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Quiz 10 :

Culture, Socialization, and Education

Quiz 10 :

Culture, Socialization, and Education

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The increase in the number of working mothers, the number of single-parent families, and divorce over the last fifty years has probably been instrumental in changing the way children in the United States are socialized, because
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What role does technology play in the development of socialization among school age children?
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The potential is there for technology to play a negative role by hindering school achievement, providing negative outlets for socialization, altering some basic value systems, encouraging social isolation, and providing mixed media messages.On a positive note, the technology movement also allows the opportunity to provide extended classroom experiences embracing the social networks, providing media rich sources of information and creating better experiences centered on social development.

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Several researchers have proposed that teachers and the educational system on the whole reward conformity and adherence to rules, instruction, and regulations.Additionally, teachers tend to frown upon independent or unconventional learners.Despite this, many of the foremost "minds" of today demonstrate creative and innovative thinking.As an educator how might you address this dichotomy?
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Answers will vary widely.Respondents should address points made by Jackson and Goodlad.Answers should address the issue of rewarding good behavior and lack of disruptiveness while granting students room for creativity, independent thought, and the exploration of new ideas and possibilities.Students might bring up individuals such as Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, entrepreneurs and innovators who stressed creativity and unorthodox manners of thinking as means of achieving success.

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Schoolchildren, particularly at the secondary level, experience a number of pressures and problems that may lead to the use of drugs, drinking, delinquency, teenage pregnancy, and possibly suicide.Educators have debated how much responsibility schools should assume in addressing these issues.Discuss what schools should do about these problems.Give the rationale for schools taking the responsibility that you describe.
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Often, homeless children who attend school
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Teachers can help improve or increase students' aspirations by encouraging them to participate in
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The largest increase in alcohol use is with ______________________________.
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Which of the following may contribute to the increase in suicide rates among children in the United States?
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A nuclear family can be described as one that
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Researchers examining the "net generation" conclude that
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Hurried child syndrome may result when parents of young children overemphasize
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Which social institution has been identified as having become less influential as a socializing force over the past several decades?
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Some say that highly industrialized societies are creating a new trend-the "post nuclear family." Which of the following families is the best example of this trend?
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According to Coleman's study in 1961, students with high prestige in high school include
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A major contributing factor to the number of latchkey children is the increase in the number of
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Drug and alcohol use by teenagers in the United States ________________ other industrialized nations.
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An individual who is prepared to function first as a young person and then as an adult is
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Given current social conditions and trends, which of the following statements about Sam, a hypothetical twelve-year-old boy, is most likely to be true?
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In school, overindulged children may
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The percentage of female-headed families below the poverty line is
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