EDP 401

1.       What is an identifying structure of the middle school concept?
a.      “bigness within smallness”
b.        “smallness within bigness”
c.      Subject and textbook oriented
d.      Focus on mastery of concepts and skills
b. “smallness within bigness”
2.       Which of the following programs is NOT designed to help students transition from middle school into high school?
a.      Link Crew
b.      Raider Days
c.      Friends Form
d.      Family of Schools
c. Friends Form
3.       High school completion rate in Alberta is a concern. In 2008, there were _________ grade 12 students that did not graduate.
a.      20% or 9,000
b.         30% or 13,000
c.      40% or 18,000
d.      50% or 23,000
b.         30% or 13,000
4.       Which one of the following is NOT a contributing factor affecting completion rates in Alberta high schools?
a.      age of student when transitioning into high school
b.      socio and economic factors
c.      multiple transitions between schools before transitioning into high school
d.      emotional stability
a.      age of student when transitioning into high school
5.       Which of the following is a factor affecting student’s completion rate in Alberta, according to the research presented at the teacher’s perspective station?
a.      Mathematical Skills
b.      Inquiry
c.      Literacy
d.      Critical Thinking Skills
e.      Both b and d
c.      Literacy
6.       What is NOT one of the documents presented in class that informed changes for education in Alberta?
a.       Inspiring Education
b.      Setting the Direction
c.      Education is Our Buffalo
d.      Speak Out
c. Education is Our Buffalo
7.       Which of the following purposes of education as explain by Holmes (1986) is defined as “inculcating desired values and behaviours?”
a.      Socializing
b.      Allocative
c.      Custodial
d.      Intellectual
a.      Socializing
8.       Which of the following is NOT an example of a 21st century leaner competency?
a.      Communication
b.      Digital Literacy
c.      Creativity and Innovation
d.        Social Skills
d. Social Skills
9.  What two needs cause basic tension in education?
a.       Group needs vs. Individual needs
b.       Individual needs vs. Societal needs
c.       Societal needs vs. Group needs
d.      Community needs vs. School needs
b.       Individual needs vs. Societal needs
10.       Having to relate personal goals to school board goals and school board goals to government goals in education is known as the:
a.      Trickle Down Effect
b.      Drip Down Effect
c.      Trickle Up Effect
1. d.      Ripple Effect
a. Trickle Down Effect
_________________ extends the learners knowledge base and helps them develop skills that a 21st century learner should possess.
A.    Proper language
B.     Proper social skills
C.    Effective technology
D.    Technology
C. Effective technology
When using technology in the classroom, teachers should teach the students appropriate use of technology. According to the presentation, which of the following is NOT necessary to teach the students?
a.       Cyber bullying
b.      Inappropriate websites
c.       Enhancement of learning

d.      Playing online games

d. Playing online games
There are many types of technology that can be used in the classroom as a form of effective technology, which of the following would be LEAST likely used in a 21st century classroom?
a.       SMARTBoards
b.      Magazines/Newspapers
c.       PowerPoint, Prezi, Microsoft word
d.      Computers
b.      Magazines/Newspapers
Many schools block certain sites so you have to be aware when planning assignments based around the use of technology. What is this called?
a.       Filtering information
b.      Firewall
c.       Block wall
d.      None of the above
b. Firewall
When encountering problems with technology teachers should:
a.      Have an alternative plan
b.      Give students a free period
c.       Throw out lesson
d.      Have students work from the textbook
a. Have an alternative plan
There are many ways a teacher can create a persona in the classroom. Which of the following is not associated with the creation of a persona?
a.       Clothing
b.      Language
c.       Classroom
d.      Context
c. Classroom
What are the three realms of persona development?
a.       Physical
b.      Psychological
c.       Social
d.      All of the above
d. All of the above
Persona is created through social interactions. If a teacher were to use the words “honey” or “sweetie” there would be considered to have what type of persona?
a.      Gentle
b.      Harsh
c.       Motherly
d.      Inappropriate
a. Gentle
Relationship between persona and identity highlights that the way people think about themselves impact the ways they conduct themselves in public. This fits under what realm of persona development?
a.       Physical
b.      Psychological
c.       Social
d.      All of the above
b. Psychological
Teachers who teach in the ways that they were taught do this because of the influence of what persona development?
a.       Physical
b.      Psychological
c.       Social
d.      All of the above
c.       Social
Choose the best answer based on the social media presentation in class.
Cyber bullying is an example of
a.      Negative implications of social media.
b.      Positive implications of social media.
c.       Lack of parental supervision from home.

d.      How technology is destroying our youth.

