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Question 22.Mr. O'Malley tells his students that if they all complete a difficult worksheet on time, they will be able to have an extra five minutes of recess. By letting the students enjoy a preferred activity after completing a less preferred activity, Mr. O'Malley is utilizing what basic psychological idea?
Question 33.Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a high-stakes test?
Question 44.The term learning disability is used as an umbrella term because:
New immigrants to the United States need to learn how to blend into the American way of life.
A person making the above statement would most likely be a proponent of
Question 66.According to Erik Erikson, psychosocial identities involve the interplay between our _____.
Question 77.Dr. Carter teaches psychology and gives a PowerPoint presentation during each of her class sessions. A presentation is an example of _____.
Question 88.Alice and her friend used up all the paint in the art room. When the instructor confronted them, Alice didn't say a word and let her friend take the blame. Which stage of moral development in Gilligan's Ethics of Care theory was Alice demonstrating?
Question 99.According to educational psychologists, which parenting style is considered to be ideal -- most often resulting in children with high self-esteem, good social skills, and success at school?
Question 1010.The _____ educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through stage-like processes.
Question 1111.The process of _____ is what happens when sensory neurons send signals to the brain, whereas the process of _____ is what happens when the brain interprets these signals as meaningful events, images, or ideas.
Question 1212.The magic number of seven plus or minus two refers to the number of pieces of information capable of being stored into which type of memory?
Question 1313.Which of the following is NOT an example of hands-on instruction?
Question 1414.What was Eli M. Bower's contribution to the study of the education of children?
Question 1515.Sarah is in second grade and usually uses a ruler to draw straight lines. When she can't find her ruler she decides to use the side of her pencil box instead, even though no one has taught her this possible use of the pencil box. Sarah's creative solution shows that she is not suffering from the barrier of _____.
Question 1616.Which of the following statements about discovery instruction is FALSE?
Question 1717.A school principal wants to conduct an experiment that involves the distribution of a questionnaire. She has only enough copies for half of the students. She decides who will participate by pulling names out of a hat and choosing ten students from each of the four grades in the school. What constitutes the sample in this experiment?
Question 1818.In order to remember a list of steps to shoot a rifle, which are Breath, Relax, Aim, Sight, Squeeze, Maria just remembers the word 'BRASS.' Which mnemonic device has Maria used here?
Question 1919.An assessment that uses the same or similar questions and is evaluated using the same criteria for all test-takers is referred to as a _____ assessment.
Question 2121.A student who has difficulties with inattention would likely benefit from which of the following?
Question 2222.A statement from a teacher such as You scored well on this test. Did you guess the correct answers? is an example of a _____ attribution.
Question 2323.Mr. Garcia wants to teach self-regulation to his students. Which of the following would you recommend him?
Question 2424.The Two-Store Model of Memory suggests that there are three basic types of memory. What are those three types?
Question 2525.According to Piaget, children in the concrete operational stage have not yet fully mastered _____
Question 2626.Which equation below is the correct one to calculate IQ scores?
Question 2727.Which of the following best describes the difference between hyporeactive and hyperreactive?
Question 2828.An ecological assessment is a comprehensive process in which data about _____ is collected.
Question 2929.Tommy is a 12-year-old student in your classroom. Tommy is always moving and has trouble sitting in his seat for more than a few minutes at a time. Tommy is also very impatient, finds it difficult to wait his turn, and often interrupt others. Which of the following conditions is Tommy most likely to be diagnosed with?
Question 3030.Which is the most accurate definition of an IEP?
Question 3131.Mark and four other students in Mr. Robison's class are working together to write a short story. Mr. Robison has assigned specific parts of the story to each group member. The type of learning that best describes this scenario is _____.
Question 3232.Iconic memory lasts about _____, whereas Echoic memory lasts about _____.
Question 3333.Donna received her marked essay draft from her classmate. He had circled each incorrect verb and explained the grammar rules to her. This student to student feedback is an example of _____.
Question 3434.Dell made a list of the advantages of tracking. Edit his list by indicating which one he wrote in error.
Question 3535.How is the sense of 'self' developed?
Question 3636.Wait time 2 is defined as the _____.
Question 3737.The learning environment does NOT include _____.
Question 3838.Mark, Justin, and Ashley meet at the end of class and discuss the lesson. They take turns sharing their opinion of the content, asking questions, and leading discussion. This is an example of _____.
Question 3939.According to Vygotsky, a child's use of the word 'da' for daddy is indicative of which stage of speech development?
Question 4040.While Andrew is not always happy about the amount of Chemistry homework he has each week, he understands that it is an important subject to master if he wants to pursue a degree in Medicine. Andrew's motivation is an example of _____.
Question 4141.Which of the following questions represents an example of when a teacher might prefer a short wait time?
Question 4242.A school principal wants to conduct an experiment that involves the distribution of a questionnaire. She has only enough copies for half of the students. She decides who will participate by pulling names out of a hat and choosing ten students from each of the four grades in the school. What constitutes the population of this experiment?
Question 4343.Which statement is TRUE of the seven levels of articulation therapy?
Question 4444.Mrs. Jones is an elementary teacher. She holds her students to a high standard of performance and continually challenges them to take new academic risks. Mrs. Jones is exhibiting _____.
Question 4545.A researcher asks a group of students to complete a survey that measures maturity. She finds that the average score for girls is higher than the average score for boys, with a p-value of 0.03. What should she conclude from this p-value?
Question 4646.Topher was at a party and met a girl who gave him her phone number. The next day, he can't remember the number, so he goes back to the room where the party occurred as a way of trying to remember it. Topher is trying to use what memory phenomenon to help him in this example?
Question 4747.Which of the following is an example of a phonological process disorder?
Question 4848.A child who refuses to help a classmate cheat because the rules say cheating is wrong is in _____ of moral development.
Question 4949.Which behavioral psychologists expanded on Ivan Pavlov's work on classical conditioning by conditioning an 8-month-old baby to associate a loud noise with a live white rat, causing the baby to eventually develop a fear of rats?
Julie made a list for herself of the four aspects of the classroom that she, as a teacher, can focus on to differentiate instruction. She made an error. Review Julie's list and indicate which answer Julie got wrong.
As a teacher, I can differentiate my instruction by changing the following aspects within my classroom:
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