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Quiz 4 :

Pioneers of Modern Teaching

Quiz 4 :

Pioneers of Modern Teaching

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The teaching of Latin utilizing the student's vernacular language was emphasized by
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Sarah believes that schools too often get in the way of meaningful education.She wants to start her own school where children will have fewer textbooks and rules and more unstructured, firsthand experiences with the world.Which of the following theorists is most relevant to Sarah's beliefs?
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The naturalist theory provided that children___________________.
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Jan Komensky (Comenius) was best known for _____________ ideal in the education of young children.
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Katherine, an elementary school teacher, believes that children are by nature prone to mean and unruly behavior and that part of a teacher's job is to be a firm disciplinarian to help children overcome these tendencies.Katherine's ideas are most similar to which of the following?
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Comenius sought to develop an efficient method of instruction based on the
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Herbart was noted for incorporating history and literature into the curriculum.He did this to
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Rousseau broke with many educational philosophers in his belief that
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Antonia's dream is to establish her own primary school-one that educates the "whole child" and that has teachers who help children feel safe, secure, and cared for.Which of the following educational theorists should she study for ideas that may help her plan her school?
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Rousseau believed that the school as an institution
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The teachings of ________________ emphasized that children's interactions with their environments was the most effective way to learn new information.
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The use of teaching methods based on sensation and learner readiness was pioneered by
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Which of the following ideas was not shared by Pestalozzi and Rousseau?
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Pestalozzi believed that teachers needed to develop
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The teachings of _______________ structured learning environments based on the child's development.
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The child depravity theory held that the corruptive weakness of children could be corrected by
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Several educators discussed in this chapter proposed that children should have direct and immediate experience with nature, often through self-directed activities.Yet other educators proposed a more directive experience to be sure that the children came in contact with certain content.Analyze the merits and problems of each approach.
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________________'s principle included respecting children's natural needs and rejecting the child depravity doctrine.
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Develop a direct comparison between Montessori's and Piaget's philosophies and discuss how their environments may vary.
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Froebel believed that future teachers should reflect repeatedly on their own childhood experiences for insights that they can apply to their teaching.What have your childhood experiences taught you about how students learn and how you should teach? Based on these lessons from your experience, with which educational theorist discussed in Chapter 4 do you have the most in common? Why?
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