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Educational Resources for Teaching Math Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these teachers is using manipulatives for math instruction?

Question 2 2. Why are manipulatives considered effective teaching tools?

Question 3 3. Why are math drills usually timed?

Question 4 4. Mrs. Johnson wants to create a math game to teach her students how to add fractions. She has already set the game structure and rules. In addition to that, Mrs. Johnson should make sure that the game _____.

Question 5 5. Teacher James divided his classroom in 3 sections. One section has a desk with various geometric shapes that students can name and classify, another section has tablets for students to draw different geometric shapes, and the last section has a card game so students can practice geometry vocabulary. These sections are an example of _____.

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Question 6 6. What is a document camera?

Question 7 7. What math technology can be used to have students answer questions that will send immediate data to the teacher?

Question 8 8. What is technology in education?

Question 9 9. When using technology in math classrooms, what should teachers always strive for?

Question 10 10. What is the general term for using a trick to help in the memorization of something?

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Question 11 11. What would be a good math word association from the word ''alligator''?

Question 12 12. ''2 times 4 eight a lion'' is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following are ways to apply manipulatives in the classroom?

Question 14 14. According to education professor Dr. Shaw, which of the following explains why manipulatives are so effective?

Question 15 15. How are manipulatives a form of constructivism?

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Question 16 16. What is likely to be the first step in teaching students to visualize?

Question 17 17. What is visualization?

Question 18 18. What does it mean to symbolize in a sketch?

Question 19 19. What are learning centers?

Question 20 20. Teachers can use learning centers to _____.

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Question 21 21. There are only 3 types of learning centers.

Question 22 22. How can preschool math teachers engage early learners with technology?

Question 23 23. The word ''GUESS'' is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following best explains why manipulatives work especially well for math lessons?

Question 25 25. What is an example of a manipulative that might help students with visualization?

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Question 26 26. Grouping students for learning centers _____

Question 27 27. What can elementary math teachers use to enlarge a base tens blocks demonstration?

Question 28 28. ''SOH CAH TOA'' represents a(n) _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following best defines manipulatives in education?

Question 30 30. What is the first step in creating mental imagery of a problem?

Educational Resources for Teaching Math Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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