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Theories of Classroom Discipline & Managing Behavior Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following types of relationships did Thomas Gordon generally dislike?

Question 2 2. Claire is a 5th grade teacher. One of her students, Tom, keeps disrupting the class between lessons by throwing crumpled paper at other students. How could Claire apply assertive discipline in this case?

Question 3 3. Ms. Simpson is struggling with discipline issues. Her principal notices that there are times throughout the day when several students have nothing to do while Ms. Simpson works closely with others. During those times, some of the students act up. How would you categorize this problem in terms of Ms. Simpson's philosophy of discipline?

Question 4 4. Taking away something that a student wants is called:

Question 5 5. Which of the following typical classroom experiences might be based on the principles in Thorndike's Law of Effect?

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Question 6 6. According to Glasser, which two components of behavior do people have control over?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT true of assertive discipline?

Question 8 8. When Thorndike started his experiments, he believed that if _____ behavior got rewarded, the subjects of study were more likely to repeat that behavior.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT important in Dreikurs' model of social discipline?

Question 10 10. Analyze the statements below and indicate which one BEST distinguishes between positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement.

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Question 11 11. What is behavior management?

Question 12 12. According to Dreikurs' model of social discipline, what is the primary cause of problematic behavior in the classroom?

Question 13 13. Traditional, punitive discipline is _____ in Gordon's theory of classroom management.

Question 14 14. Bradley runs to the back of the class, and throws all of the students' coats on the ground. His teacher asks him to put all the coats back on their hooks. This is an example of which hallmark of Dreikurs' model for social punishment, and why?

Question 15 15. Andy and Kim are teachers. When it comes to establishing rules, Andy pre-writes the rules and explains them to his students, while Kim allows her students to develop a list of rules through discussion. Which is the preferable way to implement a rule system, and why?

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Question 16 16. Thorndike is best known for the experiments in which he _____.

Question 17 17. Your philosophy of discipline for your classroom is your _____.

Question 18 18. What do we call punishment for undesired behaviors?

Question 19 19. Jared has done well at incorporating student self-government in his classroom. Which of the following would MOST LIKELY be observed in Jared's classroom that would illustrate this concept?

Question 20 20. According to Glasser, which of the following is NOT one of the five basic social needs of humans?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of an extrinsic reward?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of an intrinsic reward?

Question 23 23. Which method of discipline places teachers in the authority position in the classroom?

Question 24 24. Which of the following terms describes changing behavior through the use of reinforcements?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a part of a choice theory-based classroom?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements is part of Thorndike's Law of Effect?

Question 27 27. How could you BEST explain what student engagement refers to in the context of classroom discipline?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is required for a reinforcement to be effective?

Question 29 29. Which theorist taught pigeons to play ping pong using operant conditioning?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT one of Dreikurs' categories of classroom misbehavior?

Theories of Classroom Discipline & Managing Behavior Chapter Exam Instructions

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