities adjust strategies provides scores to determine program effectiveness
Which question during a reading lesson best fosters metacognition in elementary students? Which reading strategies did you try using? How does the character solve the problem? Why does the main character get upset? What might happen next in the story? Why does the main character get upset?
A teacher observes that a student is able to do the following: Solve problems with hands-on manipulatives in a logical fashion, Understand laws of conservation and is able to classify and seriate, Understand reversibility Solve problems with hands-on manipulatives in a logical fashion
Which of the following assessments can a teacher use to best determine whether a student is reading on grade level? Aptitude test, Ability test, Achievement test, Unit test Achievement test
Which of the following examples best represents analytical scoring on an essay? Giving a numerical grade of 87%, Rating the work as 4 out of 5 using rubric, Assigning a B for content and an A for mechanics, Providing general comments such as "insightful" Assigning a B for content and an A for mechanics
Which findings supported by research? No gender difference exists bullying. Boys more likely to bully others use physical aggression. Girls more likely to bully others use physical aggression. Both equally likely to bully others use physical aggression. Boys more likely to bully others use physical aggression.
Students are assessed and encouraged to work at their own pace as they are introduced to new information one step at a time. This is an example of: Watson, Maslow, Thorndike, Erikson Thorndike
Students are given assignments on the basis of their ability levels and provided with frequent opportunities for success. This is an example of: Watson, Maslow, Thorndike, Erikson Erikson
Students are given a reward for positive behavior and academic success and a consequence for negative behavior and lack of academic progress. This is an example of: Watson, Maslow, Thorndike, Erikson Watson
Students are encouraged to eat if hungry, provided with a safe environment, and made to feel accepted in the classroom. This is an example of: Watson, Maslow, Thorndike, Erikson Maslow
The primary purpose of an analytic scoring rubric is to: evaluate specific criteria for an assignment, assess the quality of a product as a whole, determine a single best answer to a question, provide a progressive record of student growth evaluate specific criteria for an assignment
Introduces multiplying two-digit numbers breaking down each step during whole-class some struggle four days. Additional days small-group successfully. Which learning theories? Zone of proximal development, Transfer, Classical conditioning, Metacognition Zone of proximal development
Refer back KWL chart started at beginning, what have learned, students can: identify learning objectives for unit of study, determine actual progress & reached goals, activate prior knowledge/experiences using content, prepare new information be learning determine actual progress to see if reached their goals
A teacher asks her class, “How did people measure length before they had rulers?” Students work in groups to brainstorm ideas, such as using their hands and feet. This is example of which theories? Pragmatism, Cognitivism, Behaviorism, Constructivism Constructivism
A third-grade teacher observes student has trouble remembering information & following directions presented orally. Difficulty focusing in loud environments. Which probable area of exceptionality? Behavioral, Visual, Speech/language, Auditory Auditory
Students will create an original piece of art using their favorite colors and share it with the class. What domain is this an example of? Cognitive Domain, Affective Domain, Psychomotor Domain Affective Domain and Psychomotor Domain
Students will label the states and their capitals on a map of the United States. What domain is this an example of? Cognitive Domain, Affective Domain, Psychomotor Domain Cognitive Domain
Students will be able to solve classroom conflicts through discussions and role play. What domain is this an example of? Cognitive Domain, Affective Domain, Psychomotor Domain Affective Domain and Psychomotor Domain
A teacher makes 25 copies of a compilation of songs. Students practice the songs in class and perform them in the auditorium for parents. According to copy right laws is this allowed or prohibited? Prohibited
A teacher makes 25 copies of a short story from a book to be distributed to each student in the class. According to copy right laws is this allowed or prohibited? Allowed
A teacher copies a poem to be displayed in class. Students discuss the poem in small groups. According to copy right laws is this allowed or prohibited? Allowed
A pretest and posttest that evaluate teaching effectiveness and students’ learning progress in mathematics. Is this an example of a Norm-referenced assessment or Criterion-referenced? Criterion-referenced assessment
A mathematics test provided by the district twice each year that determines student mastery of state performance standards. Is this an example of a Norm-referenced assessment or Criterion-referenced? Criterion-referenced assessment
A multiple-choice test that evaluates basic mathematics skills for the purpose of determining the students need for academic support. Is this an example of a Norm-referenced assessment or Criterion-referenced? Norm-referenced assessment
To help with classroom management, a teacher teaches students to associate certain clapping sequences and light signals with desired behaviors. Technique application of theories? Classical conditioning, Moral development, Schema theory, Stage theory Classical conditioning
A school establishes mentoring program incoming teachers. Which primary goal? Providing one-to-one assistance new teachers, Ensuring group staff-development new teachers, Creating growth plan, Developing community-relations plan new teachers Providing one-to-one assistance new teachers
Which of the questions best promotes highest level of thinking skills Who are the main characters in the story? How are the two characters similar? Why do you think the character’s actions were justified? Can you provide an example of characterization? Why do you think the character’s actions were justified?
