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Instructional Strategies for Student Achievement in Math Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to education professor Dr. Shaw, which of the following explains why manipulatives are so effective?

Question 2 2. Graphic organizers are used:

Question 3 3. What are guided learning groups?

Question 4 4. Why should teachers use visuals when teaching math?

Question 5 5. When students are able to think critically, they are _____.

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Question 6 6. What are higher-level math questions?

Question 7 7. What is a daily review?

Question 8 8. It is NOT a good idea to use questioning as a _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following best explains why manipulatives work especially well for math lessons?

Question 10 10. How are manipulatives a form of constructivism?

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Question 11 11. What are the components of quality instruction?

Question 12 12. Who was the psychologist whose zone of proximal development theory supports scaffolding?

Question 13 13. What are the three higher-level strands of questioning?

Question 14 14. Which of these is NOT something a math bell ringer can be used for?

Question 15 15. Dr. Carter teaches psychology and gives a PowerPoint presentation during each of her class sessions. A presentation is an example of _____.

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Question 16 16. You coach a basketball team, and one of your players asks you if he's shooting the ball correctly. You model the correct form and explain the technique to him. This is an example of _____.

Question 17 17. Donna received her marked essay draft from her classmate. He had circled each incorrect verb and explained the grammar rules to her. This student to student feedback is an example of _____.

Question 18 18. Why do teachers need methods and strategies for teaching math?

Question 19 19. What is the name of a math fact game that involves students tossing a ball around a circle, while quizzing each other?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an example of a warm-up activity?

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Question 21 21. Which bell ringer can be used to add an element of fun to the start of class?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a benefit of using warm-ups and daily reviews?

Question 23 23. What can teachers do during direct instruction to make sure students understand new concepts?

Question 24 24. How often should students move during a typical math lesson?

Question 25 25. Which is an important quality of a higher-level math question?

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Question 26 26. What is it called when you build on previously learned information to relate and connect it to new concepts?

Question 27 27. Which of the following best defines manipulatives in education?

Question 28 28. Which strategy helps children verbalize their thought process?

Question 29 29. Which bell ringer has students defining numbers in several different ways?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT an example of hands-on instruction?

Instructional Strategies for Student Achievement in Math Chapter Exam Instructions

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