Professional Knowledge Ė Curriculum & Pedagogy Review Test

 

Name:_________________________________________ Date:_______________

  1. List four models of instruction:
  2.  

  3. What does "least restrictive environment" mean?
  4.  

  5. Identify and describe four components of a lesson plan.
  6.  

  7. What is the difference between a recall question and an application question?
  8.  

  9. What is the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation?
  10.  

    Multiple Choice

  11. A lesson set induction is
    1. Unimportant
    2. How a lesson is closed
    3. How the lesson is introduced
    4. Whether the lesson is in the teacherís head or written on paper
  12. According to the Learning Experiences Ladder, which would be the most abstract experience in learning about travel in outer space?
    1. Viewing the movie Star Wars
    2. Reading the novel Star Wars
    3. Taking a trip on the space shuttle
    4. Visiting NASA and touring a launch site for the space shuttle
  13. Which set of words is asking students to apply information?
    1. Build, evaluate
    2. Define, analyze
    3. Count, describe
    4. Classify, compare
  14. Which set of words is asking children to process information?
    1. Identify, list
    2. Apply, complete
    3. Analyze, compare
    4. Predict, hypothesize
  15. A simulation and a game differ in that a game
    1. Requires role playing
    2. Is based on a model of reality
    3. Requires active participation of the learner
    4. Involves pursuit of a goal within prescribed rules
  16. When a teacher uses copyrighted materials, which one of the following is not permitted by copyright law?
    1. Make a single copy of an entire chapter from a book
    2. Make a single copy of an entire magazine article
    3. Make a single copy of one picture from a book
    4. Make a single copy of an audio recording
  17. The largest portion of a typical elementary school teacherís time is spent teaching
    1. Science
    2. Mathematics
    3. Language Arts
    4. Foreign languages
  18. Thinking about oneís own thinking is termed
    1. Metacognition
    2. SQ3R strategy
    3. Metastudy strategy
    4. Metalinguistic approach
  19. The degree to which a test measures what it is intended to measure is its
    1. Validity
    2. Reliability
    3. Homogeneity
    4. Central tendency
  20. A criterion-referenced test is constructed so that
    1. The majority of students attain a C grade
    2. No student can possibly attain a perfect score
    3. Any student will attain a perfect score if that student has mastered the objectives
    4. Any studentís score can be compared to scores of other students and that studentís grade is determined by that comparison
  21. Credentialed teachers are periodically observed and reviewed by supervisors
    1. To improve the teaching
    2. For decisions regarding tenure
    3. For decisions regarding retention
    4. All of the above
  22. Public Law 94-142
    1. Provides federal funds for lengthening the school day
    2. Protects children against sexual discrimination and abuse
    3. Mandates the empowerment of teachers for school decision making
    4. Provides for the placement of exceptional children in the regular classroom for a designated period of time
  23. The instruction of special education students must be based on a written
    1. CBI
    2. IEP
    3. LAP
    4. CAI
  24. Which one of the following is an issue for public schools today that was not an issue twenty years ago?
    1. Teacher salaries
    2. Drugs and gangs
    3. Classroom discipline
    4. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  25. Which one of the following teacher characteristics is least typical of a teacher using a facilitating style?
    1. Indirect
    2. Reflective
    3. Judgmental
    4. Democratic
  26. For an understanding of mastery learning, which of the following is a false statement?
    1. Most learning is sequential and linear
    2. Mastery of content is not possible for all students to achieve
    3. Teaching and ability grouping is inconsistent with mastery learning
    4. Most learning outcomes can be specified in terms of observable and measurable behaviors.
  27. Which type of question would be best to use as a set introduction for a new topic?
    1. A low order question
    2. A close-ended question
    3. A question that calls for convergent thinking
    4. A question that calls for divergent thinking
  28. ___assessment is the type of assessment that should be found throughout an entire unit of study.
    1. Summative
    2. Formative
    3. Diagnostic
    4. Evaluative
  29. A heterogeneous group of three to six children working together in support of their learning is called:
    1. Mastery learning
    2. An authentic learning group
    3. A cooperative learning group
    4. A think-pair-share learning group
  30. A library resource that provides copies of curriculum guides from all fifty states and Canada is:
    1. NAU Vista
    2. ERIC
    3. Education Index
    4. Kraus Curriculum Development Library

