Teacher Joseph Tamayo would like to discuss the Water Cycle with his grade 4 pupils next week. Which graphic organizer is the best for him to use?
A. Sequence chain
B. Story map
D. Attribute wheel
A. Sequence Chain is the most appropriate graphic organizer among the 4 options.
Which among the following practices best reflects effective and harmonious classroom management?
A. The application of lessons in students’ daily lives
B. The laughter and enjoyment of students through teachers’ jokes
C. The utilization of varied teaching strategies by teachers
D. The variety of instructional materials used in lessons
A. The ultimate test of a good classroom management is if this can be applied in their daily lives.
It is widely believed that teachers facilitate learning. Which of the following situations violates this principle?
A. Teacher Robin is very much familiar with the latest teaching innovations, so he attends seminars on educational technology.
B. The teachers of St. Mane Eugenia Academy perform not only classroom roles but also involve themselves in community development.
C. Mrs. Susana Jarque uses proactive discipline methods in the classroom and shows her students that she loves them.
D. Mr. Harvey Yeung Hoi-Chun ridicules his students whenever they commit infractions in the classroom.
D. Teachers should not humiliate students.
Ms. Rachelle Feliciano, a literature professor wants to present historical movements in Philippine Literature. What is the most appropriate teaching tool for Ms. Feliciano to sue?
A. Time line
B. Cluster map
C. Venn diagram
D. Story map
A. Time line would be most appropriate to use since this will graphically present the Philippine literature in chronological order.
From the following skills below, which is the highest in terms of level according to Bloom’s Cognitive Taxonomy?
B. Literal comprehension
C. Critical comprehension
D. Critical evaluation
D. When students are able to critically evaluate a certain lesson then it is considered the highest in Bloom’s Cognitive Taxonomy (Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analysis, Synthesis, Evaluation)
New teachers like Teacher Jojo Simbulan, Teacher Elaine Rodriguez, and Teacher Dennis Yatco want to learn how to brainstorm effectively with their students. Which of the following must they avoid for their students to generate more ideas?
A. accepting and appreciative attitude
B. openness to other’s opinions
C. non-threatening atmosphere
D. judgmental and narrow-minded outlook
D. Teachers should avoid being judgmental in conducting brainstorming since this will not allow the students to freely express themselves.
Which of the following does not encourage student participation?
A. Outlet members are allowed to maintain quiet and passive.
B. During discussion, feelings and emotions are allowed to be in the open.
C. The teacher shows emphatic listening towards all her students.
D. Directions are given clearly and concisely by the teacher.
A. Quite members should also be encouraged to share and participate. Teachers should motivate these kinds of students by asking questions that can be answered by a simple “nod”, i.e. “yes/no” questions.
Which type of questioning does Mr. Adona use when he does follow-up questioning in order to elicit more from his students and make them think more critically?
A. Probing questions allow the teacher to dig deeper and find out more about the idea presented by a student.
Ms. Candice delos Reyes is known as a firm yet fair, compassionate, and approachable teacher. Which kind of power does Teacher Candice yield over her students?
A. Reward power
B. Expert power
C. Referent power
D. Legitimate power
C. Referent power of teacher means that she accepts the students the way they are. This is the opposite of the traditional idea that teacher lives in an “ivory lower”.
Which of the following is the best way to manage an off-task behavior?
A. Redirecting a student’s attention to the task and checking his progress from time to time.
B. Stop your class activity to correct a student who does something else
C. Moving to the student
D. Making direct eye contact
D. The easiest and simplest will oftentimes yield the best way to manage off-task behavior. Teacher need not to over-react to off task behavior, if it can be managed by a simple eye contact.