GACE Early Childhood Education: Assessment Strategies & Types Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of a performance-based assessment?

Question 2 2. Informal assessments should be used when _____.

Question 3 3. Mrs. Gregg uses an assessment to evaluate children's knowledge and abilities formed in pre-school and in the home. She is using a _____ assessment.

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. What type of performance assessment allows the teacher to determine what the students are capable of for long periods of time?

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Question 6 6. All of the following factors impact standardized test performance EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. An assessment is the process of making _____ about a student's knowledge and abilities.

Question 8 8. An assessment used to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction at the end of a specific course is referred to as a _____ assessment.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT considered a misuse of standardized assessments?

Question 10 10. Mr. Hunt has been emphasizing the use of performance-based assessments in his science class. What type of performance assessment is he most likely to use to grade his students on their knowledge of the principles of gravity?

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Question 11 11. A student complains that only 10 questions on a 100-question test were taken from the material assigned to study for the test. The student is questioning the test's _____.

Question 12 12. Standardized testing is a requirement in some states in the U.S. due in part to the _____.

Question 13 13. An ecological assessment is a comprehensive process in which data about _____ is collected.

Question 14 14. Standardized assessments should not replace end-of-course exams because _____.

Question 15 15. _____ assessments are constructed by experts and published for use in schools.

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Question 16 16. A school principal wants to know the cost and length of time needed to administer an exam. This refers to the _____ of the exam.

Question 17 17. How can an ecological assessment help improve the educational performance of a student?

Question 18 18. Kim is in the 10th grade, while her sister Jan is in 6th grade. Kim is likely to feel _____ about standardized testing, while her sister feels _____.

Question 19 19. Ravi is taking part in adaptive testing. Which of the following will he most likely encounter?

Question 20 20. What level of Bloom's taxonomy is demonstrated by students discussing the concept and one student saying 'That is so cool!' after class?

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Question 21 21. Carlos needs to develop a website for his computer technology class. What level of Bloom's taxonomy is demonstrated by this assignment?

Question 22 22. A parent is confused by her child's score on two exams testing knowledge of musical terminology. On the first test, the child scored a 90. On the second test, the score was 30. What aspect of the test is the parent questioning?

Question 23 23. Marcos just learned how to calculate averages in his math class and now he is using this knowledge to compute his GPA. What level of Bloom's taxonomy is demonstrated in this example?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is an example of information that might be included in an ecological assessment?

Question 25 25. A formal, teacher-made assessment should be used to answer which of the following questions?

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Question 26 26. All of the following are examples of how information is collected for an ecological assessment, EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. What level of Bloom's taxonomy is demonstrated by a student reciting information?

Question 28 28. How can an ecological assessment be used to create an Individualized Education Program?

Question 29 29. You have been asked to create a presentation explaining the disadvantages of standardized testing. Which of the following will you include?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is recommended when using performance assessments in the classroom?

GACE Early Childhood Education: Assessment Strategies & Types Chapter Exam Instructions

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