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Praxis 2 Elementary Education Vocab

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1. Learners must be exposed to messages a little bit beyond proficiency

2. Refined mastery of multiplication and division

3. An approach to reading instruction focusing on reading for meaning and the integration of the four aspects of language reading - writing - listening - and speaking.

4. In the classroom the teacher and students take on roles similar to that of the parent and child respectively. Students must respond physically to the words of the teacher. The activity may be a simple game such as Simon Says or may involve more compl

5. The teacher remains mainly silent - to give students the space they need to learn to talk. In this approach - it is assumed that the students' previous experience of learning from their mother tongue will contribute to learning the new foreign langua

6. Identify words in print - which is vocabulary development

7. You give a list of vocabulary words in L2. Classes are taught in L1.

8. Fitness concepts of muscular strength and flexibility - development of specific skill exercises

9. Teaching them know how to learn on their own based on their prior knowledge

10. Understanding that sounds are related to written words

11. Choice/control theory

12. Make new words by adding a phoneme to a word

13. Class newsletter - classroom management system - individual service projects - discuss public issues - participate in elections - school councils - create logo - motto or rules for class

14. Learning the lingusitic rules will help you develope competence of the new language

15. Determine student learning from thinking processes - formation of ideas - and development of skills in creative and factual writing

16. Tends to be more relevant to students and it appears to be the conscious choice of how students want to learn. This approach involves self - instruction - experimenting - inquiry - exploring - and general curiosity. Acquisition accounts for about 20%

17. Group membership - involve community studies - social problems - investigate communication

18. Pre - place - value - more and less - doubling or near doubling

19. Context reduced

20. Refers to language sources that are used to initiate the language process

21. Is a strategy where experienced readers provide structure via modeling strategies in order to move beginning readers towards independence.

22. Includes systems of factual knowledge - values - and cultural conventions. 2.) Language Schemata - includes sentence structure - grammatical inflections - spelling - punctuation - vocabulary - and cohesive structures. 3.)Textual Schemata - includes t

23. Identify words that don't belong in a set

24. Begin working with decimals

25. New vocabulary - descriptive words - realistic viewpoints of people and environment

26. Read aloud - children talk about story - independent reading center - environmental print - alphabet and word games

27. Creating arts - arts as inquiry - arts in context

28. standard spelling is the correct form for written documents.

29. Symbols - scale - directions - and grid

30. Identify and define a problem - identify and define values - predict consequences and outcomes - reach decision - justify decision - if needed alter decision

31. Daily assessment of a student's performance on the skills taught each day and used to modify instruction

32. A minimal sound unit of speech that - when contrasted with another phoneme - affects the naming of words in a language - such as /b/ in book contrasts with /r/ in rook - /l/ in look. Phonemes are the smallest units of sound that change the meanings o

33. Equity - curriculum - teaching - learning - assessment - technology

34. Discovery learning and constructivism

35. Sound games - syllable clapping - rhyming songs - poems - jokes and silly rhythms - pictures in books

36. Movements or skills become natural and completed without thought

37. Conitive - language - physical - social - emotional - adaptive

38. Zone of proximal development

39. Teaching students to use their own thinking processes to solve problems.

40. Coined by B.F. Skinner - is based upon the premise that learning is a function of change in overt behavior. The change in behavior is a result of the student's response to events (stimuli) occurring in one's environment. A response produces a consequ

41. Used after inappropriate behavior occurs - ignore the behavior - use non - verbal interactions and person - to - person dialogue

42. Addiction and subtraction usage on worksheets and timed tests

43. Create classroom societies - study the market - prepare personal budgets - workforce education

44. Gain information from text - improve communication - increase pleasure

45. The division of words into syllables [the minimal units of sequential speech sounds comprised of a vowel sound or a vowel - consonant combination - as /a/ - /ba/ - /ab/ - /bab/ - etc.]

46. Follow the child

47. Work with units and tens - learning place value strategies

48. Stages of cognitive development

49. Ability to understand sound structure of language

50. Computers available and used throughout the world - students comfortable with electronic equipment - information readily available - electronics provides opportunities for investigation - learning needs can be addressed by use of technology - technol