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11.________________________ involve(s) students working in temporary groups of two to in which each student takes turns teaching the other. a.Cooperative learning b.Classwide peer tutoring c.Cooperative projects d.The jigsaw technique P374, R, D1 12.Which of the following is an accurate statement regarding recent research on homework practices? a.Research has suggested that homework does not increase student achievement. b.Research has.
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Chapter Fourteen:  Teaching Students with Special Needs In Secondary Schools Multiple-Choice Directions: Indicate the appropriate response to each item below. 1.In many instances, as students with exceptionalities reach high school, a.the gap between academic achievement widens b.they may have difficulty performing the higher-level cognitive tasks that are characteristic of secondary schools c.they may encounter teachers who.
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361.Define each of the following terms, and provide an example to illustrate your definition: a.reinforcer b.contingency contracting c.natural consequences d.logical consequences P325-327, A, D1 372.Differentiate between the terms positive reinforcement and punishment. Provide two examples of each. P325-332, A, D3 383.Describe the three basic principles that must be followed for positive reinforcement to be effective. P325, R, D1 394.Define each.
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Short-Answer/Short-Essay 231.Identify two common misperceptions that the general public and many school personnel have about students with gifts. P260-261, R, D1 242.Describe two differentiating characteristics of students who are gifted in each of the following functions: a.cognitive function b.affective function c.physical/sensing function d.intuitive function P265-266, R, D1 253.A collection of student-generated products that reflects a student’s quality of work.
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Short-Answer/Short Essay 3129.Describe four characteristics of children and youth with autism. P 204-206, R, D1 320.A few children and youth with autism display _____________________ in that they are relatively advanced in specific areas. P 205, R, D1 331.Children and youth with autism sometimes engage in _______________________ or self-abusive behaviours. P 204, R, D1 342.Although originally thought to.
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34.Identify at least five characteristics that might suggest that a student is abusing substances. P301, R, D1 35.Describe at least 3 ways in which schools can intervene in teenage pregnancy situations. P302, R, D1 36.Barr and Parrett (1995) described several strategies for teaching students at risk. Describe three of these strategies and give illustrative.
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Matching Directions: Match the common approaches to elementary-level reading and language arts programs to the appropriate descriptors. a.basal series b.direct instruction c.whole language 17.Ms. Phillips’ third-grade class uses literature as a main source of content for reading opportunities. P360-361, A, D2 18.Students in Mr. Owens’ first-grade classroom are taught to decode words using phonetic analysis. P360-361, A, D2 19.In.
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Essay Questions 254.At your school, increasing parental involvement has become an urgent mission. You are assigned to a committee that has the important task of developing an action plan for increasing parental involvement. Describe your committee plan by synthesizing information provided in your textbook. P400-418, A, D3 265.A student in your classroom recently.
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364.The term ______________________ reflects broad considerations across the spectrum of the disorders of autism. P 201, R, D1 375.The key intervention foci for Rett syndrome are on­­­­­____________________. P 201, R, D2 386.One of the 4 developmental stages associated with Rett syndrome is ________. P 202, R, D1 397.According to Barnhill (2006), students with Asperger syndrome often.
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Chapter Twelve:  Classroom Organization and Management Multiple-Choice Directions: Indicate the appropriate response to each item below 1.When reinforcements for a behaviour are withheld in an effort to help decrease the behaviour, this is a. Negative reinforcement b.Positive c.Positive reinforcement d.Extinction P329, R, D1 2.A ________ is any event that rewards, and thus strengthens and increases the frequency of the.
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Chapter Thirteen:  Teaching Students with Special Needs in Elementary Schools Multiple-Choice Directions: Indicate the appropriate response to each item below. 1.Which of the following statements is true regarding the elementary general education curriculum? a.There is more curricular differentiation at the elementary level than the secondary level. b.Curriculum content at the elementary level is widely disparate,.
