Kounin asserts that one of the characteristics of an effective manager is “With-it-ness”. Which principles serves as the basis of “with-it-ness”?
A. Have a mouth ready to speak at any time
B. Have minds packed with intellect and alertness
C. Have hands that write fast
D. Have eyes at the back of one’s head
D. With-it-ness happens when teachers are perceived by students with “eyes at the back of the head”. It means that the teacher is aware of all the things happening in the classroom.
Teacher Cindy can exercise legitimate authority in the classroom by the way of ______________.
A. Accepting her students the way they are
B. Acting “in loco parentis” towards all her students
C. Instilling the importance of good grades
D. Making them realize that she knows her subject matter with full mastery.
B. “In Loco Parentis” or “instead of a parent” refers to the legal responsibility of a teacher to take on some of the functions and responsibilities of a parent.
Which among the statements below does not characterize effective classroom management?
A. It teaches students to depend on others for self-control and self-regulation.
B. It redirects misbehavior quickly once it occurs.
C. It respects cultural norms and creeds of students.
D. Strategies are uncomplicated that they can enforced consistently.
A. Classroom management teaches the students to develop self-control rather that dependence on others to control their behavior.
Ms. Arena uses low-profile classroom techniques, therefore managing her classroom well. Which of the following techniques could have been employed by her?
A. After-school detention
B. Note to parents or guardian
C. Raising the pitch of the voice
D. Sending students off to the principle
D. Among the option, C is the only “low profile” way of classroom management.
This classroom practice is not recommended because it does not promote sound classroom management.
A. Enforcing firm and fair discipline in the classroom
B. Applying rules and regulations on a case-to-case basis
C. Developing a system of coming in and going out of the room
D. Establishing rules, regulations, and routines starting on the first day of school
B. All are good practices of classroom management, except for B. Policies and rules should be applied with consistency.
Which of the following needs is addressed when teachers encourage active class participation through individual and group activities?
A. The need to be accepted, important, and appreciated
B. The need to be popular within the group
C. The need to be close to the teacher
D. The need to be happy and satisfied at the expense of others
A. Participation during class discussion allows the students to feel an important member of the group.
Ms. Christine Chaung Tin-Ha, a new teacher at St. Monica University, can assert her reward power to her students by _____________.
A. Showing her students that she knows the lesson very well.
B. Assuring her students that they can succeed in class.
C. Asserting her students of her authority.
D. Giving her students the grades that are tantamount to their efforts.
D. Reward power of teacher is the authority of teacher to give student grade that he/she deserves.
This influence technique is best applied to the following example: Mr. Frederick Kwok Fan-Chui looks in his students’ eyes to tell them that he disapproves of their mischievous behavior.
A. Proximity control
B. Interest boosting
C. Direct appeal
D. Signal interference
D. Other example of signal interference is when the teacher put his index finger near the lips to signal “silence”.
Which of the following situations best depicts referent power?
A. Dr. Sandoval makes his students feel that he knows all about statistics and calculus.
B. Mrs. Rivera emphasizes the importance of good grades in her class.
C. Ms. Yeung asserts her authority over her students.
D. Professor Lucero makes his students feel accepted and appreciated all the time.
D. Referent power is shown when teacher makes his students feel “important” and being a part of the group the way they are.
This type of power is manifested by a teacher when he shows his students his vast knowledge of a subject matter.
A. philosophical power
B. expert power
C. legitimate power
D. referent power
B. Expert power is shown when teacher makes his student feel that he is knowledgeable about the lesson.