Educ 200 quiz 3 | Education homework help


Question 1 

  1. As a social studies teacher strolls through the halls      during lunch, he finds a group of students clustered around two boys who      are fighting. When he intervenes to stop the fighting, the teacher must      also be aware of


the right to due process.


the in loco parentis position.


his liability insurance.


the use of reasonable force.

2 points   

Question 2 

  1. In what way can using graphing calculators aid students      in understanding mathematical concepts?


They allow students to more easily   organize and analyze data.


They keep students from having to   memorize lists of mathematical facts.


They allow teachers to go over   greater numbers of problems in class, giving students greater practice   opportunity.


They prevent careless computation   errors.

2 points   

Question 3 

  1. Students who use word processors to write are likely to


finish the assignment more   quickly.


make more substantial revisions.


include more errors.


learn less about proofreading and   editing.

2 points   

Question 4 

  1. When a community develops expectations about the      conduct that people ought to exhibit, it is discussing which of the      following?




Due process





2 points   

Question 5 

  1. Joey was born with a birth defect that left him unable      to use his vocal cords and consequently to speak. Yet Joey has      successfully completed his high school studies and looks forward to a      challenging college career. How has assistive technology helped Joey      communicate in class?


He has a full-time interpreter who   speaks for him.


He makes use of a voice output   device that produces synthesized sound.


He uses a voice input device to   translate spoken words to written text.


He uses an adaptive word   processing program to write his papers.

2 points   

Question 6 

  1. Mr. Nguyen, an algebra teacher, emphasizes to his      students the epistemological aspects of mathematics. Which of the      following kinds of questions is he most likely to ask students?


“When are you likely to use   algebra?”


“What is the purpose of the   quadratic equation?”


“If I know b = c, then what is the   value of a?”


“Explain how you know that x =   12.”

2 points   

Question 7 

  1. The Berkeley public school district has just invested a      considerable sum of money in computers for classroom use. If the      administration and the faculty want to encourage widespread, habitual use      of computers by the students, they should ensure


a one-to-one ratio of computer to   student.


that students are rewarded with   “computer time.”


that the students have adequate   access to computers during and after class.


that each student has a computer   at home.

2 points   

Question 8 

  1. Located in a remote region of New Hampshire, Carr High      School has several students who are ready to enroll in calculus and others      who wish to take Latin, but there aren’t any teachers who can teach either      course. Based upon the most recent advances in education, which proposal      represents the best solution for Carr High School’s problem?


An individualized correspondence   course for each student


Telling students that they should   postpone taking such courses until they enroll in college


Instituting a distance education   program whereby the students can enroll in calculus and Latin


Busing the students to other   schools that do offer such courses

2 points   

Question 9 

  1. For parents who enrolled their child in a private      venture school, what is the most likely reason they would be opposed to      common schools?


The numbers of students would   prevent individual attention for their child.


Their child would be required to   follow the common academic curriculum given to all students.


Common schools would not provide   their child with the necessary background to succeed in a trade.


Their child would not be   instructed in the tenets of his or her faith or about his or her own ethnic   heritage.

2 points   

Question 10 

  1. What is the best description of private venture      schools?


Schools formed so different ethnic   groups could be instilled with American democratic values and learn reading,   writing, and arithmetic


Schools designed to provide an   elementary education for children within the tenets of their faith


Schools that prepared young men to   enter commerce and trade


Small, community-run and financed   schools designed to teach reading, writing, vocational skills, and religion

2 points   

Question 11 

  1. Shoshona and Patti are both tenured foreign (world)      language teachers. In the Latin courses, which Shoshona teaches, there has      been a 30 percent decrease in student enrollment. Patti has assigned      numerous papers to students without ever grading them, has shown films in      class week after week, and has frequently given the students a study hall.      According to tenure law, what can administrators do regarding both      teachers’ future teaching assignments?


Because of tenure, Shoshona   cannotbe laid off even if there is a reduction in force. However, despite   tenure, Patti may lose her job if the administrators demonstrate that she is   incompetent.


Shoshona can be laid off; however,   Patti has a contractual right to teach and cannot be fired because of   classroom performance.


Tenure protects and ensures the   teaching jobs of both Shoshona and Patti.


Tenure does not protect the jobs   of teachers who are proven to be incompetent or when schools have a reduction   in force.

