Chapter 3: What Are the Expectations, Responsibilities, and Facilitating Behaviors of a Classroom Teacher?
Multiple Choice



1.  

If another teacher asked you to describe the decision-making and thought-processing phases in instruction, you would be correct if you responded with all the following items except one, which is

it includes the planning (preactive) phase and the teaching (interactive) phase.
it includes the analyzing/evaluating (reflective) phase.
it includes the application (projective) phase.
it includes the imaginative (commonsense) phase.


2.  

If a teacher asks you about locus of control, you would be correct if you mentioned that

locus of control refers to the planning phase of instruction.
locus of control refers to the teaching phase of instruction.
locus of control refers to the application phase of instruction.
locus of control refers to the responsibility for outcomes of instruction.


3.  

If an educational colleague asked you to suggest meaningful learning strategies that integrate the modalities of learning, you would be professionally correct if you mentioned all of the following with the exception of one item, which is

theme teaching.
integrated thematic units.
project-based learning.
use of events where students have little or no options and choices and work alone instead of in groups.


4.  

If another teacher asked you to describe two safety rules, you would be correct in your professional recommendations if you responded with all the items below except one, which is

you must notify the school office immediately after an accident.
adults must be involved to help on field trips.
use only safe materials (plants, animals, chemicals) in the classroom.
there is no need to use caution around equipment or to see your district's separate written rules or guidelines.


5.  

If a parent asked you to define the term multilevel instruction, which one of the following would you mention?

Multilevel instruction is the way a teacher teaches information to individual students and groups who work at similar tasks for similar objectives.
Multilevel instruction involves a teacher's personal characteristics that influence students and groups who work at different tasks for similar or different objectives.
Multilevel instruction involves individual students and groups, who work at different tasks to accomplish the same objectives or who work at different tasks to accomplish different objectives.
Multilevel instruction is the way a teacher teaches and interacts with students who all work at different tasks for similar or different objectives.


6.  

If an educational colleague wanted to know more about constructivism, you would be correct if you mentioned all the responses below except one, which is

related to this theory, a learner is a neutral-interactive purposive individual.
related to this theory, a learner is in simultaneous interaction with his/her physical and biological environments.
related to this theory, a learner constructs new perceptions that lead to desired behavioral changes.
related to this theory, a learner accepts the addition of new ideas to a subconscious store of old ones because his/her mind is neutral-passive.


7.  

If a parent or guardian of an English as a Second Language learner asked you for suggestions for teaching ESL learners, you would be correct if you mentioned all the responses below except one, which is

give directions in a variety of ways.
use simplified vocabulary.
use a variety of examples and models.
allow less time for learning activities than a teacher normally would.


8.  

If a parent asked you to discuss the concept of multilevel (also called multitasking) instruction, which one of the following would you mention as among the least important in the concept?

It relates to developing personalized educational plans for students.
It can occur when individual students and groups are working at different tasks to accomplish the same objective.
It can occur when students are working at different tasks to accomplish different objectives.
It can occur when a teacher makes sure the class procedures (rules) are understood clearly by every student at the start of the school year and at the start of every lesson.


9.  

If an educational colleague asked you to describe the term locus of control, you would be correct if you mentioned all of the responses below except one, which is

where the responsibility for instructional outcomes is placed.
a teacher's responsibility includes choices about the locus of control.
a teacher can never assume full responsibility for the positive outcomes.
a teacher realizes other forces that affect outcomes, sometimes negatively—gangs, alcohol, drug and alcohol abuse, peers, other teachers, administrators, parents/guardians, society in general.


10.  

If another teacher asked you for suggestions about when to give first aid, which item below would you not suggest?

Give first aid only if necessary to save a life or limb.
Follow your school policy.
Only a licensed medical care giver should give any medication, and usually, only with a parent/guardian's permission on file at school.
Always give first aid to every child as quickly as possible without waiting for a medical care giver.


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