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Overview of Instructional Approaches Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is project-based learning?

Question 2 2. Which strategy for checking for understanding is used to allow students to write what they learned at the beginning or end of class?

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. 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 5 5. What is peer teaching?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not true about creativity?

Question 7 7. Mark and four other students in Mr. Robison's class are working together to write a short story. Mr. Robison has assigned specific parts of the story to each group member. The type of learning that best describes this scenario is _____.

Question 8 8. Hector showed his students how to create a box out of notebook paper. He then asked them to take out a few pieces of paper and try it for themselves. This is an example of _____.

Question 9 9. Why is it important for teachers to get excited about their learning?

Question 10 10. Why is expository instruction sequenced in a purposeful way?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is NOT a method for independent learning?

Question 12 12. Which cooperative learning strategy ensures all students within the group know the answer, even though the teacher will only ask one student to respond?

Question 13 13. Which best defines independent learning?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. How should worksheets, workbook pages, and other short activities be completed by students to check for understanding?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT an example of hands-on instruction?

Question 17 17. Which strategy for checking for understanding can help you see how a student is progressing in their learning?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is true about expository instruction?

Question 19 19. Linda wants to consistently improve her teaching and ensure she is meeting all of her students' needs. What strategy could she employ to achieve these goals?'

Question 20 20. Which of the following techniques can encourage creativity?

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Question 21 21. Which answer below is the BEST example of using the LFM in an elementary science classroom?

Question 22 22. Mark, Justin, and Ashley meet at the end of class and discuss the lesson. They take turns sharing their opinion of the content, asking questions, and leading discussion. This is an example of which type of cooperative learning?

Question 23 23. What is the study of a real life situation to address material learned in class?

Question 24 24. The tests or student presentations that show what students have learned are called _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an example of an expert that could provide expository instruction?

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Question 26 26. Miss Cook's class has just started a geography project. The class has been split into groups of five people. Each person in a group is responsible for creating one piece of a map. The five pieces in each group will then be placed together to create a complete map. This is an example of _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a common misconception about creativity?

Question 28 28. What is one example of experiential learning?

Question 29 29. Dr. Carter teaches psychology and gives a PowerPoint presentation during each of her class sessions. A presentation is an example of _____.

Question 30 30. Which of these KUD organizers is correct?

Overview of Instructional Approaches Chapter Exam Instructions

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