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Communication & Collaboration as a Teacher Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Research has shown that:

Question 2 2. If tensions run high during a conference, the teacher should:

Question 3 3. Data notebooks are useful for:

Question 4 4. The parent-teacher conference should:

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

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Question 6 6.

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

Question 8 8. What is the primary purpose of reflective teaching?

Question 9 9. How does CRT establish inclusion?

Question 10 10. A teaching method that focuses on students' cultural experiences is called _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a benefit of CRT?

Question 12 12. The social or ethnic group that a person is from is called his or her _____.

Question 13 13. Which of these would most likely NOT be considered a means of casual communication?

Question 14 14. Formative communication always reports progress

Question 15 15. Which of these statements is NOT true about reporting learning progress to students and parents?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is an example of formative communication?

Question 17 17. A parent comes into the conference ranting about your homework policy. Your response is to:

Question 18 18. Andrew has always been good at math but is having trouble with the current math chapter. Mr. Smith set up a conference with his parents and started the conference by asking 'What can we do to help Andrew succeed in learning these math concepts?' This is an example of:

Question 19 19. If a student is struggling in your class, which of the following is the best way to inform parents that their child is struggling in class?

Question 20 20. Which of the following does NOT fit with the 'Ps' to remember for Parent-Teacher conferences?

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Question 21 21. Why might a librarian help with reading comprehension?

Question 22 22. Which group may be able to most immediately help with student success?

Question 23 23. Which of these groups could provide a low-stakes environment for learning basic skills?

Question 24 24. Which group has a view of the whole development of a student, and more?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements from a parent to a teacher makes it very clear what the parent's concern is?

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Question 26 26. The solutions that partners find to issues are ideal when _____.

Question 27 27. All partnerships are such because _____.

Question 28 28. Who is the ultimate beneficiary of effective communication among education partnerships, which include parents and teachers, teachers and other professionals, community groups, and others?

Question 29 29. One reason that parents may hesitate to participate in parent-teacher conferences is:

Question 30 30. To become a subject matter expert, a teacher should have all of the following competencies EXCEPT:

Communication & Collaboration as a Teacher Chapter Exam Instructions

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