Basics of Differentiated Instruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The assignments and hands-on activities that are designed to enhance students' learning are called _____.

Question 2 2. The origins of student-centered instruction lie in which of the following psychological movements?

Question 3 3. Before learning about differentiated instruction, a group of students were asked to guess the meaning of the term. The teacher received four responses. Analyze those responses and indicate which one best aligns with the concept of differentiated instruction.

Question 4 4. The tests or student presentations that show what students have learned are called _____.

Question 5 5. What is the main purpose of scaffolding instruction?

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Question 6 6. James is looking for ways to reduce the amount of direct instruction in his lessons. Which of the following learning activities could he use with his third-grade students?

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. How are concept maps used before learning?

Question 9 9. 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?

Question 10 10. Which student shows the best use of a concept map and why?

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Question 11 11. All of these are possible ways to scaffold a unit about the Revolutionary War EXCEPT for _____.

Question 12 12. Traditional lecture in a classroom is an example of _____.

Question 13 13. All of the following are elements of direct instruction EXCEPT:

Question 14 14. 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 _____.

Question 15 15. How does student-centered learning benefit learners?

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Question 16 16. What is differentiation?

Question 17 17. Which type of instruction puts the teacher in the role of controller or organizer?

Question 18 18. You notice several students in your class are struggling with a concept that will be built on in further lessons. Given what you've learned about scaffolding, you should _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following learning situations is teacher driven?

Question 20 20. You just arrived as a new teacher in your school. You noticed that there is not enough parent involvement, so you decide to take the lead and bridge the gap between parents and teachers. Which of the following would NOT increase parent involvement?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Which of the following statements is NOT generally part of the rewriting curriculum process?

Question 23 23. The material that students are supposed to learn is referred to as _____.

Question 24 24. Which is a component of parent involvement?

Question 25 25. What is parent involvement?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements about discovery instruction is FALSE?

Question 27 27. Katya gives a short lecture on chemical reactions and then directs her students to perform an experiment to test a reaction. This scenario is an example of _____ followed by _____.

Question 28 28. Which one is a poor example of students recording information on concept maps during instruction?

Question 29 29. Which is true about parent engagement?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a school administrator?

Basics of Differentiated Instruction Chapter Exam Instructions

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