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a. Negative implications of social media.
Social Media is
a.       A place where people can collaborate online.
b.      A place to share images and information.
c.       An alternative to the traditional style of teaching.
d.          All of the above.
d. All of the above.
A positive implication of social media from a parent’s perspective is
a.       Increases students engagement
b.          Direct line of communication between the parent and the school
c.       Students get more time working with technology
d.      It allows
b. Direct line of communication between the parent and the school
In your class there is a student who knows all the answers, but is afraid to speak in front of the class. You find that another teacher uses a twitter feed for students to answer anonymously using pseudonyms. This is an example of
a.       Increased technological proficiency
b.      Increasing student engagement
c.       Collaboration
d.          A positive implication of social media
d. A positive implication of social media
A negative implication of social media from a student’s perspective would be
a.       A distraction during class
b.      Spending too much time online
c.       Cyber bullying

d.      A and C

d. A and C
Article: Teaching and Reading the Millennial Generation through Media Literacy
According to the article on Teaching and Reading the Millennial Generation through Media Literacy, there are four forms of literacy. Which of the following include the correct four forms of literacy?
a.      Information literacy, Visual literacy, Digital Literacy, Media literacy
b.      Media literacy, Information literacy, Communication literacy, Digital literacy
c.       Visual literacy, Environmental literacy, Media literacy, Technological literacy
d.      Technological literacy, Media literacy, Environmental literacy, Information Literacy
a. Information literacy, Visual literacy, Digital Literacy, Media literacy
Media literacy can be defined as
a.   The ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and effectively communicate in a variety of forms including print and non-print texts.
b.      Having a clear understanding of technology
c.       The ability to comprehend the daily news
d.      A form of technological communication
a. The ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and effectively communicate in a variety of forms including print and non-print texts.
Children who have grown up since the emergence of the World Wide Web and related digital technologies are referred to as:
a.       Generation X
b.          The Millennial Generation
c.       Generation Millennium
d.      The Media Generation
b. The Millennial Generation
What are the three components of the T.A.P. Model (The Media Triangle)?
a.      Text, Audience, Production
b.      Tests, Assessments, Projects
c.       Typing, Acting, Printing
d.      Tango, Alfa, Papa
a. Text, Audience, Production
Which of these instruction strategies would a student from the Millennial Generation find most engaging?
a.       Paper and pen notes
b.      Overhead projectors
c.       PowerPoint slides
d.         Creation of a digital cartoon
d. Creation of a digital cartoon
1)      Which of the following statements is NOT a reason for employing the philosophy of a global classroom?
a)      The ability to understand the perspectives of someone else is a necessary life skill.
b)      The point of citizenship education is to prepare students to be responsible citizens of their community, and to be able to translate these traits to participation in the larger world.
c)      By including students in activities that put them in the perspective of others, they can better understand that people are more than the stereotypes of their culture.
d)     The ability to comprehend geographic thinking will aid students in gaining background knowledge about issues happening around the world.
d) The ability to comprehend geographic thinking will aid students in gaining background knowledge about issues happening around the world.
According to the presentation, all of the following are definitions of the global classroom EXCEPT a)      The global classroom is bringing an awareness to and appreciation for different cultural perspectives.
b)      The global classroom is a vehicle which drives the thinking of students towards a deeper understanding of world culture and the students’ places in it.
c)      The global classroom is helping students understand the effect people can have on each other through global collaboration.
d)     The global classroom is a tool teachers can use to adjust students’ paradigms towards a more democratic and Western worldview.
d)     The global classroom is a tool teachers can use to adjust students’ paradigms towards a more democratic and Western worldview.
3)      Since students learn better when they can relate things to their own lives, activities that integrate a global perspective
a)      help students see what other people’s lives are really like.
b)      help students understand the superiority of their own traditions.
c)      will increase the students’ ability to judge other cultures based on their own perspective.

d)     are useless because they have nothing to do with the students’ lives.

