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Effective Teaching Strategies: Help & Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is chunking helpful?

Question 2 2. What is the primary purpose of reflective teaching?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of CRT?

Question 4 4. Which type of instruction puts the teacher in the role of controller or organizer?

Question 5 5. How can a teacher promote self-efficacy in the classroom?

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Question 6 6. When working memory is overtaxed with too much information, it results in:

Question 7 7. Sanjay is in Pre-Algebra, and his teacher explains the concept of solving an equation for the 'x' variable. Sanjay learns how to do this by thinking about it quietly and practicing several problems on a worksheet. What kind of learning did Sanjay use in this example?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about discovery instruction is FALSE?

Question 9 9. The social or ethnic group that a person is from is called his or her _____.

Question 10 10. Lakeisha sometimes gets confused when her psychology professor explains statistics using only words, but she always gets the concept immediately if she can look at a graph or chart. Based on this information, what kind of learner is Lakeisha most likely to be?

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Question 11 11. Maria watches her mother use the lawn mower one week, the next week Maria is able to mow the lawn upon her first try. What kind of learning did Maria use in this example?

Question 12 12. Sasha is in a mechanics class, and she needs to learn how to put together an engine. She gets confused by reading the book or by watching others do it, but she learns quickly when given the chance to actually work with an engine and put it together herself. Based on this information, what kind of learner is Sasha most likely to be?

Question 13 13. A teaching method that focuses on students' cultural experiences is called _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a benefit of CRT?

Question 15 15. Trisha wrote an unfamiliar math problem on the board. She then asked her students to brainstorm and discuss with each other possible solutions to the problem while she observed. This is an example of _____.

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Question 16 16.

Kevin's ESL students are struggling with the present perfect tense. He shows them a diagram to help them understand how and when present perfect is used, and he gives them examples of the verb tense in context.

Kevin is displaying _____.

Question 17 17. How does CRT establish inclusion?

Question 18 18. All of the following research questions would lead to an action research conducted by a teacher EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. To become a subject matter expert, a teacher should have all of the following competencies EXCEPT:

Question 20 20. The process of making something automatic through lots of practice is called:

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Question 21 21. Things that just happened a few seconds ago are stored in _____, which is very limited.

Question 22 22. The first time Joe complimented his grandmother, she smiled and gave him a hug, a consequence he enjoyed. He learned that every time he is nice to his grandmother, she rewards him in a similar way. Now, he's more likely to be nice every time he sees his grandmother, due to this anticipated reward. What kind of learning did Joe use in this example?

Question 23 23. According to the information processing theory, information moves from _____, to working memory, to long-term memory.

Question 24 24. Hector showed his students how to create a box out of notebook paper. He then asked them to take out a few pieces of paper and try it for themselves. This is an example of _____.

Question 25 25. Kate noticed that all of the desks in her math and science classrooms are blue. She concludes that all of the desks in all of the classrooms must also be blue. This is an example of _____.

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