This quiz goes over some of the basic information you will need to know to complete a course in teaching.
So You Want to Be a Teacher?
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What does “cognitive development” refer to?Correct
Cognitive development encompasses a very wide range of learning. One of the best known theorists on cognitive development is Piaget.Incorrect
One of these is a good strategy for behavior management. Which?Correct
There are many acceptable strategies for behavior management. Positive reinforcement is just one. Incidentally, positive reinforcement doesn’t have to involve lavish praise. Often it is sufficient to show approval.Incorrect
Teaching a classroom of children involves just standing at the front and imparting knowledge.Correct
Clearly, at a fundamental level, teaching involves getting pupils to learn. The most important part of a teacher’s job (in my opinion) is to inspire the student to become actively engaged in their own learning.Incorrect
A classroom that is noisy is always one that is out of control.Correct
Many lessons involve spirited discussion between students. A noisy classroom often reflects a class of happy, engaged with the lesson, pupils.Incorrect
Music is important to the curriculum. Why?Correct
One way to look at music education is with the acronym CHUCKLED:
C – creativity/imagination
H – have fun
U – understanding of ourselves and others
C – communicate with others
K – know the soul
L – learn to discipline ourselves
E – express ourselves
D – develops higher level thinkingIncorrect
What do “fundamental movement skills” refer to?Correct
FMS include static balance; sprint run; vertical jump; catch; hop; side gallop; skip; throw; leap; kick; two-handed strike and dodge.Incorrect
What does planning a lesson involve?Correct
Lesson planning involves building on what your students already know and finding a lesson that engages their learning processes.Incorrect
The classroom should reflect the students’ interests.Correct
Using your students’ prior knowledge and interests creates a sense of belonging within the classroom. It also bridges the gulf between the students’ and the teacher’s knowledge.Incorrect
A teacher doesn’t need to have any knowledge of developmental theory.Correct
Developmental theory (physical, emotional, social and cognitive) provides a foundation for understanding of the learning process and child development.Incorrect
Why is lunchtime important?Correct
Learning does not only take place in the classroom!Incorrect