Chapter 16 Quiz

Instructions
Chapter 16 Quiz

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. According to the ________ approach to student learning, children should be taught using an approach that focuses on teacher direction and control and mastery of academic skills.   (1 point)

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  2. Ms. Martin is an elementary school teacher who believes that if she has high standards for her students, they will have a better chance of mastering important academic skills such as reading and arithmetic. This best illustrates the ___________ approach to student learning.   (1 point)

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  3. Mr. Johnson is a teacher who believes he should encourage his students to explore their surroundings and that this exploration will result in the best opportunities for learning. This best illustrates the _________ approach to student learning.   (1 point)

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  4. The belief that teachers should encourage collaborative learning by providing opportunities for students to learn with teachers and peers best illustrates the ________ approach to student learning.   (1 point)

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  5. Children become passive learners and do not learn to think critically or creatively is a criticism of the ____________ approach to student learning   (1 point)

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  6. Which of the following is not an example of a cognitive factor in the Learner-Centered Principles published by the American Psychological Association?   (1 point)

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  7. The understanding that students have different strategies and abilities to learn is an example of a(n) ___________ factor.   (1 point)

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  8. In general, critics of contemporary kindergartens believe that many kindergartens place:   (1 point)

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  9. Developmentally appropriate practices at the kindergarten level are likely to be:   (1 point)

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  10. The director says, “We believe there is a specific set of skills children need to do well in first grade, and we make sure the children learn those skills in our kindergarten. We spend as little time as possible on social and physical things and concentrate on teaching them the facts. If children aren't keeping up, we provide them with extra opportunities to practice until they learn the material.” This kindergarten is:   (1 point)

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