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Effective Teaching Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to the information processing theory, information moves from _____, to working memory, to long-term memory.

Question 2 2. When working memory is overtaxed with too much information, it results in:

Question 3 3. Dr. Carlson is a college professor who teaches Anatomy and Physiology. He has just compared the human eye to a camera so that his students better understand the function of each part. This is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 4 4. An advance organizer provides structure for _____.

Question 5 5. Why is chunking helpful?

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Question 6 6. All of the following research questions would lead to an action research conducted by a teacher EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. Miss Rogers' business students will be participating in mock interviews next week. This assignment is an example of _____.

Question 8 8.

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

Question 10 10. How does CRT establish inclusion?

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Question 11 11. The learning environment does NOT include _____.

Question 12 12. The process of making something automatic through lots of practice is called:

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. How can a teacher promote self-efficacy in the classroom?

Question 15 15. A teaching method that focuses on students' cultural experiences is called _____.

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Question 16 16. To become a subject matter expert, a teacher should have all of the following competencies EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a benefit of CRT?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements about effective classroom management is FALSE?

Question 19 19. Things that just happened a few seconds ago are stored in _____, which is very limited.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of CRT?

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Question 21 21. When creating classroom rules, teachers should:

Question 22 22. Maria watches her mother use the lawn mower one week, and the next week she is able to mow the lawn upon her first try. What kind of learning did Maria use in this example?

Question 23 23. On which of the following situations is an advance organizer being used?

Question 24 24. Miss Saylor is about to teach her second grade class about firefighters. Before she begins, she asks her students to write down what they already know and what they want to know about firefighters. Then, she asks them to write down what they've learned throughout the lesson. This is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 25 25. What is the primary purpose of reflective teaching?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following can be used as an advance organizer?

Question 27 27. Which of the following would BEST support student engagement in the classroom?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. 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 30 30. 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?

Effective Teaching Strategies 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 yellow "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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