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1)  Curriculum is defined as A)the knowledge and skills that schools are supposed to help students master. B)a method by which content is delivered to students in school. C)an assessment tool to measure learning. D)an administrative concern. 2)  Which of the following teachers is most directly addressing a curriculum issue?  A) The teacher that makes.
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1)  Learning about education outside the United States A)helps students prepare for the future by understanding what others value and how they think. B)is important for personal growth. C)helps to track the movement of populations around the world. D)deflects emotional responses to other cultures. 2)  The International Baccalaureate Organization, a non-profit educational foundation based in.
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  1)Standards that indicate the level at which students should be able to use the knowledge they possess to solve problems. 2)What type of standards represent the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students must attain in order to master a subject matter? 3)Formal attempts to determine students knowledge, skills, and attitudes.  4)The process of.
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1)  Required levels of knowledge and ability a student should possess are called  A) tests. B)standards. C)lesson plans. D)foundations. 2)  The level at which students should be able to use the knowledge they possess to solve problems is indicated by   A) performance standards. B)content standards. C)opportunity standards. D)curriculum-based assessment. 3)  Assessment and measurement are synonyms for A)formal attempts.
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  1)The study commissioned by the Progressive Education Association (PEA) that determined that students in experimental schools achieved as well as students in traditional schools. 2)The government agency that was established to oversee education programs for Native American students   3)In 1896, the Supreme Court legalized separate but equal public schools, thus.
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  11)  What is a common answer to the question of how might teachers in U.S. schools help Latino children succeed?  A) Provide more bilingual programs. B)Provide fewer bilingual programs so student learn English faster. C)Raise academic standards. D)all of the above 12)  Although Canada is a federal state, education is controlled by   A).
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1)  Which one of the following statements about the U.S. Constitution and education is accurate?  A) The U.S. Constitution contains no mention of education. B)The U.S. Constitution specifies that Congress has the power to establish and maintain schools. C)The U.S. constitution yields education to the state level. D)The federal government's legal control over.
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  5)How are private schools different from public schools? What are the distinctions among private schools?  6)What are the advantages and disadvantages of retaining students who have academic difficulties? 7)How do educators and students describe effective schools?   .
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  21)  Which of the following testing situations uses a criterion-referenced measure? A)a student receives a score of 72 percent, good enough to pass the history final B)a student scores at the 85th percentile on a standardized test of reading achievement C)a student receives a blue ribbon for her science project, which was judged.
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  1)The branch of philosophy that focuses on the study of reality. 2)What is the area of philosophy that explores issues related to nature, existence and being?  3)What is an area of philosophy concerned with the nature and origin of the universe?  4)The branch of philosophy that focuses on the study of.
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  41)  Head Start was a program launched by which president? A)Lyndon Johnson B)George H.W. Bush C)William Clinton D)John Kennedy 42)  Homeschooling is A)an alternative to on-site public education. B)not allowed in most states. C)on the decline. D)when teachers come to their students' homes when they are ill. 43)  The adult educational ideas have become known as Chatauqua Movement   A).
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  4)How are state education departments organized and managed? 5)How have governors and the National Governor's Association influenced education at the federal level?  6)What role does the school board play in educational decision making at the local level?   .
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  31)  The idea behind authentic assessment is to A)test students' ability to perform a given task with a multiple-choice test. B)allow students to select responses to highly structured problems from a limited list of choices. C)encourage the application of knowledge to problems that students can expect to encounter in real life.  D) none.
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  41)  What is the best way to protect against unfairness in assessment? A)Use different measure of success by creating multiple opportunities for students to demonstrate what they know. B)Do not have assessments in the classroom. C)Requiring everyone to take the standardized test on the same day. D)both A and C 42)  Measuring students' competence in.
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  21)  Which of the following laws prohibits schools from releasing information about a student to a third party without parental or student permission? A)Buckley Amendment B)Equal Access Amendment C)Rehabilitation Act D)Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act 22)  When a school board resorts to dismissal or removing a probationary or tenured teacher before completion of his.
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  11)  Assessments that produce observable indications of how well students can apply what they have learned are called A)high-stakes tests. B)norm-referenced tests. C)summative evaluations. D)performance tests. 12)  Who is held responsible for giving students a fair chance to succeed in school with reference to the opportunity or opportunity-to-learn standards? A)parents B)students C)school leaders D)communities 13)  In order to satisfy requirements.
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  1)Issues of gender, social class, poverty, and disability that are not taught are referred to as this kind of curriculum.  2)Curriculum that combines concepts and skills from different subject areas so they are mutually reinforcing is a(n)   3)Conditions under which learning will occur and the criteria for success.  4)Provide.
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  41)  Zen, a sect of Buddhism that took root in Japan in the 12th century, stressed   A) the need to resist temptation. B)the dignity of physical labor, the arts, swordmanship, and tea ceremony. C)celibacy. D)unconditional loyalty to Buddhist teachings. 42)  In the 1960's, Islam gained many African Americans because A)Islamic faith dictates that Muslims.
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1)  All of the following are examples of philosophical influences in daily life except: A)a parent sends her child to a parochial school that reflects the family's religious beliefs. B)a principal who believes in collaboration has her teachers participate in the decision-making process. C)a teacher follows a prescribed set of instructional steps although.
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1)Describe some ways in which special interest groups or pressure groups influence education. Give examples of specific interest groups and describe how they have changed educational policy. 2)What is the Iron Triangle and how does it affect the federal government's involvement in education?    .