a) help students see what other people’s lives are really like.
4)      Which of the following is NOT one of the LISTED strategies used to integrate a global perspective?
a)      Live people in your classroom
b)     Culture fairs/ potlucks
c)      Skype in the classroom
d)     Model UN
b) Culture fairs/ potlucks
5)      Using Simcity to teach students about the people living through the Fukishima, Japan power plant meltdown is an example of
a)      virtual tours in the classroom.
b)      virtual field trips in the classroom.
c)      speakers in the classroom.
d)     simulations in the classroom.
d) simulations in the classroom.
1. Literacy First: A plan for Action defines literacy as:

a.     the ability to read and write.
b.     the ability to acquire, create, connect and communicate meaning in a wide variety of contexts.
c.      the ability to decipher text in written or oral form and gain understanding through personal interpretation.
d.     the ability of a student to perform at a pre-determined grade level standard.

b. the ability to acquire, create, connect and communicate meaning in a wide variety of contexts.
2. The literacy model presented in Inspiring Action on Education includes all of the following components EXCEPT

a.     Critical thinking and problem solving
b.     Digital literacy
c.      Creativity and Innovation
d.     Identity and Personal Management

d. Identity and Personal Management
3. Which of the following is a relevant factor concerning literacy as outlined in the Literacy First document?

a.     The importance of building literacy skills in curriculum for all subjects
and grades.
b.     Literacy skills need to be the individual’s responsibility.
c.     Literacy directly correlates to middle school student enrollment.
d.     The effects of poor literacy skills are most dramatically felt by post secondary students.
4. There is a need for literacy professional development for:

a.     The importance of building literacy skills in curriculum for all subjects
and grades.
4. There is a need for literacy professional development for:

a.     teachers dealing with ELL students
b.     teachers in the English Language Arts strand
c.     teachers in K-12 of all disciplines
d.     teachers in early literacy programs

c. teachers in K-12 of all disciplines
5. The interrelated nature of literacy learning is BEST described as the following working together:

a.     families, communities, individuals, schools and school authorities, and Alberta Education
b.     teachers, students, parents and other health professionals
c.      activities, assessments, and early prevention

d.     thematic units, reading programs, and teacher cooperation

a. families, communities, individuals, schools and school authorities, and Alberta Education
1. Online learning programs differ in which of the following ways?

a.     Delivery formats
b.     Registration processes
c.     Face-to-face requirements
d.     All of the above

d. All of the above
2. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of private schooling?

a.     Offer programs with a particular focus
b.     Able to cap class sizes
c.     Make decisions based on personal needs
d.     Expensive tuition costs

d. Expensive tuition costs
3. Parents intending to homeschool could notify:

a.     A school board
b.     A supervising teacher
c.     An accredited private school
d.     Both a and c

d. Both a and c
4. Homeschooling parents who decide not to follow the Alberta curriculum must adhere to:

a.     the Schedule of Learning Outcomes
b.     the Blended Program for Home Schooling
c.     the Goals for Home Education
d.     any curricular programs

a. the Schedule of Learning Outcomes
5. Which educational delivery model is autonomous, nonprofit, belongs to the public sector, and provides enhanced education programs:

a.     private schools
b.     online schools
c.     charter schools
d.     home schools

c. charter schools
1.     Which of the following was NOT listed as a common gender bias towards girls on the study guide:
a.     Assertive behaviour from girls is often seen as disruptive
b.     Girls are praised for being neat, quiet and calm
c.     Girls are praised for their ability in math and science
d.     Girls usually receive less attention from teachers.
c. Girls are praised for their ability in math and science
2.     Which of the following was NOT listed as a common gender bias towards boys on the study guide:
a.     All boys aren’t sensitive
b.     All boys like competition
c.     “Boys will be boys”