     

     

    True/False

  31. _____ A teacher who has lessons that are prepared well is likely to have fewer classroom discipline problems than is a teacher whose lessons are inadequately prepared.
  32. _____Teacher goals are different from learning objectives.
  33. _____When planning a course, the teacher should consider the stated philosophy, aims, and goals of the school.
  34. _____Not all topics taught are suitable for direct learning experiences
  35. _____Concrete experiences are more appropriate for teaching elementary school students than for teaching middle school or high school students.
  36. _____ A test item has reliability if it measures that which it is intended to measure.
  37. _____ A reliable test item is not necessarily valid.
  38. _____ Teachers of primary grade students do not need to have detailed written lesson plans.
  39. _____Simulations link the cognitive with the affective.
  40. _____Most schools that are called middle schools house grades seven through nine.
  41. _____The placement of special needs children in the regular classroom for all or part of the school day is the concept popularly known as overlapping.
  42. _____A competent teacher overlooks no student misbehaviors, regardless of how minor they might be.
  43. _____ERIC is a global communication network that allows the world-wide connection of computers.
  44. _____The educational value of using cooperative learning groups has been well documented by research studies.
  45. _____Homework is most effective when it is an integral part of instruction, when it is evaluated by the teacher, and when it counts as part of the grade.
  46. Short answer:

  47. Describe at least 3 important components that you as a teacher must provide for your students to be successful doing cooperative learning activities.
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  49. What are the characteristics of the Jig-Saw Cooperative learning method?

 

 


 

 

 Professional Knowledge Ė Curriculum & Pedagogy Review Test - KEY

Name:_________________________________________ Date:_______________

  1. List four models of instruction:
  2. Knowledge Transmitter Model/Direct Instruction

    Didactic, expository or traditional style

    Inquiry Model

    Interpersonal Model

    Teaching for Understanding: often uses multiple models, methods & strategies

  3. What does "least restrictive environment" mean?
  4. Is an environment that is as normal as possible for the student.

  5. Identify and describe four components of a lesson plan.
  6. Objectives

    Resources/Materials

    Introduction/Anticipatory Set

    Procedures/Learning Activities

    Modeling, Guided practice, independent practice

    Evaluation

  7. What is the difference between a recall question and an application question?
  8. A recall question taps knowledge often held in short term memory while an application question requires a deeper level or higher level of understanding of the concepts to apply the knowledge to a new situation or problem.

  9. What is the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation?
  10. Intrinsic motivation is owned by the student, it comes from a desire or goal within the student. An extrinsic motivation is supplied by an "other" such as a parent or teacher. Stickers and other rewards are examples of extrinsic motivators.

