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Major Philosophies of Education: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of mentoring in education?

Question 2 2. Jeffersonianism is the philosophy of education based on the principles of _____.

Question 3 3. Giving an open-ended, complex, real-world question to a group of students to solve is called _____ learning.

Question 4 4. A teacher makes sure to take time to encourage each of their students, no matter how poorly the student is doing in the class. Why might this teacher be called a humanist?

Question 5 5. Pragmatism maintains that education should be about _____ and _____.

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Question 6 6. Critical Theory is a philosophy that advocates for

Question 7 7. Thorndike's conception of connectionism asserts that:

Question 8 8. Taking away something that a student wants is called:

Question 9 9. The old adage ''A penny saved is a penny earned'' is an example of a(n) _____ idea.

Question 10 10. How can teachers help students with little access to technology?

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Question 11 11. Withdrawing a reinforcement that leads to behaviors stopping is called:

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements BEST describes self-directed learning?

Question 13 13. Why are self-directed learning and self-evaluation key elements in building lifelong learners?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the BEST definition of realism?

Question 15 15. What is the process of setting and testing hypotheses called?

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Question 16 16. Why do progressivists emphasize the scientific method?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a step in PBL?

Question 18 18. Learning through interactions with others is called _____ learning.

Question 19 19. What key idea surrounding the classics does Shakespeare's writing his famous play Macbeth exemplify?

Question 20 20. Classroom talk can be gendered, with _____ being called on more than _____.

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Question 21 21. If a student notes a connection between how much they practice kicking a ball and how well they play soccer, then what have they formed?

Question 22 22. Linda did not put in enough time to memorize her character's script for the school play rehearsal. As a result, her teacher gave the part to another student. Linda learns not to repeat the action if she wants to have a major role in future plays. Which of the following explains this outcome?

Question 23 23. Brandon discovers that the more he practices welding pipes in shop class, the better skilled he becomes at it. Which law explains this outcome?

Question 24 24. Which of the following educators was a major contributor to progressivism?

Question 25 25. Sarah made a list of facts about behaviorism. She made an error. Review her list and indicate which one Sarah should remove because it is incorrect.

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Question 26 26. The idea that people learn through their experiences and interactions with the world is called _____.

Question 27 27. Teaching students how to perceive and understand reality through logical processes is called _____ realism.

Question 28 28. Perennialism is the belief that:

Question 29 29. When working memory is overtaxed with too much information, it results in:

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT an objective of citizen education?

Major Philosophies of Education: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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