d.     Boys receive less attention from teachers

d. Boys receive less attention from teachers
3.     Which strategy would be MOST appropriate for creating a biased free classroom that was discussed on the study guide
a.     Segregating the sexes at all times
b.     Focusing on the needs of both genders
c.     Be an appropriate role-model
d.     Be aware of the tone of your voice when speaking
b. Focusing on the needs of both genders
4.     Which of the following is usually NOT an effective strategy for engaging boys:
a.     Collaborative work
b.     Kinesthetic learning
c.     Competition
d.     Visual cues
a. Collaborative work
5.     Which of the following is usually NOT and effective strategy for engaging girls
a.     Collaborative work
b.     Using textures and patterns
c.       Competition
d.     Learning through narratives
c. Competition
1.     Which of the following is not one of the “6 partnerships” of working together with parents:
a.     Decision making
b.     Communication
c.       Inclusion
d.     Community Involvement
c. Inclusion
2.     What is the primary shared role between families and schools
a.     Socialization and Education
b.     Childcare and Socialization
c.     Education and Discipline
d.     Discipline and Socialization
a. Socialization and Education
3.     Which of the following is the CORRECT definition of “Deficit Theory”:
a.     Teacher not including all learning outcomes
b.     Failing at school due to certain lacks in student life
c.     School running over budget
d.     When schools don’t reward the knowledge, skills and values of the family
b. Failing at school due to certain lacks in student life
4.     Which of the following is NOT a reason to collaborate between teachers and parents:
a.     Democracy
b.     Public support
c.     Improved student achievement
d.       Improved parenting skills
d. Improved parenting skills
5.     Which of the following is NOT a reason for the declining pattern of parental involvement as students get older (as seen in “Parental Involvement: A Research Brief for Practitioners” By: Stelmack)
a.       Lack of common interest between parent and student
b.     Lack of familiarity with the curriculum
c.     Parents returning to the workforce

d.     Lack of teacher awareness of how to effectively involve parents at higher grade levels

a. Lack of common interest between parent and student
What are the three issues restricted by Bill 44?
a)      Controversial issues, religion, human sexuality
b)      Religion, human sexuality, sexual orientation
c)       Genocide, war, graphic violence
d)      Sexual orientation, graphic violence, religion
b) Religion, human sexuality, sexual orientation
When does Bill 44 not apply to material taught in the classroom?
a)      When it is clearly outlined in the POS
b)      When it comes up in discussion
c)       When it is referred to indirectly through curricular material
d)      When a student is personally experiencing one of the topics restricted in Bill 44
c) When it is referred to indirectly through curricular material
What is a GSA and what does it accomplish?
a)      It is a club where homophobic students can safely voice their opinions
b)      It is a club where LGBTQ students can meet and greet
c)       It is a club that provides information and direction to questioning students
d)      It a club that provides a safe, caring forum or gay and straight students to socialize
d) It a club that provides a safe, caring forum or gay and straight students to socialize
A student comes to you, upset because other students have been making homophobic remarks to them. What is the best course of action?
a)      Tell them that there is nothing you can do because of Bill 44
b)      Refer them to someone who can help (ex. counselor, principal)
c)       Listen to them and see what you can do to help
d)      Advise them to alter their behavior to “fit in”
c) Listen to them and see what you can do to help
Most LGBTQ students indicate that in their overall school experience, they are:
a)      Harassed on a regular basis
b)      Harassed occasionally
c)       Accepted by their peers and left alone
d)      Celebrated for their differences
a) Harassed on a regular basis
What should teachers do to provide support for LGBTQ students?
a)      Openly celebrate any known LGBTQ students in class
b)      Use inclusive language
c)       Do nothing, if they need support they will come to you
d)      Involve the parents when there is concern
b) Use inclusive language
What would be an example of using inclusive language?
a)      Using the word homosexual instead of gay
b)      Emphasizing fathers/mothers day
c)       Using broad terms such as “parents”
d)      Saying culture, gender or sexuality don’t matter in your classroom
c) Using broad terms such as “parents”
What does LGBTQ stand for?
a)      Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning
b)      Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer
c)       Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Questioning

d)      Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Queer

a) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning
To “play it safe” around LGBTQ issues, you should
a)      Avoid talking about the issues entirely
b)      Talk positively about successful gay historical figures or current leaders
c)       Have a guest speaker talk about LGBTQ issues so that you don’t directly break any rules.
b) Talk positively about successful gay historical figures or current leaders
If a school chooses to do a “Day of Silence”, how is it conducted?
a)      Students wear white and avoid talking to each other
b)      Students avoid talking to suspected LGBTQ students for the day
c)       Students wear rainbows and communicate only through written word
d)      Students give white roses to suspected LGBTQ students in support of them and to encourage them to “break their silence”.
a) Students wear white and avoid talking to each other
Which of the following is NOT a teacher’s role in educating ELL students?
1. As observers, teachers are careful and sensitive observers of students as they interact and become accustomed to linguistic and cultural differences.
2. As facilitators, teachers act as interpreters for students as they construct their own understanding of the new language.
3. As learners, teachers continually become more knowledgeable about language development and how ESL students’ cultural backgrounds affect their school experience.
4. As diagnosticians, teachers are responsible for determining students English language abilities, and scaffolding their skills.
4. As diagnosticians, teachers are responsible for determining students English language abilities, and scaffolding their skills.
In 2007 Alberta Education released a document as a guide to the implementation of ELL education for grades K-9. Who is the intended audience for this document?
1. Parents and Teachers
2. Teachers and Administrators
3. Volunteers and Administrators
4. Students and Teachers
2. Teachers and Administrators
How long you use and apply something from when you initially learned it is defined as ___________.
1. Repetition
2. Retroactivity
3. Redundancy
4. Recall
2. Retroactivity
Which of the following factors has the least impact on a students ability to learn subsequent languages?
1. Level of literacy in their first language
2. Prior formal schooling
3. Similarity between native and subsequent languages