Mr. Larson is teaching his third graders how to “read between the lines.” He will later explain that the skill they are practicing is an example of: generalizing, inferring, sequencing, modeling inferring
Which of the following instructional approaches will best allow a teacher to increase student interdependence? Independent grouping, One-to-one instruction, Whole-class instruction, Cooperative learning groups Cooperative learning groups
Teacher wants to build a garden on school property for a lesson. First step is the best: Assigning stakeholders tasks, Ask local businesses donations, Meeting administrators talk purpose/scope, Asking parents monetary donations Meeting administrators talk purpose & scope of project
Which of the following instructional approaches will best allow a teacher to increase student interdependence? Independent grouping, One-to-one instruction, Whole-class instruction, Cooperative learning groups Cooperative learning groups
A teacher notices some students learn best by discussing subject matter content others prefer quiet place read & practice; adjust lesson to meet both needs. Teacher demonstrates: Scaffolding, Constructivism, Divergent thinking, Differentiated instruction Differentiated instruction
Aria is learning to write her first & last name in cursive. After each correct attempt, rewarded. After Aria masters skill, her teacher stops giving a reward she becomes upset. According to Thorndike due law of: readiness, effect, exercise, belongingness Effect
Phonemic awareness, which of the following could be the greatest area of challenge English-language learner? Metaphorical or figurative words/phrases, Multiple spellings same sound, Sounds different in the student’s native language, Homonyms & homophones Multiple spellings of the same sound
According to social learning theory, students working within the zone of proximal development are most likely to learn because they are: thinking independently, relying on their prior knowledge, receiving support from knowledgeable helper, using concrete receiving support from knowledgeable helper
Which requires public schools provide increased accountability measured by the administration of standardized tests? Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, No Child Left Behind Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, CCSS Initiative No Child Left Behind Act
Teacher implements message journals sent home each Monday (returned Thursday). What purpose? Increase family participation, Supporting home-school communication, Encouraging honest family conversations, Promoting awareness Supporting home-school communication
Which of the statements about validity & reliability most accurate? Both measure age equivalency, Both measure grade equivalency, Reliability measures consistency & validity measure accuracy, Validity measures consistency & reliability measures accuracy Validity measures consistency & reliability measures accuracy
Which is the best action to develop self-motivation in students? Providing frequent & specific + feedback, Using general phrase balance praise/critique, Remind assignments are a big part of grades, Determining rules/instructions b4 1st day Providing frequent & specific + feedback
A teacher reads aloud a story to an ELL group. Pauses indicate changes, points illustrations, and changes volume/pitch. What strategy is the teacher using? Helping analyze story, Verbal/nonverbal cues, Transfer info to another language, Scaffolding Verbal/nonverbal cues
John complains teacher kept him from recess misbehaving. Parents say they think consequence too extreme. How address concerns? Agree modify future consequences, Mutually agree upon consequences, Suggest meet guidance counselor, Review rules & consequences Review rules & consequences aligned
Which best describes a characteristic of a summative assessment? includes observations accumulative over time, occurs frequently during a unit, provides scores that can be used to determine program effectiveness, opportunity to adjust strategy provides scores that can be used to determine program effectiveness
Which describes the primary role of mentor? Models manage different behavior, Observes new teacher & meets to discuss/reflect observations/plan strategies improvement, Reads principal's evaluation & suggests effective strategies, Engage independent study Reads principal's evaluation & suggests effective strategies
Teacher wants improve literacy skills/self-motivation students struggling. What accomplish goal? Give special rewards completed assignments correctly, Modeling skills/praising exhibit behaviors, Praise all attempts, Providing engaging materials Providing engaging materials
Ms. Smith's students have been studying single-digit subtraction she gives an assessment. If any students do poorly spend another day reteaching concepts. Which type of assessment does the quiz represent? Summative, Portfolio, Formative, Preassessment Formative
Which of the strategies is most likely to increase students' self-motivation during a unit? Planning project-based activities, Organizing culminating performance, Providing extrinsic rewards finishing activities, Offering a menu of activities Offering a menu of activities
Which statement accurately describes impact of metacognition on learning of students? Become aware early as 2 yr, Naturally notice & leads to success, Benefit from receiving explicit instructions, Best comprehend when they are introduced in middle school Benefit from receiving explicit instructions
According second stage of Kohlberg's stages of moral development, which characteristics preconventional is true? Behave according personally developed morals, Seek others approval, Believe acting own interests, Abide by law & respond out of duty Believe acting own interests
Constructivist teaching based on belief teacher's role to encourage students to: receive & record information presented, seek answers making connections prior knowledge, focus learning fixed topic been defined by teacher, learn new content repetition seek answers by making connections prior knowledge
Which encourage parents help child continue learning after school hours? Posting assignments Web site parents can monitor child's work, Having students design invitations programs, Inviting parents part improvement team, link to family community outreach Posting assignments Web site parents can monitor child's work
