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Lifespan Development Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 16 :

Schools, Achievement, and Work

Quiz 16 :

Schools, Achievement, and Work

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Project Head Start was designed to provide children from low-income families with
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Developmentally appropriate education is an evolving concept and varies by program. Recent changes have given more attention to
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Which of the following is a teacher-centered approach to learning?
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Critics of the Montessori approach (and proponents of DAP) argue that in addition to cognitive development, what should be addressed in early childhood educational programs?
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Every morning, Ms. Santos dictates a vocabulary word, including its spelling, meaning, and an example of it used in a sentence. Which teaching method does this best illustrate?
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Developmentally appropriate practices at the kindergarten level are likely to
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Ms. Espinoza uses a direct instruction approach when teaching reading and often assigns hands-on, constructivist projects for reinforcing new skills. What would educational psychology experts say about this teacher's instructional approach?
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Amir attends a preschool in which he independently selects activities and spends a varied amount of time on each, as he desires. His teacher acts as a facilitator rather than a director. Amir most likely attends a
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The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act is aimed at improving student performance through:
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Advocates of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act argue that it will have all of the following positive effects except for
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The director says, "We believe that direct instruction and drill and practice will help our kindergarten students master the skills needed for future school success. We don't waste time on silly games and fluff." This kindergarten is more
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What has research shown about the effects of a developmentally inappropriate kindergarten approach?
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Which of the following is a criticism of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act?
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Janene and Michael head a low-income family. They are concerned that their young children are not acquiring the necessary skills and experiences necessary for academic success in school due to their low-income situations. What program is designed to address their needs?
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Which of the following would a constructivist-based classroom LEAST likely incorporate?
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Which of the following (in its most modern incarnation) may emphasize the importance of collaboration with others to produce knowledge and understanding?
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Which of the following emphasizes the child's active role in building knowledge and understanding through exploration and discovery?
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Every morning, Mr. Lawson's students learn one new word. First, students make a guess at the meaning. Next, they explore their anthology book for the word in context. Finally, they look up the word in a dictionary. Which teaching method does this best illustrate?
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Which of the following would be emphasized in a child-centered kindergarten?
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Which approach to student learning is criticized for turning children into passive learners who do not learn to think critically or creatively?
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