Test Bank Teach Introduction to Education 4th Edition by Janice Koch

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Test Bank Teach Introduction to Education 4th Edition by Janice Koch

Test Bank Teach Introduction to Education 4th Edition by Janice Koch

$35.00
Test Bank Teach Introduction to Education 4th Edition by Janice Koch

Test Bank Teach Introduction to Education 4th Edition by Janice Koch

Chapter 1: Becoming a Teacher: Looking Forward and Backward at the Same Time

Test Bank

Multiple Choice

  1. Which of the following is your own educational history, told by you?
  2. philosophy of teaching statement
  3. reflective practitioner
  4. goodness of fit
  5. educational autobiography

Ans: D

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: Being a Teacher Is Like . . .

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. Which of the following describes a match between your personal qualities and the demands of teaching?
  2. goodness of fit
  3. reflective practitioner
  4. educational autobiography
  5. philosophy of teaching

Ans: A

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: Being a Teacher Is Like . . .

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. The acronym NEA stands for ______.
  2. New Era Amplitude
  3. National Education Association
  4. Next Era Association
  5. National Educators of America

Ans: B

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: The National Education Association

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. The ______ is the nation’s largest early-learning professional organization.
  2. AFT
  3. NEA
  4. NAEYC
  5. NBPST

Ans: C

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: Starting Early

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. The era of testing was ushered in with which federal law?
  2. NCLB
  3. ESSA
  4. AFT
  5. NEA

Ans: A

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-4 Consider how the era of testing and standardization in the 21st century has affected the way contemporary schools function.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: An Era of Testing and Standardization

Difficulty Level:

  1. The teacher must demonstrate that we are all products of our own culture, our own biases, and our own beliefs by ______.
  2. stressing compliant behavior
  3. focusing on digital technology
  4. following educational standards
  5. honoring diversity

Ans: D

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Honoring Diversity: Position Statement

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. ______ in content areas are designed to define what students should know and be able to do in that area of learning.
  2. educational standards
  3. social climate
  4. school culture
  5. goodness of fit

Ans: A

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-4 Consider how the era of testing and standardization in the 21st century has affected the way contemporary schools function.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: An Era of Testing and Standardization

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. In December of 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Acts (ESSA) replaced ______.
  2. NEA
  3. NBPTS
  4. NAEYC
  5. NCLB

Ans: D

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-4 Consider how the era of testing and standardization in the 21st century has affected the way contemporary schools function.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: An Era of Testing and Standardization

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. Donald Schön (1983) coined this term about teachers who consistently and consciously modify their teaching practices based on the active considerations of events in their classrooms.
  2. lifelong learner
  3. reflective practioner
  4. master educator
  5. national board certified educator

Ans: B

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Introduction
Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Koch reminds us that being a teacher is not a solitary activity. Based on the following description, choose the best role as explained in Chapter 1: A teacher uncovers an idea or hidden talent in the minds of his or her students.
  2. tour guide
  3. sailor
  4. sculptor
  5. hill climber

Ans: C

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Being a Teacher Is Like . . .

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Koch reminds us that being a teacher is not a solitary activity. Based on the following description, choose the best role as explained in Chapter 1: A teacher takes his or her students to new places and develops a group atmosphere to maximize positive experiences.
  2. tour guide
  3. sailor
  4. sculptor
  5. hill climber

Ans: A

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Being a Teacher Is Like . . .

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Koch reminds us that being a teacher is not a solitary activity. Based on the following description, choose the best role as explained in Chapter 1: A teacher discovers that his or her plan is not going to work and needs to change course midstream and determine a better direction.
  2. tour guide
  3. sailor
  4. sculptor
  5. hill climber

Ans: B

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Being a Teacher Is Like . . .

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Koch reminds us that being a teacher is not a solitary activity. Based on the following description, choose the best role as explained in Chapter 1: A teacher sometimes needs to stop for a moment and catch his or her breath and make sure everyone is comfortable before he or she continues to move forward.
  2. tour guide
  3. sailor
  4. sculptor
  5. hill climber

Ans: D

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Being a Teacher Is Like . . .

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Koch described the qualities of good teachers using the 5 “C’s.” Identify the correct term based on the following description: Good teachers focus on their ongoing education as well as the learning experiences of the young people in their charge.
  2. committed
  3. caring
  4. courageous
  5. centered

Ans: A

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Qualities of Good Teachers: 5 “Cs”

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Koch described the qualities of good teachers using the 5 “C’s.” Identify the correct term based on the following description: Good teachers demonstrate their hopes for their students through the ways they nurture their development, encouraging students to achieve, and supporting them as they reach new heights of understanding
  2. conscious
  3. caring
  4. courageous
  5. centered

Ans: B

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Qualities of Good Teachers: 5 “Cs”

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Koch described the qualities of good teachers using the 5 “C’s.” Identify the correct term based on the following description: Good teachers are consistently aware of their interactions with their students.
  2. conscious
  3. caring
  4. courageous
  5. committed

Ans: A

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Qualities of Good Teachers: 5 “Cs”

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Identify the year in which the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) was created.
  2. 1874
  3. 1916
  4. 1955
  5. 2008

Ans: B

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: An Organized Profession

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. Respect for ______ must become part of every classroom teacher’s agenda, regardless of grade level and subject matter and of whether the teacher looks and sounds like his or her students.
  2. educational standards
  3. the past
  4. technology
  5. diversity