A score report from standardized test ranks a 7th grader 70th percentile. The score indicates that the student: Earned a letter grade of C, Scored higher than 70% of all students, Answered 70% all the ?s correctly, Earned same score 70% of all students Scored higher than 70% of all students
Which is the primary benefit using KWL chart during instruction? Helping students link prior knowledge to current lesson, Emphasizing need clearly communicated expectations, Promoting students intrinsic motivation, Meet students' basic need autonomy Helping students link prior knowledge to current lesson
Which actions complies fair use provisions copyright law? Allowing read scanned copy complete textbook found online, Permitting several groups watch portion teacher-purchased movie, Providing copies short story, Copying CD recorded novel & distributing Permitting several groups watch portion teacher-purchased movie
Teacher administers summative test following a unit. More than 80% of students receive grade of 50% or below. What the next step? Returning test & requesting parent's signature, Allowing multiple retakes, Reteach content using new tool, Teach next unit Reteach content using new tool
Which strategy best increase motivation & achievement in students? Design more rigorous/challenging curriculum, Allowing students design curriculum entirety, Setting realistic goals & help students achieve, Providing menu instructional choices Providing menu instructional choices
Makayla received grade-equivalent score 7.2 standardized test. Which interpretation accurate? Ready 7th grade reading classroom, score equivalent 7 year & 2 month old, Reading ability comparable 2nd month of 7th grade, Performed better 7/10 6th graders Reading ability comparable 2nd month of 7th grade
Teacher evaluates score students achieved recent standardized. Which instructional implications high standard deviation scores? Differentiate instruction meet wide range ability levels, Adapt curriculum address high levels, Provide remediation below level Differentiate instruction meet wide range ability levels
Teacher evaluates score deviations students achieved recent standardized. Instructional implications: Differentiate instruction meet wide range levels, Adapt curriculum address high levels, Provide remediation below level, Focus on state-level standards Differentiate instruction meet wide range levels
Teacher completes: 1. Identify lesson objective, 2. Develop assessment criteria, 3. Choose activities, Teacher demonstrates understanding: using activities lead lesson, augmenting lessons manipulatives, offering choices, ensuring concepts guide lessons ensuring concepts guide lessons
2nd grade teacher planning unit on insects. Which objectives psychomotor domain? ID parts of ant's anatomy & roles w/in colony, Summarize stages of metamorphosis of butterfly, Describe difference b/w butterfly & moth, Construct cocoon using thread & paste Construct cocoon using thread & paste
Teacher sets up interactive Web site allows students post comments on book class is reading & read others posts. Teacher using technology to: improve composition skills, support inquiry various topics, enable develop product, encourage express ideas encourage express ideas
Which question best promotes highest level of student thinking skills? Who are the main characters? How are the two characters similar? Why do you think character's actions were justified? Can you provide an ex. of characterization? Why do you think character's actions were justified?
Mr. Irwin encourages students active participants during lessons. A few weeks into new school year, notices Asian Pacific student, doesn't participate /ask ?s. 1st consider: Not attention span, board, Culture encouraged quiet obedient, learning disability Culture encouraged quiet obedient
After 1st week of school, new teacher has concerns about managing behavior classroom. Which best 1st step to address concern? Behavior modification plans for all disruptive students, Read scholarly articles, Keep reflective journal, Have colleague observe Keep reflective journal
Which describes holistic scoring paper after reading? Places high/middle/low scoring group latter grade each, Criteria rubric adds up points, Using rubric scoring criteria balances strengths/weaknesses, Assigns score each criterion/provides feedback Assigns score each criterion/provides feedback
An elementary school teacher has developed series of centers @ which students can practice literacy skills & create learning logs. Which strategies is likely to be used? Direct instruction, Experiential learning, Independent study, Interactive instruction Independent study
Which goal appropriate for criterion-reference test? Assessing student mastery specific concepts, Discriminating between low& high achievers, Comparing individuals' performance to peer group, Measuring broad skill performance controlled environment Assessing student mastery of specific concepts
Which ex. differentiated instruction? demonstrates a task & students work independently, maximizes each student's growth by meeting level of readiness, students work collaboratively complete learning tasks, extends thinking requiring organize new ideas maximizes each student's growth by meeting level of readiness
Teacher introduces x 2-digit #s breaking down each step during class instruction. 3 students continue struggle, provides 3 days small-group instruction . Which learning theory? Zone of proximal development, Transfer, Classical conditioning, Metacognition Zone of proximal development
Small group of students 6th grade class is socializing during instructional time. Which response is most likely to be effective? Speaking softly requiring socializing to stop, Increasing transition time, Ignoring all but most disruptive, Moving closer Moving closer
Which strategies effective motivating students to read recreationally? Remind that reading is crucial to future, Offering incentives, Creating class library includes variety of topics & reading levels, Using a progress-monitoring program to award points Creating class library includes variety of topics & reading levels
Ms. Erman met once a week 30 min. assigned mentor discuss curriculum & discipline management during past month. Spends time sharing personal issues & ignores ?s. What next? Schedule meeting, Seek advice colleague's, Meet principal, Send formal letter HR Meet principal
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