The student’s age

The student’s age
Which of the following is a way that you can aid ELL students in identifying important information in text?
a) Repeating instructions
1. Graphic organizers
2. Teacher centered classroom

Allowing students to pre-read assignments at home

1. Graphic organizers
The process that immigrant children go through to learn the norms of a new society is known as__________.
1. enculturation
2. acculturation
3. assimilation
4. homogenization
2. acculturation
According to Li, who are the vast majority of recent immigrants to Canada?
1. Highly educated professionals from European countries
2. Refugees from the Middle East and Africa
3. Highly educated professionals from non-European countries
4. Working class citizens from Asia.
3. Highly educated professionals from non-European countries
The single biggest factor affecting cultural integration on both individual and group levels is ____________.
1. discrimination
2. gender
3. income level
4. education
1. discrimination
Which of the following statements does NOT identify how the Chinese students in Li’s article view Canadian schooling?
1. “I think although teachers in China are more responsible, people want to come to Canada because school here is much easier.”
2. “Personally I prefer the Canadian style of education… this system of education will benefit students greatly in the future when they’re exposed to the real world”
3. “I cannot believe school is so easy in Canada… I can finish all of my work in class.”
4. “I feel that Canadian schools are superior… I have learned a lot since I arrived in Canada and I know that I can make a difference in the world.”
4. “I feel that Canadian schools are superior… I have learned a lot since I arrived in Canada and I know that I can make a difference in the world.”
When writing about their home experiences students identified all but which of the following as influential?
1. Unwavering parental support
2. Immigrant poverty
3. Sibling relationships
4. Traditional Chinese culture
3. Sibling relationships
1.      Teachers can develop the capacity to identify skills a student needs to meet outcomes by obtaining a wider range of _____________ skills and recognize and appreciate each other’s unique ______ and expertise (Sharpe & Hawes, 2003, p. 2-3). Which words correctly complete this sentence?
a.       assessment, talents
b.      collaboration,  roles
c.       educational, features
d.      classroom management, opinions
b. collaboration, roles
2.      According to the material presented in the Collaboration and Inclusion presentation, the role of providing one on one support for students in the classroom, belongs to:
a.       The teacher.
b.      The parent.
c.       The educational assistant.
d.      Student’s peers.
c.       The educational assistant.
3.      Which of the following is NOT a challenge involved with collaboration and inclusion?
a.       Wider range of ability levels present in classroom.
b.      Potential for parental concerns.
c.       Effectively pacing lesson for all students.
d.      Students are working in a heterogeneous environment.
d. Students are working in a heterogeneous environment.
4.      Mrs. Wright is instructing at the front of the classroom. As she teaches, Ms. Cranston is moving about the room assisting individual students as needed and helping students to stay on task. Which type of collaborative teaching is the above scenario describing?
a.      One teaching, one drifting.
b.      Parallel teaching.
c.       Alternate teaching.
d.      Team teaching.
a. One teaching, one drifting.
5.      The Applied Collaboration Model has 5 steps suggested for general and special education teachers to follow to meet the need of students. What is the correct sequence of steps listed below?
                              I.            Evaluate students using established criteria.
                           II.            Decide on accommodations for the student and determine responsibil­ity for implementing them.
                        III.            Monitor, adjust, and provide for­mative feedback.
                        IV.            Review the standard, performance task, and curricular demands.
                           V.            Discuss the learning needs of the student and the availability of resources.
a.       III, IV, V, II, I
b.      IV, V, II, III, I
c.       IV, V, I, III, II
d.      I, V, III, IV, II
b. IV, V, II, III, I
1.      Which of the following roles IS the responsibility of the Educational Assistant in an inclusive classroom?
a.       Diagnose learning needs.
b.      Evaluate student progress.
c.       Collect data for use in student evaluations.
d.      Report to parents formally and informally.
c. Collect data for use in student evaluations.
2.      The activity of discussing desired outcomes for the student would be the responsibility of:
a.       Teacher.
b.      Advisory personnel.
c.       Educational assistant.
d.      Joint responsibility.
d. Joint responsibility.
3.      Jimmy is a student with disabilities in your inclusive classroom. He has cerebral palsy and uses a walker to aid with physical mobility. What was the suggestion from our presenters in the Educational Assistant Presentation in regards to who should help this student, if necessary, to get around?
a.      Student’s peers.
b.      Teacher.
c.       Educational assistant.