Ans: D

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Starting Early

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Which organization designed National Board Certification?
  2. NBPTS
  3. NEA
  4. AFT
  5. NAEYC

Ans: A

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: A National Board

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Identify the individual who stated, “An understanding heart is everything in a teacher. One looks back with appreciation at the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child. ”.
  2. Horace Mann
  3. John Dewey
  4. Donald Schön
  5. Carl Jung

Ans: D

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: More Than a Profession

Difficulty Level: Medium

True/False

  1. School climate and culture encompass the values, cultures, practices, and organization of a school.

Ans: T

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-3 Explain the effect that a committed teacher has on the climate and culture within a school.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: The Workplace: School Climate and School Culture

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. School climate means the way teachers and administrators interact and collaborate.

Ans: F

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-3 Explain the effect that a committed teacher has on the climate and culture within a school.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: The Workplace: School Climate and School Culture

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. The world of education is not that much different than 10 years ago.

Ans: F

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Introduction
Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Online education is a significant presence in K-12 schools all over the country.

Ans: T

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Introduction
Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. The match between your personal qualities and the demands of teaching is referred to as “goodness of fit.”

Ans: T

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Introduction
Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Teaching shapes education and therefore shapes the future of the United States—molding the skills of the future workforce and laying the foundation for good citizenship and full participation in community and civic life.

Ans: T

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: An Essential Profession

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. Linguistic and cultural diversity is a deficit for young children.

Ans: F

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: Starting Early

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. Children’s positive development requires maintaining close ties to their family and community.

Ans: T

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: Starting Early

  1. School culture refers to the way students experience the school.

Ans: F

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-3 Explain the effect that a committed teacher has on the climate and culture within a school.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: The Workplace: School Climate and School Culture

Difficulty Level:

  1. School climate also includes the orderliness of the environment, the clarity of the rules, and the strictness of the teachers in enforcing the rules.

Ans: T

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-3 Explain the effect that a committed teacher has on the climate and culture within a school.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: The Workplace: School Climate and School Culture

Difficulty Level:

Essay

  1. Identify the characteristics of a reflective practioner as it pertains to the field of education.

Ans: A reflective practitioner refers to a teacher who consistently and consciously modifies his or her own teaching practice based on the active consideration of events in his or her classroom.

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: Introduction

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. Describe your educational autobiography.

Ans: Answers will vary.

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Introduction

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Identify a teacher in the past who made a positive impact on your life. Describe how this impact influences your philosophy of education.

Ans: Answers will vary.

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: A Favorite Teacher

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Based upon the 5 “Cs” of teaching and your personality characteristics, explain your goodness of fit to the teaching profession.

Ans: Answers will vary, but individuals should analyze their own strengths and weaknesses. Realizing their strengths and identifying their weaknesses allows them to work toward improving or overcoming these attributes.

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-1 Reflect on your own educational history and how it can affect the type of teacher you become. Examine the importance of reflection, metacognition, and “knowing yourself.”

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Qualities of Good Teachers: 5 “Cs”

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Describe the NEA Code of Ethics.

Ans: “Your ethical responsibility as a teacher goes beyond telling the truth. Your responsibility is to place the needs of students at the center of your work and to give them priority over your own needs.”

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: The National Education Association

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. As a teacher it is important to honor the diversity of the families and students that you will teach. Explain three recommendations that support children’s ties to their families and cultural identities.

Ans: Answers will vary, but a focus should be centered around ensuring that children remain cognitively, linguistically, and emotionally connected to their home language and culture, encouraging home language and literacy development, knowing that this contributes to children’s ability to acquire English language proficiency, and helping develop essential concepts in the children’s first language and within cultural contexts that they understand.

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-2 Examine the “goodness of fit” between your own personal qualities and the demands of teaching.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: Honoring Diversity: Position Statement

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Describe the main components of school culture.

Ans: Deep patterns of values, beliefs, and traditions formed over the course of the school’s history

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-3 Explain the effect that a committed teacher has on the climate and culture within a school.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Knowledge

Answer Location: Can You Feel the School Climate?

Difficulty Level: Easy

  1. Discuss one main difference between NCLB and ESSA.

Ans: ESSA goes a long way in providing states with more local control than did NCLB.

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-4 Consider how the era of testing and standardization in the 21st century has affected the way contemporary schools function.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Comprehension

Answer Location: An Era of Testing and Standardization

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Discuss the difference between school culture and school climate.

Ans: Often the two terms, school climate and school culture, are used interchangeably, but some educators make a distinction between them: School climate refers to the way students experience the school, and school culture means the way teachers and administrators interact and collaborate.

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-3 Explain the effect that a committed teacher has on the climate and culture within a school.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Analysis

Answer Location: Can You Feel the School Climate?

Difficulty Level: Medium

  1. Explain the role of content area educational standards.

Ans: Education standards in content areas are designed to define what students should know and be able to do in that area of learning. The standards-based assessments measure students’ progress based on their test performance.

KEY: Learning Objective: 1-4 Consider how the era of testing and standardization in the 21st century has affected the way contemporary schools function.

REF: Cognitive Domain: Analysis

Answer Location: An Era of Testing and Standardization

Difficulty Level: Hard

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