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  21)  The sensitive gap between what is leaned in public schools and what students must know in order to move up the educational ladder is closed by  A) juku. B)okeiko-goto. C)nissan. D)both A & B 22)  The Japanese okeiko-goto and juku can be compared to what in the U.S.? A)special education B)for-profit educational enrichment ventures C)bilingual education D)in-school.
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  3)From major cases presented on the issue of separation of church and state, what can teachers do and not do regarding students and their religious beliefs? 4)When is it acceptable for school officials to search a student suspected of possessing illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia? 5)Describe the rights of teachers regarding retention.
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  1)Following the Civil War, people of the north and south sought to preserve former ways of life while they worked to build a new nation. Explain how the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands and the black codes of conduct contributed to or prohibited reform efforts for African Americans. 2)How.
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1)  School districts are useful A)because they get more money from the state than individual schools. B)because they help to preserve the social order. C)in creating uniformity between different schools within a geographic location. D)in working closely with other schools in the nation. 2)  Which of the following statements best defines the term school district? A).
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  31)  Singapore is considered the A)world's laboratory for experiments in social engineering. B)the education capital of the world. C)the most educationally advanced country in the world. D)the gateway to educational advancement. 32)  Singapore is a diverse country and it schools A)are diverse and classroom's are representative of this diversity. B)are ethnically segregated. C)are ethnically integrated. D)mirror this diversity. 33)  The.
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  11)  A method of teaching through inquiry and dialogue that forced students to examine critically their notions about life, truth, beauty, and justice is called the   A) Platonic strategy. B)lecture. C)Socratic method. D)dialogue technique. 12)  Plato's utopian society valued which of the following characteristics most? A)wealth B)wisdom C)social position D)power 13)  Aristotle was a student of   A).
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  41)  How might children in Oriana be educated? A)Children are educated at home by their parents. B)Children are educated in a traditional school. C)Children attend the community's model school. D)any of the above are correct 42)  What are the important skills for students to gain in Singaporian schools? A)technology B)math C)history D)science 43)  In the United Kingdom, the Eden Project.
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  3)Greek philosophers divided philosophy into three branches - metaphysics, epistemology, and axiology.  Describe each of the branches. 4)Describe the basic teachings of idealism and realism. What similarities and differences exist between the two? How would the major philosophers for each describe the connection between philosophy and education?    .
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  31)  The philosophy based on the belief that people actively construct their knowledge through experience is called   A) behaviorism. B)cognitivism. C)environmentalism. D)pragmatism. 32)  Which of the following statements best describes pragmatism? A)Pragmatism is a philosophy that supports learning for its own sake. B)Pragmatists define truth and meaning of ideas according to their physical consequences and.
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  1)"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion" is stated in   2)A 1984 law passed by Congress that recognizes that secondary school students are mature enough to understand that a school does not condone religion by merely allowing prayer clubs on public property.  3)Prayer and bible reading.
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1)  The power to establish and operate schools is derived from   A) state law. B)the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. C)the Massachusetts Act of 1647. D)the Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court decision. 2)  Who is ultimately responsible for the governance of schools? A)the school's principal B)a district's school board C)teachers D)the state 3)  Education and the economy.
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  21)  Booker T. Washington believed which of the following led to advancement? A)upsetting the social order of the United States B)contributing to the economy C)becoming a lawyer D)industrial or vocational education 22)  Which of the following statements depicts the Supreme Court's ruling in the Plessy v. Ferguson case? A)public institutions can segregate on the basis of.
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  41)  The Supreme Court stated that school officials act A)as agents of the state when they search students under their authority. B)in loco parentis when they search students under their authority. C)Both A & B D)Neither A &B 42)  In 1992, the case of Lee v. Weisman decided that   A) prayers at high school.
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  11)  A common restriction for the use of corporal punishment is that   A) parents provide written permission for spanking children at school. B)parents must be present during its administration. C)it be used fairly and consistently. D)it must be administered during non-school hours. 12)  According to court rulings, could parents, with impairments such as.
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  21)  The principle aim of education for humanists is  A) power. B)job training. C)wisdom. D)self-fulfillment. 22)  Who is considered the originator of existential thought? A)Aristotle B)Martin Luther C)Soren Kierkegaard D)Simone de Beauvoir 23)  Which of the following statements best describes existentialism? A)Existentialism is a philosophy suggesting that ultimate reality lies in reason or consciousness. B)Existentialism is a method of monitoring and.
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  5)What concepts are critical to existential thought? 6)Describe the basic tenets of Marxism. How do they differ from capitalistic ideology? What would be the aims of social change for a Marxist? 7)Compare and contrast progressivism with social reconstructionism.   .
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  31)  When students are aware of possible risks involved in an activity, such as competitive athletics, they voluntarily participate, thus agreeing to take their chances. This is called   A) comparative negligence. B)contributory negligence. C)assumption of risk. D)standard negligence. 32)  When the courts decide individual cases regarding the curriculum and the availability of books,.
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  31)  The best way to characterize how society cares for individuals with disabilities today? A)social isolation B)institutionalization C)early intervention D)separate but equal 32)  What was guaranteed by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act, passed in 1972? A)gender equity in any education program or activity receiving federal funding B)bilingual services for those whose first language is not.
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  1)A state-defined geographical area assigned responsibility for public instruction within its borders.  2)Any school operating within the public school system that has programs addressing the specific needs or interests of targeted student groups.  3)What is an alternative schools within a public school system that draw from the whole district as.
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