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Matching Directions: Match each of the following terms with the appropriate definitions. a.self-monitor b.reprimand c.self-instruction d. work environment 161.A statement to a student indicating that a certain behaviour(s) is inappropriate P 331, R, D1 172.Various techniques that students can use to teach themselves materials P 335, R, D1 183.The immediate work area used by teachers P 339, R, D1 194.A technique in.
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Matching Directions: Match the type of hearing loss with its appropriate implications. a.moderate-to-severe sensorineural hearing loss b.unilateral hearing loss c.conductive hearing loss d.mild bilateral sensorineural hearing loss 25.An individual with this type of hearing loss may have poor auditory reception, difficulty understanding under adverse listening conditions, and may exhibit impaired speech discrimination (hearing loss range: 10-50.
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11.Children with Asperger Syndrome experience a. loss of language b.impairment in nonverbal language c.muscle weakness d.difficulty with self-help skills P 201, R , D1 12._________________ is a genetic disorder on the X chromosome. a.Autism b.Asperger syndrome c.Fetal alcohol syndrome d.Rett syndrome P 201, R, D1 13.Characteristics of autism include a.inability to relate to others b.muscle atrophy c.seizures d.good use of functional language P 200, R, D2 14.Maternal consumption.
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Short-Answer/Short-Essay 261.Identify and describe three elements that have a profound impact on the effectiveness of instruction and learning in the classroom environment. P314-315, R, D1 272.Identify the six dimensions of classroom organization and management. P317-340, R, D1 283.Identify 5 of the 11 overarching principles that guide the development and implementation of appropriate classroom organization and.
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17.Describe ways that general education teachers can make accommodations in the following areas: a.making time adjustments b.providing feedback c.providing alternative assignments P390-392, R, D1 18.Describe four ways that testing can be adapted to meet the needs of students with exceptionalities in secondary settings. P391, R, D1 19.When considering preparation for independent living, identify five areas that may.
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357.Nine-year-old Steven has learning disabilities in addition to attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. He is having considerable difficulty in his reading class in areas related to reading comprehension, writing, and sustained attention. Describe the strategies you might use to facilitate his inclusion in the general education classroom. .
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Short-Answer/Short-Essay 29.Describe two ways that teachers can assist children who are homeless. P295, R, D1 30.Describe four positive ways that schools can assist students who live in single-parent homes. P296, R, D1 31.Describe three ways that schools can involve a student’s noncustodial parent in the educational process. P297, R, D1 32.Describe five possible characteristics of children who.
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44.What is an auditory processing disorder? P226, R, D1 45.Describe three ways that teachers can work effectively with language interpreters in the classroom. P230, R, D1 46.Define the term otitis media.  How can otitis media impact a young child’s language development? P224, A, D2 .
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Short-Answer/Short-Essay 38.Describe a possible effect of hearing impairments in each of the following areas: a.psychological b.communicational c.social-emotional d.academic P228, R, D1 39.________________________ refers to changes in the blood vessels of the eye caused by diabetes. P233, R, D1 40.Describe a possible effect of visual impairments in each of the following areas: a.psychological b.communicational c.social/emotional/behavioural d.mobility e.academic P 234, R, D1 .
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Short-Answer/Short-Essay 26.Research on students moving from preschool programs into school settings has identified variables that predict success in school. Identify and describe these variables. Give examples of each. P353, A, D3 27.Describe ways that the teacher can enhance content learning through listening. P361-362, R, D1 28.Describe four ways to modify oral presentations that will benefit.
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11.Sixteen-year-old Ravi works with his peers on an activity of mutual interest (e.g., photography). This arrangement is known as a.enrichment b.curriculum compacting c.cluster grouping d.heterogeneous grouping P275, A, D2 12.When using cooperative grouping, the teacher should a.expect the student who is gifted to assume leadership in the group b.be careful that the bulk of the work does not.
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54.Fifteenyear-old Kevin received a traumatic brain injury as a result of a motorcycle accident. Synthesize the issues and interventions presented in your text, and detail how you might meet Austin’s needs in the classroom. P242-244 55.Detail the procedures that should be undertaken when a student has a seizure in your classroom. P251, R,.
