Which is TRUE of the periodic merit exam for teacher provided for in RA 7836?
I. Consist of oral exam
II. Consist of written exam
III. May serve as additional basis for merit promotion in addition to performance rating
IV. Take with fee of P1000 per examines
A. I, II, III and IV
B. I, II and III
C. II and III
D. II, III and IV
B. Article III, Section 19 of Republic Act 7836 which is all about “Periodic Merit Examination of Teachers” says that “to encourage continuing professional growth and development and to provide additional basis for merit promotion. In addition to their performance rating, teachers may take an oral or written examination at least once in five (5) years as basis for merit promotion. In taking this examination shall be required.” Therefore, the correct answer is OPTION B.
It is a tool that serves as a guide for teachers’ continuous learning and development within a calendar year. It is structured in a way that every professional teacher regularly and individually prepares, implements, monitors and update the plan.
C. The acronym IPPD literally means individual Plan for Professional Development. It is structured such that every professional regularly and individually prepares, implements, monitors & updates the plan. It is based on the identified development needs revealed by the Training and Development Needs Assessment (TDNA) appropriate for the specific profession & is consistent with the priority development goals of the school, division & region.
What is the key element of the Teacher Education Development Program?
A. The National Competency-Based Teacher Standards (NCBTS) is at the heart of the Teacher Education Development Program (TEDP). It is the key element of the TEDP. It defines effective teaching as being able to help all types of students learn the different learning goals in the curriculum. It is composed of domains, strands and performance indicators.
What is the primary legal prerequisite for employment of teachers in basic education schools?
A. Passing of the interview Program
B. Passing of LET
C. Conduct of a Teaching demo
D. Attendance in the Teacher Induction
B. Passing of LET. According to Republic Act 7836, no person shall engage in teaching and/or act as a professional teacher as defined in this Act, whether in the preschool, elementary or secondary level, unless he is a duly registered professional teacher, and a holder of a valid certificate of registration and a valid professional license. One can only have a valid certificate of registration and a valid professional license if he is already a LET passer.
Inter-agency efforts (DepEd, CHED, PRC and CSC) can be best attained for the training and development of teachers when there is _____.
C. Agency Integration
A. Coordination for Inter-agency efforts means different government agencies work hand in hand, plan harmoniously and discuss collaboratively in order to come up with a program that is well-organized, well-studied, well-agreed and well-crafted. This is highly important in such a way that through coordination, these various government agencies will not be creating mismatched programs that are contradictory, inappropriate and irrelevant from one another. For example, PRC and CHED must coordinate with each other so that the questions that PRC asked during board examinations must also be congruent and in line with the curriculum that CHED prescribes for the tertiary education.
What does the “Code of Ethics for Professional Teachers say about corporal punishment?
A. A teacher shall not inflict corporal punishment on offending learners but he can make deductions from their scholastic ratings as a punishment.
B. A teacher shall not inflict corporal punishment on offending learners nor make deductions from their scholastic ratings as a punishment.
C. A teacher may inflict corporal punishment provided that the parents wrote a formal letter stating their permission to the teacher to give such punishment to their children.
D. A teacher may inflict corporal punishment only when the need arises such as when proactive discipline is no longer effective to implement in such group of students.
B. According to Article VIII, Section 8 of the “Code of Ethics for Professional Teachers”, a teacher shall not inflict corporal punishment on offending learners NOR make deductions from their scholastic ratings as a punishment for acts which are clearly not manifestation of poor scholarship.
What is known as a self-appraisal for professional growth that is acceptable and useful for recognizing weakness and strengths for a new or beginning teaching?
B. Student’s Evaluation
C. Master teacher’s evaluation
D. Principal’s evaluation
A. Self-appraisal is synonymous with the term self-evaluation. Some forms of self-evaluation include journal, self -video tape of class performance, teachers’ portfolio, etc.
What is meant by the acronym RPMS?
A. Results-Based Performance Management System
B. Research-Based Performance Management System
C. Results-Based Performance Management Standards
D. Research-Based Performance Management Standards
A. RPMS means Results-Based Performance Management System. This is the newest teacher’s appraisal system which is currently used among all the public schools in the country. RPMS is a shared undertaking between the superior and the employee that allows an open discussion of job expectations, key result areas, objectives and how these align to overall departmental goals.
Which domain of the NCBTS is being emphasized if the teacher makes it sure that students appreciate and model the value of learning through her interactions with them?
A. Social Regard for Learning
B. Diversity of Learning
C. Learning Environment
A. The domain of Social Regard for Learning focuses on the ideal that teachers serve as positive and powerful role models of the values of the pursuit of learning and of the effort to learn, and that the teacher’s actions, statements, and different types of social interactions with students exemplify this ideal.
“I hear and I forgot. I see and I remember. I do and learn.” The philosophy behind this proverb is _____.
B. Progressivism as a school of thought stresses that teachers teach for learners to live fully by employing EXPERIENTIAL methods since they believe that “ONE LEARNS BY DOING”.