d.      No one.

a. Student’s peers.
4.      The presenters from the Educational Assistant Presentation identified several reasons why collaboration between teachers and EAs is important? Which of the following is NOT a reason why this kind of collaboration is important?
a.       It creates a sense of team.
b.      Empowers EA.
c.       Helps to manage responsibilities.
d.      Creates less work for the teacher.
d. Creates less work for the teacher.
5.        If you were unsure about the difference between the roles of the teacher and the roles of the educational assistant, where was the resource that the presenters on Educational Assistants suggested we look for clarification?
a.       Learn Alberta.
b.      Alberta Education.
c.       Alberta Teacher’s Association.
d.      Alberta Assessment Consortium.
c. Alberta Teacher’s Association.
1.  Which of the following is ALWAYS a reason for why students bully:
a) their parents were bullies.
b) there are unknown underlying issues.
c) they are challenged.

d) of the influence throughout the media.

b) there are unknown underlying issues.
2.  Bullying prevention starts:
a) in the classroom school.
b) in extracurricular activities.
c) at home.
d) on the playground.
c) at home.
3.  Character and citizenship education focuses on:
a) academic skills.
b) socialization.
c) health and wellness.

d) moral intelligence.

d) moral intelligence.
4. Character and citizenship education should show up in the classroom when the teacher has:
a)  a teachable moment.
b) pre-planned lessons.
c) open discussions.
d) all of the above.
d) all of the above.
5.  Resources and support services for teaching character and citizenship education are found:
a) through colleagues.
b) at conferences.
c) online.
d) all of the above.
d) all of the above.
1.  What should classroom teachers do to implement character and citizenship education?
a) take sole charge of student discipline.
b) rely on the community to educate the students.
c) play an essential role on a leadership team.

d) discuss student behaviors and problems with friends.

c) play an essential role on a leadership team.
2. As a future educator how can you involve student’s parents in their character and citizenship education?
a) hold classroom walk-throughs with parents.
b) expect parents to follow through on assigned roles.
c) share information about the curriculum with parents.
d) a & c
e) a & b
d) a & c
3.  Which instructional strategy would LEAST support character and citizenship education?
a) unit exams.
b) cooperative learning.
c) role playing.
d) service learning.
a) unit exams.
4.  As a classroom teacher, you can incorporate character and citizenship education into your classroom by:
a) giving special attention to character traits in a novel in English class.
b) celebrating and acknowledging perseverance during math problems.
c) emphasizing responsibility in group labs during science.

d) all of the above.

d) all of the above.
1) The ability to think divergently and create many possible solutions to problems is an example of a student who is gifted in the area of
a) general academic
b) artistic
c) creative thinking
d) social

