Mult. Ed Quiz #1 Summer 2010 Name



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Mult. Ed Quiz #1 Summer 2010 Name___________________________________

MULTIPLE CHOICE:


1)



All of the following are duties of a special education teacher EXCEPT:

1)


_______

A)



Learning about new assistive technology devices

B)



Giving students with special needs after school jobs

C)



Helping a student become a member of a school club

D)



Helping to improve out-of-school services


2)



Pacing, intensity, structure, reinforcement, curriculum, and collaboration are some of the characteristics of which of the following?

2)


_______

A)



Special education

B)



General education classrooms

C)



Federal education laws

D)



School reform


3)



The characteristic of special education which involves altering the amount of time devoted to direct instruction and practice as well as the complexity of steps used to teach multifaceted concepts is called:

3)


_______

A)



Reinforcement

B)


Pacing

C)



Monitoring

D)


Intensity


4)



A classroom which provides intensive, small group instruction on topics that students with special needs find difficult is called:

4)


_______

A)



Co-teaching classroom

B)


Resource room

C)



Self-contained classroom

D)


General education classroom


5)



Classes held in separate rooms or schools for students with more severe disabilities are called:

5)


_______

A)



General education classroom

B)


Co-teaching classroom

C)



Resource room

D)


Self-contained classroom


6)



Being willing to cooperate; promoting acceptance; planning, teaching, and collaborative problem-solving are important in promoting which of the following?

6)


_______

A)



Good student behavior

B)


Happier teachers

C)



Positive inclusive classroom

D)


Higher report card grades


7)



Caring, fairness, and ________ are essential qualities for teachers and will provide a positive impact on students.

7)


_______

A)



Experience

B)


Respect

C)



Organization skills

D)


Education


8)



Humor, enjoyment, relating personal experiences, being animated, and maintaining an active pace are signs of a teacher's ________.

8)


_______

A)



Quality education

B)


Subject knowledge

C)



Enthusiasm

D)


Experience


9)



Strong accountability, increased flexibility and local control of schools, research-based teaching methods, options for parents, and highly qualified teachers are components of which federal law?

9)


_______

A)



Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

B)



No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

C)



Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

D)



Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)


10)



Nondiscriminatory identification, assessment and evaluation, least restrictive environment, individual education plans, and procedural safeguards are components of which federal law?

10)


______

A)



Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

B)



No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

C)



Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

D)



Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)


11)



Inclusion, accountability, and overrepresentation of students from certain minorities are current issues of which of the following?

11)


______

A)



Higher education

B)


Special education

C)



Remedial education

D)


General education


12)



Developing valid and reliable methods for making appropriate testing accommodations is considered the key issue of which of the following?

12)


______

A)



Accountability

B)


Inclusion

C)



Overrepresentation

D)


Parent rights


13)



When the preferred placement of general education classroom is not successful for a student and the school uses an alternative on the continuum of services, this is called ________.

13)


______

A)



Individualized Education Program (IEP)

B)



Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

C)



Parent participation

D)



Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)


14)



The court case that determined that African American students who were required to attend segregated schools were not receiving an equal education is ________.

14)


______

A)



PARC v. the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

B)



Mills v. Board of Education

C)



Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas

D)



Board of Education v. Rowley


15)



The court case that provides students with disabilities are to have access to a free appropriate public education and due process regardless of the school district's financial status is ________.

15)


______

A)



Mills v. Board of Education

B)



Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas

C)



Board of Education v. Rowley

D)



PARC v. the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


16)



The court case that requires programs of individualized and enable a student to benefit from an education is ________.

16)


______

A)



Mills v. Board of Education

B)



PARC v. the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

C)



Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas

D)



Board of Education v. Rowley


17)



America is most importantly divided along ________ and education lines rather than race.

17)


______

A)



Economic

B)


Cultural

C)



Language

D)


Gender


18)



Students with disabilities are more likely to be ________ than are students in the general population.

18)


______

A)



Upper class

B)


Wealthy

C)



Poor

D)


Middle class


19)



________ students with disabilities are at the highest risk of dropping out of school.

19)


______

A)



Cultural and linguistically diverse

B)



Asian

C)



European Americans

D)



Hispanic


20)



Teachers often lack familiarity and/or comfort with the norms of other ________. This can lead to incorrect perceptions of child behavior.

20)


______

A)



Languages

B)


Families

C)



Cultures

D)


Schools


21)



Ensuring high expectations, holding schools accountable, reducing differences among groups of students, and serving as a catalyst for school improvement positive outcomes of which of the following?

21)


______

A)



Teacher training

B)


Student attitude

C)



Parent involvement

D)


High-stakes testing


22)



Becoming a student of culture and difference, developing a vision of students who succeed, and learning not to judge are guidelines for which of the following?

22)


______

A)



Culturally responsive teaching

B)



Working with parents

C)



Guiding student behavior

D)



Creating a positive classroom environment


23)



One strategy for ________ is to seek out examples of students whose background and experience are different from the norm but who exceed in school.

23)


______

A)



Communicating with families

B)



Classroom management

C)



Collaborative teaching

D)



Developing a vision


24)



A teacher who is culturally curious recognizes that all people are influenced by their background, culture, and ________.

24)


______

A)



Peers

B)


Siblings

C)



Parents

D)


Experiences


25)



Working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds requires us to constantly question our reactions to students and their families and to check the human tendency to judge different as ________.

25)


______

A)



Acceptable

B)


Normal

C)



Not acceptable

D)


Abnormal


26)



Linking children's interests, experiences, families and home cultures, empowering students to seek equity and social justice, and ensuring that students understand what equity means are ways of doing which of the following?

26)


______

A)



Using culturally relevant curriculum

B)



Connecting pedagogy to students

C)



Meeting state standards

D)



Creating an ethos of care


27)



IEP stands for which of the following?

27)


______

A)



Ideal Early Program

B)



Ideal Education Plan

C)



Individualized Education Plan

D)



Individualized Early Program


28)



Monitoring students outside of the classroom, meeting with parents, writing teaching plans, conducting end of the year assessments are duties of which of the following?

28)


______

A)



School psychologist

B)


Paraeducators

C)



Special education teacher

D)


Guidance Counselor


SHORT ANSWER: Give a brief explanation to answer each question below.


29)



Explain what is meant by the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).


30)



Explain the meaning of highly qualified teachers according to NCLB.


32)



Identify the recommendations for teachers to better meet the needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to reduce the extent to which these students are overrepresented in special education.


33)



Explain the importance for teachers learning not to judge in response to culture.


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