2 points   

Question 12 

  1. The word Philosophy is made up of what two words?


Purpose and life


Wisdom and love


Goodness and wisdom


Life and goodness 

2 points   

Question 13 

  1. A small group of angry parents threatens to sue a      school board for their support of an English teacher and her choice of      texts for her class, including the work of J. D. Salinger and Judy Blume.      The parents claim that Salinger’s Catcher in the Ryeand Blume’sForeverare      inappropriate to teach in school because of their subject matter. If this      case reached the courts, what would a judge consider in deciding the case?


A review of the personal lives of   both Salinger and Blume


The relevance of the two books to   the formal course objectives


The literature selections of other   teachers in the department


The merit and quality of each   literature selections, as viewed by literary critics and scholars

2 points   

Question 14 

  1. What is the most significant benefit of instituting      distance education within a school district?


Establishing and maintaining a   program is less expensive than paying a teacher.


It provides a way to provide   educational equity between rural and poorer students and those who come from   larger, more affluent districts.


At-risk students who are enrolled   in distance education programs demonstrate greater academic achievement than   those who are not participants.


Distance education programs have   been shown to stimulate student productivity and time on task.

2 points   

Question 15 

  1. Why did Massachusetts’s colonists pass the Old Deluder      Satan Act?


They wanted to eradicate all signs   of satanic influence from the colony.


They wanted to ensure that   religion would be taught in all schools so that children would not be tempted   into doing the devil’s work.


They wanted to guarantee the   religious education of non-Christians so they would convert to Puritanism.


They wanted to ensure that all   children would learn how to read and be able to understand the teachings of   the Bible.

2 points   

Question 16 

  1. In June, a non-tenured teacher has not been informed of      her employment status for the following year. On August 16, she is      informed that she will not be rehired by the school district because of      her “ineffective classroom management.” How has this situation violated      the Supreme Court decision of Goldberg v. Kelly?


The teacher was not given timely   notice of her dismissal.


The teacher was not given a clear   reason for her dismissal.


The teacher was not given a chance   to improve her deficiencies in teaching.


The teacher was not given the   chance to demonstrate her teaching abilities to the school board.

2 points   

Question 17 

  1. An art teacher is prompting his Sculpture I students to      identify the elements of beauty that exist in Michelangelo’s David. This      activity is focusing on developing students’ comprehension of









2 points   

Question 18 

  1. The use of new technology in the classroom, which      includes the computer, CD-ROMs, and multimedia, can enhance the curriculum      by


accessing data banks from diverse   sources.


creating simulations to solve   real-life problems.


linking students in different   states or countries to one another.


doing all of the above.

2 points   

Question 19 

  1. Equity concerns regarding the integration of technology      revolve around


the rapidity with which technology   advances, making most hardware obsolete within three years.


the potential for increased   resource disparities between rich and poor schools and students’ home access.


the lack of space in many schools   for technology hardware.


the difficulty of finding   qualified maintenance personnel.

2 points   

Question 20 

  1. Which of the following best depicts a romanticist      teacher’s classroom?


Students work in groups to sew   costumes for a scale model of the Globe Theater.


Students in a French class chorally   read a passage from their textbook, and the teacher corrects the   pronunciation of several students.


Students work individually on   worksheets or exercises to help reinforce skills in computation.


A student, after checking in the   school and local library, draws up a reading list and meets with the teacher   to inform her of his course of study for the semester.

2 points   

Question 21 

  1. Which of the following were the predominant forms of      elementary schooling in New England during the colonial period?


Private venture schools, dame   schools, and religious schools


Private academies, individual   tutors, and Quaker schools


Latin schools, dame schools, and   individual tutors


Town schools, moving schools, and   district schools

2 points   

Question 22 

  1. Concepts relating to aesthetics are:


Values that relate to ‘good’ and   ‘bad’ behavior




Beauty and art


Rules of conduct

2 points   

Question 23 

  1. Duane teaches in an industrial city where residents are      concerned about groundwater contamination. Duane is elected president of a      citizens’ environmental group that some residents consider controversial.      Near the end of the school year, Duane’s principal quietly tells him that      he will not be offered a third-year teacher’s contract because of his      reputation as a “radical environmentalist.” Which of this teacher’s rights      has been violated?


The everyday ethics of teaching


The right to substantive due   process


The right to a teaching contract


The right to procedural due   process

2 points   

Question 24 

  1. Willful attack resulting in harm to a person is called









2 points   

Question 25 

  1. A framework that helps us conceptualize how technology      is used to enhance teaching and learning is called


Technological content knowledge


Technological pedagogical   knowledge


Technological pedagogical content   knowledge


None of these

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