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Praxis 2 Elementary Education Vocab

Subjects : praxis, teaching
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Precommunicative - semiphonetic - phonetic - transitional - correct






2. Phonemic awareness instruction - phonics - spelling - reading fluency - grammar - writing - reading comprehension strategies






3. Initiates investigation - investigates questions - discusses processes - presents ideas - challenges ideas - uses resources - uses prediction






4. Movement or equipment moves the child instead of child being in control






5. Learners find it easier to to acquire patterns that confrom to linguistic universals than those that do not.






6. Refined mastery of multiplication and division






7. Systems - order and organization - evidence - models and explanation - change - constancy and measurement - evolution - equilibrium and cycles - form - function and structure






8. An outdated reading strategy that attempts to teach students to read by having them follow other students in reading specific passages of text identified by the teacher. This technique is not recommended because it hampers reading fluency - its borin






9. Describe economic problems - alternatives - benefits and costs - identify consequences in changes of economic policies - analyze economic evidence






10. Ongoing evaluation during an instructional sequence to allow midstream adaptation and improvement of the project.






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






12. Print concepts - letter knowledge - alphabetic principle






13. The thought processes students are able to rely on relative to problem solving. Here - students use creativity - analysis - and logic regarding their ability to analyze facts - make comparisons - generate ideas - defend view points - draw inferences






14. Ruled that providing the same access to cirriculum - instruction - and material to students of LEP as is provided to English Dominante






15. Microsystem - mesosystem - exosystem - macrosystem






16. 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






17. Face to face conversation






18. Theory of moral development






19. Connectionism






20. That subset of the input that is comprehended and attended to in some way.






21. Student names - nursery rhymes - sound games - read poems - sing songs - alphabet books - discuss words and sounds - word banks - point out consonants and vowels






22. How government works - ways to change society for the better - value - based decision making - analyze social settings and conditions - define key political issues






23. The history or study of words.






24. Large group activity everyone does same experiment - inquiry not a part of learning process






25. Pattern - regularity - reasons for spatial organization






26. Number sense - counting objects - comparing - classifying objects - sets - exploring sets - number patterns






27. Read aloud to class - student oral reading periods - shared reading - sustained silent reading






28. Proposes that all children can learn when provided with the appropriate learning conditions in the classroom.






29. 1. understand the problem - 2. determine essential information - 3. make a plan - 4. follow the plan - 5. check the answer






30. Influences from home - school - and community affect how well the student will learn






31. Observing - measuring - identifying content - interpreting data - classifying - predicting - researching - communicating - inferring - hypothesizing - experimenting






32. Two or more individuals reading aloud from the same text in unison to enhance oral reading fluency.






33. Promotes understanding of alphabetic principles and relationship between phonemes and graphemes






34. Individual's basic understanding of numbers and operations and how to apply this knowledge to solve dilemmas and make decisions about mathematical problems and concepts






35. classroom teacher supports student development with the writing process. Students are required to write sentences or passages while the teacher guides the process and instruction through conferences and minilessons.






36. S manifested via structuring - patterning - and constructing meaning - understanding - and ideas that did not exist initially. This process involves insight - reflection - creative expression - and/or group interactions. This method of learning is de






37. Determines a student's understanding and performance of specific criteria






38. A technique to examine students' collective abilities via real - world challenges that requires them to apply their relevant skills and knowledge.






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






40. Begin working with decimals






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






42. Provide a sequence of spoken phonemes and form a new word






43. Students involved and motivated in learning process - children create situation of learning meaningful to them.






44. Is the subconscious or subliminal - process by which individuals learn important things like language - prejudices - habits - social rules and behaviors. Accretion is a process where individuals are totally unaware that learning is taking place. Accr






45. Body's ability to function efficiently and effectively






46. Formal measure of tests to evaluate student ability to acquire skills






47. Simple contextual tasks - connect meaning of fraction computation with whole - number computation - estimation and informal methods to develop strategies - explore each operation using manipulatives






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






49. Motor development - body awareness - social adjustments and interaction






50. Print knowledge - emergent writing - linguistic awareness