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Essay Questions 22.You have been hired as a curriculum coordinator for a local school system. Your first task is to design, in collaboration with other professionals, a comprehensive high school curriculum for secondary students with exceptionalities. Describe the major components of this curriculum, and detail the types of educational experiences that.
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Matching Directions: Match the following visual problems with their appropriate definitions. a.autism b.Asperger Syndrome c.Rett Syndrome d.childhood disintegrative disorder e.FAS 264.Damage cause by alcohol consumption during pregnancy P 214, R, D1 275.Primarily affects social interactions P 200, R, D1 286.Loss of acquired skills between ages of 2 and 10 P 202, R, D1 297.No significant delay in cognitive impairment P 201, R, D1 3028.Affects girls.
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Essay Questions 4035.Discuss how an educator can create and increase desirable behaviours. P325-327 4136.Using innovative grouping arrangements and providing different co-operative learning opportunities allow for variety in the instructional routine for students with exceptionalities. Provide specific suggestions for implementing such grouping arrangements. P336-338, A, D3 .
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Chapter Nine:  Teaching Students with Sensory Impairments, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Other Low-Incidence Disabilities Multiple-Choice Directions: Indicate the appropriate response to each item below 1.Hearing loss is of greatest concern because a.of the physiological concerns that accompany it b.hearing is essential to language acquisition c.of the social implications such a loss has on an individual d.the intensity.
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11.Students with ________________ are capable of handling the demands of most classroom settings, even though some of these students may need some modifications to perform successfully. a.visual loss b.visual impairments c.blindness d.low vision P233, R, D1 12.Which of the following statements is true of both hearing and visual impairments? a.The numbers increase as a result of the.
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Essay Questions 32.The authors of your textbook highlighted three common approaches in elementary-level reading and language arts programs: basal series, direct instruction, and whole language. Provide an overview of each of these approaches, and describe your position regarding the most effective reading approach(es). P346-348, A, D3 335.Compare and contrast the teaching of computation.
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3126.Describe three teacher factors that influence the dynamics of classrooms. P318, R, D1 3227.Describe three family-related factors that influence the dynamics of classrooms. P318, R, D1 3328.Describe two ways to arrange the physical environment in the classroom to facilitate learning and minimize disruptions. P321-323, R, D1 3429.Describe the guidelines for developing effective classroom rules. Give illustrative.
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11.Research has shown that substance-abusing adolescents do not respond well to ______________. a. counselling b.lecturing c.peer helpers d.behaviour therapy P302, R, D1 12.In recent years, there has been increased attention paid to the use of __________ among children and youth. a.marijuana b.crack-cocaine c.over-the-counter drugs d.inhalants P301, R, D1 13.A (n)_______________is a person who serves as a support person for a child or.
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Matching Directions: Match each of the four approaches to educating students at risk with its appropriate descriptor. a.compensation b.prevention c.transition d.intervention 21.Fairmount Elementary has established a number of programs designed to top problems before they occur. Some of these programs address issues related to drug use and child abuse, healthcare, abuse, and making positive life choices. P305,.
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Short-Answer/Short-Essay 14.Describe an effective learning strategy to help students perform at their maximum level in class. P395, R, D1 15.Describe the types of accommodations or modifications that might be used to address the following student characteristics: a.difficulty completing assignments b.difficulty with tasks that require memory c.difficulty with test taking d.confusion from non-verbal cues e.confusion from written material f.confusion from.
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41.Identify five symptoms of possible vision problems. P234, R, D1 42.Describe three ways in which teachers can minimize the problems associated with size and contrast of print materials for students with visual impairments. P238, R, D1 43.Differentiate between a conductive hearing loss, a sensorineural hearing loss, and a mixed hearing loss. P225, A, D2 .