e) all of the above

c) creative thinking
2) Students who demonstrate mastery of content and move on to enrichment and accelerated study is known as
a) interest groups
b) tiered assignments
c) learning centres
d) compacting
d) compacting
3) To effectively design and implement strategies for teaching students who are gifted, teachers must have:
a) a clear conception of giftedness
b) an understanding of the unique individual needs of each gifted student
c) knowledge of the curriculum and adequate resources
d) a framework that gives direction for planning enrichment and acceleration
e) all of the above
e) all of the above
4) Conceptions of giftedness are
a) moving away from performance- based identification to traditional identification
b) moving away from traditional identification to performance-based identification
c) moving towards IQ tests
d) none of the above
b) moving away from traditional identification to performance-based identification
5. What are optimal learning conditions for gifted students?
a) flexible curriculum, open relationship, material rich environment, and student involvement in learning process
b) fixed curriculum, open relationship, material rich environment, and student involvement in learning process
c) independent projects, learning centres, mentorships, tiered assignments
d) safe and caring environment, teacher’s clear conception of giftedness, mentorships, tiered assignments
a) flexible curriculum, open relationship, material rich environment, and student involvement in learning process
6) As a teacher who works with Gifted students Chapter 10 in the document “Making A Difference” says that you must be very flexible. Please choose the BEST answer for how a teacher can best be flexible for gifted students needs:
a) Interrelated Content: applying ideas or methods from one subject to another field
b) Pacing: Allow students to complete some outcomes more quickly in order to spend more time on other challenging outcomes
c) Perfectionism: allow for compulsiveness and high standards
d) Assessment: test students only on the challenging outcomes rather than all of the outcomes
b) Pacing: Allow students to complete some outcomes more quickly in order to spend more time on other challenging outcomes
7) Which is NOT a way to differentiate content for students, making it more
a) abstract
b) complex
c) interrelated
d) work
d) work
8. Gifted students have particular behavioral characteristics and teachers need to know how to differentiate for specific learning needs. Please choose the characteristic that is BEST matched with the correct learning need.
a) Avid reader: longer time spans for task
b) Varied interests: opportunities to explore and reflect on affective learning
c) Independence in learning: practice leadership and service
d) High level of verbal skills: opportunities to more in-depth discussions and reflections
d) High level of verbal skills: opportunities to more in-depth discussions and reflections
9. Students in a gifted program
a) have their own curriculum and are graded according to the outcomes
b) have the same curriculum and are graded according to the outcomes
c) have their own curriculum and are graded relative to a higher standard

d) have the same curriculum and are graded relative to  a higher standard

b) have the same curriculum and are graded according to the outcomes
10. Common intellectual characteristics of students who are gifted include all of the following EXCEPT
a) low motivation and interest
b) advanced intellectual achievement
c) problem-solving ability
d) logical thinking
a) low motivation and interest
10. Common intellectual characteristics of students who are gifted include all of the following EXCEPT
a) low motivation and interest
b) advanced intellectual achievement
c) problem-solving ability
d) logical thinking
a) low motivation and interest
1-Residential Schools
a)      Provided FNMI students with a foundation of education to positively promote the FNMI assimilation process
b)      Housed FNMI students whose parents granted permission for attendance during the ages of 10 -17
c)       Housed FNMI  students throughout much of their youth without regard to the wishes of the First Nation community
d)      Largely disbanded in the early 80’s due to lack of adequate funding
b)      Housed FNMI students whose parents granted permission for attendance during the ages of 10 -17
2-What element of the sharing circle does the notion of Wahkohtowin best apply to?
a)      Generosity
b)      Independence
c)       Mastery
d)      Belonging
d) Belonging
4-In order to best meet their learning needs, teachers should be aware of some of the factors which often relate to FNMI students. All of the following descriptions can be associated with FNMI learners except which of the following:
a)      Learning needs to have clear & immediate connections to their world.
b)      They often learn best through stories, observations and imitations.
c)       They may value symbols and pictures tied to spirituality and culture.
d)      They always identify themselves as belonging to First Nations, Metis or Inuit.
d) They always identify themselves as belonging to First Nations, Metis or Inuit.
5-In order to create an open & welcoming atmosphere it is important that __________ collaborate with parents & community, act a positive role model and nurture behaviours that value relationships.
a)      Teachers
b)       Schools
c)      Elders

d)     Students

A) teachers
6-What is the best definition of First Nations?
a)      The original lands that the First Nations inhabited prior to European arrival
b)      Canada’s land without the segregational borders developed by political governing systems
c)       The people, and the designated land occupied by FNMI people
d)      The FNMI population of Canada
c)       The people, and the designated land occupied by FNMI people
8-Traditionally, the Aboriginal learning environment was often:
a)      a multisensory large group activity
b)       beginning with observation and evolving into tactile, hands-on experiences
c)        The classroom was the home and the village and, most significantly, the natural environment.
d)    A & C only
e)       B & C only
e)       B & C only
10-Of the following, what is the most recent change in FNMI rights and freedoms
a)      Residential schools
b)       Permission to leave their reserves only if they had a written pass from a local Indian agent.
c)   No sweats, Potlach or sweats permitted
d)      The right to vote for aboriginal votes
a) Residential schools

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