    Multiple Choice

  11. A lesson set induction is
    1. Unimportant
    2. How a lesson is closed
    3. How the lesson is introduced
    4. Whether the lesson is in the teacherís head or written on paper
  12. According to the Learning Experiences Ladder, which would be the most abstract experience in learning about travel in outer space?
    1. Viewing the movie Star Wars
    2. Reading the novel Star Wars
    3. Taking a trip on the space shuttle
    4. Visiting NASA and touring a launch site for the space shuttle
  13. Which set of words is asking students to apply information?
    1. Build, evaluate
    2. Define, analyze
    3. Count, describe
    4. Classify, compare
  14. Which set of words is asking children to process information?
    1. Identify, list
    2. Apply, complete
    3. Analyze, compare
    4. Predict, hypothesize
  15. A simulation and a game differ in that a game
    1. Requires role playing
    2. Is based on a model of reality
    3. Requires active participation of the learner
    4. Involves pursuit of a goal within prescribed rules
  16. When a teacher uses copyrighted materials, which one of the following is not permitted by copyright law?
    1. Make a single copy of an entire chapter from a book
    2. Make a single copy of an entire magazine article
    3. Make a single copy of one picture from a book
    4. Make a single copy of an audio recording
  17. The largest portion of a typical elementary school teacherís time is spent teaching
    1. Science
    2. Mathematics
    3. Language Arts
    4. Foreign languages
  18. Thinking about oneís own thinking is termed
    1. Metacognition
    2. SQ3R strategy
    3. Metastudy strategy
    4. Metalinguistic approach
  19. The degree to which a test measures what it is intended to measure is its
    1. Validity
    2. Reliability
    3. Homogeneity
    4. Central tendency
  20. A criterion-referenced test is constructed so that
    1. The majority of students attain a C grade
    2. No student can possibly attain a perfect score
    3. Any student will attain a perfect score if that student has mastered the objectives
    4. Any studentís score can be compared to scores of other students and that studentís grade is determined by that comparison
  21. Credentialed teachers are periodically observed and reviewed by supervisors
    1. To improve the teaching
    2. For decisions regarding tenure
    3. For decisions regarding retention
    4. All of the above
  22. Public Law 94-142
    1. Provides federal funds for lengthening the school day
    2. Protects children against sexual discrimination and abuse
    3. Mandates the empowerment of teachers for school decision making
    4. Provides for the placement of exceptional children in the regular classroom for a designated period of time
  23. The instruction of special education students must be based on a written
    1. CBI
    2. IEP
    3. LAP
    4. CAI
  24. Which one of the following is an issue for public schools today that was not an issue twenty years ago?
    1. Teacher salaries
    2. Drugs and gangs
    3. Classroom discipline
    4. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  25. Which one of the following teacher characteristics is least typical of a teacher using a facilitating style?
    1. Indirect
    2. Reflective
    3. Judgmental
    4. Democratic
  26. For an understanding of mastery learning, which of the following is a false statement?
    1. Most learning is sequential and linear
    2. Mastery of content is not possible for all students to achieve
    3. Teaching and ability grouping is inconsistent with mastery learning
    4. Most learning outcomes can be specified in terms of observable and measurable behaviors.
  27. Which type of question would be best to use as a set introduction for a new topic?
    1. A low order question
    2. A close-ended question
    3. A question that calls for convergent thinking
    4. A question that calls for divergent thinking
  28. ___assessment is the type of assessment that should be found throughout an entire unit of study.
    1. Summative
    2. Formative
    3. Diagnostic
    4. Evaluative
  29. A heterogeneous group of three to six children working together in support of their learning is called:
    1. Mastery learning
    2. An authentic learning group
    3. A cooperative learning group
    4. A think-pair-share learning group
  30. A library resource that provides copies of curriculum guides from all fifty states and Canada is:
    1. NAU Vista
    2. ERIC
    3. Education Index
    4. Kraus Curriculum Development Library

     

     

    True/False

  31. __T___ A teacher who has lessons that are prepared well is likely to have fewer classroom discipline problems than is a teacher whose lessons are inadequately prepared.
  32. ___T__Teacher goals are different from learning objectives.
  33. __T___When planning a course, the teacher should consider the stated philosophy, aims, and goals of the school.
  34. __T___Not all topics taught are suitable for direct learning experiences
  35. __F___Concrete experiences are more appropriate for teaching elementary school students than for teaching middle school or high school students.
  36. __F___ A test item has reliability if it measures that which it is intended to measure.
  37. __T___ A reliable test item is not necessarily valid.
  38. __F___ Teachers of primary grade students do not need to have detailed written lesson plans.
  39. __T___Simulations link the cognitive with the affective.
  40. __F___Most schools that are called middle schools house grades seven through nine.
  41. __F___The placement of special needs children in the regular classroom for all or part of the school day is the concept popularly known as overlapping.
  42. __F___A competent teacher overlooks no student misbehaviors, regardless of how minor they might be.
  43. __F___ERIC is a global communication network that allows the world-wide connection of computers.
  44. __T___The educational value of using cooperative learning groups has been well documented by research studies.
  45. __T___Homework is most effective when it is an integral part of instruction, when it is evaluated by the teacher, and when it counts as part of the grade.
  46. Short answer:

  47. Describe at least 3 important components that you as a teacher must provide for your students to be successful doing cooperative learning activities. 1) Success for the individuals must be dependent upon success for the group 2) Every participant must have a defined role 3) Every student must be responsible and accountable for their part in the group work
  48.  

     

     

     

     

  49. What are the characteristics of the Jig-Saw Cooperative learning method? A large task is broken up into pieces by having each member of the cooperative learning group become an expert on one small part. Each member reports back to the group what they have learned and these pieces are put together for the final group product.

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