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49.For each item below, describe two ways that teachers can assist students with the conditions: a.asthma b.childhood cancer c.cerebral palsy d.cystic fibrosis e.juvenile diabetes f.acquired immunodeficiency syndrome g.muscular dystrophy h.myelomeningocele form of spina bifida i.Tourette syndrome P244-256, A, D2 50.A _____________________________ is a brief, sudden malfunction of the brain due to a massive abnormal electrical discharge. P251, R, D1 51._____________________________ is a condition.
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Chapter Eleven:  Teaching Students Who Are at Risk Multiple-Choice Directions: Indicate the appropriate response to each item below. 1.Which of the following statement is false regarding students who are at risk? a.Children who are at risk do not qualify for special education services. b.The term “at-risk” has often been used to describe children who have.
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Essay Questions 4139.Six-year-old Carla has severe autism. Recently, she was placed in your classroom. Synthesize the interventions presented in your text, and detail how you might meet her needs in your classroom. P 198-219, A, D3 420.Describe interventions useful for an elementary child with FAS. .
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Matching Directions: Match the following accelerative options with the appropriate descriptors. a.combined classes b.curriculum compacting c.mentorships d.telescoping curriculum e.subject matter acceleration 186.Matt is a fifth-grader with exceptional ability in the area of linguistics. He attends a sixth-grade language arts class each day even though he is not assigned to the sixth grade. P275, A, D3 197.Abbie is currently completing.
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    Essay Questions 297.Children and youth from many culturally diverse groups are often underrepresented in classrooms and programs for the gifted. Describe procedures, using content presented from the text, that will minimize this underrepresentation. P267-269, R, D1 3028.As a new teacher, you have been employed in an inclusive school setting. The philosophy in this.
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Short-Answer/Short-Essay 176.The parents of a child with exceptionalities may encounter many critical problems. Describe five of these problems. P402, R, D1 187.Describe four ways that school personnel can facilitate the involvement of fathers in the educational process. P400, R, D1 198.Describe five ways that school personnel can help the siblings of students with an exceptionality. P405,.
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Matching Directions: Your book discusses five stages of parent reactions to a child with an exceptionality. Match each stage with an appropriate intervention. a.shock, disbelief, denial b.anger and resentment c.bargaining d.depression or discouragement e.acceptance 121.Focus on positive P403, R, D1 132.Encourage patience. P403, R, D1 143.Display empathic understanding. P403, R, D1 154.Encourage comfort from other parents. P403, R, D1 165.Listen with acceptance. P403, R, D1 .
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Essay Questions 52.Ten-year-old Samuel is a student with a moderate hearing loss in your classroom. Describe different ways that his needs might be met in your classroom. P229-232, R, D1 53.Thirteen-year-old Annelies is a student with blindness in your classroom. Describe different ways that his needs might be met in your classroom. P236-241, A,.
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Essay Questions 41.Choose two of the groups described in your texts who are at risk for school failure. Describe the issues that place each of these groups at risk, and discuss the implications for educational programming. P291-310, A, D3 42.You have been recently employed in an inner-city school that is comprised of predominately.
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Chapter Fifteen: Working with Families of Students with Exceptionalities Multiple-Choice Directions: Indicate the appropriate response to each item below 1.__________________ and _________________ have established a high level of parental involvement in the education of students with exceptionalities. a.Awareness and conviction b.Legislation and parental advocacy c.Litigation and mediation d.Professional involvement and parental concerns P398, R, D1 2.______________ give feedback on.
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Chapter Ten:  Teaching Students with Special Gifts and Talents Multiple-Choice Directions: indicate the appropriate response to each item below 1.The vast majority of children and youth who are gifted spend most of their school day in a.special schools b.special classes c.general education classrooms d.resource rooms P270, A, D1 2.Children and youth with special abilities a.are an overrepresented group of students b.are.
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210.What recommendations does Brandes (2005) make to enhance communication between school and parents? P408, R, D1 221.Describe ways that teachers can facilitate effective IEP conferences. P409-410, R, D1 232.Describe five helpful hints parents of children with exceptionalities can learn through parent education. P408-409, R, D1 243.Words can convey very negative meanings. Provide more positive word choices.
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